Obituaries articles

Scott A. “Toby” Close – Dyersville

Scott A. “Toby” Close, 49, of Dyersville, Iowa died Saturday, July 30, 2016, at University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. Visitation will be held 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday August 3, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at

Monroe C. Hoffmann – Worthington

Monroe C. Hoffmann, 93, of Worthington, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville. Visitation will be held 2 – 8 p.m. Thursday, August 4, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 4:30 pm. Visitation will continue Friday from

Iva D. Wilker – Elkader

Iva Dean Wilker, 85, of Elkader, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at the Elkader Care Center. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 29, 2016, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader. Visitation will be held two hours before the service at the church on Friday. Interment will follow at

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Esther E. Helle – Manchester

Esther Eva Helle, 82, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. She was born on July 7, 1934, in Waterloo, the daughter of Henry and Emma (Wieferich) Lahr. Esther was raised and attended school in the Hopkinton area. On April 28, 1953, Esther was united in

Jeanine A. Paige – Manchester

Jeanine A. Paige, 67, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by family, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Visitation will be Thursday, July 28, 2016, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 29, 2016, at Triumphant

Lorraine Untz – Formerly of Dyersville

Lorraine A. Untz, 97, of Bozeman, Montana, and formerly of Dyersville died Sunday, July 17, 2016, at her home in Bozeman. Visitation will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at the Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 4 p.m.

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Nancy Beatty – Edgewood

Nancy Ann Beatty, 80, of Edgewood, Iowa, died at her home on Saturday, July 23, 2016.  She was born on May 2, 1936, at home on a farm on the south edge of Greeley, the daughter of Arthur I. and Stella (Weber) Bockenstedt.  Nancy attended Greeley Community School and graduated in 1954.  Upon graduation she

Loren L. Salow – Earlville

Loren L. Salow, 80, of Earlville, died Friday, July 22, 2016. Visitation will be Monday, July 25, 2016, from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Clifton Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, with a 7:00 p.m. Scripture service. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Earlville. Burial

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Mary Foxen – Dyersville

Mary Lou Foxen, 69, of Dyersville, and formerly of Dubuque died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville. Visitation will be held 3-7 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3 pm and a memorial

Lois Y. Nightingale – Dundee

Lois Y. Nightingale, 68, of Dundee, Iowa, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  Private funeral services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Dundee. Lois is survived by her husband, Dean of Dundee; sisters, Carolyn (Mick) Pierce of Guttenberg, Linda Marting of Edgewood, and Janet (John) Berns of Dubuque; brothers-in-law, Bill Nightingale of Dundee, and

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