Miscellaneous Coles County, Illinois Obituaries and Death Notices 2001

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Harold Tuttle

HINDSBORO- Harold Tuttle, 77, of Hindsboro died at
1:32 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 26, 2001) at Sarah Bush Lincoln
Health Center.

Arrangements are incomplete at Edward's Funeral Home
in Arcola.

Opal Coleman

VILLA GROVE - Opal M. Coleman, 98, of Villa Grove,
died at 7:50 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 23, 2001) at the
Nightingale Manor in Tuscola.

A graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. today at the
Roselawn Cemetery in Charleston. There will be no
visitation. Joines Funeral Home in Villa Grove is in charge
of the arrangements.

She was born Jan. 25, 1903, in Charleston, the daughter of
James F. and Flora May Scott Lang. She married Bert C.
Coleman in 1921; he died in 1993.

Survivors include one nephew, Dan Coleman of Bethany.

Mrs. Coleman was a member of the Villa Grove Baptist
Church.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

Imagean Hadley

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Imagean Hadley, 75, of Prairie
Creek Township, Ind., formerly of Casey, died at 10:48
a.m. Friday (Aug. 24, 2001) at her home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Greenwell Funeral
Home, Martinsville, with Ernest Rumple officiating.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral
home. Cremation will follow services.

She was born Nov. 11, 1925, in Ross Township, Edgar
County, the daughter of Fredrick James and Bessie Jane
(Nolan) Collins. She married J. Ralph Hadley in 1950; he
died in 1993.

Survivors include one son, James Hadley of Woodridge;
three daughters, Illona Rauwolf of Bettendorf, Iowa,
Marilyn Mercer of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Jeanette
Hadley of Terre Haute, Ind.; two brothers, Johnathan
Collins of Indianolia and David Collins of Illinois; four
sisters, Florence Bell of Danville, Martha Rumple of Paris,
Evangeline Warren of Georgetown and Catherine Frazier
of St. Joseph; and 10 grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one brother and two
sisters.

Mrs. Hadley was a homemaker and a member of the
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day
Saints.

Marie Matilda Mann

Marie Matilda Mann, age 81, formerly of Mattoon and
Pinckneyville IL, died Wednesday, August 22, 2001 in the
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA.

Marie was born in Pinckneyville on January 1, 1920, a
daughter of Frank and Ida (Feik) Wesseln. She married
James Joseph Mann on December 29, 1941 in St. Bruno
Catholic Church, Pinckneyville and he preceded her in
death on January 15, 1999. She was a member of the
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mattoon, a
member of their Altar/Rosary Society and Quilter's Club.
Marie had worked for many years in the garment industry
and was a member of the I. L. G. W. U.

Survivors include two sons: James Joseph Mann, Jr., and
wife, Trudy, of Alamo, CA and David G. Mann, and wife,
Ursula, of Henderson, NV, one daughter: Kathleen
McLane, and husband, Michael, of Neshanic Station, NJ,
two grandchildren: Ian McLane of Reno, NV and Megan
McLane of Neshanic Station, NJ, two brothers: John H.
Wesseln, and wife, Dorothy, of Pinckneyville, James
Wesseln and wife, Barbara, of Crest Hill, IL, four sisters:
Irene Loos, Agnes Miller, and Clara M. Wesseln, all of
Pinckneyville, Ida Wesseln of Visalia, CA. She was
preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother:
Robert Wesseln, three sisters: Mildred McDonald, Edna
Wesseln, and Florence Wesseln.

Funeral services will be held on, August 27, 2001 at 10:00
a.m. in St. Bruno Catholic Church, in Pinckneyville, with
Fr. Trevor Murry officiating. Interment will be in St.
Bruno Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at the St. Bruno Catholic Church on
Sunday, August 26, 2001 from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. and
on Monday from 8:00 a.m. till 9:30 a.m. A rosary will be
recited at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. The Pyatt-Harrawood
Funeral Home, in Pinckneyville, is in charge of
arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the National Alzheimer#'s
Research Assoc.

