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John 'Mike' Dugan       Send a link to a friend

Archived Dec. 2, 2004

LINCOLN -- John Michael "Mike" Dugan, 57, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, at 6:45 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

His funeral will be at noon Friday at Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Mr. Dugan served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He was born April 20, 1947, in Lincoln to John R. and Susan Boyer Dugan.

He is survived by his mother, Susan Dugan of Lincoln; one daughter, Shanna Lyn (and Mike) Leone of Spring Valley; two sons, Christopher Michael Dugan and Andrew Bryce Dugan, both of Lincoln; one grandson, Seth Michael Leone of Spring Valley; one sister, Joyce (and Abe) Vannoy of Fayetteville, Ark.; and two brothers, Pat (and Vicki) Dugan of Lincoln and Dan (and Connie) Dugan of Atlanta.

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

He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln and Catholic Social Services.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to Hospice Care of Illinois.

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Blanche Alexander       Send a link to a friend

Archived Nov. 30, 2004

LINCOLN -- Blanche A. Alexander, 92, of Lincoln, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004, at 10:15 p.m. at the Christian Village Care Center and went to be with the Lord.

A service of praise celebrating Mrs. Alexander's life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Lincoln, with the Rev. Robert Henderson officiating. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. at the church.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.

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

Mrs. Alexander was a dietary worker at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital before she retired and also served the hospital in several capacities as a volunteer.

She was born May 29, 1912, at Champaign to Richard E. and Margaret Kesler Morfey. She married Dean E. "Gene" Alexander on May 29, 1932, in Charleston. He died Oct. 6, 2000.

She is survived by two daughters, Margaret M. (and Robert) Doyle of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Judith A. Katz of Lincoln; one son, David E. (and Sonnie) Alexander of Lincoln; eight grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, William Morfey of Urbana.

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

Mrs. Alexander was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln, where she taught Sunday school for many years and sang in the choir. She also participated and held offices in the Baptist Women's Fellowship.

She was a wonderful homemaker and had lived in Lincoln since 1939.

Her unwavering devotion to her Lord and her family will never be forgotten.

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