Mary Lee Jaggers

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Virden-Mary Lee Jaggers, 73, of Virden, IL passed away at 11:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at her residence in Virden, IL.

Mary was born July 9, 1943 in Scottville, IL a daughter to Ralph Emerson and Cleo Elberta (Champion) Downs.  She married Darrell L. Jaggers October of 1963 in Virden, IL.

Mary was a member of the Pentecostals of Springfield, IL and was very active with church functions.  She loved to watch the Hummingbirds from her window and loved to play games such as Yahtzee and other card and dice games.  Her favorite past time was spending time with her family.

Surviving Mary are her daughters, Kimberli Crays of Virden, IL, Gena (companion, Randall Sanders) Donaldson of Girard, IL; brothers, Bill (Patty) Downs of Yule, FL, Larry (Mary Lou) Downs of Charlotte, NC, Danny (Joquena) Downs of Scottville, IL; sisters, Shirley Kerbovac of Benton, IL, Sandy Hackman of Tomball, TX; 5 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Preceding Mary in death were her parents; husband, Darrell Leon Jaggers; brothers, Ralph, Bob, Gene, Gerald & Earl Downs; sisters, Gloria Daech and Anne Madden.

There will be no visitation, cremations rites have been accorded by the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home in Virden, IL.  A graveside interment of ashes will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday Sept. 26, 2016 at Virden Cemetery, Virden, IL. Mary’s grandson Nick Donaldson officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.  To leave a comment for the family, please visit:  www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com

Terry Mae Sennings

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Virden – Terry Mae Sennings, 53 of Virden, IL passed away Thursday at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.

Terry was born Jan. 21, 1963 at Fort Ord, CA a daughter to Carl A. and Shirley A. (Wyzard) Sennings. Terry was a graduate of Lamphier high School in Springfield, IL.

Surviving Terry is her companion Michael L. Ferrero of Virden, IL, step-daughter Amanda M. Ferrero-Mallicoat of St. Louis, MO, sisters, Amy Lockwood and Jody Sennings both of Springfield, IL, brother, Rick Sennings of Springfield, IL, niece, Brittany Lockwood of Huntsville, TX and a nephew Michael Lockwood of Athens, IL, and several additional nieces and nephews. Preceding in death were her parents.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Virden, IL with funeral services at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday Sep. 28, 2016 at the funeral home. Rev. John Huxtable officiating. Pallbearers are:  Dustin Fetter, Bill Fomera, Bill Allen, Rick Frigo, Dale Strode, Steve Bishop, Tyler Willette and Michael Lockwood.  Burial will be in Virden Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.

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John R. Gudgel

 

Nilwood – John R. Gudgel, 89 of Nilwood, IL passed away Saturday Sept. 17, 2016 at Pleasant Hill Village in Girard, IL.

John was born Jan. 19, 1927 in Athens, IL a son to Andrew and Mary (Faust) Gudgel. He was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran serving as a corporal during WWII. After his service John graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL with a degree in Industrial Arts. He married Wilma J. Edge December 20, 1952 in Farmersville, IL. John worked for many years as a shop teacher for the Springfield School District and he was a Principal for Ellsworth, Athens and Petersburg, IL School Districts. John formerly attended Prairie Temple Assembly of God Church in Virden, IL.

John is survived by his wife Wilma J. Gudgel of Nilwood, IL, sons, John R. (Karen) Gudgel II of Nilwood, IL, and James R. (Nina) Gudgel of Sidney, OH, 3 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter, a brother, Richard (Shirley) Gudgel of Springfield, IL, sister-in-law Barbara Gudgel of Waggoner, IL and several nieces and nephews. Preceding in death were his parents, 3 brothers Tom, Bill and Gene and 4 sisters, Helen, Caroline, Margaret and Dorothy.

Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday Sept. 23, 2016 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Girard, IL with visitation one hour prior to services. Chaplain Terry Link officiating. Burial of ashes will be at a later date. Memorial may be made to the family. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.

 

Rev. Estill O. Lomelino

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Virden – Rev. Estill O. Lomelino 96 of Virden, IL passed away Wednesday September 14, 2016 at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, IL.

Estill was born April 16, 1920 in North Otter Twp., IL a son to Harvey and Pluma (Monts) Lomelino. He married Ida M. “Babe” Carter May 10, 1941 in St. Charles, MO. Estill was a WW II U.S. Army veteran. Estill worked at the Virden Dress Factory from 1946 to 1958 and later worked for Andy Smith Lumber Co and for Ralph Evans Concrete of Virden, IL.  He was a member of Grace Southern Baptist Church in Virden, IL and the American Legion Post #386 Virden, IL. Estill was a supply minister in the area for many years.

