For more info on these families contact Lynda Booker.

ISAAC STEFFEY:

Izaac Steffey Brought Here for Burial Friday

Izaac Steffey of Clinton passed away Wednesday, Oct 29, at Jane Lamb hospital following a stroke of paralysis.

Mr. Steffey was bron in Pennsylvania, August 28, 1854, and leaves to mourn his passing his wife, three sons and five daughters, namely, William and Howard of Maquoketa. George of Charlotte, Mrs. R. Tracey and Mrs. Oscar Brown of Maquoketa. Mrs. Irvin Tracy of Miles, Mrs. Sam Leslie and Mrs. Chas. Warren of Clinton.

Mr. and Mrs. Steffey were residents here for years but had recently made their home with their daughter, Mrs. Chas. Warner in Clinton.

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon from the Buchner chapel with burial at Bridgeport.

Iowa Newspaper

Friday, October 31, 1930

Information on the Steffey family, newspaper articles, obituaries were received from D. Jeanne Brown of Clinton, Iowa, and I would like to thank her for all the information that I received from her.

The last name of Mrs. Chas. Warner, should be Varney. It was missed spelled in the Obituary. Copied the obituary word for word.


SUSSIE LENETTA TRACY: 

DIES AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL,

Mrs. Win. Steffey Passes Away Friday Morning at Iowa City Following an operation.

Mrs. William Steffey passed away Friday morning, February 1, at the University hospital in Iowa City, where she had gone ten days previous, for a surgical operation.

Susie Lenette Tracy was born on April 17, 1890, at Nashville, Iowa, and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Tracy.

On May 18, 1907, she was united in marriage to William Steffey, who survives. Three small children, Joseph William, Ely Isaac and Carletta Marian are left to mourn the loss of a mother's loving care, also the mother, Mrs. N. Tracy, three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Neva Miller of Maquoketa, Mrs. Ula Stowers of Peoria, Miss Elsie at home and Robert and Erwin of Maquoketa.

The father three sisters and one brother preceded her in death. Mrs. Steffey had submitted to an operation and was thought to be improving until word reached here on Friday morning that she had suffered a relapse and she passed away before any of the relatives could reach her bedside.

The body arrived here Saturday evening accompanied by her husband, and the services were held yesterday afternoon at two o'clock from the Buchner chapel. Rev. J.J. Kidder had charge of the services. Interment was made in Mt. Hope cemetery.

February 15, 1918, Exserloir Record, Maquoketa, Iowa


JOSEPH STEFFEY:

Joseph W. Steffey, 75, of Maquoketa died Wednesday, March 28, at Jackson County Public Hospital. His remains were cremated and burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery. Carson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Steffey was born May 30, 1908 in Maquoketa to William and Susie Tracy Steffey. He was in the United States Merchant Marines.

He is survived by a sister, Claretta Swam of Los Angeles, Calif., a brother, Eli of Maquoketa.

His wife, Helen, and his parents preceded him in death.

Maquoketa Sentinel Press, West Quarry Street, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060, March 31, 1984


ANNA MELISSA STEFFEY:

Maquoketa, Iowa- - Services for Mrs. Annie Tracy, 87, Maquoketa, will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Carson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mont Hope Cemetery.

Visitation is after 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Tracy died Thursday at a Maquoketa nursing home.

Annie Steffey was born in Buttsville, Iowa. She married Ervin (Irvin) Tracy in 1904 (1905) in Maquoketa. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include daughters, Mrs. Thelma Brundage and Mrs. Gladys Clark, both of Mauqoketa; Mrs. Delbert Brundage and Mrs. Alvin Jensen, both of Bellevue; Mrs. Fay Lillie, Lost Nation; and Mrs. Gary Schmidt, Monticello; 21 grandchildren; 57 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Leo Burket, and Mrs. Charles Varney, both of Clinton; and brothers, Howard Steffey, Maquoketa; and William Steffey, Richmond, Mo.

Saturday 16 Mar 1974, Times Democrate, Davenport, Iowa


IRVIN TRACY:

Maquoketa Community Press Maquoketa, Iowa Tuesday, Jul. 8, 1958

Last Rites Held for Irvin Tracy

Irvin A. Tracy, 76, Monmouth farmer, died last Tuesday evening in the Jackson

County Public hospital. Funeral was held Saturday at 12:45 p.m. in the Carson funeral home with burial in Mr. Hope cemetery.

He was born Mar. 25, 1882, in Jackson county, son of Nathan and Arilla Green Tracy. On Feb. 1, 1905, he married Anna Steffey, who survives.

In addition to his widow, he is survived by a son, Lloyd of Monmouth, six daughters, Thelma Brundage of Victoria, Tex., Gladys Clark of Valley Springs, Calif., Mrs. Delbert Brundage of Baraboo, Wisc., Mrs. Alvin Jensen of LaMotte, Mrs. Fay Olivine, Emeline, and Mrs. Gary Schmidt of Monticello and 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

His parents, a son and a daughter preceded him in death.


LOYD ALLAN TRACY:

Monmouth, Iowa--Services for Lloyd A. Tracy, 64, Monmouth, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Carson Funeral Home, Maquoketa. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa.

