Miscellaneous Coles County, Illinois Obituaries and Death Notices 2001

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Katherine Marie Sydenstricker

Katherine Marie Sydenstricker, 80, of Mattoon, died at 4:30 a.m. Monday
at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. Funeral services celebrating her
life will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 7, 2001 at the Epperson Funeral
Chapel, with Father Ralph Zetzel officiating. Burial will be in Janesville
Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until time of service
today.

She was born April 23, 1921, in Mattoon, she was the daughter of
Abednago J. and Nora Gibson Howard. She married Donald Sydenstricker.
She is survived by one son, Benny Dent and his wife Linda of Mattoon;
four grandchildren, Lynn Rawlings and her husband Roger, Chris Dent and
his wife Marsha, David Dent and his wife Lynn, and Sherri Towle and her
husband Shawn all of Mattoon; nine great-grandchildren, Kiersten Dent,
Amanda Dent, Dalton Dent, Ericka Gregory, Kurtis Gregory, Madison
Dent, Tiara Towle, Taylor Towle, and Haley Towle all of Mattoon; two
nephews, Samuel Howard Jr. and his wife Karen of Normal and Barry
Oliver and his wife Karen of California; one sister-in-law, Kathy Howard
of Shermon. Her husband, Donald Sydenstricker; one daughter, Kay
Frances Boroom; one brother, Sam Howard; two sisters, Frances
Roberson and Pauline Howard preceded her in death.

Katherine owned and operated Westinghouse Laundry Mat in Mattoon for
over seven years. She liked to do crafts and loved to play bingo, Katherine
had a great love for her family, especially her grandchildren and
great-grandchildren. She was a member of the VFW 4325 Women's
Auxiliary, the Royal Neighbors, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the United
Transportation Union. Memorials may be made to the family c/o Epperson
Funeral Chapel, 1313 So. 9th St., Mattoon, IL 61938.

Nov. 6, 2001

Albert Biggs

ARCOLA - Albert Biggs, 79, of Arcola, died at 3:27 p.m. Monday (Nov.
5, 2001) at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Edwards Funeral Home, Arcola.

Eric Blunschi

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Eric C. Blunschi, 48, of Louisville, Ky., died at 4:30
a.m. Sunday (Nov. 4, 2001) at Norton Health Care Pavilion, Louisville,
Ky.

A graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mound Cemetery,
Charleston, with the Rev. Mark Prevo officiating. Visitation will be one
hour prior to services at the Harper-Swickard Funeral Home.

He was born Nov. 2, 1953, in Louisville, Ky., the son of Martin Anthony
and Margaret C. Bails Blunschi.

Survivors include two aunts, Marian Montgomery and Anna Mae
Hamilton, both of Charleston, and two uncles, John Bails Jr. of Glendale,
Ariz., and Dick Bails of Charleston.

Mr. Blunschi was a computer technician in Louisville, Ky., and California.
He was a member of the Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church,
Louisville, Ky.

Karen Bowen

DAVIS, Okla. - Karen Sue Bowen, 58, of Davis, Okla., formerly of
Mattoon, died Sunday (Nov. 4, 2001) in Sulphur, Okla.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Fox Funeral Home, Davis,
Okla., with the Rev. John Joughin officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill
Cemetery, Davis, Okla.

She was born June 8, 1943, in Mattoon, the daughter of Glen and Agnes
Rickleman Runner. She married Rick Bowen in 1977; he survives.

Other survivors include her mother of Mattoon; two sons, Rex Bowen of
Norman and Lee David Bowen of Jones, Okla.; one brother, Bob Runner
of Mattoon; and one grandchild.

Mrs. Bowen worked at First National Bank of Davis in the loan
department.

Opal Brandenburg

CASEY - Opal Marie Brandenburg, 83, of Casey, died at 5:30 a.m.
Monday (Nov. 5, 2001) at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Markwell Funeral Home,
Casey, with the Rev. Kenny Inman officiating. Burial will be in Casey
Cumberland Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at
the funeral home.

She was born April 12, 1918, in Clark County, the daughter of Clark
Frederick Wilson and Ellen Jane Lowe Wilson. She married Edgar Eugene
Brandenburg in 1961; he died in 1981.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

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

Mrs. Brandenburg had worked at the Ettlebrick Shoe Co. and the Casey
IGA. She was a member of the Casey White Oak Church of God.

Henry Cachera

TAYLORVILLE - Henry Cachera, 88, of Taylorville, died at 2:50 p.m.
Saturday (Nov. 3, 2001) at his residence.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church,
Taylorville, with Father John O'Connell officiating. Burial will be in Oak
Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church.

He was born May 29, 1913, in Auburn, the son of Charles Louis and
Louisa Billet Cachera. He married Josephine Chesi in 1938; she survives.

Other survivors include three daughters, Marie Klemm of Decatur, Andrea
Body of Taylorville and Kathie Thacker of Charleston; six grandchildren;
and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

Mr. Cachera retired in 1976 from the Peabody Coal Company. He was a
member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Taylorville, and the UMWA
District 12 Local 9819.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary's School, Taylorville.

Ruth Kite

MATTOON - Ruth E. Kite, 77, of Mattoon, died at 4:15 p.m. Monday
(Nov. 5, 2001) at her residence.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Schilling Funeral Home.

David Lapan

KEWANEE - David R. Lapan, 57, of Kewanee, formerly of Mattoon, died
at 1:10 a.m. Monday (Nov. 5, 2001) at his home.

A memorial service will be 2:15 p.m. Monday at the Wethersfield High
School Gym, Kewanee. Private burial will be at Galva Cemetery. Rux
Funeral Home, Galva, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be 4
to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Wethersfield High School Gym, Kewanee.

