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2020 04/08 – Dennis Ray Hamson

2020 04/08 – Dennis Ray Hamson

Dennis Ray Hamson of Belle Rive went to his heavenly home Sunday morning, April 5, 2020, with his loving family by his side. Dennis proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1962 – 1965. He retired from Rend Lake College and grain farming. He was a member of the Belle Rive Missionary…Read more »

2020 04/08 – Patty Bell Hettenhausen

2020 04/08 – Patty Bell Hettenhausen

Patty Bell Hettenhausen, 80, of Centralia, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020 at her home. Patty worked at Little Fuse for 32 years until she retired. She enjoyed sewing, working on puzzle books, cooking, baking, and going camping. Patty was an avid Chicago Cubs Fan. She cherished the time she spent with her family. Due…Read more »

Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets

Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets What’s the difference? What do these terms mean for you?   Provided by MidAmerica Financial Resources   The COVID-19 outbreak has put tremendous pressure on stock prices, prompting some investors to blindly and indiscriminately sell positions at a time when the entire market is trending lower. Worried investors believe “this…Read more »

2020 04/05 – Thelma L. Martin

2020 04/05 – Thelma L. Martin

Thelma L. Martin, 93, of South Carolina, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 1:45 pm March 31, 2020 at her daughter’s residence in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Mrs. Martin was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Private Family Service will be held. Interment will be held at…Read more »

Spotting Credit Trouble

Spotting Credit Trouble How to check for problems. Provided by MidAmerica Financial Resources   Americans aged 45 to 54, who have credit card balances, carry an average debt of $9,096 per individual.1   The wise use of credit is a critical skill in today’s world. Used unwisely, however, credit can rapidly turn from a useful…Read more »

2020 04/07 – Dale Heiden

2020 04/07 – Dale Heiden

Dale Heiden, 85, of Flora and formerly of Hord, passed away at 7:29 pm on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at his home in Flora.  Mr. Heiden was a pipefitter for many years with Geneva Construction in Aurora. He proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Dale was a member of the…Read more »

2020 04/04 – Alice M. Lawson

2020 04/04 – Alice M. Lawson

Alice M. Lawson, age 66 of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Central City, passed away at her home on April 1, 2020. A Memorial Service for Alice M. Lawson will be announced at a later date. Crouse Funeral Home in Salem is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.CrouseFH.com or on the…Read more »

Believe It or DON’T

Believe It or DON’T

Believe It or DON’T   On this day in 1513, explorer Juan Ponce de León claims Florida for Spain as the first known European to reach Florida.   Believe It or DON’T   On this day in 1902, the first motion picture theatre opened in Los Angeles with the name Electric Theatre.   Believe It…Read more »

2020 04/04 – Shawn Groff

2020 04/04 – Shawn Groff

Shawn Dean Groff, 45, of Sandoval passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at his home. Shawn was a 1994 graduate of Sandoval High School. He was devoted to his family and made many great memories with each one of them. Shawn held awesome video game skills and loved sharing this hobby with his son, Adam.…Read more »

2020 04/03 – Alice Joan Laur

2020 04/03 – Alice Joan Laur

Alice Joan Laur, 89, of Centralia, formerly of Woodlawn, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. Alice was a member of the former Mt. Zion Church in Ashley, IL. Due to recent health concerns, a private graveside service for Alice Laur will be held at Mt. Zion Cemetery…Read more »