Obituaries Thursday January 24th
Bonnie Louise Wittkamp Age: 91 former resident of:Burlington, Iowa Died: Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Where: Prairie Ridge Care & Rehab, Mediapolis, Iowa
Survivors: She is survived by one daughter, Linda (John) Rice of Burlington, Iowa; one son, Robert James (Rebecca) Wittkamp of Mesa, Arizona; 5 grandchildren, Melissa (Cameron) Capps, Greg Rice, Brandon (Sally Dixon) Rice, Patty Wittkamp, Steve (Brooke) Wittkamp; 9 great-grandchildren, Alexandria, Jacob, Courtney, Natalie, Kirkland, Ben, Brynn, Cayden, Johnny; 1 great-greatgrandchild, Serenity; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Bonnie Louise Wittkamp will be held on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at Prugh’s Chapel. Burlington, Iowa. Pastor Steve Parker will officiate.
Interment: Interment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery,
Other arrangements: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Monday.
Memorials have been established for Oak Street Baptist Church. Condolences may be left at www.prughfuneralservice.com.
Olen T. Richards Age 90 of Burlington
Died Tues January 22 Where Rose Bush Gardens Burlington
Ruby Richards Burlington Parents
Children Son Rev. Jerry (Esther) Richards Marshalltown, IA
Son Dennis Richards Newton, IA
Son Michael (Verna) Richards Fort Madison, IA
Daughter Judy (Marvin) Vance Williamsville IL
14 Grandchildren 35 Great-Grandchildren 5 Great-Great Grandchildren
Sister Lelah (Ron) Wood Overland Park, KS
Sister Frances (Rev. Bob) Collins Pataskala, OH
Brother John Richards Burlington, IA
Family will receive friends 5:30 until 8 p.m. sunday, January 27th, at First Church of the Nazarene
Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 28th, at First Church of the Nazarene
Burial in the Memorial Park Cemetery
Earl Arthur Taylor, 83 of Stronghurst, IL., died at 12:40 a.m.Wednesday January 23, 2013 in the OakLaneNursing & RehabCenter in Stronghurst. He was born November 12, 1929, near Aledo, IL., the son of Oscar and Belva Hall Taylor. On December 27, 1951, he married Mary Lee Hemminger in Media, Illinois.
Mr. Taylor had worked for MediaTownship from 1951 to 1952, and then farmed most of his life, first near Bald Bluff, with his father, and later, near Biggsville from 1955 until 1963. He then moved to the farm near Media, where he lived and farmed until retiring in 2002. In 1961, he started a Pee Wee Baseball team in Media for the area youth. He was a member of the Media Community United Presbyterian Church, where he had served as trustee, elder, and treasurer for many years.
Survivors include his wife, one daughter- Debra Sue Gillam of Media, one son- Craig (Diana) Taylor of Media, six grandchildren- Wendy (Tracy) Ell and Brent Kennedy, both of Columbia, MO., Jade (Dustin) Parker of Media, Paige Taylor of Dallas City, IL., Jace Taylor of Joy, IL., Julianna Gillam of Media, five great grandchildren- Alec, Christian and Rhoan Ell, and Londyn and Easton Parker, four sisters- Betty Gustafson of Rock Island, IL., Evelyn (Earl) Stroops of Davenport, IA., Louise Woods of East Moline, IL., Joyce Jeffries of Little Rock, AR., and one brother- Daniel Taylor of Little York, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother- Roy Taylor and one sister- Phyllis Dunsworth.
The funeral for Earl Taylor will be held at 3:00 p.m.Saturday January 26, 2013 in the Media Community United Presbyterian Church with Pastor Phil Cooper officiating. Burial will be in the WalnutGroveCemetery, near Media. Friends may call as they desire after 2:00 p.m. Friday at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Stronghurst. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Media Community United Presbyterian Church or Oak Lane Nursing & Rehab. Condolences may be left at http://www.banksandbeals.com/.
Mrs. Esther Margareth Schroder, 93, of New London, died on her birthday, Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Henry County Health Center, Mt. Pleasant.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, January 25, 2013 at Elliott Chapel, New London. Pastor Jeff McPheron will officiate. A luncheon will be held at the Linkin Center immediately following the service. Private family burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington. Visitation will begin after 9:00 AM Friday morning at the chapel, and the family will greet friends from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. A memorial has been established to the New London VFW Post #7641 Ladies Auxiliary and the New London Care Center Activity Fund.
Edward ‘Ed’ Dallas Pendell, age 55, of Morning Sun, died Tuesday morning, January 22, 2013 at his home. The son of Elmer and Marian Malcom Pendell, he was born on September 19, 1957 in. Ed married Tonya Sue Knight on May 11, 2002 in Oakville.
He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and mushroom hunting.
His family includes his wife, Tonya; a son, Nathan Pendell of Lincoln, Nebraska; two daughters, Trista Pendell of Bethel, Pennsylvania and Kayla Pendell of Meyerstown, Pennsylvania; two grandchildren; his mother, Marian Meyers of Tecumseh, Nebraska; a sister, Kathy & Dale Whitaker of Oakville; a brother, Mike & Teri Pendell of Beatrice, Nebraska; two stepchildren, Dallas Crill and Krystal Crill both of Morning Sun; and nieces and nephews including Doug Whitaker, Monica Gugeler, and Lance Whitaker..
A celebration gathering will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Morning Sun.
There will be no other visitation. Cremation will follow a private viewing.
Ethel Marie Barry, 78, of New London, died Thursday, January 24, 2013 at her home in New London. Services are pending at Elliott Chapel, New London.