Alan J. Smith - 74
6/22/1943 - 4/28/2018
Clinton, IA Alan J. Smith, 74, of Clinton, Iowa, passed...
Arline L. Matzen - 89
9/24/1928 - 4/26/2018
Clinton, Iowa Arline L. Matzen, age 89, of Clinton, passed...
Brandon K. Hankins - 34
2/6/1984 - 4/26/2018
Clinton, IA Brandon Hankins, age 34 of Davenport,...
Judith Ann Shepherd - 72
4/19/1946 - 4/25/2018
Clinton, Iowa Judith Ann Shepherd age 72 of Clinton, passed...

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Glenn H. Naeve - 76

3/28/1941 - 2/20/2018
Andover, Iowa Glenn H. Naeve, age 76 of Andover, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center North. In following Glenn’s wishes a private family service will be held. Burial will be in Andover Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Daniel Heiar, Ben Daehler, Zach Hudson, Kipp Ketelsen, Jeff Naeve and Dale Kruse. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Glenn was born in Clinton on March 28, 1941, the son of Reynold and Malinda (Schroeder) Naeve. He married Diane Determan on May 28, 1960 in Clinton. Glenn owned and operated Andover Grain and Fertilizer. He had served as Mayor of Andover for many years. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Andover and the Andover Fire Department where he also was an EMT with the ambulance service. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, woodworking and vacationing with his family. Glenn is survived by his wife Diane; three children, Patti (Kevin) Diercks of Andover, Dan “Boone” (Marla) Naeve of Clinton and Lynn (Paul) Heiar of Charlotte; five grandchildren, Jennifer Diercks, Kelli (Ben) Daehler, Allyson Naeve, Breanne (Zach) Hudson and Daniel Heiar; three great grandchildren, Cael and Cade Hudson and Brooklyn Daehler; two brothers, Robert (Janeen) Naeve of Andover and Raymond (Ronda) Naeve of Andover; a sister Linda Bousman of Clinton and nieces and nephews, He was preceded in death by his parents, a niece Rae Ann Naeve and his two four legged friends, Rufus and Matty. Online condolences may be left at

Gene R. Empson - 89

7/16/1928 - 2/19/2018
Clinton, Iowa Gene R. Empson age 89 of Clinton, passed away Monday Feb. 19, 2018 at Genesis East Hospital in Davenport. According to family wishes cremation rites have been accorded. A Mass will be held 11:00 AM Thursday March 1st at Prince of Peace Parish. Following the Mass, the family invites everyone to attend a reception held at the church hall. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at Gene was born on July 16, 1928 in Harrisburg, IL, the son of Carl and Wilda (Parks) Empson. Gene was a Psychology Instructor at Clinton Community College for over 39 years. After his retirement, he volunteered as a court attendant for Clinton County. He was a member of Prince of Peace Parish. He was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan. Gene is survived by his wife, Joan Empson of Clinton; three children, Marc Empson of Ames, IA, John Empson of Eagan, MN, and David Empson of San Antonio, TX; three grandchildren, Alexis, David Allan, and Amelia Jean-Marie; two great grandchildren, Brynn and Gemma. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Robert J. Eberhart - 85

7/23/1932 - 2/15/2018
Charlotte, Iowa Robert J. Eberhart, age 85 of Charlotte, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, February 15th, 2018, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, at Assumption Catholic Church in Charlotte. Visitation will be from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 20th at the church. There will be a Rosary recited at 2:30 p.m. before the visitation. Burial will be in the Assumption Cemetery. Casket bearers will be his grandsons. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences can be expressed at Robert was born on July 23, 1932, in Charlotte. He was the third child (of ten) born to Albert and Rosa (Voss) Eberhart. As a youngster, he moved to the Joe R. Brown farm “because Ma had too many mouths to feed.” There he helped with chores and attended school in Charlotte, often riding one of Joe’s horses to school. In 1953 he served in the United States Army and was a member of the 630th Engineers Light Equipment Company. He was honorably discharged in 1955 as a Korean War Veteran. After his return from the military, he was united in marriage with Agnes M. Hammond on a snowy April 7th, 1956, at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church, Clinton. She preceded him in death on September 11th, 2013. Together they farmed several years and raised five children. Robert eventually found his way into the fertilizer business working for Standard Oil. In 1969 he accepted the management position of a newly constructed fertilizer plant built in the middle of a corn field west of Preston, Iowa. Throughout the years he continued to manage the business as it changed ownership several times until 1985 when Robert purchased the business now known as Eberhart Farm Center. He was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Jackson County Horse and Harness Association. He was an avid fan and attended hundreds of his children and grandchildren’s sporting events. He loved spending time outdoors gardening, fishing, tending to his team of Percheron horses Mike and Tom, and woodworking in his shop. All the while enjoying the opportunity to smoke his pipe. In his later years he spent his time playing cards and watching his favorites: Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, old westerns and the RFD channel. Most of all he loved sharing conversation with friends and family, always reminiscing with an amusing story. Left to cherish Robert’s memory are his children, Lyle (Kristy) Eberhart of DeWitt, Craig (Lori) Eberhart of DeWitt, Nina (Kevin) Hoffman of Charlotte, John (Karen) Eberhart of Charlotte, Charles (Jill) Eberhart of Goose Lake; grandchildren, Erin (Tony) Meyermann, Michael (Jana) Eberhart, Amanda Eberhart, Ross Eberhart, Alex Eberhart, Kyle (Jessica Spooner) Hoffman, Jared Hoffman, Levi Hoffman, Megan (Ryan) Johnson, Shaun Eberhart, Rachael (Brent) Blanchard, Brady Eberhart, Libby Eberhart, Tanner Eberhart; 9 great grandchildren; siblings, Alice Butt, Mary (Wesley) Witt, Rose (Jerry) O’Meara, Helen Burken, Janet (Don) Parker and Joe (DaVonne) Eberhart; several nieces and nephews; sister-in-laws, Joyce Eberhart, Darlene (Lawrence) Lehmkuhl; and brother-in-law, Robert (Pam) Hammond. He is also survived by his beloved caregivers, Carla Larson and Jan Farrell, and his extended family at Clover Ridge Assisted Living in Maquoketa, Iowa. He is preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Agnes, his parents, and his brothers; Bill, Walt, and Earl.

Cindy Ann Gibson - 59

3/17/1958 - 2/14/2018
Clinton, Iowa Cindy Ann Gibson age 59 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018 at her daughter’s home. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday Feb. 16th at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday 9:30 – 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be held at St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at A benefit in her memory is planned for March 31st from 2 – 7 PM at the Eagles Club, Clinton. Cindy was born on March 17, 1958 in Sioux City, IA, the daughter of Arthur and Nora (Rose) Reddick. She married Dean Gibson on Feb. 23, 2002 in Iowa. She worked as a waitress at J&D Steakhouse and at Legends in cook preparations. She enjoyed playing pool, spending time with her grandchildren, and telling jokes. Cindy is survived by her husband, Dean Gibson of Clinton; two daughters, Joy (Joe) Kuhse and Amber (Nolan) Eggers both of Clinton; five grandchildren, Shawn, Saran, Sebastian, Zackery, and Zoey; her sister, Kathy Reddick of Council Bluffs, IA; and three brothers, Donnie Reddick, Jeff “Hoss” (Julie) Reddick, and Barry Reddick. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.

Louise L. Florence - 69

3/23/1948 - 2/12/2018
Clinton, Iowa Louise L. Florence, age 69 of Clinton, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center North. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Steve Pecchio, Todd Florence, Brian Strunk, Doug Stegenga, Doug Massa and Darrell Van Scoyoc. Louise was born in Clinton on March 23, 1948, the daughter of Alvin and Theresa (Thielen) Dohrn. She graduated from Northeast High School in 1966. Louise married Danny Florence on September 16, 1967 in Preston, Iowa. Louise was a secretary with the Clinton School System at Horace Mann Elementary and later in the Human Resource Department at Roosevelt. Following her retirement she served as secretary with the Clinton Regional Development Corporation. Louise was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, PEO and a past member of the Clinton Country Club and Valley Oaks. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed following them in all their activities. She enjoyed golfing and her garden of flowers. Louise is survived by her husband Danny; two children, Brad (Bev) Florence of Peosta, Iowa and Tricia (Paul) Nederhiser of Ely, Iowa; six grandchildren, Matthew, Brandon, Ziana, Kingston, Natalie and Nathan; her brother, Alvin J. (Lois) Dohrn of Ankeny, Iowa and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Theresa. Online condolences may be left at

Scott E. Perry - 43

12/19/1974 - 2/12/2018
Clinton, IA Scott E. Perry age 43 of Clinton, passed away Monday Feb. 12, 2018 at Genesis East Hospital in Davenport. Visitation will be held 2 – 4 PM Sunday, Feb. 18th at the Pape Funeral Home. Following the visitation, cremation rites will be accorded and a memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Monday Feb. 19th at Zion Lutheran Church, where a lunch will follow. Memorials may be given to the National Reyes Syndrome Foundation or Pathways of Clinton. Scott was born on Dec. 19, 1974 in Hayward, CA, the son of John and Marie (Munck) Perry. Scott graduated from Clinton High School in 1993, Clinton Community College, and received is BA Degree from the University of Iowa. He loved Marine Biology and the study of sharks. Scott worked at M.E.C.C.A. and Systems Unlimited in Iowa City as a substance abuse counselor, D.A.C. in Dewitt, and recently with the Clinton Herald. Scott loved to watch sports, especially ESPN, Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bulls, and Chicago White Sox. He was a huge David Johnson fan, currently with the Arizona Cardinals. He enjoyed reading, huge Pearl Jam fan where he attended more than 10 shows throughout the country, and watching Joel Osteen Ministries. Scott was an organ donor and loved to help people. Scott is survived by his mother, Marie Perry of Clinton; his brother, Joe Perry of Davenport; 11 aunts & uncles, Gary (Janet) Munck, Larry (Sherri) Munck, Lonnie (Ron) Fell, Judy Olson, Jolee Witt, Gay (John) Smith, Laurie (Steve) Guidebeck, Nancy (Paul) Burke, Jeff Munck, Dan (Cathy) Donahue, and Greg (Charlene) Munck; and several cousins and their children. He was preceded in death by his father, maternal grandparents, Louis and Jane Munck, paternal grandparents, Betty Bokholdt and Forrest Perry, his aunt, Patti Donahue, and his uncle, Tom Olson.

Arlene C. Turner - 84

5/30/1933 - 2/11/2018
Clinton, Iowa Arlene C. Turner age 84 of Clinton, wife of Phillip Turner, passed away Sunday Feb. 11, 2018 at Mercy Living Center North. Cremation rites have been accorded and a Celebration of Life Service to be held at a later time. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at Arlene was born on May 30, 1933 in Manchester, IA, the daughter of Fred and Lillian (Timmerman) Hahn. She married Phillip Turner on May 17, 1952 in Quasqaeton, IA. She was a homemaker and enjoyed going for walks. Arlene is survived by her husband, Phillip Turner of Clinton; two sons, Stanley (Diana) Turner of Marion, IA and Rodney Turner of Camanche; four grandchildren, Derek, Travis, Chad, and Rachel; four great grandchildren, Jayden, Bryce, Noah, and Ava; two brothers, Dale (Barb) Hahn of Hiawatha, IA and Melvin (Charlotte) Hahn of Marion, IA; and three sisters, Donna Kollisk and Neva Hahn both of Marion, IA, and Joan Danley of Cedar Rapids. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister-Deloris.

