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Obituaries Tuesday January 29th
Doris M. Brown Age 86 of Burlington
Died Friday January 25th at the Great River Medical Center Klein Center.
Son Jay Brown, Ill Burlington, IA
Daughter Kathy (Steve) Weiler Burlington lA
Daughter Janice (Bill) Vinal Texas
Daughter Trudy (Mike) Getz Georgia
10 Grandchildren 4 Great-Grandchildren
Funeral Services will be Friday Feb. 1 at 10Am at Lunning Chapel
The family will receive friends at Lunnings Thu Jan. 31 from 5-7PM
Burial in the Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery
Vada L. Carlson, 93 of Chandler, Arizona, formerly of Stronghurst, Illinois died at 1:22 a.m.Saturday January 26, 2013 in Arizona. She was born September 18, 1919 in Knox County, Illinois, the daughter of Glenn and Ruby Bowen Young. On September 9,1967, she married Charles L. Carlson. He preceded her in death on October 17, 2008.
Mrs. Carlson had lived in Stronghurst for many years, moving to Arizona in 2005.
Survivors include one daughter Becky (Koert) Smith of Sun Lakes, Arizona, one son – James (Diana) Denly of Erie, Colorado, seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and two sisters- Lois Johnson of Galesburg, IL., and Marilyn Ross of Fox Lake, IL. She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and two sisters.
No services are planned at this time. Private interment will be in the CarmanCemetery in Carman, Illinois. Banks & Beals Funeral Home of Stronghurst is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left at http://www.banksandbeals.com/.
Donald F. Denny, 57, of Burlington, died at 2:22 PM Sunday, January 27, 2013, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.
Born May 4, 1955, in Burlington, he was the son of Robert Lee and Dorothy Louise Hertel Denny. On June 20, 1981, he married Barbara Louise Herin in Burlington.
Don was a tester at General Electric for 17 years.
He graduated in 1973 from Burlington High School and then in 1986 from Southeastern Community College.
He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving on the USS. NIMITZ as a jet mechanic working on F14′s.
He was a member of SS. Mary and Patrick Catholic Church in West Burlington, ABATE 18, and the Fleet Reserve Association. He enjoyed playing pool, and riding his Harley Davidson, as well as model cars, trains, furniture refinishing, mechanics, and his PBR. He was an avid Minnesota Vikings and St. Louis Cardinals fan and especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Barb; two sons, Mick (Gina) Thomson and Jacob Denny, both of Burlington; two grandchildren, Mitchell and McKenzie; two sisters, Rosie (John) Wirth of Glendale, AZ, and Deborah (Jim) Rowe of Burlington; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Visitation will be from noon until 8:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday, January 31, 2013, at Thielen Funeral Home.
The funeral service for Mr. Denny will be 10:00 AM Friday, February 1, 2013, at Thielen Funeral Home with Reverend Dean Graber officiating. Full military honors will be rendered by the Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. A time of food and fellowship will be held at the Tender Trap following the burial.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the American Heart Association.
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 Don’s obituary at www.thielenfuneralhome.com.
G. Hipatia Calderon left this earth for the garden on Monday, January 28, 2013. She now looks down on us all, seeing those she loved in ways she never imagined before – collecting our stories to share with us upon reuniting. Those of us left behind will carry always a sense of awe for a woman who lived exactly in the ways she wished. Her beloved husband of over 60 years was by her side through her final moments as he has been since they were young, inexperienced and so very in love. She has left her indelible mark on her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in ways beyond counting. A friend to all she met and a stranger to absolutely no one, this grand woman had a space in her heart and at her table for every soul she touched. Hipatia is survived by secretly dancing in the dark, unknown ingredients to family recipes and early morning light playing in cascades of ebon hair. She will be missed.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Great River Hospice or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Thielen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.