Publication Date: August 30, 1993

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 18

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Robert O. Lowder, 73, of Petersburg, formerly of Springfield, died at 9:05 a.m.

 Sunday at St. John's Hospice.

 He was born March 5, 1920, in Virden, the son of Oren Charles and Eleanora Falcetti Lowder.

 He married Athanasia Jaros Pinkewich in 1972. He was preceded in death by a sister, Orrine

 Lowder.

 Mr. Lowder was a sales supervisor for Interstate Bakery for 15 years. He was co-owner of

 Pioneer Building Maintenance until retirement in 1986. He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic

 Church in Petersburg, Shambolee Golf Club, Elk Lodge 158, Knights of Columbus 4175, and

 Illinois National Guard Rifle Team 123. He was a World War II veteran. Surviving are his wife,

 Athanasia; two daughters, Mrs. Bob (Gloria) Nika and Mrs. William (Janice) Kelty, both of

 Springfield; two sons, Robert P. Lowder and Jaigh E. Lowder, both of Springfield; six

 stepchildren, Rhonda Ray, Candace Bobbitt and Timothy Pinkewich, all of Decatur, Tamara

 Fanale and Shawn Glazebrook, both of Springfield, and Eric Pinkewich of Casselberry, Fla.; 23

 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; mother, Eleanora Lowder of Springfield; a sister, Mrs.

 Edward (Helen) Bell of Springfield; a brother, Oren "Lou" Lowder of Springfield; several aunts;

 and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at

 Staab Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Schauer officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler

 National Cemetery.

 

Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: September 05, 1993

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 22

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: William T. Fromm, 45, of Springfield died at 10:54 a.m. Saturday at St. John's

 Hospital.

 He was born March 31, 1948, in Springfield, the son of Herman R. "Duke" and Pauline

 Dahlkamp Fromm.

 Mr. Fromm had been the owner and operator of Bill's New Image Barber and Tan Shop since

 1969. He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Army. Surviving are his daughter, Tamara

 Dawn Fromm of Springfield; two sons, W. Timothy Fromm and Christopher S. Fromm, both of

 Springfield; one grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Nick A. (Donna) Fanale and Mrs. Brad (Mary)

 Williams, both of Riverton; an aunt; three uncles; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

 Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Staab Funeral Home, the Rev. Frank O'Hara

 officiating. Burial in Camp Butler National Cemetery.

 

Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: September 13, 1993

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 7

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Mary A. Viola, 78, of Riverton died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday at Villa Healthcare East in

 Sherman.

 She was born May 10, 1915, in Riverton, the daughter of John and Elizabeth DeMarco Fanale.

 She married Julio Viola in 1947. She was preceded in death by a son, Marco John Viola; and

 sister, Ana Pambianco. Mrs. Viola retired as head cook of the Riverton School District and

 cooked for Riverton Daily Bread. She was a member of St. James Church in Riverton, Altar and

 Rosary Society, and St. Anthony's Guild. Surviving are her husband, Julio; two daughters, Mrs.

 Robert (Mary) Story of Sherman and Mrs. Frank (Clara) Larocca of Palatine; four

 grandchildren; two brothers, John J. Fanale and Nick S. Fanale, both of Riverton; several nieces,

 nephews, cousins, and great nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at

 St. James Church in Riverton, with the Rev. Kenneth Steffen officiating. Burial will be in Calvary

 Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Doris E. Schaeffer

 

Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: December 06, 1993

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 14

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Mary "Evelyn" Roach, 81, of Springfield, formerly of Coffeen, died at 10:20 a.m.

 Sunday at St. John's Hospice.

 She was born Jan. 7, 1912, in Coffeen, the daughter of Jerry and Cora Young Hanner. She

 married Robert A. Roach in 1940. Preceding her in death was a brother, Horace Hanner.

 Mrs. Roach had been a resident of Springfield since 1942.

