Carl Elmer Bartels Jr., 77, of Emden
died Tuesday (April 6, 2004) at 9:50 p.m. at his home.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday
at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. The service will
be conducted by Dave Pendley, a director of Christian education.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Camp Butler National
Mr. Bartels was a foreman from Saint-Gobain
Containers before he retired.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to
1946, during World War II.
He was born July 25, 1926, in Manito to
Carl Elmer and Martha Marie Miller Bartels Sr. He married Dorothy
Swingle in Lincoln on Nov. 25, 1946, and they were later divorced.
He is survived by his life partner,
Carol Seaman of Emden; one son, David (and Rita) Bartels of Lincoln;
three stepsons, Ron (and Lori) Spencer of Danvers, Tim (and Donna)
Spencer of Verona, Wis., and Dale (and Mary Jane) Spencer of
Centralia; five grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren; and one
great-grandchild and one step-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents
and an infant sister.
He was a member of Emden American
Legion Post 506.
Memorials may be made to
Care of Illinois.
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Beverly Jean Heft, 77, of Spring Hill,
Fla., formerly of Latham, died Sunday (April 4, 2004) at
Hernando/Pasco Hospice Care Unit in Brooksville, Fla.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday
at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with John
Robertson officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the
Burial will be in Lake Bank Cemetery,
Mrs. Heft was a homemaker.
She was born June 6, 1926, at Latham to
Frederick and Moneta Jarvis Kiick. She married Eldon Heft in Decatur
on Feb. 14, 1948. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by one daughter, Judith
(and Clyde) Dewitt of Manassas, Va.; one son, David Heft of
Killington, Vt.; five grandchildren; and one sister, Iona (and Dick)
Gilman of Latham.
She was of the Methodist faith and was
a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
may be made to Hernando/Pasco Hospice, 12260 Cortez Blvd.,
Brooksville, FL 34613; or to the Alzheimer's Association.
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