Obituaries - Do-Dw

LEOTA L DOTSON, 79, FORMERLY OF GREEN CO, D MARCH 14, 1992 AT BOYD MEM HOSP, CARROLLTON. BORN IN WOOD RIVER ON NOV 12, 1912, SHE WAS THE DAU OF THE LATE WILLIAM & EFFIE (BAILEY) SEAGO. SHE MARRIED IRA DOTSON SR IN 1934, IN ALTON. HE D APR 6, 1978. SURVIVING ARE 1 DAU, JEAN GREEN OF CARROLLTON; 4 SONS, IRA DOTSON JR, OF LITTLETON, THOMAS DOTSON OF ANITOCH, CA, JAKE DOTSON OF LAS VEGAS, NV AND JAMES DOTSON OF ALTON; 11 GRANDCHILDREN; 5 G-GRANDCHILDREN; AND 1 SIS, JEAN WOOLRIDGE OF HILLVIEW. PRECEDING HER IN DEATH WERE 2 BRO, LAWRENCE AND LLOYD SEAGO; AND 1 SIS, HAZEL COOK. VISITATION AND SERVICES WERE AT AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON. BURIAL WAS IN BORLIN CEM NEAR CARROLLTON. AMERICAN CANCER SOC.

John Doyle, 82, who made his way home with his son J.F. Doyle, passed away unexpectedly by the road side as he was returning home on his pony from the pasture on Sunday, May 20. He was a native of Greene Co. and a resident of the town of Wrights. [Gazette-Patriot 18 May 1916]

CARRIE LOUISE DRAINER, 99, A RESIDENT OF JERSEYVILLE CARE CENTER, DIED MAY 20 AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. FUNERAL MASS WAS CELEBRATED AT ST FRANCIS CHURCH. FR PATRICK MORROW OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN ST MARY CEM, FIELDON. SHE WAS BORN IN FIELDON FEB 26, 1885 TO THE LATE PETER & ANNA (BUNSE) DRAINER. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF ST FRANCIS CHURCH AND ST JOHN ALTAR SOC, CARROLLTON. SURVIVING ARE HER BRO, CHRIS DRAINER, JERSEYVILLE; 2 SIS, MARGARET KANALLAKAN, JERSEYVILLE AND MARY DUERR, OMAHA, NE. HER PARENTS 4 BRO AND 1 SIS PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO ST FRANCIS CHURCH. ARRANGEMENTS WERE FROM JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE.

CARRIE R DRAINER, 84, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED AT GREENWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME. BORN IN JERSEY CO, A DAU OF THE LATE FRED & HANNAH (MUNSTERMAN) KANALLAKAN, SHE MARRIED PETER F DRAINER APR 1, 1912, IN FIELDON. HE DIED JAN 17, 1971. SURVIVING ARE 5 SONS, HUBERT OF KANE, LINUS AND EUGENE BOTH OF JERSEYILLE, GERMANE OF FIELDON AND MARVIN OF GRAFTON; 2 DAU, DOROTHY WOELFEL AND EVA WALSH, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; 27 GRANDCHILDREN AND 24 G-GRANDCHILDREN. 5 BRO AND 1 SIS PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. VISITATION AND ROSARY WERE HELD AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. A FUNERAL MASS WAS CELEBRATED AT ---INCOMPLETE.

GERMANE EMANUEL DRAINER, 89, RETIRED JERSEY CO FARMER, DIED APR 28, AT BOYD MEM HOSP IN CARROLLTON WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR 2 MO. FRIENDS CALLED AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. FINAL RITES WERE HELD AT HOLY GHOST CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE. FR LIONARD RATHGEB, PASTOR OF ST MARY CHURCH, WESTWOODS, OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN ST FRANCIS CEM. HE WAS A SON OF THE LATE PETER C & URSULA (PITT) DRAINER, NATIVES OF GERMANY, AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO ON OCT 31, 1866. HE HAD BEEN RETIRED FODR SEVERAL YRS. HE IS SURVIVED BY 1 BRO, PETER C DRAINER OF JERSEYVILLE, NIECES AND NEPHEWS.

