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HAINSFURTHER, Dustin Matthew
Dustin Matthew "Dusty" Hainsfurther, 21, of Carlinville, passed away close to his residence as a result of an automobile accident Saturday morning, June 4, 2011. He was born Friday, Jan. 12, 1990, in Jacksonville, the son of Mitchell A. and Tammy M. (Roundcount) Hainsfurther. Dusty graduated from Carlinville High School with the class of 2008. Dusty would have been a senior at the University of Missouri "Mizzou" at Columbia, Mo., where he was majoring in Personal Financial Management with a minor in Finance. Dusty was an avid duck and goose hunter and all around outdoorsman. He was a well known and respected trainer of Labrador Retrievers. Dusty was loved by many and will be missed by all that entered his life. He was a member of Ss Mary & Joseph Catholic Church in Carlinville. Survivors included his parents, Mitch A. and Tammy M. (Roundcount) Hainsfurther of Carlinville; brothers, Brandon Jeffers of St. Louis and Jacob Hainsfurther of Carlinville; grandparents, Gervese and Lelia Roundcount of Eldred; grandfather, Albert Hainsfurther of Winchester; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Nancy Hainsfurther. Friends and family may call from 4-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ss Mary & Joseph Catholic Church. He will be laid to rest at New Calvary Cemetery in Carlinville. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Carlinville is in charge of arrangements. [Jacksonville Journal Courier, Jacksonville, IL - Sub. by Ella Tittsworth]

HALL, Capt. Sidney
In a row following a Republican jollification at Carlinsville, Ill., Capt Sidney Hall, one of the paraders, was shot dead. His assailant was Richard Owens, a member of the local police force. [The Aitkin Age (Aitkin, MN), November 24, 1888, page 7]

HALL, Taylor
Nilwood, May 4: Taylor Hall, an old settler and citizen of Nilwood, died suddenly yesterday morning.  He is survived by his wife and several children. [The Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) – Friday, May 5, 1905]

HARBAUGH, Thomas Martin
Thomas Martin Harbaugh, 67, of Palmyra, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 27, 2011, at his residence in Palmyra. He was born on May 22, 1944, to Verner and Rosemary (Roemer) Harbaugh in Alton. He graduated from Northwestern High School, class of 1962 and later graduated from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, class of 1971. Thomas married Sue Ellyn Tongate on Nov. 21, 1967, in Palmyra. Thomas was a Vietnam veteran serving four years in the U.S. Navy. He worked for Dickey-John Corp. in Auburn for 13 years. Thomas retired from the Illinois Department of Corrections in 2006. He was Sgt. of Arms for Palmyra American Legion Post 1034 and a member of the Chatham VFW Post 4763. He loved to fish, golf, hunt and cook. Thomas is survived by his wife, Sue Ellyn; mother, Rosemary (Roemer) Harbaugh of Bloomington; son, Eric Harbaugh (Sarah) of Palmyra; daughter, Wendy Turner (Wade) of Waverly; three granddaughters, Alyssa and Alicyn Harbaugh and Madison Charles; grandson, Gabe Rothe; two brothers, Paul Harbaugh (Jo) of Normal and Mark Harbaugh (Connie) of Mohomet; and a sister, Verna Kay (Harold) Rich of Greenfield. He was preceded in death by his father, Verner Harbaugh; and brother, Gene Harbaugh. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard, with the Rev. Jim Percy officiating. A visitation will follow at noon and be held at the Modesto Community Building. [Jacksonville Journal Courier, Jacksonville, IL - Sub. by Ella Tittsworth]

HARDIN, Mrs. C. A.
Nilwood, March 11 – Mrs. C. A. Hardin died suddenly last Sunday night, leaving a husband, two sons and an infant daughter.  The remains were taken to the Clyde church, where Rev. H. M. Ingram conducted the services.  The interment was made in the cemetery near Litchfield. [The Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) – Wednesday, March 13, 1901]

HART, Anna
Hornsby Lady Died on Yesterday
Mrs Anna Hart, aged 72, widow of the late Mahlom Hart died at her home in Hornsby yesterday. The funeral services will be held at the Hornsby Baptist church Sunday afternoon at one o'clock, Rev Crouch of Gillespie officiating. Burial will be in Irvin cemetery at Irving. The deceased is survived by two daughters Mrs Link Kidd of Decatur and Miss Orlean Hart who resided with her mother. The husband who was a brother of W.W. Hart of this city died thirty two years ago. [
Litchfield Daily Union, Saturday, April 14, 1928 - submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]

