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OBITS 11/26/93

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Dennis P. Barry, 38, of 1313 19th Ave., Moline, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 1993,
at Trinity Medical Center, East Campus, Moline.

Memorial services are 6 p.m. Monday at Esterdahl Mortuary, Ltd., Moline. The
body was cremated.

Visitation is 5 p.m. until service time Monday. A memorial fund will be
established at Moline Municipal Credit Union in his name.

Mr. Barry was born Feb. 15, 1955, in Rockford, Ill., the son of Michael and
Darlyne Cummings Barry. He married Deborah J. Goderis June 23, 1984, in
Davenport.

He was employed by Gett Industries, Milan, as a C.N.C. machinist. In earlier
years, he was a vice president and general manager of Event Security Systems,
Moline, and also managed Star Technology, Moline.

He was a member of the Moline Aerie 1112 Fraternal Order of Eagles, where he
called bingo on Friday nights.

He was a Marine Corp veteran.

He was a long time NACAR enthusiast and he enjoyed boating.

Survivors include the widow; a stepson, Chad R. Diederich, U.S. Navy, Mayport,
Fla.; his mother, Rockford; sisters and brothers-in-law, Patricia and Robert
Richards, Oxnard, Calif., Ellen and Ken Huggins, Goose Creek, S.C., and Ann
and Bill Powers, Renton, Wash.; a brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Carol
Barry, Oregon, Ill.; and special friends, Bill and Beth Covemaker, Joel and
Sandy DeVrieze, and Steve and Cheryl, all of Moline, Gene and Chris Weaver,
Coal Valley, and Dean and Susan Weaver, East Moline.

Dixie Weir

Dixie Lee Weir, 67, Alpha, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 1993, at home.

Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home, Alpha.
Burial is in Alpha Cemetery.

Visitation is 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to Henry County Health
Department, Home Health Nursing Program, Henry County Cancer Society, or Alpha
Baptist Church, where she was a member.

The former Dixie Hougland was born Feb. 3, 1926, in Oklahoma City, Okla., the
daughter of Carl and Irene McLaughlin Hougland. She married Paul S. Weir May
25, 1944, in Alpha.

Mrs. Weir graduated from Alpha High School and attended business college in
Little Rock, Ark.

She had been employed as a deputy tax commissioner, Defiance, Ohio; bookkeeper
for a law firm in New Orleans, La.; business manager at DeWitt, Iowa,
Community Hospital; business manager at St. Anthony\'s Nursing Home, Rock
Island; former manager of a restaurant in Viola; and in the past few years had
been a seamstress in Alpha.

She was a past matron and member of Rio Chapter of Eastern Star; and was past
mother advisor at Order of Rainbow for Girls and past member of Defiance
Mother of Twins Club, both in Defiance, Ohio.

Survivors include the widower; twin daughters and sons-in-law, Paula and
Philip Steele, North Henderson, and Pamela and Ted Gray, North Manchester,
Ind.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Leroy `Gus\' Ludwig

Services for Leroy H. ``Gus\'\' Ludwig, 75, of 4520 9th St., Rock Island, are
1:30 p.m. Monday at Hodgson Funeral Home Ltd., Rock Island. Burial is in
Greenview Memorial Gardens, Silvis.

Visitation is 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday. Memorials may be made to Pathway
Hospice or American Cancer Society.

Mr. Ludwig died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1993, at Pathway Hospice Unit, Trinity
Medical Center, East Campus, Moline.

He was born Sept. 24, 1918, in Rock Island, the son of John Anthony and Minnie
Meese Ludwig. He married Rowena Mooney July 20, 1963, in Rock Island.

He worked in maintenance at St. Mary of the Angels Convent, and was employed
at the former McComber Steel Co., and the former Bridge and Iron, both of Rock
Island.

He was a former member of American Legion Post 596, Milan.

He was a World War II Navy veteran, stationed aboard the USS Pennsylvania at
Pearl Harbor. He participated in the invasion of Normandy.

Survivors include the widow; a daughter, Kathleen Biggins; sons, William
``Gus\'\' McCune, and Joseph Ludwig, Golden Valley, Minn.; four grandchildren;
and a sister, Esther Schultz, and a brother, Carl Ludwig, both of Rock Island.

