Virginia Maxine Kendall, 77, of Mason
City died Tuesday (Jan. 6, 2004) at 11:24 a.m. at Mason District
Hospital in Havana.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at
Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City, with Nash Shawgo officiating.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m.
Burial will be in Mason City Cemetery.
Mrs. Kendall worked at Oney's Food
Store in Mason City for the past 10 years. She had also worked as a
clerk at Lee Brothers Clothing Store.
She was born July 3, 1926, to Marvin
and Hattie Smith Thompson. She married Robert Kendall on Jan. 25,
1951, in Mason City.
Survivors are her husband; one
daughter, Karen (and Alan) Tucker of Havana; two grandchildren, Jeff
and Jenna Tucker; two brothers, Howard (and Wilma) Thompson of Mason
City and Floyd (and Sandy) Thompson of Mason City; and two sisters,
Laverne O'Brien of East Peoria and Mary (and Bob) List of Mason
She was preceded in death by her
parents, two sisters and two brothers.
She was a member of the Mason City
United Methodist Church. She taught Sunday school and was an adviser
to the Methodist Youth Foundation.
contributions may be made to her church or to the donor's choice.
Robert E. Weimer, 74, of
Lincoln died Monday (Jan. 5, 2004) at 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Medical
Center in Springfield.
He was cremated.
A memorial service will be at 3
p.m. Saturday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln,
with Craig Smith officiating. Visitation will be from noon to 3 p.m.
at the funeral home.
Mr. Weimer was the first
pharmacist at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, and he
retired from the hospital in 1995. He owned and operated
Yesteryear Books for 40 years.
A U.S. Navy veteran, he served
three years on the USS Helena cruiser during the Korean War.
He was born May 25, 1929, in
Union City, Ind., to Charles C. and Ruby Yoder Weimer. He married
Patsy Kyle on Oct. 28, 1951, in Union City, Ind.
Survivors are his wife, of
Lincoln; two sons, Timothy (and Brenda) Weimer of Wheaton and
Phillip Weimer of Carol Stream; one daughter, Jennifer (and Marty)
Bradley of Phoenix, Ariz.; and five grandchildren, Carl Weimer of
Warrenville, Whitney Weimer of Harrisonburg, Va., Sam Weimer of
Ludington, Mich., and Joel and Joshua Bradley of Phoenix, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by his
parents and two brothers, Harvey and Richard.
He was a member of Jefferson
Street Christian Church of Lincoln, American Legion Post 263,
Illinois Pharmaceutical Association and Midwest Book Hunters
He graduated from Union City
(Ind.) High School in 1947 and attended Ball State University in
Muncie, Ind., Penn State in Pennsylvania and Indiana University in
Bloomington, Ind., before he entered the service. After his
discharge from the navy, he attended and graduated from Butler
University School of Pharmacy in Indianapolis, Ind.
Memorials may be made to Jefferson Street Christian Church, Abraham
Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation or Hospice Care of Illinois.
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George Lawrence Tomlin, 83, of Mason
City died Tuesday (Jan. 6, 2004) at 8:20 a.m. at St. John's Hospital
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m.
Thursday and his funeral at 11 a.m. Friday, both at Hurley Funeral
Home in Mason City. Nash Shawgo will officiate at the service.
Cremation will follow the funeral.
Mr. Tomlin retired from the Winter Park
(Fla.) Telephone Company, where he was the supervisor of the key
department and special equipment.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War
He was born July 20, 1920, in Mason
City to Ralph and Charlotte Becker Tomlin. He married Caroline
Vespole, and she preceded him in death. She married Helen Knoles
Wilkinson on July 12, 1973, in Altamonte Springs, Fla. She survives.
Other survivors are two daughters,
Phyllis Merck of Oviedo, Fla., and Jeanne Skaggs of Mason City; five
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Charlotte
Everist of Vallejo, Calif., and Faye Shields of Orlando, Fla.
He was also preceded in death by one
son, George Robert Tomlin, and one brother.
He was a member of Castleberry
Methodist Church in Florida, a life member of the World War II
submarine association and member of the central Florida chapter, a
50-year member of Masonic Lodge 403 AF & AM, a member of the
Mid-Florida Winnies Winnebago club, the national Winnebago RV club
and the Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association.
contributions may be made to the donor's choice or the Cystic