Bonnie Belle Hultgren

ROCK ISLAND — Bonnie Belle Hultgren, 86, of Rock Island, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at First Presbyterian Church, Davenport. Visitation will be at noon. She will be laid to rest at Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be to her church. Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.therungemortuary.com.

Bonnie was born the daughter of Robert and Esther Shirlaw. She was united in marriage to Don Hultgren on Sept. 26, 1953, in Davenport. She worked at Sears for many years and was a private housekeeper. Bonnie enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by, her loving husband of 62 years, Don; daughter, Pamela Hultgren; son, Perry Hultgren; sister, Lois VanMaanen; granddaughter, Emily Hultgren (Desmenn Spann); and two great-grandsons, Lazar and Courtez Spann.

She is preceded by her parents; brothers, Robert, James, Lewis; sisters, Wilmina, Billie Jean and Dawny.

Charles ‘Chuck’ R. Hanson

ROCK ISLAND — Charles "Chuck" R. Hanson, 60, of Rock Island, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, at his residence.

A Celebration of Life service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 1, at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 31, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the River Music Experience (RME), Davenport, for the Chuck Hanson Fund.

Chuck was born Dec. 7, 1956, in Moline, the son of Charles A. and Elizabeth Jean (Gordon) Hanson. He was employed in Buffalo as a grain operator. Chuck loved his family and enjoyed his work, which for more than 30 years was at the grain barge loading terminal Cenex Harvest States (CHS) near Buffalo. Another activity was his bike riding on the bike path along the river. The Green Bay Packers were his favorite team for many years. His house was filled with Packers souvenirs. Then there was music. He was deeply into contemporary music his entire life. He grew up with the popular bands of his era, like the Grateful Dead and the Who. He played their music. He went to their concerts. He became a very accomplished musician, writing his own tunes, playing the bass and guitar and even doing some vocals.

He and his drummer brother, Terry Hanson, were in several bands together, starting early on with Moonshine in the '70s. In later years, they united with John Harris and Dave Nicholson to form Country Blue.

This band was so popular it played twice each weekend for five years at the Fleetwood Tap in Coal Valley and was honored to be the Grand Marshal one year at the Valley Daze parade.

Chuck also played in a number of other bands such as Gypsy Blue, Smokehouse and the Hoot Gibson band in venues throughout the Quad-Cities and nearby communities. Bluegrass music was one of his favorites. He and Dave Maxwell played it a lot, including at the Davenport Farmers Market.

Chuck is survived by his parents, Charles A. and Jean Hanson, of Rock Island; daughters, Catrina (Patrick) McGurk, of Great Bend, Kansas, Jessica (Brennan) Seitz, of Columbus, Kansas, and Melissa Knoeferl, of Rock Island; grandchildren, Addison and Elsie Seitz, and Daylynn McGurk; siblings, Stephen (Joyce) Hanson, Louisville, Kentucky, Pamela Hanson, Santa Cruz, California, and Terry (Shelley) Hanson, East Moline; special friend, Dorine Knoeferl; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Online condolences may be left to Chuck's family at www.wheelanpressly.com.

Sue Anne Voss

DURANT, Iowa — Sue Anne Voss, 65, of Durant, passed away peacefully Monday, March 27, 2017, after a courageous five-year battle with cancer, at The Bird House- Hospice Home of Johnson County, Iowa City.

Sue was born March 24, 1952, in Davenport, the daughter of Glenn and Norma (Koester) Sievers.

Sue graduated from Bennett High School in 1970. She attended Iowa State University, where she played softball and later received her BS in business administration from Western Illinois University and then her executive master's in business administration from the University of Iowa.

Sue married Richard Wayne Voss on March 29, 1975. He preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 2013.

She was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Durant, where she served as the music director. Sue served as Worthy Matron of Order of the Eastern Star, Purity Chapter in Wilton, Iowa, and Grand Organist for the Grand Family Order of Eastern Star for the state of Iowa. She was an active member of the Cedar County 4-H Equine Division and Iowa Quarter Horse Association. She was currently serving as president of ASHHS, Walcott.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Durant. Order of Eastern Star services will be following visitation at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 31, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. An additional hour of visitation will prior to the service at the church.

Interment will take place at Durant Cemetery.

Sue is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughters, Anna (Douglas) Dehrkoop, of Zearing, Iowa, and Jill (Marc) Blieu, of New Liberty, Iowa; her grandchildren, Grace and Henry Dehrkoop and Harper Blieu; her parents, Glenn and Norma Sievers, of Walcott; her sister, Sally Lilienthal, of Wilton; her brother, Bryan (Lisa) Sievers of Stockton, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her brother, Jon Sievers.

A memorial has been established and will be divided among Sue’s favorite charities.

Online condolences and remembrances may be left for the family at www.bentleyfuneralhome.com.

Bruce W. Wacker

DAVENPORT — Bruce W. Wacker died at home Sunday, March 19, 2017. A brief memorial service will be 10 a.m. to noon Friday, March 31, at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Online tributes and condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Lynn, three step-children, Laurie Davies, of Mauston, Wisconsin, Todd Volkert, of Milan and Tim Volkert, of Bettendorf. He has seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also sorely missing him will be his brother, Ed Wacker, of Grinnell, Iowa, and three sisters, Patty Benson, of Berthoud, Colorado, Sheryl Berglund, of Davenport and Darla Heritage, of Blue Grass He also left nine nieces and nephew. Bruce was a blessing to anyone who knew him.

