Mason Obituaries

Anne Elizabeth Cunningham

Anne Elizabeth Cunningham, 77, of Springfield, formerly of Havana, passed away at The Christian Village in Lincoln, at 3:54 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020. A memorial service will be held at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 24, with visitation one hour prior to the services. Deacon Bob Sondag…

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Willa Mae Harris

Willa Mae Harris, 92, of Mason City passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 2:12 p.m. at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield. She was born on October 29, 1927 in Greenview to William and Cleo (Brownfield) Beard. She married Gene Harris on July 9, 1946 in Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on June 16,…

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Thomas E. Forsman

Thomas E. Forsman 80, of Astoria, passed away at 10:48 am Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Havana Health Care in Havana. Tom was born on June 24, 1939 in Peoria to Milton and Gladys (Hancock) Forsman. They preceded him in death. Surviving are three children; Kevin Forsman of Sister Bay, WI, Darrin Forsman of Bartonville,…

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James “Jim” Evans, Sr.

James “Jim” Evans, Sr., 68, of Lincoln passed away at his home on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born on August 7, 1951 in Peoria to Russell and Bessie (Wadley) Evans. Jim is survived by his long time partner, Martha Shumacher, five children: Paul Evans,…

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Elaine S. (Cole) Campney

Elaine S. (Cole) Campney, 92, of Forest City died Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Center in Forest City, Iowa surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 13 at the Forest City United Methodist Church with Pastor Les Green officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior…

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Loren R. Meeker

Loren R. Meeker, 93, of Manito, passed away on January 5, 2020, at Mason City Area Nursing Home. Loren was born on November 21, 1926, in rural Manito, to Samuel E. and Edith Whitaker Meeker. He married Mary Katheryn Quick on July 24, 1949, and she preceded him in death in 2012. He was also…

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Esther Leinweber

Esther Leinweber, 96, of Mason City passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 3:50 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Esther Irene Moehring Surface Leinweber was born May 29, 1923 in San Jose to Louis and Emma (Grube) Moehring. She was blessed with 50 years of marriage to John Surface who preceded her…

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Anna Lee Bouslog

Anna Lee Bouslog, 85, of Urbana passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at 6:01 p.m., Friday, December 27, 2019 at Meadowbrook Health Center, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 4, at First United Methodist Church of Urbana. Rev. Robert Freeman will officiate. Burial will take place at Woodlawn…

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Ronald L. Shoemaker

Ronald L. Shoemaker, 81, of Kilbourne, passed away at 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at Sunny Acres Home in Petersburg. He was born May 14, 1938, in White City, Mason County, to Leo and Twila (Showalter) Shoemaker. He married Beverly Friend on January 31, 1958, in Kilbourne. She preceded him in death on…

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Sharon A. Shoemaker

Sharon A. Shoemaker, 71, of Chandlerville, passed away at Heritage Health in Beardstown at 10:50 a.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2019. She was born February 3, 1948, in Macomb to Murle and Gwendola (Surratt) Hullinger. She married Wilbur “Buster” Shoemaker on June 20, 1965, in Cooperstown. Mrs. Shoemaker is survived by her husband, Wilbur “Buster”…

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