Obituaries articles

Grace E. Walston – Peoria, AZ, formerly of Manchester

Grace Eileen Walston, 96, of Peoria, Arizona, formerly of Manchester, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Peoria, Arizona. Graveside Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2016, at Oakland Cemetery, Manchester. Celebration of Life: 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2016, at the United Methodist Church, Manchester. Arrangements by Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester

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Marvin W. Hamlett – Strawberry Point

Marvin W. Hamlett, 89, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died on Saturday, July 9, 2016, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  He was born on May 8, 1927, in Strawberry Point, the son of David and Augusta (Kleinlein) Hamlett.  Marvin was raised and educated in the area, graduating from Strawberry Point High School.   Marvin

Leo C. Goedken Sr. – New Vienna

Leo C. Goedken Sr., 77, of New Vienna, Iowa died Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 5:00

James G. “Jim” Ernzen – Luxemburg

James G. “Jim” Ernzen, 60, of Luxemburg died Tuesday, July 5, 2016, as a result of an automobile accident. Visitation will be held 2 – 8 p.m., Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross. Visitation will continue 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 11, at Kramer Funeral Home, Holy Cross prior

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Jerome “Jerry” Putz – East Dubuque, IL

Jerome C. “Jerry” Putz, 73, of East Dubuque, IL, passed away following a sudden illness on Friday, July 1, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, IA. A memorial visitation will be from 4 PM to 7 PM on Thursday, July 7, 2016, at the Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque, where a time of

Anita Robinson – Masonville

Anita Mary Hepker Robinson, 70, of rural Masonville, went to be with the Lord on July 5, 2016. Anita was born Sept. 15, 1945, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Hubert and Mary (Pline) Hepker. She graduated from Jefferson High School and then nurse’s training in Marshalltown. Anita celebrated 49 years of marriage with Clifford J.

Mary J. Kramer – Manchester

Mary J. Kramer, 85, of Manchester, Iowa died Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at Meadows Assisting Living Center, Manchester, Iowa. Visitation will be held 2:00-8:00 P.M. Friday July 8th , 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where the rosary will be said at 2:00 P.M. Visitation will continue at 9:00 A.M.

Charles Merlin Klingman – Elkader

Charles Merlin Klingman, 82, of Elkader, passed away suddenly Monday, July 4, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be Friday, July 8, 2016 from 4-7 pm at Leonard Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elkader, Iowa with a one-hour visitation before services at the church on Saturday. Funeral Service will be at 11:00