Donald Lynn Durst
May 4, 1952 - August 25, 2006
-Friends May Call: Tuesday, August 29th, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM in Lunning Chapel.
-Family Visitation: Tuesday, August 29th, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM in Lunning Chapel.
-Funeral Service: Wednesday, August 30th, 10:00 AM in Lunning Chapel.
The Reverend Jerry Cato will officiate.
-Interment: Aspen Grove Cemetery
Donald Lynn Durst, 54, of Burlington, died at 3:10 PM Friday, August 25, 2006 at his home.
Born May 4, 1952, in Ottumwa, Iowa, he was the son of Kenneth and Katherine (Wilt) Durst. He married Diana Nadine Davis on July 24, 1978 in Monmouth, Illinois. She survives.
Donald was a graduate of Ottumwa High School and a graduate of Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa where he majored as a Chef.
Mr. Durst delivered newspapers for The Hawk Eye for several years.
Survivors include his wife, Diana Durst of Burlington; his children Danny Lee Durst of Burlington, Leslie Ludington and her husband Ron Sr. of Stronghurst, Melody Lynn Durst of Burlington, Barry Lynn Durst of Bloomfield, Iowa, David Durst and his fiancé Pam of Galesburg, and Joseph Durst of Galesburg; his step-children Jamie Duerre and his wife Gina of Burlington, and Joy Schnedler and her husband Scott of Burlington; and numerous grandchildren; four brothers Jimmy Durst of Eddyville, Danny Durst of Davenport, Ronald Durst of Ottumwa, Kenneth Durst of Ottumwa; three sisters Alice Cash of Texas, Jerri Boyd of Franklin, Texas, and Martha Versteegh of Ottumwa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Rodney Durst, a granddaughter Shyanna Durst and a sister Dorothy Jordan.
Warren "Dutch" E. Duttweiler
June 29, 1922 - September 28, 2005
- Visitation: Sunday, October 2, 2005 at 4:00 to 6:00 PM in Lunning Chapel
- Services: Saturday, October 1, 2005 at 10:30 AM in Lunning Chapel
-Cemetery: Saturday, October 1, 2005 in Aspen Grove Cemetery
Warren “Dutch” Edward Duttweiler, 83, of Burlington passed away at 3:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 28, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.
Born June 29, 1922 in Burlington, he was the son of Grover C. and Ethel A. Hofmann Duttweiler. On November 22, 1943 he married Billie P. Armson in San Bernadino, CA.
Mr. Duttweiler was the owner of Sterzing Food Company from 1959-2004.
He was a 1940 graduate of Burlington High School and attended Burlington Junior College. He served in the US Army in the Quartermaster Corps, 582nd Co. in the European theatre from January 1943 to October 1945. He had previously owned the Sinclair gas station at Oak and Osborn Streets and from 1949 to 1958 was a USPS Railway mail clerk from Chicago to Omaha.
Mr. Duttweiler was a life long member of St. Luke United Church of Christ and an associate member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ in Sebring, FL where he and his wife wintered. He was a member of Kiwanis, Des Moines Masonic Lodge No. 1 AF&AM, Elks, Moose, Eagle, American Legion Post No. 52, Veterans of Foreign War, Burlington Golf Club and Carthage Lake Club. He was a former member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.
He enjoyed golf, boating, and playing cards. He had been a private pilot. He was a long time supporter of SCC basketball, and his hobby was collecting logoed golf balls, which he had over 8,000.
Survivors include his wife, Billie Duttweiler of Burlington; two daughters, Judy (John) Arledge and Jill (Thomas) Blackwood both of Burlington; two granddaughters, Julie McDonough of Bedford, TX and Amy (Kevin) Smith of Chicago, IL and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and two sisters preceded him in death.
Harold E. Eagen
November 16, 1923 - December 11,2005
- Visitation: Wednesday, December 13, 2005 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM in Lunning Chapel
-Family will receive friends: 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday in Lunning Chapel
- Services: Thursday, December 15, 2005 10:00 AM at Lunning Chapel, Rosary at 3:00 PM, Christian Wake Service at 6:00 PM at Lunning Chapel
- Cemetery: St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
Harold E. Eagen, 82, of West Burlington, died at 3 a.m. Sunday, December 11, 2005, at his home.
Born November 16, 1923, in Brashear, Missouri, he was the son of Bernard and Lela Mitten Eagen. On December 29, 1951, he married Reta Alice Schillie in Edina. She died October 8, 2002.
