Obituaries articles

Donald H. Schug – Strawberry Point

Donald Henry Schug, 92, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, entered into rest  on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Community.   He was born on February 25, 1923, on the family farmstead south of Strawberry Point.  He was the son of Carl P. and Theresa A. (Asmus) Schug. Donald attended country schools and graduated

Joseph Gallery – Winthrop

Joseph Edmund Gallery was born May 11, 1934 near Winthrop, Iowa, the son of Francis and Stella Agnes Decker Gallery. He attended local country schools and then Winthrop High School where he graduated. He served his country during the Korean Conflict from January 1956 until his honorable discharge in Oct. 1957. Joe was united in

Katherine Marie McCormick – Elkader

Katherine Marie McCormick, 100, of Elkader, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at the Elkader Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial: 11:00 AM on Monday, January 18, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader Inurnment: Will take place at a later date. Visitation: 10:00 AM until mass time at the church on Monday.


Diana G. Felt – Independence

Diana Gay Felt, 72, of Independence, died Monday, January 11, 2016, at her home after a long fight with breast cancer. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 940 Rock Island Road (Hwy 150 S), Oelwein, Iowa 50662, on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Diana Gay was

Lonnie L. Ludvigson – Edgewood

Lonnie Lee Ludvigson, 48, died January 9th, 2016, in Memphis, Tennessee. Lonnie was born March 2, 1967 in Mason City, Iowa, to Casper and Donna (Parks) Ludvigson. Lonnie graduated from Edgewood Colesburg School in 1986. He joined the U.S. Army and was stationed in Alabama for two years. He then attended the University of Iowa

Ivan J. Steinbeck – Independence

Independence –  Ivan J. Steinbeck, 85 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Monday, January 11, 2016, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.  He was born on November 10, 1930, in Westburg Township of Buchanan County, Iowa, the son of James Washington and Ruth Viola (Boots) Steinbeck.  He graduated from high school in

Donald J. Keenan – Delhi

Donald J. Keenan, 70, of Delhi, Iowa, died Sunday, January 10, 2016. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, with a 6:00 p.m. Scripture Service. A Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 15, 2016, at

Olivia “Ollie” Kay Bruns – Elkader

Olivia “Ollie” Kay Bruns, 70, of Elkader, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2016, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, following a sudden illness. Ollie was born December 7, 1945, in Oelwein, the daughter of Francis “Doc” O’Donnell and Virginia M. (Slick) O’Donnell. She was raised and educated in the Strawberry Point


Laverne F. Schneiders – La Porte City

Laverne Francis Schneiders – La Porte City   Visitation Monday, January 11, 2016 from 4 to 7pm and one hour prior to service Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories 965 Home Plaza Waterloo, IA 50701 Funeral Service Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 10:30am Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 311 15th Avenue Gilbertville, IA 50634   Interment

Lorraine Wickman

Lorraine Wickman – Manchester

  Lorraine Wickman, 91, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  She was born on November 18, 1924, at Manchester, the daughter of William and Mary (O’Niel) McMahon.  She was raised and educated in the area, graduating from Manchester High School in 1942.   On