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Minnie McClure       Send a link to a friend

Archived Nov. 24, 2004

LINCOLN -- Minnie Montella McClure, 82, of Lincoln died Tuesday (Nov. 23, 2004) at 3:25 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.

Cremation rites were accorded and no services are scheduled.

Holland and Barry Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Mrs. McClure was a homemaker for her family.

She was born July 3, 1922, at Atlanta, to Gustav and Tillie Diekow Ruff. She married Wilbur McClure on Dec. 18, 1939, at Litchfield, Ky. He died in April 1982.

She is survived by two daughters, Beverly Lolling of Lincoln and Wanda Rademaker of Pekin; one son, Wilbur Eugene McClure of Cheyenne, Wyo.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one brother, Conrad Ruff of California.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Henry and Jesse Ruff.

She was of the Baptist faith.

Memorials may be made to St. Clara's Manor.


Marjorie Swan       Send a link to a friend

Archived Nov. 23, 2004

LINCOLN -- Marjorie Swan, 94, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at 3:25 a.m. at St. Clara's Manor.

Her funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Henderson officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be on Monday at 10 a.m. at Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Radcliff, Ky.

Mrs. Swan was a homemaker for her family.

She was born Oct. 25, 1910, at Vine Grove, Ky., to Ed and Ida Stovall Rogers. She married Earl Swan at the Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky.

She is survived by her husband; two sons, Thomas Edward Swan of Springfield and Terry Mathew Swan of Williamsville; one grandson, Richard Terry Swan of New Holland; one great-granddaughter, Alicia Lea Swan of New Holland; one great-grandson, Richard Dalton Swan of New Holland; one brother, Lawrence Rogers of Magnolia, Ky.; and one sister, Dorothy Nally of Springfield, Ky.

Mrs. Swan was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln and the Rebekah Lodge of Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to Parkinson's Foundation.


Verna Van Hilsen     Send a link to a friend

Archived Nov. 23, 2004

HARTSBURG -- Verna J. Van Hilsen, 98, of Hartsburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at 12:05 a.m. at her home.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln.

A graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Hartsburg Union Cemetery.

Mrs. Van Hilsen was proprietor of Rademaker's restaurant in Hartsburg for many years and owned Kief's grocery in Hartsburg from 1964 until her retirement in January 1973. She was the last Kief descendant to operate the family business. The Kiefs founded the store in the early 1890s.

She was born June 1, 1906, at Hartsburg to Bert and Emma Kief McManaway. She married Harold Van Hilsen on Aug. 24, 1957. He died Nov. 15, 1978.

She is survived by four nephews, David (and Norma) McManaway of Dallas, Texas, Robert McManaway of Chicago, Duane (and Joyce) Quisenberry of Phoenix, Ariz., and James (and Hilda) Quisenberry of Louisville, Ky.; and by three stepgrandchildren, Terry Van Hilsen, Susan Dryden and Sandra Van Hilsen.

She was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

She was a member of the Hartsburg United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Tri-City Ladies Club and Royal Neighbors of America.

Memorials may be made to the Hartsburg United Methodist Church and the American Heart Association.

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