Walter Myers

ATWOOD - Walter Eugene "Minne" Myers, 74, of
Atwood, died at 1 a.m. Friday (Aug. 24, 2001) at his
residence.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Edwards Funeral
Home in Arcola with the Rev. Kenneth Kramer officiating.
Burial with military rites by the Arthur American Legion
and the Arthur VFW will be in the Arthur Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He was born July 27, 1927, in Humboldt, the son of
Wilbur H. and Inez Reba Williamson Myers. He married
Delores A. Fifer in 1951; she survives.

Other survivors include one son, Rick Myers of Atwood;
one daughter, Patty Crowe of Lovington; five
grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers and one
sister.

Mr. Myers was an Army Air Corp veteran of World War
II. He was a mechanic at Aschermann Ford in Arthur for
10 years, worked at Progress Industries as a truck driver,
and later worked at Schrock Cabinet Factory as a truck
driver until his retirement in 1992. After retiring, he
owned and operated a milk route in the Arthur area until
1996.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society
or donor's choice.

Frederick William Shrader

ARCOLA, ILLINOIS - Frederick William Shrader, 88, of
Arcola, died at 12:15 PM Friday, Aug. 24, 2001 at the
Arthur Home in Arthur.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 AM Monday,
Aug. 27, 2001 at the Arcola United Methodist Church, 121
S. Locust Street, Arcola, with Rev. Margaret Misal and
Rev. Michael Johnson as officiants. Burial will be in the
Arcola Cemetery with military rites by the Arcola VFW.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:30 PM Sunday at
Shrader Funeral Home, 204 N. Locust Street, Arcola

Fred was born Oct. 4,1912 in Humboldt, a son of Fred W.
and Clara Mull Shrader. He married Helen E. Hoots in
Arcola on June 30, 1936. She preceded him in death on
Feb. 21, 1977. He then married June Fleming in Arthur on
Feb. 25, 1978. She survives.

Besides his wife, June Shrader, of Arthur, he is survived
by one son, Stephen F. Shrader of Arcola; one daughter,
Suzanne Quiggle of Bath, Illinois; 2 stepdaughters, Pam
Korte of Covington, Indiana; Patrice Fleming of Houston,
Texas; 6 grandchildren; 2 step grandchildren; 7 great
grandchildren; 2 nieces, JoElaine Greene of Chesterfield,
Missouri; and Marsha Hill of Fullerton, California. He was
preceded in death by 3 daughters, 1 brother, and 3 sisters.

Fred graduated from Arcola High School in 1931 where he
was valedictorian of his class and a gifted athlete in
football and basketball. He attended Worsham's Mortuary
School in Chicago and returned to Arcola to continue the
funeral business of the late J.B. McCann, whom he had
worked as a clerk for 3 years prior to this. He owned and
operated the Shrader Funeral Home and Shrader
Ambulance Service in Arcola for over 50 years.

He was a member of the Arcola Volunteer Fire
Department for many years, a lifetime member of the
Arcola AF&AM Masonic Lodge 366, Arcola VFW, and a
member of the Arcola United Methodist Church. He
served on the Arcola School Board for 2 terms and was
instrumental in forming the Citizens Advisory Council,
which is still active today. He was honored as a Grand
Marshall at the Broomcorn Festival in 1991. He was an
avid golfer, bridge player, and loved to dance.

Fred was inducted into the Army in 1943, where he served
in Europe as a surgical technician during World War II.

Memorials are suggested to the Arcola United Methodist
Church or the Arthur Home.

Mary Yoder

ARTHUR - Mary Ann Yoder, 94, of Arthur, died at 4:45
p.m. Thursday (Aug. 23, 2001) at her residence.

The funeral will be 9 a.m. Sunday at the Adlia V. Miller
residence, rural Arthur. Burial will be in Otto Cemetery,
rural Arthur. Visitation will be anytime prior to the service
at the Miller residence. Edwards Funeral Home in Arcola
is in charge of the arrangements.

