LOCAL OBITS 8-11-93
Revell `Bob' Burgess
Revell "Bob" Burgess, 68, of 3555 11th St., Rock Island, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at home.
Memorial services are 11 a.m. Friday at Hodgson Funeral Home Ltd., Rock Island. Burial is in Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island.
Mr. Burgess was born March 29, 1925, in Freeport, Ill., the son of Walter E. and Lillian M. Neal Burgess.
He was employed for 25 years as a machine operator for International Harvester Corp., East Moline Works, retiring in 1979.
He enjoyed videotaping.
Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Diane Burgess, Rock Island; a sister-in-law, Sally Burgess, Silvis; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Services for Albert H. Chrisman, 79, of 1209 21st Ave., Rock Island, formerly of Davenport and Bettendorf, are 1 p.m. Friday at Esterdahl Mortuary, Ltd., Moline. Burial is in Davenport Memorial Park.
Visitation is noon to 1 p.m. Friday. Memorials may be made to the Friendship Manor Endowment Fund.
Mr. Chrisman died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at Silver Cross Nursing Center, Rock Island.
He was born Oct. 16, 1913, in Davenport, the son of Albert and Dorothy Wilmes Chrisman. He married Viola Stoltenberg Nov. 26, 1934, in Clinton, Iowa.
He retired in 1980 from ITT, Davenport, as an inside salesman with the automotive division.
He was a member of Rock Island Golden K Kiwanis Club, Moline Senior Citizens and Plus 60 Club.
He was a World War II Navy veteran.
He enjoyed playing golf.
Survivors include the widow; a sister, Berniece Bjurstrom, Rock Island; and a cousin, Ralph Chrisman, Davenport.
Services for Frank Colson, 66, of 313 20th St., Rock Island, are 1 p.m. Thursday at Hodgson Funeral Home Ltd., Rock Island. Burial is in National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
Visitation is 7 to 9 tonight. A memorial fund has been established.
Mr. Colson died Monday, Aug. 9, 1993, at Trinity Medical Center, West Campus, Rock Island.
He was born Aug. 18, 1926, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Frank and Mary Webster Colson.
He drove a school bus for several years in Cincinnati before retiring to the Quad-Cities.
Survivors include sisters, Marion Colson, Orridge, Ky., and Luella Phillips, Glencoe, Ky.; and brothers, Russell Colson, Orridge, and Howard Colson, Cincinnati.
Services for Ralph H. Ketzle, 89, of 1209 21st Ave., Rock Island, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Knox-Larson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial is in Peniel Cemetery, Joy.
Visitation is 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m. today. Memorials may be made to Friendship Manor Benevolent Fund or South Park Presbyterian Church, Rock Island, where he was a member.
Mr. Ketzle died Monday, Aug. 9, 1993, at Trinity Medical Center, West Campus, Rock Island.
He was born April 4, 1904, in Reynolds, the son of Paul C. and Eva Maude Harbour Ketzle. He married Darlene Sherer June 12, 1935, in Joy.
He was manager of Federal Land Bank Association, Morrison, when he retired in 1969. He then became a farm real estate appraiser and real estate broker.
He was a member of Rock Island Rotary; Moline Elks; and Illinois Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
Survivors include the widow; a daughter, Marienne French, Jacksonville, Fla.; three stepgrandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; a stepgreat-great-grandson; sisters, Ruth Stead, Aledo, Mary Simpson, Springfield, and Ione Gobble, Mesa, Ariz.; and a brother, Robert Ketzle, Aledo.
Everett R. Waller, 89, Friendship Manor Nursing Home, Rock Island, formerly of Galva and Peoria, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at the home.
Arrangements are pending at Rux-Schuster Funeral Home, Galva.
Services for Eva Sue Smith, 78, of 2919 11th Ave., Moline, are 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Moline, with a prayer service conducted at 9 a.m. at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline. Burial is in Greenview Memorial Gardens, Silvis.
Visitation is 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the church, where she was a member.
Mrs. Smith died Monday, Aug. 9, 1993, at Trinity Medical Center, West Campus, Rock Island.
The former Eva Sue White was born March 21, 1915, in Wood River, Ill., the daughter of Walter I. and Susan Schneider White. She married Melville C. Smith Jr. June 6, 1944, in Alton, Ill. He died Nov. 11, 1991.
Survivors include a daughter, Diane Woods, Port Byron; a son, Robert R. Smith, Moline; grandsons, Todd E. Woods, Milan, and Jeffery Robert Woods, Port Byron; and a great-grandson, Bryn Kenneth Smith, Milan.
Ruth E. Williams, 70, of 2312 9th St., Silvis, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at Illini Hospital, Silvis.
