John F. Kaiser, Jr. - 73

7/1/1938 - 1/11/2012
Hillsboro, IL

John F. Kaiser, Jr., 73, of Hillsboro, IL passed away on Wed., January 11, 2012 at 11:45 p.m. at Hillsboro Area Hospital in Hillsboro, IL.  A funeral service will be held on Mon., January 16, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL with Rev. James Howie officiating.  Burial in Wares Grove Cemetery in Butler.   Visitaion will be from 12:00 noon until the time of service.

Mr. Kaiser was born on July 1, 1938 in Hillsboro to the late John Francis & Bernice Amelia (Long) Kaiser, Jr.  He lived in Hillsboro and Butler area his entire life and graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1958.  He spent his entire life on the family farm north of Hillsboro farming with his father as long as health permitted.  John was also a member of the Montgomery County Farm Bureau.   He is survived by his Aunt Mildred L. Prose who has been his caretaker since his parents passed away in 1992.

Memorials may be given to Butler Union Church.

Lorine J "Babe" Lentz - 86

1/19/1925 - 1/10/2012
Hillsboro, IL

Lorine J "Babe" Lentz, age 86, died on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at National Health Care, St. Charles, MO. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 13, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, IL with Pastor James Bailie, pastor of Schram City Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsboro, IL. Visitation will be on Thursday, January 12, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Lentz was born on January 19, 1925 at Hillsboro, IL, a daughter of the late Charles A and Gertie I (Beers) McLean. She married Clifford O Lentz on September 14, 1946 at Hillsboro. He preceded in death on January 12, 1992.  Survivors include one brother, Bill (wife Janice) McLean, Hillsboro and several nieces and nephews. Preceding in death were one brother, Rev. Charles R McLean and two sisters, Lucille Craig and Loretta "Pauline" Pierce. 

Lorine was employed as a garment worker at dress factories in Hillsboro and Litchfield for 41 years. She retired in 1987. She was a member of United Garment Workers Union, Local 394 and Schram City Baptist Church.

Memorials are suggested to Schram City Baptist Church or the American Cancer Association.

Freda Louise (Bost) Chumley - 89

11/24/1922 - 1/10/2012
Coffeen, IL

Freda Louise (Bost) Chumley, 89, of Coffeen, IL passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 12:20 p.m. at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab in Taylor Springs, IL.  Funeral Services will be Fri., Jan. 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Toberman-Dean Funeral Home in Coffeen, IL with Rev. Harry Kirk, Pastor of Liberty Church in  Bingham, IL officiating with burial at Glendale Cemetery in Fillmore, IL.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2012 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Toberman-Dean Funeral Home, Coffeen, IL

Mrs. Chumley was born on November 24, 1922 at Fillmore, IL to the late Ralph & Wilda (Downs) Bost. She was the last of the Bost family to survive.  She lived in Fillmore and Coffeen area her entire life and was a farm wife.  She was a member to of Coffeen Home Extension and Chapman Ladies Aid.  She also loved gardening, canning, and quilting. 

Mrs. Chumley married Kenneth Chumley on Dec. 29, 1939 at St. Charles, MO.  He precede October 31, 1987.  They had one daughter, Jean (husband Kenny) Brown of Coffeen, IL.  Other survivors include 4 grandchildren: Kenny (wife Ellen) Moore, Phil (wife Mary Jo) Moore, Glenn (wife Trina) Moore and Wade Moore; 3 great grandchildren: Aaron (wife Shelia) Moore, Mindy Moore, and Annie (husband Jason) Barringer; and several nieces and nephews.  Along with her husband and parents, one brother, Edwin Bost, and one sister, Ethal Meyers, preceded her in death. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to Glendale Cemetery in Fillmore, IL.

Cathy Anne Naugle - 48

1/14/1963 - 1/7/2012
Nokomis, IL

Cathy Anne Naugle, 48, of Nokomis, IL passed away Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro with Rev. Randy Sands, Pastor of Free Methodist Chruch in Hillsboro, IL, officicating.    A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 6:00 until time of service at the funeral home.

