Hattie Wolever


Share
Posted Online: March 05, 2014, 4:55 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Hattie F. Wolever, 91, of Prophetstown, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling.
Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Prophetstown United Methodist Church. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Cheri Stewart officiating. Burial will be at Erie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established. Arrangements were completed by McDonald Funeral Home, Prophetstown.
Hattie was born Feb. 14, 1923, in El Dorado Springs, Mo., daughter of Albert August and Bonnie Alice Stingley Freude. She graduated from Erie High School in 1941. She married Robert D. Wolever in 1940 in Missouri, and then later divorced.
She worked at Penberthy for 21 years, retiring in December 1988. Hattie also worked at Paul Carlson Insurance Agency, John Deere Defense, Microgear and Climco and also was a teacher of all grades in a country school.
She was a member of Prophetstown United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary and AARP.
Hattie enjoyed reading and spending time with her great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her two daughters, Patricia Crump, Prophetstown, and Barbara Israel, Chino Hills, Calif.; one son, Brett Wolever, Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Bea Wolever, Erie; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Robert; two sisters, Alberta and Bonnie; and two brothers, Albert and Jack.
Online condolences may be left at mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.












 




Local events heading








  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






(More History)