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Doris Curry       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 13, 2005

LINCOLN -- Doris Curry, 82, of Lincoln, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, at 3:25 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Her funeral was Saturday morning at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Jame Hahs officiating. Visitation preceded the service.

Burial is in Mason City Cemetery.

Mrs. Curry retired from Lincoln Developmental Center, where she was a technician.

She was born Sept. 13, 1922, at Mackenzie, N.D., to John and Maud Ingersoll Williamson. She married Harold Curry in Missouri in 1941. He died in July of 1946.

She is survived by two sons, Bruce (and Nellie) Curry of Sullivan and Albert (and Dorothy) Curry of Akron, Ohio; two daughters, Shirley Curry of Lincoln and Alberta (and Paul) Gray of Lincoln; six grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Viola Penicook of Piper City.

She was also preceded in death by five sisters, one brother and a stillborn son.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She was a member of Lincoln Eagles Auxiliary and the Lincoln American Legion Auxiliary.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

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Shirley Walker       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 13, 2005

MASON CITY -- Shirley Jean Walker, 69, of Mason City, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at 5:17 p.m. at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City, with the Rev. Dustin Fulton officiating. Visitation was on Friday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Mason City Cemetery.

Ms. Walker retired from state employment in 2003. She had worked at Lincoln Developmental Center.

She was born Dec. 24, 1935, in Luther Township, Mason City, to John and Jodie Hutchinson Davis.

She is survived by two sons, John Koehne (and caregiver Michael Harlow) of Springfield and Kenneth Koehne of Springfield; three daughters, Jodie (and Gene) Smith of Riverton, Linda McCray of Lincoln and Donna (and Bob) Bolyard of Elkhart; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Pat Davis of Mason City and Donald Davis of Utica; and one sister, Mary Gadberry of Lincoln.

She was preceded in death by her parents; twin sons Steven and William Walker in 1970; one grandson, Chip Smith, in 1999; three brothers; and one sister.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethesda group home in Mason City.

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