Wayne Hogberg, 87, of Burlington, died at 3:06 PM Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the Great River Klein Center in West Burlington.
Born October 28, 1931, in Burlington, he was the son of Joe and Ethel Hogberg. He married Joan Beverly Holst on May 6, 1951 in Burlington.
Wayne worked for the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier for 30 years before his retirement.
Wayne was a 1949 graduate of Burlington High School.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving from January 16, 1951 until February 28, 1983. Following his service in the Korean War, Wayne served in the National Guard for 25 years. During his time in the military, he received several honors including, the Bronze Star with V, Korean Service Medal with 2 Stars, and the United Nations Service Medal.
He was a member of First Christian Church. He enjoyed boating, fishing and woodworking. Wayne was elected mayor of Burlington in 1972, and served for 10 years. He was a member of the Burlington City Council for four years and once served as the Chair of Steamboat Days.
Survivors include his wife, Joan of Burlington; three sons, Shawn Hogberg of Chandler, AZ, Scott Hogberg of St. Peters, MO, and Steven Hogberg of Port Saint Lucie, FL; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and one brother, Robert Hogberg of Burlington.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Susan; and two brothers, Harold and Carl Hogberg.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Thursday, January 10, 2019 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
The funeral service for Mr. Hogberg will be 11:00 AM Thursday, January 10, 2019, at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with Reverend David J. Yonker officiating. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. Full military honors will be rendered by the Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard. A time of food and fellowship will be held at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) following the burial.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Great River Hospice.
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.
Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Wayne’s obituary at www.prughthielencares.com.
Karl Robert Thompson, 49, of Lomax, IL passed away at 6:08 PM Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, IA.
He was born October 16, 1969 in Burlington, IA, the son of Robert and Joyce Gustafson Thompson. He first married Sherri Jerzyk. They had two children, Shelby and Dugan. On March 8, 2005 he married Juliana M. Collins in LaHarpe.
Karl was a 1988 graduate of the Dallas City High School and a 1990 graduate of Southeastern Community College. He was employed at Ideal Ready Mix in Fort Madison, IA. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards and singing karaoke. He especially enjoyed following his children’s sporting events and family gatherings where he would often grill a meal for the whole family. He was always ready to lend a helping hand.
He is survived by his wife, Juliana, six children, Shelby Thompson of Chandler, AZ, Dugan Thompson of LaHarpe, IL, Dalton Thompson, Daniel Thompson, Isabella Thompson and Kinley Thompson all of Lomax, his mother, Joyce Thompson of Lomax, one brother, Kevin (Teresa) Thompson of Lomax, five sisters, Rhonda (the late Steve) Foley of Lomax, Melanie (Rick) Evans of Lomax, Leana (Karl) Yard of LaHarpe, Andrea Thompson of Cedar Rapids, IA and Marie (Robert) Berry of Lomax, his father-in-law, Claude Collins of LaHarpe, his brother-in-law Bill Collins of LaHarpe and sisters-in-law, Betty and Patty both of Burlington and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, a niece, Nichole Harman, his grandparents and mother-in-law, Rose Collins.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the Dallas City Grade School Gymnasium with Rev. Bruce Goettsche officiating. Burial will be in the LaHarpe Cemetery. The family will meet with friends Saturday from 5:00 until 8:00PM at the gym. A memorial fund has been established for his children’s education. Banks & Beals Funeral Home, Dallas City is assisting with arrangements. To leave a condolence, please visit Karl’s obituary at banksandbeals.com.
Dorothea Lange-Vance, 92, of Nauvoo, IL passed away at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Saint Vincent Nursing Home in Quincy, IL.
She was born on November 3, 1926 in Postville, IA, the daughter of George and Velma James Weber. She married William Lange, he preceded her in death. She then married Thomas Vance, he preceded her in death.
Dorothea was a longtime resident of Nauvoo. She had worked as a homemaker, at Casey’s as a donut maker and was an active member of the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Nauvoo. Her family was most important to her.
Survivors include one daughter, Susan Monnier of Hamilton, IL, three sons, Bernard (Nina) Lange of Donnellson, IA, Robert Lange of Council Bluffs, IA and Edward (Carol) Lange of Florida, twelve grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and one sister, Verlie Smith of Las Vegas, NV.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, two daughters, Linda Henriksen and one in infancy, two sisters and two brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30AM Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Nauvoo with Father Tony Trosley as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Nauvoo. Friends may call after 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Schmitz-Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Nauvoo, where the family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:30 p.m. A memorial fund has been established for the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Condolences may be left by visiting Dorothea’s obituary at sbbfuneralhome,com.
Katherine Elizabeth Maupin, 92, of Burlington, died at 7:00 PM Sunday, January 6, 2019, at the Great River Klein Center in West Burlington.
Born July 2, 1926, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Deane Leroy and Helen Margaret Hartman Geren. On September 3, 1960, she married Leonard Lindsey Maupin in Biggsville, IL. He died March 31, 2002.
Kay and her husband owned and operated Len’s Main Street Shell where she was the bookkeeper and was a homemaker.
She was a 1944 graduate of Burlington High School.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, and belonged to the Hope Circle. She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan living long enough to see her dream come true, the Cubs winning the World Series. She enjoyed fishing at Bruce’s cabin, feeding birds, watching trains go by, playing scrabble, and loved to cook, especially baking pies.
