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MIDDLETOWN -- Dennis E. Cole, 67, of
Middletown, died Monday, March 1, 2010, at 3:45 a.m. at Memorial
Medical Center in Springfield.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. His funeral
will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the
Rev. Carroll Richards officiating.
Burial will be in Locust Grove Cemetery,
Mr. Cole was a retired car salesman. He had
worked at Graue Chevrolet in Lincoln and Nikles
Chevrolet-Buick in Mason City.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during the
He was born Jan. 22, 1943, in Moweaqua. His
parents were Claude R. and Ruth I. Stickel Cole.
He is survived by two sons, Todd Cicci of Lincoln
and Craig Cole of Alton; one daughter, Kristin (and
Eric) Badowski of Plano, Texas; and four
grandchildren, Tanner and Jenna Cicci, and Maddie
and Dylan Badowski.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two
brothers, Ronald and Robert Cole. He was the last of
his immediate family.
He was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian
Church and Lincoln Elks Lodge 914.
He was a graduate of Lincoln Community High School
and Illinois State University.
Memorials may be made to First Cumberland
Presbyterian Church or the Carcinoid Cancer
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