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  Christine Mungle          Send a link to a friend

LINCOLN -- Christine Mungle, 81, of Gaffney, S.C., formerly of Lincoln, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at Upstate Carolina Hospital in Gaffney.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Peasley Funeral Home at Lincoln, with the Rev. Mark Carnahan officiating. Visitation will be from noon until the service time.

Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Miss Mungle had been employed at Kerrigan Funeral Home, beginning in 1948. She retired June 30, 2002.

She was born Oct. 13, 1923, in Elgin to William and Lena May Mungle.

She never married nor bore children. She did, however, have and is survived by four children and seven grandchildren of the heart: Dr. Patricia (and Clint) Bunke of Marco Island, Fla., Dennis (and Jonna) Kerrigan of Northbrook, Kevin (and Linda) Kerrigan of Burr Ridge, Mara (and Jeff) Richardson of Gaffney, S.C., Bridget Dearborn of Brooklyn, N.Y., J.R. Kerrigan of Northbrook, Shannon Howell of Woodbridge, Va., Kristopher Kerrigan of Burr Ridge, Patrick Kerrigan of Round Lake, and Adam and Drew Richardson of Gaffney, S.C.

She was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters and was the last surviving member of the Mungle family.

She was a Lincoln Swish Sisters Centennial Celebration member.

Memorials may be made to VNA Hospice Care of Illinois, 210 Bond St., Springfield, IL 62702.

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MASON CITY -- Lois I. Steveson, 70, of Mason City died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at 11:28 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Her funeral was Thursday morning at the Mason City Christian Church, with Dustin Fulton and Robert Paddack officiating. Visitation preceded the service.

Burial is in Mason City Cemetery.

Mrs. Steveson was a homemaker.

She was born Jan. 25, 1935, at Sweetwater to John and Georgia Thompson Gaddie. She married Leo Steveson on June 27, 1952, at Greenview. He died Dec. 12, 1999.

She is survived by two sons, Larry (and Angie) Steveson of Mason City and Tom Steveson of Mason City; one daughter, Linda S. (and Marty) Fisher of Greenview; five grandchildren; and two sisters, Barb Renfro of Sherman and Sue Kellams of Moselle, Miss.

She was a member of the Mason City Christian Church, and memorials may be made to the church.

Leola Eisiminger

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BROADWELL -- Leola H. Eisiminger, 85, of Broadwell died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at 3:10 a.m. at the Christian Village in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Ryan Edgecomb officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in New Union Cemetery.

She taught grade school in Logan County District 65 from 1941 to 1944, worked for U.S. Rubber in Chicago from 1945 to 1947 and then worked for Lehn and Fink in Lincoln until she retired in 1981.

She was born Dec. 27, 1919, in Broadwell to Earl and Nelle Tompkins Eisiminger.

She is survived by a niece, Linell (and Jeff) Pokorski of Decatur; a nephew, Keith Hinman of Lincoln; a great-nephew, Bret Pokorski of Decatur; and a great-niece, Kristin Pokorski of Decatur

She was preceded in death by one sister, Gail Hinman, and a great-nephew, Darin Hinman. She was the last of her immediate family.

She was a lifetime member of Broadwell Christian Church and was a member of the Broadwell Township board.

She graduated from Broadwell Grade School, Lincoln Community High School and Lincoln College.

She traveled to all 50 states as well as several foreign countries.

She loved Broadwell and the people who lived there. Her hobbies were collecting Broadwell memorabilia, roller-skating and flower gardening.

Memorials may be made to Broadwell Christian Church or Lincoln Christian Village.

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William O. Gilmer Jr.

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LINCOLN -- William O. Gilmer Jr., 39, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, at 11:35 a.m. at Asta Care in Bloomington.

Visitation was on Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, and a service at the funeral home was Thursday morning, with the Rev. Mike Oleniczak officiating.

Burial is in Old Union Cemetery.

Mr. Gilmer was a line worker at Eaton Corporation in Lincoln.

He was born Nov. 14, 1965, in Lincoln to William O. and Betty Hopp Gilmer Sr.

He is survived by his mother; one son, William “Will” Gilmer of Lincoln; one daughter, Emily P. Gilmer, of Lincoln; and four sisters, Sarah Jones and Gloria J. Gilmer, both of Florida, Debra S. Gilmer of Lincoln, and Ethel May Spivey of Washington state.

He was preceded in death by his father and his paternal and maternal grandparents.

He was a member of Lincoln Hill Free Methodist Church and Eagles Lodge 2708.

Memorials may be made to the Gilmer family.

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