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TELKAMP. Died 09-1970. Benjamin Henry Telkamp of Rural Route 1, Grafton, died at 7 am Sunday at Jersey Community
hospital where he had been a patient for 2 days. Funeral services were held at St. Patrick church in Grafton at
10 am Wednesday. Requiem mass was celebrated by Father Patrick Morrow, and burial was in Scenic Hill Cemetery.
Visitation hours were at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where the rosary was recited Tuesday evening.
Mr. Telkamp, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Telkamp, was born in Calhoun County, and his age at time of death
was 86 years, 4 months, and 17 days. Mr. Telkamp was a farmer. Survivors are: 2 sons, Raymond Herman Telkamp of
Rural Route 1 Jerseyville, and Edward Henry Telkamp of East Alton; 3 daughters, Mrs. Helen Walkoff and Mrs. Gertrude
Rowling of Grafton, and Mrs. Edith Pegue of Fieldon; 10 grandchildren; 3 g-grandchildren; 1 brother, John Telkamp
of Grafton and 1 sister, Gertrude Telkamp of St. Louis. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
TEPEN. Albin "A. J." Tepen, 87, of Jerseyville, died at 10:20 am Saturday, December 3, 1988, at
Jersey Community hospital. Born in Calhoun County, the retired self employed farmer was the son of the late Bernard
& Anna (Mest) Tepen. He married the former Frances Smith in Meppen in 1926. She died July 29, 1963. Surviving
are: 2 sons, Alfred and Vic Tepen, both of Jerseyville; 6 daughters, Ann Carpunky, Kate Ward, Dorothy Tittle, Essie
Haun and Gert Nevlin all of Jerseyville and Adele Randolph of Carrollton; 38 grandchildren; 45 g-grandchildren;
a sister, Clara Tepen of Hardin and 2 brothers, Paul Tepen of Rockbridge and Bill Tepen of Alton. Preceding him
in death were: his wife, 3 brothers, Henry, Bernard and Herman Tepen; 1 sister, Mary Droege; and a g-grandson.
Visitation was held Monday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. A mass will be celebrated December 6,
1988 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic church in Jerseyville, with the Revs Henry Schmidt and William Hembrow as co-celebrants.
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TEPEN. Died 21-07-1980. Frank Tepen, 83, of Hardin died at 8:15 am July 21 at Jersey Community hospital.
A funeral mass was celebrated Wednesday am at St. Joseph Catholic church in Meppen with burial in the church cemetery.
The retired farmer was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late John & Catherine (Beckman) Tepen. He is survived
by 2 sisters, Rose Woelfel of Jerseyville and Margaret Schroeder of Bowling Green, Missouri. [Unknown
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THOMAS -- Edward Thomas, 79, a retired carpenter, of Hamburg died at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 26, 1991) in Boyd Memorial Hospital, Carrollton. Survivors include one son, Deford of Pleasant Hill; one daughter,
Norma Thomas of Kampsville; two grandchildren, Robbi Snider of
Jerseyville and Bob of Kampsville; and one great-grandchild. He was
preceded in death by three sisters, Ola Hobbs, Freda McBride and Lela
Steinberg and two brothers, Jesse and Clyde. Services were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Ward-Lummis
Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill by the Rev. Jerry Webster. Burial was in
Summit Grove Cemetery near Kampsville. [unknown newspaper, c. Nov 1991; Submitted by Kathy Robinson and Carolyne Conner Puskas, who add: Born Dec. 18, 1911, in Calhoun County, Mr. Thomas was a son of
William and Sarah Clendenny Thomas. He married Ruth Whisman Aug. 25,
1936, in Alton. She survives.]
THOMPSON. Rose M. Thompson, 91, died at 10:20 pm Sunday, February 24, 1991, at Jersey Community hospital.
She was born in Calhoun County, daughter of the late Frank & Mary (Osterman) Schleeper and was a member of
Jersey County Home Ext. She and Ernest Thompson were married in 1926 in Hardin. He died in 1971. Surviving are
1 son, Joseph Thompson of Jerseyville; 2 daughters, Virginia Ritter, Jerseyville and Helen Powers of Hardin; 14
grandchildren; 1 step grandson; and 11 g-grandchildren. 1 granddaughter and 7 brothers and sisters preceded her
in death. Visitation is from 5-9 pm at Jacoby-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jerseyville. A funeral mass is at 10 am
Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic church in Jerseyville, where she was a member. Rev. Henry Schmidt is celebrant.
Burial is in St. Norbert cemetery Hardin. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
THOMPSON. Died 24-02-1991. Rose M. Thompson, 91, died at 10:20 pm Sunday, February 24, 1991, at Jersey Community
hospital. She was born in Calhoun County, daughter of the late Frank & Mary (Osterman) Schleeper and was a
member of Jersey County Home Extension. She and Ernest Thompson were married in 1926 in Hardin. He died in 1971.
Surviving are a son, Joseph Thompson of Jerseyville; 2 daughters, Virginia Ritter of Jerseyville and Helen Powers
of Hardin; 14 grandchildren; a stepgrandson; and 11 g-grandchildren. A granddaughter and seven brothers and sisters
preceded him in death. Visitation is from 5-9 pm today at Jacoby-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jerseyville. A funeral
mass is at 10 am Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic church in Jerseyville, where she was a member. The Rev.
Henry Schmidt is celebrant. Burial is in St. Norbert's cemetery at Hardin. [Unknown Contributor
TODD. Died 09-07-1983. Services for Fred Robert Todd Sr., 79, of 455 Barr Ave., Jerseyville will be conducted
Tuesday at Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville, by the Rev. James Pepper with burial in Oak Grove cemetery. He died
at 11:20 pm July 9 at Jersey Community hospital. He was born May 18, 1904 in Calhoun County, son of the late Jack
& Margaret (Anderson) Todd and was a retired river barge worker, First Mate. His survivors are his wife, Marie
(Ballard) Todd whom he married August 14, 1971 in Jerseyville; 1 son, Fred Robert Todd Jr. of Clearwater, Florida;
2 grandchildren and 4 g-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 4 brothers and 1 sister preceded him in death. A memorial
will be designated by the family at a later date. Visitation Monday from 4-9 pm at Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville.
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TOLBERT. Died 21-04-1946. Lewis R. Tolbert, 99, beleived to be the last Civil War veteran in Jersey, Greene,
Calhoun, and Pike counties, died April 21, at the home of his son, Emil Tolbert, in Calhoun County. [Unknown
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TURPIN. Died 12-01-1983. Horace G. Turpin, 82, died January 12 at Calhoun Care Center. Born in Waverly son
of Louis & Leona (Tierney) Turpin. Married Edna Sevier who died in 1976. He leaves 2 sons, Horace, and Glenn,
both of Jerseyville; 2 grandchildren; 5 step grandchildren and 1 g-grandchild. Services from Hanks Funeral Home
and burial will be at Summit Grove cemetery, Calhoun County. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]
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