Author Archives: Mike Johnson


W. Delaware Boys Win Maquoketa Invitational

The West Delaware Boys Golf Team notched another win Wednesday, taking first place in the Maquoketa Invitational.  The Hawks shot a team score of 307 – besting second place Central Dewitt by six strokes.  Marion was third; Cascade fourth; Beckman 5th; Maquoketa was 6th and Bellevue Marquette 7th.  West Delaware’s Clayton Larson took Medalist honors

Elsie M. Miller – Manchester

Elsie M. Miller, 78, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood. She was born on August 23, 1936, in Platteville, Wisconsin, the daughter of Raymond and May (Deboard) Fraizer. Elsie was raised and attended school in Wisconsin. On September 11, 1954, Elsie was united in

Lynn W. Woellert – Strawberry Point

Lynn W. Woellert, 72, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.  He was born on June 13, 1942, in Manchester, the son of Harold and Gail (Lehman) Woellert. Lynn was a 1958 graduate of Dundee High School. He worked for Pepsi and Northwest airline


Tonic-Sol-Fa Teaches W. Delaware Students Singing Techniques

Before the group Tonic-Sol-Fa performed at Hanson Auditorium Monday night, they met with West Delaware Students for a “master class” on singing.  Group member Greg Bannwarth says they enjoy sharing their knowledge of singing with young people: Group member Shaun Johnson says the group has been together for nearly 15 years:   Monday night’s concert


Monday, April 27 HS Golf Results

In high school golf –  The West Delaware girls hosted six schools for their annual invitational.  Dubuque Hempstead won the meet with a team score of 176. In high school golf – The West Delaware girls hosted six schools for their annual invitational. Dubuque Hempstead won the meet with a team score of 176. 2.

Sandra Rollinger – Cascade

Sandra S. Rollinger, 72, of Cascade and Mesa, AZ, died Saturday, Apr. 18, 2015, at Banner Heart Hospital in Mesa. Friends may call from 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, at St. Matthias Catholic Church in Cascade where a Mass of Christian Burial will commence at 11:00 a.m.  Rev. Douglas Loecke will officiate. 

Janice Mensen – Petersburg

Janice B. Mensen, 81, of Dyersville and formerly of Petersburg died Saturday, April 25, 2015, at home in the Ellen Kennedy Living Center. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Friends may continue to call from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Amanda Downs – Walker

Amanda Catherine Downs, 35, of Walker, Iowa, formerly of Manchester and Dundee, died at her residence on Saturday, April 25, 2015.  She was born on January 19, 1980, in Independence, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph M. and Teresa M. (Payne) Downs.  Amanda was a 1998 graduate of West Delaware and received a Dental Assistant degree