 Surviving are her husband, Robert A. "Bob" Roach; daughter, Mrs. John (Roberta) Fanale of

 Riverton; son, Jerry L. Roach of Cabot, Ark.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;

 sister, Mrs. Opal Weller of Hillsboro; a brother, Carter Hanner of Mattoon; and several nieces,

 nephews and cousins.

 Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Staab Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jeffrey Bealmear

 officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

 

 Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: June 09, 1994

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 12

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Helen Schmidt, 93, of Sherman died at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Hospital.

 She was born April 5, 1901, in Riverton, the daughter of Wesley and Albina Kobeck Prehoda.

 She married Joseph Schmidt in 1922. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1962; a

 granddaughter; three brothers, John, Wesley and Bartholomew Prehoda; four sisters, Mary

 Prehoda, Albina Vala, Josephine Went and Theresa Carey.

 Mrs. Schmidt had been a resident of Riverton most of her life, Springfield for 20 years and

 Sherman since 1987. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John Vianney Church.

 Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. R.E. (Virginia) Barnacastle of Brookville, Pa.; a son, Robert J.

 Schmidt of Sherman; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth

 Antonacci of Riverton; and several nieces and nephews.

 Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church, the Revs. James Fanale,

 Eugene Costa and Ralph Zetzel officiating. Burial in Camp Butler National Cemetery.

 Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: November 05, 1995

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 64

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: James Randal "Randy" Batterton, 76, of Springfield died Saturday at St. John's

 Hospital.

 He was born Nov. 5, 1918, in Elkhart, the son of James and Corynne Randal Batterton. He

 married Leona Boyer in 1950.

 Mr. Batterton had been a resident of Springfield for most of his life. He was employed with the

 state of Illinois Environmental Protection Agency as a sampler for 21 years. He was a U.S. Army

 veteran serving during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of Elm Street

 Christian Church, Area Christian Men's Fellowship, Abe Lincoln Gun Club, VFW Post No. 755

 and American Legion Post No. 32. Survivors: wife, Leona; a daughter, Mrs. Chuck (Pam)

 Zorens of St. Louis; six adopted grandchildren; a nephew; and several cousins.

 Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Elm Street Christian Church, with Paul Cox officiating. Burial: Camp

 Butler National Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 Virginia Schmidt-Barnacastle

 Virginia Schmidt-Barnacastle, 72, of Brookville, Pa., formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday in

 Brookville, Pa.

 She was born July 31, 1923, in Riverton, the daughter of Joseph and Helen Prehoda Schmidt.

 She married Rupert E. Barnacastle on April 29, 1960, in Arlington, Va.

 Mrs. Barnacastle was employed by George Washington University in Washington, D.C., as an

 assistant registrar. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Brookville, Pa.

 Survivors: husband, Rupert E.; a brother, Robert J. Schmidt of Sherman; an aunt; and several

 nieces, nephews and cousins.

 

Publication Date: December 05, 1995

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 10

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Edith L. Parrish, 79, of Auburn died Monday at Doctors Hospital.

 She was born April 17, 1916, in Riverton, the daughter of Nicholas and Rose Fanale Santarelli.

 She married William B. Parrish in 1962; he died in 1979. Survivors: a daughter, Mrs. Dohn

 (Cathy) Beard of Springfield; two sisters, Gloria Chevalier of Auburn and Jennie Mussatt of

 Riverton; three brothers, Nick Santarelli of Auburn and Robert and James Santarelli, both of

 Riverton; and several nieces and nephews.

 Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, Bramley Funeral Home, Auburn, the Rev. Dan LaCount officiating.

 Burial: Auburn Cemetery.

 

 

Publication Date: June 13, 1995

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 25

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Gertrude N. Fanale, 79, of Springfield died Monday at Memorial Medical Center.

 She was born April 29, 1916, in Riverton, the daughter of Carius and Elizabeth Schmidt Davis.

 She married Michael J. Fanale in 1936; he preceded her in death in 1985.

