Obituaries articles

Mary Jane Boeckenstedt – New Vienna

Mary Jane Boeckenstedt, 79, of New Vienna, died on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester to join her husband for his 81st birthday party in Heaven. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 7, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville


Harland Andrew Brown – Lancaster, CA

Harland Andrew Brown, 68, of Lancaster, California, died on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, doing FEMA Disaster Relief.  Andy was born on April 9, 1948, in Manchester, Iowa, the son of Harland and Rita (Gaffney) Brown.  He grew up in Independence and was a graduate of St. John’s Catholic High School.  He

Edwin “Ed” Sadlon – Masonville

City or Town Heading:  Masonville Name of Deceased:        Edwin “Ed” Sadlon Age of Deceased:           92 Date & Place of Death:  Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home Services:               10:30 A.M. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 Place of Services: Fawcett Funeral Home  in Winthrop Special Services:   Military Graveside Rites by Iowa Honor Guard Burial:        


Cynthia Scott – Center Point

Center Point –  Cynthia R. Scott, 62 years old, of Center Point, Iowa, died at her home in Center Point on September 28, 2016.  She was born on February 24, 1954, in Dewitt, Iowa, the daughter of Joe Alan and Joan Rose (McDonnell) Dunn.  She graduated from high school in Moline, Illinois, in 1972.  She

Gladys M. Knipper – Dyersville

Gladys M. Knipper, 83, of Dyersville, Iowa died Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at Manor Care in Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2 – 7 pm Friday, September 30, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW, Dyersville, Iowa where a parish scripture service will be held at 2 p.m. and an American

Rita Schweitzer – Cedar Rapids, formerly of Winthrop

Funeral services for 97 year old Rita Schweitzer of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Winthrop will be at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, Sept. 29 at St. Patrick’s Church in Winthrop Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 PM Wednesday, Sept. 28 and until 10:30 A.M. Thursday at the funeral home in Winthrop Burial in the St.

Linda Faye Oberbreckling – Coggon

Linda Faye Oberbreckling, 66, of Coggon, Iowa, passed away on Monday, September 26, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Linda was born on February 28, 1950, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Gerald and Shirley (Cozart) Gates. She was raised and educated in the Winthrop area, graduating from East Buchanan High School

Inez Tucker – Hopkinton

Inez Tucker age 81, of Hopkinton, died, peacefully, Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Dan and Judy’s home surrounded by her family. Graveside services will be held 10:00 Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Hopkinton Cemetery. Pastor Jan Lamont will officiate at the services. Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello has been entrusted with Inez’s care. Thoughts, Memories

Milton R. Champney – Manchester

Milton R. Champney, 87, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester. He was born on December 19, 1928, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Frederick and June Nettie (McCune) Rose. Milton graduated from Armstrong High School in 1948 and then attended college for two years

Joseph Arnold Weber – Holy Cross

Joseph Arnold Weber, 80, of Holy Cross died at home in the presence of loved ones on September 21, 2016. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, September 25, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross where a parish vigil service for family members will be held at 1:30 p.m.