Obituaries articles

Loretta Vaske – Manchester

Loretta Frances Vaske, 90, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on November 16, 1925,  in Worthington, the daughter of  Joseph and Margaret (Bonert) Quint.  Loretta was raised and educated in the Worthington area. On November 23, 1948, Loretta was united in

Georgia B. Sherrets – Independence

Georgia B. Sherrets, 85 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at her home. She was born on February 22, 1931, in Independence, Iowa, the daughter of Alva Carl and Bernice Alta (Arnold) McCalley. She attended high school in Independence. On September 4, 1955, she and Donald Glen Sherrets were married

Mae Louise “Weedy” Ovel – Dyersville

Mae Louise “Weedy” Ovel, 95, of Dyersville, died Sunday, April 17, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville. Visitation will be from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, April 22, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a CD of A rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m. Visitation will continue

John Koresh – Elkader

John Raymond Koresh, 68, of Elkader, died suddenly Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Central Hospital in Elkader. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 4-7 pm at Leonard Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elkader, Iowa with a one hour visitation before services at the church on Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 am –


Roxanne M. Alden – Monticello

Roxanne M. Alden, 56, of Monticello died Friday, April 15, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family after a three and a half year battle with ovarian cancer.   A visitation will be held from 4 – 8 pm Monday, April 18, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello.   Funeral services will be

Ruth Ann Nurre – Delhi

Ruth Ann Nurre, 88, of Delhi, died Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Visitation will be held Sunday, April 17, 2016, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Clifton Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, with a 1:00 p.m. Scripture service. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 18, 2016 at St. John’s Catholic Church,

Burnell Martin Kahle – Manchester

Burnell Martin Kahle, 69, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester . Burnell was born on April 8, 1947, in Guttenberg, the son of Burnell Sr. and Edith (Eilers) Kahle. He was raised and educated in the Guttenberg area. On May 17, 1969, Burnell was

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Mary D. Streif – Manchester

Mary Deloras Streif, 92, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  She was born on July 25, 1923, near Farley, the daughter of John and Mary (Stokes) Wall.  Mary attended rural school south of Farley.   On June 23, 1945, Mary was united in marriage

Seanalee Bailey – Arlington

Seanalee LaVonne “Gilligan” Bailey, 21, of Arlington, Iowa, died Sunday, April 10, 2016 as the result of a motor vehicle on HWY 52 near Millville, Iowa. Friends and relatives of Seanalee may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Reiff Funeral Home in Dyersville, Iowa. Friends may also call after

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Kenneth Tucker – Hopkinton

Kenneth Tucker, age 85, of Hopkinton, died Friday, April 8, 2016 at the Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held 10:30 Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the Hopkinton Community Church, Hopkinton with interment in the Hopkinton Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 until 7 Tuesday at the Goettsch