Pape Funeral Home



Tex M. Healless
September 21, 1927 - October 16, 2006

Wednesday October 18, 2006
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Pape Funeral Home

Thursday October 19, 2006
10:30 a.m.
Christ Episcopal North Church

Tex M. Healless, age 79 of Clinton, died Monday, October 16, 2006, at the Alverno Health Care Facility in Clinton.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday at Christ Episcopal North Church, the Rev. Sue Eads will officiate. Visitation will be Held Wednesday 4-8 PM at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Lawrence Leonard, Leroy Buntemeyer, Bill Rathje, Bob Hammer, Leroy Rockrohr, Bill Walker, Howard Vogel, and Arnold Matje. Memorials may be given to Christ Episcopal Church.

Tex was born on September 21, 1927 in Clinton, IA, the son of Merrill and Helen (Bertelsen) Healless. He graduated from Lyons High School in 1946. He served in the US Marines, where he served during the Korean Conflict. He married Miriam Milder on Oct. 21, 1950 in Clinton. Tex worked at E.I. DuPont as a slitting machine operator for over 40 years. He was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church, the Clinton American Legion, and delivered Meals on Wheels.

Tex is survived by his wife, Miriam; three daughters, Kathleen Healless and Sharon Enwright both of Clinton, and Mrs. Mary (Darwin) Andresen of Dewitt; two sons, Michael Healless of Bettendorf and Ted Healess of Dewitt; three granddaughters, Tara, Heidi, and Molly; a great grandson, Garrett; two sisters, Shirley Hoover and Alice Koenes both of Clinton; and his brother-in-law, Howard Vogel of Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jean.

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