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William H. Langan
Peoria Journal Star, March 29, 1996, Page: C6
PEORIA - William H. Langan, 75, of 2590 Anita Ave., Lake Havasu, Ariz., formerly of Peoria, died at 11:41 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 1996, at his residence.
Born July 5, 1920, in Mount Sterling to Charles and Regina Langan, he married Della P. Colomac on Dec. 26, 1941, in Peoria. She died Dec. 20, 1994. He also was preceded in death by one son,
Timothy, one daughter, Kelly, and two brothers.
Surviving are two sons, William of Peoria and Michael of Cypress, Calif.; three grandchildren; four
great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Victor (Mary) White of Peoria, Mrs. Jim (Marilyn)
Sterner of Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. John (Wilma) Kinsella of St. Louis.
He owned the Wagon Wheel Ranch, an RV park, in Olancha, Calif., before retiring. He was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Havasu, where services will be at 11 a.m.
today. Burial will be in Lake Havasu Memorial Gardens. Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home in Lake Havasu is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Havasu, 1685 Mesquite Ave., Lake Havasu, Ariz. 86403, or St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church in Peoria.

Mt. Sterling, Illinois:

Wayne Lee Laning age 90 of Mt. Sterling, Illinois passed away at 10:35 p.m. Sunday, September 26, 2004 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.
He was born November 19, 1913 in Ripley Township in Brown County, Illinois the son of Frank Lee and Tessa Lenora Long Laning. He married Mildred Gertrude Miller on December 22, 1940 at the Ripley Church of God and she survives.
Mr. Laning was a lifelong Brown County farmer. He attended Meyers School in Brown County and graduated from Mt. Sterling High School with the Class of 1932. Mr. Laning was a devoted member of the Ripley Church of God of the Abrahamic Faith where he served in many capacities.
He was a board member of the Church of God General Conference. Served on the Board of Directors for Adams Electrical Co-Operative for 37 years and was instrumental in the establishment of the co-operative. Served on the Illinois Association of Electrical Co-Operatives, was a member of the Brown County Fire Protection District, was on the Brown County Farm Bureau Board, the Brown County Soil Conservation Board, the Brown County School Board for 12 years and had also served on the Ripley Cemetery Board. He was also a director and insurance agent for Mt. Sterling Mutual Insurance. Mr. Laning loved visiting with family and friends, but his greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife Mildred Laning of Mt. Sterling. 2 sons Robert Lee Laning and his wife Karen of Mt. Sterling and Kenneth Marlin Laning of Clayton, Illinois. 3 grandchildren Eric Robert Laning and his wife Kristi and Richard Lee Laning and his finance Kirsten Behymer all of Mt. Sterling and Timothy Wayne Laning and his wife Carrie of Versailles. 5 great grandchildren Avery and Tessa Laning both of Versailles, Hallie and Jacob Laning and Tristan Lee Laning all of Mt. Sterling. 1 sister Esther Laning of Mt. Sterling also survives.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 sister Grace Laning.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 30, 2004 at the Ripley Church of God with Pastor David Cheatwood and Pastor Sherwin Williams officiating.
Burial will be in the Ripley Cemetery.
Friends may call any time after 4 on Wednesday at the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling with the family meeting friends from 6 until 8 Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Friends may also call one hour prior to services on Thursday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to the Ripley Church of God or the Ripley Cemetery.
The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.

Mt. Sterling, Illinois:

Robert Dale Lewis age 60 a resident of the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, Illinois and formerly of Payson, Illinois passed away at 8:20 a.m. Thursday, May 13, 2004 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.
He was born June 2, 1943 in Jacksonville, Illinois the son of John Wesley and Nora Lee Long Lewis. He married Kathryn Crooks on July 11, 1970 in Clayton, Illinois.
Mr. Lewis worked for Titan Wheel in Quincy for several years and was also known as an excellent mechanic.
He attended Griggsville schools.
Mr. Lewis was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served his country in the United States Army.
Survivors include 2 children Kevin Dale Lewis and Melissa Dawn Lewis both of Hannibal, Missouri. 1 grandson Jason Allan Murry, Jr. of Hannibal, Missouri. 2 brothers Samuel Lewis of Mt. Sterling and Freddie Lee Lewis of Coatsburg, Illinois. 1 sister Rixie Sue Fuqua of Quincy also survives along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother Gerald Lewis.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2004 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling.
Burial will be in the Hersman Cemetery south of Mt. Sterling. A military service will be conducted at the graveside.
Visitation will be from 4 until 6 Monday evening at the funeral home. Friends may also call from 8 a.m. until time of services on Tuesday.
Memorials are suggested the Huntington s Disease Society of America or the Charity of the Donor s Choice.
Condolences for the family may be left on line at www.hendrickerfh.com.
The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorris E. Logsdon
The Democrat Message, May 2, 1984
Dorris E. Logsdon, 90, of 209 East Franklin, Mt. Sterling, died at 6:15 a.m. Monday, April 30, 1984 at Modern Manor Nursing Home. He was a retired farmer. Born in Cooperstown Twp of Brown Co., IL, Oct. 15, 1892, he was the son of Edward and Minnie Brewer Logsdon. He attended Brown Co. schools and the Versailles Christian Church and was a member of the Brown Co Farm Bureau. He married Lula I. Perry, June 24, 1914 in Mt. Sterling. She survives. Other survivors include two sons, Elbert Logsdon and Cordell Logsdon, both of Mt. Sterling; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and several neices and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and three sisters. Services will be held today, Wed., May 2, 1984 at 2 p.m. at the Northcutt Funeral Home with the Rev. Tom Ross officiating. Burial will be in the Hersman Cemetery. Northcutt Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. (contrib. by Sara Hemp)

