Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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Nicholas Ryan Eastwood

Nicholas Ryan Eastwood, age 36 years, a resident of Marion and a former resident of Vienna, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019, at his home. Nicholas, affectionately known as Nick, was born October 2, 1982 in Murphysboro, Illinois.  He was the son of Steve and Debbie (Roberts) Eastwood. Nicholas is …

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Darrell Ballard

Darrell “Ducky” Ballard, 71, of Belknap, passed away at 4:23 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee surrounded by his loving family. Darrell was born October 13, 1947 in Belknap. He was a 1963 graduate of Vienna High School. Darrell and Beverly Dunn Ballard …

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Herbert Alsip

Mr. Herbert Alsip, age 81, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019, at his residence. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Herbert enjoyed restoring old cars and you could find him visiting with his friends at Rubes every morning. Herbert is survived by his …

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Carolyn Alice Bates

Carolyn Alice Bates, age 68, died on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Kindred Care in Sycamore, IL at 11:00 p.m. From her birth in Cape Girardeau, MO on August 18, 1950 to her death on Monday, she nourished people around her with love, smiles and caring. She grew up on …

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Matsue N. Troutt

Matsue N. Troutt, age 85 years, a resident of Metropolis and a former resident of Golconda, passed away Monday morning, February 11, 2019, at 4:30 AM at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis. Matsue was born June 26, 1933 on Gusukube-Oho (Okinawa) Japan. She was united in marriage to …

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Hayward Wells

Hayward Wells, age 93 years, a resident of Vienna, passed away Friday afternoon, February 8, 2019, at 2:34 PM at the Hillview Health Care Center in Vienna. Hayward was born December 15, 1925 near Simpson.  He was the third of six children born to George and Eunice (Street) Wells. On …

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VHS Sports Hall of Fame to induct three more Tuesday

The Vienna High School Sports Hall of Fame will add three more members to its ranks when it has its induction ceremony Tuesday night before the varsity boys basketball game between Vienna and Century. Joining the Hall will be Charles N. Crews (Class of 1963), Garrett Davis (Class of 2006) …

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Governor awards grant to improve Vienna City Park

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced Tuesday morning that $28.9 million in grants for 89 local projects that will help communities acquire open space and develop and improve recreational facilities throughout Illinois. One of those is a $360,000 grant for improvements at Vienna City Park. “Investments in Illinois’ local parks makes …

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Gail West Rigby

Gail West Rigby, age 78, of Gainesville, GA, went to be with her LORD and Savior, Saturday morning, February 2, 2019. Our wife and mother was born November 20, 1940 in Cache, Illinois to the late Daisy (Fisher) West and Joshua West. Gail was educated in Grand Chain, Illinois, and …

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Dorothy Funderburk Schnaare

Dorothy Funderburk Schnaare, 89, of Grand Chain, passed away at 3:55 a.m. Monday, February 4, 2019 at the Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis. Dorothy was a graduate of Elkhart Central High School in Elkhart, Indiana. Dorothy  and Howard Schnaare were united in marriage on February 5, 1946.  Dorothy  especially loved …

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