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Haase, Mildred B.

Services for Mildred B. Haase, of Staunton, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Williamson Funeral Home there with the Rev. Richard Feyen officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Staunton Ambulance Service or to st. Paul's United Church of Christ. Mrs. Haase died at 4:14 p.m. Wednesday, October 6, 1999, in St. Louis. She was 78 years old last October 17. She and husband owned operated the bowling alley and several taverns in Staunton for many years. She worked as a bookkeeper. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Staunton and the Concordia Singing Society. She was born in Litchfield, a daughter of Otto and Bertha Schmidt Grosenheider. She married Martin Haase on June 29, 1941, in Staunton. He died July 2, 1983. Surviving are daughters, Pat Johnson and husband Mike of Staunton, Pam Best and husband Brian of Chatham; grandchildren, Cory, Daryl and Abbie and four step grandchildren. Preceding her in death were a sister, Helen Hayes and a brother, Ray Grosenheider.

Hadley, Darlene

Services for Darlene Hadley, of Nokomis, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Grace Baptist Church, Nokomis. Burial will be in Ohlman Cemetery. Sutton Funeral Home, Nokomis, is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Hadley died Sunday, July 4, 1999, in St. Vincent Memorial Hosp[ital, Taylorville. She was 78 years old on February 20. She was born in Oconee, a daughter of Gladys Hawkins. Her first husband, Al Compton, preceded her in death. Her second husband, Herbert H. Hadley, survives. Surviving also are a son, Gary Compton of Nokomis; sister, Lulene Anderson of Rockwell City, Iowa; and two grandsons.

Hadley, David T.

Services for David T. "Spud" Hadley, of Witt, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Stiehl Dawson Funeral Home there with the Rev. James Howie officiating. Burial will be in Witt Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Mr. Hadley died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 1998, in his home. He was 84 years old on September 10, and a veteran of World War II. He was a farmer, and a member of the Presbyterian Church. Born in Witt, he was a son of Thomas and Ada Smith Hadley. Surviving is a sister, Mary Durston of Irving. Preceding him in death were brothers, Harry, William and Woodrow in infancy.

Haferkamp, Leona C.

Services for Leona C. Haferkamp, formerly of Staunton, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in St. Paul's United Church of Christ there with the Rev. Richard Feyen officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. No visitation will be held. The family suggests memorials be directed to St. Paul's United Church of Christ of Staunton. Williamson Funeral Home, Staunton, is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Haferkamp died at 9:45 p.m. Monday, October 18, 1999, in Linden Grove Health Care Center, New Berlin, Wis. She was 94 years old on January 23. She was born in Staunton, a daughter of Henry and Bertha Looser Streeb. She married Henry A. Haferkamp in 1936; he died May 20, 1996. Surviving are a daughter, Mary Radell of Brookfield, Wis.; son, Henry "Hank" Haferkamp of Sherman; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Preceding her in death were a brother and two sisters.

Haferkamp, Wilma M.

Services for Wilma M. Haferkamp, of Mt. Olive, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Becker and Son Funeral Home there with the Rev. Terry Breum officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive City Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. The family suggests memorials be directed to Mt. Olive Cemetery. Miss Haferkamp died at 5:15 a.m. Monday, February 1, 1999, in St. Francis Hospital. She was 73 years old on June 17. She did housecleaning for the Litchfield HealthCare Center until she retired and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She was born in Mt. Olive, a daughter of John Albert and Mathilda L. Schwing Haferkamp, and attended Mt. Olive schools. Never married, she was the last of her family. 

Hagan, Johanna Margaret

Johanna Margaret Hagan, sister of Bernadine Revell of Raymond, died at 4:07 p.m. Friday, January 1, 1999, in her home in Springfield. She was 84 years old on March 3. She was born in Springfield, a daughter of Carl J. and Catherine J. Buchinger Pamer Sr. Her first husband, Frank C. Tucker, whom she married in 1935, died May 4, 1961. Later, on Nov. 7, 1970, she married Malcom H. Hagan. He died May 7, 1997. Surviving are sons, Frank C. Tucker, Jr., and James E. Tucker, both of Springfield; another sister, Norma Brunner of Springfield; brothers, Ernest F. Pamer and Carl J. Pamer Jr., both of Springfield; eight grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Private family visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today in Staab Funeral Home, Springfield. Funeral Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Sacred Heart Church, Springfield. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Hagerdorn, Lee G.

Services for Lee G. Hagerdorn, formerly of Litchfield, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Davison©Fulton Chapel in Bartonville. Inurnment will follow at a later date in Edgewood Cemetery, Litchfield. Friends may call on Saturday in the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Mr. Hagerdorn, of Limestone Township, died at 4:56 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, 1998, in Methodist Medical Center, Peoria. He was 76 years old on June 10, and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a truck driver and dispatcher before he retired in 1983. He worked for Buske Lines here and previously for M.C. Slater Inc. He was a member and past president of the Lions Club in Bartonville, member and past president of the Transportation Club of Peoria, member of the Pekin Boat Club, Tri©County Alliances for the Mentally Ill, Teamsters Local 627 of Peoria, American Legion Post 979 of Bartonville and the Hanna City Sportsman's Club. He was born in Litchfield, a son of Herman F. and Minnie Hubert Hagerdorn. He married Doris Barringer on July 25, 1943, in Litchfield. She died July 2, 1993, in Bartonville. Surviving are three sons, Thomas Hagerdorn of Bartonville, Dennis Hagerdorn of Dunlap, Martin Hagerdorn of Peoria; a sister, Patricia Millburg of Raymond; brothers, Herman Hagerdorn of Pittsfield, N.Y. and Robert Hagerdorn of Westerville, Ohio; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Other survivors include a sister in law, Mary Ellen Warren of Litchfield.

Hagerman, Minnie L.

Services for Minnie Louise Hagerman, of Hillsboro, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in Hough and Sons Funeral Home there with the Rev. Kenneth Sandlin officiating. Burial will be in New Douglas Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home on Thursday from noon until the time of service. The family suggests memorials be directed to the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Hagerman died at 12:05 a.m. Monday, April 12, 1999, in Hillsboro Hospital. She was 86 years old on September 20. She worked on the family farm and did housework for many Hillsboro residents. She was born in Prairietown, a daughter of Chris Frederick and Ella Mae Lambert Halleman. Her husband, Carl Albers Hagerman, died December 14, 1973. She was the last of her family, having been preceded in death by brothers, Gilbert, Ted and William Halleman, two brothers in infancy, a sister, Gabillia Halleman Jackson and another sister in infancy. Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews.

Haggarty, Irene

Irene Haggarty, formerly of Nokomis, died Friday, December 25, 1998, in Heritage Manor of Pana. She was 76 years old on October 5. She was a personnel manager for F.W. Woolworth Company before she retired. She was born in Nokomis, a daughter of William and Coara Agnes Budds Goodwin. She married Robert W. Haggerty Sr. in 1941, in St. Charles, Mo. He died in 1983. Surviving are a daughter, Janet Eicholtz of Wayne, Mich.; son, Robert Haggarty Jr. of Kenosha, Wis.; sister, Sylvia Crawford of Pana; brothers, William and Donald "Mick" Goodwin, both of Pana and Thomas Goodwin of Whittier, Calif.; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Services were held today in Pana with burial in the Mound Cemetery there.

Hale, Grace Lena

Committal service for Grace Lena Hale, sister of David Smith of Gillespie, was held this morning in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield. Mrs. Hale, of Springfield, died Saturday, February 6, 1999, in St. John's Hospital there. She was 80 years old on July 9. She was born in Gillespie, a daughter of George and Janet Fife Smith. She married Charles Hale in 1936 in Springfield. He died in 1981. Surviving are sons, Ellis Hale of Tampa, Fla., Charles Hale of Springfield; daughters, Donna Juris of Rockford, Patricia Jackson, Jeanne Roberts, Mary Speeks, Joy Ale, all of Springfield, Sandra Smith of Tennessee; sister, Camella Pelton of Springfield; 13 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Bisch and Son Funeral Home, Springfield, was in charge of arrangements.

Hamblin, Donald R.

