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Marjorie Crabbs
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Marjorie L. Crabbs, of Davenport, will be 1 p.m. today at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport. Visitation is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the mortuary. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Mrs. Crabbs died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at her home. She was vice president and cost accountant at Austin Crabb Inc. She also was employed 15 years as a sales clerk at Austin Crabbs Furniture. She retired in 1986. She also sang for Jack Austin and his orchestra. Marjorie Bryant was born Aug. 13, 1912, in Illinois. She married Jack Crabbs in 1935 in Chicago. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimers Foundation. Survivors include her husband; daughters, Sandra Anderson, Burnsville, Minn., and Sharon Hickenbottom, Davenport; a son, Jack A. Jr., Fullerton, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.
 
John True
 
SUGAR TREE, Tenn. -- Services for John H. True, of Sugar Tree, formerly of Davenport, will be Thursday at St. Regina Catholic Church, Parsons. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Mr. True died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Decatur County Hospital. Parson Mortuary, Parsons, is in charge of arrangements. He retired in 1987 after 35 years at International Harvester, East Moline. During the Korean War, he served in the military. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor J.; sons, Michael J., Overland Park, Kan., and Mark S., Carlisle, Iowa; three grandchildren; and brother, J. W., Memphis, and Jerry, Nashville.
 
Ray Barretto
 
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- Ray Barretto, of Oceanside, formerly of Bettendorf, died Friday, July 24, 1998, at Tri-City Medical Center. Memorial services were July 27 at Eternal Hills Mortuary, Oceanside. He had worked at Davenshire, Davenport. He was born Jan. 24, 1918. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Beatrice; a daughter, Priscilla Reynolds, Ramona; sons, Chuck, San Juan Capistrano, and Rook, Atlanta; and four grandchildren.
 
Ernestine Graham
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Services for Ernestine Graham, of 1836 29 1/2 St., will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Second Baptist Church, Rock Island. Visitation is one hour before the service. Burial will be in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Mrs. Graham died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at River Park Healthcare Center, Rock Island. Knox-Larson Funeral Home, Rock Island, is in charge of arrangements. She was an elementary school teacher. Ernestine Hughes was born Nov. 18, 1907. She married Tommie Graham in 1970 in Louisville, Miss. Memorials may be made to the church. Survivors include sisters, Seama Carter and Roberta Jordan, both of Rock Island, and Lubertha Wickliffee, Indianapolis.
 
Lee Christiansen
 
LOW MOOR, Iowa -- Services for Lee A. "Pee Wee" Christiansen, of Low Moor, will be 11 a.m. today at Clinton Chapel of Snell-Zornig Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery, Clinton. Mr. Christiansen died Friday, July 31, 1998, at Samaritan Hospital North, Clinton. He owned and operated Christiansen's Garage, Low Moor, for more than 40 years. He retired from the former Chemplex Co., Clinton. He was born Aug. 23, 1916, in Elwood. He married Myrtle Brinkman in 1946 in Clinton. He served in the European Theater with the Army during World War II. Memorials may be made to the Methodist Church, Low Moor, or the Lions Club, Low Moor. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, JoEllen Bahnsen, Normal, Ill.; a son, Craig, Clinton; and two grandchildren.
 
Marian Bentley
 
CLINTON, Iowa -- Services for Marian Z. Bentley, of Clinton, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, Clinton. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Clinton Chapel, Snell-Zornig Funeral Home and Crematory. Mrs. Bentley died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Samaritan Hospital North, Clinton. She retired in 1980 after many years as a seamstress at Clinton Garment Factory. Marian Hickenbottom was born March 15, 1920, in Miles, Iowa. She married Virgil Bentley in 1940 in Davenport. He died in 1976. Memorials may be made to the church. Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Shoup, Fort Madison; sons, Russel, Clinton, and Roger, Dubuque; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Langhough, Chetek, Wis.; and a brother, Richard Hickenbottom, San Antonio.
 
Betty Obermiller
 
CLINTON, Iowa -- Services for Betty J. Obermiller, of Clinton, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nelson Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Obermiller died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Samaritan Health System South, Clinton. She was a homemaker and a Realtor for Howes and Jefferies, Clinton, retiring in 1985. Betty Platt was born June 26, 1924, in Camanche. She married Delbert Obermiller in 1941 in Kahoka, Mo. Survivors include her husband; daughters, Randa McAlpine and Julie Harmon, both of Clinton, and Bonnie Flynn, Colorado Springs; a son, Don, Clinton; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sisters, Alberta Hugunin and Mary Tyler, both of Camanche.
 
