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Lincoln Daily News, July 2000

Alma Liesman

Alma Liesman, 96, of Lincoln died at 1:05 p.m. Thursday July 27, 2000 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln IL. Funeral Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday July 31 at Holy Family Church in Lincoln with the Rev. Edward Higgins officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Lincoln IL.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday July 30, at Kerrigan Funeral Home in Lincoln with the rosary recited at 4 p.m. and the wake services at 6:45 p.m.

Mrs. Liesman worked at the former Lincoln Garment Factory for many years and retired in 1969. She was employed at the munition plant in Illiopolis during World War II. She was born Jan 8, 1904, in Lincoln. Her parents were Matt and Mary (Awe) Minder. She married Raymond Liesman in Lincoln in 1936. He died March 24, 1999. Surviving are one son, Gene Liesman of St. Charles; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one brother, Orville Minder of Lincoln. She was preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.

She was a member of the Holy Family Church in Lincoln IL. Memorials may be made to her church.

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