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Mary Alvey       Send a link to a friend

Archived Sept. 15, 2004

LINCOLN -- Mary Ella Alvey, 88, formerly of Lincoln, died Aug. 27, 2004, at the Dammert Center in Belleville.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lincoln, with Father James Cravens officiating.

Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery, Atlanta.

Mrs. Alvey was a schoolteacher.

She was born Oct. 29, 1915, at Genoa to Carl and Jennette Chestnut Bevan. She married Thomas W. Alvey on Jan. 7, 1939. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, Thomas W. Alvey Jr., of Belleville and Bevan B. Alvey of Lincoln, Neb.; one daughter, Jennette Alvey Simkins of Belleville; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Daughters of the King, PEO and Daughters of the American Revolution.

Memorials may be made to her church or to Family Hospice.


Mabel Martin       Send a link to a friend

Archived Sept. 14, 2004

LINCOLN -- Mabel L. Martin, 87, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at 3:10 a.m. at the Christian Village in Lincoln.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Holland and Barry, with Marion Henderson officiating.

Burial will be in New Union Cemetery.

Miss Martin retired in 1988 after 43 years of employment with the Internal Revenue Service in Springfield and Decatur.

She was born March 27, 1917, in Carleton, Neb., to Louis and Ida Raber Martin.

She is survived by one sister, Blanche Martin of Rockford; a niece, Mary Karen Jablonski (and Richard) of Joliet; a sister-in-law, Bettie Martin of Joliet; a great-niece, Stephanie Rosado (and Robert) of Joliet; a great-nephew, Robert Cox of Joliet; two great-great-nieces, Abigail and Lillian Rosado of Joliet; and a great-great-nephew, Casey Cox of Joliet.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church.

Memorials may be made to Lincoln Christian Church, Christian Village Nursing Home or the donor's choice.

Mabel L. Martin died at 3:10 a.m. on Sept. 12, 2004, at the Christian Nursing Home in Lincoln, Ill. She was born on March 27, 1917, in Carleton, Neb., the daughter of Louis and Ida Martin.

Mabel was a graduate of Lincoln Business College. Her excellent business skills were the result of the training she received at the college. She was a skilled and well-respected 43-year employee of the Internal Revenue Service, both in Springfield and Decatur.

She was a lifelong member of the Lincoln Christian Church.

Mabel's hobby was painting. Over the year she was awarded ribbons and other honors for her painting. She enjoyed playing cards, traveling, casinos, baking and trying new recipes. She was also an accomplished seamstress.

Mabel is survived by her sister, Blanche of Rockford; her niece, Mary Karen Jablonski (and Richard) of Joliet; her sister-in-law, Bettie Martin of Joliet; other Joliet relatives, great-niece Stephanie Rosado (and Robert), great-nephew Robert Cox, great-great-nieces Abigail and Lillian Rosado, and great-great-nephew Casey Cox; and special friends, Marge Buckles of Decatur, Helen Schneider of Belleville and Donna Wilson of Lincoln.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers.

The family wishes to thank the Lincoln Christian Nursing Home for the care given to Mabel while she was there.

Visitation will be at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

Her funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Thursday, Sept. 16, at 10:30 a.m.

Memorials may be made to the Lincoln Christian Church, Lincoln Christian Nursing Home or the charity of the donor's choice.


Harry Hagen       Send a link to a friend

Archived Sept. 13, 2004

LINCOLN -- Harry William Hagen, 79, of Lincoln died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at 12:25 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Tom Gerdts officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service.

Burial will be in Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Hartsburg.

Mr. Hagen retired from Mount Pulaski Corn Products in 1989. He also worked in waste management in Lincoln.

He was born Dec. 30, 1924, in Green Valley to Peter T. and Catherine Elizabeth Weise Hagen.

He is survived by three grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and three sisters, Florence Heduck of Charleston, Dorothy Hagan of Chicago and Helen Ferrie of Boise, Idaho.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Edgar "Tony" Hagen, and three sisters, Louise Hagen, Nettie Broaddus and Gertrude Lakin.

He was of the Protestant faith.

Memorials may be made to Lincoln Christian Church or to the donor's choice.

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