Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Daniel Zitelman – Manchester

Daniel J. Zitelman, 86 of Manchester, Iowa, died Saturday, January 3, 2015, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  He was born on August 11, 1928, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the son of Carl and Catherine (O’Connor) Zitelman.  He graduated from Manchester High School with the class of 1946 and then attended Loras College in Dubuque. 

Judy Nurre – Edgewood

Judith J. “Judy” Nurre, 74, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family on Saturday, January 3, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. Judy was born September 1, 1940, the daughter of Arthur and Stella (Weber) Bockenstedt in Greeley.  She was raised and educated in Greeley and graduated from Greeley

Arthur Westmark – Dyersville

Arthur J. Westmark, 99, of Dyersville, Iowa died Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Oak Crest Manor in Dyersville. Friends may call from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service and rosary will be held at 4:30 p.m. A Mass

Glen “Bud” Simmons – Anamosa

Glen “Bud” Simmons, 74, of Anamosa, Iowa died Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A Memorial Service will be held at Kramer Funeral Home, Monticello at 5:00 p.m., on Monday, January 5, 2015. Officiating will be Kurt Rich.  Friends may call from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. Monday at Kramer Funeral

Marjorie Burns – Strawberry Point

Funeral Services for 88 year old Marjorie Burns of Strawberry Point will be held at 10:30am Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point. Visitation from 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 PM Monday, Jan. 5, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point and after 9:30 AM  on Tuesday. A Scripture Service will be

Bernard Curry – Independence

Independence –  Bernard F. Curry, 77 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, December 30, 2014, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.  He was born on January 30, 1937, in Independence, the son of George Francis and Bernice Mary (McAreavy) Curry.  He graduated from high school in Jesup with the Class of

No. 23 UNI Falls To Evansville

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) – D.J. Balentine scored 17 points and Evansville came all the way back from 16 down to beat Number 23 Northern Iowa 52-49 on Thursday night. Egidju Mockevicius added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Purple Aces (11-2, 1-0 Missouri Valley Conference). Jaylon Brown made four free throws in the last

Car Collides With Buggy Near Fairbank

FAIRBANK, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say a car has collided with a horse-drawn buggy in northeast Iowa. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says a 17-year-old driver was traveling near Fairbank on Wednesday when she struck the rear of the buggy. Both the car and the buggy went into a ditch. An adult and two children

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Man Hit By Train In Buchanan County

A man has minor injuries after a train hit him in Buchanan County. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says 32 year old Chad King of Independence was walking east along railroad tracks near Independence on Wednesday night when a Canadian National Railway train traveling in the same direction struck him. King was taken to the