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Fenton, Michael "Mike"  
HAMILTON, Ill. -- Michael "Mike" Fenton, 70, of Hamilton, died April 30, 2016, at Winchester, Mo. Printy Funeral Home, Carthage, is handling arrangements.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on May 2, 2016
Fenton, Michael G. "Mike"  
HAMILTON, Ill. -- Michael "Mike" G. Fenton, 70, of Hamilton, died April 30, 2016, in Winchester, Mo. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7, in Oakwood Cemetery, Hamilton. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 6, at Printy Funeral Home, Warsaw.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on May 3, 2016
Fesler, Marianne - Barry  
Marianne Fesler, 80, of Barry died Monday, May 2, 2016, at Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield. She was born March 7, 1936, in Chemnitz, Germany, to Friedrich and Karolina Lowenc Grassl. She married Thomas Fesler and he preceded her in death April 24, 2013. Marianne met her husband while he was serving in Germany in the U.S. Army. They married in Munich, Germany, on Jan. 25, 1957, and she then came to live in the U.S. with Tom. Three of her sisters also moved to the United States later. She was a devoted member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pittsfield and enjoyed attending church. For many years, Marianne stayed home and raised her seven children. She loved sewing and made clothes for many of her kids in their school years. She also took care of Tom's bookkeeping during all his trucking years. When the kids were raised, she started to work as a CNA at Barry Community Care Center, where she worked for more than 30 years until she retired. Marianne was loved by everyone at the nursing home during her time there. She had been awarded CNA of the year in 1997 at BCCC, and also the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Healthcare Assistants in 2007. Marianne loved her family and especially her grandkids. She spent many enjoyable hours listening to her German and polka music. Her husband Tom had been the love of her life, and she always had a smile and was quick to laugh. Survivors include three sons, Tommy (Diane) Fesler of Barry, Bobby (Lisa) Fesler of Barry and Michael (Karla) Fesler of Quincy; four daughters, Pattie (Jim) Keller of Jefferson City, Mo., Debbie Charvat of Quincy, Becky (John) Motley of Barry and Dinah (Roger) Davidson of Quincy; a brother, Franze Grassl of Germany; two sisters, Rita McIntyre of California and Sieglinde Foster of Colorado; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Siegfried Grassl and Friedrich Grassl; and two sisters, Elly Rose Golden and Helga Grassl in infancy. SERVICES: 10 a.m. funeral Mass Thursday, May 5, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pittsfield, with the Rev. Mark Schulte conducting. Burial will follow in Park Lawn Cemetery at Barry. VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Niebur Funeral Chapel, Barry, with a 4 p.m. prayer service. MEMORIALS: St. Mary's Catholic Church, Pittsfield. ARRANGEMENTS: Niebur Funeral Chapel, Barry. WEBSITE: nieburfh.com . Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com .
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 3 to May 5, 2016
Fogle, Marsha M.  
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Marsha M. Fogle, 50, formerly of Hannibal, died April 25, 2016, at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 29, at James O'Donnell Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the funeral home.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Apr. 27, 2016
Fogle, Marsha M.  
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Marsha M. Fogle, 50, of Columbia, formerly of Hannibal, died April 25, 2016, at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia. James O'Donnell Funeral Home, Hannibal, is handling arrangements.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Apr. 26, 2016
Foose, William E. - Quincy  
The Rev. William E. Foose, formerly of 1509 Wilmar Drive, died at 10:38 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Illinois Veterans Home. He was born Feb. 27, 1920, in Harrisburg, Pa., a son of Harry Dearn and Stella M. Kennedy Foose. He worked on a farm in Perry County, Pa., the first 22 years of life and graduated from Landisburg, Pa., High School in 1937. He worked at the Wentzel Milling Co. in Landisburg from 1937 to 1942. It supplied feed and grain products, including flour, to a five or six county area. He served as truck driver and feed mixer, operated the flour-grinding machinery and worked on a portable grain grinder. He also served as salesman and performed any other duties related to the making and selling of flour, feed and grain. He entered the Armed Services in August 1942. He trained with the U.S. Army Air Force as a radio operator in Sioux Falls, S.D. He attended the Air Force gunnery school at Las Vegas, Nev., and did combat training at air bases in Blythe, Calif., Dyersburg, Tenn., and Grand Island, Neb. Rev. Foose was assigned to an air base in England from which 25 bombing missions were flown between October 1943 and March 1944. After combat tour, he was commissioned a second lieutenant and assigned to another air base to provide air-to-ground communications training to all B-17 personnel who operated radio equipment. He remained in that position until August 1945 at which time he was reassigned to Gibraltar on a special mission to service all communications equipment on a squadron of B-17s that was doing special post-war photographic work. In December 1945, he returned to the states and was discharged as a first lieutenant. He attended Catawba College in Salisburg, N.C. from 1946 to 1950. He served as a student assistant to the professor of ancient history and religion. He graduated with honors in 1950. He attended Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, Pa., from 1950 to 1953 and graduated with honors. Rev. Foose was pastor of four small congregations in the Pocono Mountains of eastern Pennsylvania from September 1952 to December 1956. He was administrator of the Phoebe Home in Allentown, Pa., from January 1957 to December 1962 and represented the constituency in all of eastern Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and southern Connecticut. He was a member of the Allentown, Pa., Rotary Club. Rev. Foose was