Author Archives: Rhonda Mensen

Joyce Woeste, Colesburg

Colesburg Dateline: Joyce Woeste, 86, of Colesburg passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Regional Medical Center in Manchester. Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 25, 2013 at the Colesburg United Methodist Church by Rev. Allen Craft.  Visitation will be from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., Sunday, November 24, 2013 at the Clifton-Murdoch Funeral

Kenneth R. Billhorn, Manchester

Manchester Dateline: Kenneth R. Billhorn, 86, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha, Iowa. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 23, 2013 at First Lutheran Church in Manchester by Rev. Tony D. Ede and Rev. Dr. Jean Rabary. Visitation will be 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, November 22,

Ruth M. Horn, Independence

Independence –  Ruth M. Horn, 90 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at ABCM Rehab. Center Independence-West.  She was born on June 2, 1923, in Black Hawk County, Iowa, the daughter of Richard A. and Sophia E.B. (Hein) Strempke.  She attended the BlackHawkCounty country schools.  On March 4, 1948, she

Eldon E. Schanbeck, Delaware

Dateline:   Manchester, Iowa  Eldon E. Schanbeck, 73, of Delaware, Iowa, died at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester on Monday, November 18, 2013.  He was born on September 13, 1940, in Delaware  the son of Ernest and Dorothy (Oaker) Schanbeck.  He was raised and educated in the area, and received his education in Delaware.  Eldon

Ida L. Kobos, Manchester

Dateline:  Manchester, Iowa   Ida L. Kobos, 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. She was surrounded by family. A memorial service is planned for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Manchester.  Family will greet friends one hour before

Norma Marie Haas, Manchester

Dateline:   Manchester, Iowa  Norma Marie Haas, 80, of Manchester, Iowa, died at the Good Neighbor Home on Sunday, November 17, 2013.  She was born on November 9, 1933, in Robinson, the daughter of Earl and Grace (Reinbird) Hansen.  Norma was raised in Robinson and attended school in Manchester.  On October 7, 1954, Norma was united

Terry Walters, Earlville

Earlville Dateline: Terry Walters, 65, of Earlville passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013 at his home. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the United Parish Church in Earlville by Pastor Jill Mack.  Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the Clifton-Murdoch Funeral

John Edward Evers, Dyersville

DYERSVILLE, IOWA John Edward Evers, 87, a native of Dyersville, died November 16, 2013, in Connecticut Hospice. John, who had lived for the past six and one-half years at Arden Courts, an assisted care facility in Connecticut, died of complications of Alzheimer’s disease, according to his niece, Karolyn Schuster Harwood, of Woodbridge, Connecticut, who has

Charlie Taylor, Dyersville

DYERSVILLE, IOWA Charlie Taylor, 74, of Dyersville, Iowa, died on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at home surrounded by his family. Friends and relatives of Charlie may call from 2 to 8 pm Friday, November 22, 2013, at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 4:00 pm.   Friends may

Julie Ann Pritchard, Earlville

Earlville Dateline: Julie Ann Pritchard, 49, of Earlville, passed away of a heart attack November 16, 2013 at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester following a 23 year battle with Lupus and Fibromyalgia. Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 22, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Earlville by Rev. Noah Diehm.