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Pearl Musgrove, 103
 
DeWITT, Iowa -- Services for Pearl N. Musgrove, of DeWitt, formerly of Bettendorf and Davenport, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport. The Rev. Ed Mutum of Asbury United Methodist Church, Bettendorf, will officiate. There is no visitation. Mrs. Musgrove died Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at Westwing Place, DeWitt, where she had been a resident for 21 years. Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt, is in charge of arrangements. Before entering the nursing home, she was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking and baking, sewing and gardening. Pearl Carpenter was born married Joseph Kneipp Jr. in 1915 in Davenport. He died in 1922. She married Jack Musgrove in 1923 in Marion. He died in 1975. Memorials may be made to DeWitt Community Hospital's When Seconds Count campaign. Survivors include a daughter, Florine Wolf, Maggie Valley, N.C.; granddaughters, Mary Rueter, DeWitt, and Marie Schropp, Ames; and six great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by five sisters.
 
Christine Kageman
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Christine M. Kageman, of Davenport, will be 2:30 p.m. today at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 1:30-2:30 p.m. today at the mortuary. She died Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport, after a brief illness. She was a master furrier and designer for 65 years and was sole owner Christine's Custom Furrier, Davenport. She was featured in various news media including a feature article in the Quad-City Times. She was actively involved in her business until July 7. She was known internationally with clients coming from England, Canada and several states. Christine was born March 27, 1908, in Davenport, to Louis and Frida (Christensen) Stemler. She married Adolph Kageman in 1935 in Davenport. He died in 1963. She loved her cats, Katy and Mimi. She enjoyed gardening and did so until three weeks ago. Memorials may be made to Scott County Humane Society. Survivors include nieces, Norma Haglund, Davenport, Harriet Hofeldt, Bettendorf, and Ruth Hunt, Davenport; a nephew, Kenneth Slusher, Bettendorf; and a friend and caregiver for 14 years, Carol (Mrs. Helmut) Storjohann, and longtime friend, Karen Fee, both of Davenport.
 
Mildred DeWaelsche
 
MOLINE -- Memorial services for Mildred Fogel DeWaelsche, of Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Moline, will be 6 p.m. Saturday at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline. Mrs. DeWaelsche died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at Leesburg Regional Hospital. She was a retired in 1974 as a secretary at WQAD-TV. Mildred McMorris was born Sept. 14, 1913, in Illinois. She married Marcel "Mush" DeWaelsche. He died in 1985. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Joanne Hoyt, Moline; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
 
Lewis Garrow Sr.
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Lewis Roger Garrow Sr., of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. today at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Davenport. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal, with military services conducted by American Legion Post 246, Moline. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport. Mr. Garrow died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at his home. He was employed 28 years as a shop manager at Industrial Engineering, Davenport. He retired in 1997. He was born Jan. 29, 1932, in Davenport, to John Sherman and Velma Grace (Stouffer) Garrow. He married Betty L. Whitbeck on Sept. 20, 1952, in Davenport. He had served in the Navy. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He enjoyed traveling. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Tim Jones, Davenport; a daughter, Cindy Lou Garrow, Glenwood, Iowa; sons and daughters-in-law, Lewis Roger Jr. and Marsha Garrow, Davenport, and Mark Douglas and Danya Garrow, Davenport; grandchildren, Shelly Miller and Alyssa and Jordan Garrow; and brothers, Jack Clayton, Davenport, Donald McGregor, Davenport, Jim Garrow, Davenport, David Garrow, Calamus, Iowa, and Joe Garrow, Eldridge, Iowa.
 
Elizabeth Schricker
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Elizabeth A. Schricker, formerly of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Davenport Memorial Park. There is no visitation. Mrs. Schricker died Tuesday, July 28, 1998, at her home. Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport, is in charge of arrangements. She was a homemaker. Elizabeth Dunne was born Jan. 6, 1906, in Ireland. She married Robert Schricker in 1933. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity. Survivors include a son, John, Moline; and two grandsons.
 
