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LaVerne Treakle

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Archived March 28, 2005

LINCOLN -- LaVerne Treakle, 88, died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at 10:15 a.m. at Maple Ridge Care Centre.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Pastor Maurice "Skeet" Stribling officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Kalamazoo, Mich.

Mrs. Treakle had worked as a foster grandparent for the state of Michigan.

She was born July 16, 1916, in Mount Pulaski to Ernest and Eva Perigo Jones. She married Harold S. Treakle on May 10, 1946, in Lincoln. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Treakle of Las Vegas, Nev., and William Treakle Sr. of Sommerville, Ala.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Anna Jean Ballinger of Atlanta and Delores Jordan of Mount Carmel, Tenn.

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

She was a member of Atlanta Christian Church, Atlanta.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's disease research.

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Nancy Amberg

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Archived March 28, 2005

LINCOLN -- Nancy A. Amberg, 68, of Lincoln, died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at 12:20 a.m. at her home.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Emden, with the Rev. Frank Peiper officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and one hour before the service on Wednesday.

Burial will be in Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Hartsburg.

Arrangements are being handled by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Mrs. Amberg retired from the Illinois comptroller's office as an accountant. She had also been employed by the Illinois Legislative Council and worked at Cutler-Hammer.

She was born Nov. 30, 1936, at Emden to Lawrence and Lillian Klokkenga Kaesebier. She married Robert Amberg on June 20, 1961, in Lincoln.

She is survived by her husband, of Lincoln; two daughters, Jane Ryan of Lincoln and Mary Quisenberry (and Alan Burton) of Grayslake; six grandchildren, Amanda Quisenberry, Bridget Ryan, Alan Burton II, Elizabeth Redding, Joe Ryan and Jenny Norris; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Loretta (and Wallace) Berglund of Rochester, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, William Quisenberry; and one sister, Janet Jeckel.

She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church of Emden and served as a member of the church council for Immanuel Lutheran Church and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lincoln. She was a member of the Lincoln Police and Fire Commission, secretary for the Illinois Democratic County Chairman's Association, Logan County Democratic chairman from 1985 to 2003, candidate for state representative, candidate for Logan County clerk and recorder, former president and board member of the Senior Citizens of Logan County Oasis center, former president and board member of the Lincoln Woman's Club, former president of the American Business Women's Association Kickapoo Chapter, charter member of the Logan County chapter of the Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities in Illinois, and was involved with community theater.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Peter Lutheran Church of Emden.

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Rev. Todd Singley          Send a link to a friend

Archived March 25, 2005

MOUNT PULASKI -- The Rev. Todd M. Singley, 53, of Mount Pulaski died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at 9:40 a.m. at Chestnut.

His body was cremated.

A memorial service will be on April 2 at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Mount Pulaski. The Rev. Carol Andricks, the Rev. Martha Scott and the Rev. Lora Zink will officiate.

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski handled arrangements.

The Rev. Singley was an ordained clergyman, retired from ministry with the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church.

He was born Aug. 22, 1951, in Lincoln to Melvin E. and Shirley J. Logan Singley.

He is survived by his parents, of Mount Pulaski; two sisters, Rebecca (and John) Drake of Chestnut and Jane (and Gary) DeWitt of Mount Pulaski; and a longtime friend, David Zweifler of Frankfort.

He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to The Human Rights Campaign or Hospice Care of Illinois.

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