Cecil L. Boyd, 75, of Lincoln died
Sunday (Sept. 7, 2003) at 11:27 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m.
Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with Tom Gerdts officiating.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery,
Mr. Boyd retired from Lehn and Fink on
1994. He had worked as a painter in the maintenance department.
He was born Sept. 6, 1928, at Ewing to
Noah and Katie Miller Boyd. He married Betty Ann Baker in Chestnut
on June 6, 1948.
Survivors are his wife, of Lincoln; one
son, Thomas (and Susan) Boyd of Lincoln; two daughters, Barbara (and
Mark) Seggelke of Lincoln and Cheryl Boyd of Lincoln; seven
grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, John Boyd of
Lincoln; and one sister, Mildred “Midge” Brown of Lincoln.
He was a member of Lincoln Christian
Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher and member of the Jolly
Seniors and the Beacon class. He was also a member of Logan County
Men’s Christian Fellowship and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Auxiliary. He was an assistant scoutmaster.
Memorials may be made to Jolly Seniors
of Lincoln Christian Church.
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Sharon Rae Bertsche,
67, of Springfield died Thursday (Sept. 4, 2003) at 10 p.m. at St.
John's Hospice in Springfield.
A graveside service
was Monday morning at Mount Pulaski Cemetery, with the Rev.
Thomas B. Christell Jr. and the Rev. Juli Lejman-Guy officiating.
A memorial service
will be planned for a later date at Grace Lutheran Church in
Springfield, with the Rev. Thomas B. Christell Jr. officiating.
There is no
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home of Mount Pulaski is handling
Mrs. Bertsche was a
She was born April
29, 1936, in Decatur to Ray R. and Winifred D. Taylor Parks. She
married Bernard L. Bertsche in Mount Pulaski on Nov. 6, 1955. He
died Oct. 7, 2000.
Survivors are her
mother-in-law, Louise Bertsche of Mount Pulaski, and a
sister-in-law, Bernadine (and Donald) Shutt of Kansas City, Kan.
She was also preceded
in death by two sons, one daughter and one sister.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church
in Springfield, to which memorials may be made.
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family of Sharon Bertsche.
Loren W. Masters, 82, of
Lincoln died Feb. 18 at Maple Ridge Care Centre. Graveside committal
of ashes will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 9, in New Union Cemetery,
Lincoln. The Rev. Don Hoover will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
Holland and Barry Funeral Home
in Lincoln is handling arrangements.
Mr. Masters was employed by
Sherwin Williams in Chicago for 37 years as a fireman and guard. He
had also taught in country schools and did railroad work.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of
World War II.
He was born Dec. 11, 1920, at
A stepdaughter, Eileen Anians
of South Carolina, survives.
He was preceded in death by his
wife and two sisters, Margaret and Lila.
He was a member of Second
Baptist Church of Lincoln and American Legion Post 263.
He graduated from Lincoln
Marjorie Jane Boward, 71, died Sunday
(Sept. 7, 2003) at 12:10 a.m. at Balmora Nursing Home in Chicago.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday
at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln. Visitation will be one
hour before the service.
Burial will be in Irish Grove Cemetery,
Mrs. Boward was a homemaker for her
She was born Oct. 2, 1931, at Mason
City to Herbert J. and Matilda Tackman Snyder. She married Cecil I.
Boward on March 7, 1952, at Mason City. He died Oct. 9, 1978.
Survivors are two sons, David Michael
Boward of Springfield and Steve Boward (and Wanda) of Greenview; two
grandchildren; four sisters, Esther Smith of Lincoln, Wilma Jones
(and Bill) of Bath, Barbara Miller (and Orville) of Lincoln and her
sister Isabell; and two brothers, Dick Snyder and Terry Snyder, both
She was also preceded in death by three
sons, Roy, Rod and Joe Boward; one daughter, Rhonda Boward; one
great-granddaughter, Kayle Boward; two sisters, Doris Jennings and
Harriett Snyder; and three brothers, Harry Lee, Virgil and Herbert
She was of the Methodist faith.
may be made to the Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease foundation.
Edwin 'Corky' Logan
Edwin Carl “Corky” Logan, 67, of Lincoln died Aug. 30 at 9:05 a.m. at his home.
memorial service was Monday morning, Sept. 8, at Lincoln Christian
Church, with Tom Gerdts officiating. Visitation preceded the service.
His ashes were buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lincoln.
Holland and Barry Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Logan retired in August after 36 years at Ball-In Con in Lincoln,
where he was a packer.
was born March 18, 1936, in Lincoln to Dean Thurman Logan and Anna Marie Verderber Logan. He married Connie Allsopp on May 12, 1973, in Mount
Survivors are his wife, of Lincoln; two daughters, Cindy Harris and
Robin Logan, both of Lincoln; four sons, Terry Logan of Waynesville,
Nicholas Logan of North Carolina, Adam Logan of Lincoln and
Christopher Logan of Lincoln; one stepson, Paul Logan, address
unknown; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mabel Koller of
Princeville and Norma Laymon of Lincoln; and one brother, Paul Logan
was preceded in death by his infant son Carl, his parents, five
brothers and seven sisters.
Memorials may be made
to an educational fund for his children.
Audry Miller, 89, died Thursday (Sept. 4, 2003) at 8:50 a.m. at her
home in Bloomington.
Her funeral was Monday morning at First United Methodist
Church in Lincoln, with Jame Haas officiating.
Visitation was on Sunday at Holland and Barry
Funeral Home in Lincoln.
Burial was in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.
Mrs. Miller worked as a bookkeeper at Hodnett Savings and Loan in
Lincoln for nearly 40 years.
She was born Jan. 12, 1914, at Monticello to O.V. and Marguerite
Spurling Milligan. She married Paul C. "Russ" Miller at St. Charles,
Mo., on Jan. 31, 1942. He died Feb. 12, 1981.
Survivors are two daughters, Glenna Read of Bloomington and Colleen
Spurling of Ottawa; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren;
a sister-in-law, MaryKay Milligan of Mount Pulaski; and several
nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded
in death by one stepdaughter, Jeanie Cowser; two brothers, Rupert
and Carroll Milligan; and four sisters, Lois and Louise Milligan,
Bernadine Dubson and Bettie LeVeck. She was the last of her
She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Lincoln Woman's
Club and Beta Sigma Phi sorority. She served as secretary for the
planning commission to purchase Memorial Park and was United Fund
secretary for several years.
Memorials may be made
to First United Methodist Church in Lincoln.