Survivors include one daughter, Sue (Tom) Birkenstock of Burlington; two sons, Bruce (Joyce) Maupin and Bill (Shawnna) Maupin both of Burlington; six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Doris Roth of Davenport, and Jean Biorn of Minocqua, WI; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM Friday, January 11, 2019, at Prugh-Thielen Funeral Home.
The funeral for Mrs. Maupin will be 2:00 PM Friday, January 11, 2019, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Very Rev. Father Marty Goetz officiating. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.
A photo tribute can be viewed and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Katherine’s obituary at www.prughthielencares.com.
Kirk William Erickson, 72, of Burlington, died at 12:20 am Sunday, January 6, 2019, at the Prairie Ridge Care & Rehabilitation in Mediapolis.
Born July 15, 1946, in Burlington, he was the son of William E. and Minnie Mae Swanson-Peterson Erickson. On September 1, 1984, he married Judy A. Moore in Burlington.
Kirk worked as the Director of Department of Human Services for Des Moines, Henry and Louisa Counties, Social Worker at Washington Heights, Park View and Prairie Ridge Care Centers and as a Manager of Rose Bush Assisted Living Center.
Kirk was a Danville High School 1964 graduate and a 1970 graduate of Kirksville College.
He was a U.S. Navy Veteran from 1965 to 1967 aboard USS Independence and served in the United States Naval Reserves from 1967 to 1971.
Kirk was a really hard worker even after his heath problems. He built dollhouses for his grandkids and he and Judy built their own shed, screened porch and garage. Kirk loved traveling, going to Branson, dancing with Judy, boating on the river, country and gospel music and Gaither Gospel Hour. One of his favorite past times was watching the 34 Races. He loved Lionel model trains and he built a whole model in his basement. Kirk enjoyed going on outings every day with Judy.
Survivors include wife, Judy A. Erickson of Burlington, two daughters, Nicki (Randy) Stogdill of Burlington and Kathy Moore of New London; two sons, Mike Moore and Jeff Moore both of Escondido, CA; five grandchildren, Logan (Emily) Stogdill of Kingsland, GA, Layne Stogdill of Gladstone, IL, Kenzie Higdon of New London, Brendan Higdon of Burlington, and Kelsi Stogdill of Burlington; one aunt, one uncle, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, Kirk was preceded in death by his beloved sister, Bonnie Kinsey.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
The family will receive friends during a visitation from 2:00PM until 4:00PM at the Messiah Lutheran Church on Saturday, January 12th, 2019.
Full military honors will be rendered by the Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard at 4:00 PM after his visitation.
A memorial has been established for the Des Moines County Special Needs Foundation.
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.
James “Jim” Weinreich, 68, of Burlington died Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Great River Medical Center.
Born December 15, 1950 in Burlington he was the daughter of Leslie C. and Madelon (Reid) Weinreich.
He worked as a truck driver for Golden Furrow Fertilizer.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting and attending auctions. He was a 42 year member of “The Chosen Few.
Survivors include five sisters; Kathy Thomson, Linda Weinreich, Peggy Huggins, Diane Gonzales and Lani Hind; three brothers, Dean Weinreich, Dan Weinreich and Niki Hind; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Connie, one brother Chuck and his brothers from “The Chosen Few”.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be held in North Walker Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.
According to his wishes, cremation has been accorded and entrusted to Lunning Chapel.
Kenneth Martin Nehring, 78, of New London, died Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospitals.
The funeral service for Kenneth Nehring will be 11:00 Friday at Elliott Chapel. Burial will follow at Burge Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon Thursday with family present from 5 – 7 PM. Memorials have been established for New London Fire and Rescue and Black and Gold Backers. Online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.
Mary Lou Dalton, 85, of Rockford, Illinois, formerly of Stronghurst, Illinois, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at Crimson Point Assisted Living Center in Rockford. She was born April 15, 1933 in Stronghurst, the daughter of Ed and Eva Hohstadt Bowen. On April 27, 1951, she married Donald C. Dalton in Stronghurst. He preceded her in death on March 12, 1998.
Mary Lou was a graduate of Stronghurst High School. She worked at Burlington Farm Machinery Company for ten years, and later was bookkeeper for Southern School District in Stronghurst for several years. She had lived in Stronghurst, Carman, and later, Mount Sterling, and moved to Rockford following the death of her husband. She loved growing flowers, singing in the church choir, cooking, bird watching, and playing Rook and Dominoes with family and friends. She was a member of the Stronghurst United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Ben (Vicki) Dalton of Byron, IL, Scott (Dianne) Dalton of Mount Sterling, IL, three grandchildren, Jake Dalton, Kendra Cox, Annie Dalton, three great grandchildren, Ascher Cox, Berkley Dalton, and Braxton Dalton, and two brothers, Harold “Tuffy” Bowen of Farmington, IL, and Larry Bowen of Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, Vince and Carl Bowen and one sister, Betty Norris.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until Noon Friday January 11, 2019 at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Stronghurst. A graveside service will be at 12:15 p.m. Friday in the Stronghurst Cemetery, with Pastor Lisa Unger officiating. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for Crimson Point Assisted Living Center, in Rockford, IL. Please visit banksandbeals.com to sign the guest book and leave a condolence.