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Obituaries Thursday December 27th
Mrs. Lucile S. Jacoba, 98, of Yarmouth, died Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at her daughter MaryAnn Walljasper’s home in Westwood. Services are pending at Elliott Chapel, New London.
Rose Marie Bohnenkamp, 81, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 11:45 p.m. at her home. She was born on June 9, 1931 in Keokuk, IA to Earl & Marie Mielke Schieferdecker. She worked in the Kitchens at HyVee and AquinasSchool and retired from Lampe Drug Store. She was a member of Ss. Mary & Joseph Church, the Altar & Rosary and was a eucharistic minister. She loved to play bridge & euchre & also enjoyed knitting and going on trips with the Lee County Bank Passport Club. Most of all, she loved spending time with her children & grandchildren.
Rose is survived by: 2-sons: Michael (Cheryl) Bohnenkamp of Woodward, IA & Neal Bohnenkamp of Cedar Rapids, IA; 1-daughter: Audrey (Mark) Graver of Lisbon, IA; 5-grandchildren: Andrew Bohnenkamp, Christina Atkins, Benjamin Atkins, Rachel & Sam Bohnenkamp; 2-step grandchildren: Nicole & Levi Graver & 1-brother: Ivan (Laurin) Schieferdecker of Bowling Green, KY. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Theodore & 1-son: Glenn Bohnenkamp.
Per her wishes, her body has been cremated by King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2013 with the family to receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. The memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Ss. Mary & Joseph Church with Rev. Mark P. Spring officiating. Burial will be held in Soldiers’ Circle, OaklandCemetery. The family invites all to a luncheon following the burial at McAleer Hall, across from Ss. Mary & Joseph Church. A memorial has been established for Lee County Hospice or Holy Family Parish Altar & Rosary Society. Online condolences to Rose’ family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: http://www.kinglynk.com/.
Elizabeth C. “Betty” Butler, 89, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 8:35 p.m. at the West PointCareCenter. She was born on May 10, 1923 in Fort Madison, IA to Joseph A. & Wilhelmina J. Peterschmidt Hatala. She married William Joseph Butler on September 29, 1947 in Fort Madison, IA. He preceded her in death on October 1, 2002. She enjoyed being a homemaker and after her children were grown, she worked in the office at the Sheaffer Pen Company and was a member of Ss. Mary & Joseph Church. She enjoyed her retirement home in Zolfo Springs, Fl with her husband and loved crossword puzzles, reading and had a great sense of humor. She was a very loving person and was loved by all of her friends and family.
Betty is survived by: 2-daughters: Barb (Bill) Sahs of Lincoln, IL & Peggy (Dave) Cecil of Farmington, IA; 4-sons: Mike Butler of Zolfo Springs, FL, Jim (Terri) Butler of Fort Madison, IA, Tom (Renate) Butler of Fort Madison, IA, & Joe (Sue) Butler of Burlington, IA; 10-grandchildren; 3-step grandchildren; 7-great grandchildren; 5-step grandchildren; 1-brother: Norman Hatala of Fort Madison, IA & 1-sister in law: Mary Claire Davis of Casa Grande, AZ. She was preceded in death by: her parents, husband, 1-granddaughter: Abby, 2-brothers & 1-sister.
Per her wishes, her body has been cremated by King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 27, 2012 with the family to receive friends from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday evening at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. A memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2012 at Ss. Mary & Joseph Church with Rev. Mark P. Spring officiating. Burial will be held in SacredHeartCemetery. A memorial has been established for the West PointCareCenter. Online condolences to Betty’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: http://www.kinglynk.com/.
The funeral service for Mrs. Lucille Garrels, 82, of New London, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday at Elliott Chapel, New London. Burial will be in Burge Cemetery, rural New London. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service. A memorial has been established to the New London United Methodist Church.
|Russell Kent Poulter, 71, of Blandinsville, IL passed away at 6:28AM Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at his home.
He was born near Quincy, IL on January 13, 1941 the son of Virgil and Hazel Booher Poulter. On January 11, 1964 he married Rose Ellen Foglesong in Dallas City, IL.
Russell served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He and his brother, Glenn Poulter, operated Poulter’’s Flower Shop in Dallas City and Russell also worked for JI Case in Burlington. He then attended the Quincy Technical School in Quincy, IL. He worked for Western Illinois University for many years as an electrician, retiring in 1996. He then worked as a self-employed electrician. Russell was handyman able to fix or build anything. He served as Blandinsville Township Assessor and Trustee. He also served on the McDonough County Veterans Assistance Committee and was a member of the Blandinsville American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing cards.
Mr. Poulter is survived by his wife, one son, Russell Kent (Ellen) Poulter, II of Good Hope, IL, one daughter, Kristal Renee (Rob) Murphy of Holts Summit, MO, 3 grandchildren, Ian Murphy, Claire Murphy and Anderson Poulter, 3 brothers, Richard Poulter of Ft. Madison, IA, Rodney Poulter of Beverly, IL and Dewayne Poulter of Dallas City, IL, 4 sisters, Betty Emery of Mendon, IL, Shirley Lieurance of Burlington, IA, Bonnie Kershner of Bushnell, IL and Kay Ann Thancker of Burlington, IA and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 6 brothers, Gerald, Donald, Hershel, Francis, Kenneth and Glenn Poulter and 2 sisters, Dorothy Hoener and Janet Cox.
Friends may call Friday, December 28, 2012 at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in LaHarpe from 3:00 until 8:00PM where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00PM, Friday. Services will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Dallas City, IL with Pastor Gordon Blankenship officiating. Burial with Military Rites will be held at Harris Cemetery near Dallas City. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home in Dallas City. A memorial has been established for the Blandinsville-Good Hope-Sciota Veterans Memorial or MDH Hospice. Condolences may be left at www.banksandbeals.com