He was born April 9, 1944, in Kewanee, the son of Richard and Gladys
Dennis Lapan. He married Rita Miller in 1964; she survives.

Other survivors include one son, Brian of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; two
daughters, Audra Spies of Shellsburg, Iowa, and Renee Islas of Kewanee;
one brother, Stephen Lapan of Sedona, Ariz.; one sister, Susan Fulton of
Brookfield; and two grandchildren.

Mr. Lapan taught physical education in Atlanta, Ill., and coached boys'
basketball and baseball. From 1969 to 1975 he taught P.E. and health at
Lake Land College in Mattoon, coached golf and tennis, and was assistant
basketball coach. He also taught at Black Hawk East Community College,
Kewanee; Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and Wethersfield
High School from 1994 until present. He was a former member of the
Galva school board and the Galva Park District Board.

Memorials may be made to the athletic departments/booster clubs of
Wethersfield High School, Galva High School or Black Hawk East
Community College, Kewanee.

Milon Reed

ARTHUR - Milon Reed, 82, of Arthur, formerly of Sullivan, died at 10:40
p.m. Sunday (Nov. 4, 2001) at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the First Apostolic Church,
Arthur, with the Rev. Gawain Bevis and the Rev. John Kellogg officiating.
Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery, Sullivan. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday at the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan.

She was born Jan. 29, 1919, in Thompkinsville, Ky., the daughter of Arvie
and Flossie England Bushong. She married Claude J. Reed in 1940; he
died in 1991.

Survivors include two sons, James Reed of the Fiji Islands and Gary Reed
of Amman, Jordan; two daughters, Sharon White and Yvonne Bevis, both
of Arthur; one sister, Shirley Engquist of Janesville, Wis.; 13
grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters.

Mrs. Reed was a homemaker and member of the First Apostolic Church of
Arthur.

Memorials may be made to the First Apostolic Church of Arthur or to the
family for traveling expenses for her sons, who are missionaries.

Mable Smith

NEOGA - Mable L. Smith, 81, of Neoga, formerly of Champaign and
Urbana, died at 12:12 p.m. Monday (Nov. 5, 2001) at Provena Covenant
Medical Center.

Funeral services will be noon Thursday at the Mittendorf-Calvert Funeral
Home, Champaign, with Pastor Joey A. Condon officiating. Burial will be
in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign. Visitation will be 10 a.m.
until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

She was born March 12, 1920, in Champaign, the daughter of John
Edward and LueEtta McAnich Stiebner. She married Francis A. Smith in
1960; he survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Phebus of Urbana and
Marlene Gossard of Mattoon; two sisters, Jessie Schlorff of Rantoul and
Helen Cook of Colorado Springs, Colo.; eight grandchildren; and 12
great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one stepson and one brother.

Mrs. Smith was a member of the St. Peters Evangelical Church in
Champaign, VFW 630 Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary in
Urbana.

Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross or to the American
Heart Association.

Phyllis Still

ARCOLA - Phyllis Still, 75, of Arcola, died at 3:55 p.m. Monday (Nov. 5,
2001) at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Shrader Funeral Home, Arcola.

Katherine Marie Sydenstricker

Katherine Marie Sydenstricker, 80, of Mattoon, died at 4:30 a.m. Monday
at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. Funeral services celebrating her
life will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001 at the Epperson
Funeral Chapel, with Father Ralph Zetzel officiating. Burial will be in
Janesville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until time of
service Wednesday.

She was born April 23, 1921, in Mattoon, she was the daughter of
Abednago J. and Lenora Howard. She married Donald Sydenstricker. She
is survived by one son, Benny Dent and his wife Linda of Mattoon; five
grandchildren, Lynn Rawlings and her husband Roger, Chris Dent and his
wife Marsha, David Dent and his wife Lynn, and Sherri Towle and her
husband Shawn all of Mattoon; nine great-grandchildren, Kiersten Dent,
Amanda Dent, Dalton Dent, Ericka Gregory, Kurtis Gregory, Madison
Dent, Amanda Dent, Dalton Dent, Ericka Gregory, Kurtis Gregory,
Madison Dent, Tiara Towle, Taylor Towle, and Haley Towle all of
Mattoon; two nephews, Samuel Howard Jr. and his wife Karen of Normal
and Barry Oliver and his wife Karen of California; one sister-in-law, Kathy
Howard of Shermon. Her husband, Donald Sydenstricker; one daughter,
Kay Frances Boroom; one brother, Sam Howard; two sisters, Frances
Roberson and Pauline Howard preceded her in death.

Katherine owned and operated Westinghouse Laundry Mat in Mattoon for
over seven years. She liked to do crafts and loved to play bingo, Katherine
had a great love for her family, especially her grandchildren and
great-grandchildren. She was a member of the VFW 4325 Women's
Auxiliary, the Royal Neighbors, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the United
Transportation Union. Memorials may be made to the family c/o Epperson
Funeral Chapel, 1313 So. 9th St., Mattoon, IL 61938.

Nov. 5, 2001

Eric Blunschi

LOUISVILLE, KY. - Eric Blunschi, 48, of Louisville, Ky., died at 4:30
a.m. Sunday (Nov. 4, 2001) at Norton Health Care Pavilion in Louisville,
Ky.

Arrangements are pending at the Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home.

Wilma Burkett

MARTINSVILLE - Wilma Burkett, 72, of Martinsville, died at 11:15 a.m.
Saturday (Nov. 3, 2001) at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Greenwell Funeral
Home in Martinsville with the Rev. Glenn Arbuckle officiating. Burial will
be in Auburn Cemetery in Clark Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m.
Monday at the funeral home.

