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Timothy C. O'Malley - 476/16/1972 - 2/6/2017
Timothy C. O’Malley age 44 of Clinton died Monday Feb. 6, 2017 in Moline, IL. A Mass will be held 10:30 AM Monday Feb. 13th at Prince of Peace Parish, Clinton. Visitation will be held Sunday Feb. 12th from 2 – 5 PM at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Following the service, cremation rites will be accorded and a private family burial will be held. A memorial has been established for his son T.J. O’Malley. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com Timothy was born on June 16, 1972 in Clinton, the son of Edward and Jeanne (McConohy) O’Malley. He graduated from Clinton High School and served in the US Navy for four years, with multiple tours of duty on the USS Kennedy. He worked as a Trackman for Union Pacific Railroad. Timothy enjoyed spending time with his loving son, T.J. Timothy is survived by his son, T.J. O’Malley of Fulton, IL; his mother, Jeanne O’Malley of Clinton; three brothers, Thomas (Gill) O’Malley of Lompoc, CA, Michael (Amy) O’Malley of Clinton, and Brian (Stephanie) O’Malley of Guam; and seven nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.
Robert L. Haines - 935/11/1923 - 2/5/2017
Clinton, IA Robert L. Haines, age 93 of Clinton, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Bickford Cottage. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.m. Wednesday at the Pape Funeral Home and from 10:00 A.M. until the funeral time Thursday at the church. Burial will be in Teeds Grove Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Doug and Dan Timmer, Justin Schlader, Doug Haines, Luke Fischer and Dennis DeWeerdt. Robert was born in Chicago on May 11, 1923, the son of Floyd D. and Loretta (Wessels) Haines. He attended Lyons Schools. Robert married Bernetta M. Wall on November 6, 1945 in Clinton. Bernetta passed away on February 28, 2015. He was employed at E.I. DuPont for 35 years and had been a semi driver for Carstensen’s Freight Line. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Amvets Post #28 where he was active in the Color and Honor Guard. Robert served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in the European Theater during W.W. II. He was in the chemical warfare branch of the army, attached to the 384th bomb group in France. He was sent overseas in August of 1943, after previously enlisting in November of 1942 in Clinton. He was inducted into the service at Camp Dodge. Sgt. Haines originally was sent to Scotland and England. Later he was transferred to France, and there his unit received battle stars for the Ardennes and the Ruhr Valley campaigns. He wears the Unit citation and one oak leaf cluster on it, and the Good Conduct medal. Just before returning to the United States, he was engaged in evacuating French refugees from Casablanca, North Africa, to France. He left Europe on October 12, 1945 and five days later was home in Clinton in his civies. He was proud of taking the Honor Flight on September 7, 2010. Robert loved his family and enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s activities. He and his wife enjoyed traveling through-out the U.S. including 27 trips to California. He was an avid Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves fan and also followed the Green Bay Packers and Iowa Hawkeye’s. Robert loved to work on his cars and help other people. Robert is survived by a daughter; Connie Robertson of San Diego; two sons, Gary (Dorinda) Haines of Camanche and Kurt (Kathy) Haines of Clinton; 7 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; a brother, John D. (Wilma) Haines of Bettendorf; a sister-in-law, Helen Soenksen of DeWitt and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a grandson Matthew and a brother, Sheridan “Jerry”. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities.
