Area Obituaries

Billy W. Reynolds

 Billy Wayne Reynolds Mr. Billy Wayne Reynolds of Dubois, IL, departed this life at SSM Good Samaritan in Mt. Vernon, IL on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 11:10 PM.  He had attained the age of 79 years, 8 months and 4 days. Mr. Reynolds was born on March 29, 1941 in Bradford, TN, the son…

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Lyle Kirgan

Lyle Kirgan Lyle Kirgan, 80, of Ashley, passed away, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was born November 7, 1940 in Odin, the son of Harry Kirgan and Ozelma (Brewer) Kirgan. He married Linda Sensel on November 23, 1961 and she survives in Ashley. In addition to…

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Joshua ‘Josh’ R. Ritter

Joshua ‘Josh’ R. Ritter Joshua ‘Josh’ R. Ritter, 24 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on November 30, 2020 at Barnes Jewish Medical Center, St. Louis, MO. He was born March 29, 1996, in St. Louis, MO. Josh was a graduate of SLU High School – Class of 2014, and a founding member of the…

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Daniel Frank Kujawa

Daniel Frank Kujawa, 78, of Du Bois, passed away at 5:20 P.M., Monday, November 30, 2020 at the Deaconess-Gateway Hospital in Evansville, IN. Daniel had been a steel worker for Steel Works in Granite City, IL. He was a member of the St. Charles Catholic Church in Du Bois. Daniel was also a member of…

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Richard R. “Rich” Joellenbeck

Richard R. “Rich” Joellenbeck Richard R. “Rich” Joellenbeck, 70, of Mascoutah, IL, born Feb. 8, 1950 in Belleville, IL died Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL. Rich retired after 47 years as an International Health and Safety representative for General Motors in Wentzville, MO. He was a member of St.…

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BERNICE KWIATKOWSKI

BERNICE KWIATKOWSKI Mrs. Bernice Kwiatkowski of Mt. Vernon, IL departed this life at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon, IL on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 2 AM.  She had attained the age of 90 years, 3 months and 21 days. Mrs. Kwiatkowski was born on August 13, 1930 in Jefferson County, IL the…

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Marvin Ray “Doc” Rabenort

Mr. Marvin Ray “Doc” Rabenort, 81, formerly of Nashville, IL, passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at his residence. Marvin was born in Nashville to the late Raymond and Irene Rabenort.  He worked primarily in underground construction throughout his life. Private family services will be held at a later date. He was preceded in…

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Larry D. Becker

Larry D. Becker, 85, of O’Fallon, Ill. born November 2, 1935 in Concordia, Missouri passed away November 9, 2020 at his residence.  Larry’s childhood was spent in Concordia, Missouri where he was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.  He attended St. Paul’s elementary school and St. Paul’s high school.  Larry was a 1958…

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Diana E. Rick

Diana E. Rick Diana Elizabeth Rick, nee Moon, 87, of Fairview Heights, IL, born Monday, April 3, 1933, in New Harmony, IN, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 at Randolph County Care Center in Sparta, IL. She was preceded in death by her Husband, Robert William Rick, Parents John L. and Jenny M., nee Endicott,…

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Glenn Malawy

Glenn Malawy I, Glenn Malawy, 56, of Nashville, IL while not being able to fulfill my lifelong ambition of saying I died after a lengthy battle with a polar bear, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 1:38 AM. I made my deput on November 23, 1963 (several hours before Dr Who) the youngest…

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