Fond Memories - 2005
prayers go out to these families.
Lucille, mother of Tim Gillgrass. A. Lucile Gillgrass,
93, of Davenport, died Friday, December 16, 2005, in Davenport.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 20, at 11:30 a.m. at
the Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Visitation will be one hour prior
to the service at the mortuary. Burial will be in Memorial Park
Cemetery, Davenport. Memorials may be made to Genesis Hospice/VNA.
Lucile was born April 11, 1912, in Exline, Iowa, the daughter
of Walden P. and Nellie (Turk) Farnsworth. She was united in marriage
to George Gillgrass on March 6, 1938, in Centerville, Iowa. He
died February 28, 1984. She was a member of Westside Assembly
Church in Davenport.
Those left to honor her memory include her son, Tim, of Davenport;
sister, Dorothy Baker, of Littleton, Colo.; and numerous nieces
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Beryl Farnsworth,
and sister, Mary Virginia Shinogle.
Published in the Quad-City Times from 12/18/2005 - 12/19/2005.
M., mother of Laura Ferguson Steele. Regina M. Ferguson,
87, of Davenport, died Sunday, November 20, 2005, at Crest Health
Center, Davenport. Celebration of Life services will be 10 a.m.
Wednesday, November 23, at Koning Chapel, Ridgecrest Village,
Davenport. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. today at Weerts Funeral
Home, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials
may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, Davenport.
Mrs. Ferguson was born February 27, 1919, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
to William E. and Elisabeth (Schinnerling) Drake. She married
Woodrow W. Ferguson on October 17, 1942, in Cedar Rapids. He died
August 3, 2001. She had been a teacher at Adams Elementary, Davenport,
for 13 years, retiring in 1981. Her memberships included Christ
United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and Davenport
Area Retired Teachers Association. She enjoyed music, genealogy,
sewing and singing in the church choir.
Survivors include daughters, Elsa Lawry, of Hansell, Iowa, Rita
(Kenneth) Prouty, of St. Louis, Missouri, and Lora Steele, of
Neosho, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren;
and a foster sister, Vera Baillie, of Bakersfield, California.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Keenan Prouty.
Online condolences may be expressed to Mrs. Ferguson's family
by visiting her obituary at www.weertsfh.com.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 11/22/2005.
A , mother of Vicki Smith Coppinger. Shirlee A. Smith,
of Bokeelia, Fla., died Monday, October 24, 2005, at Southeast
Georgia Regional Health System, Brunswick, Ga. Celebration of
Life Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, October 29
at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport. The family will greet visitors
from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service Saturday at the funeral
home. Memorials may be made to a Hospice organization of the family's
choice. Shirlee was born April 18, 1929, in Montoursville, Pa.,
to Clifford and Sarah (Bowman) Tweedy. She married Gene A. Smith
December 18, 1948, in Decatur, Mich. In 1949, they moved to Davenport
to open a family owned business, the Lighthouse Market,
later known as Mr. Home Grown. She was a homemaker
who loved nature, including animals, flowers, and the life she
shared with her family on the lake and ocean. She attended the
United Methodist Church of Pine Island in Florida. Survivors include
her husband, Gene; daughters, Vicki Coppinger and Debra Van Hoosier,
both of Davenport; son, Scott (Sandi) Smith, of Geneseo, Ill.;
nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded
in death by a brother, Jimmy Tweedy. Online condolences may be
expressed to Shirlee's family by visiting her obituary at www.weertsfh.com.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 8/3/2005.
coach and teacher. Melvin B. Warner, 69, of Davenport, died on
Friday, July 29, 2005, in Kirksville, Mo. Funeral services will
be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, August 6, 2005, at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.
Visitation will be 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary.
There will be a luncheon following the service at St. Paul the
Apostle Catholic Church at Denning Hall. Memorials may be made
to Davenport Community School for Brady Street Stadium.
He was born November 25, 1935, in Austin, Minn., the son of Sydney
L. and Hazel (Wilfong) Warner. He graduated from Grand Meadow
High School in 1954. While attending the University of Colorado,
he played football and was a key part in the 1957 Orange Bowl
win over Clemson. He graduated in 1958 with a B.S. in Education.
He furthered his education and received his masters and specialist
degree in Educational Administration from NMSU. He was united
in marriage to Mary C. Mill of Davenport in August 24, 1957.
Prior to his retirement he worked for the Davenport Community
School System for 40 years. He began teaching Drivers Education
and coached Football, Wrestling and Soccer during his time at
West High School. He finished his career in 1999 at North High
School as Activities Director.