Dennis - 6912/8/1947 - 2/5/2017
Clinton, IA Dennis M. “Duds” Malli, age 69 of Clinton, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center North. A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday at Prince of Peace. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Denny was born in Clinton on December 8, 1947, the son of James E. and Grace (Schmidt) Malli, Jr. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1966 and later from Clinton Community College. He served with the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Denny married Nancy Nelson on December 20, 1969 in Clinton. He was employed with Lyondell-Basell, retiring in 2003. He was a member of Prince of Peace Parish, Kiwanis Club, and the Fulton Country Club. He enjoyed golfing and woodworking and loved socializing with family and friends. Denny is survived by his wife Nancy; two children, Bradley (Heather) Malli of Bettendorf and Carrie (Luis) Montestruque of South Bend, IN; four grandchildren, Christian, Nicholas, Armando and Miguel; a brother, David Malli of Clinton and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Ronald and James. Memorials may be made to "Gigi’s Playhouse Quad Cities" in Moline or "Hand in Hand" in Bettendorf. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
John P. "Jack" Soesbe - 889/17/1928 - 2/3/2017
Clinton, Iowa John P. “Jack” Soesbe age 88 of Clinton, passed away Friday February 3, 2017 at The Alverno Health Care Facility, Clinton. A Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday February 7th at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will be held on Monday from 3 – 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery. Casket bearers will be grandchildren Colin, Casey, Libby, Erin, Abby Soesbe, and Charlie O’Connor. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com Jack was born on September 17, 1928 in Manchester, IA, the son of Philip and Barbara (Siegel) Soesbe. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1947 and the Iowa Barber College in Des Moines. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. Jack married Mary Theresa Lahey on July 16, 1955 at St. Irenaeus Church in Clinton. Jack owned and operated Jack’s Barber Shop for nearly 50 years, retiring in 2004. He had also worked at former Clinton Corn Processing Company and Clinton Electric Motors. Jack was a member of the Prince of Peace Parish, Knights of Columbus, Loyal Order of the Moose, and the Elks Club. He centered his life around his family, and he had a special bond with his granddaughter, Libby. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, and gardening and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Jack is survived by his wife, Mary Soesbe of Clinton; nine children, Rita (Randy) Baugh of Bettendorf, Julie (David) Coon of Madison, WI, Daniel (Patti) Soesbe of Des Plaines, IL, Jackie Soesbe and Paula Soesbe both of Chicago, IL, Douglas (Michelle) Soesbe of St. Charles, IL, Patrick Soesbe of Clinton, Greg (Cynthia) Soesbe of Thompson Station, TN, and Chrissy (Kevin) O’Connor of Aurora, IL; 15 grandchildren, Craig (Kirsta), David (Tami), Adam (Nichole), Rebecca (Jimmy), Krista, Casey, Colin, Abby, Libby, Erin, Jeffrey, Charlie, Lahey, Caitlyn, and Brady; 5 great grandchildren, Natalee, Tommy, Giana, Mara, and Stella; and a brother, William Soesbe of Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Jim and Robert, and a sister, Mary Jo Daly.
Josephine P. Flynn - 839/28/1933 - 1/30/2017
Clinton, IA Josephine P. Flynn age 83 of Clinton, went to be with the Lord peacefully at her home on Monday, January 30, 2017. A Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. until the service time Friday at the church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Fulton. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Josephine was born in Clinton on September 28, 1933, the daughter of Francis and Gertrude (Cox) Costello. She married Leland Flynn on March 26, 1982 in Clinton. Leland passed away on June 22, 1984. She was employed at Sanitary Dairy for many years. She devoted much of her love to her nieces and nephews as they were growing up and enjoyed going camping, fishing, bowling and knitting. Josephine is survived by a sister-in-law, Anna Mae Costello; nieces, Cynthia (Bob) Hartz, Julie (Fred) Lair, Jean Burlingame and Janet (Keith) Bark; nephews, Thomas (Barb) Nissen, Jeff Ludvigsen and Joe (Deb) Ludvigsen; nine great nieces and five great nephews; and Leah, Patrick and Katie who she babysat for as they were growing up. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Leland; three brothers, Bernard Costello, Robert and his wife Jacqueline Costello and Donald Costello; a sister, Kathleen and her husband David Ludvigsen; two nephews, Joel Ludvigsen and James Ludvigsen; a great nephew Andrew Hartz and a great-great niece Emma Leonard. The family would like to thank Dr. Anoop Aggarwal and staff, the ladies of TLC, Sharon, Jessica, Christine, Laurabell, Beth and Miss Jessie and Heidi from Hospice for all their loving care. Memorials may be made in Josephine’s name to the Clinton Humane Society.
