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Anne Glowacki Iossi
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Anne E. Glowacki Iossi, of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Anne died Monday, June 29, 1998, at her home, after an extended illness. Anne Elizabeth Glowacki was born Oct. 14, 1962, in Iowa City, to Richard and Penny (O'Brien) Glowacki. She married Jeffrey D. Iossi on May 24, 1991, at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport. She had been employed at Quad-City Bank and Trust, Bettendorf. She was a 1981 graduate of Assumption High School, Davenport. She attended and graduated from St. Ambrose University, Davenport, with a bachelor of arts degree. She also received a master's degree in the MBA program. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Austin L. Iossi Education Fund, in care of Quad-City Bank and Trust. Survivors include her husband; a son, Austin L. Iossi; her parents, Dr. Richard and Penny Glowacki, Davenport; sisters and brothers-in-law, including her twin Amy and Peter Fennelly, Kalispell, Mont., Lynn and Robert Bisantz, Sandy, Utah, and Liz and Tom Frandsen, Davenport; brothers and sister-in-law, Greg Glowacki, Dubuque, Tim Glowacki, Davenport, and Kevin and Charlott Glowacki, St. Louis; and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and cousins.
 
Lucille Stanage
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Lucille M. Stanage, of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, with a vigil service at 4:30 p.m. Mrs. Stanage died Saturday, June 27, 1998, at University Hospitals, Iowa City. Lucille was employed 15 years in the recorders office at Scott County Courthouse. She retired in 1989. Lucille Marie Jourdan was born Nov. 3, 1923, in Davenport, to Emil and Margaret (Sersig) Jourdan. She married John W. Stanage in June 1943 in Davenport. He died on Feb. 26, 1974. She was a member of HANDS Auxiliary, Daughters of Isabella, Quad-City Times Plus 60 Club, Elks Widows and CASI. Memorials may be made to the Handicapped Development Center. Pall Bearers include Mike Boles, John and Chris Wheelan, Todd Fuhs, Tony Abbott and Randy Wilharber. Honorary pall bearers are Bradley and Brian Wilharber. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Dan Wilharber, Ottumwa, Iowa; grandsons, Randy, Bradley and Brian Wilharber, Ottumwa; and a brother, Bob Jourdan, Chesterfield, Mo. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Rose Wheelan, Margaret Wulff and Kathryn Powers, and a brother, Emil Jourdan. May they rest in peace.
 
Thomas Schatterman
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Services for Thomas C. Schatterman, of Rock Island, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Rock Island. Burial will be in Rock Island Memorial Park. Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at Wheelan Funeral Home, Rock Island, with a rosary recited at 2 p.m. by the Catholic Order of Foresters. A wake service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Schatterman died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline, after a battle with Parkinson's Disease. He retired in1978 as a salesman after 29 years at F. W. Means Co., East Moline. He was born July 26, 1916, in Moline. He married Phyllis Anderson in 1942 in Kahoka, Mo. During World War II, he served in the Army. Memorials may be made to Alleman High School, Alumni Fund, Rock Island. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Judy Buck, Rock Island; sons, Thomas D., Elk Grove Village, Ill., and Michael L. , Coal Valley, Ill.; five grandchildren; and sisters, Lorraine Tschappler, Clovis, Calif., and Beverly Klugger, Ocala, Fla.
 
Margaret McDonnell
 
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Services for Margaret M. McDonnell, of Rockford, formerly of Clinton, Iowa, will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, Clinton. Burial will be in St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation is 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday at Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Mrs. McDonnell died Saturday, June 27, 1998, in Rockford. She was employed as a stenographer at Paten Novelty Co., and DuPont. She also was employed as private secretary to Mr. Dana who was actively involved in the building of the Panama Canal. She was a poet and amateur artist. Margaret Clancy was born May 13, 1904, in Clinton. She married Owen McDonnell in 1939 in Clinton. He died in 1988. Memorials may be made to Cathedral of St. Peter, 1243 N. Church, Rockford, IL 61103, or Northern Illinois Hospice Association, 4515 Newburg Rd., Rockford, IL 61108. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Petersen, Rockford; a son, Anthony J., Moscow, Idaho; and four grandchildren.
 
Jess Andris
 
GALESBURG, Ill. -- Services for Jess C. Andris, of Galesburg, formerly of Kewanee, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Cavanagh & Schueneman Funeral Home, Kewanee. Burial will be in Evergreen Memory Gardens, rural Kewanee. There will be no visitation. Mr. Andris died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at his home. He was an electrical contractor in Kewanee. He also was vice-president of operations at Sandy's Restaurants and owned several Hardee's restaurants in Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota. He also had managed the first Sandy's Restaurant in Peoria. Mr. Andris was born June 2, 1917, in Atkinson. He married Rosalie Boyle in 1957 in Dixon. Memorials may be made to OSF St. Mary's Hospital Hospice, Galesburg. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Cheryel Wancket, Port Byron; a son, Terry Andris, Horseshoe Bay, Texas; a stepson, Michael Boyle, Peoria; five grandchildren; and a brother, Glen Andris, Kewanee.
 
