p.1, Jacksonville Daily Journal, Jacksonville, IL, Sunday, October 13, 1935

Henry C. Schall, well known farmer, passed away at his home three miles east of Concord in the Joy Prairie community, Saturday night at 10 o'clock. Mr. Schall's death followed a lingering illness. He was born in Cass County, IL February 8, 1868, the son of Carl and Mary Dechert Schall, and was united in marriage with Lena Brech February 12, 1896. He is survived by his widow and two children, Mrs. Marie (Robert) Reed and Robert Schall of Jacksonville and two grandchildren. He also leaves two brothers, Edward and Albert, of Virginia. One brother, Charles, and one sister, Caroline Bierhaus, preceded him in death. Surviving also are two half brothers, Alex and Harry, of Virginia, and two half sisters, Mrs. Irene Clayton of Bluff Springs and Edith of Pekin. Mr. Schall had resided at the residence, where he died, for 36 years, and was considered one of the substantial farmers of the community. He was a member of the Odd Fellows and M.W.A.(Modern Woodmen's Association) of Concord and of the Concord M. E. Church. The body was removed to the Williamson Funeral Home and will be returned to the residence Monday morning. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Concord M.E. Church with interment in the Concord Cemetery.


p.6, Jacksonville Daily Journal, Jacksonville, IL, Sunday, September 18, 1949

Mrs. Lena Schall Dies at Hospital; Funeral Monday

Mrs. Lena P. Schall, widow of the late Henry C. Schall, residing nine and one-half miles northwest of Jacksonville, died Saturday morning at 7:50 o'clock at Passavant Hospital (Jacksonville, IL) after a brief illness. Mrs. Schall was born August 31, 1876 in Cass County, daughter of Carl and Caroline Brech. She was preceded in death by her husband on October 12, 1935. Surviving are two children, Mrs. Marie Reed and Robert Schall, both of Jacksonville; a half sisters, Mrs. Amelia Nebold Oldenburg; two grandchildren, Mrs. Dale Rudisill and Mrs. Leonard Buchanan; one great granddaughter, Caroline Mae Rudisill, all of Jacksonville. The decedent was a member of the Concord Methodist Church, and active in the work of the W.S.C.S. (Women's Society of Christian Service). Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Concord Methodist Church in charge of Rev. Robert L. Pitsch. Interment will be made in Concord cemetery. The remains are at the Williamson Funeral Home, where the family will meet friends Sunday between 2 and 5 p.m. and 7 and 9 p.m."

p.12, Jacksonville Journal, Jacksonville, IL, Tuesday, September 20, 1949


Lena P. Schall Rites In Concord

Funeral Services for Mrs. Lena P. Schall were conducted Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the Concord Methodist Church, with Rev. Robert Pitsch, pastor, officiating. Music was furnished by a duet composed of Mrs. Lucille Mansmier and Mrs. Walter Standley, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. John Brown. Caring for the official offerings were Mrs. Sam Chalmer, Mrs. Claude Petefish, Mrs. Marshall Fanning, Mrs. Agnes Vedder and Mrs. Dwight Kershaw. Pallbearers were Howard McFadden, L.C. Hess, Frank Willard, Dwight Kershaw, Marshall Fanning, Walter Standley, Fred Standley and Virgil Wegehoft. Burial was in Concord Cemetery. Members of the Dorcas Class of the Concord church attended the services in a body."


Jacksonville Journal Courier, Jacksonville, IL, Wednesday, March 18, 1981

C. Robert Schall, 74, Rural Route 1, the concord Community, died Tuesday night (17 Mar 1981) at Passavant Hospital (Jacksonville, IL). Mr. Schall was born in Morgan County IL February 12, 1907, son of Henry C. and Lena Breck Schall. He married Helen Jane Meyer June 9, 1929, and she survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Patricia (Rex) Thompson, Kansas City, Kansas, and Mrs. Kenneth (Lorraine) Hess, Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by a sister, Marie Reed, and an infant son. For many years Mr. Schall was a retail clerk at the Montgomery Ward Store, later was superintendent of assessments of Morgan County, still later was associated with the Retail Credit Bureau and at the time of his retirement in 1979 was employed by the Illinois Crop Improvement Association (as a seed inspector). He served in the Army during World War II and was a member of the Concord United Methodist Church, U.C.T., and Modern Woodmen of America. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Concord Methodist Church. Interment will be in Concord Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Concord Methodist Church. Friends may call after 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Williamson Funeral Home, where family will meet friends 7 to 9 p.m. The body will be taken to the church one hour before services."

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