Maria Ramirez

Maria Isabel Ramirez, 89, of 3702 Rockingham Road, Davenport, died Wednesday,
Nov. 24, 1993, at Mercy Hospital, Davenport.

Memorial services were held today at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Davenport,
where she was a member. Burial will be at a later date in Holy Family
Cemetery, Davenport.

There is no visitation. A memorial fund has been established.

Halligan-McCabe Funeral Home, Davenport, is in charge of arrangements.

The former Maria Perez was born Nov. 5, 1904, in Aquas Calientas, Mexico, the
daughter of Francisso and Rosalia Gonzalez Perez. She married Ysidro Ramirez
in 1924. He died in 1944.

Mrs. Ramirez was a member of Guadalupana Society of St. Joseph\'s Catholic
Church and had participated in activities for the elderly at LULAC Club,
Davenport.

Survivors include daughters, Rosa Vorhauer, Sally ``Celia\'\' Rangel, and Aurora
Schroder and sons, John, Joseph, George and Lupe Ramirez, all of Davenport,
Alcadio Ramirez, Hoffman Estates, Ill., and Jesse Ramirez, Springfield, Ohio;
several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Marjorie Gibson

Services for Marjorie Fall Collison Gibson, 63, of 537 W. 14th Ave., Milan,
are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Moline, where she was a
member. Burial is in Western Township Cemetery, Orion.

Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today at Esterdahl Mortuary, Ltd., Moline. Memorials
may be made to Susan G. Komen Foundation or to the church.

Mrs. Gibson died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1993, at Trinity Medical Center, East
Campus, Moline.

The former Marjorie Fall was born Sept. 30, 1930, in Moline, the daughter of
Martin Harold and Ethel Victoria Palmer Fall. She married Dwight Collison in
August 1950. She married Gerald K. Gibson Aug. 29, 1980, in Moline. He died
Jan. 6, 1986.

She was the business manager of Hiland Toyota, Moline, for 15 years, retiring
in 1985.

At the church, she was involved in many activities including the choir and was
a church treasurer. She was a member of Augustana Oratorical Society and had
performed in the Quad-City Music Guild.

She was a volunteer at Heritage Workshop and American Red Cross and was active
in King\'s Daughters.

She enjoyed history and travel.

Survivors include daughters, Deborah Baxter, Cross Lanes, W.Va., Lissa Srnka,
Houston, Texas, and Beth Beckman, Marseilles, Ill.; a son, Phillip Collison,
Lawrence, Kan.; a stepdaughter, Cynthia Kindschuh, West Des Moines, Iowa;
stepsons, Gerald Gibson, Kansas City, Kan., and Terrence Gibson, Seattle,
Wash.; six grandchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren; and a sister, Marilyn
Blomberg, Albuquerque, N.M.

Clifford Schuldt

Services for Clifford L. Schuldt, 87, of 2036 Gaines St., Davenport, are 10
a.m. Saturday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Davenport. Burial is in Mount
Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.

Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Halligan-McCabe Funeral Home,
Davenport, and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made to
the church.

Mr. Schuldt died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1993, at St. Luke\'s Hospital, Davenport.

He was born April 10, 1906, in Davenport, the son of Gustav Louis and Anna
Cannon Schuldt. He married Alice Mae Rhodenbaugh Nov. 2, 1941, in Davenport.
She died Dec. 2, 1960. He married Dorothy Heinkel Sept. 27, 1977.

He was a switchman for 43 years at Rock Island Lines railroad, retiring in
1969.

He was a member of Davenport Moose.

He was a Chicago Cubs fun and enjoyed sports, bowling, golf and playing pool.

Survivors include the widow; a daughter, Patricia Doerscher, and a son, Gerald
C. Schuldt, both of Davenport; a stepdaughter, Helen Mumm, Davenport; seven
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Josephine Chase, Camanche,
Iowa; and brothers, John Schuldt, Moline, and Clyde Schuldt, Rock Island.

Herbert Frohboese

Herbert G. Frohboese, 90, Davenport, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1993, at Fejervary
Health Care Center, Davenport.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary, Davenport.
Burial is in Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport.

