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Bloomington, Illinois
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Wednesday, November 10, 1999
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mm The Pantagraph 2 Wednesday, November 10, 1999 Obituaries Central Illinois V. Louise Followed Adams CLINTON V. Louise Followell Adams, 83, of Clinton died at 9:25 p.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) at Crestview Nursing Center, Clinton. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Calvert Funeral H(me, Clinton, J. Kent Hickerson officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at; the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, Clinton. '. Mrs. Adams was born March 10, 1916, in DeWitt County, a daughter of James and Janie Privet Rich. She married Ora Jake Followell Sept. 30, 1934, in Weldon. He died Sept. 24, 1984. She married Dean Adams April 14, 1990, in Clinton. He survives. Other survivors include one daughter, Donna (William) McMillan, Clinton; one son, Ronald Jerry (Lynn) Followell, Dewitt; one brother, James (Wilma) Rich, Clinton; two sisters, Bernie (Hale) Henderson, Sun City, Ariz., and Betty (Wes) Anderson, Clinton; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Two brothers and two sisters preceded her in death. Ezra J. Feller CISSNA PARK Ezra J. Feller, 96, of Fairbury, formerly of Cissna Park, died at 5:30 p.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) at Fairview Haven Nursing Home, Fairbury. -His funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Apostolic Christian Church, Cissna Park, with ministers of the church officiating. Burial will be at Apostolic Christian Cemetery, Cissna Park. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. today at Knapp Funeral Home, Cissna Park. -Memorials may be made to Fairview Haven or a charity of the donor's choice. He was born May 22, 1903, in Cissna Park, the son of Lucien and Ly.dia Mangold Feller. He married Olive E. Bucher on March 8, 1925, in LaCrosse, Ind. She died July 22, 1984. He then married Edna Hoffman on April 16, 1986, in Cissna Park. She survives. Also surviving are four daughters, Loretta (Kenneth) Bauer, dissna Park; Elna Grimm, Good-field; Dona (Roy) Grimm, Quincy; Joan (Fred) Waldbeser, Cissna Park; three sons, Lynn (Mary Ann) teller, Morton; Todd (Karen) Feller, Kouts, Ind.; Dale (Kathy) Feller, Cissna Park; one brother, lien Feller, Folsom, Penn.; one sister, Margaret Kupferschmid, Ciss-rifi Park; 40 grandchildren, 116 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. !' His parents, six brothers, two sjsters and one son-in-law, Bob Grimm, preceded him in death. i Solomon F. Hulvey X ARMINGTON Solomon Franklin Hulvey, 76, of Armington died at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) at Bartmann Health Care Center, rural Atlanta. 3 Arrangements are incomplete ai Quiram Funeral Home, Atlanta. I Esther M. Lahr J McLEAN Esther M. Lahr, 88, of 1303 Harding St., Tama, Iowa, formerly of McLean, died at 2:28 im. Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria. She had been a patient the past week. Her funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hand Funeral Home, Tama, the Rev. Jan Burnett, officiating. Burial will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Mount Hope Cemetery, McLean. Visitation will be from 4 tip 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral tyome. Mrs. Lahr was born Nov. 25, 1)10, at Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Ernest and Minnie Haebel Allenspach. She married Ijerald L. Lahr on Dec. 1, 1945, at eoria. He died July 11, 1976. Survivors include two brothers, J(oe Allenspach, Stillwater, Minn., nd Ben Allenspach, Pekin; and two sisters, Bernice Weeks, Mor-tpn, and Margaret Carson, anesville, Wis. Her parents; a brother, Harvey; nd a sister, Dorothy Zimmerman; preceded her in death. Need Brakes? ru C Tl RE & 1809 Eastland Drive -m-:S(..t mmi a& Nov. 10, 1999 Hendricks, Dorothy J., 10:30 a.m. at Minier Christian Church. Burial will be in Minier Cemetery. McReynolds-Beck Funeral Home, Minier, has charge of arrangements. Straub Dunn, Frances, 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Bloomington. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Blooming-ton. Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington has charge of arrangements. Patricia B. Lavery DEER CREEK Patricia B. Lavery, 20, of 211 Logan St., Deer Creek, died at 6:30 p.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Haensel Funeral Home, Mackinaw, the Rev. Deborah Trol-lope officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Deer Creek. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday and for two hours before the service Friday, both at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Patricia Lavery Memorial Fund at Goodfield State Bank. Miss Lavery was born Nov. 18, 1978, in Peoria, a daughter of Patrick J. and Deborah S. Boehmer Lavery. Survivors include her parents of Deer Creek; a sister, Siobhan M. Lavery, Washington; a brother, Kyle I. Lavery, Deer Creek; maternal grandmother, Jean Boehmer, Oak Park; and paternal grandparents, Michael and Nora Lavery, Congerville. Her maternal grandfather, Robert Boehmer, preceded her in death. Miss Lavery worked as a hostess at Red Lobster, Peoria. Stella F. Lawson FLANAGAN Stella F. Lawson, 87, of Toledo, Ohio, formerly of Flanagan, died at 11:59 a.m. Thursday (Nov. 4, 1999) at her residence. Her funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Flanagan. Father David Roche will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Flanagan. Visitation will be for one hour before the service Saturday at Froelich Memorial Home, Flanagan. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Mrs. Lawson was born Feb. 25, 1912, in Nebraska Township, Livingston County, the daughter of John and Margaret Welte Cullen. She married Frank Lawson on Nov. 27, 1947, in Toledo. He died June 12, 1997. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Two brothers and two sisters preceded her in death. She attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and graduated from Illinois State Normal University. She was an elementary school principal in Toledo for many years. She previously taught at schools in New York and Illinois. Ronald McCollum LONG POINT Ronald McCollum, 53, of 5505 S. Main St., Long Point, died at 9:18 a.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident Oct. 24. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Winterrowd-Hagi Funeral Home, Streator. The Rev. Paul Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Long Point Cemetery, Long Point. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Long Point Fire Department or the American Cancer Society. He was born March 24, 1946, in Gallatin County, the son of Franklin and Mary Hall McCollum. He married Pamela Jackson on April 20, 1968. She survives. Also surviving are his parents of Shawneetown; four daughters, Lisa (Greg) Weiland, Manville; and Tina Hopkins, Ronda McCollum and Lori McCollum, all of Long Point; grandmother Mary Hall, Ridgeway; one brother, Robert McCollum, Ancona; and one sister, Marylynn Bean, Shawneetown; Other survivors include two grandchildren, Jackson and Kathryn. AUTO Bloomington 663-6366 Frank S. Mroczek STREATOR Frank S. "Stan" Mroczek, 70, of 102 S. Fourth St., Streator, died at 8:22 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) at St. Mary's Hospital, Streator. His Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church, Streator, Father Deo Gratias Mutefunya officiating. Burial with graveside military rites will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Streator. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Elias Funeral Home, Streator, with the rosary recited at 7:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's School or St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. Mroczek was born Jan. 15, 1929, in Streator, the son of Stanley Frank and Anna Bakalar Mroczek. He married Pauline Spears on May 6, 1950. She survives. Also surviving are two sons, Stanley (Jean) Mroczek, Streator; and Brian Mroczek, Chicago; one daughter, Karen (Wayne) Harlan, Streator; one sister, Lucille Phillis, Streator; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Regina Lampson, Streator. A. Byron Reed HUDSON A. Byron Reed, 83, of Lake Forest died Aug. 15, 1999, at his residence in Lake Forest. His graveside memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hudson Cemetery, Hudson, the Rev. Mark Hughey officiating. There will be no visitation. Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington, has charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association. Mr. Reed was born June 30, 1916, in Indianapolis. He married Mary Ellen Myers. She died in July 6, 1997. Survivors include one son, Charles Winston (Pam) Reed, Win-netka; one brother, Theron Reed; and three grandchildren. Kathryn Robertson MINONK The Mass of Christ ian Burial for Kathryn Robertson, 93, of 516 Jefferson St., Minonk, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Minonk. Father Robert Gilles will officiate. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Minonk. Visitation will be for one hour before the service Thursday at the church. Folkers Froelich Memorial Home has charge of arrangements. She died at 10:37 a.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) at Heritage Manor, Minonk. Memorials may be made to the Minonk Ambulance Fund, or to a charity of the donor's choice. Mrs. Robertson was born Jan. 31, 1906, in Toluca, a daughter of John and Mary Barbara Rhadovich Mouser. She married Paul E. Robertson on Nov. 18, 1931, in Hammond, Ind. He died July 24, 1983. Survivors include three daughters, Joyce A. (Joe) Scott, Normal; Nancy Robertson, Minonk; and Mary K. (Ted) Bohlander, Coco Beach, Fla.; one son, Michael Paul Robertson, Minonk; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren. Her parents; one son, Donald Robertson; five brothers; and one sister preceded her in death. Myles C. Sager SPARLAND Myles C. Sager, 86, of Sparland died at 2 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 7, 1999) at his home. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lenz Memorial Home, 823 Fifth St., Lacon, the Rev. Nolan Harwood officiating. Burial will be in LaPrairie United Presbyterian Church Cemetery, LaPrairie. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the memorial home. Memorials may be made to La-con-Sparland Emergency 52. Edna Sanders ATLANTA Edna M. Sanders, 81, a resident of Bartmann Nursing Home, Atlanta, formerly of Sterling, died at 10:23 a.m. Friday (Nov. 5, 1999) at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria. A graveside memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Cemetery, Sterling. Cremation has been accorded. There will be no visitation. Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel, Peoria, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Mrs. Sanders was born May 30, 1918, in rural Dixon, the daughter J. Michael G Attorney ai Law Real Estate Closing residential Divorce no property, no children or uncontested i Wills - single 125 husband 1400 S. Morris Ave., Bloomington IL (309) 828-0083 101 West Main Street, Suite A, Heyworth IL (309) 473-3182 of Oliver and Amanda Delp Boyer. She married Lawrence Sanders. He died in 1944. Survivors include four sons, Bill Sanders, Minier; Gerald Sanders, Sterling; Berwyn Thompson, Ag-new; and Dennis Parton, Piano, Texas; one daughter, Joann Kolb, Dixon; two brothers, Howard Boyer and Vernon Boyer, both of Sterling; one sister, Hazel Hurley, Rock Falls; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, one daughter, two brothers and five sisters. She worked as a nurse's aide in home health care. Audrey L. Thomas MASON CITY Audrey L. Thomas, 81, of Silverdale, Wash., formerly of Mason City, died at 11:30 p.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) at Harrison Memorial Hospital, Bremerton, Wash. Her graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mason City Cemetery, Mason City. The Rev. Daniel Brown will officiate. There will be no visitation. Cain-Hurley Funeral Home, Mason City, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. She was born Feb. 27, 1918, in Mason City, the daughter of Lindsay Clifford and Grace Rue Johnson. She married Robert Ira Thomas on Nov. 26, 1936, in Kaho-ka, Mo. He died June 11, 1978. Survivors include one daughter, Judith Eckhardt, Bainbridge Island, Wash.; and two grandchildren. A sister, Helen Copper; two brothers, Bill Johnson and Harold Johnson; and one grandson, Tres Eckhardt; preceded her in death. Charles Tomicek MORTON Charles "CJ" Tomicek, 85, of 190 E. Queenwood Road, Morton, died at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) at Morton Villa Nursing Center, Morton. Arrangements are pending at Ludwig Mortuary, Morton. Emilie E. Vial PONTIAC The funeral for Em-Die E. Vial, 96, of Evenglow Lodge, Pontiac, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Harris-Martin-Burke Funeral Home, Pontiac. The Rev. Donald Black will officiate. Her graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Lyonsville Congregational Church Cemetery, suburban Cook County. