D. Hawkins, 71, of McLean died at 5:45 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2001, at
memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 13, at the McLean
Christian Church, with Tony Billingsley officiating.
private, family committal service will follow at McLean Cemetery,
with military rites by Atlanta American Legion Post 341.
may call at the McLean Christian Church from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday.
Funeral Home in Atlanta is in charge of arrangements.
retired from Cutler-Hammer/Eaton Corporation in Lincoln in 1992. He
also owned and operated Hawkins Heating and Cooling with his son,
was an Army veteran of Korea. He was the first resident of this area
to be drafted for the Korean War.
was born June 9, 1930, at Waynesville, to Horace and Ruth Pray
Hawkins. He married Alta "Toni" Barr on Dec. 19, 1952, at
McLean. She survives.
surviving are three sons, Gary (and Janet) Hawkins of McLean, Jeff
(and Brenda) Hawkins of Atlanta and Greg Hawkins of McLean; one
daughter, Linda (and Brad) May of Overland Park, Kan.; 10
grandchildren, Perry (and Angel) Hawkins, Melissa (and Richie)
Fralick, Alex Hawkins, Matthew Hawkins, Amanda May, Taryn May, Kyle
May, Chelsea Hawkins, Shelby Hawkins and Caitlin Hawkins; two
great-grandchildren, Zachary Hawkins and Blake Hawkins; two
brothers, John Hawkins of Atlanta and Eugene Hawkins of McLean; and
one sister, Shirley Schaefer of Bloomington.
was preceded in death by his parents.
was a member of the Atlanta American Legion Post 341 and a lifetime
honorary member of the Mount Hope/Funks Grove Fire Protection
contributions may be made to the McLean Christian Church or the
Mount Hope Fire Department and Rescue Squad.
Evelyn Singley, 83, of Mason City died at 11:58 a.m. Saturday, July
7, 2001, in rural Tazewell County.
funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, at Christ
Lutheran Church of Mason City, with the Rev. Robert Martinek
will be in Mason City Cemetery.
will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Hurley Funeral Home
in Mason City.
was a homemaker for many years, then worked at Abraham Lincoln
Memorial Hospital for 14 years, two years in housekeeping and 12
years as a nurse’s aide. She also provided home health care for
the elderly for several years.
was born Oct. 4, 1917, in Mason City to John "Jack" Henry
and Viola Mae Curtis Rabbe. She married Delbert Clarence Singley on
Feb. 21, 1937, in Fort Madison, Iowa. He died Aug. 7, 1987.
Mrs. Singley are two sons, Carlos Singley of Lincoln and Robert
Singley of Mason City; five daughters, Delberta Hapke of Pekin,
Janet (and Terry) Henricks of Pekin, Donna (and Deck) Sanbloom of
Brookston, Ind., Marva Kay (and Marcello) Fonseco of San Francisco,
Calif., and Terri Ruth (and Tim) Knoll of Livermore, Calif.; 17
grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild;
two sisters, Mildred M. Covert and Marian F. Lindsey, both of
Peoria; and a special friend, Harmon Hildebrand.
was preceded in death by her husband, four brothers and one sister.
contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church of Mason City.
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Louise Hofmann, 52, of Mason City died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, July 8,
2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Hurley
Funeral Home, 603 E. Chestnut in Mason City, with the Rev. Marvin
will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Decatur.
will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the funeral home.
was a house cleaner.
was born April 18, 1949, in Pekin to Karl and Louis M. Lieber Studt
are her mother, of San Jose; two brothers, Ronald (and Phyllis)
Hofmann of San Jose and Donald Hofmann of San Jose; one sister,
Janet (and Donald) E. Cookson of Forest City; one nephew; three
nieces; and Arlo Cookson, her companion, with whom she shared her
was preceded in death by her father and two sisters.
was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, San Jose.
may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses.