Cornelia Elizabeth VanBalen Goff ~ Carbondale

Cornelia Elizabeth VanBalen Goff, 102, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. She was born in Coraopolis, PA on February 21, 1919. Her parents Johannes “John” and Elizabeth “Lisa” (Weisman) VanBalen immigrated from Amsterdam, Holland, and she and…...

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Sharon Kay Grier – Marion, IL

Sharon Kay 80 of Marion, Illinois was born on March 3. 1941 and transitioned from this life on September 15, 2021 in Carbondale, Illinois after spending several years at Integrity Health Care of Marion, Illinois. Sharon Kay was born to…...

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David L. Blomeyer

David L. Blomeyer, 69, passed peacefully on September 12, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale after a day with his daughter sitting beside him. Dave was born November 2, 1951, in Peoria, Illinois to Dean and Rosetta Blomeyer, who preceded…...

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James A. Walker ~ Murphysboro

James A. Walker Jr. (Jim or JJ), 68, passed away on September 11, 2021 at Carbondale Hospital after a short illness. James was born on October 15, 1952 to James and Betty (Jeralds) Walker in Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Illinois.…...

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Justin Daniel Jones – Carbondale

Justin Daniel Jones,34, passed peacefully at his residence August 6, 2021 in South Roxana, Illinois. Justin was born July 30, 1987 in Carbondale, Illinois to Danny Ray Jones and Sue Ellen Hazel. Justin loved his family and was so proud…...

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Glenn Elvis Wright ~ Carbondale

Glenn Elvis Wright, 87, of Carbondale, Illinois passed away Saturday July 31, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale Elvis was born on December 5, 1933 in Carbondale, Illinois the son of the late Raymond and Carrie (McKinney) Wright. After graduating…...

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Charlotte A. Tellor ~ Pomona

Charlotte A. Tellor passed away July 24th 2021 in Pomona, IL surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 72 years. Charlotte was born in Moline Illinois, on May 6th, 1949 a daughter of the late Berna Lee and…...

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Judith Ann Batteau ~ Elkville

Judith Ann Batteau,79, passed away peacefully Wednesday July 21, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Judy was born September 3, 1941 in Carbondale to the late Charles and Minerva (Duncan) Martin. Judy married Jack Jefferson Batteau. They shared over 50…...

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Shirley Miles Nack ~ Carbondale

Shirley Miles Nack ne Johnson passed peacefully July 11 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Cape Girardeau MO February 22, 1937. She married Joseph L. Miles and moved to Southern IL in 1955 where she lived until…...

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Dr. Alan Hyun-Oak Kim

Dr. Alan Hyun-Oak Kim, a retired Southern Illinois University professor of Japanese and Korean language and linguistics, died at the age of 88 at midday on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 in Carbondale, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his…...

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Leslie Marvin Gee ~ Marion

Leslie Marvin Gee passed away peacefully Sunday May 30th, 2021, at Heartland Regional Hospital in Marion, Illinois. Leslie was born December 31, 1948, in Carbondale, Illinois the son of the late Williard Marvin and Eddith Lee (Osmon) Gee. Leslie is…...

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Jack W. Long ~ Carbondale

Jack W. Long, age 95, died Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Manor Court, Liberty Village of Carbondale. Jack is survived by his wife, Bonnie, three children; Phillis Steinbach of Cleveland, Ohio, Connie Mohan of Stow, Ohio, Keith Huffman (wife Peggi)…...

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Valerie Kondzella Theisen

Valerie Kondzella Theisen died peacefully on May 15, 2021 in the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Kate and Jim Renshaw. Val was born on December 30, 1955 in New Shrewsbury, New Jersey, to Michael A. and Barbara E. (Dalrymple)…...

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Richard Allen Bryant Sr. ~ Murphysboro

Richard Allen Bryant passed away Saturday May 8, 2021,peacefully at his residence. Richard was born April 6, 1970, in Herrin, Illinois the son of the late Dr. Tracy L. and Marsha G. (McElroy) Bryant. Richard loved hunting, fishing, working on…...

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Katherine Anna Raila – Carbondale

Katherine Anna Raila, 31, of Carbondale, Illinois, died on Wednesday April 28, 2021 at home. She was born on August 14, 1989 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Illinois. She was an adventurous spirit with a kind and caring heart. She…...