 Mrs. Fanale was a resident of Springfield for most of her life. She retired in 1987 from the

 attorney general's office, where she was employed as a legal secretary.

 She was a member of St. Agnes Church and Altar and Rosary Society, Samaritan Volunteers of

 St. John's Hospital and St. Louise de Marillac Guild.

 Survivors: two daughters, Marianne Fanale of Chicago and Trudi M. Fanale of Lakewood,

 Colo.; three sons, Rev. James F. Fanale, CSV, of Arlington Heights, Michael J. Fanale of

 Glastonbury, Conn., and Thomas J. Fanale of Springfield; nine grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs.

 Francis (Frances) Hickey of Decatur and Mrs. Ken (Bette) Keys of Trinity, Texas; and several

 nieces, nephews and cousins.

 Funeral Mass: noon Wednesday, St. Agnes Church, Rev. James F. Fanale officiating. Burial:

 Calvary Cemetery.

 Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Publication Date: July 25, 1996

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 36

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Julio C. Viola, 78, of Riverton died Tuesday at St. John's Hospital.

 

 He was born Jan. 25, 1918, in Sherman, the son of Nicholas and Mary Jannesse Viola. He

 married Mary A. Fanale in 1947; she died in 1993.

 A longtime resident of Riverton, Mr. Viola owned and operated Uptown Market in Riverton until

 1960. In 1983, he retired from Park & Shop Grocery Store in Riverton.

 A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of St. James Catholic Church in

 Riverton, Riverton Volunteer Fire Department and a charter member of K of C Marian Council

 3914.

 Survivors: two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Mary) Story of Sherman and Mrs. Frank (Clara)

 Larocca of Palatine; four grandsons; two sisters, Sister Deanne Viola OSF of Springfield and

 Anna Marie Johnson of Sherman; a brother, Robert "Nick" Viola of Springfield; several nieces,

 nephews and cousins.

 Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. James Catholic Church in Riverton, the Rev. Peter Mascari

 officiating. Burial: Calvary Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Publication Date: February 08, 1997

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 7

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: James Santarelli, 65, of Riverton died Friday at St. Joseph's Home.

 He was born May 12, 1931, in Riverton, the son of Nicola and Rose Fanale Santarelli. He

 married Margaret A. Tierney in 1957.

 Mr. Santarelli, a resident of Riverton most of his life, retired from the state Department of

 Transportation where he was employed for 35 years as a registered professional civil engineer

 and land surveyor.

 He was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Riverton, Knights of Columbus Council 3914

 in Riverton, Riverton Athletic Club, former Riverton School Board member, and was a U.S.

 Army veteran.

 Survivors: wife, Margaret A. Santarelli; a daughter, Marikim Santarelli of Champaign; two sons,

 James R. Santarelli of Springfield, and Stephen J. Santarelli of Riverton; five grandchildren; two

 sisters, Gloria Chevalier of Auburn and Mrs. Tom (Jennie) Mussatt of Riverton; two brothers,

 Nick Santarelli of Auburn and Robert Santarelli of Riverton; and several nieces, nephews and

 cousins. Services: 11 a.m. Monday, St. James Catholic Church, Riverton. Burial: Camp Butler

 National Cemetery.

 Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Publication Date: May 28, 1997

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 18

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Edith M. Burlbaw, 86, of Springfield died Friday at Heritage Manor.

 

 She was born July 1, 1910, in Riverton, the daughter of Harry and Elsie Howarth White. She

 married John E. Burlbaw in Williamsville in 1929. Mrs. Burlbaw, a homemaker, was a

 Springfield resident for 35 years. She was a member of the West Congregation of Jehovah

 Witnesses.

 Survivors: husband, John E.; a sister, Mrs. John (Elizabeth) Fanale of Riverton; and several

 nieces and nephews.

 Remains were cremated.

 Memorial services: 3 p.m. Saturday, West Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, with Ronald

 Stepp officiating.   Vancil Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.