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GANSZ, Fred August, born 20-04-1917, Kampsville, Calhoun County, Illinois, died 20-03-1984. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

GARRISON. Bernice a Garrison, 68, of Jerseyville died November 21, at Jersey County Memorial hospital. She had been ill for some time. Funeral services were conducted at Jacoby Brothers funeral home in Jerseyville. Rev L E Hutchinson officiated. Burial was in White Hall. Born in Calhoun county October 20, 1911, she was a daughter of Howard & Pearl (Calendar) Braymen. Her survivors are 2 sons, Royal & Ronald Garrison of Jerseyville; 1 brother, William Braymen of Kampsville; and 1 sister, Iabelle Nudi of Waukegan; 12 grandchildren; 5 g-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Garrison who died November 15, 1977, parents, 1 son and 1 daughter. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

Hardin- Mrs. Katherine M. Gehlhausen, widow of Herman Gehlhausen, died Friday at 11 p.m. at her home in Michael. She was 85. The former Katherine Zipprich, she was born May 28, 1877, in Calhoun County. Her parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Zipprich. Survivors are a daughter, Sister Clara Louise, a teacher in St. Norbert’s School, Hardin, a brother, Adam Zipprich, Michael, and a foster son, August Zipprich. Her husband died in 1951. Funeral rites will be conducted Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Michael’s Church, Michael, by the Rev. Walter Deppisch. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be moved from C. C. Hanks funeral home to the Gehlhausen residence where friends may call after noon Sunday. The Rosary will be recited Sunday at 7:30 p.m. [Alton Evening Telegraph, 15 Sep 1962, Sat. page 6. - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]

GERBAN. Joseph Gerban, 89, of Springfield died at Calhoun comprehensive care, Hardin. Funeral rites were held at St. Francis church with Father R T Shea officiating. Interment was in St. Francis cemetery. He was born June 21, 1883 in Lindberg, Poland, and was a general laborer. There are no survivors. Jacoby Brothers funeral home in Jerseyville was in charge of arrangements. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

Minnie Gerecke Of Meredosia Dies Wednesday
Meredosia- Mrs. Wilhelmina Christine (Minnie) Gerecke, wife of Karl John Gerecke long time resident here, died early Wednesday at the Green Meadows Nursing Home at White Hall where she was being cared for the past several months. Mr. Gerecke is also being cared for at the nursing home. She was 79 years of age and he is 80. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran church. Mrs. Gerecke was born at Kampsville Oct 12, 1893. Daughter of William and Catherine Elizabeth Wintjen Schumann. She married Mr. Gerecke at Kampsville Sept. 23, 1914. They are parents of seven children all of whom survive their mother. Mrs. Irene Rodgers, Alton; Mrs. Eva Rosa of Gainesville, Georgia; Roy of Morris, Ill; Harry, Mrs. Helen Oettle, Marvin and Norman of Meredosia. There are 30 grandchildren and five foster grandchildren. There are four great grandchildren. A brother, Lawrence Schumann of Kampsville also survives. Three brothers and two sisters preceded Mrs. Gerecke in death. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Meredosia. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. The family will meet friends at the Schaefer Funeral Home in Meredosia from 7-9 p.m. Friday.
[Jacksonville Daily Journal 22 Feb 1973, Thur. - Transcribed and submitted by Cheryl]

Hardin- Mrs. Mae Florence Gibson, 80, a Kampsville resident died at 9:30 AM Tuesday at Greenlawn nursing home, Jerseyville. A daughter of the late William and Florence Wiley, she was born July 29, 1880, in DeSoto Missouri. She was a member of the Kampsville Baptist Church. Surviving are one son, Wendell Bass of Harden: and five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. There are also several brothers and sister surviving. Friends may call at C.C. Hanks Funeral Home in Harden after 12 PM Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Floyd Hamilton at Kampsville Baptist Church at 2 PM Friday. Burial will be in Richter Cemetery.
[Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois) 07 September 1960, Wednesday. Page 20 - Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny]