Visitation is 3 to 8 p.m. today. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Mr. Frohboese was born July 30, 1903, in Davenport, the son of Claus F. and
Meta Burrmann Frohboese. He married Norma Moeller Sept. 10, 1930, in
Davenport. She died in 1967.

He was a self-employed farmer until 1956. After that, he became involved in
livestock trading with Hans and Herb Livestock Trading Co., Wilton, Iowa,
retiring in 1984.

He was a member of Izaak Walton League, Davenport Moose Lodge and Scott County
Pork Producers Association and past director of Quality Milk Association.

Survivors include a daughter, Donna Keppy, Wilton; four grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren; and sisters, Irma and Martha Frohboese, and a brother,
Frederick Frohboese, all of Davenport.

Edwin McDonald

Edwin L. McDonald, 82, Orion, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 1993, at home.

Arrangements are pending at Kirk, Huggins and Esterdahl Funeral Home, Orion.

Darlene Paxton

Services for Darlene S. Paxton, 76, of 1512 Hillcrest, Bettendorf, were today
at Bettendorf Presbyterian Church. Burial is 3 p.m. today in Maple Hill
Cemetery, Montour, Iowa.

Cunnick-Collins Mortuary, Davenport, handled arrangements.

Mrs. Paxton died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1993, at home after a long illness.

The former Darlene Ward was born Jan. 21, 1917, in Garwin, Iowa, the daughter
of Alvin and Imo Steffa Ward. She married Wendell Paxton June 17, 1936, in
Garwin, Iowa.

Mrs. Paxton was a graduate of the former Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar
Falls.

She was a genealogy instructor in the Quad-Cities area through Scott Community
College, Davenport Public Library and also through an association with Putnam
Museum. She also taught in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and had conducted seminars
throughout the midwest. She had taught in early years in country schools in
the Tama County area.

She was a member and elected elder of Bettendorf Presbyterian Church and a
member of the Mayflower Society.

Survivors include the widower; daughters, Wendy Wosoba, Milwaukee, Bonny Ross,
East Windsor, N.J., and Virginia Schnarr, Longview, Texas; four grandchildren;
two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Virginia McCurrie, North Kansas City,
Mo.

Patrick Kelley

Patrick M. Kelley, 44, of 551 24th St., Rock Island, died Thursday, Nov. 25,
1993, at Trinity Medical Center, West Campus, Rock Island.

Arrangements are pending at Hodgson Funeral Home, Ltd., Rock Island.

Inest Smith

Inest Marie Smith, 89, Davenport, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 1993, at Manor Care
Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Davenport.

Arrangements are pending at Halligan-McCabe Funeral Home, Davenport.

Vertis `Red\' Kankel

Vertis ``Red\'\' Kankel, 78, Davenport, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1993, at St.
Luke\'s Hospital, Davenport.

Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial is in
Davenport Memorial Park.

Visitation is 3 to 7 p.m. today. A memorial fund has been established.

Mr. Kankel was born Sept. 11, 1915, in Elwood, Iowa, the son of Morris and
Pearl Richardson Kankel. He married Henrietta Winters Jan. 21, 1940, in
Clinton, Iowa. She died Nov. 5, 1977. He married June Bergeson. She died in
1989.

He owned and operated Happy Hollow Tavern, Davenport, for 32 years, retiring
in 1980.

He was a member of Davenport Moose Lodge 28 and Izaak Walton League,
Davenport; and was an honorary member of Northwest Turners.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Survivors include daughters, Judy Schomburg and Sandra Marberry, both of
Davenport; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

John Harms

John Harms, 91, Resthave Nursing Home, Morrison, formerly of Fulton, died
Thursday, Nov. 25, 1993, at the home.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Spring Valley Reformed Church, Fulton, with
a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m. in the church basement. Burial is in
Fulton Township Cemetery.

Visitation is 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Fulton Chapel of Bosma-Renkes Funeral
Home. Memorials may be made to the church, where he was a member.

Mr. Harms was born Jan. 23, 1902, in Oude Pekela, Netherlands, the son of
Evert and Theda Bodewitz Harms. He married Evalina Jansma June 18, 1931, in
Morrison. She died June 11, 1966.

