OBITUARIES

Obituaries Listings

Barbara Ann Riggins

Barbara Ann Riggins

8/20/2009

SPRINGFIELD - Barbara Ann Riggins, 53, of Springfield died at 10:46 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at her residence.A memorial gathering will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of memorial services at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home, with the Rev. Rick Irwin officiating.Memorials may be made to the Animal Protective League or Brother James Court. Read more

Dorilee Brewer

Dorilee Brewer

8/19/2009

SPRINGFIELD - Dorilee Brewer, 74, a resident of Springfield since 1957, died at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at her home.She was born Aug. 26, 1934, in Jacksonville, the daughter of Raymond and Hilda Long Hardy. She married Allen H. Brewer on Aug. 15, 1954.Her parents preceded her in death.Mrs. Brewer was a manager at Park Tower Apartments for 28 years, retiring in May 2009. She was a member of First Christian Church.Surviving are... Read more

Joseph P. Sandhaas

Joseph P. Sandhaas

8/19/2009

SPRINGFIELD - Joseph P. Sonny Sandhaas, 79, of Springfield died Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at 1:35 a.m. at St. Joseph's Home. Joseph was born September 4, 1929, in Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Elizabeth Boehner Sandhaas. He married Anna Marie Eck in 1954; she preceded him in death on April 4, 1987. He is survived by four children, Kari Sandhaas (husband, Mike Matejka) of Bloomington, Robert (wife, Anne)... Read more

Evelyn Louise Petitt

8/18/2009

SPRINGFIELD - Evelyn Louise Petitt, 82, of Springfield, IL died at 4:45 a.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2009, at St. John's Hospice. She was born February 28, 1927, in Springfield to the late John and Helen Prohaska Jacober.She is survived by two sons, five grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two sisters and several nieces, nephews and cousins.A private graveside service will be held at Camp Butler National Cemetery with Dr. Richard Brady... Read more

Nina M. Dennis

Nina M. Dennis

8/17/2009

SPRINGFIELD - Nina Margine Dennis, 80, of Springfield died at 1:14 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, at St. John's Hospital.She was born March 19, 1929, in Chambersburg Township, Pike County, the daughter of James Oscar and Nina Richards Dennis.She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Winifred Dennis Downey, Myra Dennis Lehar, Jane Dennis Reese and Virginia Dennis Roate; and a brother, Robert Dennis.She is survived by numerous... Read more

Mary E. Ingram

Mary E. Ingram

8/15/2009

SPRINGFIELD - Mary E. Ingram, 87, of Springfield died at 12:40 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009, at Heritage Manor.She was born March 2, 1922, in Missouri, the daughter of Clarence Ray and Bessie Mae Sanders Irvin. She married Ogan Ingram in 1950; he preceded her in death in July 1970.She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Delbert Ray Irvin and Pearl Leland Irvin; and a sister, Sarah Jane Shipley.She is survived by a... Read more

Quentin G. Nevill

Quentin G. Nevill

8/15/2009

Quentin G. “Cherokee� Nevill, 85, died at 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2009 at Auburn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Auburn, IL. He was born on March 1, 1923 in DuQuoin, IL to George and Sadie Mottsinger Nevill. He lived in Springfield most of his life until he moved to Auburn. He is preceded in death by his parents; one son Norman and one grandson.Cherokee is survived by two sons: Mike Nevill of Springfield, IL and George ... Read more

Paula Jerdon

8/14/2009

SPRINGFIELD - Paula Jerdon, 85, of Springfield, formerly of Metropolis, died at 11:10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village.She was born Oct. 11, 1923, in Quincy, Fla., the daughter of Marion H and Pauline Paula McCandless Whitton. She married William E. Jerdon in 1946; he preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 1997.She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Marion F. Whitton.She is survived by a... Read more

Virginia Mae Atkins

Virginia Mae Atkins

8/12/2009

SPRINGFIELD - Virginia Mae Atkins, 87, of Springfield died at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at St. John's Hospital.She was born May 13, 1922, in Springfield, the daughter of Herbert L. and Anna Rose Veseling Pierce. She married Lambert C. Atkins in 1942; he preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 1996.She was also preceded in death by her parents and a great-granddaughter, Shannon Flynn.She is survived by a daughter, Judith (Sy) Baker... Read more

Barbara J. Mahler

Barbara J. Mahler

8/12/2009

PLEASANT PLAINS - Barbara J. Mahler, 72, of Pleasant Plains died Wednesday, August 12, 2009, at St. John's Hospital. She was born April 11, 1937, in Cherokee, Iowa, the daughter of Oscar and Olga Anderson Smith. She married Theodore W. Mahler, also form Cherokee, Iowa, in 1956 at Mount Olive Baptist Church in rural Cherokee, Iowa.She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Pleasant Plains, the Pleasant Plains 50 Plus Club, Ladies Breakfast... Read more