James Haack

TIPTON, IOWA — James A. “Jim” Haack, 60, of Tipton, Iowa, died Sunday, June 26, 2016.

A gathering time for family and friends will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City, with a prayer service at 3 p.m. On Saturday beginning at 1 p.m., a celebration of life will be held at Shakespeare’s of Iowa City where Hawaiian shirts and flip flops will be the best attire. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in his memory to the Tipton First Responders or to the Iowa City Friends of the Animal Center Foundation. To share a thought, memories, or condolences, please go to the funeral home website @ www.gayandciha.com.

James Allen Haack was born May 19, 1956, in Davenport, the son of Robert and Jeanne (Hayes) Haack. He attended schools in Davenport and the University of Iowa where he received his master of science in engineering. For many years he worked for MidAmerican Energy. He also was a scuba instructor, operating Haack Scuba with his wife, JoAnn.

Jim enjoyed life to its fullest, loved anything outdoors including fishing, cross country skiing, boating, camping, raptors, scuba diving and photography, all of which were made better when he did it with his family and friends, which was often! He loved being Papa to his two granddaughters.

His family includes his wife, Josephine (JoAnn); daughter, Jenni Olson (Kevin); granddaughters, Annika and Mia Olson; father, Robert Haack; brothers, Joel Haack (Linda), Jon, and Jeffrey Haack; his former spouse, Carol Haack, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws, nieces, nephews and additional family members.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeanne.

Bardeen Monteyne

MOLINE — Bardeen Monteyne, 77, of Moline, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016, at University Hospitals, Iowa City.

Per her wishes, her body has been donated to the University of Iowa School of Medicine for the advancement of medical science. A Celebration of Life will be 3-5 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Wendt Funeral Home in Moline.

Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established at a later date.

Bardeen Gasper was born July 6, 1938, in Lindsey, Nebraska, to Clem and Alice (Schumacher) Gasper. On Sept. 21, 1957, she married James Charles Monteyne in Moline. He preceded her in death Aug. 25, 2012.

Bardeen enjoyed yard sales, and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughter, Patrice (Matt) Jett of Davenport; her son, Sean (Amanda) Monteyne of Quincy, Illinois; sisters, Gayle Newman and Ivy Gasper; brothers, Len, Larry, and Steve Gasper; and six grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Lewis.

Condolences may be expressed at www.wendtfuneralhome.com.

Virginia Kay Fegley

MUSCATINE — Virginia Kay Fegley, 72, of Muscatine, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016, at Premiere Estates. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2016, at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Muscatine Memorial Park. Following the interment a time of food and fellowship will be held at the church. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association or Our Savior Lutheran Church in Virginia’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.

Virginia Kay Miller was born on May 23, 1944, in Kewanee, Illinois, the daughter of John Warren and Bernice Sadie (Staubus) Miller. On July 29, 1976, Virginia was united in marriage to Jay Fegley in Kewanee, Illinois. Virginia had worked for various companies doing secretarial work, most recently working as a retail merchandiser for Hallmark. She enjoyed photography, word puzzles, jigsaw puzzles and most of all spending time with family and friends.

Virginia will be deeply missed by her husband, Jay Fegley of Muscatine; daughter, Michelle Morgan and her husband, Larry, of Wilton, Iowa; two granddaughters, Katie (Ty) Scott and Heather (Kenny) Chavis; three great-grandchildren, Joe, Lexi and Kaylynn; sisters, Janet M. Miller of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and Marlene A. Gunning of Mount Prospect, Illinois; and one niece and seven nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and son, Bryan.

George Kieffer

ROCK ISLAND — George Crozier Kieffer, 84, of Rock Island, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 26, at Trinity Rock Island, surrounded by his family.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2016 at South Park Presbyterian Church, Rock Island. Burial at the National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois (Arsenal Island). Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 30 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Memorials may be made to the Friends of Hauberg Civic Center or South Park Presbyterian Church.

George Crozier Kieffer was born May 25, 1932, to George Crozier Kieffer Sr. and Theola E. Ballou Kieffer in Moline.

George was a proud alumnus of Audubon Grade School, Washington Junior High and Rock Island High School (Class of 1950).

He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1950-1957.

As a true patriot, he always believed in love and service to country.

George owned Artistic Improvement Inc., while he and Marilyn raised their two daughters. At the time, both he and his brother, John, chose to raise their families living in the Audubon/Hauberg neighborhood. George and Theola’s home was often the meeting place for the family, especially on Sundays, living one block from South Park Presbyterian Church. He then turned to his real love of art, making it his vocation and avocation. George was a master decoy carver and wildlife painter.

George had a love of the great outdoors all his life. It was his passion. As a conservationist, in 1986, he purchased a farm in Missouri. The Des Moines River Farm was a hunting preserve and full of history. George and our family enjoyed weekends, holidays and especially the Fourth of July and fireworks celebrations. Nothing pleased all visitors more than hunting for geodes and walking the creek for hours. He also enjoyed driving his octogenarian mother on a four-wheeler around the farm, so she could see the beauty of all the nature

Each spring and fall, fellow hunters and friends would join him during turkey and deer season. His nephew, Matthew Kieffer, shot his first buck on that farm. Ponds and a big lake were built, stocked with fish, and serving as a prime swimming hole.

