Obituaries articles

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

Mary Louise “Louise” Swift – Manchester

Mary Louise “Louise” Swift, 91, of Manchester, died Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Marietta’s Place in Manchester. She was born on October 27, 1925, in Edgewood, the daughter of John and Mary Alice (Menge) Lucey. Louise was a Lamont High School graduate. She received her Normal Teaching Certificate from Iowa State Teacher’s College in Cedar

Virginette F. Domeyer – Manchester

Virginette F. Domeyer, 91, of Manchester, Iowa, died Sunday, November 27, 2016.  Visitation will be Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from  3:00 – 7:00  p.m. at the Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville , with a 2:30 p.m. Scripture Service. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at St. Mary

Geraldine “Deanie” McQuillen – Edgewood

Geraldine Mary “Deanie” McQuillen, 88, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Cedar Health in Charles City, Iowa.  Geraldine was born on March 14, 1928, in Dyersville, the daughter of Arthur and Marcina (Steger) Schnieders.  She was raised in the area and graduated from St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville. On September

Marilyn Burlage – Monticello

died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at home surrounded by her family. Visitation will be held from 3 – 7 pm Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a parish vigil service will be held at 3 pm. Visitation will continue from 10 – 11 am Monday, Nov. 28, at Sacred Heart

Rita E. “Betty” Wilgenbusch – Dyersville

Rita E. “Betty” Wilgenbusch, 89, of Dyersville, Iowa died Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa. Visitation will be held 2-8 p.m. Friday, November 25, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 1:45 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday, morning