Those left to honor his memory include his children and spouses,
Michael and Diane Warner, Milan, Ill., Lisa Warner, Davenport,
Robert and Diane Warner, Edgerton, Wis., and Thomas and Kelly
Warner, Davenport; brothers, Floyd Kaster, Spring Valley, Minn.,
and Larry Warner, Ind.; sister, Lucille Bartell, Austin, Minn.;
and seven grandchildren, Matthew, Megan, Patrick, Nicholas, Santi,
Coletta, and Maura.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and three brothers,
Merle, Ralph and Earl Kaster.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 8/3/2005.
mother of Katherine Blumer Thinesen. Jeanette A. Blumer, 84, of
Davenport, died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Genesis East Medical
Center. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2005,
at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday
at the mortuary. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Davenport.
Memorials may be made to the Scott County Humane Society.
Jeanette was born October 16, 1920, in Iowa, to Frederick and
Anna (Dohse) Merz. She was united in marriage to Fred Blumer on
May 5, 1946, in Davenport. He died December 6, 1998.
Jeanette graduated from Davenport High School in 1938. She was
a former employee of the ML Parker Company where she was a Manager
of the Toy Department prior to retiring in 1972. She loved to
play bingo and was an avid Cubs Fan.
Those left to honor her memory include sons and daughters-in-law,
David and Judi Blumer, Park View, Iowa, and Paul and Kathy Jo
Blumer, Surprise, Ariz.; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Keith
Thinesen, Phoenix; "adopted daughter," Charlotte Cox,
Davenport; grandchildren, Kimberly Blumer, Jason and Diedre Kronstedt,
Jon and Shelley Kronstedt, Corey and Chrissy Blumer, Wendy and
Jeff Glover, Jennifer Stout, and Kevin and Kristi Blumer; 12 great-grandchildren;
daughter-in-law, Catherine Blumer, Elmhurst, Ill.; and a nephew,
Alan Jansen, Davenport.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Alta, Dorothy
and Loretta, and a brother, Ralph.
Online condolences may be left at www.mem.com.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 6/14/2005.
mother of Peter Vandeventer.
Cora B. Vandeventer, 81, of Davenport for 40 years, passed
away at Genesis Medical Center, West Campus, on Tuesday, June
7, 2005. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 11, 2005,
at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday
at the mortuary. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Genesis Medical Center, East Campus,
Cora was born June 1, 1924, in Union City, N.J., the daughter
of Bertha (Farley) and Ralph Caporrino. She was united in marriage
on January 31, 1944, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Lloyd Vandeventer.
Cora clerked at the former Woolworth's in Bettendorf until the
Survivors include her loving husband, Lloyd; daughter, Gloria
Britch, and her husband, Wallace, Bettendorf; daughter, Linda
Vandeventer, Davenport; son, Peter Vandeventer, and his wife,
Sheryl, Minneapolis, Minn.; brother, Ralph Caporrino, Vero Beach,
Fla.; sister, Betty Hall, Vero Beach, Fla.; sister, JoAnne Franklin,
and her husband, Jerry, Fort Myers, Fla.; brother-in-law, LaZell
Vandeventer, and his wife, Maxine, Mason City, Iowa; five grandchildren;
five great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 6/9/2005.
L., father of Carol Nagel. Leon L. Nagel, 86, of Davenport,
passed away on Friday, April 15, 2005, at Davenport Lutheran Home.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2005, at
St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Davenport. Visitation will be 5-7
p.m. today at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial will be in Fairmount
Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church.
Leon was born July 21, 1918, in Davenport, the son of Louis and
Clara (Jacobson) Nagel. He was united in marriage to Viola Devine
on April 2, 1940. She preceded him in death on March 28, 2004.
Leon was a veteran of the United States Air Corps serving during
World War II.
Leon was co-owner of Nesbitts Bottling, Davenport, until 1970
when the company was acquired by A.D. Huesing Bottling, where
he continued to work until his retirement in 1983.
He was a member of Davenport Moose Lodge, Davenport Elks Lodge
and Northwest Businessmen.
Leon was an avid golfer and enjoyed gardening and woodworking.
He loved spending time with his grandchildren. Leon was the "go
to" man of his neighborhood. He was always there to lend
a hand or a tool. He enjoyed his neighborhood and was very active
in his community.
