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Virginia Kendall

Virginia Maxine Kendall, 77, of Mason City died Tuesday (Jan. 6, 2004) at 11:24 a.m. at Mason District Hospital in Havana.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City, with Nash Shawgo officiating. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m.

Burial will be in Mason City Cemetery.

Mrs. Kendall worked at Oney's Food Store in Mason City for the past 10 years. She had also worked as a clerk at Lee Brothers Clothing Store.

She was born July 3, 1926, to Marvin and Hattie Smith Thompson. She married Robert Kendall on Jan. 25, 1951, in Mason City.

Survivors are her husband; one daughter, Karen (and Alan) Tucker of Havana; two grandchildren, Jeff and Jenna Tucker; two brothers, Howard (and Wilma) Thompson of Mason City and Floyd (and Sandy) Thompson of Mason City; and two sisters, Laverne O'Brien of East Peoria and Mary (and Bob) List of Mason City.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers.

She was a member of the Mason City United Methodist Church. She taught Sunday school and was an adviser to the Methodist Youth Foundation.

Memorial contributions may be made to her church or to the donor's choice.

Robert Weimer

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 Association.

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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George Tomlin

George Lawrence Tomlin, 83, of Mason City died Tuesday (Jan. 6, 2004) at 8:20 a.m. at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

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 II.

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.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


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