Author Archives: Mike Johnson

HS Girls Basketball: Results From Tues. 11-24

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The first night of the new season took place for a majority of our KMCH area teams last night. In Manchester the Rod Conrad era of West Delaware Girls Basketball got underway with a 49-30 loss to 4A 14th-ranked Waverly-Shell Rock. The GoHawks jumped out in front quickly leading 7-0 then

Neal S. Krieg – Elgin

Neal S. Krieg, 78, of rural Elgin, died Sunday, November 22, 2015, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader. Memorial Service:   11:00 am on Saturday, November 27, 2015 at Highland Lutheran Church, rural Elkader Inurnment: Highland Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Elkader Visitation: 3 to 6 pm on Friday, November 26, 2015, at Leonard Funeral Home in

Christine Steffen – Monticello

Christine Steffen, 65, of Monticello passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa after a lengthy battle with cancer. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wed., Nov. 25, at

Esther B. Reichenauer – Monticello

  Esther B. Reichenauer, 92, of Monticello, Iowa, died Friday morning, November 20, 2015, at the Monticello Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Monticello, Iowa. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 24 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello with Rev. Paul Baldwin officiating.  Interment will be in the

Kenneth Hubbard – Mederville

Kenneth Calvin Hubbard, 88 of Mederville, Iowa, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at the Convalescent Home in Edgewood. His wishes were to be cremated. A family service will be held at a later date.  Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader is assisting the family.

Sherri Pasker – Manchester

Sherri Denise Pasker, 62, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at her home on Thursday, November 19, 2015.   She was born on August 4, 1953, in Cherokee, the daughter of Keith and Earlene (Nickerson) Thompson.  Sherri was a 1972 West Delaware High School graduate and also graduated from the Dental Assistant program at Kirkwood Community College.

Mary L. Kleitsch – Monticello

Mary L. Kleitsch, 88, of Monticello, Iowa, died Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at Northbrook Care Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 4 – 8 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 21, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church

Joan L. Rasmussen – Waterloo,formerly of Independence

Independence – Joan L. Rasmussen, 60 years old, of Waterloo, Iowa, formerly of Independence, died on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at Country View Care Center in Waterloo. She was born on February 3, 1955, in Independence, Iowa, the daughter of Freddie Lee and Loretta Jo (Eschen) Rasmussen. She attended school in Quasqueton, Iowa, and also

James McLeod Brown – Strawberry Point

James McLeod Brown, 95, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died on Monday, November 16, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. He was born on July 31, 1920, in Saint Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota, the son of Donnelly and Margaret (Campbell) Brown. Jim was a 1938 graduate of Kasson High School in Minnesota. He then

Marian J. Bell – Dyersville

Marian J. Bell, 94, of Dyersville died Monday, November 16, 2015, at Oak Crest Manor in Dyersville. Visitation will be held 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 7p.m.  Visitation will continue Friday from 9