Obituaries o-s002, Macoupin County IL ©1998-2011

Obituary of Adolph F. SCHNEIDER., Rev, Macoupin County Illinois ©2002 Chris Grove-Surgis

Name of Deceased: SCHNEIDER, Adolph F., Rev 
Name of Newspaper: Daily Enquirer 
Date of Obituary: January 27, 1914 
Obituary: The Rev. Father Adolph F. SCHNEIDER is dead at his home in Edgewood, Ill., and the funeral will be held from St. Joseph's church in this city, Friday morning, January 30, at 10 o'clock. Father SCHNEIDER was the pastor of St. Joseph's church for a few months following the late Father ADER, and though he was here but a short time endeared himself in the hearts of his parishioners. So far as is known he has no relatives in this country. His remains will be brought to this city and will lie in state in the church. 

Obituary of Herman Julius Frederick SCHNEIDER, Macoupin County Illinois  © 2006 Submitted by Crystal Jensen
Name of Deceased: SCHNEIDER
, Herman Julius Frederick
Name of Newspaper: Kinmundy ILL Express
Date of Obituary:
Nov. 21, 1929
Obituary: Herman SCHNEIDER, Sr. was found dead at his home north of his city Thursday by his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Herman SCHNEIDER, Jr. The cause of death was apoplexy. Services were held at the Evangelical Church in Farina with interment in Farina Cemetery. Herman Julius Frederick SCHNEIDER was born Sept. 9, 1855 in West Prussia, Germany and died Nov. 14, 1929. At the age of 7 years, the family emigrated to America settling in Staunton in Macoupin Co., Ill.
In 1876 the family moved to Fayette Co., Ill. settling on a farm near Farina. Two years after settling here, he married Miss Lena KNAUER, and they began housekeeping on the farm where Mr. SCHNEIDER remained until his death. His wife died March 19, 1915. 10 children were born: Emma, Lena, Herman, Tillie, William, Ida, Bertha, Adolph, Minnie and Frieda, but 6 have died.
He was instrumental in the forming of the telephone company of which he was a member. Surviving are 3 daughters: Mrs. Henry JASPER, Mrs. August JASPER, Mrs. Walter MILLER; 1 son, Herman SCHNEIDER Jr.; 1 brother, William SCHNEIDER, and 6 great-grandchildren.

Obituary of Mrs. A. D. SCHOEN, Macoupin County Illinois ©2002 Chris Grove-Surgis

Name of Deceased: SCHOEN, A. D., Mrs 
Name of Newspaper: Daily Enquirer 
Date of Obituary:
March 4, 1911 
Obituary: Old and Respected Girard Resident Called by Death Mrs. A. D. SCHOEN, one of Girard's aged and highly respected citizens died Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. J. GARDNER, following an illness of several months duration of cancer of the liver, aged 75 years. Mrs. SCHOEN was born in Germany and came to America with her parents when sixteen years of age and settled in New Orleans, La. The family resided in the Crescent city for several years when they moved to St. Louis, where she was married to Mr. A. D. SCHOEN and the couple later moved to Staunton, where they made their home for many years. From this place they removed to Girard, remaining there for five years, thence to Farmersville and later to Divernon and at this later place Mr. SCHOEN passed away a few years ago. Since his demise Mrs. SCHOEN had made her home among her children and last fall came to Girard, where she resided until her death. Four children survive as follows: Mrs. Louise BERNARD of Chicago, Mrs. Helen SCHOENING of Bible Grove, Clay county, Gustave SCHOEN and Mrs. T. J. GARDNER of Girard. Besides the husband, six sons and two daughters have preceded her to the grave. Funeral services will take place Sunday, March 5, at 2:30 p.m. from the German Lutheran church in Girard. Prof. STRECKFUL of Concordia college, Springfield, officiating. The burial will take place in the Girard cemetery.

