Roger S. Rulevish
Roger S. Rulevish, 59, of Tamaroa, passed away at 11:22 A.M., Saturday, October 5, 2002 at the Belleville Memorial Hospital in Belleville.
Roger had worked as a material handler at Sparta Printing Co. and was a farmer. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tamaroa. He was a US Army veteran of the Viet Nam War.
He was born December 22, 1942 at Tamaroa, IL the son of Sam and Caroline Rose ( Buretta) Rulevish.
He married Rita Mary Terveer on November 14, 1969 at St. Libory, IL, she passed away October 7, 1999.
He is survived by a son- Eric Rulevish and wife Dawn of Addieville, a daughter- Shelia Rulevish, two granddaughters- Erica Rulevish and Emmalee Chaney, three sisters- Florence Kozuscek of Nashville, Barb Hogshead of Belleville, Rita Musial of Centralia.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother- Ralph Rulevish, sister- Bernadine Schindeler.
Funeral services were at 10:00 A.M. , Wednesday, October 9, 2002 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tamaroa with Msgr. Melvin Vandeloo officiating.
Friends called from 5 to 8 P.M., Tuesday at the Searby Funeral Home in Tamaroa, the rosary will be recited at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Interment was in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery at Tamaroa.
Friends may make memorials to the Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
Pearl Schweizer, age 76, of Pinckneyville, died Saturday, October 26, 2002 at 6:10 p.m. in the Pinckneyville Community Hospital.
Pearl was born on February 21, 1926 in Cary, Ky., a daughter of Robert and Polly (Tuttle) Holland. She married Traster Schweizer on November 22, 1944 in Richmond, Ind. and he survives. She was a tester at the former M.C.A. Records Factory in Pinckneyville. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pinckneyville and attended the First Pentecostal Church of Pinckneyville.
Survivors include her husband, Traster of Pinckneyville; two sons, Lewis T. and his wife, Louise, of Pinckneyville and Darrell G. and his wife, Shirley, of Swanwick; two daughters, Polly M. Zeigler and her husband, David, of O'Fallon and Cathy M. Schweizer of Carbondale; two brothers, George Holland of London, Ky. and Bobby Holland of Richmond, Ind.; two sisters, Rhoda Puterbaugh and Maggie Napier, both of Richmond, Ind.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and four brothers.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, October 30 at 10:30 a.m. in the Pyatt-Harrawood Funeral Home in Pinckneyville with Reverends Duane Bollinger and George Tharp officiating. Interment was in the Mueller Hill Cemetery, Pinckneyville.
Friends called at the Pyatt-Harrawood Funeral Home, Pinckneyville, on Tuesday from 6 until 9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 8 a.m. until time of services.
Memorials may be made to the Pinckneyville Community Hospital Nursing Scholarship Fund or the Emphysema Association.
Russell E. Stanley
Russell E. Stanley, 69, of Du Quoin, passed away at 2:37 A.M., Monday, October 21, 2002 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion.
Russell was a retired punch press operator at Turco Mfg. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Du Quoin and a Life member of the DAV. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was born January 28, 1933 at Du Quoin, IL the son of Martin Edward and Letha Jane (Kelley) Stanley.
He is survived by a special friend- Doloris Williams of Du Quoin, children- Leslie Anders of Du Quoin, Dennis Loucks of Du Quoin, Donna Howerton of Du Quoin, Lester Loucks of Du Quoin, Dodie Loucks of Du Quoin, Linda Bird of Pinckneyville, brother- Ray Stanley of Du Quoin, two sisters- Imogene Stanley of Du Quoin and Dorothy Rice of Du Quoin, sixteen grandchildren, fifteen great granddchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
Funeral services were at 1:00 P.M., Friday, October 25, 2002 at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin with Rev. Steve Bareis officiating.
Friends called from 5 to 8 P.M. Thursday at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin.
Interment was in the Old Du Quoin Cemetery.
Friends may make memorials to the Second Baptist Church Food Pantry.
Military graveside rites were conducted by Du Quoin VFW Post 513.
Julia Ann Starr
Julia Ann Starr, 56, of DuQuoin, passed away at 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 11, 2002 at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Ms. Starr was a homemaker. She was born June 4, 1946 at Arlington, Ga., the daughter of Willy and Mary (Hughes) Smith.
Surviving are her son, Don Moody of San Antonio, Tex.; daughters, Mary A. Simion of Mulkeytown, Marie Moody of DuQuoin and Rachel Lange of Calamus, Iowa; brothers, Henry Wethers of Zepher Hills, Fla., Henry James Smith of San Antonio Tex. and Clarence Smith of Arlington, Ga. and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother and a grandson.
Funeral services were Tuesday, October 15 at 11 a.m. at Neal-McClure Memorial Chapel with Dr. Rev. John Lewis officiating. Interment was in Sunset Memorial Park.
Friends called at Neal-McClure Funeral Home on Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m.
Raymond G. Szczeblewski
Raymond G. (Ray) Szczeblewski, 83, of Tamaroa, passed away at 5:40 A.M., Friday, October 25, 2002 at the Pinckneyville Community Hospital in Pinckneyville.
Ray was a retired farmer. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church.
He was born April 23, 1919 at Tamaroa, IL, the son of John and Dorothy (Kucharski) Szczeblewski.
He married Edna Mae Cowley in August 1940 at Cape Girardeau, MO and she survives.
He is survived by his wife of Tamaroa, two sons - Ronnie Szczblewski of Tamaroa and Roger Szczblewski of Tamaroa, two daughters - Delores Waligorski and husband Larry of Pinckneyville, Mary Ellen Bird and husband Orange of Pinckneyville, two daughters - Mildred Fisher of Tamaroa and Virginia Wisniewski of Tamaroa, one brother - Joe Szczblewski of Du Quoin, eleven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Funeral services were at 10:00 A.M., Monday, October 28, 2002 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Tamaroa with Msgr. Melvin Vandeloo officiating.
Friends called from 5 to 8 P.M., Sunday at the Searby Funeral Home in Tamaroa.
Interment was in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Tamaroa.
Rosary service was conducted at 7 P.M. Sunday at funeral home.
Friends may make memorials to the Immaculate Conception Church or Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
Kay Ellen Thompson
Kay Ellen Thompson, 55, of Tamaroa, passed away at 11:20 A.M., Thursday, October 10, 2002 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.
Kay was a supervisor at Five Star Industries in Du Quoin, IL. She was a member of Paradise Baptist Church.
She was born November 7, 1946 at Du Quoin, IL, the daughter of Herschel and Evelyn (Baggett) Whitley.
She married Richard F. Thompson on December 28, 1963 at Du Quoin, IL and he survives.
She is survived by her husband of Tamaroa, son - Richard Allen Thompson of Du Quoin, two daughters - Tammy Kay Robertson of Du Quoin, Julie Ann Essary of Tamaroa, two brothers - Gerald Whitley and James Whitley of Du Quoin, sister - Barbara McCrary of Du Quoin, five grandchildren - Tyler Jacob Essary, Colton Scott Essary, Nikki Nicole Thompson, Whitley Ann Thompson, and Braden Michael Robertson.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were at 1:30 P.M., Sunday, October 13, 2002 at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin with Rev. Shaw DeMent and Rev. Claude Hampleman officiating.
Friends called from 5 to 8 P.M., Saturday at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin.
Interment was in the Old Du Quoin Cemetery.
Friends may make memorials to the American Cancer Society.