He came to the United States in 1921 and lived in Boyden, Iowa. He moved to
Valley Springs, S.D., in 1922 and then to the rural Fulton area in 1931, where
he farmed in the Ustick Township area until his retirement in 1966. He later
moved into Fulton in 1978 and in 1992, he moved to the nursing home.

He had served as deacon and elder of the church.

Survivors include sons, Morris D. Harms, Rockford, and Harvey L. Harms;
grandchildren, Evalina and Rodney Harms, Rockford; and sisters, Grietje Hommes
and Metje De Vries, both in the Netherlands.

Mabel Kemp

Mabel L. Kemp, 95, Wapello, Iowa, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1993, at Wapello
Nursing and Care Center.

Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home, Wapello. Burial
is in Grandview, Iowa, Cemetery.

Visitation is 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Memorials may be made to Grandview
Community Bible Church, where she was a charter member; or First Presbyterian
Church, Wapello, where she attended.

Miss Kemp was born Nov. 16, 1898, in Louisa County, Iowa, the daughter of John
and Mary Hahn Kemp.

She taught school for three years in rural Muscatine, then graduated from the
former Iowa State Teachers College. She then taught more than 40 years at
Grandview Elementary School.

She was a life member of Iowa State Education Association, a member of Iowa
and National Retired Teachers Associations, American Association of Retired
Persons, Louisa County Historical Society and Iowa State Historical Society.

Survivors include sisters, Zella Peck, Mediapolis, Iowa, Ethel Buster,
Wapello, and Ruth Townsley, Donnellson, Iowa; and a brother, Kenneth Kemp,
Geneseo.

John Blomberg

John W. Blomberg, 75, of 2415 21st Ave., Rock Island, died Wednesday, Nov. 24,
1993, at Trinity Medical Center, West Campus, Rock Island.

Memorial services are 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, at St. James Lutheran Church,
Rock Island, where he was a member. The body was donated to Palmer College,
Davenport.

Memorials may be made to the church.

Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Blomberg was born Feb. 15, 1918, in Moline, the son of John Alfred and
Olga Nyquist Blomberg. He married Eleanor Collitz Aug. 17, 1952, in Muscatine,
Iowa.

He retired in 1978 as a Spanish instructor at Rock Island High School. He
later was a home tutor for Rock Island District 41 and a part-time instructor
at Augustana College, Rock Island; Black Hawk College, Moline; and Temple
Christian High School at Moline Gospel Temple.

He sang in the choir at the church; and belonged to National and Rock Island
Education Associations, Rock Island Federation of Teachers and Modern Language
Association and was a member and historian of Phi Delta Kappa.

He was an Eagle Scout and a former scoutmaster.

He was published in the Hispana Magazine, had been a wiseman at the YMCA,
Moline, and was a camp counselor for the Y. He also was active in Moline
Toastmasters and the Modern and Foreign Language Associations.

Survivors include the widow; sons, Craig Blomberg, Littleton, Colo., and
Robert E. Blomberg, Denver; two grandchildren; and a sister, Luella Edwards,
Geneva, Ill.

Angela Erickson

Angela R. Erickson, 84, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 1993, at
Maple Leaf Health Care Center, Mount Pleasant, Iowa.

Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.

Survivors include a daughter, Susan Waljasper.

Rudy Wannemacher

Rudy M. Wannemacher, 80, of 210 McKinley St., Hooppole, died Friday, Nov, 26,
1993, at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo.

Arrangements are pending at Gardner Funeral Home, Prophetstown.

Joseph Ratkiewicz

Joseph F. Ratkiewicz, 69, of 2622 Avalon Drive, Bettendorf, died Thursday,
Nov. 25, 1993, at home after a lengthy illness.

Arrangements are pending at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary, Davenport.

Helen Chalupa

Helen Chalupa, 88, Davenport, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1993, at St. Luke\'s
Hospital, Davenport.

Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.

Survivors include the widower, Rolla.

Mildred Spargo

Survivors for Mildred I. Spargo, 93, of 1408 9th St., Viola, include
grandchildren and their spouses, Karen and Dick Sheese, Viola, and Douglas and
Rhonda Minch, Davenport.

Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Coal Valley.
Burial is in Coal Valley Cemetery.

Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Kirk, Huggins and Esterdahl
Funeral Home, Orion. A memorial fund has been established.

Mrs. Spargo died Monday, Nov. 22, 1993, at Mercer County Hospital, Aledo.

Richard Lomas

Richard Lomas, 61, Davenport, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 1993, at University
Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa.

Arrangements are pending at Orr\'s Mortuary, Rock Island.

Survivors include his father, Raymond Lomas Sr., Rock Island.

SERVICES

ATKINS, Andrew V., 25, Sherrard; 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Ambrose Catholic
Church, Milan. Visitation 2-8 p.m. today, Larson, Milan.

BEST, Robert E. ``Bob,\'\' 62, Sullivan, Ill.; 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Reed,
Sullivan. Visitation 5-8 p.m. tonight.

BOTTS, Lillian M., 76, Davenport; 2 p.m. Sunday, First Baptist Church,
Batavia, N.Y.

BROWN, William M. ``Bubba,\'\' 26, Abingdon, Ill.; 10 a.m. Saturday, Hinchliff-
Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel. Visitation 6-8 tonight.

GROTHE, Evangeline R., 86, Galesburg; 2 p.m. today, Watson, Galesburg.

HENDREN, Susan E., 66, Rock Island; 11 a.m. Monday, Hodgson, Rock Island.
Visitation 2-5 p.m. Sunday.

HOOGERWERF, Mary Jean, 57, Annawan; 11 a.m. Saturday, Fairman, Green Rock.
Visitation 6-8 tonight.

HUCKFELDT, Henry, 89, Davenport, formerly of Bevern, Germany; 2:30 p.m. today,
Runge, Davenport.

PEACOCK, Maxine N., 55, EM-Silvis; 9 a.m. Saturday, St. Mary\'s Catholic
Church, East Moline. Visitation 5-7 p.m. today, Van Hoe, East Moline.

ROFFMAN, Lyle 57, East Moline; 11 a.m. Saturday, Van Hoe, East Moline.
Visitation 2-4, 6-8 p.m. today.

SPARGO, Mildred I., 93, Viola; 11 a.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church,
Coal Valley. Visitation 2-4, 6-8 p.m. today, Kirk, Huggins and Esterdahl,
Orion.

STARKS, Izetta M., 84, Northridge, Calif., formerly of Rock Island; 2 p.m.
today, Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island.

Robert Harris

Robert P. Harris, 78, Geneseo, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1993, at Illini
Hospital Restorative Care Center, Silvis.

Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wright Chapel of Stackhouse- Moore
Funeral Homes, Geneseo. Burial is in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo.

Visitation is 7 to 9 tonight. Memorials may be made to American Cancer
Society.

Mr. Harris was born Aug. 21, 1915, in Central City, Ky., the son of Robert
Perry and Josie Magann Harris Sr. He married Velma Pobanz in Dubuque, Iowa.
She died May 25, 1988.

He graduated from Central City High School and attended Augustana College and
the University of Illinois.

He owned and operated a farm in Edford Township from 1944 to 1960. He also
taught at rural Henry County Schools from 1946 to 1950. He was Edford Township
Highway Commissioner from 1952 to 1954 and also served as Edford Township
Justice of the Peace. From 1963 to 1968 he was the superintendent of Hillcrest
Home, Geneseo. He worked for Geneseo Cooperative Gas and Oil Company from 1971
to March 12, 1979, when he retired.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Geneseo, and American
Association of Retired Persons.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Harold Gradert,
Geneseo; sons and daughters-in-law, Craig Harris, Topeka, Ill., James and Sue
Harris, Park Ridge, Ill., and Stephen and Berniece Harris, Geneseo; 10
grandchildren; and a sister, Marcella Kary, Central City.

Ellis Guiles

Services for Ellis V. Guiles, 94, of 2617 Maplecrest, Bettendorf, are 1 p.m.
today at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial is 3 p.m. today in Oakland
Cemetery, Iowa City, Iowa.

Mr. Guiles died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1993, at Mercy Hospital, Davenport.

He was born July 23, 1899, in Scotch Grove, Iowa, the son of Spencer and
Harriet Foust Guiles. He married Edna Miller Aug. 4, 1921, in Cedar Rapids,
Iowa. She died May 29, 1985.

