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Germaine E. (Clemen) Gaul – Holy Cross

Germaine E. (Clemen) Gaul, 86, of Holy Cross, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Visitation will be held 2-8 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, Holy Cross. Visitation will continue Saturday from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services. A

Anthony “Tony” Schmelzer – Elkader

Anthony “Tony” Schmelzer, 60, of Elkader, died Monday, April 25, 2016, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic in Iowa City, Iowa. Visitation will be Friday, April 29, 2016 from 4-7 pm at Leonard Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elkader, Iowa, with a one hour visitation before services at the church on Saturday. Mass of

Brenda Fredrick – Strawberry Point

Brenda Lee Fredrick, 57, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the RMC Hospital in Manchester.  She was born on January 23, 1959, in Manchester, the daughter of Donald and Marilyn (Kaiser)  Fredrick.  Brenda was baptized on March 1, 1959, and confirmed at Emanuel Lutheran Church in  Strawberry Point.  Brenda

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Brenda R. Meyer – Strawberry Point

Brenda R. Meyer, 56, of Strawberry Point, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016, at her home. She was born on February 1, 1960, in Manchester, the daughter of Gerald “Abe” and Maxine (Wilson) Lincoln. Brenda graduated from Starmont High School with the class of 1978. After graduation she worked in Cedar Rapids for several

Bernard John Schlichte – Edgewood

Bernard John Schlichte, 86, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. He was born on June 9, 1929, in New Vienna, the son of John and Ann (Willenbring) Schlichte. He was raised and educated in the area, attending country school near Dyersville and High School in Dyersville.

Doris A. Reth – Manchester

Doris A. Reth, 75, of Manchester, died Thursday, April 21, 2016. Private family services will be held. Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include five children, Kim (Jeff) Hutchinson of Manchester; Steven Reth of Manchester, Jeffrey (Tina) Reth of Perryville, Maryland, Judy (Randy) Gowen, Yorktown, Saskatchewan, Canada,

Kevin D. Ottesen – Dyersville

Kevin D. Ottesen, 55, of Dyersville died Thursday, April 21, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Inurnment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Dyersville. Kevin was born November

Ann Marie Wulfkuhle – Lamont

Ann Marie Wulfekuhle was born July 5, 1941, the daughter of Stanley and Berniece VanFossen Sanders at Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton, Iowa. She attended Vinton Schools until moving to Lamont in March of 1956. Ann graduated from Lamont High School with the class of 1959. After graduation she forked at Cedar Rapids Electric for

Dianne Joan Otdoerfer – Strawberry Point

Dianne Joan Otdoerfer, 59, of Strawberry Point, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at her home. She was born on November 27, 1956, in Manchester, the daughter of Clemens J. “Jack” and Joan Eustella (Nehl) Bockenstedt. Dianne began school in Dundee and then later graduated from Manchester High School in 1975. On August 30,

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Modesta A. Overmann – Dyersville

Modesta A. Overmann, 94, of Dyersville died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa.   Visitation will be held 3 – 7 p.m. Sunday, April 24, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3 p.m.  Visitation will continue

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