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Cheyenne N. Fender

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Written by Administrator Monday, 25 March 2013 15:02

Cheyenne N. Fender, age 17, of Wilmington, IL., passed away suddenly on March 12, 2013 as the result of an auto accident.  
She is survived by her loving parents Shawn (formerly of Altamont) and Jennifer Fender ;  sister, Alexander Fender.  She was the cherished granddaughter of Pamela Copley, as well as Maxine and the late Lloyd Fender of Altamont.
She is also survived by her two aunts, Lori (Buddy) Mitchell and their children, Heather and Hannah Mitchell of St. Elmo. Vicki (Bob) Elder and their children, Zakk and Helen Elder of St. Elmo; two uncles, Kenneth (the late Tami Fender) Phillips of Brownstown and their children, Rachel Stone of Stewardson, Brandon Phillips of Vandalia, and Shelby Spence of Brownstown; one uncle, William Hal (Kim) Fender and their children Haley, Kaely, Jessica and William Fender all of Vandalia and many other aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous relatives.  
While Cheyenne lived in Wilmington, IL., she listed St. Elmo as her hometown on her Facebook page.  She leaves behind many close friends from St. Elmo as well.
A memorial visitation took place on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Anderson Memorial Chapel, in Romeoville, IL., from 3 - 7 p.m., services concluded with the visitation, cremation rites to be accorded.
To send a memorial gift to the family of Cheyenne N. Fender go to www.andersonmemorialchapel.com/store/.

 

Floyd E. Dean Tharp

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Written by Administrator Wednesday, 13 March 2013 08:11

Floyd E. “Dean” Tharp, 70, of St. Elmo, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013 at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield.
Funeral service was at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Freedom Reigns in Christ Church, St. Elmo. Burial with military rites by St. Elmo American Legion Post #420  followed in Spring Hill Cemetery, Louden Twp., Fayette Co. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m Wednesday at C & A Pagel Funeral Home, St. Elmo and 1 hour prior to service time at the church. Memorials are requested to donor’s choice.
Dean was born in Pike Co., IN the son of Floyd J. and Laura (Price) Tharp. He married Judith C. Wolfe on June 27, 1965 at Shiloh Country Church, Hazleton, IN.
Dean was a retired truck driver for Putnam Trucking. He was a US Air Force Staff SGT. veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He enjoyed NASCAR, truck racing, gardening, working in the yard, fishing, auctions, and collecting Coca Cola memorabilia. His favorite thing was having children around especially his grandchildren. Dean was affiliated with the Assembly of God Church.
Surviving are his wife; Judy, sons; Kevin (special friend, Lea Reynolds) Tharp, Keith Tharp all of St. Elmo, and Denny (special friend, Raychael Orr) Tharp of Brownstown, mother in law; Ruby Wolfe of Princeton, IN, daughter in law; Sherri (Jason) Tharp Einhorn of St. Elmo; brother; Donel (Peggy) Tharp of Alta Vista, VA, sisters; Mary Case, Amelia Adams, Patty (Ed) Craig all of Princeton, IN and Ruth (Jesse) Hall of Hazleton, IN, brother in law; John Denning of Princeton, IN, 10 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sons; infant James Dean and Devin Tharp, grandson, Andrew Tharp, sister; JoAnn Dunning, and father in law; Ross Wolfe.
 

Stanley Glen Brady

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Written by Administrator Wednesday, 13 March 2013 08:01

Stanley Glen Brady, 85, of St. Elmo passed away at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.
A Memorial service celebrating his life was held at C & A Pagel Funeral Home, 100 N. Olive St, in St. Elmo, on Saturday, March 16, 2013.  Services were at 11 a.m. with visitation at 10 a.m., and officiated by Pee Wee Denton.  Memorials go to Friendship Manor Nursing Home in St. Elmo, or donor’s choice.
Stanley was born on July 1, 1927 in Dixon, IL. John and Annetta (Owen) Brady. He Married Elizabeth L. Conley on December 24, 1949 in Carmi, IL.
Stanley had a very exciting life. He drilled oil wells around the world.  Some places he worked were SW U. S. A., Guatemala, Saudia Arabia, North Africa and the North Sea off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland.  His lifelong ambition was to fly.  He attained that goal and obtained his commercial license.  While in Aberdeen he owned and operated a flying service.
He is survived by brothers Daniel Ward (wife Alberta) Brady of St. Paul, Minnesota, Harold Keith (wife Norma)Brady and brother-in-law, William Dagen, also numerous nieces and nephews.
Proceded in death by his wife, parents, brothers John Dwight, James Niel and sister Alice Catherine Dagen.
   

Linder Joe Laue

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Written by Administrator Wednesday, 13 March 2013 07:53

Linder Joe Laue  65 years old of  Beecher City,  died on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 10:45 p.m. at the Palm Terrace of Mattoon.
Funeral Services were conducted  Monday morning  March 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Kull Funeral Chapel, Altamont with the Rev. Willie Deuel of the First United Methodist Church officiating.
Visitation for family and friends was held from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at the Kull Funeral Chapel, Altamont, Illinois
Burial Rites were conducted at the Hubbartt Cemetery, rural Beecher City immediately following the funeral service.
Linder Joe Laue was born November 24, 1947 in the Mark Greer Hospital, Vandalia, Illinois.  He was the son of Ellery and Vera (Niehls) Laue.  He graduated from Beecher City High School, attended Eastern Illinois University and graduated from Southern Illinois University with a BA degree.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy.  Joe enjoyed his recreational life.
For those who prefer Memorials  they may be directed to the Beecher City Veteran’s Memorial.
He is survived by His two son; Joey Elijah Laue of Trowbridge, Cody Linder Laue of Beecher City, one daughter; Virginia (husband, Matt) Poston of Effingham, and her children Avery, Nicholas, Elijah, Sophia and Maria. Two brothers; Randy Jay (wife, Karen) Laue of St. Elmo, Billy Dale (wife, Tim) Laue of Manchaca, TX. as well as five grandchildren, several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by His Parents  and one brother in infancy.        Online condolences may be expressed at www.kullfuneralhome.com for they are assisting the family.

 

Michael L. Klincar

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Written by Administrator Wednesday, 13 March 2013 07:40

Michael L. Klincar, 51 of St. Elmo, passed away on February 28, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. in Louisville.
A prayer service for Michael Klincar was held on March 10, 2013 beginning at 4:15 p.m. at Young Funeral Home in Greenville. Memorials may be sent to the St. Lawrence Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.youngfh.net.
Michael L. Klincar was born April 11, 1961 in Belleville, to Russell Gene and Teiko (Takasugi) Klincar.  
Michael took over the Country Harvest Restaurant in St. Elmo.  After years in the restaurant business he decided to step down and went to work at Quebecor World Printing in Effingham.
Mike had a big heart and was one of the nicest people you would meet.  His favorite things included motorcycles, gardening, grilling, fishing and his beloved dog Missy.  He was artistic and drew beautiful pictures.  He also had a nack for fixing anything he touched.
He is survived by his parents; daughter, Tori Dawn Carrell of Copperas Cove, TX, son; Derek Klincar of Hillsboro, brother; Dr. Thomas Klincar of Killeen, TX and two grandchildren.
   

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