He was a field representative for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for 40
years. He was also principal at the Lyons High School, Clinton, Iowa, for 15
years, retiring in 1967.

He was a World War I Army veteran.

Survivors include friends, Mr. and Mrs. Ozzy Osborn, Muscatine.

Candace Dilley

Services for Candace M. Dilley, 64, LeClaire, Iowa, are 11:30 a.m. Saturday at
Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial is in Fairmount Cemetery, Davenport.

Visitation is 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. today. A memorial fund has been
established.

Mrs. Dilley died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1993, at St. Luke\'s Hospital, Davenport.

The former Candace Spurrell was born Jan. 1, 1929, in Davenport, the daughter
of Joseph and Lora McNamara Spurrell. She married Elmer Willers Nov. 27, 1953,
in Muscatine, Iowa. He died March 21, 1969. She married Robert A. Dilley March
13, 1971, in Walcott, Iowa. He died June 10, 1977.

She worked as a nurse\'s aide at the Davenport Osteopathic Hospital and later
at the Iowa Masonic Home, Bettendorf.

She enjoyed crossword puzzles.

Survivors include daughters, Nancy Groth and Dawn Willers, both of LeClaire,
Connie Alexander, Reynolds, and Ginny Hoffman, Davenport; sons, Lee Willers,
Pleasant Valley, Iowa, Terry Willers, LeClaire, Bill Spurrell, Cedar Rapids,
Iowa, and David Spurrell, Hiawatha, Iowa; 13 grandchildren; and two
great-grandchildren.

Dr. Earl Dauffenbach

Earl Frederick Dauffenbach, D.C., 91, Coal Valley, died Monday, Nov. 22, 1993,
at the home of his daughter in Orlando, Fla.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date.

Woodlawn Memorium, Orlando, is in charge of arrangements.

Dr. Dauffenbach was born Aug. 12, 1902, in Augusta, Wis., the son of Frederick
and Olive Marie White Dauffenbach. He married Dorothy Serrine in 1928.

He was a retired chiropractor who practiced in Rock Island from 1927 to 1967.

He was a member of the Chiropractors Association.

He served with the Illinois Army National Guard.

Survivors include the widow; daughters, Dorearl McDuffie, Orlando, and Erlane
Tait, Gwynedd Valley, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Katie McGowan

Katie D. McGowan, 99, of 3221 Covington Drive, Davenport, died Wednesday, Nov.
24, 1993, at home.

Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Pentecostal Deliverance Church, Davenport,
where she was a member. Burial is 10 a.m. Monday in Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet,
Ill.

Visitation is 3 to 8 p.m. today at Runge Mortuary, Davenport, and Sunday at
Range Funeral Home, Joliet.

The former Katie Dove was born July 10, 1894, in Smith County, Miss., the
daughter of Henry and Ella Williamson Dove. She married Rev. John H. McGowan
June 5, 1928, in Joliet. He died Oct. 20, 1964.

Mrs. McGowan was active in the church\'s Missionary Department, and was a
member of Monument of Faith Church, Joliet, serving as Church Mother until
moving to Davenport.

Survivors include daughters, Lorraine Major and Irma Waters, both of
Davenport; sons, Wheatley McGowan, in Saudi Arabia, and Henry McGowan,
Littleton, Colo.; 26 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; and several
great-great and great-great-great-grandchildren.

Tracey Dolleslager

Tracey L. Dolleslager, 29, of 3227 40th St., Moline, died Wednesday, Nov. 24,
1993, at University Hospitals and Clinics, University of Nebraska, Omaha.

Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline, and 11:30 a.m. at
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline, where he was a member. Burial is in St.
Mary\'s Cemetery, East Moline.

Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, with a rosary recited at
6:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to an education fund for her children.

The former Tracey Holman was born Nov. 23, 1964, in Hampton, Ill, the daughter
of Michael and Carol Dayton Holman. She married Roger A. Dolleslager July 2,
1983, in Moline.

Survivors include the widower; daughters, Heather and Amanda, and a son,
Nicholas, all at home; her parents, Moline; brothers, Todd Holman, Moline, and
Kirk Holman, Norcross, Ga.; and her grandmother, Grace Dayton, Moline.

