Author Archives: Mike Johnson

Lee Krapfl – Oelwein

Lee Krapfl, 92, of Oelwein passed away on Friday May 6, 2016.  Visitation will be from 9-10:30 AM on Saturday May 14, 2016 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein with a memorial service at 10:30 AM.  Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:30 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oelwein.  Interment will


Girls Soccer Pairings Released

The Girl’s Athletic Union has released the 2016 regional soccer pairings.   In Class 1A Region6, West Delaware will play at Beckman on Tuesday, May 31st at 6:00pm.  The winner of that game will face Denver in the second round.  In Region 7, Anamosa is at Solon; Monticello hosts West Liberty with those two winners meeting


Monticello Wins River Valley Golf Meet

Monticello won the boys River Valley Conference Golf Meet Wednesday.  The Panthers shot a 339…one stroke better than second place Tipton.  Cascade finished 6th in the 13 team field.  Durant’s Lake Koening was medalist with a 75.  Race Cuckler of Cascade was second with a 76; followed by Jacob bergman of Monticello in third with

Ruth E. Rogers – Monticello

Ruth E. Rogers, 96, of Monticello, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Monticello Nursing & Rehab Center in Monticello. Visitation will be held from 3 – 7 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello with a parish vigil service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue from 10 – 11 a.m. Monday

Eugene “Gene” F. Olberding – Dyersville

Eugene “Gene” F. Olberding, 79, of Dyersville, Iowa died Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3:00 p.m. a


Moser Gymnasts Compete In Webster City

Moser School of Dance and Gymnastic area athletes recently competed and placed well in the USTA Power Tumbling meet held in Webster City Iowa on April 10th , 2016.   16 teams were entered with around 300 athletes competing thru out the day.  Area Gymnasts who place well are as follows: 1st, Katie Boeding, Madison Habel, Michelle Stelken, Hanna Marting, Kaia Engelhardt, Logan Bevans, Brody Bevans, Hannabelle Erickson, kylie Belinsky,


Cy-Hawk Game To Be Played Under The Lights

IOWA CITY, Iowa – – The University of Iowa will host Iowa State in the Cy-Hawk Series football game in prime time in Kinnick Stadium.  The Sept. 10 contest will kick at 6:30 p.m. and will be televised to a national audience on the Big Ten Network (BTN). In addition, Iowa’s Big Ten contest at

Bessie Clara Maurer – Manchester

Bessie Clara Maurer, 93, of Manchester, Iowa, went to her eternal glory on Saturday, May 7, 2016. She was born on September 26, 1922, near Manchester, the daughter of Robert L. and Margaret (Barr) Kennedy. Bessie was raised and educated in the area, graduating from Manchester High School. On September 14, 1946, Bessie was united


Charles E. Burkle – Dyersville

Charles E. Burkle, 95, of Dyersville died Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque surrounded by his family. A visitation will be held from 1:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Wednesday from 8:30 – 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

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Jeffrey Alan Morris – Manchester

Jeffrey Alan Morris, 53, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Visitation: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester Memorial Service: 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester.