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04/20/2014, 4:48 pm Gary A. Ray, 75, of Davenport, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Bettendorf Health Care Center.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial is at the Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Scott County Humane Society.
Gary Allen Ray was born Feb. 24, 1939, in Truax, Iowa, a son of Charles E. Ray and Dorothy P. Geery. He married Joan Laing on July 31, 1982, at Longview Park in Rock Island.
Gary was an over-the-road truck driver for more than 20 years. He worked for various trucking companies in the Quad-Cities area before his retirement in 2006.
He enjoyed camping, fishing, antique collecting and NASCAR.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Joan; sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Deb Sales, Rock Island, Brian and Debbi Franklin, Oregon, Wis. and Bevin Franklin, Mo.; grandchildren, Michelle, Thomas and Tyrelle Richardson, Rock Island, Taylor, Hunter and Spencer Franklin, Oregon, Wis., and Antonio Ankums, Atlanta, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Adon Richardson and Zaelin Johnson, Rock Island; brother and sister-in-law, Stan and Wendy Ray, Davenport; and sister and brother-in-law, Melba and Harley Moore, Carlisle, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Charles Ray; and sister, Bonnie Clark.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.
04/20/2014, 4:48 pm Arlo V. Petersen, 97, formerly of Davenport, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Avonlea Cottage, Milan.
Arrangments are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport..
04/20/2014, 4:48 pm Clarence E. "Dolly" Parton, 60, of Davenport, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center West Campus, Davenport.
Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport.

04/20/2014, 4:48 pm Jane Mravinac, 63, of Bettendorf, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 at her home.
Arrangements are pending at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
04/20/2014, 4:48 pm Elvert G. Loose, 84, of Davenport, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, East Rusholme Campus, Davenport.
Arrangements are pending at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
04/20/2014, 4:48 pm Carol K. Feeney, 77, of Davenport, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her home.
Arrangements are pending at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
04/20/2014, 4:48 pm Betty Dirksen, 88, of LeClaire, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at her home.
Arrangements are pending at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, Bettendorf.

04/20/2014, 4:48 pm Justin "Bubba" Michael Brummett, 31, of Davenport died April 17, 2014, at home.
Services are 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Runge, Davenport. Burial is at Fairmont Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born March 4, 1983, in Davenport, to Michael and Sue Olson Brummett.
He is survived by his daughter, Katelynn Brummett; siblings Chad Brummett, Davenport, Aimee Brummett, Dewitt; stepbrother and stepsister, Andy and Becca Hanssen, Davenport; grandfather, Lewis Olson; stepmom, Bonnie Cook.
04/20/2014, 4:48 pm Henrietta Wiebenga, 90, of Clinton, Iowa, formerly of Fulton, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Mercy Living Center South, Clinton, Iowa.
Arrangements are pending at Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, Fulton.


04/20/2014, 4:48 pm Arthur G. Schultz, 76, of Colona, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, in his home.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline. Survivors include his wife, Joyce.
Complete obituary will be in tomorrow's newspaper and further information will be available at TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.
04/20/2014, 4:48 pm John L. "Jack" Baraks, 77, of Orion, died Sunday, Arpil 20, 2014, in University Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa
Funeral arrangements are pending at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley. Survivors include his wife, Nedra.
Complete obituary will be in tomorrow's newspaper and further information will be available at TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.