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Mabel Brandt

Mabel M. "Babe" Brandt, 91, of Lincoln died Wednesday (Nov. 19, 2003), at 4:40 p.m. at the Christian Village.

A graveside service was Friday morning at New Union Cemetery, Lincoln, with Tim Searby officiating.

There was no visitation.

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

Mrs. Brandt taught for 25 years in various rural grade schools, including Musick, Beason and Layman schools in Logan County. She then taught at Central and Northwest schools in Lincoln. Later she taught in the Rock Falls and Sterling area for several years.

She was born Dec. 31, 1911, in Hartsburg to Herman T. and Caroline Buchholz Meyer. She married Wilbur "Shine" Brandt on Nov. 12, 1938, in Indianapolis, Ind. He died Aug. 15, 1975.

Survivors are two brothers, Elmond "Pick" (and Jackie) Meyer of New Holland and Kenneth (and Betty) Meyer of Lincoln, and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of Illinois.

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William 'Frank' Lockard

William "Frank" Lockard, 59, of Lincoln died Monday (Nov. 17, 2003) at 5:45 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Mr. Lockard was cremated.

A graveside service with military rites will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, with the Rev. Clyde Shreve officiating.

There is no visitation.

Arrangements are being handled by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Mr. Lockard was a self-employed carpenter.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968.

He was born June 6, 1944, in Chicago to Herman and Bessie Watson Lockard.

Survivors are three daughters, Ada (and James) Harris of Electic, Ala., LaDonna Thompson of Decatur and Sandra Parker of California; nine grandchildren; and one sister, Louise (and Noble) Webster Sr. of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

He was a member of the Southern Baptist Church of Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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Harry Ausmus

Harry W. Ausmus, 66, of Atlanta died Tuesday (Nov. 18, 2003) at 6:30 p.m. at his home.

His funeral was on Friday morning at Quiram Funeral Home, Atlanta. Visitation at the funeral home was on Thursday and an hour before the service on Friday.

Burial is in Atlanta Cemetery. Military rites were conducted at the cemetery by Gresham-Crutchley American Legion Post 341.

Mr. Ausmus was a member of Teamsters Union 916 and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.

He was born Dec. 22, 1936, at Springfield to James and Edna Ragger Ausmus.

Survivors are three daughters, Kimberly (and Fred) Herr of Springfield, Kathy Ausmus of Auburn and Sue Allen of Springfield; one son, Bill Nickell of Auburn; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Nedra "Deed" Packinham of Springfield; three brothers, Bob Ausmus of Springfield, Bill Ausmus of Williamsville and James "Popcorn" Ausmus of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and three sisters.

Robert Hayter

Robert Darnell Hayter, 79, of Lincoln died Thursday (Nov. 20, 2003) at 8:52 a.m. at the Christian Village Nursing Home.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Keys Cemetery, Beason, with Todd Phelps officiating. Military rites will be conducted at the grave.

Mr. Hayter worked five years at Lincoln Developmental Center and was a self-employed truck driver with W.G. Colburn, Ruan Trucking Co. in Peoria and later for Central Illinois Express.

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

He was born Oct. 23, 1924, in Atlanta to Walter C. and Rhoda Shelton Hayter. He married Eva Howen on Aug. 15, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo. She survives.

Other survivors are three daughters, Joyce Gleason of Lincoln, Jacquelyn Zaffiri of Bloomington and Peggy Tackett (and Michael) of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one brother, John Hayter of Bloomington.

He was of the Methodist faith.

He was a member of the Teamsters union and American Legion Post 263.

Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 263 or the Christian Village Nursing Home.

Richard Hindahl

Richard Winfield Hindahl, 73, of Morton, formerly of San Jose, died Wednesday (Nov. 19, 2003) at 6:20 a.m. at Morton Terrace.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Allen's Grove Cemetery, rural San Jose.

He was born June 10, 1930, in rural San Jose to Walter F. Sr. and Zelma Scott Hindahl.

Survivors are two brothers, Walter F. Hindahl of Petersburg, Ind., and John Hindahl of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

He was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, San Jose.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.

Patrice 'Patty' Perry

Patrice B. "Patty" Perry, 42, of Lincoln died Tuesday (Nov. 18, 2003) at 8:32 p.m. at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. A prayer service will be conducted at 7 p.m.

Her funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Thomas Taylor officiating.

Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mrs. Perry was a technician at Graue Pharmacy in Lincoln.

She was born April 3, 1961, in Hawaii to Byron and Eleanor Bradley Lloyd. She married Robert "Boe" Perry on June 4, 1983, in Springfield. He survives.

Other survivors are her parents, of Springfield; two sons, Robert "Robby" and Patrick, both of Lincoln; three brothers, Mike Lloyd of Indianapolis, Ind., Byron (and Julie) Lloyd of Springfield and Brad (and Jodi) Lloyd of Springfield; three sisters, Sharon Schmitt and Bobbie Barrett, both of Springfield, and Colleen (and Stephan) Lauter of Gainesville, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Byron Patrick.

She was a member of Holy Family Church in Lincoln and an active volunteer for many school and church activities.

Memorials may be made to the church or the American Cancer Society.

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