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KANALLAKAN. 13 October 1988: William Kanallakan, 95, of Anaheim, Calif., formerly of Jersey and Calhoun counties,
died 13 October 1988, in Anaheim hospital. Born in Jersey county, he was the son of the late Anton and Katherine
Kanallakan. Surviving are a daughter, Virginia Jyorkes of Anaheim; two sons, William Kanallakan of Williams, Ariz.,
and Donald Kanallakan of Anaheim; three sisters, Sister M. Laurentine (Stella) Kanallakan of Alton, Josephine Beiermann
of Jerseyville and Georgiana Wheaton of Fieldon. He was preceded in death by a son, Marvin Kanallakan; and four
brothers, Tony, John, Meinard, and Edward Kanallakan. Services and burial were in Anaheim. [Unknown
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KESSLER. 1921: Theodore Kessler, aged 90 years ? months and 20 days, died at his home at 205 South Jefferson
Street, Friday, 25 November at 5:10 pm. Funeral services will be held from the residence Sun. 27 November at 2:30
pm, Rev. R.B.. Favoright will officiate. Interment will be in Oak Grove cemetery. Additional obit, Jerseyville
Republican, 1921: Theodore Kessler, 90 years old died at home on S. Jefferson Street. Funeral from the residence.
Rev. R.B. Favoright. Oak Grove cemetery. He was born in Luxemburg, 5 December 1828. Came to America in 1848. Came
to Calhoun county in 1857. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
KIEL. 9 August 1973: Mass of resurrection for Joseph Henry Kiel, 808 West Exchange St., this city, was celebrated
at ten o'clock Monday morning at St. Francis Xavier church in Jerseyville by father Terry Shea. Burial followed
in St. Francis cemetery. The rosary was recited at four o'clock Sun. afternoon at the Jacoby funeral home where
visitation was held. The family designated the St. Francis Xavier church building fund as a memorial. Mr. Kiel,
a retired farmer whose health had been impaired for quite sometime, was fatally stricken around noon Thursday while
in the yard at his home. A native of Calhoun county, Mr. Kiel, a son of the Late Herman and Angeline Imming Kiel,
was born 5 December 1896. He was a veteran of World War I. His survivors are his wife, Mrs. Marie M. Kiel; two
daughters, Mrs. Leonard (Geraldine) Ferenbach of Godfrey and Mrs. William (Bernadine) Chappell of Jerseyville;
two grandsons, Vernon and Roger Chappell of Jerseyville; two brothers, William Kiel of Brussels and Garrett Kiel
of Golden Eagle; and two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Bimslanger of St. Louis and Mrs. Mamie Bopp of Brussels. Mr. Kiel
was a member of the Jerseyville Council, Knight of Columbus, World War One Barracks, Senior Citizens Club, the
Jersey County Farm Bureau, and Worthey Post, American Legion. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
Mrs. Goldie C. Kieninger, 24 Southmoor Place, Godfrey, a former employe of Alton Recreation department died unexpectedly Friday.
Mrs. Kieninger suffered a heart attack while visiting at the home of a daughter in Hartford and was moved to Wood River Township Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival at 10:10 p.m. Before her employment by the recreation department, Mrs. Kieninger had been in the restaurant business in Alton. She had operated eating places in the North Side and on Seventh street. She had lived at 2615 State St. before going to Godfrey nine months ago to make her home with a son, Robert F. The former Goldie Wintjen, she was born July 7, 1898 at Hamburg, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gervert Henry Wintjen. She spent her early life in Calhoun County and attended the Calhoun county schools and as a member of Hardin Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Kiening had lived in Alton since 1941 and at Wood River for a year before coming to Alton. Surviving beside her son, Robert, are two daughters, Mrs Alice Feyerabend, Hartford, and Mrs. Elsye Swaim, Orange Park, Fla., three sisters, Mrs. Leroy Beaty, Jerseyville; Mrs. Ina Evans, Champaign and Mrs. Milton Clodius, Afton, Mo., and two brothers, O.V. Wintjen, Hillsboro, Mo., and Charles, Los Angeles. Her husband, Albert died in 1952. The body is at Gent Chapel where friends may call after 7:30 p.m. today and until Monday morning when the body will be taken to C. C. Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin for services at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Friends may call at the Hanks Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Hardin Cemetery
[Alton Evening Telegraph Sat., Apr. 18, 1964 - Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny]
Hardin- Fred Theodore Klaas, 61, a farmer, of near Kampsville, died Thursday in Couch Nursing Home, Pittsfield, where he had been a patient since July 28. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Klaas, he was born in Calhoun County, and had lived all of his life in the Kampsville area.
