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Grover Fulk Jr.

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[FEB. 15, 2007]  Grover Fulk Jr., 77, of Lincoln died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at 10:03 p.m. at St. John's Hospice in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Craig Smith officiating.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.

Mr. Fulk retired from Caterpillar Tractor Co. in Decatur in 1992 after 32 years as a machinist and inspector.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was born Aug. 21, 1929, in Peoria to Grover C. and Pearl Eve Gordon Fulk. He married Orlena "Lee" Winkel on June 21, 1949, in Lincoln, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 1, 1991. He married Donna "Charlene" Sullivan on Aug. 26, 1996, in Lincoln. She survives.

Other survivors are three sons, Jeffrey Fulk, Robert Fulk and Mike (and Joyce) Fulk, all of Lincoln; one daughter, Rhonda Fulk Mahan of Lincoln; 10 stepchildren; one brother, Orville (and Kathy) Fulk of Shelbyville; a half sister, Loretta Fae Cline of Lincoln; eight grandchildren and 26 stepgrandchildren; and five great-grandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dean and Billy Fulk.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756, Moose Lodge of Lincoln 1441 and Eagles Lodge of Lincoln 2708.

Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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