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19 ~q P tO O ,q in Memory s.=o Jr. Dedicated to sharing his love of music, education and promotion of fine arts at local, national, and intemational levels Pioneered computerized music at Stanford University First Dean of College of Fine Arts at Western Illinois University Established the first residency and performance series with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Forrest David, Suycott, Jr 94, of Verona, Wis passed peacefully in his home, at approx. 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13. Forrest "Sy", was bom Nov. 2, 1922, in Granite City, as the only child to Edna Made Klaus and Forrest David Suycott. He is survived by wife, Joan of Verona, Wis.; daughter, Diane Recob of Fitchburg, W]s.; son, David Suycott of Evanston; granddaughter, Anna Recob; and grandsons, Lucas Suycott and Harry Gladney. A graduate of Villa Grove High School, Villa Grove, earned a Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Illinois University and a Doctorate in Music Composition from the University of Iowa. Military service included the Army Air Corp in World War II, as a navigator. Forrest's, long life included enjoying a large extended family, countless friends, golf, the Saint Louis Baseball Car- dinals, good food, a good beer and W'lld Turkey Manlaattans (with an olive). He spent much of his professional life dedicated to shar- ing his love of music, education and the promotion of the fine arts at the local, national, and international levels. Begin- ning as a high school band teacher in Carmi, then joining Western Illinois University (WIU) as the Director of Bands in Macomb. He completed a sabbatical pioneering computerized music at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif. in '67 to return to WIU and assumed the post as acting Dean of the College of Fine Arts, as the college was being formed. He was then elected as the first Dean of the College of Fine Arts, where he remained until '87 upon retirement. During his tenure as Dean, Forrest worked to expand access to music, art and theater, to students of all levels, including community mem- bers, by establishing collaborations with local, national and international arts organizations. Forrest established the first residency and performance series with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, formed the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Steel Pan band and hosted per- formers and artists from around the world. Upon retirement from WIU, Forrest went on to enjoy teaching Music Appreciation at Carl Sandberg College, Car- thage. Forrest played trumpet in numerous local bands and conducted the Macomb Muni band for many years. While living at the Primrose Retirement Community in Decatur, he organized and gave a monthly music video pre- sentation for residents that highlighted big band and various singers. Forrest was dedicated to his family and friends, sharing his love of music throughout his entire life and was cherished by so many whose life he touched. He will be missed and his legacy will live on through all who crossed his path. A Funeral Mass was held 11Am Wednesday, Sept. 20 at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Mr. Pulaski. Burial was held Thursday, Sept. 21, with full military rites, at the National Cemetery in Danville. Memorials: Forrest D. Suycott, Jr. Scholarship Western Illinois University, and Fisher House Foundation at www. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh. com. Card of Thanks The Buckles Family We thank our commu- Thank you to the Chris- nity of friends and neigh- tian Church and Legion bors for their prayers, calls, Home - Mike Richner for food, cards, and flowers in preparing the lunch. memory of Cynthia (Cindy) She would be so proud that so Buckles. many care for her. We are so grateful for the John, Irma Jean, Frank help of Hospice for a long (Brenda, Jim, Henry), Mary month. Jane and Jr. - all the grand- Our thanks to Mark children Weber - his home visits and funeral service. In Memory Norma Louise Beggs Norma Louise Beggs, 95, of Mt. Pulaski passed away Sat- urday; September 23, 2017 at Vonderlieth Living Center. Norma was born April 4, 1922 in Mt. Pulaski, the daughter of Edward and Lydia (Epting) Gimbel. Norma mar- ried John "Jack" Beggs May 28, 1943 in Mt. Pulaski. He pre- ceded her in death February 28, 1978. Norma is survived by her son, Dennis Beggs of Mt. Pulaski; grandsons, Brad (Becky) Beggs of Elkhart and Doug Beggs of Mt. Pulaski; great-grandchildren, Justin, Trenton, and Kelsey. Additionally, Norma is survived by step-great- grandchild, Andrew. Norma was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Bernice Gimbel; daughter-in-law, Marilyrm