Author Archives: Rhonda Mensen

Vaneta Mae Kester, Manchester

Vaneta Mae Kester, 87, of Manchester, Iowa, died at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester on Friday, January 3, 2014. She was born on February 21, 1926, the daughter of Louis and Cora (Jepsen) Wall.  After receiving her high school diploma at Central City, she earned an emergency teaching certificate at Iowa State Teachers’ College,

Phyllis Thibadeau, Manchester

Earlville Dateline: Phyllis E. Thibadeau, 84, of Manchester passed away January 3, 2014, at Regional Medical Center, Manchester. Services for Phyllis Thibadeau will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Pastor Jill Mack at the Clifton-Murdoch Funeral Home in Earlville. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, prior to services.

Henrietta “Hattie” Lueck, New Vienna

Henrietta E. “Hattie” Lueck, 94, of New Vienna, Iowa passed away Friday, January 3, 2014, at Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque. Friends may call from 2 – 8 p.m. Sunday, January 5, 2014, at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville, 750 12th Ave SW, where the V.F.W. Auxiliary will recite the rosary at 3 p.m. and a

Berdina Mary Ludovissy Putzier, Manchester

Dateline:  Strawberry Point, Iowa Berdina Mary Ludovissy Putzier, 92, a resident of The Meadows in Manchester, Iowa, died on Thursday, January 2, 2014.   She was born on October 17, 1921 in Millville Township near Guttenberg in Clayton County, Iowa.  Her parents were Leo Elzemus Ludovissy (1895 – 1971) and Eva Viola Smith Ludovissy (1898 –

Ashlei Connolly

City or Town Heading:   Quasqueton Name of Deceased:       Ashlei Connolly Age of Deceased:           24 Date & Place of Death:  Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester Services:               11:00 A.M. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 Place of Services: Union Church in Quasqueton Special Services:  None Burial:                  Quasqueton Cemetery Visitation Time: friends may

Lloyd Schuchmann, Urbandale, formerly of Strawberry Point

Lloyd Wayne Schuchmann was born on November 20, 1928, and passed away peacefully on December 29, 2013, at Deerfield Retirement Center in Urbandale, Iowa.  Lloyd grew up in Strawberry Point, Iowa where he met and married his wife of 65 years, Fonda Mae Snyder. He began his working career with the City of Strawberry Point

Bernice Lueken, Colesburg

Bernice Elizabeth (Wedewer) Lueken, 88, of Colesburg passed away peacefully at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood on Monday, December 30, 2013, where she had been a resident for the past several months.  Bernice was born on March 26, 1925, the oldest of six children of Arthur and Clara (Bildstein) Wedewer and grew up on

Clark Phelps, Fayette

Clark D. Phelps, 72, of Fayette, Iowa, (formerly Edgewood) died on Monday, December 30, 2013, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.  He was born on April 12, 1941, in Masonville, Iowa, the son of Kenneth and Frances (Fry) Phelps.  He was educated in rural Strawberry Point schools and was a

Mildred Marie Hansel, Guttenberg

Mildred Marie Hansel, 84, of Guttenberg, Iowa, died on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood.  She was born on November 1, 1929, at Lima, Iowa, the daughter of Lloyd and Edith (Homewood) Jones, she had three brothers and two sisters.  Mildred was raised and educated in the area, and was

Laiklee Rose Carter, Waterloo

Independence –  Laiklee Rose Carter, infant daughter of Brianna L. Haulk and Dakota J. Carter, was stillborn on Sunday, December 22, 2013, at AllenMemorialHospital in Waterloo, Iowa. She is survived by her parents, paternal grandparents, Lori and James Carter of Independence, maternal grandparents, Pam and Kevin Edgeton of Fairbank, and great grandparents, Marlene and Howard