Arthur Owens
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Arthur C. Owens, of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. today at Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport. Visitation is 9-10 a.m. today at the mortuary.
 
Howard Vinall
 
DAVENPORT -- Memorial services for Howard O. Vinall, of Davenport, will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, Davenport. At his request, the body has been donated to the Department of Anatomy, University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines. Mr. Vinall died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at Davenport Medical Center. Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, is in charge of arrangements. He retired in 1971 as a pressman and salesman after 42 years at Bawden Brothers, Davenport. He was born July 24, 1909. He married Gertrude Meerdink in 1938 in Davenport. She died Nov. 10, 1997. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, Davenport. Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Little, Blue Grass, Iowa; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
 
Holly Gustafson
 
MOLINE -- Services for Holly A. Gustafson, of Moline, were Thursday at Knox-Larson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Moline. Visitation was Wednesday at the funeral home. Miss Gustafson died Monday, July 27, 1998, in Rock Island. For the past two years, she was employed as a sales clerk at a bridal shop in Peoria, Ill. She was born Jan. 7, 1977, in Moline. Memorials may be made to her daughter, Daniele Lynea. Survivors include her daughter, Daniele Lynea, Moline; her mother, Glenda Gustafson, with whom she resided; her father, Todd Gustafson, Davenport; sisters, Dana Potratz, Rock Island, and Rachael King, Moline; and her grandmother, Irma Potratz, Oelwein, Iowa.
 
Doris Case
 
MOLINE -- Services for Doris M. Case, of Moline, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Visitation is 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary, with an Eastern Star service at 4:45 p.m. Mrs. Case died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at Trinity Medical Center-West Campus, Rock Island. She retired in 1978 after 36 years as an eighth-grade teacher at Colona Grade School. Doris Nelson married James Case in 1947 in Galesburg, Ill. He died in 1994. Memorials may be made to the family. Survivors include a son, Roger, Moline; three grandchildren; a sister, Martha Case, Galesburg; and a brother, Keith Nelson, McClean, Va.
 
Rosetta Wickham
 
LeCLAIRE, Iowa -- Services for Rosetta R. Wickham, of Waukon, formerly of Bettendorf and LeClaire, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Glendale Cemetery, LeClaire. There is no visitation. Mrs. Wickham died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at Good Samaritan Center, Waukon. McGinnis, Chambers & Sass Funeral Home, Bettendorf, is in charge of arrangements. She was employed many years as a seamstress at Marburry Coats, Davenport. She also had been cook for several years in Bettendorf and Waukon. Rosetta Ruckhaber was born Sept. 8, 1908, to William and Jesse (May) Ruckhaber. She married Ralph Wickham on July 2, 1927, in Waukon. He died May 3, 1967. Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Waukon. Survivors include a daughter, Betty Jagerson, Delmar; a daughter-in-law, Laura Wickham, Bettendorf; seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Nellie Egeberg, Brookings, S.D.; and brothers, Bill Ruckhaber, Lansing, Kan., and Jim Ruckhaber, Luana. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert Wickham, on Jan. 24, 1997.
 
Linda Brearton
 
MORRISON, Ill. -- Linda Brearton, of 310 N. Jackson St., died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at her home. Memorial services will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Morrison United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at Morrison Chapel, Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Mrs. Brearton retired in 1997 after 30 years General Electric Co., Morrison. Linda Knox was born Aug. 18, 1946, in Morrison. She married Michael Brearton in 1980 in Morrison. Memorials may be made to Samaritan Hospice, Clinton. Survivors include her husband; a son, Randall Planthaber, Tampa, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Sheri Ramsey, Seattle; stepsons, Scott Brearton, Lake Jackson, Texas, Jeff Brearton, Bangkok, Thailand, and Mark Brearton, Corpus Christi, Texas; and her mother, Dorothy Shaw, and sisters, Gail Smith, Peggy Ottens and Kris Deets, all of Morrison.
 
