Obituaries Thursday December 19th



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Evelyn May O’Daniels, 84, of Burlington, died at Great River Hospice House, West Burlington, Iowa, on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.


Born on December 15, 1929 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she was the daughter of Frank and Lillith Scutt Sargent. She married Deryl W. O’Daniels Sr. on November 27, 1947 in Burlington, Iowa. He died on October 11, 2004.


Evelyn was a homemaker. She enjoyed Bible studies with her friends, sewing and crafts. She was a daycare provider for many years for many children including Anna Buhmeyer and Dallas Hall. Evelyn especially enjoyed the special moments with family and many happy hours together. She was a member of the West Burlington Christian Church.


She is survived by one son, Deryl “Danny” (Louise) O’Daniels Jr. of Burlington, Iowa; one daughter, Susan K. (Thomas) Bowling of            West Burlington, Iowa; one sister, Etta Fase of Ada, Michigan; five grandchildren, Wendy (Marion) Howe of Burlington, Iowa, Amy (Jeff) Laue of Burlington, Iowa, Brian (Michelle) Andrews of Tucson, Arizona, Tom Bowling Jr. of Danville, Iowa, Julee (Thad) Payne of Burlington, Iowa; eleven great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.


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


Funeral services for Evelyn May O’Daniels will be held on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the West Burlington Christian Church, West Burlington, Iowa. Pastor David Behlman will officiate. Interment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. Friends may call after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday at the West Burlington Christian Church where the family will receive friends in the evening from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for West Burlington Christian Church and Great River Hospice. Condolences may be left at


Patrick Lee Beardsley Age 57 of    Burlington Died Monday    12/16/13 at his home
Son    Ryan Beardsley of Burlington
Step Daughter – Carla Alexander of Louisiana
3 Grandchildren
Sister    Nancy Roberts of Deland, FL
Brother –    Jess Beardsley
Brother    Edward Beardsley, Jr.
Brother    Mike LaVeine
Celebration of Life    2 p.m. Sunday, December 22nd, at Paddlewheel Lounge, 613 Jefferson St.
Lunning Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.