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Area Obituaries

Earl T. Mueller, 80, of Effingham

Earl T. Mueller, 80, of Effingham, died at 4:20 p.m., Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Effingham with Rev. Mike Burdick officiating. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Altamont. Visitation will…

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Rosemary Catherine Owen, 95, of St. Elmo

, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 at Aperion Care Nursing Home in St. Elmo. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 at Pagel Funeral Home in St. Elmo, with a one-hour viewing prior to service. PeeWee Denton will be officiating. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in…

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George Hopper, 72, of St. Elmo

George Hopper, 72, of St. Elmo, passed away at 6:18 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. Graveside service with military rights will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 at Springhill Church in Beecher City. PeeWee Denton will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may go to…

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Gordon Albert Scholl Sr., 77, of Altamont

Gordon Albert Scholl, 78, of Altamont, passed away peacefully early Sunday evening October 17, 2021 at 6 p.m. at the HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham. Funeral Services were conducted Sunday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2021 at Kull Funeral Chapel, Altamont with Mike Plummer of the Fillmore Baptist Church speaking. Visitation for family and friends will…

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Sibyl Evon Etchason (Oder), 88 of Mattoon

Sibyl Evon Etchason (Oder), born January 9, 1933 in Mason Township, Effingham County, passed away May 27, 2021 at her home in Mattoon, with her daughter and son by her side. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, October 23, 2021, at First Presbyterian Church, 10 Charleston Avenue, Mattoon, IL; Reverend Matthew Froeschle…

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Faye Ellen Shelby, 74, of Ramsey

Faye Ellen Shelby, 74, of Ramsey, passed away Monday, October 18, 2021, at Carle Hospital in Urbana. Faye was born March 9, 1947, in Plainview, NY the daughter of Siegfried and Ada (Levine) Hirshberg. She married Randy Shelby in Adelanto, California in a small, quaint chapel, on March 26, 1992. She lived in the Ramsey…

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Richard “Rick” K. Nalley, Jr., 59, of Vandalia

, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Private family services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, with Pastor Bruce Sasse officiating. Burial will follow at Farmers Cemetery, rural Shobonier. Visitation will be held from 5 – 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18, at Miller…

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Kenneth Brazle, 79, of Cadiz, KY

Kenneth Brazle, 79, of Cadiz, KY passed away Wednesday evening, Oct.13, 2021 at his home. A funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 at King’s Funeral Home, Cadiz, KY with Rev. Jamus Redd officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1 – 3 p.m. at King’s Funeral…

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Pamela ‘Pam’ Hyatt, 56, of Brownstown

Pamela ‘Pam’ Hyatt, 56, of Brownstown, died at 4:19 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at her home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Brownstown, with Pastor Nathan Brands officiating. Visitation will be for two hours prior to service time. Burial will take place at a later…

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Patricia Belden, 99, St. Elmo

Patricia Belden, “39,” (really 99), passed away peacefully Oct. 8, 2021, in Saint Elmo. Funeral services for Patricia will be held at the First United Methodist Church in St. Elmo, at 11 a.m., Wednesday Oct. 13, with visitation preceding service from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Burial will be held at the Maplewood Cemetery, St. Elmo.…

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