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Fred M. Lashbrook
Harold E. Davis
Marjorie J. Howell
IN MEMORY OF
Lashbrook, 85, of Rushville, IL passed away at 1:05 p.m.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home.
He was born on March 30, 1929 in Littleton, IL a son of the late
Earl & Flora Mae Lear Lashbrook. He married Coralene Jackson on
August 24, 1956 in Rushville, IL.
She preceded him in death on August 28, 2011.
He is survived by (3) sons; Thomas M. Lashbrook & wife
Diana of Rushville, IL, Clinton L. Lashbrook & wife Julie of
Frederick, IL, Russell Terry Lashbrook & wife Lisa of
Beardstown, IL, (1) daughter; Connie E. Beatty of
Rushville, IL, (10)
grandchildren; Christopher, Adam, Brent, Tony, Amanda, Bridget,
Brandi, Ryan, Arianna, Andrea, (19) great grandchildren;
Vanessa, Makenna, Aubrielle, Sierra, Tyler, Brendon, Jordyn,
Maison, Isaac, Brooklyn, Randi, Dana, Kaylee, Mazie, Donnee,
Eric, Adrienne, Draven,
Triston, (1) sister; Mayroy Claassen, numerous nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by ten siblings.
He was a Korean War Army Veteran. Fred was a meat cutter at
Bartlow Brothers Inc. for many years until retirement.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday,
March 30, 2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. Greg Fish
Interment with military honors by the US Army and Schuyler
American Legion Post #4 will follow.
There will be no visitation.
IN MEMORY OF
Davis, 94, of Rushville, IL passed away at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday,
March 24, 2015 at the Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in
Rushville. He was
born January 4, 1921 in Rushville.
He was the son of the late Dale Edwin and Nola Blanche
Bartlow Davis. He
married Martha E. Smith June 6, 1943 at the Saunemin Methodist
Church in Saunemin, IL.
She survives along with two daughters, Joyce Corbin &
husband Ken, Marilyn Sargent & husband Lyle all of Rushville;
six grandchildren, Brigitte Aten & husband Bob, Julie Donku &
husband Antonio, Angela Crum & husband Chris, Bradley Utter,
Curtis and Allison Sargent; six great-grandchildren, Jessica and
Nick Donku, Alyssa and Jack Crum, Ryan and Reed Aten; a
sister-in-law, Wilma Davis of Rushville.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Elaine
Williams; a sister, Margaret Walker; and a brother, James T.
Davis. Harold was a
1938 graduate of Rushville High School and a 1942 graduate of
Illinois Wesleyan with a degree in Business.
Shortly after graduating from college, he enlisted in the
US Army. He served
in the 108th General Hospital and was stationed for
basic training in New Orleans, LA.
He was sent overseas as a medic, spending about 10 months
in England and (2) years in Paris, France.
In Paris he served in the largest hospital that the
United States had overseas, l’hopital Beaujon.
After the war, he felt quite honored to travel home
aboard the SS Rushville Victory ship, which was named after
When Harold came home from the war, he and Martha set up
housekeeping in Rushville.
He spent 20 years in the retail grocery business with his
father, brother, James T. Davis and brother-in-law, O.E. Walker.
They built the first IGA Store in Rushville after W.W.
II. He left the
grocery business in June, 1966 to sell life insurance for
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
He was always proud to say that he qualified to become a
“Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Round Table”, which is an
organization open to all insurance companies.
He enjoyed 33 years with NML.
During this time, he also was the owner and operator of
the Rushville Roller Rink for over 10 years.
Always a lover of sports, he enjoyed attending his
grandchildren’s sporting events.
He was also very proud of his own accomplishment, at 17,
of breaking the High School District record while running the
mile in 4:36, which was the best time in the state that year.
He also went to Champaign as a member of the first
basketball team from Rushville to play in the Illinois State
Basketball Tournament in 1937.
He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Green Bay Packers fan and
a devout member of the Rushville First United Methodist Church,
having served on many committees over the years.
He participated in many clubs, including Rushville Rotary
where he was a Paul Harris Fellow, Rushville Jaycees, and the
Smiles Day Committee for 22 years.
Harold was also a member of Schuyler American Legion Post
#4 and greatly enjoyed attending the Honor Flight in June of
2011. His hobbies
also included hunting and raising beagles.
He and Martha greatly enjoyed traveling to numerous
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 28,
2015 at the First United Methodist Church in Rushville with Rev.
Grant Armstrong officiating.
Interment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery with
Military Honors provided by a US Army Honors Detail and Schuyler
American Legion Post #4.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at the
Worthington Funeral Home.
Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist
Church or Culbertson Hospital Foundation.
IN MEMORY OF
Howell, 91, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 8:00 p.m. Friday,
March 13, 2015 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.
She was born on June 8, 1923 in Galesburg, IL.
She was the daughter of the late Robert E. and Gladys D.
DeWitt Dean. She
married Otis K. Howell
October 4, 1965 in Las Vegas, NV.
He passed away January 23, 1971.
She was also preceded in death by her son, William Allen
Young; her brother-in-law, Lyle R. Hall; and a nephew, Lyle Dean
Hall. Surviving is
a sister, Dorcas Hall of Lincoln, IL; two grandsons, William
Allen Young Jr., and Walter Harold Young & wife Michelle all of
Greene, NY; three great granddaughters, Felicity Faith Young,
Halie Heaven Young, and
Heather Young; a niece, Janet Vogt & husband Robert of
Monticello, IL; a nephew, Robert Hall & wife Louise of Lincoln,
attended Fey School near Sugar Grove, Schuyler Co., IL, and
Rushville High School.
She worked for J. C. Penney Co. in Pomona, CA,
Jacksonville, IL, and Galesburg, IL from 1957 until retiring in
1976. She attended
the Rushville First United Methodist Church when her health
permitted. She loved her family and her great granddaughters
were very special to her.
She loved her home, working in her yard and flowers.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 17,
2015 at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. Grant Armstrong
Interment will follow.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time on
service on Tuesday at Worthington Funeral Home.
Memorials may be given to Rushville First United
IN MEMORY OF
Kory E. Cook, 20, of Browning, IL, formerly of Du Quoin, passed
away at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at his residence.
He was born on January 30, 1995 in Carbondale, IL.
He was the son of Kevin E. and Debra Swayne Cook.
Surviving are his parents of Browning, IL; his sister,
Jennifer Najmabadi & husband Nathan of Dallas, TX; four aunts,
Patricia Galloway & husband Clint of West Frankfort, IL, Rev.
Pamela King of Murphysboro, IL, Deanna Boyd & husband Michael of
Du Quoin, IL, Debra Waller of Du Quoin, IL, two uncles; Michael
Joe King of Du Quoin, IL, Richard Swayne of Janesville, WI, and
many cousins. Kory was preceded in death by his grandparents;
Charles & Audrey Cook, George & Naomi Ruth Swayne.
He graduated from Schuyler-Industry High School in 2013.
He had been an active member of Boy Scout Troop #35 in
Rushville. He was
baptized by his aunt, Rev. Pamela King in the Illinois River
when he was 15 years old.
Kory was previously a student at Southern Illinois
University, Carbondale. Kory had many enjoyments including
fishing, mudding, hiking and spending time on the water.
He especially loved history & was a great joy to his
friends and family. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Worthington Funeral Home with Mr.
David Haney officiating.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until the time of
services on Sunday.
Inurnment will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be given to the Schuyler County Humane