Joan (Mrs. Fred) Smith, 89, of DeWitt, died early Wednesday morning, Aug. 21, 2019, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, in Bettendorf.

Marvin “Dick” R. Block was born to William and Stella Brown Block on April 12, 1936, and is the oldest of six boys. He grew up in the Cascade and Temple Hill area.

Phyllis Ann Dierks Bratthauer, 90, of Bryant, passed away peacefully in the care of her children on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at her home.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Faith Lutheran Church, in Andover. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22,…

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Robert “Bob” Gail Kleinsmith, 81, of East Moline Illinois, passed away Aug. 15, 2019, at his residence.

Jonathan Paul Shaff passed away in his home surrounded by his loving and blessed family, after a very courageous battle with a second cancer, Aug. 8, 2019.

Thomas J. Dugan (Retired MSG), 68, passed peacefully at home Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. He was a 20-year U.S. Army veteran, who spent his career in Special Forces and as a Huey Medivac Pilot. He suffered from Agent Orange for many years. His time in the military took him and his family to Ft. De…

Emogene “Em” “Emo” Nelson, 79, of DeWitt, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus in Davenport.

Celebration of life services for Millie Wallace will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, at 10:30 a.m., at Faith Lutheran Church, in Eldridge. Her family will be available at 9 a.m. at the church. All are invited to a luncheon after the service, also at the church.

Richard Eulalio Rodriguez, 93, of Davenport, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Freddie “Fred” Behr, 83, of DeWitt, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Duane Lester Kruse, 80, of Lanark, Illinois, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in his home.

Janet Estella Yvonne Floerchinger Lyons, 83, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center.

Shirley Mae Bogle, 86, of DeWitt, passed away Saturday evening, Aug. 3, 2019, in her home.

Shirley May Blake, 89, of DeWitt, passed away at WellSpire Westwing Place, DeWitt, late Tuesday evening, July 30, 2019.

John Alexander Moffit, 87, of DeWitt, previously of Mechanicsville, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Genesis Hospital in Davenport.

William James “Bill” Duke, 61, of DeWitt, passed away Wednesday July 24, 2019, at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, in Iowa City, following a brief illness.

Louis L. Hansen, 77, of Bloomington, Illinois, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, in Bloomington.

Wesley Fred Witt, 87, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at home.

Richard “Dick” Staack, 82, of Princeton, died Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Morningside of Shiloh in Belleville, Illinois, surrounded by his loving family.

David Edward Lee Sr. passed away in his home in Sabula, on Thursday, July 18, 2019.

John Stevenson, 82, of Oxford Junction, formerly of Charlotte, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, at his home in Oxford Junction. 

   Jane (Mrs. John) Riedesel, 85, of DeWitt, died Monday morning July 15, 2019, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, in Davenport.

Beverly Ann Rebik, 91, of Solon, died Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Celebration of Life services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Solon, located at 100 S. Cedar St. Private burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be …

Donald E. Stuedemann, 87 of Clinton, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019, at The Alverno Health Care Facility in Clinton.  Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 20 at St. John Lutheran Church in Clinton.  Visitation will be held Friday 5 to 7 p.m. at Pape Funeral Home, and Sa…

Marlin Hoffmann, 88, of Spragueville, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home in Preston. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m., prior to the service at …

Ann Marie Niemann, 65 of Bellevue, formerly of DeWitt, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Westwing Place in DeWitt.

John Ludwig Mumm, 68, of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of DeWitt, died Saturday morning, July 6, 2019, after a long battle of fighting infections due to his recent hip surgery in February.

Judith Ann "Judi" Henricksen, 81, of DeWitt, died Wednesday evening, July 3, 2019, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Janiece L. Thola, 91, of Charlotte passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in the Alverno Home in Clinton.

Robert Henry Rosenberger, 98, of DeWitt, passed away June 28, 2019, at Grand Haven Assisted Living in Eldridge, following a brief illness.

Allen James Block, 48, of DeWitt, died Friday, June 28, 2019, at home.

Jim Kuehl, 80, of DeWitt, died Saturday evening, June 29, 2019, at Maggie’s House Assisted Living in DeWitt.

Joseph “Joe” Robert McGuire, 82, of DeWitt, died unexpectedly Friday, June 28, 2019, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus in Davenport, three days before his 83rd birthday.

Mary Margaret Witt, 82, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Friday, June 28, 2019, in her home.

Steven Douglas Niemann, 65, of Bellevue, formerly of DeWitt, died Thursday afternoon, June 20, 2019.

Mr. Joseph V. Green, 94, "The Mean Joe Green" of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Grand Mound, died Tuesday morning, June 25, 2019, at Elizabeth Scott Community in Maumee, Ohio.

Steven D. Niemann, 65, of Bellevue, formerly of DeWitt, died Thursday afternoon, June 20, 2019.

Deloris M. Kahl, 87, passed away June 20, 2019, at the Clarence Nursing Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 25 at Zion United Church of Christ in Lowden, with Rev. Stephen Stepp officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 on Monday at the church. Burial will be in Van …

Donald Berry, 76, of Clinton, formerly of Sabula, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at his home.

