Category Archives: Funerals

James Kaufman

James Kaufman, 94 of Opdyke, Illinois passed away at 5:30 A.M. September 8, 2019 at Lavender Ridge Dignified Memory Care in Mount Vernon,Illinois. He was born September 29, 1924 in Piopolis, Illinois to the late Joseph and Magdalena Kaufman. He married Phyllis Scoles on August 13, 1949. They were blessed with sixty-eight years of marriage…read more

James Kaufman

James Kaufman, 94 of Opdyke, Illinois passed away at 5:30 A.M. September 8, 2019 at Lavender Ridge Dignified Memory Care in Mount Vernon,Illinois. He was born September 29, 1924 in Piopolis, Illinois to the late Joseph and Magdalena Kaufman. He married Phyllis Scoles on August 13, 1949. They were blessed with sixty-eight years of marriage…read more

Kendall S. Rase

Kendall Stewart Rase, 76, of Ashley, Illinois passed away at 9:09 A.M. September 9, 2019 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born February 17, 1943 in Grafton, North Dakota to the late Donald E. and Marie S. (Severson) Rase. He was first married to Dian Cruson.  He later married Judy A. Garrison…read more

Mary E. Maxey

Mary E. Maxey, 96, of Bluford, Illinois passed away at 8:10 P.M.September 7, 2019 at Mount Vernon Healthcare Center. She was born November 7, 1922 in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late James Robert and Bertha L. (Richardson) Bundy. Mary married John David Breeze on June 1940. They were blessed with four years of marriage…read more

Wilhelmina “Willy” McDaniel

Wilhelmina “Willy” McDaniel, 80, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 2:05 A.M.September 5, 2019 at her residence. She was born January 28, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Eugene and Ruth (Richardson) Walters. Wilhelmina married Don McDaniel on May 3, 1958 at the United Methodist Church in Kell, Illinois. They were blessed with…read more

Eugene Charles Fall

Eugene Charles Fall

Eugene Charles Fall, 100, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, Illinois. He was born February 17, 1919, in Hazleton, Iowa, the son of Charles and Osa (Keifer) Fall.  On Feb. 11, 1950, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he married Phyllis Reed, and she preceded him…read more

Robert K. McCutcheon

Robert Keith McCutcheon, 75, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 1:22 P.M. September 4, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born December 21, 1943 in Herrin, Illinois to the late Robert B. and Sybil Marie (Owens) McCutcheon. A Visitation will be held 12:00 to 1:00 P.M. Saturday, September…read more

Donald E. Herrington

Donald E. Herrington

Donald Edward Herrington, 54, of Salem, passed away August 31, 2019, in Salem. He was born August 7, 1965, in Chicago, the son of Donald L. and Terry Lee (Heelan) Herrington.  He graduated from Iuka Grade School and Salem High School, and worked in construction for many years.  On September 11, 1989, in Manchester, Tennessee,…read more

Fredrick “Fred” Reeker

Fredrick “Fred” Reeker, 84, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 1:29 P.M. August 31, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born September 22, 1934 in Champaign, Illinois to the late Fredrick “Mac” and Frieda (Bialeschki) Reeker. He married Shirley Hayes on June 4, 1954 and she survives in…read more

Bettie Jo Griffith

Bettie Jo Griffith, 86, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 2:25 A.M. August 28, 2019 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon. She was born February 23, 1933 in Bryan County, Oklahoma to the late Joe Richard and Dorcas Viola (Hull) Burge. A Greeting of Family and Friends will be held Friday,…read more

Concert Calendar

Sebastian Bach 30th Anniversary Tour @ Delmar Hall

Sebastian Bach 30th Anniversary Tour @ Delmar Hall

Thursday, September 19, 2019 Performing the first record ’SKID ROW’ in it’s entirety ON SALE •  PRICE • GA $30 ADV | $35 DOS AGES • All Ages | $2 Minor Surcharge at Door TIME • Doors 7pm | Show 8pm Tickets available at Suite 100 at The Pageant & Ticketmaster.com

Kid Rock and Hank Williams Jr. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Kid Rock and Hank Williams Jr. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Friday, October 4, 2019 Hot October Nights!       ON SALE • $45 – $149+ Tickets available at LiveNation.com or the Club Fitness Box Office at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. Tickets may be subject to fees.

Rick Wakeman Grumpy Old Rock Star Tour @ Sheldon Concert Hall

Rick Wakeman Grumpy Old Rock Star Tour @ Sheldon Concert Hall

Sunday, October 6, 2019 ON SALE • $49.50 – $69.50 TIME • Show 7:30pm Up close and personal …. The tour will “combine spellbinding piano music with side-splitting jokes and revealing insights into his 50-plus-year career.” A statement on the tour continues: “Expect an evening of superb musicianship, featuring music from Yes, Rick’s own solo epics…

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