Obituaries articles

Lawrence “Lary” Klosterman – Edgewood

Lawrence “Lary” Bernard Klosterman, 72, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away as a result of liver cancer, on Saturday, January 7, 2017, surrounded by his family at his home at Scenic Acres Care Center, Elkader, Iowa.  He was born on July 4, 1944, in Edgewood, the son of George and Luetta (Schmitt) Klosterman.  Lary was raised

John C. Stoklasa – Manchester

John Charles Stoklasa, 64, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at his home on Saturday, January 7, 2017.  He was born on June 26, 1952, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Frank and Betty Ann (Blecher) Stoklasa, Jr.  John graduated from Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School in 1971.   On May 24, 1975, John was united

Kenneth C. Schwarzhoff – Manchester

Kenneth Charles Schwarzhoff, 75, of Manchester, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, suddenly, at his daughter’s residence in Malakoff, Texas.  He was born on May 10, 1941, in New Albin, the son of Freeman and Druscilla (McKee) Schwarzhoff.  During the early part of his life, Ken was raised and educated in New Albin. The

William J. “Bill” McGraw – Independence

William J. “Bill” McGraw, 86, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Lexington Estate Nursing Home in Independence. He was a long time resident of Delaware County who has lived in Independence for the last several years. Bill was born in Monti, Iowa, on June 4, 1930, to Edwin and Emma (Bebee) McGraw. He

Margaret J. “Peggy” Pederson – Manchester

Margaret Jean “Peggy” Pederson, 81, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on July 3, 1935, in Lamoni, the daughter of Ether and Cleo (Ramsey) Godfrey.  Peggy and her family moved to Washington state as a youngster and later settled in Cedar Falls,

Arlyn W. Brockmeyer – Manchester

Arlyn W. Brockmeyer, 93, of Manchester, died January 3, 2017. Visitation: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2017, Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017, United Methodist Church, Manchester, officiated by Rev. Phil Rogers. Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Manchester. Arlyn William Brockmeyer was born November

Lucinda “Cindy” K. Burger – Worthington

Lucinda “Cindy” K. Burger, 94, of Worthington died Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville.   Visitation will be held 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at        pm.   A Mass of Christian

Joanne Cassutt – Elkader

Joanne Cassutt, 87, of Elkader, died Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center.   Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, January 6, 2017 – 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader with Rev. Paul Peters officiating.   Inurnment: St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Elkader   Visitation:  9:00 am until service time at the

Irma Kay – Edgewood

Irma Kay, 97, of Edgewood, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood. A funeral service for Irma will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2017, at Hauser Funeral Home in Charles City. Pastor Paul Phillips from Gospel Lighthouse Church in Floyd will officiate. Burial will be