Journal Gazette from Mattoon, Illinois on November 19, 1986 · Page 7
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Mattoon, Illinois
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Wednesday, November 19, 1986
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A- Mid-Illlnots Newspapers Wednesday, November 19, 1986 HG?(i f - " Groundskeeper at state Weather Watch Mattoondata: Temps High 1 46 Low 34 6p.m 35 Precipitation No precipitation was recorded in . Mattoon between 5 p.m. Monday and 5 p.m. Tuesday. Skies Moonrise 5:41 p.m. " Moonset rrw, 8:54 Charleston data: Temps High 46 Low..;- 33 9 p.m 33 Precipitation No precipitation was recorded in Charleston from 5 p.m. Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Skies Sunrise .6:42 a.m. Sunset... ..4:35 p.m. Records L- " High.. ; 80 in 1930 Low 12 in 1903 Extended forecast Friday through Sunday: Chance of rain around Sunday. Highs mid 40s to Area Deaths Baldwin service CHARLESTON - The funeral for Maurice "Bud" Baldwin was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Caudill-King Funeral Home with Rev. Robert. Sanders officiating. Burial was in Mound Cemetery. Mrs. Harry Stewart, organist, played several selections including "One Day at a Time" and "How Great Thou Art." Pallbearers were Jim Drake, Tom Baird, Bill McElwee, Leonard Homann,' Robert Bayles, and Dale Mullins. Mr. Baldwin, 54, of 710 Glenwood Drive, Charleston, died Nov. 16, 1986. Laurel McGahan CHARLESTON - Laurel McGahan, 75, of 15 Fairlane Dr., Charleston died at 9:45 a.mrVwmSWlCQ day (Nov. 18, 1986) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Harper-Swickard Chapel with Rev. Jay Kendell officiating. Burial will be in Mound Cemetery, Charleston. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. He was born May 5, 1911, at Charleston, a son of William A. and Grace Reed McGahan. He married Helen Dallas May 29, 1937, at Rockville, Ind. She survives. Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. Lewis (Mildred) McMichaels of Mattoon. Two brothers and one sister preceded him in death. Mr. McGahan was a retired U.S. Postal employee with 24 years of capitol in St. Paul, Minn.; NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 40 J SNOW j iLiijsNow mm RAIN FRONTS: Warm Cold Map shows maximum temperatures At to receive precip.tation indicated the mid 50s north, mid 50s to the mid 60s south. Lows in the 30s north. Upper 30s and 40s south. Illinois temps ' By United Press International City Weather Hi Lo Pep Chicago O'Hare cy 40 33 0.63 Decatur cy 42 37 trace Moline cy 39 31 0.33 Peoria mc 43 34 O.Ofl' Quincy cy 42 33 .... Rockford cy r ' 34 30 0.67 Springfield cy 45 37 trace National high-low NEW YORK (UPI) - The highest service at La Porte, Ind., and a World War II Navy veteran. Felma Cruse PARIS Felma A. Cruse, 77, of Paris died at 8:30 p.m. Monday ( Nov. 17, 1986 ) at her residence. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Greenwell Funeral Home, Martinsville. Burial will be, in Ridgelawn Cemetery. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. She was born Sept. 9, 1909, in Martinsville, a daughter of Joseph and Emma Misner Cruse. Survivors include several cousins. Miss Cruse was a retired nurse at Paris Hospital and a member of the Martinsville Methodist Church. MATTOON The funeral for N. Pearl Bowman was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home with Rev. Merlin Schendel officiating. Burial was in Dodge Grove Cemetery. . Elizabeth Van Voorhis, organist, played "In the Garden," "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Alleluia" and also accompanied Clinton Mausehund, who sang "There's Something About That Name" and "He Touched Me." Pallbearers were A.J. Loving, Mel , Rogers, James "Kessler, Everett Fuller, Ned Van Voorhis and Lowell Davis. Mrs. Bowman, . 98, of Decatur and formerly of Mattoon died Nov. 15, 1986, at Odd Fellows-Rebekah Home, Mattoon. UPlwirephoto clears one step at time FORECAST TO 7 PM EST 11-19-86 tJ SHOWERS I Static mm Occluded - least 50 ot an s laded area is predicted ijpi temperature reported Tuesday by the National Weather Service, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, was 91 degrees at Kingsville, Tex. and Lakeland, Fla." The low was 17 degrees below zero at Williston, N.D. . National temps By United Press International' City & Fcst Hi Lo Pep Albuquerque pc Amarillo sh Anchorage sy Asheville pc Atlanta pc Baltimore w 58 40 52 38 .... 23 10 .... 65 42 .... 