Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 8, 1960 · Page 7
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

Alton, Illinois
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Monday, August 8, 1960
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MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 1900 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE SfcVEN Obituaries A. Stillwell James Albert Stilwell, 43, of At. 1, Godfrey, an employe in the purchasing department of Owens-flltnoia Machine Manufacturing Co., at Godfrey, died unexpectedly early Sunday morning. Mr. Stilwell became itl shortly after he had retired Saturday night and was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital where he succumbed about an hour after his arrival there. Death apparently was due to a heart ailment. He had been employed hy Qwens-lHinoil for the past eight years and had resided in Godfrey during that time. A son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther A. Stilwell, he was born April 23, 1917, at Staples, Minn. He had resided at Carlinville for seven years previous lo moving to Godfrey. He was a member of the Church of Christ at Pearl, and belonged to International As- sociation of Machinists Local 090. Surviving are his wife; two daughters. Roberta and Elizabeth, at home; three sons, Rich* ard. Ralph, and Albert, at home; a step-con, Robert Oansz, Carlinville; a grandson; a brother. Denton. Sweet Home, Ore., and two sisters, Mrs. John Swann. Poster-burg, and Mrs. Logan Smith, Twin Bridges, Mont., a sister, Mrs. Nellie Boren, died in 1937, and a brother, Wilbur, in 1957. The body is at Smith Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 p.m. today and until 11 a.m. Wednesday when it will be taken to Pearl to Church of ( Christ for rites at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Green Pond Cemetery. Mrs. Black JERSEYVILLE — Mrs. Shirley Ann Black, 20. wife of Leroy Black, was found dead at her home in Fidelity early Sunday ALTON JatneN A. SttllwHI 2:00 <j.m. Wednesday Church of Christ Pearl, Illinois WOOD RIVER Margaret Anna Patterson K.30 p.m. Tuesday Assembly of God Church Bant Alton Thomas W: Whipple 10:00 ajn. Wednesday Funeral Home DID YOU KNOVV! 1. Assets or Piosa FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS and Loan, the home of *E. I. P.'s, increased mbre than $1/500,000.06 during the Six Month Period ending June 30, 1960. 2. You are an *E. I. P. at Piasa First Federal. * Extremely Important Percon Plasa First Federal STATE & WALL STS. PHONE HO 5-2555 morning, the victim of a fun- shot wound, apparently self-inflicted, according to information glten to Sheriff Howard Perdun of Jersey County. Perdilfl nald he w,is informed by Mrs. Blftck's husband. 8 worker at McDonnell Aircraft Co.. St. Louis, that he found his wife dead upon his return home from work Sunday night. Blank told Perdun that he arrived home shout 2 a.m. and sat down and read the paper ns was his custom, before retiring. He found the body of his wife when he went to the bedroom. The former Shirley Ann Wedger. Mrs. Black was bom Dec. 9 1939. in St. Ixwls, a daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. James Wedger Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a son, Michael David, and two daughters, Lucinda Lee and Linda Ann, and her mother. Funeral rites will be conducted Wednesday at Ellington. Mo. The body was moved Sunday night from Jacoby Bros. Funeral Home to Pewitt Funeral Home at Ellington. A. F. Hubbard CARROLLTON - Arthur F. Hubbard, 72, a retired government employe, died Sunday in San Antonio. Tex., at his home. He had been 111 for two years. The body will be taken to Simpson Funeral Home, Carroll- ion. Wednesday morning. The funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. in San Antonio. Graveside services will be held a I Carrollton City Cemetery at 3 p.m. Wednesday with the Rv?v. Darwin Rolens officiating. Hubbard was born in Pittsfield and had lived in San Antonio for the past 35 years. His wife is the former Annis Black of Carrollton. Also surviving is one .sister, Mrs. Laura Sunderland of Delhi; one brother and two foster sisters, Gladys and Helen Coffin, both of Springfield. W. Burroughs Sr. City. Born here .Time 13. 