Clayton County Register

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Alan Deane “Al” Werger

 

Alan Deane “Al” Werger, 60, of Monona, Iowa died Friday, October 11, 2013, at his home in Monona. He was born on December 16, 1952, to Deane and Marilyn (Greene) Werger in Postville, Iowa. Al graduated from Garnavillo High School and then attended two years of college at Area 1 in Calmar, Iowa for farm mechanics.

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14
Oct

Thomas Landsgard

 

Thomas Arthur “Tom” Landsgard, 54, of Elgin, Iowa died Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at Palmer Lutheran Health Center, West Union, Iowa. He was born on March 11, 1959, in Postville, Iowa, to Emery and Anna Mae (Mork) Landsgard. Tom graduated from Valley High School and continued his education at Wartburg College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.

Tom was an agricultural farmer with his family all of his life. He was intrigued with science and history, and enjoyed travel, reading, and the outdoors.

Mon
14
Oct

Three in a row for Central Warriors


Central’s Nathan Fitzgerald fights for every yard in a tight game against Midland. Central won 22-20. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

Mon
14
Oct

Couple glad to say “I Do” again


Angela Reed and her husband, Aaron, celebrated 13 years of marriage with the storybook wedding they never had.

At age 18, a young woman was working in Des Moines as a page for the Legislative Service Bureau. She was only months away from her high school graduation. After developing a comfort level with her superiors, her assistant supervisor decided to introduce her to a young man who was stationed in Great Lakes, Illinois as a United States Navy SeaBee. This young man was stationed with her assistant supervisor’s fiance. After a trip to the Senate, she returned to the office only to find her assistant supervisor handing her the phone. On the other end was a young man offering his name and information he had been told about her.

Mon
07
Oct

Robert Zerkle service held

 

A celebration of life service was held for Robert H. Zerkle, at Hoard Museum in Fort Atkinson, WI on October 5, 2013, at 1 p.m.  

Robert is survived by his wife (former Lois Martin), their son Gregory and his wife (Cynthia Marty), sister-in-law Elaine Syverson, Elkader, brother-in-law, Virgil Martin, Anamosa and nieces and nephews.

Mon
07
Oct

Landsgard service notice

 

Thomas A. “Tom” Landsgard, 54, of Elgin, Iowa, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at Palmer Lutheran Health Center, West Union, Iowa. 

Visitation will be Friday, October 11, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Marion Lutheran Church, Gunder, Iowa, and one hour before services at the church on Saturday. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Marion Lutheran Church with Rev. Marshall Hahn officiating. Interment will follow at the Marion Lutheran Cemetery, Gunder, Iowa.

Mon
07
Oct

Glawes honored as Century Farm

Nestled in a lush valley at the end of a steeply meandering road sits one of Clayton County’s most beautiful farms. Owned for 100 years by the Glawe family, the farm, which is located just off Highway 13 a bit north of Elkader, could’ve been inspiration for a Grant Wood painting: well groomed yards, gently rolling fields, and pristine barns and sheds.

Mon
30
Sep

Douglas Arthur Carl Buckman

 

Douglas Arthur Carl Buckman, 54, of Sugarland, Texas, and former of Garnavillo, died September 21, 2013. He was born April 13, 1959, in Prairie du Chien, WI to Don and Donna (Robinson) Buckman. During his younger years, he played baseball and golfed. Douglas lived in Garnavillo through high school, where he ran cross-country and was on the track team. He graduated from Garnavillo High School in 1977. He then attended Iowa State University, from 1977-1981, and graduated from ISU with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.

Mon
30
Sep

Homecoming victory for Central


Central’s 2012 Homecoming Queen Amanda Meyers crowns the 2013 Homecoming King Byron Franks during halftime of the Central football game.

Samantha Tschirgi is crowned Central’s 2013 Homecoming Queen by 2012 Homecoming King Austin Kelly.

The Central Warriors celebrated Homecoming Friday with a decisive 86-44 victory against Rockford.

In first quarter action, Central’s Nathan Fitzgerald scored on a 3-yard run. The point after touchdown run failed. Fitzgerald scored again on a 15-yard run, putting the score at 12-0 after another failed point after touchdown run.

Mon
30
Sep

All about apples

 

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is more than a cliché: It’s sound nutrition advice. Apples are a low-calorie snack that’s high in fiber and vitamin C. In addition, preliminary research indicates that apples may help to reduce the risk of colon, prostate and lung cancer.

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