Obituaries articles

Robert Dean Blakesley – Independence

Independence – Robert Dean Blakesley, 91, of Independence, died peacefully at the Buchanan County Care Facility on September 21, 2014. He was born on January 31, 1923, in Iowa City, the son of Dora Elvira and Raymond Dalby Blakesley. The family moved to Anamosa where he graduated from high school. He worked in the dry

Francis James Leonard – Delhi (formerly Dyersville)

Francis James Leonard, 64, of Delhi, Iowa, (formerly Dyersville) died on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Penn Center in Delhi. He was born on October 6, 1949, in Dubuque, the son of Miles J. and Madonna M. (Ruden) Leonard. Frank was raised and educated in northeast Iowa, and was a 1967 graduate of Starmont

Carl Anderson – Oelwein

Carl Anderson, 86, of Oelwein passed away on Sunday September 21, 2014. Visitation will be from 3-7 PM on Thursday September 25, 2014 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 AM on Friday September 26, 2014 at Zion Lutheran Church in Oelwein. He will be laid to rest in

Jan M. Feldmann – Monticello

Jan M. Feldmann, 32, of Monticello, died Saturday, September 20, 2014, at the St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello, Iowa where a parish Rosary will be recited at 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held

Karen K. Wohlers – Asbury, formerly of Dyersville

Karen K. Young Wohlers, 72, of Asbury and formerly of Dyersville went home to be with Jesus at 4:03 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Heritage Manor in Dubuque after her second bout with cancer. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tues., Sept. 23, 2014, at the Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave

Robert J. Fridley – Independence

Independence – Robert J. Fridley, 82 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was born on August 19, 1932, in Sumner, Iowa, the son of Paul Edwin and Susie (Schmelzer) Fridley. He graduated from high school in Sumner, Iowa, with the Class

Kathleen Ann”Kay” Ryan – Manchester

Kathleen Ann”Kay” Ryan, 77, of Manchester, passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She was born on December 28, 1936, in Oelwein, the daughter of Pete and Donna (Rhines) Short. Kay was a graduate of Lamont High School, and also graduated from Pitze’s School of Beauty in

Jerry Owensby – Manchester

Jerry Gardner Owensby, 88, of Manchester, Iowa, died at Marietta’s Place in Manchester on September 17, 2014. He was born on November 27, 1925, in Van Houten, New Mexico, the son of Jay and Anna (Gardner) Owensby. He was raised in the area, and graduated from Albuquerque High School. Jerry served honorably in the Army-Air

Dolores N. Deutmeyer – Dyersville

Dolores N. Deutmeyer, 100, of Dyersville, Iowa died Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at Oakcrest Manor in Dyersville. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 19, 2014, at St. Francis

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