Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Arthur White – Dundee

City or Town Heading:   Dundee   Name of Deceased:        Arthur White   Age of Deceased:           99 Date & Place of Death:  Friday, August 1, 2014 at Mercy Living Plus in Oelwein   Services:               11:00 A.M. Tuesday, Aug.5, 2014 Place of Services:St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point, Iowa Special Services:   None Burial:                   St. Albert’s

Dolores Ruth Frederick – Strawberry Point

Dolores Ruth Frederick passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the age of 93. Dolores was born January 26, 1921 in Lu Verne, Iowa, to John and Anna Voss. She grew up on a farm near Lu Verne, graduating from high school in 1938.  She attended Upper Iowa University, earning a diploma in 1941


Linn County Collision; Driver Flees Scene

Several people were taken to the hospital as the result of a head collision in the 2400 block of Paris Road in Linn County just before midnight Thursday night.  A westbound vehicle driven by 37 year old Lori Anne Wolf of Waterloo crossed over the center of the roadway into the eastbound lane at the

Garber Man Injured In Construction Zone Accident

A Garber man was injured when he drove his vehicle into a missing section of road in a construction zone.  72 year old Rodger Sear was following a pilot car on Colesburg Road near the intersection of County Road X3C and C7X when he moved into the closed lane and onto the missing section of


Elkport Man Faces OWI After Hit And Run

An Elkport man faces charges following a hit and run involving a bicycle.  Clayton County Deputies were dispatched to the scene of a hit and run accident with injuries involving a large white truck and a bicyclist near the intersection of Littleport and Fantail Roads late Saturday afternoon. Victims were able to photograph the license

Raphael C. Wester – Independence

Funeral services for 89 year old Raphael C. Wester of Independence, formerly of Waterloo will be held at 10:30am Thursday, July 31st at St. Johns Catholic Church in Independence. Burial will be in the Westview cemetary in LaPorte City Friends may call from 4 – 7pm Wednesday at the Reiff Funeral Home and Crematory in

Jean Ann Burke – Independence

Mass of Christian burial for 81 year old Jean Ann Burke of Independence will be held at 10:30am on Friday, August 1st at St. Johns Catholic Church in Independence. Burial will be in the St. Johns Catholic cemetary in Independence Friends may call from 4 until 8 pm Thursday, and 8 to 10am Friday at

Area Girls On All-State Softball List

Girls Softball All-State Teams have been announced: Class 2A 3rd Team All State Kennedy Carithers                    Edgewood-Colesburg              12 Class 3A 2nd Team All State Steph McMillan                                          Independence                                             12 Class  3A  3rd Team  All State Lynsey Dolphin                                          Cascade,                                          10 Carley Vaske                                                Beckman                                                       12 Tawny Menster                                          Anamosa                                                       11 Sonya McCormick                                     Monticello                                                    10 Class 4A 1st Team

Dorothy “Dottie” V. Sampson – Cedar Rapids

Dorothy “Dottie” V. Sampson, 71, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014.  She was born on August 11, 1942, at Colesburg, Iowa, the daughter of Earl and Dola (Gull) Sampson.  Dorothy graduated with honors from Colesburg Consolidated School. Dorothy was employed for 33 years at the Northern District of Iowa U.S. Probation

Lois Kruger – Edgewood

Lois E. Kruger, 85, of Edgewood, Iowa, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood. Visitation: 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood and one hour before the service on Wednesday at the church. Funeral: 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the

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