Clayton County Register

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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.

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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. 

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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.

Tue
23
Dec

Ronald Mueller

 

Ronald Dean Mueller, 83, of Monona, died Thursday, December 11, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society, Postville, Iowa. He was born on November 2, 1931, to Henry and Margaret (Ziegler) Mueller in Luana, Iowa. He graduated from Luana High School in 1949. After graduation he was drafted into the Marines on October 25, 1952. He served his country bravely in the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on February 25, 1954.  

Tue
23
Dec

Allan Ray Meyer


Allan Meyer

 

Allan Ray Meyer, 60, of Manchester, formerly of Elkader, IA, died Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at his daughter’s home in Manchester, IA. He was born on December 29, 1953, in Guttenberg, the son of Gerald and Marcella Meyer.

Allan received his education locally and spent many years working on the railroad. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, reading books and watching westerns.

Wed
17
Dec

Chocolate, PB cookie takes top honors


Jeran Cook measures flour under the watchful eye of Spencer Bries.

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

The irresistible combination of peanut butter and chocolate gave Debbie Walz’ Central High School foods students a clear winner in the Register’s first-ever Holiday Cookie Contest. 

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