administrator of the Good Samaritan Home of Quincy from Feb. 1, 1963 to March 1982, and was associate administrator until his retirement in February 1988. He was responsible for the community's first Meals on Wheels Program, which began in March 1968; was responsible for the expansion from a residence of 107 persons to more than 300 residents who needed special care and guidance (Special Care Unit); was responsible for the merger with the Anna Brown Home, the addition of 82 cottage apartments in duplex and quadplex buildings; a $1,800,000 major expansion program, and he developed the activity and arts/crafts program and other programs to meet the needs of the residents of the home. He represented the home in the Tri-States area through many talks, programs and slide shows, which interpreted the home's ministry to the community. Because of his dedication to the expansion of the home, the home named the Alzheimer's unit in his and his wife's honor. He married Muriel Rose Bates in England April 2, 1945. She preceded him in death July 19, 2008. Rev. Foose was a lifelong member of the Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ and currently a member of Trinity United Church of Christ. He was a former charter member of Lions Club in Tannersville, Pa.; a former member of the Rotary Club in Allentown, Pa.; and a member of the Quincy Rotary Club from 1963 to 1985. He was president from 1971 to 1972 and received the Paul Harris Fellow Award in 1979. He was a member of the Quincy District Association of the Blind from 1963 until the present time. In 1983 he received the Victor Buttram Award. He was a member of Lambert Lodge No. 659 AF&AM, also Quincy Consistory since 1968, where he was a past most-wise master of the Quincy Chapter of the Rose Croix. He was also a member of Ansar Shrine in Springfield, a member of the Quincy Shrine Club and High Twelve Club where he was president in 1984. Rev. Foose was a former member of the Adams County Chapter of the American Red Cross and was co-chairman of the Special Gifts Division with Joe Bonansinga and George Spear. He also worked in the fund drives for the Quincy Association of the Blind. From 1972 until 1988 Rev. Foose did more than 700 slide shows throughout Western Illinois, Eastern Missouri and Southeastern Iowa on a variety of topics and subjects. He was a lodge seminar instructor since the inception of its statewide program. He gave talks for special occasions in lodges, churches and schools. He also supplied area pulpits in the Tri-States area and spoke in churches of all denominations. He was a volunteer at Good Samaritan Home and prepared a history of the home. His records reveal that talks and sermons have been given in more than 400 churches, lodges and schools since 1947. He also performed 139 baptisms, received 207 new church members and performed 77 weddings and 443 funeral services. Rev. Foose's awards and honors included the following: College cum laude in 1950, seminary cum laude in 1953 and doctor of divinity in 1978; also the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with five oak-leaf clusters. In Rotary he received the Paul Harris Fellow Award in 1979, and in his Masonic service he received the Coroneted 33 Mason in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1978 and the High Twelve recognition plaque in 1989. In 1978 he received a 15-year plaque for service and was named administrator emeritus at the Good Samaritan Home in 1988. In June 1994, he received the Distinguished Award from the Illinois Scottish Rite of Masons. In September 1944, he received an award for "Devoted Service" 305th Bomb Group. Survivors include six children, Robert Marshall Foose and his wife, Gretchen Hudnut of Quincy, Margaret Ann Foose Holtschlag and her husband, David, of Quincy, Brian Leslie Foose and his wife, Sandra Humke, of Tempe Ariz., Lorna Elizabeth Rose Foose Dempster of Kansas City, Kans., Jill Christina Foose Winkeljohn and her husband, Tom, Quincy, and William J. "Billy J." Foose of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Angela Beth Holtschlag of Quincy, Mathew David Holtschlag of Qatar, William Joseph Winkeljohn of Quincy, Brian Charles Winkeljohn of Overland Park, Kans., Benjamin Treharne-Foose and his wife, Gemma, of Wales, United Kingdom, and Tech Sgt. Christina Mayangitan and husband, Denver, of Salem, Ore., Dustin Andrew Foose and Jason Allen Foose of Tempe, James Richard Foose and wife, Brooke, of Quincy, Meghan Lorian Barron and husband, Richard, of St. Louis; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Frances Foose Georgeff of Shiloh, Ill., Ruth Foose Buck of Enola, Pa., and Martha Foose Lyons, Landisburg, Pa.; and a sister-in-law, Frieda Foose of Enola. In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert E. Foose. SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 5, at Trinity United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Timothy A. White officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery with military rites by Payson VFW Post 2061. VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with 6:45 p.m. Masonic services by Lambert Lodge No. 659 AF&AM. MEMORIALS: Trinity United Church of Christ, Pathway Services in Jacksonville or the Good Samaritan Home Foose Center. ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. WEBSITE: hansenspear.com . Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com .
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 2 to May 4, 2016
Freburg, Velva M. - Memphis  
MEMPHIS, Mo. -- Velva M. Freburg, 84, of Memphis, died April 29, 2016, at Scotland County Care Center, Memphis. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, at First Christian Church, Memphis. Private burial will be in Lawn Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Memphis Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on May 2, 2016
Freburg, Velva M. - Memphis  
MEMPHIS, Mo. - Velva M. Freburg, 84, of Memphis, died, April 29, 2016, at Scotland County Care Center, Memphis. Memphis Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 1 to May 3, 2016
Freburg, Velva M. - Memphis  
MEMPHIS, Mo. -- Velva M. Freburg, 84, of Memphis, died, April 29, 2016, at Scotland County Care Center, Memphis. Memphis Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig on Apr. 30, 2016
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