Visitation begins at 2 p.m. today at funeral home.

Mr. Tracy died Saturday at University Hospitals, Iowa City.

He was born at Delmar. He was a retired farmer.

Mr. Tracy is survived by his mother, Anna Tracy, Monmouth; sisters, Thelma Brundage and Gladys Clark both of Maquoketa; Vera Brundage, Baraboo, Wis.; Dorothy Jensen, Bellevue; Olevine Willey, Lost Nation and Maxine Schmidt, Monticello.

Times-Democrate, Davenport, Iowa, Sunday, March 3, 1970

correction to obituary; Olevine Willey should be Olivine Lilly.


HOWARD RAY STEFFEY:

Howard Steffey, 87, Maquoketa, died Friday in Jackson County Care Facility.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Carson Funeral Home, Maquoketa, where visitation will be 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa.

Mr. Steffey was born Jan. 27, 1892, in Lisbon, the son of Isaac and Eveline Burnett Steffey. He married Nellie Mae Sanger June 23, 1920. He was a retired farmer and World War I veteran.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Mrs. Myron (Elsie) Chase of Monmouth; two stepsons, Walter Brundage of Harrah, Okla., and Delbert Brundage of Maquoketa; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Burket of Camanche and Mrs. Jessie Varney of Clinton; and a brother, William Steffey of Maquoketa.

He was preceded in death by his wife, four sisters and five brothers.

Iowa Newspaper


JESSIE MERLE STEFFEY:

CLINTON, Iowa -- Services for Jessie Varney, 89, will be 10:30 a,m. Thursday at Clinton Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be in Clinton Memorial Park.

Visitation will be 9-10:30 a,m. Thursday.

Mrs. Varney died Monday at Samaritan Hospital South, Clinton.

Jessie Steffey married Charles Varney in 1924 in Maquoketa. He died in 1972. She was honored by Gov. Terry Branstad at the Iowa Hall of Fame awards luncheon in 1990. She also was one of five lowan admitted to the Volunteer Hall of Fame.

Mrs. Varney was active with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program for more than 18 years. She had worked at meal sites, planted flowers, worked in schools teaching sewing and visited nursing homes. She. also helped with walk-athons, clerical duties and rides to doctor and dentist appointments.

Mrs. Varney also a member of Democratic Party, Royal Neighbors of America and Riverview Senior Citizen Club and was active in horticulture program of Clinton Woman's Club. She had attended Riverside Presbyterian Church Clinton.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Survivors include a son, Donald, Clinton; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Quad City Times, 500 East Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, Wednesday, December 15, 1993


CHARLES VARNEY

Charles Varney, Ex-Legislator

Clinton, Iowa--Former State Rep. Charles G. Varney, 68, Clinton, was pronounced dead Thursday on arrival at Mercy Hospital, Clinton.

He was taken by city ambulance from his home at 432 11th Ave. S., where officials said he suffered an apparent heart attack shortly before 1 p.m.

The body is at Shadduck-Cannon Funeral Home, Clinton. Visitation will begin tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Varney was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1964 and served one term. He was one of the few Democrats ever to serve in the Iowa House from Clinton County.

Mr. Varney was employed by Clinton Corn Processing Co. until he retired in 1968. He was active in Democratic party politics and served as precinct committeeman, a member of the party central committee, and vice president of the Committee on Political Education in the 2nd Congressional District. He also was active in labor union affairs.

After he retired at Clinton Corn, Varney became an outreach worker for Clinton-Jackson Community Action, later merged with Iowa East Central TRAIN of Davenport. He held that post at the time of his death.

He was born at Clinton, spent his boyhood in a cabin at Beaver Island, where the family lived. He attended Bry School, Clinton, and frequently joked that his schooling ended at fourth grade, although his education did not.

He married Jessie Merle Steffey at Clinton in 1926. He served 4 1/2 years in the Iowa National Guard.

Among the survivors are his wife and a son, Donald, Clinton.

Iowa Newspaper


IRENE M. GREEN:

Irene Prusia

Maquoketa, Iowa-Irene M. Prusia, 94, of Maquoketa, died Saturday at Jackson County Public Hospital, Maquoketa.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carson Funeral Home, Maquoketa. Burial will in Mount Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday.

Mrs. Prusia had been a clerk at the Ben Franklin Store and Dolch's Bakery, both in Maquoketa.

Irene Green married Floyd Tracy in 1917 in Maquoketa. He died in 1945. She married Howard Prusia in 1949 in Maquoketa. He died in 1970.

Survivors include sons, Leonard Tracy, Baldwin; Alvin Tracy, Florala, Ala.; and Darrel Tracy, Wyoming, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and serval great-great-grandchildren.

Quad City Times, 500 East Third, Davenport, Iowa 52801, May 9, 1993.


SOPHIA E. GREEN

Mrs. Sophia Tracy, 77, Maquoketa, died Friday in Mercy Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Carson Funeral Home, Maquoketa, where visitation will be from 2 to 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa.

