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Moultrie County, Illinois Obituary and Death Notices Collection

Moultrie County, Illinois Obituary Collection - 12

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Date: Tuesday, 22 June 2010, at 9:33 a.m.

Helen Cochran
Services for Mrs. Clarence (Helen O. DeHart) Cochran, 85, of Sullivan were held at 11 a.m. Friday in the McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan.
She died at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000 in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Coles County.
Mrs. Cochran was born Oct. 7, 1914 in St. Lawrence, S.D., the daughter of Elmer "Dick" and Laura Tripmaker DeHart. She was retired from the Illinois Masonic Home in Sullivan where she had worked for 27 years, and she was a member of the New Life Tabernacle, the Rebekah Lodge and Sunshine Club, all of Sullivan. She married Clarence E. Cochran in 1933 in Shelby County, and he died in 1972.
Surviving is a son, Clarence "Bill" Cochran and wife Shirley A. of Gays; a daughter, Rosemary Cochran Cole and husband James of Decatur; a sister, Ruth DeHart of New Mexico; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her husband and her brothers and sisters.
Memorials are suggested to the donor’s choice.

R.E. Misenheimer
Robert E. Misenheimer, 74, of Ft. Myers, Fla. died at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2000 in Humana Health Care in Ft. Myers.
A memorial service was held Tuesday in the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Ft. Myers. Graveside burial services will be held at a later date in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan.
Born May 7, 1926 in Moultrie County, he was a son of Ralph and Flossie Aldredge Misenheimer. He retired in 1989 following a 30 year career as an advertising/marketing executive with Sears, Roebuck and Co. in Chicago, and he attended the University of Illinois. Following his retirement from Sears, he served as a gentleman host on cruise ships from 1992 to 1995, circling the world three times during 95 cruises. He was a member and music librarian of the Chorus of the Symphony Of Southwest Florida and made his solo singing debut April 9 in the Gulf Coast Opera Co.’s production of The True Story of Cinderella. He served in the U.S. Navy in both World War II and the Korean War.
Survivors include sisters, Mrs. Noble (Mildred) Smith of Bethany, Mary Cox of Pana, Mrs. Leon (Jean) Aylward of St. Petersburg, Fla., Mrs. Carl (Deana) Kutz of Sullivan, Louise Hanners of Arcola and Doris Misenheimer of Mattoon, and a brother, Don Misenheimer of Dale, Ind.
Two brothers, Carl and Clyde, preceded him in death.

‘Dick’ Dinger
Richard E. "Dick" Dinger, 59, of Niantic died at 12:53 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2000 in St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Dawson & Wikoff Colonial Chapel North with visitation two hours before the services.
Born Aug. 19, 1941 in Dalton City, he was a son of Bernard and Floris Jenkins Dinger. He was formerly a millwright with Price Construction and an Army veteran. He married Dorothy Embrey Oct. 24, 1981, and she survives.
Other survivors include a son, Richard Dinger II of Bethany; stepdaughter, Mrs. Joseph (Tina) Turner of Niantic; stepson, Michael Hall of Hillsboro; brothers, David Dinger and Steve Dinger, both of Mt. Pulaski, Tony Dinger and Pat Dinger, both of Lincoln; sisters, Phyllis Lowe of Atwood, Mrs. George (Lois) Fishburn of Beason and Mrs. Fred (Vickie) Knapp of Lincoln; two grandchildren; and two step grandchildren.
One brother preceded him in death.
Memorials to the family are suggested.

Mrs. John Fugate
Services for Mrs. John (Michelle Jolene Cobb) Fugate, 29, of Mattoon were held at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) in the Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home in Mattoon. Burial was in the Janesville Cemetery.
She died at 9:34 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000 in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Coles County.
Born June 14, 1971 in Mattoon, she was the daughter of Donald E. and Terree L. White Cobb. She was a licensed beautician and attended the First Christian Church. She married John E. Fugate in 1990, and he survives.
Other survivors include her mother of Champaign; father and stepmother, Donald and Melanie Cobb of Lovington; son, Dalton Fugate at home; daughter, Meagan and Macey Fugate, both at home; grandparents, James A. White of Mattoon and Bruce and Mary Cobb of Mattoon; and great-grandmother, Hazel Cougill of Charleston.
Two infant sisters preceded her in death.
The family suggests memorials to Catholic Charities.

Madelyn Kieffer
Madelyn Hope Kieffer, 18 months, of Bethany passed away at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2002 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002 in St. Isidore Catholic Church in Bethany. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the funeral at the McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Bethany.
Madelyn was born June 15, 2001 in Norfolk, Va., the daughter of Steven and Christine Kieffer.
Surviving are her parents of Bethany; sister, Gwendelyn Kieffer of Bethany; grandparents, Michael and Linda Kieffer of Mattoon and Karen and Douglas Crowley of San Marcos, Cal.; and great-grandparents, William and Carol Kieffer of Appleton, Wis., Adeline Barfknecht of Nekoosa, Wis., John and Florence Dizdul of Port St. Lucie, Fla. and Joyce Landgraf of Bernardsville, N.J.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Michael Dizdul and great-grandfather, Lawrence Barfknecht.

‘L.C. Skinny’ Rogers
Services for Claud Lavern “L.C. Skinny” Rogers, 83, of Paragould, Ark. were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Heath Colonial Chapel in Paragould with the Revs. Ron Pickney, Lynn Garmroth and Tommy Willcockson officiating. Burial was in the New Friendship Cemetery in Paragould.
He died Friday, Dec. 13, 2002 in the Arkansas Medical Hospital in Paragould.
Born May 30, 1919 in Craighead County, Ark., he was the son of Arthur and Laura Green Rogers. He retired after 30 years as an employee of the Hurt Grocer Co., retired from Monroe in 1981, was a farmer and a member of the Rosewood Baptist Church. He married Frances Evans in Paragould, and she survives.
Other survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Betty Rogers of Paragould; daughters and sons-in-law, Verenda and the Rev. Lynn Garmroth of Clinton, Ark., Phyllis and Mack Farley of Sullivan, Kay and Bob Johnson of Byron, Mich. and Vonna and the Rev. Tommy Willcockson of Smyrna, N.C.; sisters and brother-in-law, Willodeane Williams of Lake, Mich. and Deane and Eric Hyde of Paragould; 14 grandchildren, including Cathrine Craig and husband J.R. of Sullivan, Roger Farley and wife Amanda of Sullivan and Lesa Oathout and husband Alan of Bethany; 22 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Dexter Hortenstine
Graveside services for Dexter Jay Hortenstine, infant son of Ryan Douglas and Jana Colleen David Hortenstine of Mattoon, were held Friday in the Branchside Cemetery in Gays with the Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home in Mattoon in charge of arrangements.
He was stillborn at 11:50 p.m. Nov. 26, 2002 in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Coles County.
Surviving are his parents; brothers, James and Liam Hortensine of Mattoon; sister, Olivia Hortenstine of Mattoon; grandparents, Doug and Marty Hortenstine of Gays and Tom and Cathy David of Mattoon; great-grandparents, Paul and Hattie Hortenstine of Gays, Dayrel and Wanda Duzan of Charleston, Vic and Lucille Provinzano of Effingham and Willmetta David of Paris.
One great-grandfather preceded him in death.

Glynna Martin
Graveside services for Glynna Dale Martin, infant daughter of James and Jennifer Braden Martin of Sullivan, were held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Greenhill Cemetery in Sullivan with the McMullin-Young Funeral Home in Sullivan in charge of arrangements.
She died at 9:38 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.
She was born Dec. 10, 2002.
Survivors include her parents; grandparents, Gary and Donna Braden of Rockhill, S.C. and Jackie Snow of Decatur; great-grandmother, LaVerne Braden of Sullivan; brother, Oakley Martin of Lovington; and sisters, Bailey and Madison Carman of Windsor and Cameron Martin of Sullivan.
Memorials to the donor’s choice are suggested.

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