Obituaries for Thursday December 31st

Arthur W. Kellum, Jr., 84, of Burlington, died at 11:59 PM Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at his home.

Born October 1, 1936, in Memphis, TN, he was the son of Arthur W. and Carrie DeMar Kellum. On August 29, 2014 he married Daria Cecile Pride in St. Louis, MO.

Arthur worked as a machine specialist in machinery manufacturing for Murray Iron Works for 27 years before retirement.

He graduated from Hadley Technical High School in St. Louis, MO.

Arthur was a member of the Greater Hope Missionary Baptist Church and First Church of the Nazarene. He served as a Deacon at Greater Hope Missionary Baptist Church. He was always busy working with his hands, he enjoyed working on engines, doing constructions projects and making small engine repairs.

Survivors include his wife, Daria Cecile Marshall-Kellum of Burlington, two sons, Arthur W. Kellumm, III of El Paso, TX and Kenzie Brian Kellum of Burlington, one daughter, Danielle DeMar Kellum of Burlington, seven grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; brother, Tony Kellum of Clinton, MO, two sisters, Arthella Kellum of St. Louis, MO and Carolyn Robinson of St. Louis, MO and several nieces and nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematory.

There will be no visitation or services. Burial will be held at a later date in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Prugh Funeral Service is in care of the arrangements.

Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Arthur’s obituary at

Jereldene Muenzenmaier, 92, of Dallas City, Illinois, passed away at 3:44 a.m. Thursday, December 28, 2020 at the Fort Madison Community Hospital.

Jereldene was born on March 15, 1928 near Bucklin, Missouri the daughter of Charlie and Trella (Carriker) Neff. On September 13, 1986 she married Frank Muenzenmaier. He preceded her in death on December 11, 2015.

Jereldene enjoyed watching birds, dogs and cats. She also enjoyed tending to her flowers and doing crafts, especially painting.

Survivors include three chldren, Rebecca Murphy of Dallas City, Jeff (Cindy) Manning of West Point, Iowa and Gary (Teresa) Manning of Fort Madison, Iowa; nine grandchildren, John Rhondes III, Angela Rhodes, Jessica Pietz, Samantha Morris, James Imthurn, Garrett Grelk, Lauren Grelk, Brandon Manning and Joseph Manning; 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister Violet (Wes) Brown of San Antonio, Texas.

In addition to her husband, Frank, also preceding her in death are two sisters, Leona and Bonnie and one brother, Charles.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Harris Cemetery, near Dallas City. No visitation is planned.

Banks & Beals Funeral Home of Dallas City is assisting the family. A memorial fund has been established for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. To sign the guestbook or leave a condolence please visit Jereldene’s obituary at