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Mildred Carpenter

Mildred F. Carpenter, 93, of Lincoln died at 4:20 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at the Christian Village in Lincoln.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with Marianna Taylor officiating.

Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mrs. Carpenter worked as an LPN and supervisor at Lincoln Developmental Center for 30 years. She had also been employed at Stetson China.

She was born March 13, 1909, in Lincoln to Frank and Mollie Bell Dial Lozier. She married Burton Carpenter on June 10, 1937, in Springfield. He died Oct. 17, 1989.

Surviving are one son, David F. (and Judi) Carpenter of Decatur; one daughter, Patricia (and Charles) Mounce of Bloomington; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Allie Mae Landahl of Woodstock.

She was also preceded in death by two stepsons, one stepdaughter, one stepgrandson and one great-grandson.

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church, the Christian Nursing Home Auxiliary, ISEA and VFW Auxiliary.

She had volunteered at the Christian Nursing Home for 20 years.

Memorials may be made to the Christian Village in Lincoln.

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Dick Robertson

Dick A. Robertson, 92, of Mason City died at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002, at his home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hurley Funeral Home, 603 E. Chestnut in Mason City.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Mason City, with the Rev. Ralph Deming officiating.

Mr. Robertson was a farmer.

He was born Nov. 10, 1909, in Green County, Ky., to James A. and Mary E. Judd Robertson. He married Marie M. Edwards on Feb. 8, 1930, at the Mason City Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife; one son, Bob (and Janis) Robertson of Mason City; one daughter, Rose M. (and Roy) Leamon of Pekin; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Ora Mae Stevens Russell of Springs, Ky.

He was a 75-year member of the First Baptist Church and held several offices in the congregation.

He was also a member of the Mason County Farm Bureau and was on the Pennsylvania Township board for many years.

Memorials may be made to his church or to Hospice of Central Illinois.


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