Obituaries articles

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

Verna Mae Steffen – Luxemburg

Verna Mae Steffen, 92 of Luxemburg passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg. Visitation will be held from 3 – 8 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Visitation will continue Saturday morning from 9 – 10 at Kramer Funeral Home prior

Dale J. Sabers – Rickardsville

Dale J. Sabers, 51, of Rickardsville died Monday, August 7, 2017, at home with his loving family by his side.   Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, August 13, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rickardsville where parish vigil service will be held at closing of visitation.   A Mass

Jean S. Grimm – Marion

Jean S.(Fettkether) Grimm, 74, of Marion, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017, surrounded by her family at the Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha.   Funeral services will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church of Marion at 11:00am Tuesday, August 8th, 2017. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Aurora, Iowa. Visitation will be

Teri S. Bagby – Dunkerton

Teri S. Bagby, 62 years old, of Dunkerton, Iowa, died on Saturday, August 6, 2017 in Independence, Iowa.  She was born on August 6, 1955, in Independence, the daughter of Bud and Pat (Meggers) Axline.  She graduated from high school in Independence with the Class of 1973.  On December 1, 1973, she and Tom John