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Helen Awe

Helen D. Awe, 84, of Lincoln died Tuesday (Aug. 26, 2003) at 1:20 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Her funeral was Friday morning at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Richard Reinwald officiating. Visitation preceded the service.

Burial is in Union Cemetery.

Mrs. Awe retired from Lincoln Developmental Center. She had worked as supervisor in the kitchen for 35 years.

She was born Dec. 9, 1918, in Bernie, Mo., to William and Frances Wyatt Dority. She married Darrell Awe on June 30, 1941, and he died in 1965. She married George Awe on Sept. 24, 1966, and he died Oct. 29, 1990.

Survivors are one son, Richard D. (and Kathleen) Awe of Melbourne Beach, Fla.; two stepsons, Greg (and Amber) Awe of Fort Pearce, Fla., and Kenneth Awe of Missouri; one daughter, Karen F. (and Roy "Tal") Boyer of Lakeland, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Linda Cramer of Georgia and Susan (and Cortney) Johnson of Fort Pearce, Fla.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, five sisters and one grandson. She was the last of her immediate family.

She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ, VFW Auxiliary, AARP, Ladies of the Moose and a 50-year member of the Rebekah Lodge.

Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ in Lincoln.

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Wilfred Leinweber

Wilfred Ernest "Woodie" Leinweber, 91, of San Jose, died Tuesday (Aug. 26, 2003) at 3:35 p.m. at Mason City Area Nursing Home.

Visitation was on Thursday evening at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City.

His funeral was Friday morning at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, rural Manito, with the Rev. Don Hinkel officiating.

Burial is in Green Hill Cemetery, rural San Jose.

Mr. Leinweber was a farmer who raised registered polled Herefords.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was born Oct. 20, 1911, at San Jose to Phillip and Maggie Classen Leinweber.

Survivors are one nephew, Dick (and Linda) Garlisch of Forest City, and three nieces, Janet (and John) Cunningham of Mason City, Marilyn (and Mike) Sebring of Sherman and Dolores (and Jim) Curry of Mason City.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Florence Garlisch and Ruby Robinson, and two brothers, Clarence Leinweber and George Leinweber.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Manito, the Mason County Farm Bureau and the Registered Polled Hereford Association.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church or to Mason City Area Nursing Home.

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