Hardin- Visitation will be this evening at the C.C. Hanks Funeral Home, here for Roger Dale Gibson, 18, who died Wednesday at St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Louis, of injuries received Tuesday afternoon in the crash of a car and pickup truck on Rte. 16, two miles east of Hardin. Born Aug.6, 1951 in Carrollton, he was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Gibson of Fieldon. Besides his parents, he leaves his widow, the former Donna Colson; seven brothers, Dean and Larry of California, Shelby and Danny of Alton, Ronald of Hardin, Jess of Carrollton and Paul of Fieldon; four sisters, Mrs. Joyce Thompson of Alton, and Misses Vernie, Linda, and Judy Gibson, all of Fieldon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Summit Grove Nazarene Church, with burial following in the Summit Grove Cemetery. [Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois) 24 Oct 1969, Fri. page 20 - Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny]

Gilbert, Ada M.
Topeka Capitol Journal, Topeka, KS 8-15-1958
Miss Ada M. Gilbert, 82, of 321 Adams, died Thursday in a Topeka hospital. She was born November 17, 1875, in Calhoun county, Ill., and had lived in Topeka 40 years. She was a member of the Assembly of God church. She is survived by six brothers, Arthur Gilbert of San Diego, Calif.; Leonard Gilbert of McCracken, Kan.; Alvin, Lowe, Lester L. and Grover C, all of Topeka. Eslinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(burial in Foster Cemetery, Topeka, KS) [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

Gilbert, A.A.
A.A. Gilbert, who died in Topeka Friday, was laid to rest in Bloomfield cemetery, near Rock Creek (Jefferson County, KS). He was born in Lee County, Virginia, November 26, 1836, and married Sarah Elizabeth Crader September 16, 1862, in Calhoun, Ill. And came to Kansas in 1878. The children surviving him are Ada Gilbert, Carrie Hastings, Amanda Sisco, Grover Gilbert, Roy Gilbert, Lowe Gilbert and Alva Gilbert, all of Topeka; John Gilbert of Great Bend, Kan.; Leonard Gilbert of Maple Hill, Kan.; Arthur Gilbert of Denver, Colo.; and George Gilbert of San Diego, Calif. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

Gilbert, John A.
Great Bend Tribune, Great Bend, KS 8-17-1943
John A. Gilbert, oldest son of Allen Alexander and Sarah Gilbert, was born near Hardin, Calhoun county, Ill. January 15, 1964 and died at Great Bend, Kas. August 13, 1943 at the age of 79 years, six months and 28 days. He was one of a family of 15 children. At the age of 13 Mr. Gilbert came with his family to Kansas, stopping first in McPherson county where they spent the first winter. The following spring they went on to Ellis county, traveling all the way by covered wagon. Mr. Gilbert received his education in Ellis county and graduated from the Hays city high school. On completion of his high school education he took a homestead nearby. He rode the range and always enjoyed reliving to his friends experiences of pioneer days in Kansas. He was united in marriage to miss Izetta Marmie of Trego county December 26, 1887. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert realized the necessity of religious education for their children and took an active part in the establishment of a church and Sunday school in their community. In the early days a ministered visited only about once a month when regular services were held. Mr. Gilbert was licensed as a preacher and substituted three Sundays of each month. He also took the lead in organizing an Epworth League and a community singing group. His home was the center of many gatherings of young people and it was the custom of several to go home from Sunday school and after the chores were done to return to evening meetings. Mrs. Gilbert died January 12, 1937. Thirty-six years ago the Gilberts moved to Great Bend. Mr. Gilbert was employed as custodian of the Methodist church and of the City library until about six years ago. He and his family became members of the Methodist church in Great Bend in 1908. He is survived by three daughters and two sons Mrs. Ernest (Ellen) Eppstein, Great Bend, Mrs. J.H. (Melissa) Bowman of Roanoke, Va., Miss Alice Gilbert of Great Bend, Ernest Gilbert of Eskridge and Charles Gilbert, Great Bend. Other survivors include a sister, Ada Gilbert of Topeka; seven brothers, Leonard of McCracken, George of San Bernardino, Calif., Arthur of Los Angeles, Alva, Roy, Lowe and Grover, all of Topeka; and 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a large circle of friends. Funeral services were held from the First Methodist church in Great Bend at 2:30 o clock Monday afternoon with Rev. J.S. Ploughe officiating. Interment was in the Great Bend cemetery. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

Glossip, Albert
Hardin - Albert Glossip, 82, died Monday at Montreat Nursing Home where he had been a patient for more than a year. Before entering the nursing home he had resided at Hamburg. He was born at Winchester, Nov. 7, 1878 and was married there in 1913 to Laura E. Williams. He moved with his wife to Hamburg in 1929. Mrs. Glossip died in February of 1960. The body is at the C.C. Hanks Funeral Home, Hardin, where friends may call after 2 p.m., today. Funeral rites will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m., in the funeral home by Lowell E. Manchester of Church of Christ, Pearl. Burial will be in Indian Creek Cemetery.
[Alton Evening Telegraph 7 Feb. 1961, Tue. page 11 - Contributed by Cheryl Clendenny]

