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James Heady

Jim Heady loved the sky and he loved the sea, and most of all he loved his friends and family. Captain Jim continued his cosmic journey on July 20, 2021, just two days before his 76th birthday on July 22. He was an aviator, blacksmith, educator, sea captain, and loving husband, father, and grandfather. James …

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Virgil E. Mielke

SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Virgil E. Mielke, 92, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas. Virgil was the seventh of 12 children born to Ernest and Hazel Mielke in Savanna. He graduated from Savanna High School and Northern Illinois Teachers College in DeKalb. He began his teaching career in Mount Carroll before being drafted …

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