Visitation is 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Esterdahl Mortuary, Ltd., Moline, where further arrangements are pending.
Raymond `Bill' Evins
Raymond J. "Bill" Evins, 64, of 415 4th St. W., Andalusia, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at Mercer County Hospital, Aledo.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Larson Funeral Home, Milan.
Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where further arrangements are pending.
George H. Kincade, 75, Mesa, Ariz., died Monday, Aug. 9, 1993, at home.
Services are 9 a.m. Thursday at Mountain View Mortuary, Mesa, Ariz. Burial is in Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Mesa.
Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. today.
Mr. Kincade was born Feb. 22, 1918, in Mount Union, Iowa, the son of John David and Mabel Burgess Kincade. He married Dorothy Allum.
He was a former president of Diamond Transportation, Racine, Wis.
He was a World War II Air Force veteran, serving as a bomber pilot based in Italy and flew 50 missions over Europe.
Survivors include the widow; daughters, Marsha Miller, Mesa, and Corinne Hermes, Gillette, Wyo.; a son, Mark Kincade, Tucson, Ariz.; six grandchildren; and a sister, Esther Long, Davenport.
Charles W. McIntire, 73, of 1007 Railroad Ave., Kewanee, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at home.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Cavanagh and Schueneman Funeral Home, Kewanee. Burial is in Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee.
Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Mr. McIntire was born June 12, 1920, in Media, Ill., the son of Clyde and Daisy Lamb McIntire. He married Mildred Millen. He married Darlene Swearingen. She died in 1983.
He worked as a foreman at Kewanee Boiler Co. He also owned and operated his own welding and boiler repair business and owned and operated Mac's Tap, Kewanee, retiring in 1982.
He enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include daughters, Mary McIntire, Kewanee, and Cathy McIntire, Las Vegas; sons, Dave McIntire, Cordova, Tenn., and Bob and Tom McIntire, both of Kewanee; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Page, Galva, and Dorothy Mooney, Tulsa, Okla.; and a brother, Clyde McIntire Jr., Anaheim, Calif.
Margaret H. Schroeder, 81, of 310 Schroeder Road, Coal Valley, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 1993, at home.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Trimble Funeral Home, Coal Valley, where further arrangements are pending.
Theodore Selser Sr.
Theodore E. Selser Sr., 85, Monmouth, Ill., formerly of Galesburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at Pinewood Health Care Center, Monmouth.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Watson Funeral Home, Galesburg. Burial is in Memorial Park Cemetery, Galesburg.
Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Memorials may be made to to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.
Mr. Selser was born Aug. 19, 1907, in Morning Sun, Iowa, the son of William and Bessie Graham Selser. He married Theresa E. Wilson McGraw Jan. 15, 1937, in Aledo.
He was employed more than 20 years as a Per Mar Security guard at Gates Manufacturing, Galesburg.
Survivors include the widow; daughters, Lois Turnbull, rural Alexis, and Evelyn Bridger and Betty Barbero, both of Galesburg; sons, Theodore Selser Jr., Alexis, and George and Carl Selser, both of Galesburg; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Cheryl J. Streeter, 59, rural New Windsor, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at St. Luke's Hospital, Davenport.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at the New Windsor Presbyterian Church, where he was a member. Burial is in New Windsor Cemetery.
Visitation is 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home, Alpha. A memorial fund has been established.
The former Cheryl Honeyman was born Feb. 19, 1934, in Illinois City, the daughter of H. E. and Agnes Vetter Honeyman. She married Donald Streeter March 5, 1954, in Rock Island. He died in July 1979.
Mrs. Streeter was a former clerical employee of Black Hawk College, Moline, and also farmed.
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She was a former officer member at Rivoli Home Extension Unit, New Windsor, and the Mercer County Farm Bureau.
She enjoyed playing cards and dancing.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Jim Cation, Galesburg; sons, Jeff Streeter, New Windsor, and Jim Streeter, Denton, Texas; brothers, Gene Honeyman, West Palm Beach, Fla., Bruce Honeyman, Golden, Colo., Blaire Honeyman, Galesburg, Harlan Honeyman, Henderson, Ill., and Rudy Honeyman, Abingdon Ill.; and nieces and nephews.
Services for Benjamin W. Brooks, 82, of 4416 N. Lincoln Ave., Davenport, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial is in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation is 6 to 8 tonight.
Mr. Brooks died Monday, Aug. 9, 1993, at St. Luke's Hospital, Davenport.
He was born Dec. 11, 1910, in New Windsor, the son of Rolla and Marie Parkinson Brooks. He married Anna Ambros Aug. 19, 1958, in Rock Island.
He was a real estate broker in Iowa and Illinois, operating Brooks Realty in Davenport for many years.
He was an avid sportsman and traveler.
Survivors include the widow; daughters, Linda Shippee, Pinellas Park, Fla., Liane Shanahan, Bettendorf, Sandra Gillum, Altoona, Iowa, Mary Lou Lenker, Houston, Texas, and Cynthia Warren, Davenport; a son, Kenneth Brooks, Davenport; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Lucille Snodgrass, and Virginia Allen, both of Newton, Iowa; and a brother, Verne Brooks, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Melvin D. Brumbaugh, 50, of 4726 Scott St., Davenport, died Monday, Aug. 9, 1993, at Iowa Veterans Home, Knoxville, Iowa.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Davenport Memorial Park. The body was cremated.
There is no visitation. A memorial fund has been established.
Cunnick-Collins Mortuary, Davenport, is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Brumbaugh was born Aug. 6, 1943, in Geddes, S.D., the son of George and Myrtle Buchtel Brumbaugh. He married Kathleen Olds June 13, 1980, in Davenport.
He was employed for more than 17 years as a fork lift operator at Ralston Purina Co., Davenport.
He was a Vietnam War veteran, serving in the Navy and then in the Army.
He enjoyed camping, reading and his job.
Survivors include the widow; daughters, Teresa Hewitt, and Kelly West, both of Rock Island, and Pamela Nichol, Muscatine, Iowa; three grandchildren; and brothers, Russell Brumbaugh, in South Carolina, Bruce Brumbaugh, in Alaska, Don Brumbaugh, in New Mexico, Francis Brumbaugh, in Virginia, and Roy and Billy Brumbaugh, both in South Dakota.
Diane Burge Courbat
Services for Diane Burge Courbat, 34, Waterloo, Iowa, formerly of Davenport, are 1 p.m. Thursday at Pentecostal Church of God, Davenport, where she was a former member. Burial is in Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport.
Visitation is noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the church. A memorial fund has been established.
Nicholson Funeral Home, Rock Island, is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Courbat died Friday, Aug. 6, 1993, at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa, after a shooting in Waterloo.
The former Diane Burge married David Courbat in 1987, in Davenport.
She enjoyed shooting pool and dancing.
Survivors include the widower; a daughter, Julie Burge, Waterloo; a son, David Sadtler, Rockford; a granddaughter; sisters, Mary Ann Burge, Dessie Powell, Bessie Burge, Shirley Jean Middleton and Shirley Ann Walker, all of Davenport, and Katherine Williams, Starksville, Miss.; and her grandmother, Lillie Hill, Davenport.
Eleanor Mae Currier, 59, of 11721 King Arthur Court, Dubuque, Iowa, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at Mercy Hospital, Dubuque.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Rux Funeral Home, Kewanee. Burial is Evergreen Memorary Gardens.
Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, Kewanee, or Hope Evangelical Free Church, Dubuque.
The former Eleanor Logsdon was born Feb. 24, 1934, in Kewanee, the daughter of Homer J. and Nina V. Walwer Logsdon. She married Gilbert W. Currier Jan. 4, 1953, in Kewanee.
Mrs. Currier graduated from Kewanee High School in 1952.
She was employed as a clerk at McLellan Dime Store and Samara's Grocery Store, both in Kewanee.
She attended Calvary Baptist Church, in Kewanee, and Hope Evangelical Free Church, in Dubuque.
Survivors include the widower; sisters, Ruth Snyder Jr., Palm Desert, Calif, Dolores Lindstrom, Barbara Bannon, Beverly Rose and Connie Entas, all of Kewanee, and Frances Adams, Pekin; and brothers, James and Keneth Logsdon, both of Neponset, Robert Logsdon, Anaheim, Calif.; Jack and Richard Logsdon, both of Kewanee, and Ronald Logsdon, New Orleans, La.
Charles Hodson Jr.
Charles E. Hodson Jr., 76, formerly of Davenport, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at Oak Glen Home, Coal Valley.
Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.
Juanita Alice Lund, 97, DeWitt, Iowa, formerly of Calamus, Iowa, and Davenport, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 1993, at the Belleview, Fla., home of her daughter.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, rural Calamus, where she was a member. Burial is in Our Savior's Cemetery, rural Calamus.
Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Schultz Funeral Home, Grand Mound, Iowa. A memorial fund has been established.
The former Juanita Gage was born June 9, 1896, in Delmar, Iowa, the daughter of L.S. and Theresa Doty Gage. She married Hans Lund Feb. 18, 1914, in Calamus. He died Dec. 4, 1956.
Mrs. Lund was employed at the former Calamus Nursing Home and Syracuse Inn. She and her husband also had farmed in the Calamus area.
