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Ethel Ryan       Send a link to a friend

Archived Sept. 22, 2004

MOUNT PULASKI -- Ethel M. Ryan, 85, of Mount Pulaski died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, at 6:50 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church of Mount Pulaski, with John Robertson officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home of Mount Pulaski is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Ryan was a homemaker for her family.

She was born April 9, 1919, at Latham to Emil and June Thompson Wachter. She married Harold Orville Ryan at Latham on Nov. 14, 1936. He died in 1959.

She is survived by two daughters, Carol M. Meyer and Jo Anne Ryan, both of Winter Haven, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Wannetta Beadleston of Mount Pulaski.

She was also preceded in death in two sons, Robert H. Ryan and John Ryan.

She was a member of Mount Pulaski Christian Church, Rebecca Circle, Royal Neighbors of America and Lincoln Moose Lodge 1441.

Memorials may be made to Mount Pulaski Ambulance or Hospice Care of Illinois.

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Carolyn Tappendorf       Send a link to a friend

Archived Sept. 21, 2004

LINCOLN -- Carolyn J. Tappendorf, 62, of Lincoln died Monday, Sept. 20, 2004, at 7:46 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Miss Tappendorf donated her body to the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Edward McMinn officiating.

Miss Tappendorf retired in 1986 from Lincoln Developmental Center, where she was a technician.

She was born May 14, 1942, in Decatur to Leonard L. and Emma Marie Brannan Tappendorf.

She is survived by three brothers, Lyle (and Teresa) Tappendorf of Decatur, Kenneth (and Mary) Tappendorf of Lincoln and Jimmy Ray Tappendorf of Shelbyville.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority.

Memorials may be made to Maple Ridge Care Centre.

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Jesse Mosier       Send a link to a friend

Archived Sept. 21, 2004

LINCOLN -- Jesse E. Mosier, 48, of Lincoln died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, at 8:43 p.m. at McLean County Nursing Home, Normal.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Dan Wissmann officiating. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mr. Mosier was a farm laborer and worked for George Leverton Kar Remarketing.

He was born May 23, 1956, in Lincoln to John T. and Patricia E. Buchanan Mosier. He married Deborah Lank. Later he married Beth Stephens on Aug. 12, 1989, in Lincoln.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; his father, of Lincoln; one son, John F. (and Amanda) Mosier of Vincennes, Ind.; one grandson, Isaac Jesse Mosier of Vincennes, Ind.; one granddaughter, Gwendolyn Rose Warf of Lafayette, Ind.; three stepdaughters, Sarah (and Thomas) Comerford of Colfax, Ind., Katie Grove of Lincoln and Stephanie Grove of Lincoln; one sister, Rhonda (and Michael) Donovan of Normal; and three brothers, Charles (and Sheree) Mosier of Bloomington, Michael (and Donna) Mosier of Lawrenceville and Russell (and Tammie) Mosier of Mount Pulaski.

He was preceded in death by his mother, who died June 21, 2001; his first wife, who died Oct. 18, 2000; and his paternal and maternal grandparents.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Logan County Sheriff's Mounted Police, Logan County Auxiliary Police, Logan County ESDA Horse Search and Rescue Team, Northern Illinois Cutting Horse Association, Mid-State Cutting Horse Association and National Cutting Horse Association. He won the 2004 National Cutting Horse Association rider cutting.

Memorials may be given to the family.

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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.

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