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OBITUARIES 4-12-95

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OBITUARIES 4-12-95

ROCK ISLAND

Bradford Cary

Bradford Owen Cary, 83, of 1209 21st Ave., Rock Island, died Tuesday, April
11, 1995, at Silver Cross Nursing Center, Rock Island.

Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Knox-Larson Funeral Home, Rock Island,
where further arrangements are pending.

Jack Holzer

Jack E. Holzer, 74, of 8311 Ridgewood Rd., Rock Island, died Tuesday, April
11, 1995, at University Hospital, Iowa City.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hodgson Funeral Home Ltd., Rock Island,
where further arrangements pending.

Haywood Lee

Haywood Lee, 55, Chicago, formerly of Rock Island, died Saturday, April 8,
1995, in Chicago.

Services are 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Hill Missionary Church, Chicago,
where he was a member. Burial is in Mount Hope Cemetery, Chicago.

Visitation is 1 p.m. to service time at the church.

Gatlings Chapel, Chicago, is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Lee was born May 24, 1939, in Louisville, Miss., the son of Dock and Mary
Alice Lee. He married Jeffie Jackson May 22, 1957, in Louisville.

Survivors include the widow; daughters, Angela Lee, Rock Island, Jocelyn Hill,
Milwaukee, Wis., Gwendolyn Hill, Chicago, and Nadine Reddish, Madison; sons,
Terry, Haywood Jr., Michael and Prentiss Lee, all of Rock Island; 25
grandchildren; sisters, Alma Smith and Shirley Grandberry, both of Rock
Island, and Christine Green and Rosetta Shields, both of Bellwoo; brothers,
George Lee, East St. Louis, Willie Dugans, Maywood, Lacell Lee, Louisville,
Louis Lee, Riverdale, Ill., and David and Johnny Lee, both of Rock Island;
several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Dorothy Reddish, Chicago. A
son, Jerome Lee, died in 1969.

Roaine Miller

An additional survivor for Roaine D. Miller, 78, of 1900 6th Ave., Rock
Island, formerly of LeClaire, Iowa, is a son, Mark Forrester, Davenport.

Private services are Thursday at Nelson Funeral Home, LeClaire. Burial is in
Glendale Cemetery, LeClaire.

Private visitation is one hour prior to services.

Mrs. Miller died Sunday, April 9, 1995, at Bettendorf Health Care Center.

Lynn `Bud' Stegall

Services for Lynn R. "Bud'' Stegall, 70, of 3633 31st Ave., Rock Island, are
10 a.m. Friday at Knox-Larson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial is in National
Cemetery, Arsenal Island, with military rites conducted by Milan American
Legion Post 569 and Milan Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4177.

Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. A memorial fund has been
established.

Mr. Stegall died Sunday, April 9, 1995, at Trinity Medical Center, East
Campus, Moline.

He was born Feb. 3, 1925, in Rockford, the son of Lynn and Helen Neff Stegall.
He married Bernice Lloyd Feb. 22, 1949, in West Branch, Iowa.

He was employed as a foreman in the maintenance department at Arsenal Courts,
where he began working in 1968. Prior to that he was a serviceman with
Montgomery Elevator Co., Moline. He began his working career as a tile setter
and terrazzo grinder with Henry Casini.

He was a World War II Navy veteran, serving as a gunner.

He was a member of Memorial Heights United Methodist Church, Rock Island.

He enjoyed woodworking, fishing and jigsaw puzzles.

Survivors include the widow; daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Robert
Buchwald, Edwardsville, and Sandra and Ricky Fuller, San Antonio, Texas; sons
and daughters-in-law, Robert and Jenny Stegall, Moline, and Dennis and Lisa
Stegall, Rock Island; 11 grandchildren; and a brother, James Stegall,
Cambridge, Minn.

Frances VanVooren

Frances E. VanVooren, 87, of 3522 21st Ave., Rock Island, died Wednesday,
April 12, 1995, at St. Anthony's Continuing Care Center, Rock Island.

Services and visitation are tentatively set for Friday at DeRoo Funeral Home,
Moline, where further arrangements are pending.

