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December 16
Gillgrass,
A. 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 and nephews.
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.

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November 20
Ferguson,
Regina 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.


October 24
Smith,
Shirlee 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.

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July 29
Warner,
Melvin, 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.


June 11
Blumer,
Jeanette, 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.


June 7
Vandeventer,
Cora, 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, Dialysis Unit.
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 store closed.
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.

April 15
Nagel,
Leon 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 also survive.
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.


April 9
Brandt,
Sylvia 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 Hospice.
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 Keckler, Bettendorf.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 4/12/2005.

April 9
Rieke,
Shirley, 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, Moline.
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.


April 3
Griffin,
Eldred 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.


March 19
Misfeldt,
Wanda "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 with them.
Published in the Quad-City Times from 3/20/2005 - 3/21/2005.

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March 14
Koeppel,
Bill, 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 Dodge.
He also was preceded by his parents and several brothers and sisters.
Published in the Quad-City Times on 3/16/2005.

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March 13
Canada,
Edwin 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.


February 20
Lange, Virgil
, 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 his name.
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.

January 1
Dohse, Kenneth
, 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 at www.hmdfuneralhome.com
Published in the Quad-City Times from 1/2/2005 - 1/3/2005.

 
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