Obituaries articles

Dr. John Chittick – Monticello

Dr. John Chittick DVM, age 73, died Wednesday evening, May 4, 2016, at his home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at the United Church of Monticello on May 10, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery with Pastor Jean Sullivan officiating. A luncheon will follow the interment. Friends

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Jeffrey Alan Morris – Manchester

Jeffrey Alan Morris, 53, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Visitation: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester Memorial Service: 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester.


Myron J. “Flick” Hittenmiller – Dyersville

Myron J. “Flick” Hittenmiller, 92, of Dyersville died Friday, May 6, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 9:30 – -11:30 a.m. Monday, May 9, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. and American

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Helen M. Zimmerman – Hopkinton

Helen M. Zimmerman, 88, of Hopkinton, died Thursday, May 5, 2016. Visitation will be from 2:00 -8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Delhi, Iowa. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016, also at the church, with visitation one hour prior to service. Burial will

Anita Wulfekuhle – Dyersville

Anita F. Wulfekuhle, 91, of Oak Crest Manor in Dyersville and formerly of Holy Cross died Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Oak Crest Manor surrounded by her family. Visitation will be held from 1 – 8 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross where the Scherrman-Peterson American Legion Post 656

Elaine Mae Briggman – Dundee

Elaine Mae Briggman, 91, of Dundee, Iowa, died Monday, May 2, 2016. Visitation will be from 4:00 -8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. A Funeral Service will be held 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2016, at the funeral home, with visitation one hour prior

Helen Nollen – Independence

Funeral Mass for 86 year old Helen Nollen of Independence will be held at 10:30am on Thursday, May 5th at St.Johns Catholic Church in Independence. Visitation will be 4 to 7pm on Wednesday, May 4th, and from 8 to 10am on Thursday at the Reiff Funeral Home and Cremetary in Independence. A Rosary will be

Joseph L. Hoffmann – Manchester

Joseph L. Hoffmann, 93, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. He was born on April 25, 1923, at Manchester, the son of Leo and Dorothy (Burlage) Hoffmann. Joe was raised and educated in the area. He served honorably in the U.S. Air Force from

Raymond O. Gates – Independence

Independence – Raymond O. Gates, 81 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence. He was born on October 13, 1934, in Independence, the son of Raymond Cyrus and Nesida (Abbott) Gates. He graduated from high school in Independence with the Class of 1954.

George Jeffry “Jeff” Childers – Manchester

George Jeffry “Jeff” Childers, 65, of Manchester, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at the Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids. He was born on March 9, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of George and Thelma (Larkin) Childers. Jeff was raised and educated in the area, and was a 1969 graduate from Southeastern High