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WaMaC All-Conference Volleyball Teams Announced; Mather Coach Of The Year

WaMaC All-Conference Volleyball Teams Announced; Mather Coach Of The Year

EAST Division All WaMaC Volleyball Team: * Unanimous Selection   1st Team: *Haley Lyness         12      West Delaware *Jade Putz              12      West Delaware Macey Kleitsch        9        West Delaware *Kaitlyn Volesky      12      Mount Vernon *Libby Ryan            12      Mount Vernon *Morgan Pitz           12      Western Dubuque Reagan Rosalez      12      Western Dubuque *Kylie Bildstein        12      Beckman Catholic *Kendra Cave                   12     

Robert Arthur Schwietert – Manchester

Robert Arthur Schwietert, 67, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Monday, October 17, 2016, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  He was born on May 2, 1949, in Manchester, the son of  Warren and Mazie (Trottnow) Schwietert.  He was raised and educated in the Colesburg area, and was a 1967 Ed-Co High School graduate.  Bob

Debra Ann Ross – Colesburg

Debra Ann Ross, 59, of Colesburg, Iowa, died on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester. She was born on December 30, 1956, in Manchester, the daughter of Warren and Mazie (Trottnow) Schwietert. Deb was raised and educated in the Colesburg area, and was an Ed-Co 1975 High School graduate. On

Mary Besler – Fairfield,

Mary Ellen Besler, 60, of Fairfield, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.  She was born on January 15, 1956, in Iowa City, the daughter of Louis and Ruth Ann (Hamlett) Ponsar.  She was raised in the Delhi area and attended Maquoketa Valley High School. Mary was

Raymond “Jack” Marbach – Manchester

Raymond J. “Jack” Marbach, 78, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.  He was born on April 23, 1938, in Maquoketa, the son of Joseph and Marie (Ahern) Marbach.  Ray was a graduate of St. Paul Catholic High School in Worthington. On October 8, 1959,

Cross Country Conference Meet Results

All of the area Cross Country teams competed in their conference meets Thursday.  First, in girl’s action, the WaMaC meet was won by Mt. Vernon Lisbon. Anamosa came in 7th; Western Dubuque 11th; Independence 12th; West Delaware 13th; and Beckman came in 15th. Springville-Central City won the Tri-Rivers title. North Linn came in 3rd. Monticello

Dula K. Bockenstedt – Colesburg

Dula K. Bockenstedt, 84, of Colesburg, died peacefully, Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Visitation

Mary Elizabeth Sack

Mary Elizabeth Sack, 95, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at Affinity House in Waterloo. She was born on March 14, 1921, in Centerview, Missouri, the daughter of Richard and Jessie (Benezette) McWhirt. On October 15, 1940, Mary was united in marriage to Norbert Sack of Holden, Missouri. Four children were born to this

Kathleen “Kathy” M. McQuillen – Holy Cross

Kathleen “Kathy” M. McQuillen, 61, of Holy Cross passed away peacefully from natural causes on Monday, October 10, 2016, at her home. Visitation will be held from 2 – 8 pm Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross. Visitation will continue Saturday from 9 – 10 am at the funeral home

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