Ames Surname Obituaries

Herbert F. Ames

The Greenview Review, Friday, December 31, 1965

Herbert F. Ames Sr. dies December 22
Herbert F. Ames, Sr., of Greenview, aged 73, died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 22 at Memorial Hospital in Springfield. He had suffered a long illness.

He is survived by his wife, Pearl, city; one son, Herbert Ames, Jr., of Springfield; one daughter, Mrs. Bernice Baumgardner of Mason City; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Ennis and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Charles E. Johnson of Springfield, officiating. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery. Music was by Bob Wetter, vocalist, and Mrs. Clarence Miller organist. Pall bearers were John Doyle Jr., Paul Doyle, William Doyle, Dick Doyls, Fred Barnett, and Vernon Wetter.

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Herbert J. Ames

Newspaper Unknown

Herbert J. "Speck" Ames, 77, of Springfield, died Saturday at St. John's Hospice. He was born Dec. 30, 1918, in Petersburg, the son of Herbert and Pearl VanNattan Ames. He married Audrey Gaddie and she preceded him in death. Mr. Ames was retired from Barker Lubin Lumber Co. He was a member of South Side Christian Church, and Greenview Lodge 653 A.F. & A.M. for 48 years, and Amvets Post 179. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Blackhawk 86th Division, 343rd Infantry. Survivors: a daughter, Carolyn Rodgers of Springfield; two grandchildren, a sister, Bernice Baumgardner of Mason City; several nieces and a nephew. Remains will be cremated. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Elmwood Cemetery, Greenview the Rev. Ken Gennicks officiating. Bisch and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Death NOTICE: Ames, Herbert J. "Speck" -- of Springfield died at 4:35 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 1996 at St. Johns Hospice, age 77. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Blackhawk 86th Division, 343rd Infantry.

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Pearl Ames

Greenview, IL - newspaper 1972

GREENVIEW -- Mrs. Pearl Ames, 74, died suddenly at her residence Saturday, January 29 at 9:30 a.m. Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 1, at 2 p.m. at the Ennis Funeral Home. Rev. R.E. Florence officiated. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Ames was born in Menard County, August 22, 1897, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James VanNattan. She was a member of the Greenview Christian Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by one son, Herbert of Springfield; one daughter, Mrs. Bernice Bumgardner of Mason City; one sister, Mrs. Iona Forden of Middletown; seven grandchildren and ten great -grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; and one daughter, Mrs. Lucille Schonewise; and one brother.

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