Left to carry on his story are his wife, Marilyn (Dewulf) Kieffer; daughters, Lisa (Michael) Kieffer-Haverkamp and granddaughters, Rowan and Laurel Haverkamp, Iowa City; Lori Kieffer-Garrison (Matthew L. Garrison), grandson, Atticus Garrison, Rock Island; brother, John Kieffer (Meri), nephews, Kevin Kieffer and Jason Kieffer, Macomb, Illinois; sister, Anne Meyer, Sycamore, Illinois, nephew Kirk (Kitty) C. Oliver, Sacramento, California, grandnephews, Daniel (Mary Kate) Oliver, Boston, Massachusetts, Thomas C. Oliver, Berkeley, California, and grandniece, Ruth Y. Oliver, New York, New York, and many other loving nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents, George and Theola Kieffer; sister, Elizabeth Oliver, and nephew, Matthew Scott Kieffer.

Condolences may be left to George's family at www.wheelanpressly.com.

Lisa Kuhn

MUSCATINE — Lisa Anne Kuhn, 40, of Muscatine, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016, at University Hospitals, Iowa City. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Lisa’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.

Lisa Anne Baguley was born Aug. 30, 1975, in Toronto, Canada, the daughter of Bryan and Joan (Schoo) Baguley. On Jan. 15, 2001, Lisa was united in marriage to Steve Kuhn in St. Maarten. She was a member of St. Mathias Catholic Church, USA Triathlon and US Swim Organization. She was an accomplished self-employed business woman and athlete. She enjoyed competing in triathlons, training for Ironman, canoeing and other outdoor activities. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Lisa will be deeply missed by her husband, Steve Kuhn of Muscatine; two children, Ella and Jaden Kuhn, both of Muscatine; mother, Joan Baguley and Scott Shawver of Davenport; and sister, Becky (Steve) Gwyn of Charleston, South Carolina.

She was preceded in death by her father and grandparents.

Scott Winter-Rasnic

DAVENPORT — A memorial service for Scott J. Winter-Rasnic, 19, of Davenport, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary chapel in Davenport. The family will greet friends from 10 a.m. until service time at the mortuary. Scott passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 24, 2016 in Davenport.

Scott was born July 11, 1996 in Davenport, the son of Jason Rasnic and Bambi Halligan-Winter. He was a sophomore at University of Iowa. Scott enjoyed history, reading, and swimming. He loved life to the fullest, always entertaining those around him with his jokes and stories. Scott loved spending time with his family, including his dog Lucy. He also took great pride in his red Mustang.

He is survived by his mother, Bambi Winter; father, Jason Rasnic; siblings, Erik Winter, Brandon Halligan, Brianna Halligan; aunt: Stephanie Hillyer; uncles, Rob Winter, Mike Winter; maternal grandparents, David (Sheila) Winter; paternal grandmother, Kathryn Rasnic; and family friend, Larry Griffin.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, David Rasnic.

Memorials may be directed to the Scott County Humane Society.

Condolences may be shared with the family at www.Cunnick-Collins.com.

Keith McKinstry

 PANORAMA PARK — Keith Glen McKinstry, 87, of Panorama Park, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016, at Riverview Manor in Pleasant Valley.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf. His family will receive friends one hour before the services on Friday at the funeral home. Final resting place will be in North English, Iowa at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Nature Conservancy in Iowa for his love of nature, and Genesis VNA and Hospice through Genesis Foundation for providing such gentle care at the end of his life.

Keith was born July 26, 1928, in North English, Iowa, to Glen A. and Bernice O. (Barker) McKinstry. He grew up on the family farm just outside of town and graduated from North English High School with the class of 1946. Deciding that the farm life was not for him, Keith enlisted in the U.S. Army in July 1948. He was stationed in Sendei, Japan, later transferring into the Reserves. On his return to Iowa, he was shortly called back to duty to Taegu, Korea, to serve for another year. For his honorable service, Keith received the Korea Defense Service Medal with three bronze stars.

Returning to Japan in January 1952, he was united in marriage to Fumiko Watanabe in Tokyo, Japan, on Feb. 15, 1952.

Keith worked for Tri-City Equipment in Davenport as a restaurant equipment serviceman for more than 30 years until his retirement in 1993.

A longtime resident of Panorama Park, Keith took his turn to serve on the town council.

Keith loved the outdoors. He enjoyed taking his kayak, which he built from a kit, to the backwaters of the Mississippi River near Princeton.

He will be greatly missed by his wife, Fumiko; two daughters, Kay Strait of Buffalo, Minnesota, and Elaine Schilling of Davenport; and three grandchildren, Kelly (Joe) Kenney, Megan (Andrew) Strait and Ryan Strait.

The family would like to thank the caring staff of Riverview Manor in Pleasant Valley, as well as Genesis Hospice for taking such good care of Keith in his final days. A special thanks to Deb, Rachael and Britauna at the Fountains Special Memory Unit — you eased our minds by your caring of Keith.

Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Keith’s obituary at www.McGinnis-Chambers.com.