Services for Donald R. Hamblin, of Litchfield, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Mt. Zion Lutheran Church of Litchfield with the Rev. Paul Lellelid, interim pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Meinschein Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials be directed to Mt. Zion Lutheran Church or to the Litchfield Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Hamblin died at 4:15 a.m. Sunday, November 22, 1998, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield. He was 63 years old on July 17. He worked for Ill©Mo Product Company, Coca Cola Bottling Company and as a representative of the Nabisco Company before he retired in 1993. He also worked for Meinschein Funeral Home. He was a member of the Litchfield Volunteer Fire Department, Litchfield Bass Anglers, Ducks Unlimited and Turkey Federation, and the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was a 1953 graduate of Litchfield High School. He was born in Peoria, a son of Donald Charles and Elaine Evelyn Johnson Hamblin. He married Marilyn L. Badman on October 7, 1956, in Litchfield. She survives. Surviving also are a son, Steven Hamblin of Litchfield; daughter, Pamela Hartley and husband David of Auburn; brothers, Larry D. Hamblin of Pawnee, David K. Hamblin of Hillsboro; grandsons, Kyle D. and Jesse D. Hartley of Auburn. Services for Donald R. Hamblin, of Litchfield, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Mt. Zion Lutheran Church. The Rev. Paul M. Lellelid officiated. Burial was in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Musical selections were "Lift High the Cross," "Beneath the Cross of Jesus" and "How Great Thou Art." Mary Beth Taylor was the organist. Eulogies were given by Allen Worms, Bob Sneed and Bob Rogers. Pallbearers were Rick Weatherford, Terry Rogers, Dave Sneed, Brad Bowles, Mike Hall and Gus Corso. Meinschein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Following the services a luncheon was served to family and friends in the church social hall by the women of the church. Mr. Hamblin, 63, died Sunday, November 22, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield.

Hamilton, Ruth L.

Services for Ruth Louise Hamilton, of Litchfield, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Litchfield Southern Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Bates, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Gillespie City Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Plummer Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Litchfield Southern Baptist Church. Mrs. Hamilton died at 6:20 this morning, Tuesday, February 16, 1999, in St. Francis Hospital. She was 66 years old on September 25. She and her husband, James, operated Hamilton's Salvage in Litchfield. She had also worked at St. Francis Hospital as a nurse's aid. She was a member of the Southern Baptist Church and taught Sunday school there for several years. She was born in Lexington, Ill., a daughter of Frank and Pauline Hurst Sauter. She married James Hamilton, Jr., of June 4, 1948, in Bloomington. He died July 7, 1992. Surviving are a son, James Hamilton III and wife Peggy of Litchfield; daughters, Ruth Easley and husband Virgil, Diane Hamilton, Lou Webb and husband Robert, all of Litchfield, Penny Hughes and husband Clifford of Gillespie; sisters, Frances Stewart of Litchfield, Kathryn Ashley of Florida, Betty Richards of Carlyle, Marilyn Travis of Marshall, Mich.; 14 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Preceding her in death were a brother, George "Bud" Sauter and a sister, Fran Kendall. Services for Ruth Louise Hamilton, of Litchfield, were held at 11 Thursday morning in the Litchfield Southern Baptist Church. Mike Bates, pastor of the church, officiated. Burial was in Gillespie City Cemetery. Ann Hosto was the pianist and during the service she accompanied herself, Boyd and Phyllis Lively, Sherry Wallace and Linda Phelps as they sang the hymns "Amazing Grace," "The Old Rugged Cross" and "I Surrender All." Pallbearers were James Hamilton IV, Willie Hicks, Brian Holliday, Roger Perkins, Cecil Robinson and Kenneth Robinson, all of Litchfield. Following the services a meal was provided for the family and friends by the women of the church. Plummer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Hamilton, 66, died Tuesday, February 16, in St. Francis Hospital.

Hamlin, Esther

Esther Hamlin, formerly of Nokomis, died Wednesday, June 16, 1999, in Manor Care Health Center, Marietta, Ga. She was 90 years old on January 10. She was born in Tower Hill, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ingraham. She married Palmer Hamlin in 1931 in Tower Hill. He died in 1996. Surviving are a daughter, Diane Jacobs and husband Al of Chicago, and a grandson. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Sutton Funeral Home. Burial will be in Nokomis Cemetery. 

Hamm, Clarence L.

Services for Clarence L. Hamm, brother of George Hamm of Staunton and Charles Hamm of Litchfield, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Airsman-Hires Funeral Home at White Hall. Burial will be in Bowers Cemetery near Alsey. Mr. Hamm, of Waverly, died Sunday, February 7, 1999, in St. John's Hospice. He was 46 years old on January 23. He worked at Diamond Meat Packing in Carlinville for nine years and also for several years at Miller's farm at Auburn and at Excel in Beardstown. He was born in Jacksonville, a son of Alexander and Mary Marie Rosetta Smith Hamm. Surviving are sons, Johnny Hamm of Jacksonville, Clarence Hamm Jr. of White Hall; daughters, Tina Hamm of White Hall, Stephanie and Melody Hamm of Pittsfield; other brothers, Wilbur, Walter and Brice Hamm of Palmyra, Bert Hamm of Jacksonville, Bill Hamm of White Hall, Ollie Hamm of Greenfield, Donnie Hamm of Tampa, Fla.; sisters, Martha Kraushaar of Belltown, Helen Riechmann of White Hall; and several grandchildren. 

Hamm, Mary Marie

Mary Marie Hamm, of Palmyra, died Sunday, October 4, 1998, in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. She was 79 years old on April 26. She was born in Carrollton, a daughter of Ed and Mary Estella Stumbaugh Smith. She married Alexander Hamm in 1937, in Palmyra, Mo. He died in 1965. Surviving are ten sons, George Hamm of Staunton, Charles Hamm of Litchfield, Wilbur, Walter and Brice Hamm, all of Palmyra, Bert Hamm of Jacksonville, Bill Hamm of White Hall, Ollie Hamm of Greenfield, Clarence Hamm of Waverly, Donnie Hamm of Springfield; two daughters, Martha Krushaar and Helen Riechmann, both of White Hall; 40 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren. Two daughters, Stella and Mamie, preceded her in death. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Neece Funeral Home, Waverly. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery there.

Hammann, Marjory M.

Services for Marjory M. Hammann, of Gillespie, will be held at noon Wednesday in the United Methodist Church there. Burial will be in Gillespie City Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Kravanya Funeral Home. Mrs. Hammann died at 3:35 p.m. Sunday, May 30, 1999, in her home. She was 63 years old on May 6. She was a clerk at Wareco Convenience Mart in Gillespie before she retired. She was a member of the women's auxiliary to VFW Post 4547 in Gillespie for 40 years. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star chapter in Gillespie and the United Methodist Church. She was born in Mt. Clare, a daughter of Ernest and Rachel Lloyd White. She married Alvin K. Hammann on June 7, 1952, in Santa Maria, Calif. He survives. Surviving also are a daughter, Sandra Ruyle of Plainview and husband Donald; brother, Earl White of Decatur; sister, Betty Borgini of Mt. Clare; and a grandson, Donald Ruyle Jr. of Gillespie. A brother, Ernest White, preceded her in death.

Hancock, Marcella

Services for Marcella Hancock, of Nokomis, were held this morning in Sutton Funeral Home there. The Rev. Ernest Flowers officiated. Burial was in Nokomis Cemetery. Mrs. Hancock died at 6:35 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 1999, in St. Vincent Memorial Hospital, Taylorville. She was 79 years old on May 13. She was born in Morrisonville, a daughter of Walter Thomas and Mary E. Schwabe Davis. She married Albert R. Hancock on April 17, 1937 in Hillsboro; he died February 16, 1991. Surviving are sons, Raymond Hancock and wife Carol, Keith Hancock and wife Cynthia, all of Nokomis; six grandchildren, two step grandchildren, six great grandchildren and one step great grandchild.

Handshy, William F.

William F. Handshy died at 3:21 p.m. Monday, August 24, 1998, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield. He was 69 years old on February 15, and a Marine veteran of World War II. Mr. Handshy, of Springfield, was a postal worker before retiring in 1984 after 35 years of service. He was active in the Masons, including as past patron of Scottish Rite, York Rite, Ansar Shrine, Jesters and treasurer of the Capitol City Shrine Club. He was born in Hillsboro, a son of Jesse Emanuel and Maude Irene Adcock Handshy. He married Evelyn Hutchison in Nov. 18, 1961, in Springfield. She survives. Surviving also are a brother, Marshall W. Handshy of Springfield; sisters, Jean Mayol of Normal and Eileen Foote of Citrus Heights, Calif. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Ellinger Kunz and Davis Funeral Home, Springfield with Masonic rites at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Hanisko, Anna

Anna Hanisko, formerly of Witt, died March 4, 1999, in Mariner Health of Westchester. She was 94 years old on January 7. She was born in Moweaqua, a daughter of Michael and Anna Komar, and was reared in Witt. She graduated from Witt High School. On November 23, 1940, she married William Hanisko. He died May 11, 1974. Surviving are a brother, Andrew Komar and a sister, Margaret Pehanich. Preceding her in death were three brothers, Michael, John and Stephen Komar and a sister, Marie Smith. Services were held in the Mater Christi Catholic Church with burial in the Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery. 

Hansel, Alonzo W.