She was born March 26, 1929, in Auburn Township, the daughter of John
C. and Beulah Hutchens Thompson. She married Charles Burkett in 1948.
He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Richard Burkett of Florida; two daughters,
Carolyn Murphy of Casey and Beverly Sowinski of Park Ridge; and six
grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, one sister and two infant
daughters.

Mrs. Burkett was a homemaker.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.

Nina Hennigh

WINDSOR - Nina Marie Hennigh, 95, of Windsor, died at 6:42 p.m.
Friday (Nov. 2, 2001) at Heartland Christian Village in Neoga.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Lovins-Lockart Funeral
Home in Windsor with the Rev. Lana Robyne officiating. Burial will be in
Windsor Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time at
the funeral home on Monday.

She was born Feb. 11, 1906, in Shelby County, the daughter of James Ora
and Lou Amy Bundy Bence. She married R. Hal Hennigh in 1923. He died
in 1985.

Surviving are three daughters, Betty Carr and Joy Caspary, both of
Windsor and Mary Lou Rihl of Plain City, Ohio; one sister, Neva
Robertson of St. Louis, Mo.; and eight grandchildren, 15
great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister.

Mrs. Hennigh was a member of the United Methodist Church in Windsor
and the Shelby County Home Extension.

Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church in Windsor or at
the Heartland Christian Village.

John Hilgenberg

John Henry Stanley Hilgenberg, 84, of Arcola, retired farmer, died at 12:20
PM Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001 at Provena Covenant Hospital in Urbana.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 AM Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001 at
the Arcola United Methodist Church, 121 S. Locust Street, Arcola with
Rev. Margaret Misal as officiant. Burial will be in the Arthur Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6:30 PM-8:3O PM Monday at Shrader Funeral
Home, 204 N. Locust Street, Arcola.

Mr. Hilgenberg was born May 16, 1917 in Berea, Kentucky, a son of
Henry and Mary Elizabeth Johnson Hilgenberg. He married Honoure
Spinks in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 11, 1943; she preceded him in death
on Sept. 15, 1996.

He is survived by one son, H. Michael Hilgenberg and his wife Cheryl of
Arthur; son-in-law, James Tapen of Carrollton; four grandchildren,
Michael Tapen of Campbell, California, Jennifer Tapen of St. Louis,
Missouri, Gregory Hilgenberg of Wapella, and Kara Hilgenberg of Urbana;
2 sisters, Juanita Dallmier and her husband Gene, and Alberta Brehm both
of Arcola. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Honoure; his
daughter, Honoure Tapen; and brother, Jennings Hilgenberg.

Mr. Hilgenberg graduated from Arcola High School in 1936 and played on
several undefeated football teams.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for nine years. He was a decorated
veteran having served various assignments during World War II, including
defending the attack on Pearl Harbor, the landing on Guadacanal, Wake
Island, and action on the Solomon Islands. He was awarded military
honors including two Presidential Citations for heroism.

In 1946, he and his wife moved from California to the Chesterville area
and joined in farming the family farm. He was an active member of the
community, serving 3 terms on the Arcola School Board, and was an
active member of the Arcola United Methodist Church. He served on
several boards and committees, was a Sunday School teacher, and charter
member and past president of the United Methodist Men.

John was dearly loved by his family and will be greatly missed by all.

Memorials are suggested to the Arcola United Methodist Church.

Denise Ann Macklin

Denise Ann Macklin, 41, of Mattoon, died at 8:10 a.m. Sunday, November
4, 2001 in Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday in Broadway
Christian Church, 1205 S. 9th, Mattoon with Reverend Marvin Flowers
and Jim Dona officiating. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday in
Howe & Yockey Funeral Home, Strasburg. Burial will be in Richland
Cemetery, Strasburg. Memorials may be given to Broadway Christian
Church, Mattoon or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Denise was born on July 14, 1960 in Shelbyville, the daughter of John
Francis and Rosabelle Rosine Mathis. She was a graduate of
Stewardson-Strasburg High School, Class of 1978 and a member of the
Broadway Christian Church, Mattoon. She was a storeroom clerk at
Blaw-Knox Construction Equipment Company in Mattoon, where she
began working in August 1978. She married Rob Macklin on September
20, 1993.

Surviving are her husband, Rob; daughter, Paige Mariah Kemme at home;
three brothers, Stanley Mathis and wife Cindy of Shumway, Bradley
Mathis and wife Tami of Strasburg and Kevin Mathis and wife Lori of
Strasburg three nephews, Mark Mathis, Wade Mathis and Logan Mathis,
her Godson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mike and Pat Macklin of
Shelbyville; and special friend Kathy Mills of Monticello.

Her parents preceded her in death

MARIAM SANDERS

Mariam Elizabeth Sanders, age 84, of Mattoon, passed away at 4:12 p.m.
on Saturday, November 3, 2001, at the Provena Covenant Medical Center
in Urbana.