LINUS W DRAINER, 77, D APR 12, 1993, AT HIS RESIDENCE. THE SON OF THE LATE PETER F & CARRIE (KANALLAKAN) DRAINER WAS BORN JULY 1, 1915, IN WEST WOODS. A WW II US ARMY VETERAN, HE OWNED AND OPERATED OPERATED DRAINER EQUIPMENT CO IN JERSEYVILLE FOR 21 YRS. HE MARRIED MILDRED J TONSOR OF FEB 26, 1941 IN FIELDON. SHE D FEB 18, 1990. SURVIVING ARE 1 DAU, BETTY THOMAS OF GLEN CARBON; 4 SONS, GARY DRAINER OF DOW, MARK DRAINER OF JERSEYVILLE, JAMES DRAINER OF PEKIN AND LAWRENCE DRAINER OF ODESSA, TX; 8 GRANDCHILDREN; 2 SIS, DOROTHY WOELFEL AND EVA BROOKS BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; AND 4 BROS, HUBERT DRAINER OF KANE, GERMAINE DRAINER OF FIELDON, MARVIN DRAINER OF GRAFTON AND EUGENE DRAINER OF JERSEYIVLLE. VISITATION WAS FROM JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. FUNERAL MASS FROM HOLY GHOST CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE. REV WILLIAM HEMBROW, CELEBRANT. MILITARY GRAVESIDE RITES WERE BY JERSEYVILLE AMERICAN LEGION POST 492 AT ST MARY CEM IN FIELDON. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO ST FRANCIS-HOLY GHOST SCHOOL OF JEREYVILLE.

MINA V DREIER, 66, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED MAY 12, AT BOYD MEM HOSP IN CARROLLTON WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR 2 WKS. VISITATION AND SERVICES WERE HELD FROM GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV M EDWARDS BREED OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN VALHALLA CEM, GODFREY. MRS DREIER, DAU OF THE LATE MR & MRS ALBERT E BESTERFELDT, WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO JUNE 17, 1904. SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND, EDWIN B DREIER; 1 SON, CHARLES L DREIER OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 DAU, MRS GLENDALE HINES OF CARLINVILLE AND MRS PEARL FERGUSON OF ALTON; 4 GRANDCHILDREN; 3 BRO, JOHN BESTERFELDT, CAHOKIA, ENOS BESTERFELDT OF JACKSONVILLE, AND WARNER BESTERFFELDT OF E ALTON; AND 1 SIS, MRS CHARLES STARKES OF ALTON.

Dr. Walter S. Dressel died of pneumonia, following an attack of influenza, at his rooms at the H.W. Foreman residence, last Friday afternoon at 4:45. He had been ill about ten days before his death, but up to last Thursday was thought to be improving. Dr. Dressel had been a resident of this city for the past nine years, having opened an office for the practice of osteopathy here in 1909.

The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dressel, at Old Kane, the service being conducted out on the front porch, by Rev. Christie Galeener of this city, assisted by Rev. Timmons of Kane. A quartet composed of Mr. and Mrs. George Clough, Mrs. Ed Smith and [unable to access the remaining parts of this article.]

Dr. W. S. Dressel of Edwardsville, who was taken sick with the influenza while here caring for his twin brother, Dr. W. E. Dressel, took a relapse this week, and was again in a serious condition Tuesday, but was better yesterday. He and all his family have been down with the disease at their home in Edwardsville.
Dr. Warren S. Dressel died at Edwardsville at 4:10 this morning, just twenty days after the death of his twin brother, Dr. Walter E. Dressel.
John Stout sang. The bearers were Marcus Turney, Ben Eldred, Delbert Driver, W.E. Hamilton, Chas. E. Clark and Jacob Borlin. The interment was at the Kane cemetery.
Walter S. Dressel, son of Joseph and Minerva Hudson Dressel, was born at Old Kane May 13, 1880. After graduating from the Jerseyville high school, he entered the American School of Osteopathy at Kirksville, Mo., from which he graduated in 1902.
He began the practice of his chosen profession at Toulon, Stark county, remaining there six years. He left there to take a short rest on account of poor health. On recovering he came to Carrollton and opened an office in the fall of 1909. He had been actively engaged in his professional work since then and up to the hour he was taken ill. In these nine years he had become identified with the interests of the community, in the religious, social and business activities and was liberal in the support of all movements for advancement.
He made a profession of Christian faith and joined the Methodist church at Kane when he was 15 years old, and on coming here became identified with the local church. At the time of his death he was a member of the official board of the church. His clean-cut, exemplary life will be an inspiration to many. His interest in community affairs and in the general welfare of the town made him a valuable citizen. He had been for several years a director of the People’s bank in this city.
Beside his parents, he leaves three brothers and three sisters. The brothers are Fred L., who is farming near Kane, Dr. Warren E. Dressel of Edwardsville and Harold J., at home; the sisters, Mrs. Mattie Richards, of Kane, Miss Jessie M. Dressel, at home, and Miss Adelaide Dressel, teaching in Minot, N.D. Dr. Warren Dressel was the twin brother of the decedent, and is also an osteopathic physician. He was with his brother during his sickness, [illegible] went home ill with the influenza [illegible] his brother’s death.
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DR WARREN DRESSEL, DIED AT HIS HOME IN EDWARDSVILLE OF PNEUMONIA. HIS DEATH FOLLOWED JUST 3 WKS AFTER THAT OF HIS TWIN BRO, DR WALTER DRESSEL OF CARROLLTON, WHO ALSO DIED OF PNEUMONIA. FUNERAL AT HOME IN EDWARDASVILLE AND REMAINS BROUGHT TO THE HOME OF HIS JPARENTS MR & MRS JOSEPH DRESSEL, AT OLD KANE. BURIAL WAS IN OLD KANE CEM. HE LEAVES HIS WIFE AND 1 SON.

