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Melonie Hurley

Melonie Carole Hurley, 42, of Fort Wayne, Ind., formerly of Lincoln, died Saturday (April 3, 2004) at 3:22 a.m. after a lengthy illness. 

A memorial service will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at The Chapel in Fort Wayne, Ind., with Pastor Joe Martin officiating.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln, with Marion Henderson officiating.

Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.  

She was employed as a legal secretary with Baker & Daniels law firm in Fort Wayne, Ind., until her illness.

She was born Sept. 8, 1961, in Quincy.

She had been married and is survived by two children, Evan Wilson, a high school junior, of Belleview, Iowa, and Erin Wilson, a Homestead High School sophomore in Fort Wayne; her parents, Richard and Carole Hurley of Lincoln; brothers Lyndel  (and Kathy) Hurley of Athens, Ga., Todd (and Fabiana) Hurley of Miami Beach, Fla., and Lloyd (and Pam) Hurley of Seminole, Fla.; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends in Lincoln and Fort Wayne.

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and attended The Chapel in Fort Wayne, Ind.

She attended Madison Grade School in Quincy, Emden Grade School, Central School in Lincoln and Lincoln Junior High School. She participated in junior high track and was a member of the record-setting state 440 relay team in 1975, along with Debbie Miller, Stacy Cook and Val Simpson.

She was a member of the volleyball team in high school, and she graduated from Lincoln Community High School in 1979.

She received her paralegal certificate from Bradley University in Peoria and her bachelor's degree from Indiana Wesleyan University in Fort Wayne, Ind.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse Service and Hospice Home of Northeast Indiana, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46814.

Tena Gilmer

Tena E. Gilmer, 55, of Springfield, formerly of Atlanta, died Wednesday (March 31, 2004) at 11:26 p.m. at Prairie Rose Health Care Center in Pana.

A graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.

There will be no visitation.

Quiram Funeral Home of Atlanta is handling arrangements.

She was born July 13, 1948, at Lincoln to Harold and Budella Bradway Vannoy.

She is survived by four children, Dennis (and Nora) Gilmer, William Gilmer, Jacob Gilmer and Della Gilmer, all of Springfield; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Jerry Adams of Atlanta, Robert Bland of Atlanta, Abraham Vannoy of Lincoln and Larry Vannoy of Atlanta; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.

She was a member of the Atlanta Christian Centre, Atlanta.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Harold Wubben

Harold E. Wubben, 87, of Mount Pulaski died Friday (April 2, 2004) at 7:20 a.m. at Vonderlieth Living Center.

A private graveside service will be at Lake Bank Cemetery, Mount Pulaski, at a later date.

There is no visitation.

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mr. Wubben was a retired farmer.

He was born May 17, 1916, in rural Mount Pulaski to William Albert and Libbie Sivilia Musick Wubben. He married Loraine Vaughan in Keokuk, Iowa, on Sept. 4, 1940.

He is survived by his wife, Loraine Wubben of Mount Pulaski; two daughters, Janice (and John) Poffenbarger of Mount Pulaski and Judith (and Norman) Maxheimer of Lincoln; one son, Julian (and Lou Ann) Wubben of Chestnut; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Erma Huston of Mount Pulaski and Agnes Redfairn of Lincoln; and one brother, Ralph Wubben of Mount Pulaski.

He was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.

He was a member of the Logan County Farm Bureau.

Memorials may be made to Vonderlieth Living Center, Mount Pulaski.

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Marie Robertson

Marie M. Robertson, 91, of Mason City died Thursday (April 1, 2004) at 12:37 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

Visitation was on Sunday at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City.

Her funeral was Monday morning at the First Baptist Church in Mason City, with the Rev. Curt McCallister officiating.

Burial is in Mason City Cemetery.

Mrs. Robertson was a homemaker.

She was born Dec. 15, 1912, in Greenburg, Ky., to James and Alice Landis Edwards Sr. She married Dick Robertson on Feb. 18, 1930, in Mason City. He died Oct. 29, 2002.

She is survived by one son, Bob (and Janis) Robertson of Mason City; one daughter, Rose Marie (and Roy) Leamon of Pekin; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Edwards of Kissimmee, Fla., and Walter (and Alice) Edwards of Canton; and one sister, Christy Williams of Canton.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mason City for 81 years and held various offices in the church. She was also a member of the Mason County Home Extension and Mason City Women’s Club.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church in Mason City.


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