Ruth Ondrey - 93

7/18/1918 - 1/31/2012
Hillsboro, IL

Ruth B. Ondrey, 93, of Hillsboro, IL passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 @ 1:12 a.m. at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab in Taylor Springs, IL.  Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, February 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Hillsboro with The Very Rev. James L. Neuman, V.F., Pastor of St. Agnes Catholic Church officiating and burial in St. Agnes Cemetery in Hillsboro.  Visitation will be on Thursday, February 2, 2012 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL.

Mrs. Ondrey was born on  July 18, 1918 in Irving, IL to the late Ora & Mollie (Baurle) Getz. She was a Hillsboro High School graduate and then married  Jacob Ondrey on March 31, 1940 in Hillsboro.  He preceded her in death on February 2, 1971.  She had worked at the dress factory in Litchfield and then Hillsboro Glass Factory where she retired in 1985. 

Mrs. Ondrey spent her entire lifetime in the Hillsboro area. She was a member of the Council of Catholic Women, St. Agnes Catholic Church, and V.F.W. Auxiliary.  She had also been an election judge in Montgomery Co. and loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Other survivors include 5 children, Larry (wife Helen) Ondrey of Litchfield, IL, Lonnie Ondrey of Morrisonville, IL, Ruthann (husband Jim) Wilson of Taylorville, IL, Janice (husband Ed)Eskra of Lincoln, IL and Becky (husband John) Laurent of Hillsboro, IL; 19 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.  Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

Memorials can be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the donor's choice.

Jackie Rex Chumley - 79

7/30/1932 - 1/20/2012
Coffeen, IL

Jack R. Chumley, 79, of Coffeen, IL passed away on Friday, January 20, 2012 in St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, IL. Visitation will be on Monday, January 23, 2012 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Toberman-Dean Funeral Home in Coffeen, IL. Masonic Rites, by Mount Moriah Masonic Lodge #51, Hillsboro, IL, will be held at 7:00 p.m.   Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. John Huxtable officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery in Coffeen, with Military Rites, by V.F.W. Post #1306, Taylor Springs, IL, at graveside.

Jack was born on July 30, 1932 in Coffeen, IL, to Floyd Leo & Evelyn Mae (Thacker) Chumley. He attended school in Fillmore & Mulberry Grove area. He served in the Army during the Korean conflict where he was stationed in Germany. Upon arrival home from the service he work as an International Hod Carrier & a Construction Laborer and became the Business Manager Laborer's Local #1084 where he served in that position for 26 years, until his retirement. He was blessed with early retirement, at age 55, when he devoted the remainder of his life to his love of hunting, his pointer bird dogs and July Coyote Hounds. His love of the hounds lead him and his wife to move to Missouri after retirement, but with his grandchildren in Illinois, he felt the need to move back. He, with the help of  his children, built a house that sets on the ground he hunted as a youngster. Although he traveled the entire United States and Canada to hunt, he always considered the Montgomery and Bond counties the best place in the world to hunt and live. His creed was to own the best coyote hounds, the adept pointer bird dogs, a case knife and a Browning shot gun. He was a member of Laborers Local #1084: Mount Moriah Masonic Lodge #51, Hillsboro, IL; Illinois Federation of Hunting Dogs; Shoal Creek Fox Hunters Assoc.; the July national Fox Hunters Assoc.; Quails Unlimited & Quail Country Hunts.

Jack married Margaret Ann Goodwin on April 22, 1953 in Hillsboro, IL.  She survives along with sons Mike Chumley of Coffeen, IL and Marty (wife Paula) Chumley of Mulberry Grove, IL and daughter Lora (husband Kelly) Neisler of Mulberry Grove, IL. Also surviving are treasured grandsons Chase Ryan Wilhelm of Evanston, IL and Dakota Martin Chumley of Mulberry Grove, IL. He joins in heaven his parents, beloved brother Jim R. Chumley and his angel daughter Theresa R. Chumley.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family. 

Joan Obptande - 81

3/2/1930 - 1/19/2012
Hillsboro, IL

Joan Obptande, 81, of Hillsboro, IL, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2012 @ 9:15 p.m. at Hillsboro Health Care in Hillsboro.  A private graveside service will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsboro, IL with Al Schumacher of Vandalia, IL officiating.

