Obituaries articles

Joan M. Peters – Delhi

Joan M. Peters, 81, of Delhi, died December 26, 2016, at Marietta’s Place surrounded by family and loved ones. Visitation: 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016, St. John’s Catholic Church, Delhi, Iowa, with a 3:00 p.m. Scripture Service, and visitation one hour prior to Mass on Friday. Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday, December

Anna May Slater – Lamont

City or Town Heading:  Lamont   Name of Deceased:        Anna May Slater   Age of Deceased:           83 Date & Place of Death:  Saturday, December 14,2016 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester   Services:               10:30 A.M . Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 Place of Services: St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point Special Services:   none Burial:        

Elizabeth “Betty” Schlimmer – Monticello

Elizabeth “Betty” Schlimmer, 96, of Monticello, died Monday, December 26, 2016 at the Monticello Nursing and Rehab Center, Monticello, Iowa.   Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello. A continued visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m. Monday prior to funeral

William “Bill” Lanning – Delhi

William “Bill” Lanning, 74, of Delhi, died December 24, 2016.  Visitation will be 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016, at Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, Iowa with services following at 6:00 p.m. with Pastor Sam Mack officiating. Burial at Evergreen Cemetery, Delhi, at a later date. William Jay Lanning

Justus R. Dowell – of Monticello

Justus R. Dowell, 26, of Monticello died at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics at 12:25 pm on December 19, 2016. A visitation will be held from 1 – 5 pm Monday, December 26, 2016, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello and a Celebration of Life will be held at the Monticello Berndes

Thomas A. Hoffman – Cascade

Thomas A. Hoffmann, 80, of Cascade, Iowa passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Temple Hill, at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, with Rev. Neil Manternach officiating.  Concelebrating will be Rev. Douglas Loecke and Deacon Joe

E. Lillian MacTaggart – Strawberry Point

E. Lillian MacTaggart, 86, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, December 19, 2016, at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She was born on December 15, 1930, the daughter of Phillip and Cecil (Marquette) Livingston, at her aunt’s farm near Wadena. Lillian attended school in

Adelaide E. Bildstein – Dyersville

Adelaide E. Bildstein, 95 of Dyersville, Iowa died Monday, December 19, 2016, at Oak Crest Manor in Dyersville, Iowa.   Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3:00 p.m. 

Evelyn R. Cook – Independence

Evelyn R. Cook, 84, of Independence, Iowa entered into her eternal rest on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Prairie Hills Memory Care Unit in Independence, Iowa. Evelyn Ruth Cook was born September 25, 1932, at home in Winthrop, Iowa the daughter of Charles and Lena Vorland Jones. Evelyn spent her childhood growing up in Winthrop and