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BARTLETT Jr., Thomas S. V. - Springfield  
Thomas S. V. Bartlett, Jr. SPRINGFIELD, IL - Thomas S. V. Bartlett, Jr., 67, of Springfield, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at his home. Tom was born Dec. 31, 1947, in Chicago, the son of Thomas S. V. and Louise R. Bartlett, Sr. Tom proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and was employed with the State of Illinois, Department of Children and Family Services. He is survived by his former wife, Jeani Fancher; two sons, Thomas S. V. (Sinia) Bartlett III and Andrew R. Bartlett; daughter, Jessica L. (Steven) Krisfalusi; three grandchildren: Katie Bartlett, Wesley Bartlett, and Brendan Krisfalusi; siblings, Boyd Bartlett and Shelley Small; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society. The family will host a Celebration of Life from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at the Springfield Motorboat Club, 17 W. Club Area, Springfield, IL 62712. Please visit lincolnlandcs.com for the full obituary and to offer your condolences or memorial contributions.
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Published in The State Journal-Register from Apr. 18 to Apr. 19, 2015
BARTOLO, Zoe R. - Springfield  
Zoe R. Bartolo SPRINGFIELD, IL - Zoe R. Bartolo, 94, of Springfield, died at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015, at her home. Zoe was born in Standard, Ill. She was the beautiful daughter of Maria Branchi and Lazaro Cavatorta. She was co-owner of "Bartolo Trucking and Excavating Co." and the "Zoe Bar Car Wash". She was the sole owner of the Italian restaurant, "The Place". She worked for the State of Illinois, Secretary of State, the Board of Education, The Comptroller's office and the Department of Public Aid. She retired from the State of Illinois in 2003, at the age of 82, after 34 years of service. She was a member of the TRN Club and served as a Sangamon County Election Judge for many years. She was a member of St. Agnes Church and a member of the Church's St. Anthony Club. She currently is a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Bartolo; a daughter, Sharon E. Dutz (husband, Doug Dutz); and her brothers, Mike and Victor. Zoe is survived by daughters: Donna Bartolo Johnson (husband, Bruce J. Johnson), Joan K. Bollinger (husband, Joseph D. Bollinger) and Joyce Bartolo; three grandchildren: Rennie Bollinger, Kelly Dutz Purlee and Amy Dutz Seaman (husband, Galen Seaman); two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Megan Purlee; and also several nieces, and nephews. Visitation: 11 a.m. – noon, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Blessed Sacrament Church. Funeral Mass: noon, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Blessed Sacrament Church with the Rev. Jeffrey Grant officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Catholic Eternal Word Television Network, 5817 Old Leeds Rd., Irondale, AL 35210-9948. Share stories, pictures, Facebook and Twitter at: StaabFamily.com
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BELL, Sally Ann - Chatham  
Sally Ann Bell CHATHAM - Sally Ann Bell, 76, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born June 1, 1938, to H.W. and Ethel Inman Melton. Sally Ann married George R. Bell on November 8, 1958, and he preceded her in death March 23, 2015. She was preceded in death by her sister, Nancy Nebergall, and their parents. She will be greatly missed by son, Mark Bell, of Chatham; daughter, Kristi (Ed) Waidmann of Florissant, Mo.; grandchildren, Nick (Brandi) Way, William (Lauren) Way, all of Nashville, Tenn., and Patrick Bell of Ft. Walton, Fla.; great- grandson, Collin Way, of Nashville, Tenn. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the funeral mass at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 18, at St. Joseph the Worker, 700 East Spruce Street, Chatham. Fr. Dennis Kollross will be the celebrant. Burial will follow at Chatham Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Chatham Fire Protection District, 1 Fireman Place, Chatham, IL 62629, or St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942; www.stjude.org Staab Polk Memorial Home, 8855 State Route 4, Chatham, is serving the Bell Family. Condolences may be written at www.staabpolk.com
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BOCK, Daniel W. - Lincoln  
