Obituaries articles

Joan Glaza – Waterloo

Funeral Services for 85 year old Joan Glaza of Waterloo will be held at 10am Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waterloo. Visitation will be held Friday 4pm to 8pm at Hagerty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service where a catholic Daughters of the Americas Rosary will be held a 4pm and a vigil at 7.  There will

Sheryl Ann Butikofer – Elgin

Funeral Services for 56 year old Sheryl Ann Butikofer of Elgin will be held on Saturday, August 20, at 10 am at the North Fayette Valley Performing Arts Center in West Union. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 19, from 4-8 pm at the Leonard – Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Elgin.


Madonna D. Coulter – Independence

Independence –  Madonna D. Coulter, 83 years old, of rural Independence, Iowa, died at her home on Monday, August 15, 2016.  She was born on October 4, 1932, in North Dakota, the daughter of Paul and Irene (Ehr) Kerkove.  She graduated from high school in Jesup, Iowa.  On November 24, 1953, she and Billy Dean

Arlan “Arnie” Howard Ditch – Monticello

A Celebration of Life for 82 year old Arlan “Arnie” Howard Ditch of Monticello will take place August 18 at the Monticello Golf Club, with a service from 4 until 5, and music, dinner, and drinks to follow.  Visitation: Wednesday, August 17 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Goettsch Funeral Home in Monticello. Survivors

Roger Moorman – Lamont

Funeral Services for 66 year old Roger Moorman of Lamont will be held at 7 PM, on Thursday, Aug. 18, at Grace United Methodist Church in Lamont. Visitation from 4 until 7 PM Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Church in Lamont Survivors of Roger Moorman include: his wife Sandra of Lamont; children: Erin Moorman, Ashley

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Mary Dorothy Manternach – Manchester

Mary Dorothy Manternach, 83, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016, at her home in rural Manchester. She was born on September 29, 1932, in Ryan, the daughter of Patrick and Isabel (Gallery) Callan.  Dorothy was raised and educated in the Monti and Prairieburg areas, and graduated from Coggan High School in


Ronald W. “Butch” Butters – Independence

Ronald W. “Butch” Butters, 74, of Independence, IA, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at his home in Independence, IA. Butch was born on August 8, 1942 in Manchester, IA the son of Edgar R. and Evelyn E. (Maire) Butters. He was raised in Independence, IA where he attended high school. On May 14, 1979 Butch

Helen P. Gaul – Dyersville, and formerly of Petersburg

Helen P. Gaul, 83, of Dyersville, and formerly of Petersburg died Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday August 12, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 5:00

Larry Harris – Lamont

Funeral service for 73 year old Larry Harris of Lamont will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, Aug. 13 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point Visitation Time: 4 PM until 7 PM Friday at the church in Strawberry Point and additional visitation after 9:30 A.M. Saturday . Burial: St. Albert’s Cemetery east of

Virginia Nelson – Manchester

Virginia Gwendolyn Walker Nelson, 102, a resident of The Meadows in Manchester, Iowa, and long time local elementary teacher, died on Saturday, December 5, 2015.  She was born August 29, 1913, in Peterson, Iowa. A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at 10:45 AM at the Manchester United Methodist Church,