Donations to the memorial fund will be used to defray final expenses.

Margaret ‘Jeanne’ Wilkens

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Margaret “Jeanne” Wilkens was born March 23, 1925, in Washington County, Iowa, the daughter of Alvin Evan and Hazel Alma (Engle) Strum died peacefully at home surrounded by family and pets in Flagstaff on March 25, 2017, at the age of 92.

She was educated at New Haven Country School and graduated from West Chester High School in 1943. She was never absent nor tardy while attending school, quite often walking three miles in all kinds of weather, and accompanied by her dad if it was really, really bad weather. She later graduated from AIC Business School, Davenport.

Jeanne married Henry “Hank” Wilkens on Oct. 8, 1955, at the Little Brown Church, in Nashua, Iowa.

She was employed by the City of Davenport for 18 years and retired from the Rock Island Arsenal in March 1993.

She enjoyed virtually all sports and participated in many. She enjoyed attending the sporting events of her son, then her grandchildren in later years.

Jeanne is a member of the Davenport-Bettendorf Women’s Bowling Association Hall of Fame and she served as a delegate to many state and national meetings. In 2009, she participated in her 50th WIBC/USBC National Bowling Tournament.

She was a former member of the Alpha Iota sorority, and the 600 Bowling Club. Most recently she was a member of the Ladies of the Moose, NARFE, AARP, National Auxiliary of Rainbow Division Veterans, CASI, Scott County Farm Bureau, Golden Tones Chorus, Quad-City Times Plus 60 Club and the Die-Hard Cubs Fan Club (since 1940), GO CUBS! She also served as a volunteer for Quad-City Meals on Wheels in several capacities.

Jeanne enjoyed traveling and visiting many cities during her bowling tournament travels. She did embroidery and counted cross-stitch projects, many of which are unfinished. She loved to bowl, play bingo, work crosswords and Sudoku puzzles, and play dominos with her club friends and grandchildren.

She loved animals, owning many throughout her lifetime, including her many farm pets. Her late husband, Hank, once said if a stray elephant came around, she would have it for a pet. She will join in death her beloved kitty, Sweetie, who will be waiting for her next to her beloved dog, Luka Marie next to her trusty pony, Toby.

She is survived by her son, Brian (Katy) Wilkens, of Flagstaff; step-son, Hal Wayne (Sally), of Arizona City; grandchildren, Joshua (Kristie) Francis, of Davenport, Ashley (Justin) Newkirk, of Gilbert, Arizona, Elizabeth Wilkens, of Shawnee, Kansas, and Taylor Wilkens, of Wayne, Michigan; step-grandchildren, Sandra (Joy) Lynch, of Davenport, Dale Wilkens, of Davenport and Vickie Wilkens. She has four great-grandchildren, Emmalee Winetraut, Kylah Francis, Benjamin Newkirk and Lilah Sue Briscoe. She is survived by her best friend and sister, Colleen Young, of Washington, Iowa; nieces Wendy (Paul) McCracken and Lori (Dale, fellow CUB Fan!) Sayer. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hank; and many others too numerous to mention. May they all rest in peace.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Scott County Humane Society, Davenport; Second Chance Animal Shelter, Flagstaff; or Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation (Flagstaff Medical Center Nursing Scholarship Fund). The family would like to extend special thanks to all of the staff of Flagstaff Medical Center who have each taken such great care of her during her time in Flagstaff. She really appreciated your thoughtfulness and your kindness more than you will ever know.

You always knew there would be a game on the TV when you visited her. So, in honor of Jeanne’s love of sports, the family requests that you wear a jersey of your favorite team to the visitation (baseball, football or basketball). You always knew ESPN would be on the TV when you visited her.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 1, at Runge Mortuary, with burial service to follow at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Donald White

DeWITT, Iowa — Donald White, 53, of DeWitt, died at home Sunday, March 26, 2017.

Visitation will be 2-3:45 p.m. Friday, March 31, at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. A service will follow at 4 p.m. Interment will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, at a later date.

Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com.

Louise Doering

MOLINE — Louise Jeanette Doering, 81, of Moline died Monday, March 27, 2017, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 31, at Sacred Heart Church, Moline. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline with a rosary recited by Sacred Heart Altar and Rosary Society at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials may be made to Alleman High School, Sacred Heart Seton Schools or Quad-City Symphony Orchestra.

Louise King was born Sept. 6, 1935, in Moline, the daughter of Charles J. and Clara M. VanVooren King. She married James P. Doering, of Geneseo, on Oct. 7, 1961, in Moline. She was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church Moline.

She graduated from Alleman High School and Clarke College Dubuque. She earned a certificate in Medical Technology (ASCP) at Mercy Hospital, Davenport. She was a medical technologist at the former St. Luke’s and Moline Public Hospitals retiring in 1966 to raise her family. Louise was director of the pre-school Sunday school program at Christ the King Church, Moline. She was active as a teacher’s aide and was a leader with the Boy Scouts at Sacred Heart School Moline. She was involved with the school PTA and served on the board of Alleman Home and School Association.