Charles Pendleton

ROCK ISLAND — The Rev. Charles B. Pendleton, 71, of Rock Island, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016, at Fort Armstrong in Rock Island after a long battle with heart disease.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Interment will be at a later date at Rock Island Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Charles had a wonderful childhood in Storm Lake, Iowa. He graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1963, then Buena Vista University in 1967. He found his calling in the need to help others, attending Dubuque Theological Seminary before being ordained to the Presbyterian ministry. In later years, Charles also served as the customer relations manager at Courtesy Car City. He often talked of how he enjoyed both the customers and especially his co-workers.

While he did many interesting things in his life, his greatest adventure was marrying Dana (Patti) Bentley on Oct. 19, 1974. They had two children, Philip (Debbie) of Davenport and Elizabeth, of Rock Island. He also had four unique grandchildren, Rebecca, Emilie, Ryan and Zachary.

Condolences may be left to Charles's family at www.wheelanpressly.com.

Colin Ziegler

DAVENPORT — Colin Douglas Ziegler, 67, of Davenport, formerly of Port Byron, died Monday, June 27, 2016, at home. Celebration of Life services will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 1at Gibson– Bode Funeral Home, Port Byron. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Port Byron. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be made to the Humility of Mary Shelter in Davenport.

Colin was born June 27, 1949, in Moline, the son of Paul D. and Shirley J. Ziegler. He graduated from Riverdale High School in the Class of 1968. He worked various jobs, including at the saw mill in Hillsdale and as a mechanic at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop in Walcott. Colin enjoyed fishing, spending time with his friends, and was an avid reader. He was a curious man who loved learning about many different topics from the many books he read.

He is survived by his mother, Shirley; brother, Michael A. Ziegler, Port Byron, and sister, Susan D. Ziegler, Davenport. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Ziegler in March 2014. Share a memory or condolence at www.gibsonbodefh.com.

Robert Thompson

COLONA — Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Thompson, 95, of Colona, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline. Burial will be in Wapello (Iowa) Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Mr. Thompson died June 24 at Aspen Health Care, Silvis.

Bob was born Aug. 21, 1920 in Wapello, the son of Rodney and Myrtle Benson Thompson. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He married Chrystal Mae Wykert on Dec. 8, 1945, in East Moline. She died Feb. 13, 2008. He retired in 1982 from International Harvester Experimental Department after 37 years of service. He was a charter member of Pleasant View Baptist Church, Pleasant Valley. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Survivors include his daughter, Dawn Haley, Chicago; sons, David (Melinda) Thompson, Moline, and Daniel (Lori) Thompson, Sycamore, Illinois; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sister, Judy St. Clair, Cahokia; and brother, William (Sharon) Thompson, East Moline.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Deborah Lynn Thompson; grandson, John Robert Haley; sister, Betty Malcom; and brother, Kenneth Thompson.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.

Pamela Johnson

ROCK ISLAND — Dr. Pamela Dea Johnson passed away peacefully June 25, 2016, at her home in the presence of her friends and family. Following a week of tests in January 2013 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Pam was diagnosed with Progressive Supra-Nuclear Palsy (PSP), a rare, incurable and untreatable progressive neurological disease. A service of Thanksgiving and Celebration of Pam’s life will be 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island, is assisting the family.

Pam Johnson was born Nov. 13, 1943, in Moline, to Peter and Doryse Beckwith Johnson. She graduated from Rock Island High School in 1961. Pam earned her bachelor’s degree in 1965 from the University of Iowa, her master’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 1979, and her doctorate from Iowa State University in 1995. Pam was committed to education in Iowa for more than 40 years, initially as an elementary school teacher in Waterloo. She subsequently served as a member of the Iowa Talented and Gifted program design team, and then as president of ITAG from 1999-2000. She was also an administrator in the West Des Moines School District, and retired from Iowa public education as a program consultant at the Mississippi Bend Area Education Association in 2006.

Pam was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport, singing in the Chorale Choir and serving on the Church Council. Pam also served as an usher and an ALPHA facilitator. St. Paul was at the center of Pam’s faith life; Pam “Walked the Talk”!

In addition to St. Paul, she was a member of P.E.O. and Volunteers for Symphony. Pam was also one of the four charter members of the GLL, a wonderfully supportive group of gifted educators.

Pam married Jack Kindschuh in 1998 at Plymouth Congregational Church in Des Moines. Pam and Jack moved from West Des Moines to Bettendorf in 1999, returning to their Quad-City roots. Pam is survived by her husband, Jack; two children from a previous marriage, Melissa Maranda (fiancé, Bard Bigelow), Bettendorf, and Jim (Stephanie) Tansey, Bettendorf; step-son, John (Cindy Traub) Kindschuh; grandchildren, Zach Tansey, Alexis Tansey, Allison Maranda, Connor Maranda, Ryan Kindschuh and Maggie Kindschuh; and a sister, Janis Judd of Boulder, Colorado. Pam was preceded in death by her father, mother and sister and brother-in-law, Shari and Nat Baird.

Her courage and grace over the last several years while dealing with PSP and the knowledge of its savage progressive nature was a source of strength for all who were close to her. Pam never complained as PSP took control of her body. She maintained a positive attitude until the very end and was appreciative of the frequent visits by family, neighbors and friends. Pam and her family are grateful for the loving care by many of the Home Instead caregivers, who became trusted members of Pam’s family.

In lieu of flowers (or plants), memorials may be made to the Dr. Pam Johnson Educational Foundation or St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport.

Condolences can be left at wheelanpressly.com.

