Camp Butler National Cemetery,
5063 Camp Butler Road, Riverton, Sangamon County, Illinois

Location: Near Riverton, 6 miles North East of Springfield, Ill. The cemetery is located 2 1/4 miles East of U.S. Highway 55 (Exit 100 Clinton Exit), on Camp Butler Road (Old U.S. 36).

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LOT NO.
LAST NAME
FIRST NAME
BIRTH
DEATH
NOTES
Section Y, Site 598 Ashenfelter Leo V.
May 14, 1923 Sept. 3, 2006 SGT US Army
WWII
Son of Henry L. & Chloe (Moore) Ashenfelter
Married Aug. 31, 1946
Eunice Gibboney
Section F, Site 446 Ballard Clarence Vernice
March 15, 1929 Aug. 23, 1991 SSGT US Army Air Forces
Korea
Vietnam
Section X, Site 231 Ballard Donald J.
Jan. 11, 1913 June 11, 2006 TEC5 US Army
WWII
Section V, Site 267 Ballard Dorothy Maxine Sept. 1, 1929 April 13, 2010 Wife of CPL Samuel L. Ballard, US Army
Section Confederate, Site 404 Ballard L. W.
  March 4, 1863 PVT CSA
Civil War
Section V, Site 267 Ballard Samuel L.
Nov. 4, 1921 May 17, 2005 CPL US Army
WWII
Section D, Site 29-C Ballard Wayne
March 14, 1916 Feb. 4, 1980 PVT US Army
WWII
Section E, Site 779 Brewer Della M. Aug. 14, 1915 Feb. 17, 2003 Wife of SGT Harry Franklin Brewer, US Marine Corps
Section Y, Site 268 Brewer Dorilee Aug. 26, 1934 Aug. 19, 2009 Wife of SSGT Allen Hall Brewer, US Air Force
Section E, Site 779 Brewer Harry Franklin
Dec. 3, 1905 Oct. 25, 1957 SGT US Marine Corps
WWII
Section 3, Site 334 Brewer James
  March 13, 1865 PVT US Army
Civil War
Section V, Site 19 Brewer John Henry
May 16, 1932 July 20, 2007 A1C US Air Force
Korea
Section Y, Site 480 Brewer Joseph L.
March 10, 1936
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
June 8, 2008
Champaign, Champaign Co., ILL
Capt. US Air Force
Vietnam
Son of Joseph L. & Rosella (Benz) Brewer
Section 4, Site 112-D Brewer Leighton Leonard
Sept. 20, 1909 Aug. 6, 1952 CPL US Army Air Forces
WWII
Section 4, Site 112-C Brewer Velma June Feb. 24, 1920 May 9, 2000 Wife of CPL Leighton Leonard Brewer, US Army Air Forces
Section A, Site 221-A Brewer Willard Richard
Oct. 24, 1943 Dec. 7, 1974 PFC US Army
Vietnam
Section V, Site 405 Broden Donald D. "Don"
Feb. 15, 1924 April 24, 2005 FO US Army Air Forces
AV3 US Army Air Forces
WWII
Section V, Site 405 Broden Eulah Eugenia "Jean" (Wellons) June 7, 1925 April 23, 2006 Dau. of Wiley T. & Monte Blanche (Baker) Wellons
Married Aug. 7, 1945
Donald D. "Don" Broden
Section F, Site 323-BB Clark Alberta S. Dec. 13, 1912 Sept. 12, 2002 Wife of PFC Danny L. Clark, US Army
Section G, Site 80 Clark Alvah L.
Dec. 4, 1919 Aug. 16, 2004 CPL US Army Air Forces
WWII
Section C, Site 671 Clark Bessie May 27, 1880 Aug. 21, 1960 Wife of MUS Fred F. Clark, US Army
Section Y, Site 638 Clark Charles E., Jr.
