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Mary Ann Stuedemann - 73

1/27/1944 - 1/21/2018 Mary Ann Stuedemann, 73, passed peacefully on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Clarissa Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, IA, after a courageous battle with cancer. She faced her illness with courage and a positive attitude up until the day she passed. Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday Jan. 27th at Pape Funeral Home in Clinton, IA. Visitation will be Friday, January 26th from 4 – 7 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at Memorials can be made to Clarissa Cook Hospice Home in Bettendorf, IA or Community Congregational Church in Clinton, IA. She was born on January 27, 1944, to George and Ida Washburn in Seattle, WA, while her father served in the US Coast Guard. She attended grade school in Wheatland, IA, and Junior High and High School in Calamus, IA where she graduated in 1962. She then attended cosmetology school and was a beautician for several years. While in cosmetology school, she met the love of her life, Robert (Bob) T. Stuedemann, when she went on a blind date with him. They were married on February 13, 1965 at Faith Lutheran Church in Calumus, IA. They had been married for 47 years when he passed on April 3th, 2012. Mary Ann did various kinds of work in the Clinton area over the years. She met many wonderful people and friends, many of which she had kept in contact with throughout her life. She retired in 2006 from McGladrey & Pullen in Clinton, IA. After retiring, she took great joy in traveling and having family and friends over to the house to enjoy her swimming pool. She took pride in all the flowers in her backyard around her pool. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and attending all their events. Mary Ann also loved to travel. She has attended the Vietnam reunions all over the US, been on cruises and trips to tropical islands, including Hawaii. She has also traveled to Japan, Mexico, Aruba, the Bahama’s, and the Cayman Islands. One of her most treasured trips was to the Cayman Islands where she went with Bob just weeks before his passing. She was a long-time member of Community Congregational Church in Clinton, IA, where she had many friends who supported her through her illness. She loved her church and the people of her congregation. She is survived by her son, Troy (Nancy) Stuedemann of Clinton, IA, her daughter, Darcie (Chad) Melody, of LeClaire, IA, four grandchildren, Cole (Marquel) Stuedemann of Union, MO, Abby Stuedemann of Iowa City, IA, and Collin and Paige Melody of LeClaire, IA, one sister, Nancy (Alan) Elias of Davenport, IA, a sister-in-law Barb (Tom) Neill of Clinton, IA, as well as a number nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, George & Ida Washburn, and her loving husband of 47 years, Bob. May she be free and fly with the angels now!

Venita A. Hebdon - 91

4/19/1926 - 1/16/2018
Clinton, Iowa Venita A. Hebdon, age 91, died Tuesday Jan. 16, 2018 at Prairie Hills, Clinton. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Friday, January 19th at Pape Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Kent Schreiber, Beth Dierks, Jayson Hebdon Sr., Jayson Hebdon Jr, Joseph Hebdon, Tessa Hebdon, Pam Norman, and Karissa Wilfong. Following the graveside service, a lunch will follow at the Clysar (DuPont Pavilion). Online condolences can be left at She was born April 19th, 1926, in Charlotte, Iowa to Claus and Theresa (Nissen) Dau. She married Dennis Hebdon on June 28th, 1944 in Clinton, Iowa. Dennis passed away on April 21, 1997. She worked at A.C. Nielsen for over 20 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of Community Congregational Church. Venita enjoyed fishing, especially trips to Minnesota and Canada, camping and crocheting. Survivors include, daughter Sharon (Alan) Dierks of Camanche; son Dennis (Katie) Hebdon of Cedar Rapids; four grandchildren, Stacy Lynn Hebdon of Minneapolis MN, Jayson (Carol) Hebdon of Robins, IA, Brenda (Kent) Schreiber of Miles, IA, and Beth (Pam Norman)Dierks of Clinton, IA; 6 great-grandchildren, Jayson Hebdon Jr., Joseph Hebdon, Tessa Hebdon, Karissa Wilfong, Vincent Schreiber and Wyatt Schreiber. She is preceded in death by her husband, 3 sisters, and a brother. Memorials may be given to Community Congregational Church, Prairie Hills of Clinton, or Camp Courageous of Iowa, PO Box 418, 12007 190th Street, Monticello, IA 52310-0418.

