Fay E. Dunn, 94, of
Lincoln died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at 10:35 p.m. at the Christian
Village Nursing Home.
She was cremated, and
a graveside committal of ashes will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at
Harmony Cemetery, Beason, with the Rev. Jame Haas officiating.
There is no
Mrs. Dunn was a
homemaker for her family.
She was born Jan. 28,
1908, in Effingham County to Jesse and Calla Dinwiddie Tichenor. She
married Harold W. Dunn in Chicago on Aug. 7, 1927. He preceded her
Surviving are one
daughter, Barbara Raycraft of Lincoln; two sons, James E. Dunn of
Redding, Calif., and Robert Dunn of Jacksonville, Fla.; nine
grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded
in death by two brothers.
She was a member of the First United
Methodist Church in Lincoln.
Laurine Keys, 89, of
Lincoln died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at 1:30 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln
services were at Holland and Barry in Lincoln. The visitation was
Tuesday evening, and the Rev. Terry Davis
officiated for the funeral Wednesday morning.
Burial is in New
Union Cemetery, Lincoln.
Mrs. Keys resided at
Maple Ridge Care Centre. She had been a sales clerk at JCPenney in
Lincoln and also worked at the Playhouse Day Care Center.
She was born on June
25, 1913, in Tennessee to Edward and Daisy Gelsthorp Reichle. She
married William A. Keys on Aug. 9, 1936, in Beason. He preceded her
in death on May 11, 1991.
She was also preceded in death by one
daughter, Phyllis Elaine Keys, and one brother, Claude Reichle.
Survivors include one son, William E.
(Bill) Keys of Lincoln; one daughter, Susan Vocek of Spring, Texas;
eight grandchildren, Kevin and Tom Franz and Kingsley Christopher
Keys of Lincoln, William E. Keys Jr. (and wife Deb) of Decatur,
Aaron and Travis Snyder and Rachel Volcek of Texas, and Lori Ann
Peisker of Redding, Calif.; and seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Keys was a member of the First
United Church of Christ in Lincoln and the Lincoln Woman’s Club. She
was a Ten Gallon Club blood donor and a graduate of Beason High School.
Memorials may be made to the
Christian Nursing Home.
Eleanor Ruth Hudson,
85, of Mason City died at 7:16 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at Mason
City Area Nursing Home.
Visitation will be
from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hurley Funeral Home, 603 E. Chestnut
in Mason City.
Her funeral will be
at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First Christian Church in Mason City,
with the Rev. William Boyce officiating.
Burial will be in
Mrs. Hudson was a
She was born March
12, 1917, in Chicago to Alfred and Frances Phillips Curtis. She
married John Hudson in Chicago on Aug. 29, 1936. He died Feb. 24,
Surviving are two
sons, John P. (and Teddie) Hudson Jr. of Antioch and Curtis (and
Dana) Hudson of Elkhart; one daughter, Sue (and Bill) Zimmerman of
Mason City; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded
in death by one brother.
Ellie was a devoted
member of the First Christian Church of Mason City and a gifted
artist. She touched the lives of hundreds during the years by
lifting their joys and sorrows up to the Lord through her card
ministry, composted of her original sketches and carefully chosen
Memorial contributions may be made to her
church or to the Mason City Area Nursing Home.