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Archived Nov. 27, 2004
LINCOLN -- Marie Becker, 79,
of Lincoln, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2004, at 9:52 a.m. at St.
Visitation will be from 9 to
11 a.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln,
with a prayer service at 9 a.m.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m.
Tuesday at Holy Family Church, with the Rev. R. Anthony Lee
Burial will be in Holy Cross
Mrs. Becker had been a
secretary for Lansing News Agency in Lansing.
She was born Dec. 8, 1924, in
Dedham, Iowa, to Joseph and Elizabeth Rahm Bueltel. She
married William Becker on May 6, 1950, in Chicago. He died
Feb. 26, 2002.
She is survived by one
daughter, Judy Alberts of Lincoln; one son, William (and Dawn)
Becker of Sullivan; four grandsons, Timothy Alberts of
Lexington Park, Md., Allen Becker of Champaign, and Nathan and
Ryan Becker of Sullivan; one granddaughter, Melissa Alberts of
Saffern, N.Y.; one brother, Tony (and Norma) Bueltel of Omaha,
Neb.; and two sisters, Loretta (and Jo) Hebrank of Largo,
Fla., and Josephine Tilton, Sacramento, Calif.
She was also preceded in death
by one brother and two sisters.
She was a member of Holy
Family Church and the Columbian Ladies.
She had been a leader for Cub
Scouts and Boy Scouts.
Memorials may be made to the
American Arthritis Foundation.
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Dr. Robert Palombi
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Archived Nov. 29, 2004
LINCOLN -- Robert E. Palombi,
M.D., 79, of Lincoln, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2004, at his
A funeral Mass will be at 1
p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at St. Giles Catholic Church in Oak
Park, with Father Thomas Dore officiating. Visitation will be
one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in Queen of
Heaven Cemetery at Hillside.
Bennett Funeral Home in
Lincoln handled local arrangements.
Dr. Palombi was a family
practice physician at West Suburban in the Chicago area for
He proudly served his country
in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He was born Jan. 29, 1925, in
Chicago, to Leo and Marie Filetti Palombi.
He is survived by sons Leonard
and Michael Palombi; daughters Annette Torres, Suzanne
Zywanski, Kimberly VanderPloeg, Deborah Dejager, Lisa Lebron
and Elizabeth Palombi; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by
his parents; his first wife, Marilyn Cox Palombi; his second
wife, Maureen Mills Palombi; one brother; one sister; and one
grandson, Elijah Woodfolk.
He was a member of St. Giles
Catholic Church in Oak Park and attended Holy Family Catholic
Church in Lincoln.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Center.
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