Daniel W. Bock VENICE, FL - Daniel W. Bock was born on November 9, 1942, and joined the Church Triumphant on April 14, 2015, in Venice, Fla. He was the son of William E. and Emma Bock and had two sisters, Mary Ann Landon of Crystal Lake, Ill., and Lois (James) Dockery of Little Rock, Ark. He married June Novak on June 6, 2009, and has one stepdaughter, Stephanie Elder. Dan's extended family included many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He split his time between Lincoln, Ill., and Venice, Fla., as a resident of the Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club. Dan graduated from Lincoln High School in 1960 and received his Bachelor of Arts/Science in 1964 and Master of Arts in Education in 1968, both from the University of Illinois at Urbana. He was a member of the AGR fraternity and continued to be involved in his beloved alma mater through work with the Illinois Alumni Association. He was a lifetime member of the Fighting Illini Scholarship for the President's Council inducted in 1986, a member of Alpha Tau Alpha Professional Agricultural Education Fraternity since 1974, and elected to the Gamma Sigma Delta society for high scholastic achievement and service to agricultural science in 1972. Dan was a fan of all things Illini and will be missed when not in his usual season ticket seats at Basketball and Football games. Dan loved the land in Illinois-buying it, selling it, appraising it and farming it. He had his real estate Managing Broker License, was a state certified General Real Estate Appraiser, Veterans Administration Approved Appraiser, and acted as an expert witness in Federal Bankruptcy and Circuit Courts. He owned Bock & Associates Realty in Lincoln, Ill., since 1975 and ABE Lincoln Appraisal Service since 1977. He also acted as an Agricultural Occupations consultant for the State of Illinois. Dan became a member of the REALTORS Land Institute in 1984 and earned the Accredited Land Consultant designation in 1987. He became a life-long member of the Institute in 2014. In his lifetime, Dan successfully completed over 135 courses relating to real estate above and beyond his formal education. This dedication led to many accolades including a place on the RPAC Wall of Fame at the REALTORS building in Washington, D.C. He was the recipient of the National Land Broker of America Award of the Institute in 1998 and was the chapter president of the Illinois Number 11 in 1986. Dan also served on the Board of Directors of the Institute 1989-2002. If he wasn't busy with real estate, Dan could be found on the farm. He was an avid farmer with a life-long love of farming. He was a farm land owner who operated and managed Illinois farm land for most of his adult life. Dan had a passion for teaching and education. He held a special teaching certificate from the Univ. of Ill. and a special teaching and supervision certification in Agriculture. He was also a certified professional Standards Instructor for the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Dan served as an instructor for the farm section, NAR code of ethics, Parliamentary Procedures, and NAR code of Ethics for Professional Standards for the Realtors Institute of Illinois. He was an Agricultural instructor for High School and adult education teacher in Lincoln and Princeton from 1965-1971. Dan became a trustee of Lincoln College in Lincoln, Ill., in 1996 and served as treasurer of the board since 2014. Some of his other merits include the Lincoln/Logan County Courier Citizen of Year - Copley press - 1987; a director for the National Association of Realtors -from 1997-1991; State President of the Illinois Chapter #11 Realtors Land Institute in 1986 and Super Bowl Winner (Best Chapter USA); District 6 Vice President Illinois Association Realtors from 1981-1982; Illinois Association of Realtors as Chairman of the By- Laws Committee for 2004; Illinois Chapter Farm & Land Broker of the Year in 1983; Realtor Institute of Illinois, 10 Years Service as Instructor during 1994; Realtor of the Year - Logan County Board of Realtors in 1986; President of Logan County Board Realtors - 1979-1981; Lincoln Jaycees, President from 1975-1976 - (Blue Chip President); Vice President Region 6-7 Illinois Realtors Land Institute from 1993 & 1996; Board of Governors - Realtors Institute of Illinois from 1988-1992; Honorary Chapter FFA Degree 1975; Chapter Management Vice President, Illinois Jaycees from 1978-1979; Outstanding Jaycee in Princeton for 1970; West Central Regional Director from 1977-1978; Lincoln-Logan Chamber of Commerce since 1994 and the Lincoln-Logan Chamber Board of Directors from 1991-1994. Daniel W. Bock was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Shirley Endress Bock in 1990. Services and visitation will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1409 Pulaski St., Lincoln, IL 62656. The visitation will be Sunday, April 19, from 1- 5 p.m. and the funeral will be Monday, April 20, at 10:30 a.m. Memorials can be made to the Bock Scholarship Fund at Lincoln College, 300 Keokuk St., Lincoln, IL 62656, or to the Legacy Fund at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1409 Pulaski St., Lincoln, IL 62656. Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
