George Robert Stoakes
Nadine Elizabeth Stueben
Richard Wayne Beecher
Charlotte Helen Novotny
David E. Stoakes
Penelope Lynn Beecher
Jesse Richard Stoakes


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Jesse Richard Stoakes 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 10 Nov 1979, Marshalltown, Marshall, IA, USA 2 3
  • Died: 19 Jul 1996, Davenport, Scott, IA at age 16 2 3
  • Buried: 23 Jul 1996, Davenport, Scott, IA 2 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: on 19 Jul 1996 in Bettendorf, Scott, IA. 3

2. Obituary: Quad City Times: obituary of Jesse R. Stoakes on 21 Jul 1996 in Davenport, Scott, IA. 3 BETTENDORF \emdash Services for Jesse R. Stoakes, 16-year-old son of David and Penny Stoakes of Bettendorf, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Bettendorf. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday at McGinnis, Chambers and Sass Funeral Home, Bettendorf, where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m.

Jesse died Friday, July 19, 1996, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport, from injuries received in a single-vehicle automobile accident earlier in the day in Bettendorf.

He was born Nov. 10, 1979, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the son of David and Penny Beecher Stoakes.

He was to be a junior at Pleasant Valley High School in the fall and was currently employed at Hy-Vee Food Store in Bettendorf.

At Pleasant Valley High School, Jesse was a member of Young Life and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He was active in football, basketball and soccer. He enjoyed music, piano and animals including his dog and cat. He was a friend to everyone who knew him.

Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial fund to be established at a later date.

Survivors include his parents; a brother, Chris of Bettendorf; his grandmother, Nadine Stoakes, Traer, Iowa; his grandfather, Richard Beecher, Traer; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Charlotte Beecher, and his grandfather, Robert Stoakes.


1 Traer Star-Clipper (Traer, IA), 5 Aug 2016, obituary of David E. Stoakes.

2 Find A Grave,

3 Quad City Times (Davenport, IA), 21 Jul 1996, obituary of Jesse R. Stoakes.

4 The Courier (Waterloo, IA), 16 Dec 2018, obituary of Richard Wayne Beecher.

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