Paula S. Dawson, 45, of Waynesville,
died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at 6:45 a.m. at her home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m.
Friday at Quiram Funeral Home in Atlanta.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday at Waynesville Christian Church. Dan Sherstad will
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery,
Mrs. Dawson was employed at
Cutler-Hammer Eaton Corporation in Lincoln for 27 years.
She was born Aug. 28, 1957, at Clinton
to Raymond and Ruth Meadows Taylor. She married Gregory Dawson on
Aug. 29, 1975. He died Oct. 10, 1981.
She was also preceded in death by her
Surviving are her mother, of
Waynesville; one daughter, Teresa (and Eric) Hoff of Waynesville;
one grandson, Conner; one sister, Patty Deason of Waynesville; and
her fiance, Bill Loy of Atlanta.
She was a member of the Waynesville
American Legion Auxiliary.
Memorial contributions may be made to
the American Cancer Society Relay For Life.
Elsie Carter, 84, of Mount Pulaski, died Monday,
April 28, 2003, at 5:15 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in
Visitation was Wednesday and her funeral on
Thursday morning at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski. The Rev. Carol Andricks and
Bill Shanle officiated at the service.
Burial was in Steenbergen Cemetery, Mount
Mrs. Carter was a high school commerce teacher.
She was born June 1, 1918, at Deer Creek to
Leonard and Salome Dillard Gossmeyer. She married Wesley Carter in
Goodfield on June 27, 1948.
Surviving are her husband, of Mount Pulaski; one
son, John (and Lin) Carter of Decatur; two granddaughters, Tina (and
Casey) Arvin of Clearwater, Fla., and Gina (and Ryan) Bazemore of
Clearwater, Fla.; two grandsons, David Ricketts of Decatur and Derek
Ricketts of Sarasota, Fla.; and two great-grandchildren, Ally Arvin
of Clearwater, Fla., and Mason Ricketts of Maroa.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church
of Mount Pulaski and the Mount Pulaski Women's Club.
may be made to Vonderlieth Living Center, First United Methodist
Church of Mount Pulaski and the American Heart Association.
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Gloria Appel Fry
Gloria Jane Fry, 58, who grew
up in Lincoln, died Sunday, April 27, 2003, at 11:25 p.m. Her father
was L.H. Appel.
Visitation at Pyke-Calloway
Funeral Home, 1217 E. Spring St., New Albany, Ind., was on
Her funeral was
scheduled for 2 p.m. (Eastern time) on Thursday at Northside
Christian Academy, 2801 Grant Line Road, New Albany, Ind.
Burial will be in Kraft-Graceland
Memorial Park, New Albany, Ind.
James R. Maaks, 47, Lincoln died
Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at 6:28 a.m. at St. John's Hospital in
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m.
Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader.
Burial will be in Richmond Grove
Cemetery, New Holland.
Mr. Maaks was a farm manager for
Lincoln Farm Corporation.
He was born June 30, 1955, in Lincoln
to Marion E. and Mildred M. Sheley Maaks. He married Karen S. Graber
on Aug. 30, 1991, in Lincoln. She survives.
Other survivors are his parents, of
Lincoln; four daughters, Kelsi Marie Maaks of Lincoln, Christi Poe
of Lincoln, Kimberly Tibbs of Atlanta and Brandi Lea Maaks of
Lincoln; one son, Brian James Maaks of Emden; six grandchildren;
four brothers, Duane (and Fay) Maaks of Charleston, Richard (and
Donna) Maaks of Normal, Ronald (and Cathy) Maaks of Normal and Mike
(and Tracy) Maaks of New Holland; and one sister, Mary (and Ron)
Coulter of Springfield, Mo.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church
of New Holland.
may be made to the Maaks Education Fund.
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Robert Lee Zimmerman, 75, of San Jose died Sunday, April 27, 2003,
at 11:17 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Visitation and a Masonic service were on Wednesday at San Jose United
Methodist Church. His
funeral was at the church on Thursday morning, with the Rev.
Adam Corzine officiating.
Burial, with graveside military rites, was in Mason City
Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Zimmerman retired after 32 years as a music teacher. He was also
mayor in San Jose for 32 years.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was born Aug. 27, 1927, in Mason City to Florin "Bud" and Nettie
Atherton Zimmerman. He married Joy Surgeon on Aug. 14, 1954. She
survivors are one son, Robert William "Bill" (and Holly) Zimmerman
of Germantown Hills, one daughter, Jill Zimmerman of Tyler, Texas;
five grandchildren, Derrick, Mary Piper, Zak, Lydia and Samuel; a
sister-in-law, Dixie Miller; a niece, Martha Knight; and a nephew,
He was a
member of the San Jose United Methodist Church, where he directed
the bell choir and Good News Choir.
He started the first swing choir for schools in central Illinois and
conducted marching bands, jazz bands and stage bands. He was a
member of Illinois Music Educators Association and served on its state board. He played in various
dance bands throughout central Illinois.
He was a member of the San Jose American Legion Post and the
Delavan-San Jose Masonic Lodge.
He was also a Republican precinct committeeman.
He graduated from Illinois State University in Bloomington and was a
member of the Phi Sigma Epsilon fraternity and the Blackfriars music
Memorial contributions may be
made to the San Jose United Methodist Church.