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Area Obituaries

Dolores Watkins Dauber

March 29, 1932- January 26, 2023 For most of her life, Dolores Dauber has been called “Boss.”   It’s a nickname given to her by a group of childhood girlfriends in East St Louis in a club they called The Friendly Circle.  Dolores lived up to the “Boss” title her entire life.   Anyone who…

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Beverly Jean Bowlin

Beverly Jean “Jeanie” Bowlin, nee Krul, 80, of Mascoutah IL, born July 11, 1942, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL. Jeanie was a retired cook from Mascoutah Community School District 19 and a member of the Mascoutah Women of the Moose, Chapter 392. Jeanie was preceded in death by her…

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Mary C. Wilborn

Mary C. Wilborn, nee Fischer, 77, of Mascoutah, IL born Oct. 28, 1945, in Savannah, GA died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL. Mary was a homemaker and a United States Air Force veteran.  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lebanon, IL and was very active in the…

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Abel G. Salazar

Linda Kay Piller, age 77, of Sparta, IL, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Sparta Community Hospital, Sparta, IL. Linda was born on June 14, 1945 in Avon Park, FL, daughter to Ardell and Kate (Carter) Slaven. On June 14, 1963, she married Peter L. Piller of Baldwin, IL on her 18th birthday…

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Laurine J. Scott

Laurine J. Scott, nee Walter, 91, of Mascoutah, IL born Feb. 27, 1931, in Grantfork, IL went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at her home. Laurine received her master’s degree in education and was a former teacher at Queen of Peace, Belleville, IL, St. Raphael, Mounds, IL, Ryan High School,…

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Louis W. Kellerman

Louis W. Kellerman, 90, of Pinckneyville, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at Brightly Senior Living in Mascoutah, IL. Louie had been a dragline operator at Consol #4 Mine. He also was a lifelong farmer and a truck driver. Louie was a member of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church at Todds Mill, IL. He…

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Donna Tucker

Donna Tucker, 88, of Swansea, and a former Franklin County resident, passed away Saturday December 24, 2022 at the Camridge House of Swansea. Donna was born in Benton, IL on January 11, 1934, the daughter of Offa & Lida (Martin) Lewis. She was married to Dempsey Goldman Tucker and he passed away on January 21,…

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Robert W. Twenhafel

Robert W. “Bob” Twenhafel, 89, of Mascoutah, IL died on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at Friendship Manor in Nashville, IL. Bob was born in Hoyleton, IL, on June 15, 1933, to Martin H. and Clara, nee Kraus, Twenhafel. He graduated from Nashville High School in 1951 and served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army…

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Georgianna G. Crabtree

Georgianna G. Crabtree, 88, of Lebanon, IL, passed away Monday, December 5, 2022, at Trenton Village Retirement Home in Trenton, IL, with her family by her side. She was born August 5, 1934, to John and Clara (nee Gerardi) Faust, in Lebanon, IL. On December 26, 1953, she married Donald Crabtree at St. Joseph Catholic…

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Daniel L. Rasch, Jr.

Daniel Lee Rasch, Jr., 63, of Venedy, IL, born Jan. 2, 1959, in Belleville, IL died Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, IL. Daniel was a retired laborer and member of Laborers Local 742, Mascoutah. Danny “Hoppy” Rasch loved the outdoors, never met a stranger, and was a hard worker who played…

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