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Crispina Falcon

Crispina Falcon, 76, of Lincoln died Tuesday (July 6, 2004) at 3:55 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, following a prayer service at 4 p.m.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with the Rev. Tony Lee officiating.

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

Mrs. Falcon was a homemaker.

She was born Dec. 5, 1927, in Detroit, Mich., to Robert and Juana Reyes. She married Oscar L. Falcon in November 1959 at San Antonio, Texas. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, Roberto (and Gloria) Cortez of Laredo, Texas, and Oscar Falcon of Lincoln; four daughters, Helen of Monterrey, Mexico, Hortense (and Mark) Hamblin of Atlanta, Rose Marie Falcon of Lincoln and Martha Falcon of Lincoln; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister and was the last of her immediate family.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.

Memorials may be given to the family.

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Mary Foster

Mary O. Foster, 89, of Lincoln died Saturday (July 3, 2004) at 11:30 p.m. at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Her funeral was Thursday morning at Second Baptist Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Glenn Shelton officiating. Visitation was at the church on Wednesday.

Burial is in Old Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Holland and Barry Funeral Home of Lincoln handled arrangements.

Mrs. Foster had worked as a cook.

She was born March 14, 1915, in Lincoln to Grant and Florence Boards Gorens. She married Joseph James Foster on Oct. 16, 1938, in Lincoln.

She is survived by her husband; two sons, Joseph Phillip Foster of Orlando, Fla., and Steve Foster of Lincoln; a nephew, Robert Hood of Milwaukee, Wis., who was raised by Mrs. Foster and her husband; three grandchildren; one sister, Francis Guy of Orlando, Fla.; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by a niece, Jocelyn Hood, who was raised by the Fosters; five brothers, Roy, William, Robert, Marshall, and Harrison Gorens; and two sisters, Kallie Hood and Louise Meyers.

She was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Lincoln for 74 years and served on the Mother Board of the church.

Memorials may be made to the church.

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