Obituaries Thursday May 15th

Mark Dennis Duncan, 61 of New London, Iowa, died at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday May 14, 2014 in the New London Nursing & Rehab Center. He was born March 2, 1953 in Burlington, Iowa, the son of Robert and Doris Hicks Duncan.


Mr. Duncan was a heavy equipment operator at Burlington River Terminal for many years.


Survivors include his mother- Doris Duncan of Stronghurst, IL, one sister, Sherry (Dennis) Warrington of Navarre, FL, one brother, Mike (Diane) Duncan of Media, IL, two nieces and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.


No visitation is planned. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday May 19, 2014 in the Stronghurst Cemetery with Rev. Steve Hartman officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Great River Hospice of West Burlington, IA. Banks & Beals Funeral Home of Stronghurst is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left at


Carl Raymond Allen, 73, of Burlington, Iowa, died at his home on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. He was born April 24, 1941 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Otis Allen and Geneva Meyer. He married and later divorced.
Carl was a truck driver with Consolidated Freightways and GSTC Freightways for 39 years. He enjoyed socializing with friends and cold beer. He loved stories about his granddaughter playing softball and school activities.
He is survived by one daughter Tabatha Allen Rosauer of Burlington; two step-daughters, Melissa Seitz of Monte Alto, Texas and Nancy Jennings of Burlington, Iowa; one step-son Derrick Jennings of Oakville, Iowa; several grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Larry Dean Allen.
Funeral Services will be held in Prugh’s Chapel, Monday, May 19, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Judy Ann Morse will officiate. Following the service, cremation will be entrusted to the care of Prugh Funeral Service. Interment of ashes will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery at a time to be announced. A memorial has been established in his memory. No formal visitation is planned.


David D. Anderson, 63, of Burlington, died at 11:00 AM Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at his home in Burlington. Arrangements are pending at the Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory.


Dorothy Elaine Dean, 80, of Mediapolis, died at 3:30 PM Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the Prairie Ridge Care & Rehabilitation in Mediapolis. Arrangements are pending at the Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory.