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Annie McLaughlin

Annie McLaughlin, 84, of Atlanta, died at 10:35 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2002, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

There will be no visitation.

Private family services will be at Atlanta Cemetery, with Andy Glass officiating.

Quiram Funeral Home, Atlanta, is handling arrangements.

Mrs. McLaughlin was a homemaker and wonderful cook. She entered the Logan County Fair cooking and baking competitions for over 40 years and won numerous awards.

She was born April 16, 1918, at rural Hartsburg to George and Bessie Gilchrist Short. She married Charles "Jake" McLaughlin on May 20, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo. He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Judy Hathhorn of Atlanta; one son, Glen (and Donna) McLaughlin of Atlanta; and two grandchildren, Scott (and Wendy) McLaughlin of Kenney and Lynette McLaughlin of Normal.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Clifton.

She was an avid pinochle player and a member of the Wednesday Night Pinochle Club. She played on Tuesday afternoons with another group.

A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she will be missed by all.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Atlanta Eminence Christian Church, Atlanta Fire Department or a charity of the donors choice.


Andrew Pettijohn

Andrew W. Pettijohn, 34, of Lincoln died Friday, June 14, 2002, in an accident on Route 136 near Waynesville. Pronouncement of death was at 5:21 p.m. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 17, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with the Rev. Joel Beard and the Rev. Dennis Shaw officiating.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.

Pettijohn owned Domino’s Pizza in Lincoln and Mahomet.

He was born Oct. 19, 1967, in Lincoln to Morris W. and Joyce Lascelles Pettijohn. He married Michelle A. Young on Aug. 19, 1989, in Lincoln. She survives.

Also surviving are his parents, of Lincoln; four daughters, Heather, Kallie, Taylor and Alexus Pettijohn, all of Lincoln; one son, Chase Pettijohn of Lincoln; one sister, Amanda Franklin of Lincoln; and his maternal grandfather, Lyle Lascelles.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Ruby Lascelles, and his paternal grandparents, Ted Pettijohn and Nigal Patrick.

He was a member of Lincoln Southern Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to his children’s education fund.

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James Stauffer

James Allen Stauffer, 62, of Beason died at 9:55 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2002, at the Noah Stauffer Sr. homestead, Chestnut.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Pulaski Cemetery, with the Rev. Carol Andricks officiating.

Stauffer was a real estate agent and farmer.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was born July 17, 1939, in Lincoln to Noah and Jessie Gladys Smitley Stauffer Sr. He married Shirley Jean Newell on June 4, 1960, in Chestnut.

The family includes six daughters, Jacqueline Taylor of El Paso, Jessie (and Tim) Butler of El Paso, Jamie (and Scott) Johnston of Chestnut, Cassie (and Patrick) Hewitt of Atlanta, Patricia (and Josh) Witkowski of Loami and Renee Stauffer of Lincoln; one son, Dan (and Terri) Rusk of Athens; 16 grandchildren; one brother, Noah (and Pauline) Stauffer Jr. of Chestnut; and two nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Stuaffer was owner of County Line Real Estate, a lifelong farmer in the Chestnut and Beason area, and was the retired Beason fire chief. He was a lifelong member of Chestnut United Methodist Church, served on the board of the Logan County Paramedic Association and was a retired EMT from the Beason Rescue Squad.

He was a dearly loved husband, father and grandfather; his grandchildren thought the world of him.

Memorials may be made to the Beason Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Chestnut Fire Department and Rescue Squad, or the Chestnut United Methodist Church.

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Paul Bunch

Paul F. Bunch, 90, of San Jose died at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2002, at his home.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Hurley Funeral Home in San Jose, with Chaplain Ron Little officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, rural San Jose.

Bunch farmed for 15 years in Fulton County, retired from Caterpillar in Mapleton, and owned and operated Bunch Produce in Ipava.

He was born July 28, 1911, in Cuba, Ill., to Walter F. and Carrie E. Smith Bunch. He married Pauline Shipp on Sept. 3, 1930, in Galesburg. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, David (and Kazi) Bunch of North Highland, Calif.; two daughters, Charlotte (and Darold) Lynn of San Jose and Elaine Villarica of Roseville, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Helen Tarvin of Havana.

He was preceded in death by a sister, a grandson and one son, Dudley Bunch.

He attended Delavan Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Light Hospice.



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