Mrs. Tracy was born Feb. 17, 1902, in Jackson County, the daughter of Ira and Henrietta Seimers Green. She married Oscar Tracy Sept. 9, 1920, in Maquoketa.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Ruth Jensen of Clinton, Mrs. Hilda Jepsen of Brainard, Minn., Mrs. Darlene Stechschelte of Muscatine and Mrs. Leo (Marcella) Grimm of Maquoketa; a son, Robert of Clinton, 23 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Irene Prusia of Maquoketa.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a sister and two brothers.

Iowa Newspaper.


THELMA CLARIE TRACY:

Thelma Brundage

Maquoketa, Iowa-Thelma Brundage, 80, died Tuesday at home.

The body was donated to the University Hospitals, Iowa City.

Thelma Tracy married Walter Brundage in 1925 in Maquoketa.

Survivors include sons, Walter and Victor, both of Sabula; Harold of Andrew; Marvin, Harrah, Okla.; and Bruce of Germany; 25 grandchildren; and sisters, Gladys Clark and Vera Brundage both of Maquoketa; Dorothy Smith, Bellevue; Olivine Lillie, High Point, NC; and Maxine Schmidt, Monticelleo.

Quad City Times, Davenport, Iowa, Thursday, November 10, 1988


GLADYS VIOLA TRACY:

Page 8, Maquoketa Sentinel-Press, 108 West Quarry, Maquoketa, Iowa, Wednesday, January 15, 1997

Gladys V. Clark

Gladys V. Clark, 87, of Maquoketa died Sunday morning, Jan. 12, 1997 at the Jackson County Public Hospital in Maquoketa.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, from the Carson & Son Funeral Home in Maquoketa with Diaconal Ruth Ann Scott of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Dubuque officiating. Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. . on Monday at the Carson & Son Funeral Home. Burial was in the Streets Cemetery, rural Maquoketa.

Mr. Clark was born on Aug. 4, 1909 in Delmar to Irvin and Anna Steffy Tracy. She married James Leroy Clark on Sept. 7, 1927 in Maquoketa. He preceded her in death on April 26, 1953. Mrs. Clark was a homemaker most of her life. She also worked as a cook for the Maquoketa Headstart Program for many years and was a bookkeeper at the Jackson County Public Hospital for several years. She was a member of the first GED class to graduate from Maquoketa Community High School in 1972.

Mrs. Clark is survived by four sons, Jim (and Madonna) of Maquoketa, Wayne of Fulton, Ronald (and Nancy) of San Andreas, Calif., and Harold of Sierra Vista, Calif.; three daughters, Judy (Mrs. Robert) Portz of Bellevue, Donn Ann (Mrs. Wesley Portz of Cedar Rapids, and Anna Adam of Maquoketa; four sisters, Vera Brundage and Maxine Schmidt of Monticello, Dorothy Smith of Bellevue, and Olivine Lillie of High Point, North Carolina; 22 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four sons, two brothers and two sisters.

A memorial fund has been established.

OBIT, Monday January 13, 1997 PAGE: 02M

Gladys Clark

MAQUOKETA, Iowa -- Gladys V. Clark, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 1997, at Jackson County Public Hospital, Maquoketa.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carson & Son Funeral Home, Maquoketa.

Burial will be in Streets Cemetery, rural Maquoketa.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today.

Mrs. Clark was employed as a cook at the Maquoketa Head Start Program for many years and as a housekeeper at Jackson County Public Hospital for several years.

Gladys Tracy was born Aug. 4, 1909, in Delmar. She married James Clark in 1927 in rural Clinton County. He died in 1953.

A memorial fund has been established in her name.

Survivors include her daughters, Judy Portz, Bellevue, Donn Ann Portz, Cedar Rapids, and Anna Adam, Maquoketa; sons, Jim, Maquoketa, Wayne, Fulton, Ronald, San Andreas, Calif., and Harold, Sierra Vista, Ariz.; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Vera Brundage and Maxine Schmidt, both of Monticello, Dorothy Smith, Bellevue, and Olivine Lillie, High Point, N.C.


JAMES LEROY CLARK:

James Leroy Clark, 50, farmer of near Cascade, died Sunday in Jackson County Public Hospital, Maquoketa, after a brief illness. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wed., in the Carson Funeral Home. Rev. E.W. Loosbrook will officiate. Burial will be in the Streets Cemetery.

Mr. Clark was born Nov. 5, 1902 at Emeline to Richard and Pearl Edwards Clark. He was married Sep. 7, 1927 to Gladys Tracy, who survives.

Also surviving are 4 sons, Wayne, Ronald in the service in Virginia; Harold, James; three daughters Anna, Judy and Donn; two brothers Clayton of Zwingle and Joseph of Des Moines and two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Caven, Miles; Mrs. Bertha Emmert of Clinton.

Four children preceded him in death.

Maquoketa Newspaper.


RAYMOND RUSSELL CLARK:

Last Rites For Infant Clark Boy

Funeral services for or Raymond Russell Clark, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. James Clarke, Bernard, were held Tuesday morning, December 14, at 11 a. m. from the Buchner funeral chapel. Captain George Haram officiated and burial made in Streets cemetery.

The child died Monday, December 13, of bronchial pneumonia. He as born September 24, 1948.

