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Don F. McCann

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[September 21, 2016]  LINCOLN - Don F. McCann 87 of Lincoln passed away at 1:05 p.m. September 13, 2016 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Visitation:  5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday September 15, 2016 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln

Service:  10:30 a.m. on Friday September 16, at St. John United Church of Christ

Funeral home: Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Lincoln   

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Don F. McCann 87 of Lincoln passed away at 1:05 p.m. September 13, 2016 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Don was born June 6, 1929 in Chestnut, to Leonard and Amy Irene Israel McCann. He is survived by his wife Patty Jean Wagner McCann, of 60 years; Surviving children are one son, Kim (Janice) McCann of Sarasota, Florida and daughter Amy Jones of Springfield. He is also survived by Grandson Drew Jones of Springfield, also surviving step grand-daughter Karen Adame and step great grand children Cody, Logan, and Kaydin of Naples, Florida.

Don graduated from Mount Pulaski High School in 1947 and Bradley University where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1951. He then enlisted in the Army for 3 years during the Korean conflict. In 1957, he had the privilege of being the first local individual employed by Cutler-Hammer, Inc. as Personnel Manager; with responsibility for staffing their new manufacturing facility in Lincoln. He retired in 1993 after serving as Human Resource Manager. He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ.

Don served on several local committees including terms on the board of Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Abraham Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the Lincoln American Legion, Life member of Lincoln Elks Lodge #914, Mount Pulaski Masonic Lodge #87, Mount Pulaski Commandery # 39, Springfield Consistory Ansar Shrine and Logan County Shrine and Logan County Shrine Club.

Services for Don will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday September 16, 2016 at St. John United Church of Christ with Rev. Dan Dexter officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 Ė 7:00 p.m. Thursday September 15, 2016 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Donations can be made to St. Johnís Children Hospital or The Shriners Hospital for Children or donorís choice.

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