Obituaries articles

Gerald E. Badger – Manchester

Gerald E. Badger, 87, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017. In agreement with Gerald’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private memorial service for the family will be held at a later date.  Arrangements with Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. Gerald was born December 31, 1929, in

Phyllis M. Helmrichs – Manchester

Phyllis M. Helmrichs, 87, of Manchester, Iowa, died Sunday, April 30, 2017.  Visitation: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 5, 2017, First Lutheran Church, Manchester, with Pastor Tony Ede officiating. Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Manchester. Phyllis Mae Helmrichs

Anna Marie Schmitt – Dubuque formerly of Rickardsville

Anna Marie Schmitt, 98, of Dubuque, Iowa and formerly of Rickardsville, Iowa passed away Friday, April 28, 2017, at Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be held 9 – 11:30 am Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 Noon Thursday,

Robert D. Halverson – Elkader

Robert D. Halverson, 78, of Elkader, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center. Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader. Funeral Service:  10:00 AM on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader. Interment: East Side Cemetery

Ruth F. Schulte – Manchester

Ruth F. Schulte, 88, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  Ruth was born on May 16, 1928, near Aplington, the daughter of Diedrich and Tena (Klingenborg) Wessels.  She attended Aplington Consolidated Schools and graduated in 1946.  Ruth then attended Iowa State Teachers College in

Kenneth “Kenny” E. Mosher – Aurora

  Kenneth “Kenny” E. Mosher, 66, of Aurora passed away on Monday April 24, 2017 at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein.  Visitation will be from 4-7 PM on Sunday April 30, 2017at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 AM on Monday May 1, 2017 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home.  Interment

Kathleen E. Hogan – Delhi

Kathleen Elizabeth Hogan, 81, of Delhi, Iowa, passed away on April 28, 2017, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on June 27, 1935, in Scotch Grove, the daughter of Leo and Marie (Jaeger) Gudenkauf.  Kathleen was a graduate of St. John Catholic High School in Ryan.   On February 7, 1955,

Betty L. Crowell – Waterloo, formerly of Independence

Waterloo –  Betty L. Crowell, 92 years old, of Waterloo, Iowa, formerly of Independence, Iowa, died on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Friendship Village in Waterloo.  She was born on December 25, 1924, in Independence, Iowa, the daughter of Cecil L. and Mayme L. (McMichael) Bayer.  She graduated from high school in Independence with the

Buirl Thomsen – Manchester

Our Mother, Buirl Constance (Gill) Thomsen, born on Sept. 15, 1926 to Thelma and Christopher Gill in a small farm house near Buckhorn, Iowa, died April 12, 2017 at the age of 90 at The Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa.  Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Oakland