Services for Alonzo W. "Lonnie" Hansel, formerly of the local area, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. John's United Methodist Church, Edwardsville, with the Rev. David Myers, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery there. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Weber Funeral Home, Edwardsville. The family suggests memorials be directed to St. John's United Methodist Church. Mr. Hansel died at 9:20 p.m. Sunday, February 21, 1999, in Anderson Hospital at Maryville. He was 86 years old last March 12. He worked for the Edwardsville Creamery for 34 years before retiring on April 1, 1974. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 525 of Alton and St. John's United Methodist Church of Edwardsville. He was born in Litchfield, a son of Elmer and Mary Alice Bishop Hansel. He married Ruth Jessie Brown on December 21, 1935, in Edwardsville. She died November 27, 1995. Surviving are daughters, Marilyn Fricke and husband Larry of St. Peters, Mo., Alice May Schantz and husband Raymond of Highland, Evelyn Lonnetta "Loni" Hansel of Edwardsville; brothers, Russell Hansel and wife Ruth of Girard, Merle Hansel and wife Suzanne of Troy; a sister, Frances Schwing of Troy; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Preceding him in death were brothers, Carl, Ernst and Maynard Hansel and sisters, Ida May "Peg" Pebbles Stites, Velma "Dink" Koonce and Viola Varble Rademacher. 

Hansen, Evelyn E.

Evelyn E. Hansen, of Fillmore, died Tuesday, February 2, 1999, in St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham. She was 71 years old on January 29. She was born in Naperville, a daughter of Jacob and Caroline Bauer. Surviving are her husband of 50 years, Eugene Hansen; a son, Don Hansen of Vandalia; three sisters, one brother and a granddaughter. 

Harbaugh, David O.

Services for David Oliver "Bubba" Harbaugh, of Mt. Clare, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Becker and Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, with the Rev. Shannon Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive City Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Mt. Olive Cemetery or the Shriners Hospital. Mr. Harbaugh died at 1:38 p.m. Saturday, May 22, 1999, in Barnes Hospital, St. Louis. He was 51 years old on April 10. He was retired from the Army after serving 21 years, from 1966 to 1987, and was employed as a counter man for Bowl Haven in Alton. He loved to bowl, achieving a 300 game on August 28, 1998, at Bowl Haven. He was a member of the Honda Rider Club of America Chapter 23. He was born in Alton, a son of Hal and Julia Young Harbaugh, and added schools there. He married Arlene Pauge on February 10, 1990, in Godfrey. She survives. Surviving also are sons, David Harbaugh Jr. of White City, Ronnie Street of Siloam Springs, Ark., Eric Street of Mt. Clare; daughters, Tracy Sykes and husband Donald Jr. of Litchfield, Cynthia Harbaugh of Hillsboro; brother, Elden Harbaugh and wife Donna of Alton; sisters, Betty King, Nancy Gaskill, both of East Alton, Barbara Williams and husband Paul, Linda Flangan and husband Kevin of Alton; Mary Harris and husband Richard of Teutoplis; and five grandchildren. Others surviving include a special friend, Angelia Hall. Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother, John and a sister, Janice Harbaugh. Services for David Oliver "Bubba" Harbaugh, of Mt. Clare, were held at 11 this morning Becker and Son Funeral Home. The Rev. Shannon Bryant officiated. Full military honors were conducted at graveside in Mt. Olive City Cemetery by the honor guard from Fort Leonardwood, Mo. A special song, "Daddy's Hands" was played. Pallbearers were Frank Laurent, Dave Barski, Lee Hughes, Alan Bondy, Orville Peters, Tim LaRoche. Following the services a lunch was served in the Gillespie Civic Center by members of Chapter 23 of the Honda Riders Club of America. Mr. Harbaugh, 51, died Saturday, May 22, in Barnes Hospital, St. Louis. 

Hardin, Russell L.

Services for Russell L. Hardin, father of Pam Krager of Raymond, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Taylorville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery there. Connolly - McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Hardin died Tuesday, March 9, 1999, in his home in Taylorville. He was 72 years old on September 9, and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a papermaker with Georgia Paper Company for 33 years before retiring in 1988, and was a member of the United Paper Workers Union and the AFL-CIO. He was also a member of the Over 25 Year Club of Georgia Pacific. He was born in Taylorville, a son of Raymond H. and Paulina L. Zemke Hardin. He married Josephine Kershaw in Taylorville in 1951; she died in 1987. Surviving besides Mrs. David Krager are three other daughters, Linda Nagle of Shiloh, Susan Champley of Benton and Rhonda Anderson of Taylorville; a son, David Hardin of Taylorville; a sister, Irene Noblet of Taylorville; 15 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. 

Hardy, Dorthy R.

Services for Dorthy R. Hardy, formerly of Farmersville, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Taylorville Christian Church. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. The Shafer Funeral Home in Taylorville is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Hardy, of Mt. Auburn, died Tuesday, January 5, 1999, in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. She was 83 years old on August 10. She was a teacher in the Mt. Auburn schools for many years and with her association in the Farm Bureau, taught agriculture classes. She received her teacher's certification in 1933 from Illinois State Normal University and continued her education, earning a bachelors degree in 1972 from Sangamon State Univresity and a masters degree the following year also from SSU. Among her memberships she was a past president of the Farm Bureau Women. She was born in Farmersville, a daughter of Harvey K. and Sophia Hertel Warnick. She married John O. Hardy in Indiana in 1935. He died in 1984. Surviving are a son, Jack Hardy of Davie, Fla.; daughters, Joan Cornell of Taylorville, June Dazzeo of Margate, Fla.; a brother, Glenn K. Warnick of Mt. Auburn; sisters, Lucille Halliday of Sacramento, Calif., Mae Neutzling of Escondido, Calif.; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Hargis, Glen Herndon

Services for Glen Herndon Hargis, whose wife, the former Margaret Heaton, is from Hillsboro, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Roarick Davis Memorial Home in Edinburg. Burial will be in Edinburg Cemetery. Mr. Hargis, of Edinburg, died Sunday, November 1, 1998, in Walnut Ridge Healthcare Center there. He was 72 years old on January 15, and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a farmer, past member of the American Legion and past member of the Genealogical Society of Christian County. He was born in Springfield, a son of Leslie Glen and Marjorie Kurfiss Hargis. He married Margaret Heaton in 1956 in Hillsboro. She survives. Surviving also is a sister, Norma and husband Paul of Edinburg.

Harlan, Annabelle

Services for Annabelle Harlan, of Waggoner, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Ellinger - Kunz and Davis Funeral Home, 437 North Sixth street, Springfield, with the Rev. James D.W. Borop officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today in the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Waggoner Christian Church. Mrs. Harlan died at 1:49 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, 1999, in the emergency room at St. John's Hospital, Springfield. She was 73 yers old on February 19. She worked for Illinois Bell Telephone for 20 years before retiring in 1973. She was active in the Meals on Wheels program in Waggoner. She was also an usher at the University of Illinois, Springfield. Her memberships included the Order of the Eastern Star chapter in Girard, the Royal Neighbors of America and Telephone Pioneers of America. She was a member of the Christian Chruch of Waggoner for 41 years and taught Sunday School there. She was born in Illiopolis, a daughter of Albert and Myrtle Rager Rogers. She married Claude William Harlan on May 31, 1942, in St. Louis. He survives. Surviving also are a son, Claude W. Harlan Jr. and wife Carol of Plainview; brother, Albert Rogers of Girard; half brother, Larry Rogers of Nashville, Tenn.; sisters, Alberta Moore of Dawson, Doris Grubb, Mary Miloshevich, Margaret "Peg" Smith, all of Springfield; half sister, Pam Sartore of Springfield; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Harley, Mark L.

Mark L. Harley, formerly of Litchfield, died in an early morning house fire January 1, 1999, in Corning, Arkansas. He was 40 years old. He was born in Litchfield, a son of Eugene and Lorraine Marit Harley, and attended elementary schools here. The family moved to Arkansas. He graduated from high school in Corning and continued to reside and work there. Surviving are two children, Joshua and Samantha Harley of St. Louis; his mother and stepfather, Lorraine and Jerry Lavenhagen of Effingham; brothers, Dan and Roger Harley of Corning, Tom Harley of St. Louis and Dewayne Harley of Terre Haute, Ind. Other survivors include an aunt, Wanda Johnson of Raymond; uncle Paul Marit of Spring Green, Wis.; grandfather, Dwight Marit of Spreen Green; and six cousins. Preceding him in death were his father, Eugene Harley and grandparents, Ruth and Leroy Harley and Wilma Marit. Memorial services are being planned for a later date in Corning,Ark.

Harmening, Edna C.

Edna Caroline Harmening, mother of Pat Brink of Hillsboro, died Thursday, January 14, 1999, in Rosewood Care Center, Swansea. She was 84 years old on June 7. She was a daughter of Herman and Caroline Renkensmeyer Schrieber and married Amos Harmening on May 18, 1935, in Covington. They made their home on the family farm near New Minden. He died September 4, 1986. Surviving besides Mrs. William Brink are daughters, Sharon Hermening of New Baden, Carol Bartelsmeyer and husband Fred of Belleville, Norma Kaufman and husband Morris of Nashville; and eight grandchildren. Services were held Sunday in Nashville.

