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Dorothy Rohlfs

Dorothy H. Rohlfs, 91, of Lincoln died Sunday (Jan. 25, 2004) at 10:30 a.m. at the Christian Nursing Home.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Terry Davis officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mrs. Rohlfs was an accounting clerk for Sears Roebuck and Lehn & Fink for nine years.

She was born Jan. 6, 1913, in Logan County to Harry and Ferne Miller Baker. She married Clarence C. “Cracker” Rohlfs in Chicago on Jan. 12, 1937. He died Feb. 16, 1990.

Survivors are one sister, Patricia (and John) Bertsche of Flanagan; one brother, Wilbur (and Frances) Baker of Clinton; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Harold, and four infant siblings.

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and the Jolly Seniors group of the church. She was also a lifetime member of The Oasis.

Memorials may be made to Friendship Manor or the Christian Village Nursing Home.

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Eugenia Zella

Eugenia R. Zella, 82, of Lincoln died Saturday (Jan. 24, 2004) at 10:10 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Her body was cremated, and there is no visitation.

A service will be scheduled at a later date.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lincoln

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Zella was a retired registered nurse.

She was a veteran of the Army nurse corps.

She was born June 26, 1921, in Lincoln to Eugene and Rose Hembreiker Kramer. She married Ralph Lawrence, who preceded her in death on Aug. 10, 1981. She married Robert Zella on Oct. 1, 1983, in Lincoln. He survives.

Other survivors are one daughter, Karen (and Donald) Lawrence-Hoffert; one son, Kevin Lawrence of Phoenix, Ariz.; one stepdaughter, Gail Beachler of Peoria; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Buddy Lawrence.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to Carroll Catholic School.

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Eileen Duffey

Eileen Duffey, 87, of Lincoln died Friday (Jan. 23, 2004) at 2:15 p.m. at her home.

Visitation was on Monday, and her funeral was scheduled for Tuesday morning, with the Rev. Julie Azbel officiating.

Burial is in Zion Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Mrs. Duffey was a homemaker.

She was born Dec. 9, 1916, in Logan County to Charles and Iva Wheeler. She married Charles William Duffey in Lincoln on Sept. 12, 1936.

Survivors are one son, Charles E. (and Mary) Duffey of Decatur; eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald Wheeler of Lincoln and David (and Marjorie) Wheeler of Lincoln; and one sister, Dorothy.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Loretta O'Conner; one stepbrother, Billy Jo; and one granddaughter, Patricia Duffey.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

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Edwin Fones

Edwin J. Fones, 61, of Lincoln died Sunday (Jan. 25, 2004) at 7:25 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Tom Gerdts officiating. Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mr. Fones was a fireman at Lincoln Developmental Center for 35 years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was born Jan. 10, 1943, in Lincoln to Benjamin and Stella Trift Fones.

He is survived by a longtime friend, Bill Schultz of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

He graduated from Lincoln Community High School.

He was a member of Lincoln Christian Church, to which memorials may be made.

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Jimmie Barnes

Jimmie L. Barnes, 57, of Lincoln died Sunday (Jan. 25, 2004) at 12:19 a.m. at Pekin Hospital in Pekin.

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

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Park Meadows Baptist Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. S.M. Davis officiating.

Burial, with military rites, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield.

Mr. Barns worked for Caterpillar Tractor Co. in Peoria.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam era and in the Air National Guard for 15 years.

He was born June 2, 1946, at Steele, Mo., to James Robert and Myrtle Mae Richman Barnes. He married Glenda Weatherly on Jan. 22, 1966, in Lincoln.

Survivors are his wife, of Lincoln; three sons, Soctt (and Chris) Barnes of Lincoln, Brad (and Lisa) Barnes of Decatur and Chad (and Kelly) Barnes of Lincoln; five grandchildren; and one brother, DeWayne (and Connie) Barnes of Peoria.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two grandparents.

He was a member of Park Meadows Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Association.

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Raymond Begolka

Raymond G. Begolka, 93, of Lincoln died Thursday (Jan. 22, 2004) at 6:57 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

His funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John United Church of Christ in Lincoln, with the Rev. Richard Reinwald and the Rev. Wallace Reifsteck officiating. Visitation was on Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Burial will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mr. Begolka farmed in Eminence Township for 75 years.

He was born April 11, 1910, in Saybrook to Max R. and Louisa Haas Begolka. He married Evelyn Coleman on Dec. 4, 1955, in Tampa, Fla.

Survivors are his wife, of Lincoln; one son, Donald Begolka of Lincoln; and one daughter, Darlene Begolka of Lincoln.

He was the last of his immediate family and was preceded in death by three brothers, Arthur, Walter and Harry Begolka; and five sisters, Rose (infant), Lillie Begolka, Emma Opperman, Dorothy Robinson and Annie Loercher.

He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ and the Brotherhood of the church. He was also a member of Logan Railsplitting Association and Logan County Farm Bureau.

Memorials may be made to his church or to the donor's choice.

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