She was born Oct. 23, 1906, in Moultrie County, the
daughter of John C. and Katherine Herschberger Yoder,
and stepdaughter of Lucy (Miller) Yoder. She married
Lewis A. Yoder in 1929; he died in 1994.

Survivors include eight sons, Reuben Yoder of Sarasota,
Fla., John Yoder of Arthur, Floyd Yoder of Elgin, Joe
Yoder of Atmore, Ala., Elva Yoder of Goshen, Ind.,
Chrissie Yoder of Arcola, Monroe Yoder of Pooler, Ga.,
and Noah Yoder of Arthur; one daughter, Ella Miller of
Arthur; one brother, Noah Yoder of Arthur; six sisters,
Anna Plank of Sarasota, Fla., Ella and Drusilla Schrock,
both of Lovington, Mattie Schlabach of Arthur, Bertha
Gingerich of Arcola and Lovina Kauffman of Arthur; 33
grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; and two
great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, four
brothers, one sister, four grandchildren and one
great-grandchild.

Mrs. Yoder was a homemaker and member of the Old
Order Amish.

BRUCE ANDRES

R. Bruce Andres, age 85, of rural Humboldt, passed away
at 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2001, at his home
surrounded by his family.

Funeral services celebrating his life will begin at 2:00 p.m.
on Saturday at the Schilling Funeral Home with the
Reverend EthelMae Champ officiating, assisted by the
Reverend Joe Diener. Burial will be in the Rest Haven
Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
this (Friday) evening at the funeral home.

Bruce was born August 6, 1916 in Coles County, the son
of Edward and Rosetta Richards Andres. He married
Wilma Hance on October 8. 1938. She survives.

Also surviving is a son, Edward Andres and wife Linda of
Mattoon; a daughter, Linda Pierce and husband Ron of
Charleston; three grandchildren, Toni Andres Ratliff of
Mattoon, Amy Pierce and husband Jim Havlik of
Freeland, Michigan, Jon Pierce and wife Angie of
Emporia, Kansas; and several nieces and nephews. He also
leaves sister-in-law, Nellie Andres of Mattoon;
brother-in-law, James Purcell of Mattoon; sister-in-law,
Lois Ashworth and husband William of rural Mattoon; and
brother-in-law, Kenneth Hance and wife Doris of rural
Humboldt.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Delbert,
Clyde and Lee Andres; and six sisters, Grace Andres,
Minnie Young, Blanche Myers, Opal Molno, Lois Cobb
and Myra Purcell.

Mr. Andres was a farmer and a cattleman. He was a
member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Cooks
Mills and a former trustee of the Church. He was a
member of the American Simmental Association, former
member of the Coles County Farm Bureau and a member
of the Illinois 4-H Foundation.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Pleasant Grove Baptist
Church in Cooks Mills.

Evelyn Welch Charles

MARTINSVILLE - Evelyn L. Welch Charles, age 72 , of
Martinsville, IL, died the morning of Wednesday, August
22, 2001 in her son's home in Shelbyville, IL.

Born April 13, 1929 in Auburn, IN, daughter of Earl and
Mildred (Kepler) Deter. She married Arthur Welch July 3,
1949. He preceded her in death. Sept. 23, 1971. She
married Robert Charles in Sept. of 1977. He died March
27, 1985.

Survivors include: 1 son, Steve Welch and his wife Alissa
of Shelbyville, IL; 1 daughter, Karen Venz and her
husband Curtis of Beardstown, IL; 2 stepsons, Robert
Charles, Jr. of Boulder, CO and Joe Charles of Barrington
Heights, IL; 1 brother, Keith Deter of Bradenton, FL; 1
Sister: Beverly Holse of Ashley, IN; 9 Grandchildren and
Great Grandchildren.

She was retired from 20 years as a Home Economics
Teacher at the Martinsville High School. She received her
degree from Butler University in Indianapolis, IN., and her
Masters Degree at Indiana State University in Terre Haute,
IN. After she retired, she received an LPN Degree from
Ivy Tech. College in Terre Haute with her goal to assist
others in need.

