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Next Issue... March 2 Deadline is Monday February 23. Publication of any article submitted at deadline is subject to space available. St. John's Lutheran Chureh ,,The Little Church That Could" 5"30PM Saturday Services 10AM Sunday Services 223 W. Cooke St, 792-5502 Dena Me lorials Carving Tour Legacyin Stone! i2ii Fifth Street, Lincoln, IL 62656 Phone: 217-735-II9I Fax: 217-651-825o Outside Lincoln: 888-267-86o3 Email: W Dena Manley & Terry Potts Don & Carolyn Manley Winter Specials 1OO% Locally Family (vned & Operated "You can't buy better, so why pay more" Markers, Monuments, Cremation UrnsMemorials, Monument Cleaning, Cemetery Lettering 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 Employer Since 1945 In Memory-- Pansy Lee (Warren) Drake, 77, of Collierville, TN was called honae to her Lord on February 4, 2015. Her husband, parents, and siblings preceded her in death: Dick, Max, Dale, Alfred, Doris, and Alice Warren Lee Cross. Born the youngest of 10 to Linda Mooney Warren and Walter Warren on April 27, 1937 in Monticello, she grew up in central Illinois and attend- ed Mt. Pulaski High School. She was president of her junior class and later married her high school sweetheart, Michael Lewis Drake of Chestnut. She was a gifted pianist and painter working mainly in acrylics. Early in her marriage Pansy and Michael formed a jazz band and played in and around Valparaiso. he was active in her church life and played the organ at several including Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Memphis, Zion Lutheran Church in Ft. Myers, FL, and Faith Lutheran Church in Col- lierville, TN. In the early 1990s she was active in the Memphis Sympho- ny league. In 2006, after her husband Michael passed away, she became Chairman of the Board of Hendrick Manufac- turing Co., the family business. She was also Chairman of the Drake Charitable Foundation which sup- ported children and faith based chari- ties. Personally she was a philanthropist and supported many causes to help the human condition and to bring Je- sus Christ to people around the worit. She is survived by iblings, Anta (Paul) Quandt of Cocoa FL, John (Marilyn) Warren of Duluth, MN d Betty (Keith) Marlow of Albuquer- que NM. Her children - Michael Drake, aad his wife Allison of CollierviUe, TN, Darin Drake, and his wife Tanmay of Germantown, TN, and Michelle Drake Young of Montrose, CO, also survive her. She has 7 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Fune!al services were held at Faith Lutheran Church, Collierville, TN. She was interred next to her husband in Mt. Pulaski. Memorials: Faith Lutheran Church Preschool, Collierville, TN. In Memory Delora May Scott, age 95, died at Vonderlieth Living Center at 1:37 a.m. Sunday, February 1,2015. Delora "Dee" was born on August 29, 1919, in Riverton, the youngest of 14 children born to Albert Strange and Cynthia Elizabeth (Beck) Wil- ham. She married Floyd Samuel Scott on June 19, 1937. A resident of River- ton for the majority of her life, Delora was a cook at many area establish- ments and eventually retired from the Riverton School District. She was preceded in death by Floyd, in March 1994 and her daugh- ter, Ulanda Elaine (John) Buckhold, in March 2010. She is survived by her sons, Don Errol Scott, Sr. of Riverton and Gregg Evan (Barbara) Scott, of Noblesville, Indiana; 11 grandchildren; 25 great- grandchildren; 3 great-great-grand- daughters and sister-in-law, Gladys (Pick) Moore of Mt. Pulaski. Services were Saturday, February 7 at Riverton Christian Church with co-ofliciants, Grant Ray and Frank Lewis. Graveside Service was Monday, February 9 at Camp Butler National Cemetery. In Loving Memory It has been 13 years since my husband - Bill Monroe - died (February 3). Missed so much by me and family and friends Love- Nancy Monroe Mt. Pulaski Times USPS No. 365-660 is published semi-monthly (twenty-four times-issues) per year by Michael Lakin. 311 S. Washington St., Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548 Business and Editorial Offices: Accounting and Circulation Offices: Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington St., Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548. Call 217-303-6159 to subscribe. Periodical Postage is paid at Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Mt. Pulaski Times, C/O Michael Lakin, P O Box 114 - 311 S. Washiagton Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548 Office: 217-303-6159 STEVE HAHN came across an artide about the 200-foot- tall cross near Effingham on 1-57. 9,479 visitors stopped at the visitors center at the cross last year. Steve said it is some- thing to see in person. He had taken this photo a few years ago. Construction of the cross was completed in 2001. Back in 1966- 1968... ...There was a band in Mt. Pulaski called the Islanders. It consisted of Tom Connolley, Jerry Collier, John Schlitt, Steve Bertchie and me, Kim Streenz. By chance, does any have any pictures of this band? I'd like to get a picture. Thanks, Kim Streenz The Lord shall fight for you and ye shall hold your peace. (Anonymous Contributor) A 183 year old tortoise has been declared the world's oldest living. land creature. 10 == E. o' i=1