Carlysle Shields
 
DeWITT, Iowa -- Services for Carlysle Shields, of DeWitt, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at First Congregational United Church of Christ, DeWitt. Burial will be in Cedar Memorial Cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Visitation is 5:30-7 p.m. today at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. Mr. Shields died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at his home. He had worked as a special delivery letter carrier at the United States Post Office, Cedar Rapids, retiring in 1967. Mr. Shields was born Sept. 9, 1904, in Warsaw, Ind. He married Helen Bachman in 1933 in Nashua. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Christine Fulwider, DeWitt; two step-granddaughters; and a brother, Edgar Shields, of Virginia.
 
Brittany Witt
 
CLINTON, Iowa -- Brittany Marie Witt-year-old daughter of Wendy Witt and Richard Hull of Clinton, died Saturday, June 27, 1998, in Clinton. Services will be 1 p.m. today at Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation is 10 a.m. until the time of services today at the funeral home. Brittany was born Jan. 31, 1995, in Jackson County, Iowa. Survivors include her parents; a sister, Whitney Hull, at home; two stepbrothers; one stepsister; grandparents, Renee and Scott Geary, and Richard V. and Dorothy Hull, all of Clinton, and Larry and Vicki Witt, Davenport; and great-grandparents, MaryAnn Sexton and Harold Witt, both of Clinton, and Betty Chase, DeWitt.
 
Mary Bradley
 
PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. -- Inurnment services for Mary V. Bradley, of 710 Grove St., Prophetstown, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown. Mrs. Bradley died Sept. 1, 1997, at her home. She had made an anatomical gift of her body to the University of Iowa, Iowa City. After the university's study was completed, she was cremated and returned to Prophetstown. Survivors include her husband, Richard; a son, Lyle Bradley, Garland, Texas; and a brother, Pete Thiakos, Geneseo.
 
Rev. Paul Snow
 
EAST MOLINE -- Services for the Reverend Paul N. Snow, of East Moline, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Silvis (Ill.) Heights Baptist Church. Burial will be in LaSalle, Ill. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Rev. Snow died Friday, June 26, 1998, in Acapulco, Mexico. He was pastor of the Grace Baptist Church, East Moline. He was born April 3, 1934, in LaSalle. He married Janice Euler in 1966. He served in the Army. Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Rebekah and Deborah; sons, David and John, all of East Moline, and Timothy, Ayden, N.C.; two grandchildren; his father, Norman Snow, LaSalle; and a brother, Calvin, Lacon, Ill.
 
Irene Polfliet
 
MOLINE -- Memorial services for Irene B. Polfliet, a resident of Davenport Lutheran Home, formerly of Moline, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Esterdahl Mortuary, Ltd., Moline. The body has been cremated. Visitation is one hour before the service. Private burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Mrs. Polfliet died Friday, June 26, 1998, at the home. She owned Reel Livin Resort in Hayward, Wis., for 35 years, retiring in 1984. Irene B. Kruse was born Oct. 4, 1921, in Moline. She married Jack Suverkrup. He died in 1944. She married Peter Polfliet. He died in 1986. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity. Survivors include a son, Dr. Jay Suverkrup, Davenport; a grandson; and a sister, Jane Hibbert, Moline.
 
Bernard Johnson
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Bernard Johnson, of Davenport, will be 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, with a rosary at 7 p.m. Mr. Johnson died Monday, June 29, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport, after a brief illness. He retired in 1974 as a machinist after more than 25 years at Rock Island Arsenal. He was born April 4, 1918, in Pocahontas, Iowa, to Sherman and Mary E. (Lambertson) Johnson. He married Margaret L. Finch on June 1, 1946, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport. She preceded him in death March 30, 1998. Bernard was a kind and loving man who would have given you the shirt off his back. As a tank driver during World War II, he was stationed in Greenland, Czechslovakia, France and Germany. He stormed the beach at Normandy, and earned a Unit Commendation. He also was injured in Germany and won a Purple Heart for his bravery. After the war, he married his pen pal sweetheart, Louise. They wanted a large family but due to health complications had only two children. They accepted this as God's will, and gave Mike and Peggy enough love for a dozen children. Bernie's hobbies included piloting single engine planes, collecting "oddities," playing a good prank and taking care of his loved ones. He was a member of the American Legion, Donahue, and the Davenport Elks, for which he won Elk of the Year in 1994. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of the Quad-Cities. Bernie will be missed by all who knew him, and his memory will live on in our hearts. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Gary Beaudry, Davenport; a son and daughter-in-law, R. Michael and Kristina Johnson, Davenport; grandchildren, Melissa and Nicole Johnson, Pvt. Benjamin Beaudry and Joseph Beaudry; great-grandchildren, Breanna and Christopher Johnson; and sisters, Gladys Shumway, of Washington, and Marlene Linkvis, Sioux City, Iowa. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by brothers, Eugene and Francis Johnson. May they rest in peace.
 
Elmer Claussen
 
CLINTON, Iowa --Elmer W. Claussen, of 2431 Grant St., died Monday, June 29, 1998, at his home. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Clinton Chapel of Snell-Zornig Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Claussen was a truck driver for Foley Construction, Determann Blacktop, and John L. Frank and Claussen Livestock, retiring in 1975. He was born July 30, 1915, in Clinton County. He married Betty Herrity in 1943 in Missouri. Memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association Hospice. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Leita Schultz, Janet Johnson and Barbara Manikowski, all of Clinton; sons, William, Chenoa, Ill., Gary, Fort Collins, Colo., and Thomas, Clinton; 20 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
 
Sylvia Stoner
 
KEWANEE, Ill. -- Services for Sylvia J. Stoner, of Kewanee, will be 11 a.m. today at Rux Funeral Home, Kewanee. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee. Visitation is 10 a.m. until the time of services today at the funeral home. Ms. Stoner died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Kewanee Hospital. She had worked at Walworth as a core maker for several years. She also had worked at Stacy's Cleaning Plant, Kewanee, and as a cook at Davidson's Restaurant, Kewanee. Sylvia Stoner was born Oct. 27, 1945, in Kewanee. Memorials may be made to the family. Survivors include sisters, Della Gustaitis, Newton, Iowa, and Martha Werkheiser, Doris Stoner, Pat Bennett and Joyce Swan, all of Kewanee; and brothers, Tony and Doyle Stoner, both of Kewanee, Danny Stoner, Geneseo, Jack Stoner, Neponset, and Oscar Stoner of Texas.
 
Lois Swanson
 
ANDOVER, Ill. -- Services for Lois M. Swanson, a resident of Hillcrest Home, Geneseo, formerly of Andover, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Augustana Lutheran Church, Andover. Burial will be in Andover Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Homes, Cambridge. Mrs. Swanson died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. She worked five years at Bethany Home, Moline. Lois Malm was born Jan. 18, 1923, in Aledo. She married Clarence Swanson in 1944 in Moline. He died in 1983. They operated Swanie's Lunch in Andover for 25 years, closing the restaurant in 1985. Memorials may be made to the church. Survivors include daughters, Judith Cowley, Poplar Bluff, Mo., Janice Thorpe, Milan, Gloria Grafton, Orion, and Johnna Schumaker and Marijo Swanson, both of Cambridge; a stepdaughter, Sandra Wells, Deland, Fla.; sons, James and Joseph, both of Moline; and David, Sherrard; 18 grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; 14 step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Bernice Cook, Rock Island.
 
James Madden
 
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Services for James E. Madden, formerly of 1100 W. 3rd St., will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Catholic Church, 417 Green St., Muscatine. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home, Muscatine. Mr. Madden died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Simpson Memorial Home, West Liberty, after an extended illness. He retired in 1977 as a precision machinist at H.J. Heinz Co. He was born Oct. 16, 1914, in Muscatine. He married Josephine Brewer in 1933. He married Sandra Blocker in 1968. Memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church or Simpson Memorial Home. Survivors include his wife; his children, Joan Kuhens, Couer d' Alene, Idaho, Sue Kline, Muscatine, James D., Orlando, Fla., and Buster Blocker, Muscatine; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Carmelette Buttles, Wilmington, Del.; and a brother, Henry, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
 
Geraldine Kniffer
 
CLINTON, Iowa -- Services for Geraldine R. Kniffer, of 717 9th Ave. S., Clinton, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Bellevue. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Kniffer died Saturday, June 27, 1998, at Samaritan Hospital North, Clinton. She had worked at the Savanna army Depot and had owned and operated Waste Management System, LeClaire, for many years. Geraldine Reistroffer was born April 28, 1918, in LaMotte. Survivors include a sister, Dorothy Taylor, Clarksville, Ark.; and a brother, Chris Reistroffer, Bellevue.
 
Dennis Bowman
 
ORION, Ill. -- Services for Dennis E. Bowman, of Waterloo, Iowa, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Western Township Cemetery, Orion. Mr. Bowman died Saturday, June 27, 1998, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo. Kirk, Huggins and Esterdahl Funeral Home, Orion, is in charge of arrangements. He was employed as a mechanical engineer at Douglas Aircraft and Amtek, Inc. He then worked for Deere and Co. from 1963 until retiring in 1997 as manager of electrohydraulic systems. He also was an adjunct instructor at Black Hawk College, Moline. He was born July 6, 1935, in Moline. He married Sara Hutchinson in 1957 in Edgington. Memorials may be made to Nazareth Lutheran Church or Savannah (Ga.) College of Art and Design. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Denise Bowman Falk, Savannah; a sister, Carol Hubbard, and a brother, Harmon, both of Orion.
 
Helen Thiering
 
DAVENPORT -- Helen R. Thiering, of Temecula, Calif., formerly of Davenport, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport. Mrs. Thiering died Monday, June 22, 1998, at her home. She was employed 23 years as a secretary at Rock Island Arsenal. Helen Billings was born Feb. 15, 1912, in Nichols, Iowa. She married Lester Offerman in 1929 in Muscatine, Iowa. She married Raymond Thiering in 1954 in Rock Island. He died in 1980. Survivors include a daughter, Mary DeVilder, Davenport; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Offerman-Plock, on April 14, 1998.
 
Clarence Holden
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Clarence F. Holden, of Davenport, will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Mr. Holden died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, after an extended illness. He had been a self-employed automobile mechanic for 22 years before retiring from Strieter Motor Co. in 1989. He was born Nov. 12, 1920, in Des Moines, to Arthur and Marie (Kahler) Holden. He married Miriam Wallace on Aug. 27, 1938, in Davenport. During World War II, he served with the Marine Corps in the South Pacific. He enjoyed fishing and camping. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Lung Association. Survivors include his wife; sons, Ronald E. Holden, Winona, Minn., and Steven A. Holden, Davenport; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Harold Holden, in 1940.
 
Rosella Torre
 
PARK VIEW, Iowa -- A memorial gathering for Rosella R. Torre, of Park View, will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Chambers & Sass Funeral Home, Eldridge. The body has been cremated. Mrs. Torre died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport. Rosella Krueger was born July 30, 1931, in Shawano, Wis. She married Angelo Torre Sr. in 1953 in Milwaukee. Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or the Salvation Army. Survivors include her husband; daughters, Monica Torre-Ricker, Park View, and Marcia Thome, Wauconda, Ill.; sons, Angelo Jr., Sullivan, Ill., and Jude and Stephen, both of Rockford, Ill.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Karol Irwin, Phoenix; and a brother, Blair Krueger, Milwaukee.
 
Mabel Longmire
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Mabel H. Longmire, of Rock Island, passed away at Rosewood Care Center, Moline, on June 24, 1998. The daughter of John and Ocey Hill, Mabel was born April 18, 1905, in Soldier's Grove, Wis. She was educated and spent her childhood years in Wisconsin, moving to the Quad-Cities area in 1932. She married Wallace Winslow in 1922. He preceded her in death in 1934. Almost exclusively, by herself she raised her two children, daughter Betty, who preceded her in death, and a son Donald Winslow, Miles City, Mont. She later was married to Leonard Longmire. He also preceded her in death. Mabel Longmire was truly a person who has been characterized by family and friends as "a very strong lady." During extremely difficult times she worked almost her entire adult life supporting and caring for her two children. Before her eyesight began failing, she was an avid reader. She lived the last 13 years of her life at Coventry Manor, Rock Island, and cherished the many friendships she developed while there. She is survived by her son, Donald; a son-in-law, John Jackson, Wheatland, Iowa; two nieces, Laurel Kay Irwin and Mary Ellen Bissinger. She also is survived by a sister, Violet Simpson, of Arizona. Cremation services will be conducted by Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Visitation will be between the hours of 5 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, with the funeral services at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 2.
 
Jerry Long
 
EAST MOLINE -- Services for Jerry L. Long, of Delta, Iowa, will be 2 p.m. today at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Mr. Long died Friday, June 26, 1998, at Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines. Survivors include his wife, Ernestine; daughters and sons-in-law, Denice and Steven Lane, East Moline, Rebecca and Gary Buckrop, Rock Island, and Mary and Lupe Prieto, Moline; a son, Michael, Mulberry, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and his mother, Erma, Sigourney, Iowa.
 
Frank Haskins
 
MOLINE -- Services for Frank L. Haskins, of 1115 16th Ave., will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Esterdahl Mortuary, Ltd., Moline. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Moline. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Haskins died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at his home. He worked 33 years at International Harvester, East Moline, retiring in 1974 as a toolmaker. He was born July 18, 1913, in Page, N.D. He married Vivian Anderson in 1940 in Moline. They owned and operated Vivian Ceramics, where Frank did molding for the business for 35 years, retiring in 1996. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Trudy Haskins Harper, Moline; sons, Grant, West Bend, Wis., Roger and David, both of Rock Island, and Gerald, East Moline; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a half sister, Rose Waters, of California.
 
Uldeane Gordon
 
MOLINE -- Services for Uldeane S. Gordon, of 6606 34th St. Court, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Wendt Funeral Home, Moline. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Gordon died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport. She retired in 1994 after 21 years as a regional manager for Executive Life Insurance Co., Dayton, Ohio. She sold Fuller Brush Products for 35 years and also sold for Watkins Products Inc. In earlier years, she worked at Modern Woodmen in Rock Island and worked at the Rock Island Arsenal during World War II. Uldeane Smith was born April 30, 1919, in Osceola, Iowa. She married Donald Gordon in 1942 in Rock Island. Memorials may be made to the American Business Women's Association Scholarship Fund. Survivors include her husband; sons, Donald Jr., Rock Island, and James, Moline; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mildred Nelson, Moline.
 
