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Fred Johnson

Fred A. Johnson, 86, of Horseshoe, N.C., formerly of Middletown and Glen Ellyn, died at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2001, at Pardee Memorial Hospital in Hendersonville, N.C.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Kerrigan Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Johnson was born Sept. 4, 1914.

Kathryn Coffey

Kathryn Helen Anderson Coffey, 92, of Mount Pulaski died at 2:32 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2001, at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Carol Andricks officiating.

Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home in Mount Pulaski.

Mrs. Coffey had been a postal clerk in Mount Pulaski.

She was born March 18, 1909, in Mount Pulaski to Kelsey M. and Helen M. Harrison Anderson. She married Floyd Wesley Kinert on July 31, 1930. He died Oct. 24, 1936. She married Olin Coffey in 1962. He died in 1983.

Surviving are one daughter, Arleen Deibert (and Dale) of Decatur; two sons, Don Lee Kinert of Orlando, Fla., and Roy D. Kinert (and Marilyn) of Fearrington Village, N.C.; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers.

She was a member of Mount Pulaski Methodist Church and the Women’s Club of the church. She was also a member of Mount Pulaski Historical Society.

Memorials may be made to her church or to the Mount Pulaski Historical Society.

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Luella Shafer

Luella M. Shafer, 81, of Lincoln died at 1:20 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2001, at the Christian Village in Lincoln.

Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Tim Searby officiating.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.

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

Mrs. Shafer retired in 1982 from Eaton Corporation-Cutler Hammer Products, where she had been an assembly line worker.

She was born May 13, 1920, in Lincoln to Elmer and Emma Hurley Sherwood. She married Raymond C. "Shorty" Shafer on Dec. 31, 1943, in Lincoln. He died Nov. 11, 1995.

Surviving Mrs. Shafer is one sister, Mildred E. "Bobbe" Shelton of Burton View.

She also was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Walker.

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and Eagles Auxiliary.

Memorials may be made to the Christian Village or Dr. Wayne J. Schall Hospice.

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