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Helen Tendick       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 12, 2005

MOUNT PULASKI -- Helen F. Tendick, 83, of Mount Pulaski, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005, at 8:25 a.m. at St. John's Hospice North in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Paul Droegemueller officiating.

Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

Mrs. Tendick was a bookkeeper at Holmes Garage in Mount Pulaski for 25 years.

She was born Dec. 28, 1921, in Logan County to Louis J. and Hilma J. Hahn Gluick. She married John E. Tendick on July 27, 1946. He died Nov. 18, 1988.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda K. (and Larry) Collier of Mount Pulaski and Karen L. (and Robert) Wolpert of Mount Pulaski; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski and a member at large of Delta Omicron sorority.

Memorials may be made to Mount Pulaski Zion Lutheran School.

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Laura Montgomery       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 12, 2005

SPRINGFIELD -- Laura Montgomery, 88, formerly of Lincoln, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at 2:55 p.m. at Capitol Care Center.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the rosary recited at 6:45 p.m.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Holy Family Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. R. Anthony Lee officiating.

Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mrs. Montgomery was a counter clerk for the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service and performed secretarial duties for Scully Estates in Lincoln.

She was born March 23, 1916, in Lincoln to Dale and Emily Stringer Bruner. She married Donald R. Montgomery on Aug. 16, 1938, in Lincoln. He died July 24, 1987.

She is survived by two daughters, Ilene (and Warren) Davis of Lincoln and Rita (and Richard) Ferguson of Springfield; one grandson; and two great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one son and one brother, Clarence. She was the last of her immediate family.

She was a member of Holy Family Church in Lincoln and the Illinois Federal Association of Retired Employees.

Memorials may be made to Holy Family Church or the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

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Lois Buesking       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 11, 2005

NORMAL -- Lois Buesking, 86, of Normal, formerly of Atlanta, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2005, at 4:45 p.m. at Heritage Manor.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader in Lincoln, with the Rev. Jame Hahs officiating.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mrs. Buesking was a homemaker for her family.

She was born Oct. 3, 1918, at Macon to Stuart and Maude Dunkel Unroe. She married Boyd O. Buesking on Jan. 22, 1939, at Macon. He died Sept. 27, 2000.

She is survived by three sons, Carl Frederick (and Melodie) Buesking of Cordova, Tenn., Boyd Leon "Buster" Buesking of Bloomington and Richard Lee (and Becky) Buesking of Effingham; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Ann McLaughlin and Leona Unroe, both of Decatur.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Memorials may be made to BroMenn Hospice of Normal.

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Joseph Coleman       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 10, 2005

MIDLAND CITY -- Joseph D. Coleman, 44, of Midland City died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at 10:06 a.m. at St. Johnís Hospital in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in McClimans Cemetery, Hallsville.

Mr. Coleman was the lead carton scheduler for Saint-Gobain, the bottle factory in Lincoln.

He was born Jan. 25, 1960, in Lincoln to John F. and Joyce Hughes Coleman. He married Rita Huffman on Aug. 25, 1984, in Lincoln.

He is survived by his wife, of Midland City; three sons, Tristan Coleman, Jared Coleman and Gabe Coleman, all of Midland City; his parents, of Lincoln; one brother, Keith (and Ann) Coleman of Lincoln; and two sisters, Jean Coleman of Lincoln and Jamie (and Tim) Brennan of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Judy Schaub.

Memorials may be made to the Joseph Coleman Memorial Fund.

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