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Sara 'Sally' Buck

Sara "Sally" Jane Buck, 79, of McLean died Monday (April 26, 2004) at 11:35 p.m. at BroMenn Regional Medical Center in Normal.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the McLean United Methodist Church. A celebration of life will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Alan Simonson officiating.

Burial will be in McLean Cemetery.

Quiram Funeral Home of Atlanta is in charge of services.

Mrs. Buck was a homemaker.

She was born April 26, 1925, at Leland to Wilmer N. and Janice Von Ohlen Farley. She married Robert D. Buck on March 2, 1946, at Leland.

She is survived by her husband; two sons, Scott F. (and Mary) Buck of Port Angeles, Wash., and William D. (and Kimberly) Buck of McLean; two grandchildren, Susan Buck of Seattle, Wash., and Lt. Matthew Buck, who recently returned from Iraq; and one sister, Margaret (and Don) Hansen of Aurora.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She graduated from Leland High School and worked at the Interstate Company in DeKalb for one year before attending Illinois Wesleyan University, where she studied interior design and was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta.

She met Bob Buck when he was a naval aviation cadet and moved to McLean after their wedding.

She was active in the McLean United Methodist Church and the Burger-Benedict American Legion Auxiliary and was a good friend to many.

She enjoyed sewing and collecting antiques.

Memorials may be made to the McLean United Methodist Church or the Mount Hope-Funks Grove Fire and Rescue Department.


Glen Lyman

Glen Lyman, 49, of Cornland died Saturday (April 24, 2004) at the Formosa Plastic Corporation plant, rural Illiopolis.

Visitation was on Wednesday and his funeral was on Thursday morning at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski. The Rev. Carol Andricks officiated at the service.

Burial is in Steenbergen Cemetery, Mount Pulaski.

Mr. Lyman was a poly-operator at the Illiopolis Formosa plant.

He was born July 12, 1954, in Decatur to Walter and Tilatha "Tilly" Lyman. He married JoAnn Jones in Cornland on Dec. 3, 1994.

He is survived by his wife, of Cornland; one daughter, Kim Brion of Topeka, Kan.; one stepdaughter, Gwen Stopher of Mount Pulaski; two stepsons, J. Norman Stopher Jr. of Fort Madison, Iowa, and Oscar Lee Stopher, address unknown; two grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren; one brother, Richard Lyman of Decatur; and a half brother, J. Norman Stopher Sr. of Mount Pulaski.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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Clarence Henefeld

Clarence E. Henefeld, 74, of Mason City died Tuesday (April 27, 2004) at 5:40 p.m. at Mason City Area Nursing Home.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City, with the Rev. William Boyce officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Mason City Cemetery.

Mr. Henefeld was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was born July 17, 1929, at Mason City to George and Avis Suman Henefeld.

He is survived by two sisters, Margaret Curry and Mary Frazer, both of Mason City, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and four sisters.

He was a member of American Legion Post 496 and the First Christian Church in Mason City.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.


Maxine Klokkenga

Maxine V. Klokkenga, 84, formerly of Emden, died Monday (April 26, 2004) at 8:40 a.m. at the Christian Village in Lincoln.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Emden. Her funeral will follow at 7 p.m. at the church, with the Rev. Frank Pieper and the Rev. Roger Olson officiating.

Burial will be in Hartsburg Union Cemetery.

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Klokkenga was a homemaker. Before her marriage she taught school in the Lincoln area.

She was born May 10, 1919, at Clemmons, Iowa, to Floyd and Rose Violet Bryant Brackney. She married Jacob Elmer "Mike" Klokkenga on at the United Methodist Church in Lincoln on May 8, 1943. They celebrated 55 years together. He died June 17, 1998.

She is survived by one son, James (and Joyce) Klokkenga of Emden; one daughter, Janice (and Jim) Campbell of San Jose; five grandchildren, Jennifer Jo Campbell of Paso Robles, Calif., Katherin Ann Klokkenga of LaCrosse, Wis., Molly Ann Klokkenga of Emden, Kristopher Jacob Klokkenga of Quincy and Jonathan Andrew Campbell of Jacksonville.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Albert "A.J." Brackney. She was the last of her immediate family.

She was a faithful member of St. Peter Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid of the church.

She had served as president of the Illinois Shorthorn Lassies Association.

She graduated from Lincoln High School and Lincoln College.

The past three years she made her home at the Christian Village Alzheimer’s unit, where she was content and at peace. She was lovingly cared for with dignity and respect by a wonderful staff.

Memorials may be made to St. Peter Lutheran Church of Emden, Hospice Care of Illinois or the Alzheimer’s unit at the Christian Village in Lincoln.

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