John Henry Lang


John Henry Lang, 77, of McGregor, Iowa passed away Sunday, March 1, at his home in McGregor, Iowa. 

He was born Sept. 17, 1937 in McGregor, to Ernie and Isabel (Coffman) Lang. John graduated from Mar-Mac High School, McGregor, Iowa in 1956. He was united in marriage to Janann Hallberg on May 3, 1958 at Swede Ridge Lutheran Church in McGregor, Iowa. 


Dawn Dummermuth Slyfield


On Feb. 1, at the youthful age of 85, Dawn Dummermuth Slyfield of McGregor, Iowa, went to be with the Lord, and her previously departed husband Jack Slyfield. 

Dawn passed away while in Hospice care at Silverado Memory Care Community in The Woodlands, Texas. Dawn worked endless years as a speech therapist. She enjoyed playing tennis throughout most of her life, even competing in the Senior Olympics many times in her later years.  

Dawn is survived by her son Skip; daughter Shannon; and son-in-law Michael Silvestre. 


Martha Lynn “Princess” Sauer


Martha Lynn “Princess” Sauer, 53, died on Monday, Jan. 26, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. 

Martha was born Oct. 31, 1961 to Charles and Ivanelle (Corlett) Sauer in McGregor, Iowa. Martha graduated from Mar-Mac High School, McGregor, Iowa in 1980. After graduation she traveled all over the United States and Germany, making friends far and wide. Martha worked at The Isle of Capri in Marquette, Iowa for many years and most recently was employed at Greene in Monona, Iowa. 


Arlene Myrtle Erb


Arlene Myrtle Erb, 97, McGregor, died Sunday, Jan. 18, in McGregor. 

She was born Nov. 17, 1917 to Joseph and Borghild (Olson) Larson in Clermont, Iowa. She was baptized on Jan. 13, 1918 and confirmed at East Clermont Lutheran Church, Clermont, Iowa. Arlene graduated from Postville High School in 1936.


Morgan Alonzo Loper


Morgan Alonzo Loper, 86, of McGregor, died Saturday, Jan. 10, at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien. 

He was born on May 8, 1928 to William and Ethel (Cooper) Loper in Dubuque, Iowa. He attended country school in Dubuque. Morgan was united in marriage with Marilyn Adney on Aug. 19, 1949. They enjoyed 65 happy years together. He worked construction in his younger years and was the head mechanic specializing in alignments at Huinker Chevrolet in Monona for 25 years. At one time he was the state inspector for car alignments. Morgan enjoyed tinkering with broken things, camping, fishing, hunting, Saturday evening dinners with friends and family and taking rides to Dairy Queen and having a milk shake. 


Gertrude O. Everhart


Gertrude O. Everhart, 94, of Muscatine, passed away Monday, Nov. 17, at All American Care in Muscatine.

Gertrude was born Aug. 31, 1920, to Ernest and Sarah Margaret Halverson Eggen in McGregor, Iowa. She married Donald W. Everhart, of Marquette, on Nov. 7, 1942, in Pendleton, Ore. He preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2011.

She was very active in the Island United Methodist Church and taught Sunday School. She was a member of the Muscatine Melon Patchers. She was a homemaker her entire life. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, flowers, cards, reading and music.


Duane Allen Barnhart


Duane Allen Barnhart, 78, passed away Nov. 24. 

Duane Allen Barnhart was born Feb. 25, 1936 on the family farm near Osterdock, Iowa, to Clifford and Bertha (Knockleby) Barnhart. 


Ira Franklin Voshell


Ira Franklin Voshell, (also known as Boz to many), 72, of rural Strawberry Point, died Monday, Oct. 6, at Rochester, Minn. 

He was born Dec. 28, 1941, to Clifton and Hazel Adams Voshell on his grandparent’s farm, rural Arlington, Iowa.

He attended country school near Arlington, and in Sny Magill, later attending and graduating from Mar-Mac High School in 1960.


Robert Hugh Flanders


 Robert Hugh Flanders, 82, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa formally of McGregor, Iowa died Tuesday, Oct. 7, at his home in Cedar Rapids. 

He was born Sept.2 3, 1932 in McGregor, the son of Lyle and Hazel (McGuire) Flanders. 

Robert graduated from Mar-Mac High School in 1950. He was united in marriage to Joyce Copper in 1953 in Ferryville, Wis. To this union three children were born, Cindy, Robert D. and Dion. Robert worked at FMC Link Belt. Robert enjoyed traveling and watching the Chicago Bears. Most of all, Robert cared deeply about his family and enjoyed spending time with them. 


William "Bill" C. Luther


William “Bill” C. Luther, 92, passed away on Sept. 25, at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach, Fla. 


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