The funeral of Dr. Warren E. Dressel of Edwardsville was held Sunday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dressel, at Old Kane. His death, mentioned last week, followed twenty days after that of his twin brother, Dr. Walter S. Dressel of this city.
Dr. Warren Dressel was born at Old Kane May 13, 1880. He began practicing his profession, osteopathy, in this city and remained here five years. After a year’s rest, he located at Edwardsville and has been there six years. He and Miss Lucile Greene were married at Sioux Falls, S. D., Dec. 27, 1906. His wife and one son, Joseph Hathaway, survive; also his parents, three sisters and two brothers. His exemplary life made him a valuable citizen in his community.
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LESTER CHARLES "DOC" DRIVER, 72, OF RR FIELDON DIED NOV 11 AT JERSEY CARE CENTER. FUNERAL WAS FROM JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. WITH REV FRANCIS VARBLE OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN BORLIN CEM. HE WAS BORN IN GREENE CO, JAN 2, 1905 A SON OF CHARLES ELY & FRANCES (GOANS) DRIVER AND WAS A QUARRY LABORER. HIS WIFE, STELLA (SCHAAF) DRIVER, DIED MARCH 19, 1968. HE IS SURVIVED BY 1 DAU, MRS LEEMAN (NILDA) EVANS OF ARNOLD, MO; 4 SONS, CHARLES “SHORTY” DRIVER OF CARROLLTON, ROBERT AND ELMER L “SAM” DRIVER OF JERSEYVILLE AND THOMAS R DRIVER OF FIELDON; 14 GRANDCHILDREN; 5 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 2 SIS, MRS ARTHUR (RUBY) CAARTER OF CARROLLTON AND MRS JOHN (MINA) MOORE OF INDIANA. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO BORLIN CEM.

CHARLES DRUMB, 91, RESIDENT OF ENGLISH TWSP, DIED AT THE JERSEY CO HOME, FOLLOWING AN ILLNESS OF 10 DAYS. SURVIVING ARE 7 DAU, MRS WILLIAM JOHNSON, KALAMAZOO, MI, MRS ANNA PETERS OF ST LOUIS, MRS HENRY SHAW AND MRS JACOB WILHALM OF CARROLLTON, MRS WILLIAM CUMMINGS OF DOW, MRS ROSCOE ORTEN OF WHITE HALL, MRS JESSE REYNOLDS OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 SON, GEORTE DEWEY DRUMB OF CARROLLTON; 28 GRANDCHILDREN AND 5 G-GRANDCHILDREN. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE FROM GUBSER CHAPEL, REV W A STEINKRAUS OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM.

Charles Drumh, aged 91 years, 8 months and 20 days, died at the County Farm Sunday evening, April 23, at 9:?? O’clock where he had made his home for the past seven years. He had been in ill health for several weeks.
The deceased was born near Carrollton on June 3, 1841, but for many years had been a resident of Jersey county.
Mr. Drumh is survived by eight children, Mrs. Jesse Reynolds of this city, Mrs. Wm. Johnson of Kalamazoo, Mich., Mrs. Anna Peters of St. Louis, Mrs. Jake Wilhelm and Mrs. Henry Shaw of Carrollton, Mrs. Wm. Cummings of Dow, Mrs. Rosco Orten of White Hall and George Dewey Drumh of Carrollton, twenty-eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held from Gubser’s Chapel in this city Wednesday afternoon, April 26, at two o’clock, Rev. W. A. Steinkraus officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery.

