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Hungate, Dorothy Nell Wilson - Hannibal  
Dorothy Nell Wilson Hungate departed this life Sunday (Nov. 16, 2014) at the age of 91 after an illness of several months. Dorothy was born Nov. 11, 1923, in Bowling Green, a daughter of Kirby and Lena Dunbar Wilson. She attended Eagle Point and Edgewood elementary schools and Bowling Green High School, graduating in 1941. She married her high school sweetheart, Bill Hungate, April 13, 1944, in Lebanon, Pa., where he was stationed in the Army. Her family attended the Bowling Green Presbyterian church where she was baptized. She showed an early aptitude for music and was blessed with a beautiful soprano voice. She graduated from University of Missouri in 1945 and was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She and Bill resided in Cambridge, Mass., from 1946 to 1948 where she worked as program director for the YWCA and established the first integrated women's program. She taught school for many years in Troy, helping start the first kindergarten there. She was active in clubs including Carillon Music Club, Anna Day Federated Women's Club, Congressional Wives' Club, International Club, United Methodist Women and PEO. She participated in the Walk to Emmaus in Quincy, Ill. She enjoyed singing in choir and performed as a soloist for church, civic clubs and Democratic party events. Though not enthusiastic about Bill's entry into politics, she became an able and supportive political wife during Bill's 12 years in Congress, maintaining homes in both Troy and Alexandria, Va., during his time in Congress and participating in many political events. She was very faithful in her support to her husband, both during his time as a United States congressman and as well as his time as a United States federal district court judge. They returned to Missouri in 1976, living in Town and Country until Bill's death in 2007. She was a member of Salem Methodist Church in Ladue. In 2011, she moved to the Fountains in Ellisville. She was lovingly cared for at Brooking Park in Chesterfield from June of this year until her death. She enjoyed music, gardening, painting, playing bridge, following the Cardinals and cooking. Her apple pies were legendary. "Dottie" was a loving mother and grandmother...a Christian in the truest sense of the word -- kind, loving and charitable. She believed in justice and equality and was a lifelong Democrat. She made friends easily, and her friends included members of all ages, races and creeds. She was at peace during her final illness, saying "I've had a wonderful life. Sometimes death is a blessing." Hers was a life well-lived. She will be missed by her many friends and loved ones, but her greatest wish would be for us not to look back in sadness, but to remember her with joy and to live as she did....with love, strength, courage and kindness. She is survived by her son, David (April) of Bethpage, Tenn.; her daughter, Katie Wood (Branson) of Hannibal; her granddaughter, Allison Wood (Adam Starkweather) of Brooklyn, N.Y.; her grandson, Bennett Wood (Karen) of Austin, Texas; her grandson, Noah Hungate (Libby Tollefson) of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; her grandson, Matthew Hungate (Lisa) of Nashville, Tenn.; and her honorary grandson, Mark Dickman, of Las Vegas, Nev. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her parents, Kirby and Lena Dunbar Wilson; and her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Leonard Wathen and Maude Williams Hungate SERVICES: A private graveside service will be held. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in Salem in Ladue United Methodist Church, 1200 S. Lindberg Blvd. with the Rev. Shelia Bouie-Sledge conducting. VISITATION: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home, Bowling Green. MEMORIALS: Salem in Ladue United Methodist Church, St. Louis, or donor's choice. ARRANGEMENTS: Mudd-Veach Funeral Home, Bowling Green. WEBSITE: www.muddveach.com . Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com .
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Nov. 18 to Nov. 20, 2014
Irving, Brice  
Brice Irving, 63, of Quincy, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in St. Louis. The Hansen-Spear Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Nov. 25, 2014
Irving II, Brice L. - Quincy  
Brice L. Irving II, 63, of 421 Jersey, Apt. C, died Monday (Nov. 24, 2014) in Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Brice was born June 19, 1951, in Jacksonville, a son of Brice L. and Margaret Mary "Mike" Evans Irving. He married Susan Petry on Feb. 12, 2013 in Blessed Sacrament Church. She survives. Brice was a 1970 graduate of Pittsfield High School, where he played baseball and football. He was employed by Ameren for his entire career of over 30 years. Brice was a lineman and was actively involved in the IBEW union. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Parish. He was an avid fisherman as well as a dove and duck hunter. He enjoyed watching college football. Brice loved blues music and traveled every year, with Susan, to the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, Ark. In addition to his wife, Brice is survived by his mother, Margaret Mary "Mike" Irving of Pittsfield; two daughters, Morgan Irving of Austin, Texas, and Lindsey Irving of Melbourne, Fla.; two stepchildren, Melissa (John) Greenwood of Anabel, Mo., and David (April) Bickhaus Jr. of Prattville, Ala.; two grandchildren, Willow Bryce and Rowan Le Hoelscher, both of Melbourne, Fla.; six stepgrandchildren, Audrey, Gillian, Johnny and Bradley Greenwood, Karen Lee, and Bobbi Sue Bickhaus; a brother, Brett (Karen) Irving of Pittsfield; four sisters, Rita Irving of Lake in the Hills, Becky Ghrist of Pittsfield, Theresa (Dave) Cooley of Pittsfield and Kelly (Joe) Fackelman of St. Louis, Mo.; his devoted companion, Cujo Jimmy Dean Irving, his Boston Terrier; mother-in-law, Mrs. Elizabeth McGuinness of Conyers, Ga.; two brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews. Brice was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Margaret Mary "Miki" Irving. SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, followed by a funeral Mass at Blessed Sacrament Parish, with the Rev. Michael Kuse conducting. VISITATION: 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, in the funeral home. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Blessing Cancer Center or Quincy K9 Connection. ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors. WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com . Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com .
