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Richard "Dick" Bark - 839/20/1933 - 2/25/2017
Clinton, Iowa Richard E. “Dick” Bark, age 83 of Clinton, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Alverno Health Care Facility. Visitation will be from 10:30 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Lyons United Methodist Church. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 P.M. Cremation rites will follow with burial at a later date in Oakland Cemetery. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Dick was born in Clinton on September 20, 1933, the son of Corlus and Berniece (Gaarde) Bark. He graduated from Lyons High School in 1951. Dick married Patsy McClain on May 23, 1953 in Clinton. He was employed at Clinton Corn Processing Company for 25 years and later owned and operated Bark Construction. He was a member of Lyons United Methodist Church and Ducks Unlimited. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He served as Commissioner of the North End American League Little League for several years and umpired high school baseball games. He had a passion for wine making and enjoyed following the Cubs, Bears, and Hawkeyes. Dick is survived by his wife Pasty; five sons, Michael Bark of Harvey, LA, Thomas (Rebecca) Bark of Marion, IA, Kenneth Bark of Clinton, Keith (Janet) Bark of Ankeny, IA, and Gerald (Julie) Bark of Kingsport, TN; two daughters, Kathleen (Frank) Van Metre of Azusa, CA and Diane (Herman) Gibbons of McDonald, OH; 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Donald.
Kathleen M. “Kay” (Smith) Clouse - 885/16/1928 - 2/18/2017
Clinton, Iowa Kathleen M. “Kay” (Smith) Clouse age 88 of Clinton, passed away Saturday Feb. 18, 2017 at the Mercy Living Center North. Mass will be held 10:30 AM Friday Feb. 24th at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will be held Thursday 4-7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers will be her grandsons and nephews. Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com Kay was born on May 16, 1928 in Clinton, the daughter of Thomas and Angeline (Tigges) Leonard. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1946. She had married Jack Smith in 1952 in Clinton, and later married Lloyd Clouse in 1974 in Clinton, he died in 2010. Kay worked at ALCOA as an Electrical Secretary for over 30 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of Prince of Peace Parish. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family. She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed watching the Iowa Hawkeyes. Kay is survived by her son, Thomas (Deb) Smith of Clinton; two grandchildren, Becky (Jason) Morgan and Craig (Nicol) Smith; four great grandsons, Seth, Sam, Nolan, and Mason; two sisters, Bernice Schluns and Marion Spooner both of Clinton; and several nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and a sister. A special Thank You goes to the staff of Mercy Living Center North and to Bickford Assisted Living of Clinton.
Mary E. Pirch - 7010/6/1946 - 2/15/2017
Camanche, Iowa Mary E. Pirch age 70 of Camanche, passed away peacefully with loved ones in the comfort of her home on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. A Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Church of the Visitation in Camanche. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Saturday at the Church of the Visitation. In following Mary’s wishes, cremation rites will follow with burial at a later date in Clinton Lawn Cemetery. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Mary was born in Cedar Rapids on October 6, 1946, the daughter of Milo and Kathyrn (Knutson) Savel. She attended Upper Iowa University and received her BA degree in Education from the University of Iowa in 1968. She was married in 1968 and to this union she was blessed with two children, a son Andrew James and a daughter Stacey Ann. On September 21st, 1985 she was joined in marriage to Ray Pirch at her mother’s home in Cedar Rapids. Mary taught school in Illinois and Michigan while continuing her education in behavioral disorders and learning disabilities. While a stay at home mom she was a substitute teacher in the Clinton and Camanche School Districts She later taught in Sterling, IL for the Severe and Profound and then at Lincoln High School in Clinton. She was a member of the Church of the Visitation and Illowa Orchid Club. She was actively involved in the Clinton Showboat Theater as an actress and usher. Mary is survived by her husband Ray; two children, Andrew (Elizabeth) Cornwell, stationed in Tokyo, Japan and a daughter, Stacey (Michael) McIntosh of Silvis, IL; a Step-son, Scott Pirch of Coeur D’Alene, ID; five grandchildren, Nicole, Cassandra, Cordelia, Jacob and Kassidi; a brother, William (Janice) Savel of Cedar Rapids and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; a step-son, Shawn and a brother, Robert. Memorials may be made to the Illowa Orchid Society, Pancreatic Cancer Research or the Clinton Humane Society. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Margaret Lou Stoecken - 745/3/1942 - 2/12/2017
