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Vera Duginger

Vera M. Duginger, 85, of Lincoln died Monday (Aug. 11, 2003) at 10:30 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Dr. Carroll Richards officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Richmond Grove Cemetery, New Holland.

Mrs. Duginger farmed with her husband for many years.

She was born July 16, 1918, in Logan County to Fletcher and Fannie Wendell McArthy. She married Glenn B. Duginger on Dec. 8, 1940, in Logan County.

Survivors are her husband, of Lincoln; one brother, Loren McArthy (and Katherine) of Lincoln; and four nieces.

She was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, where she taught Sunday school for many years and was a member of the Mary Martha class. She was also a member of the New Holland Legion Auxiliary.

Memorials may be made to First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Lincoln.

Margaret Utterback

Margaret Ellen Utterback, 96, of Mount Pulaski died Saturday (Aug. 9, 2003) at 9:04 p.m. at Maple Ridge Care Centre in Lincoln.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Pulaski Cemetery. No visitation is scheduled.

Kerrigan-Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.

She was born on March 22, 1907, in Mount Pulaski to Mr. and Mrs. James Ellenburg. She married William Chester "Andy" Utterback. He preceded her in death.

Survivors of Mrs. Utterback are one son, John (and Shirley) Utterback of Mount Pulaski; one daughter, Betty (and Robert) Jackson of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. 

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Ronald Downes

Ronald Downes, 69, of Lincoln died Tuesday (Aug. 12, 2003) at 9:20 a.m. at Friendship Manor.

There will be no visitation.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Zion Cemetery, Lincoln. The Rev. Mark Peters will officiate.

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.

He was born March 18, 1934, in Peoria to Margaret Reba Downes.

Survivors are his caregivers, Jack and Shirley Bartelmay of Lincoln.

He was the last of his immediate family.

He attended First United Methodist Church.

He was a scorekeeper for Lincoln High School baseball and American Legion baseball and was a fan of the Cincinnati Reds.

Memorials may be given to Lincoln High School Baseball Boosters.

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Marjorie Klemm

Marjorie S. Klemm, 77, of Decatur died Sunday (Aug. 10, 2003) at 12:35 p.m. at Lincoln Manor Nursing Home in Decatur.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Holland and Barry, with Tom Gerdts officiating.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mrs. Klemm was a secretary at First National Bank in Lincoln before she retired.

She was born Jan. 18, 1926, in Elmwood to Howard and Louise Shissler Schlots. She married Clarence Klemm on Oct. 7, 1945, in Elmwood. He preceded her in death.

Survivors are three sons, Wayne Klemm (and Joyce) of Torrance, Calif., Bruce Klemm (and Linda) of Huntington Beach, Calif., and David Klemm (and Linda) of Decatur; 10 grandchildren; one brother, Donald Schlots (and Jean) of Smithville, N.J.; and one sister, Martha Hudson of Elmwood.

Mrs. Klemm was a member of Lincoln Christian Church and the PEO.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.


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