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Lawrence A. Bever of Lincoln

Lawrence A. Bever, 91, formerly of Libertyville, died Monday (Oct. 14, 2013) in Lincoln.

He was born in 1921 in Fairview, Wis., and had been a resident of Libertyville since 1947, where was a member of St. Joseph parish. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Barbara Hicks of 66 years of marriage; and his loving children, John (Jan), Linda (the late James) Haynes, William, Robert (Karen), Mark (Jeanne), James (Peggy Schultz) and Katherine (Michael) Fulton. He was the proud grandfather of 14; great-grandfather of 12; great-great-grandfather of one; and the dearest brother of Francis, Patrick, Joseph and Shirley George and the late Leonard, Edward, Peter, Roman, Beatrice and Loretta Linder; and was the beloved son of the late Peter and Theresia.

A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Libertyville. Private interment will be at Ascension Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at McMurrough Funeral Chapel, Libertyville.