Clara D. Waldbeser, 88, formerly of
Atlanta, died Monday (March 29, 2004) at 12:50 a.m. at the Christian
Village Nursing Home in Lincoln.
Her funeral was Thursday
morning at the United Methodist Church in Atlanta, with the Rev. David
Venter officiating. Visitation preceded the service.
Burial is in Fondulac Township
Cemetery, East Peoria.
Quiram Funeral Home of Atlanta handled arrangements.
Mrs. Waldbeser worked at the Lincoln
Developmental Center for several years before her retirement.
She was born Aug. 10, 1915, at
Groveland to George and Lena Tuffentsamer Dully. She married Samuel
Waldbeser on Aug. 10, 1933, at Peoria. He died July 19, 1964.
She is survived by two nephews, Jesse
(and Esther) Ruff of Waynesville and Don (and Dianne) Ruff of
Lincoln; one niece, Chris (and Rick) Underwood of Pekin; and several
great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two
brothers, one sister and one nephew.
She was a member of the Atlanta Woman's
Club, Atlanta United Methodist Church and Royal Neighbors of
contributions may be made to
Care of Illinois or the Chaddock Children's Home in Quincy.
Klemm, 89, of Lincoln died Tuesday (March 30, 2004) at 3:40 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with
the Rev. Julie Azbell officiating.
will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Waynesville.
Klemm was a teacher for a number of years. After retiring in 1972,
she taught china and oil painting.
born Feb. 23, 1915, at Waynesville to Bert and Kathryn Matson
Moberly. She married Paul Klemm on Aug. 3, 1939, in Clinton.
survived by her husband, of Lincoln; two daughters, Karen (and
Ernie) Patton of Morton and Mary (and Joe) Bianco of Heyworth; one
son, Kenneth Klemm (and Judy Porche) of Lincoln; six grandchildren;
and eight great-grandchildren.
preceded in death by one sister, Thelma Hutchcraft.
a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lincoln.
graduated from Waynesville Township High School in 1933 and earned
her teaching degree from Illinois State Normal University in 1939.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
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