Calhoun County, IL, Established January 10, 1825
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Kampsville- Edward C. Hausmann, 45, of Kampsville, died Wednesday at his home. He was born Dec. 29, 1924, the son of Mrs. Laura Hausmann of Kampsville. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his widow, the former Darlene Bunch; two daughters, Mrs. Marjorie Smith of Kampsville and Miss Brenda Hausmann, at home; two grandchildren; four brothers and two sisters. Friends many call at the C. C. Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin after 4 p.m. Christmas Day. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Presbyterian Church in Kampsville.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 24 Dec 1970, page 20. - Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny]
Irvin C. Hirst, 83, of Mission, Texas, formerly of Barry, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, in Mission Hospital, Mission, Texas. He was born May 11,1927, on the family farm in Calhoun County, to Carrol and Beulah (Becker) Hirst. They preceded him in death. He married Elizabeth L. (Betty) Hubbard April 28, 1951, in Nebo. She died April 7, 2002. He married Betty Lou Bain March 15, 2003, in Mission. She survives in Mission.
He is also survived by four sons, Phillip Hirst and his wife, Beth of Peoria, Gale Hirst of Westerville, Ohio, Raymond Hirst and his wife Mary Ann, of Quincy and Rodney Hirst and his wife Jan
of Metamora; and one daughter, Barbara and her husband Bob Irick, of Kansas City, Mo. Also survived by four grandsons, Chad Hirst and wife Lori, of Eureka, Jacob Hirst of Metamora, and Chase and Lucas Hirst of Peoria; four granddaughters, Cassie Keschinger and husband Kevin, of Parkville City, Mo.; Jessica Burkett and husband Lance of Kansas City; Courtney Stivers and husband Ryan of Arkansas and Ashton Hirst of Peoria; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Glen Hirst and Kenneth Hirst; and two sisters, Vera Vetter and Moina Miller. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Keith Hirst and John Hirst. Irvin was a W.W. II Navy Veteran & member of the VFW. He had once served as Mayor of Barry for eight years. He was a member of the Barry Church of Christ. He retired from General Telephone Company after 40 years of service. In his spare time he enjoyed bowling and the Lions Club.
Visitation were held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery, Pittsfield. [Pike Press, Submitted by Bill Browning]
Wilma Lee Hooper rites held Thursday
Graveside services were conducted at 2 PM today in Indian Creek Cemetery, Calhoun County, for Wilma Lee Hooper, infant of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hooper of East Alton, who died Tuesday in Alton Memorial Hospital shortly after birth. Evangelist Harold Ottwell of East Alton officiated at the rites. Surviving in addition to the parents are a brother, Arthur and it the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Campbell of Brighton and Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Delaney of Alton.
Alton Evening Telegraph, Thursday, March 6, 1952 - Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny - Dec. 27, 2016]
HOOPER, William E.
86, died at 11:57 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at Saint Anthony's Hospital in Alton. He was born Feb. 21, 1922, in Alton to William and Lettie (Shanks) Hooper. He married the former Wilma M. Campbell on March 4, 1944, in Alton. She died Feb. 22, 2007. A U.S. Army World War II veteran, he retired from Olin Corp. in East Alton and Mississippi Lime Co. He was a member of the Prince Road Church of Christ. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Arthur L. and Elizabeth Hooper of Wood River; a daughter and son-in-law, Charlene and David Savage of Shipman; grandchildren and two spouses, Michelle and Mike Schardon and Renee and Jim Burgess, all of South Roxana, David Savage of Shipman and Michelle Savage of Wood River; great-grandchildren, Amber and Markas Fee, Richard McKnight III, Jessey Cole and Nicholas Frenz; an aunt, Leona Shanks; and nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Wilma Lee Hooper; and two sisters, Bertha Seeger and Opal Friedline. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville, and from 10 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Indian Creek Church of Christ. Tom Woody will officiate. Burial will be at Indian Creek Cemetery in Hamburg, Ill.
Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny - Dec. 27, 2016
Jess Hubbard, 78, of Mozier, a retired farmer died Sunday night, Dec. 29, 1963 in Illini Community hospital in Pittsfield . Mr. Hubbard was born May 30, 1885 at Belleview, a son of Edward and Lenora Knight Hubbard. He had lived in the Belleview community his entire life. He was never married. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Swearingin of Mozier and Mrs. Bertha Blackstun of Newburg, Mo. Funeral services were held in Ward funeral chapel in Pleasant Hill , Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 1. 1964, with the Rev. Owen McNelly officiating. Burial was in Poor cemetery near Mozier. [Submitted by Christine Walters]
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