GEORGE L DUGAN, 89 YRS, 3 MO, AND 19 DAYS, RETIRED FARMER AND AUTO MECHANIC OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED DEC 1, IN JACKSONVILLE. HE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR SOME TIME. VISITATION AND SERVICES WERE HELD AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV LOUIS PURCELL, PASTOR OF THE METHODIST CHURCH, OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. MR DUGAN WAS A SON OF THE LATE JOHN W & EMILENE (FITZGERALD) DUGAN AND WAS BORN IN GREENE CO ON AUG 12, 1879. HE AND HIS SON, RAYMOND DUGAN, OPERATED AN AUTO REPAIR SHOP IN JERSEYVILLE FOR A NUMBER OF YRS. HE IS SURVIED BY HIS WIFE, FLORENCE DUGAN, JERSEYVILLE; 3 SONS, LEONARD OF GRANITE CITY, RAYMOND OF JERSEYVILLE AND ROBERT DUGAN OF QUINCY; 6I GRANDCHILDREN; SEVERAL G-GRANDCHILDREN; AND 1 BRO, CLARENCE DUGAN OF PORTLAND, OR. 1 DAU, LUCILLE, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.

Funeral of John W. Dugan, Civil War veteran, for many years a resident of Jersey Co., will be held today at 2 p.m. from the residence of Mr. & Mrs. C. C. Roady in Kane, where his death occurred Saturday. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. – 83 years - Arrangements for funeral delayed to enable a son, Clarence Dugan, of Portland, Oregon to be present.
Four children: Mrs. Otto Barringer, Jerseyville; Mrs. Oscar Woolsey, Jerseyville;
His wife, formerly Miss Emeline Fitzgerald died 2 years ago. [Jerseyville Republican 01 Oct 1925]

John Duggan an old and respected resident of Rosedale met his death quite suddenly last week. He was returning home from Grafton on Monday and fell out of his buggy and received injuries by the fracturing of his skull of which he died at the residence of Nelson Williams on Thanksgiving Day. The remains were taken to Grafton and the funeral services conducted at St. Patrick’s Church, Saturday, Dec. 2nd, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Grafton cemetery followed by a large assembly of friends. Mr. Duggan will be very much missed at Rosedale as he was an honest and well respected citizen and one of the best posted men in the State on political and national affairs of our government. [Dec 1899]

EMMA E DUGGER, 73, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED DEC 22, 1987 AT GREENWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME. SHE WAS BORN NOV 26, 1914, IN JERSEY CO TO THE LATE GEORGE BOWERS & BEULAH (COPE) BOWERS. SHE MARRIED GLENN O DUGGER ON SEPT 24, 1932, IN MEDORA. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH. SURVIVORS INCLUDE HER HUSBAND, GLENN OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 SONS, LEO DUGGER OF BETHALTO AND LAVERNE “BERNIE” DUGGER OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 DAU, JANET GERBIG OF JERSEYVILLE; 6 BRO, PAUL BOWERS OF E ALTON, KENNETH OF KANE, GEORGE JR OF TERREL, TX, CHARLES AND FLOYD, BOTH OF JESEYVILLE AND JAMES; 2 SIS, LOIS DUGGER OF JERSEYVILLE AND HELEN KINSEY OF PONTOON BEECH; 10 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 4 G-GRANDCHILDREN. SHE WAS PREDCEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS AND 2 SIS, MILDRED GROSS AND LELA MAE BOWERS. FUNERAL SERVICE WAS DEC 24, AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV BOB PRETTYMAN OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO DIABETES FOUNDATION.

We have been informed that Thos. Dunaway, William Rollins and some others suspected of horse stealing and other criminal acts, were visited by some of the aggrieved parties in the Illinois Bottom, near the Finney Landing in this county, and after hanging Dunaway and Rollins, the former was shot and killed. Rollins, being also wounded, was supposed to be dead. He, however escaped.
It is to be hoped that these disgraceful outrages may soon be checked, and that all the parties engaged in these crimes may be speedily ferreted out, and the laws vindicated. [Jersey County Democrat 20 Apr 1866]

