Obituaries articles

Franklin Delano “Frankie” Lee – Edgewood

Franklin Delano “Frankie” Lee – Edgewood

Franklin Delano “Frankie” Lee, 84, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood of natural causes. Frankie was born on November 10, 1932, on a farmstead near Edgewood, the first born son of Henry G. and Voretta B. (Hall) Lee. In 1938, the family moved to

Leon G. Maiers – Holy Cross

Leon G. Maiers, 92, of Dubuque and formerly of Holy Cross died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at 4:20 a.m., surrounded by his loving family at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque. Visitation will be held from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross where a parish vigil service

Margie N. Larson – Elkader

Margie Nell Larson, 89, of Elkader, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader. Funeral Services:   11:00 am on Thursday, December 8, 2017 at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader Inurnment:  East Side Cemetery, Elkader, Iowa Friends may call: 10:00 am until service time on Thursday at the church Leonard Funeral

Norma Jean “Jeannie” Sabin – Cedar Rapids

Norma Jean “Jeannie” Sabin, 83, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died on Monday, December 5, 2016, at the Willow Gardens Care Center in Marion. She was born in Greeley, Iowa, on May 22, 1933, the daughter of Lincoln and “Lou” (Bolsinger) Odell. Norma was raised and educated in the Greeley area, and was a 1950 Greeley

Gladys J. Gaul – Dyersville

Gladys J. Gaul, 67 of Dyersville, Iowa died Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa.   Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Kramer

Yvonne Nelson – Elkader

Yvonne Nelson, 91, of Elkader, died Sunday, December 4, 2016, at the Elkader Care Center. Funeral Service: 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader Visitation: 4 to 7 PM on Friday, December 9, 2016, at the funeral home and after 10:00 AM on Saturday at the church. Interment:

Bill Wilson – Independnence

Independence –  William P. “Bill” Wilson, 74 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Friday, December 2, 2016, at ABCM Rehab. of Independence – East Campus.  He was born on September 27, 1942, in Vinton, Iowa, the son of Willard James and Viola Mae (Wood) Wilson.  He graduated from high school in Brandon, Iowa, and

Maxine M. Manson – Independence

Maxine M. Manson, 92 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Friday, December 2, 2016, at ABCM Rehab. Center of Independence – East Campus in Independence. She was born on April 2, 1924, in Jesup, Iowa, the daughter of George David and Ella Blanche (Beatty) Pooler. She graduated from high school in Jesup and then

Alton “Bud” Emerson – Manchester

Alton “Bud” Emerson, 85, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016, at ABCM West Campus in Independence. He was born on October 5, 1931, in Manchester, the son of Frank and Ruth (Mead) Emerson. Bud was raised and educated in the Manchester area.   Bud resided at the Penn Center in rural

Donald F. Elgin – Dyersville

Donald F. Elgin, 81, of Dyersville, Iowa, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Oak Crest Manor in Dyersville, Iowa, surrounded by his loving family. Services for Don will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Basilica St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Dyersville, Iowa, with Rev. Dennis Quint officiating.  Concelebrating will be

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