Edward Morris Logsdon
State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, August 5, 1994, Page: 34

MOUNT STERLING - Edward Morris Logsdon, 84, of Mount Sterling
died Thursday at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Mount Sterling. Survivors: wife, Emma Lucille Peacock Logsdon; a son, Jack Logsdon of Mount Sterling; two daughters, Peggy Wellman    of Quincy and Belle Dose of Freeport; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Hendricker Funeral Hone, Mount Sterling. Burial: Hersman Cemetery, Mount Sterling. (contrib. by Sara Hemp)

Sidney S. Logsdon
State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, March 25, 2005, Page: 28

MEREDOSIA - Sidney S. Logsdon, 91, of Meredosia, formerly of Versailles, died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville.
He was born Aug. 22, 1913, in Rushville, the son of Sidney Scott and Mary Batty Logsdon. He married Mary Louise Bradbury in 1941 in Rushville; she died in 1991. He married Helena Klopfer in 1992 in Chambersburg. Mr. Logsdon owned and operated Logsdon Orchard in Versailles for 25 years and had worked as a buyer for Pierson-Hollowell Walnut Log Co. in Indianapolis for several years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Chambersburg Christian Church, Mount Sterling American Legion Post 374 and Illinois Orchard Growers Association. He served as a Republican precinct committeeman in Brown County for several years. Survivors: wife, Helena; son, Gayle Roger "Woody" (wife, Anne) Logsdon of Versailles; daughter, Brenda Lea (husband, Michael) Horton of Versailles; a granddaughter; a great-grandson; three stepsons, Robert
(wife, Florecia) Klopfer of Jacksonville and Ernest and Francis (wife, Martha) Klopfer, both of Meredosia; two stepdaughters, Lois (husband, Darold) Van Hyning and Bonnie Turley, both of Meredosia; several stepgrandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and step-great-great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Hendricker Funeral Home in Mount Sterling, the Rev. Jim Dain officiating. Burial: Hersman Cemetery south of Mount Sterling. (contrib. by Sara Hemp)

Death of Sophia Mobley Logsdon
An Old Resident of Mt. Sterling Dead
Mt Sterling, July 30
The funeral of Mrs. Sophia Logsdon was held Monday afternoon from the residence in the south part of town, with services in charge of Rev Milton Wilson, pastor of the M. E. church. Mrs Logsdon was born in this county, August 6, 1841, being a daughter of William Mobley, and had spent her entire life here. In early 60's during the Civil war she was married to John Logsdon, they being married while he was home on furlough. To this union two childern were born, Mrs. Laura Perry and Mrs. Charles Friday, both residents of this city. They moved to this city about 1890 and Mr Logsdon died in 1895, and since that time she had resided alone at home. Mrs Logsdon has been in poor health for some time
Died: July 27, 1918 - Submitted by Sara Hemp

William Logsdon II
William Logsdon Funeral Is Held; Last Rites Performed For Prominent Resident of East of Mt Sterling.
The funeral of William Logsdon was held Friday from the residence in the east part of the county and the remains were laid to rest in the Cooperstown Cemetery. Deceased was born in Madison County Ky, January 12, 1829, and would have been 88 years old next month. He came to this county with his parents in March 1844 and with the exception of a year spent in McDonough county had always resided here. He was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Johnson in 1851 and to this union six children were born:Amanda M, George W, Armilda E, Rebecca J, Lucy L and William Ellis; the two sons only survive him. He was again married in 1873 to Dmaris Wilson, who passed away about 13 years ago. He became a member of the Christian Church at Ripley in 1852 and in 1867 he united with the Advent church and always lived a good Christian life.
Note: Died December 29, 1916 - He's the son of William Logsdon & Elizabeth Beheimer. Char Beyer.
(contrib. by Sara Hemp)

Mt. Sterling, Illinois:

Kaylynn Marie Luthy infant daughter of Tim and Jennifer Luthy of Rushville, Illinois was stillborn at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, July 22, 2004 at St. John s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.
Survivors include her parents Tim Jared and Jennifer Marie Edwards Luthy of Rushville, Illinois. Her maternal grandparents Dan and Patty Edwards of Mt. Sterling. Her paternal grandparents Joe and Linda Sue Luthy of Mt. Sterling. Maternal great grandparents Paul and Linda Edwards of Mt. Sterling and Marjorie Acord of Pueblo, Colorado. Her paternal great grandmother Margie Ruth Luthy of Rushville also survives along with several aunts and uncles.
She was preceded in death by maternal great grandparents Nancy Edwards and L. O. Acord and paternal great grandparents Hollie and Ruby Trammell and Karl Luthy.
Private family services will be held with burial to be in the Herche Cemetery in Schuyler County.
Condolences for the family may be left on-line at www.hendrickerfh.com.
The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.

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