Candace (Candy) Cuthbert-Boyle, 69, of West Burlington, died at 5:08 AM Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington after a courageous eleven year battle with cancer.
Candace was born on July 30, 1949 in Ft. Madison, IA. She was the daughter of Milo and Dorothy Folger Cuthbert.
On January 6, 1996 she married Philip Boyle.
She graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College in 1994 with two Bachelor degrees, Psychology and Sociology, where she distinguished herself academically with a 4.0 GPA for 6 years, making the Dean’s list every semester. She was the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, mentored students, and was published in the annual college literary journal. She was an officer in the Student Senate every year and belonged to a variety of clubs and fraternities, too many to list, many of which she presided over in the role as President and other offices.
Candace was employed in a variety of jobs prior to, and during college, including clerical, retail, and manufacturing. Upon graduation she entered the field of social services and served as a Family Therapist and Skill-Development Specialist, providing services to children and their families. She loved her profession and formed bonds with many clients over a career span of twenty years. After her retirement several children she served continued to reach out to her as adults. She was a loving caregiver for most of her life. She was of the Catholic Faith.
She loved gardening and the beauty of the Boyle yard was amazing. She was a huge animal lover and advocate and was known to rescue and take in every stray. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, jigsaw and word puzzles. She enjoyed the pursuit of learning and was an avid reader. Most of all she enjoyed the company of friends and family. She loved to cook and entertain, especially at the camp site.
The joy in her life was her only grandchild, Kaden. He was the love of her life and she glowed in his presence. She often credited him with being her reason to fight for her life.
Survivors include her husband, Philip Boyle, of West Burlington, IA, one son, Brendan Glenn Butts, of Burlington, grandson, Kaden Glenn Butts, and his mother, Danielle Myers of West Burlington; one sister, Ann Gardner, of Enterprise, Oregon; several nieces and nephews, including Dean A. (Elaine) Fuller, Shane Fuller, Renee Adams and her daughter, Kristy, all with whom she shared a very special bond; many great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews; several cousins; mother-in- law, Jaunita Boyle of Burlington, and sister-in-law Cecilia (Darrell) Clevidence, of Galesburg, IL; too many special friends to list, and of course, her “baby-girl”, Sassy.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Barry Cuthbert, one sister, Gloria Fuller, and special brother-in-law, Robert (Poppsie) Gardner.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
The Graveside Committal Service for Mrs. Cuthbert-Boyle will be 11:30 AM Friday, August 16, 2019, at Aspen Grove Cemetery with Very Rev. Father Marty Goetz officiating.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the Great River Hospice House.
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 Candace’s obituary at www.prughthielencares.com.
Otis Lee Shipley,77, of West Burlington, passed away at 3:25 AM at Great River Hospice House, in West Burlington, Iowa.
Born June 4, 1942, in Lock, OH, he was the son of Maurice Barton and Adra Harrison Shipley. On July 7, 1962, he married Peggy Ann Schwerin in St. Paul’s First United Church of Christ in West Burlington.
Otis was a supervisor over the metal works and tool room and he was a tool and die maker at Champion Spark Plug for 23 years.
He was a 1960 graduate of Burlington High School then attended Southeastern Community College.
Otis was a member of Carthage Lake Club for many years and St. Paul First United Church of Christ. He enjoyed fishing, hunting golfing and could fix anything. Otis loved his children, family, grandchildren and friends. He always said, “I never belonged to a lot of organizations, but spent my life with my children”.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Shipley of West Burlington; three sons: Dan (Dee) Shipley of Burlington and Doug (Cheryl) Shipley and Wade (Laura) Shipley both of West Burlington; six grandchildren: Tyler, Anna (Austin) Kelzer, Emma, Luke, Austin and Samantha; one great-grandchild and the light of his life, Waylon Kelzer; two brothers, Tom (Elaine) Shipley of Des Moines and Jim Shipley of West Burlington; four sisters: Lora Parks of Macomb, Judy (Doug) Coyle of Middletown, Velma (George) Johnson of Burlington and Rhonda (Mike) Miller of West Burlington; many nieces and nephews; one sister-in-law, Sally Hand; and his life long friend, Dick Garnjobst. After moving to Illinois 20 years ago, he also became acquainted to the Russell family and they became like a second set of brothers to him.
