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NOW UNTIL Come in for our withFree Merchandise or Discounts on Monuments- Servihg Families Since 1945 713 Hickox Dr.- Lincoln Mon - Fri 9-5 Sat 9-Noon After Hours by Appt. Still A Family Owned - Local EmploYer Since 1945 Third Generation Memorialists S Carving Tour Legacy in Stone/ 1211 Fifth Street, Lincoln, IL 62656 Phone: 217-735-zi9x Fax: 2x7-65z-825o Outside Lincoln: 888-267-8603 Email: 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. You can't buy better, so why pay more? Our goal at Dena Memorials is to be the BF T monument company to do business with! Markers, Monuments, Cremation Urns~Memorials, Monument Cleanin Cemetery Lettering George O. Malone, 83, died April 18, 2015 at his home in Springfield at 8:37 A.M. George was born July 28, i931 in Kinder- hook, IL; son of George Edward and Lillie Grimsley Malone. He married Wanda Marie Flyrm on March 11, 1956 in Springfield. She preceded him in death on February 18, 1998. Surviving George are his children - Carmen Bruner of Springfield; Georgia (Norman) Heath of Mt Pulaski; George (Martha) Malone of Galena, MO; Shelly Malone of Springfield; Denice Miner of Lincoln; Roy (Mary) Malone of Springfield; Kathleen Malone of Statesboro, GA; Jackie (Nicolas) Ramirez of Springfield; Kerry (Michelle) Malone of Mt Pulaski; 22 grand- children; and 22 Great-grandchildren. His parent, sister Helen Hall, brother-in- law Ross Hall, and a significant other of 13 years, Lola Crowell preceded him in death. George worked in pest control for the State of Illinois and proudly served in the U. S. Navy from 1950- 1952. Services for George were Wednesday April 22 at Fricke-Calvert- Schrader Funeral Home in Mr. Pulaski. Pastor Kenneth Sanders officiated. Burial was in Mt Pulaski Cemetery. Memorials: Memorial Home Hospice. mory -- Melvin E. Singley, 91, of Mt. Pulaski passed away at 5:45 A.M. Thursday April 23, 2015 at Vonderlieth Living Center. Melvin was born September 24, 1923 in Delavan, to Roy Allen and Clarice Made Weiss Singley. He married Shirley Jean Logan on March 31, 1946 in Lincoln. She survives. Also surviving are daughters -Jane (Gary) DeWitt of Linco and Rebecca (John) Drake of Chesmut; brother- Robert (Darlene) Sin- gley of Mt. Home, AR; sister-in-laws - Rosie Singley of Topeka, IL and Helen Singley of Lincoln; grandchildren - Andrea Manner, Didi Drake and Andrew DeWitt and great grandchildren - Nicholas Ian Scassiferro, Sebastian Alexander Scassi- ferro, and Abigail Elizabeth Manner. His parents, brothers - Charles, James, William and Roy and his son - Todd Singley, preceded him in death. Melvin was a train dispatcher for Illinois Central Railroad for 43 years. He was a member of the Mt. Pulaski First United Methodist Church, former owner of the coffee shop at Hilltop Bowl and was a member of the Mr. Pulaski VFW Post #447. He was a radio dispatcher for the United States Navy In the 136 Seabees during WWII and was on the first land- ing craft into Japan. He served at Yokosuka Naval Base and witnessed the signing of the peace treaty ending WWII between Gen. Douglas McArthur and Emperor Hirohito. Services for Melvin were Monday April 27 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt Pulaski. Rev. Rachel Stoclde officiated. Burial was in Mt Pulaski Cemetery with full military honors accorded. Memorials: Mt Pulaski First United Methodist Church. Paul E. Durchholz, 81, of Decatur, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Symphony of Decatur. Graveside services were Sat- urday, April 25 at Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown. Paul was born August 22, 1933, in Decatur Memorial Hospital, the son of John Martin and Hazel Maria (Vaugfian) Durchholz. Paul gradu- ated from Decatur High School in 1951 and served 4 years in the Navy during the Korean War as a metal- smith. Upon returning to Decatur, he worked for A.E. Staley Mfg. Co. for 40 years as a millwright, retir- ing in 1991. Paul met the love of his life at the Savoy Club, a club for young adults at the YMCA. Paul E. Durchholz and Jo A. Harris were married March 10, 1957 at Central Christian Church and celebrated 58 years on March 10, 2015. He attended First Christian Church, and enjoyed camping, fishing, and motorcycling with his family and friends. Survivors include wife -Jo of Decatur; daughters - Dian (Kory) Kauzlarich, Lebanon, IN; Paula (Mike) Hayn, Goodlettesville, TN; Barbara Moretti, Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren - Quinn (Rachel) Miller of Indiana; Danielle Moretti, Indianapolis; Caleb Moretti, India- napolis; and Devan Hayn, Good- lettesville, TN; great grandchildren - Keagan, Eli and Tiffany Miller of Indiana; and several nieces and nephews. His parents, grandsons Nicholas and Jacob Bumett, brothers George and Harold Durchholz, preceded him in death. Memorials: Disabled Veterans National Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 96648, Washington, D.C. 20090- 6648. 14 t ! tO 0 01 Obituaries Continued on Back Page