Carol Hutchinson
 
GENESEO, Ill. -- Carol C. Carlson Hutchinson, of Good Samaritan Village, Geneseo, died there Monday, June 29, 1998. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church, Geneseo. The Rev. Virgil Juliot will officiate. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers Chapel, Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Homes, Geneseo. Carol Johnson was born March 23, 1910, in Geneseo, to Edgar and Almeda (Johnson) Johnson. She obtained her teaching degree from Western Illinois Teachers College, Macomb. She had taught school in several country grade schools in the Geneseo area. She married Carl S. Carlson on Feb. 5, 1938, in Geneseo. She and her husband Carl had farmed in the Geneseo and Atkinson area for many years. He died June 19, 1966. She later married Kenneth Hutchinson on Aug. 8, 1970, in Geneseo. He died Feb. 25, 1975. She was a member of First Lutheran Church, Geneseo, where she had taught Sunday school for many years. She was a member of the former Spring Creek Grange. She loved to read and travel. Memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church, Geneseo. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ruthann and Roger Carlson, Geneseo; a son, Vernon Carlson, Moline; a stepdaughter and step-son-in-law, Lois and Raymond Johnson, Geneseo; a granddaughter, Heather Carton, and a grandson, Adam Carton, both of Geneseo; a step-granddaughter and step-grandson-in-law, Becky and Bart Stephan, Bettendorf; a step-grandson and step-granddaughter-in-law, Rodney and Diane Johnson, Moline; five step-great-grandchildren; a sister, Orlo Marshall, Orion; and a brother, Darrell Johnson, Geneseo. In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by a son and a daughter both in infancy.
 
George 'Ben' Swayne
 
GALESBURG, Ill. -- Services for George B. "Ben" Swayne, of Galesburg, will be 10 a.m. today at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Home, Galesburg. Burial will be 12:30 p.m. today at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline, with military services by the Moline American Legion Post 246. Mr. Swayne died Saturday, June 27, 1998, at St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. He was employed as a supervisor for 10 years at Maytag-Galesburg Refrigeration Products, Galesburg. He also was employed as a supervisor for 26 years at International Harvester, East Moline. Mr. Swayne was born Feb. 25, 1944, in Moline. He married Cynthia Hennessey in 1964 in Rock Island. He served in the Army in the 32nd Air Defense Command Unit in Germany from 1967-1968. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Andrea Swayne-Schumacher, New Hope, Minn., and Anissa Mably, Rochester, Minn.; a son, Arick, Minneapolis, Minn.; two grandchildren; his mother, Georgena Gonyier Swayne, Davenport; and a sister, Patricia Cash, Davenport.
 
John Sliva
 
MATHERVILLE, Ill. -- Services for John J. Sliva, of Matherville, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Matherville. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Viola. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Fippinger Funeral Home, Aledo. Mr. Sliva died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport. He was employed at the former International Harvester, Farmall Works, Rock Island. He later transferred to Navistar in Ohio. He retired in 1991. He was born March 2, 1942, in Windber, Pa. He was an Army veteran. Memorials may be made to the church. Survivors include a sister, Margaret Peterson, Aledo; and a special friend, Wanda Evans, Matherville.
 
Christine Reeves
 
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Services for Christine S. Reeves, of Muscatine, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at George M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home, Muscatine. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Muscatine. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Miss Reeves died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at Muscatine General Hospital. She had lived with and cared for her grandmother Reeves for the past 13 years. Christine Reeves was born July 23, 1965, in Muscatine. Memorials may be made to the Christine Reeves Memorial Fund. Survivors include her father and stepmother, Dennis and Jannis Reeves, Muscatine; her mother, Tannis Jennings, Frankfort, Ill.; sisters, Dottie and Deanna Reeves, both of Muscatine; and her grandmothers, Edith Reeves and Phyllis Carlisle, both of Muscatine.
 
Eva Hidlebaugh
 
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Services for Eva M. Hidlebaugh, of 5406 Kelling St., Davenport, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home, Muscatine. Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Letts Cemetery. Mrs. Hidlebaugh died Saturday, June 27, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport. She was employed 14 years as a housekeeper at County Care Facility. Eva Whisler was born May 18, 1916, in Muscatine County. She married Arthur Hackett and later married Glen "Pete" Hidlebaugh. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Van Mieghem, Davenport; a granddaughter; a sister, Juanita Miller, Muscatine; and brothers, Albert Whisler, Muscatine, and Woodrow Whisler, Sheffield, Ill.