Kimberly West

DAVENPORT — Kimberly J. Bloomer-Carlson, 49, of Davenport, passed away Saturday June 25, 2016, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. A celebration of life gathering will be 1-4 p.m. July 2, at Davenport Eagles club 4401 W. Locust St. Memorials may be made to Steve Carlson at Ascentra Credit Union. Condolences may be left at www.therungemortray.com.

Kimberly was born Jan. 15, 1967, in Davenport, the daughter of Ronald Bloomer and Sharon (Stowe) Hofeldt. Kimberly West was united in marriage to Richard Steve Carlson on Aug. 7, 2015, in Rock Island. She was employed as an inside sales person for Gierke Robinson. She collected dolls and antiques, and enjoyed riding motorcycles and playing golf.

She is survived by her husband, Steve Carlson, Davenport; two sons, Nathan DeVol and Scott West Jr, Davenport; her mother, Sharon Hofeldt, Davenport; one grandchild; one brother, Kevin Bloomer, Davenport, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Kimberly is preceded in death by her father; one brother, Ronnie Bloomer, and her grandparents.

Kenneth Vacek

OXFORD JUNCTION, Iowa — Kenneth Vacek, 68, of Oxford Junction, Iowa, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family and friends.

A celebration of life will be 1-6 p.m. July 9 at the Oxford Junction Legionnaire.

Lahey Funeral Home in Oxford Junction will be assisting the family at this time.

Those left to cherish his memories are his wife, Brenda Vacek of Wyoming; two sons, John Vacek of Wyoming and Nick Vacek of Oxford Junction; brother, Michael (Eloise) Vacek of Oxford Junction; special nephew, Jeff (Penny) Vacek and family of Oxford Junction; mother- and father- in-law, Ron and Carolyn Belitz of Tipton; sister-in-law, Beverly (David) Tripp of Tipton; brothers-in-law, Brad (Naoke) Belitz of Tokyo, Bryce (Mary) Belitz of Wilton, and Brian Belitz of Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.laheys.com.

Hal Wiese

DAVENPORT — Hal Wiese, 80, of Davenport passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.

Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, who provided competent and compassionate care for Hal in his last hours. Online tributes may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Hal was born June 3, 1936, to Harold and Marie (Murphy) Wiese.

Hal graduated from Davenport High School and furthered his education in engineering at the University of Iowa before employment of 15 years as a sales representative for Colt Industries. He was a true entrepreneur, forming a machinery control company in the 1970s, serving major corporations in Canada and the States. Later, he traveled to South Africa, where he brokered diamonds and coffee beans. In 1987, he returned to Davenport to help care for his parents and run the family business, Wiese Manufacturing.

Hal asked to express thanks for the recent care he received from his cousin and best friend, Jerry Ralfs.

Robert Mason Dunn

DAVENPORT — Memorial services for Robert Mason Dunn, 48, of Davenport, formerly of Des Moines, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016, at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary, Davenport. Family will greet friends from 9:30 a.m. to service time Saturday at the mortuary.

Cunnick-Collins Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Robert passed away June 19, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Care Center, Davenport.

Robert Mason Dunn was born June 20, 1967, in Chicago, the son of Richard and Catherine (Mason) Dunn. He married Heather Wadsager on Sept. 11, 1999, in Rock Island. They were later divorced.

Robert graduated from Lincoln High School in Des Moines in 1985. He  attended Mississippi State University where he received a degree in fitness management. Robert worked as an assistant golf professional at Jester Park Golf Club, 1991-1992; assistant golf professional at the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club, 1992 – 2000; assistant golf professional at Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course, 2001-2002; head golf professional at Eagle Ranch Golf Course, 2002– 2005, both located in Colorado, and assistant manager at McGivern’s Jewelry, Davenport, from 2005-2016.

Survivors include his daughter, Norah Dunn of Bettendorf; son, Mason Dunn of Bettendorf; and aunts, Pat Dunn of Davenport and CJ Brown-Mason of Lakewood, Colorado.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be directed to his children in care of Heather Dunn. Remembrances and condolences may be made to the family at www.cunnick-collins.com.

Jean Burke

CHARLOTTE, Iowa — Jean Burke, 89, of Charlotte, died Sunday evening, June 26, 2016, in her home, surrounded by her loving family.

The former Mary Jeanette "Jean" Britt was born March 24, 1927, in Davenport, to William and Madeline (Gillooly) Britt and was a 1945 graduate of Welton High School. She worked at Iowa Mutual Insurance, DeWitt, Iowa, for several years prior to her marriage. Jean married George Burke on Aug. 19, 1950, at St. Anne Catholic Church, Welton, Iowa. The couple farmed and raised their family at rural Charlotte. George preceded Jean in death on Feb. 16, 2000.

She was a longtime and very active member of her beloved Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Petersville, Iowa. She belonged to the Altar and Rosary Society, taught religious education classes, and worked tirelessly on the annual church social. Jean was also a 4-H leader and was a passionate member of the Democratic Party, working for many years on the Clinton County Election Board. She loved spending time with her family, playing cards, bird watching, gardening, swim classes and being outdoors.

