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Margaret Osborn

Margaret Anna Osborn, 85, of Hartsburg died Monday (June 14, 2004) at 2:32 p.m. following several struggles with cancer.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Emden, with the Rev. David L. Hofer and the Rev. Frank Peiper officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and one hour before the service on Thursday.

Burial will be in Hartsburg Union Cemetery.

Mrs. Osborn was a homemaker.

She was born Jan. 24, 1919, at Emden to Edward and Katie Rademaker Harmsen. She married George W. Osborn on Feb. 24, 1939, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Emden.

She is survived by her husband, of Hartsburg; two sons, Darrell R. (and Brenda) Osborn of Hartsburg and Glenn A. (and Diane) Osborn of Hartsburg; 11 grandchildren, Darwin (and Jeanne) Runyon of Peoria Heights, Duane (and Pam) Runyon of rural Farmer City, Dale (and Roberta) Runyon of Broadwell, JoBeth Runyon of Chatham, Janelle Runyon Boesdorfer (and Norm) of Atlanta, Chad Osborn of Emden, Jason Osborn of Hartsburg, Heather Osborn of Hartsburg, Carrie Osborn of Hartsburg, Cathie Osborn of Barrington and Barry Osborn of Hartsburg; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Catherine Smith of San Jose and Ada Beam of El Paso, Texas; and one brother, Orville (and Ruby) Harmsen of Emden.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Darla (Mrs. Joe) Runyon.

Mrs. Osborn and her husband resided in the same rural Hartsburg home all of their married life.

She was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and was active in the Ladies Aid. She was also a member of the Hartsburg Legion Auxiliary, Hartsburg Homemaker's Extension Unit and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

She was a bake-off finalist at the Logan County Fair several times.

She attended King and Fairview country schools and graduated from Hartsburg-Emden High School.

Memorials may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church or to the donor's choice.

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Frank 'Ace' Hinman

Frank W. "Ace" Hinman, 71, of Lincoln died Saturday (June 12, 2004) at 4:50 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Following cremation rites, a memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Lincoln. The Rev. Larry Maffett and Monsignor Edward Higgins will officiate.

There is no visitation; however, a fellowship time for family and friends will immediately follow the service.

Mr. Hinman retired from Logan Correctional Center in 1987. He had also worked for the secretary of state's office, the Department of Transportation and LDC annex.

He was born June 4, 1933, at Broadwell to Frank W. and Ruth L. McGee Hinman. He married Marya J. "Scotty" Shay.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; his mother, of Lincoln; two daughters, Sharen L. (and husband Mike) Gleason of Lincoln and Karen L. (and husband Robert) Stephenson of Canton; three grandchildren, Ryan Gleason of Lincoln and Jonathan and Rachael Stephenson of Canton; one brother, Gary L. (and wife Sara) Hinman of Newport Coast, Ga.; two aunts, Louise Camel of Lincoln and Carol Kodatt of Morton; and two nephews, Frank M. (and wife Carolyn) Hinman of San Francisco, Calif., and Brad Hinman (and fiancée Gina) of Corona Del Mar, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frank W. Hinman Sr.

He was of the Methodist faith.

He was a member of the Illinois High School Association for 45 years, officiated basketball for 45 years, umpired baseball for 35 years and also officiated volleyball and football games for a number of years.

He was active with the Lincoln Park District from 1959 to 1969 and coordinated officials for the district from 1969 to 2002.

He worked the east gate at the Logan County Fair for 40 years.

At Bradley University he participated in basketball, tennis and baseball, as well as numerous local tennis tournaments, of which he won several.

He graduated in 1951 from Lincoln Community High School, where he participated in tennis and basketball and was very accomplished in both sports.

In junior high school he was on the 1947 basketball team that won the heavyweight state championship.

He adored his children and grandchildren and is remembered locally for his dry sense of humor, wit and gruff exterior.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the athletic department of the school of the donor's choice.

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