Betty Jefferson
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Betty J. Jefferson, of Rock Island, died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, at Trinity Medical Center-West Campus, Rock Island, after struggling with a lengthy illness. Private funeral services will be held. Visitation is 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Hodgson Funeral Home Ltd., Rock Island. Burial will be in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Betty Campbell was born July 24, 1946, in Lexington, Miss., to Willie and Stella (Bacon) Campbell. She was a loving and devoted mother. A memorial fund has been established. Survivors include daughters, Tina Moore, Rock Island, Monica Moore and her husband, Lawton, Decatur, Ga., Wendy Sanders, Rock Island, LeeAnn Sanders, Minneapolis, and Stacey Jefferson, Rock Island; a son, Anthony Jefferson, Rock Island; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.
 
Sandra Klemme
 
PRINCETON, Iowa -- Services for Sandra A. Klemme, of Princeton, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Princeton Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Nelson Funeral Home, LeClaire. Mrs. Klemme died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport. Sandra A. McGaughey was born April 11, 1936, in Macomb, Ill., to Irvin and Leta Ruth (Harry) McGaughey. She married Larry Ellis in 1954 in Macomb. She later married Jerry Klemme. She enjoyed spending time with her family. Survivors include a daughter, Valerie Day, Princeton; sons and daughters-in-law, Kent and Lorrie Ellis, Princeton, Keith and Pam Ellis, LeClaire, and Mark Ellis, of Kansas; 13 grandchildren; her parents, Irvin and Ruth McGaughey, Macomb; a sister, Cindy Moon, Macomb; a special friend, Clarence "PeeWee" Louck, Princeton; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers and a son, Steve, in 1993.
 
Harold O'Dell
 
BETTENDORF-- Services for Harold R. O'Dell, of Bettendorf, will be 10 a.m. today at Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Visitation was Monday at the mortuary. Mr. O'Dell died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport. He retired in November 1990 as inventory management specialist with the Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command at the Rock Island Arsenal. Mr. O'Dell was born Dec. 20, 1917, to Harold Roy and Lanore (Reed) O'Dell in Waterloo, Iowa. He married Pearl Hanson in 1950 in Des Moines. He was a graduate of the University of Iowa and Columbia University. Harold served in the Army during World War II in India. Memorials may be made to the Bettendorf Public Library. Survivors include his wife, Pearl; a son and daughter-in-law, Harold Jr. and Kazuko O'Dell, Edwardsville, Ill.; and a sister, Margaret Jane Eyre, Columbus, Ohio.
 
Edward DeClercq
 
EAST MOLINE -- Services for Edward C. DeClercq, of East Moline, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, East Moline. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline. Mr. DeClercq died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at his home. He was employed as an assembler at John Deere Harvester, East Moline. He was born Sept. 19, 1948, in Moline. He married Sheela Sawyer in 1970 in East Moline. A memorial fund has been established. Survivors include daughters, Amy and Cari DeClercq, both of East Moline; his parents, Alois and Florence DeClercq, East Moline; sisters, Mary Minson, East Moline, Barbara Barlow, Silvis, Ill., and Anna Oltman, Geneseo, Ill.; and brothers, Charles, Clinton, Iowa, Joe and Albert, both of East Moline, and David, Moline.
 
Howard Kiel Sr.
 
COLONA, Ill. -- Howard R. Kiel Sr., of Colona, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at his home. Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline. Mr. Kiel retired in 1996 as a painter after 30 years at John Deere Harvester Works, East Moline. He was born Dec. 19, 1940, in Clinton, Iowa. He married Donna Standefer in 1965 in East Moline. Survivors include sons, Howard Jr. and Jim, both of Colona, and Brian, Davenport; and five grandchildren.
 
Willis Koenes
 
FULTON, Ill. -- Willis "Bill" Koenes, of 1815 4th St., died Monday, Aug. 3, 1998, at Samaritan Hospital North, Clinton, Iowa. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Fulton Chapel, Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Burial will be in Fulton Township Cemetery, Fulton. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. He retired in 1981 after several years at Interstate Power Co., Clinton. He later worked 11 years for the Clinton Chamber of Commerce weigh operation at Agri Industries. He was born July 11, 1916, in Fulton. He married Pauline Geerts in 1955 in Fulton. During World War II, he served in the Air Force. He flew 53 missions and was awarded the Purple Heart, Flying Cross and Air Medal with nine Oak Leaf Clusters. Memorials may be made to First Reformed Church, Fulton. Survivors include his wife; a stepson, David Ammon, Albany; four step-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Fannie Huff, and brothers, Herman and Ted, all of Fulton.
 
John McCaughey
 
THOMSON, Ill. -- Services for John E. McCaughey, of Shelbyville, Ind., formerly of Thomson, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Thomson United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Lower York Cemetery, Thomson, with military services conducted by Donald Ashpole American Legion Post 1025. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna. Mr. McCaughey died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at his home. He was a certified professional agronomist. He worked at Hungerford Havestores, Northrup King and Scott Seed. He retired in 1991. He was born July 25, 1919, in Ipava. He married Darlene Ashby in 1946 in Thomson. During World War II, he served in the Army. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Barbara Ivie, Lafayette; a son, Craig J., Kokomo, Ind.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Francis Ingels, Lafayette.
 
