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Atalissa, Iowa -- William D. McKillip, 67, formerly of Atalissa, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at the home of his son near West Liberty after a short illness.

Graveside services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Overman Cemetery, Atalissa. The Rev. Mario Padilla will officiate. Pallbearers are Billy McConnaha, Adam McKillip, Ryan McKillip, Duane Hepker, Melvin Hepker and Doug Phillips. Honorary pallbearers are Steve Burnett, Ron Cox, Ken Wieneke and Doug Hinkhouse. A luncheon held at the Atalissa Fire Station after the services.

The Barker Funeral Home, West Liberty, is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Iowa City Hospice.

Mr. McKillip was born on Oct. 11, 1934, in Wilton, the son of William F. and Treva Hearst McKillip. He married Marilyn Voss on Feb. 5, 1955, in Wilton.

He graduated from Atalissa High School in 1952.

He served in the U.S. Army for two years.

He farmed for many years in the Atalissa area before moving to West Plains, Mo., where he owned a cattle ranch.

He was a member of the American Legion and the Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his mother, Treva McKillip of West Liberty; a daughter, Deb Simpson and her husband, Ron, of Atalissa; sons, Craig McKillip and his wife, Karla, of Atalissa, Scott McKillip and his wife, Julie, of West Liberty and Joe McKillip and his wife, Sue, of Atalissa; special friend, Mona; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father; a brother, Hal; and a grandson, Mike.
ATALISSA, Iowa - Daryl Wayne McKillip, 46, died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at his mother's home.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at Overman Cemetery in Atalissa.

There will be no visitation. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Mr. McKillip was born on Dec. 12, 1956, in Muscatine, the son of Ernest Eugene and Lois Carole Reiland McKillip.

He had been a resident of Atalissa all of his life.

He was a truck driver for Precision Steel.

Survivors include his mother, Lois McKillip of Atalassa; two brothers, Dennis McKillip and his wife, Jody, and Dale McKillip and his wife, Penny, all of Atalissa; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1968 and his paternal and maternal grandparents.
STOCKTON, Iowa -- Virginia Marie McKillip, 67, 304 Commerce St., Stockton, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, after a short illness.

The Rev. Paul Bryan will officiate the services. Inurnment will be at Island Cemetery, Fruitland, at a later date. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Eastern Iowa.

Mrs. McKillip was born Sept. 27, 1937, on the Bad River Reservation in the Chippewa Tribe in Odanah, Wis., the daughter of Joseph and Delia (Weesh-Koob) Halfaday. She married Harlan McKillip July 2, 1977, in Wilton.

She relocated to the Quad Cities area when she was 13-years-old. She graduated from Davenport High School in 1956.

She served her country in U.S. Army and had worked at HON Industries for a number of years as a private secretary before she stayed at home to care for her children and grandchildren.

Her children and grandchildren were number one in her life. She dearly loved to laugh, garden, bake and fish. Her preparation of fish was simply delicious.

She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Cindy McCormick of Phillips, Wis., Janet McBride of Stockton and Jaynie Geiger and husband Chuck of Davenport; four stepsons; one stepdaughter; four sisters, Wilma Kelley of Michigan, Laura Phillips of California, Olvina Santiago and Sandra Chappelle, both of Wisconsin; two brothers, Barney Halfaday and Bernard, Meissner both of Michigan; a foster brother, David Johnson of Arizona; her foster mother, Dorothy (Johnson) Svetlicic and husband Gus of Arizona; 21 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Leo Joseph McKillip; two brothers; three sisters; one foster sister; and her parents.
TOPEKA, Kan. - Lyle G. McKillip, 86, formerly of Atalissa, died Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka.

Burial will be at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Atalissa Fire Department

Mr. McKillip was born Dec. 28, 1919, near Nichols, the son of Lawrence and Mildred Shellsberg McKillip. He married Billie Marie Meyers on April 10, 1943, in Kahoka, Mo. She preceded him in death in 1992.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army.

He had owned and operated a grain business, L.W. McKillip and Son, in Atalissa for many years.

He was a life member of the Moose Lodge, Muscatine, and the Presbyterian church. He was also a member of the Iowa Fireman's Association.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet Bode and husband Phil of Wellton, Ariz.; a grandson, Todd Abbott of Cedar Rapids; and his companion of many years, Katie Rezac of Osage City, Kan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Larry; two sisters; and four brothers.
MUSCATINE, Iowa — Clifford J. McKillip, 81, of Muscatine, passed away Sunday, January 25, 2009, at the Muscatine Care Center.

Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2009, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Reverend Mary Howell will officiate. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery with full military rites by the combined units of the V.F.W Post No. 1565 and the American Legion Post No. 27.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27, 2009, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the New Hope United Methodist Church in memory of Clifford.

Clifford was born on July 25, 1927, in Muscatine, the son of John and Helena Friese McKillip. He married Betty Corder on October 23, 1954, in Muscatine.

He was a 1946 graduate of Muscatine High School.

Clifford served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.

He worked for International Harvester in Rock Island, Illinois, and was a member of the United Auto Workers.

He was also a member of New Hope United Methodist Church, where he was very active in the United Methodist Men.

In his younger years he enjoyed hunting and fishing with his friends and later in life enjoyed gardening.

Clifford will be deeply missed by his wife, Betty McKillip of Muscatine; his children, Steven McKillip and wife, Barbara, of Muscatine and Linda Adams and husband, Dan, of Muscatine; two grandchildren, Timothy and Sarah McKillip of Muscatine; two step-grandchildren, Corey Adams of Dubuque and Aaron Adams of Muscatine; four sisters, Velma Truesdale of Muscatine, Anna Morgan and husband, Ralph, of Missouri, Esther Hansen and husband, Melvin, of Durant, and Bernice Stalkfleet of Muscatine; and a brother, Chester McKillip and wife, Joy, of Muscatine.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Clarence and John.
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- John W. McKillip Jr., 66, Muscatine, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

Ralph Jeambey will officiate the services. Casket bearers are Brian McKillip, Corey McKillip, Jody McKillip, Eric McKillip, Carl Laymon and John Yeater. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery with military rites conducted by the combined units of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1565 and American Legion Post 27.

Mr. McKillip was born Nov. 3, 1938, in Muscatine, the son of John P. and Helena E. Friese McKillip Sr. He married Nancy L. Hahn Sept. 3, 1966, in Muscatine.

He was a life long resident of the Muscatine area.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1961-63.

He worked at Henderson's Garage and later worked at LaFarge Corp. of Buffalo.

He enjoyed traveling and NASCAR races.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Andrew W. McKillip of Muscatine; a daughter, Amanda L. McKillip of Muscatine; two brothers, Clifford McKillip and wife Betty and Chester McKillip and wife Joy, all of Muscatine; four sisters, Velma Truesdale and Anna Mae Morgan and husband Ralph, all of Fairport, Esther Hansen and husband Melvin of Durant and Bernice Stalkfleet of Muscatine.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Clarence and Wilbur McKillip.

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