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Obituaries Wednesday August 27th

Cecil R Lowe,79 of Burlington died Mon 8/25 at his home
He is survived by his wife Jo Ann of Burlington
Sons Mitchell, Eric and Craig all of Burlington
Daughter April Budzyn of Burlington
8 Grandchildren 3 Great-Grandchildren
Sister Delores A. Lowe Burlington, IA
Sister Jeannine Yakle Cape Coral, FL
Sister Virginia M Williams Dubuque, IA
Family will receive friends Following Masonic Rites at 6 p.m. Thursday(August 28th)at Lunning Chapel until 8
Funeral Service 1:30 p.m. Friday August 29th)at Lunning Chapel.  

Mrs. Verna Martindale, 94, of Dallas City, IL, formerly of Burlington, IA, passed at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Oak Lane Nursing & Rehab in Stronghurst, IL. Arrangements are pending at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Dallas City. Condolences may be left at banksandbeals.com Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Tuesday August 26th

Jane Lewis, 92, of Burlington, died at 3:45 PM Friday, August 22, 2014, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.  

Born November 19, 1921, in Middletown, OH, she was the daughter of Herbert A. and Ruth Ferree Dennis and raised by her mother and step-father, Art Meyer. On December 29, 1941, she married Richard Alonzo Lewis in Greenville, Ohio. He preceded her in death on October 27, 2013.  

Being an Army wife, Jane stayed at home to help raise their five children. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Monday August 25th

Jane Lewis, 92, of Burlington, died at 3:45 PM Friday, August 22, 2014, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.  

Born November 19, 1921, in Middletown, OH, she was the daughter of Herbert A. and Ruth Ferree Dennis and raised by her mother and step-father, Art Meyer. On December 29, 1941, she married Richard Alonzo Lewis in Greenville, Ohio. He preceded her in death on October 27, 2013.  

Being an Army wife, Jane stayed at home to help raise their five children. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Saturday August 23rd

Danny Lynn Swisher, 55, of LaHarpe, IL passed away at 11:23 PM Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Memorial Hospital, Carthage, IL. Danny was born on September 11, 1958, the son of Harold and Maxine Jackson Swisher. Mr. Swisher was a graduate of the LaHarpe High School. He had worked at Heartland Harley Davidson of Burlington, IA, Shaefer Pen Company of Ft. Madison, IA, and as a farm hand for Bob Reed. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Thursday August 21st

Betty Bernice Simmons Ball, 88, of New London, died Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Henry County Health Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Elliott Chapel, New London. Pastor Brian Swafford will officiate. Burial will be in Burge Cemetery, New London. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Monday August 18th

Marjorie Ellen Stineman, age 98, of Wapello and formerly of Grandview, died Friday afternoon, August 15, 2014, at the Wapello Nursing & Rehab Center. The daughter of Ralph Roland and Vinnie B. Fulerton Cross, she was born on October 29, 1915 on the family farm in Louisa County, Iowa. She married Delno P. Stineman on January 30, 1937 in New Era, Iowa. He preceded her in death on July 25, 2004. Marjorie graduated from Grandview High School and the School of Cosmetology in Des Moines. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Friday August 15th

Virginia R. “Jean” Kukuk, 86, of Dallas City, IL passed away at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, August 14, 2014 at her home. Jean was born on April 20, 1928 in Dallas City the daughter of Virgil L. and Ruth Elma Nicol Logan. On November 25, 1954 she married Merle G. Kukuk in Dallas City. He preceded her in death on December 12, 1999. She was a life long resident of Dallas City. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Wednesday August 13th

Ernest Allen “Ernie” Johnston, 75, of Burlington, Iowa, died at his home on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Born on July 15, 1939 in Keota, Iowa, he was the son of Richard and Genevieve Vogel Johnston. He married Janet Leyes on May 25, 1958 at St. Paul Catholic Church, Burlington, Iowa. Ernie attended school in North English, Iowa and graduated from St. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Tuesday August 12th

Mrs. Garnet Coberley, 88, of Morning Sun and New London, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Sunrise Terrace in Winfield. Services are pending at Elliott Chapel, New London.  

Eddie Cooper Martin, 50, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa. He was born April 27, 1964 in Osceola, Arkansas, the son of James and Lydia Bell Martin. On February 18, 1991 he married Christina Elaine Cantu in Burlington; she died July 1, 1994. Continue Reading →

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Obituaries Monday August 11th

Verna Arlene Haase, 92, of Burlington, formerly of Scottsbluff, NE, died at 7:50 AM Saturday, August 9, 2014, at the Blair House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Burlington.  

Born March 12, 1922, in Fairbury, NE, she was the daughter of Clyde and Minnie Williams Wilson. On October 14, 1945, she married Melvin J. Haase in Fairbury, NE. He died July 27, 2002.  

Verna worked in Customer Service at United Telephone Company of the West. Continue Reading →

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