William Trail Sr.

William "Bill" Trail Sr., 58, of Broadwell, Ill., and Fremont, Neb., died at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2000, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Cremation rites were accorded.

A memorial service will be Friday, July 14, 2000, at 2 p.m. at Holland & Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Jack Root officiating.

He was a truck driver for Trail Trucking.

He was born Oct. 22, 1941, at Murphysboro, a son of Charles and Clara (Rose) Trail.

Surviving are one son, Bill Trail Jr. of Broadwell; three grandchildren; one sister, Betty Trail of Lincoln; and one brother, David Trail of Chester.

He was a member of the Midwest Truckerís Association and the National Rifle Association. He had served in the Marines.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 


Edna Harnacke

Edna E. Harnacke, 91, of New Holland died at 7:05 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2000, at Bartmannís Nursing Home, Atlanta.

Funeral services were Wednesday, July 12, 2000, at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in New Holland, with the Rev. Mike Kettner officiating.

Burial was in Richmond Grove Cemetery, New Holland.

Visitation was Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Holland & Barry Funeral Home and one hour before the service at the church on Wednesday.

Mrs. Harnacke farmed with her husband for many years; was a Foster Grandparent; had been a telephone operator; and also worked in the cafeteria at Lincoln College.

She was born July 26, 1908, at New Holland, a daughter of Louis and Helena Martha (Krusemark) Berns. She married Ed Harnacke on Feb. 28, 1931, in Lincoln. He died Dec. 22, 1968.

Surviving are two daughters, Edna Elaine (and Virgil) Lessen of Emden and Judith Ann (and Russell) Funderburg of New Holland; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Helen Newman of Lincoln; and several nieces and nephews, as well as many other relatives.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in New Holland, the Concordia Society of the church and the American Legion Auxiliary of New Holland.

Memorials may be made to her church, to the Alzheimerís Association or to the donorís choice.

 


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Kenneth Lynch

Kenneth D. Lynch, 73, of rural McLean died at 9:25 p.m. Monday, July 10, 2000, at BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

Memorial services will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, rural McLean. The Rev. David Venter will officiate. Visitation preceding the services will begin at 6:30 p.m., with fellowship following the service.

A private burial service will be at McLean Cemetery.

Quiram Funeral Home of Atlanta is in charge of arrangements.

Lynch farmed for 50 years.

He was born Feb. 1, 1927, in McLean, the son of C.E. and Lorena (Hancock) Lynch. He married LaDonna Tavenner on June 22, 1947, in McLean. She survives.

Also surviving are three children, Diane (and Steve) Shelton of Richfield, Minn., James (and Christy) Lynch of rural McLean and Deborah Lynch of Rolling Meadows; four grandchildren, Stephanie and Sarah Shelton and Jeff and Todd Lynch; one sister, Lillian Dye, of Lake Jackson, Texas; two brothers, Donald (and Marge) Lynch of Minnetonka, Minn., and Harold (and Judy) Lynch of Sparta, N.J.; and one sister-in-law, Ellen Young Lynch of McLean.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Mike.

Lynch graduated from McLean High School in 1945.

He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was stationed in the Philippine Islands.

He was a member of the Ebenezer United Methodist Church and a 53-year member of the American Legion Burger-Benedict Post #573.

Memorials may be made to the Ebenzer United Methodist Church building fund or the Burger-Benedict Post #573 of McLean.

 


Roger Williams

Roger J. Williams, 67, of Lincoln died at 9:38 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2000, at St. Johnís Hospital in Springfield.

Funeral services were Tuesday, July 11, at 1 p.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Thomas Taylor officiating.

Burial, with military rites, was in Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Visitation was from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Williams worked at Sterling Drug in Lincoln, at Caterpillar in East Peoria, and retired from Mechanical Devices in Bloomington, where he worked as a machinist.

He was born March 31, 1933, at Evanston, a son of Lester and Josephine (Schreiber) Williams. He married Charlene Bryan Horton on July 7, 1983, in Pekin.

Surviving are his wife, of Lincoln; five sons, Greg Williams of Lincoln, Jeff (and Marlene) Williams of Phoenix, Ariz., Danny Williams of Lincoln; Randy (and Traci) Horton of Grapevine, Texas, and Jeffrey Horton of Conway, Ark.; eight grandchildren; one brother, Lester Williams of Atlanta, Ga.; and three sisters, Betty Lohrenz of Lincoln, Sharon Italiano of New Jersey and Karleen Schreiber of Gilbert, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather and one brother.

He was of the Catholic faith.

He graduated from Lincoln Community High School and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a member of the Sportsmanís Club of Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to St. Judeís Childrenís Hospital.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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