Dorothy Forsman
 
MILES, Iowa -- Services for Dorothy Sodemann Forsman, of Mill Valley Care Center, Bellevue, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Miles Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Miller Funeral Home, Preston. Mrs. Forsman died Wednesday, July 29, 1998, at the care center. She worked many years at DeWitt Mutual Insurance. Dorothy Koch was born Sept. 24, 1906, in Miles. She married Lester Sodemann in 1932 in Sterling, Ill. He died in 1962. She married Eric Forsman in 1967. He died in 1978. Survivors include sons, James Sodemann, East Moline, and Neil Sodemann, Atlanta; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lucille Muhl, Miles.
 
Mildred Heinsen
 
WOODHULL, Ill. -- Services for Mildred Heinsen, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Woodhull, will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. John's Catholic Church, Woodhull. The body was cremated. Inurnment will be in Omaha, Neb. Mrs. Heinsen died Tuesday, July 21, 1998, in a nursing home in Boca Raton, Fla. She had worked at the former Woodhull State Band and Kewanee Bank. Mildred Tilden was born Jan. 10, 1901, in Woodhull. She married Leonard Heinsen in 1927 in Woodhull. He died in 1979. Survivors include a son, John "Jack," Boynton Beach; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
 
Donald House
 
WILTON, Iowa -- Donald M. House, of Wilton, died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at Muscatine General Hospital. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bentley Funeral Home, Wilton. Burial will be in Durant Cemetery. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. House farmed many years in Muscatine County and was a cattle feeder. He was born Nov. 21, 1916, in Riceville. He married Velma Monson in 1939 in Muscatine. Memorials may be made to Durant Ambulance. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Sandi Ripson, Bettendorf, Shirli Andersen, Wilton, and Connie Garvin, Iowa City; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
 
Francis Ruzek
 
WEST BRANCH, Iowa -- Francis "Frank" Ruzek, of West Branch, died Thursday, July 30, 1998, at Solon Nursing Care Center, after an extended illness. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tipton. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Cedar Valley. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton. Mr. Ruzek was a retired farmer. He was born Jan. 3, 1916, in West Branch. He married Vera Kimberling in 1938 in Kahoka, Mo. A memorial fund has been established. Survivors include daughters, Jean Goetz, Tipton, and Jo Pribyl, Mount Vernon; sons, Wayne, West Branch, and Robert, Roswell, N.M.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Joe, West Branch.

Peter Antolik
 
EAST MOLINE -- Services for Peter P. Antolik, of East Moline, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church, East Moline. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation is 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Sullivan-Phillips Mortuary Ltd., East Moline. Mr. Antolik died Wednesday, July 2, 1998, at Illini Hospital, Silvis. He retired in 1966 as a millwright and sheet metal employee after 30 years at International Harvester, East Moline. He was born June 29, 1903. He married Rose Rosczyk in 1943 in Streator, Ill. He was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps and served with East Moline International Harvester Battalion during World War II. Memorials may be made to the church. Survivors include his wife; a son, Norman, East Moline; two grandsons; a great-granddaughter; and a sister, Ann Orban, Streator.
 
William Michael Doyle
 
CLINTON, Iowa -- Services for William Michael Doyle, of Clinton, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Nelson Funeral Home, Clinton. William C. Michaelsen, parish worker at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Mr. Doyle died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at his home. Bill was born June 2, 1944, in Clinton, to Barbara (Hindley) Dosland and Henry Doyle. He married Paula Kay Van Drew on Dec. 30, 1966, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Sterling, Ill. He was a 1962 graduate of Clinton High School and also attended Clinton Community College. He had worked at Equistar in Clinton for 31 years as a quality control technician. Bill will be best remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and vast array of knowledge. He enjoyed golfing, reading, and most of all, relaxing with his growing family. He is survived by his wife; daughters, Carrie (Mrs. Dale) Fisher, Los Angeles, and Jenny (Mrs. Brian) McAlpine, Clinton; a son, Michael Doyle, and his wife, Brandy; several grandchildren, Vince William McAlpine, Cody Lee Hale, Abraham Michael Fisher and Micki Kay Doyle. He also is survived by a sister, Katy Elliott, Davenport; brothers, Terry Doyle, Marshalltown, and Pat Doyle, Fulton, Mo.; and his stepfather, Arnold Dosland, Clinton.
 
