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Eugene “Gene” Dewey Harbaugh – Manchester

Eugene “Gene” Dewey Harbaugh – Manchester

Eugene “Gene” Dewey Harbaugh, 87, of Manchester, Iowa, died at his residence in Manchester, Iowa, on Thursday, December 8, 2016.  He was born on January 28, 1929, in Greeley, the son of Dewey and Norma (Rentschler) Harbaugh.  Gene was raised in the area, and was a 1946  Strawberry Point High School graduate.   On October

UNI Ends Losing Streak; CyHawk Series Continues

UNI ended its four-game losing streak with a record-setting shooting performance, as the Panthers beat South Dakota State, 86-58, at the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls Wednesday night.   Junior Hunter Rhodes came off the bench to score a career-high 20 points, including six three pointers. In fact, UNI tied a school and Missouri Valley record

Franklin Delano “Frankie” Lee – Edgewood

Franklin Delano “Frankie” Lee, 84, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood of natural causes. Frankie was born on November 10, 1932, on a farmstead near Edgewood, the first born son of Henry G. and Voretta B. (Hall) Lee. In 1938, the family moved to

Leon G. Maiers – Holy Cross

Leon G. Maiers, 92, of Dubuque and formerly of Holy Cross died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at 4:20 a.m., surrounded by his loving family at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque. Visitation will be held from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross where a parish vigil service

Bill Wilson – Independnence

Independence –  William P. “Bill” Wilson, 74 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Friday, December 2, 2016, at ABCM Rehab. of Independence – East Campus.  He was born on September 27, 1942, in Vinton, Iowa, the son of Willard James and Viola Mae (Wood) Wilson.  He graduated from high school in Brandon, Iowa, and

Maxine M. Manson – Independence

Maxine M. Manson, 92 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Friday, December 2, 2016, at ABCM Rehab. Center of Independence – East Campus in Independence. She was born on April 2, 1924, in Jesup, Iowa, the daughter of George David and Ella Blanche (Beatty) Pooler. She graduated from high school in Jesup and then

WD Holds Season-Ending Football Banquet

The West Delaware Football team held their season-ending banquet Monday night at Hanson Auditorium.  This year’s Freshman team was plagued by injury and went 2 and 6 overall and 1 and 5 in district play.  Coach Bob Morris presented the “Heartbeat of the Hawk” award in memory of Coach Craig Wilson to Mason Gillihan and

Mary Louise “Louise” Swift – Manchester

Mary Louise “Louise” Swift, 91, of Manchester, died Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Marietta’s Place in Manchester. She was born on October 27, 1925, in Edgewood, the daughter of John and Mary Alice (Menge) Lucey. Louise was a Lamont High School graduate. She received her Normal Teaching Certificate from Iowa State Teacher’s College in Cedar

Virginette F. Domeyer – Manchester

Virginette F. Domeyer, 91, of Manchester, Iowa, died Sunday, November 27, 2016.  Visitation will be Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from  3:00 – 7:00  p.m. at the Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville , with a 2:30 p.m. Scripture Service. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at St. Mary

Geraldine “Deanie” McQuillen – Edgewood

Geraldine Mary “Deanie” McQuillen, 88, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Cedar Health in Charles City, Iowa.  Geraldine was born on March 14, 1928, in Dyersville, the daughter of Arthur and Marcina (Steger) Schnieders.  She was raised in the area and graduated from St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville. On September