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Steven Barmes       Send a link to a friend

Archived Oct. 16, 2004

LINCOLN -- Steven Ray Barmes, 50, entered his eternal reward on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, from his home in Lincoln.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Earl C Hargrove chapel on the Lincoln Christian College and Seminary campus, where he was head groundskeeper for the past five years.

The family will welcome visitors from 2 to 4 p.m. in the chapel foyer before the service.

A funeral and burial service will be on Tuesday in Mechanicsville, Va.

Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln is handling arrangements.

Mr. Barmes was a 1981 graduate of Lincoln Christian Seminary and held ministries in Virginia, New Hampshire, Idaho and Illinois.

He was born Aug. 24, 1954, in Chattanooga, Tenn., to Bruce and Barbara Barmes. They survive him in Charlotte, N.C.

He married Ellen Gayle Potter on Jan. 1, 1977, in Richmond, Va. She survives him, along with the three wonderful sons they were blessed with: Frankie Barmes of Richmond, Va.; Billy Barmes, home in Lincoln on leave from serving in Iraq; and Peter Barmes, at home in Lincoln.

He is also survived by one sister, Judy (and Joe) Rucker of Garner, N.C., and their three sons, and one brother, Brian Barmes, also of Garner.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to his final landscaping project at the college: a gazebo and rose garden. Donations may be made to Lincoln Christian College and Seminary at 100 Campus View Drive and marked "Gazebo Project."

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Justin Burge       Send a link to a friend

Archived Oct. 15, 2004

LINCOLN -- Justin Lee Burge, 18, of Lincoln died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at 9:13 a.m. in rural Lincoln

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln. A prayer service will follow at 7 p.m.

A funeral Mass will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Holy Family Church, with the Rev. R. Anthony Lee officiating.
  
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

He graduated from Lincoln Community High in May 2004.

He was born on Dec. 6, 1985, in Lincoln to Brant and Tracy Welch Burge.

He is survived by his mother, Tracy Welch of Lincoln; his father and stepmother, Brant and Sandy Burge of New Holland; his sister, Amy Bloom of Washington state; his brother, Jess Burge of Middletown; two stepbrothers, Samuel Mayer and Steve Billington of Lincoln; his maternal grandparents, Milton and Judy Welch of Lincoln; uncles Mike Welch, Doug Welch, Brian Welch, Tom (and Carolee) Burge and Gary (and Verna) Johnston, all of Lincoln; and a special cousin, Jessica Welch of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents.

He was a member of Holy Family Church and was a 4-H member for many years.

He was an avid music fan and loved history. He had also traveled to many countries with his family. He loved his family and friends.

Memorials may be made to Carroll Catholic School, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the American Diabetes Association

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Andrew Tillman       Send a link to a friend

Archived Oct. 15, 2004

LINCOLN -- Andrew M. Tillman, 18, of Lincoln died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at 9:13 a.m. in an auto accident on 1850th Street in Oran Township, Logan County.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. A prayer service will follow at 5 p.m.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. R. Anthony Lee officiating.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Decatur.

He was happily employed by Karen Markwell, John Barrick at Barrick Distributing and Melton Welch at Welch Farms.

He was born May 12, 1986, in Decatur to Tom and Nellie Christenberry Tillman.

He is survived by his parents, of Lincoln; one brother, Matthew Tillman of Chicago; his maternal grandmother, Nelda Christenberry of Lincoln; his paternal stepgrandmother, Mary P. "Pat" Tillman of Assumption; many aunts, uncles, cousins, co-workers, classmates; and many, many friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jim and Patsy "Pat" Tillman, and his maternal grandfather, Joe Christenberry.

He was a member of Holy Family Church, National Rifle Association and Ducks Unlimited.

He will be missed by all.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

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Rev. Mark Kim       Send a link to a friend

Archived Oct. 14, 2004

MASON CITY -- Mark S. Kim, 73, of Mason City died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, at 5:50 p.m. at Mason City Area Nursing Home.

Visitation will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at the United Presbyterian Church of Mason City. A service will follow at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Randy Paine officiating.

Burial of cremains will be private.

Hurley Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

The Rev. Kim was a Presbyterian minister. He served the First Federated Church of Clayton from 1963 to 1968 and the United Presbyterian Church of Mason City from 1968 to 1993. He was interim pastor for churches in Carthage, Farmington and Washington from 1993 to 1999. He became pastor emeritus in 2001.

He was a translator for the 8th Army in the Korean War.

He was born Dec. 12, 1927, in Manchuria, China, to Jun Hoon and Shinn Yong Lee Kim. He married Helen Kim Lee on Sept. 8, 1961, at the Riverside Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, Minn.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Peter (and Sally) Kim of Palatine; two daughters, Nancy Kim (and Terry) Phillips of Evanston and Joyce (and Jeff) Kim-Rohrer of Montgomery, Ind.; seven grandchildren, Mark, Matthew and Melody Rohrer of Montgomery, Ind., Josh and Grace Phillips of Evanston, and Payton and Elliott Kim of Palatine; one sister, InDuk Kim of Seoul, Korea; one niece; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents and eight siblings.

The Rev. Kim was a member of the Great Rivers Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church USA. He helped establish the Korean United Presbyterian Church in Springfield and the Han-Mi Presbytery for Korean-Americans in Chicago

He was past president and Paul Harris Fellow in the Mason City Rotary Club. He also provided leadership for the CROP walk, bloodmobile and meals on wheels in Mason City.

He was a recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution award.

He was naturalized as a U.S. citizen in 1974.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mason City United Presbyterian Church.

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