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Elizabeth `Betty\' Stopper
Services for Elizabeth C. ``Betty\'\' Stopper, 73, of 2028 7th Ave., Moline, are
9:30 a.m. Friday at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline, and 10 a.m. at St. Mary\'s
Catholic Church, Moline, where she was a member.
Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at DeRoo, with a rosary
recited by the Altar and Rosary Society at 3 and a liturgy service at 6:30.
Memorials may be made to the church or Kidney Foundation.
Miss Stopper died Monday, Sept. 26, 1994, at Trinity Medical Center, East
She was born Aug. 5, 1921, in Racine, Wis., the daughter of Max L. and
Elizabeth Mae Kupsh Stopper.
She was employed for 39 years in the industrial division at John Deere
Intercontinental Ltd., Moline, retiring in 1981.
She was a member of the church\'s Altar and Rosary Society and served as an
Eucharistic minister and was a member of the John Deere Retirees Club.
Survivors include nieces, Christina Hahn and Maxine Viaene, both of Moline,
Ann Crowell, High Point, N.C., Peggy Reynolds, Greensboro, N.C., Mary Beth
Reynolds, Belmont, N.C., Margaret Reynolds, Winston-Salem, N.C.; nephews,
Michael Viaene, Marshalltown, Iowa, and Thomas Reynolds, Greensboro; and six
great-nieces and great-nephews.
Esperanza H. ``Hope\'\' Vasquez, 63, of 325 Hero St., Silvis, died Tuesday,
Sept. 27, 1994, at home.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anne Catholic Church, East Moline. Burial
is in St. Mary\'s Cemetery, East Moline.
Visitation is 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Schroder Mortuary, Silvis, with a rosary
recited at 7.
The former Esperanza H. Sandoval was born Oct. 2, 1930, in Silvis, the
daughter of Eduviges and Angelina Hernandez Sandoval. She married Samuel
Vanquez Aug. 22, 1953, in Silvis.
Mrs. Vasquez was employed as a cook in several area restaurants.
She was a member of the auxiliaries of Ybarra-Gomez VFW, East Moline, and
Moline American Legion.
Survivors include the widower; daughters, Rose Vasquez, Des Moines, Margaret
Noble, Rock Island, Magdalen Ritter, New Lennox, Ill., and Jacqueline Vasquez,
Phoenix; three grandchildren; sisters, Jenny Garcia, Georgia Herrera, and
Mercedies Munoz, all of East Moline; and brothers, Emidio Sandoval, Silvis,
Tanilo Sandoval, East Moline, and Eddie Sandoval, Moline.
Linda S. Claus, 57, Port Byron, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1994, at home.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline. Burial is in
National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
Visitation is 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday. A memorial fund has been established.
The former Linda S. Hoogerwerf was born March 11, 1937, in East Moline, the
daughter of Joseph and Una Blaine Hoogerwerf. She married Joseph Claus Aug.
13, 1955, in Hampton.
She was a 1955 graduate of United Township High School.
Mrs. Claus was a member of East End Bolders Club.
She enjoyed bowling, Rolle Bolle, walking and shopping.
Survivors include the widower; sons and a daughter-in-law, Craig and Bonnie
Claus, Port Byron, Todd Claus, at home, and Christopher Claus, Rapids City;
grandchildren, Melissa and Justin; her mother, Una Studabaker, Moline; and a
brother, Terry Hoogerwerf, East Moline.
Helen E. Dean, 90, Atkinson, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1994, at Hammond-Henry
Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Homes, Atkinson. Burial
is in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo.
Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Memorials may be made to Helen Dean
The former Helen Spath was born June 18, 1904, in Exira, Iowa, the daughter of
Samuel and Anna Arnett Spath. She married Richey H. Dean Oct. 24, 1923, in
Chicago. He died Jan. 12, 1976.
Mrs. Dean was employed as a telephone operator for Henry County Telephone
Company and then served as bookkeeper for Atkinson Motor Co. for 45 years.
She was a member of Atkinson Congregational United Church of Christ and a
former member of Atkinson Eastern Star, Atkinson Womens Club and Mothers of
World War II.
She enjoyed crocheting, needlework, gardening and driving for other people.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Tom Samolinski,
Atkinson; granddaughters, Rhonda Carmichael and Rozalyn Murphy, both of
Atkinson; great-grandchildren, Gretchen, Clay and Shannon Carmichael and Drew
and Wade Murphy; and a daughter-in-law, Roberta Dean, Atkinson.
Melva G. Franks, 64, of 604 11th Ave., Green Rock, died Wednesday, Sept. 28,
1994, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, Davenport.
