B. Caskey, 87, of Lincoln, formerly of Lawndale, died at 10:50 p.m.
Monday, May 7, 2001, at Christian Village.
graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 11, at Lawndale
Cemetery, Lawndale, with Tom Gerdts officiating.
will be in Lawndale Cemetery, Lawndale.
is no visitation.
are being handled by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in
was a Teamster truck driver for 35 years.
was born Sept. 30, 1913, in California to William and Aliza (Birk)
Caskey. He married Grace Meadows on Nov. 23, 1935, in Decatur. She
died Aug. 30, 1984. He married Dorothy Williams in Lincoln on Nov.
19, 1985. She died July 2, 1992.
are one son, Michael Caskey of Lincoln; one daughter, Sheila Caskey
of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; four grandchildren; and seven
was preceded in death by his parents, both wives, one sister, one
stepson and one great-grandson. He was the last of his immediate
was a member of Lincoln Christian Church.
may be made to the Christian Village Alzheimer’s Unit.
here to send a note of condolence to the Caskey family.
Conring, 88, of Chenoa, formerly of Lincoln, died at 12:40 a.m.
Monday, May 7, 2001, at Meadows Mennonite Retirement Home in Chenoa.
services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Tom Gerdts officiating.
will be in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.
will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Conring retired from Lincoln Developmental Center after 37 years of
employment. She also worked at Stetson China Factory. During World
War II, she worked at Illiopolis Munitions Plant, driving a semi
loading and unloading explosives.
was born Feb. 28, 1913, in Lincoln to Cleveland and Lulu (Edmonds)
Newberry. She married John Conring on July 2, 1932, in Lincoln. He
died Feb. 28, 1971.
Mrs. Conring are one daughter, Christina (Lonnie) Bernstein of
Bloomington; six grandchildren, Terri Lynn Peek and Susan Bernstein
of Bloomington, David (Julie) Bernstein of Finlay, Elizabeth
(Andrew) Nish of Cleveland, Ga., Brad (Suzette) Bernstein of
Kenilworth and Jill Lewis of Lincoln Park; 13 great-grandchildren;
one great-great-grandchild; and two sisters-in-law, Margaret
Newberry of Lincoln and Maureen Newberry of Moberly, Mo.
was preceded in death by her parents; husband; five brothers, Jim,
Ed Ralph, Don and Paul; and a sister died in infancy. She was the
last of her immediate family.
was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and a charter member of the
Eagles Auxiliary 2708.
enjoyed many friends, traveling and dancing. She will be missed by
her family, who loved her very much.
may be made to Meadows Mennonite Retirement Home in Chenoa.
here to send a note of condolence to the Conring family.
E. LaMothe, 69, of Lincoln died at 1:47 a.m. Sunday, May 6, 2001, at
are pending at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
here to send a note of condolence to the LaMothe family.
Winston Thompson, 68, of Lincoln died at Memorial Medical Center in
Springfield on Saturday, May 5, 2001, one day short of his 69th
rites were accorded, and a memorial service will be at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, May 9, 2001, at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in
Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark Carnahan officiating.
following the memorial service at the funeral home, there will be a
private interment service at the Elkhart Cemetery, Elkhart, for the
will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
was born in Evanston on May 6, 1932, the son of Donald and Helen
graduation from Maine Township High School in Park Ridge, Roger
followed in his father’s footsteps by attending the University of
Wyoming. He returned to Illinois for his senior year, earning an
undergraduate degree in philosophy from Northwestern University in
then entered active duty in the U.S. Navy and in 1955 earned his
naval aviator’s wings. He went on to serve aboard the aircraft
carrier USS Princeton as a member of Anti-Submarine Squadron 39. He
completed his tour of duty as a flight instructor at NAS Pensacola,
he entered law school at the University of Illinois, Urbana. In 1961
he earned his law degree and license to practice. He and his family
moved to Lincoln, and he began his professional career that same
the many achievements he attained in his distinguished 40-year legal
career are Lincoln city attorney, 1963-66; Logan County public
defender, 1966-72; state’s attorney of Logan County, 1972-80; city
attorney of Atlanta, 1984-87; and public defender of Logan County,
1987-89. He was also appointed attorney for the Lincoln Public
organized and directed the first Logan County Legal Aid Society in
1970, lectured for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal
Education, and organized and lectured numerous Lincoln College
training courses for police officers. At the college he also guest
lectured a course in criminology.
