Obituaries for Thursday October 3rd

Susan Diane Keith, 68, of Burlington, died at 2:30 AM Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at her home in Burlington under the care of Great River Hospice.

Born March 6, 1951, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Henry Charles and Helen May Gladman Ohlmutz. She married James House in June 1968, they later divorced. On May 26, 1984, she married Terry Lee Keith in Burlington.

She worked in food service at various restaurants including Long John Silvers, Arby’s, Orange Julius and in the kitchen at the Danville Care Center.

Susan was a member of Moose Lodge #579 and the Studebaker Car Club. She enjoyed looking up ancestry, dancing, and karaoke and was a die hard Chicago Cubs fan. She also loved dogs, particularly, dachshunds.

Survivors include husband, Terry of Burlington; daughter, Kathy House of Burlington; step-daughter, Amber (Ryan) Long of Iowa City; two granddaughters Becca Dunlap and Lindsey Jackson, two step-grandchildren, Ava and Aiden; brother, Dennis Ohlmutz of Burlington; sister, Marilyn Gerth of Arizona; several nieces and nephews; and her dog, Willie.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, David and Larry Ohlmutz, and one daughter, Teresa.

Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.

The funeral service for Mrs. Keith will be 10:00 AM Monday, October 7, 2019 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Pastor Dean Graber officiating. Burial will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for diabetes research.

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 Susan’s obituary at www.prughthielencares.com.

Ashley Crist, 33, of Columbia, MO died Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Born December 9, 1985, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Douglas “Doug” Wayne and Cynthia “Cindi” Ann Albright Crist.

She was a very caring, compassionate and kind mother who loved her children. She was very smart and loved to swim. She liked taking trips to Six Flags, and the Zoo, where she developed a love for animals. Ashley was always looking for animals to save, and even nursing several back to health. She even found and befriended a deer in the field by her childhood home, who would respond to the name Bambi and even got close enough for the deer to eat out of her hand. Ashley had a very special place in her heart for her Aunt Linda, her cousin, Jodi, and her 95 year old Grandma Betty.

Survivors include her parents, Douglas and Cynthia Crist of Burlington; four daughters, Mackenzie, Makayla, Makenna, and Makynleigh; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Frank and Tillie Albright, paternal grandfather, Donald Crist, and one sister, Jessica Crist.

Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Monday, October 7, 2019 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.

The funeral service for Ashley will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Pastor Danny Dingus officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials have been established for Wounded Warrior Project and Hope Haven.

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 Ashley’s obituary at www.prughthielencares.com.