Obituaries

Randal E. Seifert

Randal E. Seifert, 52, of Hartland, WI passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 26, 2014 due to complications of the flu. He was born February 27, 1961 in Elgin, IL and was a 1979 graduate of Elgin High Sch...


James Lukesh

Marion — James Lukesh, 75, passed away at 3 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at his son’s home in Goreville. James was born on October 13, 1938 in Chicago to Joseph and Marcella (Haukrin) Lukesh. He married JoAnn K...


Louis C. Jenkins

Louis C. Jenkins, age 85 years, a resident of Goreville, Illinois, passed away Tuesday evening, January 7, 2014, at 10:55 PM at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Louis was born September 23, 1928 in Makanda, Illinois...


Jerry D. Morrison

Jerry D. Morrison, 69, died at 4:17 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 3, 1944, in Evansville, Ind., to George “Zach” and Afton Davis Morrison. He married Crystal White on...



Jeffrey Dean Buritsch

Jeffrey Dean Buritsch, 51, of Carterville, died Sunday, December 29, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 3, 2014, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home i...


Robert D. Pearce

Vienna — Robert D. Pearce, 83, passed away at 11:53am on Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Hillview Health Care in Vienna. Robert was born on January 20, 1930 in Anna to Alvin and Belle (Gurley) Pearce. He married Mary Stewa...


Cleddis Haught

Goreville — Cleddis Haught, passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at Parkway Manor. Cleddis was born on October 15, 1919 in Johnston City to Frank and Dena (Phillips) Haught. He married Katherine Ann Fleck in St. Lo...


Brian Lee Schuetz

Goreville-Brian Lee Schuetz, 44, passed away at 6:27pm in Princeton, Kentucky doing what he loved, driving his truck. Brian was born January 3, 1969 in Marion to Homer and Barbara (Girtman) Schuetz. He married Lynn Loyd on Dece...



Albert Rolens

Goreville — Albert Rolens, 86, passed away at 2:00pm on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Marion Rehab & Nursing. Albert was born on April 2, 1927 in Kennett, Missouri to Bill and Edith (Stirgion) Rolens. He married Els...


Linda C. Riepshoff

Linda C. (Marshall) Riepshoff, age 58 years, a resident of Goreville, Illinois, passed away Friday evening, November 29, 2013, at 11:41 PM at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Linda was born November 14, 1955 in East Prairie, Mi...