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Obituaries

  • Marie L. Green, 88, Patoka

    Marie L. Green, 88, of Patoka, died at 11:25 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

  • Hans J. Rollinger, M.D., 85, Vandalia

    Hans J. Rollinger, M.D., 85, of Vandalia, died on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.
    Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia, with Dr. Peter Kollinger speaking. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials: Fayette County Hospital or Evans Public Library. Online condolences may be shared at www.millerfh.net.

  • Larry D. Curry, 74, Effingham

    Larry Dale Curry, 74, of Effingham, and formerly of Vandalia, died at 3:05 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

    Private family services were held, with burial to follow in Griffith Cemetery in rural Brownstown. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: The Cross or donor’s choice. Online condolences may be offered at www.giesekingfh.com.

  • Donald I. Simmons, 80, Mt. Erie

    Donald I. Simmons, 80, of Mt. Erie, passed away at 1:43 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 at Richland Memorial Hospital.

    Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Hosselton Funeral Home in Cisne. Burial with full military rites will be in Travers Cemetery in Mt. Erie. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials: Dr. Scranton Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be offered at www.hosseltonfh.com

  • Mary Kay Smith, 63, Springfield

    “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 6). With prayer in her heart and a hand outreached to God, Mary Kay Smith passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 at the age of 63.

  • Robert C. ‘Bob’ McDaniel, 80, Shorewood

    Robert C. “Bob” McDaniel, 80, of Shorewood, and formerly of Ramsey, died on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, in Joliet.

  • Trenna L. Lotz, 90, Decatur

    Trenna Lee Lotz, 90, of Decatur, and formerly of Fayette County, died on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at her daughter’s home in Lewisburg, Ohio.

    Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Brown Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Dawson & Wikoff North Chapel, U.S Route 51 North in Decatur and one hour before services on Wednesday at the church. Memorials: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be offered at www.dawson-wikoff.com.

  • Steven A. ‘Steve’ Jones, 62, Greenville

    Steven A. “Steve” Jones, 62, of Greenville, died at 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Helia Healthcare Center in Greenville.

    Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Hohlt & File Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Bruce Sasse officiating. Burial will be in South Hill Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until time of services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials: The family, with checks made out to Sharon Saunders.

  • Donna L. Camp, 79, Altamont

    Donna L. Camp, 79, of Altamont, died at 11:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011.

    Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont, with Shannon Bopp officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Altamont. Visitation will be held two hours before service time. The family requests casual attire. Memorials: Immanuel Lutheran Church After-School Program, American Heart Association or donor’s choice.

  • Bill Stewart, 81, St. Elmo

    Bill Stewart, 81, of St. Elmo, died at 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at his home.

    Services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Elmo Christian Church, with the Rev. Tom Fedrigon officiating. The services were held in conjunction with those for his mother-in-law, Velma Marie Lilly. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery in rural Beecher City. Visitation was held from 9:30 a.m. until time of services on Friday at the church. Kull Funeral Home in St. Elmo was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: St. Elmo Christian Church or donor’s choice.