October 20, 2021
General News

Services announced for former State Sen. Bill Haine | Govt-and-politics

ALTON — Funeral arrangements for former State Sen. Bill Haine, who died Monday, include visitation Friday and services Saturday.

Public visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home, 1313 W. Delmar, Godfrey.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton, with burial to follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

Haine had served in numerous elected offices over a more-than 40-year career, including service on the Madison County Board, Madison County Transit District Board, as Madison County State’s Attorney and the Illinois Senate. After retiring from the senate he was appointed to the Illinois State Board of Elections.

“Bill dedicated his life to public service, beginning by serving his country in Vietnam, holding several local elected offices and ultimately having a storied career in the…

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