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MACK Died 01-02-1982. Funeral mass for Mrs. Margaret Mack, 93, of Jerseyville will be celebrated tomorrow (Friday) morning at 10:30 o'clock at St. Francis Xavier church with Father Terrance Shea celebrant. Her death occurred February 1 at Garnet's Nursing Home. Interment will be in St. Francis Xavier cemetery. She was born September 23, 1878 in Calhoun County the daughter of Anthony and Margaret Leasenfelt. Her husband was the late Henry Mack. She is survived by one Brother, Anthony Leasenfelt of Shipman. Friends may call at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home after 4:00 p.m. this afternoon (Thursday). The rosary will be said at 7:00 this evening. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MADISON. Died 07-12-1984. Services for Herbert E. Madison, 80, 407 E. Prairie, Jerseyville, were conducted at Jacoby Brothers Funeral home by the Rev. David McGuire with burial in Hardin cemetery. He died at 9:05 a.m. December 7 at his residence. The self-employed carpenter was born June 13, 1904 in Calhoun County, son of the late John and Mary Margaret Droege Madison, and married Margie Taylor. His survivors are two Daughters, Barbara Shipp of Cahokia and Jackline Shaw of Arlington, Texas; sisters, Clara Cox of Alton and Mary Plummer of Hardin; and four grandchildren. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MADISON. Funeral for John P. Madison held at Presbyterian Church at Fieldon. Rev. G. B. Kircher - buried in Hardin cemetery. Died at home 604 E. Pearl St. - 68 years. Leaves widow, Mrs. Gensea Madison; three sons, Samuel, Herbert, Milo Madison of Calhoun County; three daughters, Cora Thomas of St. Louis, Misses Mary and Clara Madison of Jerseyville. Four children preceded father - leaves 3 step children and 9 grandchildren. Jersey County News. Nov. 29, 1928. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MALTIMORE. Died 00-09-1959. Daisy M. Maltimore, born Calhoun County, September 17, 1880. Died at Grafton. Burial Scenic Hill at Grafton. Taken from Democrat News September 17, 1959. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MARSHALL. Died 20-08-1987. Former Calhoun County resident Claude Marshall, 89, died August 20 at Deaconess Manor Nursing Home in St. Louis. He was born March 20, 1898, in Calhoun County to the late Frank and Zella (Baxter) Marshall. He married Sally Slaten on July 27, 1935, in St. Louis. He was a dealer representative for Ford Motor Tractor Co. Survivors include his wife, Sally, and daughter Betty Marshall, both of St. Louis. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Ida Randolph and Very La Marsh. Visitation was August 21 at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Grafton; the funeral was August 22 there with the Rev. Tommy Brewer officiating. Burial was in Scenic Hill cemetery. Dated 9/2/1987. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MARTIN, MARY MARGARET (SUTTON) , was born in Missouri May 15th, 1842 and departed this life January 27th, 1920, at the age of 77 years 8 months and 12 days. Her infancy and tender girl hood were spent in the states of Missouri and Kentucky. At the age of about nine she, with her father, mother, four brothers and four sisters, immigrated to this state, where she grew into womanhood and spent her ripe old age. She was united in marriage with Stephen L. Martin, February 13th, 1861. To this union were born six children, two of whom preceded her in death. Mary E. at the age of about a year and the other, a girl in infancy. Those...surviving are Emet Martin, Melissa and Minervia Smith and Minnie Shaw. Besides these she leaves 6 grand children and 1 great grandchild. Aunt Margaret as she was familiarly known...united with the church of Christ at Rockhill June 30th 1878. Later Apr 7, 1890 she transferred the membership to the Farmers Ridge church in which she remained a faithful member unto her death....She leaves to mourn her departure beside the immediate family, three brothers, 32 grandchildren, __ great grand children and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted at the residence Jan 29th by Evangelist J. C. Bunn of Winfield, Kans. after which the body was laid to rest in the Anderson cemetery near by.