Surviving are children, Mary Anne (Robert) Braden of Eldridge, Don (Brenda Byers) Burke of Charlotte, Madonna (Lawrence, Jr.) Thines of Preston, Iowa, and George Jr. (Angie) Burke of Janesville, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Scott (Christine) Braden, Jennifer (fiancé, Brooks Newton) Braden, Mike Braden, Jessica (fiancé, Tommy Clifford) Burke, Kyle (Renee) Burke, Laura (Landon) Driscoll, Adam Thines, Jeremy (fiancée, Amanda Koopmann) Burke, Jordan (Dani Deutmeyer) Burke, Jacob Burke, Jarrett Burke and Ashley (Andrew) Jungen; great-grandchildren, Ava Braden, Kyson Burke, Jerrick Thines, Knox Driscoll, Evie Burke and the children and grandchildren of Brenda Byers; sisters, Patsy Ernster of Colorado Springs, and Betty Lou (Don) Yellman of Great Falls, Virginia; numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Preceding Jean in death in addition to her husband were her parents and several brothers-in-law.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, June 30, with a rosary at 6:45 p.m. led by Sister Donna Burke, OSF. The Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 1, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Petersville. The Rev. Scott Lemaster and Deacon Mike Sheil will preside with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Genesis Hospice or the charity of your choice.

Grandsons, Scott Braden, Mike Braden, Kyle Burke, Adam Thines, Jeremy Burke, Jordan Burke, Jacob Burke and Jarrett Burke will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be granddaughters, Jennifer Braden, Jessica Burke and Laura Driscoll.

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

Michelle Joan Biederman

DAVENPORT — Michelle Joan Biederman, 69, of Davenport passed away June 20, 2016. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, Davenport. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Michelle was employed as a payroll clerk for Blake Schools and at Driscol’s Market, both in Minneapolis. She enjoyed board games with family and friends and time with her cat, Beau.

Surviviors include a sister, Susan E. Stone Krch (Rev. Jack Krch); a nephew, Michael F. (Angie) Stone; three brothers, Michael, Paul and Carl Biederman and several great nephews and nieces.

Rev. Krch will officiate.

Eileen R. Madden

MOLINE — Eileen R. Madden, 92 of Moline, passed away June 25, 2016, at Hope Creek Care Center in East Moline.

Visitation will be 4–7 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38 Ave., Moline. Following Eileen’s wishes, there will be no funeral services. She will be buried in a private graveside service to be attended by family members only. Memorials may be made to the Galesburg Rescue Mission.

Eileen was born Aug. 14, 1923 in Crandon, Wisconsin, the daughter of Roy A. and Myrth Faulkner Whitt. She married Roscoe E. Madden on Jan. 4, 1941, in Crandon. He preceded her in death on Feb. 16, 2005.

Eileen was employed by Rand’s Department Store, owned her own restaurant, called Eileen’s, and retired from A&P in 1980. She was an avid bowler, loved babies and kittens, and was a fabulous cook and baker. She also was a professional shopper. Above all, she loved her family.

She is survived by her daughters, Virginia Watkins and Sherry (Jack) Pasco, both of Moline; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers, one sister and a great-grandchild.

Memories may be shared online by visiting esterdahl.com.

Hazel Eagen

DAVENPORT — Hazel Eagen, 84 years young, passed away June 25, 2016. Following cremation, a Celebration of Life will be 6 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, Davenport. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Hazel retired from Oscar Mayer before moving to California, where she was employed by J.C. Penney for five years. She was a kind and giving person and will be missed by all.

She married Richard Eagen in 1968. She had four children from a previous marriage, Terry Logan, Tanya Logan (Linnaberry), Trudy Logan (Oliver) and Treva Logan (Rosenthal); nine grandchildren, Terri, Trent, Travis, Tommie, Troy, Todd, Rod, Shawna and Ryan; several great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Bill Hill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; son, Terry; daughter, Trudy, and grandsons, Ryan, Trent and Travis.

Tamara Kae Eaton

WAPELLO, Iowa — Tamara Kae Eaton, 53, of Wapello, passed away Wednesday June 22, 2016, at Muscatine Hospital, after many years of battling cancer. Cremation rites have been facilitated by the FCS Life Transition and Cremation Center located within Muscatine Memorial Park . A celebration of life for friends and family will be 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2016, at the Keith Bartenhagen farm, 18238 County Road X61, Muscatine. Condolences can be sent to Precision Machine at 502 Grandview Ave., to Sandra Lessenger at 16982 County Road X61, Muscatine, Iowa or online at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are in the care of Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services.

Tammi was born March 23, 1963 in Muscatine, the daughter of Edward Noah and Sandra (McCracken) Lessenger. Tammi was a 1981 graduate from Louisa-Muscatine High School and later graduated from Brown-Mackie College in 2009. Tammi married Rod Eaton on May 19, 2012, at Lake Odessa.

Tammi enjoyed spending time dancing, boating and hanging out with her friends and family. She especially enjoyed her dogs and her favorite place at her cabin at Lake Odessa. Tammi’s greatest achievement in life is the success of her daughter, Kelsi, who she loved more than anything. She also enjoyed spending time with her step-son, Thom Eaton and grandkids, Hayden and Wyatt.

Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Rod Eaton of Wapello; daughter, Kelsi; mother, Sandra Lessenger; and siblings, Vicki Noah, Edward (Jay) Noah, Michele Noah and Candi Townsend (Shane) of Muscatine.