Albert DeLille
 
MOLINE -- Services for Albert DeLille, of 516 21st Ave., will be Monday at 9:30 a.m. at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline, and 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Cemetery mausoleum, East Moline. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with a rosary at 4:30 p.m. and a wake service at 6:30 p.m. Mr. DeLille died Wednesday, July 1, 1998, at Oak Glen Home, Coal Valley, Ill. He owned and operated DeLille's Tavern, East Moline. He retired in 1968. He was born Sept. 2, 1915, in East Moline. He married Madeline Van DeVoorde in 1939 in Moline. Memorials may be made to Oak Glen Home or Seton School Building Fund, Moline. Survivors include his wife; sons, Thomas and Robert, both of Moline; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
 
Anne Roelens
 
MOLINE -- Services for Anne E. Roelens, of Moline, will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Miss Roelens died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at Trinity Medical Center-West Campus, Rock Island. She retired in 1981 as a custodian at Black Hawk College, Moline. She was born Nov. 7, 1921, in Scammon, Kan. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Rock Island County. Survivors include a sister, Irene O'Donnell, and a brother, Joseph Roelens, both of Moline.
 
Arthur Garvan
 
MORRISON, Ill. -- Services for Arthur R. Garvan, of 307 S. Jackson St., will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church, Morrison, preceded by a family prayer service at 1:15 p.m. Burial will be in Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison, with military services by Morrison American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Mr. Garvan died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at Morrison Community Hospital. He was employed until 1986 as a brick mason for Groharing Mason Contractors. During World War II, he served in the Navy on the aircraft carrier Steamer Bay. He was born Jan. 1, 1925, in McGee, Miss. He married Marian Conner in 1950 in Morrison. Memorials may be made to the family. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Debra Moore, Dixon, Ill.; two grandchildren; and sisters, Avis Andrews, Albany, and Gladys Cox, Baskin, La.
 
Charlotte Keppy
 
DONAHUE, Iowa -- Services for Charlotte M. "Chuck" Keppy, of Donahue, will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Allen's Grove Cemetery, rural Donahue. Visitation is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, with a rosary recited at 5 p.m. Mrs. Keppy died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at University Hos pitals, Iowa City, after an extended illness. Charlotte Mae Gusta was born Nov. 20, 1946, in Davenport, to Realto J. and Ruth O. (Spahr) Gusta. She married David E. Keppy on Jan. 30, 1965, in Davenport, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. She was a graduate of Assumption High School. Charlotte had assisted with the operation of the family business. She and her husband David ran the former Keppy General Store in Donahue until 1992. She then was employed as a mail carrier at Bettendorf Post Office. Charlotte enjoyed life and all that it had to offer. She enjoyed time spent with her family, especially with her granddaughter. She had a love for the outdoors, which included gardening and camping. She was active in sports and talented with quilting and crafts. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society. Survivors include her husband; daughters and a son-in-law, Tracy Keppy, Davenport, and Angi and Doug Horsfield, Long Grove; sons, Brian Keppy, DeWitt, and Todd Keppy, Ingleside, Ill.; a granddaughter, Erica Horsfield; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Gusta, Davenport; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty Gusta and Terri and Frank Tudzin, all of Davenport, Cynthia and William Ahrens, Rock Island, and Mary and James Crowley, West Branch; brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Merrie Gusta, Omaha, Neb., Michael and Pam Gusta, Antelope, Calif., and Jerry and Tammy Gusta, Branson, Mo.; her mother-in-law, Mrs. Erwin Keppy, Donahue; and seven nieces and seven nephews.
 