His widow, the former Maude Luella Ross, and a son, Theodore, of Pearl, survive. He also has a foster son, Ronnie McLain, and one grandchild.
Funeral services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the C. C. Hanks Funeral Home, at Pearl, with the Rev. Estell Bettis officiating. Burial will be in Farrow Cemetery, Kampsville. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon Saturday until time of the funeral.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 01 Dec. 1967, Friday, page 18.- Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny]
KLUNK. Died 05-09-1964. Unknown newspaper, 10 September 1964: "Final rites for Mrs. Emma Klunk held
on Monday": Funeral services for Mrs. Emma C. Klunk, 88 year old Jerseyville resident, were held Monday morning,
7 September at 9:30 o'clock at the church of the Holy Ghost, requiem mass was celebrated by Rev. Paul P. Heinen
and interment was in St. Francis cemetery. Friends called at the Gubser Funeral Home prior to the final rites.
The death of Mrs. Klunk occurred Saturday morning, 5 September at 7:30 o'clock at Waters Nursing Home. She was
a daughter of the late Conrad and Catherine Hause Dietz and was born in Carlinville on 19 June 1876. She was married
on 12 April 1899 at St. Joseph's church in Carlinville to Peter J. Klunk and the couple resided in Calhoun county
and St. Louis before moving to a farm east of Jerseyville in 1919. The death of Mr. Klunk occurred in 1942 and
Mrs. Klunk and family moved to Jerseyville in 1944 where she had since resided. Surviving her are one son, Alfred
Klunk of Jerseyville, two daughters, Misses Hilda and Mabel Klunk of this city, one brother, Phillip Dietz of San
Diego, Calif. And two sisters, Mrs. Frank Bellm of Carlinville and Sister M. Christine of the Daughters of Mercy,
Durango, Colorado. She also leaves six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. [Unknown Contributor
KLUNK. Died 17-02-1948. Unknown newspaper, 20 February 1948: "Dow farmer died Tuesday": Frank
Peter Klunk, a farmer of the Dow vicinity died at five forty-five o'clock Tuesday afternoon, 17 February in the
Jacoby ambulance as it arrived at St. Joseph's hospital in Alton where he was being taken for treatment. He was
pronounced dead by a physician at the hospital. Mr. Klunk was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Klunk and
was born in Calhoun County on 4 September 1888. His age at the time of death was fifty-nine years, five months
and thirteen days. He has been a farmer in the Dow vicinity for the past fifteen years. the deceased is survived
by his wife, Mrs. Marie Klunk; three sons, Walter and Donald Klunk of Dow and George Klunk of the United States
Army; four daughters, Mrs. Walter Brakeville and Mrs. George E. Frazer of Jerseyville, Mrs. Joseph Davison of New
Franklin, Missouri, and Mrs. Howard Porter of Alton; seven grandchildren; four brothers, Joseph Klunk of Fieldon,
Henry and Lawrence Klunk of Michael, and Valentine Klunk of Greenfield; and three sisters, Mrs. Ada Zipprich, Mrs.
Tony Roth, and Mrs. Clarence Roundcount, all of Michael. The body is at Jacoby Brothers Chapel where friends may
call until the time of the funeral. Funeral services will be held at St. Patrick's church in Grafton, Friday, 20
February at nine-thirty o'clock. Requiem mass will be celebrated by Rev. Father Michael Sheehy and interment will
be in the American Legion cemetery at Grafton. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
KNAUEL. Unknown newspaper: Jerseyville - Dr. Charles William Knauel, 67, died at 4:45 pm Thursday, 17 November
1988 at Royal Landing in Calhoun County. Knauel, a self employed chiropractor in Jerseyville the past 40 years,
was a World War II US Army veteran. Born in Edwardsville, he was the son of the Late Rhineholt and Marie E. (Fitsch
) Knauel. He married the Former Laverne Spanholtz on 1 August 1942 in Edwardsville, and she survives. Also surviving
are two Daughters, Katherine Cox of Jerseyville and Cynthia K. Knauel of Phoenix, Arizona; a Son, Ronald C. Knauel
of Phoenix; five grandchildren; a sister, Marie Stunkel of Edwardsville; and two brothers, Richard Knauel of Hayward,
Wisconsin, and Edward Knauel of Edwardsville. Visitation is 1-9 pm Sunday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville,
where services will be conducted 10 am Monday by the Rev. Rick Francis. Military rites will be conducted at Valley
View cemetery in Edwardsville by Jerseyville American Legion-VFW Post 492. Memorials may be given to Post 492 or
Jerseyville Moose Lodge 695. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
KOENIG. Died 22-03-1951. Unknown newspaper, March 1951: Joseph Koenig, 76, a retired farmer, died unexpectedly
Saturday morning, 22 March, at nine thirty o'clock at his home on Cleveland Street. He had been in failing health
for some time and died while in his workshop at his home. The decedent was a son of the late Sebastian and Mary
Wahl Koenig and was born at Dale, Indiana, on 24 August 1875. At the time of death he had attained the age of seventy-six
years, six months and twenty-eight days. Mr. Koenig had been a resident of Jerseyville for the past eleven years.
