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One of Two Teens Found Unresponsive in Delhi Dies in Hospital

One of Two Teens Found Unresponsive in Delhi Dies in Hospital

One of the two teens who was found unresponsive in a vehicle in Delhi Saturday night has died. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says 18-year old Cole Haan of Epworth died Monday morning at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics from the apparent effects of carbon monoxide poisoning. The other teen, 17-year old Nicole Lucas

Thomas E. Christensen – Independence

Thomas E. Christensen, 75, of Independence, Iowa died Friday, April 10, 2015 at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa. Tom was born on July 3, 1939 in Waterloo, Iowa the son of Eckhardt and Eleanor (Sheperski) Christensen. He was a 1957 graduate of the Hudson High School, Hudson, Iowa and was married to Val Chaney.

Francis G. “Junior” Theisen – Edgewood

Francis G. “Junior” Theisen, 84, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home.  He was born December 22, 1930, in New Vienna, Iowa, the son of  Francis J.  and Mathilda (Foxen) Theisen.  Francis served honorably in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953.  He

Ramona Mae (Holloway) Lange – Edgewood

Ramona Mae (Holloway) Lange 92, died Saturday, April 11, 2015, at home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Camp Courageous or DAV Auxiliary Florida Scholarship Program. Funeral Services: 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at the Thornberg-Grau Funeral Home in McGregor. Interment: Pleasant Grove Cemetery, rural McGregor. Visitation: 6 to 8

Bertha M. Goebel – Luxemburg

Bertha M. Goebel, 100, of Luxemburg, died Friday, April 10, 2015, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque surrounded by her family. Friends may call from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3:00. Friends may

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Delaware County 4-H Honors Volunteers and Members

Several Delaware County 4-H volunteers were honored at the 4-H program’s annual recognition banquet recently. Kevin and Cheri Hildebrand and Marcia Hansen were awarded the “Meritorious Service to 4-H” Award, which is given to a business or person who gives their time and resources to support 4-H. Steve Holtz was awarded the Honorary 4-Her Award,

Corrine Rae Roys – Elkader

Corrine Rae Roys, 83, of Elkader, died Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the Elkader Care Center.   Funeral Services: 10:30 am on Monday, April 13, 2015, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Volga. Interment: Hillcrest Cemetery in Volga Visitation:  4 to 7 PM on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader and

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Camp Courageous Garage Sale

The Camp Courageous Garage Sale opens for the season on Monday, April 13th at its usual location at 913 East Main Street in Manchester. Hours are Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and Saturdays from 8:30 am to noon. This is Camp Courageous’ largest fundraiser!

Shirley J. Eschen – Independence

Funeral service for 80 year old Shirley J. Eschen of Independence will be held at 1:30pm Monday, April 13th at the Reiff Funeral Home and Crematory in Independence. Visitation will be 3 – 7pm on Sunday, April 12th, and from 11am until service time Monday. Burial in the Mount Hope Cemetary in independence Survivors of

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