Obituaries

Jonathan ‘John’ Kraatz
Jonathan “John” Kraatz, 66, of Anna, died at 12:55 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2017, at his home. He was born on April 8, 1950, in Anna, the son of Harold and Charlotte Holcomb Kraatz. He is survived by his father, Harold Kraatz of Anna; a brother, Paul (Diane) Kraatz of Jonesboro; a niece, Paula (Aaron...
Adam Lee Boren
Adam Lee Boren, 45, of Wolf Lake, died Sunday, April 9, 2017. He was born on June 11, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Russ and Gwen Pendergrass Boren. He married Maryanne Copeland on March 18, 1995, in Jonesboro. He is survived by his wife, Maryanne Boren of Wolf Lake; three sons, Sean Copeland...
Dareld L. Davis
Dareld L. Davis, 79, of Jackson, Mo., and formerly of Anna, died at 6:37 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born on July 26, 1937, in Anna, the son of Curtis and Beatrice Davis Wright. He married Geraldine Nash on Aug. 30, 1958, in Anna. He is survived by...
Cynthia Jane Benson
Cynthia Jane Benson, 59, of Anna, died at 8:36 a.m. Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Herrin Hospital. She was born on July 13, 1957, in Aurora, the daughter of James William and Margarette Francis Cunningham Benson. She is survived by her mother, Fran (Joe) Waldrop of Tuscola; her father, James (Jean)...
Clara N. Bucher
Clara N. Bucher, 90, of Paducah, and formerly of Southern Illinois, died at noon on Friday, April 7, 2017, at Lourdes Hospice and Palliative Care in Paducah. She was born on June 7, 1926, in Cairo, the daughter of Aud and Allie Vaughn Henshaw. She married Paul E. Bucher Sr. on May 24, 1943, in St....
Charles W. Hook, 87, of Anna, died at 8:03 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. An inurnment service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at Pleasant Grove Memorial Park Mausoleum, with the Rev. Glen Patterson officiating. Friends are asked to gather...
Paul Dunkin, 77, of rural Makanda, died at 8:23 a.m. Monday, April 3, 2017, at his daughter’s home. He was born on Feb. 16, 1940, in Shirley, Ark., the son of Malachi and Mary M. Tremel Dunkin. He married Kathleen Pearl Vines on June 23, 1963, in Anna. She preceded him in death on April 5, 2016. He...
Wilda Boner
Wilda Boner, 84, of Anna, died at 10:41 a.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. She was born on March 29, 1933, in Reynoldsville, the daughter of Sherman and Mary Virginia Reynolds Rogers. She married William “Bill” Boner in September 1951. She is survived by her daughter,...
Gayle Page
Gayle Page, 81, of Savoy, and formerly of Tuscola, died Friday morning, April 7, 2017, at Willowbrook Memory Care of Savoy. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, at Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home in Tuscola. Burial followed in the Tuscola Township Cemetery. She was born on July 5,...
Florence Mae ‘Fanny’ Winston
Florence Mae “Fanny” Winston, 60, of Jonesboro, died at 5:36 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017, at Herrin Hospital. She was born on April 16, 1956, in Stoddard County, Mo., the daughter of Clarence and Little G. Wells Winston. She is survived by all her loving family and friends at Chamness Care....

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