Tammi was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents and father.

Eleanor A. Droll

CLARENCE, Iowa — Eleanor Ann (Ruth) Droll, 88, of Clarence went to her final resting place on June 25, 2016, after a short illness. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 28 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tipton, Iowa, officiated by the Rev. Richard Okumu. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Tipton. Friends and family may call 4-7 p.m. today at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton, with rosary at 3:45 p.m.

Eleanor was born July 13 on the home farm in Riverside, Iowa, to Herman and Bertha (Bulger) Ruth. She attended St. Mary’s High School in Riverside and Marycrest College in Davenport. After obtaining her teaching certificate, she taught grade school in Hills and Kalona, Iowa. Some say that Walt was the “teacher’s pet” and as most know, she was a master at correcting everyone’s grammar.

Eleanor was united in marriage to Walter Joseph Droll at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside on Oct. 11, 1948. They moved to and later purchased the Henry VonMuenster farm in rural Stanwood where they raised their seven children. Eleanor was an avid gardener and could spot a weed a mile away. She also enjoyed knitting, swimming, quilting, and was an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tipton, the Cedar County Democrats and the Council of Catholic Women, Davenport Diocese. Walt and Eleanor spent many years visiting with family and dancing. They definitely were dancers! Eleanor considered her grandchildren and great-grandchildren to be her greatest blessings.

Eleanor is survived by her husband, Walt; four daughters, Janet (Gary) Pasold, Clarence; JoEllen (Mark) Cook, Mechanicsville, Iowa; Julie (Mike) Tharp, Lowden, Iowa, and Jacqueline (Scott) Bohlen, Durant, Iowa; three sons, Jerry (Mary) Droll, Clarence; John (Deb) Droll, Ridgedale, Missouri, and James (Kay) Droll, Stanwood. Also surviving are three sisters, Rita Jenn, Hills, Iowa; Janelle Marek, Kalona, Iowa, and Mary Marek, Hills; three brothers, Robert (Doris) Ruth, Hills; Leo (Shirley) Ruth, Ely, Iowa, and Eugene (Doris) Ruth, Riverside; 17 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Paul, Donald and Richard Ruth, and one grandson, Jayce Droll.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made to St. Mary’s Church, Tipton.

The family would like to thank the Clarence Senior Living Center and Hospice of Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids for their compassionate care.

Eleanor was a genuinely beautiful and giving person and will be missed by many family members and numerous friends, especially her dear caregivers at the Clarence Nursing Home and Clarence Assisted Living.

In Eleanor’s honor, if you choose, please wear a touch of purple, which was her favorite color.

Sue Schwab

BETTENDORF — Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Sue Schwab, 77, a resident Bettendorf, will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2016, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1506 Brown St., Bettendorf. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. The family will greet friends Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main St., Davenport. Visitation will begin with a prayer service at 4 p.m. and will continue after the prayers until 7 p.m. There will be additional visitation Friday in the Gathering Space at the church from 9:30 until 10 am.

Sue died peacefully following health-related issues. She passed away Friday, June 24, 2016. in Rock Island.

Margaret Suzanne Organ was born July 28, 1938, in Davenport, a daughter of Glenn and Marie (Forber) Organ. She graduated from Villa de Chantal, Rock Island, and attended Marycrest College, Davenport.

She was united in marriage to Frank B. Schwab on Dec. 28, 1957, at Our Lady of Lourdes. They have been blessed with 58 years of marriage.

She assisted Frank in the family business, Schwab Advertising System, and following retirement helped Frank establish Riverland Outdoor Advertising.

Sue had been active with her parish at Lourdes for many years; assisting with Religious Education and participating on many stewardship committees. She was a member of the Catholic Service Board, past president of the Davenport Jaycettes, and Outing Club member. Sue and Frank enjoyed traveling, and she especially cherished the fishing trips to Leech Lake, Minnesota, and Lake Erie. She was a wonderful cook and she loved entertaining family and friends at outdoor fish fries. She also enjoyed the camaraderie of her bridge club and her Birthday Club, which she participated in for 40 years.

Memorials can be made to Our Lady of Lourdes School or Our Lady of Lourdes Church.

Those left to honor her memory include her beloved husband, Frank, Bettendorf, son, Michael (Juli, deceased), Rock Island; daughter, Mary Sue “Suz” Knoblauch and her fiancé Dale Thomas, Bettendorf; sons, Charles, Bettendorf, and Christopher, Davenport; granddaughter, Natalie Knoblauch and her fiancé Chris Fryzek, Chicago; sister, Sarahjane (Ron) Fellin, Montaque, Michigan; as well as nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Kathleen Bartlett, on June 19, 2016, and her daughter in-law, Juli. May they rest in peace.

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

Margaret R. “Marge” Sommers

PROPHETSTOWN, Illinois — Margaret R. “Marge” Sommers, 84, of Prophetstown, died Friday June 24, 2016, in her home.

Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2016, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Prophetstown, with Rev. Father Francis Wawryszuk officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at  Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home in Prophetstown, with a 3:30 p.m. rosary service preceding the visitation. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown.

