Marshall L. Robison, 80, of Mason City
died Sunday (Feb. 29, 2004) at 9:24 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m.
Wednesday and his funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, both at
Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City. The ministers officiating at the
service will be
William Boyce and Robert Paddack.
Graveside military rites will be in
Mason City Cemetery.
Mr. Robison was a salvage machinist for
Caterpillar Tractor Co. in East Peoria for 38 years before he
retired. He was also a handyman around Mason City.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War
He was born July 15, 1923, in
Petersburg to Ed and Emma Hines Robison. He married Marian List on
May 18, 1946, in Mason City.
He is survived by his wife; four sons,
Richard (and Karen) Robison of Greenville, John (and Cindy) Robison
of Orlando, Fla., Robert Robison of Pawnee and William (and Laura)
Robison of Bourbonnais; two daughters, Marsha (and Pete) Bowers of
Mason City and Patricia (and DeWayne) Pace of Jacksonville, Fla.; 12
grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Geraldine
Sinclair of Mason City and Evelyn Samonski of Lady Lake, Wis.
He was also preceded in death by four
brothers and six sisters.
He was a member of the First Christian
Church of Mason City, American Legion Post 496, Optimist Club, Over
55 Club and the Pekin Moose Lodge.
contributions may be made to First Christian Church or the Optimist
Elmer Charles Eeten, 82, of Lincoln
died Monday (March 1, 2004) at 4:10 a.m. at the Christian Village
His funeral was Wednesday morning at St. John Lutheran Church in Hartsburg, with the Rev.
David Russell officiating. Visitation preceded the
Burial, with military rites, was in
Hartsburg Union Cemetery.
Holland and Barry Funeral Home in
Lincoln handled arrangements.
Mr. Eeten was a farmhand and worked at
He was a veteran of World War II
He was born Oct. 14, 1921, in Emden to
Folkert and Ella Alberts Eeten. He married Anna Lolling on June 16,
1950. They were divorced.
He is survived by three sons, Larry
Eeten of Peoria, Gary Eeten of Hartsburg and Dale (and Erin) Eeten
of Hartsburg; one daughter, Lori (and Craig) Lessen; six
grandchildren; one brother, George Eeten of Springfield; and one
sister, Mabel Marten of Emden.
He was preceded in death by one sister,
Grace Groth, and an infant brother.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran
Church in Hartsburg.
Memorials may be made to the Eeten
family to cover funeral expenses.
Nelva J. Schroeder, 97, of Lincoln died
Sunday (Feb. 29, 2004) at 3:30 a.m. at the Christian Village Nursing
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday at Faith Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark
Peters officiating. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the
Burial will be in New Union Cemetery.
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in
Lincoln is handling arrangements.
Mrs. Schroeder was a homemaker.
She was born Sept. 26, 1906, to Herman
and Mary Hahn Dierker. She married Walter John Schroeder on April 2,
1925, in Lincoln. He died in September 1983.
Survivors are two sons, Wilferd
Schroeder of Midlothian, Va., and Loren “Dale” (and Barbara)
Schroeder of Katy, Texas; two daughters, Marilyn (and Charles)
Hickman of Elgin and Dorothy (and Rocco) Giordano of Roseville,
Calif.; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two
She was the last of her immediate
family and was preceded in death by seven brothers and six sisters.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran
Church and the Dorcas Guild of the church, a life member of Abraham
Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and a member of the Logan
County Farm Bureau.
may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Hospital Auxiliary or
Hospice Care of Illinois.
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