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Eirik Breyholtz-Mott
 
BETTENDORF -- Eirik Andre Breyholtz-Mott, infant son of Ronald and Trine Breyholtz Mott, of Bettendorf, was born and died July 7, in Fyllingsdalen, Norway. Services were Tuesday in Maria Kirken, Bergen, Norway. Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a sister, Jessica Mott, and a brother, Justin Mott; grandparents, Donald and Janet Mott, Bettendorf, and Eirik and Turid Breyholtz, Bergen; and great-grandmothers, Marmion Ketcham, Bettendorf, and Alexandra Vetaas, Bergen.
 
Florence Tank
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Florence Tank, of Davenport, will be 2:30 p.m. today at Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Davenport. Mrs. Tank died Sunday, July 12, 1998, at Crest Health Center, Davenport. She was employed as a bookkeeper at Petersen, Harned and Von Maur. Florence Volquardsen was born Jan. 24, 1897, in Davenport. She married William Tank in 1931 in Rockford, Ill. He died in 1981. Survivors include distant family, as well as close friends.
 
Doris Bechter
 
BETTENDORF -- Doris L. Bechter, of Bettendorf, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport. Private family services will be held. Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, is in charge of arrangements. She was a teacher in various Iowa schools and also in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and in Honduras, where she taught at grade, middle and high schools. Doris Moore was born Aug. 20, 1910, in Greenfield, Iowa. She married Leslie Bechter in 1932 in Independence, Iowa. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Kathleen Newell, Davenport; a son, Dan, Richmond, Va.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
 
Donna Smith
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Memorial services for Donna C. Smith, of 1900 6th Ave., will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Wheelan Funeral Home, Rock Island. Inurnment will be in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Mrs. Smith died Saturday, July 11, 1998, at Trinity Medical Center-West Campus, Rock Island. She had worked at Moline Public Library and for the Physicians Exchange. Donna Reiley was born Nov. 28, 1921, in Helena, Mo. Survivors include a daughter, Judith Johnston, East Moline; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, James Reiley, Anaheim, Calif.
 
Marilyn Oaks
 
BUFFALO, Iowa -- Services for Marilyn R. Oaks, of Buffalo, will be 10 a.m. today at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Mrs. Oaks died Sunday, July 12, 1998, at Manor Care Nursing Home, Davenport. Additional survivors include a brother, Richard VonHorsten, Davenport.
 
Eldon Buchanan
 
MOLINE -- Eldon L. Buchanan, of 3561 41st St., died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at Trinity Medical Center-West Campus, Rock Island. Services will be Saturday at 9 a.m. at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline, and 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Moline. Entombment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery mausoleum, East Moline. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with a wake service at 4 p.m. Mr. Buchanan retired in 1985 as an assembler after 15 years at Case I H, East Moline. He was born Sept. 1, 1926, in Moline. He married Shirley Wilcox in 1951 in Moline. During World War II, he served in the Army. Memorials may be made to the Seton Junior High School Building Fund or Easter Seal Foundation. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Kathleen Keeley, Moline, Susan Pierce, Geneseo, Ill., and Martha and Lisa Buchanan, both of Denver; a son, Eldon Jr., Mesa, Ariz.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
 
Alma Sandholm
 
MOLINE -- Services for Alma Sandholm, of Moline, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Trimble Funeral Home, Moline. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Sandholm died Monday, July 13, 1998, at Illini Hospital, Silvis, Ill. Alma Hogue was born Nov. 1, 1905, in Johnson County, Ill. She married Gunnard Sandholm, who died in 1967. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Moline. Survivors include a son, William, Coal Valley, Ill.; seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
 
Sandra Sird Ybarra
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Sandra K. Sird Ybarra, of Davenport, will be 1 p.m. Friday at McGinnis, Chambers & Sass Funeral Home, Bettendorf. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. She died Monday, July 13, 1998, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport, after an extended illness. Sandra Sird was born March 5, 1949, in Davenport. She married Robert Ybarrra in 1981 in Davenport. Memorials may be made to the family. Survivors include sons, Robert Sird, Shane Sird, Peter Sird, Tony Sird and Joshua Ybarra, all of Davenport; a stepdaughter, Stephanie Ybarra, Ottumwa, Iowa; five grandchildren; her mother, Norma Anderson, Davenport; her father, Herbert Sird, Davenport; sisters, Pat Leonard, Joanne Sird and Debbie Anderson, all of Davenport; and brothers, Robert Russell, Donald Sird and Ronald Anderson, all of Davenport.
 
