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Harold Mann       Send a link to a friend

Archived Dec. 20, 2004

MOUNT PULASKI -- Harold C. Mann, 84, of Mount Pulaski, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, at 6:37 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Dr. James Lillie officiating.

Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Mann was a Farm Service petroleum salesman for 38 years.

He was a U.S. Navy Air Corps veteran of World War II and served on the USS Saginaw Bay in the South Pacific, flying over 200 missions.

He was born Oct. 3, 1920, to George and Emma Strampp Mann. He married Lucille Camel in Lincoln on Feb. 11, 1944. She died June 7, 1973.

He is survived by two daughters, Linda McQuillan of Decatur and Cindy Mann of Springfield; two granddaughters, Kathy (and Curt) Cisco of Springfield and Jennifer (and Bob) Salmon of Springfield; and four great-grandchildren, Jesse, Bobby, Jacob and Jenna.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Wilbur, and one grandson.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, VFW Post 777 and American Legion Post 447, all in Mount Pulaski.

Memorials may be made to Parkinson's disease research or St. John's Lutheran Church of Mount Pulaski.

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Irene Davis       Send a link to a friend

Archived Dec. 17, 2004

MOUNT PULASKI -- Irene J. Davis, 79, of Mount Pulaski, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004, at 8:45 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Paul Droegemueller officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

Mrs. Davis was a homemaker for her family.

She was born Aug. 17, 1925, in Mount Pulaski Township to Arthur and Ella Alwerdt Marten. She married Mayford L. Davis in Mount Pulaski on Oct. 3, 1943. He died June 5, 2003.

She is survived by one daughter, Bette (and Larry) Steffens of Lincoln; two sons, Dale (and Solange) Davis of Illiopolis and Darrel (and Darla) Davis of Lincoln; nine grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one brother, Dwain (and Leatha) Marten of Chesnut.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski and the sewing circle at the church. She was also a member of the Farm Bureau Women's Committee and Chester Home Bureau.

She was a 4-H leader for 25 years and co-superintendent at 4-H shows at the Logan County Fair.

Memorials may be made to Mount Pulaski EMS or Mount Pulaski Zion Lutheran School.

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