Cathy was born on January 14, 1963 in Hillsboro, IL, the daughter of Fred & Colleen (Collins) Gates, who survive in Schram City, IL, & Robert Otter.  She is survived by three daughters:  Jacqlyn Naugle (Fiance Jason Hockett), Irving, IL; Jennifer (husband Joshua) Jeffers, Hillsboro, IL & Ann Naugle, Mt. Zion, IL along with five grandchildren: Faith Bolliard, Nick Hockett, Trenton Jeffers, Hunter Hockett & Briannah Jeffers.  Sister & brothers surviving include Debbie Otter, Jason Gates & Mike Gates, all of Hillsboro, IL along with one niece: Jessica Otter & two nephews: Jaxson Wittenmyer & Isaiah Gates.

Mrs. Naugle had worked as a Day Care Provider. She was Old Settles Queen in 1981, she loved to playing bingo and crochet. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Memorials are suggested to the family.

Richard E. Luebke - 79

2/25/1932 - 12/29/2011
Coffeen, IL

Richard E. Luebke, 79, of Coffeen, IL passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 10:23 a.m. at Hillsboro Area Hospital in Hillsboro, IL. Cremation rites were accorded. No services are planned for Mr. Luebke.

Mr. Luebke was born on February 25, 1932 in St. Louis, MO to the late Raymond & Gertrude Luebke. He married  Shirley Kemna on August 23, 1982 in Hillsboro, MO and she survives at Coffeen.  Three sons, Gary (wife Jan)Luebke, Gurnee, IL;Rich Luebke, St. Louis MO; Steve Luebke, O'Fallon, MO; three grandchildren and 1 great grandchild also survive. One sister has preceded in death.

Mr. Luebke served in the U.S. Army and had worked as an office machine repairman.  He was a member of Lions Club of Coffeen, IL and V.F.W. of Richmond Heights, MO.

Memorials are suggested to PAWS Care, P.O. Box 78, Coffeen, IL.

Toberman-Dean Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Infant Maci Amanda Parshall - 0

12/28/2011 - 12/28/2011
Hillsboro, IL

Maci Amanda Parshall, infant daughter of Candice Ayres, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011 in St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, IL.  Private family services will be held.

Maci is survived by her mother, Candice Ayres; grandparents, David Ayres and Maria Ayres; siblings, Keanna, Riley, Ryan, Hayley and Alaina and great grandparents, Rich & Karen Matinez and Tom & Nancy Ayres.  


Michael Keith Ridens - 51

5/23/1960 - 12/27/2011
Coffeen, IL

Michael Keith "Mike" Ridens, age 51, of Coffeen, IL, died Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 9:58 a.m. at Hillsboro Area Hospital, Hillsboro, IL.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 30, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, with Rev. Kevin Simburger, Associate Pastor of Grace Fellowship Church, Fillmore, officiating.  Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Sorento. Visitation will be on Friday, one hour prior to service time.

Mike was born on May 23, 1960 at Highland, the son of the late Palmer C. Ridens and Judith (Cruthis) Chumley, who survives at Coffeen, IL. His step-father, Jim R. Chumley also preceded in death. He was married to Patricia Adcock and later divorced. Two children survive, Tiffany Ridens and Andrew Ridens along with five grandchildren. Sisters and brothers surviving include, Sue Snow, Hillsboro; Melinda Marsh, Taylor Springs; Melissa Giller, MO; Melana (husband Mike) Wright, Pawnee; Lynn Chumley, Donnellson; Sara (husband Jeremy) Shipley, Witt; Sam Chumley, Chapman; John (wife Mandy) Chumley, Schram City; Palmer Ridens, III, Marine; Gerry Ridens, VA; Jamie (husband, Brian) McCoy, Springfield, IL. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded by grandparents, Fred & Violet Cruthis, Floyd & Evelyn Chumley, and Palmer & Janelle Ridens.

Mr. Ridens had worked construction with his step-father for some years and had also worked as a mechanic at Major Motors in Hillsboro. He was a former member of Hillsboro Moose Lodge #1377 and attended the Fillmore Baptist Church.

Memorials are suggested to Victims of Crime.

