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  • Alton is also known as: Madison County / Alton city.
  • Zip codes in the city: 62002.
  • Madison County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Joe Odom (american football player), Craig Hentrich (american football player), Brian Jun (film director and film editor), Christina Romer (economist and professor), Joey Wright (coach), Lawrence Leritz (dancer and choreographer), and Leslie Frye (actor).

Alton is a city on the Mississippi River in Madison County, Illinois, United States, about 15 miles (24 km) north of St. Louis, Missouri. The population was 27,865 at the 2010 census. It is a part of the Metro-East region of the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area in Southern Illinois. It is famous for its limestone bluffs along the river north of the city, for its role preceding and during the American Civil War, and as the hometown of jazz musician Miles Davis and Robert Wadlow, the tallest known man in history. It was the site of the last Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas debate in October 1858. The former state penitentiary here was used during the war to hold up to 12,000 Confederate prisoners of war.

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The official website for the city of Alton is http://www.alton-il.com/.

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Alton Obituaries

It was reported by Register Guard on October 26th, 2017 that Leonard Arthur Brakeville passed on in Oregon.  Brakeville was 84 years old and was born in Alton, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Leonard Arthur's life.

It was noted by Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post on October 22nd, 2017 that Frederick A Betz died in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Betz was 91 years old and was born in Alton, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Frederick A's life.

It was reported by Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post on September 24th, 2017 that Jeanne Claire Clark (Black) passed on in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Ms. Clark was 91 years old and was born in Alton, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jeanne Claire's life.

It was noted on July 29th, 2017 that Mary Ann Mooney (Bund) passed away in Custer, South Dakota.  Ms. Mooney was 94 years old and was born in Alton, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Ann's life.

It was noted by Orange County Register on June 18th, 2017 that Carrol J Cohrt (Brinkerhoff) died in California.  Ms. Cohrt was 94 years old and was born in Alton, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Carrol J's life.

It was noted by Des Moines Register on June 11th, 2017 that Jerold "Jerry" Stock died in West Des Moines, Iowa.  Stock was 66 years old and was born in Alton, IL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Jerold "Jerry"'s life.

It was noted by Register Guard on May 28th, 2017 that Fred Kirsch passed away in Junction City, Oregon.  Kirsch was 78 years old and was born in Alton, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Fred's life.

It was disclosed by Centralia Sentinel on April 30th, 2017 that Izora Isaiah (Mouton) perished in Alton, Illinois.  Ms. Isaiah was 86 years old and was born in Kaplan, LA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Izora's life.

It was revealed by Peoria Journal Star on April 5th, 2017 that Robert Lloyd Graham passed on in Alton, Illinois.  Graham was 65 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert Lloyd's life.

It was noted on March 22nd, 2017 that Spencer L Crafton passed away in St Louis, Missouri.  Crafton was 24 years old and was born in Alton, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Spencer L's life.

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Elias-Smith Funeral Homes

At Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home our family will always serve your family with dignity and compassion. We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help our families in a time of need and assist them with funeral arrangements. We...

Irwin Chapel

Mr. Edward H. Schildman, undertaker and embalmer, opened Schildman Funeral Home in Venice, Illinois, in the late 1800's. Mr. Schildman closed his Venice funeral home in 1924, and opened the chapel at 2801 Madison Avenue in Granite City, which...

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Alton Cemetery
1205 E 5th St
Alton, IL 62002
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Burke-Fine Funeral Home & Cremation Services
727 Langdon St
Alton, IL 62002
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Cathy M Williams & Sons
1695 Oakwood Ave
Alton, IL 62002
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Elias-Smith Funeral Homes
2521 Edwards St
Alton, IL 62002
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Fine & Quinn Chapel for Funerals
220 Court St
Alton, IL 62002
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Gent Funeral Home Incorporated
2409 State St
Alton, IL 62002
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St Joseph's Cemetery
519 E 4th St
Alton, IL 62002
Staten-Fine Funeral Home & Cremation Services
220 Court St
Alton, IL 62002
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Upper Alton Cemetery
2090 Oakwood Ave
Alton, IL 62002
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Williams Cathy M & Sons Funeral Home
1725 Oakwood Ave
Alton, IL 62002
Williams Mortuary
1924 Central Ave
Alton, IL 62002
Williams Mortuary
1921 Central Ave
Alton, IL 62002

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Alton Funeral Home News

Sr. Dolores Marie Ramsey
Alton. The Rev. Virgil Mank will preside. Memorials may be made to the Queen of Peace Healthcare Center, 845 Danforth St., Alton, IL 62002. Staten Fine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be found at www.staten-fine.com.
http://www.thetelegraph.com/articles/ramsey-46454-ursuline-alton.html

Tristate Regional News, Thursday 10/28
His funeral will be Friday at Voss Chapel in Seymour ... Three Republican governors came to Illinois Wednesday to drum up support for Brady. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was among them. He told voters that simply coming out to vote is more important ...
http://tristatehomepage.com/fulltext/?nxd_id=212296

Mary A. Vergits
of New Albany and one daughter, Cheryl (Jim) Cook of Wintersville, one sister Ann DiLeonardo of Alton, IL and four grandchildren ... Calling hours are Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd.
http://www.hsconnect.com/page/content.detail/id/550040/Mary-A--Vergits.html?nav=5011

Helen Welsh
She retired from the Illinois American Water Company in Alton ... Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Gent Funeral Home in Alton, where funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. The Rev. David Olson will officiate.
http://www.thetelegraph.com/articles/welsh-46730-alton-nov.html

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Gent Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1935 Gent Funeral Home has been serving the greater Alton area. The Gent-Bowles family is dedicated to continually offer exceptional service ...
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