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+ 9 children - Deborah (Allen) Stewart of Brighton, CO and David (Janet) Goodman of Crestwood, KY; former Char/es A. Hildreth passed spouse, Jana Rockwell of away Wednesday Oct. Louisville, KY; granddaugh- 28, 2015 at Meadwoods ~. ters - Stephanie, Allison, Assisted Living in Grapevine, Leanna and Ashley; great- TX. Charles was 88 years old ~" grandchildren - Ethan, Will, and died from complications Noah, Akiles and Scarlett; fPancreaticcancer'~ siblings - Loretta Merold of He was born November Mt. Pulaski; Richard "Dick" 13, 1926 in Lincoln to Dr. Goodman of Taylorville; and Charles E. Hildreth and Mar- Jane McDonnough of Mt. garet Stumpf Hildreth of Mt. o Pulaski; and close, long-time Pulaski. friend Terry Essig of Broom- He married Janet Louann Leon Ray Goodman, 71, field, CO and her grand- Coffrnan on August 8, 1954, passed away Sunday, Novem- daughter Hannah. he received his BA in educa- ber 15, 2015 in Denver, Colo- Leon was preceded in tion from Carthage College, and his MA in education from h~ O gl rado. Born July 19, 1944 in Lin- coln, Leon grew up in Mr. Pulaski and moved to Colo- rado in 1981. Leon was a lifelong entrepreneur, an avid fisherman, and a sprint car- racing enthusiast. He enjoyed traveling throughout the U.S. with his family and friends. Leon is survived by his Georgette E. Vaughan, 94, passed away at 7:08 p.m, on November 18, 2015 at Vonderlieth Living Center. Georgette was born March 2, 1921 in Ghent, Belgium to Georges and Aline (De Bie) Van Wassenhove. She was united in marriage to Everett was in Two Mile Grove Cem- G. Vaughan on March 5, 1946. etery. He preceded her in death on Memorials: "American Heart November 27, 1989. She was Association or American Dia- also preceded in death by her betes Association. death by his parents, Sheldon and Norma Goodman of Mt. Illinois State Normal Univer- Pulaski; sister, Marilyn Beggs sity. of Mr. Pulaski; and grandson, " Charles taught educable Christopher Goodman of mentally handicapped stu- Crestwood, KY. dents for 27 years at Bloom- He will be interred in ington High School in Bloom- Steenbergen Cemetery. ington. Memorial: Tony Stewart He was very active in the Foundation www.tonystew- BEA, investing in the stock artfoundation.org, market, reading books on tape and extensive travel, ing. He and Janet took many parents and son Ronald.trips to Disney World in Flor- Surviving is grandson, ida, had been to all the states Barry Vaughan of Dixon,except Alaska, traveled to daughter-in-law LuAnna Europe and Cuba. Vaughan of Dixon, and sister Surviving him are his chil- Liliane De Vrieze of Ghent dren, Todd Alan Hildreth of Belgium. Valmeyer IL, Pamela Ann Georgette was a book- Hildreth Claeys of Grape- keeper and secretary to the vine TX, and Marsha Lynn Superintendent of Schools for Hildreth Schellenberg of Warrensburg-Latham School Normal; ten grandchildren; District. She was a member his girlfriend Laytella Smith of the Decatur Memorial and his sister Shirley Hildreth Hospital Auxiliary, Retired Van Hook. Teachers Association, and the East Lawn Funeral Home, Belgium Club of Illinois. She 1102 Airport Rd, Blooming- was a Belgian war bride who ton IL, was entrusted with arrived in America in 1946 arrangements. and later became an Ameri- can Citizen. Services were 10am Satur- 00R Wl~lltER 2015 - The day November' 28 at Fricke offidal National Weather -Calvert- Schrader Funeral Service rainfall for the Mt. Home, Mt. Pulaski. Rev. Jef- Pulaski Observation Location frey Laible officiated. Burial for November was a total of 3.91". By Day- Rain Eternal Trinity Lutheran Church Missomi." Synod- Rev. Daniel Thies, Ph.D. Pastor Web. http://www.eternaltrinitylcms.org come see 6076 Old Bagdad Hwy, Milton, FL 32583 Office Phone: (850) 623-5780 Home Phone: (850) 626-5626 E-ma : et c@att.net 11-01.39 11-22.37 11-06.14 11-26.03 11-12.24 11-27.69 11-17.53 11-28.30 11-18.72 11-29.02 11-21.37 11-30.11 TOTAL 3.91" Fog on 11-3 and 11-4. FOR 2015 - total moisture to date is 33.74". Snowfall was 23.8" through March. FOR 2014 - total moisture was 44". Snowfall was 40.6" FOR 2013 - total moisture was 28.17". Snowfall was 24". Honoring Volunteers The City of Mt. Pulaski hosted a Christmas Tea as a way to thank volunteers who give of their time at the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse and Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Society Museum. Enjoying Christmas treats were - Mary & Darrell Knauer, Wally Kautz, Dolly Buckles, Bob McCue, Allen Schaal, Betty Hickey, Dan Phillips, Dorothy Mason, Helen Schmidt, Sue Schaff- enacker, and Mt. Pulaski Courthouse Site Superintendent Barbara Stroud-Borth. Times Photo When you get up in the morning and a heavy fog is right at your front door, you are in a fog. At 7:15am this was the square. John Utterback said the fog was at its worse between 5:30 and 6am. Times photo FOR MT. NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX INCREASE PULASKI COMMUNITY UNIT DIST. #23 I. A public hearing to approve a proposed property tax levy increase for Mt. Pulaski Community Unit District #23 for 2015 will be held on Monday, December 14, 20,15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Unit Office, 119 N. Garden Street, Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548 Any person desiring to appear at the public hearing and present testimony to the taxing district may contact Todd Hamm, Superintendent, 119 N. Garden Street, Mr. Pulaski IL 62548. II. The corporate and special purpose property taxes extended or abated for 2014 ,were $4,714,271. The proposed corporate and special purpose property taxes to be levied for 2015 are $5,115,820, This represents a 8.5% increase over the previous year. III. The property taxes extended for debt service and public building commission leases for 2014 were $137,042. The estimated property taxes to be levied for debt service and public building commission leases for 2015 are $132,313. This represents a 3.45% decrease over the previous year. IV. The total property taxes extended or abated for 2014 were $4,851,312. The estimated total property taxes to be levied for 2015are $5,248,133. This represents a 8.18% increase over the previous year.