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Lola Joy Wilkening

Lola Joy Wilkening (Pekoc), age 68, passed away in the comfort of her home on Monday, March 22, 2021, following an unexpected diagnosis of High Grade B Cell Lymphoma. Lola was born to John & Zada (Coffman) Pekoc in Sandwich,…...

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Nobia Helen Sisson Youngblood ~ Savannah Tennessee

Mrs. Nobia Helen Sisson Youngblood 93, originally of Savannah Tn, passed away Monday March 15 in Desoto IL at her daughters’ residence. She was 25-year employee of Brown Shoe Company. Helen was born in Noland, Ark on Dec 1,1927 to…...

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Robert Allen Nack ~ Carbondale

Robert A. Nack died peacefully on Monday March 1, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale surrounded by his wife and loved ones. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Walker Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements....

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Linda Sue Hine~ Murphysboro

Linda Sue Hine, 71, passed away Saturday February 20, 2021 at her residence. Linda was born April 4, 1949 in Carbondale, Illinois the daughter of late Gerald L. and Wilma J. (Parks) Williams. Linda married Ernest Steve Hine on October…...

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RONALD G. HERTTER, SR

RONALD G. HERTTER, SR Dec 6, 1953 – Feb 19, 2021 Carbondale, IL – On Friday, February 19th, this glorious SOB passed away quickly and quietly despite years of threatening to do the very opposite. He is survived by his…...

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Alfred “Sonny” Sanders

Alfred “Sonny” Sanders, 65, of Marion, IL, died peacefully at his home on February 13, 2021. Sonny was born December 12, 1955 in Nashville, TN to Alfred Sanders Sr. and Dorothy (Ghee) Sanders. He graduated from the Stratford High School…...

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Laura LaVee Thompson (Hodges), Hurst

Laura LaVee Thompson (Hodges), Hurst Age: 98 Laura passed away peacefully in her sleep from Parkinson’s Disease with COVID-19 complications on February 8, 2021 at Helia Healthcare of Energy. She was born October 29, 1922 in Royalton, IL to William…...

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Dr. Juh Wah Chen ~ Murphysboro

Dr. Juh Wah Chen, 92, of Murphysboro, Illinois, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Born in Shanghai, China, Dr. Chen earned his Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Taiwan College of Engineering in 1953.…...

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Lavina Sophia Thomas ~ Carbondale

Lavina Sophia (Schurle) Thomas, 96, of Carbondale, Illinois, died on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Memorial Hospital, Carbondale, Illinois. She was born on November 10, 1924 in Manhattan, Kansas, the daughter of Oscar and Caroline (Boettcher) Schurle. She was an…...

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William Gerald Svoboda ~ Carbondale

William Gerald Svoboda, 75, passed away peacefully Tuesday January 26, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale William was born April 1, 1945, in Chicago, Illinois the son of the late Jerry Svoboda and Dorothy (Osting) Klasek. He is survived by…...

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James Duke Keller ~ Hallidayboro

James Duke Keller, 81, of Hallidayboro, passed away Friday January 22, 2021 at Herrin Hospital. Duke was born August 19, 1939 in Carbondale, Illinois the son of the late Willard and Pauline (Stokes) Keller. Duke married Rosalie Morgan on September…...

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Patricia Janet Goodman ~ Carbondale

Patricia Janet Goodman, nee Bragg, peacefully passed away on January 21, 2021, in Cartersville, Georgia, at the age of 90, surrounded by her loved ones. She was a longtime resident of Carbondale, Illinois, and recently was living with her daughters…...

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Jimmie L. Judd ~ DeSoto

Jimmie L. Judd, 75 of DeSoto, passed away Monday January 18,2021 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Jim was born October 1, 1945 in Bush Illinois the son of the late to Lizze (Jarvis) and John Judd. Jim married Janice Hall…...

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Lelia Massie Cruse Marvin ~ Carbondale

Lelia Massie Cruse Marvin passed away January 14, 2021. She was born south of Carterville to John C. and Edith (James) Cruse April 5, 1930. John died in 1985; Edith in 1989. She married Charles E. Marvin, December 27, 1953.…...

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Dr Edith Calvert Spees ~ Carbondale

Dr Edith Calvert Spees was born at Calvert Farms in Richmond, MO on June 27, 1936. Her mother was a college educated flapper and pilot, turned agri-business woman. Her father was an internationally trained banker and pilot, turned cutting edge…...

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