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Terrence “Terry” John McQuillen – Mount Vernon

Terrence “Terry” John McQuillen – Mount Vernon

Terrence “Terry” John McQuillen, 66, of Mount Vernon, Iowa, passed away at his home on Saturday, September 17, 2016.  He was born on August 1, 1950, in Dubuque, Iowa, the son of Donald and Geraldine (Schneiders) McQuillen.  Terry was raised in the Manchester area, and graduated from Manchester High School in 1968.  He then attended

Marian A. Koelker – Petersburg

Marian A. Koelker, 86, of Petersburg died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. Friends may call from 2 – 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 5 pm. A Mass of Christian

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LaVerne J. Eike – Manchester

LaVerne J. Eike, 92, of Manchester, Iowa, died Thursday, September 8, 2016. Visitation will be Friday, September 16, 2016, from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, with a 2:00 p.m. Scripture Service. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church,

Jeff A. Woods – Marion, formerly of Ryan

Jeff A. Woods, 43, of Marion, Iowa, formerly of Ryan, died Sunday, September 11, 2016. Visitation will be Sunday, September 18, 2016, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Ryan, Iowa, with a 3:00 p.m. Scripture Service. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, September 19, 2016, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church,

Leland D. Hansen – Independence,

Independence –  Leland D. Hansen, 66 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Monday, September 12, 2016, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence, Iowa.  He was born on October 14, 1949, in Pipestone, Minnesota, the son of Leo Henry and Margaret Leona (Boldt) Hansen.  He graduated from high school in Independence.  On September

Marie M. Goerdt Brueckner – Dyersville

Marie M. Goerdt Brueckner was born on March 7, 1919 and died on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at the age of 97. Visitation will be held from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville, Iowa. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis

Heather A. Blasdell – Manchester

Heather Ann Blasdell, 39, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2016, at her residence in Manchester. She was born on January 17, 1977, in Cedar Rapids.  She was raised and educated in Cedar Rapids and then graduated from Kaplan University with a two year degree.  Heather worked at Linn Haven Care Center

Velma Irene Cook – Manchester

Velma Irene Cook, 91, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. She was born on September 10, 1924, in rural Manchester, the daughter of Frank and Florence (Chambers) Elsbury. Velma attended Manchester and Colesburg rural schools. On November 2, 1946, Velma was united in marriage to

Burton K. Van Horn – Independence

Independence –  Burton K. Van Horn, 61 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.  He was born on April 22, 1955, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the son of Harry Eldon and Evelyn Joyce (Black) Van Horn.  He graduated from high school in Independence with

Dean A. Beauregard – Marion

Dean Alan Beauregard, 56, of Marion, Iowa entered into his eternal rest on Monday, September 5, 2016 at the Hospice of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa. Dean Alan Beauregard was born October 22, 1959 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa the son of Darrell and Bessie Johnson Beauregard. He attended Starmont schools and graduated with the High School

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