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Ted Leever          Send a link to a friend

LINCOLN -- Ted R. Leever, 82, of Lincoln died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005, at 1:35 p.m. at the Christian Village Nursing Home.

His funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Quiram Funeral Home, Atlanta. Ryan Edgecombe will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in McClimans Cemetery, Hallsville.

Mr. Leever worked in the Illinois state comptroller's office in Springfield for many years.

He was born Feb. 24, 1923, at Waynesville to Holton and Emma Meachum Leever.

He is survived by one sister, Marge Hickey of Decatur, and several nieces and nephews.

Three brothers and one sister preceded him in death.

Memorials may be made to the Christian Village Nursing Home.

Karen Barbour          Send a link to a friend

SAN JOSE -- Karen Joy Barbour, 67, of San Jose died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, at 8:25 p.m. at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hurley Funeral Home in San Jose. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Jon Hamilton officiating.

Mrs. Barbour had worked for the San Jose grocery store, Peg's Corner and Casey's in San Jose. She previously worked for the Better Coil and Transformer Company in Goodland, Ind., for many years.

She was born May 7, 1938, in Lake Village, Ind., to Robert and Thelma Cool Wilkie. She married Robert T. Barbour on Feb. 10, 1967, in Lake Village.

She is survived by her husband, of San Jose; three sons, Robert Bales of San Jose, Thomas (and Renae) Barbour of Brookston, Ind., Matthew (and Melissa) Barbour of Creve Coeur; one daughter, Dianna (and Joseph) Nolan of San Jose; one granddaughter, Teage Nichole of San Jose; and two grandsons, Brice and Andrew Barbour of Brookston, Ind.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Michael Andrew Barbour.

She was a member of the San Jose Christian Church.

Memorials may be made to the San Jose Rescue Squad.

William Webster          Send a link to a friend

LINCOLN -- William F. Webster Jr., 90, of Lincoln, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, at 5:15 a.m. at the Christian Village Nursing Home in Lincoln.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. R. Anthony Lee officiating.

No visitation is scheduled.

Burial, with military rites, will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Lincoln.

Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Webster retired from Cilco as a dispatcher.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was born July 20, 1915, in Lincoln to William F. and Theresa Schmid Webster. He married Mildred Montgomery on March 17, 1939. She died Oct. 25, 1993.

He is survived by his three children, Linda (and David) Buchanan of Lincoln, Bill (and Barb Leacher) Webster of Lincoln and Kathy (and Kenny) Robinson of Springfield; two sisters, Gini (and Ed) Higgins of Lincoln and Clarice Rohrer of Glendale, Ariz.; one brother, R.K. Webster of Austin, Texas; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln, a lifetime member of Knights of Columbus Council 1250 for 71 years and a 3rd degree knight, and a member of American Legion Post 263.

He graduated from St. Mary’s Grade School in 1929 and from Lincoln High School in 1932.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or the Christian Village Nursing Home.

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