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Obituaries Thursday June 13th

Mary Louise Boddeker, 83, formerly of Nauvoo, Illinois, died at Rose Bush Gardens on Tuesday evening, June 11, 2013.     
Born on April 5, 1930 in Ft. Madison, Iowa, she was the daughter of Delmer W. and Marie C. Siegrist Boddeker. She grew up in the Niota, Illinois, area and graduated from Nauvoo High School. Mary was a secretary at Murray Iron Works for a number of years. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Wednesday June 12th

Terry Lee Staats    Age 49    of Mount Pleasant’
Died    Monday 6/10/13    at    Great River Medical Center,    West Burlington
Survivors:
Wife:    Toni Staats    Mount Pleasant    IA
Parents Father and Step Mother – William “Bill” (Jean) Staats of Burlington, IA
Mother and Step Father – Bonnie (Henry) Schnedler of Burlington, IA
Father and Mother-in-Law – Thomas and Kathy Watts of Burlington, IA
Sons
Jacob Ryan Staats Burlington
Kyle David Mitchell Washington
Trevor Staats Mount Pleasant
Daughter    Kaylan Lee Mitchell    Mount Pleasant    IA
3    Grandchildren
Brothers/Sisters
Sister    Deb (Lonnie) Scheitlin    Burlington, IA
Sister    Pam (William) Jones    Wadley, AL
Sister    Brenda (Rob Schadt) Staats    Salem, IA
Sister    Kim (Jeff) Nehring    New London, IA
Brother    William Staats, Jr.    Oakville, IA
Brother    Randy (Carol) Thompkin    Grandview, IA
Brother    Lonnie (Suzanne) Staats    Mount Pleasant, IA
Brother    Barry (Julie) Staats    Sperry, IA
Brother    Kenneth (Shelley) Agnew    Mediapolis, IA
Brother    Josh (Megan) Agnew    New London, IA
Visitation Noon until 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13th, at Lunning Chapel
The family will receive friends 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13th, at Lunning Chapel
Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 14th, at Lunning Chapel.  

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Obituaries Tuesday June 11th

Harold W. Reed, 77, of New London, died Sunday, June 09, 2013 at his home.  Arrangements are pending at Elliott Chapel, New London. Ismael Perez, 30, of San Diego, CA, formerly of Burlington, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, as the result of an automobile accident in San Diego.  Arrangements are pending at the Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory. Gerrie Enfield, 74, of Burlington, died at 7:25 AM Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the West Point Care Center in West Point.  

 

 

Born January 9, 1939, in Wellman, IA, she was the daughter of Ivan Royce and Maude Leona Mattison Enfield. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Friday June 7th

Melvin “Mel” B. Lee    Age 81    of    Burlington
Died    Wednesday June 5th at Bickford Cottage in Burlington
Survivors:
Wife:    Darlene Lee of Burlington, IA
2 Sons:    Randy and Kelly of Burlington, IA
Daughter:    Julia Rittler    Burlington    IA
7    Grandchildren    2    Great-Grandchildren
Family will receive friends    4 – 6 PM Sunday, June 9th, at Lunning Chapel
Funeral Service    10:30 AM Monday, June 10th, at Lunning Chapel
Burial Will Be    Aspen Grove Cemetery

 

Opal Eilene Allen, 85, of Burlington, passed away at 9:05 PM Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.  

Born October 28, 1927, in Arbela, MO, she was the daughter of George and Faye Holton McEldowney.   On October 9, 1955, she married Thomas James Allen in Cantril, IA.  He passed away September 10, 2011.  

Opal worked at Mademoiselle Beauty Salon, the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, Witte’s Drugstore and People’s Drugstore and through all this was a homemaker. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Wednesday June 5th

Robert C. Matsch    Age 88
Died Monday 6/3/13    at his home
Survivors:
Wife: Margaret “Marg” Matsch    Burlington    IA
Brothers:
William (Peggy) Matsch
Richard (Lib) Matsch
Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6th, at Bethany Lutheran Church
Burial Will Be    Aspen Grove Cemetery
Lunning Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  

Larry Burger, 79, of Montrose, died at 4:48 PM Saturday, June 1, 2013, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.  

Born June 30, 1933, in Lake Okoboji, IA, he was the son of Frank and Eunice Ward Burger.  

He enjoyed gardening, music, and fishing.  

Survivors include one daughter, Linda Tweedy of Fort Madison, IA; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Burger, Angela Tweedy, and Mike Tweedy;  four great-grandchildren, Eliot, Logan, Brian, and Mike; one brother, Paul Burger of Las Vegas, NV; one sister, Birdelle Candella of St. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Wednesday May 29th

Marjorie Mae Timmerman, 91, of Sperry, Iowa, died at Great River Hospice House, West Burlington, Iowa on Monday afternoon, May 27, 2013.     
Born on February 26, 1922 in LeClaire, Iowa, she was the daughter of John S. and Amanda A. Seibel Hoffstetter. She married David O. Timmerman on August 4, 1956 in Iowa City, Iowa. He died on March 3, 1995.     
Marjorie was a homemaker. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Tuesday May 28th

Miriam Carleen Hackman Heusel, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, May 24, 2013 at Sunrise Terrace, Winfield, Iowa. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, May 31, at First United Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant.  Pastor Herbert Shafer will officiate.  According to her wishes, she has been cremated and  private family inurnment will be in Forest Home Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant.  Mrs. Heusel requested that memorials be directed to Iowa Huntington Disease Research. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Thursday May 23rd

Christopher Joel Johnson, 55, of Burlington, died at 5:48 PM Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at his home.  

Born April 2, 1958, in Burlington, he was the son of John Oscar and Florence Kathleen Sheridan Johnson. On August 25, 1979, he married Sheri Jean Boyd in Burlington.  

Chris had retired as a Locomotive Journeyman Machinist.  

He was a 1976 graduate of Burlington High School. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Wednesday May 22nd

Richard Allison Ray    Age 81    of    Burlington
Died    Sunday May 19, 2013 at
Blair House Nursing and Rehab    Burlington

Friends may call /    8 am. until 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23rd, at Lunning Chapel
Funeral Service    10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23rd, at Lunning Chapel
Burial Will Be    Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery

 

Glenn N. Lebsack    Age 82    of West Burlington
Died Saturday May 18, 2013 at
University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City
Survivors:
Children
Daughter    Debbie (Allen) Sandlin    Ozark    MO
7    Grandchildren    10    Great-Grandchildren    0    Great-Great Grandchildren
Family will receive friends    For one hour prior to the time of service
Funeral Service    2 p.m. Friday, May 24th, at First Assembly of God Church
Lunning Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  

Barbara Joyce Ervin, 75, of Bettendorf, died at 6:33 PM Sunday, May 19, 2013, at her home.  

Born August 15, 1937, in Davenport, IA, she was the son of Chester and Grace Marie Johnston Bessenecker. She was raised by her mother and step-father, who she called dad, Jim Klingler. Continue Reading →

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