Obituaries articles

Deanne M. Tobin – Worthington

Deanne M. Tobin, 60 of Worthington passed away unexpectedly Monday, August 14, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville.   Visitation will be held 1-8 pm Thursday, August 17, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where the Worthington Volunteer Fire Department will gather at 6 pm.  Visitation will continue Friday

Rev. Richard F. Maichen – Manchester

Rev. Richard F. Maichen, 90, of Manchester, Iowa, died Monday, August 14, 2017.  Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 18, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manchester, with a 2:00 p.m. Scripture Service and Knights of Columbus Rosary at 6:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30

Betty Jean Orvis McMahon – Elkader

Betty Jean Orvis McMahon, 87, of Elkader, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center.   Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Norway Lutheran Cemetery, rural St. Olaf, IA, with Rev. Marshall Hahn officiating.   Online condolences may be left with

Mary J. Brady – Cascade

Mary J. Brady, 85, of Cascade, Iowa died peacefully at Bethany Home on Sunday, August 13, 2017.   Visitation will occur on Wednesday, August 16th from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and from 9:30 am to 10:30 am Thursday, August 17th at St. Mathias Church in Cascade where a Mass of Christian Burial will commence

Randall Dennler – of Lincoln, Nebraska formerly of Elkader

Randall Dennler, 58, of Lincoln, Nebraska formerly of Elkader, Iowa died Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Monarch Hospice House in Lincoln, Nebraska.     Visitation will be 9-11 am on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elkader, Iowa   A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11:00 am on

Larry A Holthaus – Colesburg

Larry A. Holthaus, 79, of Colesburg, Iowa, died on Sunday, August 13, 2017, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood. He was born on April 30, 1938, in Delaware County, the son of Marvin and Beulah Holthaus.   Larry attended Colesburg High School, graduating in 1956. Following graduation, he resided on the Holthaus Family Century

Glenn “Shorty” Harris – Manchester

Glenn C. “Shorty” Harris, 78, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was born on September 13, 1938, in Iowa City, the son of Will and Nora (Poor) Harris.  Shorty graduated from Hopkinton High School and then served honorably in the United States

Donald Finley – Independence

Independence –  Donald Roger Finley, 79 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at Lexington Estate, in Independence of Advanced Alzheimer’s Disease. He was born on March 13, 1938, on the family farm north of Brandon, the son of Raymond Newton and Evelyn Lucille (Cornwell) Finley.  He attended Hardwick Country School

Jennifer Potter Colbert – Strawberry Point

Jennifer Potter Colbert, 42, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at home following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born February 21, 1975, in Manchester, the daughter of Dale and Diane (DeShaw) Potter. Jennifer graduated from Starmont High School. In 1993 Jennifer was united in marriage to Ed Smith