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John E. Hill - 74

9/6/1945 - 9/9/2019

Clinton, Iowa

John E. Hill age 74 of Clinton, passed away Monday Sept. 9, 2019 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  A gathering of family and friends will take place from 3:00 to 5:00 PM Sunday, September 15th at the Pape Funeral Home.   Memorials may be given to the Clarissa Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, IA. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com

 

     John was born on Sept. 6, 1945 in Clinton, the son of Clarence and Marjorie (Tadsen) Hill.  He graduated from DeWitt High School in 1963.  John served in the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict.  He married Karen Nielsen on April 17, 1971 in Clinton.  John worked for Interstate Power Company in Clinton and Mid-American Power Company in Davenport as a supervisor for many years.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church.  He enjoyed playing billiards, golfing, watching sports, especially the Iowa Hawkeyes, and spending time with his family.  

 

     John is survived by his wife, Karen Hill of Clinton; three daughters, Deb (Keith) Hein of Clinton, Lisa Burnett of Boynton Beach, FL, and Danielle Graham of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; four grandchildren, Lindsey, Matthew, Justin, Katie; six great grandchildren, Rylan, Hayley, Andrew, Elliot, Alexis, Elena; three brothers, Kenneth (Connie) Hill, Larry (Diane) Hill, and Richard (Lorna) Hill; and a step brother, Dennis Hill; and several nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Brandon.

 

Gathering of Friends

Cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 3:00 to 5:00 PM Sunday, September 15th at the Pape Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to the Clarissa Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, IA.

Service:

None.

3 Comments

  • Marcia Thorpe

    1 week ago

    Karen I am shocked to hear of John's passing. What a wonderful man he was and you had a wonderful life together. He had a beautiful smile. May God be with you and your family in this time of sorrow and may He bring you everlasting peace and strength.

  • Ben & Chrissy

    3 days, 15 hours ago

    We want you to know you are all in our thoughts. John was an amazing person and will be deeply missed. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help.
  • Larry & Janis

    3 days, 7 hours ago

    Dear Karen, We weren't able to be with you and the family today but you were in our thoughts and prayers.  John was a gentle soul and we will miss seeing him.  We hope you are taking care of yourself and remembering the good life you shared.  

    Love to you, Larry and Janis

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