Waldo Ewoldt
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Waldo Ewoldt, of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Berean Baptist Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday at Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport. Mr. Ewoldt died Tuesday, July 7, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport. He was self-employed as a carpenter for 50 years. He retired in 1994. Mr. Ewoldt was born May 8, 1929, in rural Scott County, to Otto and Hilda (Kluever) Ewoldt. He married Elizabeth Hoffman on Aug. 27, 1949. She died in 1994. He married Grace Allar on Jan. 24, 1998. He enjoyed camping, fishing, boating and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Berean Baptist Church, where he was a member. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Virginia Ewoldt, Walcott, Iowa, Kathleen Howard, Tomah, Wis., Jacqueline Puck, Walcott, and Patti Johnson, Davenport; sons, Waldo Ewoldt Jr., Davenport, and Warren Ewoldt, Long Grove, Iowa; stepdaughter, Cynthia Nunn, Davenport; stepsons, David Krantz, Washington, Iowa, and Larry Allar, San Antonio; a stepson-in-law, John Herman, Davenport; 12 grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Alta Badtram, Park View, Iowa, and Caroline Backstrom, Davenport; brothers, Orrie Ewoldt, Davenport, Donald Ewoldt, Greenwood, Wis., Otto Ewoldt Jr., LeClaire, Iowa, and Kenneth Ewoldt, Delmar, Iowa; and by special friends, Bernice and Vaughn Ruefer, Davenport. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, James; a stepdaughter, Rita Herman; a sister, Irma Plambeck; and brothers, Harvey Ewoldt and Lester Ewoldt.
 
Stan Hammel
 
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Memorial services for Stan Hammel, will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at New Hope Community Church, Portland. Stan died Sunday, July 5, in Petaluma, Calif., after an extended illness, with his family at his side. He served three years in the Navy and was remembered fondly for his involvement with the Boy Scouts of America. While in Davenport, he worked at Dennis Supply Co. and lead youth groups at St. John's United Methodist Church. He was the father of Cliff, Roger and Don Hammel and Sharon Scherrman. Grandchildren include Julie and Dennis Hammel and Matt and Katie Scherrman. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Petaluma, 416 Payran St., Petaluma, Calif. We will miss his cheerful and positive spirit.
 
Philip Beck
 
OAKLAND PARK, Calif. -- Memorial services for Philip William Beck, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11 SW 11th St., Fort Lauderdale. Philip died of pancreatic cancer on July 8, 1998, at Westside Regional Hospital. Philip served both in the Navy and the Navy Air Corps during World War II, after which he was a member of the family business, Becks' Salad Dressing Inc., Davenport, until 1963. After the sale of the business, he moved his family to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, where he followed his love of the sea and sailing. They then settled in Fort Lauderdale, where he was a partner and owner of While-U-Wait Printing Services Inc., until his retirement in 1974. During his retirement, he served as water commissioner for Lauderdale Isles Water Management District for many years and was active in the fight to stop the building of the county incinerator for environmental reasons. He was born Dec. 19, 1922, in Davenport, to Myrtle and Arthur Beck. He was a member of Lauderdale Isles Yacht and Tennis Club, Trinity Lutheran Church, KAABA Temple, Scottish Rite and Trinity Lodge 208 A.F. & A.M., all of Davenport. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children or Trinity Lutheran School Building Fund. For 52 years he had been the beloved husband of Geraldine "Gerry" Beck. His family includes two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Carole Beck, Aspen, Colo., and Richard and Julia Beck, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; a daughter and son-in-law, Amy and David Albrecht, Waterford, Pa.; five grandchildren, Joey and Annie, Aspen, Derek and Chelsea, Fort Lauderdale, and Anna Lise, Waterford; and a sister, Mary Frances Newhall, Edinboro, Pa. Also surviving are a sister-in-law, Corene H. Beck, and many nieces and nephews. A brother, Karl F. Beck, preceded him in death.
 
Luella Gordy
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Luella M. Gordy, of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. Friday at McGinnis, Chambers & Sass Funeral Home, Bettendorf. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Mrs. Gordy died Tuesday, July 7, 1998, at her home. Luella Followwill was born Dec. 21, 1922, in Schuyler County, Mo., to Everett and Edna (Pickens) Followwill. She married Carl Gordy on Dec. 16, 1936, in Lancaster, Mo. He died Sept. 10, 1986. She was a member of American Association of Retired Persons. She enjoyed playing bingo with her friends, fishing and loved dogs. Memorials may be made to Scott County Humane Society. Survivors include daughters and son-in-law, Jane and Dale Buesing, Davenport; a son and daughter-in-law, Dick and Rosemary Gordy, Bettendorf; eight grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Tom Knoche, Blue Grass, Iowa; and a special friend, Jim Kelly, Davenport. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by daughters, Dona Southers and Katherine Gordy; a son, Carl Gordy Jr.; and brothers, Lloyd Followwill and John Followwill.
 
Julia Matelski
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Julia S. Matelski, of Davenport, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Runge Mortuary & Crematory, Davenport. The body will be cremated. Burial will be in Letts Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at the mortuary. Mrs. Matelski died Tuesday, July 7, 1998, at her home. She was employed at several area companies including the former Crescent Cookie Factory and Aluminum Company of America. Julia Renner was born Aug. 7, 1912, in Gettysburg, S.D. She married Lewis Matelski in 1956 in Centerville, Iowa. Survivors include her husband; daughters, Marcella Larson, Niles, Ill., and Marlys Johnson, Peoria, Ariz.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Sylvia Batchelor, Davenport, and Dollie Hites, Albuquerque, N.M.; and brothers, John Renner, Wapello, Iowa, and Harold Renner, of California.
 
