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2019 03/29 – David O. Ambuehl

David O. Ambuehl, 72, of Simpsonville, SC, passed away on March 9, 2019. He was the President and Owner of Performance Automation. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, March 29, 2019, at noon at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church at 8 Gillin Drive, Simpsonville, SC. A reception with family and friends will…read more »


2019 03/23 – Mrs. Barbara Ann Johnson

Mrs. Barbara Ann Johnson, 76, of Walnut Hill, IL passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Helia Healthcare of Salem surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Johnson was a member of Rick’s Chapel AME Zion and recently joined Second Missionary Baptist Church in Centralia. She worked as a Health Tech at Warren G.…read more »

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2019 03/23 – Jack Kelly Donahoo

Jack Kelly Donahoo, 62, of Independence passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, after a long and hard battle against cancer. On April 5, 1980 he married Connie Jo Havens whom he met in Centralia, IL and later moved to Independence, MO where they raised their family together. During his years in Missouri he made a…read more »

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2019 03/23 – Barbara A. Johnson

Barbara A. Johnson, 76, of Walnut Hill passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Helia Healthcare of Salem. Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia is in charge of arrangements. A celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Second Missionary Baptist Church in Centralia with Rev. Isaac Parker…read more »

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2019 03/23 – Andrew “Andy” S. Gainer

Andrew “Andy” S. Gainer, 77, of Centralia, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at his home. Andy grew up in Bridgeport and came to Centralia in 1969. He received his Associate Degree from Vincennes University, Bachelor Degree at Illinois State University, and Master Degree in Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He was as a Teacher and…read more »

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2019 03/22 – Shirley Jean Hoerchler

Shirley Jean Hoerchler, 68, of Centralia, passed away, Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.  Shirley worked at the Centralia American Legion Post 446 for 18 years as the Bar Manager. She attended St. Mary’s Church in Centralia. Shirley enjoyed shopping, making arts and crafts, and decorating. Her greatest enjoyment was spending…read more »

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2019 03/21 – Lucille Vandeveer

Lucille Vandeveer, age 101 of Salem, IL died March 17, 2019, at The Manor in Salem Woods, surrounded by her loving family. She was married September 15, 1940, in Xenia to Ray Vandeveer and they owned and operated “Nature’s Acres” seed business and farm operation until their sons took over the business. Lucille’s hobbies included…read more »

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