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Wesley 'Fizzle' Liesman       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 22, 2005

MASON CITY -- Wesley Brown "Fizzle" Liesman, 80, of Mason City, died Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at 12:08 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Hurley Funeral Home.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Christ Lutheran Church, with the Rev. James Childs and the Rev. Raymond Bell officiating.

Burial will be in Mason City Cemetery.

Mr. Liesman was a farmer in the Mason City area.

He was born May 11, 1924, in Logan County to Grover and Pearl Sanders Liesman. He married Marie Terviel in Lincoln on Aug. 15, 1942.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Roger Liesman of Mason City; two daughters, Ronday (and Richard) Reuss of Littleton, Colo., and Sue Liesman of Mason City; two grandchildren; and four sisters, Gladys Steinhour of Middletown, Dorothy Talkington of Springfield, Lois Stuart of Perry, Mo., and Doris Morris of Vandalia, Mo.

He was preceded in death by brothers, one sister, one son and one grandson, Jeff (and wife Andrea) Reuss.

He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church of Mason City, Mason County Farm Bureau and the Illinois Angus Association.

Memorial contributions may be made to his church.

Ruby Mills       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 21, 2005

MASON CITY -- Ruby M. Mills, 90, died Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at 2:33 a.m. at the Mason City Area Nursing Home.

Her funeral was Saturday morning at St. Colomba's Catholic Church in Mason City, with Father Thomas Shaw officiating.

There was no visitation.

Burial is in Mason City Cemetery.

Hurley Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Mrs. Mills was a retired state employee from the Illinois secretary of state's office, where she had previously worked in the Title Department.

She was born Feb. 23, 1914, in Springfield to John and Rose Leone DeRosa. She married Dempsey Mills in 1941 in Alton. He died in 1991.

She is survived by three brothers, James (and Ruth) DeRosa of Colchester, Eugene DeRosa of Reno, Nev., and Richard (and Sue) DeRosa of Escondido, Calif.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Columba's Catholic Church or Mason City Area Nursing Home.

Howard Hieronymus       Send a link to a friend

Archived Jan. 19, 2005

ATLANTA -- A memorial service for Howard L. Hieronymus was Saturday morning at Quiram Funeral Home.

Mr. Hieronymus, 53, of East Peoria, formerly of Atlanta, died Jan. 2, 2005, at his home.

His obituary, posted in Lincoln Daily News on Jan. 4, is available by clicking here.

Memorials may be made to OSF St. Francis Hospital, Peoria, or the American Heart Association.

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