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Weymuth Mason       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 6, 2005

LINCOLN -- Weymuth N. Mason, 81, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2005, at 6:33 a.m. at Meadows Mennonite Home in Chenoa.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Tom Gerdts of Lincoln Christian Church will officiate at the service.

Burial will be in the Atlanta Ladies Cemetery.

Miss Weymuth began working at the Lincoln Bible Institute, now Lincoln Christian College and Seminary, in September of 1946 as the first full-time secretary to the presidents. She retired June 30, 1990.

She was born Jan. 10, 1923, in Lincoln to Lloyd and Cleta Smith Mason.

Survivors include a sister, Olive Mason of Chenoa, several cousins and dear friends.

Miss Weymuth was baptized at Atlanta Christian Church on Nov. 1, 1936, and was an active member there, serving as a Bible school teacher and in the Direct Support Missionary Society. When she moved to Lincoln, she became a member of Lincoln Christian Church and remained an active member as long as her health permitted.

She graduated from Atlanta Community High School in 1943. She earned an executive secretarial diploma from Brown's Business College in Springfield in 1952 and a certified professional secretary certificate in 1954, an honor of which she was extremely proud.

She enjoyed classical music and played the clarinet at one point in her life. She had an avid love for football, the Kentucky Derby and travel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lincoln Christian College and Seminary and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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Frank Volle       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 4, 2005

MOUNT PULASKI -- Frank O. Volle, 77, of Darien, Conn., died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at 4 a.m. at Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Conn.

A funeral service at Lawrence Funeral Home in Darien, Conn., was on Tuesday.

A local service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Carol Andricks officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Volle was an assistant professor at the University of Colorado Medical School and chief psychologist at the Denver Mental Health Center. Later he moved to Bloomington, where he was associate professor at Illinois State University and neuropsychologist for the Mennonite Health Care System.

He was a U.S. Army Air Force sergeant with Headquarter Squadron 141st Army Airway Communications System in Manila, Philippines, in 1946.

He was born Nov. 16, 1927, at Mount Pulaski to George Adam and Iva Florence Newburn Volle.

He is survived by his wife, Joan Lohnes Volle of Darien, Conn.; one daughter, Susan Volle of Englewood, Colo.; two brothers, Dan Volle and Paul Volle, both of Mount Pulaski; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was affiliated with St. John Church of Darien, Conn.

He graduated from Mount Pulaski High School and the University of Illinois and received his Ph.D. from in neuropsychology from the University of Denver.

He was an avid fan of classical music.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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