OBITUARIES

Obituaries Listings

Sharon R. Irving

Sharon R. Irving

4/9/2014

Sharon R. "MaMa Sharon" Irving, 53, of Springfield, died at 4:57 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Auburn Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on July 15, 1960 in Hinsdale, IL to John Edwin and Wilma Jean Wren Dunn. She married Robert Irving on February 23, 1980.She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Bob Irving; four daughters, Renee (Stephen) Boastick of Springfield, Amy (Christopher) Tutt of Auburn, Judy (Bill) Riley of... Read more

Kay (Satterfield) Maier Blue

Kay (Satterfield) Maier Blue

4/8/2014

Kay (Satterfield) Maier Blue, 70, of Springfield died at 12:05 am, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at her home. She was born on July 19, 1943. She married her first husband, George J. Maier on March 20, 1965 and he preceded her in death on February, 27, 2001. She married John Blue in 2007 and he survives.Also surviving are two daughters Megan (Rick) Holzmacher of Rochester and Michaelle Maier of Springfield; two sons Matthew (Beth) Maier of... Read more

John H. Hansen, Jr

John H. Hansen, Jr

4/5/2014

John Harry Hansen, Jr., 80, of Springfield died on vacation in LaJolla, CA. He was born August 28, 1933 in Springfield, IL to John and Joan Hansen. He married Virginia VanWinkle September 1, 1956 and she preceded him in death December 29, 1995. Also preceding him in death were his parents; a sister, Mary Hansen and a brother, George Hansen. Mr. Hansen was a member of Calvary Temple Christian Center. He enjoyed traveling, boating and... Read more

Ruth "Dolly" Alwerdt

Ruth "Dolly" Alwerdt

4/4/2014

Ruth E. "Dolly" Alwerdt, 86, of Springfield, died at 3:00 am, Friday, April 4, 2014 at Heritage Health in Jacksonville. She was born March 11, 1928 in Springfield, to Carl and Amelia Stach Kochmann. She married Wilbert D. Alwerdt on November 15, 1947 and he preceded her in death on June 24, 1988. Survivors include two sons, Donald (Susan) Alwerdt of Franklin and David (Manon) Alwerdt of Palm Harbor, FL; four grandchildren, Jessica (Greg)... Read more

Robert  M.  Davies

Robert M. Davies

4/3/2014

Robert M. Davies, 75, of Riverton, IL, died at 7:50 pm, April 3, 2014 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born June 4, 1938, in Pittsburgh, PA to William E. and Elizabeth Morgan Davies. He married Cynthia J. Holt on July 25, 1964, in Quincy, IL and she survives. This year would have marked the couple's fiftieth wedding anniversary.Bob is also survived by his sister, Sue Davies-Yoggerst (Bill "Yogi" Yoggerst) .His parents... Read more

Marjore J. Lemasters

Marjore J. Lemasters

4/3/2014

Marjorie J. Lemasters, 98, of Buffalo Hart died at 6:30 pm, Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Regency Nursing Care Residence. She was born September 6, 1915 in Charleston, IL, to Clinton and Myrtle Echard Brewer. She married Walter H. Lemasters on October 2, 1936 and he preceded her in death on May, 30, 2005. She is survived by three daughters, Nancy Brantly (Fiance', Tom Evans) of Winter Haven, FL, Carolyn (Christopher) McMillen of Toulon, IL... Read more

Diana Shimkus

Diana Shimkus

4/3/2014

Diana Shimkus, 57, of Springfield, died at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at her home. She was born January 28, 1957 in Springfield to Stanley and Mildred Freligh Shimkus, Sr. She was preceded in death by her father; one brother; Stanley Shimkus, Jr. and one sister, Linda Suits.She is survived by her mother, Mildred Shimkus of Springfield; one son, Jason (Fiancé Trista Courtney) Shepherd of Riverton; three grandchildren, ... Read more

James Tucker, Sr.

James Tucker, Sr.

4/3/2014

James Tucker, Sr. 67, of Springfield died at 7:29 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014 at St. John's Hospital. He was born August 29, 1946 in Springfield, IL to Frank and Johanna Pamer Tucker Sr. He married Kathleen Tucker on August 18, 1964 and she preceded him in death on January 20, 2013. He is survived by four children, James (Debra) Tucker, Jr. of Riverton, Robert (Kim) Tucker of Champaign, David (Kathy) Tucker of Lincoln, NE and Nancy ... Read more

Timothy L. Cappelli

Timothy L. Cappelli

4/1/2014

Timothy L. Cappelli, 58, of Springfield died at 8:18 am, Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at his home. He was born September 9, 1955 in Springfield, to Robert P. and Mary Lou Elmer Cappelli.Timothy was of the Catholic Faith. He enjoyed golf and softball, and was a Master Fire Arms Instructor.He worked as a Police Officer and Crash Fire Rescue Fireman at Capital Airport for Twenty-Seven yearsSurvivors include his father, Robert P. Cappelli of... Read more

John "Big Johnny" Dougherty, Sr.

John "Big Johnny" Dougherty, Sr.

3/31/2014

John "Big Johnny" V. Dougherty, Sr., 56, of Springfield, died at 6:33 am, Monday, March 31, 2014 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born May 13, 1957, in Springfield, to William "Bill" F. and Barbara J. Withers Dougherty, Sr. John is survived by one son, John V. Dougherty Jr. of Springfield; one daughter, Tiffany Dougherty of Springfield; thirteen grandchildren, Maleckei, Matahya, John III, Kayne, Natalia, Vada, Jairus,... Read more