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Lynn Vaughan

Lynn Curtis "L.C." Vaughan, 59, of Mount Pulaski died Tuesday (Feb. 3, 2004) at 4:45 a.m. at Vonderlieth Living Center.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and his funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, both at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski. Bill Shanle will officiate at the service.

Burial will be in Steenbergen Cemetery, Mount Pulaski.

Mr. Vaughan was a mechanic at Hayes Auto Supply in Mount Pulaski.

He was born  July 23, 1944, in Decatur, to Glenn C. and Mildred Riedle Vaughan. He married Linda Henrichsmeyer on Feb. 23, 1964, in Mount Pulaski.

He is survived by his wife, of Mount Pulaski; four daughters, Lee Anne (and Kent) Oakley of Decatur, Laura (and Derek) Phillips of Mount Pulaski, Lizabeth Vaughan of Lincoln and Lindsey Vaughan of Mount Pulaski; five grandchildren; his mother, of Mount Pulaski; two brothers, Steven (and Clara) Vaughan of Mount Pulaski and Lance (and Donna) Vaughan of Mount Pulaski; and two sisters, Glenna E. (and Buster) Wilham of Mount Pulaski and Susan (and Roger) Oxby of Mount Pulaski.

He was preceded in death by his father.

He was of the Christian faith.

Memorials may be made to a fund for the Lynn C. Vaughn family.

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Richard Horath

Richard Lee "Rick" Horath, 57, of Bloomington, formerly of Atlanta, died Monday (Feb. 2, 2004) at 9:02 p.m. at the McLean County Nursing Home in Normal. He had an extended illness with cancer.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Quiram Funeral Home in Atlanta. His funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Paul Weber officiating.

Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the Atlanta American Legion Gresham-Crutchley Post 341.

Mr. Horath was a member of the Normal Fire Department from May 1972 until May 1999, when he retired as an engineer. He also worked at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center for 26 years and at the Normal Telecable Company. Earlier he had been a railroad employee for several years.

He served in the U.S. Air Force as a member of the Strategic Air Command B-52 bomber crew in Vietnam from 1965 to 1969.

He was born May 22, 1946, at Lincoln to Vernie and Mary Louise Belcher Horath.

He is survived by his mother, of Atlanta; three daughters, Melody Unwin of San Antonio, Texas, Amanda Horath of Phoenix, Ariz., and Megan Horath of Normal; two brothers, Jim Horath of Delavan and David Horath of Atlanta; one sister, Kathi LaForge of New Holland; his maternal grandmother, Minnie Belcher of Lincoln; and his fiancee, Linda Zamarron of Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his father.

He was a member of the Atlanta Christian Church and the Bloomington VFW.

He was a 1964 graduate of Atlanta High School.

He enjoyed NASCAR races, his garage baddies, Indian artifacts and his remote control.

He will be missed by his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.

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