Obituaries Wednesday October 29

Mona Mary Dwight, 91, of Burlington, died at 7:55 PM Monday, October 27, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born September 14, 1923, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Albert Frederick and Clara Alvina Jackson Gerdom. She married John R. Dwight on February 14, 1946, in Burlington. They later divorced. Mona worked at National Research Bureau and Schramms.

She was a 1941 graduate of Burlington High School. Continue Reading

Obituaries Tuesday October 28th

Pauline E Richardson, Age 88 of West Burlington
Died Sunday 10/26/14 at the Donnellson Health Center Donnellson
She is survived by several nieces and nephews
Family will receive friends from 7 – 8 p m. Thursday, October 30th, at Lunning Chapel
Graveside Funeral Service and Interment 2 p.m, Friday, October 31st, in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery.  

Mary F. Robberts, 80, of Burlington, died at 2:29 PM Sunday, October 26, 2014, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington. Born January 20, 1934, in Fairfax, MO, she was the daughter of John and Madge McMahon Carter. On December 27, 1959, she married Merle Orville Robberts at Fairfax Baptist Church in Fairfax, MO. He died March 4, 1995. Continue Reading

Obituaries Friday October 24th

Joyce Ruth Boughton Shute,  77,  of Burlington died Tuesday 10/21 at the Great River Hospice House West Burlington. She is survived by 3 daughters, Regina “Gina” Roberts of West Burlington, Shelly McMurren of Prescott AZ
and Darcy (Rod) Hostetter of West Burlington, 9 Grandchildren and 5 Great-Grandchildren
Family will receive friends 12:30 – 2 p.m. Sunday, October 26th, at Lunning Chapel
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Obituaries Tuesday October 21st

Betty Jean Stevenson, 94, of Oquawka, Illinois died at 11:00 a.m. Sunday October 19, 2014 at Great River Hospice House in West Burlington, Iowa. She was born January 4, 1920 near Blandinsville, Illinois, the daughter of Willis and Reva Mustain Adams. On August 1, 1933, she married William F. “Bill” Stevenson in Kahoka, Missouri. He preceded her in death on December 12, 2010. Mrs. Stevenson was a graduate of Stronghurst High School. Early in life, she had worked at the Lomax Canning Factory and the Iowa Army Ammunitions Plant. Continue Reading

Obituaries Monday October 20th

Mrs. Pauline Stott, 88, of Mt. Pleasant, died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Services are pending at Elliott Chapel, New London.  

Robert Schier, 61, of Burlington, died at 2:06 AM Saturday, October 18, 2014, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington. Born December 8, 1952, in Burlington, he was the son of Herbert and Annette Weiler Schier. Continue Reading

Obituaries Friday October 17th

Kristen Elizabeth McGuire, 18, of Burlington, died at 6:11 PM Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington. Born April 6, 1996, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Mark Joseph and Janelle Ann Spenler McGuire. Kristen was a 2014 graduate of Burlington High School. She was a member of SS. Mary and Patrick Catholic Church, West Burlington. Continue Reading

Obituaries October 16th

Clark Wesley Dunn, 69, of Colusa, IL passed away at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at his home. Clark was born on May 4, 1945 in Ft. Madison Iowa, the son of Wesley and Bernice Dunn. On July 21, 1984 he married Lori Troxell in Libertyville, Illinois, she survives. He was a graduate of Dallas City High School. Continue Reading

Obituaries Wednesday October 15th

Roland Lee Wiemann, 81, of Burlington, died Monday, October 13, 2014, in Burlington. Born April 30, 1933, at his parent’s farm house on Cliff Road in Burlington, IA, he was the son of Arnold Henry Sr. and Carrie Cecelia Riepe Wiemann. On October 25, 1952, he married Janet Elaine Kapotas in Burlington, Iowa. He was a 1952 graduate of Burlington High School where he was a member of the track relay team during his senior year. For many years Roland worked as a farmhand or had his own operations. Continue Reading

Obituaries Tuesday October 14th

William D. “Bill” Horst, 59, of West Burlington, died at 12:07 PM Sunday, October 12, 2014, at his home. Born March 4, 1955, in Burlington, he was the son of William Robert and Dorothy Louise Hawkins Horst. On March 13, 1982, he married MaryAnn Fagan. They later divorced. Bill farmed with his brother-in-law, Dacid and also worked at Casey’s in Middletown. Continue Reading