Funeral services celebrating her life will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday
at the Schilling Funeral Home with the Reverend Dr. E. E. Elliott
officiating. Burial will follow in the Dodge Grove Cemetery. Visitation will
be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Mariam was born November 11, 1916, at rural Greenup, a daughter of
John Welcome and Pearl Grace (Shaefer) Cutright. She married Woodrow
Wilson Sanders on June 25, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Survivors include her husband of sixty-one years, Woodrow W. Sanders of
Mattoon; two daughters, Nancy Lee Smith and husband Ed and Joan
Elizabeth Clark and husband Gene, all of Mattoon; one son, Tom Sanders
and wife Jody of Forsyth; grandchildren, Bryan and Nancy Smith of
Tuscola, Greg and Laura Smith of Mattoon, Todd and Stephanie Smith of
Mattoon, Beth and Tom Hassler of Woodlawn, Christy and Brad Gary of
Alpharetta, Georgia, Chad and Amy Clark of Mattoon, Dr. Jeff and Elaine
Sanders of Carson City, Nevada, Nikki and Troy Benavides of Coppell,
Texas; great-grandchildren, Jonah Smith, Zachary Smith, Taylor and
Summerlyn Smith, Emily, Katie, Adam and Abby Hassler, Clark and Jacob
Gary, Jackson and Ellie Clark and Kylie Benavides; two sisters, Evelyn
Pridemore and Aleen Rennels, both of Mattoon; two brothers, John Lee
Cutright of Casey and Larry Cutright of rural Greenup.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.

Mrs. Sanders was a member of the First Baptist Church for over fifty
years, where she taught Sunday School for many years and serving as
Sunday School Superintendent during the 50#, s. She was on the Board of
Trustees, served as Deaconess, chaired many social functions at the
church and was instrumental in organizing Vacation Bible School and she
was also active in the church circles. She was a member of the Ladies
Auxiliary Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, served as an officer of the
P.T.A. at Lowell School and was Brownie and Girl Scout leader for many
years.

Mrs. Sanders worked for many years at the candy counter at Kresge#,s
where many of the kids in Mattoon affectionately called her "mom". She
later served as assistant manager.

She loved her family and her grandkids and great-grandkids were the apple
of her eye. She instilled in all of them her deep Christian values. Everyone
who knew her loved her sense of humor and the way they were always
greeted by her friendly smile.

She enjoyed working on her Golden Pond, gardening and baseball. She
was a die-hard Cub fan for many years. She will be missed by her family
and her many friends in Mattoon.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorial gifts be made to Tourette
Syndrome Association or Meniere's Disease.

Clyde Staley

CASEY ­ Clyde E. Staley, 86, of Casey, died at 11:20 p.m. Saturday
(Nov. 3, 2001) at Heartland Manor in Casey.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Markwell & Son
Funeral Home in Casey with the Rev. Marvin Oakley, Rev. Tom Marsh
and Dr. Mark Kale officiating. Burial will be in Washington Street
Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

He was born Oct. 2, 1915, in Casey, the son of Thomas Clayton and Anna
Mae Lee Staley. He married Evelyn June Conel in 1937. She died in 1997.

Surviving are two daughters, Sandra Paddock of Lawrenceville and Joanne
Cochonour of Casey; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Mr. Staley was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church, Chamber of
Commerce, Masonic Lodge No. 442 and Rotary Club, all of Casey.

Memorials may be made to the Gideons and Macedonia Baptist Church,
Heartland Manor Nursing Home or Lincolnland Hospice.

CHARLES THOMAS

Charles Thomas, 73, of Longview, IL, died at 2:05 PM, Friday
(November 2, 2001) at his residence.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, November 10, at 1:00 PM at the
family residence. Burial will be at a later date at the Hugo Cemetery.
Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Thomas was born July 17, 1928 in Hugo, IL, the son of George
Walter and Deliah Hodgson Thomas. He attended Villa Grove High School
and was a graduate of Hindsboro High School. He married Frances Joan
Wells on February 12, 1949 in Rantoul, IL. She survives.

Other survivors include: 5 Sons: Charles Edward Thomas of Villa Grove,
IL, Jon Eric Thomas of Newman, IL, Patrick Michael Thomas of
Westville; IL, James Richard Thomas of Longview, IL, William Brian
Thomas of Longview, 4 Daughters: Deborah Quick of Tuscola, IL, Bridget
Ishcomer of Champaign, IL, Mickey Crosby of Jonesboro, GA, Jo Ellen
King of Villa Grove, IL, 22 Grandchildren, 6 Great-Grandchildren, 4
Brothers: Woodrow "Jake" Fitzsimmons of Colorado Springs, CO. Walter
Thomas of Toledo, IL, Harley Thomas of Tuscola, IL, Frank Thomas of
Villa Grove, 3 Sisters: Peggy Jacobs of Toppenish, WA, Faye Hettinger of
Morton, IL, Agnes Huber of Villa Grove, IL.

He was preceded in death by: Twin infant sons, 1 Brother, 2 Sisters, 2
Granddaughters, I Great-Grandson.

Mr. Thomas retired after 39 years as manager of the grain elevator in
Longview, IL. He was a veteran of the 2nd Marine Corps Division, a
member of the Villa Grove Amvets and Broadlands American Legion Post
and the NRA. He served as a public servant of the community and
Raymond Township for several years. Charlie played both softball and
hardball in the amateur leagues for Newman, Tuscola, and Villa Grove. He
was a baseball fan who also enjoyed hunting, camping, and playing cards.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Charles
Thomas Nursing Scholarship Fund, Longview State Bank, PO. Box 137,
Longview, IL 61852.

Stephen Thomas

STEPHEN K THOMAS, 61, of Arcola, IL, passed away at 11:50 p.m.
Saturday, November 3, 2001 at Provena Covenant Medical Center in
Urbana, IL

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 8,
2001 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, S. Pine St., Arcola, IL.
Father Joseph Allen will officiate. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 7, 2001 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. with
a Wake service at 4:00 p.m. at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 E. Main
St., Arcola, IL.

