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Betty Jackson          Send a link to a friend

Archived March 15, 2005

MOUNT PULASKI -- Betty Jackson, 75, of Mount Pulaski, died Monday, March 14, 2005, at 4 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

No visitation is scheduled.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mount Pulaski Cemetery, with Bill Shanle officiating.

Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Jackson worked as a waitress at the bowling alley in Mount Pulaski.

She was born Oct. 1, 1929, in Mount Pulaski to Chester and Margaret Ellenburg Utterback. She married Robert E. Jackson on Jan. 19, 1953, in Mount Pulaski.

She is survived by her husband; two daughters, JaneEllen (and Randy) Morris of Beason and Doris (and Byron) Helton of Mount Pulaski; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one brother, John (and Shirley) Utterback of Mount Pulaski.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Margaret Sue Challons, and one grandson.

Memorials may be made to the Illinois School for the Blind or the Cerebral Palsy Foundation.

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Mary Werth          Send a link to a friend

Archived March 15, 2005

LINCOLN -- Mary A. Werth, 88, a resident of the Christian Village Nursing Home, died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at 11:40 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Faith Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Mark Peters officiating. There will be no visitation.

Committal of ashes at New Union Cemetery will be private, for family only.

Mrs. Werth was a registered nurse.

She served as a U.S. Army nurse at Fort McClellan in Alabama.

She was born April 8, 1916, in Logan County to Herman and Georgia Shay Heinzel. She married Donald F. Werth on May 10, 1941, at Anniston, Calhoun County, Ala. He died March 22, 1993.

She is survived by four sons, Thomas Werth of Yalaha, Fla., Fredric Werth of Mount Pulaski, Franklin Werth of Las Vegas, Nev., and Mark Werth of Lincoln; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Gretchen Neville of Lincoln.

She was also preceded in death by one sister, Ede Lodl.

She graduated from nursing school at Brokaw Hospital, Normal.

She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, to which memorials may be made.

Elizabeth Schaub

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Archived March 15, 2005

LINCOLN -- Elizabeth Schaub, 90, died Sunday, March 13, 2005, at 10:50 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. Julie Azbell officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.

Mrs. Schaub worked at the Lincoln Garment Factory for 60 years.

She was born Oct. 16, 1914, at West Salem to William and Roxanne Walker Elkins. She married Fred Schaub on May 30, 1930. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by one daughter, Donna Holton of Lincoln; three grandchildren, Jim (and Cindy) Holton of New Holland, Kim (and Jay) Carlson of Lincoln and Tim Holton of Lincoln; one great-grandson, Jason; three brothers, Jim Elkins of Downey, Calif., Bailey (and Gladys) Elkins of Lawndale and Jack (and Ann) Elkins of Port St. Locie, Fla.; and two sisters, Bertha Kraus of Phoenix, Ariz., and Geri (and Wayne) Lowman of Cape Cora, Fla.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Delima; two great-grandsons, Jacob and Joshua Carlson; two brothers, Burl and Doc Elkins; three sisters, Beulah Sutherland, Dale Fields and Lucille Buesking; her parents and her stepmother, Catherine Elkins; and a son-in-law, James N. Holton Sr.

She was a 30-year member of Moose Lodge Auxiliary.

She loved to quilt and sew.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

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