Amy J. Dierks - 873/6/1930 - 6/21/2017
Clinton, Iowa Amy J. Dierks age 87 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday June 21, 2017 at her home. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Monday, June 26th at Ascension Lutheran Church in Goose Lake. Visitation will be held Sunday 2 – 5 PM at the Pape Funeral Home and Monday 9:30 AM until the service hour at the church. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers will be her grandchildren. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. Amy was born on March 6, 1930 in Clinton, the daughter of Harry and Emily “Dode” (Gordon) McKenrick. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1948. Amy married Robert Dierks on Sept. 23, 1951 in Clinton; he died in 2003. She worked as a private duty Registered Nurse for many years and finished her career as a nurse at the former Wyndcrest Nursing Home, Clinton, where she retired. Amy was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing bingo, an avid reader, and going to the casino. Amy is survived by her five children, Becky (Wayne) Gluesing of Clinton, Jeffrey Dierks of Clinton, Dr. Elizabeth (J. Spencer) Craig of Paris, TN, Maurice “Moe” (Linda) Dierks of Davenport, and Roberta Peltier of Iowa City; 15 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren; her sister, Yvonne Simpson of Batavia, IL; a brother, Sam McKenrick of Clinton; four nieces and a nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Roberta Anne McDonnell - 905/11/1927 - 6/20/2017
Clinton, Iowa Roberta Anne McDonnell, age 90 of Clinton, passed away Tuesday June 20, 2017 in Clinton. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 AM Friday June 23rd at Prince of Peace Parish, Clinton. Visitation will be held Thursday 5 – 7 PM, with a rosary recited at 7:00 PM at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Clinton. Memorials may be directed to the St. Paul Center in Steubenville, OH. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com Roberta was born on May 11, 1927 in Omaha, NE, the daughter of William and Anna (Abel) Reilly. She graduated from Bethlehem Academy in Faribault, MN. She received her registered nursing degree in Jamestown, North Dakota. On May 17, 1950, Roberta married Donal J. McDonnell in Clinton and they were married 36 years until Don passed away in 1986. Roberta worked at Jane Lamb Hospital (Clinton) in obstetrics for a number of years before raising their son and daughter and returned to work for more than 10 years after her son went off to college. Roberta is survived by her son, Stephen McDonnell of Colleyville, TX; her grandson Mark McDonnell of Austin, TX and his wife Sang and their children (her great grandchildren) Benjamin, Katherine, Charlotte and Josephine; and granddaughter Suzanne McDonnell of New Orleans, LA. She was preceded in death by her husband Donal McDonnell, her daughter Marcia McDonnell and her parents William and Anna Reilly. Memorials may be directed to the St. Paul Center in Steubenville, OH.
Kenneth D. Peters - 868/7/1930 - 6/17/2017
Bettendorf, IA, formerly of Clinton Kenneth D. Peters age 86 of Bettendorf, formerly of Clinton, passed away Saturday June 17, 2017 at the Bettendorf Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM at the Church of the Open Door in Clinton. Visitation will be held Saturday 10:00 AM until the service hour at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. Kenneth was born on Aug. 7, 1930 in Clinton, IA, the son of Hans and Rosie (Kohrt) Peters. He served in the US Navy from 1951-1954. He married Beverly Proud on July 24, 1951 in Clinton, she died in 2015. Kenneth worked for Allied Steel, EI DuPont, Lawler Carpet, and Mercy Hospital. He was a member of the Church of the Open Door. Kenneth is survived by two sons, Michael K. (Tracee) Peters and Michael P. Peters both of Davenport, IA; a grandson, Seth Peters; three sisters, Arlene Eberle of Muscatine, IA, Rosemary (Ron) Thompson of Miles, IA, and June (Thomas) Hardersen of Clinton; his sister-in-law, Marlene (Edward) King of Cedar Rapids, IA; and two brothers-in-law, Robert (Sonia) Housenga of Clinton and James (Linda) Proud of Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Beverly, and a brother, Dean.
