Obituaries articles

Joyce J. Streeter – Independence

Joyce Jean Streeter, 79, of Independence, Iowa died Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 at the Unity Point – Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa. Joyce was born on August 3, 1937 near Troy Mills, Iowa the daughter of Lyle and Ada (Price) Brown. She was raised in the Troy Mills area and graduated from the Troy

Ula Mae Roling – formerly of Earlville

Ula Mae Roling, 76, formerly of Earlville, died Monday, January 23, 2017.  Visitation will be 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2017, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester with a 3:00 p.m. Scripture Service. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 28, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Earlville,

Richard “Dick” Moore – Independence

Richard “Dick” Moore, 89 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Sunday, January 22, 2017, at his home.  He was born on October 3, 1927, in Hampton, Iowa, the son of William Dewey and Jane Myers Moore.  He graduated from high school in Geneva, Iowa, with the Class of 1945.  He graduated from Upper Iowa

Francis (Fran) Dean Diesch – Earlville

Francis (Fran) Dean Diesch, age 63, of Earlville, joined his wife, Susie, on Sunday, January 22, 2017 when he passed away suddenly at his home. Friends may call at the Clifton Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Earlville on Friday, January 27th from 3:00 to 7:00 and also at the Earlville United Parish one

Dennis D. Millard – Strawberry Point

Dennis Dee Millard, 67, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died on January 23, 2017, at his home.  He was born in Oelwein on December 3, 1949, to Lloyd and Blanche (Walker) Millard. He grew up in “Pony Hollow” near Elkader and graduated from Central High School in 1968. Dennis served honorably in the United States Navy.

Jane Griffith – Elkader

Jane Elizabeth (Paa) Griffith, 71, of Elkader passed away suddenly at her home on Friday, January 20, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Elkader. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at the funeral home and after

Lawrence H. “Larry” Sanderson – Manchester

Lawrence Harold “Larry” Sanderson, 88, Retired Air Force Tech Sergeant, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  He was born on January 6, 1929, in Waterloo, the son of Harold David and Esther (Lawrence) Sanderson.  Larry graduated from Manchester High School in 1946 and continued

Ramona A. Engelken – Colesburg

Ramona Ann (Vorwald) Engelken, 81, of Colesburg, IA, passed away on January 18, 2017 in Iowa City, IA. Ramona was born in Colesburg to Gregor and Theresa (Maiers) Vorwald on August 31, 1935. On August 23, 1958, she married David Engelken who survives.   Ramona spent the majority of her life devoting herself to her

Sue M. Goedken – New Vienna

Sue M. Goedken, of New Vienna, Iowa died Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Guttenberg Care Center, Guttenberg, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Visitation will