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Althea B. Sharp-Thomas dies at 64

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 7:43 am

Althea B. Sharp-Thomas, 64, of Edwardsville, Illinois (formerly of Monroe City), passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at the Hannibal Regional Hospital, Hannibal. She was born Sept. 28, 1950, in Hannibal, the daughter of Clifton J. and Arthea Howard Sharp. She was a graduate of Shelbina High School, Shelbina. She was a member of the Monroe City Second Baptist Church, Monroe City, where she was also a member of the

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  • Former rural Hannibal resident, James Allen Schmidt, 64, dies February 8

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 7:40 am

    James Allen Schmidt, 64, of Coatsburg, Illinois, formerly of rural Hannibal, passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 at his home. James was born Oct. 18, 1950, in Quincy, to Walter Henry and Louise Elizabeth Echternkamp Schmidt. Survivors include a son, Jacob Schmidt, of Monroe City, a brother, Terry (Connie) Schmidt of Palmyra, and a sister, Charlene Coulson of Palmyra. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mr. Schmidt was

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  • Edna Mae Perry, 91, of Palmyra dies

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 7:37 am

    Edna Mae Perry, 91, of Palmyra, passed away Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home, surrounded by her family. Edna was born Dec. 24, 1923, in Monroe City, to Charles and Mary A. Geist Vollrath. She married Milo L. Perry March 8, 1941, in Paris, Missouri. He preceded her in death March 29, 2010. She is survived by children: Henry (Doris) Perry of Flatonia, Texas, Sarah (Larry) Edmunds of Palmyra, Shirley

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  • Christopher Lanham, of Saint Charles, dies at 63

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 7:02 am

    Christopher Lanham of Saint Charles died on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the age of 63. Loving husband of Debby Lanham; beloved son of the late Robert Glennon and Nellie Ann Lanham; devoted father of Joey Lanham (Justin Dyer) and Jarad Lanham; cherished grandfather of Nellie Ann Dyer; dear brother of Charles, Robert, Geoffrey, Mary Kay, Elizabeth, Eric, Jeaniene, Nicholas, Maureen and Karen, Christopher was also a dear uncle, cousin,

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  • Marilyn R Hathaway Claus, of Monroe City, dies

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 6:56 am

    Marilyn R. Hathaway Claus, 72, of Maywood (formerly of Philadelphia), passed away Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at the Monroe City Manor, Monroe City. She was born Oct. 13, 1942, in rural Marion County, the daughter of Oney Lewis and Cleo Miller Hathaway. She was a graduate of Marion county R-2 School, Philadelphia. She was a lifelong member of the Pearidge Community Church, rural Marion County. Marilyn worked as a nurse

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  • Harlan Reth dies at 68

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 9:01 am

    Harlan “Harley” Reth, 68, of Monroe City, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at his home. Services will be held at a later date in Iowa. Harley was born on June 2, 1946, in Delhi, Iowa, the son of Charles F. and Clara (Quint) Reth. On Dec. 20, 1986, Harley married Jodi Osterkamp in Iowa; she survives of the home. Along with his wife Jodi, Harley is survived by a daughter,

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  • Irene Josephine Muenks, of St. Martins, dies at 75

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 8:55 am

    Irene Josephine Muenks, 75, of St. Martins, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born June 8, 1939, in Bonnots Mill, Missouri, the daughter of the late Joseph John and Opal Louise (Bonnot) Schmid. Irene was a 1957 graduate of Fatima High School in Westphalia. She was united in marriage on April 9, 1967, at St. Louis of France Catholic Church in Bonnots Mill,

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