Helen "Marguerite" Williams - 9512/10/1921 - 6/16/2017
Clinton, IA Helen “Marguerite” Williams, 95, passed away Friday, June 16 at her home surrounded by her family. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, June 20th at 10:30 AM at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Visitation will be Monday, June 19th, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Pape Funeral Home as well as an hour prior to the Funeral Mass at the church. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons and great grandsons, Robert Milroy, Patrick Arnold, Henry Arnold, Brandon Dopson, Benjamin Dopson, Ryan Milroy, Trenton Arnold and Brevin Arnold. Marguerite La Croix was born December 10, 1921 in Lyons, Iowa to Lester and Blanche (Henemann) La Croix. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Marshalltown, Iowa and became a cosmetologist after graduating from Paris Academy in Cedar Rapids. She owned and operated Marguerite’s Beauty Shop from the basement of her home for many years. She later acquired her real estate license and worked for Johnson Realty. She met her future husband at a skating rink on a night that girlfriends “pinky swore” they’d all stay together and not take rides home from a boy. Marguerite was the only one who kept that night’s promise and then found herself with only one way home—Robert Williams. Marguerite and Bob were married on January 15, 1940. He passed away December 11, 1965. Marguerite was a member of Prince of Peace Parish where she attended daily Mass as often as possible. She enjoyed Sudoku, reading, visiting with family and friends, History, crocheting, listening to Guy Lombardo and enthusiastically celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! She was a member of the Third Order of St. Francis, The Business and Professional Women’s Association, and a member and former President of the local chapter of the National Hairdressers Association. She always signed cards, “Love and Prayers, Marguerite.” Marguerite is survived by four children, Georgena (Gerald, deceased) Arnold, Ted (Jeanne) Williams, and twins Mary Jo (Steve) Dopson and Marla (James) Nagel; grandchildren Stacy (Robert) Milroy, Patrick Arnold, Henry (Stacey) Arnold, Brandon (Sarah) Dopson, Benjamin Dopson, Jamie Nagel, Jacquelyn Nagel and Jessica (Carlos) Cervantes; great grandchildren Ryan Milroy, Brevin, Trenton and Matraca Arnold and Rosalie Dopson; one niece Renee (Bill) Hogan and two nephews, John (Kathy) Reese and Phil La Croix. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bob; a sister Carolyn Reese, and a brother Andy La Croix. Memorials may be left to Prince of Peace Catholic School.
Phyllis J. Pladna - 898/1/1927 - 6/16/2017
Fulton, IL Phyllis J. Pladna age 89 of Fulton, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center North. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Pape Funeral Home and from 10:00 A.M. until the service time Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Tom Current, Scott Davis, Andrew, Aaron and Adam Pladna, Jayson Schneeberger and Joshua Wehde. Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church. Phyllis was born in Clinton on August 1, 1927, the daughter of William and Marcella (Baker) Keister. She graduated from Lyons High School in 1945. Phyllis married Thomas Pladna on April 13, 1952 at St. John Lutheran Church. She was employed as a secretary and bookkeeper for Sino’s Grocery Stores in Clinton. Phyllis was a member of St. John Lutheran Church where she was active with the Ladies Aid Group, the Quilting Group and the Altar Guild. She was a member of Lutheran Women Missionary League and a member and volunteer with Mercy Auxiliary. She enjoyed her family, player cards, reading and was an avid Chicago Cub and Iowa Hawkeye fan. Among her many blessings are her loving husband of 65 years, Tom; a daughter, Cindy (Tom) Snyder of Fulton; two sons, Richard (Robin) Pladna and Brent (Debbie) Pladna both of Clinton; eight grandchildren, Tom (Amber) Current, Lindsay (Scott) Davis, Jessica (Jayson) Schneeberger, Andrew (Jenny) Pladna, Aaron and Adam Pladna, Jenna Pladna and Joshua Wehde; five great grandchildren, Olivia, Lilly and Maddox Schneeberger, Wesley Davis and Wyatt Davis and two god children, Wendy Watford and Kennard Miller. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Robert and Richard; a sister, Shirley Watford and a son-in-law, Gary Current. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Wilbert W. “Bert” Eickert, Jr. - 466/14/2017 - 6/14/2017
Andover, Iowa Wilbert W. “Bert” Eickert, Jr. age 46 of Andover, passed away Sunday June 11, 2017 in Iowa City. A Gathering of Friends and Family is scheduled for Saturday June 17th from 5-8 PM in Goose Lake, at 224 Main Street, indoor and outdoor, please bring lawn chairs. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. Bert was born on March 11, 1971 in Clinton, the son of Wiolbert and Dorothy (Hudson) Eickert, Sr. He graduated from Northeast High School in 1989. He married Sabrina Shadle on Sept. 15, 2007 in Clinton. He had worked at Custom Pak in Clinton. Bert is survived by his wife, Sabrina Eickert of Andover; three step children, Robert Shadle-Boles of Clinton, Shyanne Ainsworth of Newton, IA, and Raiden Ainsworth of Charles City, IA; three brothers, Mark (Debbie) Eickert of Clinton, Dean Eickert of Andover, and Donald (Peggy) Eickert of Bryant; and two sisters, Brenda (Jeff) Gronwaldt and Rita Eickert both of Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Sheila.
