Obituaries articles

James Rapheal Burkle – Earlville

James Rapheal Burkle, 90, of Earlville, died surrounded by his loving family, of a sudden illness at Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Earlville, with Rev. Dennis Quint officiating. The family will greet friends from 2:00

Erma Davis – Volga

Erma Davis, 95, of Volga, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday morning, September 14, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, September 20th, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Volga with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Volga.

Geneva Dingbaum – New Vienna

Geneva Dingbaum, 96, of New Vienna died Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Heritage Manor in Dubuque. Friends may call from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville, where a VFW Auxiliary Rosary will be recited at 4:00 p.m. and a parish vigil service will

Juanita L. Widner – Independence

Independence – Juanita L. Widner, 79 years old, of rural Independence, Iowa, died on Friday, September 12, 2014, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence. She was born on October 3, 1934, in Nashua, Iowa, the daughter of Elton Herbert and Florence Anna (Hollar) Baldwin. She attended school in Nashua. On June 7, 1952,

Henry H. Fedeler – Arlington

Henry H. Fedeler, Jr.,84, of rural Arlington, Iowa, passed away at his home on Friday, September 12, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m., on Monday, September 15, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Volga, Iowa. Officiating: The Very Rev. Paul Peters Visitation: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 14, 2014, at Leonard-Muller

Ronald “Rooter” Rahe – Earlville

Ronald “Rooter” Rahe, 73, of Earlville, Iowa died Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Manor Care in Dubuque, Iowa, following his courageous battle with cancer.  His favorite saying at Manor care was “It could be worse.” Friends may call from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, September 14, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW

Thomas Elliot Reicher – Manchester

Thomas Elliot Reicher, 28 days, passed away at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, on September 10, 2014. He was born on August 13, 2014, in Dubuque Mercy Hospital the son of Matt and Nichole (Mormann) Reicher. Thomas was baptized on August 13th at Dubuque Mercy Hospital and then transferred to the

Chad J. Nadermann – Delhi

Dateline: Delhi Chad J. Nadermann, 29, of Delhi, Iowa, died Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at his home in Delhi, Iowa. Friends and relatives of Chad may call from 2 to 8 p.m., Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the Reiff funeral Home in Dyersville, Iowa. A wake service will be held at 2:00 p.m, Friends and

Donald Nefzger – Manchester

Donald G. Nefzger, 89, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  Donald was born on September 27, 1924, in Petersburg, Iowa, the son of John and Clara (Kramer) Nefzger. He was raised and educated in the area. He attended St. Peter and Paul Catholic School in

Edna Marie Greener – Manchester

Edna Marie Greener, 103, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Monday, September 8, 2014, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. Edna was the youngest of nine children born to John and Anna (Hasler) Boss on June 26, 1911, on a farm near Prairieburg. She received her education in the rural schools of Delaware County, Manchester

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