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Ralph Wubben          Send a link to a friend

MOUNT PULASKI -- Ralph E. Wubben, 84, of Mount Pulaski died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at 5 a.m. at St. John's Hospice North in Springfield.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski. Bill Shanle will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Steenbergen Cemetery.

Mr. Wubben was retired from farming in the Mount Pulaski and Latham area.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was on the European front, landed at Normandy during D-Day and fought at the Battle of the Bulge.

He was born Aug. 25, 1921, in rural Mount Pulaski to William Albert and Libbie Sivilia Musick Wubben. He married W. June Luckhart on May 22, 1946, in Hannibal, Mo. She died Jan. 13, 1999.

He is survived by one son, Larry (and Judy) Wubben of Williamsville; two sisters, Erma Huston of Mount Pulaski and Agnes Redfairn of Lincoln; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

He was an avid fan of auto racing, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Illini.

Memorials may be made to Latham Fire and Rescue or to the donor's choice.

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Robert Duvall          Send a link to a friend

LINCOLN -- Robert C. Duvall, 71, of Lincoln died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at 7 p.m. at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

A private memorial service is scheduled.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.

Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Duvall was a truck driver.

He was born in Chicago on April 16, 1934, to Clarence and Daisy Nichols Duvall. He married Nancy Scamordella on June 20, 1960. She died Jan. 4, 2000.

Mr. Duvall is survived by his children, Robert A. (and Vicki) Duvall of Lincoln, David E. (and Terry) Duvall of Lincoln, Dolly (and Doug) Smith of Cary, N.C., and Clarence Duvall of Lincoln; three grandsons, Justin D. Duvall of Hartsburg, Brandon L. Duvall of Lincoln and Ricky J. McEvers of Clinton; two great-grandsons, Aaron Duvall and Dylan Duvall; four stepgrandchildren, Sarah Smith, Crystal Smith, Angie Smith and Michael Smith; and five step-great-grandchildren, Dariann Smith, Dawson Ferguson, Felicity Nichalos, Devon Smith and Gavon Smith.

Two sisters preceded him in death.

Memorials may be made to the Lincoln House Activity Fund.

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