Charles E. Bilek - 613/23/1955 - 1/28/2017
Clinton Charles E. Bilek, age 61 of Clinton, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 in an automobile accident near Fairmont, MN. A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at Prince of Peace where a rosary will be recited at 7:45 P.M. Following the Mass cremation rites will be accorded with burial at a later date. The Pape Funeral Home in assisting the family. Chuck was born in Rapid City, South Dakota on March 23, 1955, the son of Emil and Ruth (George) Bilek. At the age of 9 Chuck’s mother passed away and he moved to Taylor Falls, MN where he was raised by his grandparents, Virgil and Ellie George. He graduated from Taylor Falls High School. Chuck married Starla Krogman on June 9, 1979 at St. Irenaeus Church in Clinton. He owned and operated The Fireplace Shop/Hometown Kitchen and Bath on Main Ave. for over 30 years. He was a member of Prince of Peace Parish and the Knights of Columbus and had been active with the Boy Scouts. Chuck was a workaholic and a cowboy at heart and loved horses. Chuck is survived by his wife Starla; children, Amanda Bilek of Davenport and Devin Bilek and Taciana Bilek both at home; sisters, Marilyn (Miles) Stomberg of Hugo, MN, Cindy (Don) Pleau of Siren, WI and Linda (Jim) Hayward of Rapid City, SD and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial has been established. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
June L. Hood - 836/12/1933 - 1/27/2017
Clinton June L. Hood, 83, of Clinton passed away Friday, January 27, 2017, at Mercy Living Center North. Funeral services will be held at Pape Funeral Home. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, January 31, with services, 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 1. Burial follows at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers are grandsons, Logan, Connor and Evan Hood, brothers- in- law Larry Hood and Willard Larson, nephew Bill Lamp. June was born June, 12, 1933, in Charlotte to William H. and Rosa (Slapnicka) Lamp. June was a 1952 graduate of Charlotte High School. June was involved in 4-H early in her life and she worked at Curtis Company and as a teacher’s aide at Longfellow Elementary School. June married Eugene “Gene” A. Hood on February 19, 1956 in Charlotte, Iowa. They were happily married for 56 years until Gene’s death in 2013. June and Gene were long-time members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Clinton. June is survived by her daughter, Sherry Hood of Tampa, Florida; her son Mark (Sarah) Hood of Clinton; three grandsons, Logan, Connor and Evan of Iowa City; brother-in-law Larry (Karen) Hood of Clinton; sisters-in-law LeAnne (Willard) Larson of Camanche, Carolyn Lamp of Charlotte and Linda Lamp of DeWitt. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two brothers, Bill and LeRoy Lamp. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the YWCA of Clinton, or Relay for Life of Clinton County. Online condolences may be left at papefh.com.
Evelyn L. Kruse - 909/18/1926 - 1/27/2017
Clinton Evelyn L. Kruse age 90 Clinton passed away Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Alverno. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the service time Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Evelyn was born in Sabula on September 18, 1926 the daughter of William and Hattie (Dau) Nagel. She married Virtus Kruse on February 28, 1948 in Davenport. Virtus passed away on December 14, 2006. Evelyn was a homemaker and farmed with her husband in the Bryant and Elvira areas. She later was employed at A.C. Nielsen Company. Evelyn always took interest in her families activities. She enjoyed listening to the local radio station, going to Sweetheart Bakery for a daily cinnamon roll, bowling and playing 500. Evelyn is survived by two children; Shirlee (Richard) Spensley of Clinton and Jerry (Gail) Kruse of Fulton; four grandchildren, Ryan Kruse, Brent (Jackie) Kruse, Randall Spensley and Sheilah Spensley; four great grandchildren, Ava and Kennedy Kruse and Randy and Jackson Spensley; a step-granddaughter, Sue (Marv) Lind; two step-great grandchildren, Amber (Chris) Sheridan and Justin Lind; four sisters, Betty Meyer of Sabula, Elaine Clark of Scottsdale, AZ, Carol Nagel of Miles and Bonnie McConohy of Clinton and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Larry Nagel and Bill Nagel and two sisters, Marlene Nagel and Phyllis Schnoor. Memorials may be made to Mercy Hospice. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Janice L. Roenfeldt - 746/19/1942 - 1/22/2017
Clinton, Iowa Janice L. Roenfeldt age 74 of Clinton, passed away Sunday Jan. 22, 2017 at the Mercy Living Center North. There are no funeral service planned. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Laura R. Kasterke - 892/7/1927 - 1/22/2017
Clinton, Iowa Laura R. Kasterke age 89 of Clinton, passed away Sunday Jan. 22, 2017 at Mercy Living Center North, Clinton. Cremation rites have been accorded. A visitation will be held Friday Jan. 27th from 10:00 AM until the service hour at the Pape Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Friday at Noon at the Pape Funeral Home. Inurnment will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com Laura was born on Feb. 7, 1927 in Lomax, IL, the daughter of LeRoy and Dora (Bixenman) Pence. She married J.W. “Bill” Kasterke on Dec. 29, 1945 in Ft. Madison, IA; he died in 2015. Laura had worked at the Marccucci’s Restaurant, Clinton, the former Lord Baltimore, Clinton, and with International Paper Company as a shipping clerk. She enjoyed gardening, canning, baking, playing cards, and needlepoint. Laura was a member of the Red Hats Club, AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary, Clinton Women’s Club, Rebekah Lodge, Women of the Moose, Mercy Auxiliary, and the Clinton Historical Society. Laura is survived by her son, Byron (Judy) Kasterke of Clinton; daughter-in-law, Patricia Kasterke of Clinton; four grandchildren, Dale, Michelle, Zachary, and Kindsey; five great grandchildren, Andrew, Michael, Alex, Nolan, and Abbey; three great-great grandchildren; and two sisters, Roberta Avery of Pennsylvania and Eileen Winegard of Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son, Steven, two brothers, and three sisters.
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