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Raymond Hanslow

[December 03, 2012]  LINCOLN -- Raymond F. Hanslow, 88, of Lincoln, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at 7:40 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

(Below is a copy of the obituary from the funeral home.)


Lincoln: Raymond F. Hanslow, 88, of Lincoln died at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln at 7:40 P.M. Friday November 30, 2012.

Raymond was born on July 24, 1924 in Mt. Pulaski to Charles H. and Bessie M. McGeath Hanslow. He married Patricia Bishop on January 26, 1944 in Oxnard, CA. She preceded him in death on October 7, 2004. He retired in 1987 as the Executive Director of the Logan County Housing Authority.


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He was of the Methodist faith, a life member of the Mt. Pulaski Masonic Lodge #87 and was a member of the Lincoln American Legion Post #263 since 1945 when he was discharged from the U.S. Navy after WWII.

Surviving is one son Raymond (Shirley) Hanslow Jr. of Brookston, IN, one daughter Pamela D. (David) Davis of Lincoln, one brother Forrest E. (Donna) Hanslow of Sherman, IL, two sisters, Lillian (Tom) Shull of Chestnut and Emma (Francis) Nolan of Bloomington, IL, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother Charles.

Private family services will be held at a later date with Tim Searby officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pulaski Cemetery where full military rites will be accorded. Memorials may be made to the Lincoln American Legion Post #263. Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski is handling arrangements.