Newman, 65, of Lincoln died at 5:27 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at
St. John's Hospice North in Springfield.
funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Holland and
Barry Funeral Home, Lincoln.
will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.
will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Newman was an office associate at Lincoln Developmental Center for
35 years. She retired Aug. 1.
was born July 5, 1936, in Oakland, Calif., to Cecil and Myrtle
Myers. She married Max E. Newman on Oct. 24, 1969, in Lincoln. He
surviving are her mother, of Auburn, Wash.; two sons, Harvey (and
wife Tana) Lane of Gurley, Ala., and Bill Lane of Florida; two
stepsons, Max E. Newman Jr. of North Dartmouth, Mass., and Mark E.
Newman of Fairhaven, Mass.; seven grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert (and Jeanette) Myers of
Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Ron (and Fran) Myers of Puyallup, Wash.;
and several nieces and nephews.
was a member of Moose Lodge, Fraternal Order of Eagles and American
Legion Auxiliary. She attended Jefferson Street Christian Church.
may be made to the Cancer Fund.
W. List, 82, of Springfield died at 11:45 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30,
2001, at his home.
funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Hurley
Funeral Home in Mason City, with Pastor Philip Chiles officiating.
will be in Mason City Cemetery. American Legion Jackson Keene Post
496 will conduct graveside military rites.
will be one hour before the service at the funeral home.
managed Grandy Lumber Company in Mason City and was a former owner
and operator of Mason City Ready Mix.
was a U.S. Army first lieutenant 10th MT Division in
World War II.
was born Sept. 5, 1919, in Easton to Harold M. and Grace Ringland
List. He married Mardelle Fink on Dec. 20, 1942, at Mason City
United Methodist Church. She survives.
surviving are one son, Larry (and wife Carol) List of Knoxville,
Tenn.; one daughter, Linda (and Hal) Langenbahn of Springfield; four
grandchildren, David (and Debbie) List, Leesa (and David) Penn,
Sarah (and Joe) Stanley and Jessica (and Jason) Boesdorfer; two
stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four
step-great-grandchildren; and one sister, RosElla (and Don) Blessman.
was a former member of Mason City Rotary, a volunteer fireman in
Mason City, a former member of Mason City United Methodist Church
and later a member of Lighthouse Community Church in Springfield.
received two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star in the military
may be made to Lighthouse Community Church, 3001 Montvale Drive,
Suite C, Springfield, IL 62704 or to Hospice Care of Illinois.
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Marie Leinweber, 86, of Mason City died at 11:07 a.m. Tuesday, Oct.
2, 2001, at her home.
funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Christ Lutheran Church
in Mason City, with the Rev. Robert Martinek officiating.
will be in Mason City Cemetery.
will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at Hurley Funeral Home in
Leinweber farmed with her husband for many years in Mason County.
She later worked for Dr. Henry Maxfield in Mason City and for the
state of Illinois. She also owned and operated Mason City Implement
with her husband.
was born May 22, 1915, in Mason City to George William and Cora
McDaniel Shawgo. She married George E. Leinweber on May 9, 1936, in
Farmer City. He died Sept. 28, 1964.
are two daughters, Dolores (and husband James) Curry of Mason City
and Janet (and John) Cunningham of Mason City; six grandchildren;
and 13 great-grandchildren.
was preceded in death by one brother.
was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Mason City and of the
Mason County Home Education Association.
contributions may be made to her church.
Leathers Downing, 83, of Lincoln died at 4:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1,
2001, at St. Clara’s Manor Nursing Home.
funeral service will be at Kerrigan Funeral Home in Lincoln at 1
p.m. on Wednesday. Tom Gerdts will officiate.
will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.
will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Kerrigan.
Downing was a payroll clerk for the former Pittsburgh Plate Glass
Co. in Lincoln. She retired in 1986 after 23 years of employment.
was born March 15, 1918, in Decatur to James and Lennie Smart Hart.
She married Verlen "Babe" Leathers on Oct. 11, 1936, in
Peoria. He died Jan. 15, 1977. She then married Morgan Downing on
Oct. 4, 1980, in Lincoln. He died April 20, 1986.
are two sons, Ronald (and wife Carole) Leathers of Lincoln and James
(and Dee) Leathers of Mead, Wash.; four grandchildren; and seven
was also preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
was a member of Lincoln Christian Church, Lincoln Woman’s Club,
Lincoln Elks Emblem Club and the Eagles Auxiliary in Lincoln.
may be made to Elks Crippled Children’s Fund, Alzheimer’s
Disease Foundation or St. Clara’s Manor Nursing Home.