Obituaries Tuesday November 12th

Evelyn M. Tiemeyer    Age 88 formerly of    Burlinqton Died Fri 11/8/13
at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics    Iowa City
Son    Jon (Joan) Tiemeyer    Iowa City, IA
Daughter Lynda Tiemeyer of Pittsburg,KS
6 Grandchildren & 7 Great-Grandchildren
Family will receive friends    One hour prior to the time of service on Wednesday
Funeral Service    11 am. Wednesday, November 13th, at First United Church of Christ, Burlington
Burial Will Be    Aspen Grove Cemetery



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John William McCulley, Sr., age 88, of Mediapolis and formerly of Oakville, died Sunday, November 10, 2013, at the Klein Unit of Great River Medical Center in Burlington.  Born on May 11, 1925 in Grandview, Iowa, John was the oldest of seven boys and the son of Glen R. and Ruth Cockerill McCulley.  He walked two miles to attend Mount Hope and Indian Creek Country Schools. John was drafted into the US Navy in 1946. After his time in the service he graduated from American Institute of Commerce in Davenport, Iowa.  He married Betty L. Ball on April 16, 1949 in Wapello.  Together they founded Oakville Feed and Produce in 1951 which is now TriOak Foods.

John served as a Director of Farmer and Merchants Bank and Trust for nearly 50 years and held the position of president of the Iowa Feed and Grain Association.  He served on the Oakville School Board and on the Oakville City Council.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 489 in Oakville for 64 years and was a member of the Wapello Lodge #5 A.F. & A.M.  He was a long time member of the Oakville United Methodist Church and served on the church board.

John and his wife were world travelers and had visited 48 countries during his lifetime.

His family includes his wife, Betty; three sons, Bob & Denise McCulley and Mark & Denise McCulley both of Oakville, and John, Jr. & Joan McCulley of Mediapolis; a daughter, Polly & Joseph Bove of Palo Alto, California; seven grandchildren, JR, Nicholas, Kortney, and Tanner McCulley, Erin Ziegler, Tricia Earnest, and David Hart; six great grandchildren; and six brothers, Dean & Letha McCulley of Columbus Jct., George McCulley of Muscatine, Glen J. & Vivian McCulley of Columbus Jct., Elvin & Beverly McCulley of Tempe, Arizona, Dave & Beverly McCulley of Wapello, and Welton ‘Bill’ & Marilyn McCulley of Muscatine.  He was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother, Ruth.

The funeral ceremony for John McCulley, Sr. will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at the United Methodist Church in Oakville with Rev. Sue-Ellen Sherman and Rev. Harlan Winter officiating.  Burial will follow at the Edwards Cemetery in Oakville followed by a lunch fellowship at the Oakville Community Building.

Friends may call after 3:00 PM on Tuesday at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello where the family will meet friends from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.

A memorial fund has been established for the Edwards Cemetery Road Fund.

Condolences may be sent and viewed at

Linda G. Cameron, 74, of Burlington, died at 4:15 AM Friday, November 8, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Home of Quincy, Illinois.


Born May 30, 1939, in Salem, IA, she was the daughter of George Marion and Gladys Rebecca White King.  Linda was the 11th of 12 children. On September 5, 1959, she married Thomas Cameron in Fairfield, IA.


Linda worked as a bookkeeper in real estate and then worked with her husband at Cameron Insurance Service and MFS Mutual.


She was a 1957 graduate of Fairfield High School where she was a cheerleader, Queen Candidate and was very active in all school activities.


She resided in Des Moines, Waterloo and Burlington.  She was very active in children’s activities such as, 4-H, Girl Scouts, PTA, and Church Sunday School.  She was an active member of PEO, Questers, and the Church Group, Secret Pals.  She was a faithful member of St. Luke United Church of Christ, Burlington.  She loved the Burlington area and had many friends.


Survivors include her husband, Tom; one son, Scott (Jennie) Cameron of Quincy, IL; one daughter, Kristin Cameron of Quincy, IL; five grandchildren, Hannah Cameron-Atkinson, Logan Cameron, Nathan Cameron, Riley Cameron, and Chris Davis; four brothers, Jim King of Muscatine, IA, Bob King of Rogers, AK, Bill King of Mount Pleasant, IA, and Charles King of Cedar Rapids, IA; three sisters, Estyl Breazeale of Iowa City, IA, Katherine Ross of Mount Pleasant, IA, and Patti Nicol of Mount Pleasant, IA, and numerous nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and two sisters.


Visitation will be from noon until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Friday, November 15, 2013, at Thielen Funeral Home.


The funeral service for Mrs. Cameron will be 10:00 AM Saturday, November 16, 2013, at St. Luke United Church of Christ with Reverend Mark Schowalter officiating.  Burial will be in Salem South Cemetery, Salem, IA.  Following the burial, a memorial service will be held at noon at Salem Friends Church with Reverend Jared Haley officiating.  There will be a time of food and fellowship following the service at the Salem Friends Church.


Memorials have been established for St. Luke United Church of Christ and Salem Friends Church.


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 Linda’s obituary at

The funeral service for Mrs. Edna Walker, 93, of New London, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Elliott Chapel, New London.  Friends may call anytime after 9:00 a.m. and the family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.  Interment will be held in BurgeCemetery, rural New London.  Memorials have been established for PeaceLutheranChurch and the New London Nursing and RehabCenter activity fund.


The memorial service for Mrs. Vironda Baker, 85, of Yarmouth, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Elliott Chapel, New London.  Friends may call one prior to the service.  Private family inurnment of her cremains will be held in TrinityCemetery, rural Mt.Union.