Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Helen Storbeck – Elkader

Helen Storbeck, 88, of Elkader, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center.     Funeral Service:  11:00 A.M. – Saturday, February 25, 20017, at Peace United Church of Christ, Elkader, Iowa with Rev. Jon Haack officiating.   Interment: East Side Cemetery, Elkader, Iowa   Visitation: 9:30 A.M. until service time at the

Richard Lowell Hildebrand – Edgewood

Richard Lowell Hildebrand, 86, of Edgewood, Iowa, died on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. He was born on October 26, 1930, in rural Edgewood, the son of Vallie and Ethel (Hochhaus) Hildebrand. He was raised and educated in the area, graduating from Littleport High School in 1948.   Richard served honorably

HS State Bowling: 2A Results from Tuesday

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Western Dubuque placed 2 individuals in the top ten and finished third in the 2A final team standings with a team score of 3067 at the State Bowling tournament inside Plaza Lanes in Des Moines yesterday. Senior Pat O’brien was third with a 466 while junior Carter Kramer was fifth rolling

HS Basketball: Tuesday Night 2-21 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A rivalry three-overtime nail biting thriller took place last night inside Seedorff Gymnasium in Manchester. The Class 2A 8th-ranked 21-2 Cascade Cougars prevailed with a 56-50 win over 7th-rated 17-6 Beckman in a contest that lasted one hour and forty-three minutes after a record time first half. With the win the

Betty Ann Burrows – Manchester

Betty Ann Burrows, 69, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017, near Williamsburg, Iowa. She was born on May 20, 1947, in Toledo, Iowa, the daughter of G. Paul and Leona (Graff) Fogel. Betty was a 1965 graduate of Clinton High School in Clinton, Iowa. On February 6, 1971, Betty was united

Mary E. Clemen – Dyersville

Mary E. Clemen, 91, of Dyersville, Iowa passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2 – 6 p.m., Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 2 pm. Visitation will

Lavon B. Williams – Edgewood, formerly of Coggon

Lavon B. Williams, 88 years old, of Edgewood, Iowa, and formerly of Coggon, Iowa, died on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood. She was born in Edgewood on November 5, 1928, the daughter of Roy and Mary (Jefferson) Thomas. She attended the Clayton County country schools. In October of 1948,

Una M. Voelker – Manchester

Una M. Voelker, 97, of Manchester, Iowa, died Thursday, February 16, 2017. Visitation: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Sunday, February 19, 2017, Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m., Monday, February 20, 2017, Peace Lutheran Church, Ryan, with visitation one hour prior at the church. Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Manchester. Una