12/12/2013 7:36:01 AM
A local author and history buff has recently completed a second book on Abraham Lincoln.
A few years ago, local author and photographer Robert Shaw wrote about the local connections to Abraham Lincoln. Just recently Shaw, along with Michael Burlingame from Springfield have completed a book titled "A Day Long To Be Remembered" which chronicles the events leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg and ...read more
Charles William Cummings, 91, Mount Pulaski, World War II Air Force and Marine Corps veteran and retired Eastern Airlines pilot, died Monday (Dec. 9, 2013).
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mount Pulaski. Visitation: one hour before services. Burial: Mount Pulaski Cemetery, with military rites. Memorials: Humane Society of Logan County....read more
Irene M. Wey, 81, rural Heyworth, passed away at 7:18 p.m. Monday (Dec. 9, 2013) at her home with her family at her side.
She was born July 14, 1932, in Cruger, the daughter of John J. and Nora Byrd Schieber. They preceded her in death.
She was the beloved wife of 60 years of Donald E. Wey, Heyworth, who she married Feb. 14, 1954; loving mother of Jeffrey E. Wey, Plainfield, and Jeanette I. (Jef...read more
Trena Joann Jones, 53, Clinton, died at 9:15 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 7, 2013) at her residence.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Bill Vandervoort will officiate. Interment will be in DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Food Pantry or a charity of donor’s choice.
She was bo...read more
Marion W. “Buster” Snyder, 64, of Clinton passed away at 5:12 a.m. Friday (Dec. 6, 2013) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, Scott Marsh will officiate. Interment will be at Texas Township Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be mad...read more
Mary Katherine Kerley, 96, Waynesville, passed away at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 4, 2013) at her residence.
Her funeral will be at noon Saturday at Otto-Argo-Calvert Memorial Home, Danvers. The Rev. Steve Evans will officiate. Burial will be at Park Lawn Cemetery, Danvers.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the memorial home. The family suggests memorials be made to Wapella Chr...read more