Dewitt Obits

Anna M. French of Lincoln

Anna M. French, 98, of Decatur, formerly of Lincoln, Illinois died at 2:00 a.m. November 5, 2013 at Heartland Health Care Center, Decatur, IL.

Anna was born on October 16, 1915 in Springfield, IL the daughter of William and Anna Nistahl Stach. She married Cletus O. French September 21, 1940 in Springfield, IL. He preceded her in death January 21, 1974.

Anna is survived by two daughters: Betty Deverman of Bloomington; Bonnie (Mike) Tish of Decatur; one step daughter: Gayle Lessen of Lincoln; one sister: Freida Maloney of Springfield; six grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and five great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son: William; daughter: Connie Fulscher; three brothers, and two sisters.

Anna was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lincoln and was a retired lunchroom coordinator for District 27 schools.

Services for Anna will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln with Rev. Dan Stalker officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln. Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Heartland Health Care Center for the Activity Center.