Mrs. Obptande was born on March 2, 1930 in Anna, IL to the late Glee & Olive (Gertman) Lewis. She married Joseph “Bill” Obptande on January 27, 1948 in Jonesboro, AR.  He preceded her in death on March 2, 2006.  She was a housewife and loved to listen to  blue grass music.  She lived most of her life in Hillsboro.

Other survivors are a daughter, Joyce (husband Tom) Compagni of Hillsboro, IL; son-in-law,  Joe Utley of  Mattoon, IL; 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren; 4 sisters, Betty Elks of Taylor Springs, IL, Mary (husband Huber) Morgan of Ware, IL, Hazel Jefferson and Peggy (husband Ed) Sinclair both of Petersburg, IL.  Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded by one daughter, Shirley Utley in 1993, 3 sisters, and 1 brother.

Memorials may be given to the Donor’s Choice.


Mary Ann Borror - 95

2/9/1916 - 1/18/2012
Hillsboro, IL

Mary Ann Borror, 95, of Hillsboro, IL passed away on Wed., January 18, 2012 @ 12:05 a.m. at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab in Taylor Springs, IL.  Funeral services will be held on Sat., January 21 at 2:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL with visitaion from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.  Mark Noyes of Hillsboro will officiate with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsboro.

Mrs. Borror was born on February 9, 1916 in Hillsboro to the late George A. & Alice (Crawford) Dawson.  She was a 1935 graduate of Hillsboro High School and lived in Hillsboro her entire life.  She worked at the Montgomery County Treasurers office and was appointed County Treasure from 1951 - 1952.  She also worked at Montgomery Co. National Bank where she retired in 1978.  She worked part time at Security National Bank of Witt after her retirement. She also volunteered at Hillsboro Area Hospital and worked part time at Heselov Boutique.  She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Hillsboro where she taught Sunday School, Hillsboro Business & Professional Women’s Club, and Hillsboro County Club. She loved to play golf.

She married Burch O. Borror on May 7, 1939 in Hillsboro.  He preceded April 5, 1985.  Other survivors are brother-in-law John Haarstick of Hillsboro, nephew, Bob Mazzier of Decatur and niece, Jane Trimble of Williamsburg, VA.  Also surviving is a special friend, Jane Rappe.  Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded by two sisters, Margaret Jane Haartsick & Elsie Mazzier.

Memorials may be given to First Presbyterian Church or Oak Grove Cemetery.

Kenneth L. Knetzer, Sr. - 59

3/22/1952 - 1/17/2012
Hillsboro, IL

Kenneth Lee Knetzer, Sr., 59, of Hillsboro, IL, passed away on Tues., January 17, 2012 @ 6:50 p.m. at his residence.
Visitation will be on Friday, January 20 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL. Funeral service will be held Sat., Jan. 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Randy Sands officiating and burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Knetzer was born on March 22, 1952 at Litchfield, IL to Joseph & Melvina (Robinson) Knetzer who survive in Gillespie. He was a 1970 Graduate of Bunker Hill High School. He had lived in Bunker Hill, IL, Arizona and Hillsboro, IL.  He had worked in child care, as a truck driver and the Hillsboro Glass Factory. He was a member of IL Prairie Land, Walk to Emmaus, and Hillsboro Free Methodist Church.  He loved being a grandpa and the St. Louis Rams.  He never met a stranger and would be called "Mr. Fix It".

He married Denise Billington on April 5, 1991 at United Methodist Church in Hillsboro and she survives. Other survivors include 5 children: Shawn W. (wife Patricia) Knetzer of Springfield, IL, Kenneth L. (wife Michelle) Knetzer, Jr. and Scott J. Knetzer both of Hillsboro, IL; Rusty (wife Mary)Wagner of Arnold, MO, and Leslie D. Maritn of Witt, IL; 17 grandchildren; sisters: Linda L. (husband Dennis) Kahl of Bunker Hill and Tina A. Knetzer of Virden, IL; twin brother, William J. (wife Agnes) Knetzer of Gillespie, IL. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was prceded by a sister Joann Knetzer.

Memorials may be given to Montgomery County Cancer Association or Hillsboro Free Methodist Church.

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.

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