Steve Hexom

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Obituaries Thursday July 3rd

Oscar R. Cline,83, died Tuesday 7/1/14 at the Great River Hospice House West Burlington
Survivors: Wife, Patsy Cline Burlington
Son Richard Burlington, IA
Daughter Pamela (Thomas Sr.) Newberry Burlington IA
6 Grandchildren 8 Great-Grandchildren
Brother Lee Cline Mount Pleasant, IA
Family will receive friends 6 – 8 p.m. Sunday, July 6th, at Lunning Chapel. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 7th, at Lunning Chapel.  

Kathryn P. Parmeter Dean, formerly of West Burlington, Iowa, died Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Silver Crest Garner Farm Assisted Living, Davenport, Iowa. She was born September 10, 1921 the daughter of John Peter and Ora May Ellis Parmeter. Kathryn married Terrill Dean and he died October, 1996. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Tuesday July 1st

Mr. Charles “Gene” Cramberg, 86, of Dallas City, IL passed away at his home at 5:00 AM Monday, June 30, 2014. He was born on June 4, 1928 in Dallas City, the son of Elgy and Ruth Patterson Cramberg. On July 10, 1949 he married Joanne Claudine Bell in Colusa, IL.  

Gene attended the Dallas City High School and joined the U.S. Navy in 1949 where he worked at the U.S. Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune, NC. Mr. Cramberg then worked at the IAAP near Middleton, IA for 27 years. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Thursday June 19th

Michael Ray Phillips, Sr. 66, of New London, died Thursday, June 19, 2014 at his home. Services are pending at Elliott Chapel, New London.  

Carl Lucas Byrum, 88, of Mt. Pleasant and formerly of Mt. Union, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Henry County Health Center, Mt. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Wednesday June 18th

Larry Lee Schrader, age 69 of Wapello, died Monday June 16, 2014 at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington. The son of Ray and Alice (Miller) Schrader, he was born July 8, 1944 at Grandview, Iowa. On February 8, 1964 he married Donna Kay Crow; she died June 10, 2007. He was a graduate of the Wapello high School. He worked for JI Case in Burlington. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Tuesday June 17th

Kathryn “Kay” Elizabeth Hansen, 91, of Burlington, Iowa, died at Bickford Cottage, Burlington, Iowa, on Sunday evening, June 15, 2014. Born on April 22, 1923 in Lebanon, Iowa, she was the daughter of Craig W. and Elizabeth A. Koonts Johnston. She married Roger Hansen December 27, 1943 in Wheaton, Illinois. He died on September 27, 1997. Kathryn graduated from Cantril High School in 1940 and Burlington Hospital School of Nursing in 1944. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Monday June 16th

William “Bill” Mathes, 74, of Burlington, died at 4:05 AM Saturday, June 14, 2014, at his home in Burlington.  

Born February 2, 1940, in Burlington, he was the son of George Herman and Rosemary Donohoo Mathes. On August 26, 1967, he married Rita J. Bruty in Washington, IA.  

Bill worked as an electrical engineer and in electronic quality control, retiring in 2011.  

He was a 1958 graduate of Notre Dame High School. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Friday June 13th

Roger Newbold, 78, of Burlington, died at 8:50 AM, Thursday, June 12, 2014, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.  

Born August 31, 1935, in Hillsboro, IA, he was the son of Robert and Gertrude Hixson Newbold. On June 13, 1954, he married Gayle Joan Moffett in Hillsboro.  

Roger retired from J.I. Case Corporation in 1992, where he had worked for 21 years. He also owned the Dairy Queen in Mt. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Wednesday June 11th

Cornelius F. “Bill” Saben ,Age 82 of Burlington died Sun 6/1/14 at Blair House Nursing and Rehab Burlington
Son Robert (Vicki) Mahalic
Step Daughter – Deb (Dwight) Fogelstrom
StepSon – Richard Jameson
5 Grandchildren 4 Great-Grandchildren
Brother Robert (Dora) Saben
Brother Kenneth (Donna) Saben
Graveside Memorial Funeral Service and Inurnment 11 a.m. Saturday, June 14th, in the Oquawka Cemetery Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Tuesday June 10th

Leila L. Lewis, age 81 of Stronghurst, Illinois died at 2:40 a.m. Monday June 9, 2014 at Oak Lane Nursing & Rehab Center in Stronghurst. She was born July 7, 1932 in Princeton, California, the daughter of John and Lorraine Head Hagle. On May 14, 1950, she married Earl Wesley “Wes” Lewis in Marysville, California. He preceded her in death on June 28, 2001.  

Mrs. Lewis lived in Chico, California for many years and in the Fernley, Nevada area from 1985 until 2008. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Monday June 9th

Lorena Marie Moyers, age 95 of Mediapolis, died Thursday June 5, 2014 at Prairie Ridge Care Center in Mediapolis. The daughter of John and Mary Boden Frieden, she was born November 10, 1918 at New Boston, Illinois. On November 10, 1937 she married Roy L. Moyers at Hurdland, Missouri; he died November 25, 1996. She was a graduate of the Muscatine High School, class of 1936. She worked in food services at the Mediapolis High School for 22 years. Continue Reading →

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