Nov. 5, 1943 Dec. 26, 2005 SSGT US Air Force
A1C US Air Force
Vietnam
Section Z, Site 159 Clark John Henry
Dec. 19, 1930 July 22, 2008 PFC US Army
Korea
Son of John Henry, Sr. & Grace Audrey (David) Clark
See obit
Section M, Site 1249-A Coffman Sandra S. (Morthland) Aug. 11, 1939 May 30, 2006 Dau. of George W. & Dorothy E. (Winston) Morthland
Married May 29, 1965
Dale E. Coffman, PFC US Air Force
Section M, Site 1249-A Coffman Dale E.
Dec. 6, 1923 May 10, 1996 PFC US Air Force
WWII
Section Y, Site 562 Conley Charlie T.
Nov. 14, 1923 Feb. 12, 2010 STM1 US Navy
WWII
Section Y, Site 562 Conley Emily May 28, 1926 March 30, 2008 Wife of STM1 Charlie T. Conley, US Navy
Section Z, Site 174 Diez Wendell W. "Barney"
Dec. 4, 1918 May 30, 2008 TEC5 US Army
WWII
Section L, Site 1460 Farris Kenneth H.
May 14, 1922 June 7, 2008 SSG US Army
WWII
  Fletcher Lovell L. "Fletch"
May 25, 1924 June 17, 2010 80th Inf. Div. US Army
WWII
Son of Earl & Grace (Elder) Fletcher
Married 1952
Betty J. Fletcher
Married July 25, 1980
Martha J. Reiff
Section V, Site 221 Foley Marion Brun
May 15, 1920 April 20, 2006 COL US Army
Capt. US Army
WWII
Son of Joseph & Alice (Brun) Foley
Section L, Site 1457 Gibson Delbert
Jan. 6, 1923 June 6, 2008 TEC5 US Army
WWII
Son of Vernal & Myrtle (McClure) Gibson
Section M, Site 644 Goodpasture Kenneth Gordon
May 23, 1922 Aug. 31, 2006 PFC US Army Air Forces
WWII
Section Z, Site 236 Grant Carl Edward, Jr.
June 30, 1925 June 27, 2007 FC3 US Navy
WWII
Son of Carl E., Sr. & Mabel (Moyer) Grant
Married Sept. 23, 1944
Eunice Younger
Section X, Site 165 Hallman Durk Lester
Aug. 11, 1944 March 29, 2007 SN US Coast Guard
Vietnam
Section HH, Site 165 Hartke Alwin Louis
Jan. 2, 1917 Feb. 24, 2004 CPL US Army
WWII
Section HH, Site 165 Hartke Melba Lucille (Schwab) Oct. 18, 1920
Honey Point, Macoupin Co., ILL
Aug. 15, 2008
Litchfield, Montgomery Co., ILL
Married Nov. 1, 1944
CPL Alwin Louis Hartke, US Army
Daughter of John Joseph & Emma Marie (Kuntzmann) Schwab
Section CREMD, Site 357 Hathaway Jack R.
Jan. 4, 1920 Aug. 27, 2005 S SGT US Army Air Forces
WWII
Section CREMD, Site 357 Hathaway Mildred E. (Mecum) May 28, 1920 July 10, 2008
Oceanside, CA
Dau. of Chester & Gayle (Weaver) Mecum
Married 1943
S SGT Jack R. Hathaway, US Army Air Forces
See obit
Section Z, Site 169 Havener Marty D.
Nov. 20, 1955 April 20, 2008 SP4 US Army
Son of Lester & Minnie (Tooley) Havener
Section V, Site 6 Homeier Walter A.
Aug. 4, 1948 Sept. 1, 2007 SGT US Air Force
Vietnam
Son of Christ Henry & Lena Amelia (Kupisch) Homeier
Married Aug. 26, 1972
Linda Benest
Section Z, Site 234 Howard Ensign
Dec. 22, 1922
Clarksdale, MS
Feb. 14, 2007 PFC US Army Air Forces
WWII
Son of Wesley and Mattie (Mitchell) Howard
Married 1989
Carolyn A. Howard
Section E, Site 1866 Jones Dorothy M. (Roe) Aug. 8, 1918
Christian Co., ILL
Feb. 23, 2008
Pana, Christian Co., ILL
Married Aug. 19, 1940
PVT John Herschel "Pete" Jones, US Army
Dau of Carl & Melissa (Lovegrove) Roe
Section Z, Site 163 Jones Joe Lloyd
Dec. 4, 1932
Mexico, MO
June 6, 2008
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
A1C US Air Force
Korea
Son of George & Josephine (Holly) Jones
Section L, Site 1680 Kieslar James
May 13, 1933
Hillsboro, ILL
April 2, 2008
Hillsboro, ILL
ADRAN, US Navy
Korea
Son of John & Annabelle (Karnes) Kieslar
Section Y, Site 418 King Kenneth Wade
Jan. 22, 1938 Dec. 30, 2008 SP4 US Army
Son of David King & Ottie (Calhoun) King
Section CREMD, Site 59 Kirby George Frank, Jr.
Oct. 10, 1948
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
March 7, 2008
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
BM3 US Navy
Vietnam
Son of George F. & Mary Lucille (Woodruff) Kirby
Section J, Site 667 Lee Gerald Ronald "Jerry"
Oct. 5, 1938 June 16, 1991 CPL US Marine Corps
Section J, Site 667 Lee Janette Lorelie (Frapolli) Jan. 3, 1940 July 5, 2006 Dau. of Alfred & Rita (Kraus) Frapolli
Married June 14, 1958
CPL Gerald Ronald "Jerry" Lee, US Marine Corps
Section CREMD, Site 219 Lessen Jacob "Jake" Eugene
Sept. 8, 1972 Sept. 4, 2006 TSGT US Air Force
SSGT US Air Force
A1C US AIr Force
Persian Gulf
Firefighter 183rd Fighter Wing US Air Force
Springfield City Firefighter
EMT/Paramedic
Son of Marvin E. & Andra Kay (Spaits) Lessen
Married March 9, 2002
Kristin "Kristi" Simpson
See obit
Section Y, Site 503 Mabus Loren L.
March 14, 1926
Tamaroa, Perry Co., ILL
April 14, 2008
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
SGT US Army
WWII
Son of August & Flossie (Kirkpatrick) Mabus
Section V, Site 141 Maulden Raymond H. "Ray", Jr.
Dec. 10, 1933 July 18, 2006 A1C US Air Force
Korea
Son of Raymond H., Sr. & Lillie Mae (Jones) Maulden
Married July 18, 1997Sadona Marie Davis
Section Z, Site 220 McKarnen Robert L.
Oct. 1, 1930 Aug. 29, 2007 AS US Navy
Son of Frank & Della (Waggoner) McKarnen
Married Nov. 22, 1951
Virginia R. Melton
Section Y, Site 504 Medlock William Curtis
Dec. 6, 1930
Mulberry, Ark.
April 8, 2008 AA US Navy
Korea
Airman US Navy
39th Military Police Co. Ark. Nat'l Guard
US Nat'l Guard
Son of William Mart & Clara (Qualls) Medlock
Married June 1, 1954
in Ozark, Ark.
Mary Ellen Lee
Section Y, Site 564 Morenz Jesse Frederick "Fred"
Dec. 26, 1951 March 28, 2008 SGT US Air Force
Vietnam
Section Z, Site 226 Murrell Ruben
Nov. 10, 1923 Sept. 22, 2007 ST3 US Navy
WWII
Son of Otto & Amanda (Greer) Murrell
Married Feb. 27, 1948
Leoma M. Williams
Section F, Site 567 Phillips Floyd Allen, Sr.
Aug. 18, 1920 Feb. 28, 1992 PVT US Army
WWII
Section F, Site 567 Phillips Ruby M. Sept. 11, 1924 Jan. 12, 2008 Wife of PVT Floyd Allen Phillips, Sr., US Army
Section L, Site 1463 Pierson Jerry Leftlet
June 17, 1932 June 23, 2008 BM3 US Navy
Son of Robert William Pierson & Georgia May (Leftlet) Pierson McClerkin
Korea
See obit
Section Z, Site 179 Pointer Leon, Jr.
