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Elizabeth Strohmenger

Elizabeth "Bette" A. Strohmenger, 91, of Lincoln died at 6:50 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2001, at Maple Ridge Care Centre in Lincoln.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at First Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Paul Gilmore officiating.

Her body was donated to medical science.

Mrs. Strohmenger was a homemaker for her family. She also worked at Sangamo Electric.

She was born March 9, 1910, in Lincoln to William and Annie Lawson Clark. She married Walter L. Strohmenger in 1958 in Springfield. He died March 17, 1988.

Surviving are one son, Jack C. Fisher (and wife Kathy); five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death one son, Robert Fisher, in 1994; three brothers, Lemont, Minor and Edwin Clark; and one sister, Emma Clark.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Lincoln and of AARP.

She enjoyed bowling and golfing.


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Roy Clements

Roy Victor Clements, 85, of Springfield, formerly of Atlanta and the Chestnut-Beason area, died at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

His funeral, with Bill Shanle officiating, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski.

Burial will be in Steenbergen Cemetery, Mount Pulaski.

Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home in Mount Pulaski on Friday.

Clements had farmed 60 years in the Beason-Atlanta-Chestnut area.

He was born July 14, 1916, in Boody to John Abraham and Eva Grace Rodgers Clements. He married Frances Lucille Berry in Decatur on Oct. 20, 1934. She died Aug. 17, 1984.

Surviving are two daughters, Carole Elaine (and husband George) Wylder of Clinton and Glenda Ann Clark of Mason City; one daughter-in-law, Eleanor Clements of Mount Pulaski; one brother, John William (and Geneva) Clements of Tower Hill; one brother-in-law, Bill Ayers of Tucson, Ariz.; two sisters-in-law, Roseanne Clements of Lovington and Rena Berry of Mount Pulaski; and seven grandchildren, Tim (and Jeannine) Wylder of Urbandale, Iowa, Jeff (and Susan) Clements of Mount Pulaski, Victor (and Sherri) Clark of Salem, Cathy (and Chick) Donnelly of Sherman, Wayne Clark of Mason City, Raymond Clark of Mason City and Jerry (and Julie) Clements of Pittsfield. Also surviving are 21 great-grandchildren, Krystee Wylder of Clinton; Matt and Danelle Wylder of Urbandale, Iowa; Lyndsey, Brian and Mallory Clements of Mount Pulaski; Brett, Brittiani, Brandon and Brandi Donnelly of Riverton; Jacob, Jessica and Jaylee Clements of Pittsfield; Nadalee, Kimberlee and Royal Clark of Salem; Bobbie, Amanda, Laura and Travis Clark of Mason City; and Chad Clark of Mason City.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Don; one sister, Margaret Ayers; and one son, Larry Clements, who died Dec. 16, 1993.

He was a member of Beason United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross for relief work in New York and Washington, D.C.

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