He is survived by three sons, Joseph Koenig, Jr., and George Koenig of Jerseyville and Charles Koenig of Dow; four
daughters, Mrs. Charles Hughes, Mrs. Thomas Kelly and Mrs. Thomas Hughes of Jerseyville and Mrs. Mary Roth of Hardin.
He also leaves fifteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Friends called at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home.
Funeral rites were held Tuesday morning, 25 March at 9:30 o'clock at the church of the Holy Ghost. Requiem mass
was celebrated by Rev. Father P. O. Heinen and interment was in St. Michael's cemetery in Calhoun County. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
KRAUSE. Unknown newspaper: Jerseyville - Charlotte Wilhemina Krause, 92, died at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, 18
January 1992 at St. Anthony's hospital in Alton. She was born on 1 September 1899 in Brussels, daughter of the
late Henry and Magdalena (Kinder) Krause. She is survived by a sister , Leona Kinder of Golden Eagle. Preceding
her in death were four sisters, Ione and Irene Krause, Caroline Hagen and Marie Mary Brown; and a brother, Martin
Krause. Services and burial are private. Memorials may be given to St. Matthew's Lutheran church in Brussels or
South Calhoun County Ambulance Service. Hanks-Gubser Funeral Home of Brussels is in charge of arrangements. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
KRAUSHAAR. Died 26-05-1985. Unknown newspaper, 30 May 1985: The funeral of Adaline Leona Kraushaar, 78,
of Hamburg was held Wednesday morning at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home with Father William Hembrow officiating.
Burial was in Fieldon cemetery. She died on 26 May at St. Anthony's hospital in Alton. born on 23 August 1906 in
Calhoun county, she was a daughter of the late Hiram and Nettie Kress McCartney. She was a member of St. Michael's
and Holy Ghost and the Jerseyville Eagles Auxiliary. She married Otto H. Kraushaar on 13 May 1924. Her survivors
are a son, Richard Kraushaar of Michael; daughters, Mabel Dunham of Alton, Mary Lee Barbary of Jerseyville, Pat
Jones of Michael and Judy Isringhausen of Godfrey; one brother, Tony McCartney of Wood River; 14 grandchildren
and 15 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Irma Kraushaar, one brother, two sisters,
and a granddaughter.[Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
KREHL. Died 27-07-1979. Unknown newspaper, 30 July 1979: Funeral mass for Elizabeth M. Krehl, 84, of Grafton
was celebrated Monday morning at St. Patrick's church in Grafton by the Rev. Richard niebrugge. Burial was in Scenic
Hill cemetery. Her death occurred at 1 a.m. on 27 July at Jersey Community Hospital. She was born in Calhoun County
on 16 August 1895 , a daughter of William and Anna Arnold Pohlman. Her husband, Walter Krehl, died on 23 September
1970. Only survivors are nieces and nephews. The rosary was recited Sunday evening at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home
in Grafton. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
KREMER Kampsville- A lifelong resident of Calhoun County, Joseph William Kremer, 82, died Friday in Jersey Community Hospital, Jerseyville, following a long illness. He was born Feb. 9, 1883, at Kampsville, and had lived in that area all his life. His parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Kremer. Mr. Kremer, a retired stone and brick mason, was preceded in death by his wife, the former Myrtle Renoad.
