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In Loving Memory Robert J. Horn 09/30/1920 - 03/05/2010 John 3:16 - For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlast- ing life, Uncle Bob, we miss you and think of you every day. You will be in our hearts always/Love, Carol, Larry, Maryan and families Former Beason School Bus Driver Leona M. Bakken, 83, of Kenney, died Friday, March 4, 2011, at 10:32 p.m. at Liberty Village Nursing Home in Clinton. A Mass of Christian burial was held Friday, March 1 l, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Clinton. Rev. James P. Henning officiated. Cremation rites were accorded. She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, two great-grandchildren, four brothers and four sisters. Mrs.. Bakken was a school bus driver for the Beason School District for many years. Leona Marguerite There- sa Fleck was born Sept. 25, 1927, in Buffalo the daughter of Lam- bert Peter Fleck St. and Helena Marie Burg Fleck. She married Peter H. Bak&en Sr. on April 7, 1951, in DeKalb. She is survived by her husband; their children, Leonard (and Rita) Bakken of LincoLn, Teresa (and Mike) Shafiabady of Kankakee, Peter (and Denise) Bakken Jr. of Shabbona, Charles (and Jeannine) Bakken of Beason, Kenneth (and Becky) Bakken of Bethalto and Roger (and Jeannie) Bakken of LincoLn; 17 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, sisters, Helen Steele of Buffalo and Cecelia Peters of New Berlin; and brothers, George Fleck Sr. and Fred Fleck St., both of River- ton. Mrs. Bakken was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln and attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Clinton. Distinguished The City of Mt. Pulaski has always been blessed to have citizens who have stepped for- ward to make our community a better place to live. From our beginning in 1836 to the present there have been those individuals who have given of their time, energies and fore- sight to make the community of Mt. Pulaski one of the out- standing small cities in Illinois. This honor will be awarded to Distinguished The community of Mt. Pulaski along with all sur- rounding communities whose children who have attended school here have always taken great pride in their schools and are deeply committed to the education of those students. From the first graduating class in 1888, many of our graduates have made their mark across the country and the world. This distinguished award will be given to five of our Mount Pulaski High School alumni based not only on their professional achieve- ments in their chosen vocation, The Latham Firefighters would like to thank all the people not only from the Latham area, but aU the sur- 106 52 Street -Lincoln - 217-732-7773 -Toll Free 877-465-7773 Citizens Award five of our local citizens on the basis of his or her community involvement, influence and dedication of time and ener- gies in making our community a better place to live. This award may be given to one of our citizens who are today giving of their time and talents or to a citizen of yesteryear upon whose efforts our com- munity has benefited. Alumni Award but also on their dedication and commitment to endeav- ors and accomplishments outside their chosen field. All alumni of Mount Pulaski High School are eligible for the nomination whether their accomplishments impact their chosen fields today or did so in the past. Nomination forms may be picked up at Salt Creek Attic, Farmers & Rlinois Nati'l Banks, the Mt. Pulaski Museum or may be downloaded off www.mtpulaski175th.net or www..mtpulaskiil.com Thank You From Latham Firefighters rounding communities for their support for our past fund miser for the heat imaging camera. Also those who donated pies and cakes. To Jim (Jim Boy) Coogan the winner of, the 50/50 who donated it back. This will be a very useful tool to save lives and property not only in our fire district but also in neighboring departments as a backup unit for their depart- Order now through Memorial Day and receive 10% off total purchase Peasley Memorials where families come for the serv/ce and quality they trust! We provide our families with [ [ &11m "4' lasting craftsmanshi p from the foundat/on to/nstall- k  ----Zg- I] ation at the cemetery. . k,,LgO "gOO$ // When you choose Peasley Memorials be assure.,. you will receive the finest products at / Nv_ t'l Come and see Dana Manley with over \\;,_ r,..j/1 I 15 Years of Memorial Experience.  // [ Dena Manley 3 ra Generation Memorial Specialist I ( JFJLk'JLINeJ 1 Monday - Friday 9-4:30 Saturday - 9-12 [  m et   ] After Hours By Appointment Lincoln & Logan County's Only Locally Owned & Operated Memorial Monument Company. "Where good service with a good turn around counts. I 12 Mt. Pulaski Times In Loving Memory of MicheUe Lowe I has been one-year (March 28, 2010) since my best friend went to be with Jesus. We miss you so much and love you. See you soon. Missed By All... In Loving Memory Rev. Todd M. Singley 8.22.51-3.23.05 All in the wild March morning, I heard the angels call. It was when the moon was setting and the dark was over all. The trees began to whisper, and the wind began to roll. And, in the wild March morning, I heard them call my soul. Remembered with Love, Mom and Dad If you want to remember him... plant 100 daylily bulbs maybe a tree or a vegetable garden with 13 varieties of tomatoes and when you notice the first blooms enjoy the warmth of the sunshine the sweet fragrance take the time to really see the explosion of colors taste the freshness you can't buy He loved the smell of "good dirt" using ungloved hands to work the soil with his girls by his side Miyoko and Murphy in his garden... that's where my memory of him will always be For my brother, Todd ments. From his baby sister, Jane OeWitt [Odd Fellow--H-eeritage [ | ......... 00ments ............... ilii ............ Affordable Housing for qualified people Buffalo - Williamsville Illiopolis For information call: 227-364-4828 or 217-341-6453 March 19, 2011