Obituaries Wednesday May 7th

Karen Elaine Senf, 74, of Keokuk, formerly of Burlington, died at 5:25 AM Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Lexington Square in Keokuk.
Born April 20, 1940, in Burlington, IA, she was the daughter of John James and Elaine Elizabeth Christy. On June 1, 1975, she married Dwight Harold Senf in Oquawka, IL. He died September 30, 2003.
Karen was a bartender at The Beat Tavern for 30 years.
Survivors include one son, Greg (Vickey) Simpson of Ash Grove, MO, numerous grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; four sisters, Doris Little of East Moline, IL, Barbara Shipley of Burlington, Judy Wagner of Da enport, and Coral Thordsen of Burlington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband she was preceded in death by her parents, one son and three sisters. Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Thielen Crematory.
Inurnment will be in Keokuk National Cemetery.
Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory is in care of the arrangements.
Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Karen’s obituary at


Gloria Ann Smith Age 71 of Burlington died Tue 5/6 at her home.
Son Timothy Warren Smith Burlington, IA
Son Daniel Nuby Smith Burlington, IA
Daughter Teri Lynn Smith Council Bluffs IA
4 Grandchildren
Sister Hester Steele Burlington, IA
Sister Dorothy Remick LaHarpe, IL
Sister Susan Wisener Burlington, IA
Friends may call Noon until 8 p.m. Thursday, May 8th, at Lunning Chapel
Family will receive friends 6 -8 p.m. Thursday, May 8th, at Lunning Chapel
Funeral Service 10:30 am. Friday, May 9th at Lunning Chapel
Burial Will Be Prairie Grove Cemetery