Obituaries for Friday March 26th

David A. Scott, 68, of Burlington, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 2021 at his residence.
Born January 26, 1953 at Mercy Hospital in Burlington, Iowa he was the son of Chester A. and Margaret Marna (Mills) Scott. He married Helen Mark December 21, 1973, they later divorced. On May 3, 2018 he married Marcia Deets Korb.
David graduated from Notre Dame in 1971. He earned a business degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management from DMACC in Ankeny, Iowa. David worked for J.I. Case for 35 years. He was a certified TIG welder-submarine grade. He owned and operated his own company, Scotty’s Building and Remodeling.
He was a member of Divine Mercy Parish where he attended St. Paul Catholic Church and sang in the choir. He was past treasurer for BHS Music Boosters, a scout leader, a member of S.E. Iowa Symphony Orchestra, S.E. Iowa Band, Bel Canto Choir, and Burlington Municipal Band where he served as treasurer & board member. He was passionate about music and the arts.
David enjoyed camping, traveling, cigars, and riding motorcycles. He built, refurbished, and remodeled many homes and projects. He brought unique vision and detail to each one. He enjoyed cooking, and made amazing crepes and deviled eggs. He loved sharing all of these things with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife Marcia Korb, children; Tony (Joanna) Scott of West Burlington, Mark Scott and step-son, Pete Korb, both of Burlington; two grandchildren, Nolan and Nicholas Scott; brother Kenton M. (Sandy) Scott of Punxsutawney, PA; sisters, Sherrill A. (Walter) Ertz of Cedar Falls, IA and Christine K. (Roger) Callaway of Des Moines, IA; and sister-in-law, Cam Scott of Withee, WI.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gregory K. Scott.
The memorial visitation for Mr. Scott will be 10:00-11:30 a.m. Saturday March 27th at Lunning Chapel. Masks will be required and social distancing guidelines will be followed. A private family inurnment will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Kingston.
According to his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to Lunning Chapel.
Memorials have been established for the S.E. Iowa Symphony Orchestra and the Burlington Municipal Band.
Condolences may be left for the family at

Mary Sue “Suzi” Stanbary, 70, of rural Niota, Illinois, passed away at 1:34a.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

She was born November 17, 1950 in LaHarpe, Illinois, the daughter of Arthur Lee and Ruth Lucille (Freeland) Olson. On December 26, 1981 she married Delbert William Stanbary in Macomb, Illinois. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2021.

Suzi was a 1967 graduate of the Dallas City High School and in 1971 graduated from college in Kirkwood, Missouri. She also attended Southeastern Community College and Carl Sandburg College. She was a phlebotomist and a computer programmer. She previously worked in graphic layout for the Hawk Eye Newspaper. Suzie also worked at area nursing homes and in home health care.

Surviving are one son, Tony (Angela) Cisneros of Dallas City; one daughter, Maria Stanbary of Burlington, Iowa; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one son, Arthur Cisneros; two sisters, Sandra Dowell and Tammy Olson, and one brother, Frank Olson.

A Celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Dallas City is assisting the family. A memorial fund has been established to help with expenses. Contributions may be mailed to; Suzi Stanbary Memorial, c/o/ Banks & Beals Funeral Home, PO Box 70, Dallas City, Illinois 62330

To leave a condolence for the family, please visit Suzie’s obituary at

Catherine Ann Logas, 77, of Burlington, formerly of Mediapolis died Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, IA.
Born December 2, 1943 in Williston, ND, she was the daughter of Bernard and Ada (Theodorson) Barensheer.
Catherine was a graduate of Williston, North Dakota High School and was a payroll specialist for 24 years at Southeastern Community College. She was of the Catholic faith.
Catherine enjoyed playing cards, puzzles, traveling, going out with friends and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her children Scott (Holly) Logas of Burlington, IA, and Karen (Larry) Arnold of Sierra Vista, AZ; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband “Red” Heater, her brother John and her sister Betty.
The Celebration of Life for Catherine Logas and “Red” Heater will be held 11:00-1:00 p.m. Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Eagles in Burlington, IA.
Cremation has been accorded.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established for the Special Needs Foundation.
Online condolences may be made by visiting

Shelly Lynn McIlhenny, 58, of West Burlington, died at 12:40 PM Saturday, March 13, 2021, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.

