Menard County Review, Friday, April 6, 1979

"Lucky" VanEman dead at age 65
ATHENS- Oliver "Lucky" VanEman of Athens died at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 4 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. He was 65 years of age.

Mr. VanEman was born February 21, 1914 in Menard County, the son of Frank and Laura Edith McKee VanEman. He was a member of the Indian Point Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Thelma; one daughter, Mrs. Janet Wells of Athens; one son, J.F. of Jacksonville; two brothers, Hubert of Athens and Robert of Kimberling City, Mo.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Bakur of Astoria, N.Y. and Mrs. Velda Miller of Elgin; and four grandchildren.

Services will be held Friday, April 6 at 1:30 p.m. at Mott and Henning Funeral Home in Athens with Rev. William Pullin officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery.

Transcribed by:Rajean Gallagher


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