Former area business owner passed away

Red Bud lost another former business owner on May 6 with the passing of Dan Stapleton.

Stapleton, 74, had owned and operated Stapleton Custom Painting in Red Bud.

Visitation was May 9 at St. Peter United Church of Christ in Red Bud. The memorial service was held on May 10 at the church with Rev. Cory Hartz officiating.

For Stapleton’s full obituary, please see this week’s print edition.