Survivors are his father and mother, four brothers and two sisters

Maquoketa Paper, December 1948


OLIVINE BERNIECE TRACY:

Mrs. Olivine B. Lillie, 75, of 1015 East Fairfield Road died Aug. 9, 1998, at high Point Regional Hospital.

She was born Aug. 25, 1922 in Miles, Iowa, a daughter of Irvin and Annie Steffey Tracy. She moved to High Point in 1977. She was a homemaker and a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. In 1947 She married Fay Adrian Lillie, who preceded her in death in 1982.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Carol Fine and her husband, Marvin of High Point; two sons, William Lillie of High Point and Dean Lillie of Trinity; three sisters, Mrs. Maxine Schmidt, Mrs. Dorothy Smith and Mrs. Vera Brundage, all of Iowa; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cornerstone Baptist Church by Dr. Rodney Otwell. Burial will be in Guilford memorial Park. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Cumby Archdale Funeral Home.

High Point Enterprise, 210 Church Avenue, High Point, NC 27260, August 11, 1998

HIGH POINT, NC--Olivine B. Lillie, 75, of High Point, formerly of Lost Nation, Iowa, died Aug. 9, 1998, at High Point Regional Hospital.

Services were August 11, at Cornerstone Baptist Church. Burial is in Guilford Memorial Park.

Mrs. Lillie was a homemaker.

Olivine Tracy was born Aug. 25, 1922, in Miles, Iowa. She married Fay Lillie in 1947. He died in 1982.

Survivors include a daughter, Carol Fine, High Point; sons, William, High Point, and Dean, Trinity; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and sisters Maxine Schmidt, Monticello, Iowa, Dorothy Smith, Bellevue, Iowa. and Vera Brundage, Maquoketa.

Quad City Times, 500 East Third Ave., Davenport, Iowa, Thursday, August 20, 1998, page: 2M

OLIVINE B. LILLIE

Word has been received of the death of Olivine Berneice Lillie, 75, of High Point, formerly of Miles and Lost Nation.

She died Aug. 9, in High Point Regional Hospital.

The funeral was 11 a.m. Aug. 11 in Cornerstone Baptist Church, High Point. Cumby Mortuary, Archdale, N.C., was in charge of arrangements.

She was born Aug. 25, 1922, in Goose Lake, to Irvin and Annie Steffey Tracy. She married Fay Lillie, March 10, 1947, in Preston.

She was a homemaker and a seamstress.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Carol (Marvin) Fine of High Point; two sons, William of High Point, and Dean of Trinity, N.C.; eight grandchildren; a foster granddaughter; and three sisters, Vera Brundage of Maquoketa, Dorothy Smith of Bellevue, and Maxine Schmidt of Monticello,

She was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter, a son, a granddaughter, three sisters and two brothers.

Death date: Aug. 9, 1998, Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa, Tuesday, August 18, 1998, page: 7


HOWARD EDWARD STEFFEY:

Howard Edward Steffey, 54, 1311 N. 3rd St., died suddenly in his home Tuesday night.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Snell-Smith funeral home with Rev. Paul Burgdorf of St. John's Lutheran Church officiating. The organist will be Mrs. Paul Burgdorf. Friends my call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today. Burial will be in Clinton Memorial Park.

Mr. Stefey was born March 13, 1913 in Maquoketa, the son of George and Edith Poole Steffey. He married Iola Feeley Lamkins on April 14, 1936 in Morrison. He was a member of the Tag-A-Long Trailer Club and the Gateway Skippers. He was employed in the maintenance department at Du Pont Co.

Survivors are his wife; his mother, Mrs. William La e of Ogden; a daughter, Patsy Ann Steffey of Cedar Falls; two sons, George Lamkins of Las Vegas. Nev. and Howard Steffey Jr. of Chicago; eight grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Robert (Madge) Wolever of Clinton, Mrs. Lorenz (Evelyn) Bosch of Ogden and Mrs. LeRoy (Rose Mary) Bailey of Albany, Ill.; two brothers Melvin of Clinton and Francis and several nieces and nephews.

Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


LEONARD R. TRACY:

Services Pending:

Leonard R. Tracy, 75, of Baldwin, Iowa died Friday at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City. Arrangements are pending at Carson & Son Funeral Home, Maquoketa, Iowa.

Quad City Times, 500 E. Third, Davenport, Iowa, Sunday, September 6, 1998, page: 2M

Leonard Tracy

Baldwin, Iowa--Services for Leonard R. Tracy, 75, of Baldwin, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Carson & Son Funeral Home, Maquoketa. Burial will be Monmouth Cemetery, Monmouth.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Tracy died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998, at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City.

He had farmed in Jackson County area for many years. He also worked as a logger and heavy equipment operator.

Mr. Tracy was born April 13, 1923, in Delmar. He married Edna Yappen in 1943 in Maquoketa.

Memorials may be made to the Leonard R. Tracy Memorial Fund.

Survivors include his wife; sons, Richard, Monmouth, Ray, Blounstown, Ala.. and Ronald, Miles; 10 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and brothers Alvin, Florala, Ala., and Darrell, Wyoming, Iowa.