Wilfred M. Wilken - 92

8/2/1925 - 1/15/2018
Clinton, formerly of Goose Lake, IA Wilfred M. Wilken, age 92, of Clinton, formerly of Goose Lake, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center North. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church in Preston. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until the services time Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Center Grove Cemetery, Bryant. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Wilfred and his twin sister, Wilma, were born at the Buech farmhouse in Clinton County on August 2, 1925, the children of Fred and Loretta (Buech) Wilken. He went to grade school in Bryant and graduated from Goose Lake High School in 1943. He worked for Delbert Mommsen on his farm until joining the U.S. Navy in 1945. He served with the Navy from 1945 to 1947. Following his time in the service he attended AIC in Davenport and upon graduation went to work for the Goose Lake Savings Bank. He was later employed as purchasing agent for International Paper retiring after 24 years. Wilfred was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Preston, the Goose Lake Lions Club, Preston American Legion and had served as Treasurer of the Center Grove Cemetery Association for over 40 years. He was a hard worker and Master Gardener. Wilfred is survived by his twin sister, Wilma (Ronald) Adrian of Cedar Falls; his dear friend, Rosalyn Mommsen of Clinton; two nieces, Janice Davis and Rhonda McCutcheon; a nephew, Burton Adrian and cousins, Billy Buech, Randy Meinert, Joel, Paul and Dale Schroeder and Steve, Bryan, Brent and Scott Buech. He was preceded in death by his parents and a cousin, Phyllis Meinert. Online condolences may be left at

Connie S. Shirley - 70

9/27/1947 - 1/14/2018
Clinton, Iowa Connie S. Shirley, age 70 of Clinton, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center North. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 3:30 P.M. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 3:30 P.M. Connie was born in Clinton on September 27, 1947, the daughter of Thomas and Beulah (Holt) Stauffer. She graduated from Clinton High School. Connie married Dan Shirley on August 4, 1989 in Clinton. Connie enjoyed being home with dad, family dinners and get togethers, spending time with her grandchildren, crocheting and had of love of dogs. Connie is survived by her husband Dan; 8 children, Lisa (Chris) Eads of Clinton, Floyd Rush of Clinton, Bill Rush of Clinton, Eunice Olivier of Clinton, Dan Shirley of Louisiana, Ernie (Brenda) Dague of Goose Lake, Paul (Laura) Dague of Maquoketa, and Jody (Dawn) Dague of Camanche; 15 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Don, and two sisters, Joyce and Bonnie. Online condolences may be left at

Eloise E. May - 82

6/13/1935 - 1/10/2018
Clinton, Iowa Eloise E. May age 82 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday Jan. 10, 2018 at Manor Care in Davenport. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday Jan. 13th from 4 – 6 PM at the Pape Funeral Home. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service. Online condolences may be left at Eloise was born on June 13, 1935 in Morrison, IL, the daughter of Jacob and Ethel (Hamm) Schipper. She was a homemaker most of her life. She attended the Salvation Army Citadel in Clinton and a member of the Moose Lodge in Clinton. She enjoyed playing bingo, dancing, cooking & baking, and spending time with her family. Eloise is survived her six children, Robert Dick of Clinton, Ethel May of Clinton, Ronald May Sr., Debra Dersham of Fulton, IL, Connie Greene of Fulton, IL, and Cindy Anderson of Clinton; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter; and a brother, Robert Schipper of Davenport. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sons, Jacob Dick, Virgil Dick & David May, a son-in-law, Rick Greene, a great grandson, six brothers and a sister.

Carolyn “Sue” Richeal - 81

4/22/1936 - 1/10/2018
Clinton, Iowa Carolyn “Sue” Richeal, age 81 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Mercy Living Center South. In following Sue’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 9:30 A.M. until the service time Thursday at the church. Burial will be at the Rock Island National Cemetery. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Sue was born in Humboldt, Nebraska on April 22, 1936, the daughter of Eugene E. and Esther (Hudson) Phillips. She graduated from Sergeant Bluff High School and attended Denver University for 2 years. Sue married Gary D. Richeal on May 21, 1955 in Sioux City, Iowa. Gary passed away 2007.She had worked as a secretary at Pillsbury, A.C. Nielsen, Clinton Abstract and Title, and 3M. She was a very active member of the First United Methodist Church, where she played in the hand bell choir, taught Sunday school and was involved with the tutoring program between the church and Bluff Elementary School. She was a member of the American Cancer Board, active with the PTA and both the Boy and Girl Scouts. She enjoyed playing bridge and golfing. Sue is survived by four children; Douglas A. Richeal of Clinton, Scott E. Richeal of Donahue, IA, Julie A. (Jerry) Butz of St. Louis and Elaine A. (Bob) Mahon of Seattle; six grandchildren, Kelly Rodenburg, Eric Richeal, Andrew Richeal, Stefanie Morsey, Greg Butz and Sophia Mahon; two great grandchildren, Ben and Max Morsey and her brother, Gordon (Lou) Phillips of Atwater, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. Memorials in Sue’s name may be made to the 1st United Methodist Church or Mercy Living Center South. Online condolences may be left at

