• George Blaum III, 80, Lincoln
    [Obituary to be posted]

  • John Curtis, 81, Lincoln
    [Obituary to be posted]

  • Robert Hayter, 79, Lincoln

  • Joann Hughes, 61, Lincoln
    [Obituary to be posted]

  • Verna Meyer, 94, Lincoln

  • Beverly Shanle, 66, Lincoln
    [Obituary to be posted]

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Verna Meyer

Verna Meyer, 94, of Lincoln died Friday (Nov. 21, 2003) at 1:32 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark Carnahan officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mrs. Meyer was formerly employed by Lighthouse in Springfield and Tolley's grocery store.

She was born Dec. 27, 1908, in Havana to Henry H. and Sara Dehm Hackman.

Survivors are one daughter, Donna (and Carl) Meyer of Lincoln; one grandson, David (and Kathie) Meyer of Lincoln; one granddaughter, Maribeth (and Barry) Keir of Australia; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to the church or to Zion Lutheran School in Lincoln.

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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 was on Sunday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln.

A graveside service with military rites was on Monday morning at Keys Cemetery, Beason. Todd Phelps officiated.

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 and American Legion Post 263.

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

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