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WD Board Reviews Activities Policy Survey Results

WD Board Reviews Activities Policy Survey Results

Discussion continued regarding West Delaware’s Wednesday and Sunday activities policy at Monday night’s School Board Meeting.  At issue is whether to keep or change the current policy, which does not allow activities on Wednesday nights or Sundays, which are considered “family time” or “Church night”. A survey was conducted on the school website, where the

Daniel P. Meyer – Dyersville

Daniel P. Meyer, 24 of Dyersville, passed away in his sleep on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at home.   A public visitation will be held from 2 – 8 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  There will be a private family Celebration of Life.   Daniel

Harold Albert Frick – Elkader

  Harold Albert Frick, 96, of Elkader, died Monday, July 3, 2017, in Manchester, Iowa.   Visitation: 2 to 5 pm on Sunday July 23, 2017, at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home, Elkader, IA with a Time of Remembering and Scripture from 4:30 to 5 pm and one house before mass time at the church on Monday.

Shirley Susan (Eike) Lyons – Manchester,

Shirley Susan (Eike) Lyons, 62, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Visitation: 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manchester, with Scripture Service beginning at 2:00 p.m. Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July

John Eugene “Jack” Hense – Strawberry Point

John Eugene “Jack” Hense, 51, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017, at his residence. He was born on June 26, 1966, in Dubuque, the son of Eugene and Betty (Lebben) Hense. John was raised in the Dubuque area and was a 1984 graduate of Dubuque Hempstead High School.   On

Andrew M. Gravel – Worthington

Andrew M. Gravel, 29, of Worthington, died Monday, July 10, 2017, in Dubuque, Iowa as the result of a motorcycle accident.   Funeral arrangements are pending at the Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville.   Andy was born July 24, 1987, in Dubuque, Iowa the youngest son of Michael and Kathy (Hunt) Gravel.   Andy was

Bernadine May Hoffman – Independence

Independence –  Bernadine May Hoffman waved goodbye to her family and friends on July 14, 2017.  She had spent over 93 years on this earth giving love, friendship, caring, help to those who needed it, and a welcoming smile to all.  She was a vibrant lady who had a passion for gardening and a skill

Verla Schaefer – Manchester

     Verla M. Schaefer, 91, of Manchester, Iowa, died peacefully at the Good Neighbor Home, Sunday, July 16, 2017.  Visitation: 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester and one hour prior to service on Thursday.  Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 20, 2017, Bohnenkamp