Obituaries articles

Randy P. Delagardelle – Independence

Independence – Randy P. Delagardelle, 58 of Independence, IA died Thursday evening, May 12, 2016 at Unity Point – St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, IA. Randy was born on March 8, 1958 in Waterloo, IA the son of John P. and Joan B. (Kerkove) Delagardelle. He was a 1976 graduate of the Jesup High

Patricia Ann Wegmann – Delhi, formerly of Strawberry Point

Patricia Ann Wegmann, 79, of Delhi, Iowa, formerly of Strawberry Point, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, surrounded by her family at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. She was born on August 11, 1936, in New Vienna, the daughter of Leonard and Catherine (Lansing) Bockenstedt. Pat was raised in the Colesburg area and

Lee Krapfl – Oelwein

Lee Krapfl, 92, of Oelwein passed away on Friday May 6, 2016.  Visitation will be from 9-10:30 AM on Saturday May 14, 2016 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein with a memorial service at 10:30 AM.  Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:30 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oelwein.  Interment will

Ruth E. Rogers – Monticello

Ruth E. Rogers, 96, of Monticello, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Monticello Nursing & Rehab Center in Monticello. Visitation will be held from 3 – 7 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello with a parish vigil service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue from 10 – 11 a.m. Monday

Eugene “Gene” F. Olberding – Dyersville

Eugene “Gene” F. Olberding, 79, of Dyersville, Iowa died Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3:00 p.m. a

Bessie Clara Maurer – Manchester

Bessie Clara Maurer, 93, of Manchester, Iowa, went to her eternal glory on Saturday, May 7, 2016. She was born on September 26, 1922, near Manchester, the daughter of Robert L. and Margaret (Barr) Kennedy. Bessie was raised and educated in the area, graduating from Manchester High School. On September 14, 1946, Bessie was united


Wallace “Wally” D. Wheeler – Earlville

Wallace “Wally” Donald Wheeler, 83, of Earlville, Iowa, passed away at his home May 9, 2016, from health complications. Funeral Mass for Wally will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 13, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Earlville, with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home


Gelia “Judy” Huls – Manchester

Gelia “Judy” (Haynes) Huls, 87, of Manchester, died Sunday, May 8, 2016, at Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, Iowa. A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the First

Arthur D. Kimball

Arthur D. Kimball – Edgewood

Arthur Duane Kimball, 87, of Edgewood, Iowa, died on Sunday May 8, 2016, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque. He was born on October 13, 1928, near Manchester the son of Delbert and Kathleen (Sevey) Kimball. Art was raised in the area, and educated in rural school. He served honorably in the U.S. Army during the


Charles E. Burkle – Dyersville

Charles E. Burkle, 95, of Dyersville died Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque surrounded by his family. A visitation will be held from 1:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Wednesday from 8:30 – 10 a.m. at the funeral home.