Harms, Melinda L.

Services for Melinda L. Baugher-Harms, of Hillsboro, were held at 10 this morning in Patton Memorial Home there. The Rev. Randy Sands, pastor of the Free Methodist Church of Hillsboro, officiated. Burial was in Wares Grove Cemetery, Butler. Mrs. Harms died at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 1999, in Hillsboro Hospital. She was 26 years old on October 26. She resided most of her life in Hillsboro, graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1990, and from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a degree in Psychology in 1997. For the past two years she worked as a case worker for the Macoupin County Mental Health Department of Aging. During her school years she worked at the Hillsboro IGA. In high school she was a member of the Key Club and on the student council. She was active in the school band, winning All State Band honors in both her junior and senior years and the John Phillip Sousa award in her senior year. In college she was active in the Psi-Chi Honor Sorority for Psychology. She was born in Madrid, Spain, a daughter of Dann and Paula Isaacs Baugher. She married Darin Harms on June 13, 1998, in Wares Grove Lutheran Church, Butler. He survives. Surviving also are her parents, Dan Baugher of San Antonio, Texas, Paula Baugher of Hillsboro; maternal grandparents, Billy and Ann Marie Isaacs of Hillsboro; paternal grandmother, Louise Ashley of Eldorado. Others surviving include her parents in law, Henry and Gerry Green Harms of Hillsboro.

Harper, Linda B.

Memorial service for Linda Bandy Harper, sister of several local residents, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Harper, of Charleston, W.Va., died Saturday, October 23, 1999, in St. Francis Hospital at Charleston after a long illness. She was 55 years old on May 19. She was a daughter of June and Dorothy Pease, and wife of Roy Harper. Her husband survives in Charleston and her mother in Taylor Springs. Others surviving are a son, Roy Harper Jr.; daughter, April Bailey and husband Don; brothers, Robert Bandy of Litchfield, Louie Pease of Schram City, Dennis Pease of Irving; sisters, Alice Wilson of Litchfield, Stella Stokes of Hillsboro, Sally McFadden of Hillsboro; and two grandchildren. Her father preceded her in death. Memorial service for Linda Bandy Harper was held at 1 p.m. today in Calvary Baptist Church, Hillsboro. Mrs. Harper, 55, died Saturday, October 23, 1999, in Charleston, W.Va., after a long illness. Her obituary was in Monday's paper.

Harrigan, Olive Lenora

Services for Olive Lenora Harrigan, of Standard City, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville with the Rev. Jeanne Lischer officiating. Burial will be in Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery, Carlinville. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today in the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be directed to Shriner's Childrens Hospital or St. Paul's UUC Building Fund. Mrs. Harrigan died at 8:04 a.m. Friday, March 5, 1999, in St. Francis Hospital. She was 93 years old on November 11. She worked for the Secretary of State's office for eight years and also in the records department of Memorial Medical Center. After retirement she took care of children in her home. She was a member of St. Paul's Church of Christ, the Eastern Star Abraham Lincoln Chapter 509 of Springfield, the women's auxiliary to VFW Post 4495 of Taylorville and the State Employees Association. She was born in Shaws Point Township, a daughter of William and Correna Edwards Schwertfager. She married Ed Harrigan in 1940 in Chicago. He died in 1952. Surviving are sons, Robert E. Muhlenbruch of Standard City, William D. Muhlenbruch of Stockton, Calif.; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Preceding him in death were a son, Wayne Muhlenbruch on February 26, 1998 and a half sister, Wilma Schwertfager.

Harrington, Maynard W.

Services for Maynard W. Harrington, of Litchfield, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Meinschein Funeral Home with Steve Revisky of The Christian Church of Litchfield officiating. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday in the funeral home from noon until the time of service. Mr. Harrington died at 4:57 a.m. Sunday, July 4, 1999, in St. Francis Hospital. He was 86 years old on April 6. He worked as a truck driver before he retired and resided in the Litchfield area all of his life. He was a member of the Free Methodist Church. He was born in Litchfield, a son of Francis and Margaret Duncan Harrington. He married Ruth M. Culp on January 6, 1938, in Missouri. She died December 3, 1994. Surviving are a son, John P. Harrington and wife Gini of Northville, Michigan; daughters, Ruth Ann Hodges and husband Melvin of Jacksonville, Millie McConathy and husband Jim of Litchfield; sister, Helen Kucharski and husband Eugene of Sun City, Arizona; four grandchildren, Marty and Steve Hodges of Jacksonville, Maureen McConathy of Litchfield and Neil Harrington of Northville; and four great granddaughters. Preceding him in death were sons, Glenn A. Harrington on June 3, 1992, and another son in infancy; two brothers and one sister. Services for Maynard W. Harrington, of Litchfield, were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Meinschein Funeral Home. The Rev. Steve Revisky officiated. Burial was in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Pallbearers were Neil Harrington, Marty Hodges, Jim McConathy, Steve Hodges, Robert Riemenschneider, Melvin Hodges. Mr. Harrington, 86, died Sunday, July 4, in St. Francis Hospital.

Harris, Ella Mae

Ella Mae Harris, mother of Debrah Meyers and husband Harold of Litchfield, died Saturday, September 5, 1998, in St. Vincent Memorial Hospital, Taylorville. Mrs. Harris, a resident of Assumption, was 79 years old on May 10. She was born in Waynesburg, Ky., a daughter of Baxter Monroe and Myrtle Britton Simpson. She married Lloyd H. Harris in 1935, in Ottenheim, Ky. He died in 1980. Surviving are four other daughters, Eva Martin and Rosetta Cochran, both of Stanford, Ky., Sally Pankey of Danville, Ky., Julie Lowis of Palmer; six sons, John, Eddie and Cecil Harris, all of Taylorville, Kirby Harris of Edwardsville, Ralph and Jimmy Harris both of Assumption; sisters, Elsie Dowell and Frances Sndyer, both of Waynesburg, Ky., Vernie Playforth of Cincinnati, Ohio; brothers, Marvin and Ernest Simpson of Cincinnati, Bennie Simpson of Waynesburg, Ky.; 23 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. Services were held this morning in Taylorville. Burial was in Pleasant View Cemetery at Assumption.

Harrison, Helen P.

Services for Helen P. Harrison, mother of Clara Mae Harrison Fleming of Hillsboro and Dale Harrison of Fillmore, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Allen and Sutton Funeral Home, Fillmore. Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery there. Mrs. Harrison, of Vandalia, died Thursday, July 23, 1998, in Fayette County Hospital. She was 75 years old on May 20. She was born in Fayette County, a daughter of Alva and Florence Horton Jackson. She married Bert Harrison in 1940. He preceded her in death. Surviving also are four other sons, Herbert D. Harrison of Bingham, Elbert D., David and Dean Harrison of Vandalia; another daughter, Kay Sue Chase of Vandalia; a sister, Wanda Gelsinger of Vandalia; 23 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Hart, Gerald M.

Services for Gerald M. Hart, of Litchfield, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Jay Johnson, pastor of Union Avenue Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday in Meinschein Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials be directed to Union Avenue Christian Church. Mr. Hart died at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, 1999, in Heritage Manor of Litchfield. He was 79 years old on December 10, and an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He retired from Yellow Freight Trucking Company in St. Louis after 28 years of service. In his youth he graduated from Pioneer Instrument Service School in St. Louis and Air Force Technical School then worked at Curtis Wright Aircraft Company in St. Louis. He entered the Army Air Corps during World War II as an airplane instrument mechanic with the rank of Staff Sergeant. He also served at Chanute Air Base in Rantoul and at Lincoln Air Base in Lincoln, Neb. He returned to Litchfield in 1947, working at Wikomi and then as a truck driver for a number of trucking companies, including Yellow Freight. He was a member of Union Avenue Christian Church and American Legion Post 436. He was born in Litchfield, a son of Orville and Edith Mitchell Hart. He married Deana I. Williams on June 6, 1942, in St. Charles, Mo. She survives. Surviving also are a son, Gerald D. Hart and wife Nancy of Chantilly, Va.; daughter, Sharon Wood and husband Michael of rural Litchfield; sister, Vivian Leinicke of Litchfield; seven grandchildren, Stephen Fiscor of Chicago, Jaime Koonce and Corey wood of Litchfield, Amy Blanton, Jason, Angela, Trevor Hart, all of Chantilly; and four great grandchildren, Adrienne and Kristin Koonce of Litchfield, Jesse and Megan Blanton of Chantilly. Preceding him in death were two brothers, Neil and Orlan "Bill" Hart. Services for Gerald M. Hart, of Litchfield, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Meinschein Funeral Home. The Rev. Ray Johnson officiated. Burial was in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Musical selections were "How Great Thou Art" and "Just a Closer Walk with Thee." Shirley Edwards was the vocalist. Irene Graden was the organist. Pallbearers were Stephen Fiscor, Brian Blanton, Corey Wood, Wade Koonce, Jason Hart, Trevor Hart. Honorary pallbearers were William Drum, Hans Schmidt and Kenneth Towell. Military rites were accorded at graveside by American Legion Post 436. Members of the Color Guard were Bill Rogers, Jess Yellowley, Jim Hicks and Bill Bates. Members of the Rifle Squad were Will Tackaberry, commander, Dave Jackson, Al Lopinot and Charles Cress. Taps was played by Heidi Johnson. Mr. Hart, 79, died Tuesday, June 22 in Heritage Manor of Litchfield.

