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LINCOLN -- Ethel V. Halladay Cecil, 89,
of Lincoln, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at home, surrounded by her
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holland Barry &
Bennett Funeral Home. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. at the
Burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Camp Butler
National Cemetery in Riverton.
Mrs. Cecil was
employed at Lehn & Fink in Lincoln for 20 years.
She was born May 10, 1921, in Escanaba, Mich. Her
parents were Truman Halladay and Florence Phillips
Halladay Hunter. She married Kenneth L. Cecil on
Dec. 24, 1957, in Bondville. He preceded her in
death on Oct. 8, 1998.
She is survived by two daughters, Janet Meredith
of Oregon and Carol (and Barry) Dutz of Lincoln; one
son, Gary (and Mary Anne) Cecil of Lincoln; five
grandchildren, Lori (and Dan) Baldwin Garcia of
Oregon, Paul Baldwin of Colorado, Brian D. Dutz of
Decatur, Holly Anne (and Rick) McGlothlin of Pekin
and Daniel Newtson of Indiana; six
great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Amanda Baldwin of
Colorado, Katelyn Dutz of Petersburg, Blake Dutz of
Jacksonville, Keaton Polen of Pekin, and Kyle
McEvers of Pekin; and one great-great-grandchild,
Jayden L. Papesch of Petersburg.
She was also preceded in death by one son, John
Newtson; one grandson, David L. Baldwin; two
brothers, Robert Halladay and Phillip Halladay; two
half sisters, Mary Ann Rankin and Dorothy Boward;
and a half brother, Norman L. Hunter.
She was of the Baptist faith.
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