Edwardsville Intelligencer, Edwardsville, IL, 25 May 1949, Mrs Dorothea Hinnrichs
Mrs Dorothea Hinnrichs of New Douglas passed away Tuesday at 6:25 pm at the home of her daughter, Mrs Albert Eilers. She was born Nov 19, 1863, and had attained the age of 85 years, six months and five days. She was the daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Frederick Rener. She was married to George Hinnrichs Dec 11, 1884, who preceded her in death in 1928. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs Anna Eilers of New Douglas, Mrs Marie Kane of Decatur and Mrs Emma Kane of Carrollton; two brothers, Herman Rener of Alhambra and Edward Rener of Staunton; one sister, Mrs Elizabeth Hobbie of Granite City; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. One son, one daughter, five brothers and one sister preceded her in death. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran church in New Douglas. Friends may call at the Latowsky-Burgett funeral home until Friday at 2 o'clock (CST) when short services will be held at the funeral home and then at Immanuel Lutheran Church with the Rev Elmer F Klingensmith officiating.
Burial will be in New Douglas Cemetery.
[submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]

HOBBIE, Elizabeth
Edwardsville Intelligencer, Edwardsville, IL, 7 Nov 1977, Hobbie
Elizabeth Minnie Hobbie, 92, of Livingston, died at 5:30 am today, Nov 7, 1977, in Community Memorial Hospital, Staunton. Mrs Hobbie was born Oct 26, 1885, in New Douglas, a daughter of the late Fred and Minnie Suhre Reener. She was married in Hamel to Fred A Hobbie. He died in 1947. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs Everett (Olivia) Maulding of Naperville, a granddaughter, Elizabeth Georganne Louis of Minneapolis, Minn, and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. Several brothers and sisters are deceased.
Mrs Hobbie was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Livingston. Friends may call after 4 pm Tuesday in Lesicko Funeral Home, Livingston. A funeral service has tentatively been set for Wednesday, the Rev Robert Gaiser, pastor of Holy Cross Church officiating. Burial will be in New Douglas Cemetery. [
submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]

Unknown newspaper, 1977 - Hobbie
Elizabeth Minnie Hobbie, of Livingston passed away Monday, Nov 7, at Community Memorial Hospital in Staunton. Mrs Hobbie was a resident of the Staunton Health Care Center for the past three years. Born Oct 26, 1885, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Minnie (Suhre) Reener and had attained age 92 at the time of death. She was married to Fred A Hobbie in Hamel. He preceded her in death during April of 1947. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Livingston. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 9, at the Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston by Rev. Robert Gaiser. Internment was in New Douglas Cemetery. She is survived by one daughter, Olivia Everett Maulding of Naperville, IL; one grand daughter, Elizabeth Georganne Louis of Minneapolis, MN; one sister-in-law, Mrs Anna Hobbie of Witt, IL; one brother-in-law, Fred Klindworth of Litchfield; also nieces, nephews and cousins. [
submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]

The Montgomery News, 3 April 1947
Fred Hobbie Dies at Granite City
Fred Hobbie, 58, a native of Harvel, died early Wednesday morning at St Elizabeth's Hospital in Granite City, following a short illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Gerlt
Funeral Home in Litchfield. The Rev. William Ufkes of New Douglas will officiate at the services and burial will be made in New Douglas Cemetery. Mr Hobbie was a carpenter by trade. He was born near Harvel, a son of John and Mollie Trauernicht Hobbie and lived at New Douglas for twenty years before moving to Granite City five years ago. He married miss Lizzie Reener a number of years ago and she survives, wit a daughter, Olivia, of Granite City; his mother, Mrs Mollie Hobbie of Litchfield; a sister, Mrs Fred Klindworth, Litchfield, and brother, Herman Hobbie, Witt. His father died many years ago and a sister, Mrs Herman Wolf died in 1920. [
submitted by: Lynn Boyd Reener]

