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14 Thaz CoaM" 5:30PM Saturday Services 10AM SundayServices 223 W. Cooke St. Mt. Pulaski 792-5502 Private Home Care of Central Illinois Caregivers Heeded CHAs / LPHs... Vtle have local care 9ivin 9 positions Call Kathryn Hubbert 217-602-0144 or Cell 217-370-1482 We Provide Elderly Care & Physical Therapy Care Medication Management Diabetic Care Trarisportation Services 2 To 24-hour Care Home E Office Cleaning Contact Private Home Care 217-602-0144 or Cell 217-370-1482 Mt. Pulaski Times Award Winning Editor-Publisher Marion E. Best of Sullivan, who spent five decades as an award-winning news- paper editor and publisher, died after a long battle with cancer. She was 76. In her 55 years as a jour- nalist, Marion was an advo- cate of open government; she was equally passionate about helping young jour- nalists develop their skills. Last year, the Illinois Press Association presented her the James C. Craven Free- dom of the Press Award. Marion was proud of bucking an industry trend toward consolidation of newspapers; she believed independence and family ownership went hand-in- hand with quality commu- nity journalism. Marion and her late hus- band Robert published the Sullivan News-Progress. Survivors include her daughter, Kathleen Best of Seattle, and son, Robert R. Best of Sullivan. The Mt, Pulaski Times has been printed at the Sul- livan News-Progress for 21-years. 106 5 th Street - Lincoln - 217-732-7773 - Toll Free 877-465-7773 Order now through Memorial Day and receive 10% off total purchase Pe asley Memorials where [ 0!! a], and quality they trust! We provide our families with lasting crafts- / manship from the foundation to[/ installation at the cemetery. [ When you choose Peasley Memorials be assured you will receive the finest products at a fair price. Dena Manley 3 rd Gene/-ation Memorial Specialist Monday - Friday 9-4:30 Saturday - 9-12 After Hours By Appointment Lincoln & Logan County's Only Locally Owned & Operated Memorial Monument Company. "Where.good service with a good turn around counts, t" Come and see Dena Manley with over 15 Years of Memorial Experience. Thank You From The Family of Opal Butter Thank you for the cards, memorials and acts of kind- ness at the passing of our Aunt Opal Buttell. February 5, 2011 In Loving Memory of Bill Monroe It has been 12-years (Feb. 3) since my husband Bill was taken from us. We miss him so much. Missed by wife, family, and friends. Love - Nancy Monroe Wilma Eileen Febus, 94, of Sherman, formerly of Mt. Pulaski, died February 11, 2011 at 8:15 p.m. at Villa Health Care East, Sherman. Funeral Services were Tuesday February 15 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski. Mark Weber officiated. Burial was in Roselawn Cemetery, Riverton. Her Parents, Husband, Two Sisters, Four Brothers and a Grandson preceded her in death. Mrs. Febus was a Farm Wife. She was born August 12, 1916 in Chester Town- ship, Logan County, the daughter of Andy and Bessie Cox Lucas. She married Dallas D. Febus on August 15, 1934 in Carlinville. He preceded her in death on December 23, 1980. Survivors Include - Son - Dallas E. (Linda) Febus of Riverton; Daughters - Leora (J. Lee) Hild of Mt. Pulaski and Nancy Jo Awe of San Antonio, Texas; Eight Grandchildren, Thirteen Great-Grandchildren, and One Great-Great-Grand- child. Mrs. Febus was a member of the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church. Memorials: Alzheimer Association. Russell "Gene" Fuiten, 82, of Mt. Pulaski died at 8:27 am February 9, 2011 at St. Clara's Manor. Masonic Services were Saturday, February 12 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski. A Memorial Service fol- lowed. Duane Turley Worked for Mt. Pulask Post Office for 33-Years officiated. Burial will be in Steenbergen Cemetery at a later date. His Parents - Rus- sell and Clara C. Slaughtor Fuiten and Sisters - Nancy Dabbs and LuciUe Delloms preceded him in death. Mr. Fuiten was a retired Postal Worker. He served the Mt. Pulaski Post Office for 33-years. He was born March 27, 1928 in Mt. Pulaski, the son of Russell and Clara C. Slaughter Fuiten. Survivors Include - Broth- ers - Donald R. (Virginia L.) Fuiten of Lincoln and Howard (Manda) Fuiten of Lincoln; and Sister - Helen Louise Eckhout of Birkley, Michigan. Mr. Fuiten was of the Christian Faith. He was a member of Mt. Pulaski Masonic Lodge # 87 AF & AM and Past Master of the Lodge; and Mt. Pulaski Commandry and Springfield Ansar Shrine. Memorials: Independent Order of Odd Fellows.