Obituaries articles

Sharon C. Fleming – Independence

Independence –  Sharon C. Fleming, 77 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at ABCM Rehabilitation of Independence – East Campus in Independence. She was born on June 15, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Robert Warren and Una Frances (Efner) Fleming.  She graduated from high school in Pasadena,

Therese Anne Donnelly – Independence

Therese Anne Donnelly, 91, of Independence, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the Buchanan County Health Center. The family will greet visitors from 9:00 – 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Independence, Iowa. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will

Donald W. Scheffert – Guttenberg

Donald William Scheffert, age 85, of Guttenberg, IA, died Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at Guttenberg Care Center. Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, 207 S. 1st St, Guttenberg, IA where the family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday, December 15, 2017.  Funeral service will be at St. Mary’s Catholic

Paul Kammarmeyer – Manchester

Paul Kammarmeyer, 59 of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on February 26, 1958, in Vermillion, South Dakota, the son of Bruce and Freda (Wood) Kammarmeyer.  Paul was a 1976 graduate of Central Lyon High School in Rock Rapids.  He then

Kayla M. Decker – Dyersville

Kayla Marie Decker, 21 of Dyersville passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Genesis Medical Center in Davenport.   Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 15, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Visitation will continue Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Kramer

David John “Dave” Felton – Manchester

David John “Dave” Felton, 45, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester. He was born on September 26, 1972, in Manchester, the son of Donald and Jennifer (Leytem) Felton. He graduated from Maquoketa Valley High School in 1991 and Iowa State University in 1995.  

Catherine M. Steffen – New Vienna

Catherine M. Steffen, 96, of New Vienna died Monday, December 11, 2017, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque.   Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, December 14, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Friday from 9-10 am at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services.  

Gary (Skinny) Larson – West Union

Gary (Skinny) Lee Larson, 65, of West Union passed away unexpectedly following complications from surgery on Saturday, December 9th, 2017, at Mercy Medical Hospital in Dubuque. Visitation: 3:30 – 6:30 pm – Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader and after 10:00 am at the church on Wednesday. Memorial Services:

Lois Morarend – Edgewood

Lois Mildred Morarend, 84, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood. She was born on July 24, 1933, in Millville, the daughter of Martin Orville and Edna Katrina (Brandenburg) White. Lois attended Clayton County rural schools and graduated from Luana High School, where she was

Dwayne A. Weber – Independence

Dwayne A. Weber, 55, of Independence, IA died on Saturday December 3, 2017 at ABCM Rehabilitation Center West Campus in Independence, IA following a long illness. Dwayne was born May 19, 1962 the son of Wayne Weber and Sandra Sattizahn Weber. He was a graduate of Independence High School. He married Roxanne Lillibridge in 1982,