HOGAN, Dixie Lee
Dixie Lee Hogan passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, at age 72. Dixie was born Dixie Lee Lash on Oct. 19, 1939, in Terre Haute, Ind. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Frankie Lash; and her son, Mark W. Meyer. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Donald Hogan; daughter, Carol Lynn (Erik) Anderson of Plantation, Fla.; stepchildren, Teri Bebber and Lisa (Russell) Bishop, both of Greenfield and Robb (Lori) Hogan and Christopher Hogan both of Genoa City, Wis.; brother, Fred C. (Donna) Lash of Springfield, Va.; 12 grandchildren, Blake and Elise Anderson, Russell Bebber, Joshua, Kyle, Elizabeth and Jennifer Bishop, Ashley Brown, Ryan Korper, Madisyn Hogan, Aaron Krivanek and Ryan Hogan; and one great-granddaughter, Isabel Young. She is also survived by her nephew, Jeff Lash; and her niece, Christine Shelly. Private services will be held in Terre Haute on Friday. A memorial service will be held at First Congregational Church in Crystal Lake on Sunday at 3 p.m. Dixie served for many years as the President of the Board for Pioneer Center.
[Jacksonville Journal Courier, Jacksonville, IL - Sub. by Ella Tittsworth]

HOLDEN, Arlene L.
Arlene L. Holden, 76, of Gillespie, died at Heritage Manor in Gillespie on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at 8:03 p.m. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie. Visitation will be Wednesday at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Burial will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Carlinville. She was born July 2, 1935, in Gillespie, the daughter of Matthew and Ruth Butcher Holden, and they preceded her in death. She is survived by a sister, Myra Throne of Gillespie.
[Jacksonville Journal Courier, Jacksonville, IL - Sub. by Ella Tittsworth]

He was born September 18, 1805 in Campbell County, Tennessee and died September 16, 1881 in Macoupin County, Illinois. He is buried in Liscom (Hollingsworth) Cemetery, Palmyra, Illinois. He was the son of James Hollingsworth, a farmer and stockman and Rebecca Wyatte. W. A. Hollingsworth bought land in Macoupin County in 1835 and in addition was deeded land by Isham Stinnett in Claiborne County, Tennessee in 1838. He deeded land to Joseph Hunter in Claiborne County, Tennessee in 1842. He was living in Macoupin County, Illinois in 1850 according to the census. They resided in Macoupin County in 1857-1859 when William was one of the administrators of the estate of Isham Stinnett, Sr. Per Andrew Huson, William A. Hollingsworth and Isham Stinnett, Jr. had the money and land and the others worked for them.
[Submitted by Anne Stinnett]

HULCHER, Charlotte F.
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Charlotte F. Hulcher, 84, of Fort Myers, formerly of Virden, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, at Manor Care in Fort Myers. She was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Virden, the daughter of Claude and Lelah Cobb Lloyd. Mrs. Hulcher was a homemaker and a member of Virden United Methodist Church. Survivors, a son, Glenn L. (wife, Shirley) Hulcher of Denton, Texas; three daughters, Janet G. (husband, Henry) Heferkamp of Sherman, Dianne L. (husband, Rodney) Black of North Fort Myers, Fla., and Karen M. Lancaster of Naples, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Harriet (husband, R.D.) Beals of Arthur; a niece; a great-niece; and a great-nephew. Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Calvert and Ferry Funeral Home, Virden, the Rev. Eddie Lowen officiating. Burial, Virden Cemetery. [The Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) – Monday, February 3, 2003]

HUNT, James
Palmyra, March 20 – The funeral of James Hunt was held at 9:30 yesterday morning.  Services were conducted by Elder C. A. Burton of Virden and by the Masonic lodge, of which he was a member. [The Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) – Tuesday, March 22, 1904]


Husbands, Mary Francis – Died August 30, 1904. Was born in Anderson County, Kentucky, January 24, 1833, and died in Girard Illinois August 30, 1904, aged 71 years, 7 months, and 6 days. She was married to Rev. Charles H. Bush, a Baptist minister, September 8, 1857. She was the mother of seven children, six of whom survive her; Mrs. Eliza Jenkins of Nilwood, Mrs. Susie Kilian of Girard. Henry Bush of Central City, South Dakota, Samuel Bush of Table Rock, Nebraska, Mrs. Minnie Fletcher of Litchfield, Nebraska, and James Bush of champion Nebraska. After her marriage, she lived in the vicinity of Girard where her husband was actively engaged in the gospel ministry, until about twenty years ago, when the family removed to Nebraska. After her husband’s death, four years ago she returned to Illinois. Mrs. Bush was converted at the age of 12 years and united with the Methodist Church. At the age of 25, she united with the Baptist Church, of which she remained until her death. She was a faithful helpmate of her husband’s in his active pastoral life, co-operated with him in every good word and work. A few days before her death she seemed to be granted a glimpse of heaven and the loved ones awaiting her there, and her last words were of praise and thanksgiving to the God who she loved and served.
[Submitted by Debbie Hemberger]

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