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Helen Million       Send a link to a friend

Archived November 18, 2004

LINCOLN -- Helen L. Million, 86, of Lincoln, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004, at 6:03 a.m. at her home.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in New Union Cemetery, with the Rev. Thomas Taylor officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Million worked at the Lincoln Garment Factory for 50 years.

She was born Sept. 18, 1918, in Chicago to Theodore "Ted" and Lucille Starkl Young. She married Paul Million on Dec. 27, 1941, in Hannibal, Mo. He died April 25, 2001.

Mrs. Million is survived by one sister, Irene Briggs of Santa Monica, Calif.

She was also preceded in death by one sister, Ethel La Palam.

She was a member of Holy Family Church in Lincoln.

She graduated from Lincoln High School.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of Illinois, 720 N. Bond St., Springfield, IL 62702.

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Nellie Sheehan       Send a link to a friend

Archived November 16, 2004

MOUNT PULASKI -- Nellie M. Sheehan, 90, of rural Mount Pulaski, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004, at 3:15 p.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski. Her funeral will follow at 7 p.m., with Bill Shanle officiating. The service will celebrate Mrs. Sheehan's life and her going home to the Lord.

Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lake Bank Cemetery, Mount Pulaski.

Mrs. Sheehan was a homemaker, farmer and avid gardener on the family farm for over 60 years. Before her marriage she had been employed at the Mueller Company in Decatur.

She was born Aug. 26, 1914, in Decatur to Harry and Margaret Blakeman Fishburn. She married Edward B. Sheehan in Decatur on March 22, 1944. He died Dec. 17, 1973.

She is survived by one daughter, Angela (and David) Onuma of Carlock; two sons, Dennis (and Linda) Sheehan of Gydnia, Poland, and Gale (and Shelly) Sheehan of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren, Jani (and Richie) Jones of Lincoln, Daniel (and Karen) Sheehan of Mount Pulaski, Laura (and David) Salander Jr. of Lincoln, Heather Sheehan of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., Micah Sheehan of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., and Katie Onuma of Carlock; one great-grandchild, Emma Jones of Lincoln, and two step-great-grandchildren, Chelsea and Austin Jones of Beason.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Samuel Ervin Fishburn, and one sister, Dorothy Doty.

A memorial message: "To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven: a time to be born, a time to die ... a time to remember and honor Nellie Sheehan, a loving wife, Mom, Grandma, sister, aunt, friend and servant of the Lord."

Memorials may be made to the Trinity Broadcasting Network.

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