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Rine, Samuel Russell

Vandalia Leader Newspaper


Samuel Russell rine, a well known citizen of Vandalia, died at 12:15a.m. Tuesday, July 4th, in his home at 1526 W. Randolph St., at the age of 69 years, 11 months, and 16 days, death came after an illness of almost a years duration. Immediate cause of death was hemmorage and exhaustion.

A retired farmer, Mr. Rine formerly lived in Bear Creek township but had lived in Vandalia around 20 years. He was born in Sandusky County,Ohio, July 18, 1880, a son of the late James Monroe and Alice (Shadler)Rine.

Mr. was first married Miss Etta Mills, who preceded him in death.He is survived by his second wife the former Mrs Hariet Benefield, whomhe married in Vandalia Sept. 10, 1932.

Besides his wife he leaves the following children, Mrs. Nellie Bruger, of Woodstock; Ivan Rine and Arthur Rine, both of Vandalia, and Mrs. Hazel Connor, of Woodstock. Two children, Mrs Alice Carter and 1st Leut. Floyd Rine, preceded him in death. The latter died suddenly just a few years ago while driving back in his car to his army post at ScottField.

Mr. Rine is survived by brothers Rollin Rine, Villa Grove; James Rine, Vandalia; Frank Rine, of Taylorville, and Nathan Rine, Villa Grove,and by sisters Mrs. Mettie McMillan, Brownstown; Mrs. Maggie Wilbur, Assumption, and Mrs. Eve Bethards, Vandalia. He leaves 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Vandalia Pentecostal church, the Rev. J. H. Reeter officiating.
Burial will be in Fairlawn cemetery,
Hunter funeral home in charge.


Wesley F. Robb Dies

Wesley F. Robb, 79, passed away Monday at 5:45 a.m. in the Salem Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. Mr. Robb was a retired farmer. He was born October 6, 1888, the son of Robert C. and Hannah (Swift) Robb.

Funeral services were held Wednesday (today) at 1:30 p.m. from the Linton Funeral Home with Bro. Neal Kenley officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.

Survivors are his wife, Esta, one daughter, Mrs. Mildred Hammer, Bridgeport; one son, Harold, of Charleston; seven brothers, Glen, Salem; Thurman and Mack, Kinmundy; Roy, East Lansing, Mich.; Lloyd, Lansing, Mich.; Robby, Owosso, Mich.; Lester, Gurnee; three sisters, Mrs. Betty Cheadle, Calif.; Mrs. Rhea Morrill, Tucson, Ariz.; Mrs. Dora Kline, St. Joseph, Mo.; six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Kinmundy Express (July 18, 1968)



Spade, Maysie Irene

Maysie Rine, 79
Maysie Irene Rine, 79 Brownstown died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 1984 In Fayette County Hospital, Vandalia. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Clagget Funeral Home,
Brownstown with the Rev. Ivan Rine officiating. Burial was in Griffith Cemetery, Brownstown.

Mrs. Rine was born May 1904, In Fayette County, daughter of Fred and Martha Lansford Spade.
She married Isaac "Ike" Rine on Dec. 1931, In Olney. Surviving are her husband, daughters, Mrs. Harold (Helen) Henrichsmeyer and Mrs. Donald (Mary) Wasser, both of Brownstown, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.


Stine, William Monroe

William Monroe Stine, son of Adam and Anna E. Stein was born in Fayette County, Illinois November 5, 1860. He departed this life at the home of his son, J. Elmer Stine, near Lakewood, Illinois, at 7:40 P. M.Sunday, April 6, 1930, at the age of 69 years, 5 months and 1 day. He was one of a family of 19 children and grew up to manhood on afarm near the place of his birth, and in after years was one of the main factors in the building of St. James. He has spent practically all of his life in or near St. James, but since the death of his beloved companion, he has made his home with hisson Elmer. On November 5, 1882, he was united in marriage to Nancy Matilda Lowry. To this union were born four children, two sons and two daughters. The daughters, Myrtle and Ruth having preceded their father in death.

In early manhood he gave his heart to God and united with the United Brethern Church. In the year 1900 he sought and obtained the experience of holiness and in 1902 united with the Free Methodist Church, remaining a faithful member until the close of his earthly life.

He has been in poor health for more than five years and for the past eight weeks has been confined to his bed. He was a good man. He lived his religion, was a patient, kind and loving. He was a joyful Christian and his end came joyously. Just two or three hours before the end came the glory of heaven illuminated his
features and in a short time the messinger came and he went home to be with Jesus whom he loved so well.
He leaves to mourn their loss, two sons, Sterling Otto Stine of St.James, Illinois, and James Elmer Stine of Lakewood, Illinois, who with his loving companion have so lovingly cared for their father, eleven grandchildren, one great grandchild, two brothers and one sister besides multitudes of other relatives and friends.


Viola Mahon

Viola Mahon, 89, of Vandalia, died at 6:15 p.m. Friday, May 18, 1979, in Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care Center.

I Funeral services were held at 11:30 p.m. Monday in Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, with the Rev. Ivan Rine officiating. Burial was in South Hill Cemetery, Vandalia.
Mrs. Mahon was born July 12, 1889, in Otego Township, daughter of Charles and Polly Mahon Smail. She married R.C. Mahon on May 18, 1910. He died March 24, 1969.

She was a member of First Christian Church, Vandalia, and a 50-year member of Eastern Star.

She is survived by one foster daughter, Mrs. Otis (Evelyn) Mills of Vandalia: one brother, Fred Smail of Vandalia; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Ogelsby of Granite City and Mrs. Bessie Hamilton of St. Elmo.

She was preceded in death by one son, one brother and one sister.



An Adams Township Pioneer Mrs. Nancy Rine died at her home in Adams township Saturday night at 10 o'clock after an illness of 13 weeks, aged 81 years, 4 months and 14 days.

The funeral services were held at the Union Church Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, Rev. J.H. Haldeman officiating, and the burial was made in the cemetery adjoining.

Those who attended from a distance were Frank Rine and children of Bowling Green and David Weiker, a brother, of Bloomdale.

Mrs Sarah Weiker Rine was born in Lehigh county, Pa., July 3, 1836.

At the age of 8 years she moved to Adams township, in which neighborhood she actually spent her entire life.

She was one of ten children.

At the age of 18 years, Dec. 21, 1854, she was married to Nathan Rine, who passed on some years ago.
To this union were born nine children, two of whom are deceased.

Those who are living are Monroe and John Rine of Brownstown, Ill., both of whom were at their mother's bedside, Fletcher Rine and Mrs. Nancy Rine of Greensprings, Frank Rine of Bowling Green, Mrs. Clara Hintz and G.W. Rine of Adams Township,



Gilbert Wilber

"He died at age 82 leaving five children: Mrs Juanita Thonka of Kenosha,WI, and Mrs Monda Kimberlin of Brownstown; Emory of Hammond and Russell and Charles of Decatur; brothers John and Clifford of Decatur and Orville of Texas; 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren"


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