Obituaries

Wed
28
Aug

John “Jack” B. Habel

 

John “Jack” B. Habel, 61, of North Buena Vista, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Dubuque of natural causes.

Visitation was Sunday, Aug. 25, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross and before service at the hall in North Buena Vista.

Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 26, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, North Buena Vista, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

Burial was in the church cemetery.

Wed
28
Aug

Aloys J. Berns

 

Aloys J. Berns, 76, of Garnavillo, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Guttenberg Care Center from Alzheimers disease.

Visitation was Friday, Aug. 23, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Garnavillo,  and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 24, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Garnavillo.

Wed
21
Aug

Karen Wright

Karen Wright, 74, of Monona, formerly of Clayton Center, died Sunday, Aug, 11, 2013, at the Guttenberg Care Center.

Visitation was Tuesday, Aug. 13, at Leonard Funeral Home in Elkader and before services at the church.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Aug. 14, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

Mon
12
Aug

James Schmelzer

James Schmelzer passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at the Guttenberg Care Center.

Visitation was Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Garnavillo, and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Aug. 7, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Richard G. Gaul.

Interment was at the Garnavillo Community Cemetery in Garnavillo.

Jim was born on March 13, 1937, on the Schmelzer family farm near Garnavillo, the son of Albert and Alvina (Felder) Schmelzer.

Mon
12
Aug

Michael "Mick" Jaquette

Michael “Mick” Jaquette, 68, of Albert Lea, Minn., passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at his home from MM/bone marrow cancer.  

Visitation was Monday, Aug. 12, at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour before service at the church.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 13, at St. Theodore’s Catholic Church, conducted by Father Timothy Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis.

Burial will be at a later date in Guttenberg.

Mon
12
Aug

Eunice DeSotel

Eunice (Alt) DeSotel, 95, recently of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Guttenberg, died Thursday, Aug.  8, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

Visitation was before services at the church.

Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 10, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Garnavillo.

Interment was at Guttenberg City Cemetery in Guttenberg.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Guttenberg.

Eunice was born on April 1, 1918, in Clayton Township to Albert and Kate (Meyer) Alt.

Mon
12
Aug

Guy Meskimen

Guy Meskimen passed away Sunday Aug. 4, 2013, at his home in Guttenberg.

Visitation was Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Guttenberg, and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Thursday, Aug, 8, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Shane Anderson.

Inurnment was at the Guttenberg City Cemetery.

Wed
07
Aug

Jeaninne S. Phelps

Jeaninne Shirley Phelps, 77,  of Colesburg,  died at the Finley Hospital in Dubuque on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013.

Private family graveside service were conducted by Pastor Mike Jackson.

Interment was Oak  Hill Cemetery, Colesburg.

Jeaninne was born on Nov. 11, 1935, in rural Colesburg, the daughter of Harvey and Dorothy (Smith) Schenke. Jeaninne was raised and educated in the area and was a 1954 Colesburg High School graduate.

Jeaninne was united in marriage to Lowell Phelps on Sept. 2, 1955, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Together they resided at Colesburg.  Jeaninne was a homemaker and enjoyed flowers, gardening, and doing crafts.

Mon
29
Jul

Ashley D. Bailey

Ashley Daniel Bailey, 27, of Wilton, died Friday, July 19, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, surrounded by family and friends.

Memorial services were Saturday, July 27, at Stewart Baxter Funeral and Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids, conducted by Rev. Tom Zeleny.

Survivors include his mother, Bonnie Bailey; his children, Aiden, Brody, Korbyn, and Carson; three sisters, Addie Craver, Amber Zearley, Hayley Dietrich; his girlfriend, Stephanie Van Den Berghe; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.

Mon
29
Jul

Corine Moser

Corine (Chettinger) Moser, 73, of Guttenberg, died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Guttenberg Municipal Hospital.

Visitation was Wednesday, July 24, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Guttenberg.

Graveside services were at Mt. Harmony Cemetery, rural Elkport, conducted by Mr. Carl Borrett. 

Corine was born to Donald and Jennie Melvina (Kafer) Chettinger on July 17, 1940, near Garber.

Corine graduated from the Colesburg High School and was a hairdresser for many years. She also worked for Muters Co., Original Enders Co., Guttenberg Egg Plant, and Guttenberg Care Center.

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