West High School - Davenport, Iowa

Class of 1968

With Fond Memories - 2019
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May 28, 2019
Gary Mathias

DAVENPORT-Gary L. Mathias, 69, a resident of Davenport, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at his home.
A memorial gathering will be held Monday, June 3, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St. in Davenport. Private burial will take place at Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be determined. Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport is assisting the family with arrangements.

Gary was born March 24, 1950 in Davenport, the son of Robert and Rosalie (Paterson) Mathias. Gary served his country in the United States Navyfrom 1968 – 1972. On February 7, 1970 in Davenport, he married Patty O'Hare. The couple later divorced.

Gary was a self-employed custom wood worker, operating Gary's Custom Cut beginning in 1993. He enjoyed playing horseshoes, bags, and hanging out at the campground. Gary also enjoyed drinking Milwaukee's Best Light and smoking ribs with his buddies. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, and working on his 1932 Ford Roadster.

Those left to honor his memory include his daughters and sons-in-law, Wendy and David Berg, and Tammy and Dave Tunis, all of Blue Grass; grandchildren, Cody Berg, Ethan Hausch, Zachary Hausch, and Sophie Tunis; step-grandchildren, Jacque, Emily, and Abbi; great-granddaughter, Ivy; brothers, Lon (Belinda) Mathias of Mississippi and Tom (Mary) Mathias of Arkansas; many nieces, nephews, and good friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Online condolences may be made to Gary's family by viewing his obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.

Published in Quad-City Times from May 29 to May 30, 2019

Gary Mathias
Gary Mathias 2019

Gary Mathias 1968
Gary Mathias

May 9, 2019
Lois Jean Hill

DAVENPORT-Memorial services for Lois Jean Hill will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, Davenport. A private family inurnment will take place at the Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island. Family will greet friends on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to service time at the Church.

Lois passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Genesis Medical Center - East Campus, Davenport.

Lois Jean Zuber was born on August 13, 1928 in Davenport, the daughter of Ernest and Florence (Doolittle) Zuber. She married Ernest Hill Jr. on June 1, 1947 at St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church in Davenport. Lois worked as a contract specialist for US Army Weapons Command for 29 years, retiring, December 31, 1988.

Lois was a lifelong member of St. Mark Lutheran Church, Plus 60 club, N.A.R.P.E. and A.A.R.P.

Survivors include her husband, Ernest, of Davenport, daughters; Lucinda Hall of Sterling, IL, Sandra Hill of Point Pleasant, NJ., sons; Ernest Hill III of Waterloo, IA, Vernon (Ann) Hill of Stillwater, MN, 4 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and a sister; Judith Wesenberg of Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson; Andrew Hill Knight, brothers; Dr. Arvid Zuber, Richard Zuber, Thomas Zuber, Stewart Zuber, Dr. Ernest Zuber Jr. and a sister, Helen McVey.

Memorials may be directed to St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, Davenport.

Cunnick - Collins Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Remembrances and condolences may be made to the family at www.cunnick-collins.com.

Published in Quad-City Times from May 11 to May 15, 2019

Lois Jean Hill
Lois Jean Hill

Cindy Hill 1968
Daughter Cindy Hill