Area Obituaries

Andrew Ross Beckham

Andrew Ross Beckham, 70, of Panama City, Florida, died 5:53 p.m. Sunday, July 18, 2021 in the Adena Regional Medical Center unexpectedly. He was born June 6, 1951, in Riverside, CA, to the late Ross Allison and Vaudine Thompson Beckham. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Allison Alexa and John Short, of Blairsville,…

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Marjorie A. Fish

Marjorie A. Fish, nee Muellner, 82, of O’Fallon, IL, born Friday, September 23, 1938, in St. Paul, MN, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021; at St. Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. Marjorie worked as a Registrar at Belleville Area College. She was a very active member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in O’Fallon…

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Darlene Kathryn Wombacher

Darlene Kathryn Wombacher, nee Seering, 82, of Mascoutah, IL, born Sept. 12, 1938 in Mascoutah, IL died Sunday, July 18, 2021 at MarKa Nursing Home, Mascoutah, IL. Darlene was retired from the Scott Air Force Base Exchange. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge 815, VFW Auxiliary Post 7682, and Holy…

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Tammi Sue Rasch

Tammi Sue Rasch, 53, of Mascoutah, IL, born May 20, 1968 in Belleville, IL died Thursday, July 15, 2021 at her home. Tammi was a member of Union United Methodist Church in Belleville, IL. She was preceded in death by her father, Benjamin L. Rasch, a sister, Angela Sue Rasch, her grandparents, Albert (Elvera) Graul,…

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John Garrett

John Roland Garrett passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 6, 2021 at the age of 73, in Denver, Colorado. He was born September 16, 1947 to Roland and Mary Garrett in Washington, DC. On November 14, 2020 he celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary with his loving wife, Bonnie. John graduated from Bladensburg High…

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Helen E. Friess

Helen E. Friess, age 77, of Trenton, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021 at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. She was born June 9, 1944 in Highland, a daughter of the late Charles and Selma, nee Zitzmann, Buehler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Donald Potthast,…

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Dennis E. Brown, Jr.

Dennis Eugene “Buster” Brown, Jr., 57, of Mascoutah, IL, born Oct. 1, 1963 in East St. Louis, IL died Sunday, July 11, 2021. Buster was a retired custodian. He was a member of Holy Childhood Catholic Church, Mascoutah, Mascoutah Moose Lodge #815 and a U. S. Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his…

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Clara Lee Moeller

Mrs. Clara Moeller of Nashville, IL departed this life in the Friendship Manor Health Care Center in Nashville surrounded by her family on Sunday July 11, 2021 at 9:08 A.M. She had attained the age of 91 years, 6 months, and 8 days. Clara was born in Louisville, KY on January 3, 1930 the daughter…

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Helen B. Friederich

Helen B. Friederich, nee Stumbaugh, 92, of Mascoutah, IL, born Mar. 27, 1929 in St. Louis, MO died Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL. Helen retired from Scott Air Force Base. She was a member of Holy Childhood Catholic Church, Mascoutah, HCCCW (formerly Holy Childhood Altar Sodality), VFW Auxiliary Post 7682,…

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Marylin J. Scheich

Marylin J. Scheich, nee Niedermiller, 81, of Freeburg, IL, born Apr. 29, 1940 in Belleville, IL died Friday, July 9, 2021 at her residence. Marylin was a retired bookkeeper from Belle Valley Coal Co. and Russ Erlinger Construction Co. She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Marcella, nee Winter, Niedermiller, a grandson,…

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