Jan. 10, 1926 March 30, 2008 SGT US Army
WWII
Section CREMC, Site 553 Postlewait Michael Cary
April 23, 1943 Nov. 1, 2001 CPL US Marine Corps
Vietnam
Section CREMC, Site 553 Postlewait Susan (Mendenhall) May 16, 1951 March 27, 2008 Dau. of Opal Beckers
Wife of CPL Michael Cary Postlewait, US Marine Corps
Section Z, Site 149 Ragsdale Leon Joseph, Jr.
March 1, 1949 July 12, 2008 PFC US Army
Vietnam
Son of Leon, Sr. & Mary Mae Ragsdale
  Randolph Charles L. "Buddy"
March 18, 1948 June 14, 2010 US Army
Vietnam
Son of Robert Lester & Charlotte (Ooton) Randolph
Married March 16, 1974
Carol Moody
CREMD 309 Rediger Louis A.
May 9, 1926 Dec. 9, 2005 QMQ2 US Navy
WWII
Korea
Beloved Father And
Grandfather Will Be Missed
Son of Emile A. & Viola E. (Sommer) Rediger
See photo
Section N, Site 180 Reeves Eva May Nov. 1, 1917
Girard, KS
July 7, 2008 Wife of CPL Gilbert John Reeves, US Army Air Corps
Daughter of Marion Benson & Florence (Crockett) Loyd
Section N, Site 180 Reeves Gilbert John
Sept. 12, 1913 May 24, 1999 CPL US Army Air Corps
WWII
Section Y, Site 526 Rivers John Lewis, Jr.
May 3, 1951 April 24, 2008 SGT US Army
PV1 US Army
Persian Gulf
Son of John Lewis, Sr. & Eunice Rivers
Married Jan. 1984
Penny L. Miller
Section L, Site 1454 Robbins Velmar Mearle "Rob"
March 9, 1932 May 11, 2008 A1C US Air Force
Korea
Federal Kemper Officer
Section CREMB, Site 361 Rogers Billie Martin
Dec. 10, 1925 July 11, 1998 Y3 US Navy
WWII
Section CREMB, Site 361 Rogers Mildred Irene (Tolliver) Feb. 28, 1927 Sept. 3, 2006 Dau. of Arthur P. & Ida (Streval) Tolliver
Married June 16, 1946
Y3 Billie Martin Rogers, US Navy
Section Y, Site 501 Roller Paul Lavern
Aug. 20, 1918 April 12, 2008 PFC US Army
WWII
Son of Charles Edward & Viola (Ellingwood) Roller
Married April 16, 1948
Elpha R. "Rosie" Plank
Section X, Site 19 Rufus Lester
Aug. 4, 1919
Hillsboro, Montgomery Co., ILL
June 26, 2008 PFC US Army
WWII
Son of Raymond & Bessie (McClaine) Rufus
Section CREMD, Site 103 Scales Robert R., Sr.
July 7, 1924 Sept. 5, 2007 BKR3 US Navy
WWII
Son of Russel & Hilda Ann (Kurr) Scales
Married March 18, 1944
Fran M. Ostrowski
Section Y, Site 417 Sharp Vincent
Feb. 25, 1922 Dec. 25, 2008 CPL US Army Air Force
WWII
Section Y, Site 499 Singler Kenneth Dale
Oct. 18, 1922
Fayette Co., ILL
May 3, 2008
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
PFC US Army Air Forces
WWII
Son of Edward J. & Minnie (Heldebrandt) Singler
Section V, Site 135 Slifer Clyde L.
