Obituaries articles


Kathleen “Kathy” M. McQuillen – Holy Cross

Kathleen “Kathy” M. McQuillen – Holy Cross

Kathleen “Kathy” M. McQuillen, 61, of Holy Cross passed away peacefully from natural causes on Monday, October 10, 2016, at her home. Visitation will be held from 2 – 8 pm Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross. Visitation will continue Saturday from 9 – 10 am at the funeral home


Ronald “Ron” J. Heiderscheit – Center Point

Ronald “Ron” J. Heiderscheit, 46, of Center Point, Iowa, passed away as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Center Point.  Service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 13, 2016, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Urbana, Iowa, conducted


Larry Bockenstedt – Dyersville

DYERSVILLE, IOWA Larry M. Bockenstedt, 57, of Dyersville, and formerly of Ogden passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. Visitation will be held from 2 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A


Clara R. Toale – Independence

Clara Ramona Toale, 96, of Independence Iowa died Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the ABCM Rehabilitation Center’s East Campus in Independence, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Independence, Iowa with Msgr. Thomas Toale presiding. Burial will be in the St. John’s Cemetery, Independence,


Lois I. McDowell – Manchester

Lois Irene McDowell, 90, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on October 5, 1926, in Colesburg the daughter of Lee and Ada (Sauerbry) Bissell.    Lois attended school in Edgewood and Greeley and was a 1944 Greeley High School graduate.   On March


Wanda M. Ash – Edgewood

  Wanda Mae Ash, 93, of Edgewood, Iowa, died on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.  She was born on March 17, 1923, in Edgewood, the daughter of Donald E. and Clara M. (Shaw) Rhines.  Wanda was raised and educated in the area and was a1940 Greeley graduate.  She attended

Mary Jane Boeckenstedt – New Vienna

Mary Jane Boeckenstedt, 79, of New Vienna, died on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester to join her husband for his 81st birthday party in Heaven. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 7, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville


Harland Andrew Brown – Lancaster, CA

Harland Andrew Brown, 68, of Lancaster, California, died on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, doing FEMA Disaster Relief.  Andy was born on April 9, 1948, in Manchester, Iowa, the son of Harland and Rita (Gaffney) Brown.  He grew up in Independence and was a graduate of St. John’s Catholic High School.  He

Edwin “Ed” Sadlon – Masonville

City or Town Heading:  Masonville Name of Deceased:        Edwin “Ed” Sadlon Age of Deceased:           92 Date & Place of Death:  Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home Services:               10:30 A.M. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 Place of Services: Fawcett Funeral Home  in Winthrop Special Services:   Military Graveside Rites by Iowa Honor Guard Burial:        


Cynthia Scott – Center Point

Center Point –  Cynthia R. Scott, 62 years old, of Center Point, Iowa, died at her home in Center Point on September 28, 2016.  She was born on February 24, 1954, in Dewitt, Iowa, the daughter of Joe Alan and Joan Rose (McDonnell) Dunn.  She graduated from high school in Moline, Illinois, in 1972.  She