Beggs; and grand-daughter-in-law, Tiffany Beggs. A graveside service for Norma was held September 27, at Mt. Pulaski Cemetery. Memorials: Nit. Pulaski EMS or Zion Lutheran Church of Mt. Pulaski. Services have been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski. In Memory Thomas Kindred Graveside services for Thomas Kindred were Sat- urday September 30 at Steenbergen Cemetery. Rev. Zoila Marty officiated. Services entrusted to Fricke- Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt. Pulaski. The full obituary ran in a previous edition of the paper. Thomas Kindred, 82, of Ocala, Florida, and formerly of Beason passed away Tuesday August 15 due to complications of Alzheimer's disease. Tom was born April 11, 1935 to Edward and Nellie Kin- dred of Beason. Tom attended th Mt. Zion country school first grade through sixth grade. Tom went to Beason grade school for 7th and 8th grade and then Beason high school. Tom married Judith Anderson of Mt. Pulaski January 2, 1960. Tom and Judy set up house in Lincoln where Tom was a barber and Judy taught school. They had three chil- dren; Doug, Rodney, Debra, and later an adopted daughter, Debbie. Tom raced quarter horses in the 1970s. Tom and Judy moved to Ocala, Florida in 1985 and started a successful racehorse equipment business. He is survived by his wife Judy, daughter Debra Barber, and son Doug Kindred, all of Ocala, FL, his son Rodney Kin- dred of Pipe Creek, Texas, adopted daughter Debbie Poiroux of Kirksey Kentucky, and his sisters Dorothy Gosda, Doris Reinhart, and Joanne Lee. Tom had nine grandchildren. Cynthia "Cindy" Buckles From A Niece - Brooke Buckles The past several years since movies as I helped her around the Cindy came into our family, she house. brought a ray of light with her that The thing I will miss most is her brightened the life for Uncle John hugs and I love you's! - lit up his world. Their happiness I think a great way to remember was contagious and epic! Cindy by is to say I love you and For me, I will miss our evening hug each other often. chats and listening to old western Life is too short. Erection in November? Fox has taken backthe lead as most watched cable network. Not This Year Brown University will eliminate student loans and replace them with grants that won't be repaid. Calendars list Tuesday; November 7 as Election Day. Not the case in Illinois. Logan County Clerk Sally J. Turner says our next election is the General Primary March 20, 2018, in which, voters will nominate within their party for the those they want to represent them in the November 2018 Gen- eral Election. If you have questions concerning voting and voting eligibility, contact the Office of the County Clerk Elections Department at (217) 732-4148 or go to the website at www.logan- under County Clerk for useful tools for the election, registration and voting. 86 year old jewel thief has been released from prison after last being caught shoplifting at WaI-Mart. A study says the cost of employer health insurance for a family is up to $19,000 a year. ANNUAL TREASURER'S REPORT LAKE FORK TOWNSHIP & ROAD DISTRICT FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2017 TOWNSHIP - REVENUE SUMMARY Property tax - 23,642; Replacement tax - 1,213; Interest - 53 TOTAL REVENUES 24,908 TOWNSHIP - EXPENDITURE SUMMARY All other disbursements less than ($2,500) - 6,220 TOTAL VENDORS 6,220 TOWNSHIP - COMPENSATION SUMMARY Range under $25,000: April Parpart, Charlotte Baldwin, Jean Davis, Pat Grathwohl, Randy Aylesworth, Robert Davis, Todd Grathwohl TOTAL COMPENSATION 12,219 ROAD DISTRICT- REVENUE SUMMARY Property tax - 33,990; Replacement tax - 2,550; Motor fuel tax - 194; Fines - 47; Interest - 285; Rebates - 666; Sales - 570; Insurance claim - 19,515 TOTAL REVENUES 57,817 ROAD DISTRICT- EXPENDITURE SUMMARY TOIRMA - 2,644. All other disbursements less than ($2,500) - 10,546 TOTAL VENDORS 13,190 ROAD DISTRICT -- COMPENSATION SUMMARY Range under $25,000: Franklin Gaisler, Kamryn Aylesworth, Randy Ayles- worth, Todd Grathwohl TOTAL COMPENSATION 8,021 SUMMARY STATEMENT OF CONDITION LAKE FORK TOWNSHIP FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2017 General Special Revenue Revenues . 22,529 Expenditures .16,790 Excess of Revenues Over (Under) Expenditures 5,739 Net Increase (Decrease) In Fund Balance 5,739 Previous Year Fund Balance 22,030 Current Year Ending Fund Balance ~ 27,769 Subscribed and sworn to this 11th day of September 2017 /S/Todd Grathwohl - Treasurer I, Jean Davis, Clerk of Lake Fork Township, Logan County, Illinois, do hereby certify that the above is a true copy of the Annual Treasurer's Report for the fiscal year ending March 31,2017. /S/Jean Davis - Clerk 60,196 21,170 39,026 39,026 309,352 348,378