Hart, Nelson E.

Graveside service for Nelson E. (Shine) Hart, of Waggoner, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Paul's Cemetery, Nokomis, with military rites conducted by Legion Post 701. Davis©Anderson Funeral Home, Girard, is in charge of arrangements. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Farmersville Waggoner Ambulance Service. Mr. Hart died at 12:45 p.m. Monday, August 4, 1998, in St. Francis Hospital. He was 78 years old on January 6, and a Navy veteran of World War II. He worked in the custodial department of the Secretary of State's office for 15 years before retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Everett C. Burton American Legion Post 701 in Waggoner © Farmersville. In his early years he attended Waggoner Christian Church. He was born in Litchfield, a son of Aaren and Berniece Henderson Hart. He married Mildred Schoen on December 15, 1940, in St. Charles, Mo. She survives. Surviving also are a son, Derald "Butch" Hart and wife Linda of Raymond; brother, Larry Hart of Athens; grandson, Darren Hart of Wilmington, N.C.; step grandchildren, Tammy Johnson, Mike Hart and Alyssa Crawford; step great grandchildren, Dakota and Gabrielle Johnson and Alexis Crawford. A sister, Betty Everett preceded him in death.

Hartgrove, Velma

Services for Velma Hartgrove, of rural Hillsboro, were held at 1:30 this afternoon in Bass Funeral Home there. The Rev. Danny W. Rogers of Russellville, Ark., officiated. Burial was in Clear Springs Cemetery in rural Hillsboro. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Clear Springs Cemetery Association. Mrs. Hartgrove died at 10 a.m. Friday, October 1, 1999, in St. Francis Hospital. She was 88 years old on February 16. She was a talented seamstress, having worked for the Pants Factory, Rice Stix and Betty D. Garment for more than 40 years. She attended Craigtown Grade School, Ramsey High School and Charleston Teachers College. She was born in Hurricane Township of Fayette County, a daughter of James Bradley and Rose M. Bauerle Sanders. She married Turner Hartgrove on December 24, 1937 in St. Louis and they celebrated their Golden anniversary in 1987. He died March 6, 1991. They only child, Donna Jeane Hampton, preceded them in death on November 25, 1968. Surviving are four grandchildren, Carol Berry and husband Alan of rural Hillsboro, Mary Horn and husband Kevin of Springfield, Gary Hampton and wife Debbie of rural Litchfield, Connie Hampton of Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.; six great grandchildren, Scott, Brad and Sarah Deaton of rural Hillsboro, Carissa, Samuel and Kaitlin Hampton of rural Litchfield. Also, brothers, Morris Sanders of Bingham, Ray Sanders of Ramsey; sisters, Betty Worker of Ramsey, Louise Lee of Flint, Mich. Preceding her in death besides her parents, husband and daughter were a grandson, Dale Eugene Hampton in 1959; brother, Milton Sanders in 1979; sisters, Vada Worker, Melba Morse and Leola and Virginia Sanders as young children.

Hartke, Anna M.

Services for Anna M. Hartke, of rural Litchfield, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Paul Lellelid officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Meinschein Funeral Home. Mrs. Hartke died at 9:05 a.m. Sunday, March 14, 1999, in St. Francis Hospital. She was 94 years old on March 11. She farmed with her husband, Edgar, and enjoying flowers, she took charge of providing the flowers for her church, Trinity Lutheran, for many years. She was a member of the women's ELCW of the church. She was born in Bunker Hill, a daughter of Henry and Emma Erelman Gosch. She married Edgar W. Hartke on February 25, 1936, in the parsonage of Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Litchfield. He died June 24, 1987. Surviving are a son, Maynard W. Hartke and wife Leta of rural Litchfield; daughters, Dorothy Ernst and husband Harvey, Evelyn Schuette and husband Alvin, all of rural Litchfield; brother, Edward Gosch of Bunker Hill; grandchildren, Amy Glisson of Louisville, Ky., Abby Schuette of Normal, April Schuette of St. Louis, Charles Ernst, Elaine Frerichs, Paul Ernst and David Hartke, all of rural Litchfield; and 11 great grandchildren. Services for Anna M. Hartke, of rural Litchfield, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Paul Lellelid officiated. Burial was in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Congregational hymns were "In the Garden" and "Amazing Grace." Paul Hampton sang "Whispering Hope." Mabel Hartke was the organist. Pallbearers were Charles Ernst, David Hartke, Paul Ernst, Gene Gorsch, Ronald Gustine and Joe Fichera. Honorary pallbearers were Scott Frerichs, Michael Taylor and Patrick Glisson. Mrs. Hartke, 94, died Sunday, March 14, in St. Francis Hospital.

Hartke, Arthur A.

Services for Arthur August Hartke, of Litchfield, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Litchfield. The Rev. Donald Langhoff, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield and the Rev. Jonathan Bontke, associate pastor of Zion Lutheran, officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Plummer Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church or Zion Lutheran School. Mr. Hartke died at 12:04 a.m. Friday, December 24, 1999, in St. Francis Hospital. He was 79 years old on December 18. He was a farmer in North Litchfield Township before retiring in 1990. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and the Montgomery County Farm Bureau. He enjoyed traveling. He was born in Litchfield, a son of August Frederick and Anna Marie Rull Hartke. He married Ellen Marie Boden on April 13, 1941, in St. Charles, Mo. She survives. Surviving also are sons, Larry Hartke and wife Marilyn, Mark Hartke and wife Marcie, all of Litchfield; daughter, Diane Cohn and husband John of Litchfield; brothers, Oliver Hartke and wife Mabel of Mt. Olive, Howard Hartke and wife Jomarilyn of Litchfield; sister, Helen Kirchner and husband Wilbur of St. Louis; three grandchildren, Marci Aherin and husband Kevin of Chatham, Jana Hartke of Webster Groves, Mo., Jared Hartke of Litchfield; and two great grandchildren, Konnor and Karson Aherin. Services for Arthur August Hartke, of Litchfield, were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Trinity Lutheran Church of rural Litchfield. The Rev. Donald Langhoff, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, officiated accompanied by the Rev. Jonathan Bontke, also of Zion Lutheran. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery. Musical selections sung by the congregation were "Lift High the Cross" and "Praise to he Lord, the Almighty." Paul Hampton sang "The Lord's Prayer." Ernie Thomack was the organist. Pallbearers were Charles Bierbaum, Edwin Hardt, Robert Johnson, Raymond Mansholt, David Slightom and Howard Tiemann. Following the services a meal was provided for family and friends by the women of Trinity Lutheran Church. Plummer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Hartke, 79, died Friday, December 24, in St. Francis Hospital.

Hartke, Emma Anna

Services for Emma Anna Hartke, of Litchfield, will be held at 11 a.m. friday in Meinschein Funeral Home wtih the Rev. Paul Lellelid of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Friends may clal from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Ann Carlsen School for Crippled Children. Mrs. Hartke died at 2:20 p.m. Monday, January 25, 1999, in Heritage Manor of Litchfield. She was 80 years old on July 17. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Litchfield, the Ladies Aid of the church and the Farm Bureau Women's committee. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and her children and grandchildren. She was born in Mt. Olive, a daughter of Charles and Anna Tiemann Zuber. She married Delbert W. Hartke on June 17, 1939, in Macoupin County. He survives. Surviving also are a son, Ralph Hartke Sr. and wife Beverly of Maple Valley, Wash.; daughter, Beverly Fearfott and husband Jack of El Paso, Ill.; a sister, Catherine Wegner of Staunton; two grandchildren, Ralph Hartke Jr. of Gainesville, Fla., and Julie Sargent of Solana Beach, Calif.; and two great grandchildren, Brandon and Kennan Harkte of Gainesville. Preceding her in death were brothers, Daniel, Carl, Henry and Chris Zuber. Services for Emma Anna Hartke, of Litchfield, were held at 11 a.m. Friday in Meinschein Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul Lellelid officiated. Burial was in Elm Lawn Cemetery. Musical selections were "Amazing Grace" and "What a Friend We Have in Jesus." Paul Hampton was the vocalist and Michelle Sweet, the organist. Pallbearers were Ron Grosenheider, Allen Johnson, Ray Hahnenkamp, Chuck Johnson, Kevin Zuber and Jim Zuber. Mrs. Hartke, 80, died Monday, January 25, in Heritage Manor of Litchfield. 