She was a member of the Martinsville, IL First United
Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Delta Kappa
Gamma Teachers Sorority and the Illinois Retired
Teachers Association

Funeral Services: 11:00 A.M. Saturday, August 25, 2001
United Methodist Church, Martinsville, IL, Rev. Mark
Doane officiating. Visitation: 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. Friday at the
Greenwell Funeral Home, Martinsville, IL. Burial:
Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, IL

Memorial Contributions to: The Martinsville United
Methodist Church or to the American Cancer Fund.
Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

JANE HALL

Jane Marie Rasmussen Hall, age 46, of Mattoon, passed
away at 11:48 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2001, at her
residence.

Private memorial services were held Thursday morning at
the St. John's Lutheran Church with the Reverend Bruce
D. Osborne officiating. Private burial will be in Sunset
Memorial Park, St. Louis, Missouri. The Schilling Funeral
Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Jane was born May 7, 1955, in St. Louis, Missouri, a
daughter of William John and Jean Marie Lutyens
Rasmussen Jr. She married Henry Hall Jr. He survives.

Other survivors include one son, Nicholas Ryan Hall of
Mattoon; her parents, William and Jean Rasmussen Jr. of
Charleston; one brother, William John "Bill" Rasmussen
III and wife Vicki of Mattoon; one sister, Joan Rasmussen
McConnell and husband Benny of Mattoon; and three
nephews, Jason McConnell, Matthew McConnell and
William John Rasmussen IV.

Mrs. Hall was a teacher with Community Unit 2 Schools
for about twenty years. She taught at both Lincoln and
Franklin Elementary Schools.

Memorial gifts may be made to American Cancer Society
or Lincolnland Hospice c/o Schilling Funeral Home.

Marie Mann

MATTOON - Marie Matilda Mann, 81, formerly of
Mattoon and Pinckneyville, died Wednesday (Aug. 22,
2001) in the John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek,
Calif.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Bruno Catholic
Church with Father Trevor Murry officiating. Burial will
be in St. Bruno Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 9
p.m. Sunday and after 8 a.m. Monday. A rosary will be
recited at 7 p.m. Sunday.

She was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Pinckneyville, the daughter
of Frank and Ida Feik Wesseln. She married James Joseph
Mann in 1941; he died in 1999.

Survivors include two sons, James Joseph Mann Jr. of
Alamo, Calif., and David G. Mann of Henderson, Nev.;
one daughter, Kathleen McLane of Neshanic Station, N.J.;
two brothers, John H. Wesseln and James Wesseln, both
of Crest Hill; four sisters, Irene Loos, Agnes Miller and
Clara Wesseln, all of Pinckneyville, and Ida Wesseln of
Visalia, Calif.; and two grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one brother and three
sisters.

Mrs. Mann worked for many years at the Mattoon
Garment Factory. She was a member of the Immaculate
Conception Roman Catholic Church in Mattoon.

Memorials may be made to the National Alzheimer's
Research Association.

Timothy Morrison

LOVINGTON - Timothy K. Morrison, 45, of Jacksonville,
formerly of Sullivan, died at 6:05 a.m. Wednesday (Aug.
22, 2001) in the Jacksonville Developmental Center,
Jacksonville.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday in the St.
Isidore Catholic Church, Bethany. Visitation will be 4 to 7
p.m. Friday at the McMullin-Young Funeral Home,
Lovington, with a 7 p.m. prayer service. Burial will be in
the St. Isidore Cemetery, Bethany.

He was born Aug. 4, 1956, in Decatur, the son of Virgil
Joseph and Imelda Reedy Morrison.

Survivors include one brother, Larry Morrison of St.
Louis, and three sisters, Jane Mundy of Lee's Summit,
Mo., Margie Spencer of Plainfield, Ind., and Mary Ann
Coyle of Chesterfield, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Morrison was a member of the St. Isidore Catholic
Church, Bethany.

Memorials may be made to the St. Isidore Catholic
Church, Bethany.

Mary Yoder

ARTHUR - Mary Ann Yoder, 94, of Arthur, died at 4:45
p.m. Thursday (Aug. 23, 2001) at her residence.