Steve was born February 14, 1940 in Urbana, IL. He was a son of
Kenneth and Mildred (Youngblood) Thomas. He married Judith
Rasmussen on June 21, 1958 in Urbana, IL

Survivors include his wife, Judith Thomas of Arcola, IL; four sons, Mike
Thomas and his wife Jennifer of Arcola, IL, Mark Thomas and his wife
Shelley of Arcola, IL, Mitch Thomas and his wife Barb of Mattoon, IL,
Matthew Thomas of Arcola, IL; one daughter, Lissa Oelkers and her
husband Scott of Sedalia, CO; 16 grandchildren, Sarah, Patrick, Heather,
Meghann, Matthew, Elizabeth, Katherine, Martin Stacey, Danielle,
Mackenzie, Taylor, Brittany, Scott, Stephen and Jenna; father, Kenneth
Thomas of Urbana, IL; one brother, Martin L. Thomas of Lawrence, KS.

His mother, Mildred and one son, Marty preceded him in death.

Steve was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Arcola.
Steve graduated from Urbana High School in 1958 where he was an
all-state running back. Following graduation he went on to play at the
University of Illinois and lettered his senior year in 1961 and graduated
from the U of I in 1962.

Steve started his teaching career in Physical Education at Urbana Jr. High
and coached freshman football, under Warren Smith for 3 years, before
coming to Arcola in 1965. Steve coached at Arcola for 29 years from
1965-1994. During his career at Arcola he had 204 wins and just 88 losses
and 2 ties. He led the Purple Riders to 21 winning season, 14 playoff
seasons and 12 undefeated regular seasons. His team won the state
championship in 1978, 1985 and 1988 and finished second in 1977 and
1991. He has a playoff record of 34 wins and 11 losses. In 1990 Steve was
one of very few football coaches to be inducted into the Illinois Football
Coaches Hall of Fame while still an active coach. He was inducted into the
Urbana Athletic Hall of Fame and he has been honored as Coach of the
Year several times during his career as a football coach. He and his wife
Judy were honored in 1994 along with Mr. and Mrs. Byron Bradford as
Grand Marshals of the Arcola Broomcorn Festival.

He was an avid outdoorsman and his hobbies included archery, hunting,
fishing, antiquing and camping.

Memorials may be made to the Matthew Thomas Education Fund c/o The
Thomas Family 123 N. Walnut, Arcola, IL or Edwards Funeral Home, 221
E. Main St., Arcola, IL 61910.

Nov. 3, 2001

Violet Davis

CASEY - Violet K. Davis, 80, of Casey, died at 12:10 p.m. at Heartland
Manor Nursing Center.

The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Casey, with
the Rev. Tom Marsh officiating. Burial will be in Washington Street
Cemetery, Casey. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Markwell and Son Funeral Home, Casey, is in charge of the arrangements.

She was born Dec. 28, 1920, in Slocomb, Ala., the daughter of George
and Georgia Underwood Skipper. She married Elwood Davis in 1944; he
survives.

Other survivors include three sons, Gordon Davis and Brooke Davis, both
of Casey, and Blake Davis of Rockford; one daughter, Janet Parmenter of
Lindenhurst; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Davis was a school teacher in Casey for 27 years. She was a member
of the First Baptist Church in Casey and Delta Kappa Gamma Society, and
was past state president of the Business and Professional Women's Club.

Vivian Demoss

GREENUP - Vivian R. Demoss, 81, of Greenup, died at 10:12 p.m.
Thursday (Nov. 1, 2001) at the Odd Fellow-Rebekah's Harmony Center,
Mattoon.

A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Bishop Funeral Home,
Greenup, with the Rev. Brooke Davis officiating.

She was born Oct. 1, 1920, in Johnson City, the daughter of Roy Rivers
and Fultie M. Nunn Thurmond. She married Dale Coslet in 1946; he died
in 1973. She married Gordon Demoss in 1975; he died in 1979.

Survivors include three sisters, Pauline Crabb and Marchetta Lambert,
both of Harrisburg, and Madine Ledbetter of Greenup; one stepgrandchild;
one stepgreat-grandchild; and two stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Demoss was a real estate agent, tax preparer for AARP and assistant
manager at the Press Well Shop for 19 years. She was a member of the
First Baptist Church in Greenup, the Greenup Historical Society and a
lifetime member of the Toledo Life Center.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, Greenup.

Mary Leonard

MATTOON - Mary Elizabeth Leonard, 91, a devoted and beloved mother
and homemaker, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Harmony
Center of the Odd Fellows-Rebekah Home in Mattoon, Ill.

Services for Mrs. Leonard will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at the
Pape Mortuary, 10 E. Williams St., Danville, Ill., with grandsons Brent and
Chris Richardson of Phoenix presiding. Visitation will precede the services
from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery in Danville.

Mrs. Leonard was born on Aug. 13, 1910, to Harry and Ella Pruitt Carnes
in French Lick, Ind., the youngest of four daughters.

She married Claude R. (Cotton) Leonard of French Lick in Crown Point,
Ind., on Sept. 3, 1929. He died July 27, 1991.

Other survivors include four sons, Ray and David Leonard of Danville, Ill.,
Floyd Leonard of Phoenix and Lloyd Leonard of Mattoon; two daughters,
Claudia Richardson and her husband Gail of Phoenix, and Sara Jane Reed
and her husband John David of Charleston, Ill.; 17 grandchildren and 14
great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Ethel Lennon
of Monument, Colo., Ruth Denny of French Lick and Esther Carter of
Long Beach, Calif.

An avid bowler in her younger days and a devotee of opera and other
classical music, Mrs. Leonard was a homemaker who was dedicated to
raising and caring for her family and greatly enjoyed opportunities to
employ her considerable cooking skills. She was a member of the Order of
Eastern Star in Escanaba, Mich.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, East Central
Illinois Chapter, Champaign.