Those left to honor his memory include daughters and son-in-law,
Cindy Nagel and Uriah Orr, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Carol
and Brad Bishop, Lutz, Fla., Vicki and Rick Atzen, Davenport,
and Lorraine and Brad Williams, Mt. Gilead, Ohio; six grandchildren,
Craig (Jenny) Atzen, Park View, Iowa, Julian Orr, Denver, Colo.,
Bridget (Kristoffer) Valleroy, Davenport, Nicholas Atzen, Davenport,
Brittany Bishop, Lutz, Fla., and Sarah and Aaron Williams, Mt.
Gilead, Ohio; three great-grandchildren, Olivia Atzen, Kristoffer
Matthew Vallery, and Allysa Atzen; and sisters, Verna (G. Robert)
Hamann and Janet Kuttler, both of Davenport. Many nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Viola, a brother-in-law,
Walter (Bud) Kuttler, and a great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Atzen.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 4/19/2005.
A., sister of Sandra Brandt Keckler. Sylvia A. Brandt,
63, of Bettendorf, died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at her residence.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2005, at
Christ United Methodist Church, 41st and Pine Streets, Davenport.
Private burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation
is 3-5 p.m.Wednesday, April 13, at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport.
Memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church or Genesis
Sylvia, daughter of Henry A. and Bernice A. (Frickel) Brandt,
was born November 6, 1941, in Davenport.
Immediately following graduation from Davenport High School in
1960, she was employed as a secretary for Equitable Life of Iowa
in Davenport from 1960 to 1969. She then was employed as Administrative
Assistant to Louis P. Coopmans from 1969 to 2000 and was a representative
for ING in Moline.
Sylvia received her Chartered Life Underwriter designation in
1988 and the Chartered Financial Consultant designation in 1989,
both from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pa.
She was active in the Scott County 4-H girls program in earlier
years and a former 4-H leader of the Blue Grass Sunshine Workers
Jr. girls club, and also taught Sunday School for many years.
Sylvia is a charter member of Christ United Methodist Church,
Davenport, and a member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals.
She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Gary
Published in the Quad-City Times on 4/12/2005.
teacher. Funeral Services and Mass of Christian Burial for Shirley
L. Riecke, 85, will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at
St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in National
Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Visitation will be from 4 to 7
p.m. on Tuesday at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Shirley died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at Davenport Lutheran Home.
She was born August 10, 1919, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter
of Oliver and Margaret (Swift) Purvis. She married Roy C. Riecke
1943 in New York, he preceded her in death February 28, 1991.
Shirley worked for various telephone companies for over 26 years,
including Northwestern Bell in Davenport. Shirley graduated from
Marycrest College with a BA in French in 1963 and later obtained
her Master Degree in French. She taught French an English at both
Moline and West High Schools and retired from West in 1989.
Shirley was a member of the Daughter of Isabella, American Association
of University Women, National Education Association and Past President
of the Marycrest College Alumni Association. She enjoyed dancing,
reading and traveling.
All her dear friends at the Clarissa Cook Home will miss Shirley
where she was a resident. Memorials may be made to the family.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Brian Michael
and Cindy Riecke, and Ray Carl and Kathy Riecke, all of Davenport;
seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law,
Amber Hallgren, Rock Island; and special friend, Kathleen Medhus,
Her husband and a sister, Muriel, preceded her in death. Online
remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by
visiting Shirley's obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com
Published in the Quad-City Times on 4/11/2005.
N., father of Stan Griffin. Eldred N. Griffin, 84,
of Davenport, died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at the Davenport Lutheran
Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday,
April 5, 2005, at the Runge Mortuary. Burial will be at Davenport
Memorial Park . Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service
time at the mortuary. Memorials may be made to the Handicapped
Development Center or Christ United Methodist Church.
He was born September 29, 1920, in Canaloo, Mo., the son of Elvin
and Maggie (Goodwin) Griffin. He served in the Army during World
War II in the South Pacific as well as with the Occupation Forces
in Tokyo, Japan. Eldred Griffin was united in marriage to Judith
Stark December 15, 1940, in Benton, Ark. She preceded him in death
in 1998. He was an inspector in shipping at Alcoa for 30 years,
retiring in 1983.
He was a member of Do-Si-Do Square Dance Club, American Legion,
Moose Lodge, and the Alcoa retirees, and was also a member of
Christ United Methodist Church. He enjoyed square dancing, bowling,
golf, and most of all, his family.
He is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Paula Griffin,
Suzanne and Steve Felderman, all of Davenport; one son and daughter-in-law,
Stan and Sharon Griffin, of Geneseo, Ill.; seven grandchildren;
seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marjorie Campbell,
of Bloomfield, Mo.
