Clayton County Register

Wed
14
Jan

Donald Houg


Donald Houg

 

 

Donald Nelson Houg, 90, of St. Olaf, died Thursday, January 8, 2015, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader. He was born August 23, 1924, in St. Olaf, to Ole K. and Clara (Nelson) Houg. Don was baptized and confirmed at Norway Lutheran Church, rural St. Olaf. He was educated at St. Olaf Public School, Elkader High School and Elkader Junior College.

During WW II, he served in the Army Air Corp in the C.B.I. Theatre in India as a crew member on a B-25 bomber.

Tue
06
Jan

Gnagy retires after 42 years


John Gnagy has retired after more than 40 years practicing law in Elkader.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

 

Tue
06
Jan

Eleanor Scheffert


Eleanor Scheffert

 

Eleanor Mae Scheffert, 97, Monona, Iowa, died Monday, December 29, 2014, at the Great River Care Center, McGregor, Iowa. Eleanor was born on February 26, 1917, in rural Elkader, Iowa, to Malcolm and Mae (Fritz) Guyer. She attended country school and graduated from Elkader High School in Elkader, Iowa. Following high school, she received her teaching certificate and taught country school for a short time. 

Tue
30
Dec

Eldon Walz


Eldon Walz

 

Eldon Earl Walz, 77, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died on Saturday, December 27, 2014, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home.  

Visitation was from 3-7 p.m. on Monday, December 29, 2014, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Strawberry Point, Iowa, where there was also a 7:00 p.m. scripture service.  Friends also called one hour before the mass at the church on Tuesday.

Tue
30
Dec

Victor Schneider

Victor Schneider

 

Victor H. Schneider, beloved husband and father, went to his heavenly home on December 19, 2014, at the age of 82. He was born November 3, 1932, the second child of Paula Ruth (Daugs) Schneider and Victor E Schneider at their home in Elkader, IA. He attended elementary and high school in Elkader. He was very active in football, basketball and baseball. He attended Luther College for two years and then went on to Iowa State University at Ames, IA where he received a BS degree in structural engineering. 

Tue
30
Dec

Donald "Jim" Hyde

DOnald "Jim" Hyde

 

Donald “Jim” J. Hyde, 76, of New Albin, IA, formerly of Dubuque, IA, died Wednesday, December 24, 2014, at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, WI. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, December 31st, at 11 at the Edgewood City Cemetery, Edgewood, IA. Friends called from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the New Albin Community Center in New Albin, IA. Martin Funeral Home in Waukon handled the arrangements.

Tue
23
Dec

Historic clock repaired


Rory DeMesy is shown with the restored clock mechanism for the Clayton County Courthouse clock.

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Tue
23
Dec

Volga residents share holiday memories

 

By Kim Hurley

Register Freelance Writer

 

Amid the hustling and bustling of this holiday season, the following Volga residents took time out to reminisce on their favorite Christmas memories

Tue
23
Dec

Branstad's decision lacks local support

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Governor Terry Branstad has demanded a later start date for schools statewide, a move that one local administrator believes lacks widespread support.

Tue
23
Dec

Irene Jacobson

 

Irene B. Jacobson, age 95, of Wykoff, MN, died Thursday morning, December 18, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.

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