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Clara Waldbeser

Clara D. Waldbeser, 88, formerly of Atlanta, died Monday (March 29, 2004) at 12:50 a.m. at the Christian Village Nursing Home in Lincoln.

Her funeral was Thursday morning at the United Methodist Church in Atlanta, with the Rev. David Venter officiating. Visitation preceded the service.

Burial is in Fondulac Township Cemetery, East Peoria.

Quiram Funeral Home of Atlanta handled arrangements.

Mrs. Waldbeser worked at the Lincoln Developmental Center for several years before her retirement.

She was born Aug. 10, 1915, at Groveland to George and Lena Tuffentsamer Dully. She married Samuel Waldbeser on Aug. 10, 1933, at Peoria. He died July 19, 1964.

She is survived by two nephews, Jesse (and Esther) Ruff of Waynesville and Don (and Dianne) Ruff of Lincoln; one niece, Chris (and Rick) Underwood of Pekin; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

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

She was a member of the Atlanta Woman's Club, Atlanta United Methodist Church and Royal Neighbors of America.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Illinois or the Chaddock Children's Home in Quincy.


Wilma Klemm

Wilma Klemm, 89, of Lincoln died Tuesday (March 30, 2004) at 3:40 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with the Rev. Julie Azbell officiating.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Waynesville.

Mrs. Klemm was a teacher for a number of years. After retiring in 1972, she taught china and oil painting.

She was born Feb. 23, 1915, at Waynesville to Bert and Kathryn Matson Moberly. She married Paul Klemm on Aug. 3, 1939, in Clinton.

She is survived by her husband, of Lincoln; two daughters, Karen (and Ernie) Patton of Morton and Mary (and Joe) Bianco of Heyworth; one son, Kenneth Klemm (and Judy Porche) of Lincoln; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Thelma Hutchcraft.

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

She graduated from Waynesville Township High School in 1933 and earned her teaching degree from Illinois State Normal University in 1939.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

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