Mr. Eagen was a truck driver for Benner Tea, Ruan, and Schrader trucking companies. He was a 1941 graduate of Brashear High School. He was a member of SS Mary and Patrick Catholic Church in West Burlington. He also was a member of the Teamsters Local 218. He was a collector and enjoyed tinkering in the yard.
Survivors include one daughter, Sandy (Jeff) Kimmel of Burlington; three sons, Tim (Teri) Eagen and Todd (Angie) Eagen both of West Burlington, and Tom (Mallory) Eagen of Burlington; three grandchildren, Bobby Kimmel, Karla and Kyler Eagen; five step grandchildren, Aaron, Scott and Mindy Dunkin and Brian and Brad Dameron; eight step great grandchildren, Alex, Abby, Anna, Tia, Alyssa, and Tyler Dameron, and Gavin and Coen Dunkin; two sisters, Carmelita McVay of Kirksville, Missouri and Wilda (Earl) Moore of Apache Junction, Arizona.
Visitation will be from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday in Lunning Chapel with the Rosary being prayed at 3:00 p.m. and Christian Wake Service at 6:00 p.m. after which the family will receive friends until 8:00 p.m.
The funeral for Mr. Eagen will be Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in Lunning Chapel with the Rev. Gerald Stouvenel officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, West Burlington.
His wife; parents; four brothers, an Infant, Bob, Gerald and Leon; and three sisters, Lucille, Colene and Wilma, preceded him in death.
Memorials have been established for Great River Hospice and St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.
Marciel Louise Easton
January 31, 1923 - December 10, 2006
-Friends May Call: Tuesday, December 12th, from 8:00 AM until 8:30 PM in
-Family Visitation: Tuesday, December 12th, from 6:00 PM until 8::30 PM in
-Funeral Service: Wednesday, December 13th, 1:00 PM in Lunning Chapel
The Reverend Frank Beaty will officiate
- Interment: Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Iowa
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for the March of Dimes and
the Autism Society of America
Marciel Louise Easton, 83, of Burlington died at 3:10 AM Sunday, December 10, 2006 at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, Iowa.
Born January 31, 1923 in Augusta, Iowa, she was the daughter of Arthur R. and Mary Louise Schirmer Staub. On September 10, 1939 she married Robert E. Easton in Ottumwa, Iowa. Robert Easton died November 11, 1982.
Mrs. Easton was a homemaker. In earlier years, she attended SS John and Paul Catholic Church. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting and won many awards at the Des Moines County Fair.
Survivors include two sons, Lowell R. (Rita) Easton of Ann Harbor, Michigan and Jack E. (Nancy) Easton of Folsom, California; five grandchildren, Christopher and Jonathan Easton, Amy Northam, Eric Easton and Stefanie Walker; four great grandchildren, Blake Northam, Elijah and Gabriel Easton and Travis Walker; three sisters, Marie Hurley, Maxine Green and Maejean Danover all of Burlington; two brothers, Lester “Joe” (Florence) Staub of Audubon, Iowa and Arnold (Phyllis) Staub of Ottumwa, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.
Her husband; one grandchild, Mark Elliott Easton; parents; two brothers; and one sister preceded her in death.
Betty Lou Eberhard
January 16, 1935 - May 3, 2007
-Friends May Call: Sunday, May 6th, 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM in Lunning Chapel
-Family will receive friends: Sunday, May 6th, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM in Lunning Chapel
-Celebration of Life Service: Monday, May 7th, at 10:30 AM in First Prebyterian Church
The Reverend Bill Salzman will officiate
-Interment: Private family intermenty to be held Monday morning in Aspen Grove
A memorial has been established for the Business Professional Women Foundation of
Iowa and to the First Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund.
Betty Lou Eberhard, 72, of Cedar Falls, Iowa and formerly of West Burlington and Burlington, Iowa died at 4:40 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2007, at Elizabeth E. Martin Health Center in Cedar Falls.
Born January 16, 1935 in Sac City, Iowa, she was the daughter of Fred Alvin and Marjorie Maxine Longman Hass. On July 20, 1957 she married Julius Ralph Eberhard in Sac City. He died December 16, 1990.
Mrs. Eberhard received her two-year degree from Wayne State Teachers College in Wayne, Nebraska and her Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Iowa Wesleyan in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. She was an elementary teacher for 39 years, first at Fort Madison Public Schools and then for 37 years at Corse School in the Burlington Community School District, retiring June 5, 1995.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and Mariners. She served as a church elder for four years and was a past deacon, Sunday school superintendent, and was the Circle leader for a number of years. She also was a member of B.P.W., General Federated Women, B.E.A., I.S.E.A., N.E.A, I.R.A., Retired School Teachers Association and Evening Needlework group within Federated Women.
Mrs. Eberhard is survived by two daughters, Lola Eberhard of Burlington and Donna Eberhard of Phoenix, Arizona; one son, Barry (Lori) Eberhard of Waterloo, Iowa; one grandson, Brandon Eberhard of Waterloo; two sisters, Shirley Frickson of Fairfax, Minnesota/Default.aspx">Minnesota and Peggy Niles of Sac City; two brothers, James Hass of Denver, Colorado and Russell Hass of Sac City; and several nieces and nephews.
Her husband, parents, and one son, Edward Eberhard, Aunt and Uncle Lloyd & Mearita Glass, and her best friend Helen Berry preceded her in death.
David Lee Edwards, Sr.
June 6, 1939 - November 3, 2005
-Time of Remembrance and Irish Wake: Sunday, November 12, 2005 at 4:00 PM in Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2727 Mt. Pleasant St., Burlington
David Lee Edwards Sr., 66, of Gladstone, Illinois, died at 10:07 p.m. Thursday, November 3, 2005, at Great River Medical Center.
Born June 6, 1939 in Fort Madison, he was the son of Raymond Frank and Margaret L. Lawlor Edwards. On September 16, 1961 he married Jackie Maddox in Downy, California.
Mr. Edwards was an electrician for Local No. 13 IBEW and was a guard at the Iowa State Penitentiary.
He was a graduate of Burlington High School and served as an apprentice electrician for four years. He was of the Catholic faith. He served with the Navy during the Korean War as an airman 3rd class. He was a member of Ed’s Cascade Hunting and Fishing club, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 150, the Masonic Lodge in Oquawka, Illinois, and Fort Clucker. He enjoyed helping with the Players Workshop, being on the river, hunting, fishing and was an all around outdoorsman.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie Edwards of Gladstone, Illinois; three sons, David (Peggy) Edwards and John (Stacey) Edwards both of Carman, Illinois and McGuire Edwards of Gladstone; one daughter, Charlotte (Jeff) Rule of Cedar Rapids; six grandchildren; his mother, Margaret Edwards of Burlington; and one brother, Gary Edwards of Carman.
His father, Raymond Edwards, and one sister, Barbra Johnson, preceded him in death.
Twila E. Elder
August 7, 1932 - August 1, 2006
-Friends May Call: Thursday, August 3, 2006 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
in Lunning Chapel.
-Family Visitation: Friday, August 4, 2006 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM in
Lunning Chapel. A procession will proceed to the cemetery following the visitation.
-Graveside Funeral Service: Friday, August 4, 2006 11:00 AM in Aspen Grove
Cemetery. Pastor Paul D. Hooks will officiate
Twila E. Elder, 73, of rural Burlington died at 11:23 a.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2006, at her residence.
Born August 7, 1932 in Ashton, Missouri, she was the daughter of Lester and Millie Billings Lipper. On September 16, 1951 she married James N. Elder in Kahoka, Missouri.
Mrs. Elder was a 1950 graduate of Wyaconda, Missouri High School and worked in production at Champion Spark Plug then retired in 1983 after 21 years at I.R.C.
She enjoyed family and friends, camping, bluegrass music, Christmas, making Christmas candies, embroidery and quilting and collected dolls.
Survivors include her husband, James N. Elder of rural Burlington; two sons, Leslie (Lisa) Elder of Sperry and Bill (Karen) Elder of Mediapolis; two daughters, Izetta Lane (John Erb) of Montrose and Brenda (John) Steele of Wyaconda, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Heath Elder, Ben, Chris, and Teresa Elder, Scott and Eugene Lane, Felecia Caldwell, and Jennifer and Jason Steele; four great grandchildren, Blake, Zeke and Zakia Lane and Luke Steele; one sister, Willa Merle (Virgil) Bronstein of Canton, Missouri; and one brother, William “Bill””Bob”Clayton (Carol) Lipper of Sperry.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Delbert, Kenny, Raymond and Dean; three sisters, Delila, Diena and Nelda Mae; and son-in-law, Michael Lane.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for Blattener Cemetery
at Wyaconda, MO and Great River Hospice.