Alfred Garrett
 
DAVENPORT -- Services for Alfred Garrett, of Davenport, will be Saturday at Progressive Baptist Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Friday at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport. Mr. Garrett died Saturday, July 11, 1998, at his home. He was self-employed in landscaping, real estate and as a contractor. He was born Sept. 25, 1914, in Pine Bluff, Ark. He married Irma Gooding in 1940 in Davenport. She died in 1989. Survivors include daughters, Alvis Williams, Richmond, Calif., Irma Opely, Oakland, Calif., and Janice Garrett-Fort, San Jose, Calif. ; sons, Alfred S., Reseda, Calif.; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and brothers, Rufus and Dr. William, both of Davenport.
 
Helen Karras
 
EAST MOLINE -- Services for Helen Karras, of 54 41st Ave., will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline. Burial will be in Moline Memorial Park. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home, with a prayer service at 8 p.m. Miss Karras died Monday, July 13, 1998, at Trinity Medical Center-West Campus, Rock Island. She retired in 1981 from the packing department after 17 years at the former Servus Rubber Co., Rock Island. She was born Nov. 7, 1919, in Chicago. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Illinois Heart Association. Survivors include sisters, Christine Jurewicz, East Moline, Mary Orendorff, Moline, and Georgia Caras, Geneseo, Ill.; and a godchild, Matthew Stegall, Milan, Ill.
 
Charles Weigand Jr.
 
SAVANNA, Ill. -- Services for Charles H. "Charlie" Weigand Jr., of Savanna, will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Savanna. Burial will be in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Savanna. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna, with a Scripture service at 8 p.m. Mr. Weigand died Monday, July 13, 1998, at Mercy Health Center, Dubuque, Iowa. He was employed as an electrical engineer at Obmite, Skokie; Oak Manufacturing, Crystal Lake; and owned and operated his own business, Master Automation, Highland Park. He also worked at Eaton Plant, Hanover, and retired in 1985 from Eaton Controls Division, Savanna. He was born June 11, 1920, in Blue Island. He married Agnes Houlihan in 1946 in Chicago. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Gail Pazdur, Libertyville, Joan Hottinger, Madison, Wis., and Anne Kammer, Johnsburg; a son, John, Batavia; 11 grandchildren; and a sister, June Pettersen, Jacksonville, Fla.
 
John Swanson
 
ROCK ISLAND -- Services for John G. Swanson, of Rock Island, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, Rock Island. The Rev. Sharon Neufer Emswiler and the Rev. Tom Neufer Emswiler will officiate. The body will be cremated after the funeral. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at Hodgson Funeral Home Ltd., Rock Island. Mr. Swanson died Monday, July 13, 1998, at Trinity Medical Center-West Campus, Rock Island. He was employed as supervisor of member services at Modern Woodmen of America. He last worked Friday, July 10. He was born Nov. 11, 1958, in Rock Island, to Leonard and Helen (Kittleson) Swanson. He married Beth Beswick on Sept. 2, 1995, in Rock Island. He had graduated from Rock Island High School and Augustana College, Rock Island. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Rock Island. He was very active at church, serving on several committees. He enjoyed his family, yardwork and boating. A memorial fund has been established. Survivors include his wife; daughters, Genny Beswick, at home, and Nicole Swanson, Campbellsville, Ky.; sons, Matthew Beswick, Rock Island, and Brandon Swanson, Campbellsville; his parents of Rock Island; brothers and their spouses, Donald and Sandy Swanson, Rock Island, and David and Anne Swanson, Longview, Wash.; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Becki, Dan and Linda Bowen, all of Omaha, Neb., Terry and Cheryl Bowen, Peoria, Ill., Julie and Sony Viscioni, Coal Valley, Ill., Steve and Pam Bowen, Rock Island, and David and Leslie Wilt, Knoxville, Ill.; nieces and nephews, Matthew and Heather Swanson, Hannah Bennett-Swanson, Todd and Tammy Viscioni, Mark and Anna Ross, Stephanie and Tim Ross, Angela Bowen, and Christa and Matt Drobney; and aunts, uncles, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.
 