Leland C. “Rusty” Borland, 1932-2019 Normal, Illinois, a long, active and useful life came to its inevitable end June 18, when Russ Borland passed away peacefully after a short illness. He was the youngest son of James and Ella Borland, born Oct. 16, 1932, in Liberty, Nebraska.

Drew David Edwards, 22, of Maquoketa, passed away at the Jackson County Regional Hospital on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

Ken Brommelkamp, 70, of DeWitt, died peacefully early Monday morning, June 17, 2019, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

James R. “Jim” Krogman, 81, of Clinton, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, at the Alverno Senior Care Community.  A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 20, at St. Mary’s/St. Joseph Church, Sugar Creek.  Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Pape Fune…

Mildred Dorothy Wallace, 95, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Big Heart Angel Group Home in Chandler, Arizona.

Margaret Ann Droste Jett peacefully passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the young age of 66, after fighting a long, arduous battle with cancer. A visitation/Vigil and Rosary was held June 12 at St. Peter Parish in Spokane, Washington. A funeral Mass was celebrated June 13, also at St. Pet…

Eugene Maxwell "Gene" Meyer, 87, of DeWitt, was welcomed to his heavenly home, surrounded by loved ones, on June 12, 2019. Schultz Funeral Home is in charge of his cremation.

William “Don” Crockett, 86, of Thomson, Illinois, passed away June 11, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Betty Jane (Levetzow) Noll, 92, passed away June 6, 2019, at Grand Haven in Eldridge. Per her wishes, she was cremated. A gathering of family and friends will be at 10 a.m. with a service at 11 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church in Davenport on Saturday, June 29.

Chris Forret, 46, of Calamus, died early Monday morning, June 10, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Roger Dean Galloway, 76, of Grand Mound, died Sunday morning, June 2, 2019, at Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt.

Robert J. “Bob” Hughes, 84, of Delmar, passed away Tuesday morning, June 4, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

David Leonard Grove, 56, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019, at his home in Glenview, Illinois, after a courageous 3-year battle with brain cancer. Dave was born Oct. 20, 1962, in Lima, Ohio. Dave graduated from Davenport Assumption High School in 1981 and received his bachelor of arts degree …

Kathleen “Kate” Mangan McCulloh, 68, loving wife of Reed, mother of Thomas (Kelly Jo), and grandmother of Cecilia and Greta died peacefully Friday, May 31, 2019.

Roger J. Stoecken, 74, of Preston, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at his home. A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 1 at St. Joseph’s Church in Preston. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church and from 9:30 a.m. until the service time Saturday.  A lunch…

Robert "Bob" J. Seiler, 81, of Camanche, passed away, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Westwing Place in DeWitt. 

Larry Steward of DeWitt passed away Monday, Memorial Day, May 27, 2019.

LaVora C. Flemming, 91, of Miles, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019, at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue.

Marcella L. Butschi, 94, of Preston, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019, at the Jackson County Regional Healthcare Center, following a short illness. A funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 3 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Preston. Burial will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery…

Linda L. Bowker, 73, of Davenport, passed away at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House on Jan. 24, 2019. Cremation rights have been accorded and a private service will be held June 8 at the Glendale Cemetery in LeClaire. 

Laurie L. (Mrs. Todd) Willey, 58, of DeWitt, died Thursday morning, May 23, 2019, at home.

On Thursday afternoon, May 24, 2019, after outliving two husbands, most of her family in the next generation, and countless friends, Evie is headed to the “boneyard” in her words. In recent years, we often commented that she did not like change, but she earned that right after having lived t…

Larry Duane Hemm, 74, of Welton, died Friday morning, May 17, 2019.

Glenn Underwood, 92, of Princeton, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Frank A. Hutchins, 76, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Merced, California, on Friday, May 3, 2019.

Frank A. Hutchins, 76, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Merced, California, on Friday, May 3, 2019.

Dennis J. Mickelson, 63 of DeWitt, died Tuesday morning, May 14, 2019, at home.

Mrs. Dorothy M. Paarmann, 90, of DeWitt, died early Friday morning, May 10, 2019, at Westwing Place in DeWitt.

Mr. Milton Carl Schatz, 86, of Eldridge, died Tuesday evening, May 7, 2019, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Troy Skinner, 63, of Grand Mound, passed away at Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.  Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11 at Lemke Funeral Homes, South Chapel, 2610 Manufacturing Drive in Clinton. A visitation will occur two hours prior, from 9 a…

Mary Jo Buckley, 68, of DeWitt, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

John E. Cressey, 83, of Maquoketa, passed away Saturday morning, May 4, 2019, at his home in Maquoketa, surrounded by his family.

Richard C. Owen, 90, of DeWitt, passed away Friday, May 3, 2019, at Westwing Place in DeWitt. A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday, May 8 at 11 a.m. in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service. He will be laid to rest in Davenport Memorial Park…

Deanna Lynn Bearce, 60, of DeWitt, died Tuesday morning, April 30, 2019, at home.

Marcella (Mrs. Verne) Grau, 97, of DeWitt, died Saturday afternoon, April 27, 2019, at Westwing Place in DeWitt.