Isaiah C. Duncan, aged 85 years, 3 months and 20 days, died at his home in Grafton, Saturday, March 28th, at 11:10 p.m. The deceased was the son of Elijah and Elizabeth Elliott Duncan and was born in Franklin County, Mo., December 7, 1845.
Mr. Duncan is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ruth J. Duncan, three sons, George E. and Harry of Alton, and W. F. Duncan of Grafton; two daughters, Mrs. Dora Claridge of St. Louis, and Mrs. Ida Legate of Grafton; one half-sister, Mrs. Samantha Pounds of Festus, Mo., and one half-brother, John Retcher of DeSota, Mo. One daughter, Mrs. Cora Kaslich and one son, Leroy, preceded their father in death.
Funeral services were held from the Methodist Church in Grafton, Tuesday, March 31st, at 2:00 p.m., Re. C. H. Miller officiating. Services were under the auspices of the Full Moon Lodge, A. F. & A. M., No. 345, of Grafton, and interment was in the Meadow Branch Cemetery.

White Hall - James Franklin Duncan died Mar 2, 1899, 61 yrs, 3 mo 25 days buried Greenfield.

Mrs. John Q. Duncan died at her home a mile southwest of this city after an illness of several weeks, which terminated in quick consumption. Her maiden name was May Violetta Nichols and her age was 50 years. She was survived by her husband and three children. [Forty Years Ago 13 Feb 1948]

AMOS C DUNHAM, 84, DIED AT THE HOME OF HIS NEPHEW, JEFFERSON BRIGGS IN FIELDON, AUG 15, 1928. FUNERAL FROM KCP CHURCH AT FIELON. BURIED IN FIELDON CEM. HE WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO, SON OF AMOS & MARY (BARR) DUNHAM. SURVIVING ARE 1 DAU, MRS ED ABBOTT OF KANE; 1 SIS, MRS EMILY BRIGGS, FIELDON; AND 1 BRO, WALTER DUNHAM.

HUGH DUNHAM, DIED AT THE HOME OF HIS DAU, MRS WM A MURPHY IN ENGLISH TWSP AUG 15. FUNERAL FROM HOME WITH REV T J ROADY OF KANE OFFICIATING. BURIAL IN LAX CEM. HE LEAVES 2 SONS, WILLIAM AND OTTO; 5 DAU, LOUISA YORK OF ST LOUIS, SERELDA DRISCOLL OF ALTON, MRS GEORGE LANE OF DEXTER, MO, EMMA BURCH AND MRS MURPHY OF JERSEY CO.

Fieldon – Mrs. Janet L. (Kinser) Dunham, 26 of Fieldon, died Thursday at 1 p.m. at Jersey Community Hospital after an auto accident.
She was a machine operator at Roper Plastics Co. in Jerseyville.
She is survived by her husband Larry L. Dunham, who she married Jan. 10, 1970; one daughter Julie Ann, at home; her father and mother Russell Wayne Kinser of Roxana and Mrs. Virginia Russell of Carrollton; two brothers, Othal and David Kinser both of Carrollton and a maternal grandfather.
Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where the Rev. Richard Steinbach will conduct services at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville.

JANET LAVERNE DUNHAM, 26, OF FIELDON, DIED AT JERSEY COMM HOSP, AFTER A 2 CAR ACCIDENT. SHE WAS BORN FEB 3, 1950 AT CARROLLTON, A DAU OF RUSSELL WAYNE & VIRGINIA (NORBY) KINSER. SHE WAS A MACHINE OPERATOR AT ROPER PLASTICS. VISITATION AND FUNERAL FROM JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV RICHARD STEINBACH OF CARROLLTON OFFICIATED. INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND LARRY L DUNHAM OF FIELDON; 1 DAU, JULIE ANN; HER FATHER, R WAYNE KINSER OF ROXANA; MOTHER, VIRGINIA RUSSELL OF CARROLLTON; 2 BRO, OTHAL AND DAVID KINSER OF CARROLLTON AND MATERNAL GRANDFATHER, LEROY NORBY OF MICHIGAN.

LESTER BARNEY DUNHAM, 52 YRS, 7 MO, AND 4 DAYS, OF RR FIELDON, DIED NOV 29, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT THE PAST 5 WKS. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD DEC 1 AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV DORCIA HILL OFFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. MR DUNHAM, AN EMPLOYEE AT LACLEDE STEEL, ALTON, WAS BORN IN GREENE CO, A SON OF THE LATE OTTO & MARY (FREAND) DUNHAM. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, ARMEDA DUNHAM; 6 SONS, FRANK OF ELDRED, JAMES OF GODFREY, EUGENE OF ALTON, GERALD OF MEDORA, AND JOHN AND LARRY, WHO RESIDE AT HOME; 3 DAU, MRS IRENE CRESSWELL OF FIELDON, MRS NINA WIEBLE OF PERRYVILLE, MO, AND CLARA AT HOME; 22 GRANDCHILDREN; 5 SIS, MRS BENTON MUNDY, MRS HAROLD BURCH, AND MRS NINA GREEN OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS LESLIE GREEN OF PHOENIX, AZ, AND MRS JOHN RUSSELL OF HETTICK, AND 3 BRO, EDWARD OF FIELDON AND OTIS AND ROBERT DUNHAM OF JERSEYVILLE.

