Obituaries and Death Notices
of Sangamon County, Illinois
N - Surnames
The body of Louis Nace was sent yesterday morning to Carthage, where the remains will be interred. [Springfield Sunday Journal (Springfield, IL) – Sunday, March 5, 1899]
Miss. Stella Nauman. 75, of the Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home-died at 11:20 p.m. Monday at the home. She is survived by one niece, Mrs. Andrew Rapp of Des Plains. The body is at Boardman-Smith Funeral Chapel. Note: Burial at OakRidge Cemetery
[8 Oct 1969, IL State Journal - Transcribed by K. Torp]
Ralph W. Nethery
Ralph W. Nethery, 87, a resident of Knollwood Retirement Village in Jacksonville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. He was born Oct. 27, 1923, in Palestine, the son of Stoy and Ena Houfser Nethery. On Dec. 24, 1943, he married Evelyn G. Pete. Pastor Nethery was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Stephen; and several brothers and sisters. Pastor Nethery is survived by daughter, Lynda (Don) England of Chatham; and son, Alan (Barbara) Nethery of Ballwin, Mo.; grandchildren, Susan (John) Bick and Karen (Frank) Yoder, both of Ballwin, Mo., Markey (Ryan) Motsinger of Edmon, Okla., and Bryan (Becky) England of Springfield; great-grandchildren, Eliana Joy, Abigail Grace and Breana Faith Motsinger, Evan Alexander, Isabella Grace and Andrew Stephen Yoder and Rachael Erin Bick; brother, Robert (Larae) Nethery of Oblong; and several nieces and nephews. As a young man, he served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. Pastor Nethery formerly lived in Chaham and Auburn before moving to Jacksonville. He was an American Baptist Minister, with Loami Baptist Church being his last church of service. Cremation rites will be accorded by Cremation Services of Central Illinois in Chatham. Memorial gathering will be 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Staab Polk Memorial Home, 8855 State Route 4, Chatham. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Staab Polk Memorial Home in Chatham, with his granddaughter, Pastor Markey Motsinger officiating. The Illinois Funeral Honors Guard will conduct military services. Burial will follow at Chatham Memorial Cemetery. [Jacksonville Journal Courier, Jacksonville, IL - Sub. by Ella Tittsworth]
[Illinois State Journal: 10-21-22, p. 12, Springfield, IL]
"NETTLETON – William, died at 4:20 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, 1922, at residence, South Grand avenue, east, R. F. D. No. 7, at the age of 68 years. Remains taken to Bisch & Son mortuary, later to residence, South Grand avenue east, where funeral services will be held at 3:15 o'clock this afternoon and at 3:30 o'clock at Christ's Episcopal church. Rev. Jerry Wallace, officiating. Interment will be made in Oak Ridge cemetery. Surviving are a wife, three sons, Charles, William and George, seven daughters, Mrs. John Welsh, Mrs. Harry Saner, Mrs. George Solle, Mrs. Jessia Bomis, Mrs. Hannah Kramer, Mrs. Arnold Hagele, and Miss Helen Nettleton."
[Contributed by Carla Leber]
Lavinia Price Nettleton
Mrs. Nettleton, Age 83, Is Dead: Had Resided in City for Seventy-Three Years: Mrs. Lavinia Price Nettleton, resident of Springfield for seventy-three years, died at 1:20 p.m. yesterday at St. John's hospital. She observed her eighty-third birthday on Tuesday. Death followed an illness of two weeks. Mrs. Nettleton resided for the last fifty-eight years at 1500 Taylor avenue, southeast of the city on R.R. (?). She was born at Bristol, England, Oct. 11, 1855, and came to this country when a small child. She was united in marriage on Nov. 21, 1878 to William Nettleton, the ceremony being performed at St. Paul's Episcopal church. Mr. Nettleton died Oct. 20, 1922. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Nettie Welsh, Mrs. George Solle and Mrs. Hannah Kramer, all of Springfield; Mrs. A. J. Hagele, Bloomington, and Mrs. Lyman Dawson, Lincoln; three sons, Charles, George and William, all of city; seven grandchildren, Jean Solle, Mrs. Lyman Robinson, Harry Welch, Ralph Saner, Robert Saner, Aileen Kramer and Lorna Jean Hagele; one great-grandson, Lynn Harry Robinson. Four children, Mrs. Harry F. Saner, Mrs. Jessie Jameson, Harry and Ralph Nettleton preceded Mrs. Nettleton in death. Remains will be removed from Ellinger & Kunz funeral home at 9 a.m. tomorrow….." article cut off – interment Oak Ridge. Picture included.
[Illinois State Journal: date unknown, page 16, Springfield, IL - Contributed by Carla Leber]
Newman, Caroline M
Newman, Mrs. Caroline M., d. 23 May 1853, at the residence of her father, Rev. Peter Cartwright, in Sangamon Co., Ill. She was b. Sangamon Co. 9 Sept. 1826; converted 1841. m. 30 Aug. 1848 to Rev. B. Newman of the Illinois Conference. [Central Christian Advocate, Vol. 1, 1 July 1853, p. 103 - Transcribed by K. T.]