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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 →

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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 →

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Obituaries Monday April 8th

Connie Sue Miller
Age 61    of    Burlington
Died    4/4/13    Where    Great River Medical Center    West Burlington
Daughter    Nancy Miller    Burlington    IA
Daughter    MillerRachel    Burlington    IA
3    Grandchildren
2    Step Grandchildren
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 →

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Obituaries Thursday April 4th

Leela Tiemann    Age 87    of        Burlington    ”
“Died    4/1/13    Where    Great River Hospice House    West Burlington    ”
Daughter    JoAnn Carol Oetken    Burlington    IA

Daughter    Sheila Lynn Woodley    Shell Rock    IA
5    Grandchildren    ”
Sister    Anita Cote    Ventura, CA    ”
Friends may call    Noon until 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 3rd, at Lunning Chapel    ”
Family will receive friends    One hour prior to the time of service    ”
Funeral Service    11 a.m. Thursday, April 4th, at Lunning Chapel    ”
Burial Will Be    North Walker Cemetery


Rebecca “”Becky”” Rahgy    Age 55    of        Burlington    ”
“Died    Mon 4/1    at her home

Survivors:    ”
Husband:    Jeff Rahgy    Burlington    IA    ”
“Parents    Kathleen Heiniger of Burlington, IA    ”
“Daughter    Aimee (Matt) Wagenbach    Burlington    IA    ”
“5    Grandchildren     BrotherslSisters    ”
“Sister    Nancy Heiniger    Burlington, IA    ”
“Brother    Paul Heiniger    Mediapolis, IA    ”
“Family will receive friends    6 – 8 p.m. Friday, April 5th, at Lunning Chapel    ”
“Burial Will Be    Aspen Grove Cemetery


Ruth Marie Grossman, 91 years, of Denmark, Iowa died at 7:15 pmMonday, April 1, 2013 at the West PointCareCenter, West Point, Iowa.  She was born July 23, 1921 at St Paul, Iowa, a daughter of Henry and Sadie (Menke) Spiekermeier.  On June 1, 1944 at West Point, Iowa she married Floyd “Bud” Grossman.  He preceded her in death.  

Ruth was a homemaker.  She was a member of Holy Family Parish and a former member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Augusta, Iowa and of the Altar and Rosary Society.  She also belonged to the Plymouth Circle of the Denmark Congregational United Church of Christ, and was a member of TOPS for many many years.   She enjoyed time with her family and friends, bowling leagues, playing cards, and taking care of grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by one son, Randy (Tamara) Grossman, of Fort Madison, Iowa; Nancy Anderson, of Denmark, Iowa; one sister, Jeanette (Cletus) Bergthold, of Davenport, Iowa; five grandchildren: Tami Box, Tennelle Anderson-Kuhn, Joshua Anderson, Wylie Grossman, and Hoyt Grossman; and six great  grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother Orville Spiekermeier, and two sisters, Irene Lessenger and Delores Fedler.  

Friends may call after 2:00 pmFriday, April 5, 2013 at the Barr Memorial Chapel where the family will greet friends from 5:00 – 6:30 pm, Friday evening.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 amSaturday, April 6, 2013 at SacredHeartChurch, Fort Madison, Iowa with Reverend David Wilkening as Celebrant.  Burial will be at Denmark Cemetery, Denmark, Iowa.  A memorial has been established for Denmark Volunteer Fire Department and the Denmark Cemetery Association, and contributions may be made at the church or the Barr Memorial Chapel, Fort Madison, Iowa.  Online condolences to the Grossman family may be made at the Barr Memorial Chapel website, Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Tuesday April 2nd

Lois Ann Marks, 74, of Burlington, died at Blair House, Burlington, Iowa, on Sunday, March 31, 2013. Born on February 25, 1939 in San Diego, California, she was the daughter of William Francis and Alice Ruth Howell Mundell. Lois was a homemaker and worked in housekeeping and manufacturing businesses. She was an avid television watcher and also enjoyed knitting, crocheting and animals. She was of the Baptist faith. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Monday April 1st

Ina J. “Jenny” Brown, 87, of Burlington, died at 2:20 PM Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.  

Born June 21, 1925, in Wilmington, KS, she was the daughter of James S. and Hattie Mae Patterson Bomar. On May 6, 1945, she married Charles G. Brown in Seattle, Washington.  He died March 4, 1985.  