Born March 10, 1963, in Centerville, IA, she was the daughter of Leslie Paul Sweeden and Beverly Thomson.

She graduated from Burlington High School in 1981, and from Ashford University in 2013.

Shelly worked in technical services at Winegard, and also bartended at Burlington Gymnastics Society since 2013.

She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Fan. Shelly was very social and loved spending time with her friends and family; especially her granddaughters.

Survivors include her mother, Beverly Thomson; one daughter, Bailey Brockman of Keokuk; one son, Andrew McIlhenny of Burlington; two grandchildren, Memphis and Mila; two brothers, Marty Sweeden and Jamey Sweeden both of Burlington; one niece, Josey Sweeden; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Besides her father, she was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, John & Orpha Atkinson, and paternal grandparents, Paul & Faye Sweeden.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematory.

The memorial service for Shelly will be 1:00 PM Saturday, March 27, 2021, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held at the Eagles Club following the service.

A memorial has been established.

Prugh Funeral Service is in care of the arrangements.

A photo tribute can be viewed and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Shelly’s obituary at

Kathryn Martin, 79, of Burlington, died at 9:40 AM Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.

Born December 25, 1941, in Cedar Rapids, IA, she was the daughter of Robert and Berta Fae Meehan Potter. On February 14, 1990, she married Donald Lee Martin in Burlington.

Kathryn worked at Midland Community School from 1977-1989, Collins Radio, and Casebine Credit Union.

Kathryn graduated from Davenport Central High School in 1960. She attended Wessington Springs College in South Dakota and Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL. She graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts.

She was a member of the Parkside First Baptist Church in Burlington. Kathryn was a former member of the Burlington Art Guild, L.I.F.T. (Ladies in Faith Together), and Disciple of Christ. She enjoyed art, music, was a seamstress, counter cross stitch, crocheting, quilting, and needle point. She sang in small and large group choirs, was an excellent marksmen, horticulturist, and bird watcher. Kathryn loved spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her mother; her husband of 31 years; two sons, Matthew Patrick (Cami) Brady of Center Junction, IA and Matthew Donald Martin of Oxford Junction, IA; three daughters, Wendy Marie Cassata of Washington, IA, Sara (Anthony) Draegert of Waucinda, IL, and Mindy Kay (Chad) Martin of Monticello, IA; 12 grandchildren, Anthony (Summer) Cassata, Keysha Dixon, Jordan (Luke) Yordy, Megan (Jared) Draegert, Caitlin (Matt) Carson, Molly Brady, Ransom Brady, Joselyn Brady, Trey Brady, Grace Taylor, Connor Martin & Addison Martin; two great-grandchildren, Liana (Kevin) Schimp, & Oralia Cassata; three brothers, Donald Dean (Cindy) Potter of Anamosa, IA, Michael (Mary Lou) Potter of Naples, NY, Jerry (Mary) Potter of Cedar Rapids, IA; one sister, Karen Yvonne (Darrell) Arvidson of Laporte, MN; many nieces and nephews; three brothers-in-law, Duane (Cindy) Martin of Springville, IA, Lindsey (Betsy) Martin of Monticello, IA, Criag (Judy) Martin of Cedar Rapids, IA; and one sister-in-law, Carol Burns of Cedar Rapids, IA.

She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Potter, grandson, Michael Jack Taylor, and sister-in-law, Terri O’Donnell.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematory.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Parkside First Baptist Church.

The memorial service for Mrs. Martin will be Saturday, March 27, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Parkside First Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Price officiating. A potluck style time of food and fellowship will be held at the church following the service.

Memorials have been established for Parkside First Baptist Church and Great River Hospice.

Prugh Funeral Service is in care of the arrangements.