Garry Thomas, 56, of Burlington, died at 11:33 AM Sunday, November 24, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are pending at the Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral service for Mrs. Marian Anderson, 94, of New London, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 27th at Elliott Chapel, New London. Pastor James Roth will officiate with interment being held in BurgeCemetery, rural New London. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday and the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established for the New London Nursing and RehabCenter. Father John Whalen, 70, of Burlington, died at Great River Hospice House, West Burlington, Iowa, on Sunday, November 24, 2013.
Born on March 27, 1943 in Burlington, Iowa, he was the son of Joseph P. and Marcella A. Whalen. Continue Reading
Adolphus “Doss” David Massner Age 85 of Mediapolis
Died Saturday 11/16 at Genesis Medical Center Davenport
He is survived by his wife Bertha Massner Mediapolis IA
Sons David, Derek & Doran Massner all of Mediapolis
Daughters Mara (Curtis) Orr of Mediapolis, Dana (A.J.) Kuisle of Sperry & Megan Massner of Mediapolis
17 Grandchildren 1 Great-Grandchild
Sister Dorothy (Richard) Taeger Burlington, IA
Brother Eric (Norma) Massner Mediapolis, IA
Brother Virgil (Barbara) Massner Mediapolis, IA
Brother Lloyd (Mary) Massner Mediapolis, IA
Brother Harold (Annette) Massner Burlington, IA
Brother Dale (Evelyn) Massner Burlington, IA
Brother Allen (Rosemary) Messner Maywood, MO
The Family will receive friends 4 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 19th, at Lunning Chapel and 9 – 9:45 a.m. Wednesda’
November 20th at the Oakville-Mediapolis Apostolic Christian Church in Mediapolis
10 am. Wednesday, November 20th, at the Oakville-Mediapolis Apostolic Christiar
Church in Mediapolis
Burial Will Be Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery, Oakville.
Helen Francis Prickett, 99, of Salem, died Sunday, November 17, 2013 at PleasantManorCareCenter, Mt.Pleasant. The funeral service for Mrs. Prickett will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Elliott Chapel, New London. Pastor Jared Haley will officiate. Burial will be in BurgeCemetery, New London. Visitation will begin after noon on Wednesday, November 20, with the family receiving friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Memorials have been established to SalemFriendsChurch, Relay For Life, and the Pleasant Manor Activity Fund. Mrs. Maxine M. Carper, 89, of Dallas City, IL passed away at 2:45 PMSaturday, November 16, 2013 at the LaHarpe-Davier Health Care Center, LaHarpe, IL. Continue Reading
Donald R. Norton Jr. Age 70 of Burlington died Saturday 11/9/13 at Wapello Nursing & Rehab. Survivors:
Son Tony Ray Norton Phoenix, AZ
Daughter Lin D. Weyrick Burlington IA
Daughter Tami Norton Burlington IA
4 Grandchildren 4 Great-Grandchildren
Patricia Hart of Lomax
Donna Runyon of California
Marge Lox of Burlington
The family will receive friends Monday November 18 from 5-7 PM at Lunning Chapel with Military Rites at 7 PM
Graveside Memorial Funeral Service and lnurnment 11AM Saturday November 23 in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery. Continue Reading
Charles F. Norton Age 87 of Burlington
Died Saturday Nov. 9th at his home
He is survived by 3 daughters:
Rachel (Ray) Allen Hannibal MO
Mary Ellen McMillan Burlington IA
Kathryn Hoskins Hannibal MO
2 sisters: Opal Beenblossom of Washington, IA & Pearl Moser of Burlington
2 brothers: Clarence of Burlington & Melvin of Salt Lake City, UT
14 Grandchildren Several Great-Great Grandchildren
Family will receive friends One hour prior to the time of service at Lunning Chapel
Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 16th, at Lunning Chapel
Burial in the Loper Cemetery, Rural Sperry.
Jerome “Jerry” Eland, 75, of Burlington, died at 6:29 PM Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.
Born June 9, 1938, in Burlington, he was the son of Oscar Elbridge and Blanche McCready Eland. On May 5, 1961, he married Pat L. Evans in Spokane, WA. Continue Reading
Evelyn M. Tiemeyer Age 88 formerly of Burlinqton Died Fri 11/8/13
at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Iowa City
Son Jon (Joan) Tiemeyer Iowa City, IA
Daughter Lynda Tiemeyer of Pittsburg,KS
6 Grandchildren & 7 Great-Grandchildren
Family will receive friends One hour prior to the time of service on Wednesday
Funeral Service 11 am. Wednesday, November 13th, at First United Church of Christ, Burlington
Burial Will Be Aspen Grove Cemetery
John William McCulley, Sr., age 88, of Mediapolis and formerly of Oakville, died Sunday, November 10, 2013, at the Klein Unit of Great River Medical Center in Burlington. Born on May 11, 1925 in Grandview, Iowa, John was the oldest of seven boys and the son of Glen R. and Ruth Cockerill McCulley. He walked two miles to attend Mount Hope and Indian Creek Country Schools. John was drafted into the US Navy in 1946. After his time in the service he graduated from American Institute of Commerce in Davenport, Iowa. He married Betty L. Ball on April 16, 1949 in Wapello. Together they founded Oakville Feed and Produce in 1951 which is now TriOak Foods. John served as a Director of Farmer and Merchants Bank and Trust for nearly 50 years and held the position of president of the Iowa Feed and Grain Association. He served on the Oakville School Board and on the Oakville City Council. He was a member of the American Legion Post 489 in Oakville for 64 years and was a member of the Wapello Lodge #5 A.F. & A.M. He was a long time member of the Oakville United Methodist Church and served on the church board. Continue Reading
Doris Mitchell Corriell, 88, of Muscatine, died at 10:43 PM Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at the Solon Nursing Care Center in Solon. Born October 7, 1925, in Wichita, KS, she was the daughter of Harry and Beatrice Shaul. She was married to Les Corriell and previously married to Jack Mitchell. Doris worked for Muscatine Travel as a travel agent, retiring in 1990. She was a 1943 graduate of Evansville High School in Evansville, Indiana. Continue Reading
Chloe Michelle Shinn, daughter of Matthew David and Dawn Michelle Michaelson Shinn, of Burlington, was stillborn Saturday, November 2, 2013, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.
Survivors include her parents, Matthew and Dawn Shinn of Burlington; one brother, Carter Matthew Shinn, and one sister, Claire Ann Shinn, both at home; paternal grandparents, David and Cheryl Shinn of West Burlington; maternal grandparents, Jim and Gail Michaelson of Bradenton, FL; two paternal great-grandmothers, Anna Jones of Burlington, and Ilene Shinn of Northwood, IL; and aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Anna Grace, four great-grandfathers, and two great-grandmothers.
Cremation has been entrusted to Thielen Crematory.
Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM Thursday, November 7, 2013, at Thielen Funeral Home where the family will receive friends. Continue Reading
Earl “Soney” Nickel, 86, of Wever, IA, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 8:35 PM at MercyHospital in Iowa City. He was born on November 25, 1926 in Alexandria, MO to Earl and Pearl Fox Nickel. In July of 1947 he married Irma Ivins Patterson and she preceded him in death. Soney then married Eileen Daugherty on January 4, 1994 in Denmark, IA. He was an assistant superintendent in Wood Industries at Iowa State Penitentiary, worked at 400 Bowl, LeHigh Leopold and he retired as a customer representative from IMCFarmCenter. Soney was a member of the Denmark United Congregational Church of Christ. He was also a dedicated member of the Odd Fellows Lodge 552 in Wever for over sixty five years. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing cards and was a nature lover. Soney was an avid Cubs and Hawkeye fan. Survivors include his wife, Eileen Nickel of Burlington; two daughters, Paula (Robert) Patterson Tripp of Ames and Susan (Jody Katt) Nickel of Los Angeles, CA; one son, Scott Nickel of Wever; two step daughters, Kathy (Leroy) Mabeus and Sherry (Ray) McKee of Wever; two step sons, Bob (Janice) Daugherty of Dallas City, IL and Steve Daugherty of Ft. Madison; two grandchildren, Casey Nickel of Ft. Madison and Michael Walstrom of Slater, IA; six step grandchildren, Jeff Mabeus, Jennifer Mabeus-Geers, Tori Savage, Brent Daugherty, Darcy Griffin and Jamie Schubert; two great grandchildren, several step great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife and a sister. Continue Reading
Alfred W. Jackson, age 88, of Mediapolis, died Thursday, October 31, 2013, at the Prairie Ridge Care and Rehab in Mediapolis. The son of Raymond ‘Bud’ and Lena Johnson Jackson, he was born on October 12, 1925 in Morning Sun. He married Mary Ellen Eubanks on December 21, 1947 in Morning Sun. He graduated from MorningSunHigh School and served in the US Navy during WW II. He was an electrician with the IBEW # 13 of Burlington. He was a member of the IBEW #13, the Masonic Lodge #226 of Mediapolis, and the VFW Glenn Allen Post 5166 of Wapello. He had served on the Des Moines County Conservation Board and the Mediapolis City Council. He was of the Methodist faith. Alfred enjoyed woodworking, being outdoors, and his pets. He was very devoted to his family. His family includes his wife, Mary Ellen; two daughters, Carolyn Fromm & Steven Patterson of West Burlington and Christine & Alan Sergeant of Longmont, Colorado; a granddaughter, Kathy & Chad Bonser; and two great grandsons, Andrew and Gage Bonser. He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Robert Fromm. The funeral ceremony for Alfred Jackson will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, November 4, 2013, at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis with Chaplain Dean Graber officiating. Burial will follow at the ElmwoodCemetery in Morning Sun with graveside military rites by the VFW Glenn Allen Post 5166 of Wapello. The family will meet with friends from 1:00 to 2:00 PM prior to the funeral at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home. Continue Reading