Loeta McElderry, 84, of Bettendorf, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport. She was born the daughter of Clarence and Roxie (Shelton) Mathes on July 7, 1930 in Unionville, Missouri.
Robert “Bob” Leon Lind, 88, of Waukee, passed away suddenly of an aneurysm on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. A memorial Mass will be held at St. Bonifice Catholic Church in Waukee on Saturday, Dec. 27 at 11 a.m. with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. at the church.
Opal “Caroline” Moore, 91, of Centerville, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at the Mercy Medical Long Term Care Facility in Centerville, Iowa. She was born the daughter of George and Mae (Ogden) Morlan on Jan. 19, 1923, in Udell, Iowa. Caroline attended Udell Community Schools.
Joseph W. Davis, 84, of Marshalltown, and a former Appanoose County resident, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. He was born the son of Pearl F. and Dorpha Ellen (Gale) Davis on July 19, 1930 in Moulton. He graduated from the Moulton Community High School.
Paul James Varner, 89, of Centerville, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at his home in Centerville. He was born the son of Paul and Nellie (Orman) Varner on June 4, 1925 in Centerville. He graduated from the Centerville Community High School.
Barbara Lee Phillips, 84, of Bentonville, Arkansas, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 at her home in Bentonville. She was born on May 9, 1930 in Darby, Iowa to Earl and Ruth Espy. Her early school years were spent at Darby school until 1938 when the family moved to Centerville, where she completed elementary, junior high and high school graduating from Centerville High School in 1947. She began work at Centerville National Bank immediately following high school graduation.
Bonnie L. Blumer, 83, of Centerville, Iowa, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at Centerville Nursing & Rehab Center in Centerville. She was born the daughter of Francy and Beatrice (Temple) Morris on Sept. 20, 1931 in Centerville, Iowa. She attended school in Centerville.
Alta Head, 86, of Centerville, Iowa, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born the daughter of Carl and Edythe (Burness) Phillip on Nov. 2, 1928 in Centerville, Iowa. She graduated from the Udell, Iowa High School. In 1957, Alta was united in marriage to Earl Head.
Nino “Tony” Montegna, 88, of Boise, passed away on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. He was born in Centerville, Iowa on January 21, 1926 to Gaetano and Josephina Montegna of Sicily. He was the youngest of 17 children.
Leonard Coy, 89, of Bettendorf, formerly of Centerville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 at Trinity in Bettendorf. Celebration of life memorial services will be Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 10:30 a.m. with visitation with the family at 10 a.m. at Risen Christ Lutheran Church, 6021 Northwest Blvd. in Davenport. Private burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Risen Christ Lutheran Church.
L. Howard Criswell, 93, of Centerville, died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center’s Long Term Care in Centerville. Howard was born in Jasper County, Iowa Sept. 11, 1921. He was the son of William Albert Criswell and Lela Cress Dobbs Criswell. Howard was raised on a farm in Poweshiek County and attended rural school near Searsboro, Iowa.
Zella F. Wilson, 89, of Centerville, Iowa passed away Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 12:10 a.m. at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Zella passed away peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her loved ones. A private service for the family will be held at a later date.