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Jeremy Reves

Jeremy Ian Reves, 26, of Lincoln died Wednesday (April 14, 2004) at 7:45 a.m. at a Willard Avenue location.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with the Rev. Darrell Garrett officiating.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mr. Reves worked in housing construction.

He was born Nov. 19, 1977, in Springfield to John Brett and Carol Reves.

He is survived by his mother and his stepfather, Randall Tholen of Lincoln; his father, of New Orleans, La.; one sister, Courtney Reves of Lincoln; and one niece, Hayleigh Maupin of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

He graduated from Lincoln Community High School in 1996.

He will be remembered for his smile, sense of humor and compassion.

Memorials may be made to United Cerebral Palsy or Shriners Crippled Children.

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Edward Wieber Jr.

Edward Wieber Jr., 76, of Lincoln died Monday (April 12, 2004) at 3:17 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

His funeral was Thursday morning at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Carnahan officiating. Visitation was on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Burial is in Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mr. Wieber farmed in Elkhart Township for 36 years and worked for the past 14 years at Stine Seeds in Lincoln.

He was born Oct. 20, 1927, in Lincoln to Edward G. and Emma Duesing Wieber. He married Dorothy Bracko on July 31, 1947, in Lincoln.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Tony (and Sandy) Wieber of Martinsville; one daughter, Debra (and Rob) Lee of Middletown; two grandchildren, Zak (and Sarah) Lee of Edwardsville and Mike Lee of Middletown; and one brother, George A. Wieber of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by one brother, one sister and one grandson, Chad Wieber.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Lincoln and the Logan Mason Hereford Association.

Memorials may be made to his church or to the Chad Wieber Memorial Fund.

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Harold Schmidt

Harold G. Schmidt, 75, of Lincoln, formerly of Chestnut, died Tuesday (April 13, 2004) at 5:30 a.m. at the Christian Village.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with the Rev. Carol Andricks officiating.

Burial will be in Laenna Cemetery, Chestnut.

Mr. Schmidt was a retired farmer.

He was born Nov. 18, 1928, at Chestnut to Gilbert and Esther Whalen Schmidt. He married Virginia Ewers on Nov. 21, 1954, in New Holland.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; one nephew, Edwin (and Lorene) Stoll; one niece, Barbara (and Bill) Himley of Schaumberg; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister.

He was a member of Chestnut United Methodist Church, Logan County Farm Bureau and the Chestnut Coffee Drinkers Club.

He graduated from Lincoln Community High School in 1946.

Memorials may be made to Chestnut United Methodist Church or the Christian Village.

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Debra Vincent

Debra A. Vincent, 38, of Lincoln died Sunday (April 11, 2004) at 5:16 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 5 p.m. Friday at Peasley Funeral Home, with Andy Glass officiating. 

Cremation rites will be accorded and burial will be at a later date. 

She had worked as a licensed certified nurse's aide at St. Clara's Manor and Bartmann Nursing Home. She was to graduate from Lincoln College in May.

She was born in Orlando, Fla., on May 7, 1965, to Robert L. and Juanita A. Pritchard Houghtalin. She married John Vincent Jr. on Aug. 10, 1984.

She is survived by her parents, of Lincoln; three daughters: Nicole Marie Vincent, Kristine Ann Vincent and Ashley Linn Vincent, all of Lincoln; her brother, Steven Thomas Houghtalin of Lincoln; her fiance, Trent Purdue of Hartsburg; and special friend John Vincent Jr. of Lincoln.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

She was a member of Phi Delta Kappa, the National Deans List and Presidents Club. She had been a member of ABATE since 1987.

She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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