Elaine Cohen
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Elaine Bernstein Cohen, of 1337 21st Ave., died Friday, July 3, 1998, at Trinity Medical Center-West Campus, Rock Island. Services will be 11 a.m. Sunday at Rock Island Hebrew Cemetery. There is no visitation. Wheelan Funeral Home, Rock Island, is in charge of arrangements. She retired as manager of Diet Center, Bettendorf, and earlier was a fund-raiser for Camp Fire Girls, Davenport, and United Cerebral Palsy, Moline. Elaine Bernstein was born Jan. 13, 1934, in Elgin, Ill., to Adolph and Sylvia (Horwitz) Bernstein. She married Gary Cohen on June 20, 1954, in Chicago. She was a member of Tri-City Jewish Center, Sisterhood of the center, Hadassah and Jewish Women International. She was an avid tennis player and bicycle rider. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Stacey Lynn Cohen, Arvada, Colo.; sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael Eugene and Belinda Cohen, Plano, Texas, and Gregory R. Cohen, Gurnee, Ill.; a granddaughter, Grace Julia Cohen, Plano; sisters and brothers-in-law, Eleanor and Donald Baker and Harriet and Morton Barnett, all of Joliet, Ill.; a brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Nancy Bernstein, Chicago; and a number of nieces and nephews.
 
Geneva Crossley
 
MORNING SUN, Iowa -- Services for Geneva I. Crossley, of rural Morning Sun, will be 2 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, Wapello. Burial will be in Fulton Cairo Cemetery. Visitation is 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday at Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home, Wapello. Mrs. Crossley died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at Burlington Medical Center. She was a farmer. Geneva Tindall was born March 19, 1913, in Cairo. She married Denzel Sanburg in 1937 in Winfield. He died in 1945. She married Clarence Crossley in 1946 in Cairo. He died in 1978. A memorial fund has been established. Survivors include daughters, Freida Sanburg Vantiger, Mount Union, and Beverly Crossley Marquardt, rural Morning Sun; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Evelyn Gipple, Morning Sun.
 
Harold Sorensen
 
CLINTON, Iowa -- Harold C. Sorensen, of 731 N. 11th St., died Friday, July 3, 1998, at Samaritan Hospital North, Clinton. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Clinton Chapel of the Snell-Zornig Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Mr. Sorensen was employed 22 years as a plant worker at Clinton Corn Processing and as a truck driver 20 years for Western Transportation. He was born Nov. 10, 1915, in Clinton. He married Grace Ashpole in 1939 in Davenport. Memorials may be made to the family. Survivors include his wife.
 
Helen Cosner
 
MOLINE -- Helen C. Cosner, of 1420 42nd Ave., Rock Island, formerly of Moline, died Friday, July 3, 1998, at her home. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline. Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Mrs. Cosner retired in 1969 after many years at Hellberg's Decorating, Moline. She was employed as a secretary and accountant. Helen Schell was born Aug. 28, 1917, in Moline. She married Warren Cosner in 1939 in Moline. He died in 1986. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Fund. Survivors include daughters, Susanna Sandberg and Kay Vaughn, both of Rock Island, and Helen Beck, Avon Park, Fla.; a son, Jerry, Moline; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
 
Howard Newton
 
ALEDO, Ill. -- Services for Howard W. "Hacker" Newton, of rural Aledo, will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at Fippinger Funeral Home, Aledo. Burial will be in Viola Cemetery. Visitation is 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Mr. Newton died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at Lynncrest Manor Nursing Home, Aledo. He retired in 1974 as overseer and brick loader at Hydraulic Press Brick Co., Shale City. He was born May 14, 1917, in Shale City. He married Catherine Dillie in 1939 in Kahoka, Mo. A memorial fund has been established. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Patricia David, East Moline; sons, Howard Jr., Rio, Richard, Matherville, and James, Davenport; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
 
Mayme Schubert
 
LANARK, Ill. -- Mayme L. Schubert, of Lanark, died Friday, July 3, 1998, at Freeport Memorial Hospital. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at First Brethren Church, Lanark. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Mount Carroll. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday at Frank-Law-Jones Funeral Home, Mount Carroll. Mrs. Schubert was a homemaker. Mayme Randecker was born Dec. 22, 1912, in Woodland Township. She married Robert Schubert in 1938 in Woodland Township. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Joyce Broderick, Ankeny, Iowa; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and foster children, Earl and Billy Spahr and Wayne, Kenneth and Carol Wilcox.
 