MOLINE

Doris Addison

Doris Freeland Addison, 78, Carmichael, Calif., formerly of Moline, died
Saturday, April 8, 1995, at a California hospital.

Services will be Thursday at Price Funeral Chapel, Citrus Heights, Calif.
Burial is in East Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento, Calif.

Ms. Addison graduated from American Conservatory of Music, Chicago, in 1938.

She had a radio show on stations WOC-AM and WHBF-AM with another woman in the
mid-1940s. The piano duo were billed as Doris and Doris. They also toured
various clubs and halls in the area and had the most fun answering requests
from fans and improvising and arranging without rehearsal. Before that, she
played piano and arranged music for her brother's touring big band, the George
Freeland Orchestra.

She served on the Tri-City Symphony Board in Moline.

Survivors include a son, George Alger, Citrus Heights; and stepsons, Richard
Addison, Citrus Heights, and Kent Addison, Sacramento.

Marjorie Koch

Marjorie M. Koch, 58, of 3069 4th St., Moline, died Tuesday, April 11, 1995,
at Trinity Medical Center, East Campus, Moline.

Arrangements are pending at Wendt Funeral Home, Moline.

David Waters

David Joseph Waters, 80, Riverside, Calif., formerly of Moline, died Friday,
April 7, 1995, at Chapman Convalescent Hospital, Riverside.

Memorial services were held today at St. Catherine's Church. Burial was in
Olive Grove Cemetery, Riverside.

Acheson and Graham Funeral Home, Riverside, handled arrangements.

Mr. Waters was born March 4, 1915, in Ottumwa, Iowa.

He was employed for 28 years at various major defense manufacturers as an
engineer specializing in electronic writing, retiring in 1984.

After retiring he worked in maintenance at St. Catherine's.

He was a member of Elks Club and was an editor for St. Catherine's weekly
bulletin. He published many articles in major electronic periodicals.

He enjoyed golf and ballroom dancing.

Survivors include sons, Ronald and Kenneth Waters, Riverside, and Jack Waters,
San Bernardino, Calif.; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two
sisters; and three brothers.

EAST MOLINE

Donald Leonhard

Donald F. Leonhard, 82, of 2318 Archer Drive, East Moline, died Tuesday, April
11, 1995, at Trinity Medical Center, East Campus, Moline.

Arrangements are pending at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline.

AREA

Carl Benson

Carl E. Benson, 93, Aledo, died Tuesday, April 11, 1995, at Mercer County
Hospital, Aledo.

Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Messiah Lutheran Church, Aledo, where he was
a member. Burial is in Aledo Cemetery.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Fippinger Funeral Home, Aledo. Memorials
may be made to the church.

Mr. Benson was born April 5, 1902, in Alpha, the son of Nels and Alma Johnson
Benson. He married Edna Parkinson Aug. 27, 1924, in Aledo. She died Dec. 28,
1983.

He had farmed in the Aledo and Port Byron areas until retiring to Aledo in
1977.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn and C.C. Griffin, Des
Moines; a son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Shirley Benson, Mansfield,
Texas; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
A son, Wendell Benson, and daughters, Elaine Benson and Dorothy Kinkaid, are
deceased.

Jako Glasnovich

Jako S. Glasnovich, 92, Galesburg, died Monday, April 10, 1995, at home.

Services are 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Galesburg, where
he was a member. Burial is in St. Joseph Cemetery, Galesburg.

Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Watson Funeral Home, Galesburg, with a
rosary and wake service at 7. Memorials may be made to the church.

Mr. Glasnovich was born July 16, 1902, in Janjevo, Yugoslavia, the son of
Serafin and Jana Mazarek Glasnovich. He married Elizabeth Matto Nov. 24, 1977,
in Galesburg. She died Nov. 15, 1983.

He co-owned Matto and Glasnovich Grocery Store and later owned and operated
Glasnovich Tavern Inc., retiring in 1972.

He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 556 and Illinois Liquor
Retailers Association.

