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UMC Holy Week Services Chestnut, Latham, and Mt. Pulaski United Methodist churches welcomes families to Holy Week Services. Chestnut UMC celebrates. Palm Sunday services Sunday, April 17 at 8 am with Latham UMC services at 9:30. Mt. Pulaski United Methodist Church Palm Sunday services at 11. Maundy Thursday service is Thurs- day, April. 21 at 7 pm in the sanctuary of the Mt. Pulaski UMC. This service honors the Last Supper and betrayal of Jesus Christ. Good Friday Worship service acknowledges the Crucifixion of Lord Jesus Christ. The service will be held at Latham UMC Friday, April 22 at 7 pm. Easter Services begin with Chestnut UMC at 8 am, Latham UMC at 9:30, and Mt. Pulaski UMC at I 1. Families who have been away for awhile, former confirmands, college students, and everyone is encouraged to attend. Pastor Rachel Stockle serves the three-point charge. Enjoyed Gardening, Mowing, and Woodworking Larry G. Haley, 75, of Chestnut died at 3:19 pm April 10, 2011 at Springfield Memorial Hospital. Funeral Services were Friday April 15 at the Assembly of God Church, Clinton. Pastor Dan Bell officiated. Burial was in Laenna Cemetery. His parents preceded him in death. Mr. Haley was born December 10, 1935 in Mt. Auburn, the son of Lawrence and Eileen (Montgomery) Haley. He married Shirley J. Court- ney on Dec. 19, 1953 in Mt. Auburn. Survivors Include - Wife - hirley J. Haley of Chestnut; Children- Debra (Dennis) Wilham of Chestnut Michael (Donna) Haley of Girard, Brenda Haley of Lincoln, and Jeff (Tricia) Haley of Chestnut; Brothers and Sisters - Jerry (Rosalie) Haley of Gulf Port, Mississippi, Priscilla (Dale) Boehl of Mt. Pulaski, and Barbara (Robert) Kirkman of Greenville; Eight Grandchildren and One Great-Grand- child. Mr. Haley was a member of the Assem- bly Of God Church, Clinton. Mr. Haley had retired from Ca.terpillar after 36 years of service. He farmed part-time when he was younger. He was an Elder in the church and did many things such as hospital calling, riding the bus on Wednesday nights to pick up children for church, calling on the sick and was a member of the Primetimers. He enjoyed garden- ing, mowing and woodworking. He was a people person and he loved his Lord and family very much. Memorials: Clinton Assembly Rock The Square Youth Group or Clinton Christian Academy. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, was in charge of arrangements. In Memory Haley In Memory Nilhas MANLEY ONUMENTS We guarantee the lowest price the highest quality monuments & craftsmanship "lies since 1945 713 HICKOX DR.- LINCOLN 735-4939 Mon - Fri 9-5 Sat 9-Noon After Hours by Appt. Enjoyed Family, Friends, and Traveling William McKinley, Jr., 59, of Johnson City, Tennessee, died on Monday, April 4, 2011 at Asbury Place, Johnson City, Tennessee. He was born in Decatur, IL on June 16, 1951, son of the late William McKinley and Ruby Boggs McKinley. In addition to his parents, he-was pre- ceded in death by his grandparents. William McKinley was loved for his sense of humor and laughter, and enjoyed traveling, and spending time with friends and family. William was a graduate of Mt. Pulaski High School in 1969 and a graduate of Uni- versity of Illinois. He was employed as a Sys- tems Programmer. William is survived by his sister Pam McKinley Rozehnal of Jacksonville, FL; step-mother Char- lene McKinley of Vinemont, AL; step- brother Denison of FL. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to American Diabetes Association. Con- dolences for the family may be sent and viewed at Loved pitching horseshoes, camping and bowling George John Nilhas Jr.,92, of Sherman, formerly of Bufflao, died at I am Thursday March 31, 2011 at Villa Health Care East in Sherman. Funeral Services were Monday April 4 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski. Mark Weber officiated. Burial was in Constant Cemetery, Buffalo with full military rites accorded. Mr. Nilhas was born on December 15, 1918 in Cornland, the son of George and Lilly Shannon Nilhas Sr. He married Iva Marie Pope on January 26, 1945 in Dawson. She preceded him in death on May 28, 1994. He started working at the age of 16 for the Illinois Central Railroad. He also worked as a farmhand for many years and was a custodian in the Tri-City School district when he retired in 1980. Surviving are one son Kenneth (Marl) Nilhas of Springfield, four daughters, Anna Floyd of Illiopolis, Joan Gettings of Illiopolis, Mildred (George) Etter of Ashland, and Barbara (Michael) Nation of Springfield. He is also survived by one sister Martha Pruitt of Ston- ington, 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grand- children. His parents, brother Arthur and two grandchildren preceded him in death. He served in the United States Army during WW'II, was a member of the Buffalo Christian Church and the Mt. Pulaski Masonic Blue Lodge #87 AF and AM. He loved pitching horse- shoes, camping and bowling. Memorials: American Lung Associa- tion. Sunday .School Teacher for Over Rosie Lucille Seiler, 83, of Owaneco, died at 4 pm Friday, March 11, 2011, at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. Funeral services were Tuesday, March 15 at Buckeye United Method- ist Church with Rev. Betty Cofly officiated. Burial was in Buckeye Cem- etery. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Gina Lou in infancy; one grandson; and one brother. She was born August 31, 1927, in Mt. Pulaski, the daughter of Willis and Eva Purcell Ayers. On June 22, 1947 she married Eugene Mt. Pulaski Times 50 years the Order of Eastem Star Tacusah Chapter #682, lifetime member of the PTA, and a 4-H leader of 35 years. She attended Lincoln Bible College. Surviving are her husband, Gene Seiler of Owaneco; three sons: Ron Seiler and wife Myrna of Owan- eco, Garyl Seiler of Laurel, MD; and Chris Seiler of Owaneco; daughter: Rosella Wise of Owaneco; nine grandchildren: Steve Seiler, Dave Seiler, Rachael Moore, Jackie Seiler, Lori Moore, Brad Seller, Efizabeth Shores, Brandon Seller, in Mt. Pulaski. Mrs. Seiler was a Wise and Lucas Wise; 15 great-grated- member of Buckeye United Methodist children; brothers: Robert Ayers of Mt. Church where she was very active and Pulaski and Lonnie Ayers of Lincoln; was a Sunday School teacher for over and sisters: Zella Shehom of Ozark, 50 years, and a UMYF Counselor for AL, Betty Shartzer of Illiopolis, and 10 years. She was a 50-year member of Rosemary Lathrop of Cisne. April 16, 2011