Robert F. Carter, 77, of Fort Madison, IA, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 6:17 p.m. at the FortMadisonCommunityHospital. He was born on February 14, 1936 to Robert F. & Ruby Belle Rowland Carter III. He married Janis J. Worman on April 15, 1952 in Kahoka, MO. He retired from the Iowa State Penitentiary with 38 years of service. He was a member of Living Hope Church of the Nazarene and enjoyed sports, especially the St. Louis Cardinals. He enjoyed telling jokes, singing, playing the guitar, lighthouses, watching old television shows and spending time with his family. He always thought of others first and took great pride in taking care of his wife, Janis. Bob is survived by: his wife: Janis Carter of Fort Madison, IA; 1-daughter: Candice Carter of Glenwood, IA; 4-sons: David (Emily) Carter of Quincy, IL, Steven (Monica) Carter of Fort Madison, IA, Greg Carter of Iowa City, IA & Jaydee Carter of Fort Madison, IA; 9-grandchildren; 9-great grandchildren & 1-brother: Jerry (Pat) Carter of Bettendorf, IA. He was preceded in death by: his parents, 3-sisters & 5-brothers. Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 11, 2013 with the family to receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday evening at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Living Hope Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Jim Hofmann officiating. His body will be cremated following the funeral service and burial will be held at a later date in OaklandCemetery. A memorial has been established for the Living Hope Church of the Nazarene or Special Olympics. Online condolences to Bob’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.
Kyler Ray Schnedler, age 12 of Mediapolis, died Wednesday November 6, 2013 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The son of Mathew and Alissa (Drebenstedt) Schnedler, he was born August 18, 2001 at Burlington. He was a 6th grader at Mediapolis Schools. He attended CornerstoneCommunityChurch in Mediapolis and was active in the 5:16 Youth Group. He enjoyed duck hunting, fishing and was an avid artist. Kyler gave the gift of life by being an organ donor. Continue Reading →
Doris Mitchell Corriell, 88, of Muscatine, died at 10:43 PM Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at the Solon Nursing Care Center in Solon. Born October 7, 1925, in Wichita, KS, she was the daughter of Harry and Beatrice Shaul. She was married to Les Corriell and previously married to Jack Mitchell. Doris worked for Muscatine Travel as a travel agent, retiring in 1990. She was a 1943 graduate of Evansville High School in Evansville, Indiana. Continue Reading →
Chloe Michelle Shinn, daughter of Matthew David and Dawn Michelle Michaelson Shinn, of Burlington, was stillborn Saturday, November 2, 2013, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.
Survivors include her parents, Matthew and Dawn Shinn of Burlington; one brother, Carter Matthew Shinn, and one sister, Claire Ann Shinn, both at home; paternal grandparents, David and Cheryl Shinn of West Burlington; maternal grandparents, Jim and Gail Michaelson of Bradenton, FL; two paternal great-grandmothers, Anna Jones of Burlington, and Ilene Shinn of Northwood, IL; and aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Anna Grace, four great-grandfathers, and two great-grandmothers.
Cremation has been entrusted to Thielen Crematory.
Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM Thursday, November 7, 2013, at Thielen Funeral Home where the family will receive friends. Continue Reading →
Earl “Soney” Nickel, 86, of Wever, IA, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 8:35 PM at MercyHospital in Iowa City. He was born on November 25, 1926 in Alexandria, MO to Earl and Pearl Fox Nickel. In July of 1947 he married Irma Ivins Patterson and she preceded him in death. Soney then married Eileen Daugherty on January 4, 1994 in Denmark, IA. He was an assistant superintendent in Wood Industries at Iowa State Penitentiary, worked at 400 Bowl, LeHigh Leopold and he retired as a customer representative from IMCFarmCenter. Soney was a member of the Denmark United Congregational Church of Christ. He was also a dedicated member of the Odd Fellows Lodge 552 in Wever for over sixty five years. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing cards and was a nature lover. Soney was an avid Cubs and Hawkeye fan. Survivors include his wife, Eileen Nickel of Burlington; two daughters, Paula (Robert) Patterson Tripp of Ames and Susan (Jody Katt) Nickel of Los Angeles, CA; one son, Scott Nickel of Wever; two step daughters, Kathy (Leroy) Mabeus and Sherry (Ray) McKee of Wever; two step sons, Bob (Janice) Daugherty of Dallas City, IL and Steve Daugherty of Ft. Madison; two grandchildren, Casey Nickel of Ft. Madison and Michael Walstrom of Slater, IA; six step grandchildren, Jeff Mabeus, Jennifer Mabeus-Geers, Tori Savage, Brent Daugherty, Darcy Griffin and Jamie Schubert; two great grandchildren, several step great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife and a sister. Continue Reading →
Alfred W. Jackson, age 88, of Mediapolis, died Thursday, October 31, 2013, at the Prairie Ridge Care and Rehab in Mediapolis. The son of Raymond ‘Bud’ and Lena Johnson Jackson, he was born on October 12, 1925 in Morning Sun. He married Mary Ellen Eubanks on December 21, 1947 in Morning Sun. He graduated from MorningSunHigh School and served in the US Navy during WW II. He was an electrician with the IBEW # 13 of Burlington. He was a member of the IBEW #13, the Masonic Lodge #226 of Mediapolis, and the VFW Glenn Allen Post 5166 of Wapello. He had served on the Des Moines County Conservation Board and the Mediapolis City Council. He was of the Methodist faith. Alfred enjoyed woodworking, being outdoors, and his pets. He was very devoted to his family. His family includes his wife, Mary Ellen; two daughters, Carolyn Fromm & Steven Patterson of West Burlington and Christine & Alan Sergeant of Longmont, Colorado; a granddaughter, Kathy & Chad Bonser; and two great grandsons, Andrew and Gage Bonser. He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Robert Fromm. The funeral ceremony for Alfred Jackson will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, November 4, 2013, at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis with Chaplain Dean Graber officiating. Burial will follow at the ElmwoodCemetery in Morning Sun with graveside military rites by the VFW Glenn Allen Post 5166 of Wapello. The family will meet with friends from 1:00 to 2:00 PM prior to the funeral at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home. Continue Reading →
Geraldine F. McColloch Age 93 of Fremont
Died Sunday 10/27 at her home
Brother Arthur (Shirley) Phillips Cheyenne, WY
Brother James (Ruth) Phillips Austin, MN
Family will receive friends 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Lunning Chapel
Graveside Funeral Service and Interment 2 p.m Friday, November 1st, in Aspen Grove Cemetery
Jerry Mac McGaw, 71, of Dallas City, IL passed away at 9:00 PMTuesday, October 29, 2013 at the OSFSt.FrancisMedicalCenter in Peoria, IL. Services are pending at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in DallasCity. Condolences may be left at banksandbeals.com. Mrs. M. Joan Wolfe, 90, of Middletown, died Wednesday, October 30, 2013 in the emergency room at GreatRiverMedicalCenter. A private family graveside service will be held in JaggarCemetery, rural Danville. Pastor Aimee Goldmeyer will officiate. A memorial has been established to the Danville Rescue Unit. Condolences may be sent to the family at: Darrell Wolfe, 405 Center Street, Middletown, Iowa52638. Continue Reading →
Darrell D. Wyckoff, 60, of Burlington, died at 5:35 AM Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at his home. Born December 2, 1952, in Fairfield, IA, he was the son of Carroll Dean and Mary Elizabeth Channel Wyckoff. On August 25, 1973, he married Donna Rae Dodson in Burlington. Darrell had worked at J.I. Case Co. from 1973 until his retirement in 2003. Continue Reading →
Richard A. Lewis, 92, of Burlington, died at 8:45 am Sunday, October 27, 2013, at the Great River Klein Center in West Burlington.
Born August 3, 1921, in Piqua, OH, he was the son of Wilbur and Leila Meier Lewis. On December 29, 1941, he married Dorothy “Jane” Dennis in Greenville, Ohio.
Dick had worked at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, first as Chief of Guards, later as production manager, and then as assistant head of production. He retired in 1975.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving from August 7, 1948 until November 30, 1963. Continue Reading →
Richard A. Lewis, 92, of Burlington, died at 8:45 AM Sunday, October 27, 2013, at the Great River Klein Center in West Burlington. Arrangements are pending at the Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory. Johnny Dee Simmons, 56, of Burlington, died at 3:10 AM Sunday, October 27, 2013, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington. Arrangements are pending at the Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory. Edith E. Kerr,98, West Burlington
Died Thursday 10/24/13 reat River Hospice House West Burlington
Son Jim (Jane) Kerr Iowa City, IA
Son Gene (Bonnie) Kerr Wildwood, MO
Daughter Joanne (Richard) Meth Burlington IA
Daughter Judy (Ernest) Pilkington Gladstone IL
14 Grandchildren 23 Great-Grandchildren
Brother Ed (Pauline) Jarrard Washington, IA
5 Great-Great Grandchildren
Family will receive friends 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 29th, at Lunning Chapel
Funeral Services wiil be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 29th, at Lunning Chapel
Burial in the Aspen Grove Cemetery Continue Reading →
Helen Mae Sperfslage, 94, of Burlington, died at 6:20 AM Thursday, October 24, 2013, at Rose Bush Gardens in Burlington. Arrangements are pending at the Thielen Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral service for Mrs. Marilynn Prins, 91, of New London, will be held at 10;30 A.M. Saturday at Elliott Chapel, New London. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Saturday with the family receiving friends until the time of the service. Interment will be held in TrinityCemetery, rural Mt.Union. A memorial has been established for TrinityCemetery. Continue Reading →