Obituaries articles

Roger Moorman – Lamont

Funeral Services for 66 year old Roger Moorman of Lamont will be held at 7 PM, on Thursday, Aug. 18, at Grace United Methodist Church in Lamont. Visitation from 4 until 7 PM Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Church in Lamont Survivors of Roger Moorman include: his wife Sandra of Lamont; children: Erin Moorman, Ashley

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Mary Dorothy Manternach – Manchester

Mary Dorothy Manternach, 83, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016, at her home in rural Manchester. She was born on September 29, 1932, in Ryan, the daughter of Patrick and Isabel (Gallery) Callan.  Dorothy was raised and educated in the Monti and Prairieburg areas, and graduated from Coggan High School in


Ronald W. “Butch” Butters – Independence

Ronald W. “Butch” Butters, 74, of Independence, IA, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at his home in Independence, IA. Butch was born on August 8, 1942 in Manchester, IA the son of Edgar R. and Evelyn E. (Maire) Butters. He was raised in Independence, IA where he attended high school. On May 14, 1979 Butch

Helen P. Gaul – Dyersville, and formerly of Petersburg

Helen P. Gaul, 83, of Dyersville, and formerly of Petersburg died Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday August 12, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 5:00

Larry Harris – Lamont

Funeral service for 73 year old Larry Harris of Lamont will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, Aug. 13 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point Visitation Time: 4 PM until 7 PM Friday at the church in Strawberry Point and additional visitation after 9:30 A.M. Saturday . Burial: St. Albert’s Cemetery east of

Virginia Nelson – Manchester

Virginia Gwendolyn Walker Nelson, 102, a resident of The Meadows in Manchester, Iowa, and long time local elementary teacher, died on Saturday, December 5, 2015.  She was born August 29, 1913, in Peterson, Iowa. A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at 10:45 AM at the Manchester United Methodist Church,

Doreen G. Bond – Colesburg

Doreen G. Bond, 93, of Colesburg, Iowa, died at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital in Guttenberg, on Monday, August 8, 2016. She was born on January 10, 1923, in Rudry, Wales, the daughter of __ and Eleanor (Pierce) Davies. Doreen was raised and educated in Wales, and served in the Woman Auxiliary Air Force of the


Jerome (Jerry) Schieltz – Luxemburg

, died Saturday, August 6, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family following a short battle with cancer. Visitation will be held from 2-8 pm Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Wednesday from 9 – 10 am at the funeral home prior to

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Ellen R. Vaske – Manchester

Ellen Ruth Vaske, 74, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester on August 4, 2016.  She was born in Iowa City, on April 12, 1942, the daughter of Lee and Dawn (Perry) Sass.  Ellen was raised and educated in the area, and graduated from Marquette High School and also Mercy

Steven W. Harring – Manchester

Steven W. Harring, 60, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2016, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on September 28, 1955, in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of William and Catherine (MacClean) Harring. Steve was raised and educated in Coventry, Rhode Island. He graduated from Coventry High School