Katherine Bartman

Katherine Dolores "Deedee" Bartman, 84, of Lincoln, died at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at the Christian Village in Lincoln.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 5, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Burial will be in Richmond Grove Cemetery, New Holland.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Bartman was a housewife.

She was born Nov. 28, 1918, at Lincoln, a daughter of Joseph and Birdie (Spradley) Carr. She married Ralph E. Bartman Jan. 10, 1936, at New Holland.

Surviving are her husband, of Lincoln; one sister, Beatice Young of Sun City, Ariz.; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Cheryl Ann Lewis; one brother; and one sister.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Lincoln and the womenís group of the church.

Memorials may be made to her church.

 

 


Virginia Johnson

Virginia K. Johnson, 84, of Lincoln died at 2:55 a.m. Sunday, April 30, 2000, at St. Johnís Hospice in Springfield.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 4, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln with the Rev. Paul Gilmore officiating.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Cemetery in Centralia.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Mrs. Johnson was retired from teaching in the Lincoln school districts.

She was born Dec. 14, 1915, in Centralia, a daughter of Raymond E. and Nina (Stonecipher) Krutsinger. She married Paul Johnson in 1935 in Oakland City, Ind. He preceded her in death.

Surviving are one son, Jim Johnson of Springfield; one sister, Anne Goin of Springfield; and many nieces and nephews.

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

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Illinois Education Association, National Education Association, Dewitt-Logan County Retired Teachers Association, Lincoln Womenís Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, Logan County Genealogical Society, White Shrine of Jerusalem and P.E.O.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 


David Leisch

David W. Leisch, 62, of Lincoln died at 2:46 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 2000, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at Holland & Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln with the Rev. Larry Maffett officiating.

Burial will be at Downing Cemetery in Logan County.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Holland & Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Leisch was employed by the Office of the Secretary of State in Springfield.

He served in the U.S. Army in the 6th Armored Division during the Korean War.

He was born July 16, 1937, in Lincoln, a son of Ralph H. and Mildred (Brown) Leisch.

He is survived by one sister, Linda Mecham of Bloomington; one niece, Jodene Beavis of Novato, Calif.; three nephews, Gary Mecham and Michael Lenardt, both of Bloomington, and Ray Mecham of Schereville, Ind.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Leisch was employed by P.P.G. in Lincoln for 22 years. He was an avid golfer, a member of the U.S. Golf Association, and worked for several years in the Pro Shop at the Lincoln Elks Country Club. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lincoln and of AMVETS.

 

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Inola Rude

Inola Jane Rude, 60, of Lincoln, died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at her residence.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, 2000, at Holland & Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln with the Rev. Carl Hatmaker officiating.

Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and one hour before the service at the funeral home on Saturday.

Mrs. Rude was a homemaker.

She was born April 9, 1940, at Springfield, a daughter of Lester N. and Bessie Marie (Stephens) Palmer. She married Lyle Marcus "Jerry" Rude Nov. 23, 1974 at Atlanta. He died Nov. 17, 1996.

Surviving are her mother, Bessie Palmer of Lincoln; two daughters, Patricia Shroyer of Lincoln and Debra Doom of Marshall, Minn.; four sons, Dane Shroyer, Brian "Scott" Shroyer and Jerry Scott Rude, all of Lincoln, and Joe Newton of Korea; three stepchildren, Mark Rude and Karen West, both of Tampa, Fla., and Kim Takeuchi of Oregon; 18 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, George Palmer of Middleburg, Fla., and Thomas Palmer of Carlysle, Ark.; and three sisters, Dora Jean Donath, Ina Smith and Pat Duncan, all of Lincoln.

She was preceded in death by her father; her husband; two brothers, John and Jimmy Palmer; and one sister, Clarabell Palmer.

She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Richmond, Ky., and attended Fellowship Baptist Church of Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to Dr. Wayne Schall Hospice in Lincoln.

 


Donald Fulk

Donald D. Fulk, 83, of Armington died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at Bartmann Health Care Center, rural Atlanta.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Quiram Funeral Home in Atlanta.

Burial will be in Oakview Cemetery, rural Armington.

There will be no visitation.

Fulk was employed by Caterpillar Tractor Company, East Peoria, for many years. He retired in 1980. He also worked with the Armington Locker.

He was born June 27, 1916, at Emden, a son of George and Georgia (Dickson) Fulk. He married Ladine Ellis May 28, 1938, at Lincoln. She survives, currently residing at Hopedale Commons in Hopedale.

Also surviving are one daughter, Nancy Fulk of Minier; one son, Garry (and Angie) Fulk of Normal; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Bernadine Deterding of Armington and Earline Powell of Atlanta.

He was preceded in death by one son, Lyle Fulk; one grandson; and one great-grandson.

Fulk was a member of the Armington Christian Church.

He enjoyed traveling and gardening.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Armington Rescue Squad.

 


Marie "Geri" Brandt

Marie Geraldine "Geri" Brandt, 85, of Lincoln died at 4:55 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2000, at Bartmann Healthcare Center, rural Atlanta.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Tom Gerdts officiating.

Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, rural Emden.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Brandt was a retired registered nurse. She had worked at Lincoln Development Center in Lincoln.

She was born May 29, 1914, at Monmouth, a daughter of Leroy and Ida (Bower) Radmacher. She married Stephen Carl Brandt Sr. March 10, 1939, in Lincoln. He died Aug. 8, 1979.

Surviving are two sons, Stephen (and Barbara) Brandt Jr. of Lincoln and David (and Pam) Brandt of Murphysboro; one daughter, Nancy (and Patrick) Luehring of Elmhurst; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Dorothea Ross of Cape Coral, Fla.; and one sister-in-law, Frances Radmacher of Springfield.

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

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

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