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Gauge Eager

Gauge Eager, of 3000 Lindell, Quincy, died Monday, August 27, 2012 at 10:36 pm in Blessing Hospital. He was born August 27, 2012 in Quincy, the son of Kyle and Jessica Pray Eager. Services: Private services are planned.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery Memorials:  Trisomy 18 Foundation or Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep (NILMDTS) Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements. … [Read more...]

Gerald Zoller

Zoller, Gerald

Gerald David Zoller, son of William F. & Carrie Lee (Lindsay) Zoller, was born at home on September 23, 1919 in rural Columbus, Illinois. The family moved to Southwest Iowa and settled in the Sharpsburg area in 1936. In 1942, his parents purchased a farm southeast of Clearfield where he lived and farmed. On August 12, 1941, Gerald entered the US Army Air Corp. He received his schooling at Chanute Air Base in Chanute, IL. He spent the … [Read more...]

Richard “Dugan” Donald

Donald, Richard

Richard B. "Dugan" Donald, age 84, formerly of Quincy, passed away in Belleville, Il on Thursday, August 23, 2012. He was born on August 17, 1928, in Quincy, the youngest son of David and Lorena Bushnell Donald. Dugan was married to Naomi Birchfield from June 18, 1949 until her death on March 3, 2004. He was a 1946 graduate of Quincy High School, and a 1948 graduate of Gem City Business College. After graduation he worked for the Santa Fe … [Read more...]

Katherine M. “Katie” Spilker

Spilker, Katherine

Katherine M. "Katie" Spilker, age 90, of 1811 S. 24th, Apt. RR, Quincy, died August 22, 2012, at 11:40 am in Sunset Home. Katherine was born May 25, 1922 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Stephen J. and Theresa Schnetzler Vahlkamp.  She married Harold Spilker on August 13, 1941 in St. Louis, MO. He survives. Katie worked at Pierson's in Quincy as an inspector. She enjoyed bowling and playing cards. She went to Las Vegas 17 times. She … [Read more...]

Laura Mae Thomas

Thomas, Laura

Laura Mae Thomas, age 96, of 301 Cherry, died August 20, 2012, at 6:57 pm in her home. Laura was born March 4, 1916 in Versailles, Illinois, the daughter of Eldredge E. and Maude Mae Rigg Thomas. Laura worked hard all of her life in various industries including: factory work, retail sales, housekeeping, and home health care. Most importantly, she was a home maker. Laura loved all of her nieces and nephews, and she enjoyed spending time … [Read more...]

Warren Bringaze

Bringaze, Warren

Warren Eugene Bringaze, age 85, of Plainville, IL, retired co-owner of K&B Builders died at 4:47 pm in Blessing Hospital on Friday, August 17, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Warren was born in Quincy, IL on January 10, 1927, the son of Frank and Alma Bosse Bringaze. He graduated from Quincy Senior High School in 1944 and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He entered the service in June of 1945, and was in the last unit trained as … [Read more...]