Survivors include daughters and a son-in-law, Mary McMahon, Suzanne Howard and
Cecilia and Tedie Maxwell, all of Galesburg, Theresa Bivens, Avon, and Anna
Skrzelowski, Cincinnati; sons, Nick Glasnovich, Hoover, Ala., Mike, Bill,
Steve and David Glasnovich, all of Galesburg, Phil Glasnovich, Abingdon, and
John Glasnovich, Rio; 41 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and brothers,
Ignacije Glasnovich, Zagreb, Croatia, and Roko Glasnovich, Nice, Yugoslavia.

Freda Haynes

Freda M. Haynes, 70, Alexis, formerly of Andalusia, died Tuesday, April 11,
1995, at Galesburg Nursing Home.

Arrangements are pending at Larson Funeral Home, Milan.

Bertha Jacobs

Bertha Jacobs, 83, Machesney Park, Ill., died Monday, April 10, 1995, at St.
Anthony Medical Center.

Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Delehanty Funeral Home Ltd., Loves Park.
Burial is in Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison.

Visitation is 7 to 8:30 tonight.

The former Bertha Fenton was born Aug. 23, 1911, in Fenton, Ill., the daughter
of Herman and Dora Dykemia Fenton. She married the late Harold N. Jacobs March
3, 1930, in Morrison.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Dorothy and Lloyd Johnson,
Fulton, and Gloria and Richard Fiedler, Machesney Park; a son, Arnold Jacobs,
Rockford; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Phyllis
Brown, is deceased.

Emmett Montague

Emmett L. Montague, 93, Pleasant View Nursing Home, Morrison, died Wednesday,
April 12, 1995, at the home.

Arrangements are pending at Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, Morrison.

Judith Pletkovich

Judith Ann Pletkovich, 42, R.R. 1, Neponset, died Monday, April 10, 1995, at
Kewanee Hospital.

Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Episcopal Church, Kewanee, where
she was a member. The body was donated to science.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today at Cavanagh and Schueneman Funeral Home,
Kewanee. Memorials may be made to Neponset Public Library.

The former Judith Ann Moore was born July 26, 1952, in Kewanee, the daughter
of Gilbert V. and Virginia Bennett Moore. She married Milo James Pletkovich II
Aug. 26, 1972, in Kewanee.

Mrs. Pletkovich received a bachelor of science degree from Illinois State
University, Normal, in 1974, and received a master's degree from the
University of Iowa in 1989.

She taught mathematics at Bradford, Toulon and Neponset High Schools. She had
been resource librarian at Black Hawk College, East Campus, Kewanee, and later
taught at Western High School, Buda. She also worked part-time at Kewanee
Public Library.

She was president of Neponset Library Board.

Survivors include the widower; her parents, Neponset; a sister and
brother-in-law, Susan and Shannon Swearigen, Neponset; and brothers, Gary
Moore, Neponset, and Jim Moore, Princeton, Ill.

Mary Wiersema

Mary L. Wiersema, 77, of 402 W. Park St., Morrison, died Tuesday, April 11,
1995, at Samaritan Hospital North, Clinton, Iowa.

Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, Morrison. Burial
is in Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison.

Visitation is 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. A memorial fund has been established.

The former Mary Daniels was born March 23, 1918, in Morrison, the daughter of
Albert and Lucy Seaman Daniels. She married Clarence S. Wiersema June 21,
1948, in Princeton, Ill. He died April 27, 1973.

She was employed as a nursing assistant at Resthaven and Pleasant View Nursing
Homes, Morrison. She also worked as a home health aide on a private basis for
many years.

She was a member of Morrison United Methodist Church, Faith Circle of United
Methodist Women and a member of Women of the Moose.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and George Baker, New
Milford, Ill., Alice and Meryl Nichols, Clinton, Iowa, Ruth and Ronald Day,
North Miami Beach, Fla., Carolyn and Curt McGhie, Belvidere, Ill., and Grace
and Ed Pearson, Moline; sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Donna Pitts,
Milledgeville, Ill., Dale and Marcia Wiersema, Morrison, and Lyle and DeAnna
Wiersema, Belvidere; 25 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. A daughter,
Judy Wiersema, preceded her in death.

