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Slade O Donnell Funeral Home Inc

103 Northeast Mill Street
Leon, IA 50144
(641) 446-6211
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Shari Vest

Monday, June 26, 2017

Howard and Ethel Belle (Kincaid) Phillips; maternal grandparents, Norah Rinehart and Thomas Kincaid; and paternal grandparents, Lula Scott and Abner Phillips. Left to cherish her memory are children, Leon Franklin, Jr. and wife, Melinda, Kim Vest and husband, Matt Clark, and Chris Vest and wife, Janice; siblings, Judy Casto, Greg Phillips, Stewart Phillips, and Tammy Phillips; grandchildren, Josh Franklin, Eli Franklin, Gabe Franklin, Grace Franklin, Tori Vest, Ethan Vest, and Gavin Vest; and dear friends, Kim and Oscar Smith, Sharon and Lee Linkous, Jack Clifton and many others. Shari graduated from Montgomery High School in Montgomery, WV in 1968. She worked as a Treasurer’s Clerk for Roanoke County for many years as well as in the ticket office of the Salem Civic Center. Some of Shari’s favorite pastimes were quilting, spending time at Smith Mountain Lake, eating her Moose Track ice cream, and going to Mac And Bob’s every chance she could. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m until 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Sherwood Memorial Park’s Abbey. A graveside service to immediately follow. The family would like to extend a special thanks to John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home for their service during the family’s time of need. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to either The VFW or The American Red Cross. Online condolences may b...

Odete Campos

Monday, June 26, 2017

Rui and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, Odete was predeceased by her daughter, Vera Brihim, her brothers, Jose and Osvaldo Dos Passos and her sister, Cleonice Reis.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, June 19, 2017 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin Street, Waterbury. Everyone is kindly asked to please go directly to church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. Calling hours are on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 5 to 8pm at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck.

Merle Hughes

Monday, June 26, 2017

Merle Leon Hughes, 90, of Clinton, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 at his residence. Born December 23, 1926 in Lawrenceville, IL to the late Hubert and Daisy Enyart Hughes, Merle was a World War II veteran, serving in the US Army. He is also a retired maintenance technician. Left to cherish Merle's memory are his sons, Richard and wife Laura Hughes of Clinton and Keith Hughes of Lampe. MO; siblings Mary Scott, Melvin Hughes, Shirley Burggett of Lawrenceville, IL., Morris Hughes of Courtland, IL.; grandchildren Brian, Karen, Jennifer, Brent Hughes, Kali Poss; 11 great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, family and other friends.Merle is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and siblings Mildred Bunyan, Curtis Hughes, Merrill Hughes, and Marvin Hughes. Memorial services to be announced later in Illinois. Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service of Clinton. To sign Merle's book of memories, go to www.clintonfuneralservice.com.

Marie Tantengco

Monday, June 26, 2017

Betis, Guagua, Pampanga, Philippines passed away at Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the age of 89.Survived by sons Jesus (Linda) Tantengco; Dante (Leonora) Tantengco; Teodulfo (Luz) Tantengco; Fred (Myrna) Tantengco; Teresito (Myla) Tantengco; 1 daughter Whil (Harvey) Herrington; 1 brother Carlos(Virginia) Maglalang; 13 grandchildren, Jesus IV, Egbert, Jelyn, Jessica, Danby, Jacqueline, Jeniffer, Jinlee, Matthew Jake, Alyssa Marie, Terrence, Abigail, Ajay; and 7 great grandchildren. Marie was preceded in death by her parents Alejandro and Barbara (Carreon) Maglalang; 1 brother Ponciano Maglalang; 2 sisters Luz (Ernesto) Tiopengco and Aurora Maglalang who passed away as a young child.Marie came to the United States in 1989. She was born in Parang, Cotabato, Philippines. She was a very witty, decisive woman. Above all, she was loving to all but especially her family. Prior to having children, Marie was an elementary school teacher until she started her own family when she decided to stay home to raise her children. She was very generous with her time and treasures. Marie would give to others by feeding the underprivileged; inviting them into her home and provi...

June Toole

Monday, June 26, 2017

In addition to her husband and her parents, June was predeceased by her daughter, Mary Toole, her twin brother Joseph DiTillo, and her brothers Raymond DiTillo and Leonard Mancini, and her sisters, Mary Petro and Frances Bednarz.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 10am at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday, June 16, 2017 from 5-7pm at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck.

Jack King

Monday, June 26, 2017

Army and the United States Navy, serving in the Navy during WWII from 1945 to 1946, and then during the Korean War he served with the Army from 1951 to 1953. Before going into the Army, he married Leona Baugher on November 27, 1950 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Following his military service, he and Kenneth Baugher formed Baugher and King Drilling and ran it from 1953 until 1966. He farmed from 1966 until 1988. He worked in the oilfield in the Enid area until he retired in 2002. He enjoyed spending time with his family, attending his grandkids ballgames, fishing, and building things in his shop using his lathe, creating working miniature models of steam engines and Ft. Worth Cable Tool rigs. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle. Jack enjoyed life to the fullest, working hard, playing hard, and spending time with his family.Jack is preceded in death by his parents, son Randy King; father in law Kenneth Baugher, mother in law Mable Baugher, brother in law Mick Baugher and sister in law Norma Miller. He is survived by his wife Leona, of the home in Drummond; three children, son Rick King and wife Becky, of Garnett, KS; son Steve King and wife Betty, of Drummond ; daughter Jackie Ekman and husband Daryl of Drummond; eleven grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, and many friends.Memorials in Jack’s name may be made to the Drummond Fire Department with Ladusau-Evans Funera Home serving as custodian of the funds.Condolences may be made and services viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com.

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Shari Vest

Monday, June 26, 2017

Howard and Ethel Belle (Kincaid) Phillips; maternal grandparents, Norah Rinehart and Thomas Kincaid; and paternal grandparents, Lula Scott and Abner Phillips. Left to cherish her memory are children, Leon Franklin, Jr. and wife, Melinda, Kim Vest and husband, Matt Clark, and Chris Vest and wife, Janice; siblings, Judy Casto, Greg Phillips, Stewart Phillips, and Tammy Phillips; grandchildren, Josh Franklin, Eli Franklin, Gabe Franklin, Grace Franklin, Tori Vest, Ethan Vest, and Gavin Vest; and dear friends, Kim and Oscar Smith, Sharon and Lee Linkous, Jack Clifton and many others. Shari graduated from Montgomery High School in Montgomery, WV in 1968. She worked as a Treasurer’s Clerk for Roanoke County for many years as well as in the ticket office of the Salem Civic Center. Some of Shari’s favorite pastimes were quilting, spending time at Smith Mountain Lake, eating her Moose Track ice cream, and going to Mac And Bob’s every chance she could. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m until 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Sherwood Memorial Park’s Abbey. A graveside service to immediately follow. The family would like to extend a special thanks to John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home for their service during the family’s time of need. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to either The VFW or The American Red Cross. Online condolences may b...

Odete Campos

Monday, June 26, 2017

Rui and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, Odete was predeceased by her daughter, Vera Brihim, her brothers, Jose and Osvaldo Dos Passos and her sister, Cleonice Reis.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, June 19, 2017 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin Street, Waterbury. Everyone is kindly asked to please go directly to church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. Calling hours are on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 5 to 8pm at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck.

Merle Hughes

Monday, June 26, 2017

Merle Leon Hughes, 90, of Clinton, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 at his residence. Born December 23, 1926 in Lawrenceville, IL to the late Hubert and Daisy Enyart Hughes, Merle was a World War II veteran, serving in the US Army. He is also a retired maintenance technician. Left to cherish Merle's memory are his sons, Richard and wife Laura Hughes of Clinton and Keith Hughes of Lampe. MO; siblings Mary Scott, Melvin Hughes, Shirley Burggett of Lawrenceville, IL., Morris Hughes of Courtland, IL.; grandchildren Brian, Karen, Jennifer, Brent Hughes, Kali Poss; 11 great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, family and other friends.Merle is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and siblings Mildred Bunyan, Curtis Hughes, Merrill Hughes, and Marvin Hughes. Memorial services to be announced later in Illinois. Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service of Clinton. To sign Merle's book of memories, go to www.clintonfuneralservice.com.

Marie Tantengco

Monday, June 26, 2017

Betis, Guagua, Pampanga, Philippines passed away at Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the age of 89.Survived by sons Jesus (Linda) Tantengco; Dante (Leonora) Tantengco; Teodulfo (Luz) Tantengco; Fred (Myrna) Tantengco; Teresito (Myla) Tantengco; 1 daughter Whil (Harvey) Herrington; 1 brother Carlos(Virginia) Maglalang; 13 grandchildren, Jesus IV, Egbert, Jelyn, Jessica, Danby, Jacqueline, Jeniffer, Jinlee, Matthew Jake, Alyssa Marie, Terrence, Abigail, Ajay; and 7 great grandchildren. Marie was preceded in death by her parents Alejandro and Barbara (Carreon) Maglalang; 1 brother Ponciano Maglalang; 2 sisters Luz (Ernesto) Tiopengco and Aurora Maglalang who passed away as a young child.Marie came to the United States in 1989. She was born in Parang, Cotabato, Philippines. She was a very witty, decisive woman. Above all, she was loving to all but especially her family. Prior to having children, Marie was an elementary school teacher until she started her own family when she decided to stay home to raise her children. She was very generous with her time and treasures. Marie would give to others by feeding the underprivileged; inviting them into her home and provi...

June Toole

Monday, June 26, 2017

In addition to her husband and her parents, June was predeceased by her daughter, Mary Toole, her twin brother Joseph DiTillo, and her brothers Raymond DiTillo and Leonard Mancini, and her sisters, Mary Petro and Frances Bednarz.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 10am at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday, June 16, 2017 from 5-7pm at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck.

Jack King

Monday, June 26, 2017

Army and the United States Navy, serving in the Navy during WWII from 1945 to 1946, and then during the Korean War he served with the Army from 1951 to 1953. Before going into the Army, he married Leona Baugher on November 27, 1950 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Following his military service, he and Kenneth Baugher formed Baugher and King Drilling and ran it from 1953 until 1966. He farmed from 1966 until 1988. He worked in the oilfield in the Enid area until he retired in 2002. He enjoyed spending time with his family, attending his grandkids ballgames, fishing, and building things in his shop using his lathe, creating working miniature models of steam engines and Ft. Worth Cable Tool rigs. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle. Jack enjoyed life to the fullest, working hard, playing hard, and spending time with his family.Jack is preceded in death by his parents, son Randy King; father in law Kenneth Baugher, mother in law Mable Baugher, brother in law Mick Baugher and sister in law Norma Miller. He is survived by his wife Leona, of the home in Drummond; three children, son Rick King and wife Becky, of Garnett, KS; son Steve King and wife Betty, of Drummond ; daughter Jackie Ekman and husband Daryl of Drummond; eleven grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, and many friends.Memorials in Jack’s name may be made to the Drummond Fire Department with Ladusau-Evans Funera Home serving as custodian of the funds.Condolences may be made and services viewed online at www.ladusauevans.com.