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In Loving Memory of Brad Follis It has been eight years (March 7) since my son, Brad Follis, was taken from me. I miss him so much. Missed by me, your brother - Brian Follis, family, & friends. Love Always Mom - Nancy Monroe Thank You The Family of Frances Glick We wish to thank everyone for the calls, cards, and memorials given in the memory of France Glick. Wilbur, Jr. & Barbara Glick & Family Dorothy I. Carlson, 99, of Decatur passed away Saturday February 20, 2010 at Lincoln Manor with her family by her side. Services were Thursday February 25 at Dawson & Wikoff North Chapel. Burial was in Laenna Ceme- tery. Her Parents - Oscar and Mary Sheridan Lakin, Husband - Gustav Bertel Carlson and Infant Son - Carroll Lynn Carlson preceded her in death. Dorothy worked for Decatur Memo- rial Hospital for 10 years and Dr. Holtzman for 20 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse beibre retiring in 1988. She was born January 17, 1911 in Vernon County, Missouri the daughter of Oscar and Mary Sheridan Lakin. She married Gustav Bertel Carlson on March 8, 1930 and he preceded her in death on April 22, 2002. Survivors Include - Daughter - Dor- othy Mac Bruns of Decatur; Sons - Owen Gene (Gloria) Carlson of Flagstaff, Arizona; David Carl (Karen) Carlson of Kansas City, Kansas; and Michael Kent (Jean) Carlson of Decatur; Brother - Donald (Margaret) Lakin of Dubuque, Iowa; Twelve Grandchildren, Eighteen Great Grandchildren and Three Great-Great Grandchil- dren. Mrs. Carlson was a member of the Warrensburg United Meth- odist Church, a member and Past President of the Women's Club of Kenny and Warrensburg, a member and Past President of the Rebecca Lodge. During the war, Dorothy and her husband Gustav worked in the Ammunition Plant. Memorials: American Heart Association. Rosa Julie Wade, 84, of Lincoln died at 2:50Am Saturday, February 13, 2010, at her daughter's residence in Springfield. Private funeral services were held. Burial was in Camp Butler National Cemetery. Her husband pre- ceded her in death on March 20, 1995. Mrs. Wade was born February 5, 1926, in Vienna, Austria, the daughter of Rudolph and Rosa Helmer Kazda. She married Franklin Benjamin Wade on September 2, 1948. Mrs. Wade was a Homemaker and formerly worked at Kroger, Lincoln Theatre and the bottle factory in Lincoln. Survivors Include - Daughters -Mrs. Don (Renate) Federking of Manito and Mrs. Ron (Ruth) Crumpler of Spring- field; Sons - Frank B. (Brenda) Wade, Jr. of Mt. Pulaski and Larry D. (Trish) Wade of Glenarm; and Five Grandchil- dren; and Eight Great-Grandchildren. Mrs. Wade was a member of The Oasis Senior Center in Lincoln. She received her beautician license from Lincoln School of Beauty Culture. Memorials: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. UMENTS We guarantee the lowest price for the highest quality monuments & craftsmanship Serving families since 1945 713 HICKOX DR.- LINCOLN 735-4939 Mon - Fri 9-5 Sat 9-Noon - After Hours by Appt. manleymonuments@yahoo.com Thank You The Family of Doris Diez Words cannot express the feel- ing in our hearts. Thank You, Family and Friends, for your generosity and support during the passing of our Sister, Sister- in-Law, and Aunt - Doris Diez. A Special Thank You to the Staff of Vonderlieth Living Center, Memorial Hospital, Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, and the Ladies of the Christian Church for the delicious luncheon. The passing of Doris saddens us. Your thoughts, prayers, visits, and words of sympathy will always be remembered. Sense of Place Buffalo Hart Presbyterian Church is extends an invitation to attend the second lecture in a three-part series called "Sense of Place". Saturday, March 27, learn of the first people who inhabited the Buffalo Hart & Lake Fork areas. Dr. Michael Wiant, Direc- tor of Dickson Mounds Museum, will discuss the life and culture of Native Americans who lived in this area; before European immigrants settled it. Visitors are encouraged to bring samples of artifacts from personal collections for display. Dr. Wiant will provide identifica- tion and comments about items, beginning at 1. The lecture will begin at 2, with a reception to follow. The lecture is free