Obituaries articles

Kenneth C. Schwarzhoff – Manchester

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

Benedict “Ben” R. Thier – Dyersville

Benedict “Ben” R. Thier, 57, of Dyersville, Iowa died Tuesday, January 3, 2017, surrounded by his family at home following a courageous but brief battle with cancer.   Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Friday from 8:30

Sheryl R. Weltzin – Independence

Independence –  Sheryl R. Weltzin, 63 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Sunday, January 1, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  She was born on June 4, 1953, in Independence, Iowa, the daughter of Louis Carl and Violet Goldie (Sommerfelt) Weltzin.  She graduated from high school in Jesup, Iowa, and then,

Harold Lake – Manchester

Harold William Lake, 94, of Manchester (formerly of Colesburg), passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017, at his residence.  He was born on June 26, 1922, in Colesburg, the son of William and Kathryn (Schieltz) Lake.  He was raised and educated in the Colesburg area.  Harold served honorably in the United States Army during WWII.