Arrangements are incomplete at Edwards Funeral Home in
Arcola.

Ernest Veach

MARTINSVILLE, IL - Ernest Lee Veach, age 59, of
Martinsville, IL, died at 8:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 22,
2001 in Memorial Hospital, Springfield, IL.

Born: November 7, 1941, in Casey Township, Clark
County, IL, son of Ira and Cora (Kemper) Veach. He
married: Barbara Van Houten, June 18, 1960. She
survives.

Also Surviving: 3 Sons: David Veach and his wife Janet
of Martinsville, IL, Jeff Veach and his wife Melissa of
Martinsville, IL, Eric Veach of Marshall, IL; 1
Daughter-in-law: Marie Veach of Martinsville, IL; 1
Brother: Bob Veach of Casey, IL; 2 Sisters: Wanda
Galeener of Martinsville, IL, Helen Sanders of Martinsville
IL; 7 Grandchildren; 3 Great Grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by 1 Son, James Veach, who died
August 4, 2001.

He worked at Trailmobile, Charleston, IL as a Supervisor
till 1986. He was a member of the Martinsville First Baptist
Church.

Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 25, 2001
Martinsville First Baptist Church Rev. Art Orndorff and
Rev. Terry Blanchard officiating. Visitation: 4:00 - 8:00
P.M. Friday at Greenwell Funeral Home, Martinsville, IL.
Burial: Blue Grass Cemetery, rural Martinsville, IL.

Memorial Contributions to the Martinsville First Baptist
Church. Envelopes available at the funeral home.

August 23, 2001

Robert R. Rice

MATTOON, Ill. - Robert R. "Bob" Rice, age 67, of
Mattoon, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, August
22, 2001 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25,
2001 at the Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home with Rev.
Robert Clark and Dr. Mark Prevo officiating. Interment
will be in Dodge Grove Cemetery with military rites by
Mattoon VFW Post 4325. Visitation will be from 5:00 to
8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Robert R. Rice, Jr. was born April 14, 1934 at Cooks
Mills, Illinois, a son of Robert R. and Lela Florence Hayes
Rice. He married Betty Lane on November 23, 1958 at
Mattoon. Bob is survived by his wife, Betty; a daughter,
Sheryl Baugher and her husband Jason of Toledo; a
grandson, Andrew Jason "A.J." Baugher of Toledo; one
aunt, Elizabeth Hayes of Mattoon; and two cousins, Roger
Hayes of Rockford, Illinois and Danny Hayes of Van
Nuys, California. His parents and one brother preceded
him in death.

Bob was a member of the First Christian Church, Eagles
and VFW Post 4325 all in Mattoon. He served in the U.S.
Army for eighteen months during the Korean Conflict.
Bob was a truck driver for over forty years, retiring three
years ago. He had worked for A & B Transfer, TMX and
Miller and Overton Trucking companies.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian
Church or to a charity of the donor's choice.

R. Bruce Andres

HUMBOLDT - R. Bruce Andres, 85, of rural Humboldt,
died at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 22, 2001) at his
residence.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Schilling Funeral
Home.

Evelyn Welch Charles

MARTINSVILLE - Evelyn Lucile Welch Charles, 72, of
Martinsville, died Wednesday morning (Aug. 22, 2001) at
her son's home in Shelbyville.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Greenwell Funeral
Home in Martinsville.

Ola Kingery

EFFINGHAM - Ola Belle Kingery, 78, of Effingham, died
at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 21, 2001) at her residence.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Bishop
Funeral Home in Greenup with the Rev. Marvin Oakley
officiating. Burial will be in the Jewett Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

She was born March 29, 1923, in Jasper County, the
daughter of Martin and Effie Etta Varvil Yaw. She married
James "Jude" Kingery in 1939; he died in 1997.

Survivors include one son, Martin "Red" Kingery of
Effingham; one daughter, Judith Dodson of Springfield;
two sisters, Imogene Houser of Indianapolis and Veva
Cain of Effingham; two grandchildren; and two
great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by five brothers and five
sisters.

