Obituaries Wednesday June 5th

Robert C. Matsch    Age 88
Died Monday 6/3/13    at his home
Wife: Margaret “Marg” Matsch    Burlington    IA
William (Peggy) Matsch
Richard (Lib) Matsch
Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6th, at Bethany Lutheran Church
Burial Will Be    Aspen Grove Cemetery
Lunning Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.


Larry Burger, 79, of Montrose, died at 4:48 PM Saturday, June 1, 2013, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.


Born June 30, 1933, in Lake Okoboji, IA, he was the son of Frank and Eunice Ward Burger.


He enjoyed gardening, music, and fishing.


Survivors include one daughter, Linda Tweedy of Fort Madison, IA; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Burger, Angela Tweedy, and Mike Tweedy;  four great-grandchildren, Eliot, Logan, Brian, and Mike; one brother, Paul Burger of Las Vegas, NV; one sister, Birdelle Candella of St. Charles, IL; and several nieces and nephews.


He is preceded in death by his parents, one son, Brian, and one grandson Billy.


Cremation has been entrusted to Thielen Crematory.


There will be no visitation or services.


Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory is in care of the arrangements.


Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Larry’s obituary at

Mrs. Madine Bee Howard, 79, of Clearwater, Kansas and formerly of New London, died Sunday, June 1, 2013 in Clearwater.

The funeral service for Mrs. Howard will be held at 12:00 noon on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Elliott Chapel, New London.  Mr. Blake Elliott and Mr. Jerry Teberg are celebrants.  Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 12:00 Monday morning with the family present.  A luncheon will be held at New London VFW Post 7641 following interment.   A memorial has been established.