1884, a son of the late Judge Benjamin R. and Mary Judy Burroughs, h* was married Aug. 14, 1912, to Miss Elizabeth C. Springer, fatally Injured In the Aug. 2 highway mishap. After attending Edwardsville High School and McKendree Col- Ingo at Lebanon. Mr. Burroughs graduated from the engineering school at thp University of flli- nofs. and In 1907 was one of the founders of the Triangle Engineering Fraternity at the university. In 1908 he was a member of the U.S. Olympir team in the weight division, at the Olympic games in England. A former coach and teacher In the public schools at Moline, 111., he later served in those capacities and as principal in the Detroit, Mich., school system for 30 years, and was a referee for high school sports events and a Big 10 conference official during that period. Upon his retirement he returned here to make his home with his wife 13 years ago. Surviving are a son, Wilbur G. Burroughs Jr., Tucson, Ariz., and a granddaughter. He was a member of St. John's Mothodist Church here. Funeral services are to be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Memorial Chapel by the pastor, The Rev. Clyde Funkhouser, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at Lesley Marks Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Tuesday. iMrs.UelenCrimm Mrs. Helen Grimm, of 3003 Watalee, died at 8:30 a.m. today in Jewish Hospital, St. Louis., where she had been a patient for several months. The body is at Staten Chapel where funeral arrangements are pending. Miss Becker CARROLLTON — Miss Anna Becker, 80. formerly of Carroil- ton, was found dead in bed Sat- EDWADSVILLE - Wilbur Gor-; urday at a home for the age d in don Burroughs Sr., 76. of Ft. Rus-j st . Louis where she had been sell Township, a native of Edwardsville and a retired school administrator, teacher and coach, died at 8:10 p.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth's Hospital at Granite City of injuries incurred last Tuesday in an automobile accident in which his wife was killed. His wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Springer Burroughs, 73. incurred fatal injuries when the automobile driven by her husband went out of control and struck a bridge making her home. Miss Becker, who was born here in February, 1880, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Becker, has been in St. Louis more than 40 years. The body was brought to the Simpson Funeral Home here. Miss Becker is survived by five brothers and four sisters and they are Lawrence, Louis, Valentine, and John Becker of Carrollton, and Joseph Becker abutment on Rt. Ill, just south!of Hertick, and Miss Helen of Lakeside Airport near Granite j Becker, Mrs. Frank Hansen and SUMMER FURNITURE SALE! ALUMINUM FOLDING YACHT CHAIR . . . ALUMINUM FOLDING CHAISE LOUNGE . . . $^88 6 ALL METAL CHAIR OR ROCKER . ALUMINUM INNERSPRING CHAISE LOUNGE . . . . 26- OAK.CANVAS YACHT CHAIR . . SO68 OAK.CANVAS CAMP STOOL WITH BACK , $109 OAK•CANVAS RECLINER CHAIR . . HAMMOCK and METAL STAND $Q8S 8 4.FOOT and 5-FOOT REDWOOD PICNIC $QM $1/\ SETS %7 and 111 4-FOOT and 5-POOT OAK PORCH SWINOS .... »nd 11 ILL NMMEI FUIMIME REDUCED! Mrs. Mark Carmody, Carrollton, and Mrs. Bradley Robinson of Burbank, Calif. The funeral will be Tuesday at 9 a.m. in St. John's Catholic Church and burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited tonight at 8 at Simpson Funeral Home. Mrs. Strecpcr Mrs. Albie Streeper of Oakland. Calif., widow of Robert H. Streeper, died Saturday. July .TO. according to word received by Alton relatives. Her husband was a brother of the late C. N. Streeper of Alton and formerly was associated with his brother in the Streeper Funeral Homes. The family formerly resided at 2400 Edwards St. Before coming to Alton Mrs Streeper resided in Chicago. She is survived by one daughter and four sons. She was the aunt of Judge I. H. Streeper 111 of Alton. Burial took place in Oakland Aug. 3. C. L Sherwin WHITE HALL — In declining health for several months Clay L. Sherwin, 64, died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at his home near here. A native of Scott County, he was born on Oct. 18. 1895, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sherwin. He was married to the former Miss Mildred Gibler on Dec. 22, 1919. He is survived by his .widow, Mildred, and his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sherwin. The body is at the Dawdy Funeral Home, where rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Ruth Nicklin will officiate. Interment will be in the White Hall Cemetery. Arthur Nelson JERSEYVILLE —Arthur Nelson, a retired grocer and former resident of Alton, died Saturday at his home, at Dow. He was 74. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Nelson, he was born July 11, 1886. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Clara Nelson; two daughters. Mrs. Hazel Stubblefield, Edwardsville, and Mrs. Catherine Chromister, Hardin; four sons, Charles and Emmett, Alton, and Harry and Robert, Dow, and a sister, Mrs. Stella Noble, Wood River. Funeral rites will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Salem Church by the Rev. Leroy Lyle. Burial will be in Valhalla Memorial Park. The body is at Jacoby Bros. Funeral Home where friends may call after 2 p.m. Monday. Wayne Milner MEDORA — The body of i Wayne Milner, 45, of Chicago, j who died Saturday at Hammond, find., where he had been em-i ployed, has been brought to jjerseyville for funeral rites and burial. I The body is at Jacoby Bros, i Funeral Home where rites will be conducted Tuesday at 4 p.m. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville. Surviving Mr. Milner are his wife, the former Calista Rice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Rice of Medora; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Milner Sr., Jerseyville; a sister, Mrs. Milford Whitlock, Jerseyville, and two brothers. Homer, Godfrey, and Harry Jr., Alton. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Peebles and Mr. and Mrs. V. C. Stanton left Saturday for Chicago after learning of the death of Mr. Milner. Mrs. Peebles and Mrs. Stanton are sisters of Mrs. Milner. Powers Infant Graveside rites for the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Powers of 3427 Agnes Blvd., were conducted tt 9:30 n.m. today in Upper Alton Cemetery by the Rev. Turner. Pending the committal ftt*« the body was at Gent Chapel. The baby was pronounced dead at birth Saturday at 9:15 p.m., in Alton Memorial Hospital. Surviving in addition to her parents are a sister, Dana Carol; the maternal grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crawford, Alton, and the paternal grandparents. Orville Powers, East St. Louis, and Mrs. Ruth Kelsie, Alton. Mrs. Patterson In falling health for the past 14 years, Mrs. Margaret Anna Patterson, 74. died Saturday at 4 p.m., at her home. 761 East Woodland Ave., East Alton. She was the wife of Thomas J. Patterson. Mrs. Patterson was born at I Bluffs, Aug. 27, 1883, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Wedking. She had resided at Bluffs until 37 years ago when she moved to East Alton. She was married at Jacksonville, Aug. 30, 1920, to Thomas J. Patterson. Surviving In addition to her husband are a daughter, Mrs. Blanche Staton, Rosewood Heights; a son, Juel, East Alton; a brother, Harry Wedking, Meredosia; two sisters, Mrs. Lula Thompson. Bluffs, and Mrs. Elizabeth Dickman, Meredusia, and three grandchildren. Mrs. Patterson was a member of Assembly of God Church, East Alton, and funeral rites Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. will be conducted in the church by the Rev, Otis Cooper. Burial will Be in Valhalla Memorial Park. The body is at Smith Funeral Home, Wood River, where friends may call until 11 a.m., Tuesday, when the body will be taken to the church. H. C. Raker CARROLLTON — Henry G. Raker, 84, died at 10 a.m. Sunday in Towerview Nursing Home, where he had been a patient for the past eight months. A native of Germany, he was born on Dec. 22, 1875, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman A. Raker. He came to Carrollton 60 years ago. Surviving are two sons, Henry J., and Donald, both of Carrollton. His wife, the former Miss Mary Brinker, died in 1937. Friends may call at the Mehl Funeral Home after 7 p.m. today. Rites will be conducted at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. John's Church. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Thomas W. Whipple Rites Set Wednesday Funeral rites for Thomas William Whipple, 59, an em- ploye of Alton State Hospital, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Smith Funeral Home, Alton, with the Rev. C. L. Gruver officiating. Interment will be in Upper Alton Cemetery. Friends may call at thr funeral home after 7 p.m. Tuesday. Mr. Whipple was found dead at 8:20 a.m. Saturday at his jhome. 2613 Humbert St. Death jwas due to a heart seizure. John L. Hermes Rites Conducted Funeral services for John L. Hermes, 69, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Smith Funeral Home, followed by interment in Upper Alton Cemetery. Members of Brighton Odd Fellows Lodge No. 366 conducted brief rites in the funeral home Friday evening. Pallbearers were Harold and Robert Hermes, Raymond. Lloyd and Herman Bockstruck Jr., and Earl Schmidt. Wilkins Speaks At Edtvardnville Church Sunday EDWARDSVILLE - State lto*t Degree NEW HAVBW, CWil. MM Yate University twartted! an honorary <l«*le« of <teofBf of divinity on the Rev. Dr. Ret*Un Clark Fry. pre?H«nt of the United Lutheran rhurch and a -*«•.! T leader of the World Council of lnstru r u ?"IChurche S . tt's his 17th honorary L ee * ™, J{ George T. Wilkins discussed importance of education in com batting alcoholism as guest pul- his residence here, recently won pit speaker for the pastor the i wide acclaim for an article on Rev. John P. Emig, now on va-jthe suhjert in a national maga- cation, at the 10:15 a.m. servirejzine devoted to scientific edu^. Sunday at First Presbyterian; cation in combatting alcoholism Church. land drug addiction in the Mat* Supt. Wilkins, who maintains | and nation. HAY-FEVER Poffeo A/Jergy Sufferers •YMA- wntMttaT JSJwi raa to brejjthe ^ly-Hjop. *•«£•£» MMlnMMyMM, T«ae«boySYNA-^IUL^yowrtoj-oriftii MATMiMd br ana*. Tnr it today. IT ML THRIFTY DRUB STORES The canal at the entrance of Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela, is being deepened to take oil tankers up to 60,000 tons, Caracas learns —- a three-year job. 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