Obituaries Friday May 17th



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Richard Lee “Rick” Wills, 57, of Burlington, died at home on Wednesday afternoon, May 15, 2013.


Born on September 19, 1955 in Burlington, Iowa, he was the son of Richard J. and Mary K. Hammer Wills. He married Nan Scott, they later divorced.


Rick was an auto mechanic and worked at several local service centers. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and all motor sports. Rick was a very patient person and enjoyed the challenge of making machinery work. He was of the Protestant faith.

He is survived by one, John Wills of Burlington, Iowa; two step-daughters, Christine K. Suiter of Colona, Illinois and Dorothy J. Gulick of Davenport, Iowa; seven brothers, James J. Wills, Jerry L. Wills, Andy E. Wills, Kenny E. Wills, David L. Wills, Dale A. Wills, all of Burlington, Iowa and Terry D. (Kelly) Wills of West Burlington, Iowa; nine grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents.


No formal services are planned, cremation has been accorded. Condolences may be left at

Lloyd Wendall Patton    Age 75    of    West Burlington
Died Tuesday 5/14 at the Great River Hospice House    West Burlington
Wife Iona Patton, West Burlington

Children- Sons: Duane (Patti Jo) Patton, Dana (Tina) Patton
Daughter:    Debra (Mark) Woodruff
13 Grandchildren    10    Great-Grandchildren
2 Brothers: Robert & Mark Patton
The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, May17th at Lunning Chapel
Funeral Service will be at 10 am. Saturday, May- 18th, at Lunning Chapel
Burial in the   Aspen Grove Cemetery