She and her husband served as Development Couple for the Christian Family Movement in the Peoria Diocese. They devoted many years to the Birthright and FISH organizations. Louise served on the board of the Catholic Social Service of Rock Island and was a lay adviser on the first Diocesan Pastoral Council of Peoria.

She enjoyed her family and friends, playing bridge, class reunions, her apple collection, classical music and TV sports, especially Notre Dame. She did not enjoy flying or cooking. She loved playtime with her grandchildren and photographing their activities.

Survivors include her husband; her son, Bob Doering, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and her daughter Kay (Tucker) Ballinger, Lexington, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Zarek and Cosette Doering, Bella and Benton Ballinger; sister-in-law, Pat (Gary) Boruff, Venice Florida; several nieces and nephews; and the family of Aimee and Jim Toney.

Louise was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Bill; sister, Katy Smet; and brother-in-law, Jerry Smet.

Condolences and video may be viewed at www.RaffertyFunerals.com.

Eugene B. Hutchinson

EAST MOLINE — Eugene B. Hutchinson, 83, of East Moline, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at Aledo (Illinois) Health Care Center.

A Catholic Mass preceding burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 31, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 708 State St., Hampton. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, with the recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m., at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

Eugene was born on Sept. 7, 1933, in Princeton, Kentucky, to Walter Russell and Kathleen Coomes Hutchinson. He had a wonderful childhood as the eldest son of two loving parents. He was loving and caring to his younger brothers. He married Bonnie L. Hamner on Dec. 1, 1956, in Henderson, Kentucky. They enjoyed nearly 50 years of marriage and life together before she passed on July 6, 2004. He worked as a design engineer for John Deere Harvester Works for 41 years.

Eugene was a veteran, having proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a devout Catholic and member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hampton. He coached softball for many years and treated every player like his own family. He was a skilled hunter in his early years and later enjoyed woodworking. Above all, Eugene loved to spend time with his family and spoiling his grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Robin Brown, of Rock Island, Mark (Beth) Hutchinson, of Silvis, Kelly (Paul) Martin, of Rock Island; grandchildren, Jami, Erika, Matt, Paul, Melissa, David, Jordan, Devin, Dylan and Logan; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, James (Margaret) Hutchinson, of Olathe, Kansas, Donald (Joyce) Hutchinson, of Henderson and Walter Lee (Gerry) Hutchinson, Davenport; brother-in-law, Charles Hamner; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his beloved parents.

The family would like to give special thanks to the caregivers and staff at Aledo Healthcare Bridges Unit for their tender care and understanding during his final two years of life. They treated him with dignity and cared for him as if he were family.

Memories may be shared online by visiting esterdahl.com.

Claire V. Behrends

ELDRIDGE — Claire V. Behrends, 70, of Eldridge passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. A memorial Mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 30, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 4105 N. Division St., Davenport. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Inurnment will be at a later date at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Claire was born in Lewiston, Maine, a daughter of Antoine and Noella (Phillippon) Jones. On Nov. 8, 1969, she married Larry Behrends in Lewiston. She was employed by North Scott School District, retiring in 2012.

Survivors include her husband, Larry; son, Lt. Andrew Behrends; brother, Robert Jones, and sister, Helen Grace both residing in Maine; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Daniel.

She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Claire made many friends across the country. But most of all, she was a devoted wife and mother.

Douglas Frank

ROCK ISLAND — Doug was born June 5, 1961, in Moline, to Don and Patsy Frank. He died Monday, March 27, 2017, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.

He was a graduate of the East Moline grade school system, Geneseo Junior and Senior High Schools (Class of 1979), and attended Black Hawk College, Moline.

A memorial service will take place at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 5765 Poppy Garden Road, Colona. The ceremony will convene at 11 a.m., Friday, March 31.

Please donate any gifts to the church in lieu of flowers.

Condolences may be expressed and a complete obituary may be viewed at www.stackhousemoore.com.

Robert E. Mewes

EAST MOLINE — Robert E. Mewes, 80, of East Moline, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at home.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 31, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at the funeral home. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Bob was born Aug. 27, 1936, in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Eugene and Dorothy Courtney Mewes. He married Sandra Fox on July 10, 1982, in Orion, Illinois. He retired from Farmall.

Bob played the drums with many bands since he was 13 years old. In 1962, he played at the Yankee Clipper with Robyn and the Twisters, whom he later traveled to Hollywood with. In 1971, he was offered a job with Roy Drusky and played at the Grand Ole Opry at Ryman Auditorium. Bob traveled overseas to Turkey, Holland, Germany and London, playing at the London Palladium. Bob went on to play with the Young Countrymen and the Sweetwater Band.

Bob was a good cook and loved camping, especially at Shady Lakes RV Resort. He loved motorcycle riding and in 2010 rode to Yellowstone.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy Mewes; children, Jo Ellen (Randy), of Viola, Illinois, and Lori, of Davenport; stepson, Darrin (Jen) Lawson, of Wheatland, Iowa; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Terry (Jill), of Milan and Eugene, of Moline; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cynthia; sister, Bonnie; son, Randy.