Christ Kapantas
 
DENVER -- Christ M. Kapantas, of Denver, died July 3, 1998, in Denver. Services were July 6 at Fairmount Cemetery. In May 1963 he moved to Colorado Springs, where he became an entrepreneur of pizza restaurants (George's Pizza and Balaris) and night clubs (The Navajo Hogan and The Tap Room.) Mr. Kapantas also refereed high school basketball games and was a sports reporter for the Moline Dispatch. He was born Sept. 6, 1927, in East Moline. He attended United Township High School, East Moline, and attended college in Chicago. He was a star player for the Moline Orthodox Church basketball team and the pitcher for the Moline softball team. He enlisted in the Army in 1945. He married Katina Skourte on Jan. 27, 1963. Mr. Kapantas was an American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association member for 35 years and served as president in 1972 for the Colorado Springs chapter. His love of sports continued as he coached college basketball teams at the Orthodox Church in Denver. He had a strong talent with numbers and statistics, which he proved by being an excellent handicapper with horse races and college basketball playoffs. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Pat (Mrs. Pete) Kladis; a son, Mike; and a granddaughter, Mary Katina.
 
Arlan Woitte
 
MOLINE -- Arlan B. Woitte, of Rosewood Care Center, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at the facility. Services will be 9:30 a.m. Friday at Calvary Lutheran Church, Moline. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline. Mr. Woitte retired in 1979 as a machine shop foreman after 38 years at Eagle Signal. He was born May 19, 1914, in Milbank, S.D., to Benjamin and Katherine (Roth) Woitte. He married Erma Owens on June 16, 1939, in Cresco, Iowa. She died Sept. 17, 1994. He served on his church's council for several years. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and traveling. Memorials may be made to the church. Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Duane and Marlene Woitte, Moline, Gary and Harriette Woitte, Littleton, Colo., Roy and Inez Woitte, Moline, and Ronny Woitte, Moline; six grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a brother, Kandus Woitte, Midland, S.D.
 
Milton Ouderkirk
 
DAVENPORT -- Milton A. Ouderkirk, of Davenport, died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at his home. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Mr. Ouderkirk was employed as a supervisor at Roy E. Roth Pump Co., Milan, Ill. He retired in 1970. He was born April 10, 1904, in Petoskey, Mich., to Frederick C. and Elizabeth N. (Bogart) Ouderkirk. He married Ethel Mae Hunter on April 25, 1935, in Davenport. He was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church, Davenport. He enjoyed fishing, shooting pool and family gatherings. Survivors include his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and David Goodwin, Davenport; sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Bonnie Ouderkirk, Davenport, Rodney and Judy Ouderkirk, Davenport, Loran and MiRang Ouderkirk, Davenport, and Gordon and Christina Ouderkirk, Mediapolis, Iowa; sons, Dean Ouderkirk, Davenport, and Gregory Ouderkirk, Davenport; grandchildren, Dawn, Laura, Rachel, Kenneth, Evan, Thomas, Edward, Brian and Matthew; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Jennifer, Abigail, Dalton and Grace; four step-grandchildren; a step-great-grandchild; a brother, Cecil Ouderkirk, Conway, S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Eileen in infancy; a twin sister, Mildred Lanning; and six brothers and three additional sisters.
 
Stanislawa Staszewski
 
CLINTON, Iowa -- Services for Stanislawa M. Staszewski, of 308 S. Bluff Blvd., will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Clinton. Burial will be in St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Schmitz Funeral Home, Clinton, with a parish Scripture service at 7 p.m. Mrs. Staszewski died Monday, July 13, 1998, at Samaritan Hospital North, Clinton. She worked at Mount St. Clare, Clinton, from 1950 to 1962 and was employed as a cook and server until 1967 at Sarah Haring Home, Clinton. Stanislawa Mielczarek was born March 21, 1910, in Konopnica, Poland. She married Stanislaw Staszewski in 1930 in Konopnica. He died in 1962. Memorials may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis, 841 13th Ave. N., Clinton, IA 52732. Survivors include a daughter, Kasu Rickertsen, Bryant; sons, Ed and John, both of Clinton; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters living Poland.
 
Kelly Fox
 
WHEATLAND, Iowa -- Services for Kelly Fox, of Wheatland, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Wheatland. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Wheatland. Visitation is 3-8 p.m. today at Chapman Funeral Home, Wheatland. Miss Fox died Monday, July 13, 1998, at her home, after an extended illness. She was employed as a certified occupational therapist in Fort Dodge-Iowa Falls area. She was born July 14, 1969, in Maquoketa. Survivors include her parents, Donavan and Karen Fox, a brother, David, and a grandmother, Erma Fox, all of Wheatland.
 
