Obituaries

Mon
09
Mar

Laraine Ann Boardman (Day)

 

Laraine Ann Boardman, 71, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, March 6, at her home with her family following a long illness. 

Mon
09
Mar

Elizabeth Marion Jane “Betty” Reynolds

 

Elizabeth Marion Jane “Betty” Reynolds, 93, of Marquette, Iowa died Thursday, March 5, at Great River Care Center, McGregor, Iowa. 

Elizabeth, the daughter of Morris and Lillian (Gorsch) Thomas, was born June 22, 1921 in Williamsburg, Iowa. She was united in marriage with Dale Reynolds on June 11, 1940. Betty, along with her husband, owned and operated the McGregor Roofing Company from 1949-1974. They also built the New Frontier Motel in Marquette; together they operated it from 1964 until their retirement in 1974. They also owned and operated the Little Swiss Drive Inn at McGregor and the Barr House Antique shop in Marquette, Iowa

Tue
03
Mar

Leonard Lynn Ward

 

Leonard Lynn Ward passed away peacefully, Monday March 2, at the age of 85 years. Leonard was a life-long resident of Crawford County residing in Steuben, Eastman and Prairie du Chien. 

Tue
03
Mar

Wilma Arlene Harris Brown

 

Wilma Arlene Harris Brown, 92, of Mineral Point, passed away on Monday, March 2, at the Mineral Point Care Center.

She was born on Feb. 3, 1923, in the town of Wyalusing, to Archie and Katie (Weed) Harris. Along with her ten brothers and sisters, Wilma attended the Brodtville rural school for eight years. She graduated from Patch Grove High School in 1940, then returned there for a year as they had just added typing to the school curriculum. Wilma then attended Bayless Business College in Dubuque for a year, graduating from the secretarial course. She worked in Dubuque a year, returning home to help out after her mother died.

Tue
03
Mar

Michael Doll

 

Mike Doll was born on Sept. 29, 1948 and went home to Heaven on Feb. 24, 2015. 

My Dad is not defined by the day of his death or the day of his birth, but by the life that he lived. My Dad was saved out of the Catholic church as a young college student who began to read his Bible and decided to take God’s Word over man’s. My Dad was saved after reading John 1:12 and chose to believe on Jesus Christ alone to be called a son of God. 

Mon
02
Mar

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. 

Mon
02
Mar

Ruby G. Harville

 

Ruby G. Harville, 85, of Prairie du Chien passed away Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Crossing Rivers Hospital. 

She was born March 15, 1929 in Valeo, Calif., the daughter of Fred and Etta (Eisenhower) Hohstadt. She married Keith Harville on Oct. 14, 1947 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. She and her husband farmed many years in Patch Grove Township. Ruby was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved to bake and cook. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed gardening. 

Thu
26
Feb

Dwendell (D.C./Dusty) Solem

 

Dwendell (D.C./Dusty) Solem, 84, passed away on Feb. 25, in Prairie du Chien.

Wed
25
Feb

Alan Oscar Nyberg

 

Alan Oscar Nyberg, 70, of Prairie du Chien, formerly of Postville, Iowa died on Saturday, Feb. 21, at Gundersen Lutheran Health Systems, La Crosse. 

He was born on Oct. 20, 1944 in Postville, Iowa to Allard and Jacqueline (Lane) Nyberg. He graduated from Postville High School and attend Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa where he obtained a BA degree in business administration. Alan was united in marriage with Katherine Handke in 1968, they later divorced.

Wed
25
Feb

Timothy Raymond Troester

 

Timothy Raymond Troester, 43, died on Monday, Feb. 16, at Crossing River Health in Prairie du Chien. 

He was born Nov. 20, 1971 in Dubuque, Iowa to Raymond and Janis (Hamann) Troester. Timothy was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church, McGregor. He graduated from Mar-Mac High School in 1990 and continued his education at U-W Platteville and then transferred to Upper Iowa, where he earned his BA in business.  Timothy was united in marriage with Darcy Winters on March 9, 2011.

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