Memories may be shared online by visiting esterdahl.com.

Harry K. Greenwood

DAVENPORT — Harry K. Greenwood, 86, of Senior Star in Davenport, formerly of Erie, Illinois, died Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Manor Care Utica Ridge, Davenport. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1, at Erie United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Private burial will be in the Erie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Erie United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Harry was born June 21, 1930, in Princeton, Illinois, the son of Harry K. Sr. and Anne (Morton) Greenwood. He graduated from Princeton High School and then received his bachelor of science degree in education and a master’s degree in administrative education from Northern Illinois University. He served honorably in the Naval Reserve and National Guard. Harry married Joan Naggs in Plano, Illinois, on June 7, 1952. He spent his first four years of teaching in Tampico, Illinois, and the remainder of his career in the Erie School District as a teacher and principal at the Elementary and Junior High.

Harry enjoyed being outside gardening, fishing and hunting. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and attended game seven of the 1945 World Series. He also loved to golf. Harry and Joan also enjoyed wintering in Florida for 25 years.

Surviving are his wife, Joan; children, Kim (Bonnie) Greenwood, of Cordova, Illinois, Jill (Jim) Moore, of Sykesville, Maryland, Joe (Jenny) Greenwood, of Eldridge; grandchildren, Kent (Zenobia) Greenwood, Carly Greenwood, Nick, Ben and Molly Moore, Ryan, Regan and Riley Greenwood; and two great-grandchildren, Tavian and Trajan Greenwood. He was preceded in death by his parents. Share a memory or condolence at www.gibsonbodefh.com.

David Rockhold

DAVENPORT — David Rockhold, 31, of Davenport passed away in his sleep at 10:11 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Visitation will be 3-4 p.m. Friday, March 31, at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

David left behind a very loving family, including mother, Mary Jo Rockhold; fathers, Tony Hollingshed and Ray Holbrook; brother, Anthony Rockhold, who he meant the world to; and his dog, more like a son, Rudolph.

David is happily joining his grandpa, Glenn Rockhold, and first dog, G.

David will be sorely missed and remember with fond memories. Love you always, my son. May your rest in peace.

Vivian I. Guile

DAVENPORT — Funeral services to celebrate the life of Vivian I. Guile, 89, a resident of Davenport, will be noon Thursday, March 30, 2017, in the All Faith Chapel at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 N. Main St., Davenport. Burial will take place at Davenport Memorial Park. The family will greet friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. Vivian passed away peacefully Monday, March 27, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

Vivian Irene Gott was born March 19, 1928, in Centerville, Iowa, a daughter of Gomer and Cecil (Pearl) Gott. She was united in marriage to Robert M. Guile on Jan. 7, 1950, in Davenport. He preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 2013, after almost 64 years of marriage.

In her younger years, Vivian worked at Crescent Macaroni Company and was a welder at Case in the early 1950s. Most of her life was dedicated to being a homemaker, raising her five children.

She enjoyed being outdoors, camping, fishing (mostly watching Bob fish), and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Vivian is survived by her children and their spouses, Rob (Tammy) Guile, of Galesburg, Illinois, Sheila (Kenneth) Nolan, Nancy (Lynn) Klunder, all of Davenport, Lana McClary, of Jacksonville Beach, Florida, and Terry Guile, of Davenport; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Marilyn Otts, of Davenport; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, George Robert; granddaughter, Madonna Fields; a great-granddaughter, Nora Klunder; her parents; and nine siblings.

Vivian’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House for all the compassionate care they gave.

Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Vivian’s obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.

Leslie L. Benhart

EAST MOLINE — Leslie L. Benhart, 99, East Moline, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anne Catholic Church, East Moline. Burial is in North Cemetery in Geneseo, Illinois. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday at Van Hoe Funeral Ltd., East Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to St. Anne Church.

Leslie was born July 3, 1917, in Lynxville, Wisconsin, a son of Frank and Ida (Messling) Benhart. He married Lucille Titlbach on May 24, 1944. She passed away on April 6, 1983. He later married Louise Darnall on Oct. 6, 1995. She passed away on Jan. 6, 2014.

He retired in 1980 from John Deere Harvester Works, East Moline, after 24 years as a machinist. He enjoyed fishing and traveling, and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. He was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church in East Moline, and Geneseo Moose Lodge 990.

Leslie is survived by six children, Roger (Linda) Benhart, of Colona, Michael (Sherry) Benhart, of Rock Island, Jean (Vic) Laermans, of East Moline, Eileen Benhart, of Silvis, Jim (Jody) Benhart, of Geneseo, and Jerry Benhart, of Geneseo; 17 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wives; grandson, Adam; three sisters; and six brothers.

This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family online at  www.vanhoe.com.

Eileen Lawrence

ELDRIDGE — Eileen Lawrence, 90, of Eldridge passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 31, at St. Ann’s Church, Long Grove. Visitation will be an hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. Online condolences can be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Eileen was born Jan. 19, 1927, in La Porte City, Iowa, the daughter of George and Elizabeth (McGovern) Moran. She was united in marriage to John F. Lawrence on Dec. 27, 1947, at Assumption Church in Cresco, Iowa. He preceded her in death on May 2, 2000.

