George Lawrence Tomlin, 83, of Mason
City died Tuesday (Jan. 6, 2004) at 8:20 a.m. at St. John's Hospital
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m.
Thursday and his funeral at 11 a.m. Friday, both at Hurley Funeral
Home in Mason City. Nash Shawgo will officiate at the service.
Cremation will follow the funeral.
Mr. Tomlin retired from the Winter Park
(Fla.) Telephone Company, where he was the supervisor of the key
department and special equipment.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War
He was born July 20, 1920, in Mason
City to Ralph and Charlotte Becker Tomlin. He married Caroline
Vespole, and she preceded him in death. She married Helen Knoles
Wilkinson on July 12, 1973, in Altamonte Springs, Fla. She survives.
Other survivors are two daughters,
Phyllis Merck of Oviedo, Fla., and Jeanne Skaggs of Mason City; five
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Charlotte
Everist of Vallejo, Calif., and Faye Shields of Orlando, Fla.
He was also preceded in death by one
son, George Robert Tomlin, and one brother.
He was a member of Castleberry
Methodist Church in Florida, a life member of the World War II
submarine association and member of the central Florida chapter, a
50-year member of Masonic Lodge 403 AF & AM, a member of the
Mid-Florida Winnies Winnebago club, the national Winnebago RV club
and the Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association.
contributions may be made to the donor's choice or the Cystic
Alice J. Wagner, 67, of Mason City died
Monday (Jan. 5, 2004) at 4:30 a.m. at Mason District Hospital in
Her funeral was Wednesday morning at
Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City, with cremation following. The
Rev. Allen Payne officiated at the service. Visitation was on
Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Wagner was a homemaker.
She was born Oct. 13, 1936, at Colgate,
Okla., to Sam and Mabel Fletcher Easley. She married Vernon Wagner
on Jan. 10, 1953, in Havana. He died June 8, 1995.
Survivors are two sons, Vernon (and
Patti) Wagner of Bartonville and Danny Wagner of San Jose; one
daughter, Joyce Canada of Gilson; three grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; three brothers, Gene Harris, Jack Easley and
Frank Root, all of Mason City; and three sisters, Audrey Johnson,
Daisey Marcum and Nadine Anderson, all of Mason City.
She was also preceded in death by one
sister and three brothers.
She was a member of San Jose Christian
contributions may be made to Mason County Ambulance.
Robert E. Weimer, 74, of
Lincoln died Monday (Jan. 5, 2004) at 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Medical
Center in Springfield.
He was cremated.
A memorial service will be at 3
p.m. Saturday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln,
with Craig Smith officiating. Visitation will be from noon to 3 p.m.
at the funeral home.
Mr. Weimer was the first
pharmacist at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, and he
retired from the hospital in 1995. He owned and operated
Yesteryear Books for 40 years.
A U.S. Navy veteran, he served
three years on the USS Helena cruiser during the Korean War.
He was born May 25, 1929, in
Union City, Ind., to Charles C. and Ruby Yoder Weimer. He married
Patsy Kyle on Oct. 28, 1951, in Union City, Ind.
Survivors are his wife, of
Lincoln; two sons, Timothy (and Brenda) Weimer of Wheaton and
Phillip Weimer of Carol Stream; one daughter, Jennifer (and Marty)
Bradley of Phoenix, Ariz.; and five grandchildren, Carl Weimer of
Warrenville, Whitney Weimer of Harrisonburg, Va., Sam Weimer of
Ludington, Mich., and Joel and Joshua Bradley of Phoenix, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by his
parents and two brothers, Harvey and Richard.
He was a member of Jefferson
Street Christian Church of Lincoln, American Legion Post 263,
Illinois Pharmaceutical Association and Midwest Book Hunters
He graduated from Union City
(Ind.) High School in 1947 and attended Ball State University in
Muncie, Ind., Penn State in Pennsylvania and Indiana University in
Bloomington, Ind., before he entered the service. After his
discharge from the navy, he attended and graduated from Butler
University School of Pharmacy in Indianapolis, Ind.
Memorials may be made to Jefferson Street Christian Church, Abraham
Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation or Hospice Care of Illinois.
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