Harold Zuidema

Harold Zuidema, 85, Morrison, died Tuesday, April 11, 1995, at Prophets
Riverview Good Samaritan Center, Prophetstown.

Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, Morrison. Burial
is in Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison.

Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. A memorial fund has been established.

Mr. Zuidema was born Dec. 30, 1909, in Morrison, the son of Marion and Grace
Port Zuidema. He married Roelvina Shipma Sept. 12, 1935 in Morrison.

He was employed for 10 years at Northwestern Steel & Wire Co., Sterling. He
then farmed for 46 years in the Morrison area.

He was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church and was a member of Whiteside
County Farm Bureau.

He enjoyed fishing and gardening.

Survivors include the widow; a daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Arnold
Brooks, Prophetstown; a son, Allen Zuidema, Argyle, Wis.; seven grandchildren;
eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Eleanor Swanson, and a brother, Orville
Zuidema, both of Morrison.

IOWA

Robert Anderson

Services for Robert D. Anderson, 71, Davenport, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Grace
Lutheran Church, Davenport, where he was a member. Burial is in Davenport
Memorial Park.

Visitation is 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport.
Memorials may be made to the church's Capital Fund.

Mr. Anderson died Monday, April 10, 1995, at Genesis Medical Center,
Davenport.

He was born Nov. 19, 1923, in Davenport, the son of Maurice and Lillian
Englund Anderson. He married Genevieve Hult June 20, 1948, in Davenport.

He was employed as a cutter operator for 25 years at Wagners Printers,
retiring in 1988.

He was a member of the church council, delivered Meals On Wheels for seven
years and also delivered meals to the Miriam House.

He was a World War II Army medics veteran.

He enjoyed bowling on Tuesday nights in the Businessman League and
woodworking.

Survivors include the widow; sons, Gary Anderson, Brooklyn, N.Y., Duane
Anderson, LaVista, Neb., and Larry Anderson, Davenport; four grandchildren;
and a brother, Richard L. Anderson, Rock Island.

L.D. `Porkchop' Bass

Graveside services for L.D. "Porkchop'' Bass, 76, of 1120 Gaines Street,
Davenport, are 10 a.m. Friday at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport.

Mr. Bass died Monday, April 10, 1995, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus,
Davenport.

He was born Oct. 15, 1918, in Anguilla, Miss., the son of Lavenia Webb. He
married Norma Weldon Aug. 20, 1973, in Davenport.

He was employed as a truck driver for 10 years for the City of Davenport,
retiring in 1980. He previously worked at Oscar Meyer.

He was a World War II Army veteran.

He enjoyed fishing and working on cars.

Survivors include the widow; a daughter, Virginia Garrett, Davenport; sons,
Gene Bass, Davenport, Otha Bass, Marion, Ind., and Paul Arburkle, Minneapolis;
seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert
McCall, Saginaw, Mich.

Elsie Breiholz

Services for Elsie S. Breiholz, 92, Port Byron, formerly of Bettendorf, are 10
a.m. Friday at McGinnis, Chambers and Sass Funeral Home, Bettendorf. Burial is
in National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.

Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Memorials may be made to Bettendorf VFW
Post 9128 Auxiliary.

Mrs. Breiholz died Monday, April 10, 1995, at Illini Hospital, Silvis.

The former Elsie Selken was born May 7, 1902, in Benton County, Iowa, the
daughter of Emil and Elsaba Gathje Selken. She married George H. Breiholz Aug.
2, 1919, in Davenport. He died Jan. 23, 1964.

She had been employed at Ross's Restaurant, Bettendorf, for more than 17
years, retiring in 1982.

She was past president of Bettendorf Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9128
Auxiliary, where she also was treasurer for 17 years; a member of East
Davenport Turners, Davenport American Legion Auxiliary, Navy Mothers Club and
Military Order of the Cootie; and a life member of VFW National Home, Eaton
Rapids, Mich.

She enjoyed playing bingo and was involved in several civic activities.

