Paul J. "Barney" Durst, 82, of Lincoln
died Monday (June 21, 2004) at 4:27 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.
Visitation was on
Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
His funeral was Thursday
morning at the First Christian Church in Mount Pulaski, with Marion
Henderson officiating. Visitation preceded the
Burial, with military rites, is in
Mount Pulaski Cemetery.
Mr. Durst worked as a lineman for CILCO.
He retired after 37 years of service.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was born June 24, 1921, in Champaign
to Jacob R. and Mattie Hamilton Durst. He married Eleanor "Woody"
Phelan on Nov. 4, 1948, in Washington, Ill. She died Jan. 15, 1981.
He married Loreen Givan on Dec. 19, 1987, in Mount Zion.
He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln;
two sons, Michael (and Cecilia) Durst of Glen Carbon and Kenneth
(and Marla) Durst of Mount Pulaski; one daughter, Jayne Ann (and
Mark) Seitz of Mount Pulaski; two stepsons, Todd Givan and Steve
Givan, both of Lincoln; four grandchildren, Tyson Durst, Taryn
Durst, Courtney Seitz and Chelsey Seitz; two stepgrandchildren; and
one brother, Lester (and Coogie) Durst of Lake Wales, Fla.
He was also preceded in death by two
brothers and one sister.
He was a member of Jefferson Street
Christian Church in Lincoln; American Legion Post 447; Forty &
Eight, Voiture 985; AF&AM 87, Chapter 121, Commandery 39 of Mount
Pulaski; and Elks BPOE 914, of which he was a life member of 56
He was active in the Junior Achievement
program while working at CILCO.
may be made to the building fund at Jefferson Street Christian
Church, St. Louis Shriners Burn Center or St. Louis Shriners
Hospital for Children.
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Bernadine B. Lacey, 85, of Hartsburg
died Tuesday (June 22, 2004) at 11:25 p.m. at her home.
Her funeral will be
at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hartsburg,
with the Rev. David Russell officiating.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m.
Thursday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln and one hour
before the service at the church on Friday.
Burial will be in Hartsburg Union
Mrs. Lacey had worked as kitchen
supervisor at Dixie Truck Stop, McLean.
She was born Nov. 20, 1918, at
Hartsburg to John and Minnie Zieglowsky Lolling. She married Melvin
James Lacey on Aug. 30, 1941, in Manhattan, Kan. He died Oct. 26,
She is survived by one brother, Carl
Lolling of Hartsburg; one sister, Anna Eeten of Hartsburg; nieces
and nephews; and other relatives.
She was also preceded in death by one
brother, Henry J. Lolling, and three sisters, Jennie Tholen, Effie
Carey and Augusta Scales.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran
Church of Hartsburg and the Hartsburg American Legion Auxiliary.
may be made to her church, Hartsburg Rescue Squad or Wayne J. Shall