was a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Logan
County Bar Association, serving as president of the local group in
1979. He also held membership positions in the Illinois Public
Defenders Association, National Legal Aid and Defender Association,
Criminal Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar, and National
District Attorney’s Association, and held executive and board
positions with the Illinois State’s Attorney’s Association.
is survived by his loving wife, Dora; son Scott, of San Francisco;
daughter Bonnie Warren of Sand Point, Idaho; brother Alan of Eden
Prairie, Minn.; aunt Elsie Olson of Bountiful, Utah; and two nieces.
behalf of his family, friends and associates, he will be missed.
lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the
American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association,
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation or the American Stroke Council.
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M. Osborn, 79, of Lincoln died at 4:58 a.m. Sunday, May 6, 2001, at
Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2001, at Zion
Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark Carnahan officiating.
will be in Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Hartsburg.
will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2001, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Osborn was a homemaker and farmer’s wife.
was born Sept. 27, 1921, in Burton View to Peter and Minnie (Meyer)
Hamer. She married William Osborn on March 4, 1940, in Palmyra, Mo.
Mrs. Osborn are one son, Dale (Patricia) Osborn of Lincoln, one
daughter, Sandra (Robert) Young of Springfield; six grandchildren;
six great-grandchildren; and one sister, Margaret Minder of Lincoln.
was preceded in death by her husband, one grandchild and one
was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln.
may be made to her church.
here to send a note of condolence to the Osborn family.
F. Ording, 83, died at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2001, at the
Christian Village Nursing Home in Lincoln.
graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2001, in Zion
Cemetery, Lincoln, with Tom Gerdts officiating.
will be no visitation.
and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln is handling arrangements.
Ording was a homemaker for her family.
was born into the Schlingerman family on Aug. 16, 1917, in
Wisconsin. She married Merle Ording in Green Bay, Wis. He died March
are five grandchildren, including Andrea Bartlett of Normal and Paul
Ording II of Jacksonville, Ark.
sons, Paul and Harold Ording, and one brother, Glenn Schlingerman,
also preceded her in death.
was a member of Lincoln Christian Church.
D. Howard, 63, of Lincoln died at 11:51 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2001,
at his residence.
memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2001, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Father Thomas Taylor officiating.
Visitation will be one hour before the service.
owned a barber shop for 12 years, was a barber at Lincoln
Developmental Center, and retired from Logan Correctional Center in
August 1999 after 17 years.
served in the Army National Guard from 1955 to 1964.
was born Sept. 24, 1937, in Athens to Ivan and Josephine (Bednarko)
is survived by two sons, Craig (Katie) Howard of Plainfield and
Darren Howard of Peoria; and two grandsons, Jack Howard of
Plainfield and Ross Howard of Buffalo.
was preceded in death by his parents.
was of the Catholic faith.
was a member of American Legion Post 263 and Lincoln Sportsman Club.
may be made to the donor’s choice.
here to send a note of condolence to the Howard family.
Warren W. Gallagher,
83, of Lincoln died Saturday, April 28, 2001, in Tucson, Ariz.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 10, at Holland and
Barry Funeral Home.
Entombment will be at 11
a.m. Friday, May 11, at the Hott Mausoleum in Monticello Cemetery,
Visitation will be
from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at Holland and Barry Funeral Home
Gallagher was a
veteran of World War II. He was a B-24 navigator with the 392nd Bomb
Group and served four years with the 8th Air Force.
He was born March 26,
1918, in Lincoln to David C. and Rose (White) Gallagher. He married
are his wife; two daughters, Lesliann Gallagher McKay of Evergreen,
Colo., and Sharon Gallagher Smith of Sherman; one grandson, Fredric
H. Smith of Davidson, N.C.; and two stepsons, Charles Michael Bennis
of Greenwich, Conn., and John Maxwell Bennis of Virginia Beach, Va.
He was preceded in
death by seven sisters and one brother.
He was a member of
Lincoln IOOF, Lincoln Elks, Pima Air Museum, Mountain Oyster Club,
Tucson Country Club and the board of Lincoln College.
Memorials may be made
to Lincoln College.