GOETTEN, Katherine. Katherine Goetten, 85, of Jerseyville, died July 10, at Greenwood Manor nursing home. She was the widow of the late Edward C Goetten. She was born in Calhoun county, October 17, 1888, the daughter of Theodore & Elizfabeth (Carey) Schoberend. She is survived by 1 son, Edmund a Goetten, Jerseyville; 3 daughters, Mrs Jerome (Marie) Zipprich, Jerseyville; Mrs Harold (Marcella) Geierman, Cottage Hills and Mrs Eugene (Gertrude) Beierman, of Columbia; 15 grandchildren and 2 g-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, 4 sisters, and 1 brother. She was a member of Holy Ghost Altar Society. Services were held at Holy Ghost church July 13, with mass celebrated by Fr Robert L Heintz. Interment was in St. Mary cemetery. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

GOODRICH, Helen Faye. Helen Faye Goodrich, 77, of Grafton, died April 13, at St. Anthony hospital, Alton. She was born April 4, 1909, in Calhoun county to the late Terry Elder & Mary Besaw. She married Robert Goodrich and was a retired beautician. She was a member of St. Patrick church, Grafton. Surviving are 1 step daughter, Nora Ann Freeman, Alton; 3 sisters, Dorothy Wallace of
Moro, Berniece Maguire of Melborne, FL, and Margie Chase of Bethalto; 4 step grandchildren; and 2 step g-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and 1 bro. Visitation and rosary were April 17, at Jacoby Brothers funeral home in Grafton. The funeral was at St. Patrick church, Grafton with Rev Patrick Carroll concelebrant. Burial was in Scenic Hill cemetery in Grafton. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

GORMAN. Ivy Gorman, 55, died November 13, at Barnes hospital, St. Louis from injuries suffered in a shooting incident October 31. Funeral mass was celebrated at Holy Ghost church with Fr Willam Hembrow as celebrant. Visitation was at Jacoby Brothers funeral home in Jerseyville. Mrs Gorman, widow of the late James Gorman who died August 21, 1979, was a real estate broker and owner of Curran-Gorman Real Estate. She and her brother, Tony Hazelwonder, also operated "The Ivy" restaurant at Delhi. She was born April 2, 1927 in Calhoun county, a daughter of Bernice (Grandsinger) Hazelwonder of Jerseyville and the late Frank Hazelwonder. She is survived by her mother; 2 sons, F "Rocky" Poglajen and James ???? ; 2 daughters, Sandy Long of
Jerseyville and Sister Frances Cabrini, Ssmd of Belleville, the former Brenda Poglajen; 2 brothers, Frank Hazelwonder of Ambyo and Tony Hazelwonder of Jerseyville; 6 sisters, Thelma Herkert, Michael, Hilda Mcintyre, Winchester, Edna Bellm, Marian Droege, Cleo Holmes and Janice Smith, Jerseyville; and 2 grandchildren. Her first husband, Frank Poglajen, died January 25, 1958. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

Hardin- Charles Edward Gotway, 76, a Hardin resident and retired farmer died at 11:30 PM Tuesday at Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton. He was preceded in death but in 1952 by his wife. Born February 20, 1884, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gotway. He was a member of St. Norbert's Catholic church here. Surviving are three sons, Cletus of Hardin: Norbert of Kampsville: and Dr. Clements Gotway of Indianapolis. There are seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body has been taken to C. C. Hanks Funeral Home pending completion of funeral arrangements.
[Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois) 7 September 1960, Wednesday, page 20 - Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny - Dec. 27, 2016]

GOWIN. Loretta A Gowin, 74, of Jerseyville, died October 11. Born in Calhoun county, October 14, 1907 she was the daughter of William & Elizabeth (Zahrli) Evering. She leaves her husband Minor Gowin whom she married November 23, 1927 in Jerseyville; 5 sons, William of Kane, Garland and Joseph of Bethalto, John of Jonesboro, Ar, James of Carrollton; 3 daughters, Juanita Lowrance of Bethalto, Diana Mccauley of San Pedro, CA and Doris Gowin of Jerseyville; 1 sister, Edna Kahl of Alton; 21 grandchildren; and 5 g-grandchildren. Her parents, 1 son, 1 brother and 4 sisters preceded her in death. Funeral from Bethany Baptist church. Burial in Gunterman cemetery. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

Emil Gresham Hardin- Emil Gresham, 70, a farmer of near Hamburg, died at 3 p.m. Tuesday in John Cochran Veterans Hospital, St. Louis, following an apparent paralytic stroke. He had been ill and a patient in the hospital since Sunday. A lifelong resident of Calhoun County, Mr. Gresham was born Oct. 16, 1891, at Hamburg. His parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Logan Gresham. Mr. Gresham was a veteran of World War I, a member of the American Legion, and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors are two brothers, Clarence, Kampsville, and Della, Hamburg; a sister, Mrs. Lora Lammy, East Alton; five half sisters, Mrs. Sadie Campbell and Mrs. Nellie Lammy, Kampsville; Mrs. Arvella Viola and Mrs. Lillian Corbett, Wood River, and Mrs. Freda Campbell, Jerseyville, and a half brother, Harry Gresham, Tennessee. His wife Opal, preceded him in death. The body is at the C.C. Hanks Funeral Home where friends may call after 4 p.m. today. Mr. Gresham was a member of Church of Christ and funeral rites Thursday at 2 p.m. will be conducted in Indian Creek Church of Christ by Jesse Smith. Burial will be in Indian Creek Cemetery. Military rites at the cemetery will be conducted by members of Kampsville Post 1033, American Legion
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 27 Jun 1962, Wed. page 24. - Transcribed and submitted by Cheryl]

GRIFFIN, Dempsey E. "Pete" Griffin, 80, died at 8:50 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home.
Wednesday Feb 6, 2007 | Alton Telegraph [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

GRIMES, Eutha R. Hanks Grimes, 101, of the Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hardin, and formerly of Pleasant Hill, died Saturday, April 2, 2011 in the Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Eutha was born Sept. 6, 1909 in Byerton Township, Calhoun County, a daughter of Clifford C. and Mattie McBride Hanks. Following her high school graduation, she taught school at Buckhorn and Pearl schools in Pike County. May 9, 1930 she married Russell L. Grimes in Springfield. Russell died March 26, 1986.
Eutha was devoted to her Lord and Savior, her family and her many friends.
Survivors include her brother, Paul Hanks of Hardin, a daughter, Janet Grimes of Dallas, Texas, two grandchildren, Laura Cerva of Dallas and Scott (Kandye) Dille of Barrington, Il, four great grandchildren, Anna Dille (Travis) Cobbs of Dallas, Benjamin and Grace Dille of Barrington and Megan Thompson of Dallas, also several nieces and nephews.
Eutha was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a sister, Eula D. Hanks.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 5 at 11 a.m. at the Nebo Church of Christ conducted by Bro. Wilson Ramsey. Burial followed at Crescent Heights Cemetery in Pleasant Hill. Visitation was held Monday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Lummis Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill. Memorials may be made to the Crescent Heights Cemetery Association. Lummis Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill is handling the arrangements. [Pike Press, Sub. by Bill Browning]

GRIZZLE. Grace D. Grizzle, 87, of Jerseyville d. April 10, at St. Joseph hospital, Alton. She was a home maker, former cook at a local restaurant, and a former nurse's aide at a local nursing home. She was born February 18, 1902 in Calhoun county to Henry & Caroline (Valkart) Depper. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Jerseyville and Women of the Moose Lodge 695. In April 1920, she married Charles Humiston, who d. April 28, 1964. On January 30, 1949, in Jerseyville, she married George R Grizzle who d. February 14, 1986. Surviving are 2 daughter, Juanita Dabbs, Jerseyville and Florence Humiston, Payson, AZ; 1 son, Darrell Humiston, Scottsdale, AZ; 17 grandchildren; 11 g-grandchildren- 1 g-g-grandchild; and 1 sister, Alice Williams of Rockbridge. She was preceded in death by 1 son, Francis Humiston; 1 sister Betha Zimmerman; 4 brothers, Roy, Ben, Henry and Edward Depper. Funeral Services were held April 13 at Assembly of God Church. Burial was in Kane cemetery. Rev Lary Hayes and Rev Darrin Hughes officiated. Arrangements in charge of Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

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