Obituaries articles

Robert Devaney – Monticello

Robert J. Devaney, 87, of Monticello, IA, died Friday, April 21, 2017, at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospice in Cedar Rapids after a brief illness. Visitation will be held from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 24, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 6 pm. 

Alvin A. “Bud” Lahr – Delhi

Alvin A. “Bud” Lahr, 86, of Manchester, Iowa, died Friday, April 21, 2017.  Visitation: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, April 23, 2017, at St. John Catholic Church, Delhi, Iowa, with a 2:00 p.m. Scripture Service and Knights of Columbus Rosary at 6:00 p.m.  Funeral Mass:  10:30 a.m., Monday, April 24, 2017, St. John Catholic Church,

Amber Herman – Tipton formerly of Anamosa and Manchester

Amber Herman age 82,  of Tipton formerly of Anamosa and Manchester, died Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Cedar Manor Nursing Home, in Tipton following an extended illness A Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 2 until 4 Sunday afternoon, April 23, 2017 at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa.    Thoughts, memories and condolences may

Elsie Viola Meyer – Manchester

Elsie Viola Meyer, 93, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at the Edgewood Convalescent Home on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.  She was born on October 22, 1923, in Lansing the daughter of George and Minnie (Uren) Schellhammer.  Elsie was raised in the area and attended rural school. Elsie was united in marriage to Leslie Carl Meyer

Richard D. Clinton – Edgewood

Richard D. Clinton, 66, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.  He was born on January 4, 1951, in Littleport the son of Lloyd L. and Winifred Joyce (Conner) Clinton.  Richard was raised in the area and graduated from Central Community School in Elkader in 1969.   Richard served

Michael J. Twomey – Manchester

Michael J. Twomey, 68, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at his home in Manchester on Monday, April 17, 2017. He was born on February 13, 1949, in Winona, Minnesota, the son of Patrick and Betty (Frankosky) Twomey.   He was raised and educated in the area and graduated from Cotter High School in 1967. Mike

Ida E. Funke – Grayslake, Illinois (formerly of Manchester)

Ida E. Funke, of Grayslake, Illinois, formerly of Manchester, Iowa, died Saturday, April 15, 2017.  Visitation: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, with a  5:30 p.m. Scripture Service, and additional visitation one hour prior to Mass at the church on Thursday.  Funeral

Ernest H. Wulfekuhle – Dyersville, formerly of Petersburg

Ernest H. Wulfekuhle, 80, of Dyersville formerly of Petersburg died Friday, April 14, 2017 at University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa.   Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville, 750 12th Ave. SW.  A continued visitation will be held at the funeral

Scott J. Harris – Edgewood

Scott J. Harris, 50, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  He was born on October 24, 1966, in Manchester the son of John E. and Mary Ellen (Callahan) Harris.  Scott was raised and educated as a young child in Greeley until his parents passed

Jean V. Seemann – Independence

Independence –  Jean V. Seemann, 90 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at ABCM Rehab. Center of Independence – West Campus, in Independence.  She was born on January 1, 1927, in Fairfax, Iowa, the daughter of Ernst and Marie (Froelich) Andersen.  She attended the Jubilee Lutheran School in rural LaPorte