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Karen L. Cossman - 623/11/1955 - 9/23/2017
Clinton, Iowa Karen L. Cossman, age 62 of Clinton, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at The Alverno Health Care Facility. In following Karen’s wishes her body has been donated to the University of Iowa Anatomy Department. A Mass will be celebrated at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 26th at Prince of Peace Parish. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Karen was born in Clinton on March 11, 1955, the daughter of Leonard and Mary (McDermott) Cossman. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1973 and was an Art Major at Coe College in Cedar Rapids. She taught Art at Prince of Peace High School. Karen was a member of Prince of Peace Parish. She was an Associate of the Sisters of St. Francis. She attended daily Mass, was an avid reader and enjoyed antiquing. Karen is survived by three brothers and sister; Leonard (Fran) Cossman of Parkersburg, WV, Joe (Mary) Cossman of Fort Worth, TX, Mark Cossman of Des Moines and Beth (Paul) Krentz of Naperville, IL; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorials may be made to The Alverno. We will me miss her wit, unwavering faith, a “never give up” outlook on life and an unbelievable eye for art. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Warren C. Young - 904/20/1927 - 9/21/2017
Warren C. Young age 90 of Clinton passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017, at his daughter’s home in Andalusia, IL. Cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10:00-11:00 AM on Friday, September 29th at the Lyons United Methodist Church. A memorial service will begin at 11 AM on Friday. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Warren was born on April 20, 1927, in Clinton, IA, the son of Vernon and Edna (Fenzel) Young. He graduated from Lyons High School in 1945. He served with the U.S. Army during W.W. II. Warren married Margaret Oliver on February 14, 1948, in Clinton. Margaret passed away on April 25, 2015. Warren worked at E.I. DuPont in Clinton for over 38 years. He was a member of the Lyons Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, ice boating, and making bluebird and wood duck nesting boxes. Warren is survived by his three children, David (Carol) Young of Edgewood, NM, Karen Young of Waterloo, IA and Sue (Mike) Robinson of Andalusia, IL; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, James (Janice) Young of Clinton; and two sisters, Ramona Redman and Vernetta (Leigh) Goff both of Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Margaret, a son Douglas in 2007, and a great-grandson, Oliver Palmer. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.
Rollin C. - 8010/13/1936 - 9/20/2017
Clinton, Iowa Rollin C. “Chuck” Mallory, age 80 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center North. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday Sept. 23rd at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Visitation will be held Saturday 9:30 AM until the service hour at the funeral home. Burial will be at Springdale Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. Chuck was born on Oct. 13, 1936 in Clinton, the son of Chester and Lois (Clark) Mallory. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1954 and attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids. Chuck served in the Army National Guard. He married Faith Edenfield in 1963 in Elvira, she died in 1999. He later married Paula Ekland on Aug. 30, 2001 in Las Vegas. Chuck worked for E.I. DuPont in Clinton for over 37 years. He enjoyed lifting weights and was a member of the Clinton YMCA since the age of 5 years old until its closing. He loved talking to people, spending time with his grandchildren, and an avid Chicago Bears fan. All the kids in the family will remember him always having tootsie rolls for them. Chuck is survived by his wife, Paula Mallory of Clinton; two step-daughters, Malissa (Josh) Bevins of Cedar falls and Katie (Reg) White of Thibodaux, LA; four grandchildren, Hailey, Paige, Madison, and Liam. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Faith, and brother-in-law, Donald Ekland.
Jeanne E. Jones - 887/12/1929 - 9/17/2017
Clinton, IA Jeanne E. Jones, age 88 of Clinton, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017. A funeral service will be at 11:30 AM on Tuesday, September 19th at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10:30 AM until the service hour. Burial will take place at St. Irenaeus Cemetery. Jeanne was born on July 12, 1929 in Clinton, Iowa. She married Edward Jones on August 20, 1949 in Clinton. Edward passed away December 27, 1991. She is survived by her two children; Michael (Mary) Jones and Deborah Markham both of Clinton.
Donald L. Hughes - 877/28/1930 - 9/14/2017
Clinton, IA Donald (Don) Leo Hughes, age 87, of Bryant, Iowa, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Clinton, Iowa. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 2:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Pape Funeral Home, Clinton, Iowa. Prayers of the Rosary will be at 6:00 P.M. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, September 18, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sugar Creek, Iowa. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bryant, Iowa. Pallbearers will be Cade Hughes, Loran Jacobsen, Floyd Marx, Dustin Rickertsen, Eugene Roling, and Michael Thiede. Honorary Pallbearers will be his four brothers Paul, Robert, Thomas, and Dennis Hughes; Harvey Evers, and Reynold Platt. Don was born in Brookfield Township, rural Elwood, on July 28, 1930, to Leo and Madeline (LaFayette) Hughes. He quickly learned the value of hard work by helping on the farm, as well as being employed to earn money to support the family. He graduated from Elwood High School in 1948. A hardworking, rugged man, Don loved being outdoors and working the land. He began farming when corn was picked by hand and workers walked behind teams of horses and oxen. He greatly enjoyed farming in the Charlotte and Bryant areas his entire life. In addition to farming, Don bought a milk truck and drove 130 miles a day picking up milk cans. He then went to work at Clinton Engines foundry, where he lifted 25,000 pounds a day of lead pail molds and where he met the love of his life. Don married Linda Thiede on April 20, 1963, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sugar Creek, Iowa. Both Don and Linda were strong supporters of education, and they graciously established an endowment fund for scholarships. Their generosity has helped many young people in Clinton and Jackson Counties to further their education. The things most important to Don were his faith, family, and farming. He was a member of St. Mary’s and St. Joseph’s Church, Sugar Creek. He served on St. Mary’s Church Council and Cemetery Board and taught high school catechism for a number of years. He was also a member of the Goose Lake Lions Club, Preston Knights of Columbus, and Northeast School Board. He greatly enjoyed following his children and grandchildren’s activities, traveling, and playing cards. After losing his beloved wife of thirty-nine years, he relished traveling with his grandchildren, whom he lovingly referred to as his “little monsters”, to Canada, South Dakota, Florida, Texas, and Colorado. He even tackled white water rafting at age eighty in Glacier National Park. One of the highlights of his life was seeing his beloved Cubs win the 2016 World Series. With twenty-seven year of sobriety, Don regularly attended AA meetings where he helped to mentor others. He will be greatly missed by Snoopy, his dog and constant companion. Don is survived by a daughter, Jeanne (Marty) Seyller of Downers Grove, Illinois, and a son Greg (Robyn) Hughes of Charlotte, Iowa. His is also survived by three grandchildren, Haleigh, Nicolle and Cade Hughes and two step-grandchildren, Emily (Nick) Hauser and Julia Seyller. He leaves behind four brothers, Paul (Denyse) Hughes of Maquoketa, Robert (Barbara) Hughes of Delmar, Dr. Thomas (Mary) Hughes of Geneseo, and Dennis (Debbie) Hughes of Park View, and many nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Linda, who passed away on June 2, 2002; his uncle, James Hughes, whom he farmed with for over forty years; and his godson, Dillon Hughes. In lieu of flowers, the family has established a memorial fund to purchase park benches to be placed in Lyons, Iowa, and a beautification project for St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bryant, Iowa. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Michael A. Jennings - 722/15/1945 - 9/7/2017
Clinton, Iowa Michael Jennings, 72, of Clinton, Iowa, died at home on September 6, 2017. Cremation rites have been accorded and per his wishes, no public services will be held. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Clinton Public Library. Mike was born February 15, 1945, to Tom and Betty Jennings in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. He married Helen (Wallingford) on February 4, 1967. Mike graduated from the University of Iowa and worked for the Social Security Administration for 34 years. After retirement, he worked as a paraprofessional with the Clinton Community School District. A beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, Mike enjoyed playing cards, reading, traveling, cooking, and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes. Mike had a great sense of humor and loved telling stories to his grandchildren. Mike is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Helen; children Jeff (Christian) of Cedar Rapids, Eric (Kasey) of Clinton, David (Kristin) of Clinton, and Anne Doherty (Dave) of Oak Park, IL; 10 grandchildren; a brother and two sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant daughter, Michelle.