She was a member of the church's Ladies Circle, and Royal Neighbors.
She enjoyed sewing, cards, canning and gardening.
Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy McCollam, Belleview; sons, Roland Lund, Boston, and Cleland Lund, Calamus; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
Mary McKaye, 58, of 1834 W. 8th St., Davenport, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at Mercy Hospital, Davenport.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary, Davenport. Burial is in Davenport Memorial Park.
Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. today. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.
The former Mary Peshinski was born Sept. 5, 1934, in Davenport, the daughter of Walter and Opal Allen Peshinski. She married Raymond Peters Sr. in 1953, in Davenport. He died in 1984. She married Robert McKaye in Davenport.
Survivors include the widower; daughters, Penny Nichols, Patricia Peters, and Candace McKaye, all of Davenport; sons, Robert, and Raymond Peters Jr., both of Davenport; nine grandchildren; and a brother, Walter Peshinski, Sierra Vista, Ariz.
Thomas W. Murphy, 56, Burlington, Iowa, formerly of Davenport, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 1993, at St. Luke's Hospital, Davenport.
Services were held today at Lunning Chapel, Burlington. Burial was in Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington.
A memorial fund has been established for his grandchildren's education.
Mr. Murphy was born Jan. 13, 1937, in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Joseph and Bessie L. Blansett Murphy. He married Alberta Collier.
He retired this year after 20 years at J I Case Co., Burlington.
Survivors include the widow; daughters, Brenda Merrick, Lori Steward, and Diane Spicer, all of Burlington, and Pam Songer, Ottumwa, Iowa; a son, Alan Murphy, Burlington; nine grandchildren; and sisters, Jolene Smith, Silvis, Jean Bergmeir, and Annie Richards, both of Ottumwa, and Patti Feger, Katherine Pulis, Mabel Murphy, and Doris June Biondo, all in Missouri.
Tom Friend Smith, 82, Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Bettendorf, died Monday, Aug. 9, 1993, at a Colorado Springs Hospital.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Gardens Chapel, Colorado Springs. Burial is in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Colorado Springs.
Visitation is 2 to 9 p.m. today at Swan-Law Funeral Home, Colorado Springs. Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Disease, 2215 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, 80907.
Mr. Smith was born Sept. 23, 1910, in Galesburg, the son of Friend and Elizabeth Gilbert Smith. He married Jacqueline Rehling Nov. 26, 1939, in Davenport.
He had managed the U.S. Air Force Academy Arnold Hall Theatre, Colorado Springs.
He was a World War II Navy veteran.
Survivors include the widow; a daughter, Jackie Smith, Colorado Springs; sons, Tom L. Smith, Oxnard, Calif., and James R. Smith, Colorado Springs; and five grandchildren.
Neoma Betty Stegen Turpin, 61, Surfside Beach, S.C., formerly of Davenport, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1993, at home.
Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.
BURWELL, Sharon M., 55, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Moline; 3 p.m. Thursday, Westminister Presbyterian Church, Cedar Rapids. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today, Murdoch, Marion, Iowa.
GARRETT, Charles, 70, Columbus Junction, Iowa; 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Stacy- Lewis, Columbus Junction. Visitation 2-8 p.m. today.
HALL, Geraldine Ruth, 74, Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Moline; 11 a.m. Thursday, Esterdahl, Moline. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Thursday.
LANOTTE, Grace Sheets, 81, Port Richey, Fla., formerly of the Quad-Cities area; 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Davenport Memorial Park.
LOX, Beverly M., 52, Oquawka; 2 p.m. today, Gladstone United Methodist Church.
MAUS, David E., 35, Davenport; 11 a.m. Thursday, Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Davenport. Visitation 2-4, 6-9 p.m. today, Halligan-McCabe, Davenport.
McCLELLAN, Barbara J., 72, Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Geneseo; 2 p.m. today, Presbyterian Church, Lakeland. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Friday, Stackhouse-Moore, Geneseo.
McGUIRE, Beverly, 55, Coal Valley; 9:45 a.m. Thursday, Trimble, Coal Valley, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Coal Valley. Visitation 4-8 p.m. today, Trimble, Coal Valley.
MILAM, Willard L. "Bill," 76, East Moline; 1 p.m. Thursday, Esterdahl, Moline. Visitation 6-8 tonight.
ROGULA, Nellie P., 97, formerly of Moline; 2:30 p.m. today, Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
SIDDENS, Gerald E., 44, Tampico; 1 p.m. Thursday, Garland, Tampico. Visitation 2-4, 6-8 p.m. today.
WALKER, Edward D., 74, Moline; 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Trimble, Moline. Visitation 7-9 tonight.