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Special Note of Thanks The family of Jeffrey Ayers would like to thank the Class of 1973 for the book donated in his name at the Mt. Pulaski Library. Thank you for remembering him a's his family does, Robert Ayers, Danny 'Ayers, & Janiee Stewart LEY UMENTSI We guarantee the lowest price for the highest quality monuments & craftsmanship Serving families since 1945 713 ItICKOX DR,- LINCOLN 735-4939 Mon - Fri 9-5 Sat 9-Noon - After Hours by Appt. Odd Fellow Heritage Apartments Affordable housing for qualifiedpeople Buffalo - Williamsville - Illiopolis For information call: 217-364-4828 or 2r'/-341-6453 : t i! ) "   iii!iii,i!  ,' i ii !,i ii!i,!/!iii!iii ii!iiiii, Community Pride had a rib eye sandwich sale at Johnson's Food Center to raise money for this years fire works. The pride committee reported good sales that will help fund the fire works. ALLEN SCHAAL Photo Eva Laurine Albert Spalding was born. Jan. 8, 1921 in Maroa, the daughter of a farmer, George Albert and Zelpha DuBois "MiMi" Albert. Eva graduated from Maroa High School and Illinois Commercial Col- lege in Champaign. She began her career at Millikin National Bank. In 1944, Eva lived in Brooklyn, NY and was a member of the US Coast Guard (SPARS) during WWII. She worked for the Irving Trust Company in NYC, NY after discharge fl'om the SPARS. Eva shared these life experiences from childhoqd and through WWII and beyond with her best friend Eleanor Rainey Clary, who preceded her in death. Eva married Robert Merrill Rich, August 22, 1945 at Hanson Place Meth- odist Church, Brooklyn, NY. Robert Rich was a banker at National City Bank, NYC, NY; Millikin National Bank, Decatur and Mt. Zion State Bank, Mt.Zion. He pre- ceded her in death Oct. 6, 1979. Eva worked for the Wabash RailToad and retired from the Norfolk and South- ern Railroad. She was member of Delta Theta Tau Sorority and Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church where she was a deacon. Eva later married M.D. "Bill" Ream, an electrical engineer tbr the Wabash Railroad, on Jan. 9, 1982 in Danville. He preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1992 in Mt. Pulaski. They lived at Mt. Pulaski Vonderlith Living Center, Mt. Pulaski. Eva married Selma W. Spalding, December 11, 1996. They lived until her death at Vonderlieth Living Center in Logan County and where he currently resides. Eva's parents preceded her in death. Surviving is her son Robert M. Rich, Jr. and his wife Rebecca Lee Root Rich of Winter Park, FL; grand- son J. Brandon Rich of Cardiff by the Sea, CA and granddaughter Brit- tany Lynn Rich Clay and grandson - in law Charles Lloyd Clay Jr. and her great granddaughter Emory Merrill Clay of Atlanta, GA. Eva's sister, Helen Marie Hayes, Roseville, MI preceded her in death. Eva is also survived by nephew Daniel Albert Hayes of Detroit, MI; by nephew, Dr. James M. Rich of Asheboro, NC and by nieces.Hazel Rich Hobbs of New Canaan, CT.and Candy Rich Di Sabitino of Wilmington, DL; and many great grand nieces and great grand nephews and cousins throughout the US. Dena Manley 3 rd Generation Memorial Specialist Hours HSLC Dog Wash June 26 The Humane Society of Logan County (HSLC) will be washing dogs Saturday, June 26 from 10 to 2 at Kroger, 1475 Woodlawn Rd, Lincoln. Donations accepted for the wash. Dog nail clip- ping available fo[ an additional $ 7. First 25 dogs receive a free Doggie Bag. Future dog washes are planned for July 24, August 21 and September 25. 1Vit. Pulaski's 175th Committee has set up a large chart to keep track of the funds they are raising for next year's July 4th weekend celebration of Mt. Pulaski's 175th Anniversary. The goat is to take the "ther mometer" to $100,000. TIMES Photo TO Whom It May Concern... It's a Shame you don't have enough respect for the people in the cemetery.- On a Sunday my son, daughter- in-law, and I placed new arrange- ments on my husband and father's graves. The following Thursday, I thought I would see how they looked. To my amazement.., the arrangements.., were gone. Where is your respect for the dead? How would you feel if this were done to a grave in your family? This is the second time this has happened this Spring. The wind didn't take them either. They were staked down with metal stakes from the hard- ware store. A Concerned Citizen Glenn Arthur Nichols, 88, of rural Elkhart, died Thursday,' June 17, 201{), at l:13Am at The Christian Village Nurs- ing Home in Lincoln. Private family ser- vices wereheld at Peasley Funeral Home. Burial was in New Union Cemetery, Lin- coln, with military rites conducted by j \\;  ...... . Monday- Friday 9-4:30  ( s ......  , ............ ,  Saturday- 9-12 0!:=:=::::: .... '::::L===A:d:;,,, After Hours By Appointment 106 5 th Street- LincOln Peasle,00, Memorials a 217-732-7773 Toll Free 87%465-7773 Lincoln & Logan County's Only LocallyOwned Monument Company American Legion Post 263. Five brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Mr. Nichols w-as an Illinois State Police from 1950 until 1966. He was elected Logan County sheriff from 1966 Until 1970. He later was employed at the Logan Correc- tional Center, retiring in 1987 as a station- ary fireman. He also farmed and raised shorthorn cattle. Mr. Nichols was born Sept. 11, 1921, in rural Waynesville a son of Chester Arthur and Anna Marl Baker Nichols. He mar- ried Betty Liesman on Sept. 14, 1954. Survivors Include -Wife - Betty; Chil- dren - Steve (Cindy) Nichols of Elkhart, David Nichols of Springfield and Suzann (Mark) Maxheimer of Elkhart; Grandchil: dren - Jessica Maxheimer, Garret Max- heimer and Whitney Nichols; and Sister- Josephine Rich of Pekin. Mr. Nichols enjoyed harness racing. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln, American Legion Post 263 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1756. He served in the U.S. Marines in the South Pacific during World War II. Memorials: IAncoln VFW Post 1756 or American Legion Post 263. 2