Surviving Estill is his daughter, Sandra Huffines of Virden, IL,  daughter-in-law, Penny Lomelino of Girard, IL, sons, Larry (Leslie) Lomelino of Auburn, IL and Evan (Janet) Lomelino of Viola, IL, several grandchildren and great grandchildren, sister, Marjorie Owens of Springfield, IL, brothers, Melvin “Howard” Lomelino of Girard, IL, Harvey (Barbara) Lomelino of Riverton, IL and Herbert (Kay) Lomelino of Springfield, IL and several nieces and nephews. Preceding in death was his parents, wife, Ida M. “Babe” Lomelino, a son, Mark L. Lomelino, brothers, Harry, Eldon and Harold Lomelino, sisters, Marie Lehnus, Opal Berniece Lomelino and Melva Parker.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to Noon Tuesday Sept. 20, 2016 at Grace Southern Baptist Church in Virden, IL with funeral services at Noon at the church. Rev. Jimmy Hammond officiating. Pallbearers are; John Huffines, Christopher Mitchell, Carl Fugate Jr, Derek Lomelino, Logan Lomelino and Chris Lomelino with Honorary Pallbearers; Robert Fugate and Michael Kruger.  Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery Modesto, IL. Memorials may be made to Grace southern Baptist Church, Virden, IL. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhome.com to leave a comment for the family.

Ruthanne Sanders

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Virden – Ruthanne Sanders, 84 of Virden, IL passed away Wednesday Aug. 31, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital Springfield, IL.

Ruthanne was born April 7, 1932 in Pawnee, IL a daughter of Stephen and Sarah J. (Harrison) Dulakis. She was raised by her mother and step-father Levi Barstow. She married Harold B. Sanders on February 16, 1948 in Springfield, IL. She worked alongside her husband on the family farm for many years and also worked for 26 years at Sav-Mor Drug Store in Virden, IL.

Surviving Ruthanne is her daughter, Brenda Reynolds of Tower Hill, IL, sons, Ronald (Paulette) Sanders of Virden, IL and Kenneth (Daisy) Sanders of Girard, IL, 9 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Preceding in death were her husband, Harold Sanders, son Bruce Sanders, great grandson Landen Vollmer, parents, and step-father, Levi Barstow, 2 brothers, 3 sisters and a half-brother.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to Noon Saturday September 3, 2016 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home in Virden, IL with services at Noon at the funeral home. Officiating will be Rev. Mary Alice Cunningham. Burial will be in Union Chapel Cemetery, Girard, IL. Soloist will be Madalynn Kraus. Pallbearers are Rodney, Randall, Kenneth Jr., Adam and Quinton Sanders and Andrew Kelley. Honorary Pallbearers are Michael Kraus, Eddie Hamilton and James Vollmer. Memorials may be made to Virden or Girard Fire Department. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.

 

Clyde E. Scott II

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Virden – Clyde E. Scott 58 of Virden, IL passed away Thursday August 25, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital Springfield, IL.

Clyde was born august 20, 1958 in Bedford, PA a son of Clyde E. and Gladys (Siegfried) Scott. Scott worked as a carpenter in the construction business for many years and was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Surviving Scott is a sister-in-law Kathy Scott of Grandview, WA, 2 nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends here in the Virden area. Preceding Clyde in death were his parents and his brother Wayne Scott.

Cremation rites have been accorded by Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Virden, IL with graveside of ashes at 1:00 p.m. Friday Sept. 9, 2016 at Camp Butler National Cemetery Springfield, IL. Rev. John Huxtable officiating. Memorials may be made to Clyde E. Scott II c/o: Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Virden, IL. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.

Eric James Wolfe

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Delray Beach, FL – Eric J. Wolfe, 40 of Delray Beach, FL formerly of Virden, IL passed away Saturday August 20, 2016 at Delray Medical Center in Delray Beach, FL.

Eric was born May 8, 1976 in Springfield, IL a son to Robert J. and Roberta M. (Bolton) Wolfe. He was a 1994 graduate of Virden High School where he was very active in sports. Eric attended Monmouth College for 3 ½ years and transferred to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY where he graduated in 2002. After graduation Eric worked for National Steel and Shipbuilding Co, and for Maersk Line Limited as Third Mate, Deck Dept. on the USNS Victorious and M/V Pfc. William B. Baugh prior to being honorably discharged from the merchant marine.

Surviving Eric is his mother, Roberta M. Wolfe of Virden, IL, grandmother, Mary Lou Ersery of Virden, IL, sister, Carmen J. (Shane) Bishop of Virden, IL, uncle and aunt Gary and Anita Wolfe of Fountain Hills, AZ, nephew, Andrew Wolfe and niece, Savannah Bishop both of Virden, IL, cousins, Alicia and Amanda Wolfe and several additional aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceding in death was his father Robert J. Wolfe.

Cremation rites will be accorded and a Celebration of Life Gathering will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday August 27, 2016 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Virden, IL with Celebration of Life services at 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Stephen Gocking officiating.  Memorials may be made to North Mac Sports Boosters. Burial of ashes will be at a later date. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.