Area Obituaries

Leo R. Kramper

Leo R. Kramper Leo Robert Kramper, 82, of St. Libory, born Apr. 8, 1937 in St. Libory, peacefully passed away on Monday, Apr. 15, 2019.  He was surrounded by his devoted wife and his four loving children.  Leo was an auctioneer who owned and operated both the Leo R Kramper Auction Service and Kramper-Brown & Son Auction…

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Nicholas I. Karmeier

Nicholas I. Karmeier Nicholas Ian Karmeier, 29 of New Minden, passed away at 2:37 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family.  He was born on June 13, 1989 in Belleville the son of Ralph and Julie Brammeier Karmeier.  Nicholas is survived by his parents of New Minden, sister and…

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Cornelia C. Dries

Cornelia C. Dries Cornelia “Connie” C. Dries, 89 of Litchfield formerly of Hoylton, passed away at 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Heritage Health Center in Litchfield. She was born on July 22, 1929 in Hoyleton, the daughter of Arthur and Emma Prueshner Maschhoff.  She married Eugene J. Dries on September 4, 1949…

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Jennifer Gavlin

Jennifer Gavlin Jennifer Albert Gavlin, 35, of Seattle, WA, born August 19, 1983, in Belleville, IL, daughter of Geraldine (Groennert) and Steve Albert, died Saturday, March 16, in Seattle. She married Patrick Duncan Gavlin, August 22, 2010, who survives her. He was a loving, caring, devoted husband. In addition to her parents, Jennifer is survived…

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Lorene Sinn

Lorene Sinn Lorene, nee Bouas, Sinn, 92, of Darmstadt, IL; born on January 6, 1927 in Coulterville, IL; passed away on April 14, 2019 at her home.  Mrs. Sinn and her husband Leonard owned and operated Sinn’s Inn in Darmstadt for over 20 years. She attended Holy Ghost United Church of Christ. Lorene enjoyed embroidery,…

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Erna E. Harwerth

Erna E. Harwerth Erna E. Harwerth, nee Schneider, 89, of St. Libory, IL born Nov. 3, 1929 in Belleville, IL died Sunday April 7, 2019 at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center, Nashville, IL.    She was a member of St. Liborius Catholic Church in St. Libory, IL.    She is preceded in death by her parents,…

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Henrietta D. Kramper

Henrietta D. Kramper Henrietta D. Kramper, nee Wienstroer, 95, of Lively Grove, IL born March 14, 1924 in Johannisburg Twp., Wash. Co., IL, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Mar-Ka Nursing Home, Mascoutah, IL. She was a retired Dental Assistant and a homemaker.  She was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Lively Grove, IL…

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Leslie A. Brammeier

Leslie A. Brammeier Leslie A. Brammeier of Oakdale, IL, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 12:25 PM.  He had attained the age of 81 years, 6 months and a day. Leslie was born in Pilot Knob Township, Washington County, IL, on October 2, 1937, the…

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Marie M. Frisch

Marie M. Frisch Marie M. Frisch, 100, of Mount Vernon, Illinois formerly of Scheller, Illinois passed away at 5:30 A.M. March 28, 2019 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born November 1, 1918 in Dubois, Illinois to the late Adam and Margaret (Mydler) Kerry. She married Adolph M. Frisch on…

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Bernice H. Janowski

Bernice H. Janowski Bernice Helen Janowski, 86, of Scheller, IL, passed away at 4:35 A.M., Monday, April 1, 2019 at the SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL. Bernice had been a homemaker and had worked at McGraw Hill Book Publishing Company for thirteen and a half years.  She was a member of…

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