Luciana M. Housenga - 42

11/26/1975 - 2/10/2018
Low Moor, Iowa Luciana M. Housenga, age 42 of Low Moor, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals. In following Luciana’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A visitation will be held Thursday, February 15th from 5-7 PM at the Church of the Open Door for all who wish to attend. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, February 16th at the Church of the Open Door in Clinton. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Luciana was born in Clinton on November 26, 1975, the daughter of Steve and Lucia (Lawlor) Andresen. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1994 where she was a member of the National Honor Society, captain of the debate team, and state runner up. Luciana attended the University of Iowa on a full academic scholarship where she received a double major in Anthropology/Sociology, and was accepted in the Iowa School of Music where she minored in music. While attending Iowa she made the Dean’s List all four years. She was an accomplished piano player and composer of music having won city, state, and national awards and had played in a Christian rock band. Luciana married Scott Housenga on September 16, 2006 in Waukesha, WI. She was a member of the Church of the Open Door. Luciana was a spiritual woman whose family was the most important part of her life. She also enjoyed playing the piano, guitar, and going camping with the family. She was a Homemaker with her children’s education being first and foremost. Luciana is survived by her husband Scott; four children, Yasmeen and Quinn Housenga of Madison, Wi, and Sabine and Ezra Housenga of Low Moor; her mother, Lucia (Ralph) Andresen of Clinton; her father, Steve McDonnell of Clinton; two brothers, Christopher (Karleen) McDonnell of Iowa City and Luke (Angela) McDonnell of Low Moor; a sister, Jessica McDonnell of Davenport; her grandmother, Gloria McDonnell of Clinton; father and mother-in-law, Randy and Phyllis Housenga of Clinton and two brothers-in-law, Doug (Erica) Housenga of Camanche and Brian (Barb) Housenga of Clinton. She is preceded in death by her son Micah Housenga. Online condolences may be left at

Jane L. Brown - 58

8/18/1959 - 2/8/2018
Clinton, IA Jane L. Brown age 58 of Clinton, passed away Thursday Feb. 8, 2018 unexpectedly at the Mercy North Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 7:00 PM Sunday Feb. 11th at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Sunday 2 – 7 PM at the funeral home. Following the service, cremation rites will be accorded. Memorials may be given to Midwest Pets for Life, PO Box 3205, Clinton, Iowa 52732. Online condolences may be left at Jane was born on Aug. 18, 1959 in Thomsen, IL, the daughter of Wilfred and Gwen (Dierks) Kroll. She married Eric Brown on Nov. 22, 2003 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA. Jane worked with Human Resources at Temp Associates in Clinton for over 24 years. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Clinton Chamber of Commerce, Gateway Human Resources, and the Northeast Advisory Board. She loved entertaining family and friends. She would go out of her way in helping others. She adored her dogs. Jane enjoyed gardening, landscaping, home decorating, and refurbishing antiques. Jane is survived by her husband, Eric Brown of Clinton; three children, Heather Molyneux of Iowa City, Jeramie Bussie of Clinton, and Kristianna (Nelson) Cassiberry of Clinton; 10 grandchildren, River, Logan, Jordan, Cadan, Hope, Oliver, Kameron, Santiono, Cristian, and Zyon; her mother and step-father, Gwen (Merle) Miller of Clinton; her brother, Michael (Amy) Kroll of Albany, IL; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, grandparents, her aunt-Phyllis Luckritz, her aunt, Darlene Dierks, a cousin-Larry Luckritz, and her cousin, Brent Dierks.

Albert W. "Al" Galbraith - 83

4/19/1934 - 2/3/2018
Fulton, IL, formerly of Clinton Albert W. “Al” Galbraith age 83 of Fulton, IL, formerly of Clinton, passed away Saturday Feb. 3, 2018 at The Alverno Health Care Facility, Clinton. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday Feb. 7th at Elvira Zion Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held Tuesday 4 – 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Mark Rubley, Jennifer Sullens, Shannon and Tony Huizenga, Jesse Galbraith, and Richard Smith. Online condolences may be left at Al was born on April 19, 1934 in Folletts, IA, the son of Henry and Elfrieda (Willer) Galbraith. He graduated from Elvira High School in 1952. He married Eunice Voss on Nov. 30, 1952 in Clinton; she died in 2007. Al worked at E.I. Dupont for over 42 years as a maintenance supervisor, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Elvira Zion Lutheran Church and very active with the Congregational Church UCC prior. Al served on the Clinton City Council for many years, member of the Moose Lodge and the Lions Club. Al was very family oriented, enjoyed traveling, and watching college football. Al is survived by his three children, Pamela Galbraith of Waterloo, IA, Brent (Sandy) Galbraith of Clinton, and Karen (Mark Rubley) Sullens of Belvidere, IL; 5 grandchildren, Shannon, Jennifer, Jacob, Jackie, and Jesse; 2 great grandchildren, Quentin and Adalynne; his very special friend, Shirley Larkey of Low Moor; and his two sisters-in-law, Betty and Deanna Galbraith. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and two brothers.

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