Mrs. Kingery was a homemaker and a life member of
Toledo Eastern Star 231.

Timothy Morrison

LOVINGTON - Timothy K. Morrison, 45, of Jacksonville,
formerly of Sullivan and Lovington, died at 6:05 a.m.
Wednesday (Aug. 22, 2001) in the Jacksonville
Developmental Center, Jacksonville.

Arrangements are incomplete at the McMullin-Young
Funeral Home, Lovington.

Richard Scribner

ARTHUR - Richard Eugene Scribner, 69, of Arthur, died
Monday (Aug. 20, 2001) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health
Center, Mattoon.

A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Findlay
Cemetery. The McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Arthur, is
in charge of arrangements.

He was born Feb. 26, 1932, in Findlay, the son of
Lawrence and Nellie Scribner.

Survivors include one son, Ernie Scribner of Arthur; three
daughters, Patti Reid and Helen Tidwell, both of Arthur,
and Winona Postlewait of Pierson; one sister, Shirley
Auten of Tuscola; 14 grandchildren; and six
great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son and two sisters.

Mr. Scribner was a retired truck driver.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Ernest Veach

MARTINSVILLE - Ernest Lee Veach, 59, of Martinsville,
died at 8 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 22, 2001) at Memorial
Hospital in Springfield.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Greenwell Funeral
Home in Martinsville.

August 22, 2001

BILL GARVER

CASEY, Ill. - Bill E. Garver, 71, of Casey, Ill., passed
away at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2001, at Union
Hospital Terre Haute, Ind.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Markwell
Funeral Home, in Casey, with the Rev. Glen Rosborough
and the Rev. Dennis Steckley officiating. Burial will be in
the Casey Cumberland Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8
p.m. Wednesday at the Markwell Funeral Home, Casey.

He was born March 17, 1930, in Clark County, Illinois, a
son of Corry A. Garver and Sarah Charlotte Deahl Garver.
He married Myrtle Sawyer on May 5, 1949, in Casey, Ill.

Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Garver of Casey; two
sons, William "Billy" Garver and wife Tricia of Casey and
John Garver and wife Retha of Westfield, Ill.; two
daughters, Janice McNurlan and husband Leon of
Martinsville, Ill., and Shirley Johner and husband Mark of
Warrensburg, Ill.; two sisters, Rogene Waldron and
husband Eldon of Peoria, Ill., and Audrey Parker of
Charleston, Ill.; a brother-in-law, Gene Bowers of Paris,
Ill.; 9 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Jim
Garver; three sisters, Darleene Johnson, Wilna Bowers and
Ellen Gardner.

Mr. Garver was a retired farmer and a former Parker
Township Trustee. He was a member of the First Christian
Church and former member of the Westfield School
Board.

Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church,
P.O. Box 303, Casey, IL 62420.

Nora Quick

ATWOOD - Nora May Quick, 82, of Atwood, died at 5:50
a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 21, 2001) at the Arthur Home, Arthur.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Fork
United Church of Christ, rural Atwood, with the Rev.
Conrad Heisner officiating. Burial will be in Lake Fork
Cemetery, rural Atwood. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m.
Saturday at the church. The Hilligoss Shrader Funeral
Home, Atwood, is in charge of the arrangements.

She was born March 18, 1919, in DeWitt County, the
daughter of Ross and Nola O'Daffer Houston. She married
Maurice R. Quick in 1947; he died in 1996.

Survivors include one son, Duane Quick of Atwood; three
daughters, Janet Hughes of Tuscola, Marlene Zyskowski
of Tuscola and Karen Miller of Arthur; one sister, Eileen
Fletcher of Forsyth; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister.

Mrs. Quick was a homemaker and licensed beautician.
She was a member of the Lake Fork United Church of
Christ, rural Atwood.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart
Association.

Olive Sacco

GREENUP - Olive J. Sacco, 79, of Greenup, died at 10:50
a.m. Sunday (Aug. 19, 2001) at Cumberland Nursing
Center.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Barkley
Funeral Home in Greenup with the Rev. Tim Pearce
officiating. Burial will be in the Greenup Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on
Wednesday at the funeral home.

