Area Obituaries

Ella Mugele

Ella Mugele, 106, of New Baden, died Monday, February 17, 2020 at Trenton Village.  She was born October 13, 1913 in Mascoutah, daughter of Charles and Bertha (Baehr) Wilmsmeyer.  She married Fred Mugele on August 25, 1936 in Mascoutah and he preceded her in death on August 9, 1996. She is survived by her son,…

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Robert A. Maschal

Robert A. Maschal, 93 of Mascoutah, IL born Dec. 22, 1926 in Mt. Carmel, PA passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, O’Fallon, IL. Robert served proudly in the U.S. Navy during World War II on the island of ATTU as an Aviation Machinist Mate (AMM 3/class). Robert attended Rider College…

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Leroy W. Bischoff

Leroy W. Bischoff, 89 of Mascoutah, IL born June 26, 1930 in Mascoutah, IL died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL. He was a retired warehouse foreman for the Scott Air force Base commissary.  After retirement he was a bus driver for the Mascoutah School District and was known as “Lucky…

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Gary Lee Klingel

Gary Lee Klingel, 72, of Princeton, IL passed away surrounded by his loved ones on Tuesday January 28, 2020 at OSF St. Francis in Peoria, IL after losing his battle with cancer. Gary was born on June 15, 1947 to the late Leroy and Ione (Bieser) Klingel in Belleville, IL.  He graduated from Mascoutah High…

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Marie Jarvis

Marie Jarvis, 86, resident of Spearfish for the past seven years (formerly of Mascoutah, IL) passed away in her sleep on Monday, January 28, 2020 while a resident at Spearfish Canyon Healthcare. Marie was born in Lead, SD on July 28, 1933 to her parents, Stephen and Merle (Dean) Berscheid, where she was raised until…

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Thiry E. Cameron

Thiry E. Cameron, nee Haas, 83 of Mascoutah, IL born May 26, 1936 in Freeburg, IL died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 at Cedar Ridge Health Care Center, Lebanon, IL. She was a retired bank teller and in-home day care provider. Thiry was a member of Holy Childhood Catholic Church, Mascoutah, IL and HCCCW. She is…

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Donna Lynn Hunt

Donna Lynn Hunt, nee Klingelhoefer, 72, of Knoxville, IA, born May 25, 1947 in Belleville, IL died Thursday, January 16, 2020 in Des Moines, IA.  Donna grew up in Mascoutah, IL and graduated from Mascoutah High School in 1965.  She attended Eastern Illinois University and started working for Contel Telephone Company, eventually being transferred to…

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Gertrude Haas

A graveside service to honor the life of Gertrude Harkins Haas, age 86, was held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Fort Jackson National Cemetery.  The family received friends on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Memorials may be made to Our…

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Kenneth D. Case

Kenneth D. Case, 71, of Mascoutah, IL born March 20, 1948 in East St. Louis, IL died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at his home. Kenneth was a laborer for Norfolk Southern Railroad.  He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, and was a former member of the Mascoutah City Cemetery board and the American Legion. He is…

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Florence R. Voegele

Florence R. Voegele, nee Kehrer, 95 of Mascoutah, IL born Dec. 7, 1924 in Mascoutah, IL died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 at her home. She was a homemaker, a former beautician, a member of Holy Childhood Catholic Church, Mascoutah, IL, HCCCW, former member of St. Albert The Great parish in Fairview Heights for 40 years,…

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