He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Griffin, sister, Glen
Mitchell, and brother, Jerry Griffin.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 4/4/2005.
"Dee" Irene, mother of Michael Misfeldt.
Wanda "Dee" Irene Misfeldt, 83, of Davenport, passed
away Saturday, March 19, 2005, at Good Samaritan Home in Davenport.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, at St. Mark
Lutheran Church, 2363 West 3rd Street, Davenport. The family will
greet friends from 3-8 p.m. on Monday at the Runge Mortuary. Burial
will be in Davenport Memorial Park.
Wanda Irene Dee was born Oct. 4, 1921, at Melbourne, Iowa, daughter
of Herman and Emma Dee. She was a graduate from Melbourne High
School and The American Institute of Business in Des Moines, Iowa.
She was employed by the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company
and the Solar Aircraft Company. In later years she worked at Hancock
Fabrics. She was married to Melvin L. Misfeldt on Dec. 23, 1945,
at St. John's Lutheran Church in Des Moines. He passed away on
Sept. 8, 1992. Dee, an Associate photographer and her husband,
Mel, operated the Misfeldt Photography Studio in Davenport for
46 years, specializing in wedding photography.
She is a retired member of Professional Photographers of Iowa.
Dee still handled the affairs of the 472nd Engineer Maintenance
Co. that Mel organized after the War by sending out their newsletter.
She was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church and served as secretary
of the St Mark Women, member of Chapter 178, Order of Eastern
Star, Grand Cross of Colors, Davenport Area Retired School Personnel
Association, Chapter 106 Women of the Moose, 60 year member of
Alpha Iota International Business Sorority, American Legion Auxiliary,
Daughters of the Nile No. 10, former member of Emeis Ladies Golf
Club, 19 year member of Northpark Mall Walkers, member of American/Schleswig-Holstein
Heritage Society, Genesis Auxiliary, and Shrine Widows.
Her greatest enjoyment in recent years was babysitting and enjoying
the activities of her great-grandson, Cody Williams.
Those left to honor her memory include her daughter, Pamela (Mrs.
Dennis Bass) Davenport; a son, Dr. Michael L.(Alice) Misfeldt,
Columbia, Mo.; and grandchildren, Jodee (Mrs. Rob Williams), Jeffrey
Bass and his fiancée, Keri Droegmiller, of Davenport, Andrew
Misfeldt, of Nashville, Tenn., and Kristin Misfeldt, of St. Louis,
Mo.; great-grandson, Cody Lee Williams, of Davenport; and many
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin, her parents,
Herman and Emma Dee, her three brothers, Donald Dee, Dr. Clarence
Dee, Delbert Dee, and her sister, Chrystal Lucas.
Memorials may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church, The Shriner's
Crippled Children Fund, or The American Heart Association. The
family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Good Samaritan
Home for their care and compassion shown to Dee during her stay
Published in the Quad-City Times from 3/20/2005 - 3/21/2005.
father of Linda Koeppel Martin. Mr. Bill Koeppel, 85, beloved
husband and father, of Davenport, passed away on Monday, March
14, 2005, at his residence.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 17, 2005,
at Westside Assembly of God in Davenport. Visitation will be 5-8
p.m. today at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport
Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family.
He was born March 8, 1920, in Creston, Iowa, the son of Fredrick
and Elmira (Carrington) Koeppel. In 1944, he married Mary Riggs
in Davenport. She preceded him in death in 1963. He later married
Velma Shannon in 1970 in Rock Island.
Mr. Koeppel served in the United States Army during World War
II. He was employed by Rock Island Arsenal for 30 years, prior
to his retirement.
He was a member of Westside Assembly of God, an avid gardener,
and enjoyed visiting with friends and attending church.
Survivors include his wife, Velma; children and spouses, Kay and
Larry Showens, Myrene Burton, Linda and Mike Martin, Vicki and
Tim Thompson, Bill and Wendy Koeppel, Jerry and Nancy Shannon,
and Mike and Judi Shannon; 21 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren;
one great-great-grandson; brother, John Koeppel; and sisters,
Rosezella Kling, Dorothy Stokes, Halcyon Jimmerson, and Shirley
He also was preceded by his parents and several brothers and sisters.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 3/16/2005.
R., father of Ray Canada. Edwin R Canada, 78, of Davenport,
died Sunday, March 13, 2005, in Florida. Funeral services will
be 10 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2005, at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.
Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary, with a Masonic
service at 5 p.m. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Ed was born October 4, 1926, in Russell Springs, Kentucky. He
served in the Navy during World War II.
He was united in marriage to Doris Robinson on June 1, 1949, in
Lincoln, Ill. She died June 3, 1998. He retired from Western Union
in 1987 after 37 plus years of loyal service. He also enjoyed
working for John Holiday. He wintered in Haines City, Fla., fishing,
playing cards, horseshoes and pool. He was a member of the Trinity
Masonic Lodge, Davenport.
Those left to honor his memory include loving companion, Doris
Cartwright, Davenport; sons and daughter-in-law, Ray and Sandy
Canada, Blue Grass, Iowa, and Jim Canada, Muscatine, Iowa; grandsons
and wives, Steve and Carrie, San Diego, Shane and Kim, Davenport,
Scott and Eva, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, (Scott is currently serving
in the Marines), David, Muscatine, Drew, Muscatine, who is currently
serving in the Marines in Iraq, and Brett, Phoenix; great-grandchildren,
Tyler, Zachary, Jacob, Haley, Jevan, and Keilani; and sister,
Opal Williams, Indianapolis, Ind. He was preceded in death by
his parents, Estel and Hattie Canada, four brothers, and two sisters.
Online condolences may be left at www.mem.com.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 3/19/2005.
father of Carol Lange Thompson. Virgil Lange, 86, of Davenport,
Iowa, died Sunday, February 20, 2005, at Genesis Medical Center-West
Campus, Davenport. Celebration of Life services will be 10 a.m.
Wednesday, February 23, at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport. Visitation
will be 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in
Davenport Memorial Park. A memorial fund will be established in
Mr. Lange was born September 20, 1918, in Fonda, Iowa, to Henry
E. and Ida M. (Carman) Lange. He married Bernadine P. Stumpf on
August 31, 1940, in Storm Lake, Iowa. She died November 13, 1993.
He served with the U.S. Army in World War II. He was a supervisor
at the Rock Island Arsenal. He was a member of Grace United Methodist
Church, Davenport; Moose Lodge #0028, of which he was a member
since 1968; and the American Legion, since 1944.
Survivors include daughters, Joyce (Duane) Hamlin, of Davenport,
Iowa, Beverly (Rodney) Weaver, of Phoenix, Arizona, and Carol
(Michael) Thompson, of Davenport; grandchildren, Sheri (Douglas)
Weeks, Lisa (Glenn) Longval, David (Karen) Weaver, Tami (Dan)
McGann, Stephanie (Chris) Thornell, Angela (Stan) Rossmiller,
and Michael Thompson; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Beulah
(Bud) Murray, of Davenport, and Jean Baker, of Sac City, Iowa;
and brother, Leo (Shirley) Lange, of Durant, Iowa. He was preceded
in death by a son, Robert.
Online condolences may be expressed to Mr. Lange's family by visiting
his obituary at www.weertsfh.com.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 2/22/2005.
teacher. Funeral Services and Mass of Christian Burial for Kenneth
Dohse, 83, a resident of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. on Tuesday,
Jan. 4, 2005, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Davenport.
Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. There will
be no visitation. Halligan McCabe De Vries is assisting the family
with funeral arrangements.
Kenneth died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at Genesis Medical Center-West
Campus. He was born Jan. 21, 1921, in Davenport, the son of Henry
and Mary (Donnelly) Dohse. He graduated from Davenport High School.
He received his undergraduate degree and Masters of Arts Degree
in Education from the University of Iowa. He married Eleanor R.
Carlin Feb. 19, 1945, in Davenport. She preceded him in death
July 8, 1991. He served in the Air Corps during World War II as
a navigator and bombardier. Kenneth was employed by the Davenport
Community School District. When Davenport West High School opened
in 1960, he began teaching math and coaching football and baseball.
His 1977 baseball team were the Iowa State Baseball Champions.
He retired in 1984. Kenneth was a member of St. Paul the Apostle
Church. He was a great sport enthusiast and New York Yankees fan.
Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association.
Survivors include a daughter, Reynel Dohse, Des Moines; a son,
Steven Dohse, Davenport; a grandson, Nicholas, of Davenport.
His wife Eleanor, and brothers, Fred Dohse, Burdette "Pete"
Dohse, and Emmett Dohse, preceded him in death. Online remembrances
and condolences may be expressed by visiting Kenneth's obituary
Published in the Quad-City Times from 1/2/2005 - 1/3/2005.