OBITUARIES

Obituaries Listings

William D. "Doc" Barger, Jr.

William D. "Doc" Barger, Jr.

10/30/2012

William D. "Doc" Barger, Jr., 55 of Sesser, IL died at 7:15 pm Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at home. He was born October 15, 1957 in Litchfield, IL to William David and Ramona Walters Barger, Sr.Surviving are his parents, William David Barger and Ramona Barger, both of Springfield; son, Brian D. Barger of Arizona; sister, Rebecca J. (Louis) Townsend of Indianapolis; nephew, Brandon and niece, Taylor. Mr. Barger was a member of 1st Baptist... Read more

Carol L. Dufner

Carol L. Dufner

10/30/2012

Carol L. Dufner, 80, died at 2:50 pm, Tuesday October 30, 2012, with her husband and daughters by her side, after a seven month battle with gall bladder cancer. She was born on November 28, 1931 in Springfield, to W. Ben and Helen (Nagel) Keefner, who preceded her in death.She graduated from Lanphier High School. She married Carrol Dufner, a high school classmate, on June 7, 1952 and moved to San Antonio, TX, while he was in the Air Force. ... Read more

Robert Haney

Robert Haney

10/30/2012

D. "Dan" Haney, 81, of Springfield, IL, formerly of Springfield, MO, Jacksonville, IL, Naperville, IL, High Bridge, NJ, Oswego, IL, Berkley Heights, NJ, Alton, IL died at 9:41 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at his daughter's home in Princeton, IL. He was born on September 28, 1931 in Chicago to the late Elmore and Patrina Cook Haney, Sr. He was raised in Bureau, IL, and graduated from Hall High School. He married Mildred Cooney of... Read more

John Roland "Chilly" Roscetti

John Roland "Chilly" Roscetti

10/29/2012

John Roland "Chilly" Roscetti, 94, of Springfield, died at 6:02 pm, Monday, October 29, 2012 at St. John's Hospital. He was born October 12, 1918 in Riverton to Nicola and Susan Ciotti Roscetti. He married Lora M. DeVries on February 3, 1951 and she survives. Also surviving are four sons, Dennis (Jan) Roscetti of Wauwatosa, WI, John Richard (Jerilyn) Roscetti of Springfield, Gregory (Barbara) Roscetti of Worms, Germany and Thomas Roscetti... Read more

Alice Fay Esgar

Alice Fay Esgar

10/28/2012

Alice Fay Esgar, 81, formerly of Amboy, died October 28, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. Fay was born Aug. 28, 1931, in Lyons, Kansas. She was the eldest daughter of Warren A. and Edith M. (Williams) Leatherman. Fay moved to Enid, Oklahoma, where she met her future husband, Allan R. Esgar. They were married Aug. 30, 1956 in Enid. The couple lived in West Branch, Iowa, for a period of time before settling in Amboy, Illinois where they... Read more

Robert T. Binegar

Robert T. Binegar

10/27/2012

Robert T. Binegar, 85, of Springfield, died at 6:45 pm, Saturday, October 27, 2012 at St. John's Hospital. He was born July 4, 1927, in Washington, OH to Willard Binegar and Imogene (Cartwright) Binegar. He married Edith Schneider and she survives him. He is preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his good friends Bob (Mary) Sneed of Springfield, IL. and Robert (Helma) Appel of Oakbrook, IL.Robert was a resident of Springfield... Read more

Donald Nathaniel Eastep, Sr.

Donald Nathaniel Eastep, Sr.

10/27/2012

Donald N. Eastep, Sr, 73, of Harrison, AR, died on Saturday, October 27, 2012 in Mayes County, OK, the result of a car accident. He was born December 19, 1938 in Springfield, IL to Paul Eber Eastep and Frances Cathern Gardiner Eastep.His parents and one sister, Rosalie Mae Eastep preceded him in death.Survivors include two sons, Donald (Gwendolyn) Eastep, Jr., of Virden, IL and Derek (Jennifer) Eastep of Columbia, IL; two brothers, Les... Read more

Mary Frances Falls

Mary Frances Falls

10/27/2012

Mary Frances Falls, 83, of Urbana, IL died on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield, IL. She was born February 4, 1929 in Harrison, AK to Andrew Jackson and Lillian P. (Green) Jones. She married Luther T. Falls on September 23, 1950 and he preceded her in death on November 24, 1999.She was also preceded in death by her parents and brother, Bill Jones.Mary is survived by two daughters: Kim (Mitch)... Read more

Helen F. Sullivan

Helen F. Sullivan

10/27/2012

SPRINGFIELD-Helen F. Sullivan, 89, died at St. John's Hospital at 5:50 am Saturday October 27, 2012. She was born October 1, 1923 in Springfield Illinois to Carl H. and Helen C. Metzger Staab. She married Joseph "Joe" Sullivan in January of 1944 and he preceded her in death in May of 2009. Also preceding her in death were her parents, three brothers, James, Richard and Bill and a daughter, Molly.Surviving are her two daughters, Mary Cullen... Read more

Herbert "Herb" Short

Herbert "Herb" Short

10/26/2012

Herbert Eugene Short, 87 of Springfield passed away on October 26, 2012 at Concordia Care Center in Springfield. He was born September 5, 1925 near Wapella, Illinois, the son of Earl N. and Opha Catterlin Short. He married Cara Von Drake in 1956 in Lincoln, Illinois.He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Gerald Lund of Cedar Falls, Iowa.He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Cara Short, three sons: Mark Short of... Read more