BERNARD M. McALISTER

Bernard M. "Bernie" McAlister, age 66, of rural Lerna, went to be with
Jesus at 10:10 a.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2001, at his residence.

Funeral services celebrating his life will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday
morning at the First Baptist Church with the Reverend Dr. E. E. Elliott
officiating. Burial will be in the Shiloh Thomas Lincoln Cemetery, south of
Charleston. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday evening at
the Schilling Funeral Home,

Bernie was born February 5, 1935, in Petrolia, Texas, a son of Reverend
Bernard H. and Vada Ham McAlister. He married Janet Weaver Hines.

Survivors include his wife, Janet McAlister of rural Lerna; two
stepdaughters, Julie Haugh and husband Mark, Jill Callahan and husband
Jason, all of Charleston; father Reverend Bernard H. McAlister of
Mattoon; one sister, Montez "Tezie" and husband Dr. Bill "Doc" Hurd of
Charleston; two brothers, Gaylon McAlister and wife Roberta of Dunmore,
Pennsylvania, Gary McAlister and wife Anita of Spanish Fort, Texas; three
grandchildren, Emilie Ann Weaver, Faith Haugh and Jacob Callahan.

Bernie was a U. S. Navy veteran serving on the U.S.S. Bennington. He
received his Bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University and he
completed his Master's and Doctorate degrees at Penn State University.
Bernie taught Industrial Arts in the Prison System schools in California. He
taught at Penn State University and worked in the Research Department.
He served as associate professor at Henderson State University in
Arkadeiphia, Arkansas and Indiana State University. Bernie was a teacher
at Mattoon High School for eleven years. After retiring, he returned to
teach at Charleston High School for an additional six years. After several
"retirements" he established Edgewood Industries, a lumber processing
system to produce kiln-dried, furniture-grade lumber from his own timber.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mattoon where he was a
past Sunday School Superintendent, choir member and co-teacher of
young adults class. He was a Promise Keeper. He also enjoyed the hobbies
of honey bee production, saddle-making and blacksmithing. Bernie touched
the lives of many friends and former students.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Bernard M. McAlister Memorial Fund
c/o Schilling Funeral Home.

Lyle Nash

GREENUP - Lyle Nash, 68, of Greenup, died at 4:50 a.m. Friday (Nov. 2,
2001) at St. Anthony's Hospital, Effingham.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Markwell Funeral Home,
Casey, with the Rev. Rick Emrich officiating. Burial with military rites will
be in Hazel Dell Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the
funeral home.

He was born Feb. 12, 1933, in Crawford County, the son of Stanley and
Gladys May McCrory Nash. He married Donna Orand in 1955; she
survives.

Other survivors include one son, Terry Nash of Greenup; one daughter,
Dianna Berry of New Berlin, Wis.; two sisters, Reah Davis of Casey and
Janice Carr of Park Forest; and four grandchildren.

Mr. Nash was a retired farmer. He was an Army veteran of the Korean
conflict; was a member of the Hazel Dell American Legion Post 1230,
Cumberland County Farm Bureau, Cumberland County Fair Board,
Effingham Clay Farm Service Board and the Hazel Dell Church of God;
and was a Cumberland County 4-H Leader.

Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 1230 or American
Cancer Society.

Leith Nelson

CHARLESTON - Leith F. Nelson, 84, of Charleston, died Wednesday
(Oct. 31, 2001) at Prairie View Health Care Center.

He was born Dec. 23, 1916, in Princeton, the son of Roy and Anna
Goethe Nelson. He married Mary Murphy in 1942; she preceded him in
death.

Survivors include two sons, Thomas of Charleston and John of Tempe,
Ariz.; one daughter, Mary of Allenton, Wis.; two sisters, Joyce Nelson of
Princeton and Phyllis Abbott of Pontiac; eight grandchildren; and three
great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers.

Mr. Nelson had worked for Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Princeton. He
was a member of the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Charleston.

Memorials may be made to Covenant Children's' Home in Princeton or the
Master Gardener's Memorial Garden at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

Patsy Paulson

WINDSOR - Patsy Ann Paulson, 71, of Windsor went to be with her Lord
at 5:35 a.m. Friday (November 2, 2001) in Sarah Bush Lincoln Health
Center.

She was born June 18, 1930, in Shelbyville, the daughter of Carl and Daisy
Fleming Broyles. She was a member of the Christian Church in Effingham
and attended the Broadway Christian Church in Mattoon. She married
Virgil Paulson September 23, 1948 in Shelby Co. and he survives.

Also surviving is son, David Michael Paulson and wife, Dawn of Gays;
daughter, Brenda Kay Risley of Arthur; sister, Linda Johnson of
Shelbyville; five grandchildren, Douglas Paulson and Daniel Paulson both
of Mattoon, Mark Risley and wife, Sherry of Bethany, Mike Risley of
Mattoon and Mindy Risley of Arthur and five great-grandchildren, Taylor
Kay of Arthur, Cassie, Molly, Paige and Ben all of Bethany.

Funeral services celebrating her life will be at 3:00 p.m. Sunday in the
Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home in Windsor with Rev. Marvin Flowers
officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday. Burial is Ash
Grove Cemetery near Windsor. Memorials: Windsor Piece Meal or the
Sarah Bush Lincoln Lifeline. Patsy will be greatly missed by her loved
ones and friends.

Lula Shipman

BETHANY - Lula May Shipman, 88, of Bethany, died at 3:32 a.m. Friday
(November 2, 2001) in the Sullivan Health Care Center.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Reed Funeral Home,
Sullivan, with the Rev. Rodney Harris officiating. Visitation will be from
4-6 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in the Marrowbone Township Cemetery,
Bethany. Memorials are suggested to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church
or the donor's choice.

