Obituaries

Wed
23
Sep

Christopher A. Pierce

Christopher A. "Chris" Pierce, 67, of North Liberty died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

Christopher Allen Pierce was born Feb. 17, 1948, in Guttenberg, the son of Maurice and June (Davis) Pierce. He graduated from Guttenberg High School in 1966 and later from the University of Dubuque with a B.A. degree in business. During the Vietnam War Chris served his country in the United States Navy. Chris married Kathy R. Sapp on Dec. 8, 1990, in Campbellsville, Ky.

Wed
16
Sep

Carol Rose Henkels

Carol Rose Bolsinger Henkels, 65, of Greeley, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood.

Visitation was Friday, Sept. 11, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home, Edgewood and before services at the church.

Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 12, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Edgewood, conducted by Rev. John Haugen.

Interment was at Bolsinger Cemetery, rural Colesburg.

Wed
16
Sep

Eugene G. Kraus

Eugene Gustav Kraus, 91, of Garnavillo, was called to his heavenly home on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, after a short illness.

Visitation was Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo and before services at the church.

Funeral services were Thursday, Sept. 10, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, conducted by Rev. Gary Hatcher.

Interment was at Ceres Cemetery, Guttenberg.

Wed
16
Sep

Martha A. Horstman

Martha Agatha Horstman, 89, of Guttenberg, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

Visitation was before services at the church.

Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 5, St. John's Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Shane Anderson.

Graveside services were at Brown Cemetery, Colesburg.

Wed
09
Sep

Donna Mae Spieler

Donna Mae Spieler, 81, died in the early morning hours on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 in Denver, Colo.

Her remains are to be cremated and returned to Guttenberg for burial.

Donna was born in Guttenberg on Dec. 20, 1933 and graduated from Guttenberg Public School with the class of 1951.

Wed
02
Sep

Keith Thoma

Keith Thoma, 89, of Garnavillo, died Thursday, August 27, 2015, at the Elkader Care Center.

Visitation was Sunday, Aug. 30, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo, and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services were Monday, Aug. 31, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Hillary Burns-Kite.

Inurnment was at the Garnavillo Community Cemetery with military honors.

Wed
02
Sep

Cecil Torrey

Cecil Torrey, 91, of Guttenberg, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Guttenberg Care Center.

Services were private.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home Guttenberg.

Interment was at Guttenberg City Cemetery.

Cecil was the son of Fred and Esther (Miller) Torrey, born Jan. 17, 1924, near Millville.

Wed
26
Aug

Irish J. Degnan

Irwin "Irish" J. Degnan, 96, passed away with his two loving daughters by his side on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at the Guttenberg Care Center.

Visitation was Sunday, Aug. 23, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg and one hour before services at the church.

Funeral service were Monday, Aug. 24, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

Interment was at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Guttenberg.

Wed
19
Aug

Gertrude Anderegg

Gertrude Helen Louise (Groth) Anderegg, 99, died Aug. 6, 2015, at Chosen Valley Nursing Home in Chatfield, Minn.

Visitation was before services at the church.

Memorial services were Saturday, Aug. 15, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Hillary Berns-Kite.

Inurnment was at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, rural Guttenberg. Pallbearers were Randy Fischer, Marsha Knudsvig, David Anderegg, Tresa Devaney, Tonya Anderegg, Elena Watson, Erin Sportsman and Robert Sportsman.

Wed
12
Aug

Margaret A. Wille

Margaret Agnes Wille, 78, died Friday, July 31, 2015, at Manchester Regional Medical Center in Manchester.

Visitation was Tuesday, Aug. 4,  at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Aug. 5, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Dubuque, conducted by Rev. Steve Rosonke.

Interment was at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Guttenberg.

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