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Charlotte Cripe, 88, Vandalia

Charlotte Ann Brannon Cripe, 88, of Vandalia, IL, passed away at 9:20 PM, Friday, June 03, 2022 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 17, 2022 at St. James Lutheran Church, Vandalia with Pastor Brad Frye officiating. Visitation will be held for…

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Otto M. Cuppy, 89, Jensen Beach, FL

Otto Maurice Cuppy passed away Saturday evening February 19, 2022, in Jensen Beach, Florida, (formerly of Vandalia Illinois), He was 89 years old. Otto was born May 6, 1932, in Hammond, Indiana to parents Otto Theodore and Armilda Jewel (Nelms) Cuppy. At the time of Otto’s birth his dad worked for The Shell Oil Company…

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Vida M. Hall, 95, Ramsey

Vida M. Hall, 95, of Ramsey, Illinois, passed away Friday, May 6, 2022, at her home in Ramsey, IL. Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, May 13, 2022, at Ramsey Christian Church, Ramsey, IL with Pastor Richard L. Corwin and Pastor Larry Daniel officiating. Burial will follow at Bolt Cemetery, Rural Ramsey, IL.…

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Sheila D. Hensley, 78, Texas

Sheila Diane Hensley, 78, of Texarkana, Texas, joined Our Lord in Heaven on March 22, 2022. Services were held on Thursday, March 31, at First Lutheran Church in Texarkana. Sheila was born on May 5, 1943, in Brownstown, the daughter of John and Doris (Rubin) Smail. She graduated from Brownstown High School, and was employed…

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Garrel K. Behrends II, 44, Chicago

Garrel Keith Behrends II, 44, of Chicago passed away on March 26, 2022. A private burial for immediate family will be held at Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. A Celebration of Life luncheon will be held on Friday in Chicago. Memorials: Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (https://snwbl.it/1VAbSG). Garrel was born on Sept. 30, 1977, in Downers…

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Loretta A. Lash, 76, Vandalia

Loretta A. Lash, 76, of Vandalia, passed away at 8:35 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. In accordance with Loretta’s wishes, cremation rites will take place and there will be no services held at this time. Interment will be held at a later date in Union Cemetery, Vandalia.…

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Helen L. Hoehn, 86, Fillmore

Helen Louise Hoehn, 86, of Fillmore, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022, at 3:09 p.m. at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Private family services will be held at a later date, and she will be buried in Calvary Cemetery in Nokomis. Memorials: Montgomery County Cancer Association 19 Circle Drive, Litchfield, IL 62056. Sutton…

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Darrel L. Finley, 91, Effingham

Darrel L. Finley, 91, of Effingham, formerly of St. Elmo, died at 7:35 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at his home. According to his wishes, he will be cremated and there will be no services. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Correspondences would be greatly appreciated and welcomed at Lois…

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Bryan D. Henna, 37, Vandalia

Bryan D. Henna, 37, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia, IL. Friends and family may gather at 2:00 PM Sunday, April 10, 2022, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL. Memorials may be made to the family. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements.…

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Jo Beth ‘Jody’ Bauer, 76, St. Elmo

Jo Beth ‘Jody’ Bauer, 76, of St. Elmo, died at 3:30 a.m. on Friday, April 1, 2022, at Lutheran Care Center, Altamont. A celebration of life service will be held at the Lutheran Care Center’s Gathering Place in Altamont. Jody’s children and grandchildren will welcome family & friends from 3-6 p.m. on April 11. Come…

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