Alma J. Twardos, 83,
of Lincoln died at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Abraham
Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kerrigan-Peasley Funeral Home in
Lincoln. The rosary was recited at 4:45 p.m.
A Mass of Christian
burial was at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Church in
Lincoln, with Father Thomas Taylor officiating.
Burial is in St.
Mary’s Cemetery, Lincoln.
Mrs. Twardos was
retired from Lehn and Fink.
She was born Nov. 16,
1919, in Lincoln to Ben F. and Coletta Seitz Donath. She married
John Twardos on Feb. 2, 1941, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in
Lincoln. He died July 20, 1984.
Surviving are one
daughter, Ruthann (and husband Charles) Wolpert of Lincoln; two
grandsons, John Wolpert of Decatur and Jim Wolpert of Lincoln; one
great-grandchild; four step-great-grandchildren; three
step-great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Paul L. Donath of
Lincoln; and one sister, Edna Miller of Lincoln.
She was also preceded
in death by one son, two sisters and one brother.
She was a member of
Holy Family Church, Women of the Moose Chapter 1109, REACT and the
Railsplitters. She was also a volunteer at St. Clara’s Manor.
Memorials may be made to Holy Family
Church or the donor’s choice.
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Ruth L. Stone, 74, of
Mason City died at 9:55 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at her home.
from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hurley Funeral Home, 603 E. Chestnut in
Her funeral was
at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Mason City Presbyterian Church.
William Swaar will officiate.
Burial is in
Mason City Cemetery.
Mrs. Stone was a
She was born Feb. 7,
1928, in Crane Creek Township, Mason County, to G. Kirby and Zelma
King Rutledge. She married Richard C. Stone on Sept. 14, 1947, at
the Mason City United Presbyterian Church. He survives.
Also surviving are
one daughter, Lois Anne (and Carol) Duewer of Mason City; one
grandchild; and one brother, Harvey (and Jane) Rutledge of Mason
She was preceded in
death by her parents; one sister, Mary Helen Schmidt; and one
brother, Richard Rutledge.
She was a member of
the United Presbyterian Church of Mason City, Mason City Women’s
Club, Mason City Home Extension, 4-H House Cooperative of the
University of Illinois and the Sangamon chapter of the American
Diabetes Association. She was a member of the Saturday Night Dance
Club in Springfield for many years.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
Sangamon chapter of the American Diabetes Association.