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Cecil Boyd

Cecil L. Boyd, 75, of Lincoln died Sunday (Sept. 7, 2003) at 11:27 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

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, Lincoln.

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 Bertsche

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 visitation.

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home of Mount Pulaski is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Bertsche was a homemaker.

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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Loren Masters

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 Middletown.

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 College.

Marjorie Boward

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, Middletown.

Mrs. Boward was a homemaker for her family.

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 of Lincoln.

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 Snyder.

She was of the Methodist faith.

Memorials 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.

A 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.

Mr. Logan retired in August after 36 years at Ball-In Con in Lincoln, where he was a packer.

He 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 Pulaski.

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 of Lincoln.

He 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

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 immediate family.

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.


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