Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Sharon Claire (Brady) Rowden, 83, died at 7:35 a.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Dammert Geriatric Center (The Esquiline at Our Lady of the Snow Shrine) in Belleville, IL.

Darlene C. Sheff, 94, died Thursday, October 1, 2020 in Alton Memorial Rehabilitation and Therapy Center.

James H. Taylor, 75, passed away at 9:11am on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at his residence. 

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Ida Stevens passed away on September 20th, 2020, at the age of 68. Her final days were spent in the care of Evelyn’s House hospice center in the company of her seven siblings.

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Jackie Owen Nelson Jr., 45, passed away at 5:35 a.m. Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at OSF St. Anthony’s Hospital in Alton. 

Marilyn R. Rose, 81, died at 6:05 a.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at her residence.