Arrangements are pending at Fairman Funeral Home, Green Rock.
Additional survivors for Matthew Edward Mote, three-year-old son of Deena
Marie Mote Kent, of 404 8th Ave., Green Rock, include grandparents, Edward and
Karen Mote, Rock Island.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline. Burial is in
Rose Lawn Memorial Estate, Moline.
Visitation is 6 to 8 tonight. A memorial fund will be established.
Matthew died Saturday, Sept. 24, 1994, at Illini Hospital, Silvis.
R. Dianne Schamp Olson
Services for R. Dianne Schamp Olson, 52, Indianapolis, formerly of Moline and
Cambridge, are 10 a.m. Friday at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Homes, Cambridge.
Burial is in Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge.
Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Memorials may be made to the American
Mrs. Olson died Monday, Sept. 26, 1994, at Community Hospital South,
The former Dianne Schamp was born June 23, 1942, in Kewanee, the daughter of
J. Herbert Jr. and Dorothy Baker Schamp.
She was employed at Deluxe Carpet Cleaning, Indianapolis. In earlier years she
worked at Servus Rubber Co., Rock Island, and the former Moline Lutheran
Hospital. She also spent years working in a child care business in Moline and
She was an avid Bears and Cubs fan and enjoyed gardening, crocheting and
Survivors include a daughter, Jeanette Jones, Moline; sons, Phillip Douglas,
Rock Island, Brian Bull, Denton, Texas, Patrick Bull, Ames, Iowa, and Anthony
Olson, Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; her mother,
Cambridge; a sister, Joanne Boggs, Osco; a brother, Joseph H. Schamp III,
Services for Kate Pannell, 97, Wyndcrest Nursing Home, Clinton, Iowa, formerly
of Fulton, are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, Fulton.
Burial is in Fulton Cemetery.
Visitation is 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Memorials may be made to Fulton
Presbyterian Church, where she attended.
Mrs. Pannell died Monday, Sept. 26, 1994, at the home.
The former Kate Norman was born Aug. 7, 1897, in Gronnigen, Holland, the
daughter of Hie and Katherine Norman Norman. She married Edward L. Pannell
Feb. 14, 1916, in Fulton. He died Nov. 27, 1973.
She was a member of United Presbyterian Women and a member of the Over 50
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ellen and Otto Schuster,
Osprey, Fla., Kathryn Pannell, El Paso, Texas, Nola and James Williamson,
Mount Carroll, Ill., Pauline and Harvey Williams, Morrison, Elaine Turner,
Clinton, Iowa, and Beverly Pannell, Fulton; sons, Hie Pannell, San Pedro,
Calif., and Robert Pannell, Thomson, Ill.; 30 grandchildren; many great and
great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Anne Shear, Fulton.
Services for Inge Rhoden, 65, Geneseo, are 11 a.m. Thursday at
Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Homes, Wright Chapel, Geneseo. Inurnment is in
Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo, at a later date.
Visitation is 6 to 8 tonight. Memorials may be made to the American Lung
Mrs. Rhoden died Monday, Sept. 26, 1994, at Hammond-Henry Extended Care,
The former Inge Seibold was born April 25, 1929, in Hamburg, Germany, the
daughter of William and Elisabeth Seibold. She married Roy Rhoden April 25,
1959, in Evanston, Ill.
She came to the United States in 1956 to Chicago.
She and her husband moved to Geneseo in 1963 where they owned and operated the
Royal Motel. They purchased the Maple City Trailer Park in 1976 which they
She was a member of First Lutheran Church, Geneseo, and a former secretry and
member of Henry County Horse Association.
Survivors include the widower; daughters and sons-in-law, Renee and Tony
Joseph, Richmond, Va., Sandy and Brian Smith, Cambridge, and Karen and Bobbie
Moore, Colorado Springs; and grandchildren, Justin and Devan Joseph and Jared
and Jesse Smith.
Kathryn Betts Akina
Memorial services for Kathryn M. Betts Akina, 94, Bettendorf Health Care
Center, are 1:30 p.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church, Moline.
The body was cremated. Inurnment is in Rose Lawn Memorial Estate, Moline.
Memorials may be made to Arrowhead Ranch, Coal Valley.
Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline, handled arrangements.
Mrs. Akina died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 1994, at the center.
Carl S. Campbell, 69, of 1820 Esplanade Ave., Davenport, died Tuesday, Sept.
27, 1994, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, Davenport.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary, Davenport. Burial is
in National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
Visitation is 11 a.m. to service time. A memorial fund has been established.
