Obituaries articles

Helen M. Waterman – Edgewood

Helen Mae Waterman, 97, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood.  She was born on August 3, 1918, in Elkport, Iowa, the daughter of John and Stella (Phelps) Knospe.  Helen was raised in the area and graduated from Elkport High School in 1936.   On

Mida G. Drinkwater – Manchester

Mida Gussie Drinkwater, 85, of Manchester, Iowa,  passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on September 5, 1929, at Maynard, the daughter of Earl and Ethel (DeLong) Foss.  She was raised and educated in the area, graduating from Maynard High School in 1947.  Mida attended

Charles “Charlie” L. Hauser – Masonville

Charles “Charlie” Lane Hauser, 78, of Masonville, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  He was born on June 22, 1937, the son of Milt and Ruth (Smith) Hauser in Waterloo.   Charlie moved to Manchester and graduated from West Delaware High School in 1955.  He served in

Veronica E. Weber – Delhi

Veronica E. Weber, 84, of Delhi, died Wednesday, August 19, 2015.  Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 24, 2015 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Delhi.  Family will greet friends from 4 – 8 p.m., Sunday, August 23, 2015, with a 3:30 p.m. Scripture Service, at the church.  Burial will be at St.

George Kuehl – Clermont

George Kuehl, 70, of Clermont, died Thursday, August 20, 2015 at his home.   Funeral Services will be held at 10:30am on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at Highland Lutheran Church, rural Elkader. Burial will follow at Highland Lutheran Cemetery, rural Elkader. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 pm Monday, August 24, 2015, at

David R. Smith – Delhi

David R. Smith, 70, of Delhi, died Wednesday, August 19, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 1p.m. Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Delhi United Methodist Church, Delhi, with the Rev. Samantha Mack officiating. Family will greet friends from 3 – 7 p.m., Saturday, August 22, 2015, at Bohnenkamp Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service,

Paul E. Hasler – Monticello

Paul E. Hasler, age 58 died Wednesday August 19, 2015 at University Hospitals, Iowa City following a brief illness. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 Saturday morning, August 22, 2015 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Monticello where friends may call after 9:30 Saturday morning. Rev. Paul Baldwin will officiate at the services.

Helen Marie Carroll – Ryan

Helen Marie Carroll, 95, of Ryan, Iowa, died on Monday, August 17, 2015, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. She was born on April 26, 1920, to William and Ida (Kramer) Knepper on the family farm outside of Worthington, Iowa. She received her education at St. Paul’s Catholic School where she graduated in 1938.

Dencil Krattenmaker – Independence

Dencil M. Krattenmaker, 79, of Independence, Iowa died Friday, August 14, 2015 at her home in Independence. Dencil was born on August 14, 1936 in Herman, Minnesota the daughter of Frank and Minnie (Blasing) Wilts. She was raised in the Herman area, and in 1955 she was married to Dereck H. Champlin he died in

Robert Olsen – Aurora

Robert Allen Olsen, 69, of Aurora, Iowa, died Saturday, August 15, 2015 at his home in Aurora, Iowa. Robert was born on November 30, 1945 in Independence, IA the son of Mahlon ”Bud”, & Callie (Dudley) Olsen. He attended the East Buchanan Schools in Quasqueton, Iowa and on August 11, 1963 he married Barbara J.