Area Obituaries

George “Bill” Faust

George “Bill” Faust, 72, of Lebanon, died Saturday, June 27, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon. He was born October 19, 1947 in Lebanon, the son of George and Hettie, nee Brewer, Faust. He married Michelle “Mickey” Renth April 8, 1972 in Mascoutah and she survives in Lebanon. In addition to his wife he…

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Justin Charles Love

Justin Charles Love, 41, of Collinsville, IL born Nov. 6, 1978 in San Francisco, CA died Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL. After 14 years of professional basketball, Justin became a teacher and head basketball coach at Mascoutah High School. He was a Hall of Fame inductee of Sacred Heart…

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Rose M. Johnson

Rose M. Johnson, nee Piatt, 86, of Swansea, IL, born Dec. 4, 1933 in Bellaire, OH died Friday, June 19, 2020 at her daughter’s home. She was a retired receptionist for LINC, Inc. in Swansea, IL and a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge 1221, Swansea, IL. She was preceded in death by…

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Gregory Jon Peden

Gregory Jon Peden, 69, of Belleville, IL formerly of Mascoutah, IL born March 20, 1951at Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C. died Friday, June 19, 2020 at St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO. He was a retired medical technologist with civil service at Scott AFB, IL. Greg participated in adaptive sports, including basketball, cycling, and marathons.…

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Elma M. Bramstedt

Elma M. Bramstedt, nee Miller, 92, of Shiloh, IL, born July 26, 1927 in Rochester, PA died Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Cedarhurst Assisted Living, Shiloh, IL. She was a retired Clerk-Cashier at City Hall in Mascoutah, IL. She was preceded in death by her, husband, William R. Bramstedt, whom she married in Los Angeles,…

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Doris L. Lysaker

Doris L. Lysaker, nee Ender, 93, of Mascoutah, IL, born Dec. 29, 1926 in Houston, MN died Saturday, June 6, 2020 at her residence. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Vera, nee Olson, Ender, her husband, Howard E. Lysaker whom she married in La Crosse, WI on…

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Bernice Von Bokel

Bernice Von Bokel, 90, of New Baden, died Friday, June 5, 2020 at Clinton Manor. She was born May 17, 1930 in Breese, the daughter of Aloys and Mary (Duing) Timmermann. She married Paul B. Von Bokel on May 15, 1951 at St. Augustine Church in Breese and he preceded her in death on September…

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Dorothy E. Donner

Dorothy E. Donner, nee Gast, 92, of Mascoutah, IL, born Feb. 2, 1928 in Waukegan, IL died Saturday, May 23, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL. She was a homemaker. She is preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Anna D., nee Westphal, Gast, her husband, Henry T. Donner whom she married in…

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Deborah Ann Schramke

Deborah Ann Schramke, 68, of Bonnie, passed away April 18, 2020, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was born February 28, 1952, in Belleville, the daughter of Jerome Louis and Frances Marie (Rainey) Lucey.  She graduated from Holy Childhood Grade School, Mascoutah High School, and Kaskaskia College.  Her Christian faith was…

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Shirley Mae Arlena Dickhaut

Shirley Mae Arlena Dickhaut, nee Kraus, 81, of Mascoutah, IL, born Nov. 18, 1938 in Marissa, IL died Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL. She was a homemaker, a graduate of Okawville High School, volunteered for the Memorial Auxiliary, and was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Mascoutah,…

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