Pauline Marie Wyatt

Pauline Marie Wyatt, 95, of White Hall, died Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Highland Healthcare Center.

Mrs. Wyatt was born August 13, 1916 in Riverton to Roscoe and Marie Edna (Oliver) Highfill; they preceded her in death.

She married George Edward Wyatt on February 2, 1939 in Bowling Green, MO; he preceded her in death on November 16, 1976.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Vera Emmons and brothers, Eugene and Weldon Highfill.

Surviving are her children, Neil (Vida) Wyatt of Summerfield, Keith (Julie) Wyatt of Las Vegas, NV and Janet (Scott) Reeves of New York, NY; 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Jovett of Minnesota.

Pauline worked as a telephone operator for Illinois Bell before and during World War II and was a homemaker.

She was a member of West Gate Baptist Church in Trenton and a former member of the First Baptist Church in White Hall.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton with Rev. Michael May officiating. Interment will follow in White Hall Cemetery, White Hall, IL

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.

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

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Gerald H. “Jerry” Wellen

Gerald H. “Jerry” Wellen 67 of St. Rose died Thursday May 17, 2012 at his home.

He was born April 23, 1945 in Aviston, IL to Henry and Christine (Rolves) Wellen: they preceded him in death.

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Edith V. “Edie” Lappe

Edith V. “Edie” Lappe 80 of Breese died Wednesday May 16, 2012 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

She was born July 13, 1931 in Beckemeyer to Harry and Erma (Wylie) Frey: they preceded her in death

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Deborah Quitmeyer-Mezo

Deborah D. Mezo (Nee Quitmeyer) of Mt Vernon and formerly of Trenton died Wednesday May 16, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

She was born August 22, 1953 in Breese to Wilma (Meddows) Gerse the late Bernard Quitmeyer.

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Wilbert L. “Pete” Eversgerd

Wilbert L. “Pete” Eversgerd 72 of Breese died Tuesday May 15, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville.

He was born July 25, 1939 in Germantown to Frank and Veronica (Netemeyer) Eversgerd, they preceded him in death.

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Mary Jane Von Bokel

Mary Jane Von Bokel, 74, of Breese died Tuesday May 15, 2012 at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese.

She was born September 27, 1937 in St. Rose Twp., IL to Frank and Anna (Kruep) Henrichs, they preceded her in death.

Also preceded in death by sons Ronald and Kevin Von Bokel, brothers-in-law Art Fuehne, Ferdinand, Paul, Robert and Bernard Von Bokel

She married Ralph Von Bokel June 6, 1956 at St. Rose Church and he survives in Breese.

Also surviving are her children Dale (Cathy) Von Bokel of Pocahontas, Donna Von Bokel of Oakdale LA, Mike (Brenda) Von Bokel of St. Jacob, Daniel Von Bokel of Breese, Ralph (Lora) Von Bokel Jr. of Pocahontas, Jeff (Teresa) Von Bokel of Breese, Geralyn (Dale) Albers of Germantown, Glen (Norma) Von Bokel of Carlyle, Lori (Zahid) Amin of Memphis TN, Lisa (Steve) Helmink of Breese.

37 grandchildren Eric (Maggie), Brittany, Cody, Marcus Von Bokel, Jason Seiffert, Jessica Von Bokel, Amber (Scott) Poettker, Chase, Levi Von Bokel, Kara (Kyle) Hilmes, Jared, Justin Von Bokel, Jacob, Joshua, Jordan Joseph Von Bokel, Alex, Ryan, Emily, Gregory, Derek Von Bokel, Kristen, Matthew, Vivian, Patrick Albers, Aaron, Curt, Brett, Erika, Chad, Allison Von Bokel, Zara, Faris, Zain Amin, Katie, Sam, Nick Helmink.

4 great grandchildren Taya, Reese, Kaylyn, Mandy.

Brothers and sisters Gervase (Dolores) Henrichs of St. Rose, Patricia Fuehne of Damiansville, Roger (Lorraine) Henrichs of St. Rose, Ruth Ann (Art) Rensing of New Douglas, Jim (Carol) Henrichs of Highland.

Sisters-in-law Mary Schulte, Betty VonBokel, Dolores Von Bokel all of Aviston, Helen Von Bokel and Bernice Von Bokel both of New Baden.

Mary Jane was actively involved with the family farm and a homemaker. Member of St. Rose Church and former member of St. Dominic Church and Altar Sodality for 50 years.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday May 19, 2012 at 10:30 am with Fr. Patrick Peter and Fr. Edward Schaefer officiating. Interment St. Dominic-St. Augustine Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday May 18 from 4 to 8 PM and Saturday May 19 from 8 to 10:00 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

Memorials can be made to Clinton County Relay for Life, Mater Dei High School, and Epilepsy Foundation and will be received at the funeral home.

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