Reike S. Wibben, 87, of Emden died
Saturday, April 19, 2003, at 4:14 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Hospital in Lincoln.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m.
Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hartsburg.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday at the church, with the Rev. David Russell officiating.
Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery,
Mr. Wibben was a farmer.
He was born Sept. 22, 1915, at
Hartsburg to John W. and Maggie Ites Wibben. He married Virginia
Sank on June 15, 1941, in St. Louis, Mo.
Surviving are his wife, of Emden; one
daughter, Janet Groth of Emden; two sons, Jim (and Marge) Wibben of
Atlanta and Jeff Wibben of Emden; seven grandchildren; four
great-grandchildren; and one sister, Janette Coers of New Holland.
He was preceded in death by three
brothers and three sisters.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran
Church in Hartsburg.
may be made to his church.
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Naomi Hinkley, 96, of Lincoln died Friday, April
18, 2003, at 1 a.m. at the Christian Village.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark
Carnahan officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5
to 7 p.m. Monday and one hour before the service on Tuesday.
Burial will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.
Miss Hinkley worked for the Florida state
comptroller's office for 33 years.
She was born Nov. 13, 1906, in Cleveland, Ohio,
to Rush and Lydia Hahn Hinkley.
Surviving are one sister, Ruth H. (and Raymond)
Dierker of Lincoln; two nieces, Carol D. (and John) Wieg of
Hampshire and Janet D. (and H. Custer) Whiteside of Winter Park,
Fla.; one nephew, Richard H. (and Lisa) Dierker of Groveland; and
six great-nieces, Carrie and Carleen Wieg of Hampshire, Allison and
Amy Whiteside of Winter Park, Fla., and Kristin and Kayla Dierker of
Miss Hinkley was a member of Zion Lutheran Church
in Lincoln, the Missionary Society of the church, Lincoln Woman's
Club and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
She was a volunteer at the Pink Shutter and
enjoyed traveling and collecting stamps and coins.
Memorials may be made to the building fund of
Zion Lutheran Church or to the Christian Village.
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on the death of Naomi Hinkley.
H. Lynn Blaum, 92, of
New Holland died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at 8:20 a.m. at Memorial
Medical Center in Springfield.
His funeral was Monday
morning at the United Methodist Church in New Holland,
with the Rev. Doug Rettig officiating. Visitation preceded the
service at the church.
Burial was in
Richmond Grove Cemetery, rural New Holland.
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln was in charge of
Mr. Blaum was a
production line mechanic at Lehn and Fink in Lincoln before he
retired in 1975.
He served in the U.S.
Army during World War II.
He was born June 14,
1910, in New Holland to Harry and Anna Rose Hinck Blaum Sr. He
married Mildred Cunningham on June 12, 1941, in San Jose.
Surviving are his
wife, of New Holland; one son, John Lynn (and Sonia) Blaum of
Orlando, Fla.; two stepgrandchildren, Robert Toller of Orlando,
Fla., and Allison (and Dustin) Havens of Port Orange, Fla.; two
sisters, Mildred Beaver and Lenora Tibbs, both of Lincoln; and one
brother, Merle (and Dorothy) Blaum of New Holland.
He was preceded in
death by three brothers, Loren, Gilbert and Harry "Junior."
He was a member of
the United Methodist Church of New Holland, where he was Sunday
School treasurer for 30 years. He was also a member of American
Legion Post 715 at New Holland, the New Holland Fire Department and
served on the village board for 32 years.
Memorials may be made to his church.
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Gladys M. Anderson, 91, of
Lincoln died Friday, April 18, 2003, at 1:05 p.m. at St. Clara's
Her funeral will be 11 a.m.
Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark
Carnahan and the Rev. William Adam officiating. Visitation will be
two hours prior to the service time.
Burial will be at 1 p.m.
Tuesday at Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield.
Mrs. Anderson owned and
operated her own catering business.
She was born Sept. 15, 1911, in
Lockman, Iowa, to Fred and Faith Hope Meeker Clouse. She first
married Wendell Layden, who died in 1948. Later she married Harold
Anderson, who preceded her in death in 1978.
She was also preceded in death
by one son, Donald Layden, who died in 1999, and one brother, Earl
She is survived by a
daughter-in-law, Edna Shankey of Leesburg, Fla.; five grandchildren,
Pam Pollett and husband Ron of Lincoln, Ellen Pietrzak and husband
Chris of Petersburg, Mike Layden and wife Lily of Springfield,
Thomas Layden and wife Jenny of Glen Carbon, and Susan Rockow and
husband Steve of St. Louis, Mo.; seven great-grandchildren; and one
Before moving to Lincoln in
1996, Mrs. Anderson lived in Aurora; at Sannabel Island, Fla., from
the late 1960s to 1985; and in Palmyra from 1985 to 1996.
In Florida, as well as in
Illinois, she was quite well-known for her creative shell and craft
She was of the Lutheran faith.
Memorials may be made to Zion
Lutheran Church in Lincoln.
Margaret J. Ingram, 77, of Lincoln died
Thursday, April 17, 2003, at 10:56 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m.
Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. The
visitation follows a prayer service at 3:30 p.m.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday
at Holy Family Church in Lincoln. Father Thomas Taylor and Father
Richard Altine will officiate.
Burial will be in Zion Cemetery,
Mrs. Ingram was a supervisor at Lincoln
Developmental Center before she retired.
born July 23, 1925, in North Dakota to Paul and Leona Phelan Downey.
She married Harold A. Ingram on June 28, 1946, in Springfield.
Surviving are three sons, Harold R. (and Theresa) Ingram Jr. of
Crossville, Tenn., Edward F. (and Roberta) Ingram of Lincoln and
James Ingram of Lincoln; one daughter, Dorothy Cockrane of
Rochester, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two
sisters, Mary Ann (and Norman) Anderson of Normal and Jane (and Bob)
Minnick of Lincoln.
a member of Holy Family Church in Lincoln and Women of the Moose
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