and open to the public. Buffalo Hart Presbyterian Church is at the intersection of Rt. 54 with Buffalo Hart Road (turn north at grain elevators, cross the railroad tracks). Thank You The Family of George Gibbs We would like to thank every- one for the prayers, cards, calls and visits while George was in the hospital; and their unending kindness and memorials at the time of his death. We also wish to thank the Mt. Pulaski EMS and the Logan County Paramedics for their prompt response each time we needed to take George to MMC. We are so grateful to all the Doctors, Nurses, and all of the Hospital Staff at MMC; who worked so tirelessly to treat his illness. Also, Our thanks go to each and everyone who brought food to the house and to the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church Life Center. We extend special thanks to those who organized and served the dinner after George's funeral. We feel very blessed to have so many friends who shared our lives and our loss. We pray God's Blessings .for all of you. Jus' Thinkin' SPRING We each have our hopes and daydreams for it. May it come soon. May it be gentle, sweet, and nurture good things. M. Tait Esther H. Welshavjs, 86, of Mt. Pulaski died February 11, 2010 at 12:05Pm at Memorial Medical Center, Spring- field. Funeral Services were held Monday February 15 at Fricke-Calvert- Schrader Funeral Home, M. Pulaski. Mark Weber officiated. Burial was in Steenbergen Cemetery. Her Parents - Fred and Lena Runningburg Winklemana Son, a Grandson, Three Brothers, and Five Sisters preceded her in death. She was the last of her immediate family. Mrs. Welshans worked for Bo-Jac Seed Company in Mt. Pulaski for 19 years. She was born June 5, 1923 in Evansville the Daughter of Fred and Lena Runningburg Winkleman. She married Cecil O. Welshans in St. Louis on August 29, 1941. Survivors Include- Sons -Earl Welshans of Mt. Pulaski and Ernest Welshans of Mt. Pulaski; Daughters - Lisa Welshans of Lin- coln and Bertha Payne of Lincoln; Eight Grandchildren and Thir- teen Great-Grandchildren. She was a member of the Buffalo Christian Church. Memorials: Donor's Choice. George David Gibbs, 72, of Cornland died February 12, 2010 at Memorial Gibbs Medical Center, Springfield at 10:32Am. Funeral Services were held Wednes- day February 17 at Fricke-Calvert- Schrader Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski. Bill Shanle and Chauncey Lattimer offi- ciated. Burial was in Mt. Pulaski Ceme- tery. His Parents- Cyrus A. and Elsie E. McClure Gibbs, Son-Stewart, Brothers - Evan and Orval, and Sisters - Elma and Sarah preceded him death. Mr. Gibbs was a retired Semi Truck Driver for Stahl's Implements, C.C. Hawes, and Cross Implements. He was born September 23, 1937 in Dahlgren, Illinois the son of Cyrus A. and Elsie E. McClure Gibbs. He married Freda Chapman in Cornland on December 14, 1974. Survivors Include -Wife - Freda Gibbs of Cornland; Sons - Darrell (Eliz- abeth) Gibbs of Decatur, David (Sheryl) Gibbs of Mt. Pulaski, and Kenneth Gibbs of Cornland; Daughters - Peggy Sue (Martin) Dunne of Mason City and Donna Jean (Allen) Eeten of Mt. Pulaski; Brother - Roy (Sue) Gibbs of Macedonia; and Sisters - Nadine Whitsett of Aurora, Colorado and Beverly (Michael) Cyrulik of Mt. Pulaski; Thirteen Grandchildren and Four Great-Grandchildren. Mr. Gibbs was a Deacon and Trustee at the Cornland Christian Church. Mr. Gibbs retired from the Cornland Volunteer Fire Department. He was on the Cornland Community Committee. He was an avid camper and was a community inspirer as he would do a neighbors yard work before his own. Memorials: Mt. Pulaski EMS, Logan County Paramedics, or Corn- land Christian Church. CLASSIFIEDS FOR SALE ALL ARE CRAFTSMAN - 14" bar chain- saw $50; 17" bscc weedwacker $75; 215 mph 116-1 blower/vac $100; 1000 Ib dump- cart $50; 42" lawn sweeper $125; 792-3348 24" oak vanity & matching lighted medi- cine cabinet, Aper 792-3480 $120 brand new full mattress set Still in plastic with warranty. 1st come 1st serve! KING size mattress set. Only $350. Brand new with warranty. Awesome deal! New queen mattress set. $245 warranted by manufacture. Brand new 5pc microfiber LR set. $499. Unused, with factory warranty. 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