Eileen was an excellent cook and her family loved her Sunday dinners, especially Grandma’s gravy. She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed sewing beautiful dresses for her granddaughters. She and her husband enjoyed traveling and together they took many cruises to interesting parts of the world.

Those left to honor her memory include her son, John (Pam), Bettendorf; granddaughters, Sara Lawrence, Davenport, Rachel (Kyle) Loussaert, Eldridge, Kristin (Jared) Stecker, Bettendorf; great-grandchildren, Lily, Mya and Owen; and a sister, Lois Barnes, Texas.

In addition to her parents and husband, Eileen was preceded in death by three sisters.

The family would like to thank the staff at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House for their kindness and their loving care.

Gregg W. Marolf

DUBUQUE — Gregg W. Marolf, 64, of Dubuque died Saturday, March 25, 2017, at University Hospitals, Iowa City. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, where visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, all in Dubuque.

Gregg was born Nov. 22, 1952, in Davenport, son of Waldo and JoAnne (Huss) Marolf. He graduated from Bettendorf High School in 1971. He received his bachelor's of music education from the University of Iowa, where he met his wife, Micki, in the marching band. He and Micki were married on May 21, 1977, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Music was his passion and profession. He was the band director for Drexler Middle School’s fifth and sixth-grade bands, for 34 years. He also served as band director and general music teacher at Beckman High School, grades five-eight, for a short time. Gregg started hundreds of budding musicians during his time as a teacher, passing along his passion for music. He played in the Dubuque, Clinton and Muscatine symphonies, the Guy Lombardo Band, DSO Brass Quintet, Clarke University Band, Quad-City Wind Ensemble, in the pit orchestra for many shows at the Grand Opera House, numerous other community bands and brass groups in the area. He was a charter member of the Tri-State Wind Symphony, Julien Chamber Winds and the Big Band Express. After Gregg suffered a stroke, Micki helped him relearn the tuba and he played several concerts with the New Horizons band. He also created a vast number of music arrangements for the many groups he participated in and taught private lessons.

He is survived by his wife, Micki Marolf, of Dubuque; children, Sara (Richard) Flannery, of Green Bay, Wisconsin, Kimberly (Patrick) Gunderson, of Chicago, and Tyler (Jessica) Marolf, of Davenport; and three grandchildren, Jocelyn Christine Flannery, Liliana Hope Gunderson and Lila Grace Marolf and granddaughter due in September.

He is also survived by his twin brother, Dane (Lynn) Marolf; brother-in-law, Dana (Patty) Christiansen; father-in-law, David Naber; Micki’s siblings, Angel Naber , of Marion, Iowa, Julie (Bob) Axtell of Mount Vernon, Iowa, and Jeff Naber of Marion; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Cherise Christiansen.

Special thanks to Dr. Ryan Stille and his staff for their kind and compassionate care and to his many friends for their visits, calls, and support. The family would also like to thank many area musicians for their kindness, support and for their gifts of music in our life.

A Gregg Marolf Memorial Fund has been established.

For further information, please visit www.egelhofsiegertcapser.com.

George E. Riede

DAVENPORT — George E. Riede, 91, of Davenport, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport.

George was born April 2, 1925, in Keokuk, Iowa, to Peter C. and Alberta (Blakemore) Riede.

George married Waneta Craig in 1945. He later married Leoma Klingsmith in 1955. She preceded him in death in 1986.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a Pfc during World War II.

George retired in 1985 after 30 years as a USDA meat inspector. He was a member of the Davenport American Legion Post 26. He enjoyed fishing, boating and camping.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Thursday, March 30, at the Bentley Funeral Home in Durant, Iowa. Graveside Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 30, at the Durant (Iowa) Cemetery, with military honors by Davenport American Legion Post 26.

George is survived and lovingly remembered by his sons, Neal (Rhonda) Riede, of Davenport, Norman Riede (Tina Garcia), of Sierville, Indiana, and John (Missy) Riede, of Hammond, Indiana; his stepdaughter, Ramah Heinrich, of Durant; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and his brother, Clayton (Minnie) Riede, of Climax Springs, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Leoma Riede.

Memorials may be made to Honor Flight of the Quad-Cities in his memory.

Online condolences and remembrance may be left for the family at www.bentleyfuneralhome.com.

Lora L. Tague

LEBANON, Mo. — Lora L. Tague, 59, of Lebanon, formerly of Clinton, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at her home.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at the Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes and Crematory. Visitation will be 1 p.m. Thursday until the service hour at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at www.snellzornig.com.

Lora Linn Green was born July 12, 1957, in Clinton, the daughter of Van and Barbara (Schenkel) Green Jr. She attended Davenport Schools. She married Roger A. Tague on July 30, 1982, in LeClaire. He preceded her in death on Nov. 4, 2014. She worked for the Collis Company for 22 years until retiring in 2001.

Lora attended Wood Street Baptist Church in Lebanon. She enjoyed fishing, being outside, cooking and eating. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially time spent with her grandchildren. Lora loved gardening and her favorite times of the year were Christmas and Mother’s Day. She always spent those days with her mom and with her children. She was an avid Chicago Bears fan and loved watching the games with Jovan.