Mr. Campbell was born May 22, 1925, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Glen and
Effie Holloway Campbell.
He was self-employed as a concessioner for many years around the Quad-City
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Davenport.
He was a Marine Corps veteran.
Survivors include a sister, Virginia L. Quinn, Davenport; and a brother, Glenn
Julie A. Clark, 29, Davenport, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1994, at Manor Care
Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Davenport.
Graveside services are 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Fairmount Cemetery, Davenport.
Visitation is one hour prior to services at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.
Memorials may be made to the United Cerebral Palsy Fund.
Miss Clark was born Aug. 23, 1965, in Davenport, the daughter of Alan and
Susan Bell Clark.
Survivors include her parents, Centerville, Iowa; sisters, Christine Gonsey,
Davenport, and Lisa Woodworth, Colona; brothers, Brad Clark, Naperville, and
Adam Clark, Rocky Mountain, N.C.; grandparents, Walter and Earthel Clark,
Centerville; a niece; and four nephews.
James Allen Lenig, Eldridge, died Monday, Sept. 26, 1994, at Genesis Medical
Center, West Campus, Davenport.
Memorial services are 7 p.m. Thursday at Eldridge United Methodist Church,
where he was a member, and 7:30 p.m. Friday at Rolling Prairies, Ind., United
Methodist Church. Inurnment is in Rolling Meadows Cemetery.
Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, is in charge of local arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Lenig Children Educational Fund.
Mr. Lenig was born in LaPorte, Ind., the son of Daniel K. and Ethel M.
Fissguss Lenig. He married Marilyn M. Nelson in Hammond, Ind.
He retired as director of student services from American Institute of
Commerce, Davenport. In earlier years he taught at Merriville, Ind., High
School and was the track coach. He also was the treasurer of New Era Corp.,
East Chicago, Ind.
He was a member of Masonic Lodge of Rolling Meadows, Lions Club, where he was
the leader in Indian Guide and Indian Princess of the Y.M.C.A., Optimist Club,
a charter member of A.T.O. Fraternity, and a former member of Countryside
He was a Marine Corps veteran.
He enjoyed golf and supporting the North Scott Athletic events.
Survivors include the widow; a daughter, Tonia Lenig, Eldridge; sons, Todd N.
Lenig, Ames, Iowa, and Thane Lenig, Eldridge; a sister, Grace Siford, Rolling
Prairies; and brothers, Daniel Lenig, LaPorte, and Arthur and Charles Lenig,
both of Rolling Prairies.
David E. Rorah, 33, Maquoketa, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 1994, after a traffic
accident south of Lost Nation.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Carson and Son Funeral Home, Maquoketa. Burial
is in Hickory Grove Cemetery, rural Maquoketa.
Visitation to 4 to 8 p.m. today. A memorial fund has been established.
Mr. Rorah was born Aug. 30, 1961, in Maquoketa, the son of Thomas and Clara
He was a graduate of Hamilton Technical College, Davenport.
He was employed as an electrical engineer at Industrial Electric, Anamosa.
Survivors include his parents, Maquoketa; sisters, Polly DeLange, Davenport,
and Linda Mendel and Carol Specht, both of Maquoketa; and a brother, Thomas
Rorah, Lost Nation.
CHINBERG, Julian C., 84, Orion; 3 p.m. today, Swedona Lutheran Church.
CLARK, Roy F., 76, Rock Island; 10 a.m. Thursday, Knox-Larson, Rock Island.
Visitation 4-7 p.m. today.
KITCHEN, Lester L. Jr., 67, Cordova; 2 p.m. today, Snell-Zornig, Clinton.
KRAMER, Lorine J., 35, Fulton; 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Trinity Reformed Church,
Fulton. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
MCLEAN, Ella Mae, 71, Moline; 4 p.m. today, Van Hoe, East Moline.
MOTE, Matthew E., 3-year-old son of Deena Mote Kent, Green Rock; 1 p.m.
Thursday, Esterdahl, Moline. Visitation 6-8 tonight.
NOBILING, Gertrude M., 88, Moline; 9:20 a.m. Thursday, DeRoo, Moline, and 10
a.m., Sacred Heart, Moline. Visitation 2-8 p.m. today, DeRoo.
SAMUELSON, Pearl D., 88, Andover; 2 p.m. today, Augustana Lutheran, Andover.
SCOTT, Florence, 82, Cambridge; 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Stackhouse-Moore,
Cambridge. Visitation 6-8 tonight.
WILLIAMS, Betty V., 85, East Moline; 1 p.m. Friday, Schroder, Silvis.
Visitation 2-4, 6-8 p.m. Thursday.