Steve Hexom

KBUR Morning Host

Recent Posts

Obituaries Wednesday April 24th

The visitation for Mrs. Linda Kramer, 67, of Philips, South Dakota and formerly Burlington, Iowa will be held this Saturday, April 27th from 10 to 11 a.m. at Elliott Chapel, New London with inurnment of her cremains immediately following at Winfield Scott Cemetery, rural Winfield.  Pastor Chris Roepke will officiate.  In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established for the American Lung Association.  
 
There will be a celebration of life at a later date for Mrs. Carol J. Gillette, 72, of Danville, who died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at the Danville Care Center.  Elliott Chapel, New London is in charge of arrangements. Mary Jane Melland Dailey, 90, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the home of her daughter in Boise, Idaho. Born Jan. 23, 1923, in Casper, Wyo., she was the daughter of John Arndt Melland and Jeanne Ann Plouffe Melland. Continue Reading →

Filed under:

Obituaries Tuesday April 23rd

Robert D. “Bob” Bell    Age 71    of    Sperry
Died    4/21/13    Where    Deceased’s Residence    Sperry
He is survived by his wife, Jan Bell    Sperry    IA
Son    Kevin Robert Bell
Son    Brian Keith Bell
Daughter    Terri Lynn (Kent) Luetger
Step Daughjter – Seanne (Wally) West
Step Son – David Hausner
8    Grandchildren    8    Great-Grandchildren
Brothers/Sisters
Sister    Joann (Doug) Smith
Sister    Sharon (Bill) Phillips
Sister    Vickie (Eddie) Steward
Brother    Terry (Bonnie) Bell
Family will receive friends    Noon until time of service on Friday
Memorial Funeral Service    1:30 p.m. Friday, April 26th, at Lunning Chapel.  

Tammy L. Howell, 55, of Burlington, died at 9:30 PM Sunday, April 21, 2013, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.  

Born January 7, 1958, in La Harpe, IL, she was the daughter of Walter and Mildred Davis Hoskins.  

Tammy had worked as a shipping clerk for Borghi and later at Goodwill.  

She received her associates degree from Southeastern Community College. Continue Reading →

Filed under:

Obituaries Monday April 22nd

Carol J. Gillette, 72, of Danville, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at the Danville Care Center.  Arrangements are pending at Elliott Chapel, New London. Steve Heald, 69, of Burlington, died at 5:07 PM Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.  

 Born January 5, 1944, in Burlington, he was the son of Leslie and Ruby Elliot Heald. On February 29, 1988, he married Janet E. Hollingsworth in Keosauqua.  

 Steve owned and operated Steve Heald’s Auto Repair. Continue Reading →

Filed under:

Obituaries Thursday April 18th

Russell C. Smith    Age    86    of    Burlington
Died Tuesday April 16
Great River Medical Center    West Burlington
He is survived by:
Daughter    Vicki (Larry) Stout    Burlington    IA
Daughter    Teresa (James) Zaiser    West Branch    IA
Daughter    Sue Long    Oklahoma
6    Grandchildren    10    Great-Grandchildren
Graveside Memorial Funeral
Service and Inurnment
10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 20th, at Aspen Grove Cemetery

Lunning Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.   Continue Reading →

Filed under:

Obituaries Tuesday April 16th

William “Bud” Wayne Parker, 77, of Burlington, died at 2:45 AM Sunday, April 14, 2013, at his home in Burlington.  

Born May 21, 1935, in Industry, IL, he was the son of William H. and Ruth Alleyne James Parker. On August 26, 1962, he married Mary A. Palmer in Burlington.  

Bud worked for the Iowa Army Ammunitions Plant from 1966 to 2000, he also co-owned Parker Cycle Sales.  

He graduated from Industry High School, in 1954. Continue Reading →

Filed under:

Obituaries Monday April 15th

Carol M. Sheffler, 76, of LaHarpe, IL passed away 7:21AMSunday, April 14, 2013 at the LaHarpe-Davier Health Care Center. Carol was born the daughter of Harley and Fern Brunk Jones in LaHarpe on August 12, 1936. On October 2, 1954 she married Kenneth “Bud” Sheffler in LaHarpe. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2012. Mrs. Sheffler was a graduate of LaHarpeHigh School. Continue Reading →

Filed under:

Obituaries April 11th

Linda Kramer, 67, of Philip, South Dakota, and formerly Burlington, died Saturday, April 6, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona.  Services are pending at Elliott Chapel, New London.  

Marjorie “Margie” Maxine Grelk, 52, of Fort Madison, died at 9:42 AM Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.  

Born August 3, 1960, in Toledo, OH, she was the daughter of Deloras Benedict Page. In 1976, she married Paul Grelk in Kahoka, MO.  

Margie loved children and demonstrated her love with the many years of child care she did in her home. Continue Reading →

Filed under:

Obituaries Wednesday April 10th

Dr. Robert M. Pogue, 68 of Stronghurst, Illinois died at 3:51 a.m.Tuesday April 9, 2013 in OSF SaintFrancisMedicalCenter in Peoria.  Arrangements are pending at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Stronghurst.  

 

Frederick Paul Duszynski, 74, of Burlington, died at 7:45 am Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.  

 

 

Born June 4, 1938, in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of Stephen and Frances Tomczak Duszynski. On April 8, 1961, he married Patricia Napierski in Buffalo, NY.  

 

 

Frederick worked as a maintenance foreman for various companies. Continue Reading →

Filed under:

Obituaries Tuesday April 9th

Adelene Ann Stoller, 87, of Burlington, died at 3:10 AM Monday, April 8, 2013, at the Blair House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Burlington.  

Born July 30, 1925, in Quincy, IL, she was the daughter of Dwight and Dorothy Koch Harvey.  On June 6, 1946, she married Paul William Stoller in Quincy, IL.  He died December 1, 1995.  

She attended St. Continue Reading →

Filed under:

Obituaries Monday April 8th

Connie Sue Miller
Age 61    of    Burlington
Died    4/4/13    Where    Great River Medical Center    West Burlington
Survivors:
Children
Daughter    Nancy Miller    Burlington    IA
Daughter    MillerRachel    Burlington    IA
3    Grandchildren
2    Step Grandchildren
Brothers/Sisters
Sister    Phyllis Forsythe    Donnellson, IA
Sister    Linda Giffin    Burlington, IA
Sister    Bonnie Bell    Burlington, IA
Brother    Rolland Giffin    Crestview, FL
Friends may call    Noon until 7 p.m. Monday, April 8th, at Lunning Chapel
Family will receive friends 5 – 7 pm. Monday, April 8th, at Lunning Chapel
Funeral Service    1 p.m. Tuesday, April 9th, at Lunning Chapel
Burial Will Be    Kossuth Cemetery, Mediapolis, IA

 

Wayne A. Schroeder, 97, of LaHarpe, IL passed away at 1:50AMSaturday, April 6, 2013 at the LaHarpe-Davier Health Care Center. Wayne was born in Olena, IL on September 19, 1915 the son of Oscar and Lenna Cavins Schroeder. On June 24, 1943 he married Opal Cortelyou near Raritan, IL. He graduated from MediaHigh School and then began farming near Raritan. Continue Reading →

Filed under: