Yearly Archives: 2013

Obituaries Friday December 20th

Sharon Kathryn Brantner, 67, of rural Fort Madison, IA, passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 9:55 p.m. at the West PointCareCenter.  She was born on February 7, 1946 in Durand, WI to Arthur & Rose Schuh Ableidinger.  She married Thomas J. Brantner on January 16, 1965 in Durand, WI.  She was a homemaker and member of SacredHeartChurch, Holy Family Parish and the Altar & Rosary Society of the church.  She enjoyed baking, knitting, crocheting and playing slot machines.        Sharon is survived by: her husband: Tom Brantner of West Point, IA; 1-son: Brad (Angel) Brantner of Fort Madison, IA; 3-daughters: Brenda (Michael) Gulick of Fort Madison, IA, Barb (Steve) Furtado of Rochester, MA & Becky (Bradley) Bellamy of Indianola, IA; 10-grandchildren; 2-great grandchildren; 2-brothers: Ron (Sheila) Ashley of Kailua-Kona, HI & Gary (Debbie) Ableidinger of Jeffersonville, IN; 2-sisters: LaRose Murray of Cannon Falls, MN & Beatrice (Bernard) Schlosser of Mission, TX.  She was preceded in death by: her parents and 2-brothers: Darold & Van.        The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. with a wake service to be held at 3:30 p.m. all on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  The funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 23, 2013 at Sacred Heart Church, Holy Family Parish with Rev. David Wilkening officiating.  Burial will be held at SacredHeartCemetery.  A memorial has been established for Lee County Hospice.  Online condolences to Sharon’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Thursday December 19th

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. Continue Reading →

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