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Carl Deiss

Carl Eugene Deiss, 84, of Lincoln died Friday (July 2, 2004) at 12:15 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Masonic rites will follow at 7 p.m.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with Tom Gerdts officiating.

Burial, with military rites, will be in Old Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mr. Deiss retired as a gas supervisor at CILCO in 1983.

He served in the U.S. Army for 27 years and retired in 1970 as a lieutenant colonel.

He was born Sept. 8, 1919, in Atlanta to Emil and Anna Ludlum Deiss. He married Nora Mae Musser on May 25, 1941, in Lincoln.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; one son, William (and Mary) Deiss of Columbia, Md.; one daughter, M. Jean (and Bruce) Major of St. Peters, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one sister, Irene Tumilty of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Mildred.

He was a member of Lincoln Christian Church, where he taught Sunday school for 40 years, was a member of the Friendship Corner class and was past chairman of the board of deacons and elders.

He was a member of American Legion Post 263 and a life member of the VFW.

He was past master of Lincoln Lodge 210, a member of Ansar Shrine, Lincoln York Rite commander and watchman of shepherds of White Shrine of Jerusalem. He received the Knights York Cross of Honor.

He was a graduate of Lincoln College and Millikin University.

Memorials may be made to Lincoln Christian Church or Lincoln Masonic Lodge 210.

Click here to send a note of condolence to the Deiss family.


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