Norma Rhode
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Services for Norma "Jane" Rhode, of Rock Island, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Edgewood Baptist Church, Rock Island. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island. Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Knox-Larson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Mrs. Rhode died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at her home. She retired in 1991 as a cashier after 13 years at Walgreen's, Rock Island. Norma Miller was born Jan. 1, 1929, in Paris, Ill. She married Carl Rhode in 1948 in Metcalf, Ill. Memorials may be made to Pathway Hospice or Edgewood Baptist Church, Rock Island. Survivors include daughters, Carla Smith, Ellenwood, Ga., Cecelia Charlotte, Rock Island, Kathy Sanders, Rock Island, Marcy Hansen, Rock Island, and Donna Rhode, Moline; sons, Donald, Claremore, Okla., Jeffrey, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Leona Jewell, Paris, Helen Stone, Norma, Okla., Margaret Kiefner, Watseka, Ill., and John Campbell, Sebring, Fla.; and a brother, James Miller Sr., of North Carolina.
 
Paul Johnson
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Services for Paul F. "Olie" Johnson, of Rock Island, will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Rock Island. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island, with military services by Moline American Legion Post 246. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Wheelan Funeral Home, Rock Island, with a wake service at 6:30 p.m. followed by a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Service. Mr. Johnson died Friday, July 3, 1998, at St. Anthony's Continuing Care Center, Rock Island. He retired in 1982 as a supervisor after 34 years at Alcoa. He was born July 4, 1924, in Rock Island. He married Frances Angaran in 1952 in Rock Island. During World War II, he served in the Navy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Pius X Catholic Church or Alleman High School. Survivors include his wife; sons, Mark, Champaign, Ill., Jeff, Ottawa, Ill., Gregg, Moline, and Olie Jr., St. Louis; nine granddaughters; sisters, Helen Ernst, New Orleans, Bernice Ruckel, Moline, Pat Bickel, Andalusia, Ill., and Marge DePaepe, Rock Island; and a brother, Robert, Moline.
 
Raymond Gideonsen
 
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- Services for Raymond L. Gideonsen, of Hot Springs, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hot Springs Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in Crestview Cemetery, Hot Springs. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Hot Springs Funeral Home. Mr. Gideonsen died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at Samaritan Hospital North, Clinton, Iowa. Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. He had worked at Oak Grove Dairy and at Collis, Co., both in Clinton, and later at Gideonsen Trailer Park and Sales, Peoria, Ill. He was born Dec. 11, 1902, in Clinton. He married Ida McCue in 1924 in Clinton. She died in 1955. He later married Geraldine Shaw in Peoria, Ill. She died in 1989. Memorials may be made to the Preservation Fund of Clinton Masonic Lodge Building. Survivors include a daughter, Margaretha Holcomb, Albany, Ill.; a son, Raymond D., Clinton; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
 
Thomas Smith
 
NEW BOSTON, Ill. -- Services for Thomas W. Smith, of New Boston, will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Viola Cemetery, with military services by Mercer County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1571. Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at Fippinger Funeral Home, Aledo. Mr. Smith died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at Oak Glen Home, Coal Valley. He retired in 1978 after working in several capacities at John Deere Harvester, East Moline. He was born Nov. 27, 1925, in Greene Township, Mercer County. He married Bethel Braucht in 1946; married Martha Vanatta in 1963; and married Louise Shotwell in 1966. She died in 1995. Memorials may be made to New Boston Ambulance Service. Survivors include daughters, Rita Sedam, New Boston, and Teresa Moser, Chillicothe; stepdaughters, Jeanette Chenault, Portland Township, Nancy Daugherty, Byron, and Kathy Downey, Seaton; a son, Richard, Joy; stepsons, Willard Shotwell, Sterling, and Pat Shotwell, Middletown, Iowa; six grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; a great-grandson; several step-great-grandchildren; and brothers, Marvin and Robert Smith, both of Aledo, and Duane Smith, Moline.


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