Obituaries

Tue
04
Nov

Freda May McCracken

 

Freda May McCracken, 90, of McGregor, Iowa passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 3, at Crossing Rivers Health, Prairie du Chien. 

Freda was born Nov. 28, 1923 to Roy Robert and Louise Christina (Harter) Dickson in rural Decorah, Iowa. She attended Franklin Township No. 9 School and graduated from Waukon High School. She was united in marriage with Wayne McCracken on Feb. 25, 1946 in Waukon. He preceded her in death on Aug. 21, 2001. To this union four children were born, Waneta, Yvonne, Phyllis and Carrol. 

Tue
04
Nov

Virginia Rose Elvert

 

Virginia Rose Elvert, 89, of Prairie du Chien passed away Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Prairie Maison Health Care Center. 

Thu
30
Oct

Lorraine Phyllis Granzow

 

Our loving wife, mother, and grandma, Lorraine Phyllis Granzow, 81, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, Oct. 29. 

Lorraine was born on Dec. 29, 1932 to Nora (Hiam) and Hilmer Lee and was raised on a tobacco farm in Buckcreek Hollow in Ferryville.

Thu
30
Oct

James "Jim" H. Mayne

 

James “Jim” H. Mayne, 68, of Prairie du Chien and formally of Boscobel, passed away on Saturday Oct. 25, at the Crossing River Health Care in Prairie du Chien. 

He was born Jan. 29, 1946 in Dubuque Iowa. The son of Harland and Alice (Wilson) Mayne. He married Wendy O’Kane on March 16, 1989 in Lancaster. 

Mon
27
Oct

Ann D. Meyer

 

Ann D. Meyer, 54, of Prairie du Chien passed away Monday, Oct. 27, at her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. 

She was born June 12, 1960 in Dodgeville, the daughter of John and Dorothy (Vondrum) Kunz. She married Terry Meyer on July 11, 1981 at St. Mary’s Church in Fennimore. Ann worked as a dental assistant for McKeever Dental in Prairie du Chien and later became a dental assistant instructor at Southwest Technical School in Fennimore. Ann received her LPN license and worked for the Good Samaritan Society. She was active in the Holy Family Parish where she worked in church maintenance and as a CCD instructor. She was proud to be a consecrated Marian Catechist. 

Mon
27
Oct

Roger S. Goodell

 

Roger S. Goodell, 64, of rural Ferryville passed away Oct. 11, following a boating accident on, below Lock and Dam No. 9. 

Roger was born May 3, 1950 at his home in Danbury. His parents were Harry A. (Pete) and Dorothy (Tourville) Goodell. Roger had three previous marriages, Roseanne Baker, Monica (last name unknown), and Diana Traxler.

Mon
27
Oct

Kenneth D. Tichenor

 

Kenneth D. Tichenor, 82, of Prairie du Chien passed away Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Crossing Rivers Hospital in Prairie du Chien. 

He was born Dec. 7, 1931 in Prairie du Chien the son of Austin and Marie (Valley) Tichenor. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Phyllis Kirschbaum on Sept. 10, 1955 at St. John’s Church in Patch Grove. Ken retired from 3M Company in Prairie du Chien after 27 years of service. He was an avid hunter, trapper and fisherman and enjoyed gambling. 

Thu
23
Oct

Dennis D. Carden

 

Dennis D. Carden, 74, of McGregor and formerly of Mt. Horeb, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21. A Memorial Mass of Resurrection will be Saturday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m. at St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church in Barneveld. A Celebration of Dennis’ Life will be Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Barneveld American Legion beginning at 12 p.m. 

 
Wed
22
Oct

Gregory W. Hutchins

 

Gregory W. Hutchins, 64, of Prairie du Chien passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, at MediClub Hospital in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. 

Tue
21
Oct

Donald F. Marfilius

 

Donald F. Marfilius of Stanwood, Mich., formerly of Prairie du Chien, passed away Oct. 8. Services were held Oct. 14, at St. Michael Catholic Church. Hansen Janowicz Funeral Home of Remus, Mich. was in charge of arrangements.

 

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