Nancy Haiduck
 
FULTON, Ill. -- Services for Nancy P. Haiduck, of 1303 8th Ave., will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fulton. Burial will be in Calvary Hill Cemetery, Fulton. Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at Fulton Chapel, Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Mrs. Haiduck died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport. She was a longtime Democratic election judge. Nancy Parkison was born Aug. 6, 1932, in Charleston. She married William Haiduck in 1952 in Charleston. A memorial fund has been established. Survivors include her husband; daughters, Susan Krueger, Fulton, and Cynthia Ryan and Sally Nelson, both of Clinton, Iowa; sons, Michael, Minneapolis, and John, Chicago; 12 grandchildren; his mother, Lucille Parkison, Charleston; and a brother, Robert Parkison, Tunkhannock, Pa.
 
Norman Covert
 
LeCLAIRE, Iowa -- Memorial services for Norman J. Covert, of LeClaire, will be 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nelson Funeral Home, LeClaire. There will be no visitation. The body was cremated. Inurnment will be at a later date at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Mr. Covert died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at his home. He was employed several years as a pattern maker and was last employed at Voss Pattern Co., Davenport. He was born Aug. 29, 1936, in Spring Valley, Ill., to John H. and Frances A. (Cieslak) Covert. He married Billie Ratliff on Sept. 9, 1964, in Chicago. He graduated from Geneseo (Ill.) High School in 1954. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Crystal (Mrs. Daniel) Gariepy, Tucson, Ariz., and Dee Covert, Bettendorf; sons and daughter-in-law, Michael J. Covert, Minneapolis, and Ronald J. and Paula Covert, Davenport; grandchildren, Adam Bystrom-Gariepy, Tucson, Danielle Gariepy, Tucson, and Olivia Covert, Bettendorf; his mother, Frances Covert, Arlington, Va.; and sisters and brother-in-law, Regina Horton, Arlington, Colleen and Dean Genung, Moline, and Sherri Brown, Davenport. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother.
 
Emma Forsythe
 
COAL VALLEY, Ill. -- Services for Emma V. Forsythe, formerly of 139 E. 5th St., Coal Valley, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Knox-Larson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial will be in Rose Lawn Memorial Estate, Moline. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Forsythe died Saturday, Aug. 1, 1998, at Trinity Medical Center-West Campus, Rock Island. She was a homemaker. She was born Jan. 2, 1913, in Paducah, Ky. She married Allen Forsythe in 1931. He died in 1990. Memorials may be made to In Touch Daycare for Older Adults, Rock Island. Survivors include daughters, Martha Radosevich, Milan, and Carol Hixson, Rock Island, with whom she resided; a son, Steve, Coal Valley; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marie Roberto, Cincinnati.
 
Floyd Hackett
 
BURWELL, Neb. -- Services for Floyd F. Hackett, of Burwell, formerly of Davenport, were July 22 at Assembly of God, Burwell. Burial is in Cottonwood Cemetery, Burwell. Mr. Hackett died July 19, 1998, at Community Memorial Health Center, Burwell. He was employed from 1955 to 1981 as a government meat inspector at Oscar Mayer Foods Corp., Davenport. In early years, he was employed for many years as a meat cutter at Burwell Butter Factory. He was born Jan. 9, 1916, in Burwell. He married Lillian Van Pelt in 1935 in Taylor. Survivors include his wife; sons, Ray, Taylor, and Don, and his wife, Sally Hackett, LeClaire, Iowa; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Leo, Torington, Wyo.
 
Daniel Ford
 
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Services for Daniel T. Ford, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at George M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home, Muscatine. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Muscatine. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Ford died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, in Cedar County. He retired in 1989 from H.J. Heinz Co. He was born June 21, 1927, in Sugar Creek Township, Cedar County. He married Helen Call in 1945 in Muscatine. A memorial fund has been established. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Laveda Carlson, and a son, Daniel E., both of Muscatine; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brothers, John E, Moscow, and David W., Tipton.
 
Richard DeGeeter
 
ANKENY, Iowa -- Services for Richard G. DeGeeter, of Ankeny, formerly of the Quad-City area, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Roman Catholic Church, Ankeny. Burial will be in Ankeny Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Ankeny Funeral Home, with a vigil at 7 p.m. Mr. DeGeeter died Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998, at Iowa Lutheran, after an extended illness. He was employed as terminal manager at Standard Forwarding. He retired in 1987. He was born in Atkinson, Ill. He married Margaret Campbell in 1953. During World War II, he served in the Army. A memorial fund has been established. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Kim Heston and Lynn Carter, both of Ankeny; five grandchildren; and a brother, Joe, Atkinson.

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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