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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 28

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Alton Evening Telegraph Thursday, August 24, 1972 B41 Creeling Obituaries Morten Candidates and wives President Nixon brings his wife Pat and al Convention Wednesday night after de- Vice President and Mrs. Spiro T. Agnew livering his acceptance speech. (AP to the podium of the Republican Nation- Wirephoto) In and out of area hospitals St. Joseph's ADMISSIONS Christopher Alton, 113B Manor Garland Fields, 107 B Washington Manor Roy Hopkins, Hartford Dovie Hubner, Brighton Barbara Kent, 210 Dooley Lydia Martin, Jerseyville Agnes St. George, Godfrey Nelson Schmitt, East Alton Erma Stilwell, Bethalto Amanda Valdez, 2309 Crawford Donald Whitlock, 230 George Christy Wuench, 1412 E. 4th Thomas Goodman, Roxana . William Scott, Jerseyville DISMISSALS D a n a p Brockman, Wood River Marlin Bushnell, Godfrey Vickie Cherry, Cottage Hills Marion Faries, Wood River Marcella Frenz, Rte. 1 Minor Gowin, Kane D e m t r a Hamilton, 1802 Market Jeanine Haselhorst, Wood Eiver Norma Heinemeier, Bethalto Donald Huber, 1905 Beall Lena Jackson, 216 W. 7th Debra Losch, East Alton Mary McCoy, 3510 Omega Lisa Rushing, 3601 Coronado Russell Sauvage, 435y 2 Bluff Erma Schwarm, 553 Highland Betty Stone, 514 Eugene John Tompkins,. Godfrey Claude Vance, Bethalto Shirley Vieregge, 1219 Pearl Eula Washpun, 2001 Booker- Alton Memorial Admissions James Sauls, Hartford Mrs. Joan Bandy, 1654 Terra Dr. Otto Schlieper, Hartford Alvin Carter, Wood River Lynn Cooper, 239 Mather St. K a t h e r t n e Black, 2601 Bloomer Dr. Miss Rebecca Gray, East Alton Otto Pellegrini, Glen Carbon Maria Dumey, Godfrey Mrs. Lois Padgett, Staunton Mrs. Virginia Strasen, Edwardsville Hilda Wheeler, 2108 Main Mrs. Jane Elam, Moro Kenneth Elliott, Godfrey Rev. Victor Frohne, Wood River Paul Chase, Godfrey Donald Flowers, Wood River Albert Vassar, 2517 Delia Denise McGhee, 1905 Main Mrs. Mary Johnson, 1715 Maupin Thomas Lively, 503 Stowell Cosette Seal, Grafton Floyd Raglin Jr., 2305 Amelia Walter Blackledge Jr., 3620 Gary Ave. Rachel Fessler, 3019 Ethel DISMISSALS Mrs. Helen Elaine Long, Wood River Bernice Baumann, Godfrey David Webster, 2020 Salu Daniel Dively, Moro Odetta Masters, Godfrey Lela Davis, Brighton Lloyd Reynolds, Bethalto Richard Oiler, Roxana Susie Wulf, Bethalto Angela Welch, Godfrey Ralph Willis, Bethalto Thelma Burgess, East Alton Lyla Seartes, Yinger Nursing Home Amos Gifford, Bethalto Laverne Dooley, Wood River William Staten, East Alton Eileen Wagner, 3849 Horn Wood River Township ADMISSIONS Eugene Clutts, South Roxana Armen Means, Alton Mrs. Bette Hotuiz, Bethalto Clarence Oldendorph, Bethalto Mrs. Wilma Asbury, 576 Grove Mrs. Brenda Hull, Cottage Hills Jerry Hoffman, Venice Mrs. Alma Lakin, East Alton Miss Donna Tarrant, East Alton Roger Williamson, Hartford George Angus Jr., 121 S. Ninth DISMISSALS Hubert Webster, Alton William Springer, Bethalto Mrs. Rose Barnes, 356 Marquis John Broyles, Alton Mrs. Sarah Baker, Alton Carlinville Area ADMISSIONS Louise Holderness, Carlinville Donald Pocklington, Gillespie Harold Herring, Fidelity Sarah Brackman, Staunton Earl Baker, Shipman *: <**» Anita Hendiicks, Gillespie Nora Wood, Plainview Daryll Fritz, Jerseyville DISMISSALS Violet Dunn, Carlinville Sanford Jesse, Palmyra Hulda Rogers, Carlinville Jersey Community ADMISSIONS Marian Blackwell, Fieldon Raymond Sinclair, Jerseyville Theodore Tracy, Jerseyville Linda Eden, Jerseyville Jo Anne Slaten, Jerseyville DISMISSALS Anna Fortschneider, Brussels Linda Hill, Jerseyville Betty Anderson, Hamburg Richard Kurd, Hardin Karen Chappell, Jerseyville Hazel Long, Hardin Ethel Winchell. fieldon John Sprong, Hardin Boyd Memorial (Carrollton) ADMISSIONS John Harr, Greenfield Mrs. Lita Shaw, Carrollton DISMISSALS Mrs. Nona Goode, Eldred Paul Lewis, Medora Mrs. Christine Costel!o, Greenfield George Allen, Kampsville St. Joseph's (Highland) ADMISSIONS Mrs. Mary Garrison, Edwardsville Mrs. Lela Peters, Edwardsville DISMISSALS Richard Harrison, Edwardsville Mrs. Sherry Highly, Rte. 3, Edwardsville George Moelhenry, Edwardsville Mrs. Huth Willig, Edwardsville Miss Mary Young, Edwardsville Staunton Community ADMISSIONS Helen Safko, Livingston Alice Kulenkamp, Gillespie Mary Hcaly, Livingston Betty Knoche, Worden Arlie Ilensley, Staunton