Obituaries articles

Donald “Don” Gudenkauf – Winthrop

City or Town Heading:  Winthrop Name of Deceased:        Donald “Don” Gudenkauf Age of Deceased:           57 Date & Place of Death: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at University Hospitals in Iowa City   Services:               10:00 A.M. Friday, July 28, 2017 Place of Services: Church of Christ United in Winthrop Special Services:   Scripture service 2:30 PM Thursday at

Larry L. Purman – Elkader

Larry LaVern Purman, 72, of Elkader, died suddenly Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader.   Visitation: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Thursday, July 27, 2017at Hope Lutheran Church in Littleport   Memorial Services: 1:00 pm Thursday, July 27, 2017, at Hope Lutheran Church in Littleport with Rev. Margaret Yackel-Juleen officiating.  

Andrew Gravel – Worthington

Andrew Michael Gravel, 29, of Worthington, died Monday, July 10, 2017, in Dubuque, Iowa as the result of a motorcycle accident. Visitation will be held from 2-8 pm Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at the Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue from 9 – 10 am Thursday, July 27, at

Charles F. “Charlie” Nurre – Edgewood

Charles Francis “Charlie” Nurre, 86, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  He was born on November 6, 1930, in Petersburg, the son of Aloysius and Abeline (Klosterman) Nurre.  Charlie was raised in the Petersburg area and graduated from St. Boniface High School in New

Una Porter – Edgewood

Una I. Porter, 88, of Edgewood, passed away due to cancer on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Edgewood.  Funeral service will be held on Monday, at 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Edgewood. Una Irene

Darlene M. Fischer – Manchester

Darlene M. (Hoefer) Fischer, 84, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in the arms of her loving husband, surrounded by her family at Marietta’s Place in Manchester. She was born March 4, 1933 in New Vienna, IA. The beloved daughter of Arthur J. and Alma H. (Boge) Hoefer. She attended school in

Robert William Giesler – Manchester

Robert William Giesler, 64, Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home in Strawberry Point. He was born on October 1, 1952, in Deer Park, Ohio, the son of Harold and Betti (Johann) Giesler. Raised and educated in Ohio and California, Robert later served honorably in the U.S.

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