Hartlieb, Mildred Matli

Mildred Matli Hartlieb, formerly of Litchfield, died Thursday, January 28, 1999, in Pana Community Hospital. She was 70 years old on June 12. She was born in rural Litchfield, a daughter of Bernard G. and Anna Josephine Kellenberger Matli. She married Ivan A. Hartlieb on October 11, 1941, in Raymond. He survives. Surviving also are a son, Ron Hartlieb of Indianapolis, Ind.; daughters, Linda Wells of Greenville, Ky., and Karen Ann Swisher of Pana; and five grandchildren. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Pana, with the Rev. Father Donald Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in St. Raymond Cemetery, Raymond. Kennedy and Sons Funeral Home, Pana, is in charge of arrangements.

Hartman, Frederick D.

Services for Frederick David Hartman, of Coffeen, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Toberman Funeral Home there with the Rev. James Howie officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, VanBurensburg. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Coffeen United Methodist Church Pantry. Mr. Hartman died Wednesday, March 1, 1999, in the home of his daughter in Springfield. He was 84 years old on March 22. He farmed most of his life and also worked for Allis Chalmers in Springfield for 25 years. He was born in Centralia, a son of Frederick Alphonse and Myrtle Estelle Bayley Hartman. He married Lela Lorene McCammon on June 14, 1939, in Mechanicsburg. She survives. Surviving also are a son, Teddy Lee Hartman and wife Jette of Byron; daughter, Tamela Lorene Matthews of Springfield; sister, Helen Browning of Coffeen; four grandchildren, Wendy Griffey of Byron, Danielle Keith of Coffeen, Meagan Matthews of Mt. Arie, N.C., Jesse Matthews of Springfield; and two great grandchildren. Preceding him in death were a brother, Merritt Dean Hartman; sister, Henrietta Hartman; and a grandchild, Shawn Hartman.

Hartman, Steven L.

Steven Lamar Hartman, son of Lamar and Hester Anne Morehead Hartman of Irving, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999, in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind., having suffered an apparent stroke. He was 52 years old on February 27, and a Navy veteran. He resided in Indianapolis and worked as an over the road truck driver. He previously worked for an insurance company. He was born in Hillsboro and graduated from high school in New Salem, Ind. His marriage to the former Barbara Frazier ended in divorce. Surviving besides his parents are a son, Michael of Holland, Mich.; daughter, Laura Hartman of Pittsboro, Ind.; brothers Barry Hartman of North Augusta, S.C., Jeffrey Hartman of San Antonio, Texas; sister, Marianne Owens of Spring, Texas; and a grandson, Taylor of Brownsburg, Ind. A daughter, Lisa, died in an auto accident in the early 1990s.

Harty Sr., Paul Hampton

Paul Hampton Harty, Sr., father of Paul Harty, Jr., of Taylor Springs, died Wednesday, November 18, 1998, in Dextor Memorial Hospital, Dextor, Mo. A resident of Zalma, Mo., he was 76 years old on March 9. He farmed and worked in farm related businesses most of his life in southeast Missouri and west central Illinois. He was also an Army veteran of World War II. He was born in Bloomfield, Mo., a youngest of eight children of Ruben Franklin and Cora Elsie Carnall Harty. He married Celesta Izella Lewis on October 4, 1942. She died April 4, 1969. He later married Lelah Lavern Simmers Schrader on December 10, 1977. She survives. Surviving also are other sons, Jack Harty of Prairie City, Gordon Harty of St. Peters, Mo., Gary Harty of Easton, Pa.; daughters, Eileen Lafary of Bushnell, Phyllis McGuire of Winchester, Paulette Johnston of Williams, Ariz., Mary Holdiness of Jackson, Mo., Ramona Harty of Cape Girardeau; step sons, Randy Schrader of advance, Mo., Mike Schrader, Stan Schrader of Arab, Mo., Jeff Schrader of Sturdivant, Mo.; a brother, Claude Harty of Flint, Mich.,; a sister, Mary Brewer of Fulton, Mo.; 28 grandchidlren, eight great grandchidlren, 14 step grandchildren and five step great grandchildren. Services were held in Advance, Mo. with burial in Bloomfield Cemetery at Bloomfield, Mo.

Harvey, Sr., Russell E.

Graveside services for Russell E. Harvey, Sr., father of Shirley Gunn of Raymond, will be held privately. His remains were to be cremated. Boardman - Smith Funeral Chapel, Springfield, is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Harvey, of Springfield, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, in Doctors Hospital there. He was 84 years old on May 2. He was a manager for Thrifty Drug Stores and also worked for The State Journal - Register before he retired. He was born in Athens, a son of Claude and Loretta Overstreet Harvey. His wife, the former Mary Alice Gowin, survives. Surviving also, besides Mrs. William Gunn of Raymond, are sons, Russell Harvey Jr. of Lincoln, Rich Harvey of New Berlin; another daughter, Marilee Cramer of Sherman; 13 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. 

Harwood, Jr. George W.

Services for George William "Jack" Harwood, Jr., of Springfield and step son of the late George Wise, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Bisch Funeral Home West Chapel with the Rev. Terry Edele and the Rev. Kathy Krstulovich, pastor and associate pastor of the Douglas Avenue United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery. Patton Memorial Home, Hillsboro, is in charge of arrangements. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today in the Bisch West Chapel. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Organ Fund at Douglas Avenue United Methodist Church, of which he was a member, or to the Sangamon County Chapter of the American Heart Association. Mr. Harward died at 5:45 p.m. Friday, October 2, 1998, in his home. He was 66 years old on January 15, and a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a life long resident of Springfield and was most recently employed as a greeter at Sam's Wholesale Club. He retired in 1989 from industrial sales at Blacks Hardware where he had worked for 25 years. Before that he worked for 14 years for Sangamo Electric.He was co founder and charter member of the Land of Lincoln Barbershop Chorus, of which he served as president three times. He was also a past member of the Springfield Home Builders Association. He was born in Springfield, a son of George William Harwood Sr. and Amy Raymond Harwood Wise, and graduated from Feitshans High School in 1949. He married Carol Fuller on July 21, 1957, in Hillsboro. She survives. Surviving also are daughters, Carla Rae Matrisch and husband David of Auburn, Amy Lyn Kurfman and husband Charles of Jacksonville; and four grandchildren, Brad Clark Matrisch, Caleb Matrisch, Lily Kurfman and Hope Kurfman. A sister, Peggy Ann Sommer, preceded him in death.

Haslett, Edwin L.

Edwin L. Haslett, brother of Twila Presnell of Nokomis, died Wednesday, August 26, 1998, in St. Elmo. He was 74 years old. He was a son of the Robert and Maude Haslett, and was retired from Crane Packing in Vandalia. Surviving besides his sister are a son, Steve of Altamont; brothers, Don of colorado, Joe of Missouri, Bill of Kentucky, Verlin of Lebanon, Henry of Brownstown; other sisters, Shirley Reimer of Decatur, Virginia Strancee of Arkansas, Wanda Julius and Glynis Wright of St. Elmo. Preceding him in death besides his parents were three brothers and three sisters.

Hasquin, Ida Elizabeth

Services for Ida Elizabeth Hasquin, of Gillespie, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Kravanya Funeral Home there with the Rev. Dennis Hill officiating. Burial will be in Gillespie City Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Gillespie Middle School Resource Center. Mrs. Hasquin died at 6 this morning, Thursday, March 11, 1999, in Heritage Manor of Gillespie. She was 83 years old on May 8. She was born in Sawyerville, a daughter of John and Estelle Malone Morgan. Her husband, Joseph Hasquin, died November 17, 1985. Surviving are sons, David Hasquin of Gillespie, Emil Hasquin of Frankfort, Ky., Robert and Frank Hasquin, both of Carlinville; a daughter, Estelle Fleenor of Kingsport, Tenn.; 18 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Preceding her in death were sons, John and Joseph Hasquin; brothers, Ray, Charles and Jesse Morgan; and a sister, Mae Meyers. 

Hassel, Oscar J.

Oscar J. Hassel, formerly plant manager and general superintendent of American Zinc, now Midwest Zinc, in Taylor Springs, died January 5, 1999, in a nursing home at Hot Springs Village, Ark. He was 84 years old on October 24. He moved to Hillsboro in 1957 and became plant manager in 1964. From 1971 to 1979, he was general superintendent. In 1979, he and his wife, Fern, moved to Arkansas. While in Hillsboro, he was a member of the Hillsboro United Methodist Church, Mt. Moriah Masonic Lodge 51 AF&AM and the Ansar Shrine in Springfield. He was born in Parsons, Kan., a son of Ralph and Agnes Fisher Hassel, and married Fern Jamison in Olathe, Kan., on June 1, 1938. She survives. Surviving also are a daughter, Patricia Beers of Springfield; sisters, Zelma Bayless of Parsons, Kan., Martha Runyon of Pittsburgh, Kan.; and one grandson, Larry Beers. Services were held in Arkansas. Expressions of condolence may be sent to Mrs. Hassel in care of 7 Vaqueria Lane, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909.