Herbert Kuethc, Dorsey Wiliam Harris, Edwardsville Flora Messmore, Worden Mamie Haferkamp, Staunton Ivan DuBree, Worden Jess Maxvill Sr., Staunton Gottlieb Messerly, Staunton Mary Burns, Livingston Walter Fritz, Staunton • Holly Dinwiddie, Wilsonville LeRoy Welch, Staunton DISMISSALS Edward McKinney, Staunton Louis Garbolino, Staunton Suzanne Weber, Livingston Louis Angal, Livingston Ann Masinelli, Staunton Sherry Throne, Bunker Hill Betty Penrod, New Douglas Evelyn Hainaut, Staunton Vester Smith, Bunker Hill Lisa Kirkwood, Staunton St. Francis (LitchficJd) ADMISSIONS William Berg, Mt. Olive Ruth Sauerwein, Bunker Hill Grace Benedetti, Gillespie John Kalvin, Mt. Olive Jamie Anderson, Bunker Hill DISMISSALS Ben Kellebrew, Mt. Olive Laura Lloyd, Staunton Irene France, Livingston Rudolph Paulicka, Livingston Alice Forrler, Bunker Hill Elsworth Eskew, Carlinville Tina Richards, Gillespie Fred Krainz Sr., Gillespie Leo Remer, Gillespie Two thefts ted in Jersey JERSEYVILLE - Loot in two separate burglaries in the county in two successive nights was valued at $600. John Hull of Dow told the sheriff's department that three sets of socket wrenches, a 12-ton hydraulic jack, a 100- foot extension ladder and various other items, valued at $300, were taken Monday night from his farm near Dow. A motorcycle valued at $300 was taken Tuesday night from the yard behind the home cf Isaac Johnson at Rte. 1, Grafton. In other police news, Ben 11. Teney of Rte. 3, Jerseyville, told city police that the tape player was taken from his car while it was parked at the Adams Street truck garage between noon 'and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Also missing were 10 tapes. Entry to the car was made by forcing the door glass on the passenger side. VA counselor to visit SWE twice monthly BUNKER HILL-Charles M. Creeling, 76, of 311 Union St. in Bunker Hill died at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday In Alton Memorial Hospital. He had been ill for the past two years. He lived in Bunker Hill for one year and had previously lived in Dorsey. He was a farmer In the Godfrey-Dorsey area and was retired for the past ten years. He was born Feb. 17, 1896, in Jersey County, was married April 7, 1915, to the former Anna Sellmeier in Godfrey. He was a member of the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Godfrey and the Senior Citizens of Bethalto. Surviving are his wife; three sons, Wilbur of Brighton, Dallas of Godfrey and Allen of Bunker Hill; one daughter, Mrs. Anna Willis of Jerseyville; fourteen grandchildren; two great grandchildren ; two' brothers, Lawrence of Shipman and Clarence of South Roxana; two half-brothers, Paul of Jerseyville and Albert of Fieldon; three sisters, Mrs. Lloyd Seago of Godfrey. Mrs. Robert Stouffer of Steelevflle, Mo. and Mrs. Fredda Fekeith of Chicago; and a stepmother, Mrs. Grace Creeling of Jerseyville. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Gent Chapel with the Rev. Walter Krebs presiding. Burial will be Valhalla Memorial Park. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Thursday at Gent's. Mrs. Alice Morten, 70, of Rte. 2, Galatla, died at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She is survived by her husband, Frank. Also surviving are two sons, Charles of Galatia nnd Joe of Cottage Hills; three sisters, Mrs. Gracie Ellis of Shawneetown, Mrs. Shirley Alice Moore of Lexington, Ky., and Mrs. Theresa Ann Thompson of Wood River; four brothers, Lawrence Hise of Gillespie, Clarence Hise of Omaha, Ralph Hise of Equality and Glen Hise of Ridgway; one sister, Mrs. Gladys Allen of Infield; thirteen grandchildren and one great grandson. Funeral services were held today in Courtney-Sloan Funeral Home in Galatia. Burial was in Jackson Galllatin County. nine grandchildren; and a half-brother, Leonard Richey of Grafton. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at, the First Baptist Church, Grafton, with the Rev. Robert "Kimber presiding. Burial will be in Scenic Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 •p.m. at Burke Funeral Home, Grafton. Slightom the Royal Neighbors in Brighton. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Harold Bott of Brighton and Mrs. Charles Lampert of Philadelphia, Pa.; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Methodist Church and burial will be in Brighton Cemetery, Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today and until noon Friday at Warner Funeral Home in Brighton. Hill Randolph Burl Hill, 65, of Grafton was dead on arrival today at 3:45 a.m. at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. He was an employe of the City of Grafton for 26 years and was born in Deerplain Nov. 26, 1906. He married the former Miss Josephine Wright, Sept. 15, 1937, in Poyner, Mo. Beside his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs.' Jo Ann Shook of Grafton; two sons, Robert and Kenneth, both of Grafton; Ruby S. Slighton, 73, of 106 West Maple St. in Gillespie died at 1:20 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Norma Halteman of Gillespie; two sons, Lester of Mt. Olive and Robert of Lincoln, Neb.; 13 grandchildren; eight, great grandchildren; and two brothers, Berly and Wyatt, both of Gillespie. Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Fri. at Union Funeral Home in Gillespie with the Rev. Theodore Duckies presiding, and burial will be in Gillespie City Cemetery. Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Stafford A former Alton resident, Edward Stafford, 74 died Aug. 31 at 3 a.m. in Champaign. He was the former dean of men at the University of Illinois. lit is survived by his wife, the former Miss May Faulstich of Alton; one daughter, Jeanette Flaningam of Elmhurst; two grandchildren; and two brothers, Walter of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Harold of Denver, Colo. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday Mittendorf Funeral Home Champaign. te r n o o n at Deaconess Hospital, St. Louis. Born Nov. 7, 1918 at Worden, 111., a son of Grover Lamb of Modesta, Calif., and the late Mayme Hoxsey Wisnasky, he was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Lorraine Phillips, in 1963, and is survived by his wife, Rose Ella Edwards Lamb, to whom he was married July 11,1967. Also surviving is a stepdaughter, Mrs. Robert Jurgena of Edwardsvllle; a brother, Miles Lamb of Worden; and a half-brother, Cleve Lamb of Modesta, Calif. He was a member of St. John's Methodist Church and a member of Edwardsville Moose Lodge 1561. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at the Fletcher Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday by Rev. Robert Treat. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Straub at in Robings French Mrs. Edith G. Robings, 93, a Brighton resident for the past 64 years, died at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Alton. She was born in Roodhouse, Aug. 15,1879. She was a member of St. Paul's Methodist Church and Nixon-Agnew talks keep high level; barbs may come later repor A the The last homage A part of the U.S. Navy hand moves out lor a burial site Wednesday in Arlington National Cemetery from the chapel at Ft. Myer, V'a.. as Die body of Adm. Harold K. Stark—the Chief of I'.S. Naval Operations \\hen the Japanese attacked 1'ear! Harbor— rests on a caisson. The Admiral's flai; is in the n;,.li! iorc^romui to precede the caisson. (Al' Vk>iTi»hoto) EDWARDSVILLE benefits counselor from U.S. Veterans Administration will visit Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville twice monthly to answer questions of veterans. John Adamson from the Veterans Administration Hospital in Marion will be available every other Thursday from 10 a.m. unlil 2:30 p.m. in the office of the SIUE vice president for student affairs. He will begin his schedule Au.u. 31. A d a m son said he is p r i in aril y interested in meetiii'j; witli veterans having p r o b 1 e in s with their educational benefits. By WALTER R. MEARS MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Nixon and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew have sounded the keynote of a highroad campaign. The political slugging may come later. But a GOP ticket favored by landslide margins in the polls appears likely to con- .centrate on boasting of its own record and prospects. That formula leaves room for slaps at Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern. But it puts the emphasis where Nixon clearly wants it, on a Republican position he described as reflecting "the great principles we Americans believe in together." As the President and the Vice President formally opened their campaign before t h e Republican National Convention Wednesday night, they had an ample dose of criticism for McGovern — but it wasn't like the old days. And it was Nixon who sounded the offensive against the Democrat from South Dakota. The toughest line of the night was his: "Let us reject the policies of those who whine and whimper about our frustrations and call on us to turn inward." That bit of alliteration could have come from a vintage Agnew speech. For his part, Agnew challenged "the piecemeal, inconsistent and illusory policies of George McGovern," and let it go at that. He cast himself as "the President's man," and he spoke of unity: "For this administration there is only one America." It was the speech of a new Agnew, a man who refrained from so much as a mention of the vandalizing protesters who roamed Miami Beach as the convention met. • In another day, they would have stirred scornful Agnew oratory. And in another campaign, McGovern .would have been one of Agnew's "radical liberals." Traditionally, and particularly in the Nixon-Agnew game plan of the congressional campaign two years ago, the vice president has done the heavy partisan hitting, while the President adopts a loftier political posture. But in the 1972 Republican strategy, both candidates may be cast in the latter role. N ixon's accept mice-speech slaps at the proposals of McGovern — whom he never in e n t i o n e d by name — seemed designed to give him the advantage of the offense even as he defended and advertised his performance and proposals. Two speeches, of course, don't make a campaign. But the evidence points to more of what Nixon and Agnew offered the convention. ./ The Republicans have a lead to preserve, not an obstacle to overcome. That position weighs against a strategy that would produce a running, long-distance debate with McGovern. Of course, if the poll ratings change sharply, Republican tactics are likely to change, too. But with McGovern the underdog, said Sen. Robert J. Dole, the Republican national chairman, the President should not carry the political attack during the campaign ahead. "There might be some reaction against us as the big and powerful," he said. Furthermore, a major theme of the Republican convention — a political exercise designed by and for Nixon — was the recruitment of disenchanted Democrats. That end would not be served by a hard-line campaign. And so, at that most partisan of American gatherings, a national political convention, Nixon talked past the delegates to the television audience, "not as a partisan of party, which would automatically divide us, but as a partisan of principles which can unite us." Roy L. French, 79, of Medora, died today at 4:40 a.m. at St. Joseph's Hospital i n Alton. He formerly operated a shoe repair shop in Alton and Wood River for 17 years and moved to Medora in 1946. He was born in Chandlerville Aug. 12, 1893 and married the former Miss Margaret H. Colston in 1914. He was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Masonic Lodge in Medora and the White Shrine in Gillespie. Beside his widow, he is survived by one daughter, Irene Ruyle of Medora; one grandchild; two great grandchildren; three brothers, David and Elmo of Beardstown and Richard of East Alton; four sisters, Bessie Hurt of Peoria, Gladys Me- C o n n e 11 of Beardstown, Maxine Reidel of Goodland, Kan., and Vivian Michael of Meredosia. Vistation will be after 4 p.m. Friday at Warner's Funeral Home in Medora. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Medora Cemetery. CARLINVILLE - Grace Straub, 80, of Carlinville died Sunday at the Carlinville Area Hospital. She and her husband had celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on Jan. 24. Her husband, Otto, survives. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Wiece Anderson funeral home in Carlinville. Burial was in Mayfield Cemetery. Clarke CARLINVILLE—Mrs. Elizabeth Paul Clarke, 88, died at 3 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Hospital in Rockford. She was born March 17, 1884 in Carlinville, the daughter of Henry John and Caroline Plumhoff Paul. Her husband, Frank M. Clarke, died in January of 1961. She is survived by a son, Harry Donald of Carthage, New York; one daughter Mrs. John (Alice) Glynn of Rock- rord, 111.; 12 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Private funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at ihe Heinz Funeral Home in Carlinville with Dr. Robert Baumann from the United Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in the Carlinville City Cemeteo'. There will be no visitation. Man dies while searching for 3 escapees from IYC Gerson GRAFTON — The head of the Grafton water department and a part-time policeman for many years, Randolph Burl Hill, 65, died early this morning from an apparent heart attack as he and another officer were pursuing three youths who had escaped from the Illinois Youth Commission at Pere Marquette State Park. Hill and Grafton police officer Steve Hayes began a boat search for three youths who escaped from the Pere Marquette facility around 10:23 p.m. and stole a boat at Watson's Boat dock. The youths apparently then stole a second boat that was found near the Grafton boat ramp by Hill and Hayes. When Hill tied up the boat at the ramp he apparently collapsed, after Hayes had left on a motorcycle to check if the one they found was missing at the Arnold Boat Co. When Hayes returned about 10 mintues later, he said he found Hill stretched out on the ramp, apparently dead. Hill was pronounced dead on arrival at Jersey Community Hospital at 3:45 this morning. An inquest and autopsy is pending. The escaped youths were found late this morning in a cornfield in the Nutwood area, with Youth Commission officials trying to capture them. At 7:30 this morning the youths were spotted under the Tender leaf Bridge near Nutwood. Chief Jersey County Deputy William Simpson was called to the scene and stayed for about two hours un^il additional Youth Commission personnel could be called in to continue the search. Grafton citizens have complained about youths stealing cars and boats to make escapes from the Pere Marquette facility and Grafton city officials have been asked to request the Youth Commission either tighten security procedures or relocate the facility out of the area, the Telegraph learned. Mrs. Lillie Gerson, 73, of Golden Eagle died Wednesday in Jacksonville. She was born Sept. 29, 1898 in Calhoun County. Beside her husband William, she is survived by one brother, Bert Wieneke of Golden Eagle. Funeral services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Hanks Funeral Home in Brussels with the Rev. Ronald Kilmer presiding. Burial will be in St. Mathews Lutheran Cemetery in Brussels. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Funeral Home 1620 WASHINGTON Lamb SMITH AMBULANCES ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE EDWARDSVILLE — Woodrow H. Lamb, 53, an operational foreman at Shell Oil Refinery, of 1402 Grand Ave., died Wednesday af- Alton, Wood River, Bethalto HARRY BUCK Charged with burglary Alton police arrested a 52- year-old Hast Alton man and charged him with burglary in connection with the Wednesday night theft of two trucks a quantity of tools and guttering from Gersman & Co. of 2643 E. Broadway. Charged was Kenneth B. Woolsey of 136 Lakeside St., in East Alton. Police first arrested Woolsey at 9:40 p.m. while he was operating one of the Gersman trucks. Police charged Woolsey with operating the motor vehicle with an expired operator's license. Later officers added the burglary charge, alter confirming that a burglary had occurred at Gersman, a policeman suid. Listed as stolen were one two :ind one-hull' Ion truck, a stake bid truck, 12 boxes of guttering, a calculator, and a number of tools, including a power saw. Truck knocks over traffic A St. driver, delivery signal Charles, Mo. truck after making a in Alton Wednesday, tare tiown a traffic signal w:',h his truck at Broadway and Henry Streets, police said. Merle Kdward White. 34, of Rte. 3, St. Charles had backed up at the southwest corner of Broadway and Henry ;m<i was lacing east on Henry Street while making a delivery. When he pulled his truck forward the bed of the ve-hie> hooked a traffic signal an.1 jHilleil it over, police sar.l. \\luie was charged utih destruction of properly. Services 1 pm Friday, Gent Chapel Rev. Paul S. Krebs officiating Burial Valhalla Memorial Park In state at the chapel alter 2 pm Thursday CHARLES M. CREELING Services o pm Friday, Gent Chapel Rev, Walter H. Krebs officiating Burial Valhalla. Memorial Park In state at the chapel after -1 pm Thursday ALICE M. JUTTEMEYER Services 11 am Friday, Gent Chupel Kev. Robert C. Kemper utticmtin^ Burial Upper Allen Cemetery In state at the chapel alter 3 pm Thursday.

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