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Obituaries Friday November 30th
Marilyn Jean Scott, 81, of Burlington, died at home on Wednesday evening, November 28, 2012.
Born on December 15, 1930 in Burlington, Iowa, she was the daughter of Roger B. and Florence B. Woodward Barnes Sr. She married Donald E. Avery on June 16, 1952 in Burlington, Iowa. They later divorced. She married H. Kirk Scott on June 11, 1975 in Farmington, Iowa. He died on March 14, 1996.
Marilyn worked at Camps Laundry & Dry Cleaners, National Research Bureau of Burlington and the Animal Clinic, La Harpe, Illinois. Marilyn loved all animals, especially horses, dogs and cats. She enjoyed crafts (beading necklaces) and enjoyed playing cards, dominoes, and bingo at Lomax Senior Center, Burlington Steamboat Senior Center, and Friedenheim Senior Community. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
She is survived by one son, Donald Gene (Linda) Avery of Burlington; one daughter, Ann Marie Remick (Kelly Fuhrer) of Burlington; six grandchildren; Kimberley, Carrie, Jason, Amber, Jamie, Zachary, seven great-grandchildren; Taylor, Avery, Mackenzie, Lexton, Jordan, Ashton, Bryan, Dakota, one brother, Roger B. Barnes Jr. of Ft. Meyers Beach, Florida; one niece; one nephew; and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, parents, one son (Ronald Avery), one grandson (Bryan Bart Avery), and one son-in-law (James K. Remick).
Funeral services for Marilyn Jean Scott will be held on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Prugh’s Chapel. Rev. Mike Orthel will officiate. Interment will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Sunday afternoon from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. in Prugh’s Chapel. A memorial has been established for First United Methodist Church Rebuilding Fund for Stain Glass Windows.
Condolences may be left at www.prughfuneralservice.com
Mary Jean “Muffie” Beriault Age: 84 of: Burlington, IA
Died: Thursday, November 29, 2012.
Where: GRMC Klein Center
Survivors: She is survived by two sons, James J. (Susan) Beriault Jr. and Michael Beriault, both of Burlington, Iowa; one daughter, Michelle (Marvin) Goldstein of Scottsdale, Arizona; five grandchildren, Melissa & Natalie Beriault, and Julia, Michael & Sarah Goldstein.
Funeral Services:The family will receive friends in Prugh’s Chapel on Monday evening December 3, 2012 from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.
Interment: Private Interment will be in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis,MN
Other arrangements:A memorial has been established for the Des Moines County Humane Society.
Robert “Bob” Richard Andries, 62, of Burlington, died at 6:45 PM Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at his home.
Born July 28, 1950, in Burlington, he was the son of Lloyd Alvin and Mildred Dunham Andries. In December of 1971, he married Marge R. Gerling. They later divorced. On March 6, 2009, he married Judy Ertz in Burlington.
He was a 1969 graduate of Burlington High School. After graduation, he entered the family business, Lloyd’s Brake Service, and worked there until 1995. He then worked at Catfish Bend/Great River Entertainment for over 15 years.
He was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He enjoyed working on and restoring vintage vehicles, watching westerns and WWII movies, kayaking and camping, drinking Diet Pepsi, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Judy; two daughters, Bobbi Jo (Les) Gaul, and Billi Jo (Kent) Strabala, both of Burlington; two step-sons, Anthony Balderas of New London, and Adrian Balderas of Burlington; three grandchildren, Trystan and Zoie Gaul, and Brylee Rae Balderas; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one infant son, and two brothers.
Cremation has been entrusted to Thielen Crematory.
Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM Monday, December 3, 2012, at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), where the family will receive friends.
The memorial service for Mr. Andries will be 10:30 AM Monday, December 3, 2012, at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with Pastors D. Dean Benton and David Yonker officiating. A time of food and fellowship will be held at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) fellowship hall following the service.
Memorials have been established for Because Every Mother Matters funding for “Sada’s House” and the Great River Hospice House.
Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory is in care of the arrangements.
A photo tribute can be viewed and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Bob’s obituary at www.thielenfuneralhome.com.
Patrick Joseph Perry Sr., 75 years, of Fort Madison, Iowa died unexpectedly at 9:40 pmTuesday, November 27, 2012 at the FortMadisonCommunityHospital, Fort Madison, Iowa. He was born July 5, 1937 at Fort Madison, Iowa, a son of Gerald Melville and Florence Agnes (Cullen) Perry. On December 7, 1957, he married Evelyn Selby. They were married almost 55 years.
He was a lifelong resident of the area. He was a fireman with the Fort Madison Fire Department for 16 years. Prior to that he work for several years at Ortho. He was of the Catholic faith. He was an avid fisherman, big joke teller, enjoyed grilling, cooking, and crossword puzzles. He loved his family.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Perry, of Fort Madison, Iowa; two sons, Patrick Joseph Perry Jr (Faith Nerhus), of Fort Madison, Iowa and Frederick (wife Kathryn) Perry, of Fort Madison, Iowa; two daughters, Denise (husband Roger) Mahoney, of Fort Madison, Iowa and Teresa (husband Ed) Dohman, of West Point, Iowa; one brother, Michael Perry, of Iowa; two sisters, Dinah Slee, of Muscatine, Iowa and Florence DeFrates, of Bettendorf, Iowa; six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Steven Perry, two brothers, and one sister.
Friends may call after 1:00 pmFriday November 30, 2012 at the Barr Memorial Chapel, where the family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Friday. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 amSaturday December 1, 2012 at the Holy Family Parish, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Fort Madison, Iowa, with FatherMarkSpring as celebrant. Burial will be at OaklandCemetery, Fort Madison, Iowa. Memorial contributions have been established, and contributions may be left at the Barr Memorial Chapel or at the church during the service. Online condolences to the Perry family may be made at the Barr Memorial Chapel website, www.barrmemorialchapel.com
Doris “Dory” Ann Levins, 70, of Burlington, died at 5:30 pm Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.
Born June 4, 1942, in Fort Madison, she was the daughter of Carl and Eleanor McLean Bergthold. She was raised by Joseph and Alma Beine. On April 8, 1961, she married Leroy Joseph Levins in Burlington.
Dory worked for many years in the Parks Department for the City of Burlington. She was retired.
She was a 1960 graduate of Burlington Notre Dame High School.
She was a member of SS. John and Paul Catholic Church. She enjoyed making various crafts, flower gardening, and bingo.
Survivors include her husband, Leroy; four sons, Leroy (Anna) Levins Jr. of Liberty, KS, Anthony Levins, Joseph (Karen) Levins, and James (Sandy) Levins, all of Burlington; one daughter, Diana (Ben) Dobson of Danville; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Bergthold of Oquawka, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one son, Terry, her parents, two brothers, and two sisters.
Visitation will be from noon until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends following a 5:00 PM Rosary Service until 7:00 PM Friday, November 30, 2012 at Thielen Funeral Home.
The Funeral Mass of the Resurrection for Mrs. Levins will be 10:00 am Saturday, December 1, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Rev. Father Marty Goetz as the Celebrant and Rev. Father Bruce A. DeRammelaere as the Concelebrant. Music will be provided by the Des Moines County Resurrection Choir. Burial will be in Prairie Grove Cemetery. A time of food and fellowship will be held in St. John’s cafeteria following the burial.
A memorial has been established in her memory.
Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory is in care of the arrangements.
A photo tribute can be viewed and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Dory’s obituary at www.thielenfuneralhome.com.