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Forrest Hanslow

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[October 07, 2011]  SHERMAN -- Forrest E. Hanslow, 83, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at 5 a.m. at St. Clara's Manor in Lincoln.

A private service was on Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Tim Searby officiating. Private visitation was during the hour prior to the service.

Burial was in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

He was born on July 9, 1928, at Mount Pulaski. His parents were Charles H. and Bessie M. McGeath Hanslow. He married Fredonna M. Bishop on Sept. 10, 1948, in Lincoln.

He is survived by his wife, in Lincoln; one son, F. Dale (and Linda) Hanslow of Mahomet; one daughter, Constance G. (and Robert) Fleshman of Lincoln; one brother, Raymond F. Hanslow Sr. of Lincoln; one sister, Emma (and Francis) Nolan of Bloomington; four grandsons, Bryan (and Beth) Hanslow; Aaron (and Dawn) Hanslow; Craig (and Katie) Hanslow and Nick Fleshman; two stepgrandchildren, Christine Rivero and Stacy (and Dan) Thielen; three great-grandchildren, Drew, Levi and Sophia Hanslow; step-great-grandchildren Seth, Lei Loni Rivero and Isabella Rivero; and Andrew Hindt, Zach and Chase Thielen.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Charles; one sister, Lillian Shull; and a sister-in-law, Patricia Hanslow.

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Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association or Lutheran Church of Mohamet, 410 Andover Drive, Mohamet, IL 61853.

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