Send a link to a friend


Current obituaries


Other recent obituaries


Obituaries posted elsewhere

Did you know...

...You can send a condolence note to families via e-mail?

Fricke-Calvert-SchraderPeasley and Bennett funeral homes have this option available.

Click on the name of the appropriate funeral home (in the line above) and insert the family name to send a note.



Helen Tierney

Send a link to a friend

ELKHART -- Helen W. Tierney, 86, of Elkhart died Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at 7:50 a.m. at Maple Ridge Care Centre in Lincoln.

A funeral Mass for Mrs. Tierney will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Elkhart, with the Rev. Thomas Shaw and the Rev. R. Anthony Lee officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at the church.

Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lincoln.

Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Tierney was a registered nurse at St. Clara's Hospital in Lincoln and St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

She was born Aug. 7, 1919, at Elkhart to James and Francis Hasenstaub Willard. She married Maurice Tierney in 1949, and he died in 1956.

Surviving Mrs. Tierney are her five sons, John (and Connie) Tierney of Highland, James (and Cynthia) Tierney of Williamsville, Maurice (and Teresa) Tierney of Atlanta, Robert (and Kelly) Tierney of Cornland and Richard (and Mary Ellen) Tierney of Murphysboro; one sister, Agnes Reichle of Lincoln; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, James Willard.

She was a member of St. Patrick's Church in Elkhart and the Altar and Rosary Society of the church.

She graduated from Elkhart High School and St. John's School of Nursing.

Memorials may be made to St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Elkhart Fire Department, Elkhart Library or St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Click here to send a note of condolence to the Tierney family.

Helen Letterly          Send a link to a friend

MOUNT PULASKI -- Helen E. Letterly, 90, formerly of Latham, died Tuesday, May 30, 2006, at 9:40 p.m. at Vonderlieth Living Center.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, with Father Thomas Shaw officiating. Visitation will be at the church from noon to 1 p.m.

Burial will be in Lake Bank Cemetery, rural Latham.

Arrangements are by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski.

Mrs. Letterly was a homemaker.

She was born Dec. 6, 1915, in Riverton to John and Ethel Clement. She married Clifford H. Letterly on Jan. 14, 1939, in Springfield. He died Jan. 25, 1984.

She is survived by one son, Ronald (and Charlene) Letterly of Leesburg, Fla.; three daughters, Marietta (and Len) Cmiel of Orland Park, Bernadine (and Lloyd) Little of Latham and Kathleen (and Bruno) Tondello of Oreana; one sister, June Fry of Springfield; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandchild.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, four sisters and one grandchild.

She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

Memorials may be made to Vonderlieth Living Center, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church or the Latham Rescue Squad.

Click here to send a note of condolence to the Letterly family.

Angelia Sympson

Send a link to a friend

ATLANTA -- Angelia "Angie" Sympson, 34, of Atlanta, died Saturday, May 27, 2006, at 3:40 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

Visitation was on Wednesday at Quiram Funeral Home.

Her funeral was Thursday morning at the Atlanta United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Steve Anderson officiating.

Burial is in Atlanta Cemetery.

She worked at Phanny's in Atlanta.

She was born June 4, 1971, in Normal to Eddie and Sandra Walters Sympson.

She is survived by her parents, of Atlanta; one daughter, Macey Sympson, at home; one brother, Steve Sympson of Pekin; one sister, Julie (and Bill) Oldham of Atlanta; her companion, Jesus Martinez of Atlanta; one niece; two nephews; one great-niece; and one step-great-niece.

She was an avid Illini and Houston Astros fan.

She enjoyed life to the fullest. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family. A memorial account for Macey Sympson will be established at the Atlanta National Bank.

Josephine Andrews          Send a link to a friend

LINCOLN -- A graveside service for Josephine C. Andrews will be at noon Sunday, June 4, at St. Mary's Cemetery, with the Rev. R. Anthony Lee officiating.

Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Andrews, 79, died March 7, 2006, at the Christian Village.

She is survived by her four children, George Andrews of Peoria, Michael Andrews of Springfield, Kathleen Kirshner of Chicago and John Andrews of Lincoln; one brother, Tony Danosky of Winfield; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was born Jan. 27, 1927, in Lincoln to Juluis and Gisela Baldin Danosky. She married Peter C. Andrews on Oct. 12, 1946, in Lincoln. He died March 28, 2003, in Lincoln.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers.

[Obituary posted in March]

Click here to send a note of condolence to the Andrews family.

Back to top


News | Sports | Business | Rural Review | Teaching & Learning | Home and Family | Tourism | Obituaries

Community | Perspectives | Law & Courts | Leisure Time | Spiritual Life | Health & Fitness | Teen Scene
Calendar | Letters to the Editor