Marge was born July 8, 1931, in Garrison, North Dakota, to Frank and Ruth (Fitzgerald) Schehl. She was a graduate of Erie (Illinois) High School, and attended Marycrest College in Davenport, and the Chicago Conservatory of Music. Marge married Richard W. Sommers on July 19, 1952, in Prophetstown. He died on July 20, 2013. For many years she worked for the Sterling Gazette, Quad-City Times, Moline Dispatch and Kewanee Star Courier newspapers. She was employed at Farmer’s National Bank in Prophetstown and the Prophetstown School District. In her spare time, she gave piano lessons to local children. She also owned and operated the Rock River House in Prophetstown, and Family Affair, catering many local weddings and events. Marge was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in Prophetstown, where she served as organist for many years. She was a member of the Prophetstown American Legion Auxiliary, the Main Street Program, the Historical Society and the American Field Service. She was active in Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, baseball and softball. She enjoyed bowling with her friends. She was very involved in the genealogy of the family; a great thrill was to make a trip to Ireland to trace her heritage. Marge took great joy in being a part of the Fitzgerald reunions that took place every summer. The reunion took Marge and Dick too many different states around the country and she truly enjoyed her time with her extended family. Marge rarely missed an extra-curricular event of her children growing up and especially enjoyed supporting her grandchildren in their endeavors; she was a fixture in the stands for many years. Memorials to the Prophetstown Historical Society and Main Street Program have been established.

Survivors include three daughters, Kim (Greg) Schmitt, Kate (Tony) Cody, Karyn (Trent) Buck, all of Prophetstown; one daughter-in-law, Margie Sommers of Prophetstown; three sons, Kurt (Carolyn) Sommers of San Diego, Kerry (Kathy) Sommers of Coal Valley, and Kraig (Jessie) Sommers of Freeport, Illinois; 14 grandchildren, Jon (Erin) Kiley, Tessa, Maggie (Adam), Brady (Melissa), Taylor (Michael), Allie, Morgan, Marquise, Allisa, Emma, Kory, Kennedy and Keirdan; three step-grandchildren, Erica (Jeremy), Matt and Alex; six great-grandchildren, Mykinzie, Dakota, Benjamin, Jacob, Myles and Jaxson; three sisters, Shirley McKenna of Sterling, Illinois, Marilyn (Bernard) Null of Erie, Illinois,and Eileen Detra of Prophetstown; two brothers, Dennis (Maureen) Schehl of Sykesville, Maryland, and Bill (Judy) Schehl of Cambridge, Illinois; one sister-in-law, Diane (Robert) Roman of Prophetstown; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; one son, Kris W. Sommers; one granddaughter, Nikole Sommers; three brothers-in-law, Ron Holtz, Robert McKenna and Neil Detra.

To send online condolences go to www.bosmagibson.com.

Patricia Louise (Giles) Chamberlin

 DAVENPORT — Patricia Louise (Giles) Chamberlin, 88, of Davenport and formerly of Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, June 23, 2016, at  Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Glendale Cemetery in LeClaire. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.

Pat was born Oct. 24, 1927, in Des Moines, the 12th child of William and Josephine (Hoyack) Giles. She graduated from East Des Moines High School on 1945. She was united in marriage to Albert L. Chamberlin Jr. on June 6, 1947, in Des Moines. They moved to Cedar Rapids in 1958 and to Davenport in 2013. Pat retired from Rockwell Collins in 1987 after almost 22 years of service.

Her memberships included the Rockwell Collins Retirees Association and the Friendship Club of Mount Vernon.

Those left to honor Pat’s memory include her husband of 69 years, Albert; her daughter and son-in-law, Paula Marie and Richard Rath of Sherrard, Illinois; her grandsons, Aaron Lee Frels of Lewisville, Texas, Edwin Derick Frels of Normal, Illinois, and Jason David (Calynn) Schiess of Matherville, Illinois; her great-grandsons, James Edwin Long of Inje, South Korea, Ethan Blake Frels of Chenoa, Illinois, and Kinnick David Schiess of Matherville; and many nieces and nephews.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Mary Mendenhall, Catherine Giles, Dorothy Powers, Margaret Cocks and Phyllis Gonda; and her brothers, George, John, Robert, Frances and Joseph.

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

James Richard Vetter

MOLINE — James Richard Vetter, 44, of Moline, returned to his Father in heaven on Friday, June 24, 2016, following a massive coronary attack. Services for James will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Milan. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 4th Ave. E., Milan. Interment will follow the funeral service in Rock Island Memorial Park. Memorials may be made in care of the Wounded Warrior Project.

James was born Sept. 27, 1971, in Moline, the son of the late Gale L. and Sally Raschke Vetter. He graduated from Rock Island High School in 1989, where he was a four-year member of the speech team and played bass guitar in the Rock Island Pep Band. He also won several trophies as an elementary student participating in Modern Woodmen oratory contests. James graduated from Augustana College in 1993, majoring in political science and public administration. He was a member of the Pi Upsilon Gamma fraternity. Following graduation, James moved to Upland, California, where he was employed by Beneficial Finances. He returned to Moline in 2005 and was employed by Group O's Samsung support division.

James enjoyed history, especially visiting and walking Civil War battlefields. He was well-known by his co-workers for his vast knowledge of trivia. He was a loyal St. Louis Cardinals and Green Bay Packer fan.

Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Sally, Milan; brothers, Lawrence Vetter, Rock Island, and Thomas (Michelle) Vetter, Rock Island; and nephews, Cameron and Cole Vetter.

