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  Donald Sank          Send a link to a friend

LINCOLN -- Donald E. Sank, 76, of Lincoln died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, at 2 p.m. at his home.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Mark Carnahan officiating.

Burial will be in Union Cemetery.

Mr. Sank farmed for many years and had worked for the state of Illinois in food management.

He was a Korean War veteran.

He was born Oct. 4, 1928, in Logan County to Harry C.W. and Lois I. Dennis Sank. He married Helen Mayberry Cunningham on Nov. 25, 1954, in Springfield.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; two sons, Randall (and Roseann) Sank of Lincoln and John Cunningham of Normal; one daughter, Rebecca Sank of Lincoln; five grandchildren, John R. Cunningham, Monica McAfee, James Babbs, Veronica Randell and Ty Sank; three great-grandchildren, Chase and Joey McAfee and Grace Randell; one brother, Carl (and June) Sank of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and one sister, Judy Vincent of Lincoln.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln, VFW Post 1756 and American Legion Post 263.

Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Hospice Care of Illinois or the donor's choice.

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