Obituaries for Monday June 10th

Randall Ray Moore, 71, of New London, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at his home.
The funeral service for Mr. Moore will be 10:00 Tuesday at Elliott Chapel, New London with Rev. David Mixon officiating. The family will receive friends at the chapel beginning at 9:00 until the time of the service. At 1:00 PM there will a graveside service with military rites at the Oquawka Cemetery, Oquawka, Illinois. A memorial has been established for the New London Country Club. Online condolences may be left at

Kent E. Reighard, age 59, of Stronghurst, Illinois, passed away Friday June 7, 2019 at his home. He was born August 23, 1959 in Burlington, Iowa, the son of Kenneth and Edith Middleton Reighard. In 1980, he married Susan Jones. She preceded him in death on December 21, 2000. On July 17, 2017, he married Suzanne Jones-Butler. She survives.
Kent was a graduate of Mediapolis High School and Southeastern Community College. He owned and operated Wyatt’s Body & Frame in Burlington for many years. He served as a Boy Scout Leader for many years, and enjoyed gardening, setting up the annual Christmas lights and decorations, and was an avid drag racing fan. He especially loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Suzanne, mother, Edith Reighard of Burlington, IA, three daughters, Kim (Dave) Thompson and Krystal (Clint) McGaughey, both of Stronghurst, Jacinda (Zach) Hill of Media, IL, one son, Justin (Callie) Reighard of Raritan, IL, nine grandchildren, Morgan, Julian, Kaleb, Colie, Conner, Jaxson, Jenna, Caden, and Xander, one brother, Kory Reighard and one sister, Karla Andries, both of Burlington, three sisters in law, Sharon Jones, Michelle McMichael, and Christine Griffith, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Thursday June 13, 2019 at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Stronghurst. A memorial fund has been established for the benefit of his grandchildren. Please visit to sign the guest book and leave a condolence.

Bonnie Jean Baldwin, 90, of Burlington, passed away at 6:44 PM Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.

Born December 24, 1928, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Harold G. and Edith J. Lindahl Miller. On August 20, 1950, she married Robert C. Penrose. He passed away on September 17, 1967. On March 27, 1976, she married James A. Baldwin in Burlington. He passed away on October 26, 2011.

Bonnie taught elementary school at Perkins & Sunnyside Schools in the Burlington School District; Spirit Lake Elementary & Thomas Jefferson School in Newton, Iowa. She was the owner of the Iowa Store at the Port of Burlington.

She was a 1946 graduate of Burlington High School. She received her Bachelor and Masters Degrees from the University of Iowa.

Bonnie was a member of Christ Episcopal Church. She was a member of the Burlington Rotary Club, Hetta Gilbert Auxiliary, Des Moines County Historical Society, Burlington Golf Club, the University of Iowa Scottish Highlanders, Phi Beta Kappa and Kappa Alpha Theta, former associate member of the Burlington Fine Arts League and former member of the Carthage Lake Club. She was also very active with the Greater Burlington Partnership. She was a big Hawkeye fan and enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, ice fishing, bridge and mah jongg. Aunt B made her Christmas gifts for her six nieces and nephews all by hand. She really put her all into the clubs and organizations that she was a part of.

Survivors include her niece, Cathy (Bruce) Bosley of CO, niece, Annastacia (David) Cowles of Decorah, niece, Chris (Mike) Cowles-Collentine of Burlington, nephew, David (Anita) Cowles of Michigan, niece, Molly Smith of Minnesota, one sister-in-law, Linda Wilson of Illinois; several great-nieces and nephews, and several great-great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, parents, one sister, Betty M. Cowles, and one nephew, Jamie Cowles.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.

The memorial service for Bonnie will be 1:00 pm Friday, June 14, 2019, at Christ Episcopal Church with Father Carl Mann officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for Christ Episcopal Church, the Des Moines County Humane Society and Great River Hospice.

Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.

Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Bonnie’s obituary at or to Annastacia’s home 3425 US Hwy 52, Decorah, IA 52101.

Milton Keith Foley, 94, of Burlington, died at 7:10 AM Thursday, June 6, 2019, the 75th anniversary of D-Day, at Bickford Cottage in Burlington.

Born November 22, 1924, in Plymouth, IL, he was the son of James Turner and Nellie Botts Foley. On September 14, 1947, he married Marilyn Joan Hilber in Quincy, IL, enjoying 72 years of marriage.

Keith was Vice President of Yetter Oil Company in Burlington for 32 years.

He graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.

Mr. Foley served in the Air Force three years during WWII, one year during the Korean war, and eight years in the Air Force Reserve.

He was a member of the Parkside First Baptist Church. Keith enjoyed doing family genealogy and was a member of the Des Moines County Historical Society. He was also a member of Friends of the Library and Civic Music. In the 1980’s Keith set up 3 scholarship funds in honor of the Foley/Hilber family. He was a Life Member of the University of Illinois Alumni Association. In his retirement Keith’s business card stated: The Foley Castle, Retirement Consultants: Keith: King and Joan: Queen.

Survivors include wife, Jo of Burlington; daughters, Sue (Dwight) Foley Mulch of Burlington, and Kate (Christian) Foley-Beining of Healdsburg, CA; son, Mark (Michelle) Foley of Des Moines; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his beloved siblings, two brothers and two sisters.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM, Monday, July 1, 2019 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.

The memorial service for Mr. Foley will be 11:00 AM Monday, July 1, 2019, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home. Full military honors will be rendered by the Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard. A time of food and fellowship will be held in the community room at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home following the service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for St. Mary’s Baptist Cemetery, St.Mary’s, Illinois.

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 Keith’s obituary at