Lora is survived by her three children, Heather Kline, of Clinton, Terry (Brianna) Kline, of Grove Springs, Missouri and Jesse (Sally) Tague, of Lebanon; her mother and step-father, Barbara and Robert McDermott, of Eldridge; 13 grandchildren, Jovan, Ashley, Jada, Avrian, Dakota, Sebastian, Abigail, Brooklyn, Brielle, T.J., Teine, Tonay and Victoria; three great-grandchildren, Rocko, Azaria and Ezmarie; a brother to her children, her beloved dog, JoJo; three sisters, Debbie (Pat) Green, of Clinton, Linda (Jon) Young, of Davenport and Michele (Clint) Youngquist, of Eldridge; half-sister, Paula (Eric) Zinke, of Clinton; half-brother, Van Green III, of Fulton; and special friend, Bonnie Guilliams of Albany, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her husband, grandparents and her father.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Loretta Tracy

ANKENY, Iowa — Loretta Tracy, 90, of Ankeny, passed away March 19, 2017, in Des Moines. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 30, at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny, Iowa. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the church with a 7 p.m. rosary.

Loretta is survived by six children; siblings, Shirley McLaughlin, Dan Riley and Fran Riley; sister-in-law, Lois Riley; and brother-in-law, Bob Tracy.

Elaine H. Muhl

WHEATLAND, Iowa — Elaine H. Muhl, 88, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the Wilton (Iowa) Retirement Community. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 31, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Wheatland with the Rev. Mark Buck officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Chapman Funeral Home in Wheatland.

Elaine was born Aug. 22, 1928, to William and Eleanor (Meyer) Levien in Dixon, Iowa. She married Harlan R. Muhl on March 1, 1947, in Dixon. He died March 24, 2011.

Elaine was a kind and loving person who always had a smile and would do anything for anybody. She was a hairdresser in her home for many years and worked at the Wheatland Nursing Home. Elaine liked to sew and loved her family, along with going to her grand- and great grandchildren’s sporting events.

She is survived by her daughters, Tamara (Wade) Hagen, of Wilton and Jacqueline (Robert) Stankee, of Camdenton, Missouri; grandchildren, Justin (Maddie) Hagen, Nicole (Benjamin) Shuger, Dylan (Katie) Hagen, Chase (Stacy) Hagen, Tanner Hagen, Zachary Stankee, Eli (Carrie) Stankee, Lucas (Becca) Stankee and Mallory Steingrubey; great-grandchildren, Gage, Trae, Jack, Gabe, Cohen, Lainey, Charlotte, Hudson, Fletcher and Reese.

Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, husband and daughter, Connie.

James Padesky

MOLINE — James E. “Jake” Padesky, 95, of Moline, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Trinity Rock Island.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 31, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline with visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, with military honors conducted by American Legion Post 246, Moline. Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Church, Honor Flight of the Quad-Cities or Aquinas High School, LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

James was born April 26, 1921, in LaCrosse, to Jacob and Eileen Burns Padesky. He married Virginia M. Schmidt on May 4, 1952, in Aledo, Illinois.

He graduated from Aquinas High School, Lacrosse, and Notre Dame University. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. In July 1944, Lt. Padesky joined the 323 Bomb Group (B-26) as a pilot in England and France. James later was in the 14th Liaison SQCN, 9th AF in support of General Patton’s 3rd Army. He retired from Sexton Ford in 1988 after 29 years.

Jake was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Moline, American Legion Post 246, Moline, Notre Dame Alumni Club of the Q-C and the Society of the French Legion of Honor.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia; children and spouses, Mark and Vicki Padesky, of Peoria, Illinois, Amy and Ron McGill, of Blue Grass, Joseph and Melissa Padesky, of Moline and Anne and Gary VandeMoortel, of Moline; grandchildren, Greg (Jackie), Christopher (Lauren), Luke and Jeffrey Padesky, Alex McGill and Abby (Jeff) Less and Jacob (Liz) VandeMoortel; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kathleen VandeMoortel; sisters, Sarah Jane Fellows and Elizabeth Padesky; and brother, John Padesky.

Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com.

Gary S. Munson

CLINTON — Gary S. Munson Sr., 75 of Clinton, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Bickford Cottages of Clinton due to complications from underlying disease processes. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 31, at the Pape Funeral Home. A gathering of friends and family will be 10 a.m. Friday until the service hour at the funeral home. Following the memorial service, a luncheon will be at the Community Congregational Church U.C.C. next door to the funeral home. No graveside services are planned. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

Gary was born Dec 23, 1941, in Clinton the son of Albert “Obbie” and Marion (Wilson) Munson. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1960 and received his bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Dubuque in 1964. He married Kay Fromang on Nov. 9, 1962, in Dubuque. Kay passed away tragically on April 15, 2009. He missed Kay tremendously, while still grieving the emotional, sudden loss of his son, David, age 21. Gary was employed at Standard Brands in Clinton from 1964 to 1971. He was production manager at Ralston Purina from 1971 to 1984 and was then employed at National By-Products from 1984 until his retirement. He also owned and operated the Wheel-Inn Marina in Sabula from 1979 to 1983. After his retirement, his days were spent helping others through his business, Munson Construction, until 2010. Gary was an active, busy person, rarely seen relaxing, during his active years. He thoroughly enjoyed his grandchildren and they were a huge focus of his life, as he was of their lives.