He truly loved his family and friends and will be sorely missed.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com

Theresa Dianne DeVore

DAVENPORT — Theresa Dianne DeVore, 63, of Davenport, passed away on June 25, 2016, at her home.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, Ltd., East Moline. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 30, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.

Theresa was born Sept. 30, 1952, in Davenport, the daughter of James and Fern (Munday) Beach. She married Don DeVore on Dec. 20, 1997, in Davenport.

Theresa worked as an account manager at Quad-City Safety for 18 years. She was a musician and played the viola for three different symphonies. Theresa enjoyed riding motorcycles and road trips. She just loved spending time with her friends and being with her husband, Don, whether it was riding the motorcycle or going to the movies.

She is survived by her husband, Don, Davenport; sons, Mike (Shannon) Peterson, Dunlap, Illinois, James (Joline) Peterson, Davenport, Donald (Linda) DeVore Jr., Moline, Christopher (Katie Montgomery) DeVore, LeClaire; mother, Fern Fude, Stronghurst, Illinois; brothers, Keith (Barbara) Beach, Des Moines, Michael (Beverly) Beach, Savanna, Georgia; Joe Fude, Idaho; Jay Fude, Kansas City, Missouri; sister, Janet (Dennis) Davis, Normal, Illinois; and 11 grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father, James.

Memorials may be made to Genesis Hospice, Davenport.

Online condolences may be left at www.sullivanellisltd.com.

Carol Summy

MUSCATINE — Carol J. Summy, 84, of Muscatine, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016, at Trinity Muscatine.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Mulford Evangelical Free Church, Muscatine. The Rev. Todd Hessel will officiate. Burial will be at Muscatine Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Mulford Evangelical Free Church. Online condolences: www.wittichfuneralhome.com.

Carol was born Oct. 15, 1931, in Hedrick, Iowa, the daughter of Palmer and Doris Hunting Hedges. She married John Summy on Oct. 22, 1949, in Hedrick.

She was a member of Mulford Evangelical Free Church, where she sang in the choir and also sang solos. She enjoyed sewing, cross stitch, needlework, reading, and playing the piano. She was very crafty.

Those left to honor her memory include John Summy of Muscatine; one son, Rodney Summy and wife, Debbie, of Muscatine; three daughters, Deborah Vischer and husband, Michael, of Brooklyn, Michigan, Rebecca Clingman and husband, John, of Castle Rock, Colorado, and Deedra Christy of Muscatine; 11 grandchildren, Lance Vischer, Mandee Warford, Pete Vischer, Brad Clingman, Dave Clingman, Emily Sinclair, Aaron Summy, Ashley Evans, Trinity Christy, Owen Christy, and Elise Christy; 20 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Patricia Burnett of Marion, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Elinor Hedges.

June Thurston

CORALVILLE, Iowa — Please join the family of June Elaine Norma Kuhl Thurston, 94, formerly of Davenport, who died peacefully Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, at Windmill Manor, Coralville, for a graveside service 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Halligan-McCabe-DeVries is assisting the family.

Jennie Hoskins

ROCK ISLAND — Jennie Hoskins, 84, of Rock Island, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Rosewood Care Center of Moline. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Rock Island. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Burial will be in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made in care of the Alzheimer's Association.

Jennie was born March 10, 1932, in Sardis, Mississippi, a daughter of Alonzo and Lucy Griffin Madlock. She married Clarence Hoskins on June 27, 1951, in Batesville, Mississippi. Clarence passed away on July 4, 1978. Jennie worked for many years at Servus Rubber, Town and Country Bowling Lanes, Fort Armstrong and Watch Hill Tower, retiring in 1990. She was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, Rock Island. Jennie loved bowling, spending time with family, gardening, playing cards and fishing. For many years, Jennie enjoyed going swimming daily at the Rock Island Fitness Center.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Gerrard Hoskins, Rock Island, Cathie (Micky) McCall, Davenport, Earnice (Melvin) Patrick, Rock Island, Marilyn (Victor) McCall, Bettendorf and Myron (Sonya) Hoskins, Atlanta, Georgia; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Virginia Reed and Thelma Richardson; brothers, Melvin Madlock and Lincoln Madlock and many other loving family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; her parents, and six siblings, Wadale, Juanita, Wilmae, William, Sid and Mable.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.

Harvey Mead

PRINCETON — Harvey J. Mead, 61, of Princeton, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016, at his residence. Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.

Harvey was born March 20, 1955, in Aledo, Illinois, the son of Harvey L. and Edna Mae (Merreighn) Mead. He worked as a machine operator for LeClaire Manufacturing.

Harvey enjoyed fishing, boating, cookouts and fish fries, church, working with his hands and, most of all, spending time with his family and friends.

Harvey is survived by his children, Michael (Anita) Mead, Cartersville, Georgia, Brian Mead, Kewanee, and Michelle (RJ) Adams, Kewanee; grandchildren, Christopher, Brandon, Angel, Kaleb, Lacey, Alissa, Drake and Dakota; and siblings, Donna Antu, Moline, Debbie Vasquez, Ohio, and Bob Mead, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Edna Mead, and Jim and Elaine Mead.

Condolences may be left for Harvey's family at www.wheelanpressly.com.

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