Obituaries for Saturday October 26th

Frances Amy Naifeh, 96, of Burlington, passed away at 7:45 AM Friday, October 25, 2019, at the Great River Klein Center in West Burlington.

Born March 30, 1923, in Iowa, she was the daughter of George and Mae Johnston Moore. On September 1, 1943, she married Rudy Naifeh in Wichita, Kansas. Rudy passed away on April 6, 2018.

She was the owner and operator of Naifeh’s Meat Market with her husband for over 30 years.

Frances was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Her favorite color was red and she enjoyed talking to other people with who came to the store. Frances enjoyed all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and traveling with her husband.

Survivors include her two sons, Nap (Becky) Naifeh of Burlington and Tom (Karen) Naifeh of Marco Island, FL; two grandchildren, Eric and Natalie (Todd Carlson); four great-grandchildren, Samantha, Nicholas, Tristan and Riley and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her beloved husband, Frances was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Jim Moore, and three sisters, Elizabeth, Colleen and Alison.

Visitation will be from noon until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.

Private internment will be on the family plot at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for the Great River Hospice House and Great River Klein Center.

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

Betty Jane Setterberg, 96, of Burlington, passed away at 9:30 PM Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at the West Point Care Center.

Born April 16, 1923, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Herbert and Harriet “Cecil ” Bradfield Bliss. On April 1, 1950, she married Warren A Setterberg in Burlington. He passed away on September 13, 1980.

Betty worked as Office Manager for Burlington Truck Line and co-owned W.B. Express.

She graduated from Burlington High School in 1941.

Betty loved gardening, especially her flowers, dogs, cats and horses, especially her horse Goldie.

Survivors include two daughters, Joanne Watson of Burlington and Connie (Kent) Field of York, SC; one son, Robert (Julie) Setterberg of West Point; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Besides her beloved husband, Betty was preceded in death by two step-daughters, Marjorie and Vivian, and one grandson, Mark Watson.

The Graveside Committal Service for Betty will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at Aspen Grove Cemetery with Pastor Dean Graber officiating.

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

Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Betty’s obituary at