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. She died at 10:35 a.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) at Tjardes Health Care Center, Pontiac. Memorials may be made to Even-glow Lodge or First United Methodist Church, Pontiac. Mrs. Vial was born June 30, 1903, in Chicago, the daughter of Frank S. and Caroline Schoenwolf Egloff. She married Wilbur F. Vial on Nov. 5, 1927, in Riverside. He died Dec. 14, 1984. Survivors include two sons, Donald (Peggy) Vial, Des Moines, Iowa; and Richard (Nancy) Vial, Black-stone; one sister, Helen Edgerton, Phoenix; one brother, Frank Egloff, Ames, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five sisters, one brother and one son, David Vial of Detroit. Mrs. Vial farmed with her late husband all their married life in LaGrange, Custer Park, Cabery and Blackstone. She enjoyed vegetable gardening, fruit processing, cooking and the pleasures of her large family. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Pontiac. She had been a resident of Even-glow Lodge for the past 15 years. Mary Jane Wonderlin CARLOCK Mary Jane Wonderlin, 79, of Fox, Ark., formerly of Carlock, died at 11:03 a.m. Monday (Nov. 8, 1999) at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Otto-Argo Funeral Home, Car-lock. Pamela Jo Wyant COLFAX A memorial service for Pamela Jo Wyant, 48, of Bloomington, formerly of Colfax, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Colfax, the Rev. Ron Johnson officiating. She was cremated. Inurnment was in at Wiley Cemetery, Colfax. Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Colfax, has charge of arrangements. She died at 2:20 a.m. Friday (Oct. 29, 1999) at Heritage Manor, Bloom- rosso 165 minimum '575 P'u co'8 150 & wife ington. Memorials may be made to Wiley Cemetery Association; Multiple Sclerosis Foundation; United Methodist Church, Colfax; or a charity of the donor's choice. She is survived by her parents, W. Kenneth and Margie L. Brink Wyant, Colfax; a paternal grandmother, Thelma Wyant, Colfax; two sisters, Janice (Guy) Fincham and Susan (Rick) Norton, both of Colfax; and one brother, Randall (Jennifer) Wyant, Colfax. Bloomington-Normal Charlotte M. Cameli Charlotte M. Cameli, 54, of Christian Manor, Pittston, Pa., formerly of Exeter, Pa., sister of a Bloomington woman, died Monday morning (Nov. 8, 1999) at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., following an illness. Her funeral will be at 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc., Funeral Home, Forty Fort, Pa. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Pittston, Father Hugh H. McGroarty officiating. Burial will be in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville, Pa. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to American Red Cross, 156 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701; or American Heart Association, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. The local survivor is a sister, Sheila Ann Scatena of Bloomington. Other area survivors include a nephew and two nieces, Matthew Scatena, Ann Marie Scatena and Laura Scatena. Ray E. Hammond Sr. Ray E. Hammond Sr., 58, of North Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Bloom ington, died at 6:12 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 7, 1999) at Southwest Memorial Hospital, Fort Myers, Fla. His memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington, the Rev. Thomas Maloney officiating. He was cremated. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Mr. Hammond was born Jan. 6, 1941, at Bloomington, the son of Harold and Doris McFarland Hammond. He married Rita Whalen April 4, 1961, at Bloomington. She survives. Other survivors include four sons, Jack (Christine) Hammond, Ray Jr. (Tammi) Hammond and Ed Hammond, all of Bloomington; and Mark (Joanna) Hammond, Wheeling; one sister, Sandy McHugh, Bloomington; and eight grandchildren. His parents and one son, Jeff Hammond, preceded him in death. Ray served in the U.S. Marine Corps for three years. He was a retired heating and air conditioning contractor. He moved to Florida two years ago and had been ill for one year. David Gary Holderby David Gary Holderby, 62, of 404 Grant St., Normal, died at 8 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal. His funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church, Normal, the Rev. Arno Q. Weniger and the Rev. Ralph E. Wingate Jr. officiating. Bur David Gary Holderby ial will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens, Bloomington. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Kibler-Smith Memorial Home, Bloomington, and for one hour before the service Friday at the church. Memorials may be made to Cross Roads or the building funds of Calvary Baptist Church. He was born Dec. 8, 1936, in Bloomington, a son of John Floyd W "wsw iMJIMULI:.;OiTJigm New Patients Welcome! Quality and Comfort is our goal! We now offer: Air Abrasion - "drill-less" cavity preparation. Call and schedule your appointment today at 1 603 Hunt St. in Normal. Call (3D9) 454-7344 for an appointment 3 and Mary Ruby McDonald Holderby. He married Sharon R. Ayers on April 26, 1960, In Bloomington. She' survives. Other survivors Include four sons, Matthew W. (Rebecca) Holderby, Luke D. Holderby and John G. Holderby, all of Normal; and Mark N. Holderby, Greenville, S.C.; and two sisters. Virginia Eileen Bailey, Huntsville, Ala.; and Lois Joane (Louis D.) Hall, Simp- , sonville, S.C. Also surviving is one granddaughter, Kyrsten F. Holderby. His parents and a brother pre- , ceded him in death. Mr. Holderby was a graduate of Bloomington High School. He attended Bob Jones University and Purdue University and has an hon- . orary degree from the University , of Wisconsin in engineering and applied sciences. He spent four years in the home heating field, 16 years in mechanical and electrical installation, and four years operating a university . and commercial complex facility. - In 1973, he became an employee at State Farm Insurance Cos. and served in administrative services as a facilities management engineering consultant. As a master plumber, he was a 40-year member of the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union Local 99 and served as an instructor in its apprenticeship training program. He was the author of several training textbooks in the area of electrical, heating and air conditioning. He was an active member of Cal- 1 vary Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher and choir member and was involved in the bus and youth ministries. He gave his time and tal- ; ents during the construction of the church buildings. He was a faithful prayer warrior and seldom missed ; the Saturday morning prayer ; group. Gary was an avid Chicago sports fan. He was a beloved husband, fa- ; ther, grandfather and brother and will be sadly missed by all. Dean McLane Dean McLane, 86, of 906 E. Em- ; pire St., Bloomington, died at 7:05 j p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) at ; McLean County Nursing Home, Normal. ' Arrangements are pending at East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloom- ; ington. Raymond White Raymond White, 88, of 923 S. ; Vale St., Bloomington, died at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 9, 1999) at Martin Health Center, Blooming- ton. Arrangements are pending at i Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, , Bloomington. ; Texas man charged with semi cab theft A Texas man visiting Chicago who apparently needed transportation Saturday to go see his brother in St. Louis never got farther than the McLean County Jail as he was charged with stealing a $98,000 semi trailer truck cab. McLean Police Chief Chad Humphrey waited for the driver of the stolen cab which had a tracking device and arrested the man after he pulled off of a southbound lane of Interstate 55 into the Dixie Trucker's Home. Other squad cars were also stationed farther along 1-55. Rafael Santos, 44, Killeen, Texas, remained in jail in lieu of posting $2,500 on a charge of felony theft, according to jail records. Humphrey said the cab, a brand new Freightliner 2000, was stolen in Chicago on Saturday, and the owners of the cab, Texas-based Frozen Food Express, were delighted to reclaim their property. IQRT JESSE J OR. BEER, DM HDITH COLLEGE HILLI MALL v 3c

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