Hauschild, Stanley

Services for Stanley Hauschild, of Gillespie, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Kravanya Funeral Home there with the Rev. Dennis Wilkins officiating. Burial will be in Bunker Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be directed to the American Cancer Society. Mr. Hauschild died at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, December 1, 1999, in Litchfield HealthCare Center. He was 83 years old on April 7. He was a farmer before he retired. He was born in Gillespie, a son of Otto and Pearly Curtis Hauschild. He married Wannabelle Smith on January 3, 1942, in St. Charles, Mo. She survives. Surviving also are a son, Leo Hauschild of Shipman; brother, Gilbert Hauschild of Guttenburg, Iowa; grandchildren, Amy and Andrew Hauschild of Shipman. Preceding him in death was a son, Larry Hauschild.

Haustein, Minnie

Services for Minnie Haustein, of Staunton, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Williamson Funeral Home there with the Rev. Mark Allison officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday in the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Staunton Memorial Hospital or the First United Baptist Church of Staunton. Mrs. Haustein died at 10:14 a.m. Sunday, April 15, 1999, in Staunton Memorial Hospital. She was 95 years old on December 16. She owned City Hotel in Staunton, was a member of the First United Baptist Church of Staunton, Staunton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the Pocahontas Lodge. She was born in St. Louis, a daughter of Joseph and Christine Schneider Gunn. Her first husband, Matt Spagnola, preceded her in death. Her second husband, Lawrence Haustein, died September 25, 1990. Surviving are a sister in law, Ruby Gunn of St. Louis and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were brothers, William, George, Walter, Joseph and Arthur Gunn.

Havron, Katherine

Services for Katherine Havron, of Panama, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Perfetti Funeral Home there with the Rev. Linda Peyla officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery at Panama. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Mrs. Havron died at 2 a.m. Thursday, November 11, 1999, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield. She was 80 years old on February 23. She spent most of her life in the Panama area. She worked at Hillsboro Glass, retiring in 1981. She was a charter member of the Panama VFW Auxiliary. She was born in Germany, a daughter of Henry and Mariea Marak Bremen. She and her husband, Gomer Havron, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this year, having been married in St. Louis on February 21, 1939. Surviving also are a son, Charles "Butch" Havron of Panama; daughters, Henrietta Miller and husband Marvin, Karen Chesser and husband Terry, and Mary Kay Spensberger, all of Panama; sisters, Mary Faudi of Panama and Melba Rossa of Collinsville. Preceding her in death were a grandchild and two brothers.

Havron, Loretta E.

Services for Loretta Emma Havron, formerly of Hillsboro and Coffeen, were held this morning in Toberman Funeral Home there with the Rev. Tim Woodard officiating. Burial was in Olive Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Havron died Friday, June 4, 1999, in her home in Mattoon. She was 81 years old last July 10. She taught dancing in her home on Vandalia road in Hillsboro at one time, and was a 1935 graduate of Hillsboro High School. She was born in St. Louis, a daughter of Robert T. and Alma Jung Davis. She married Joe Havron on July 10, 1936, in Crown Point, Ind. They celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary last July. Surviving are her husband, Joe of Mattoon; sons, Ronald Havron and wife Charlotte of Hillsboro; daughters, Carole McFarland and husband Joe of Mattoon, Rita Thacker of Mt. Carmel; and seven grandchildren, Scott McFarland wife Lynn, Julie McCleary and husband Brad, Forrest Havron and wife Janet, Harold Havron and wife Billie, Shelli Hadra and husband Brad, Timothy Thacker and wife Heather, Cassie Schneider and husband Brian; and four great grandchildren.

Hawker, Ralph L.

Services for Ralph L. Hawker, of Coffeen, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, in McCracken Funeral Home, Pana. Burial will be in Tower Hill Cemetery. Mr. Hawker died at 6;15 p.m. Monday, October 26, 1998, in Golden Manor Nursing Home, Nokomis. He was 88 years old on April 9. He was an electrician before he retired, member of IBEW Local 146 and the Pana Moose Lodge. He was born in Pana, a son of Arthur "Pete" and Bertha Goodall Hawker. He married Drue Gipson on Sept. 9, 1977, in Coffeen. She survives. Surviving also are several step children; brothers, William "Eddie" Hawker of Clinton, Ind., Charles Hawker of Perrysburg, Ohio; a sister, Mildred Toner of Oak Lawn. Preceding him in death were a step son, three brothers and a sister.

Hawkins, Blanche A.

Services for Blanche Amanda Hawkins, formerly of Hillsboro, were held Friday in Decatur. Burial was in Salem Cemetery there. Mrs. Hawkins died at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 13, 1999, in Manor Care Nursing Home, Decatur. She was 82 years old. She was born in Grisham Township, Montgomery County, a daughter of Charles and Mary Logsdon. She married M. Roland Hawkins on September 30, 1936. He died July 15, 1987. Surviving are sons, Charles "Rollie" Hawkins of Decatur, Norman Hawkins of Hernando, Miss.; daughter, Norma Jean Hart of Decatur; sisters, Lois Decker of Hillsboro, Jewel Dohler of Irving, Opal Minteer of Andalusia; brothers, Charles Logsdon of Hillsboro, Dale Logsdon of Livingston; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Hawkins, Eva A.

Graveside service for Eva Augusta Hawkins, formerly of Sorento, will be held at noon Wednesday in Sunnyside Cemetery there with the Rev. Ronald Rhodus officiating. Friends may call on Wednesday in Perfetti Funeral Home, Sorento, from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Mrs. Hawkins died at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, December 5, 1999, in Lake Port Square Nursing Home, Leesburg, Fla. She was 85 years old on October 11. Her husband, Edwin, was the mayor of Sorento for several years. The couple left Sorento in 1957 for Tonkawa, Okla. They built a new home there and conducted a custom combining business. Prior to that they owned school buses and drove for the Sorento school for seven years. Mrs. Hawkins was a 1933 graduate of Greenville High School, member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Sorento and in Tonkawa, member of the Royal Neighbors and of the First Baptist Church of Tonkawa. She was born in Sorento, a daughter of James Arthur and Mary Bella Ray Himes, and attended schools there. She married Edwin Leon Hawkins on June 1, 1935. He died March 5, 1986. Surviving are a son, Shirley Leon Hawkins of Leesburg; daughters, Eva Deloris Schwindt of Sacramento, Calif., Mary Ann Moriarty of Owasso, Okla; sisters, Vaughn Neathery of Sorento, Freda Cahoon of Highland; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Hawkins, Mary Alice

Services for Mary Alice Hawkins, formerly of Morrisonville, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Hough Colonial Home there with the Rev. Clifford Adair officiating. Burial will be in the Nebo City Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday in the funeral home from one hour before the service. Mrs. Hawkins, of Mesa, Ariz., died Wednesday, July 1, 1998, in Mesa. She was 77 years old last July 25. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the American Legion Auxiliary of Morrisionville. Her husband, Darrell Hawkins, whom she married on November 14, 1942, died in July 1997. Surviving are a daughter, Alice Hawkins of Mesa; a son, David of Taylorville; one brother, two sisters, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Preceding her in death were a daughter, Lillian and one brother.

Haxton, Alex M.

Services for Alex M. Haxton, Jr., formerly of Hillsboro, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home, Greenville. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Mr. Haxton died at 10:28 a.m. Wednesday, June 23, 1999, in his home near Liberty Church in rural Mulberry Grove. He was 83 years old on November 28. He worked for the Big Four Railroad while living in Hillsboro. After retiring from the New York Central Railroad, he moved to Bond County to be near his son. He was born in Carbon, Ind., a son of Alex and Susan Green Haxton. He was reared there and in Terre Haute. Surviving are sons, James Haxton of Mitchell, Leroy Haxton of Edwardsville, Richard Haxton of near Mulberry Grove; a daugther, Romona Woodberry of Ruskin, Fla.; brother, Thomas Haxton of Hillsboro; sisters, Rosemary Meyers of Hillsboro, Virginia Haxton of Springfield; and nine grandchildren. A sister, Cecelia Haxton, preceded him in death.

Hayes, Oral J.

Oral John "Johnson" Hayes, father of Bette Radford of Nokomis, died at 2:50 a.m. Wednesday, January 27, 1999, in Heritage Manor of Pana. He was 95 years old on January 25. He was a farmer in the Ramsey area before he retired. He was born in rural Ramsey, a son of Samuel John and Omah Jane Moreland Hayes. He married Augusta Hill on March 20, 1923, in Bingham. She died May 15, 1997. Surviving are sons, Leo and Rex Hayes, both of Ramsey; two other daughters, Roberta Sanders, Barbara Jackson, both of Taylorville;sisters, Freda Denton and Levaughn Hill, both of DeKalb; 14 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 20 great great grandchildren. 