Obituary of Tusnelda SCHROEDER (RING), Macoupin County Illinois  ©1998 Pam Ripplinger

Name of Deceased: SCHROEDER, Tusnelda (RING)
Name of Newspaper: Girard Gazette 
Date of Obituary:
November 17, 1949 
Obituary: MRS. TUSNELDA SCHROEDER BURIAL HERE FRIDAY FOR CALIFORNIA LADY, FORMERLY OF GIRARD Friends here have received word of the death of Mrs. Tusnelda SCHROEDER, 73 of Oakland, California. She died November 6 in a Los Angeles Hospital. Tussie, as she was known to her Girard friends, was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. RING. She was reared in Girard and was a graduate of the Girard high school. Later the family move to California. For many years she had successfully conducted gift shops in Hyannis Mass and in California. In her eagerness obtain articles of unusual interest for her customers she made various trips to European countries and to the interiors of Japan and China. Mr. and Mrs. Percy ENSLOW of Walnut Hill, California will accompany the body to Illinois, arriving in St. Louis this (Thursday) afternoon, and going first to the Carroll funeral home in Litchfield. Services to be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the C.M. Shane Funeral home in Girard with Rev. E. A. McFARLAND officiating. Burial will be in Girard Cemetery. Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Amanda BRENDEL, Mrs. Flora THOMPSON, Mrs. Julia STEINKAMP and Mrs. Rena ENSLOW, all of California.

Obituary of Mrs. Joseph SCHWAB, Macoupin County Illinois ©2002 Chris Grove-Surgis

Name of Deceased: SCHWAB, Joseph, Mrs. 
Name of Newspaper: Daily Enquirer 
Date of Obituary:
June 16, 1911 
Obituary: Mrs. Joseph SCHWAB, who lived near Nilwood, died at her home just at noon, Thursday, after being seriously ill for five weeks. She was aged 29 years. She is survived by her husband and two children and by her sisters Mrs. Mary HERMAN of Honey Point and Mrs. Annie THOMAS of Brushy Mound, and brothers Frank TRUNK of Brushy Mound. Mrs. SCHWAB has been in ill health for several years. She was faithful member of the German Catholic church and attended regularly when able. She was a very loveable mother and wife and will be mourned by a host of sorrowing relatives and friends. The funeral will be held at the St. Joseph's church in this city between 9 and 10 o'clock Saturday morning.

Obituary of Oliver "Ollie" SCHWALLENSTECKER, Macoupin County Illinois ©2019 Cindy Leonard

Name of Deceased: SCHWALLENSTECKER, Oliver "Ollie" 
Source: Kravanya Funeral Home
Date of Obituary: October 3, 2019 
Obituary: Oliver "Ollie" SCHWALLENSTECKER, 80, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at his residence on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. He was born January 10, 1939, in Woodburn, IL to Louis SCHWALLENSTECKER & Rosalind (WOOD) KAESHAMER. He married Judy (PRICE) SCHWALLENSTECKER on March 30, 1957 in Bunker Hill, IL. He was retired after having been a supervisor for Shell Oil. Ollie served on the Bunker Hill City Council, Bunker Hill Library Board, and Macoupin County Board and was on the BHHS 2016 Wall of Honor. He was a member of Bunker Hill Masonic Lodge #151 A.F. & A.M, Bunker Hill Fire Department, Shell Wood River Refinery History Museum, Minutemen Quarterback Club, BHHS Alumni Association, Meissner PTA, Macoupin County Route 66 Association of Illinois, Illinois Route 66 Motor Tour, Macoupin County Historical Society & County Genealogical Society, Southern IL Mustang Association, Mt. Olive Soulsby Shell Station Restoration Coordinator, Solar Car Race volunteer, Khoury League Coach and the “Voice of Minutemen Football.” He is survived by his spouse, Judy SCHWALLENSTECKER of Bunker Hill, IL, children, Pam (Dave) MONETTI of Bunker Hill, IL, Deb (Herb) ROSE of Bunker Hill, IL, Jim (Tina) SCHWALLENSTECKER of Bunker Hill, IL, grandchildren, Kristina MONETTI, Michael MONETTI, Brett (Jayme) ROSE, Austin ROSE, Cameron (significant other, Amy) ROSE, Seirra SCHWALLENSTECKER, Dakota SCHWALLENSTECKER, Marcus VOSS, great-grandchildren, Charlotte ROSE, Sawyer Jo ROSE, Avery MONETTI, brother, Richard SCHWALLENSTECKER of Fulton, MO, brothers in laws, Charlie (Cindy) PRICE of Glen Carbon, IL, Mike (Sally) PRICE of St. Petersburg, FL, sisters-in-laws, Betty (Dave) CRADDICK of Litchfield, IL, and Mary Lee SCHWALLENSTECKER of Litchfield, IL. Oliver was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, LaVerne SCHWALLENSTECKER, James HARRINGTON, sister, Jane REED, brothers-in-law, Gary Wayne PRICE and Steven PRICE. Friends may call on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 9:00 am until 12:30 pm. Masonic services will be held at 12:30pm at the funeral home. Memorial services will be held at 1:00pm at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Bunker Hill Education Foundation or Choice of the Family. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

