Roy C. Grider, Jr.

Roy Carl Grider, Jr., passed away Thursday, September 21, 2023 at the Bridge Care Suites. He was born December 14, 1930 in Waverly, the son of Roy Carl and Emma Brown Grider, Sr. He married Geraldine Harris in 1952 and she preceded him in death in 2020. Roy moved to Auburn in 1941 and attended Auburn schools. He joined the […]

Timothy Kratochvil

Timothy Kratochvil, 49, of Pawnee, formerly of Mt. Olive, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2023. Tim was the Superintendent of Schools in Pawnee. Visitation will be held Friday, September 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 500 South Old Route 66, Mt. Olive. A visitation will also be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 30 […]

Herbert J. Cockrell, Jr.

Herbert “Jay” Cockrell Jr., 56, of Rochester, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2023 surrounded by his family at home. He was born April 15, 1967 in Springfield, the son of Herbert and Lois (Walters) Cockrell. He married Cherie Lynn Cary in 1990. He was preceded in death by one grandson, William Colson Womack. Jay was a production manager for 26 […]

Rebecca E. Bayless

Rebecca Elizabeth Bayless, 45, of Springfield, died Thursday, September 14, 2023, at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. She was born January 15, 1978 in Springfield, the daughter of Keven Meyers and Linda (Cleeton) Carpenter. Survivors include her children, Bailee (Arthur) Campbell of Springfield; Alyssa Weakley and Jaxson Olvera, both of Springfield and Annabella Bayless of Chatham; mother, Linda (Cleeton) Carpenter […]

Dorthy J. Ross

Dorthy J. Ross, 90, of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield. She was born January 31, 1933 in Pleasant Plains, the daughter of Russell J. and Frances M. (Ferguson) Marcussen. She married F. North Ross in 1954 and he preceded her in death in 2008. She was also preceded in death by […]

Jacklyn I. Stuemke

Jacklyn Irene Stuemke, 86, of Springfield, died Monday, September 18, 2023, at Springfield Memorial Hospital. She was born February 15, 1937 in Springfield, the daughter of James A. and Mary Stubbs Burns. She married Donald P. Schultz in 1958 and later married John C. Stuemke in 1987. She was preceded in death by her son, Jeffrey Schultz. Jackie lived all […]

Peter Campo

Peter A. Campo, 78, of Riverton, passed away on September 16, 2023 at Springfield Memorial Hospital with his wife and children by his side. He was born February 23, 1945 in Springfield to Anthony and Josephine (Falzone) Campo, and they preceded him in death. He married Jeanne Branson August 18, 1979, and she survives. Surviving family members are his son […]

Frank Kohlrus

Frank J. Kohlrus, 69, of Williamsville, passed away Monday, September 18, 2023, at The Bridge Care Suites in Springfield. He was born on October 27, 1953, in Springfield, the son of Frank J. Sr. and Cass Kohlrus. He married Jacqueline “Jackie” J. Hughes August 8, 1988, in Missouri. She preceded him in death May 17, 2023. Frank was the proud […]

Rose Moore

Rose M. Moore, of Dawson, departed this Earth on Monday, September 18, 2023, to be with her husband, Gary Moore. Rose was born on November 29, 1943. She is survived by her son, Steven Moore; one granddaughter; sisters, Karen Coons, Patty Golab, and Kathy Larson; brothers, Stanley Duknoski, Mikel, and David. Rose was also preceded in death by her parents, […]

Mary C. O’Bryen

Mary C. O’Bryen, 96, of Rochester, died Sunday, September 10, 2023, at St. John’s Hospital. She was born February 11, 1927 in Springfield, the daughter of Davis and Olive Weis Fowler. She married Roland F. O’Bryen in 1947 and he preceded her in death. Mary graduated from Farmersville High School and went on to be a supervisor for the Illinois […]

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