Robert Loftus

Robert Loftus, 66, Geneseo, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 1993, at Hammond-Henry
Skilled Care, Geneseo.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Malachy\'s Catholic Church, Geneseo,
where he was a member. Burial is in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo.

Visitation is 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Homes, Wright
Chapel, Geneseo, with a rosary recited at 5. Memorials may be made to St.
Malachy\'s Church Building Fund.

Mr. Loftus was born Oct. 27, 1927, in Clinton, Iowa, the son of William H. and
Dorothy G. Skov Loftus. He married Grace E. Wildemuth Feb. 26, 1949, in
Atkinson.

He graduated from Geneseo High School in 1945.

He worked as a computer specialist at Rock Island Arsenal until retiring Jan.
1, 1988. He also was an insurance agent for many years.

He was a World War II Navy veteran.

After his retirement he enjoyed working on his farm near Andover.

Survivors include the widow; daughters Karen Schmidt, Plano, Texas, Pam
Johnson, Blair, Neb., Cindi Miller, Geneseo, and Roberta Schram, Freeport,
Ill.; 10 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; his mother, Geneseo; sisters,
LaVonne Reschke, Betty Neuleib and Gloria Hartman, all of Geneseo, and Darlene
Carlson, Pittsburg, Pa.

Glenn `Dutch\' Edwards

Glenn L. ``Dutch\'\' Edwards, 81, of 234 Whitney Ave., Kewanee, died Tuesday,
Nov. 23, 1993, at Kewanee Hospital.

Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Rux Funeral Home, Kewanee. Burial is in
Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee.

Visitation is 7 to 9 tonight. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church,
Kewanee, where he attended.

Mr. Edwards was born Aug. 21, 1912, in Kewanee, the son of William E. and
Laura Belle Camery Edwards. He married Mildred J. Carpenter March 25, 1934, in
Galesburg. She died July 31, 1985.

He graduated from Aero Industries Technicians Institute Aero I.T.I.,
Burbank, Calif., and was an experimental mechanic for Lockheed Aircraft
Corporation During World War II. He had worked on the first 15 jet fighters
built at Lockheed. After the war, he operated a service station and garage in
Kewanee until 1955. He then went to work for Kewanee Machinery and Conveyor,
retiring in 1977.

He enjoyed traveling and camping in the Western U.S. and working in his
machine shop in his garage.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Richard K. and Carol Edwards,
Kewanee; a granddaughter, Sandra Brannock, Kewanee; a grandson, Keith G.
Edwards, Burlington, Iowa; and a great-grandson, Conner James Brannock,
Kewanee.

Irene Anderson

Irene Elenor Anderson, 81, Geneseo, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1993, at the Good
Samaritan Village, Geneseo.

Private services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Good
Samaritan Village, Geneseo.

Runge Mortuary, Davenport, is in charge of the arrangements.

The former Irene Wilmerton was born Feb. 23, 1912, in Rock Island, the
daughter of Clarence and Laura Pritchard Wilmerton. She married Robert S.
Alexander March 6, 1941. He died March 14, 1954. She married Alfred W.
Anderson June 4, 1960. He died Jan. 3, 1991.

Mrs. Anderson was a graduate of Port Byron High School, and a 1929 graduate of
the Rock Island Business College.

She had worked as a bookkeeper for many years. She also owned and operated
Irene Alexander\'s Office Services from 1955 to 1960.

Survivors include daughters, Kay Haring, W. Burlington, Iowa, and Karen
Kitchen, Cedar Falls, Iowa; stepchildren, Gladys Swanson, Geneseo, Gayle
Anderson, in Indiana, and Donald Anderson, Show Low, Ariz.; three
grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; and a
sister, Fern Lyon, Bettendorf.

Roger Kincaid

Roger L. Kincaid, 79, of 122 1st St., Carbon Cliff, died Thursday, Nov. 25,
1993, at home.

Arrangements are pending at Schroder Mortuary, Silvis.

Reba Gallaugher

Reba Gallaugher, 62, of 807 17th Ave., East Moline, died Thursday, Nov. 25,
1993, at home.

