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Gene R. Empson - 89

7/15/1928 - 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 www.papefh.com. 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.

Gathering of Friends

Following the Mass, the family invites everyone to attend a reception held at the church hall.

Memorial Service:

A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 AM Thursday March 1st at Prince of Peace Parish. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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