Aug. 24, 1926 May 11, 2006 A2C US Air Force
MOMM3 US Navy
WWII
Korea
Son of Clyde H. & Thelma (Myers) Slifer
Husband of Delores L. (Foreman) Slifer
Section K, Site 390 Solverson Grace Helen (Twinem) May 27, 1926
Milwaukee, WI
May 22, 2008 Dau. of George & Rose (Roden) Twinem
Married Sept. 4, 1948
PFC John P. W. "Peter" Solverson, US Army
See obit
Section K, Site 390 Solverson John P. W. "Peter"
Oct. 1, 1923 May 9, 2004 PFC US Army
WWII
Section CREMD, Site 117 Southard Carl Robert "Bob"
Oct. 1, 1935 Sept. 13, 2007 PFC US Army
Section Y, Site 477 Sowarsh Porter J.
Nov. 20, 1922
Montgomery Co., ILL
Aug. 18, 2008
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
Y2 US Navy
WWII
Son of Rudolph & Roxie (House) Sowarsh
  Spalding Eva Laurine (Albert) Rich Ream
Jan. 8, 1921 June 14, 2010 US Coast Guard (SPARS)
WWII
Wabash RR
Dau. of George Albert & Zelpha "MiMi" (DuBois) Albert
Married Aug. 22, 1945
Robert Merrill Rich
Married Jan. 9, 1982
M. D. "Bill" Ream
Married Dec. 11, 1996
Selma W. Spalding
Section L, Site 1394 Stanick Edna Jean (Lee) Dec. 5, 1942 July 1, 2008 Wife of SFM2 Frank August Stanick, US Navy
Daughter of Edward James & Marjorie (Sanders) Lee
Section Z, Site 153 Stone Floyd Lee
Nov. 16, 1941 June 11, 2008 SP4 US Army
Vietnam
Son of James & Madge (Sadler) Stone
See obit
Section G, Site 119 Tate John William
Feb. 1, 1926 May 25, 2004 SC3 US Navy
WWII
Section G, Site 119 Tate Thelma L. (Renz) July 23, 1928
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
Feb. 7, 2008
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
Married 1946
SC3 John William Tate, US Navy
Dau of Frank W. & Gleta (LeFever) Renz
Section V, Site 92 Triplett Bertha H. (Barlow) Aug. 25, 1927 June 12, 2008 Dau. of James & Rose (McDermott) Barlow
Married Jan. 26, 1946
BMC Jim Andrew Triplett, Sr., US Navy
See obit
Section V, Site 92 Triplett Jim Andrew, Sr.
Oct. 24, 1920 Dec. 7, 2006 BMC US Navy
WWII
Korea
Section K, Site 228 Weatherford Charles Vern
June 27, 1927 Sept. 19, 2004 CPL US Army
Korea
Section K, Site 228 Weatherford Mary Ann (Garver) Oct. 6, 1928 July 15, 2006 Dau. of Louis & Mabel (Clark) Garver
Married June 12, 1954
CPL Charles Vern Weatherford, US Army
Section E, Site 1419 Wilcox Kenneth Freeman
Sept. 30, 1914 Jan. 2, 1972 S2 US Navy
WWII
Section E, Site 1419 Wilcox Ruth Irene (Craig) Aug. 19, 1916
Mosquito, OH
Aug. 22, 2008 Wife of S2 Kenneth Freeman Wilcox, US Navy
Dau. of Clinton P. & Lillian (Traftzer) Craig
Section F, Site 690 Wilcoxson Steven Ray
June 1, 1942 Sept. 20, 1994 AO1 US Navy
Vietnam
Son of Haskell & Ecyle (Price) Wilcoxson and Marcella (Jones) Craggs
Husband of Joan (Sargent) Wilcoxson
Loving Father Of Michelle & Steven Wilcoxson
Section CREMD, Site 224 Williams Nancy L. (Burnside) Dec. 29, 1941 Sept. 26, 2006 Married Sept. 5, 1964
SP5 Robert Wayne Williams, US Army
Section CREMD, Site 224 Williams Robert Wayne
Nov. 10, 1942
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
June 8, 2008
Springfield, Sangamon Co., ILL
SP5 US Army
Korea
Son of Lonnie Delmar & Dorothy Margaret (Martin) Williams
Section Y, Site 487 Zachery Rodney W.
June 15, 1917 April 9, 2008 PVT US Army
WWII

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