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BURT, Norma Jean - Springfield  
Norma Jean Burt SPRINGFIELD, IL - Norma Jean Burt, 86, of Springfield, died at 6:49, p.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born March 12, 1929, in Vandalia, Ill., to James and Lucy Gelsinger Curtis. She married Robert Edward Burt on March 17, 1945, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 9, 1995. Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Waldrop of Sherman and Linda Burt of Springfield; two sons, Larry (Sandra) Burt of Rochester and Robert C. (Terry Stutler) Burt of Springfield; three grandchildren: Terri (Bob) Haerr, John Foreman and Brian Burt; two great-grandchildren, Oliva and Tyler Haerr; three sisters: Nadine Hashman of Springfield, Marcella McCloud of Pekin and Betty Kendall of Thayer; one brother, Loren (Judith) Curtis of Springfield; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two grandchildren, Sherri Foreman and Stacy Waldrop; and one brother, Jesse Curtis. Norma was a homemaker and, along with her husband, owned and operated Burt's Tavern for over 20 years. Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 10 a.m., Monday, April 20, 2015, at Staab Funeral Home with the Rev. John E. Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: The American Diabetes Association. Share stories, pictures, Facebook and Twitter at: StaabFamily.com
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COLEMAN, Jean E. - Stamford  
Jean E. Coleman STAMFORD, CT - Jean E. Coleman of Stamford Conn., and formerly of Springfield, Ill., passed away at Stamford Hospital on April 15, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Jean is survived by her beloved daughter, Gail (Roy) Smith; sister, Ruby Carlucci; granddaughter, Tara (Russ) Nagel; great-granddaughters, Page and Carli Nagel; and grandniece, Nicole Martel. Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Florence and Joseph Pittaro, and her niece, Jeanne Martel. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and served on the board of "St. Leo's Seniors." Jean was Manager/Secretary of Edward G. Coleman's Law Office in Springfield, Ill. Jean was also a member of the Nutmeg Theatre Group. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 17, 2015, at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 403 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT. Burial will be held privately. Donations in Jean's memory may be made to: The Stamford Hospital and/or to Masonicare Hospice Norwalk. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.leopgallagherstamford.com .
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CONANT, Erma L. - Springfield  
Erma L. Conant SPRINGFIELD, IL - Erma L. Conant, 94, of Springfield, passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 13, 2015, at Heritage Health. Erma was born Feb. 15, 1921, in Logan County, the daughter of Winfield Raymond and Georgia Belle (Luckhart) Lanterman. She married Roy F. Conant on Jan. 8, 1943, in St. Charles, Mo.; he preceded her in death on July 11, 2012. Erma was a graduate of Elkhart High School and attended (at the time) Illinois State Normal University for an associate's degree and teaching certificate. She later earned a bachelor's degree at Illinois State University in 1965 and a master's degree at Sangamon State University in 1975. Additionally, she continued graduate coursework for many additional semesters. During WWII, she worked as a civilian employee for the federal government in Washington D.C. Following the war, Erma began a lifelong career in primary education as a classroom teacher and later a reading teacher. She taught at Riverton Grade School and later Springfield-District 186 at Harvard Park, Iles and Jefferson Schools. She retired from District 186 after nearly 40 years of teaching. She was a member of the First Christian Church, American Business Women, Sangamon County Farm Bureau, and the IL Retired Teachers Association. Erma loved her family and enjoyed their activities and being part of their lives. Other things she liked included sports (baseball and soccer), gardening, knitting, crocheting, crossword puzzles, and attending theatre and dinner show performances. Also, she enjoyed traveling - especially international trips with her daughter and son-in-law. She was a determined person and believed in doing things the right way. She always worked hard, had a positive outlook, and encouraged learning. She was also preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Carol Ann Conant Pritts; brother, Forrest Lanterman; and sister, Melba (Lanterman) Arney. She is survived by her son, Richard