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In Memory Brian Boyer, 53, of W'dliams- ville, went to meet his Lord and Sav- ior Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Brian was born April 27, 1961, in Lincoln, the son of Jack and Roberta Boyer. He married Cheryl Kern on June 30, 1994, she survives. He is also survived by his mother, Roberta Boyer of Beverly Hills, FL; a brother, Bill Boyer of Lincoln; step- sons: Tim (Kate) Kern of Sherman, Jeremy (Jessica) Kern of Springfield, Ryan (Heather) Kern of Williams- ville, and Chad Kern of Lincoln; step-grandchildren: John-Morgan, Zachary, Colton, Emma, Aiden, Manley Monuments Serving Families Since 1945 713 Hickox Dr.- Lincoln 735-4939 - Fri 9-5 Sat 9-Noon After Hours by Appt. buy your monument from a "storefront"? Come see our plant where monuments are produced. Still A Family Owned Dena Memorials Carving bur Legacy in Stone/ iZlI Fifth Street, Lincoln, IL 6z656 Phone: 217-735-ii9i Fax: 217-651-825o Outside Lincoln: 888-z67-86o 3 Email: Owners Dena Manley & Terry Potts tll .:: Sales Consultants Don & Carolyn Manley Come see what real customer service is, your trip will be worth it.* When you come through our door, whatever we can do to help, we will do it promptly, as well as courteously. Our goal at Dena Memorials is to be the BEST monument company to do business with! Markers, Monuments, Cremation UrnsMemorials, Monument Cleanin& Cemetery Lettering Madeline, Ethan, and Sydney Kern; uncles: Dick (Shirley, deceased) and Jim (Colleen) Hayes; cousins: Bar- bara Freer, Stephen Hayes, Jimmy Hayes and Tess Wright. His father, Jack Boyer, preceded him in death. Brian graduated Mt. Pulaski High School and went on to graduate from Lincoln Land Community College. He was Parts Manager for Hayes Auto Supply in Mt. Pulaski, which was started by his grandfather. Bri- an's first job there was sweeping the shop floors at age 7. Brian never met In Memory Richard "Dean" Toohey, 81, of Mt. Pulaski, died at St. John's Hospi- tal December 17, 2014 at 4:38pm. He was born March 19, 1933 in Oakford, the son of John M. and Anna (Brauer) Toohey. He married Lola Lounsberry on July 12, 1958 who survives. Also surviving are his children - Michael (Kathy) Toohey, Susan (Jeff) Clements, and Emily (Mike) Ober- reiter; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and his sister, Drusila Easley of-Rochester, MN. His parents and his brother preceded him in death. hMemory-- Vernon Martin Voelker, 88, of Mt Pulaski died at 7:12 A.M. December 26, 2014 at Vonderlieth Living Cen- ter. He was born June 10, 1926 in rural Mt Pulaski, son of Martin and Hilda Engel Voelker. He married Iris Bris- tow on October 21,1950; she preced- ed him in death. He married Louise Pittman Irish on February 16, 1985; she survives him in Mt. Pulaski. a stranger, enjoyed all the people he met at the shop, told countless jokes, and loved to travel, especially to New Orleans. Brian touched the lives of many people and will be greatly missed. Funeral Service was Tuesday, De- cember 30 at Hope Church, Spring- field. Burial was in Walnut Hill Cem- etery, Williamsville. Memorial: Mt. Pulaski EMS, Hope Church, or Williamsville Volunteer Fire Department. Dean was a lifelong farmer, 43- year member of the Logan County Zoning Board of Appeals, member of The American Legion Post #447, and lifetime member of VFW Post 777. He served in the Navy from 1952- 1954 aboard the USS Aucilla. He was .also a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church. Services were Saturday Decem- ber 20, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt. Pulaski. Rev. Dean Follis officiated. Burial was in Steenbergen Cemetery with full military rites accorded by Mt. Pulaski American Legion Post #447. Memorials: Mt: Pulaski American Legion Post #447. Also surviving Vem are his chil- dren: Steven (Linda) Voelker of Dixon; Alan (Debra) Voelker of Lake Fork; Jane (Jim) Irish of Middletown; four grandchildren; five great grand- children; four step children: John Irish IV of Florida; Susan (Gerald) Turner of Sherman; Joe (Bonnie) Irish of Shelbyville; Marianne Larson of Springfield; nine step grandchil- dren; six step great grandchildren; and sisters: Bemiece Sisk and Carol (Gene) Matthews both of Lincoln. Vern was a member of Scroggin- Gee VFW Post #777, Ryman Fuiten American Legion Post #447, and was. a member of Zion Lutheran Church. He was a licensed plumber and re- tired from Vern's Plumbing and Heat- ing in Mt Pulaski. Services were December 31 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt Pulaski. Robert Twist officiated. Burial was in Mt. Pulaski Cemetery with full military rites accorded. Memorials: Scroggin-Gee VFW Post #777 or Honor Flight for Veter- ans. Obituaries Continued Next Page in Memory Marcel "Marc" John Dumon- eeaux, 63, of New Hope, Minnesota passed away at his home on Tues- day, December 9. A Vietnam veteran, he is survived by his wife, Kathie, sons, Mikel and Jeffrey, 3 brothers, 2 sisters, granddaughter, Ava Jane, other family and friends. Marc was a member of the DAV, VFW, American Legion, Military Order of the Purple Heart, and former Minneapolis Post Office employee. A memorial service was held on Friday, December 12 at 3:00 p.m. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In Memory Gladys Shelton, 89, of New Hol- land died at Vonderlieth Living Cen- ter, Mt. Pulaski, at 7:25 p.m. Sunday, December 21,2014. Gladys was born April 6, 1925 in Logan County, the daughter of Alex and Truly Martin Theobald. She mar- ried Zane Shelton Sr. April 24, 1948. He preceded her in death July 16, 1996. Gladys is survived by her sons - Zane (Jan) Shelton of Lincoln; Mike (Linda) Shelton of Rochester; five grandchildren and nine great grand- children. Her parents, husband, two brothers, Gene and Bob Theobald and one sister, Alice Henrichsmeyer, preceded her in death. Gladys worked with her husband farming, and was a homemaker. She was a member of Middletown Meth- odist Church. Services were Monday, December 29 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Fu- neral Home, Lincoln. Paul Boatman officiated. Burial was in Richmond Grove Cemetery, New Holland. Memorials: Middletown Methodist Church or Vonderlieth Living Center. 6 m gl m to O ol