Joan E. Griffin - 77

7/13/1934 - 12/25/2011
Witt, IL

Joan Eileen Griffin, age 77, of Witt, IL, died Sunday, December 25, 2011 at 7:39 a.m. at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, IL. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, IL, with Rev. Myron Kirk, pastor of Grace Fellowship Church, Fillmore, officiating. Inurnment will be in Irving Cemetery, Irving, IL Visitation will be on Thursday, from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., one hour prior to service.

Mrs. Griffin was born July 13, 1934 at Evanston, IL to Vivian (DeRoque) O'Meara. She was preceded in death by her mother, and step-father, Phillip O'Meara. She had been married to Robert Lee Hellman and later divorced. She was married for 43 years to her husband, Carl Lee Griffin, Hillsboro, IL, whom she married in Evanston, IL. Survivors also include five children, Dawn (husband Walt) King, Irving, IL; Cindy (husband John) Hoover, Crossville, TN; Rob (wife Tammy) Hellman, Vandalia, IL; Richard (wife Angela) Griffin, Charleston, IL; Ronald (wife Stacey) Griffin, Springfield, MO; ten grandchildren, five great grandchildren and sister, Katherine Haase, Willmette, IL. Two grandchildren, Rachael Hoover, Josh Harrison and brother, David O'Meara have preceded in death.

Joan was a high school graduate and a member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Moose Lodge, both in Vandalia, IL She had worked as a sales representative for Avon and was a homemaker. She enjoyed playing bingo. She had moved to this area in 2004 from Tennessee.

Memorials are suggested to Montgomery County Cancer Association.

Mary Lou Whitten - 83

8/3/1928 - 12/18/2011
Hillsboro, IL

Mary Lou Whitten, 83, of Hillsboro, IL, passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2011 @ 8:02 a.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Graveside Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Litchfield, IL with Rev. Matt Ferguson, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Hillsboro officiating.  There will be no visitation.

Mrs. Whitten was born on August 3, 1928 in Litchfield, IL to the late Forrest & Edith Seale.  She was a graduate of Litchfield High School and had worked as a retail clerk in Litchfield.  During her lifetime she had lived in  Hillsboro and Litchfield, IL and Orlando, FL.   

Mrs. Whitten married Harry E. Whitten on June 3, 1949 in Hillsboro, IL.  He preceded June 2, 2010.  They have three children, Connie (husband Terry) Eskew of Hillsboro, IL, Ronnie Whitten of Litchifeld, IL and Jimmie Lee (wife Kathy) Whitten of  Floyd, VA.  Other survivors are 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and  one sister, Margie Chamberlin of Kirkwood, MO.

Memorials can be given to Montgomery County Animal Shelter in Hillsboro, IL.

Harold W. Krummel - 74

5/1/1937 - 12/14/2011
Rural Greenville, IL

Harold W. Krummel, 74, of rural Greenville, IL passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at his residence.  Cremation rites were accorded. Burial will be in Donnellson Cemetery, Donnellson, IL at a later date.  A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, IL. 

Mr. Krummel was born on May 1, 1937 in Peoria, IL to the late Harold E. & Ema Helen (Smith) Krummel.  He married Carol Stewart, she preceded him in death. He is survived by companion, Shirley Sussenbach; one son, Mark (wife Tina) Krummel of Donnellson, IL; three grandchildren, Marina Krummel (& Josh Edwards), Charlotte Krummel & August Krummel; one great grandchild, Gracie Edwards. Mr. Krummel was preceded in death by two brothers, James Krummel & David Krummel.

Mr. Krummel was a graduate of Hillsboro High School, Hillsboro, IL. He attended Greenville College, IL Wesleyan University, E.I.U. & U of I obtaining a BA of Science & Masters Degree.  He was a School Teacher and had taught Chemistry & Math at High School for 20 years; farmed from 1957 thru 2004; worked for the AFL-CIO as a Union Carpenter; and worked for IDOA as a Environmental Protection Engineer from 1990 thru 2003.  Mr. Krummel was a life member of the NEA, NRA & ISRA. He was also a member of the AMA, AHRMA, IL Farm Bureau, & N.F.O..  Mr. Krummel was a former Bond Co. Republican Chairman & LaGrange Township Trustee and had served on the Bond Co. Farm Bureau Board & Bond Co. Farm Service Board.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Donnellson Cemetery or the Carol Krummel Scholarship Fund at Greenville College. 

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