Elizabeth Barden, 92, of Lincoln died at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan.
9, 2002, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Tom Gerdts officiating.
will be in Lucas Chapel Cemetery, rural Lincoln.
will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Barden was born June. 3, 1909, in Logan County to Alonzo and Mary
Ellen Steinhour Bates. She married Alfred Kermit Beaver in Logan
County on Nov. 22, 1934. He preceded her in death in 1950.
are two daughters, Gloria Kay Anderson of Baileyton, Ala. and Eva
Jane Ott of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; and 17
was additionally preceded in death by her parents, one brother and
was a member of Lincoln Christian Church.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association or
The Harvest of Talents at Lincoln Christian Church.
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L. Long, 60, of Mason City died at 12:20 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2002,
at his residence.
funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Hurley
Funeral Home in Mason City, with the Rev. Curt McCallister
will be in Big Grove Cemetery in rural Mason City.
will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
was a truck driver.
was a U.S. Navy veteran and was enlisted from 1959 to 1961.
was born Jan. 1, 1942, in Decatur to Lawrence and Mabel L. Blevins
Long. He married Elaine Romer in Groveland on Oct. 16, 1993. She
surviving are one son, James L. (and wife Wendy) Long of Lebanon,
Ohio; three stepsons, Mark Romer of Mundelein, Matt Romer of Myrtle
Beach, S.C., and Michael Romer of Springfield; two daughters, Lisa
Croteau and Mandy Croteau, both of Mason City; and five
was preceded in death by his parents.
was a member of American Legion of Mason City and the International
Brotherhood of Teamsters, serving 12 years as Steward of Local No.
was an avid bowler for many years.
may be made to Disabled American Veterans or Hospice Care of
Walter Cooper, 62, of Mason City died at 10:40 p.m. Saturday, Jan.
5, 2002, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Assembly of
God Church of Mason City, with the Revs. James Sprinkel and Jason
will be in Mason City Cemetery.
will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
graduating from Marshalltown Community College, Cooper began a
career in agriculture related jobs while living in Iowa, Minnesota
and Kansas. In 1978, he began working for Pfizer Seeds (later
renamed Pfizer Genetics) in Mason City and DeKalb, where he was head
of the Farm Management Department. He currently was the National
Accounts Manager for Garst Seed Company of Slater, Iowa, and
traveled in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Deleware, and New
was born Oct. 24, 1939, in Marshalltown, Iowa, to John Martin and
Evelyn Sanders Cooper. He married Judy Hennesy in Toledo, Iowa, on
July 7, 1961. She survives.
surviving are one son, Jarret Cooper of San Franciso, Calif.; two
daughters, Ann Cooper of Mason City and Erin Cooper of Shakopee,
Minn.; and two sisters, Winifred Morgan of Hot Springs, Ark., and
Chloe Ann Hill of Tama, Iowa.
was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Mason City where he
served on the Official Board since 1987 and directed Easter
productions for many years.
may be made to Mason City Assembly of God Building Fund.