Gary was a former member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. He was a member of the Thirteeners Fraternity (13ers) at the University of Dubuque. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, being on the river scavenger hunting, and spending time with his buddy Ray Wiersema, fraternity brother Harlan “Fish” Fischer, friend Tom Palsgrove and family friends Bonnie and Harley Dubeck. He liked going to car swap meets and was an avid Arnie Beswick memorabilia collector. He also supported the Chicago Bears, Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes where his granddaughters attended college.

Gary is survived by his son, Gary S. Munson Jr. (past wife, Danielle), of Clinton; his daughter, Kaylyn “Lyn” (Jeff) Dickinson of Clinton; five grandchildren, Alexis, Erin, Mackenna, Annelise and Matthew; a sister, Judy (Jack) Phillips, of Chandler, Arizona; a special cousin, Steve "Brody" Wilson; nieces, Patrea (Troy) Aeschliman, Jennifer Johnson; nephews, Brad (Tammy) Johnson, Mike (Dana) Phillips, Troy (Kacey) Phillips. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, David on Aug. 14, 1988; and an uncle, Marvin Munson, who was killed in "friendly fire" action at Cassino, Italy, while serving with the U.S. Army during World War II.

Bee Marie ‘Aunt Bee’ (Schumann) Lopez

DAVENPORT — Bee Marie “Aunt Bee” (Schumann) Lopez, 78, of Davenport, died Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport.

Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf. Visitation will be 2 p.m. until the time of  services on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus.

Bee was born May 22, 1938, in Davenport, the daughter of Hermann and Martha (Fick) Schumann. A graduate of Davenport High School, she was employed over the years by St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Caterpillar, Long Manufacturing and Brammer Manufacturing. She and Gyorgy spend many years traveling, riding motorcycles and camping. They had attended many Iowa Hawkeye football games, including several Peach and Rose Bowls. She was an avid fan of Chicago sports, including the Bears, Bulls and Cubs.

Those left to honor her memory include her life-long companion, Gyorgy “George” Barabas, of Davenport; her son, Caleb Lopez, of Denver; her grandchildren, Noah Lopez, Gage Lopez and Teri Jennifer Meyers; her step-daughter, Diana Pulse, and her children, Travis Pulse and Jessica West; 13 great-grandchildren; her sisters-in-law, Marge Schumann and Norma Schumann; and several nieces and nephews.

Bee was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Lopez; her sisters, Lee Brown and Juanita Tague; her brothers, Dale Schumann, Keith Schumann and Boyd Schumann; her sister-in-law, Helen Schumann; and her brothers-in-law, Fran Brown and Russ Tague.

Bee’s family would like to express special thanks to the staff of Hospice Compassus, particularly her nurses, Marcy, Ann and Wendy, for all their exemplary care and concern for Bee.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Bee’s obituary at www.McGinnis-Chambers.com.

Thelma E. Elliott

BETTENDORF — Funeral services to celebrate the life of Thelma E. Elliott, 92, will be noon Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in the All Faith Chapel at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 N. Main St., Davenport. Burial will take place at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. The family will greet friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Elliott passed away Friday, March 24, at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport.

Thelma E. Amlong was born May 3, 1924, a daughter of Cecil and Audrey (Haller) Amlong. She was united in marriage to Dale I. Elliott on Oct. 20, 1942. He preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 2007, after almost 65 years of marriage together. After retiring as a bookkeeper from Tupperware home parties, Thelma enjoyed 30 years working as a volunteer at Genesis East, ordering and arranging plants for the gift shop. Her love of plants and flowers was also evident in her beautiful garden. She loved playing golf both in a league and with her friends and husband. Thelma lived a full and happy life.

She had been a longtime member of Grace United Methodist Church, Davenport.

Her children, Ron Elliott (Nan), Kay Pash and Lynn Kane (Mike) will miss their sweet, kind Mom, as well as the long list of grandchildren and great- grandchildren, Wende and Marty Fillion, Dillon and Nolan, Regan Duax and Elliott Duax, Ron and Debbie Elliott and their daughters Haley and Taylor, Megan Green and Jordan Pash, Sean and Lorraine Kane and their daughters Ainsley and Elery, and finally Elliott Kane and Antonella with their son, August.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Phil Pash, in January 2017; her parents; a sister, Betty Gardiner; and a brother, Burrell Amlong.

Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Thelma’s obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.

Jack W. West

DAVENPORT — Jack W. West 66, of Davenport passed away unexpectedly March 24, 2017, at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport. Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.therungemortuary.com.

Jack was born Nov. 19, 1950, to Frances and Harriett (Freeborn) West. He graduated from Centerville High School. Jack married Tammy Cubbage on July 27, 2000.

Jack was an avid Iowa Hawkeye and New York Yankee fan. Above all, Jack loved his grandchildren and telling stories about how proud he was of them. He would never miss a chance to go to their sporting events or school functions. Jack also enjoyed spending as much time as he could with his three boys.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Tammy; sons, Brian (Sarah) West, Brad West (Monica Devlin) and Craig (Jessica) West; brother, Rex West; sisters, Nancy West, Claudia (Marty) Beal and Sherry (John) Helftner; grandchildren, Hunter, Hayley, Drew, Degan, Caden, Viktoria, Wesley, Issac and Andrew; and several nieces and nephews.

