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Thelma Degitz

Degitz, Thelma

Thelma Mae Degitz, age 95, 2130 Harrison, and formerly of 1811 So. 24th, died on Friday, September 14, 2012, at 5:10 a.m. in Good Samaritan Home. She was born August 13, 1917 in Jacksonville, Illinois, the daughter of Russell L. and Alma Mae Woodall Oliver. On August 18, 1936, she married F. Oliver Degitz. He preceded her in death on December 4, 1994. Mrs. Degitz was a member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ and a member of … [Read more...]

Ivan W. Mitchell

Mitchell, Ivan

Ivan W. Mitchell, age 91, of Mount Sterling and formerly of Quincy, died on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 5:40 pm in Heritage Health in Mount Sterling, Illinois. He was born May 1, 1921 in Hale, Missouri, the son of Carl and Della Lehew Mitchell. On October 22, 1942 he married Margaret E. Rinehart in Palmyra, Missouri. She preceded him in death on January 24, 1989. As a young man Ivan worked on the family farm. He owned and operated the … [Read more...]

Gloria Faith Peters

Peters, Gloria

Gloria Faith Peters , age 88, formerly of 2106 S. 23rd in Quincy, died September 12, 2012, at 2:25 pm in the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. Gloria was born June 25, 1924 in Hardin, Illinois, the daughter of Philip H. and Goldie Blackwell Stumpf. She married Fred Antone Peters on September 6, 1947 in Batchtown, Illinois. He preceded her in death on April 16, 2011. Gloria and Fred farmed in Calhoun County, IL, for many years. For many … [Read more...]

Lohretta J. Eads

Lohretta J. Eads , age 51, of Sunset Home, formerly of 1824 State, Quincy, died September 11, 2012, at 1:50 am in Blessing Hospital. Lohretta was born September 24, 1960 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of S. John and Frances J. Bloom Eads. Lohretta attended Quincy High School. She graduated with Honors from Quincy University. She worked for several years as a lab technician at Quincy Medical Group. Lohretta loved animals. She had three … [Read more...]

Abbie Holzgrafe

Holzgrafe, Abbie

Abbie D. Getto Holzgrafe, age 94, of 2130 Harrison, died Monday, September 10, 2012 at 3:55 pm in the Good Samaritan Home.   Abbie was born June 11, 1918 in Novinger, Missouri, the daughter of Frank and Lucia Clara Faletti Getto. She married William "Bill" A. Holzgrafe on October 3, 1944 in Kirksville, MO. He preceded her in death February 7, 1978.   Abbie graduated from Novinger High School in 1935 where, in addition to … [Read more...]

Dale Mathews

Mathews, William

Dale Mathews, age 78, of 9220 Rock Quarry Rd., Quincy, died September 9, 2012, at 7:10 pm in his home. Dale was born December 5, 1933 in Stillwell, Illinois, the son of Roy and Lucretia McCune Mathews. He married Martha Ruth Piper on July 5, 1953 in Quincy. She survives. Dale worked for Wareco Oil Company for 44 1/2 years. He retired as a Station Manager on December 31, 1995. He attended New Beginnings Church in Quincy and was a former … [Read more...]