Hazdra, Frances Agnes

Services for Frances Agnes Hazdra, of Nokomis, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Louis Catholic Church there with the Rev. Father Carl Schmidt officiating. Committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. John's Cemetery, Cary. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today in Sutton Funeral Home, Nokomis. Rosary will be said at 8 p.m. Mrs. Hazdra died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, 1999, in St. Vincent's Memorial Hospital, Taylorville. She was 88 years old on September 29. She wasborn in Nokomis, a daughter of George and francis Yazumb Lewiski. Her first husband, Frank Hazdra, died in 1949. She married Joseph Hazdra on May 14, 1932, in Chicago; he died May 28, 1965. Surviving are a son, Robert Hazdra and wife Beverly of Nokomis; step sons, Joe Hazdra and wife Jean, Bernard Hazdra and George Hazdra and wife Shirley, all of Chicago; a step daughter, Dorothy Roth and husband Bob of Chicago; and five grandchildren, Mike and Mark Hazdra of Nokomis, Greg Hazdra of Crystal Lake, Deborah Schneider of Waterloo and Jackie Margis of Gurnee. Preceding her in death were a son, Raymond Hazdra in 1995, three sisters and a brother.

Heath, Creal V.

Funeral Mass for Creal V. "Mike" Heath, of Hillsboro, will be be said at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Agnes Catholic Church by the Rev. Father David Schmidt, pastor of St. Agnes Church, assisted by the Rev. Father Carl Schmidt, pastor of St. John's Catholic Church, Coffeen. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in Patton Memorial Home. The family suggests memorials be directed to Hillsboro Hospital, American Cancer Society or Masses. Mr. Heath died at 11:20 p.m. Monday, January 4, 1999 in Montgomery Health Care Center, Taylor Springs. He was 80 years old on October 4. He was a free lance artist who specialized in wildlife art. A resident of Hillsboro since 1951, he owned and operated the Zephyr Service Station from 1963 to 1975, did sign painting and lettering from his home and also worked for Square Tool and Die Company in Hillsboro. He was a member of St. Agnes Church and the Knights of Columbus. He was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, a son of Ersley and Catherine Raus Heath, and graduated from Senn High School in Chicago in 1932. He married Rosland H. Kiefer on May 30, 1941, in Chicago. She survives. Surviving also are sons, Terrence A. Heath and wife Linda of Edwardsville, Michael F. Heath and wife Diane, and John P. Heath, all of Houston, Texas; daughters, Mary C. Bellaver and husband Marvin, and Jane T. Bellaver and husband Melvin, all of Schram City; a brother, Allen Lee Heath of Antioch; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. Preceding him in death was a brother in infancy.

Heckford, Elton D.

Elton Drew Heckford, of Sterlington, La., formerly of Litchfield, died June 14, 1999, in the North Monroe Hospital after a brief illness. He was 56 years old, a son of Ernest Lee and Mildred Stotts Heckford, and a 1961 graduate of Litchfield High School. He was a retired electrician, member of the Moose Lodge, American Legion and the Maplewood Baptist Church. Surviving are his family in Louisianna, his wife, the former Judy Rogers; daughter, Della Heckford Martin; sons, Ernest Drew Heckford, Darius Robert Heckford, and Drew Randall Heckford; two step children, Rita Fay Heckford, and in Nashville, Tenn., Gary Wayne Howell; and six grandchildren. Others surviving include a sister, Chloteal Heckford Barbour and a brother, Gerald Lee Heckford, both of Parachute, Colo. Services were held in Sterlington with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery at Bastrop, La.

Hefer, Eva M.

Services for Eva M. Hefer, formerly of Staunton, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Rochester. Burial will be in the Rochester Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Wilson Park Funeral Home, Rochester. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Good Shepherd Church, of which she was a member. Eva M. Hefer, of Rochester, died at 5:40 p.m. Sunday, May 9, 1999, in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Belleville. She was 86 yers old on July 19. She was employed by the Rochester school district in the food service for 17 years before retiring. She was born in Staunton, a daughter of Otto R. and Matilda Webb Mull. She married John R. "Jack" Hefer in 1928 in Staunton; he died in 1980. Surviving are a son, Ronald L. Hefer of Auburn; five grandchildren and eight great grandchidlren. Preceding her in death was a daughter, Judy Ealey in 1995.

Heinen Msgr., Paul,

Mass of Christian Burial for Monsignor Paul P. Heinen will be said at 11 a.m. Friday in the Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Jerseyville. Bishop Daniel Ryan and priests of the Diocese of Springfield will co-celebrants. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery at Fieldon. Monsignor Heinen died Monday, June 29, 1998, in Jersey Community Hospital, Jerseyville. He was 94 years old on March 3. He was born in Oberpleis, Germany, a son of Franz and Antonie Mehliss Heinen, and was education in Germany. He was ordained a priest in 1929. He served two churches in Germany before coming to the United States. His first pastorate in this country was in St. Louis parish in Nokomis in 1939. He served a number of other congregations, including SS. Simon and Jude in Gillespie. Among his duties after becoming a monsignor in 1974, were to serve as dean of of the Litchfield Deanery and direct the convent of the Sisters of Mercy in Gillespie. He retired in 1986. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge, former member of the Lions Club, hospital board, and marshal of the fair parade, all in Jerseyville. Surviving is a brother, Klemens Heinen of Bonn Hoff, Germany.

Heldebrandt, Dorothy R.

Services for Dorothy R. Heldebrandt, of Nokomis, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Sutton Funeral Home there. Burial will be in Nokomis Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Mrs. Heldebrandt died at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 1999, in Hillsboro Hospital. She was 79 years old on September 21. She was a tax preparer for Grabbe Tax Service in Nokomis for many years before she retired, and also an upholsterer. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Nokomis. She was born in Pana, a daughter of William Herman and Alta Lula Seitz Saatkamp. She married Doyle W. Heldebrandt on February 19, 1949, in Mattoon. He died February 4, 1992. Surviving are sons, John Heldebrandt and wife Linda of Nokomis, James Heldebrandt and wife Suzanne of Chatham; brothers, Logan Saatkamp of Alma, Joseph Saatkamp of Nokomis, William Saatkamp of Blue Island; sisters, Mary Sutton of Bloomington, Lola Anderson of Phoenix, Ariz., Lula Niesman of Cicero; nine grandchildren, two step grand children, one great grandson. Preceding her in death was a brother, Raymond.

Hemphill, Mary

Services for Mary Hemphill, of Gillespie, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Kravanya Funeral Home there with the Rev. Ron Brooker officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Staunton. Friends may call on Wednesday in the funeral home from noon until the time of service. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Gillespie. Mrs. Hemphill died at 6:40 p.m. Sunday, April 18, 1999, in St. Francis Hospital. She was 93 years old on March 23. She was a seamstress and worked in garment manufacturing before she retired. She was born in Williamson, a daughter of George and Mary Mayernick Bednar. Her first husband, Herman Springer, died October 25, 1956. Her second husband, Earl Hemphill, died January 21, 1973. Surviving are a step son, Robert Hemphill of Colorado and step grandchildren, Don Hemphill of Granite City and Jim Hemphill of Alton. Preceding her in death were sisters, Susan Evans, Ann Milcic, Helen Gereat, Ella Bednar, Lee Skard; brothers, George and John Bednar; and a step son, Maurice Hemphill. 

Henderson, Grace Viola

Services for Grace Viola Henderson, formerly of Litchfield, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Plummer Funeral Home with the Rev. tony Bell, pastor of St. Timothy United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday in the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of service. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Montgomery West Chapter of the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Henderson died at 9:40 a.m. Saturday, December 5, 1998, in her home in Benld. She was 81 years old on June 15. She was employed as a floral designer by Lammer's Floral Shop in Upper Alton, and had also worked as a cook at the Park Side restaurant in Litchfield and by Western Cartridge Company in Alton. She was a member of St. Timothy United Methodist Church. She was born in Batchtown, a daughter of Grant and Minnie Knuckles Cunningham. She married Kenneth H. Henderson on January 19, 1968, in Litchfield. He died September 7, 1989. Surviving are a daughter, Gracie Welch and husband Maurice of Staunton; sister, Reba Watson of Jerseyville; and five grandchildren, Michael Welch and wife Carol, William A. Welch, David K. Welch, Brian Welch and wife Michele, Malindia K. Pruden and husband Darrell; five great grandchildren. Also surviving are step daughters, Christina Williams and husband Dr. Dan Williams, Becky Graham, all of Kansas City, Mo.; and five step grandchildren. Preceding her in death were three brothers, John, William and Grant Cunningham and two sisters, Ferrell Wallace and Mary Valentine.


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