77 62 58 37 .01 Helen Janssen MATTOON - The funeral for Helen Katherine Janssen was held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Lutheran Church with Rev. Ronald Schmidt officiating! Burial was in Dodge Grove Cemetery. Schilling's Funeral Home was in charge of ' arrangements. Doug Tucker, organist, accompanied Wanda Cummins, who sang, "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Beyond the Sunset." Pallbearers were Lawrence Gaskill, Robert, Keith, James, John and Richard Janssen. Mrs. Janssen, 85, of Mattoon Helath Care Center died Nov. 15, 1986, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. Emery Ohnesorge TUSCOLA Emery Oscar Ohnesorge, 68, of .Tuscola and formerly of Arthur died at 4:10 p.m. Monday (Nov. 17, 1986) at St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Shrader Funeral Home, Arthur with Rev. Kenneth Roeddar officiating. Burial will be in Arthur Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. He was born Dec. 26, 1917, at Effingham, a son of John and Helena Hammer Ohnesorge. He married Lenora Rahn July 29, 1939, at Arthur. She survives. Other survivors include two sons, Emery Lynn of Lake Wales. Fla., and Dennis of Charleston; one daughter, Mrs. Jimmie (Sharon) Adams of Shelbyville, Ind.; two brothers, Leonard of Ar Smowplows put in northern HlMoSs By United Press International Northwest Illinois braced for as much as 8 inches of snow Tuesday, with snowplows hitting the roads for the first time this season in Winnebago, McHenry and Boone counties. The National Weather Service said besides the 8 inches possible in the extreme northwest, 1 to 3 inches of snow was possible in the , extreme north. The weather service said snowfall amounts by midmorning .tanged from 7 inches near Dubuque, Iowa, to 1 to 2 inches at Rockford. Rain and drizzle fell Tuesday in central Illinois. Partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 30s far north to the low 50s far south were forecast for Wednesday. The seasonal temperatures Tuesday turned much of the snow in the north to slush. "We have the usually few idiots Snow blankets northern Rockies By United Press International A storm that dumped up to 15 inches of snow in the northern Rockies moved into the Midwest Tuesday, making travel hazardous, closing schools and sparking a rush to buy snow shovels and salt. A low pressure system over northern Illinois brought snow over the upper Mississippi Valley and Billings w Birmingham pc Bismarck cy ' Boise pc Boston w Brownsville ,pc Buffalo pc Burlington Vt. Charleston S.C. Charlotte N.C. Chicago pc Cincinnati sy . ; Cleveland sy : Columbus sy ' Dallas cy Denver w - DesMoines cy Detroit pc . Duluth cv , 27 10 .... 77 56 .... 7-16 .15 61 36 .... 49 42 .... 85 71 .... 38 31 .03 36 27 .03 70 62 .... 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He was a member of the 25-year club, Progress Industries and the Zion United Church of Christ near Arthur. Kalapaca service TAMPA, Fla. A graveside service for Anna Kalapaca of Tampa, Fla., was held Monday at the Garden of Memories in Tampa. She was the mother of Mrs., Leonard (Olga) Durham of Charleston. Mrs. Kalapaca died at 12 : 10 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 15, 1986) in a Tampa hospital. She was 90. Personals A HEARTFELT J .aNKS To neighbors, friends & relatives for the food, floral contributions & expressions of sympathy for the loss of our beloved husband, father t grandfather. It is deeply appreciated. Quakenbush Family IN LOVING MEMORY Of our Husband Father t James R. Covington November 19, 1981 His Family driving like it's July out there, but other than that, it's not bad driving at all," a spokesman for the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department said. Master Sgt. Charles Odell of the Illinois State Patrol reported state roads in the northern part of the state were mostly wet. "We had quite a few minor property damage accidents this morning, but that's pretty well tapered off. In the extreme west, Route 20 in Jo Daviess County was blocked by drifting for a short time, but that's taken care of," Odell said. The Rock County, Wis., sheriff's department just across the state line reported 30 runoffs reported in about two hours. A Rockford K-mart Department store employee said there was not unusual run on ice scrappers Tuesday morning, but Ron Zimmerman, owner of Charles Street Hardware, said his snow shovel southern Great Lakes, while lesser snowfalls or rain fell on the parts of Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio and the Northwest. "I've sold a lot of snow shovels, a couple of snow blowers, scrapers and salt," said Judy Hendrichsen, who runs a hardware store in Dubuque, Iowa, where 9 inches of snow fell overnight and Tuesday. "We've been really busy." Galena, 111., had 8 inches of snow, Lancaster, Wis., 5 inches, and 2 inches fell on Laporte, Ind. "Our service department is swamped with calls about snow : throwers. People always wait until it snows to bring out the snow thrower and then it doesn't work," said Ron Zimmerman, who runs a hardware store in Rockford, 111 . The wintry storm "will eventually get into the Northeast ... and may produce quite a bit of snowfall," said Paul Fike of the National Weather Service. Winter storm watches were posted for interior sections of Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and southern New York. Travelers advisories also were up for parts of New Jersey rhor- thern Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, southern Michigan, northeast Iowa and northwest Pennsylvania. Up to 4 inches of snow fell on northeastern