Carl J. Bridges Jr., 78, of Lincoln
died Thursday (Feb. 12, 2004) at 11:58 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor in
A memorial service will be conducted by
the Rev. Robert Henderson on Monday at 1:30 p.m. at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Visitation will be
from noon until the service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Bridges retired from Caterpillar
Tractor Co. in East Peoria in 1991.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to
He was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Lincoln
to Carl and Mamie Smith Bridges. He married Neva F. Robbins on June
10, 1949, in Lincoln. She survives.
Other survivors are four sons, Roger
(and Vicki) Bridges of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Rick Bridges of
Decatur, Rodney (and Janice) Bridges of Hartsburg and Randy (and
Tina) Bridges of Atlanta; one daughter, Debbie Carter of Lincoln;
eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one
great-great-grandchild; one brother, Ronald Bridges of Latham; and
one sister, Marie (and Cal) Martin of Lincoln.
He was preceded in death by an infant
son, Larry; one brother, Bob; and one sister, Betty Letterly.
He was a member of First Baptist Church
of Lincoln, American Legion Post 263, Eagles Lodge 2708 and the
Memorials may be made to the First
Baptist Church of Lincoln or the American Cancer Society.
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Paul Hartwig, 88, of Lincoln died
Wednesday (Feb. 11, 2004) at 8:30 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in
His funeral was Saturday morning at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Doug Rettig officiating.
Visitation was on Friday at the funeral home.
Burial, with military rites, was in
Richmond Grove Cemetery, rural New Holland.
Mr. Hartwig farmed in Sheridan and East
Lincoln townships before he retired.
He was born Sept. 14, 1915, in Plover,
Wis., to Laurence and Pearl Purviance Hartwig. He married Ralpho
Adel Shelton on June 17, 1940, in Rushville. She died Dec. 9, 2002.
Survivors are one son, Alan Hartwig of
Lincoln; one daughter, Karol (and Robert) Richardson of Kenney;
three granddaughters, Terri (and Paul) Ratini of Fort Pierce, Fla.,
and Bobbi and Katelyn Hartwig of Lincoln; one grandson, Austin
Hartwig of Lincoln; and two great-granddaughters, Emma and Molly
Ratini of Fort Pierce, Fla.
He was the last of his immediate
Mr. Hartwig was known through the state
for his polled Hereford cattle.
He was a graduate of Lincoln Community
High School and Lincoln College.
He was a
member of New Holland United Methodist Church, to which memorials
may be made.
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William H. Turner, 89, of
Atlanta died Thursday (Feb. 12, 2004) at 5 a.m. at his home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7
p.m. Saturday at Atlanta Christian Church, with Masonic rites at 7
His funeral will be at 2 p.m.
Sunday at the church, with visitation during the preceding hour.
David Harmon will officiate at the service.
Burial will be in Atlanta
Quiram Funeral Home of Atlanta
is handling arrangements.
Mr. Turner owned and operated
Bill's 66, Turner Oil Company and the Country-Aire Restaurant in
Atlanta from 1950 to 2002.
He was born Nov. 9, 1914, in Eminence
Township to Gilbert and Laura Petty Turner. He married Mildred L.
Demling on Aug. 7, 1937, at Covington, Ind. She survives.
Other survivors are five children,
Beverly (and Tom) Johnson of Flint, Texas, Wayne (and Connie) Turner
of Atlanta, Kent Turner of Bloomington, Dane (and Lori) Turner of
Richland, Mich., and Jane (and Richard) Borowski of Normal; 12
grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Maxine Snyder of
Raymond and Eleanor (and Virgil) Schmidt of Atlanta; and one
brother, Raymond (and Bernice) Turner of Lincoln.
He was preceded in death by one sister
and three brothers.
He was a member of the Atlanta
Christian Church, past master of the Atlanta Masonic Lodge 165 AF &
AM, Bloomington Consistory and Peoria Mohammed Shrine. He was a
50-year member and past president of the Atlanta Rotary Club and was
a Paul Harris Fellow.
He was co-founder of the Atlanta Little
League in 1954 and the Atlanta Bowl in 1964. He was an avid Cubs fan
and enjoyed watching the games on television with his wife.
Memorial contributions may be
made to the Atlanta Christian Church or the Christian Village in
Stanley F. Lucas
Stanley F. Lucas., 86, of Lincoln died Thursday (Feb. 12, 2004) at
5:20 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
A memorial service will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Holland &
Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln. Visitation will be from 9 am until
the service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at the New
Union Cemetery in Lincoln, IL.
Mr. Lucas had worked at the Lucas Farmer Grocery store in Lincoln.
He lived for many years at the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind in
He was born Nov. 15, 1917, in Lincoln to Gus and Hazel (Farmer)
Lucas. He was never married.
survived by two nieces, Meredith Lucas of Swansea, Illinois, and
Belinda Lucas of Lincoln, and a nephew, Thomas Lucas of Lincoln. He
is also survived by grand nephews Erik Lucas of San Jose, IL, and
Jason Lucas of Lincoln, Matthew Lucas of Columbia MO., and David
Lucas of Mason City, IL.
preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David E. Lucas, and
a nephew, Michael Lucas
Memorials may be made to the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind in