Obituaries

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24
Jan

Nedra Sinram

 

Nedra Jean Sinram, 85, Prairie du Chien, formerly of Monona, Iowa, and Nashua, Iowa died Monday, Jan. 20, at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital in Prairie du Chien. 

She was born June 30, 1928 to Edwin and Bernice (Schultz) Brunner in Roseville, Iowa.  Nedra graduated from Greene High School in Greene, Iowa.

Fri
24
Jan

Ken Borne

 

Ken Borne, 83, passed peacefully Jan. 21, in Bradenton, Fla. 

He was born Feb. 11, 1930 in Prairie du Chien, the second son of five children to Harry and Marilla (Kahler) Borne. In his early years, he competed in sports at Prairie High with his brothers Harry and Bob, achieving many awards in various sports. He spoke proudly of his athletic achievements in his youth.

Ken married Betty Jean Rodenkirch, of Prairie du Chien on April 28, 1951, at St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church. Their enduring love carried them through the next 63 years.

Wed
22
Jan

Roger Coleman

 

Ronald Lawrence Coleman, 83, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, died at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home on Sunday, Jan. 19. 

Wed
22
Jan

Bradley Wachter

 

Bradley S. Wachter, 57, of Woodman passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital. 

Wed
22
Jan

Eileen Rogers

 

Eileen Kathryn Rogers, 74, formerly of Mt. Vernon, and a resident of the Great River Care Center, McGregor, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 14, after a long and courageous battle with Lewy Body Disease. Services were held in Mt. Vernon Saturday, Jan. 18.

Mon
20
Jan

Debra Gucciardo

 

Debra Jean Gucciardo, 59 , Wauzeka passed away Oct. 17, 2013. A memorial service will be held Jan. 25 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wauzeka. Visitation we be at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. A lunch will follow at the family home. All are welcome.

 
Mon
20
Jan

Paul Dohse

 

Paul R. Dohse, 60, of McGregor passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital. 

He was born March 8, 1953 in Prairie du Chien, the son of Carl and Frances (Goite) Dohse. He married Kari Corlett on May 18, 1991 at Pikes Peak in McGregor. Paul worked as a chef for many area restaurants including; The Red Cedar, The Barn and Captain’s Reef. He and Kari owned and operated the Heidelburg Restaurant in Luana, Iowa also. He was an avid Packer and Brewer fan.

Mon
20
Jan

James Cipra

 

 James Donald “Cips” Cipra, 67, Rockford, devoted and dearly loved father of “The magnificent seven” died at 8:30 A.M. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at his home, peacefully with family. 

He was born Feb. 11, 1946, in Prairie du Chien, son of Frank and Esther Berntgen Cipra. He married Joellyn Lindner of Marquette, Iowa on Sept. 24, 1966. He was a US Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War. He was employed at Ingersoll for 37 years, retiring in 2002. He will be remembered as a very giving man who loved his family, and was an avid Packer fan. 

Mon
20
Jan

Roger J. Pellock

 

 A well known Prairie du Chien businessman, Roger J. Pellock, 79, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, at his home surrounded by his family. 

He was born Dec. 18, 1934 on the family farm in Eastman, the son of Jack and Helen (DuCharme) Pellock. He graduated from Seneca High School in 1953. He served in the U.S. Army stationed in Korea as a Staff Sergeant following the Korean Conflict. Shortly after he finished his tour of duty, Roger returned to the area and met, then married, the love of his life, Mary Ellen Leard on Aug. 3, 1957 at St. Gabriel’s Church in Prairie du Chien. 

Mon
20
Jan

Violet Clark

 

Violet G. Clark, 89, formerly of Prairie du Chien passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, at the Palatka Health Care Center in Palatka, Fla. 

She was born Sept. 14, 1924 in Brodtville, the daughter of Ned and Goldie (Rockwell) Yost. She married Floyd Clark on Oct. 14, 1942 in St. Louis, Mo. She and her husband owned and operated the Delta Motel in Prairie du Chien and Violet later retired from 3M Company in Prairie du Chien. 

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