Obituary of Henry A. SCHWEPPE, Macoupin Co Illinois ©2006 Submitted by: Rick Doty

Name of Deceased: SCHWEPPE
, Henry A
Name of Newspaper: Mt.Olive Herald
Date of Obituary:
3 Jun 1932 
Obituary: FUNERAL HELD SUNDAY Funeral services for Henry A SCHWEPPE, who died Thursday, May 26, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. B.J. PANSKE, near Butler, Ill., were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Becker Funeral Parlor, Rev. KELLER of Hillsboro officiating. Interment was in the Mt.Olive cemetery. Mr. SCHWEPPE was born in Germany on March 27,1844, and was aged 88 years 1 month and 29 days. He is survived by one son and two daughters, Frank SCHWEPPE of Butler Mrs. Lottie DILLINGHAM of Cincinati, Oh and Mrs B. J. PANSKE ( unreadable ) also eight grandchildren seven great grandchildren, one brother and one sister. His wife and one daughter, Mrs. F. FRANZEN of this city preceded him in death. Those from a distance who attended the funeral were Mrs. Lottie DILLINGHAM and son Roy of Cincinati, O., MR. and Mrs. Frank SCHWEPPE. Mr. and Mrs. Steve BROOKS, Mr.and Mrs.B.J.PANSKE and daughter Lois Marie, Mr.and Mrs. W. COOPER and Mrs.Johanna BARRETT, of Butler;Mr.and Mrs. Martin PANSKE son Ben, Dick MEYER and Mr. and Mrs.Chas SCHRAUT and son Kenneth of Hillsboro; Mr. and Mrs. Ed HARIE of St.Louis; Mr.and Mrs. A.SCHULTZ of Ferguson, Mo.; Roy MILLER; Mr.and Mrs. Carl LEITSCHUH, Mr.and Mrs. B. BANDY, Mr.and Mrs. E. BANDY, eHnry (SP) GRADY, Ad BOGG, Mr. and Mrs. Howard SCHWEPPE and daughter, Mr.and Mrs. Ben WEATHERFORD and MR.and Mrs. SMITH of Litchfield; MR.and Mrs.Henry SCHWEPPE and family and Mrs. Frank ADAMS of New Douglas; Mr. and Mrs. Edgar ADAMS of Greenville, Mr.and Mrs. D. PLOGG and baby, Mr. and Mrs Henry SEILERS and family of Sawyerville; Mrs. Mary GARDNER and Mr. and Mrs. Wm GARDNER and daughter of South Litchfield.
Obituary of Thelma Mae DUNHAM SCROGGINS, Macoupin Co Illinois ©2014 Submitted by: John Scroggins

Name of Deceased: SCROGGINS
, Thelma Mae (DUNHAM)
Name of Newspaper: Young Funeral Home
Date of Obituary:
17 Feb 2014 
Obituary: Thelma M. SCROGGINS, Place of Service
Mulberry Grove United Methodist Church
Time of Service
Friday, February 21, 2014 at 12 Noon
Officiated By
Bob Chase
Place of Visitation
Mulberry Grove United Methodist Church
Time of Visitation
Friday, February 21, 2014 after 10 AM
BUNKER HILL CEMETERY at a later date
Jan. 3, 1924 - Feb. 16, 2014
Thelma M. SCROGGINS passed away at her home at the age of 96. She is survived by her daughter Bev CRANDELL, her sister Winnie DAHL, her brothers Kenny (Marilee) DUNHAM and Raymond (Anita) DUNHAM. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons James SCROGGINS and Jerry SCROGGINS, five sisters Roberta FRITCHE, Helen LYNN, Mary CAMERON, Marjory BAKER, and Reah GRANDAHL. Also preceded by two brothers Ben DUNHAM and Marlin DUNHAM.