Jenny was a homemaker. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Friday March 29th

Karlene Kay Lange                                                                 Age 73                              of          Burlington died Tuesday 3/26 at University Hospitals in Iowa City

Survivors: Step Mother – Bonnie Earls

Sons: Todd (Diana) Lange, Stronghurst &  Kyle Lange

Daughter                        Holly Bridgham                               Voluntown               CT

Brothers: Dan Earls, Robert (Debbie) Crear, Lyle Crear & Dean Crear
Sisters: Cindy (Steve) Rohrer , Penny (Randy) Weigandt,  Marcia (Dale) Johnson,  Sylvia Eppley, Eleanor (Larry) Johnson

7        Grandchildren

2             Great-Grandchildren

Family will receive friends One hour prior to the time of service. Funeral Service Monday, April 1st, at Lunning Chapel
Burial in the South Cemetery, Basco, IL at a later date

Donna Mae McCoy, 74, of Burlington, formerly of Fort Madison, died at 9:30 am Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.  

Born December 17, 1938, in Saint Peter, MN, she was the daughter of Lloyd and Viola Strand Crowell. At the age of six, Donna’s father died and she was raised by her stepfather, Robert Stahl. She had been married to Gary Gould and Marvin McCoy. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Wednesday March 27th

Dorothy Maxine Harwood, 74, died Monday, March 25, 2013 at Great River Hospice House, West Burlington, Iowa.  She was born October 3, 1938 in Keokuk, Iowa, the daughter of Jesse Edward and Sarah Jane Beghtol Land.  On June 5, 1954 she married Harold Franklin Harwood Sr. they were later divorced.  He died October of 1997. She was a nurse at Burlington Medical Center and Burlington Care Center and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Montrose, Iowa. Dorothy enjoyed nursing the old fashioned way with care and concern.  While studying to be a nurse she achieved high grades.  She liked reading the Bible, mystery novels and watching westerns on TV.  She enjoyed the game backgammon, sewing and crocheting.  The family was in trouble if they ran out of chocolate milk. She is survived by two sons, Harold Harwood and William Harwood, both of Burlington, Iowa; three daughters, Vicky (Pedro) Maestro of Montrose, Iowa, Marian Shaver of Burlington, Iowa and Marsha Darlene (Wayne) Metz of Ft. Madison, Iowa; eighteen grandchildren; forty-five great-grandchildren; one brother John V. Land of Revere, Missouri; five sisters, Martha Janette Roberts and Barbara Peterson, both of Ft. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Tuesday March 26th

Robert “Bob” Korf     Age 60                                              of Burlington

Died            Sun 3/24                                       Where          Deceased’s Residence                   Burlington



Son                                 J.P. (Melissa) Korf                                      Burlington, IA

Daughter                       Stephanie Korf                                   Burlington              IA

Daughter                         Roxane (Scott) Burzlaff                     Bettendorf              IA

Daughter                       Andrea (Allen) Swayzer                      Burlington              IA

Daughter                       Stephanie Korf

5 Grandchildren                                         Great-Grandchildren


Sister ,                          Kris ((Mark) Weak

Brother                          Mike (Vicki) Korf                                         Ames, IA

The Family will receive friends from 1-3PM Saturday March 30th at Lunning Chapel. John “ Jack” Joseph Dailey, age 73, of Burlington, died at his home on Friday, March 22, 2013.  

Born on October 5, 1939 in Albia, Iowa, he was the son of Tim F. and Delia Irene Wilson Dailey. He married Connie Jean Koeber on June 26, 1965 in Burlngton, Iowa. Jack was a Navy veteran serving from 1959 to 1962 as a Personnel Man Third Class. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Monday March 25th

Jerry Jonathan Saldeen                                                     Age 71                              of Burlington

Died        Thursday March 21st                           Where      Great River Hospice House              West Burlington


Survivors: Wife:

Patricia Saldeen

Son                                             Terry (Lisa) Saldeen

Son                                             William (Sally) Saldeen

Son                                             Bob Saldeen

Son                                             Scott Saldeen

Daughter                          Sheri (Brain) Landstrom

7 Grandchildren                  1    Great-Grandchildren


Sister                           Joann (Pat) Mitchell

Sister                           Susan (Bill) Johnson

Brother                         Josh (Myrna) Saldeen

Brother                         Danny Saldeen

Brother                         Jeff Saldeen

Family will receive friends   One hour prior to the time of service

A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10:30AM Fri March 29th at Lunning Chapel.  

James Rexford Anderson               Age: 43         resident of:  Burlington, Iowa


Died:Thursday, March 21, 2013


Where: Henry County Health Center, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa


Survivors:  He is survived by Dee Ann Fields who he shared his life with; two nephews that he raised and loved with Dee Ann, David Newland and Taylor Newland of Burlington; his mother, Mia (Tom) McIntyre of Ft. Madison; one sister, Marlene (Scott) Kadera of Marion, Iowa;  several nieces and nephews.  


Funeral Services:Funeral services for Jim Anderson will be held in Prugh’s Chapel on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.  Rev. Shane McCampbell will officiate. Continue Reading →

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