Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: July 31, 1996

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 16

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Nonia E. Burris, 93, of Springfield died Tuesday at Walnut Ridge Healthcare and

 Rehabilitation Center.

 She was born Oct. 28, 1902, in Green Co., Ky., the daughter of Edward and Mary Alice

 Squires. She married James R. Burris in 1926; he died in 1981. Surviving: three sons, James A.,

 Jack L. and William Ray Burris, all of Springfield; three daughters, Mrs. William (Mary) Fulton

 and Mrs. Gordon (Flora) Piper, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Thomas (Geneva) Prehoda of

 Phoenix; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several

 nieces, nephews and cousins.

 Private family services will be held at Vancil Memorial Funeral Chapel, the Rev. H. Warren

 Wilkewitz officiating. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery.

 

Harold N. Archer

 Harold N. Archer of Springfield died at 1:39 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Medical Center.

 He was born in Spaulding, the son of Henry and Elizabeth Prehoda Archer. He married Mary K.

 Goewey in 1969 in Chatham. He was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother, Anna

 Grieme Archer.

 Mr. Archer retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 36 years of service. He was a World War

 II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps 451st Bomb Squadron. He received the

 Distinguished Flying Cross and numerous other military decorations. He was active in and served

 as committee chairman of the Riverton Boy Scout Troop 46. He was an ordeal member of the

 Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America. Surviving are his wife, Mary K.; a daughter, Mrs.

 Michael (Linda) Luepke of Springfield; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Clyde (Kathleen) Dodson of Llano,

 Texas; a stepson, Thomas E. Lock of Boynton Beach, Fla.; a half sister, Mrs. Pete (Mary Ellen)

 Maggio of Springfield; a grandson; and two nieces. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at

 Bisch and Son Funeral Home, Rev. Daniel Diss officiating. Burial in Camp Butler National

 Cemetery.

 

 Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: December 21, 1993

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 8

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Carlene Lowery, 65, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Springfield, died at 1 p.m.

 Friday at Scottsdale Memorial Osburn Hospital.

 She was born Nov. 9, 1928, in Spaulding, the daughter of Michael J. and Lena Malone Prehoda.

 She married Everett Lowery. Preceding her in death were her husband; and a brother, Michael

 Prehoda.

 Surviving are two sons, Michael and Loren Lowery, both of Springfield; a brother, Robert

 Prehoda of Springfield; two grandchildren; and a stepgrandchild.

 Remains will be cremated.

 Following cremation burial will be in Wolf Creek Cemetery.

 Ellinger-Kunz and Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 Kohlrus infant

 Nicholas Andrew Kohlrus, two days old, died at 3:42 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Hospital.

 He was born Dec. 16 in Springfield, the son of Kurt and Rachelle Jacobs Kohlrus. Preceding him

 in death were grandparents, Margaret and Anthony Kohlrus; and a grandfather, Glenn Schall.

 Surviving are his parents, Kurt and Rachelle Kohlrus of Mechanicsburg; grandparents, Richard

 and Bonnie Jacobs of Decatur and Ruth Schall of Argenta; four brothers, Eric, Richard, Logan

 and his twin, Nathaniel; and a sister, Krystin.

 Kirlin-Egan and Butler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 In central Illinois

 

 

Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: November 05, 1995

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 64

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: James Randal "Randy" Batterton, 76, of Springfield died Saturday at St. John's

 Hospital.

 He was born Nov. 5, 1918, in Elkhart, the son of James and Corynne Randal Batterton. He

 married Leona Boyer in 1950.

 Mr. Batterton had been a resident of Springfield for most of his life. He was employed with the

 state of Illinois Environmental Protection Agency as a sampler for 21 years. He was a U.S. Army

 veteran serving during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of Elm Street

 Christian Church, Area Christian Men's Fellowship, Abe Lincoln Gun Club, VFW Post No. 755

 and American Legion Post No. 32. Survivors: wife, Leona; a daughter, Mrs. Chuck (Pam)

 Zorens of St. Louis; six adopted grandchildren; a nephew; and several cousins.

 Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Elm Street Christian Church, with Paul Cox officiating. Burial: Camp

 Butler National Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

Virginia Schmidt-Barnacastle

 Virginia Schmidt-Barnacastle, 72, of Brookville, Pa., formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday in

 Brookville, Pa.

 She was born July 31, 1923, in Riverton, the daughter of Joseph and Helen Prehoda Schmidt.

 She married Rupert E. Barnacastle on April 29, 1960, in Arlington, Va.

 Mrs. Barnacastle was employed by George Washington University in Washington, D.C., as an

 assistant registrar. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Brookville, Pa.