She was born in Plainview, IL to Maynard and Lucy (MOWEN) DUNHAM. She married Leland SCROGGINS on May 5, 1945 in Bunker Hill, IL. He died May 28, 2006. She grew up in Gillespie, IL and graduated from Gillespie High School. After her marriage she and her husband lived in Bunker Hill, IL. and Sullivan, MO. They moved to Greenville in 1952 and to Mulberry Grove in 1957. She had worked as a regional manager for Tupperware and had last worked selling real estate for HOLZINGER Realty in Greenvile. She was a member of The Mulberry Grove United Methodist Church, The Order of The Eastern Star, Mulberry Grove Homemakers, Gold Star Mothers, and The Mulberry Grove Lioness Club. Memorial contributions are suggested to The Mulberry Grove United Methodist Church or Bond County Hospice.

Obituary of Ella SEAMAN, Macoupin County Illinois ©2002 Chris Grove-Surgis

Name of Deceased: SEAMAN, Ella 
Name of Newspaper: Daily Enquirer 
Date of Obituary: May 3, 1911 
Obituary: Miss Ella SEAMAN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William SEAMAN, died at the family home near the C. & A. depot, this city, about 8:30 o'clock Tuesday evening. She was aged 42 years, 1 month and 1 day, and had been ill only three days. Besides her parents, two brothers, and two sisters survive the deceased and her death was quite a shock to her family and friends, by whom she was much loved and highly esteemed. The funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.

Obituary of George R SEAMAN, Macoupin County Illinois 22 March 1998 ©1998 Mary Lusk

Name of Deceased: SEAMAN, George R. 
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer 
Date of Obituary: January 13 1926 
Obituary: George Riley SEAMAN died at the home of his sister, Mrs. William ROGERS in the Third Ward, Tuesday evening at 9:30 o'clock after an illness of several weeks' duration at the age of 71 years, two months and eight days. Mr. SEAMAN was born in Carlinville, his parents being Sylvanus and Nancy SEAMAN both of whom died a number of years ago. He has always made this city his home. He was a blacksmith by trade and for many years was employed in the George Siegel foundry and machine shop. Giving up his work there he was employed at the electric light and gas plant when owned by W.L. MOUNTS and has been in continuous service there for thirty-six years. The deceased was a man who nearly everyone knew and respected and his passing is regretted by all who knew him. He was unassuming in manner but his influence was always for the better. His wife preceded him in death and he leaves to mourn his demise, two daughters, Mrs. Abbie SEAMAN DEEDS of this city and Mrs. Mary STARKWEATHER of Alton; one sister, Mrs. Millie ROGERS and one brother, Samuel SEAMAN, both of this city, besides a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Thursday at 2:30 o'clock at the First Baptist Church and was attended by a large number of relatives and friends. The services were conducted by the pastor Rev. R. T. GASAWAY, assisted by Rev. Vincent VAN HORN, pastor of the Methodist church. The flower girls were Eleanor EMRICK, Mrs. O'CONNELL, Harriet CHALLENS, Elsa CLEVENGER, Lucy ROGERS, Mildred BOATMAN. The pallbearers were Albert EMRICK, Albert ROGERS, Irwin COPE, Virgil JEFFRIES, Patrick MCDONALD, William DAMBAUGH, all fellow employees of the Illinois Power & Light Corporation. Interment was in the city cemetery.

Obituary of  Martha J. "Mattie" DAVIS SEAMAN, Macoupin County Illinois �2004  Submitted by: M Trover

Name of Deceased: SEAMAN, Martha J. "Mattie" (DAVIS)
Name of Newspaper:
Macoupin County Enquirer
Date of Obituary:
March 4, 1908 
Obituary: The death of Mrs. Samuel SEAMAN, aged 54 years, occurred at her home in Third Ward, Tuesday evening, at 7:15 o'clock. Deceased had been ill for the past eleven months, but partially recovered and recently became worse again. Everything possible was done for her, but to no avail, and the end finally came and she passed away peacefully and quietly. Besides her husband, Mrs. SEAMAN is survived by three children, Sylvanus, Charles, and Nellie, one daughter Mattie, having died on March 21, 1907. She was a good mother, devoted wife and a faithful member of the Baptist Church, and has a host of friends who sympathize with the family in their bereavement. Funeral services will be held from the Baptist Church Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, with interment in the city cemetery. (Note: This is the obituary of Martha J. DAVIS SEAMAN, known to her family as "Mattie". Her age at death is questionable. She was the daughter of Jackson DAVIS and Mary TIPSON. She was buried in Carlinville City Cemetery.)

