Obituaries articles

Edward N. Thompson, Jr. – Manchester

Edward Nils Thompson, Jr., 51, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.  He was born on April 12, 1966, in Saddlebrook, New Jersey, the son of Edward Thompson, Sr. While growing up, Ed was close to his grandparents, Florence and George Thompson.  

Robert L. “Bob” Stephen – Manchester

Robert Leo “Bob” Stephen, 80, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.  Bob was born on October 2, 1937, in Des Moines, the son of Dr. Paul and Leona (Taylor) Stephen.  He attended school in Manchester through the eighth grade when the family moved to

Myrna M. Niehaus – Colesburg

     Myrna M. Niehaus, 79, of Colesburg, Iowa, died Thursday, October 12, 2017.  Visitation: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester. Celebration of Life: 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 16, 2017 at Colesburg United Methodist Church, Colesburg, with visitation one hour prior to the

Justin Charles Junk – Independence

Justin Charles Junk, 34, of Independence, IA, died Tuesday evening, October 10, 2017 with his wife at his side. Justin was born on December 10, 1982 in Waterloo, IA, the son of Joseph M. and Jill E. (Immerzeel) Junk. He attended the St. John’s Catholic Elementary School and graduated from the Independence High School with

Martin Lee Bunting – Gardner, Kansas, formerly of Edgewood

Martin Lee Bunting, 60, of Gardner, Kansas, formerly of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017, at Mayvil Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids. Martin was born in Manchester on May 29, 1957, to Douglas “Wayne” and Velma (Bush) Bunting. He joined two brothers, Bill and Jim, and one sister, Linda, and later was blessed

Mary Ellen Culton, 90, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home in Strawberry Point. She was born on June 25, 1927, in Ryan, the daughter of Bert and Elsie (Taylor) Rippon. Mary graduated from Dundee High School in 1945. On June 8, 1945, Mary married

Jerald “Jerry” F. Heims – Manchester

Jerald “Jerry” F. Heims, 73, of Manchester, Iowa, died Friday, October 6, 2017. Visitation: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 9, 2017, at Bohnenkamp – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester, with a Scripture service at 3:00 p.m. Funeral Mass: 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manchester, conducted

Dale J. Denlinger – Holy Cross

Dale J. Denlinger, 49, of Holy Cross passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Thursday, October 5, 2017, at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.   Visitation will be held from 1:30 – 7:30 pm Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will

Frances Ilene Pritchard Leggett – Monticello

Frances Ilene Pritchard Leggett 91 of Monticello, Iowa passed away peacefully on October 3, 2017 at Monticello Nursing and Rehab Center.   Private services (October 6, 2017) at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello, Iowa.  Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Monticello.  Pallbearers; grandsons: Todd Catlett, Michael Weber, Rodney Weber, Robbie Paulson Jonathan Leggett, and