Elden Beerbohm
 
DAVENPORT -- Elden W. Beerbohm, of Hoffman Estates, Ill., died June 11, 1998, at his home. Private services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Cemetery, Davenport. Mr. Beerbohm worked many years at Larson Express Inc., Schaumburg, Ill. He was born Aug. 9, 1931, in Watertown, Wis. He married Sharon Roemer in 1970 in Chicago. She died in 1995. Survivors include a sister, Fae Mekelburg, Watertown; and a brother, Kenneth, Escondido, Calif.
 
Sylvia Jacks
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Sylvia Viola Jacks of Rock Island died July 7. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wheelan Funeral Home, Rock Island, with the Rev. Ivan R. Fuller, Pastor, Memorial Christian Church, Rock Island, officiating. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Sylvia Gibson was born Aug. 24, 1900, in Rock Island, and was a lifetime resident. She married Fremont L. Jacks Sr., June 16, 1920. He passed away in 1975. Survivors include her daughter, Kathryn Dierolf, Ridgecrest, Calif.; sons, Fremont Jr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Gerald "Jake," Davenport, and Kenneth, Matherville, Ill. She also is survived by 17 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and 32 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fremont Sr., daughter Geraldine and sons Alvin, LaVerne, Arnold and Earl. Memorials may be made to Memorial Christian Church, Rock Island, where she was a member. She will be missed.
 
Laurent Nugent
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Services for Laurent J. Nugent, of Rock Island, will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Rock Island. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. Visitation is 4-6 p.m. today at Wheelan Funeral Home, Rock Island, with a rosary at 5:30 p.m. Additional visitation is after 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Mr. Nugent died Tuesday, July 7, 1998, in Carlsbad, Calif. He was employed as an iron worker and supervisor for 42 years. He retired in 1984. He was born Sept. 19, 1913, in West Branch, Iowa. He married Clara Wisor in 1941 in Charlotte, Iowa. Memorials may be made to the church. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Mary Nest and Carol Krysko, both of Carlsbad, and Ann Kallio, Hartland, Wis.; sons, Jack, Dublin, Ohio, and Gregory, Miami; 10 grandchildren; and sisters, Sister Mary Laurent Nugent, CHM, Davenport, Beth Abrahamsen, Aurora, Colo., Helen Franck, Moline, and Jean Robaidek, Oregon, Wis.; and a brother, Raymond, Grand Mound, Iowa.
 
Richard 'Oz' Shoemate
 
MOLINE -- Services for Richard O. "Oz" Shoemate, of 1505 17th St., will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Wendt Funeral Home, Moline. Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Inurnment will be July 13 in LaHarpe (Ill.) Cemetery. Mr. Shoemate died Tuesday, July 7, 1998, at Illini Hospital, Silvis, Ill. He owned and operated Oz's Clip Joint Barber Shop, Moline, for 37 years. He retired in 1997 after 50 years as a barber. He was born Feb. 11, 1917, in Burnside, Ill. He married Betty Dowacter in 1952 in Arkansas. During World War II, he served with the Marine Corps. in the South Pacific. He was awarded the Purple Heart. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Marlyn Fox, La Harpe, Joyce Moore, West Olive, Mich., Jannette Owen, Lees Summit, Mo., and Kathy Strickland, New Port Richey, Fla.; sons, Charles, Saddle Brook, N.J., and Dennis, Moline; 12 grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Davis, La Harpe.
 
Dale Pries
 
BETTENDORF -- Memorial services for Dale E. Pries, of Bettendorf, will be 6 p.m. Friday at McGinnis, Chambers & Sass Funeral Home, Bettendorf. Visitation is 4-6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mr. Pries died Saturday, July 4, 1998, at the home of his daughter in Bettendorf. He retired in March as the office manager at H and H Car Care, Bettendorf. Before that, he was employed as a crane operator at Rock Island Arsenal, 1943-45 and 1959-73. He was born Nov. 18, 1926, in Davenport. He married Jacqueline Young in 1949 in Bettendorf. Memorials may be made to Pathway Hospice or the family. Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Blossom, Bettendorf; two grandchildren; a sister, Marion Hintermeister, Davenport; and a brother, Raymond, Rock Falls, Ill.
 
Lorraine Funk
 
BETTENDORF -- Services for Lorraine M. Funk, of Bettendorf, will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. James Lutheran Church, Bettendorf. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at McGinnis, Chambers & Sass Funeral Home, Bettendorf. Mrs. Funk died Tuesday, July 7, 1998, at Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Pleasant Valley, Iowa. She retired in 1983 as a customer service representative after 20 years at the former Bettendorf Bank. Lorraine Paustian was born May 10, 1921, in Davenport. She married Mifflin "Meff" Funk in 1946 in Davenport. Memorials may be made to the family. Survivors include her husband; daughters, Nancy Capshaw, Bettendorf, and Holly Jeffry, Richland, Iowa; a son, Jon, Bettendorf; two grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a sister, Barbara Siebel, Stockton, Iowa.
 
