Kara Holzhauer Gold

CENTRALIA — Kara Holzhauer Gold, 52, of Centralia, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021. She was born December 26, 1968 in Centralia, the daughter of Jack Holzhauer and Alberta (McRoy) Holzhauer Veltman. Kara is survived by her three children: Stephanie Claybourn and husband Brandon of Centralia, son: Curtis Brown and Kenzie Fletcher of Centralia, and…Read more…

Harold “Ed” Womble

CENTRALIA — Harold “Ed” Womble, 94, of Centralia, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. He was born October 8, 1926, in Centralia, Ill. to Joseph and Thelma (Atchison) Womble. He married Betty Ann Greear on September 6, 1948. Survivors include two daughters, Jean Shepherd and husband Chuck…Read more…

Glenn E. Howe

SALEM — Glenn E. Howe, 77, of Salem, Illinois passed away June 20, 2021, at Twin Willows Nursing Home in Salem, IL. Born June 15, 1944, in Amboy, Illinois, he was the son of Lawrence N. and Hazel Mae (Linder) Howe. He was a member of the Nazarene Church. He is survived by his brothers…Read more…

Brenton Tyler Conner

SALEM — Brenton Tyler Conner, 22 of Salem, Illinois passed away June 21, 2021, at Memorial Medical, Springfield, Illinois. Born October 2, 1998, in Breese, IL he was the son of Scott E. and Stephanie J. (Sporleder) Conner. His father preceded him in death. Brenton worked as a general laborer. Survivors in addition to his…Read more…

Viola Mae Arnold

CENTRALIA — Viola Mae Arnold, 95, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Illinois. She was born on September 20, 1925, at home in Sandoval, Illinois, the daughter of Frank and Dena (Abel) Gramlick.  She married Pete Arnold on August 21, 1954, at Sandoval…Read more…

Viola Mae Arnold

CENTRALIA — Viola Mae Arnold, 95, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Illinois. Funeral arrangements of Mrs. Viola Mae Arnold are in the care of Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home at 134 South Elm Street in Centralia, Illinois, where you may call 618-532-7321 for…Read more…

Janet Rae Pugh Lindblad

CENTRALIA — Janet Rae Pugh Lindblad, a native of Centralia, passed away Friday, June 18, 2021, at 5:27 a.m. Janet was born on February 7, 1952, in Centralia, Illinois, the daughter of Shirley Manhart Beebe and Lowell Pugh. Janet was married to David Lindblad, they married in July 2000 and resided just outside of Freeburg,…Read more…

Stephen Leroy Wood

CENTRALIA — Stephen Leroy Wood, 81, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away at 4:02 p.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021, at his home in Centralia, Illinois, with his loving family by his side. He was born on January 1, 1940, in Hartford City, Indiana, the son of Calvert and May Rozella (Slusher) Wood.  He married Pearl June…Read more…

Ernest Stuber

CENTRALIA — Ernest Stuber, 82, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021, at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese, Illinois. Funeral Services for Ernest Stuber will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 19, 2021, at the Hillcrest Lakeside Chapel in Centralia. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon at…Read more…

Fonza Pearl McGregor

CENTRALIA — Fonza Pearl McGregor, 102, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Fonza was born May 1, 1919, in Little Crab, TN, the daughter of Virgil Johnson and Sarah (Cravens) Johnson. She married Owensby Cook on October 25, 1936, in Fentress County, TN and he…Read more…

James E. Anderson

VALPARAISO, Ind. — James E. Anderson, 63, of Vaplaraiso, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the Benton Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. He was born July 14, 1956, in Gary Indiana, the son of James B. Anderson and Lois F. (Blanton) Anderson. James is survived by his daughters: Jessica Trunk and husband Ryan…Read more…

Ronnie Ralston

HOFFMAN — Ronnie Ralston, 78, of Hoffman, passed away June 10, 2021, in St. Louis, MO. Ronnie was born on November 6, 1942. Ron was the youngest of eight children of Albert and Mary (Eyre) Ralston. Ron is survived by his wife of 56 years: Aggie Ralston. Their union was blessed with three children: Brian…Read more…

Judy K. Owen

CENTRALIA — Judy K. Owen, 73, of Centralia, passed away, Monday, June 14, 2021, at her home. She was born June 25, 1947, in Centralia, the daughter of Walter Miller and Demetra (Helpingstine) Miller. She married Danny Owen on January 29, 1966, in Centralia and he survives in Centralia. In addition to her husband of…Read more…

Cindy Fiedler

CENTRALIA — Cindy Fiedler, 61, of Centralia, Illinois passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021, in Trenton, IL in the loving care of her daughters. Cindy was born August 12, 1959, in Salem, IL, she was the daughter of Daniel E. and Mary E. (Woodward) Middleton. She worked for Bill’s Tax Service in Centralia for 34…Read more…

Bobby “Bob” Dean Johnson

CENTRALIA — Bobby “Bob” Dean Johnson, 92, of Centralia, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021. He was born May 27, 1929, in Centralia, the son of Frances (Maroon) Johnson and Sylvester Johnson. He married Betty L. Hofstetter on April 2, 1949, and she preceded him in death on April 16, 2017, after 68 years…Read more…