Lynette I. Barten Fosdick Carnicle - 579/6/2017 - 9/6/2017
Garretson, SD Lynette I. Barten Fosdick Carnicle, age 57 of Garretson, South Dakota, formerly of Savanna, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 at Methodist Hospital, Rochester, MN. A memorial service will be held at Faith Lutheran Church in Andover on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. Lynette was born in Maquoketa, Iowa on September 4, 1959, the daughter of Robert and Caroline (Krabbenhoft) Barten. She graduated from East Central High School in 1977. Lynette attended Clinton Community College and received her BA degree in 1981 from Marycrest College in Davenport, IA. Lynette married Jack Fosdick on May 20, 1983 in Andover. Jack passed away on September 20, 2010. She later married Dennis Carnicle on August 11, 2012 in South Dakota. While living in Savanna Lynette was employed with Facemakers, Sullivan’s, and later taught at Northwest Academy in Hanover, IL. Lynette is survived by her husband; five step-children, Kristi (Jeff) of South Dakota, Rebecca, Melissa, Matthew all of Colorado, and Michelle of Minnesota; two step-granddaughters, Teila and Teshia of South Dakota; four sisters, Lola Wilkens, Lila Dunning, Ronda (Tom) Tietjens and Rojean (Gary) Behrens all of Clinton; three brothers, Roy (Vi) Barten of Park Rapids, MN, Ron (Marcia) Barten of Calamus and Lloyd (Sandy) Barten of Miles; a sister-in-law, Jan Barten of Clinton and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, a sister, Rose and a brother, Lorin. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Margaret J. Krajewski - 899/28/1927 - 8/23/2017
Chandler, AZ Margaret Jean Krajewski age 89, of Chandler, AZ, formerly of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017 in Chandler, AZ. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery in Clinton. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Jean was born on September 28, 1927 in Chicago, the daughter of Robert and Margaret (Harkins) Fiedler. She married Bruno Krajewski on October 8, 1949 in Lansing, IL. Bruno passed away on September 19, 1993. Jean is survived by two daughters; Nancy and Karen; a son, Greg; 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a daughter Cynthia.
David L. Williams - 632/14/1954 - 8/19/2017
Clinton, Iowa David L. Williams, 63, of Clinton, passed away while enjoying his favorite pastime on August 19, 2017. His immediate family gathered and enjoyed the eclipse in his honor and there will be a celebration of life at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. David was born on February 14, 1954 in Anderson, Indiana, the son of Dave and Mary (Zastro) Williams. He was a 1972 graduate of Clinton High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for two years. David married Karen Mohr in 1979 and together had three children; Alicia, Jennifer and David. He was employed with Metal Tech for many years. He enjoyed many things, his favorites being camping, fishing, the St. Louis Cardinals and most importantly loved being around his family. David is survived by his wife Karen Williams; two daughters, Alicia and Jennifer; one son David, all of Clinton; 10 grandchildren; four sisters, Kate, Carol, Caren and Mary; two brothers, Bill and Tom; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, a grandson and a nephew. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Lois F. Cunningham - 939/28/1923 - 8/19/2017
Clinton, IA Lois F. Cunningham age 93 of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Clinton, passed away Saturday August 19, 2017 in Cedar Rapids, IA, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday August 26th at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Meth-Wick Community, 1224 13th St. NW in Cedar Rapids, IA 52405. Lois was born on September 28, 1923, the daughter of Herman and Ruby (Krebs) Holm. She graduated from Lyons High School in Clinton. She married Joseph Cunningham December 25, 1960; he died January 26, 1997. She was a telephone operator in Lyons, and worked for Doctor King and Doctor Rogers at the Main Avenue Medical Clinic. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, where she was active in the sewing circle. She and Joe traveled throughout the country enjoying several bus trips. She lived “north of the big tree” most of her life until moving to Sarah Harding Home and then Meth-Wick Community in Cedar Rapids. Lois is survived by her son, Robert (Molli) Cunningham of Cedar Rapids; two grandchildren, Sarah (David) Jackman of Asbury, IA and Alex Cunningham of Davenport, IA; and a great grandson, Dexter Jackman. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister and brother. The family would like to thank the staff at Meth-Wick Community for taking such loving care of Lois in her final years.
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