Arrangements are pending at Schroder Mortuary, Silvis.

Ernest Sawyer

Ernest E. Sawyer, 86, of 407 Riverside Dr., Prophetstown, died Wednesday, Nov.
24, 1993, at Prophets Riverview Center, Prophetstown.

Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Prophetstown, where
he was a member. Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown.

Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. today at Gardner Funeral Home, Prophetstown.
Memorials may be made to the church.

Mr. Sawyer was born Nov. 18, 1907, in Morland, Kan., the son of Earl and
Myrtle Waite Sawyer. He married Carlene Lindahl Aug. 20, 1950, in
Prophetstown.

He retired in 1963 as a machinist at Eclipse Lawn Mower Co., Prophetstown.
After that, he operated the Star Mail Route out of Prophetstown until 1971.

He was a member of American Legion Post 522, Prophetstown; and American
Association of Retired Persons.

He was a World War II Army veteran, serving with the 814th Tank Destroyer
Battalion. He was awarded the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal
with three overseas bars.

Survivors include the widow; a sister, Ruth Taber, Prophetstown; and brothers,
Kenneth Sawyer, Arlington Heights, Mass., and Roland and Wayne Sawyer, both of
Lyndon.

Ethel Filker

Ethel D. Filker, 75, Port Byron, formerly of Rock Island, died Thursday, Nov.
25, 1993, at Trinity Medical Center, East Campus, Moline.

Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Knox-Larson Funeral Home, Rock Island.

Visitation is 9 to 10 a.m.

Further arrangements are pending.

Opal Moore

Opal E. Moore, 85, of 4305 28th Ave., Rock Island, died Wednesday, Nov. 24,
1993, at Rosewood Care Center, Moline.

Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Williamson Funeral Home, Jacksonville, Ill.
Burial is in Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Jacksonville.

Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Knox-Larson Funeral Home,
Rock Island, and one hour prior to services Monday in Jacksonville.

The former Opal Warcup was born Feb. 20, 1908, in Murrayville, Ill., the
daughter of Edgar and Minnie Brisendine Warcup. She married Irwin Moore March
7, 1926, in Jacksonville. He died Aug. 21, 1977.

Mrs. Moore retired in 1973 as a collar baster after 38 years at Capp\'s
Clothing Factory, Jacksonville.

She attended Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rock Island.

She was a member of the Home Extension in Jacksonville and the Retirees Club
of Cap\'s Clothing.

She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and crafts.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Pat Moore, Rock
Island, and Gary and Bonnie Moore, South Lyons, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; 14
great-grandchildren; sisters, Grace Walker, Jacksonville, and Gladys Patteson,
Victoria, Texas; a brother, Wayne Warcup, Jacksonville; and several nieces and
nephews.

Elmer Killion

Elmer L. Killion, 63, Taylor Ridge, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 1993, at Trinity
Medical Center, East Campus, Moline.

Arrangements are pending at Wilton Funeral Home, Peoria, Ill.

Jeffrey Van Norman

Services for Jeffrey Van Norman, 39, of 722 23rd Ave., East Moline, are 1 p.m.
Monday at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline. Burial is in Moline Memorial
Park.

Visitation is 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Mr. Van Norman died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1993, in East Moline.

He was born June 22, 1954, in Moline, the son of J. LeRoy and Stella DeGeyter
VanNorman.

He was employed as an inspector for 19 years at the former International
Harvester Works, East Moline.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his mother, East Moline; a brother, Greg Van Norman,
Cambridge; and nephews, Joseph and Ethan Van Norman.

Jeanette Lamp Rink

Memorial services for Jeanette Lamp Rink, of 1536 26th Ave., Rock Island, are
11 a.m. Saturday at Wheelan Funeral Home, Rock Island.

There is no visitation. Memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurses
Association of Davenport; Durant, Iowa, Community Center; American Cancer
Society or a favorite charity.

Mrs. Rink died Sunday, Nov. 7, 1993, at home.

Lillian Dixon

Lillian M. Dixon, 90, formerly of 4309 17th Ave., Moline, died Friday, Nov.
26, 1993, at Oak Glen Home, Coal Valley.

Arrangements are pending at Wendt Funeral Home, Moline.