Indiana, making roads slick and blowing snoW into drifts along highways. "We got a serious problem with numerous multi-car and multi-truck accidents." Indiana State Police Sgt. Daniel Dombrowski said in Lake County. "We have about 2 inches of snow at the post, ( but the farther north you go the ' more snow there is." Snow falling in Iowa forced some Two die when boat flips KISSIMMEE, Fla. (UPI) - Two women drowned when they were trapped beneath a pontoon pleasure boat that capsized in Lake Tohopekaliga, but a fisherman rescued four other people who managed to free themselves from the flipped craft. Osceola County deputies recovered the bodies of Mary McGee, 50, of Kissimmee and Nellie Robinson, 52, of Rockford, 111., about an hour after the accident Monday. McGee's brother, John McGee, said the rented boat had stopped for fishing about 600 yards offshore near Paradise Island when the craft began to take on water and list. "We kept moving all over the boat trying to balance it," he said. "We couldn't get the engine to Hospital Notes Admitted Monday Judy Adams, Tuscola Merl Austin, Oakland Almeda Blair, Greenup Russell Boggs, Hidalgo Alma Chism, Charleston Harry Conner, Tuscola Mary Cunningham, Charleston Jean Gann, Chrisman Michelle Gardner, Casey Nellie Goans, Oakland Kenneth Helmuth, Strasburg Nellie Hughes, Charleston Marcia Kelly, Windsor James Lang, Charleston William Little, Charleston Julie Miller and baby boy, Mattoon Ruth Rankin, Windsor Nelson Seng, Mattoon Lottery CHICAGO (UPI The winning' number drawn Tuesday in the II- linois Lottery daily game was 489. trade was booming. "Our service department is swamped with calls about snow throwers. People always wait until it snows to bring out the snow thrower and then it doesn't work," he said. The Illinois Department of Transportation dispatched 300 workers and 250 trucks to salt or plow all state-maintained highways in Cook, McHenry, DuPage, Lake and Will counties. A spokesman for the Rock Island County Sheriff's Department reported no snow problems. In Chicago, where the snow began as rain during the morning, about 50 percent of the Department of Streets and Sanitation's 225 trucks were sent out to salt city streets. Spokeswoman Kirsten Svare said bridges, viaducts and overpasses were targeted first because they were the most likely to develop ice. schools in the northeast corner of the state to close early and caused a rash of road accidents. "We've had several semis in the ditches up here," in the Oelwein area, said Gail Holland, an Iowa Highway Patrol dispatcher. Some serious injuries were reported. In Illinois, conditions appeared less serious, but some drivers were . unprepared. "We have the usually few idiots;, driving like it's July put there, but-; other than that, it's not bad driving; at all," a Winnebago Countjtj: Sheriff's Department spokesman-: said. X Snow also was falling over Idaho 'and northeast Washington, with up.';' to 4 inches of show reported inX Arden, Wash. Showers or thunderstorms were'-; scattered over the Pacific Nor-;; thwest, the southern Plateau, the :; Ohio Valley, the central Gulf Coast v and from northern Florida to the! south Atlantic coast. Sustained high winds of 30 to 45 J mph lashed the Washington and Oregon coasts, with gusts hitting 60 mph and some minor power; outages reported. ' Temperatures dipped into- the 4-single digits in the northern Plains, i It was 16 below zero in Williston, ; N.D., and 17 below in Bismarck, ', N:D., both record lows. V i Thick fog shrouded sections of ; the South, where temperatures i ranged up to the 80s. Austin, Texas, and three cities in Florida $ set record high temperatures. C On Monday, storms hit the nor- thern Rockies and Plains with heavy snow, forcing schools in -J Jackson, Wyo., to close for the day. Up to 15 inches of snow fell in y Teton Village, about 6 miles nor-thwest of Jackson. start. Everyone started screaming and hollering, then the boat tipped over." He said he could not see in the murky water, but he could feel "somebody grabbing a hold of my shirt. Then it stopped." McGee credited Cyril Schiffel-bein, who was fishing nearby, with saving him and the others from drowning in 12 feet of water. Schiffelbein of St. Cloud. Fla., jumped into the water to help but said, "There was just no way to get to the others. It happened so fast. Everyone was in shock." The other survivors were the , victims' husbands, Odell Robinson and George Washington, and Nellie Robinson's sister, Henrietta Casey of Dixmoor, 111. Valetta Starwalt, Jewett Baby boy Wade,-Mattoon Baby girl Wolfert, Effingham Released Monday Evelyn Allen, Charleston Zella Bloxam, Charleston William Bohn, Mattoon Virginia Patton, Elmwood Park Thomas Tribbey, Sullivan Mary Webster, Mattoon Births Monday To Tony and Julie Miller of Mattoon, a boy To Walter and Pamela Wade of Mattoon, a boy To Mike and Tammy Wolfert of Effingham, a girl The Pick Four number was 1047. The estimated Lotto grand prize was $2 million.

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