Connie A. Koehn - 85

11/8/1932 - 1/9/2018
Bellevue, IA Connie A. Koehn age 85 of Bellevue, formerly of Clinton, passed away Tuesday Jan. 9, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Dubuque. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, Clinton. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home and from 9:30 AM until the service time Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery. Memorials may be given to St. John Lutheran Radio Mission. Connie was born on Nov. 8, 1932 in Clinton, the daughter of LeRoy and Isabelle (Naeve) Eggers. She graduated from Clinton High School and Jane Lamb School of Nursing in Clinton. She married Walter Koehn on June 19, 1955 in Andover; he died in 1992. Connie was a Registered Nurse for over 40 years, working at the former Jane Lamb Hospital and Mercy Medical Center. She was member of St. John Lutheran Church where she was active with the Ladies Aid. During her time in Clinton, Connie delivered Meals on Wheels. She most enjoyed spending time with all of her family; one joy in particular was reading to her grandchildren. Connie took delight doing crossword puzzles, genealogy, her loving cats, and the scenic views of the river in Bellevue. She enjoyed attending Saturday night services at St. John Lutheran Church in Bellevue. Connie is survived by her three children, Ruth (Don) Dierks of Clinton, Sara Koehn (Al Michels) of Bellevue, and Lora (Scotty) Scheckel of Bellevue; 7 grandchildren, Rachael (Ryan) Putman, Samuel Rogis (Bailee Law), Lesley and Bradley Krebs, Emily (Ben) Hingtgen, Eliza and Wyatt Scheckel; five great grandchildren, Aubrey, Blake, and Brycen Putman, Isaiah Pease, and Gunner Hingtgen and her sister-in-law, Phyllis (Lester) Marshall of Miles. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Larry Eggers, and nephew, Kenny Eggers.

Mary F. Hull - 63

6/7/1954 - 1/8/2018
Fulton, IL Mary F. Hull age 63 of Fulton, IL, passed away Monday Jan. 8, 2018 at Mercy North Medical Center, Clinton. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM Saturday Jan. 13th at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 703 12th Ave., Fulton, IL. Visitation will be held Saturday 9:00 AM until the service hour at the church. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Burial will be at Fulton Township Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Zach and Eric Simonson, Drew Grunow, Jeff and Jay Hull, and Creighton Cooper. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at Mary was born on June 7, 1954 in Menominee, WI, the daughter of Robert and Delores (Schafhauser) Grunow. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1972. She married Michael Hull on June 18, 1977 in Clinton. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fulton. She enjoyed reading and cross-stitching. Mary is survived by her husband, Michael Hull of Fulton, IL; two children, Margaret (Jeff) Tully of Somonauk, IL and Danny Hull of Clinton; two sisters, Theresa Grunow of Minneapolis, MN and Pat (Dale) Simonson of Golden Valley, MN; two brothers, Jerry (Sue) Grunow of Wausau, WI and Randy (Cathy) Grunow of Las Cruces, NM; and several nieces and nephews.

Matthew C. Steen - 44

3/22/1973 - 1/7/2018
Marion, Iowa Matthew C. Steen, 44 of Marion, IA, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at his home. Private family graveside services have taken place. Matthew is survived by two sons, Jacob (Kasey) Brown and Sage Steen; his parents, Chuck and Lynn Steen and a brother, Tony Steen and his children. May God grant him peace. Online condolences may be left at

Linda E. Wagner - 72

12/16/1945 - 1/6/2018
Fulton, IL Linda Eileen Wagner, age 72 of Clinton, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the Alverno Health Care Facility. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until the service time Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Linda was born in Clinton on December 16, 1945, the daughter of John and Elsie (Johannsen) Lorenzen. She graduated from Clinton High School. Linda married Joseph Wagner on November 6, 1965 in Clinton. Joseph passed away in 2005. Linda was a homemaker. She enjoyed baking, crocheting, playing cards, and playing Scrabble. Linda is survived by two sons; Michael (Wendy) Wagner of Sunnyvale, CA and Andrew Wagner of Clinton; three grandchildren, Emily, Samuel and Matthew; five sisters, Caroline Malich of Missouri, Helen Lauritzen of Clinton, Joan Slapnicka of Camanche, Donna Laufenberg of Tennessee and Nancy Luckritz of Clinton and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a sister, Elaine. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

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