She was born July 19, 1922, in Timothy, the daughter of
Roy and Lilly Simpson Carver. She married John Hayden
in 1937; her preceded her in death. She married Farrell
Sacco in 1954; he died in 1965.

Survivors include one son, Bill Hayden of Greenup;
longtime companion Bill Buckler of Greenup; one sister,
Betty Knifley of Toledo; two grandchildren; and four
great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers and one
sister.

Mrs. Sacco was a homemaker.

Richard Scribner

ARTHUR - Richard Eugene Scribner, 69, of Arthur, died
at 2:18 p.m. Monday (Aug. 20, 2001) at Sarah Bush
Lincoln Health Center.

Arrangements are incomplete at McMullin-Young Funeral
Home, Arthur.

August, 21, 2001

JOSEPH W. BERGER

CHARLESTON - Joseph William Berger, age 83 and
former Agriculture Teacher at Charleston High School,
passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2001 at Sarah Bush
Lincoln Health Center. Memorial Services celebrating his
life will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 1
(2001) at Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive in
Charleston. Reverend Dale Beck will officiate. The family
will receive guests at Adams Funeral Chapel for one hour
prior to the service beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Joe was born March 18, 1918 in Ford County (near
Elliott), Illinois the first of three children to Joseph P. and
Agnes (Punke) Berger. He married Ellen Bethel in Clinton,
Illinois on June 17, 1945.

Survivors include Ellen, his loving and devoted wife of
fifty-six years; one son, Dr. Gary Berger and his wife Ann
(Stark) of Port Charlotte, Florida; one daughter, Susan
Lafferty and her husband Stephen of Freeport, Illinois:
five grandchildren, Christopher Berger, John Berger and
Daniel Berger, all of Port Charlotte and Megan Lafferty
and Bennett Lafferty, both of Freeport; and one sister,
Dorothea Kain of Rantoul, Illinois. He was preceded by
his parents and one brother, Paul Berger who resided in
Paxton, Illinois.

Joe was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church
in Charleston, Charleston Elks B.P.O.E. #623 and the
Charleston Kiwanis Club, an organization that recently
recognized him for his forty-years of perfect attendance.
Many will remember him as their Agriculture Teacher at
Charleston High School, a position he held and truly
enjoyed for thirty-five years. His love for agriculture
earned him leadership roles in the Future Farmers of
America, the Illinois Association of Vocational Agriculture
Teachers (IAVAT) and National Association of Vocational
Agriculture Teachers (NAVAT). He was a past
Secretary-Treasurer of IAVAT. Joe earned his Bachelor's
Degree in Agriculture in 1941, his Master's Degree in
Education in 1946 and his Advanced Certificate in
Education in 1969, all from the University of Illinois in
Urbana. He was a World War II Veteran having served as
a Civilian Instructor with the United States Air Force. His
hobbies included gardening, reading and traveling.

In lieu of flowers, Joe's family requests that memorials in
his honor be made to the Wesley United Methodist Church
or the Charleston Kiwanis Club. Memorials may be made
at the Visitation or Services or mailed to Adams Funeral
Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston, IL 61920.

Robert Bragg

SULLIVAN - Robert Earl Bragg, 79, of Sullivan, died at
10 a.m. Monday (Aug. 20, 2001) in Sullivan Health Care.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the
McMullin-Young Funeral Home, Sullivan. Burial will be
in Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan, with military rites.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral
home.

He was born Aug. 5, 1922, in Moultrie County, the son of
O.B. and Gladys Gilbreath Bragg. He married Ida May
West in 1947; she survives.

