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James Vancil

Apr 16, 1953 - Dec 03, 2023

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Davenport, IA

James Earnest Vancil, age 70 passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2023. James was born in Avon, Illinois.

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Franklin "Ed" Nett

Dec 02, 1944 - Feb 25, 2024

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Davenport, IA

Franklin “Ed” Nett, 79, passed away on February 25, 2024 at Genesis East Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at Grace Evangelical Free Church in Davenport. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at the time of service. Ed will be laid to rest alongside his beloved wife at Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Online, condolences and fond memories may be expressed at www.weertsfh.com On December 2, 1944 in Davenport, IA, Ed was born to parents Anna (Vance) and Donald Nett. Following high school, he went on to obtain his Associate’s Degree. Ed worked as a Mechanical Designer until he retired in 1999. On September 7, 1968, Ed married the love of his life, Jill Sloan. Together they had nearly 50 years in each other’s company before Jill passed in 2017. Ed loved all things wood, old, and repurposed. Using wood (often found at the ReStore), he could make anything in his workshop. It’s not just the “thing” that he made which was special, it was the love and time he put into the piece that his loved ones cherished most. Family and faith was of utmost importance to Ed. He was a member of Grace Evangelical Free Church, where some of his woodworking pieces can be found to this day. Ed would set up for women’s bible study every week, even after Jill’s passing. His love was a constant and will always be a constant. Survivors include his children; Penny (Brian) Bonifant, John (Ivana) Nett; sister, Pat (Lynn) Snyder; grandchildren; Madeline, Elena, Caroline, Cameron, Anna (Harry), Jacob, Emma; cousin, Jim Vance, and an honorary family member, Ellen Burris. Ed was preceded in death by his wife, Jill, and his parents.

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Curtis R. Patterson Sr.

Jun 28, 1952 - Feb 26, 2024

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Davenport, IA

Curtis R. Patterson Sr., 71, of Davenport passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024 at home. Cremation rites have been accorded and Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island is assisting the family. Curtis was born on June 28, 1952 in Ullin, IL, a son of John Lee and Rosie Lee (Moore) Patterson. He worked in maintenance for many years before retiring. Those left to cherish Curtis’ memory include his children, Tanitia Patterson, Curtis Patterson Jr. and Tara Patterson; 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; siblings, John (Shelia) Patterson Jr., Donald Patterson, Rosalyn Malone, Regina (Albert) Stewart and Karen Patterson; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Curits was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ethel McGee; and brother, Ernest Patterson. Condolences may be left for the family on Curtis’ tribute wall. To to the family or in memory of Curtis R. Patterson, please

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Steven J. Schebler

Oct 17, 1948 - Feb 28, 2024

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Davenport, IA

Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial for Steven J. Schebler, 75, of Blue Grass, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Blue Grass. Burial will be in Blue Grass Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport with additional visitation Tuesday at church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be made to the family to establish a memorial at a later date. Steve died Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at Select Specialty Hospital, Davenport.Steven Joseph Schebler was born on October 17, 1948 in Davenport, a son of Richard F. and Rita (Bredar) Schebler. He graduated from Assumption High School in 1966 and Iowa State University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and was a member Phi Kappa Theta at ISU. Steve was united in marriage to Irene Plocke on July 27, 1968 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. They have shared over 55 years of marriage and adventures together. Steve joined Stanley Consultants on June 1, 1970, in the Operations/Power Group. He was promoted to senior engineer in 1977; principal engineer in 1979; mechanical department manager in 1980; chief mechanical engineer in 1988; vice president in 1990; project principal in 1996; market leader for Power and Energy Group and senior vice president in 2004; business leader for Energy in 2009; and elected Director to SC Companies, Inc., in 2012. Steve retired on March 18, 2016 as Senior Vice President in Energy Business.Steve achieved his first Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in 1974, holding a P.E. license in 11 states. He also authored numerous papers throughout his career. Steve’s leadership, expertise, and determination was instrumental in building the strong Power Generation Group at Stanley. His commitment to client service created long-term relationships and a great reputation in the Utility Market. Steve had the opportunity to see 22 foreign countries and all 50 states during his 46-year career, while forming life-long friendships with many people, clients, and members. He had many highlights during his career, one of them being named a Kentucky Colonel by the Governor of Kentucky to recognize his valuable work to the state.Steve loved to bring his family together and truly enjoyed building things to last whether they be power plants, structures, classic cars or relationships. He had a great love of fishing, hunting, and whisky. Those left to honor his memory are his wife, Irene, Blue Grass; sons: Jim (Kelly Sinclair) Schebler, Klemme, Iowa, Dan (Veronica) Schebler, Muscatine, Richard (Sabrina Meredith) Schebler, Pella, and Steven "Ted" Schebler, Blue Grass; grandchildren: Vincent, Valentina, Ashley (Kyle), Amber, Alicia (Mason), Anna; great-grandchildren: Abigail, Madison, Dublin, Mason, and Emmett; siblings: Michael (Kay) Schebler, Odenton, Maryland, Teresa "Teri" Martin, Davenport; and many nieces and nephews. Steve was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Martha "Mardy" Niemi. May they rest in peace.

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Harold "Harry" Olson

Jun 21, 1948 - Feb 29, 2024

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Davenport, IA

Harold “Harry” Olson, 75, of DeWitt, Iowa, passed away surrounded by his family Thursday, February 29, 2024, at Genesis Medical Center-East in Davenport, following a prolonged battle with illness. Visitation will be Monday, March 4, 2024, from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. A Service of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, rural Calamus. Burial and Military Rites will be at Kvindherred Cemetery. Harold Dean “Harry” Olson was born June 21, 1948, at the homestead in rural Grand Mound, the 9th of 11 children born to Nels and Alice (Grau) Olson. He grew up farming and playing baseball. Harry graduated from Calamus High School in 1966. He then received his B.A. in 1970 from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, where he and several of his brothers played baseball. As a pitcher at Luther, he received All American Honors. He then served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany. Harry was united in marriage to Jean Kroymann on Wednesday, July 21, 1976, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, rural Calamus. The couple resided in rural Grand Mound, where they raised their family of four daughters. Harry farmed with his brothers for several years. He also worked at Equistar in Camanche, he later worked for Irwin Inc. Pallets in DeWitt until retiring in June 2019. After retiring, he stayed busy helping at his son-in-law’s veterinary clinic and cattle operation. Harry was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. He was a loving husband, and was dedicated to his family, attending sporting events and 4-H activities for his children and grandchildren regardless of what shift he had just finished at work. He loved taking his family to baseball games, and was especially fond of the New York Yankees. He was an avid golfer, and was a charter member of the Wapsi Oaks Country Club. Later in life, he enjoyed hosting pool parties out at the farm, and camping with friends and grandchildren. He was a friend to all who met him. Surviving are his loving wife of 47 years, Jean; daughters, Jenny Reed of Bettendorf, Kristine Olson of DeWitt, Colleen (Ryan) Schroeder of Welton, and son-in-law, Phil Reemtsma of DeWitt; grandchildren, Moira and Maclane Murrell, Jacob and Nicholas Reemtsma, and Anna and Dylan Schroeder; siblings, Myra Jean Peterson, Marlon Olson, Leonard Olson, Myrna Kay Peterson, and Paul Olson; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Angie Reemtsma, and siblings Arla Mae Hernes, Nels Olson, Jr., Carol Ann Block, Leon Olson, and Victor Olson. Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. Condolences may be expressed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com To to the family or in memory of Harold "Harry" Olson, please

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Harrison Hill

Mar 25, 1928 - Feb 25, 2024

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Davenport, IA

Harrison Hill, age 95, of Davenport, Iowa passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2024. Harrison was born in San Francisco, CA.

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Melvin L. Carlton

Apr 17, 1957 - Feb 21, 2024

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Davenport, IA

Melvin L. Carlton, 66, of Davenport, Iowa, died Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at home.Services to honor and celebrate Melvin's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2024, at the Third Missionary Baptist Church, 222 West 14th Street, Davenport, Iowa, with The Rev. Rogers Kirk officiating. Prior to the service, visitation will be held for one hour. Following the service, cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory, Moline, under the compassionate direction of Trimble Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established in Melvin’s memory.Melvin Louis Carlton was born April 17, 1957, in Cairo, Illinois, the son of Jimmy and Justine (Randolph) Carlton. He married Ora White on April 21, 2006. Previously, he had been married to Jacqueline Hodges. Melvin was a man of simple pleasures and profound love for his family. He found joy and fulfillment in his work as a janitor, a profession he dedicated most of his life to. Melvin's commitment to his job was evident in the care and diligence he put into his work each day, earning him the respect and admiration of those around him.A man of faith, Melvin was an active member of the Third Missionary Baptist Church in Davenport. He served diligently as the church's janitor, contributing his time and effort to the upkeep of the sacred space where he found solace and community.In his leisure time, Melvin enjoyed the company of his loved ones, engaging in spirited games of cards, where his skill in Tunk often left his opponents in awe. He also found joy in the simple pleasure of riding his bicycle, relishing the freedom and tranquility it offered him. However, his deepest joy and devotion were always reserved for his family, particularly his cherished grandchildren.Melvin is survived by his wife, Ora Carlton; three children, Justine (Marcell) Kirk, Joseph Carlton, and Denise Carlton, all of Davenport; grandchildren, Nia, Naima and Naija Kirk, Kari, Jaheim, Javin and Deago Carlton, Kassiyah, Avyana and Antinio Horn, and Jakai, Jacari, Jacarion and Jaqueen Pendleton; two sisters, Ida West and Lille Hopkins; three brothers, Johnnie, Sylvester and Jimmy (Linda) Carlton; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmy and Justine Carlton; brothers, Frankie Carlton, Willie Carlton, Billie Joe Carlton, Henry Carlton, Norman Ray Cartlon; and sisters, Geraldine Nelson and Mae Frances KennyThe family invites friends to share stories and condolences at TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.

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Raymond J. Ewoldt, Jr.

Aug 09, 1937 - Feb 23, 2024

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Davenport, IA

Raymond J. Ewoldt, Jr., 86, of Davenport, Iowa, died Friday, February 23, 2024, at Davenport Lutheran Home.Graveside services are 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 28, at Rock Island National Cemetery, where the Moline American Legion Post #246 will present military honors. Those wishing to attend should meet in the parking lot at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th Street, Moline, at 10:45 a.m. The family will host a luncheon immediately following graveside services at CityView Celebrations at Trimble Pointe (Lower Level). Memorials may be made to any veterans organization.Raymond John Ewoldt, Jr. was born August 9, 1937, in Davenport, to Raymond Sr. and Henrietta (McMasters) Ewoldt. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force and married the love of his life, Judith Allison, on September 28, 1957, in Keokuk, Iowa. He owned Ewoldt and Sons Construction for many years before retiring and working part time for the YMCA and as facilities manager at Meadow Crest Apartments. Ray was a horse and dog lover. He bought his first horse as a teenager without his parents knowing about it. More recently, he bought a pony, "Shorty" for his beloved grandchildren. He loved working his hands and building things. In his younger years, he was a skilled boxer with the Pena Boxing Club and in later years enjoyed watching boxing. Ray is survived by his beloved wife of over 66-years, Judy; three children, Michael (Dawn) Ewoldt of Bettendorf, Debra (Jerome) Freese of Davenport, and Kenneth Ewoldt of Cherokee, Iowa; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Paulette Leonard of Davenport; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Richard J. Ewoldt; a grandson, Robert "Rob" J. Ewoldt; sisters, Georganna Clapp and Inez Reed; and a step-brother, Eugene (Thelma) Ewoldt.Condolences may be shared at CremationQC.com.

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Terry J. Dixon

Mar 31, 1953 - Feb 23, 2024

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Davenport, IA

Terry J. Dixon, 70, of Coal Valley, Illinois, died Friday, February 23, 2024, in Harmony of Davenport.Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory, Moline, Illinois, under the direction of Cremation Society of the Quad Cities. Graveside services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Rock Island National Cemetery, where Moline American Legion will present military honors. Those wishing to attend should meet at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th Street, Moline at 10:15 a.m. to process to the cemetery.Terry James Dixon was born March 31, 1953, in Dixon, Illinois. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and married Denh Nguyen on November 4, 1972, in Rock Island. He was employed at John Deere in production and was a forklift driver.Terry is survived by his wife, Denh; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jamie and Jennifer Dixon and Glen and Connie Dixon, all of Coal Valley; three grandchildren, Delaney, Alyssa, and Cameren Dixon; and siblings, Mary Gale and her husband Frank, Linda Hammond, Jacob Madison, and Timothy Dixon. He was preceded by his parents and siblings, Joseph Dixon and Shirley Denning.Condolences may be shared at CremationQC.com.

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Randy Bloomingdale

Mar 08, 1960 - Feb 16, 2024

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Davenport, IA

Randy Bloomingdale, 63, of LeClaire, Iowa passed away on Friday, February 16, 2024 at Genesis Medical Center -East Campus, Davenport. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening, February 21st at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, Bettendorf. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday morning at the funeral home. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery, LeClaire. Memorials may be directed to the family, to be used for a future contribution in memory of Randy.Randy was born on March 8, 1960 in Albert Lea, Minnesota, the son of Tommy and Eileen (Schroeder) Bloomingdale. He graduated from Pleasant Valley High School in 1979. On April 20, 2005, Randy was united in marriage to Wendy Asmus McKnight.Prior to his retirement in 2023, he worked for the City of Davenport as a sewer equipment operator for 22 years. Randy loved spending time in his yard and took pride in keeping it well maintained. Those left to honor his memory are his wife, Wendy Bloomindale of LeClaire; his children, Shelby (Veronica) Bloomingdale of Davenport, James "Michael" (Alex) Larson of Davenport, Allison (Jason) McKnight-Griebel of LeClaire, and Charles (Julie) McKnight of Bettendorf; 7 grandchildren; siblings, Les (Jolynn) Bloomingdale of Kiester, Minnesota, LuAnn (Eric) Waters of Davenport, Joyce (Tom) Kunde of Davenport, Brent (Ellen) Bloomingdale of Bettendorf, and Todd (Theresa Bauer) Bloomingdale of Schofield, Wisconsin; numerous nieces and nephews; and his two beloved canine companions, Bailey and Molly.He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Linda Lee Wooten

Oct 10, 1945 - Feb 22, 2024

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Davenport, IA

Graveside services for Linda Lee Wooten, 78, of Davenport, will be 10:30 a.m. on Monday at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Family will greet friends at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, Bettendorf on Sunday from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Linda passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at Genesis Medical Center – East Campus, Davenport. Linda Chestnut was born on October 10, 1945, in Davenport, the daughter of OB and Irma (Fickel) Chestnut. She married Johnny Wooten on December 31, 1962, in Davenport. She most recently worked at AVG Automation in the Accounting and Human Resources Dept, retiring in 2020. She was a member of the Bettendorf Chapter of the Eastern Star. Linda enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, spending time at the beach in Florida, going to the casino and playing bingo. Survivors include her husband, Johnny of Davenport, her children, Johnny Wooten and his fiancé, D. Jordan, of Friendship, WI, Sheeny (Terry) Black of Davenport, Jennifer Cale of Davenport, six grandchildren, Jake, Katie, Chris, Ryan, Danielle, Austin, eight great-grandchildren and brother, Jeff (Jolene) Chestnut of Bettendorf. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Peggy Williams. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.McGinnis-Chambers.com.

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