Jane Mensen

SALEM — Jane Mensen, 88, of Salem, Illinois passed away January 24, 2020, at the Odin Care Center in Odin, Illinois. Born February 7, 1931, in Benton, Illinois, she was the daughter of Henry J. and Pearl I. (Bookhout) Davis. Jane, a homemaker, was of the Catholic faith. She married Richard B. Mensen, April 24,…Read more…

Edward Winegarner

SANDOVAL — Edward Winegarner, 79, of Sandoval, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, where friends may call for further information.Read more…

Donna Connelly

ODIN — Donna Connelly, 80, of Odin, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, where friends may call for further information.Read more…

Tresa A. Mitcham

CENTRALIA — Tresa A. Mitcham, 47, of Centralia, passed away, Thursday, January 23, 2020, at the SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Tresa was born September 17, 1972, in Centralia, the daughter of Johnny Wilkins, Sr. and Brenda (Porter) Wilkins. She married Robert Mitcham on February 27, 1998, and he survives in Centralia.…Read more…

Dorothy Mae Umbrianna

SALEM — Dorothy Mae Umbrianna, 94, of Salem, Illinois, formerly of Odin, Illinois passed away January 24, 2020, at Twin Willows Nursing Center in Salem. Born March 19, 1925, in Benton, Illinois, she was the daughter of Grover Cleveland and Blanche “Jenny” (Hutson) Tennison. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Odin.…Read more…

Roy F. Aarons

CENTRALIA — Roy F. Aarons, 90, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at his home. Roy was born July 26, 1929, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Roy Aarons, Sr. and Mary Jane (Brown) Fisher. He married Florence Klimek and they later divorced. He married Lorraine Naliborski on August 26, 1978, and she…Read more…

Tresa Mitcham

CENTRALIA — Tresa Mitcham, 47, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, where friends may inquire for additional information.Read more…

Dr. Erwin J. Basch

DES MOINES, Iowa — Dr. Erwin J. Basch, 92, of Des Moines, Iowa, formerly of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Dr. Basch was born March 29, 1927, in Yugoslavia, (present-day Serbia) the son of Hugo Basch and Magdalena (Chorle’) Basch. He married Katharina Lung in December 1951 and she survives in Des Moines,…Read more…

Nancy Wacker

HOYLETON — Nancy Wacker, a successful mother, musician, and vocal artist of Hoyleton, IL entered into rest Saturday January 18, 2020. Nancy was a loving wife and mother and also known as “NASCAR Nancy” for her love of NASCAR Racing. She dedicated her life to taking care of her vast family and proving that balance…Read more…

Iva V. Marke

ODIN — Iva Viola Marke, 83, of Odin, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Iva was born February 7, 1936, the daughter of John Berning and Ethel (Howell) Berning. She married John Marke on June 19, 1954, and he survives her in Odin. In addition to John…Read more…

Dorothy Wooters

ODIN — Dorothy Wooters, 79, of Odin, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, where friends may inquire for additional information.Read more…

Lisa “Smurf” Murphy

DUBOIS — Lisa “Smurf” Murphy, 45, of Dubois, formerly of Centralia, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020, at SLU Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Lisa was born February 6, 1974, in Centralia, the daughter of Thomas Murphy Sr. and Kathy (Moore) Murphy. She married Michele McNish on November 24, 2000, in St. Charles, MO and…Read more…

Harold “Andy” Anderson

CENTRALIA — Harold “Andy” Anderson, 71, of Centralia, went to be with the Lord at 2:50 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2020. Andy was born on October 7, 1948, in Tucson, Arizona to George and Elizabeth (Russell) Anderson and was raised in Columbiana, Ohio. After High school, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps. After basic training,…Read more…

Mary Ellen Jones

SALEM — Mary Ellen Jones, 78, of Salem, danced back into her husband’s arms at 1:04 a.m. January 16, 2020, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Mary Ellen was born to Hershel and Alma Mae (Witbracht) Gordon in the small town of Eden, Illinois. She attended Eden, one-room, Grade School and graduated 8th grade…Read more…

Roy Aarons, Jr.

CENTRALIA — Roy Aarons, Jr., 90, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at his home. Roy was born July 26, 1929, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Roy Aarons, Sr. and Mary Jane (Brown) Fisher. He married Florence Klimek and they later divorced. He married Lorraine Naliborski on August 26, 1978, and she…Read more…