Clayton County Register

Tue
19
Apr

John Koresh

John Raymond Koresh, 68, of Elkader, died suddenly Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader. John was born on April 4, 1948, to John and Arlene (Stagman) Koresh in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. He graduated from Prairie du Chien High School in 1967.

John worked for 3M in Prairie du Chien for 34 years. He retired in 2002. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, camping, fishing, hunting and watching westerns. Most of all, John enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. 

Tue
19
Apr

Harold Wiedner

Harold E. Wiedner, 73, of Maynard, IA died on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Mercy Living Plus in Oelwein.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Dunham Grove Cemetery, Rural Randalia, IA. Inurnment will be at Dunham Grove Cemetery, rural Randalia.

Tue
12
Apr

Finally. . .time to pursue another passion


Retired physician Ken Zichal now has more time to devote to his hobby: building model tanks.

By Pat McTaggert

Freelance Writer

 

After practicing medicine for almost 40 years at the Central Community Hospital in Elkader, Dr. Ken Zichal has finally hung up his stethoscope.  His retirement will give him more time to pursue another passion besides medicine—building model tanks.

Tue
12
Apr

Sons & Daughters - First-hand look at mom’s duties


State Representative Patti Ruff and her son, Liam, worked side-by-side this legislative session. Liam served as his mother’s clerk while also attending college.

By Kim Hurley

Register Freelance Writer

 

Tue
12
Apr

Carol Glesne-Koppes

Carol A. Glesne-Koppes, 68, of East Dubuque, Illinois, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. All friends and relatives are invited to a gathering to share their memories of this special lady at C.J. Lanes, Elkader, on Saturday, April 23rd from 4-7 P.M. P lease, no cards or memorials; just your presence will be greatly appreciated. A Celebration of Life in honor of Carol will be held in East Dubuque, Illinois at a later date.

Tue
05
Apr

“Harvey” at Opera House - Beck tackles another iconic role


Rehearsing a scene from an upcoming production of “Harvey” are, from left: Dave Beck, Donna Anderson, Gayle Moore and Peggy Lane.

One of Dave Beck’s favorite Opera House roles was Donkey to Jonathan Moser’s Shrek.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor 

Northeast Iowa man who is no stranger to playing iconic characters will tackle a much beloved one when the Elkader Opera House Players open their run of “Harvey.”

Tue
05
Apr

BOY’S FIGHT INSPIRES MANY

By Audrey Posten

North Iowa Times Editor

 

Shaun Mohs is a 9-year-old boy from McGregor with an infectious laugh and as his mom, Misty Jones, describes, an old soul.

“He’s a grandpa,” she said with a loving smile. “He’s very sincere and wise beyond his years. He gets along with everyone.”

Tue
05
Apr

Ilo Thoma

Ilo Anna (Troester) Thoma, 85, of Garnavillo, IA, died Friday, March 25, 2016, in Garnavillo, IA. She was born on January 3, 1931 in rural Garnavillo, the daughter of Louis and Carolina (Brase) Troester.

Tue
05
Apr

Orlan Landsgard

Orlan Sylvester Landsgard, 91, of Gunder, Iowa died Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Barthell OES Home in Decorah, Iowa. Orlan was born on February 25, 1925, on the family farm near Churchtown, west of Lansing, Iowa, to George and Rosina (Torkelson) Landsgard. Orlan was baptized on March 2, 1925, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Lansing, Iowa, and confirmed on June 30, 1940, at Marion Lutheran Church in Gunder, Iowa, by the Rev. S.J. Stranjord. He attended Gunder Country School and graduated from Postville High School.

Tue
05
Apr

Orlan Landsgard

Orlan Sylvester Landsgard, 91, of Gunder, Iowa died Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Barthell OES Home in Decorah, Iowa. Orlan was born on February 25, 1925, on the family farm near Churchtown, west of Lansing, Iowa, to George and Rosina (Torkelson) Landsgard. Orlan was baptized on March 2, 1925, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Lansing, Iowa, and confirmed on June 30, 1940, at Marion Lutheran Church in Gunder, Iowa, by the Rev. S.J. Stranjord. He attended Gunder Country School and graduated from Postville High School.

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