Jeanette M. Schulte
The funeral service for Mrs. Jeanette Marie Schulte, 83, who died Friday, February 04, 2005, will be Tuesday, February 8th, at 10:30 AM in St. Luke United Church of Christ. The Rev. Vicki Engelmann will officiate. Interment will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call after 8:00 AM on Monday, February 7th, in Lunning Chapel where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. Memorials have been established for St. Luke United Church of Christ and Danville Care Center.
Irma W. Ridenour, 86, of Mount Pleasant, formerly of the Pleasant Lawn area, died at 5:40 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at New London Nursing and Rehab Center in New London.
Visitation will be from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Weir and Kimzey Funeral Home in Mount Pleasant.
The graveside funeral for Mrs. Ridenour will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Troy Cemetery at Troy.
Kenneth E. Rankin, 84, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of the Biggsville and Oquawka, Ill., area, died at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital in Phoenix. Arrangements are pending at Turnbull Funeral Home in Biggsville.
Gladys M. Morrow, 97, of Burlington, formerly of Aledo, Ill., died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Rosebush Gardens.
Born July 28, 1907, in Girard, Kan., she was the daughter of Claude and Minnie Aten. On April 27, 1929, she married Lysle H. Morrow in Kankakee, Ill. He died May 6, 1987.
Mrs. Morrow farmed with her husband on the family Centennial Farm southeast of Joy, Ill., until their retirement.
She was a member of College Avenue Presbyterian Church in Aledo, a life member of Mercer County Historical Society and Museum, a 50–year member and past matron of Aledo Chapter No. 126 Order of Eastern Star and past member of William Dennison Chapter, DAR, Mercer County. In 1988 she moved to Burlington, where she was a member of the Des Moines County Historical Society and Stars and Stripes DAR Chapter, Des Moines County. She also was a member of "Friends of Girard" Historical Society in Girard.
Survivors include one niece, Dorothy Langston of San Diego; and many cousins.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, one sister and one niece.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the time of service Saturday at Speer Funeral Home in Aledo.
The funeral for Mrs. Morrow will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Speer Funeral Home. Burial will be in Peniel Cemetery.
Memorials have been established for College Avenue Presbyterian Church and Mercer County Historical Society.
Jeremy Michael Barrett, 24, of Pearl City, Hawaii, formerly of Winfield, died in a parachute accident Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, in Waialu, Hawaii.
Born June 3, 1980, in Mount Pleasant, he was the son of Todd and Linda Spence and Mark Barrett.
Mr. Barrett was a Petty Officer 2nd Class and hull technician assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One at Pearl Harbor.
He was a 1999 graduate of Winfield–Mount Union High School and was attending college while serving in the Navy. He enjoyed volunteering time with younger kids. He enjoyed motocross, skydiving, surfing, hiking, bodybuilding and playing the drums.
Survivors include his parents, Todd and Linda Spence of Winfield and Mark Barrett; grandparents, Mo and Ellen Spence and Don and Phyllis Weir, all of Mount Pleasant; one brother, Aaron Barrett of Winfield; one sister, Ashley Spence of Winfield; aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his great–grandparents.
Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Monday at Honts Funeral Home in Winfield, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
The funeral for Mr. Barrett will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church in Winfield, with the Rev. Greg Carr officiating. Burial with full military rites will be in Winfield–Scott Township Cemetery.
Memorials have been established for the Big Brother/Big Sister program and Winfield Open Bible Church youth fund.
Milton Freshwater Jr.
Milton Freshwater Jr., 93, of Fairview Park, OH, died on Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at St. John's West Shore Hospital in Westlake, OH.
Survivors include one daughter, Carol A. Zaiser (Bob); five grandchildren, Scott Zaiser (Nina), Vicki Cassabon, Jody Freshwater, Marc Zaiser and Kim Freshwater; and five great–grandchildren, Michael Freshwater, Rachel Cassabon, Bailey Darnall, Ethan Zaiser and Elayna Zaiser.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence S. Freshwater, and one son, Milton Freshwater III.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church on Feb. 5, 2005, at 11 a.m. Interment in Lake View Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for Our Savior Lutheran Church, 20300 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River, OH 44116.
Dianne K. Schroeder
Funeral Services for Miss Dianne Schroeder, 53, of Galesburg, Illinois, formerly of Burlington, will be held in Prugh's Chapel on Tuesday, December 28, 2004 at 1:00 P.M. Pastor Vicki Engelmann will officiate. Interment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends in Prugh's Chapel this evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. A memorial has been established in memory of Dianne K. Schroeder.
Marie T. Mohnike
Funeral Arrangements for Mrs. Marie T. Mohnike, 103, of Burlington, who died on Friday, December 24, 2004 at Great River Medical Center, Klein Center are pending at Prugh Funeral Service.
Virginia L. Distelhorst
Funeral Services for Mrs. Virginia L. Distelhorst, 82, of Burlington who died on Friday, December 24, 2004 at her home will be held in Prugh's Chapel on Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at 10:00 A.M. Rev. Fr. Patrick Hilgendorf will officiate. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends may call after 8:00 A.M. on Tuesday, with the family receiving friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. A memorial has been established for the American Cancer Society.
Kathleen V. Payne
The funeral service for Mrs. Kathleen V. Burkett Payne, 81, who died Monday, December 20, 2004, will be Friday, December 24th, at 10:00 AM in First Christian Church. The Rev. David Nash will officiate. Interment will be at 1:00 PM in Maple Grove Cemetery, Cantril, IA. Friends may call after 8:00 AM today in Lunning Chapel, where the family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for First Christian Church and American Leukemia Society.
David G. Ryner
The funeral service for Mr. David Ryner, 36, who died Tuesday, December 21, 2004, will be Friday, December 24th, at 10:00 AM in Lunning Chapel. The Rev. Donald Hoornstra will officiate. Interment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. Friends may call after noon today in Lunning Chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 PM. A memorial has been established.
Christoffer D. Penrod
The funeral service for Christoffer Damien Penrod, 14, who died Tuesday, December 21, 2004, will be Monday, December 27th, at 10:30 AM in Lunning Chapel. The Rev. Brad Cranston will officiate. Interment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. Friends may call after noon on Sunday, December 26th, in Lunning Chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. A memorial has been established in Christoffer's memory.
Marjorie R. Dodds
The funeral service for Mrs. Marjorie Ruth Dodds, 86, who died Tuesday, December 21, 2004, will be at 10:30 AM today in Lunning Chapel. Pastor Ron Jewett will officiate. Interment will be in Bur–lington Memorial Park Cemetery. A memorial has been established for the Larry Dodds Ministries.
Linda Joan Pierson, 58, of Oswego, Ill., formerly of LaHarpe, Ill., died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003, at Copely Memorial Hospital in Aurora, Ill.
Born Aug. 30, 1944, in Macomb, Ill., she was the daughter of Adolph and Mary Duffy Dahl. In 1969, she married Donald L. Pierson.
Mrs. Pierson began teaching in the East Aurora School District 13. She retired after 33 years in May 2001.
She attended grade schools in Disco, Ill., and Durham, Ill., and was a graduate of LaHarpe High School. She earned her bachelor of science degree from Western Illinois University in Macomb. In 1994, she received the 1993–94 Aurora Excellence Award, but was best known for the many years she served as emcee for the district's annual awards banquet and for her many contributions to the development of the learning center at Simmons Middle School, where she taught. She was a member of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Aurora and had long–term interest in Sweet Adelines Int. She was a member of the Valley Lights Sweet Adelines and served in many capacities in that group. She also enjoyed golf.
Survivors include her husband; her mother of LaHarpe; one brother Delbert Dahl of Urbana, Ill.; and two nephews and one niece.
She was preceded in death by her father and one sister.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Aurora.
The funeral for Mrs. Pierson will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, with the Rev. Martha Nelson officiating. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Moss Ridge Cemetery in Carthage, Ill., with the Rev. Greg Busboom officiating.
A memorial has been established for the LaHarpe High School music program.
Banks & Beals Funeral Home in LaHarpe is in charge of arrangements.
The Mass of Christian Burial for Coast Guard Damage Controlman 2nd Class Dallas Christopher Scott, 29, who died Saturday, November 27, 2004, will be Saturday, December 11th, at 10:00 AM in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. The Rev. Patrick Hilgendorf will be the celebrant. The Des Moines County Resurrection Choir will provide music. Interment will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Kingston. The U.S. Coast Guard Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites. Friends may call after 8:00 AM today in Lunning Chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 9:00 PM. A memorial and trust fund has been established for Dallas' daughters by the Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin.
Eloise Irene Taylor, 88, of Burlington, died at 7:45 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Rosebush Gardens Health Center.
Born March 29, 1916, in Jacksonville, Ill., she was the daughter of Henry C. and Mae Rosalee Hoffman Tendick. On Aug. 9, 1936, she married Harry E. Taylor in Jacksonville. He died Aug. 31, 1999.
Mrs. Taylor was a mail supervisor at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant for 15 years.
She was a graduate of Jacksonville High School. She lived in Burlington most of her life and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three sons, James R. Taylor of Ann Arbor, Mich., Harry J. Taylor of Plainfield, N.H., and Larry J. Taylor of Burlington; six grandchildren; seven great–grandchildren; and one sister, Dorothy White of Lakewood, Colo.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one infant grandson and one sister.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Lunning Chapel. There will be no family visitation.
There will be a private family funeral for Mrs. Taylor at Lunning Chapel, with the Rev. Harry J. Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for a charity of the donor's choice.
Louise Sale, 79, of Keokuk, died at 1:59 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at Lexington Square in Keokuk. Arrangements are pending at DeJong's Funeral Home in Keokuk.
Darlene Roberta Tuttle, 75, of Keokuk, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at her home.
Born May 13, 1929, in Brush, Colo., she was the daughter of Frank L. and Agnes V. Callahan Matous. On Sept. 3, 1957, she married Jack L. Tuttle in Keokuk.
Mrs. Tuttle moved to Keokuk from Dubuque in 1943. She was a 1949 graduate of Keokuk High School, where she received the BPW award. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Keokuk and the Ladies of Charity and Daughters of Isabella's Rosary. She enjoyed traveling and loved to fish and bake.
Survivors include her husband; one brother, Allen L. Matous of Keokuk; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
There will be no visitation.
The graveside service for Mrs. Tuttle will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Keokuk National Cemetery, with Deacon Bill Cosgrove officiating.
A memorial has been established for Lee County Hospice.
Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk is in charge or arrangements.