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Charlotte Lynn          Send a link to a friend

Archived July 29, 2005

SAN JOSE -- Charlotte J. Lynn, 73, of San Jose died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at 11 p.m. at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hurley Funeral Home in San Jose.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Emden Christian Church, with Pastor Casey Tygrett officiating.

Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, San Jose.

Mrs. Lynn was a homemaker.

She was born April 20, 1932, at Topeka to Paul and Pauline Shipp Bunch. She married Darold Lynn on Oct. 21, 1950, in Ipava.

She is survived by her mother, of San Jose; one son, Mark Lynn of Pekin; three daughters, Sue Franz of New Holland, Debbie Evans of Pittsfield and Diana Blane of San Jose; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, David Bunch of North Highlands, Calif.; one sister, Elaine Villarica of Roseville, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and one brother, Dudley Bunch.

She was a member of Emden Christian Church, the Woman's Club of the church and was a Sunday school teacher. She was also a member of the San Jose Woman's Club, served as a Mason County election judge and volunteered at the Lincoln Christian Home. She was a former Brownie, Girl Scout and Boy Scout leader.

Memorial contributions may be made to Emden Christian Church, Shiloh or Peoria Rescue Mission.

Grace Miller

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Archived July 27, 2005

LINCOLN -- Grace L. Miller, 90, of Lincoln died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at 11:50 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Visitation was on Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Her funeral was Friday morning at Lincoln Free Hill Methodist Church, with the Rev. Bill Dolan and the Rev. Kurt Smith co-officiating.

Burial is in Irish Grove Cemetery, Middletown.

Mrs. Miller retired from housekeeping at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

She was born Jan. 30, 1915, in Lincoln to John and Mary Alice Kelso Harness. She married Orville Miller Sr. on April 21, 1934, in Lincoln. He died Feb. 3, 1999.

She is survived by one son, Orville (and Barb) Miller Jr. of Lincoln; four daughters, Barbara A. Pfeifer of Lincoln, Marjorie M. (and David) Yeates of Greenview, Kay L. Hill of Clarksville, Tenn., and Shirley (and Derell) Barthel of McLean; 17 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Brockhouse of Lincoln.

She was also preceded in death by two sons, Richard and David Miller; two grandchildren; two sisters, Kathryn Krotz and Betty Miller; and three brothers, Charles, Wendell and Harold Harness.

She was a member of Lincoln Hill Free Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to her church or to the American Heart Association.

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Roger Hamblen          Send a link to a friend

Archived July 28, 2005

ATLANTA -- Roger Lynn Hamblen, 58, of Chillicothe, formerly of Atlanta, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at 10:10 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Quiram Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dennis Smith officiating. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral Home.

Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery.

Mr. Hamblen retired from Caterpillar Tractor Company after 30 years of service.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was born May 4, 1947, at Lincoln to Alva and Beatrice Lamar Hamblen.

He is survived by his mother, Beatrice "Jiggs" Schimmel of Lincoln; one son, Toby (and Anna) Hamblen of Auburndale, Fla.; one daughter, Tara (and Rob) Jensen of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren; one brother, Larry (and Helen) Hamblen of Beason; and one nephew, Sean Hamblen of Beason.

He was preceded in death by his father and one son.

He was a member of NRA, Ducks Unlimited, American Legion, VFW and AMVETS.

He loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting and auctions.

He will be missed dearly.

Memorials may be made to the family of Roger Hamblen.

Robert Cunningham          Send a link to a friend

Archived July 27, 2005

MASON CITY -- Robert J. Cunningham, 79, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at 8:30 p.m. at the Mason City Area Nursing Home.

His funeral is at 1 p.m. Friday at Hurley Funeral Home, with Nash Shawgo officiating. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Mason City Cemetery.

Mr. Cunningham established Robert Cunningham Insurance and Real Estate in 1958 and worked there as a real estate agent until he retired in 2001. Previously he farmed for 10 years.

He served with the U.S. Navy Seabees in the Pacific from 1943 to 1946, during World War II.

He was born Sept. 7, 1925, at Easton to Robert Cecil and Clara Auxier Cunningham. He married Faye Ingersoll on April 22, 1947, in San Jose.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Ken (and Sandi) Cunningham of Mason City; two daughters, Kathy (and Dick) McLaughlin of Mason City and Sue (and Ron) Sanert of Petersburg; eight grandchildren, Tyler Robert Cunningham, Bryce Alan Cunningham, Spencer Price Cunningham, Darren Richard McLaughlin, Dakin Corey Sanert, Seth Evan Sanert, Chase Niile Sanert and Armorelle Marie Cook; two great-grandchildren, Connor Alan Cook and Rowan Robert Cook; two brothers, John (and Janet) Cunningham of Mason City and James (and Dorothy) Cunningham of Mason City; and one sister, Betty (and Fritz) Onken of Mason City.

One brother, Stan, preceded him in death.

He was a member of the Mason City United Methodist Church, American Legion and Greenview AMVETS.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mason City Area Nursing Home, Mason City United Methodist Church or the food pantry.

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