Lula May was born March 23, 1913, in Bethany, the daughter of Nelson
and Pearl Bentz Pesch. She was a member of the Bethany Cumberland
Presbyterian Church for over seventy years, was a Bethany School District
bus driver for thirty-three years and was a 4-H Leader for Marrowbone
Merry Makers. She married W. T. "Jack" Shipman on May 16, 1932 in
Bethany and he preceded her in death on December 6, 1981.

Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Walter (Joyce) Jenkins of Bethany;
grandchildren, Ron Jenkins and his wife Jane, Duane Jenkins and his wife
Tami, and Stan Jenkins all of Sullivan, Diane Doyle and her husband Jim
of Oakville, Missouri; great-grandchildren, Sean Jenkins of Tuscola, Dustin
Jenkins, Danielle Jenkins, Corey Jenkins, Alex Jenkins and Jenna Jenkins
all of Sullivan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and one
grandson.

Geraldine Woolridge

BETHANY - Geraldine Woolridge, 76, of Bethany, died at 8:56 a.m.
Friday (Nov. 2, 2001) at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the McMullin-Young Funeral
Home, Sullivan. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Moultrie County Memorial Park, Bethany.

She was born April 7, 1925, in Shelby County, the daughter of Roy and
Lauful Gerard Denier. She married Cecil Woolridge Sr. in 1950; he died in
1998.

Survivors include one son, Cecil Woolridge Jr. of Harvard; two daughters,
Mary Katherine Hall of Wittman, Ariz., and Linda Book of Bethany; one
brother, Victor Denier of Kirksville; one sister, Laurice Burcham of
Decatur; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one son, one brother and one
great-grandchild.

Mrs. Woolridge attended the New Life Tabernacle Church, Sullivan.

Memorials may be made to donor's choice.

Nov. 2, 2001

Josephine Coffey

ARCOLA - Josephine Gladys Coffey, 99, of Arcola formerly of
Hindsboro, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, (October 31, 2001) at
Douglas Care and Rehabilitation Center in Mattoon, IL.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2001 at the
Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main, Arcola, IL, with the Rev. Donald
Winch officiating. Burial will be in the Van Voorhis Cemetery in rural
Hindsboro. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time on Saturday.

Mrs. Coffey was born September 4, 1902 three miles North of Hindsboro,
IL, a daughter of Eugene Walter and Carrie America (Waters) Green. She
married George Davis Coffey on June 7, 1924 in Tuscola, IL. He passed
away on November 9, 1969.

Survivors include two sons, George Wesley Coffey and his wife Olga of
Arcola, IL, Carlysle "Spud" Coffey and his wife Barbara of Nip-N-Tuck,
IL; five grandchildren, John Coffey and his wife Cindy of Phoenix, AZ,
Ralph Coffey of Charleston, IL, Marilyn Holmes and her husband Ted of
Mattoon, IL, Shelly Benson and her husband Doug of Monticello, IL,
Sheila Jo Coffey of Bradenton, FL; seven great-grandchildren, Neil and
Lisa Coffey of Phoenix, AZ, Ryan, Amy and Andrew Coffey of
Charleston, IL, Ted "TJ" Holmes of Mattoon, IL, Emily Benson of
Monticello, IL.

Mrs. Coffey had been a member of the Hindsboro Methodist Church most
of her life. She was a member of the Douglas County Historical Society
and a Charter Member of the Douglas County Genealogical Society.

Vivian Demoss

GREENUP - Vivian R. Demoss, 80, of Greenup, died at 10:12 a.m.
Thursday (Nov. 1, 2001) at the Odd Fellow Rebekah Home, Mattoon.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Bishop Funeral Home, Greenup.

Irene Lear

FON DU LAC, Wis. - Irene M. Lear, 80, of Fon Du Lac, Wis., formerly
of Mattoon, died Friday (Oct. 26, 2001) at her residence.

Burial was in Fon Du Lac, Wis.

She was born Sept. 13, 1921, in Sadoris, the daughter of Earl and Gertie
Jackson Beals. She married Frank Lear; he survives.

Other survivors include one son, Leo Ray of Fon Du Lac, Wis.; five
daughters, Wanda Elder of Missouri, Barbara Cherry of Florida, and
Phyllis England, Patti Sterr and Kay Lear, all of Fon Du Lac, Wis.; one
sister, Letha Hidlebaugh of Mattoon; one grandchild whom she raised,
James, at home; 20 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and five
great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Lear was preceded in death by three brothers and one
great-grandson.

Bernard McAlister

LERNA - Bernard M. McAlister, 66, of rural Lerna, died at 10:10 a.m.
Thursday at his residence.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Schilling Funeral Home.

LOIS OZEE

Lois M. Ozee, age 98, of Clinton, Mississippi, formerly of Humboldt,
passed away at 3:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2001 at the Care
Center in Clinton, Mississippi.

Graveside services celebrating her life will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday
at the Dodge Grove Cemetery with the Reverend Lana Robyne officiating.
No visitation is planned. The Schilling Funeral Home is in charge of the
arrangements.

Lois was born September 25, 1903, in Coles County, a daughter of John
and Maude Prather Fox. She married Charles Lloyd Ozee on June 6, 1928.
He passed away on April 21, 1943. She was also preceded in death by an
infant son, her parents, one sister, Edith M. Clark, and one brother, Ernest
Q. Fox.