Jack Burton
 
BUFFALO, Iowa -- Services for Jack L. Burton, of Buffalo, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at McGinnis, Chambers & Sass Funeral Home, Bettendorf. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Buffalo, with graveside military services. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mr. Burton died Monday, July 6, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-West Campus, Davenport, after an apparent heart attack. He retired in 1992 as a laboratory technician after 18 years at the former Occidental Chemical Co., Buffalo, He was born Feb. 10, 1939, in Davenport. He served in the Marine Corps from1956 to 1976. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam and was a member of the first Honor Guard stationed in Hawaii. Memorials may be made to the family. Survivors include his mother, Helen Johnson, Buffalo; and brothers, Mack Ferrick, Anchorage, Alaska, Tim Ferrick, Tombstone, Ariz., and Rick Ferrick, Hudson, Wis.
 
Alice Light
 
EAST MOLINE -- Services for Alice W. Light, of Life Care Nursing Home, Escondido, Calif., will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Sullivan-Phillips Mortuary Ltd., East Moline. Burial will be in Hampton (Ill.) Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the mortuary. Mrs. Light died June 22, 1998, at the nursing home. She had worked at Sears, Roebuck & Co. and worked in the bakery department at Tri-City Food Store. She was born Nov. 7, 1902, in Wilmington, Vt. She married Ralph Light in 1922 in Hampton. He died in 1969. Memorials may be made to Church of Christ in California. Survivors include a son, Duane, Escondido; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
 
Irene Beck
 
BELLEVUE, Iowa -- Irene A. Beck, of Bellevue, died Wednesday, July 8, 1998, at Mill Valley Care Center, Bellevue. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Bellevue. Burial will be in Quasqueton Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday at Kingery Funeral Home, Bellevue, and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mrs. Beck had worked at The Bread Basket, Bellevue, and earlier had worked at Sears, Roebuck & Co., Chicago. Irene Johnson was born Jan. 14, 1911, in Walker. She married Alpha Beck in 1933 in Lamont. Survivors include a niece, Katie Johnson, and a nephew, Kurt Johnson, both of Omaha, Neb.
 
Ozelle Templeman
 
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Services for Ozelle K. Templeman, of Muscatine, will be 2 p.m. Friday at George M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home, Muscatine. Burial will be in Muscatine Memorial Park. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Templeman died Tuesday, July 7, 1998, at Crescent Care Center, Muscatine. She retired after several years at First National Bank. Ozelle Knight was born April 22, 1909, in Waverly, Tenn. She married Milo Templeman in 1946 in Kansas City, Kan. He died in 1977. Memorials may be made to Church of Christ. Survivors include stepdaughters, Nancy Vetter, Ridgecrest, Calif., and Judith Koland, Christanburg, Va.; several step-grandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Elizabeth Allen, Nashville, Tenn.
 
Laurie Perryman
 
WAPELLO, Iowa -- Memorial services for Laurie A. Perryman, of Las Vegas, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home, Wapello. There is no visitation. Burial will be in Parsons Cemetery. Miss Perryman died May 2, 1998, at her home in Las Vegas. She was born Nov. 30, 1961, in Burlington. Survivors include sisters, Joan Sloat, Las Vegas, and Jane Perryman, Chicago.
 
Estella Hinrichs
 
BENNETT, Iowa -- Services for Estella M. Hinrichs, of 1200 Mulberry St., will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Peace Church of Christ, Bennett. Burial will be in Inland Cemetery, Bennett. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton. Mrs. Hinrichs died Tuesday, July 7, 1998, at Cedar Manor Nursing Home, Tipton. She was employed as a cook at Bennett School. Estella Petersen was born Sept. 4, 1911, in rural Cedar County. She married Rudolph Hinrichs in 1930 in rural Sunbury. Memorials may be made to the church. Survivors include sisters, Pearl Mayerhofer, Muscatine, and Ethel Martens, Davenport; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
 
Oscar Rasmussen
 
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Oscar A. Rasmussen, of 2421 Lutheran Drive, died Wednesday, July 8, 1998, at Lutheran Homes, Muscatine. Memorial services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at George M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home, Muscatine. Visitation is 6-7 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be at a later date in Wisconsin. Mr. Rasmussen retired in 1973 from the former Celon Co., now Thatcher Plastic. He was born Jan. 8, 1908, in Brooklyn, Wis. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Barbara Mercer, Tulsa, Okla.; two step-grandchildren; sisters, Alice Beyer, McFarland, Wis., and Pearl Hockett, Madison, Wis.; and a brother, Howard, Portage, Wis.


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