Author Archives: Rhonda Mensen

Mary Sidney Mishler Haubner, Independence

Independence – Mary Sidney Mishler Haubner, 96, of Independence, Iowa died Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence, Iowa. Mary was born on June 7, 1917, In Loretto, KY., the daughter of Tyler and Sarah (Nally) Newton.  At the age of seven she moved with her family to Oelwein, Iowa

Glen Lorenz, Independence

Independence –  Glen W. Lorenz, 82 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at his home.  He was born on March 12, 1924, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of John Carl and Clara Charlotte (Bischel) Lorenz, Jr.  He graduated from high school in Independence with the Class of 1942 and then

Marvin Bosler, Manchester

Marvin C. Bosler, 91, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  He was born on January 25, 1922, in Ferdinand, Indiana, the son of Ernest and Claire (   )  Bosler.  Marvin was raised and educated in the area.  On August 25, 1941, Marvin was united in

Victor Schmitz, Quasqueton

Quasqueton – Victor I. Schmitz, 71 of Quasqueton, Iowa died Tuesday evening, November 12, 2013 at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa. Victor was born on January 6, 1942, in LaPorte City, Iowa the son of Henry W. and Frances E. (Kaufman) Schmitz.  He was raised in the Winthrop,

Terry Michael Sellner, Earlville

Earlville Dateline: Terry Michael Sellner, 57, of Earlville, IA passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids surrounded by his family. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 15, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Earlville by Rev. Noah Diehm.  Visitation will be from

James M. Downey, Edgewood

Dateline:    Edgewood, Iowa  James M. Downey, 71, of Edgewood,  Iowa, died on Sunday, November 10, 2013.  Graveside Service:  3:00 p.m. onThursday, November  14, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery  –  Littleport, Iowa.  Officiating:  Rev. Stephen Lundgren.  Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood is in charge of arrangements.

Bonita J. Krogman, Dubuque

DYERSVILLE, IOWA  Bonita J. Krogman, 69, of Dubuque, Iowa died Monday, November 11, 2013 at Sunnycrest Manor, Dubuque, Iowa. Friends may call from 3 – 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Kramer Funeral Home Dyersville,

Dennis Tucker, Strawberry Point

Dateline:  Strawberry Point, Iowa  Dennis M. Tucker, 72, formerly of Strawberry Point, died Saturday, November 9, 2013, at the Brooklyn Community Estate in Brooklyn, Iowa.  He was born on January 14, 1941,  in Manchester,  the son of Ralph and Mary (Reimer) Tucker.  Dennis attended school in Edgewood.  On May 27, 1988, Dennis was united in

Lloyd “Midge” Amsden, Edgewood

Edgewood Lloyd E. “Midge” Amsden, 88, of rural Edgewood died Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.   Funeral Services: 10:30 am on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Hope Lutheran Church, rural Littleport. Burial will follow at Hansel Cemetery, rural Garber Friends may call on Friday from 3 to 7 pm

Lyle Hamlett of Edgewood

Lyle W. Hamlett, 92, of Edgewood, died Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at his home.  Lyle was born December 27, 1920, on the family farm east of Wood Center, the son of Elias T. and Alta (Whitehead) Hamlett.  Lyle attended rural school near Wood Center. On October 3, 1945, Lyle was united in marriage to Alice