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Area Obituaries

Mary Lewis, 96, Beecher City

Mary Arlene Lilly Lewis, 96, of Beecher City, IL passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022, in Aperion Care in St. Elmo, IL. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022, in Spring Hill Cemetery, in rural Beecher City, with Ron Taylor officiating.  Memorial donations may be made to the…

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Robert “Bob” L. Brule, 91, Vandalia

Robert “Bob” LaVerle Brule, age 91, of Vandalia, IL, passed away at 12:00 PM, Monday, August 8, 2022 at SBL Fayette County Hospital. Bob was born on July, 18, 1931, in Vandalia, IL, the son of Fred and Isabell (Engles) Daniels. He married his longtime sweetheart, Doris Grubaugh, on March 3, 1951 in Pocahontas, Arkansas.…

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Darrell L. Potter, 78, St. Elmo

Darrell Lee Potter, age 78, of St. Elmo, Illinois passed away at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, August 4, 2022 at his home in St. Elmo. Darrell’s wishes were to have a private family service with interment taking place at Maplewood Cemetery in St. Elmo. Memorials may go to St. Elmo Fire Department or donor’s choice. Online…

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Andy D. Sims, 67, Vandalia

Andy D. Sims, 67, of Vandalia, IL, passed away at 2:13 PM, Thursday, August 04, 2022 at his home. Per the family’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the family. Online condolences can be expressed at www.hohltandfilefh.com…

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Alvin Travis Jr., 43, Vandalia

Alvin Harry Travis, Jr., 43, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Monday, August 1, 2022, at his home in Vandalia, IL. Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 6, 2022, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, with Karen File and Pastor Rodney Caswell officiating. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL. Visitation will…

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Patricia E. Finley, 73, Vandalia

Patricia Eileen Finley, 73, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Monday, August 1, 2022, at Vandalia Rehab & Health Care Ctr., in Vandalia, IL. There are no services at this time. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net. Patricia was born…

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Barbara S. Thull, 81, Ramsey

Barbara Sue Thull, 81, of Ramsey, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Vandalia Rehab & Healthcare Ctr., Vandalia, IL. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Ramsey, IL with Father Seth Brown officiating. Friends and family may gather at the cemetery at 9:30…

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Nancy R. Bradley, 68, Bethalto

Nancy R. Bradley, 68, of Bethalto, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 25, 2022, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Ft. Myers, FL with her family by her side. She was born on September 13, 1953, in Vandalia, IL, the daughter of Raymond and Betty (Schnake) Rubin. She married Steven J. Bradley…

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Randall E. Lash, 70, Vandalia

Randall Eugene Lash, 70, of Vandalia, IL passed away at 5:55 AM, Monday, July 25, 2022 at Odin Health and Rehab Center. A Graveside Service and Interment will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, July 29, 2022 at Liberty Cemetery, rural Mulberry Grove with Rev. Joe Lawson officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the…

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Ronald D. Lange, 77, Shobonier

Ronald Dean Lange, 77, of Shobonier, IL, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022 at Willowbrook Memory Care, in Vandalia, IL. Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Rural Shobonier, IL, with Pastor David Hoehler officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rural Shobonier,…

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