Obituaries articles

Estella M. Hahn Michels

Estella Marie Hahn Michels, 83, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at the Martin Health Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  She was born November 12, 1933, on a farm east of Dyersville, Iowa, the daughter of Casper J. and Amelia (Arens) Hahn. Estella attended country schools until eighth grade when she

Herbert J. Wendling – Independence

Herbert J. Wendling, 77, of Independence, Iowa died Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Regional Medical Center, Manchester, Iowa. Junior was born on August 24, 1939, in Independence, Iowa, the son of Herbert G. and Christina A. (Weber) Wendling. He graduated from St. John’s High School with the class of 1958, he then began farming

Donald “Don” E. Vontalge – Wadena

Donald “Don” Edward Vontalge, 87, of Wadena, IA, died Saturday, February 11, 2017, at Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, IA. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2017, at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home in Elkader, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at 10:30

Duanne Ruen Ott Thiel – formerly of Dyersville

Duanne Ruen Ott Thiel, 65, of Hiawatha, Iowa, formerly of Dyersville, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 at the Hiawatha Care Center surrounded by her children. A visitation will be held from 2:00-8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville, where a Vigil Service

Susan L. Miller – Manchester

Susan L. Miller, 88, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at the Good Neighbor Home, Manchester. Visitation: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., Sunday, February 12, 2017, Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. Funeral Service: 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2017, First Lutheran Church, Manchester, with visitation one hour prior. Private

Clyde Edwin Jennings – Strawberry Point

Clyde Edwin Jennings, 92, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa. He was born on September 11, 1924, in Garber, the son of Arthur and Marie (Thein) Jennings. Clyde was born and raised on the family century farm. He graduated as the

Alice Bockenstedt – Manchester

Alice Bockenstedt, 88, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Marietta’s Place in Manchester.  She was born on December 13, 1928, in Earlville, the daughter of William and Stacia (Maiers) Helle.  Alice was raised and educated in the Earlville area attending St. Joseph Catholic School.   On January 26, 1948, Alice

Joan Arlene Manson – Manchester

Joan Arlene Manson, 78, of Manchester, Iowa took her place in our Lord’s Heavenly Choir Saturday, February 4, 2017 at her home in Manchester, Iowa. Memorial service with a Celebration of Life Gathering from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, February 11th, 2017 at the United Methodist Church, 413 E Butler, Manchester, Iowa 52057. There will