Obituaries articles

Leonard L. Wiedenman – Manchester

Leonard L. Wiedenman – Manchester

Leonard L. Wiedenman, 97, of Manchester, Iowa, died Thursday, May 25, 2017.  Visitation: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., Monday, May 29, 2017, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at First Lutheran Church, Manchester by Rev. Tony Ede, followed by Graveside Services at 2 p.m.

Darlien A. Rans – Manchester

Darlien Ann Rans, 96, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017, at her home in Manchester.  She was born on March 28, 1921, in Mitchell, South Dakota, the daughter of Harry and Claudine (Hilby) Simon.  Darlien was raised in the area and graduated from Mitchell High School.  She worked at Marquette National

Malcolm L. Whittle – Elkader

Malcolm Lawrence Whittle, 87, of Elkader, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader.   Visitation: 2:00 – 6:00 P.M. on Monday, May 29, 2017, at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home in Elkader and after 9:30 A.M. on Tuesday at the church.   Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Billy Dean Johnsen – Strawberry Point

Billy Dean Johnsen, 69, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. He was born on November 18, 1947, in Storm Lake, Iowa, the son of Freddie Jr. and Thelma Flo (Dunham) Johnsen.  Billy was raised in the Storm Lake area and graduated from Alta High

David J. Tauke – Dyersville

David J. Tauke, 85, of Dyersville passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque.   Visitation will be held from 2 – 8 p.m. Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where an American Legion Service will be held at 7 p.m.  Visitation will

Lois Charlton – Manchester

Lois Darlene McCord Charlton, an amazing 88 year old mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully and gracefully on Friday, May 19, 2017.  A two-time resident of Manchester, Iowa, she embodied spirit and spunk right up until the end. Lois Darlene McCord Charlton (“Loi”) was born in Denison, Iowa, the youngest of three children born

James “Jim” Schweitzer – Winthrop

  City or Town Heading:  Winthrop   Name of Deceased:        James “Jim” Schweitzer   Age of Deceased:           74 Date & Place of Death:  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Regional Medical Center in Manchester   Services:               11:00 AM Thursday, May 25, 2017 Place of Services: Church of Christ United in Winthrop Special Services:   none Burial:         Fremont

JoAnn M. Moeller – Dyersville

JoAnn Marie Moeller, 63 of Dyersville, Iowa passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, May 19, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa.   Visitation will be held Sunday May 21, 2017, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Monday May 22,

Berniece L. Koelker – Manchester

Berniece Loretta Koelker, 90, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017, at her home in Manchester. She was born June 4, 1926, at home on the farm near Sand Springs, Delaware County, the daughter of August and Anna (Handfelt) Hargrafen.  She grew up on Iowa farms in the Delhi and Hopkinton area.   On November 7,

Russell R. Cole – LeRoy, IL

Russell R. Cole, 88, of LeRoy, IL, passed away, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Bloomington, Illinois. A Graveside Service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Oakland Cemetery, Manchester, Iowa.  Masonic Rites and Military Rites will be accorded.  There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to Manchester Masonic Lodge