Jack was preceded by his parents and his dog, Sassy.

There will be a luncheon 1-4 p.m. following the service at the Elks Lodge in Davenport.

Michael Thomas Skelley

DAVENPORT — Michael Thomas Skelley, 69, a resident of Davenport, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at his home. Private family services will be later. Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mike was born Jan. 25, 1948, in Davenport, a son of Thomas J. and Flora Dean (Smith) Skelley. Mike proudly served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He married Shirley Ward in January 1969. Out of this union, they had a son, James.

Mike loved to fish and fish competitively in many tournaments with his brother Mark. He also loved drag racing, Harleys and spending time with his dog, Ava.

Mike is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Jim (Brooke) Skelley, of Davenport; grandchildren, Brittany Koutsky (Joey Kensinger), Illinois City, and Austin Koutsky (Brittany Patterson), Davenport; brother, Mark (Michelle) Skelley, Des Moines; sisters, Carol (Edwin) Angstrom, Nancy (Forrest) Ashcraft, all of Davenport and Connie Skelley, Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Thomas and Charles Skelley. Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Mike’s obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.

Rhonda H. Wolever

ERIE, Ill. — Rhonda H. Wolever, 78 of Davenport, formerly of Erie, died Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie. Burial will be in Erie Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the University Hospitals Palliative Unit.

Rhonda H. Pearce was born Dec. 4, 1938, in Melbourne, Australia, the daughter of Theodore and Elsie Ryan Pearce. She married Robert Wolever at Laverton Air Force Base, Melbourne, on May 29, 1964. He died Sept. 7, 2012. She had worked as a teacher’s aide for the Bi-County Special Education at the Erie Schools. She volunteered her time at the King’s Closet in Erie and the Quad-Cities Greyhound Adoption Center. She had a passion for helping animals.

Survivors include her children and spouses, Allisen (Grant) Rogers, of Savannah, Georgia, Kirsten (Joe) Cooper, of Eldridge, Gavin (Shannon) Wolever, of Bettendorf; grandchildren, Owen and Ian Rogers, Devon Booton, Cole and Olivia Wolever; and a half-sister, Heather Lamberton in Australia.

Condolences may be left at www.gibsonbodefh.com.

Ralph Sanders

BRUCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Ralph Sanders Sr. of Bruce Township and formerly of Silvis, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at the age of 76. He was born June 16, 1940, the son of Stanley and Thelma (Bahr) Sanders in Marengo, Iowa. Ralph became an Eagle Scout, graduated from United Twp. High School in East Moline, in 1958, and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served his country as a Nuclear Weapons Technician and was stationed in Hawaii, South Carolina and Scotland and served on the USS Simon Lake AS33. He married his beloved wife, Deanne Ranee Glaudel, on March 28, 1959, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ralph owned and operated D’s Polishing and Plating for over 20 years in East Moline. He was a very active member of St. John Lutheran Church in East Moline and Zion Church in Hampton, serving as a Deacon.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Deanna, of Bruce Twp.; children, Ralph A. (Cassie) Sanders Jr., of Bruce Twp., Paul E. Sanders, of East Moline, Raymond J. Sanders, of Moline; beloved grandchildren, Rebecca A. Sanders, Ashley Frahm, Kayla Hunt, Rachael Debates-Hunt, Paul J. Sanders; great-grandchildren, Isaac, Caleb, Isabella, Allen Jr., Jacob, Allen C., Jasmine, Sonya, Andrew and Charlie Rae.

Burial will be made at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorial Donations may be made to Alzheimer Foundation or the Veterans of Foreign War Association. Arrangements entrusted to the Roth-Muir Funeral Home.

Emerson Colin Bowstead

AURORA, Mo. — Emerson Colin Bowstead (“Butch”) passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017, after being hospitalized at Mercy Hospital in Aurora, MO. Butch was born on June 14, 1942.

Butch lived in Davenport and Durant, Iowa, the majority of his life prior to moving to Missouri. He was hard working and had been employed at Caterpillar and Pioneer in addition to farming in Durant. Butch enjoyed being outdoors, country music, visiting friends and his sisters as well as taking care of his farm animals. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family. Butch had a contagious laugh, loved a great joke, and could make others smile with his subtle wit.

Butch is survived by his wife, Bonnie; and her children and his children, David (Tiffany) Bowstead, of West Des Moines, Iowa, and Dana Schreck, of Urbandale, Iowa; as well as his grandchildren, Staylee Bowstead, Kurtis, Katie and Kari Schreck; sisters Janet (Gerry) Martin, of Surprise, Arizona, Mary Woode (Jerry), of Sun City, Arizona and Nancy (Mike) Peters, of Moline. He will also be remembered fondly by his nieces and nephews.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents, Emerson and Mary Bowstead.

A memorial service will be Tuesday, March 28, in Crane, Missouri. In addition, there will be a Celebration of Life service held in the Quad-City area at a later date.

In honor of Butch, listen to some George Jones songs and spend time laughing with friends and family.

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