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Apfel Funeral Home

411 West 11th Street
Wood River, NE 68883
(308) 583-2721
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Anna E. Carter - Alton Daily News

Monday, February 20, 2017

Toni Carter; and three sisters, Katie, Lillian and Helen. A brother and three sisters also preceded in death. Private services were conducted at Marks Mortuary in Wood River by Fr. Donald Wolford, with burial in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto. ...

Joseph “Joe” Sherman - Alton Daily News

Monday, February 20, 2017

Rob and Angie Sherman of Rosewood Heights, Monica Sherman of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Joe and Theresa Sherman of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Shawn and Kim Sherman of Wood River; two grandchildren, Phillip and Zachary Sherman; and six siblings and their spouses, William and Evelyn Sherman of East Alton, Rosalie and Gary Boyd of Roxana, Robert Chaney of Orange City, Florida, Marilyn Chaney of Alton, Mike and Cindy Chaney of Alton, Tom and Elizabeth Chaney of Alton.He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, James Chaney.Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Elias, Kallal, and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.Cremation rites have been accorded.Memorials may be made to Joseph’s family to help with funeral expenses.

Dale Martin - Kearney Hub

Monday, February 06, 2017

WOOD RIVER — Dale Jean (Lee) Martin, 64, of Wood River died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at her home.She chose cremation. There will be no services.O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home is assisting the family.——Dale was born on Dec. 26, 1952, in Auburn, N.Y., and grew up in Elbridge, N.Y.Survivors include her husband, Calvin Martin of Wood River; her sister, Linda Fournier and family of Spafford, N.Y.; her children, Ashley Zetterberg and family of Oxford, Anthony Martin and family of Fort Sumner, N.M., Brian Martin and family of Fairfield, Daniel Martin of Red Cloud, Amanda Martin of Miami, Okla., and Rose Dale of Axtell; and many close friends.Visit www.osrfh.com to share condolences online.

Larry R. Admire - Alton Daily News

Monday, February 06, 2017

He was active in the community, serving with the Alton/Godfrey rotary Club, the Optimists, an officer with the Regional Growth Association. He served on the board of directors of the Alton/Wood River Sportsman’s Club, Lockhaven Country Club, and the Lewis and Clark Community College Booster Club. He and Barb currently belong to Westlake Country Club. On February 14, 1984 he married the former Barbara Cobeck. They enjoyed almost 33 very happy years together. She survives. Also surviving are three sons, two daughters and a step-daughter. Todd (Mary Pat) Admire of St. Louis; Jud Admire of Alton; Stacey Semanisin (Adele Langlois) of Sugar Land, TX; R. Scott Admire of Alton; Shannon Admire-McDill of Alton; and his step-daughter, Julie (Chris) Childs of Louisville, Mississippi. Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren: Ian Admire of Rosewood Heights; Ryan Admire (Michelle Diaz) of Edwardsville; Tyler (Katie) Admire of Prairietown; Justin Admire (Leah Kiger) of Greenfield; James Semanisin (Brittany Bessiere) of Marietta, Georgia; Jessica Semanisin (Mike Corbin) of Marietta, Georgia; Lucas Admire and Genna Admire of Alton; Patrick McDill of Fort Bragg, NC; Jameson McDill of Alton and two step-grandchildren: Molli Childs and Tanner Childs of Louisville, Mississippi; Adele’s two children, Michlynn and Dylan Langlois of Texas and Leah’s son, King. Also surviving are three great-granddaughters, Anslie Semanisin of Marietta, Georgia, Kylie Semanisin of Marietta, Georgia, and Coraline Admire (due March 15th) of Edwardsville. He is also survived by two very special nieces, Kelli Schenk Thompson (Charley), and Jodie Schenk Krueger (Eric Brand) and their families. He is also survived by Chloe, a special Westie and many dear friends. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Admire in March of 2014, and Carol Admire in May of 2015. We would like to thank all the wonderful health professionals that have taken care of Larry. Espe...