Other survivors include three daughters, Sue Ann Renner
of Pekin, Nina Louise McGuire of North Platte, Neb., and
Teresa Carol Esterholdt of Ontario, Ore.; two brothers,
Don and Duane Bragg of Sullivan; two sisters, Ellen Jane
Ledbetter of Sullivan and Ruth Alice Stone of Casey; eight
grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Bragg was a retired farmer and U.S. government soil
conservation technician. He was an Army veteran of
World War II and a member of the First United Methodist
Church, American Legion Post 68 and the Sullivan Farm
Bureau, all in Sullivan.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

Lois Lane

SULLIVAN - Lois Lane, 92, of Sullivan, died at 9:05 a.m.
Monday (August 20, 2001) in Eastview Terrace Nursing
Home, Sullivan.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday in the
Sullivan First Church of God with Pastor Tom Farris
officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Reed
Funeral Home, Sullivan and at the church one hour before
services. Burial will be in Keller Cemetery, Lovington.
Memorials are suggested to the donor's choice.

Lois was born September 9, 1908, in Allen County,
Kentucky the daughter of Hatton K. and Mary Ivy Bridges
Linville. She was a homemaker and a member of the
Sullivan First Church of God. She married James Delbert
Lane on September 19, 1926, in Allen County, Kentucky
and he preceded her in death on April 19, 1986.

She leaves four sons, Roger D. Lane and his wife Esther
Louise of Allenville, Willie J. Lane of Lovington, Aubrey
K. Lane and his wife Betty of Mount Zion, Jay H. Lane
and his wife Lovina of Lovington; one daughter, Carolyn
and her husband Oliver H. Walker Jr. of Sullivan; sixteen
grandchildren, twenty-nine great-grandchildren and
twenty-one great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, three
sisters and one brother.

Marie Martin

OAKLAND - Marie F. Martin, 77, of Oakland, formerly of
Newton, died at 4:26 a.m. Sunday (Aug. 19, 2001) at her
home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Joines
Funeral Home, Newman, with the Rev. Ed Barnes
officiating. Burial will be in Newman Cemetery. Visitation
will be two hours prior to the service.

She was born Jan. 24, 1924, in California, Penn., the
daughter of Willard and Sadie Gammie Hickey. She
married Irvin Toppe and later married Harold Martin; he
survives.

Other survivors include one son, Michael Toppe of
Naples, Fla.; one daughter, Renee Comer of Oakland; five
grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two
great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother.

Mrs. Martin and her daughter, Renee, owned and operated
Top of the Inn fashions in Oakland for 13 years, retiring
in 1999, and had been an LPN at the Danville Veterans
Hospital. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern
Star.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society
or the donor's choice.

Olive Sacco

GREENUP - Olive J. Sacco, 79, of Greenup, died at 10:50
a.m. Sunday (Aug. 19, 2001) at Cumberland Nursing
Center.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Barkley
Funeral Home in Greenup with the Rev. Tim Pearce
officiating. Burial will be in the Greenup Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on
Wednesday at the funeral home.

She was born July 19, 1922, in Timothy, the daughter of
Roy and Lilly Simpson Carver. She married John Hayden
in 1937; her preceded her in death. She married Farrell
Sacco in 1954; he died in 1965.

Survivors include one son, Bill Hayden of Greenup;
longtime companion Bill Buckler of Greenup; two
grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers and one
sister.

Mrs. Sacco was a homemaker.

RAYMOND WHITE

Raymond Earl White, of Mattoon, went to live with Jesus
at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 20, 2001, at the V.A.
Illiana Health Care System in Danville.

Graveside services with military rites by V.F.W. Post 4325
celebrating his life will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday
August 22 at the Dodge Grove Cemetery with Victoria and
James Uhl officiating. The Schilling Funeral Home is in
charge or arrangements.

Raymond was born July 27, in Mattoon, a son of Leslie
and Myrtle Duty White. He married Claudine Reva Miller
on Sept. 1, 1940 in Charleston. She went to live with Jesus
in 1997.

Survivors include one son, Jerry Lee White and wife Pat
of Mattoon; three daughters, Marcia White of Mattoon,
Patricia Leathers of Flora, Victoria Uhl and husband James
of Mattoon; two granddaughters, Reva Nale and husband
Timothy of Neoga and Emily White of Decatur and three
great-grandchildren.

Mr. White was a World War II Air Force veteran. He was
retired from Dale Miller's Farm Service.

Memorial gifts may be made to the family.


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