Obituaries

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Obits for 6/30/14

Dorothy T. Davis, 98, of Burlington, died at 6:30 PM Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Blair House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Burlington. Born May 13, 1916, in Cedar Rapids, IA, she was the daughter of Franklin Bruce and Jennie K. Anderson Thompson. On February 15, 1942, she married Donald I. Davis in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He died December 5, 1988. Dorothy was a homemaker. Continue Reading →

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Obits for 6-27-14

Marjorie Ann (Brandt) Johnson, 77, of Burlington, died at 6:45 AM Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington. Born April 6, 1937, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Charles H. and Grace E. Pforts Brandt. On April 6, 1957, she married Verle H. Johnson. He preceded her in death on March 18, 2001. Marjorie worked at Horace Mann for seven years and for Burlington High School for 21 years as a library clerk and secretary before retiring in 2002. Continue Reading →

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Obits for 06/24/14

Carl Lucas Byrum, 88, of Mt Pleasant and formerly of Mt. Union, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Henry County Health Center. Memorial services for Mr. Byrum will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Elliott Chapel, New London. Pastor David Mixon will officiate. The body has been cremated according to his wishes, and inurnment will be in Trinity Cemetery, rural Mt. Continue Reading →

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Obits for 6/23/14

Michael Ray Phillips, Sr., 66, of New London, died Thursday, June 19, 2014 at his home. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Elliott Chapel, New London.  Pastor Brian Swafford will officiate.  According to his wishes, his body has been cremated and inurnment will be in BurgeCemetery following the service.  The Henry County Honor Guard will present military rites at the cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 1:00 PM on Monday, June 23 with the family greeting friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  A memorial has been established for Henry County Conservation.  
Joyce Elaine Mosbach Morrison, 77, of Burlington died at 9:45 PM Saturday, June 21, 2014 at her home. Born March 1, 1937, in Greenville, IA, she was the daughter of Wes and Elaine Northern Bennett. On July 10, 1955, she married Otto DeWayne Mosbach. 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
Survivors:
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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