Preston, Iowa Margaret Lou Stoecken age 74 of Preston, IA, passed away Sunday February 12, 2017 at her home. A Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Saturday Feb. 18th at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Preston. Visitation will be held 4 PM – 8:30 PM Friday Feb. 17th at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Preston. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Following the funeral mass, cremation rites will be accorded with burial at a later date. Casket bearers will be Kevin, Dean, and Andy Stoecken, David and Robert Fiest, and Cletus Heister. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com Margaret was born on May 3, 1942 in Rock Island, IL, the daughter of Charles and Honora (O'Brien) Atkinson. She graduated from Goose Lake High School in 1960. She married Roger Stoecken on Oct. 13, 1962 in Clinton. Margaret was a homemaker and had worked at General Electric in Morrison, operated the Preston Legion Club, and Hometown Café, She also done bookkeeping for Stoecken Construction and Trucking. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Preston, where she was a member of the church council and coordinator for funeral luncheons for over 20 years. She was a member of the Preston American Legion Auxiliary and the Preston Fire Department Auxiliary. Margaret was a "go to" person for many area youngsters. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren activities, watching NASCAR Racing, especially "Tony Stewart", gardening, baking and restoring furniture. Margaret is survived by her husband, Roger Stoecken of Preston; her son, Michael (Kelly) Stoecken of Preston; three daughters, Mary Kay (Rory) Stone of Clinton, Michelle (Curtis) Farley of Clinton, and Melanie (Brad) Davis of Darlington, WI; 8 grandchildren, Kiira, Heather, and Rory "Calvin" Stone, Elesha Briggs, Tricia (Adam) Landheer, Shawn Farley, Jacob and Markell Stoecken; 6 great grandchildren, William, Rowan, Hendrix, Michael, Gideon, and Chloe; three brothers, Larry (Jackie) Atkinson of Camanche, Dan Atkinson of Moline, IL, and Steve (Debbie) Atkinson of Davenport; five sisters, Pat (Frank) Greve of Camanche, Nan (Marv) Fiest of Oskaloosa, IA, Mardella Dorrell of Chula Vista, CA, Bonnie (Gray) Tebbe of Preston, and Mary (Onie) Butt of Clinton; four brother-in-law, Chuck Klinkner of Clinton, Tony Schultz of Camanche, Steve Brown of South Carolina, and Fred Stoecken of Bellevue; nine sister-in-law, Carol Atkinson of Preston, Jane Atkinson of Preston, Bev Boultinhouse of Silvis, IL, Linda Atkinson of Lost Nation, Marie Rossman of Preston, and Barb Dodds of Clinton, Doris (Earl) Shields of Albany, IL, Linda (Norman) Jaeger and Laurel (Robert) Nelson both of Inverness, FL; and many nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Charles (Jack), Joe, Bill, and Jim Atkinson; three sisters, Fran Klinkner, Kay Schultz, and Rhonda Brown; brother-in-law, Gary Dorrell; two sister-in-law, Louise (Don) DeWitt and Betty Stoecken. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.
John W. “Jack” Niebuhr - 782/18/1938 - 2/8/2017
Clinton, Iowa John W. “Jack” Niebuhr age 78 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017 at the Mercy Living Center North. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Monday Feb. 13th at St. John Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held Sunday 2 – 4 PM at the Pape Funeral Home and Monday 9:30 AM until the service hour at the church. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery. Casket bearers will be his nephews, Larry and Jeff Niebuhr, Kevin and Mark Enwright, Kurt and Dake Chatfield. Memorials are to be given to St. John Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com John was born on Feb. 18, 1938 in Clinton, the son of Herman and Bernice (Danielsen) Niebuhr. He graduated from Clinton High School. Jack worked at the Clinton Community School District as a custodian for many years. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening. Jack is survived by his brother, Eugene (Helen) Niebuhr of Clinton; three sisters, Marian Enwright of Clinton, Donna (David) Chatfield of Bloomington, MN, and Carol (Wes) Stuedemann of Camanche; and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister in infancy.
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.
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