Erwin Shawgo

Erwin Leroy Shawgo, 71, of Lincoln died at 6:27 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2000, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, at Lincoln Christian Church, with Tom Gerdts officiating. A eulogy will be given by Gerald Carter.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Shawgo was an underground telephone contractor for Continental Telephone. He was also a licensed plumber and electrician.

He was born Jan. 28, 1929, at Mason City, a son of Bert and Minta (Becker) Shawgo. He married Diane Louise Wright Aug. 28, 1946, at Lincoln. She survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Robin (and Vicki) Shawgo of Alva, Fla., David (and Nancy) Shawgo of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Ronald (and Cody) Shawgo of Lincoln; three daughters, Cathie (and David) Armstrong of Chenoa, Barbara (and Roger) Zimmerman of Mason City, and Lisa (and Daniel) Schmidt of Wichita, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; one brother, Wayne Shawgo of Mason City; and two sisters, Glenna Griffin and Erma Schussele (Erwin’s twin), both of Mason City.

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

He worked with VBS mission teams through Lincoln Christian Church.

Memorials may be made to Lincoln Christian Church, Lincoln-Logan Food Pantry or Midwest Heart Care at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria.



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Georgia Lanterman

Georgia Belle Lanterman, 101, of Mount Pulaski, died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, July 6, 2000, at Vonderlieth Living Center in Mount Pulaski.

Funeral services, with Bill Shanle officiating, will be at 1 p.m. Monday, July 10, from Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski.

Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour before the services at the funeral home.

Mrs. Lanterman was born Nov. 23, 1898, at rural Cornland, a daughter of Lewis and Frances (Staggers) Luckhart. She married Raymond Lanterman on June 2, 1917, at Springfield. He died in 1964.

Surviving are one daughter, Erma (and Roy) Conant of Springfield; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one daughter, Melba Arney; one son, Forrest Lanterman; one brother, Rupert Luckhart; two sisters, Rena Bryson and Blanche Fulcher; and two great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the Lincoln Christian Church and a 50-year member of the Lincoln Eastern Star.

Memorials may be made to Vonderlieth Living Center.








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