Survivors include a daughter, Garnet Fosdyck, Davenport; 10 grandchildren; 24
great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Louise
Gein, Dysert, Iowa. Sons, Duane and Marvin, are deceased.

Alice Ginneberge

Alice T. Ginneberge, 79, Davenport, died Tuesday, April 11, 1995, at the home
of her son and daughter-in-law in Iowa City.

Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport, where
she was a member. Burial is in Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island.

Visitation is 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, with a
liturgy service at 6. Memorials may be made to Iowa City Hospice.

The former Alice Holmes was born Aug. 10, 1915, in Moline, the daughter of
Edward and Helga Francine Holmes. She married Maurice Ginneberge Aug. 24,
1935, in the Quad-Cities. He died March 1, 1964.

Mrs. Ginneberge was employed as an election clerk for 22 years at the Scott
County Auditors Office.

She enjoyed playing cards, and going to parades and riverboats.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Gregory and Lorie Ginneberge,
Iowa City; a daughter-in-law, Deborah Ginneberge, Bettendorf; grandchildren,
Kelli, Stacy, Lisa, Jessica, Michael and Jeremy; two great-grandchildren; and
a brother, Bert Holmes, Pueblo, Colo. A son Michael died in July 1993 and a
son Christopher died in April 1955.

Paul Grayson

Paul W. Grayson, 71, Davenport, died Tuesday, April 11, 1995, at Genesis
Medical Center, East Campus, Davenport.

Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.

George Jenyik

George D. Jenyik, 67, Davenport, died Tuesday, April 11, 1995, at Genesis
Medical Center, West Campus, Davenport.

Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Halligan-McCabe Funeral Home, Davenport.
Burial is in National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.

Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. today with a vigil service at 7. Memorials may be
made to American Cancer Society, American Heart Association or Scott County
Humane Society.

Mr. Jenyik was born Aug. 4, 1927, in Perth Amboy, N.J., the son of Stephen and
Anna Kokus Jenyik. He married Theresa L. Stolte July 6, 1954, in Perth Amboy.

He was employed at the Rock Island Arsenal for 20 years, retiring in 1985. He
previously was employed by arsenals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

He was a World War II and Korean Conflict Marine veteran and was awarded the
Purple Heart.

He enjoyed sports, reading, traveling and animals.

Survivors include the widow; a son, Stephen Jenyik, Topeka, Kan.; sisters,
Anna Kananowitz, Pensacola, Fla., and Dorothy Evans, Henderson, Nev.; and many
special friends.

SERVICES

BROWN, Gerald M., 80, East Moline; 10 a.m. Thursday, Faith Lutheran, Moline.
Visitation 2-4, 6-8 p.m. today, Schroder, Silvis.

GOODMAN, Robert E., 63, Milan; 11 a.m. Thursday, Wendt, Moline. Visitation 6-
8 tonight.

HOLZER, Pauline Inez, 73, Rock Island; 10 a.m. Thursday, Hodgson, Rock Island.
Visitation 2-4, 6-8 p.m. today, Hodgson, Rock Island.

HUSTON, Betty Lou, 54, Aledo; 1:30 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist, Aledo.
Visitation 2-4, 6-8 p.m. today, Jinks, Aledo.

LACY, Emma H., 81, Prophetstown; 11 a.m. Friday, Gardner, Prophetstown.
Visitation 10-11 a.m. Friday.

McDONALD, Jimmy, 68, Davenport; 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Weerts, Davenport.
Visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday.

NIELSEN, Russell L., 77, DeWitt, Iowa; 10:30 a.m. Friday, Schultz, DeWitt.
Visitation 2-8 p.m. Thursday.

ROBINSON, Carrie, 62, Rock Island; 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Knox-Larson, Rock
Island. Visitation 6-8 tonight.

ROSS, Tommie Mae, 71, East Moline; 11 a.m. Thursday, Mount Zion, East Moline.
Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight.

STEFFEN, Mabel Irene, 88, Rock Island; 2 p.m. today, Oakdale Memorial,
Davenport.






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