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Harriet Talbert

Harriet W. Biggs Talbert, 78, of Lincoln died Saturday (June 19, 2004) at 4:45 a.m. at Maple Ridge Health Care Centre.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, with the Rev. Carroll Richards and Bob Twist officiating.

Burial will be in Lawndale Cemetery.

Mrs. Talbert had worked at Lehn & Fink for 24 years before she retired. She was an inventory clerk.

She was born Aug. 7, 1925, at Emden to Frederick and Florentina Skonetski Logeman. She married Emmett Biggs on Nov. 18, 1952, and he died Sept. 8, 1986. She married Lawrence Talbert on Oct. 19, 1991, in Lincoln.

She is survived by her husband, of Lincoln: one son, Terry (and Donita) Biggs of Lincoln; one stepdaughter, Jan (and Perry) Hahn of Lincoln; two grandsons, Devin and David Biggs, both of Lincoln; and one brother, Lewis (and Ruth) Logeman of Emden.

She was also preceded in death by one brother.

She was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, the Cumberland Presbyterian Women of the Church and the Rebekah Lodge in Mason City.

Memorials may be made to the church.

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Herschel Hahn

Herschel Hahn, 85, of Mount Pulaski died Thursday (June 17, 2004) at 10 p.m. at Vonderlieth Living Center.

His funeral was Monday morning at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with Bill Shanle and the Rev. Carol Andricks officiating. Visitation preceded the service.

Burial is in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Hahn was a truck driver for Curtis Oil Company before he retired.

He was born July 21, 1918, in Mount Pulaski to Boyd and Clara Deavers Hahn. He married Mary A. Gulso on Aug. 30, 1942, in Lincoln. She preceded him in death.

He is survived by three daughters, Sharon Ransdell of Witt, Diane (and Dennis) Blaum of Mount Pulaski, Melody (and Ed) Williams of Mount Pulaski; two sons, Roy Hahn of Mount Pulaski and Larry (and Vicki) Hahn of Mount Pulaski; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Boyd (and Flossie) Hahn Jr. of Fort Mohave, Ariz.; and three sisters, Leota (and Hatcil) Lamar of Mount Pulaski, Doris (and Robert) Faith of Lincoln and Lois (and Gene) Byrne of Chestnut.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Harry Hahn; one sister, Helen Teichman; one grandson; and one great-granddaughter.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mount Pulaski.

He was on the 1936 Mount Pulaski basketball team that placed fourth in the state tournament.

He enjoyed basketball, baseball and his grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Mount Pulaski Ambulance, Mount Pulaski Methodist Church or to the donor's choice.

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Ida Jones

Ida Mae Jones, 85, of Lincoln died Sunday (June 20, 2004) at 4:15 a.m. at the Christian Village.

Her funeral will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Park Meadows Baptist Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. S.M. Davis officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 4:30 p.m. until the service time.

Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Thompsonville, with a graveside service at noon on Wednesday.

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home of Lincoln is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Jones was a supervisor at Lincoln Developmental Center before she retired.

She was born Oct. 16, 1918, in Caraway, Ark., to John and Gertie Hill Wintz. She married James C. Jones on Aug. 27, 1937, in Mount Vernon, Ind. He died in 1991.

She is survived by two sons, John (and Elizabeth) Jones of San Jose and Larry (and Linda) Jones of Hartsburg; seven grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and three step-great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Imon Wintz of Kennewick, Wash.; and two sisters, Gladys Aaron of West Frankfort and Ora B. Otterson of Three Rivers, Mich.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Carl David; one grandson; one granddaughter; three brothers; and two sisters.

She was a member of Park Meadows Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to the building fund at the church.

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