Fern M. Hartz - 943/20/1923 - 6/12/2017
Clinton, Iowa Fern M. Hartz age 94 of Clinton, passed away Monday June 12, 2017 at Mercy Living Center North. A Mass will be celebrated on Thursday 11:00 AM, June 15 at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will be held Thursday 10:00 AM until the service hour at the church. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Memorials may be given to Mercy Living Center North. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers will be her grandchildren. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com Fern was born on March 20, 1923 in Andover, IA, the daughter of John and Malinda (Aude) Rittmer. She married Ted Hartz on Nov. 1, 1947 in Clinton; he died in 1996. She and her husband owned and operated Hartz Cycle and Lock in Clinton for over 30 years. She enjoyed feeding the birds, attending to her house plants, and playing games with her family. Fern is survived by her three children, Linda Wenzel of Clinton, Sally (Larry) Nelson of Clinton, and Robert (Cindy) Hartz of Clinton; 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and a great-great grandson; a sister, Jane Dunlavy of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a grandson, a great granddaughter, her brother, two sisters, her son-in-law, and two brothers-in-law.
Kathleen "Kathie" Gregg - 653/9/1952 - 6/9/2017
Fulton, IL Kathleen M. “Kathie” Gregg, age 65 of Fulton, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Alverno Health Care Facility following a year long battle with cancer. In following Kathie’s wishes cremation rites have been accorded. A private celebration of Kathie’s life will be held on Thursday, June 15th at the home of her sister Deb.. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Kathie was born in Fremont, Nebraska on March 9, 1952, the daughter of John and Marie (Shanahan) Kruger. She married Wayne Gregg in 1986 in Crete, NE. Wayne passed away in 2012. Kathie was a member of the Eagle’s Club in Crete. She enjoyed crafts, knitting, cooking and gardening. Kathie is survived by a sister, Deb (Donald) Schumacher of Fulton; two brothers, Mike (Mary) Kruger of Dallas, TX and Christopher (DeeAnn) Kruger of New Braunfels, TX; two nephews and one niece. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Amy and a brother, John Jr.
Margot L. Clark - 326/25/1984 - 6/4/2017
Clinton, Iowa Margot L. Clark age 32, of Clinton, passed away from injuries received in a motorcycle accident in Fulton on Sunday June 4, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the River Church in Clinton. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM on Wednesday June 7th at the Pape Funeral Home and from 10 AM until the service time on Thursday at the church. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to her daughter’s educational fund. Margot Leigh Clark was born on June 25, 1984 in Clinton, the daughter of Kenny and Shelley (Herrmann) Clark. She graduated from Clinton High School in 2002, where she was a member of the Iowa State Bowling Championship team. Margot graduated from Capri College in 2005 and received an Associate of Science degree from Clinton Community College in 2016. She was employed at the JC Penney Salon in Davenport and was also a distributor for Young Living Essential Oils. Margot was a member of the River Church and WINN of Bettendorf. She had a genuine love for her family and friends. Margot enjoyed bowling and was an avid Cubs fan. Margot is survived by her daughter Chasity Clark of Clinton; her mother Shelley Clark of Albany; her father Kenny Clark of Fulton; her sister Hilary (Jason) Jesudoss of Chicago; her grandparents Diane and Louie Reed of Clinton; her boyfriend Tim Davenport and his children McKenna and Hunter Davenport of Eldridge, and many cousins, aunts and uncles. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Bill and Jean Herrmann and an uncle, David Herrmann. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Donna M. Hoagland - 6012/1/1956 - 6/2/2017
Clinton, Iowa Donna M. Hoagland age 60 of Clinton, died Friday June 2, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City. According to her wishes, cremation rites were accorded. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com Donna was born on Dec. 1, 1956 in Clinton, the daughter of Everett and Hazel (Hughes) Philbrick. She was a self-employed cab driver in the Clinton area for many years. Donna is survived by her son, Charles Hickey of Clinton; two grandchildren, Conor and Ezri; and a sister, Carol. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Billie Jo, a sister, Nancy, and a brother, Larry.
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