Obituaries articles

Bonnie Jean Fuller – Manchester

Bonnie Jean Fuller, 79, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on July 27, 1936, in Iowa City, the daughter of George and Helen (Crippen) Schadey.  Bonnie was raised in Manchester and graduated from Manchester High School in 1954. On November 24,

Michael J. Hertzberg – Brandon

Michael J. Hertzberg, 62 years old, of rural Brandon, Iowa, died on Thursday, November 12, 2015, at his home. He was born on June 11, 1953, in Independence, Iowa, the son of Howard Lorraine and Gladys Pauline (Fish) Hertzberg. He graduated from high school in Jesup, Iowa. On August 27, 1983, he and the former

Stephen D Richter – formerly of Earlville

Stephen D Richter, 63, formerly of Earlville, Iowa, passed away September 22, 2015 at his home in East Dubuque, Illinois. Graveside services will be performed by Reverend Jill Mack at the Fairview Cemetery, Earlville, Iowa on Friday, November 27th at 2:00 p.m. The family will greet friends after the service at the Earlville United Parish

Colleen C. Grover – rural Rowley

Colleen C. Grover, 83 years old, of rural Rowley, Iowa, died on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She was born on December 16, 1931, in Princeville, Illinois, the daughter of James Henry and Grace Irene (Smith) Morrissey. She graduated from high school in Rowley with the

William C. “Bud” Bockenstedt – Manchester

William C. “Bud” Bockenstedt, 89, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester on Monday, November 9, 2015. He was born on February 6, 1926, in Petersburg, the son of William F. and Minnie (Willenborg) Bockenstedt. Bud was raised and educated in the Petersburg area, attending SS Peter and Paul Catholic

Louis Ryan – Manchester

Louis A. (Lou) Ryan, 90, of Manchester, formerly of Marion, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 7, 2015.  Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Manchester.  Visitation will be from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church on Tuesday.  Burial will be at

Duane Don Weyant – Edgewood

Duane Don Weyant, 85, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. He was born on February 8, 1930, in Clayton County, Lodomillo Township, the son of Harlan Wesley and Mabel Elizabeth (Bente) Weyant. Duane received his education at the Edgewood School and worked for Witwer

Vernon “Vern” K. Meyer – Manchester

Vernon “Vern” K. Meyer, 68, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at the Regional Medical Center. He was born on March 11, 1947, in Lansing, Iowa, the son of Leslie C. and Elsie V. (Schellhammer) Meyer. Vern attended Manchester High School and graduated in 1965. He attended a semester in Upper

Joyce M. Pearson – Independence

Independence –  Joyce M. Pearson, 83 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.  She was born in Iowa on February 23, 19323, the daughter of Herman William and Berniece Helen (Maher) Kading.  She graduated from high school in Van Horn, Iowa.  On August

Michael Ling – Mount Vernon

Michael Sidney Ling, 47, of Mount Vernon, died on All Saints Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. Funeral services: 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Seeds of Faith Lutheran Church, Lisbon, by Pastor Stephanie Wherry. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon. Survivors include his wife of 25 years,