Martha M. Wobbe

Martha M. Wobbe 84 of Breese died Sunday April 29, 2012 at her home.

She was born May 22, 1927 in Breese to Alvin and Lenore (Bingham) Holtgrave: they preceded her in death.

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Beatrice A. “Bea” Grapperhaus

p>Beatrice A. “Bea” Grapperhaus, nee Huelsmann, 88, of Breese, died Monday, April 23, 2012 at Carlyle Health Care Center.

Mrs. Grapperhaus was born March 9, 1924 in St. Rose to Anton and Rose (Schrage) Huelsmann; they preceded her in death.

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Irene B. Zurliene

Irene B. Zurliene (nee Mannhard) 94 of Trenton died Monday April 23, 2012 at Cedar Ridge Nursing Home in Lebanon.

She was born December 24, 1917 in Helvetia Twp., IL to John and Mary (Luber) Mannhard; they preceded her in death.

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August H. Vonder Haar

August H. “Augie” Vonder Haar, 72, of St. Rose, died Thursday, April 19, 2012 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Mr. Vonder Haar was born February 4, 1940 in Breese to Rose (Thole) and August Vonder Haar, Sr.; they preceded him in death.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by sisters, Mary Louise Vonder Haar in infancy, Eugenia “Jeanne” Meyer, and Bertha Fuhler; brothers, Robert, Francis, and Vincent Vonder Haar all in infancy; and brothers-in-law, Gene Beckmann, Al Maue, Larry Meyer, John Fuhler, Frank Kluemke, and Tony Peltes.

He married Patricia Kluemke on October 8, 1963 at St. Dominic Church in Breese; she survives in St. Rose.

Also surviving are his children, Dale (Lynn) Vonder Haar of Highland, Doug (Bernice) Vonder Haar of Breese, Duane (Debbie) Vonder Haar of Highland, Craig (Linda) Vonder Haar of St. Rose, and Chad (Jill) Vonder Haar of St. Rose; 15 grandchildren, Hayley and Emily Vonder Haar, Justin, Jason, and Jordan Vonder Haar, Tyler, Payton, and Colton Vonder Haar, Hunter, Logan, Aftyn, and Colin Vonder Haar, and Ashlyn, Caitlyn, and Lauryn Vonder Haar; sisters and brothers, Veronica Beckmann of St. Rose, Leona Maue of St. Louis, Alphonse (Pat) Vonder Haar of Greenville, Edward (Joann) Vonder Haar of St. Rose, and Charles (Lorraine) Vonder Haar of Carlyle; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Bert Kluemke of Breese, Betty (Norb) Buehne of Aviston, Charles “Chick” (Mary) Kluemke of Ottawa, Carol “Mickey” (Lester) Beer of Breese, Kathy (Dennis) Keeven of Highland, and Lori (Norb) Tebbe of Breese; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Augie was a self employed Dairy, Beef, Grain, and Hog Farmer. He was a member of St. Rose Church and Men’s Sodality, St. Rose Development Club, former volunteer for the St. Rose Fire Department, Clinton County Farm Bureau, and Dairy Farmers of America.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, April 23, 2012 at 2:00 PM at St. Rose Catholic Church in St. Rose with Fr. Edward Schaefer officiating. Interment will follow in St. Rose Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 2:00-6:00 PM and again on Monday, April 23, 2012 from 11:00 AM-1:30 PM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

Memorials can be made to Mater Dei High School or St. Rose Church and will be received at the funeral home.

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Nancy E. McGinn

Nancy E. McGinn 68 of Trenton died Sunday April 15, 2012 at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese.

She was born August 1, 1943 in Taylorville to Clyde and Ruby (Goodall) Kiefer: they preceded her in death.

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Marjorie L. Norris

Marjorie “Margie” L. Norris, nee Sim, 91, of Breese, Illinois and formerly of Evanston, Wyoming, died Sunday, April 15, 2012 at her residence in Breese, Illinois.

She was born September 15, 1920 in Evanston, Wyoming to James Sidney Sim and Charlotte M (Sims) Sim; they preceded her in death.

She married Robert H. Norris on May 20, 1942 at Salt Lake City Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah; he preceded her in death December 12, 2000.

Also preceded in death by a son, Robert Chris Norris; sons-in-law, John Eldridge and Anor Limb; and brothers, Arthur, Charles, and Jack Sim.

Surviving are her children, Glenna Eldridge of Breese, Illinois, Mary Lou (Guy) Jandreau of Kaysville Utah, and Charlotte Limb of Evanston, Wyoming.

10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

She worked as a waitress, a clerk at Maverick Service Station, and helped her mother operate a dress shop all in Evanston, Wyoming.

She was a member of the Fourth Ward Latter Day Saints Church in Evanston, Wyoming.

Funeral services will be held on Friday April 20, 2012 in Evanston, Wyoming.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese, Illinois.

Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home.

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