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,
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.
may be made to Lincoln Christian Church or Lincoln Masonic Lodge
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