Obituaries articles

Marie Helen Drees – Manchester

Marie Helen Drees, 93, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on April 24, 1921, on the family farm near New Vienna, Iowa, the daughter of Barney and Barbara (Steffen) Schulte.  She received her education at St. Boniface School in New Vienna. 

Robert N. “Buck” LeGrand – Dubuque

Robert N. “Buck” LeGrand, 75, of Sunset Park Place in Dubuque and formerly of Holy Cross, died peacefully with his family at his side, Thursday, June 12, 2014, the same day his wife died just 6 years ago, at Sunset Park Place, Dubuque.   Friends may call from 2 – 8 p.m. Sunday, June 15,

Marie H. Dunkel – Dyersville

Marie H. Dunkel, 97, of Dyersville and formerly of Worthington died Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa.   Friends may call from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish Vigil Service will be held at 5:00

Rosemary K. Hunt – Greeley

Rosemary K. Hunt, 93, of Greeley, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 16, 2014 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Manchester by Rev. Joseph Schneider. Visitation will be 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, June 15, 2014 at the Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home

Marilyn Bunting – Manchester

Marilyn M. Bunting, 76, of Manchester, Iowa, died suddenly on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  She was born on February 11, 1938, in Anamosa, the daughter of  Virgil and Philomene (Corwin) Miller.  Marilyn was raised and educated in Martelle.  She attended the University of Dubuque, taught at Martelle and then

Francis Murray – Manchester

Francis Murray, 81, of Manchester, Iowa, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. He was born on May 3, 1933, in Manchester, the son of Harry and Dora (Rippon) Murray. Francis attended school in Manchester. Francis’s first job was as a lumber chaser, along with shoveling coal at a Manchester

Alan Fisher – Independence

Independence – Alan Rozell Fisher, 89, of Independence, died peacefully on June 4, 2014 at the Buchanan Country Health Center in Independence. He was born on July 2, 1924 in Independence, the son of Donald V. and Beulah (Gates) Fisher. He was a graduate of Independence High School in 1942. He lettered in basketball, baseball

Margaret (Ryan) Boncutter – Manchester

Margaret (Ryan) Boncutter, 100, of Manchester passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester. Memorial Services will be 3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Community Congregational Church in Manchester by Rev. Kurt Pasko. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Private burial will be

Paula M. Rickels – Scotch Grove

Paula M. Rickels, 68, of Scotch Grove died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade. Friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at St. John Lutheran Church

John D. “Jack” Dittmer – Elkader

John D. “Jack” Dittmer, 86, of Elkader, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Strawberry Point.   Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 am Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader. Visitation: 3 to 7 pm Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader and

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