Quad City Times, 500 East Third, Davenport, Iowa, Monday September 7, 1998, page: 11A

LEONARD R. TRACY

Leonard R. Tracy, 75, of Baldwin, died Friday at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Carson & Son Funeral Home, Maquoketa. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Monmouth Cemetery.

He was born April 13, 1923, in Delmar, to Floyd and Irene Green Tracy. He married Edna Yappen, Oct. 30, 1943, in Maquoketa.

He farmed in the Jackson County area for many years. He then became a logger and heavy equipment operator based out of Baldwin.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Richard Tracy of Monmouth, Ray Tracy of Blounstown, Fla., and Ronald Tracy of Miles; 10 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Alvin Tracy of Florala, Ala. and Darrell Tracy of Wyoming.

He was preceded in death by a son, a grandson and a sister.

Death date: Sept. 4, 1998.

Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa, Monday, September 7, 1998, page 7


GARY LEE TRACY:

SABULA, Iowa -- A memorial service for Gary Lee Tracy, 47, of Sabula, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Carson & Son Funeral Home, Maquoketa.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time Monday.

Mr. Tracy died Friday at University of lowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, after an extended illness.

He was employed as a meat cutter at Jewel Foods.

He married Cheryl Thompson in 1983 in Mesa, Ariz.

He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

A memorial fund has been established.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Shawn Tracy, Maquoketa; a son, Kevin "Buck," Sabula; one grandson; his parents, Leonard and Edna Tracy, Baldwin; brothers, Richard, Monmouth, Iowa; Ray, Menahga, Minn.; and Ron, Monmouth.

Quad City Times, 500 E. Thirds, Davenport, Iowa, Sunday, May 22, 1994


RUTH TRACY:

Ruth H. Jansen

Ruth H. Jansen, 78, of 2715 S. 18th St., died Wednesday in Samaritan North Hospital.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Pape Funeral Home with the Rev. Timothy Rieckhoff-Faris of Lyons Methodist Church officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 8:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dale and Tom Dague, Robert A. Tracy, Leo Grimm Jr. and Melburne and David Grimm.

She was born May 29, 1920, in Iowa City, to Oscar and Sophia Green Tracy. She married Irvin H. Jansen, April 14, 1937, in Mount Pleasant. He died Jan. 12, 1974.

She had been employed for 25 years with Dairy Park in Clinton, retiring in 1975.

She was a member of the Methodist faith and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Survivors include two daughters, Rita Newsom of Clinton, and Mrs. Anita (Charles) Loiacona of Martinez, Ga.; two sons, Roger Il Jansen of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Russell I. Jansen of Clinton; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Hilda (Glen) Jepsen of Bellevue, and Mrs. Marcella (Birgil) Chase of Maquoketa; a brother, Robert I. Tracy of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, a sister and two great-grandchildren.

Death date: Jan, 6, 1999

Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa, Thursday, January 7, 1999, page: 7


GERALDINE MARIE DAGUE:

Geraldine Bodenhofer

BALDWIN, Iowa-- Geraldine M. Bodenhofer, 54 of Baldwin, died Monday at her home.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Carson & Son Funeral Home, Maquoketa.

Burial will be in Pence Cemetery, Maquoketa.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today. Mrs. Bodenhofer retired in 1991 after 10 years as a cashier at the former Baldwin Savings Bank.

Geraldine Dague married Kermit Bodenhofer in 1959 in Baldwin.

She was a member of the Royal Neighbors Club and Knitting Club, both of Baldwin.

She enjoyed sewing and knitting.

A memorial fund has been established.

Survivors include her husband; daughters, Shelly (Mrs. John) Trobaugh, Ottumwa, and Sherry (Mrs. John) Bodenhofer Bronson, Baldwin; seven grandchildren; her mother, Hilda Jebsen, Bellevue; and brothers, Dale Dague, Lost Nation, and Tom Dague, Maquoketa.

Quad City Times, 500 East Third, Davenport, Iowa, Tuesday, December 5, 1995

Geraldine Bodenhofer

Geraldine M. Bodenhofer, 54, Baldwin, died Monday, Dec. 4, 1995, at her home following a lengthy illness.

Funeral services were scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 at the Carson & Son Funeral Home in Maquoketa, with Diaconal Ruth Ann Scott of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Dubuque officiating.

Visitation was scheduled for 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the funeral home. Burial was in Pence Cemetery, rural Maquoketa.

Mrs. Bodenhofer was born July 19, 1941, in Clinton County, to Gerald D. Dague and Hilda M. Tracy Dague. She married Kermit Bodenhofer on May 21, 1959, in Baldwin.

She worked as a cashier at the former Baldwin Savings Bank for ten years, retiring in 1991. She was a member of the Baldwin Royal Neighbors Club and the Baldwin Knitting Club. She enjoyed sewing and knitting.

She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Shelly (Mrs. John) Trobaugh, Ottumwa, and Sherry (Mrs. John) Bodenhofer Bronson of Baldwin; two brothers, Dale Dague, Lost Nation, and Tom (and Judy) Dague, Maquoketa; and her mother-in-law, Mrs. Hilda M. Jebsen, Bellevue.

She was preceded in death by her father.

A memorial fund has been established in her name.

Maquoketa Sentinel Press, Maquoketa, Iowa, Wednesday, December 6, 1995

GERALDINE M. BODENHOFER

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Carson & Son Funeral Home, Maquoketa, for Geraldine M. Bodenhofer, 54, of Baldwin, who died Monday at her

home, following a lengthy illness.

The Rev. Ruth Ann Scott, of St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Dubuque, will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pence Cemetery in rural Maquoketa.

Pallbearers will be Gib Marcucci, Keith Kleis, Gerry Snyder, Donn Willey and Larry Bartels.

Mrs, Bodenhofer was born July 19, 1941, in Clinton County, to Gerald D. and Hilda M. Tracy Dague. She married Kermit Bodenhofer, May 21, 1959, in Baldwin.

She had worked as a cashier at the Baldwin Savings Bank for 10 years, until retiring in 1991.

She was a member of the Baldwin Royal Neighbors Club and the Baldwin Knitting Club. She enjoyed sewing and knitting.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Mrs. John (Shelly) Trobaugh of Ottumwa, Iowa, and Mrs. John (Sherry) Bodenhofer Bronson of Baldwin; her mother, Hilda M. Jebsen of Bellevue; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Dale Dague of Lost Nation, and Tom Dague of Maquoketa.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Death date: Dec. 4, 1995.

Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa, Tuesday, December 5, 1995


THOMAS ROBERT DAGUE:

Tommy R. Dague, 52, of Maquoketa, died Thursday morning, Oct. 7, 1999 at his home in Maquoketa.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11, at the Carson & Son Funeral And Cremation Services in Maquoketa.

Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, at the funeral home in Maquoketa.

Burial was in the Pence Cemetery, rural Maquoketa.

Mr. Dague was born on Oct. 19, 1946 in Lost Nation, to Gerald D. and Hilda Tracy Dague Jepsen.

He was it 1966 graduate of the Maquoketa High School.

Mr. Dague then joined the Army serving in VietNam from 1966-1968 as a Armor Intel Specialist. During his military service he received various medals including a Bronze star and 2 Purple Hearts. He married Judy Manning on Dec. 30, 1978 in Davenport.

He was employed at International Harvester in Davenport and lived in the Quad City area for 15 years until he relocated to the Maquoketa area.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and he was a avid hunter and fisherman, and he also, enjoyed raising horses and playing pool.

Mr. Dague was a member of the Maquoketa American Legion Post #75, the Disabled American Vets and the American Paint Horse Assocication both of Davenport.

He is survived by his wife, two sons, Thomas and Robert both of Maquoketa, his parents Glen and Hilda (Tracy Dague) Jepsen of Sabula, one brother, Dale A. Dague of Lost Nation.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, father, Gerald Dague, an infant son and one sister, Geraldine (Mrs. Kermit) Bodenhofer

A memorial fund has been established.

Maquoketa Sentinel Press, Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa, Wednesday, October 13, 1999, page: 17


JOHN D. LESLIE:

Clinton, Iowa-Services for John D. "Jack" Leslie, 70, of 318 Main Ave., will be 10 a.m. today at Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

Mr. Leslie died Sunday, Dec. 22, 1996, at his home.

He worked 35 years at Clinton Corn Processing and was employed as a security guard at Quantum and the Mississippi Bell II for 11 years.

He was born Jan. 22, 1926, in Clinton. He married Judith Hess in 1955 in Clinton.

He was a Navy veteran having served in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; daughters, Linda Corbisier, Leanna Geffers, Laurelle Behrens, Mary Hoffman and Jennifer Holt, all of Clinton, Valerie Oberman, Davenport, Regina Leslie, Omaha, Neb., Caroline Martin, Brooklyn, and Amy Leslie, Boston; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his mother Adeline Owen, Clinton; and sisters Joyce Parsons, Camanche, and Earline Todtz, Clinton.

Quad City Times, 500 East Third, Davenport, Iowa 52801, December 24, 1996


LEON I. BROWN:

Elizabeth, Ill.

LEON I. BROWN

Leon I. Brown, 66, of Elizabeth died Thursday at Monroe Clinic Hospits, Monroe, Wis.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Lutheran Church, Massbach, Ill., with the Rev. Bernard Daiker, officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Elizabeth, with a Masonic service at 7:45 p.m., by the Apple River Masonic Lodge. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

He was born March 3, 1931, in Charlotte, to Vilas F. and Velma F. Leslie Brown. He married Phyllis Jacobs, May 5, 1951. She died Oct. 3, 1975. He then married Bernice Breed, Aug. 14, 1976, in Apple River, Ill.

He served in the United States Army, stationed in Germany, during the Korean Conflict.

He farmed in the Massbach area for many years. He later worked with the Natural Resources Conservation Service office in Elizabeth for more than 20 years. He had been a NRCS "Earth Team" volunteer. He also assisted the JoDaviess Soil and Water Conservation District in its tree program for 19 years.