Obituary of Sylvanus SEAMAN, Macoupin County Illinois 22 March 1998 c1998 Mary Lusk

Name of Deceased: SEAMAN, Sylvanus 
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer 
Date of Obituary: August 9, 1893 
Obituary: Sylvanus SEAMAN, one of the oldest settlers in Carlinville, died suddenly in this city yesterday. Mr. SEAMAN was in his 87th year, and was born in Fairfield, Herkamer county, New York. He had been a resident of this city for fifty-two years. He came to this state when most of it was a wilderness. The deceased was an old stage coach driver and drove one of the stages in this county when Joe HOWELL was postmaster. Mr. SEAMAN was always found on hand to defend his country having served in the Mexican and Civil Wars. The deceased lives six children, all of whom reside in this city. The funeral services will take place from the residence tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m. under the auspices of the G.A.R. post, Dr. J.B. WOLF will officiate.

Obituary of Burt SELF, Macoupin County Illinois ©2008 Submitted by: Rick Doty

Name of Deceased: SELF, Burt
Name of Newspaper: Mt.Olive Herald
Date of Obituary:
13 Jun 1914 
Obituary: Burt SELF, conductor of the switch engine on the Wabash, lost his life in a peculiar accident on the No. 15 switch Monday afternoon. The engine was backing to No. 15, and SELF was riding on the tank. The jag was going about six miles an hour, when the track spread and the tank and engine tipped over. There is an embankment along the track and SELF jumped and tried to get up this embankment, but the coal from the tender caught him and he was pinned down. Engineer NOONAN and fireman Theo. HOOG jumped from the engine and escaped injuries. SELF called for help and directed the men how to get to him. The top force at No.15 was immediatly notified, and rushed to help. SELF talked from beneath the coal for thirty minutes, but was dead when they reached him. His body was placed in an ambulance and taken to BECKER's undertaking parlors, and then taken to Litchfield. He was one of the most popular conductors on the road, and had a large number of warm friends in Mt.Olive. He leaves a wife and two children.

Obituary of Marshall SEWELL, Macoupin County Illinois 2007 Carol Cyrus

Name of Deceased: SEWELL,
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin Enquirer
Date of Obituary: 16 Sep 1875 
Death of Marshall SEWELL
Marshall SEWELL, who for ten or twelve years has resided in Bunker Hill, died on Tuesday morning last. During his residence in this county he has taken quite a prominent part in political matters, and exerted considerable influence in his own and surrounding townships. For several years he has not been engaged in business, but has been living on his income. He was over fifty years of age and leaves a family and many friends to mourn his death. His disease was consumption from which he had been a sufferer for several years.

Obituary of Sarah Elizabeth SHIPLEY (CRUMP), Macoupin County Illinois © 1999 Submitted by: Mary Jansma

Name of Deceased: SHIPLEY, Sarah Elizabeth (CRUMP)
Name of Newspaper:
Date of Obituary:
October, 1926
Obituary: Sarah Elizabeth CRUMP, excellent woman, mother of large family, laid to rest. Sarah Elizabeth CRUMP was born January 12, 1853 in North Otter Township, Macoupin County, Illinois and was a daughter of William and Elizabeth CRUMP. Her life until her marriage was spent on the old CRUMP homestead in North Otter. She was united in marriage on August 24, 1875 to James SHIPLEY also of North Otter. To this union were born eleven children. Izuma, Samuel, Carry, Clara, William, Charlie, Olive, Oliver, Alson, Truman and Elizabeth. Five of these preceded her in death, six are living. In girlhood she united with the Baptist church at Buchanan. Later she united with the Presbyterian church at Palmyra where she still belonged at her death. She died October 2, 1926, at 11:30 p.m., at her home near Palmyra. She was a loving wife and a devoted mother and also a true and devoted Christian. She leaves to mourn their loss, her husband and six children, William SHIPLEY, Bunker Hill; Alson SHIPLEY, Palmyra; Carry and Izuma at home; Mrs. Clara BARROW, Granite City; Mrs. Grover HARRIS, Modesto. Fourteen grandchildren and one brother, Thomas CRUMP, Washington and one sister, Martha HOWARD, of Arkansas also a host of other relative and friends. Funeral services were held in the Presbyterian church Tuesday conducted by Rev. V. E. KING. The body was laid to rest in the Oak Hill cemetery.

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