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Gabriel Goldsberry

Gabriel Lowell Goldsberry, 10 months, died Wednesday (Aug. 18, 2004) at 2:35 a.m. at St. Johnís Hospital in Springfield.

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

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Church in Lincoln.

Burial will be in St. Maryís Cemetery, Lincoln.

Gabriel, son of John Anthony and Tricia Sparks Goldsberry, was born Oct. 6, 2003, in Springfield.

He is survived by his parents, of Lincoln; his paternal grandparents, John and Edie Goldsberry of Springfield and Linda and John Rachford of Springfield; and maternal grandparents Jack and Mickey Young Kuznik of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather John Sparks.

He was a member of Holy Family Church in Lincoln.

Gabriel touched so many lives during his short time on earth.

Memorials may be made to the Pine Street Ronald McDonald House in St. Louis, Mo.

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Clifford 'Digger' Cadwallader

Clifford E. "Digger" Cadwallader, 89, a lifelong resident of Lincoln, died Monday (Aug. 16, 2004) at 12:52 a.m. at Maple Ridge Care Centre.

He donated his body to science. There will be no services.

Mr. Cadwallader worked for 40 years tending bar and was head of the bartender local for many years.

He was born Feb. 10, 1915, in Lincoln to John and Edith Etterline Cadwallader.

He is survived by one sister, Ruth Trommer of Elgin, and several nieces and nephews.

Three brothers preceded him in death.

He was a member of Moose Lodge 1441.

He graduated from Lincoln Community High School.

Memorials may be made to Maple Ridge are Centre, Lincoln.

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Charles Carter

A memorial service for Dr. Charles C. Carter will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Carol Andricks officiating. Visitation will follow in the basement of the First United Methodist Church in Mount Pulaski.

Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

Dr. Carter, 85, of Saratoga, Calif., formerly of Mount Pulaski, died May 24, 2004, at his home in California. He was a professor at San Jose State University for 23 years.

He was born Oct. 2, 1918, in Mount Pulaski to Clair and Nettie Kusterer Carter.

He is survived by his wife, Corinn Carter of Saratoga, Calif.; one brother, Wesley (and Dorothy) Carter of Mount Pulaski; and three nephews, John Carter of Decatur, William Dykstra of Florida and Jay Dykstra of Wisconsin.

He was of the Methodist faith and was a member of Lincoln Elks Club 914.

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Edward Moehring

Edward G. Moehring, 70, of San Jose died Tuesday (Aug. 17, 2004) at 7:42 p.m. at Pekin Memorial Hospital, Pekin.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, with Pastor David Russell officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hurley Funeral Home in San Jose and one hour before the service at the church on Saturday.

Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, rural San Jose.

Mr. Moehring farmed and worked as a weld setup man for Eaton Corporation, Cutler-Hammer Division, in Lincoln for 28 years. After he retired in 1994, he consulted with Cutler-Hammer and trained employees in Puerto Rico for three months. He then worked for the village of San Jose and operated his own mowing service.

He was born Nov. 12, 1933, in Delavan to John and Augusta Handke Moehring. He married Audrey Adkins on Nov. 21, 1954.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Dennis (and wife Debra) Moehring of Delavan; two daughters, Sherie (and husband David) Rademaker of Tremont and Shellie (and husband Duane) Messman of Topeka; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Harold Moehring of Lincoln; and one sister, Marguerite Frye of Hopedale.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ernest Moehring.

He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Emden, to which memorial contributions may be made.


Margaret Keys

Margaret H. Keys, 83, of Lincoln died Sunday (Aug. 15, 2004) at 12:52 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. There is no visitation.

Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Beason.

Mrs. Keys was a former employee of the Illinois secretary of state's office.

She was born Jan. 30, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to Claude and Lorene Orrell Henson. She married Sam Keys on April 26, 1947, in Streator. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, San Keys Jr. of Lincoln and Henson Keys of Champaign, and one brother, Gerald Henson of Arlington, Va.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lincoln.

Mrs. Keys volunteered for the Elks Crippled Children's Hospital.

Memorials may be made to St. Clara's Manor in Lincoln.

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