Vera Mae Hickey, 89, of Armington died
Monday (May 24, 2004) at 7:14 p.m. at the Hopedale Medical Complex,
Her funeral will be at 3:30 p.m.
Saturday at the Armington Christian Church. Ed Loyd and Victor
Ramsey will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the
Burial will be in Oak View Cemetery,
Quiram Funeral Home, Atlanta, is in
charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hickey was a homemaker.
She was born Aug. 21, 1914, at Hidalgo,
to Roscoe C. and Cynthia Alma Houser Hutson. She married Homer E.
Hickey on April 8, 1933, in Lincoln. He died July 16, 1986.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary
Ellen (and Paul) Lathim of Vero Beach, Fla., and Cheryl (and Joe)
Johnson of Las Cruces, N.M.; two sons, John (and Judith) Hickey of
Safety Harbor, Fla., and David Hickey of Armington; nine
grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the Armington
contributions may be made to the church or to the Armington Rescue
Garvice Earl Phillips, 85, formerly of
Mason City, died
Wednesday (May 26, 2004) in Wilmington, N.C.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, June 1, at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m.
Wednesday at Mason City Cemetery, with the Rev. Robert Paddack
Mr. Phillips retired from Cutler-Hammer
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War
He was born April 20, 1919, in Green
County, Ky., to Vernon Earl and Susie Phillips. He married Daisy
Survivors are his wife; one daughter,
Barbara Parker of Wilmington, N.C.; two grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jim Phillips of Bloomington.
He was preceded in death by one
contributions may be made to the donor's choice.
Weldon 'Pete' Frantz
Weldon B. "Pete" Frantz, 87, of Lincoln
died Monday (May 24, 2004) at 2 p.m. at the Christian Nursing Home.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m.
Friday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln. Masonic rites
will be conducted at 8 p.m.
His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday
at the First United Methodist Church of Lincoln, with the Rev. Julie
Burial, with military rites, will be in
New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.
Mr. Frantz served as Logan County
treasurer from 1962 to 1966 and as Logan County clerk from 1966 to
1994. He was also a retired accountant.
He served as a B-17 pilot in the Army
Air Corps during World War II. He was shot down in Europe and was a
prisoner of war for 14 months.
He was born June 9, 1916, in Mason
City, Iowa, to Marion C. and Jennie Brandt Frantz. He married Jane
Ellen Warrick on June 15, 1941, and she died Oct. 18, 1973. He
married Josephine Bonansinga on May 28, 1982, in Springfield, and
she died Feb. 24, 2003.
He is survived by two children, Peter
J. Frantz (and Carol) of Lincoln and Janeann Meredith (and Tom) of
Grays Lake; four grandchildren, Jeffrey Frantz (and Eszter) of
London, England, Jennifer Sugg (and Alan) of Naperville, Janelle
Stewart (and Gregg) of Mount Pleasant, Mich., and Tracey Meredith of
Rantoul; one great-grandson, Ian Stewart of Mount Pleasant, Mich.;
and one sister, Barbara Swearingen of Atlanta.
He was also preceded in death by one
brother, Welby Frantz, and one sister, Margaret Moore.
He was a member of the First United
Methodist Church, American Legion Post 263 and Eagles Lodge of
Lincoln. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge and a Shriners
Club member for many years. He had been an Elks Club member since
1940 and served as secretary for many years.
He served on the school board for
Lincoln Elementary District 27 for a number of years and on the
first board for the Lincoln Park District. He was home services
director for the Red Cross for several years. He was also a board
member of the senior citizens center.
may be made to the Weldon B. "Pete" Frantz Memorial Fund.