Besides his parents, Otis was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry and Johnny, and two sisters, Carolyn and Nancy.
Visitation will be from noon until 6:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM Friday, August 16, 2019 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.
The funeral service for Otis will be 6:00 PM Friday, August 16, 2019, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Pastor Dean Graber officiating. Cremation will be entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory following the service. A celebration of his life will be continued Saturday, August 17, 2019 from noon until 4:00 PM at Carthage Lake Club.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Great River Hospice House.
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 Otis’ obituary at www.prughthielencares.com.
Mildred Mae WoodsmallMary Lou Ives, 80, of Danville, formerly of Burlington died at 5:40 a.m. on Monday, August 12, 2019 at Danville Care Center, where she was a resident.
Born May 21, 1939 in Burlington, IA, she was the daughter of Louis and Eulalia (Smutzer) Ives.
She worked at Champion Spark Plug for 10 years, Eagle Food, Pzazz, and was a homemaker.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Mary Lou enjoyed taking care of her family, collecting stamps, loved animals and in her younger years, fast cars.
Survivors include two children, Steve (Tammy) Ives of Burlington, and Lorrie (Tony) Witte of Danville, IA; and four grandchildren, Jeremiah, Austin, Jessica, and Ashley.
She was preceded in death by her parents; infant children, Mark and Michelle; grandson, Tyler John Ives; two brothers, Clifford and Ralph Ives; and a sister, Joann Rudicil.
The graveside service and interment for Mary Lou will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 16th at Sacred Heart Cemetery.
, 92, of Burlington, died Monday, August 12, 2019 at her son Doug’s home in Burlington.
The funeral service for Mrs. Woodsmall will be 1:00 PM Saturday at Elliott Chapel, New London with Pastor Dean Graber officiating. Burial will follow at Burge Cemetery, New London. A memorial has been established for Great River Hospice.
Online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.
Carolyn Sue Larmay, 79, of Burlington, died at 12:33 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the Great River Hospice House.
Born October 3, 1939 in Iowa City, IA, she was the daughter of Albert and Esther (Hannagan) Trueper. She married John Frederick Larmay on November 10, 2001 in Hollywood, FL. He died October 24, 2002.
She worked as a homemaker.
Carolyn was a member of Heritage Baptist Church.
She enjoyed crocheting, traveling, board games, puzzles, gardening and loved to read her Bible. She was an animal lover and always looked forward to spring and the renewal and birth it brought. She dedicated her life to her family.
Survivors include five children, Kimberly (Mike) Cipoletto, Dee Dee Larmay, both of Burlington, Christy (Sam) Elsheikh of Davie, FL, Charles (Linda) Freland of Tamarac, FL and Mark Freland of Palm Coast, FL; ten grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and extended family and friends in church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
The funeral service for Mrs. Larmay will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 16th at Heritage Baptist Church. Pastor Brad Cranston will officiate. Private family inurnment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7:00 p.m. Thursday August 15th at Lunning Chapel, with family present.
According to Carolyn’s wishes, cremation will be accorded following the funeral service.
A memorial has been established for Heritage Baptist Church.
Jonathan Jeffrey McBeth, 43, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of New London, died Sunday, August 11, 2019 at his home.
A celebration of life for Jeff McBeth will be 10:00 Friday at Elliott Chapel, New London with Pastor Nathan Cooper officiating. Visitation will begin at noon Thursday with the family receiving friends from 5 – 7 PM.
In his memory, a memorial has been established for his children. Online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.