He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Massbach, Ill., Apple River Masonic Lodge, of Hanover VFW, of Apple River Lions Club, and the Northwest Illinois Forestry Association.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Leonia (Tim) May of Mount Horeb, Wis., and Mrs. Lessia (Churck) Bigler of New Glarus, Wis.; two sons, Paul Brown of Nashville, Ill., and Phillip Brown of Elizabeth; a stepson, James Breed of Kewanee, Ill.; two grandsons; three step-grandchildren; three sisters, Fern Stowers, Mrs. Beverly (LeRoy) Mensinger and Mrs. Sary (Harold) Rycroft all of Camanche; three brothers, Bruce Brown of Sabula, Marvin Brown of DeWitt, and Leslie "Butch" Brown of Berry-Essa Heights, Calif.; and an uncle, Isaac Leslie of Clinton.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Death date: April 24, 1997.

Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa, April 26, 1997


HAROLD BRUNDAGE:

Harold G. Brundage, 60, of Andrew died Thursday, April 27, 1995 at Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport.

Funeral services will be held at I I a.m. Monday, May 1, at Salem Lutheran Church in Andrew, with the Rev. Neal Solomonson officiating.

Burial will be in the Andrew Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Carson & Son Funeral Home in Maquoketa.

Mr. Brundage was born March 26, 1935 in Miles to Walter and Thelma Tracy Brundage. He married Garnette Rockwell May 20,1956 in Andrew. She survives him.

He served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1956 during the Korean Conflict. He worked for Caterpillar in Mount Joy for 23 years and was a driver for Operation: New View’s Regional Transit Authority bus.

Mr. Brundage was a member of the Andrew AmVet and Lutheran Brotherhood Branch 8569.

Survivors include two sons, David and Dion, both of Maquoketa; five daughters, Diana Brundage of Maquoketa; Dawn (Mrs. Bobby) Hall of Aurora, Colo., Danielle Jamison of Delmar, Dody (Mrs. Wayne) Garien of Charlotte and Nicole Brundage at home; his father, Walter Brundage of Harrah, Okla.; 15 grandchildren and four brothers, Robert and Victor of Sabula, Marvin of Harrah, Okla., and Bruce of Germany.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Maquoketa Sentinel Press, Maquoketa, Iowa, April 29, 1995

Andrew

HAROLD G. BRUNDAGE

Harold G. Brundage, 60, of Andrew, Iowa, died Thursday at Genesis East, Davenport.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Salem Lutheran Church, Andrew, with Rev. Neal Solomonson officiating. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m.

Sunday at Carson & Son Funeral Home, Maquoketa. Burial will be in Andrew Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Todd and Scott Brundage, Keith Weuste, Todd Roeder, Craig Clark and Richard Remme.

Honorary pallbearers will be Oscar Duhme, George Roeder, Floyd Clark, Don Siegel, Hubert Markum and Jim Clark.

Mr. Brundage was born March 26, 1935, in Miles, Iowa, to Walter and Thelma Tracy Brundage. He married Garnett Rockwell, May 20, 1956, in Andrew. He had worked for 23 years at Caterpiller Works in Mt. Joy, Iowa. He later drove for the Regional Transit Authority of Operation New View. He was a member of the Andrew AmVets, Post No. 62, and Lutheran Brotherhood Branch 8569.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, David arid Dion, both of Maquoketa; five daughters, Diana Brundage of Maquoketa, Mrs. Bobby (Dawn) Hall of Aurora, Colo., Danielle Jamison of Delmar, Iowa, Mrs. Wayne (Dody) Garien of Charlotte, Iowa, and Nicole Brundage at home; 15 grandchildren; his father of Harrah, Okla.; four brothers, Robert and Victor, both of Sabula, Marvin of Harrah, Okla., and Bruce of Germany.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Death date: April 27, 1996.

Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa, Saturday, April 29,1995, Page 7


DAWN COLLEEN BRUNDAGE:

Dawn Hall

Dawn Caeleen Hall, 37, formerly of Andrew, died Thursday morning, Aug. 15, 1996 at her home in Aurora, Colo.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in Andrew.

Mrs. Hall was born March 24, 1959 in Maquoketa to Harold G. and Garnett Rockwell Brundage. She married Bobby Hall on Oct. 19, 1980.

Survivors include her husband: one daughter, Bobbie Jo, at home; her mother of Andrew; two brothers, David and Dion Brundage of Maquoketa; four sisters Diana Brundage and Dody Garien of Maquoketa, Donielle Jamison of Delmar and Nicole Brundage of Andrew; her maternal grandmother Alma Rockwell of Andrew; and her paternal grandfather, Walter Brundage of Harrah, Okla.

She was preceded in death by her father on April 27, 1995

Maquoketa Sentinel Press, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060, August 17, 1996


JERRY ALLEN JENSEN:

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BELLEVUE, Iowa - Jerry Allen Jensen, of Hammond, Ind., formerly of Bellevue, died of natural causes Thursday, April 2, 1998, at home. 

Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Kingery Funeral Home,

Bellevue, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Friday.

Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Bellevue.

Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, Thurdsday, April 9, 1998

Hammond, Ind.

JERRY A. JENSEN

Jerry Allen Jensen, 51, of Hammond, formerly of Bellevue, died April 2, at his home.

A memorial service will be 11:30 a.m. Friday at Kingery Funeral Home, Bellevue, with the Rev. Solveig Zamzow officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service hour Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Bellevue, with flag presentation by the Bellevue American Legion Reveille Post No. 273.

