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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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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.

Loren Masters

Loren W. Masters, 82, of Lincoln died Feb. 18 at Maple Ridge Care Centre. Graveside committal of ashes was Tuesday, Sept. 9, in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln, with the Rev. Don Hoover officiating.

There was no visitation.

Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln handled 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.


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