Helen McWorthy
 
SAVANNA, Ill. -- Services for Helen G. McWorthy, of rural Savanna, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna. Burial will be in Savanna Township Cemetery. Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mrs. McWorthy died Monday, July 13, 1998, at Sterling House, Clinton, Iowa. Helen Franklin was born April 16, 1911, in DeWitt, Iowa. She married Sylvester "Ted" McWorthy in 1929 in Freeport. She and her husband owned and operated an auto wrecking and salvage yard for 68 years. They sold new and used auto parts and industrial gases. He died May 2, 1998. Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Bush, Granite City; a son, Sylvester "Bud," Thomson; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Wilma Foltz, Camanche, Iowa.
 
Dorothy Thorpe
 
KEWANEE, Ill. -- Memorial services for Dorothy L. Thorpe, of Kewanee, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Rux Funeral Home, Kewanee. The body was cremated. Inurnment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at 711 W. Division, Kewanee. Miss Thorpe died Saturday, July 11, 1998, at Kewanee Hospital. She had been a foster mother at Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Orphan Home and was a civilian secretary at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. She was born Nov. 24, 1907, in Huntsville, Mo. Memorials may be made to Kewanee Hospital Hospice Service or Alzheimer Foundation. Survivors include a sister, Onetta Blake, and a brother, Edward Thorpe, both of Kewanee.
 
Ralph Willey
 
MECHANICSVILLE, Iowa -- Services for Ralph A. Willey, of Mechanicsville, will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mechanicsville United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mechanicsville. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Morgan Funeral Home, Mechanicsville, with Masonic services at 7 p.m. Mr. Willey died Monday, July 13, 1998, at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, after a brief illness. He farmed in Grand Mound, Martelle, Big Rock, Clarence and Mechanicsville until 1976. He was born Nov. 15, 1914, in rural Lost Nation. He married Esther Brinkman in 1936 in Wheatland. A memorial fund has been established. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Janice Vine, Barnes City; sons, Roger, Oskaloosa, Douglas, Mechanicsville, and Gerald, Marion; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and brothers, Lawrence, Center Junction, and Robert, Brentwood, Calif.
 
Lucile Driscoll
 
TIPTON, Iowa -- Lucile Driscoll, of 808 Mulberry St., died Tuesday, July 14, 1998, at her home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tipton. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Tipton. Visitation is 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton, with a wake service at 7:30 p.m. Mrs. Driscoll was a homemaker, school teacher in Plato and a seamstress. Lucile Wethington was born Jan. 18, 1912, in Clementsville, Ky. She married Charles Driscoll in 1933 in Tipton. He died in 1988. Memorials may be made to the church. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Clark, LaPorte City; son, William, Mechanicsville, and Gene, Washington, Iowa; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Bessie Crock and Aleen Driscoll, both of Mechanicsville; and a brother, Robert Wethington, Tipton.
 
Margaret Langbehn
 
MOLINE -- Services for Margaret C. Langbehn, of 1804 16th Ave., 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. today at the funeral home. Mrs. Langbehn died Sunday, July 12, 1998, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline. She was financial secretary at Hope United Church of Christ, Moline, for many years. Margaret West was born Oct. 7, 1914, in Moline. She married Peter Langbehn in 1936 in Moline. She was a partner with her husband in the former Mississippi Music and Vending, Moline, for 42 years. They retired in 1984. He died in 1985. Memorials may be made to the church. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Hayden, Davenport; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
 
Clifton Anderson
 
EVANS, La. -- Services for Clifton E. Anderson, of Leesville, were July 12 at Evans Cemetery. Mr. Anderson died Thursday, July 9, 1998, in Leesville. Survivors include his former wife of 50 years, Norma Anderson; daughters, Louis Malik and Evelyn Frank, and a son, Clifford D., all of Davenport; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Jewell Conaway, Manteca, Calif., Thelma Mays, Riverbank, Calif., Dee Brown, Tulare, Calif., and Betty Shirley, Fresno, Calif.; and a brother, Bob, Manteca.
 
Robert McRell
 
KEWANEE, Ill. -- Robert R. "Bob" McRell, of Kewanee, died Tuesday at Kewanee Hospital. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Cavanagh & Schueneman Funeral Service, Kewanee. Burial will be in Church of Peace Cemetery, rural Kewanee. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with an Odd Fellows service at 8 p.m. Mr. McRell farmed for many years in Henry County. He was born June 4, 1913, in rural Henry County. He married Muriel Pyle in 1941 in Kewanee. Memorials may be made to Church of Peace. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Mary Palmer, Cambridge; a son, James, Dahinda; four grandchildren; a sister, Anna Hendrick, Toulon; and brothers, Floyd, Charles and John, all of Toulon, William, Hillsdale, and Carl Dean, Minonk.

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.


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