F. (wife, Michelle) Conant of Chatham; three grandchildren: Timothy (wife, Sarah, MD) Pritts, MD, PhD of Cincinnati, Ohio, Julie (husband, Mike) Floyd of Oconomowoc, Wis., and Chris Conant of Edwardsville, Ill.; five great-grandchildren: Jack and Luke Floyd, Caroline, Andrew and Kristina Pritts; one son-in-law, David Pitts of Decatur; three nieces, Susan (Conant), Diana (Lanterman) Keafer of Rochester and Marilyn (Arney) Parrish of Madison, Wis.; and three nephews: Bruce Lanterman of Sarasota, Fla., Gary Lanterman of Montana and Terry Lanterman of Marion, Ill. Erma also leaves a more recently expanded family of many caring and devoted current and past employees of Heritage Health. During the last years of her life (and Roy's), these special people saw to their needs and made the burdens of advanced age lighter. The Anna Hart family (sister and brothers) is also due thanks for making the dining room table better for all. Visitation: Family will receive friends from 10:30 until 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. Funeral Ceremony: 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home with the Rev. Rick Irwin officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: SIU Foundation, Camp CoCo, a camp for children with cancer, P.O. Box 19666, Springfield, IL 62794-9982. Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.
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COOPER, Catherine - Springfield  
Catherine Cooper SPRINGFIELD, IL - Catherine Cooper, 95, of Springfield, died at 9:20 a.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015, at her home. She was born Aug. 1, 1919, in New Berlin, Ill., to William and Lula Merritt Wake. She married Orville "Lloyd" Cooper on March 19, 1940, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 2006. Survivors include one daughter, Sandra (Robert) House of Springfield; one grandson, Michael Burnstine of Springfield; one great-grandson, Kole Burnstine; one brother, Gene Wake of New Berlin; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Paul and Bill Wake; and three sisters: Minnie Nichols, Helen Good and Julia Neal. Catherine was of the Christian faith and was a homemaker. She collected dolls and loved jewelry. Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Monday, April 20, 2015, at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Monday, April 20, 2015, at Staab Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Koschmann officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery. Share stories, pictures, Facebook and Twitter at: StaabFamily.com
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CREAMER, Ricky C. - Springfield  
Ricky C. "Rick" Creamer SPRINGFIFELD - Ricky C. "Rick" Creamer, 41, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Memorial Medical Center. Rick was born on March 30, 1974, in Springfield, the son of William R. Creamer and Cindy Wayne. He was a cook for various restaurants including Homestyle Café. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He is survived by companion, Amy Thompson, of Springfield; one son, Devin Beck, of Springfield; mother, Cindy Evans, of Springfield; father, William R. (Linda) Creamer, of Springfield; two brothers, Ron Creamer of Springfield and Dave Creamer of Wash.; four sisters, Christen of Springfield, Tonya of Salisbury, April of Athens and Candy of Petersburg; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Cremation was accorded by Springfield Crematory. Services will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our online obituary at www.ellingerkunzfuneralhome.com
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FISHBACK Sr., James I. - Springfield  
James I. "Jim" Fishback Sr. SPRINGFIELD, IL - James I. "Jim" Fishback Sr., 79, of Springfield, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, surrounded by his family at St. John's Hospital. Jim was born Sept. 4, 1935, in Carlinville, Ill., the son of Walter and Ula Mae Pulliam Fishback. He married Patty Kail; she preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked as a truck driver. He enjoyed fishing, baking, bowling and NASCAR. He was also preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Betty Mae Delgado; and sister, Shirley. He is survived by three children: Kelly (Brian) Frakes of Springfield, Jimmie (Michelle) Fishback, of Iowa, and Debbie Fishback of Springfield; two sisters, Betty Jo (Don) Dorworth and Joyce Mulvane; one brother, Tom Ambrose; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be at noon on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to: The American Cancer Society. Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our online obituary at www.ellingerkunzfuneralhome.com .
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