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[September 11, 2014]
Bismark, 90, of Henry, IL, formerly of Lincoln, IL passed away at
5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Heartland Nursing Home,
2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home, Lincoln
4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. An
Eastern Star Service will be held at 3:30 p.m.
Violet M. “Vi” Bismark, 90, of Henry, IL, formerly
of Lincoln, IL passed away at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday,
September 9, 2014 at Heartland Healthcare Center,
Vi was born December 17, 1923 in Wahoo, Nebraska,
the daughter of Ernest and Elsie Vance. She married
Robert Bismark April 13, 1941 in Marengo, Iowa.
Being much in love with each other, they were
married 69 years before Robert’s death April 15,
2010. She was also preceded in death by her parents,
and a sister, Rita.
Vi is survived by three sons: Wayne Bismark of
Maryville, TN; Dean (Pam) Bismark of Hennepin, IL;
Larry Bismark of Jonesborough, TN; four grandsons:
Joshua, Jeffrey, Andrew, and Bryan Bismark; and one
granddaughter: Andrea (Craig) Armstrong; eight great
Vi was a member of St. John United Church of Christ,
Lincoln and the Eastern Star. She was very active in
the church including the Charity Guild. She worked
as a secretary with her husband at the Bismark
Services for Vi will be at 4:00 p.m. Saturday,
September 13 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral
Home, Lincoln with Ryan Edgecombe officiating.
Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the
funeral home prior to the service. An Eastern Star
Service will be held at 3:30 p.m. A private burial
will be Monday, at New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.
Memorials may be given in her memory to Lincoln
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