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Ernest Albertson

Ernest L. Albertson, 39, of Elkhart died Thursday, March 6, 2003, at 12:40 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Albertson will be cremated, and there will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Jon Rose officiating.

Mr. Albertson worked as a carpenter in the Logan County area.

He was born July 25, 1963, in Sherman, Texas, to Donald "Tex" and Judy Licklyter Albertson.

Surviving are his father, of Lincoln; three sons, Andrew Albertson of Effingham and Tyler and Justin Albertson of Lincoln; one daughter, Taylor Albertson of Lincoln; and one stepdaughter, Tammy Fawns.

He was preceded in death by his mother and three brothers, Franklin "Pete," Gary and Melvin.

Memorials may be made to the family for funeral expenses or to Hospice Care of Illinois.

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Kayleigh Byers

Kayleigh R. Byers, 16, of Easton died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at 12:42 p.m. at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, following an auto accident.

Visitation was Friday at Hurley Funeral Home, 603 E. Chestnut in Mason City.

Her funeral was Saturday morning at Illini Central High School in Mason City, with the Rev. Dave Kueker will officiating.

Burial is in Easton Cemetery.

Kayleigh was a junior at Illini Central High School in Mason City.

She was born July 17, 1986, in Springfield.

Surviving are her mother, Veronica Haerle Armbrust (and husband Brian) of Easton, her father, Lawrence Byers (and wife Patti) of Winchester; three sisters, Morgan and Peyton Armbrust of Easton and a stepsister, Ashlee Brockhouse of Winchester; a stepbrother, Brandon J. Brockhouse of Winchester; and grandparents Richard (and Shirley) Haerle of Franklin, Rene (and Darrell) Strubbe of Jacksonville, Jeanne Byers of Jacksonville and stepgrandparents Kenneth (and Dorothy) Armbrust of Easton.

She was preceded in death by a grandfather, Lloyd Byers.

She was a member of the National Honor Society, Science Club, Best Buddies, Homecoming Committee, Spanish Club, Art Club and the Easton United Methodist Church. She was also very active in concerts and sporting events and was a big fan of the Cardinals. She was recognized by "Who’s Who Among American High School Students."

Memorial contributions may be made to a memorial fund for her at Illini Central High School.



Chan Fuller

Chan Fuller, 72, of Lincoln died Friday, March 7, 2003, at 5:55 a.m. at St. Clara's Nursing Home in Lincoln.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John United Church of Christ in Lincoln, with the Rev. Richard Reinwald officiating.

Burial, with military rites, will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Col. Fuller was an auctioneer and farmed in Logan County.

He served in the Korean War, at Pork Chop Hill and Old Baldy, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.

He was born June 10, 1930, in Mason City to Chan A. Sr. and Della Rauch Fuller. He married Mary Levi on Oct. 25, 1953, in Lincoln. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Gregory Chan Fuller (and Lisa) of Lincoln; one daughter, Gina Marie Fuller Lockenvitz (and Jeff) of Normal; and four grandchildren, Sarah Fuller of Lincoln and Michael, Mitchell and Thomas Lockenvitz of Normal.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Clifford Fuller.

He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ, where he served on the council. He was also a member of Logan County Farm Bureau. He was a past member of American Legion Post 263 in Lincoln, VFW of Lincoln and Lincoln Rotary Club. He had served on the board for Broadwell Grade School.

He was a 1948 graduate of Lincoln High School and a graduate of Reisch School of Auctioneering in Mason City, Iowa.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association and Heart Fund.

Donald Bedwell

Donald L. Bedwell, 66, of Lincoln died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at 4:20 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Visitation was on Friday and the funeral on Saturday morning at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Burial is in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mr. Bedwell retired from Lincoln Developmental Center, where he was a technician.

He served in the National Guard.

He was born Nov. 8, 1946, in Alexander County to Leslie and Pearl Thompson Bedwell.

Surviving are one brother, Larry (and Sharon) Bedwell of Lincoln, two step-nieces and three step-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was a member of AFSCME Local 25, was steward of the union and vice president of the retirees' union.

Memorials may be made to Maple Ridge Health Care Centre in Lincoln or the American Diabetes Association.

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