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Nov. 26 to Nov. 28, 2014
Johnston, Gary Ray  
Gary Ray Johnston, 66, of Hannibal, died Nov. 18, 2014. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the James O'Donnell Funeral Home, Hannibal.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Nov. 20, 2014
Jones, Mark Lawrence  
Mark Lawrence Jones, 63, of 811 Cherry, died Nov. 22, 2014, in the Intensive Care Unit of Blessing Hospital. The Duker and Haugh Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Nov. 25, 2014
Kaden, Donae Ramona  
Donae Ramona Kaden, 54, of Palmyra, died Nov. 19, 2014, in her home. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel, Palmyra. Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. prior to the services in the funeral home.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Nov. 21, 2014
Kaessen, Karen  
Karen Kaessen, 55, of 1308 S. 18th, Quincy, died Nov. 22, 2014, in her home. The Hansen-Spear Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Nov. 23, 2014
Kaessen, Karen Sue - Quincy  
Karen Sue Kaessen, 55, of 1308 S. 18th, Quincy, died at 2:156 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 22, 2014) in her home. Karen was born Nov. 30, 1958, in Quincy, the daughter of Wayne Edward and Carol Sue Hempelman Kaessen. She was a graduate of St. James Lutheran School and the Quincy Senior High School with the Class of 1976. Some of Karen's favorite jobs were driving a stacker at Gardner-Denver, running a printing press at Colt, bartending at the Anchor Bar and working in the stockroom for 20 years at Diemakers in Palmyra, Mo. Karen enjoyed traveling the world with family and friends, relaxing on the Mississippi River, going to classic rock shows, and taking care of animals. She especially loved hanging out with her three nephews, "Kaptain" Zach and his wife, Nena, "Master" Victor and "King" Kylor Kaltenbach. If you are planning to come by for a visit, don't dress up. Just wear your best T. Survivors include her mother, Carol Sue Kaessen of Quincy; her sister, Linda (Daniel) Kaltenbach of Quincy; three nephews; three aunts, Dorothy Stratman, Phyllis Wolter, and Kay (Ernie) Hamlin; and several other aunts, uncles and cousins. Karen was preceded in death by her father, Wayne Kaessen; her paternal grandparents, Edward and Minnie Kaessen; her maternal grandparents, Carl and Edna Hempelman; an aunt, Bonnie Peters; and uncles, Harold Peters, Bill Esswein, Hardin Stratman and Robert Wolter. SERVICES: 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with the Rev. Marlin Rempfer officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Quincy. VISITATION: Noon to 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. MEMORIALS: Quincy Humane Society or St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church. ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com Condolence may be expressed online at www.whig.com
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Nov. 24 to Nov. 26, 2014
Kiser, Arlene - Warsaw  
WARSAW, Ill. -- Alta Arlene Kiser, 89, of Eureka, formerly of Warsaw, died 12:15 a.m. Monday (Nov. 17, 2014) at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka, where she had been a resident. She was born on April 18, 1925, in Quincy, a daughter of Luther and Hazel Miller Sauble. She married Dean Schaad Kiser on Aug. 12, 1944, in Warsaw. He died March 22, 1982. Arlene was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Warsaw, Rocky Run Ladies Aid and the Warsaw Senior Citizens Club. She also served as an election judge for many years and was a 4-H leader in the past. She enjoyed sewing and quilting as her hobby. Surviving are three children, Robert Dean (Linda) Kiser of Gainesville, Texas, Virginia Lynn (Don) Williams of Clayton, N.C., and Carol June Newtson of Eureka; seven grandchildren, Dean Kiser, Jim (Courtney) Kiser, David (Mary Grace) Williams, Joseph (Allissa) Williams, Mark (Sara) Williams, Sarah Keim and Rachel (Richard) Reeb; and five great-grandchildren, Wade Kiser, Virginia Grace Williams, Elijah Williams, Hannah Williams and Kayleigh Keim. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, William Sauble; one infant sister, Charlotte, and one infant great-granddaughter, Molly Jean Kiser. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, in Lamporte-St. Clair Funeral Home in Hamilton. Her grandson, the Rev. Mark Williams, will officiate. Burial will be in Wythe Presbyterian Cemetery. VISITATION: One hour prior the services on Friday, Nov. 28, at the funeral home. MEMORIALS: First Presbyterian Church in Warsaw. ARRANGEMENTS: Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. WEBSITE: www.argoruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com .
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Nov. 21 to Nov. 23, 2014
Kohn, Charles L. "Chuck"  
Charles L. "Chuck" Kohn, 65, of Macon, formerly of Bethel, died Nov. 24, 2014, in University Hospital, Columbia. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in Bethel Christian Church. Burial will be in Bethel Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, in the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home IN Shelbina.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Nov. 26, 2014
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