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William Schneider       Send a link to a friend

Archived Dec. 9, 2004

LINCOLN -- William H. "Bill" Schneider, 73, of Lincoln, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at 3:10 p.m. in Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Peasley Funeral Home. A prayer service will be at 4 p.m.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Peasley Funeral Home, with the Rev. R. Anthony Lee officiating.

Burial, with military rites, will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Mr. Schneider worked in construction for 40 years as a bricklayer for R.B. Evans and Givan & Wyles Construction.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 until 1953, during the Korean War, and received a Bronze Star.

He was born Dec. 11, 1930, in Lincoln to Charles and Mabel Etterlein Schneider. He married Marilyn Krznar on April 24, 1954, in Lincoln. She survives.

Other survivors are three sons, Michael Schneider of Springfield, Richard (and Tena) Schneider of Lincoln and Joe (Bridget) Schneider of Lincoln; six grandchildren; and one sister, Elizabeth Wyles of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

He attended Holy Family Church. He was a member of American Legion Post 263, Disabled American Veterans and the Bricklayers Union.

Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 263.

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Edward Barry       Send a link to a friend

Archived Dec. 9, 2004

LINCOLN -- Edward M. Barry, 61, of Elkhart, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at 12:30 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Phillip Blackburn officiating.

Burial will be in Irish Grove Cemetery, Middletown.

Mr. Barry was funeral director at Holland and Barry for 25 years. He was also Logan County coroner for 21 years and deputy coroner for 12 years.

He was born March 4, 1943, in Lincoln to H. John and Ruth Ann Johnson Barry. He married Karla D. Hurley on Aug. 12, 1995, in Colorado. She survives, in Littleton, Colo.

Other survivors are his mother, of Lincoln; two stepsons, Patrick Hurley of Denver, Colo., and Ryan Hurley of Honolulu, Hawaii; and one brother, Robert J. Barry of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his father, H. John Barry.

He was a charter member of the National Registry Board of Emergency Medical Technicians, a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Lincoln Lodge 210 AF & AM, Lincoln York Rite Bodies, Scottish Rite Bodies of Springfield, Ansar Shrine, Royal Order of Jesters, Sigma Chi Fraternity, Lincoln Kiwanis and a past president of the Logan County Shrine Club.

He was an avid hunter and participated in Ducks Unlimited and Quail Unlimited.

He graduated from Lincoln Community High School in 1961, from Hanover (Ind.) College in 1965 and from the Cincinnati (Ohio) College of Mortuary Science in 1967.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church.

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