He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Kampsville, and the I.O.O.F. Lodge 125, Pearl. Survivors are six daughters, Mrs. Olive Willman and Mrs. Eileen Zipprich, Alton; Mrs. Mary Jean Smith, Pearl; Mrs. Lora Mae Baumann, Michael, and Mrs. Josephine Lammy and Mrs. Bonnie Brangenberg, Kampsville; Two sons, Victor Milton, and William, Pittsfield. There are 23 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The body is at C. C. Hanks Funeral Home, Kampsville, where friends may cay call after 3 p.m. today.
Funeral services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Holland Jones officiating. Burial will be in Farrow Cemetery.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, Sat. May 29, 1965 - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]
KROESCHEL. Died 15-11-1987. Unknown newspaper, 26 September 1987: Alta Naomi Kroeschel, 96, of Jerseyville,
died on 15 November at Garnet's Chateau Nursing Home in Jerseyville. She was born on 9 September 1891 in Calhoun
County to the Late James and Josephine (Presley) Plummer. She married John Henry Kroeschel; he died in 1942. Survivors
include sons: Charles of Jerseyville, Raymond of East Alton and John of New Salem; seven grandchildren; 22 great
grandchildren; and 18 great great grandchildren. Visitation and the funeral were at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home
in Jerseyville with the Rev. Clyde Myers officiating. Burial was in Hardin cemetery. [Unknown Contributor
KRUEGER. Died 22-12-1986. Unknown newspaper, January 1986: Former Batchtown resident, George Louis Krueger,
90, of Jerseyville, died on 22 December in Jerseyville Care Center. He was born on 2 February 1895 in Fieldon to
George Krueger and Elizabeth Springman Krueger. He was a veteran of World War I and a self employed salesman. Survivors
include cousins. His body was donated to St. Louis University Medical School. Memorials have been established to
Calhoun County ambulance service and Fieldon United Church of Christ. Gubser Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Mrs. Gladys V. Kuck, 84, formerly of Pleasant Hill, died at 11:30 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 27, 1995) in Clarkston
Court in Pittsfield. Born April 6, 1911. in Mozier, Mrs. Kuck was a daughter of Thomas and Alta Trowbridge Barnes.
She married Chris C. Kuck Aug. 12, 1933, in Hannibal, Mo. He died Feb. 21, 1988. Mrs. Kuck was a homemaker and
had assisted her husband in the Shelter Insurance Agency. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Christian Church and
Pleasant Hill Senior Citizens. Survivors include a son, Stan Kuck of Pleasant Hill; a sister, Doris Benz of Hannibal;
a grandson, Scott Kuck of Barry; and a great-granddaughter. Mrs. Kuck was preceded in death by numerous brothers
Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Crescent Heights Cemetery at Pleasant Hill
by the Rev. Jerry Webster. There is no visitation but friends are invited to the services. The Ward-Lummis Funeral
Home in Pleasant Hill is handling arrangements. [Pike Press, c. Aug 1995 - Submitted by Bill Browning]
KULP. Died 17-09-1970. Unknown newspaper, 19 September 1970: "Kulp services scheduled for this afternoon":
Funeral services are to be held at one-thirty o'clock this (Thursday) afternoon at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home
for Herman C. Kulp of Jerseyville. Rev. Leonard Todd of Moro is to officiate and burial will be in Rosedale cemetery.
The death of Mr. Kulp, a retired glue maker at Owens-Illinois Glass Company, occurred at four forty-five o'clock
Tuesday morning at the Jersey Community Hospital. A native of Calhoun County, Mr. Kulp, son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Kulp was born in Golden Eagle. His age at the time of death was eighty years, five months, and nineteen
days. His survivors are his wife, Mary Ann Miles Kulp; and one brother, Andrew Kulp of Godfrey. He was a member
of the Eagles Lodge of Alton. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
KURTEN. Unknown newspaper: Grafton - Mary Alice Kurten, 85, died at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, 22 November 1989,
at Calhoun Care Center, Hardin. Born in Grafton, she was the daughter of the late John and Viola (Miller) Watson.
She married Lawrence Kurten in 1944 in Grafton. He died on 19 September 1967. Surviving are a son, Frederick Niemeyer
of Fieldon; five grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and a brother, Arthur L. Watson of Grafton. Preceding her
in death were three brothers and a sister. Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home
in Jerseyville, with a rosary recitation at 7 p.m. a funeral mass is at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick's Catholic
church in Grafton with the Rev. Patrick Carroll as celebrant. Burial is in Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]