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Brian Neaville discovered the secret to making kettle corn. Wear face protection. Steve Hahn Photo Museum Christmas Gifts Still Available Red and Blue history books are still available for Christmas gifts and are being sold individually or as a set. Also available are the 125 Year Wible Book, 175th Anniversary play- ing cards, cedar log cabin banks, tote bags and Mt. Pulaski 175th Anniver- sary wine is being sold by Lyn-Nita Vineyards. The museum is officially closed until March so contact Sue Schaff- enacker at 792-5693 or any museum member. We will be glad to fill your order. The museum will be open at 6 p.m. on New Year's Eve for the celebration to close out Mt.Pulaski's 175th anniversary year. Card of Thanks From The Davis Family We want to thank everyone for your kindness, thoughts, and prayers at the time of the loss of our husband and father. Card of Thanks From the Family of Linda Radtke Thank you to everyone who sent memorials, food, prayers, hugs, or whatever it might have been. Every- thing was sincerely appreciated. Losing someone is very hard, and it is very comforting to have so many kind people around. Thanks, and love to everyone. To Meet Dec. 7 DeWitt - Logan Retired Teachers will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wed. Dec. 7 at the Bonanza in Lincoln. Lesleigh Bennett will present a musical program at 10:30. Jim Bash- man, Executive Director of IRTA, will be a guest. 2012 officials will be installed. Submitted By - Marianna Lessen The Thank You From Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Society Thank you to all who donated baked goods and money for our Vin- egar Hill bake sale and mini market. It was because of all of you that our Norman 'Jack' Horn sale was a success. We appreciate Charles Aylesworth of Mt. Pulaski had a two- 07/16/1917 - 12/06/2010 your support for the museum. page photo article published in the Sept. - Oct. of On this sad anniversary, we want to Sue Schaffenacker, President the Korea Veterans - The Greybeards - magazine, remember you with portions of your i i ': ;:': ........ favorite bible verse: Thank You From ..... The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall The Book Committee not want .... He restoreth my soul. Yea though I walk through the valley Thank you to all the people who of the shadow of death, I shall fear purchased Red History Books and The photo article was of the devastation to Pusan no evil, for thou art with me... Surely also the Blue History Book reprint. South Korea after the city burned to the ground, goodness and mercy shall follow me Thank you, too, for all the kind com- The fire took place Nov. 27 - 28, 1953. In the all the days of my life, and I shall ments regarding the Red History article, Charles wrote that troops kept dumping 55- dwell in the house of the Lord for- Book. We're so glad we did a new gallon drums of gasoline into the ocean so that they ever. history book and published it during would not explode. Greatly missed by family andf?iends. Mt. Pulaski's 175th year. The Horn Family Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Society In Memory-- Keck In Mem0ry-- Schick We guarantee the lowest price for the highest quality monuments & 713 HICKOX Since 1945 DR. - LINCOLN l Mon - Fri 9-5 ,Sat 9-Noon After Hours by Appt. manleymonuments @yahoo. corn 8 Robert K. Keck of Jekyll Wesleyan University. He loved His parents and one sister, Island, Georgia passed away his family, his golf game, the Betfie Taylor, preceded him November20, 2011. Chicago Cubs & Bears, tray- in death. Mr. Keck was born on Janu- eling the world with his wife A private family graveside ary 18, 1930 in Lincoln, the Ann and Illinois Wesleyanservice, at a later date, will be son of Robert S. and Amelia University. held at Mt. Pulaski Cemetery. Buehler Keck. He joined the He is survived by his wife, Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Navy in 1952 where he met three children, Julie (Dave) Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski and married his wife, Ann King, Jeff Keck and Kathywas entrusted with arrange- Linebaugh, on December 25, (Norm) Larkins, grandchil- ments. 1955 at Moffitt Field, Califor- dren, Mike King, Jane (Justin) Memorials may be made to nia. Reckamp, Tom (Brittany)King the Coach Bob Keck Scholar- He was a teacher as well as and three great-grandchildren, ship Fund at Illinois Wesleyan a football, track and wrestling Troy and Leo Reckamp and University at P.O. Box 2900 coach for 34 years at Illinois William King. Bloomington, IL 61702-2900. Almeda&Schick, 88, of Church and Young at Heart Clinton died at at Clintons' Christian Church. John VCarner Hospital at Almeda was known as 2:44 p.m. November 26, 2011. "Shorty' by her close friends. Almeda was born on June She is survived by her 19, 1923 in Greenview, the son - Dan (Ruth) Schick daughter of Martin and Rosie of Latham; her daughters - Boesdorfer Janssen. She mar- Donna Yagow of Lincoln and ried Frank C. Schick on March 1, 1947 in Illiopolis. He pre- ceded her in death on August 17, 1979. Almeda was a member of Clintons' United Methodist Nit. Pulaski Times Sharon (Herman) Brown of Maroa; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; !one step great-grandchild, andone great-great grandchild. There will be a private grave- side-service at Mt. Pulaski Cemetery at a later date. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother Russell Martin Janssen, and son-in-law Dan Yagow. Memorials: United Method- ist Church in Clinton or Salva- tion Army. Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt, Pulaski is handling arrangements. Dec. 3, 2011