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IEternal Trhdty Lutheran Church ss0ufi Symi- Rev. DielThie PhJ). Pa,tor Web: http:llwww, eternaltrinitylcms,org Ya'll come see us! 6076 Old Bagdad Hwy, Milton, FL 32583 Office Phone: (850) 623-5780 Home Phone: (850) 626-5626 E-mail: St. John's Lutheran Church "The Uttle Church That Could" 5:30PM Saturday Services 10AM Manley Monuments Serving Families Since 1945 713 Hickox Dr.-Lincoln 735-4939 9-5 Sat 9-Noon After Hours by Appt. buy your monument froma "storefront"? Come see our plant where monuments are produced. Still A Family Owned Employer Since 1945 Memorialists Dena Mi,.00morials Carving Tour Legacy in Stone! i2ii Fifth Street, Lincoln, IL 62656 Phone: 217-735-1191 Fax: zi7-651-825o Outside Lincoln: 888-267-8603 Emaih Spring Time and Memorial Day installations are here, so what better time than now to stop in our office and let us design your legacy in stone. We feel your short trip to our office will be worth your drive. Spring :Specials! You can't buy better, so why pay more? Our goal at Dena Memorials is to be the BEST monument company to do business with! Markers, Monuments, Cremation UrnsMemorials, Monument Cleanin Cemetery Lettering In Memory Alan Kevan Skaggs, 64, died Thursday, April 2, 2015 at his residence. Alan was borfi on April 28, 1950 in Deca- tur the son of Lester and Imogene Williams Skaggs. He married Tammy Sue Falconer on April26, 2005. He was a graduate of Mt. Pulaski High School and served in the U.S. Army Reserve. He retired from the Decatur Correctional Center and was an over the road truck driver for Rosen's for 11 years. He was a lifetime member of the Phoenix Fire Depart- ment in Mt. Pulaski and a member of the Logan County Horse Search and Rescue. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren including Jake Baines and William Sterling his unofficial adopted chil- dren. His father preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Sue Skaggsi daughters, Crystal Thomas and Dawn Musick; stepsons, David (Courtney) Hunsley and Dustin and Dalton Dierker; mother, Imogene Skaggs; sister, Nena Parn; three grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial Service was Monday, April 6 at Wilson Park Funeral Home in Rochester with Pastor Dustin Bramer officiating. In Memory Phyllis R Koehler, 91, formerly of Mt Pulaski and Illinois City died April 12, 2015 of natural causes. Phyllis was born on March 14, 1924 to Roy and Nola Rector in rural Rock Island County. She was a 1941 graduate Of Musca- tine (IA) High School, and later a graduate of Western Illinois University, majoring in education. She became a schoolteacher and taught elementary studies and music for the Rockridge and Westmer school districts from 1950 to her retirement in 1982. Phyllis married Harold "Hap" Koehler on June 21, 1947 in Lake Fork. She became a widow 42 years later, but had four sons of their marriage. Jeffery Charles of Letts IA, Christopher Robin and Jona- than Joel both of Illinois City, and David Chad of Lincoln. Phyllis had many special talents, most notably her music. She was an accomplished pianist, and played for church services at Providence Bap- tist, Mt Pulaski Christian, and at many weddings and special occasions for over 55 years. She is preceded in death by her husband Harold; brother, Charles Rector; sister Marjorie Cotton; and granddaughter Jennifer Koehler. Remaining to honor her memory is a sister Marcy Dufner of Carlinville, Phyllis' sons and their, spouses, eight grand and seven great-grandchil- dren, and many thousands of elementary students she taught throughout her lifetime. Services were Wednesday, April 15 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt. Pulaski. Interment was in Mt Pulaski Cemetery. Pastor Paul Brooks of Providence Baptist Church officiated. Thank You for the memorials given In Memory of... Kenneth Chapman And Your Continued Support of the Department Mr. Pulaski EMS In Memory of Dean Bryson g We would like to thank all of our " friends, family, James, and neigh- bors for their support, food, cards, and memorial donations given in " Dean's name. We will always be " grateful. God Bless you alL.. Audrey Bryson & Bryson Family > From the Family of Kenneth L. Chap S man, r. We want to express our deepest gratitude for your visits and calls during Kenneth's extended illness and for the food, cards and memo- rials at the time of his death. Special Thank You-s to all the staff at ALMH, MMC and Sym- phony Nursing Home for the great care and concern shown him throughout his illness. We al thank Allen Hickerson for ministering to Ken during his ill- ness. We'll miss him dearly and will hold him in our hearts forever. May God bless each of you[ Kenneth L. Chapman, Jr. & Family Karl W. Chapman Freda C. Gibbs & Family United Methodist Churches Mt. Pulaski Latham Chestnut -, Welcome you and your family to our church services and activities. Worship service ifi Mt. Pulaski begins at 11 each Sunday morning. April 19-Mt. Pulaski UMC Youth Group meets at 2pm for fun activi- ties. April 21-Latham UMC Bible Study at Rosalie Howe's home. April 26-Mt. Pulaski UMC Spring Garden Luncheon at 11:30- lpm. This is a fundraiser for our new Memorial Garden. Watch our Memorial Garden grow! April 26-Mt. Pulaski Youth Group at 2pm. For more information, call 217) 792-5294 or 217) 710-2899. 14