 Survivors: husband, Rupert E.; a brother, Robert J. Schmidt of Sherman; an aunt; and several

 nieces, nephews and cousins.

 Memorial service: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, St. James Church, Riverton, the Rev. James Fanale OSV

 officiating. Galbraith-McKinney Funeral Home in Brookville, Pa., is in charge of the

 arrangements.

 

 Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: December 02, 1995

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 14

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Larry E. Brazil, 66, of Springfield, formerly of Chatham, died Thursday at his

 residence.

 He was born Sept. 19, 1929, in Clermont, Fla., the son of Thomas and Ethel Bailie Brazil. He

 married Darlene Prehoda in 1957 in Springfield. Mr. Brazil lived in Springfield for most of his life.

 He was the retired owner of Brazil Builders. He was a member of Loami Christian Church,

 Chatham American Legion Post 759, Chatham VFW Post 4763 and Carpenters Local 16.

 Survivors: wife, Darlene; two daughters, Kathy Davis of Mechanicsburg and Mrs. Michael

 (Karen) Patterson of New Berlin; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 Remains were cremated.

 Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday, Vancil Memorial Funeral Chapel. Burial: Camp Butler

 National Cemetery.

 

 Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: July 06, 1995

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 10

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Rosetta A. McQuinn, 89, of Springfield, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday at Walnut

 Ridge Nursing Home.

 She was born April 7, 1906, in Spaulding, the daughter of James and Elizabeth Motzeck

 Prehoda. She married Vernon H. McQuinn in 1931; he died in 1990.

 Mrs. McQuinn became a resident of Riverton in 1944 and of Springfield in 1990. She was a

 homemaker who also took care of foster children for many years. She was a member of St.

 James Church in Riverton and Altar and Rosary Society.

 Survivors: a daughter, Jeanne McQuinn of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

 Services: Mass, 1 p.m. Friday, St. James Church, Riverton, with Rev. Jeff Goeckner officiating.

 Burial: Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: September 03, 1995

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 13

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Emma Bernice Young, 75, of Chattanooga, Tenn., formerly of Tampa, Fla., Silver

 Springs, Md., Houston, Texas, and Springfield died Saturday at her residence.

 She was born July 14, 1920, in Spaulding, the daughter of Wesley and Marie Prehoda Moore.

 She married Gilbert Dean Young in 1940; he is deceased. Mrs. Young had been a resident of

 Chattanooga since 1993. She formerly worked as a secretary at Fiatallis. She was a member of

 Southside Christian Church of Springfield and Abraham Lincoln Eastern Star. Survivors: a son,

 Dean Young of Chattanooga, Tenn.; three sisters, Mrs. Jack (Mary) Roher of Lanesville and

 Mrs. Lonnie (Rose) Cooper and Mrs. Sam (Judy) Pitt, both of Springfield; a brother, James

 Moore of Springfield; nieces and nephews.

 Services: noon Tuesday, Staab Funeral Home. Burial: Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

 Relatives

 

 Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: January 16, 1995

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 30

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Charles J. Laswell Sr., 79, of Springfield died Sunday at Heritage Manor Nursing and

 Convalescent Home.

 He was born Aug. 20, 1914, in Springfield, the son of Richard and Theresa Prehoda Laswell. He

 married Edna Brown.

 Mr. Laswell was a lifelong resident of Springfield. He retired as a union truck driver for Prairie

 Farms Dairy in 1971. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Joseph Holy Name

 Society and Teamsters Union Local 916.

 Survivors: wife, Edna; a son, Charles Laswell Jr. of Springfield; a daughter, Patricia Sutherlin of

 Frisco, Colo.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Theresa Klunick of

 Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

 Arrangements for service are pending. Burial: Calvary Cemetery.

 Kirlin-Egan and Butler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 Relative

 

Headline: OBITUARIES

 Publication Date: June 19, 1996

 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL

 Page: 10

 Subjects: 

 Region: Illinois

 Obituary: Hilda O. Poetcher, 87, of Springfield died Tuesday at Memorial Medical Center.

 She was born Feb. 20, 1909, in Springfield, the daughter of John and Bertha Baker Tarr. She

 married Frank Poetcher in Springfield in 1928; he died in 1989.

 Mrs. Poetcher was a former beautician. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran

 Church and life member of the Hal-Hagler Chapter 15 DAV Auxiliary.

 Survivors: a son, Frank H. of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Loren (Doris) Anderson of

 Springfield and Mrs. George (Cheryl) Prehoda of Petersburg; seven grandchildren; 18

 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, John Tarr of Springfield; and

 several nieces and nephews.

 Graveside Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Roselawn Memorial Park, the Rev. Micheal M.

 Strong officiating. Vancil Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.