Obituaries articles

LaVonne Mae Cusher – Independence

LaVonne Mae Cusher, 82, of Independence, Iowa died Monday, April 24, 2017, at the Unity Point-Allen Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa. LaVonne was born on November 23, 1934, in Norman County, Minnesota, the daughter of Arthur L. and Myrtle (Albertson) Farmer. She attended Waterloo Community Schools and the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa. On

Gary Toenjes – Anamosa

Gary Toenjes age 71, died Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade following a battle with brain cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be held  11:00 Wednesday morning, April 26, 2017  at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Monticello with interment in the Antioch Cemetery, Anamosa.   Friends may call from 4 until

Mildred Ingles – Manchester formerly of Greeley

Mildred Geraldean Ingles ,92, of Manchester, Iowa, formerly of Greeley, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester,  She was born on July 5, 1924, in  Graham, Iowa, the daughter of Howard and Elga (Welch) Tindell.  Mildred was raised in the area, and attended Clayton County rural school. On

Robert Devaney – Monticello

Robert J. Devaney, 87, of Monticello, IA, died Friday, April 21, 2017, at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospice in Cedar Rapids after a brief illness. Visitation will be held from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 24, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 6 pm. 

Alvin A. “Bud” Lahr – Delhi

Alvin A. “Bud” Lahr, 86, of Delhi, Iowa, died Friday, April 21, 2017. Visitation: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, April 23, 2017, at St. John Catholic Church, Delhi, Iowa, with a 2:00 p.m. Scripture Service and Knights of Columbus Rosary at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 24, 2017, St. John Catholic Church,

Amber Herman – Tipton formerly of Anamosa and Manchester

Amber Herman age 82,  of Tipton formerly of Anamosa and Manchester, died Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Cedar Manor Nursing Home, in Tipton following an extended illness A Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 2 until 4 Sunday afternoon, April 23, 2017 at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa.    Thoughts, memories and condolences may

Elsie Viola Meyer – Manchester

Elsie Viola Meyer, 93, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at the Edgewood Convalescent Home on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.  She was born on October 22, 1923, in Lansing the daughter of George and Minnie (Uren) Schellhammer.  Elsie was raised in the area and attended rural school. Elsie was united in marriage to Leslie Carl Meyer

Richard D. Clinton – Edgewood

Richard D. Clinton, 66, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.  He was born on January 4, 1951, in Littleport the son of Lloyd L. and Winifred Joyce (Conner) Clinton.  Richard was raised in the area and graduated from Central Community School in Elkader in 1969.   Richard served

Michael J. Twomey – Manchester

Michael J. Twomey, 68, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at his home in Manchester on Monday, April 17, 2017. He was born on February 13, 1949, in Winona, Minnesota, the son of Patrick and Betty (Frankosky) Twomey.   He was raised and educated in the area and graduated from Cotter High School in 1967. Mike