Carol M. Sheffler, 76, of LaHarpe, IL passed away 7:21AMSunday, April 14, 2013 at the LaHarpe-Davier Health Care Center. Carol was born the daughter of Harley and Fern Brunk Jones in LaHarpe on August 12, 1936. On October 2, 1954 she married Kenneth “Bud” Sheffler in LaHarpe. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2012. Mrs. Sheffler was a graduate of LaHarpeHigh School. Continue Reading →
Linda Kramer, 67, of Philip, South Dakota, and formerly Burlington, died Saturday, April 6, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona. Services are pending at Elliott Chapel, New London.
Marjorie “Margie” Maxine Grelk, 52, of Fort Madison, died at 9:42 AM Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.
Born August 3, 1960, in Toledo, OH, she was the daughter of Deloras Benedict Page. In 1976, she married Paul Grelk in Kahoka, MO.
Margie loved children and demonstrated her love with the many years of child care she did in her home. Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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
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 →
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
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, www.barrmemorialchapel.com. Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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
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 →
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 →