WILLIAM B DUNHAM, 81, DIED JAN 12 AT BOYD MEM HOSP IN CARROLLTON. HE WAS BORN MAY 11, 1901 IN GREENE CO, SON OF WM D & FRANCES (KEITH) DUNHAM. HE LEAVES HIS WIFE, MAXINE (DUGGAN) DUNHAM; 1 DAU, HAZEL LILES, KANE; 1 BRO, JOHN DUNHAM OF JERSEYVILLE, 3 GRANDCHILDREN. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, 2 BRO AND 2 SIS. FUNERAL FROM JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV R E GEORGE, BURIAL WAS IN LAX CEM.

DENNIS K DUNN, 72, DIED AT GREENWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME. HE WAS BORN IN CHESTERFIELD, FEB 23, 1906, A SON OF THE LATE MARTIN M & MARGARET (SHEA) DUNN AND WAS A RETIRED FOREMAN IN A TUBE MILL. SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, CLETA (BARNARD) DUNN OF RR 1 JERSEYVILLE; 1 SON, KEVIN DAVID DUNN OF JERSEYVILLE; 3 DAU, MARSELLA DUNN OF SUNNYDALE, CA, JUDY CROTEAU, BUENA PARK, CA AND VIOLET WARIX, DOW; 1 BRO, PHILLIP J DUNN, JERSYVILLE; 5 SIS, IRENE SHIRACH, MONICO HARLOW AND ANN WITTMAN, ALTON, MARY SCHIEFFELIN, MOBILE, AL AND EDITH BURCH, BRANDENTON, FL, AND 11 GRANDCHILDREN. HIS PARENTS AND 1 BRO, MARK DUNN PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED OCT 31, AT DELHI BAPTIST CHURCH WITH REV EARL CLAGG AND REV JAMES MAXWELL OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN RICHWOOD CEM NEAR ROODHOUSE. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO CANCER FUND.

The many friends and acquaintances of Mr. David Dunsdon, of this city, will be surprised to learn of his sudden death. He was taken sick on Saturday, and died the following Monday morning. We have not learned the nature of the disease whichh snatched him away from his family and friends so suddenly. [Jersey County Democrat Jan 1869]

A most distressing accident occurred near Delhi about two weeks since. A little daughter of F. T. M. Dutcher, aged about four years, while playing with some companions, caught her dress on fire from some burning brush near the house and was so badly injured that she died the next morning. It was a terrible blow to the parents, of whom she was the idol, being remarkable gentle and affectionate and loved by all who knew her. [Jersey County Democrat 06 Apr 1866]

MRS LUCRETIA W DWYER, 76, OF WHITE HALL DIED OCT 20 AT BOYD MEM HOSP IN CARROLLTON. SHE WAS BORN JULY 19, 1902 IN WOODVILLE, A DAU OF THE LATE HARVEY & DELLA (CUMMINGS) BROWN. SHE IS SRUVIVED BY 1 SON, CARL C DWYER OF ALTON. HER HUSBAND, DANIEL P DWYER, DIED MARCH 31, 1969. SERVICES WERE HELD AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WITH BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEM.

MELVIN EDWARD DWYER, 79, OF JERSEYVILLE DIED DEC 22 [1981] AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. SERVICES WERE HELD AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. DWYER WAS RETIRED FROM OLIN CORP. REV JAMES MAXWELL OFFICIATED WITH INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. BORN IN GREENE CO, HE MARRIED BESSIE E WELLS WHO SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE 3 DAU, JUANITA HUBERT OF JERSEYVILLE, KATHLEEN SETTLES OF JACKSONVILLE AND ROSELLA WOOLSEY OF HARDIN; 2 SONS, ROGER OF DOW AND CLIFTON OF JERSEYVILLE; AND 1 BRO, HOWARD, ALSO OF JERSEYVILLE.

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