He was born Dec. 2, 1946, in Clinton to Alvin and Dorothy Tracy Jensen. He married Kathleen Stillings. He later married Bobbi Clark.

He was a 1965 graduate of Bellevue Community School.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the United States Army as a first lieutenant from 1965-1967 with the, First Calvary Division.

He had been employed as a of foreman in the thin film coating for Midwest Pipeline Co. at various locations since 1977.

Survivors include a daughter, Jami Callahan of Clinton; three grandsons; his mother, Dorothy Smith of Bellevue; a sister, Mrs. Jean (Milton) Duff of Seymour, Mo.; a brother, Jeff Jensen of Cuba City, Wis.; and nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his father, stepfather, three nephews and a niece.

Death date: April 2, 1998.

CLINTON HERALD CO., 221 SIXTH AVE. SOUTH, CLINTON, IOWA 52732, VOL. 139, NO. 85, THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 1998


 

 

 

 

VELMA F. LESLIE:

Mrs. V. F. Brown, 75, 606 First St., Camanche, died Monday in the Masonic Home in Bettendorf, Iowa.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Camanche chapel of Snell-Zoring Funeral Home with the REv. Charles Klink of St. Mark's Methodist Church, Camanche. officiating. Burial will be in Clinton Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be John Haack, Leo Curry, Henry Mesinger, Charles Gifford, LeRoy Mesinger II and Bruce Brown.

Mrs. Brown was born March 23, 1908, in Cedar Rapids to Sam and Ida Steffey Leslie. She married Vilas F. Brown July 21, 1925, in Clinton. She attended Clinton Schools and lived most of her life in Clinton-Camanche area. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star, Camanche, and attended St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Camanche.

Survivors include her husband, Vilas; three daughters, Mrs. Harold (Sarey) Rycroft, Mrs. LeRoy (Beverly) Mensinger and Mrs. Esben (Fern) Stowers, all of Camanche; four sons, Marvin A. of rural DeWitt, Leslie D. of Susi San, Calif.; Bruce D., of Sabula and Leon I. of Apple River, Ill.; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; a sister Mrs. Otto (Marie) Behrend of Grand Mound and two brothers, Isaac and Arthur Leslie, of Clinton.

She was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.

Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa, February 1984.


JOHN D. LESLIE:

John Leslie

Clinton, Iowa-Services for John D. "Jack" Leslie, 70, of 318 Main Ave., will be 10 a.m. today at Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

Mr. Leslie died Sunday, Dec. 22, 1996, at his home.

He worked 35 years at Clinton Corn Processing and was employed as a security guard at Quantum and the Mississippi Bell II for 11 years.

He was born Jan. 22, 1926, in Clinton. He married Judith Hess in 1955 in Clinton.

He was a Navy veteran having served in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; daughters, Linda Corbisier, Leanna Geffers, Laurelle Behrens, Mary Hoffman and Jennifer Holt, all of Clinton, Valerie Oberman, Davenport, Regina Leslie, Omaha, Neb., Caroline Martin, Brooklyn, and Amy Leslie, Boston; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his mother Adeline Owen, Clinton; and sisters Joyce Parsons, Camanche, and Earline Todtz, Clinton.

Quad City Times, 500 East Third, Davenport, Iowa 52801, December 24, 1996


LEON I. BROWN:

Elizabeth, Ill.

LEON I. BROWN

Leon I. Brown, 66, of Elizabeth died Thursday at Monroe Clinic Hospits, Monroe, Wis.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Lutheran Church, Massbach, Ill., with the Rev. Bernard Daiker, officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Elizabeth, with a Masonic service at 7:45 p.m., by the Apple River Masonic Lodge. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

He was born March 3, 1931, in Charlotte, to Vilas F. and Velma F. Leslie Brown. He married Phyllis Jacobs, May 5, 1951. She died Oct. 3, 1975. He then married Bernice Breed, Aug. 14, 1976, in Apple River, Ill.

He served in the United States Army, stationed in Germany, during the Korean Conflict.

He farmed in the Massbach area for many years. He later worked with the Natural Resources Conservation Service office in Elizabeth for more than 20 years. He had been a NRCS "Earth Team" volunteer. He also assisted the JoDaviess Soil and Water Conservation District in its tree program for 19 years.

He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Massbach, Ill., Apple River Masonic Lodge, of Hanover VFW, of Apple River Lions Club, and the Northwest Illinois Forestry Association.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Leonia (Tim) May of Mount Horeb, Wis., and Mrs. Lessia (Churck) Bigler of New Glarus, Wis.; two sons, Paul Brown of Nashville, Ill., and Phillip Brown of Elizabeth; a stepson, James Breed of Kewanee, Ill.; two grandsons; three step-grandchildren; three sisters, Fern Stowers, Mrs. Beverly (LeRoy) Mensinger and Mrs. Sary (Harold) Rycroft all of Camanche; three brothers, Bruce Brown of Sabula, Marvin Brown of DeWitt, and Leslie "Butch" Brown of Berry-Essa Heights, Calif.; and an uncle, Isaac Leslie of Clinton.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Death date: April 24, 1997.

Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa, April 26, 1997