Evelyn Mae Bockwitz, 89, of San
Jose died Saturday (June 26, 2004) at 3:25 p.m. at Hopedale Medical
Her funeral was Tuesday morning at
San Jose United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Larry Maffett
officiating. Visitation was on Monday at the church.
Burial is in Green Hill
Cemetery, rural San Jose.
Hurley Funeral Home of Mason
City handled arrangements.
Mrs. Bockwitz was a homemaker.
She was born Feb. 23, 1915, in
Emden to John and Allie Rademaker Johnson. She married John W.
Bockwitz on Feb. 23, 1935.
She is survived by her husband;
one son, William (and Karen) Bockwitz of Spring Arbor, Mich.; one
daughter, Dorothy (and Ike) Boyer of Morton; seven grandchildren;
and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by
one daughter, one son-in-law and three brothers.
She was a member of San Jose
United Methodist Church, San Jose Homemakers and a 55-year charter
member of Mason County Home Extension.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church.
Donald R. "Sparky" Sparks, 68, of
Lincoln died Saturday (June 26, 2004) at 4:20 a.m. at his home.
His funeral was Tuesday
morning at Holland and Barry in Lincoln, with Allen Dean officiating.
Visitation was on Monday at the funeral home.
Burial is in Zion Cemetery,
Mr. Sparks was retired. He had worked
at Lincoln Developmental Center for 11 years.
He was born May 31, 1936, in Lincoln to
Allen and Della May Humbert Sparks. He married Sharon L. Bree on
June 28, 1956.
He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln;
one son, Duane L. (and wife Laura) Sparks of Princeton; a
daughter-in-law, Alicia Sparks of Middletown; eight grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren; one brother, Ronald (and wife Beverly)
Sparks of Lincoln; and two sisters, Bessie (and husband Ron)
Newhouse of Lincoln and Shirley (and husband Larry) Conaway of Mount
He was preceded in death by his
parents; one daughter, Kim Merriman; and one son, Danny A. Sparks.
He was of the Protestant faith.
He was a member of the Lincoln Eagles
Lodge. He was also a member of Musicians Union Local 268 for many
may be made to the education fund for Cody Sparks.
Betty F. Davis, 78, formerly of
Lincoln, died Saturday (June 26, 2004) at 5:20 p.m. at Sunny Acres
Nursing Home, Petersburg.
A graveside service was Tuesday morning at Atlanta Cemetery, with Father Tony Lee officiating.
There was no visitation.
Arrangements were handled by
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home of Lincoln.
Mrs. Davis had been a secretary for
Eaton Corporation in Lincoln.
She was born Feb. 6, 1926, at
Waynesville to Cecil and Fern Cole Foster. She married Thomas L.
Davis on Oct. 25, 1942, in Lincoln. He died Sept. 23, 2000.
She is survived by one son, Tommie (and
Snookie) Davis of Springfield; one granddaughter, Danielle Davis
Landgrebe of Springfield; one great-granddaughter, Madeline Davis
Landgrebe of Springfield; and one brother, Jack Foster of Lincoln.
She was also preceded in death by two
brothers and one sister.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic
Church in Atlanta.
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