She was a daughter of James Harvey Sutton and Elizabeth Ann Franklin Sutton Davis. [Contributed by Virginia Gorton Bonner to Pike Co. IL Trails website - [Nebo Banner, 4 Feb 1920]



MASERANG. Died 09-02-1976. Dated 2/6/76. Final services for Mrs. Ann Maserang, 69, of 8 Vine Street, Grafton, were held on February 9 at Jacoby Funeral Home in Grafton with the Rev. William Smith officiating. Burial was in Sunset Hill cemetery, Edwardsville. Her death occurred at 12:45 am on February 9 at the Calhoun Comprehensive Care Center. Born November 4, 1906 at McClure, she was the daughter of George and Laura Culp Arnold. Her husband, Oliver Maserang, died a month ago, on January 9. She is survived by two sisters, Elsie Young and Jewell Frazier, both of Granite City. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



Masterson, Helen Viola Mae Swearingin Anderson
Birth: Jul. 18, 1929, Belleview, Calhoun County, Illinois
Death: Jun. 8, 2001
Pittsfield, Pike County, Illinois
Helen Masterson, 71, of Nebo died Friday, June 8, 2001, in Illini Hospital at Pittsfield.
Born July 18, 1929 in Belleview, she was a daughter of George and Winnie Gates Swearingin. She married Robert W. "Bob" Masterson on Feb. 2, 1977 in Nebo and he survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Larry Anderson of Trenton and Paul Anderson of Buzzards Bay, Mass.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Shirley Bass of Worden and Joanne Wogan of New Port Richey, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Willard J. Anderson, and two sons, Gerald Anderson and Hughie Anderson.
Mrs. Masterson was a homemaker and a member of the Mozier Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at Ward-Lummis Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill with Andy Anderson officiating. Burial was in the Anderson Cemetery near Nebo. Pallbearers were Terry Gratton, Terry Anderson, Larry Anderson Jr., Paul Anderson, Tony Anderson and Jerry Foster.
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Masterson, Robert W.
Bob Masterson, 73, Nebo, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
He was born April 20, 1932 in Plainville to Robert William and Alma Ruby Personett. He married Helen Anderson Feb. 2, 1977 in Nebo and she preceded him in death June 8, 2001. He married Betty Dunn and she also preceded him. He had been a longtime employee of Stark Brothers Nursery, retiring in 1994. He enjoyed antique tractors and cars and was an avid farmer. He is survived by two stepsons, Larry Anderson of rural Nebo and Joe Anderson of Buzzards Bay, Mass.; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles Masterson of Pleasant Hill; three sisters, Lucy Foster of Nebo, Mary Buchaltz of Louisiana, Mo. and Martha Hart of New Canton. He was preceded in death by his parents, a stepfather, Hardy Wilcox; both wives; a sister, Nancy Sealock; a brother, Jake Masterson; and two stepsons, Gerald Anderson and Hughie Anderson. Graveside services were held Monday, Oct. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Anderson Cemetery near Nebo with Bro. Don Hannel officiating. Burial was at the cemetery. Visitation was held Monday from noon until 1:30 p.m. at Ward-Lummis Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill. Memorials are to the National Arthritis Foundation.
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McCARTNEY. "H. McCartney rites held in East St. Louis": funeral services for Hiram H. (Tooter) McCartney of East St. Louis, a former Jerseyville resident, were held on 31 May. His death occurred on 28 May in St. Mary's hospital in East St. Louis. He was born on 4 May 1911 in Calhoun county, a son of the late Hiram and Nettie McCartney. Mr. McCartney was a member of Laborers Local 338 of Wood River, American Legion Post 53 of East St. Louis, and was a veteran of World War II. His wife, the former Anna Mae Fallin of Cottage Hills, preceded him in death. He is survived by two sons, Robert and Michael of East St. Louis; three daughters, Mrs. Carl Meuth of Belleville, Mrs. Terry Meuth of Granite City and Miss Carol McCartney of East St. Louis; eight grandchildren; two Sisters, Mrs. Mary Isringhausen of Danville and Mrs. Otto Kraushaar of Michael; and a brother, Tony, of Wood River. Published, 8 Jun 1972. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MIELKE. Died 22-04-1968. Mrs. Jessie May Mielke, wife of Harvey A. Mielke, Sr., of Grafton, died Monday morning, April 22, at 2:54 o'clock at St. Joseph hospital in Alton where he had been a patient for a month. Requiem mass was celebrated by Rev. Father Anthony Schmidt at 9:30 o'clock Wednesday morning at St. Patrick's church in Grafton and interment was in the Hartford cemetery. Visitation hours were held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home. Mrs. Mielke, a resident of Grafton for thirty-six years, was a daughter of the late Stephen and Anna Besaw Desherlia, and was born at Deerplain in Calhoun County on October 23, 1899. Her age at death was 68 years, 5 months and 29 days. Surviving her in addition to her husband are one Son, Harvey A. Mielke, Jr. of Fresno, California; one sister, Mrs. Bertha Poore of Grafton, and four brothers; Sheriff Adam Desherlia and Elmer Desherlia of Jerseyville, Charles Desherlia of Grafton and Stephen Desherlia of Peoria. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MILLER. Died 21-12-1981. Services were held Wednesday at Warner-Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton for Sarah Elizabeth Miller, 91, formerly of Jerseyville. She died at 9 am December 21 at Calhoun Comprehensive Care Center. Born in Jersey County, she was a daughter of the late John and Hattie Glass Hunter. She married Horace Miller who preceded her in death and later married Sidney Miller who died in 1942. Her survivors are a son, Harvey of Jerseyville; four grandchildren; and two sisters, Hettie White of Medora and Alice Conyear of Alton. Burial was in Shipman cemetery. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MINER. Died 00-04-1922. Obit dated April, 1922: Aaron J. Miner. 82 years. Born Jersey County, June 27, 1839. Married September 15, 1866 to Eunice A. Lane. Was in Civil War. Silver Creek cemetery, Calhoun County [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MINER. Died 19-01-1912. From Jerseyville Republican, February 15, 1912: Eunice, wife of A. J. Miner of Cliffdale, Calhoun County, died January 19 at her home. 66 years. Came with parents from Essex County, New York when was 7, and settled in Greene County. Married A. J. Miner of Jerseyville, ceremony being done at Carrollton. Settled in Kane, then to Calhoun County. Leaves husband, who is a brother of Squire Miner of Carrollton and four children: Mrs. Josephine Griswold of Clinton, Iowa; Charles H. of Harland, Kansas; Lorenzo J. and Hugh H. of Calhoun. One sister: Mary A. Gourley of Calhoun. Funeral at Silver Creek Cemetery. Rev. Schultz. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MORGAN. Died 19-11-1964. Dated 12-3-64: Funeral services for William Russell Morgan of Milton, a former resident of Jersey County, were held on Saturday afternoon November 21 at one o'clock at the Hanks Funeral Home in Pearl with Brother Lowell Manchester of the Church of Christ officiating assisted by Brother Jungens. Burial was in the Noble cemetery at Otterville. The death of Mr. Morgan occurred at the Illini Hospital in Pittsfield on November 19. He had suffered several heart attacks. The decedent, a son of James and Sarah Morgan, was born in Iowa May 18, 1887. He was married to Frieda Kirchner and the couple had one son, Russell. Following the death of his wife Mr. Morgan was married on November 15, 1947 to Margaret Becker Faber. Mr. Morgan spent most of his life in Jersey and Calhoun counties and was engaged in farming for many years. He had retired from employment at the western. He and his wife had resided on a farm near Medora before moving to Milton in October 1961. Mr. Morgan was a member of the First Baptist church in Jerseyville. Surviving him are his wife, one son, Russell Morgan of Grafton, two step daughters, Mrs. Home Lane of Milton and Mrs. Henry Parker of Godfrey, a step-son, Harry Faber of Inglewood, California, twenty grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Les (Edna) Gunterman of Jerseyville. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and a brother. Among those from this area attending the final rites were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Morgan and family and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McIntyre of Grafton; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Gunterman, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Hirst and family, Mrs. and Mrs. Leslie Smith and family, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Smith and family and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mcleod of Jerseyville; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mckinney and Mr. and Mrs. William Pope and daughters of Medora. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MORRISON. Died 28-08-1897. Dated August, 1897. Mrs. Eliza Morrison died August 28. Had lived in Jersey County for fifty years. Funeral at home. Rev. Wilson of Calhoun County After which remains taken to Gunterman cemetery. Ella king born in Rome, New York. Parents were Rev. Geo. I. King and Mrs. King. Moved to Quincy, Illinois for 13 years. Moved to Jerseyville until he died in 1873. Ella married to J. Knox Smith of Lincoln, four children. Three survive, Mrs. Geo. O. Smith of Lincoln, Mrs. J. Woodward Jones of Wayne, Mr. Wilford Knox Smith of Crete, all living in Nebraska. J. K. Smith died in 1882 and Mrs. Smith and children to Lincoln Nebraska. In 1889 she married John G. Morrison formerly of Jerseyville. They made their home in Nebraska. One daughter, Miss Ella K., son died in infancy. Also mother to her husbands daughter, Estelle R. Morrison and son Edward R. Morrison, children of his first wife who was Mary Rees. Presbyterian church, Mrs. Morrison was member of giving it her time and money. She and her mother were, with exception of one other person, the largest contributors to the erection of their church in Jerseyville. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MOSSMAN. Died 19-12-1982. Dated December 28, 1982: A funeral mass was celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic church in Brussels for Carl E. Mossman, 83, 319 E. Prairie, Jerseyville with the Revs. Louis Schlangen and Patrick Morrow as concelebrants. He died at 8:54 am December 19 at Jersey Community Hospital. He was born in Calhoun County a son of the late Francis and Anna Kamp Mossman and married the former Louise Telkamp who died in 1979. He is survived by five daughters, Leola Held and Doris Tepen of Brussels, Lois Kiel of Meppen, Marietta Bates of Dow and Jean Rowling of Grafton; three Sons, Paul of Sullivan, Richard of Jerseyville and Leland of Grand Island, Nebraska. 35 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Clara Narup of Alton and Marie Kiel of Jerseyville; and a brother Clarence, of Godfrey. Burial was in the church cemetery. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MOSSMAN. Died 17-02-1979. Funeral mass for Mrs. Louise Mossman, 81, 319 E. Prairie St., Jerseyville will be celebrated at 10:30 am. February 20 at St. Mary's church in Brussels with the Rev. Louis Schlangen and the Rev. Patrick Morrow concelebrants. Burial in the church cemetery. She died at 6 pm February 17 at St. Anthony's hospital in Alton. Born in Calhoun County, she was the daughter of the late Henry M. and Elizabeth Keim Telkamp. Her survivors include her husband, Carl E. Mossman whom she married January 22, 1919; five Daughters, Leola Held and Doris Tepen, Brussels, Lois Kiel, Meppen, Marietta Bates, Dow, Jean Rowlings, Grafton; three sons, Paul, Sullivan, Illinois, Richard, Jerseyville, Leland , Grand Island, Nebraska; 35 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren. One son, Carl, Jr. preceded her in death. Visitation after 2 Monday at Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin where the rosary will be recited at 7:30 pm. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MUNSTERMAN. Died 08-04-1985. Dated 4/11/1985 : Francis Aloysius Munsterman, retired businessman, died at 12:25 am on April 8. He was born in Jerseyville, the son of the late Frank and Catherine Fleming Munsterman. He was attending Washington University in St. Louis when he enlisted in the US Army and was a veteran of World War I. Following the war and more college at the University of Illinois he was employed by Shell Oil Co. as a jobber and had more than 60 years of service in Calhoun County in that capacity. A member of the Illinois Petroleum Marketers Assoc., Munsterman received the distinguished Bucketeer award for being in petroleum marketing for over 50 years. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier church in Jerseyville. He served on the confraternity of Christian doctrine on the local, district, state and national levels. Munsterman was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was the first member of the Jerseyville Chapter to be a fourth degree member; he joined in East St. Louis before a fourth degree Chapter was established in Jerseyville. He was a former member of the Elks and Moose Lodges and a member of the American Legion. Munsterman was active in city activities including city council, water board and school board, and was a charter member of Westlake Country Club. He married Katherine Keyser on October24, 1925. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two Daughters, Jane Cornell of Tipp City, Ohio and Marilyn Barberick, Denver, Colorado.; two sons, Dwight of Garland, Texas, and Philip of Jacksonville, Illinois; 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, John Robert, one brother, Eugene Munsterman, and two sisters, Marie Munsterman and Loretta Barry. Funeral mass was concelebrated Wednesday morning at St. Francis Xavier church with the Revs. Patrick Morrow, William Hembrow and Roy Bauer concelebrants, preceded by visitation at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home. Burial was in St. Francis cemetery, Jerseyville. Memorials are St. Francis church and American Cancer society chapters of Jersey and Calhoun counties. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]



MYERS. Died 00-01-1926. Jerseyville Republican, dated January 7, 1926: John Myers, well-known resident of Rosedale vicinity died of pneumonia, 63 years. Funeral from Hartford church. Rev. T. H. Roddey. Burial in charge of Grafton Woodman Camp. Leaves three sons; Clyde of Rosedale, Lee of Granite City; George of Florida and one daughter, Mrs. William Smith of Rosedale. Born may 31, 1862 in Calhoun County and married February 14,1883 to Ida May Birdnow. Five children: Benjamin Harrison, John Leland, William Clyde, George Edward. One daughter, Mrs. Nellie Jane Smith. Home lover and much endeared to his children. His sons and daughter. Enjoyed visits to old homestead. He joined ME church at Hartford early in life. Member of MWA. Hard worker, good husband and father. Neighbor to all and would accommodate a friend. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]

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