From Our Files
December 22, 2021
Issue of Dec. 19, 1996
A daughter was born to Jon and Kenni (Rowen) Biernath of Staunton on Nov. 19 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.
A daughter was born to Tony and Anna (Tooley) Fritz on Nov. 29 at Alton Memorial Hospital.
A daughter was born to Kevin and Margie Barrett of Staunton on Dec. 17 at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.
John and Juanita Kleeman of Staunton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 21.
Vera A. Sievers (65) of Staunton died Dec. 12 at Community Memorial Hospital.
Lorraine E. Ulrich (87) of Dorsey died Dec. 13 at Alton Memorial Hospital.
Roy George Hassler (93) of Mt. Olive died Dec. 15 at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.
Lillianne Zirges (77) of Worden died Dec. 14 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo.
Issue of Dec. 20, 2006
The Staunton school district was invited to join the Prairie State Conference. Currently they are part of the South Central Conference.
A son was born to Brett and Chris Ahring on Oct. 25.
A daughter was born to 1 Lt. Julio and Mindy (Miller) Reyes on Oct. 25.
Obituaries: Lorene Sophie DeVries (95), Staunton, died Dec. 14; Dixie L. Leonhardt (61), Highland, formerly of Worden, died Dec. 14; Jacob J. Klein (90), Staunton, died Dec. 15; Arthur Niehaus, Jr., (79), rural Mt. Olive, died Dec. 11; Dolores D. Lollar (80), Gillespie, died Dec. 11; Vanda M. Heitman (72), Gillespie, died Dec. 14; Gerald S. “Pickles” Smith (87), Benld, died Dec. 16; Dorothy Repovsch (93), Falls Church, Va., formerly of Livingston, died Dec. 11; Margaret Bauer (93), Staunton, formerly of New Douglas, died Dec. 17; Lloyd J. “Muggs” Moreland, Sr., (85), Staunton, formerly of Edwardsville, died Dec. 16.