Survivors include one daughter, June O. Bragg of Brandon, Mississippi.;
three grandchildren, Jon F. Bragg and wife Nancy of Columbus,
Mississippi, Deborah J. Vaughn and husband David of Richland,
Mississippi and Amy J. Busfield of Florence, Mississippi; nine
great-grandchildren, Jon and Joey Bragg, Taylor Pritchett, Ben, Jacob and
Katelyn Busfield, and Tiffany, Bailey and Jordan Vaughn; three sisters,
Mrs. Irma Abell of Mattoon, Mrs. Grace Guthrie of Decatur and Mrs.
Pauline Ozee of Dorans; and sister-in-law, Mrs. Louise Ozee of Inverness,
Fla.

Mrs. Ozee was a former member of the United Methodist Church of
Humboldt and enjoyed quilting.

Harold Snodgrass

LERNA - Harold E. "Gene" Snodgrass, 73, of Lerna, died at 10:10 p.m.
Tuesday (Oct. 30, 2001) at his residence.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Calvary Tabernacle United
Pentecostal Church, Toledo. Burial will be in Janesville Cemetery.
Visitation will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. The Barkley
Funeral Home, Toledo, is in charge of the arrangements.

He was born March 20, 1928, in Janesville, the son of Matt and Bertha
Brewer Snodgrass.

Survivors include one brother, William Snodgrass of Waukegan.

He was preceded in death by one brother.

Mr. Snodgrass retired from Associated Springs, Mattoon, and Cottonwood
Township supervisor. He was a member of the Calvary Tabernacle United
Pentecostal Church, Toledo; American Legion Post 764, Toledo; Danville
Consistory; a life member of the Greenup VFW Post 4598; and was an
Army veteran of the Korean conflict.

M. Lucile Zimmerman

BROCTON - Martha Lucile Zimmerman, 87, of Brocton, died at 11:25
p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 31, 2001) at Boxwood Healthcare Center,
Newman.

A graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ashmore Cemetery with
Virgil Haynes officiating. No visitation. The Taber Funeral Home,
Oakland, is in charge of the arrangements.

She was born Sept. 7, 1914, in Ashmore. She married Hussie G.
Zimmerman in 1950; he died in 1992.

Survivors include one stepson, Jerry Zimmerman of Tilton, and two
stepgrandchildren.

Nov. 1, 2001

.J. Gladys Coffey

ARCOLA - Josephine Gladys Coffey, 99, of Arcola, formerly of
Hindsboro, died at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 31, 2001) at the Douglas
Care and Rehabilitation Center, Mattoon.

Arrangements are incomplete at Edwards Funeral Home, Arcola.

Raymond Huxley "Cookie" Cook

GAYS - Raymond Huxley "Cookie" Cook, age 72, of Gays, passed away
at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2001 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health
Center.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 3, 2001 at the
Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home with Reverend Barbara Short officiating.
Interment will be in Dodge Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to
8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Raymond Huxley Cook was born October 24, 1929 at Kemp, Illinois, a
son of Theodore and Mary Ann Denny (Rogers) Cook. He married Nan
Louise Sewell December 1, 1951 at Mattoon, Illinois, she preceded him in
death December 19, 1980. He is survived by his children Steven Lee Cook
of Mattoon, JoEllen Young and her husband Keith of Gays and their
children Keri Ann and Brian Scott Young; Kenny Cook of Mattoon and his
daughter Blair Nicole Cook and Kay Lynn Lanter of Bloomington, Illinois
and her children Hayley Lynn and Connor Ray Lanter. Raymond is also
survived by a brother, LeRoy Cook and his wife Alma of St. Cloud,
Florida and a sister Betty Hunt of Intercession City, Florida. One brother,
Alva Cook preceded him in death.

Mr. Cook was a member or the Marshall Avenue Christian Church and
was a charter member or the Eagles Lodge. He served in the U.S. Army
National Guard and was a member of the American Legion and Moose
Lodge. "Cookie" was employed for twelve years with the Mattoon School
System and for eighteen years as park superintendent for the City of
Mattoon. He was an avid golfer and sports fan and refereed many high
school and junior high school football games. Memorial contributions may
be made to the Building Fund of Marshall Avenue Christian Church or the
Mattoon Junior Football League.

GEORGE O'DELL

George Raymond O'Dell, age 75, of Mattoon, passed away at 7:21 p.m. on
Tuesday, October 30, 2001, at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

Funeral services celebrating his life will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Friday at the
Schilling Funeral Home with the Reverend John Connett officiating. Burial
with military rites by the V.F.W. Post 4325 will be in the Dodge Grove
Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday evening at
the funeral home.

George was born November 22, 1925, in Cooks Mills, a son of Ray Syrus
and Alma Carpenter O'Dell. He married Norma Woodard. He later married
Leona M. Stout on July 13, 1968.

Survivors include his wife, Leona M. O'Dell of Mattoon; four sons, David
R. O'Dell and wife Cheryl S. of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Johnny R. O'Dell and
wife Lynn of Humboldt, George W. O'Dell and wife Chasta of Mattoon;
Marc R. Stout and wife Irene of Mt. Prospect; two daughters, Billie J.
Thomas and husband Gayland of Warrensburg, Karen L. Grandon and
husband William of Atlanta; three brothers, Joe O'Dell, Howard O'Dell and
Charles "Chuck" O'Dell, all of Mattoon; ten grandchildren and twelve
great-grandchildren.

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

Mr. O'Dell was a World War II Navy veteran. He was a member of the
Teamsters Local 26. George loved to play guitar and played with many
area bands.

Harold Snodgrass

TOLEDO - Harold E. "Gene" Snodgrass, 73, of Toledo, died at 10:10
p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 30, 2001) at his residence.

Arrangements are incomplete at the Barkley Funeral Home, Toledo.


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