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Anna E. Carter - Alton Daily News

Monday, February 20, 2017

Toni Carter; and three sisters, Katie, Lillian and Helen. A brother and three sisters also preceded in death. Private services were conducted at Marks Mortuary in Wood River by Fr. Donald Wolford, with burial in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto. ...

Joseph “Joe” Sherman - Alton Daily News

Monday, February 20, 2017

Rob and Angie Sherman of Rosewood Heights, Monica Sherman of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Joe and Theresa Sherman of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Shawn and Kim Sherman of Wood River; two grandchildren, Phillip and Zachary Sherman; and six siblings and their spouses, William and Evelyn Sherman of East Alton, Rosalie and Gary Boyd of Roxana, Robert Chaney of Orange City, Florida, Marilyn Chaney of Alton, Mike and Cindy Chaney of Alton, Tom and Elizabeth Chaney of Alton.He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, James Chaney.Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Elias, Kallal, and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.Cremation rites have been accorded.Memorials may be made to Joseph’s family to help with funeral expenses.

Dale Martin - Kearney Hub

Monday, February 06, 2017

WOOD RIVER — Dale Jean (Lee) Martin, 64, of Wood River died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at her home.She chose cremation. There will be no services.O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home is assisting the family.——Dale was born on Dec. 26, 1952, in Auburn, N.Y., and grew up in Elbridge, N.Y.Survivors include her husband, Calvin Martin of Wood River; her sister, Linda Fournier and family of Spafford, N.Y.; her children, Ashley Zetterberg and family of Oxford, Anthony Martin and family of Fort Sumner, N.M., Brian Martin and family of Fairfield, Daniel Martin of Red Cloud, Amanda Martin of Miami, Okla., and Rose Dale of Axtell; and many close friends.Visit www.osrfh.com to share condolences online.

Larry R. Admire - Alton Daily News

Monday, February 06, 2017

He was active in the community, serving with the Alton/Godfrey rotary Club, the Optimists, an officer with the Regional Growth Association. He served on the board of directors of the Alton/Wood River Sportsman’s Club, Lockhaven Country Club, and the Lewis and Clark Community College Booster Club. He and Barb currently belong to Westlake Country Club. On February 14, 1984 he married the former Barbara Cobeck. They enjoyed almost 33 very happy years together. She survives. Also surviving are three sons, two daughters and a step-daughter. Todd (Mary Pat) Admire of St. Louis; Jud Admire of Alton; Stacey Semanisin (Adele Langlois) of Sugar Land, TX; R. Scott Admire of Alton; Shannon Admire-McDill of Alton; and his step-daughter, Julie (Chris) Childs of Louisville, Mississippi. Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren: Ian Admire of Rosewood Heights; Ryan Admire (Michelle Diaz) of Edwardsville; Tyler (Katie) Admire of Prairietown; Justin Admire (Leah Kiger) of Greenfield; James Semanisin (Brittany Bessiere) of Marietta, Georgia; Jessica Semanisin (Mike Corbin) of Marietta, Georgia; Lucas Admire and Genna Admire of Alton; Patrick McDill of Fort Bragg, NC; Jameson McDill of Alton and two step-grandchildren: Molli Childs and Tanner Childs of Louisville, Mississippi; Adele’s two children, Michlynn and Dylan Langlois of Texas and Leah’s son, King. Also surviving are three great-granddaughters, Anslie Semanisin of Marietta, Georgia, Kylie Semanisin of Marietta, Georgia, and Coraline Admire (due March 15th) of Edwardsville. He is also survived by two very special nieces, Kelli Schenk Thompson (Charley), and Jodie Schenk Krueger (Eric Brand) and their families. He is also survived by Chloe, a special Westie and many dear friends. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Admire in March of 2014, and Carol Admire in May of 2015. We would like to thank all the wonderful health professionals that have taken care of Larry. Espe...