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Alfredia Gotcher
B: 1935-11-12
D: 2018-08-18
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Gotcher, Alfredia
Henry Hurst
B: 1938-03-03
D: 2018-08-11
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Hurst, Henry
James Hill
B: 1929-10-30
D: 2018-08-08
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Hill, James
Charles Pierson
B: 1937-06-15
D: 2018-07-21
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Pierson, Charles
Louis Bruce
B: 1938-09-17
D: 2018-07-13
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Bruce, Louis
David Walter
B: 1947-12-19
D: 2018-07-03
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Walter, David
Shirley Schmedeke
B: 1949-08-25
D: 2018-06-28
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Schmedeke, Shirley
Henry Miller
B: 1933-05-17
D: 2018-06-24
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Miller, Henry
James Bentley
B: 1924-05-05
D: 2018-06-12
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Bentley, James
Dale Stone
B: 1932-01-13
D: 2018-02-27
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Stone, Dale
Betty Madden
B: 1929-11-05
D: 2018-02-18
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Madden, Betty
Joseph Dunn
B: 1940-12-14
D: 2018-02-16
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Dunn, Joseph
Charles Frazier
B: 1932-12-17
D: 2018-02-14
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Frazier, Charles
Carol Kraft
B: 1942-06-26
D: 2018-02-07
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Kraft, Carol
Rudolf Raab
B: 1939-07-08
D: 2018-01-19
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Raab, Rudolf
John Simpson
B: 1929-11-30
D: 2018-01-13
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Simpson, John
Doris Gagnor
B: 1933-05-22
D: 2018-01-05
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Gagnor, Doris
Gail Weller
B: 1960-01-27
D: 2018-01-05
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Weller, Gail
Bernadine Pocklington
B: 1930-06-02
D: 2018-01-04
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Pocklington, Bernadine
Irene Slagel
B: 1912-12-11
D: 2017-12-16
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Slagel, Irene
Peggy Heinz
B: 1951-01-25
D: 2017-12-01
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Heinz, Peggy

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212 E. Main Street.
CARLINVILLE, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-3157
Fax: 217-854-2733
Henry Stark Henry Stark
In Memory of
Henry Richard "Dick"
Stark
1930 - 2017
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Andy and Karen Freehill
"We are so sorry to hear of Dick's passing. You are all in our thoughts and pray"
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Doug Stark
"My Mom and Dad set a wonderful example of what a family should be. To love and c"
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Kris & Theresa Rosentreter
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Bill Rodgers
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Don Challans
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James M. Galvin
"Nothing but fond memories for a true family man who demonstrated his beliefs thr"
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Cindy Stark Counts
"Thankful to be your daughter and be loved by you, Dad. You loved so many so well"
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Ronny & Stacey Thompson Bill & Nancy Lange
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Eric R. Stark
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David & Denise Boente
"Thinking of all of you and remembering a life well lived!"
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A Short List of Appropriate Phrases:

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
  • Please accept my condolences on the loss of your partner.
  • With deepest sympathy for your loss.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Please know our loving thoughts embrace you each and every day.
  • Thinking of you in these difficult times and sending you love.
  • With heartfelt condolences.
  • Wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time.
  • Sharing in your sorrow, thinking of you and wishing I could be there
  • to hold your hand.
  • May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead.
  • Hold tight to memories for comfort.
  • Lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
  • As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Peace, prayers and blessings.
  • Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.
  • You are in our prayers.
  • May your memories give you strength.
  • Remember that we love and care about you.
  • May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

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