Obituaries

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16
Dec

Anita Kenneally

 

Anita Rose Kenneally Cowie of Prairie du Chien, WI, formerly of Elkader, died Saturday afternoon, December 7, 2013, at the Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg. 

Anita was born on the family farm in Lodomillo Township, Clayton County, on January 13, 1917. Her parents were Adeline Viola Dillon and David Edward Kenneally. She attended the Henry School in Lodomillo, Elkader High School and Iowa State Teacher’s College. She taught country school as a normal training teacher prior to entering ISTC. After ISTC, she taught at Hartford and Tipton, IA.

Mon
09
Dec

Anita Cowie death notice

 

Anita Kenneally Cowie, 96, a long time Prairie du Chien, WI  resident, formerly of Elkader, died on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the Guttenberg Care Center. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 11 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader, with burial following in the church cemetery. A luncheon will follow the burial at St. Joseph Parish Hall in Elkader. 

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.

Mon
09
Dec

Aldean Kuehl

 

Aldean Kuehl, 91, Elkader, Iowa, died Friday, November 29, 2013, at the Elkader Care Center, Elkader, Iowa. She was born February 16, 1922, in rural Garber to Harley and Zala (Lee) White. Aldean was baptized at the United Methodist Church in Colesburg. She attended Mound School #4 in Mallory Township, graduated from Colesburg Consolidated School in 1938, and attended Iowa State Teacher’s College in Cedar Falls.

Mon
09
Dec

Kenneth Charles Breitsprecher

 

Kenneth Charles Breitsprecher, 92, of Farmersburg, Iowa died Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at the Elkader Care Center. 

Kenneth was born on December 29, 1920, near Bismarck, Iowa, in Farmersburg Township, the son of Louis and Alice (Strien) Breitsprecher. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Farmersburg. He graduated from Farmersburg High School 75 years ago in 1938. 

Mon
09
Dec

Kornelia Pady

 

Kornelia Pady, 91 went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on November 26, 2013. Connie was born in Mukachevo, UK (this was Hungary when she was born) on November 8, 1922. She was the eighth child of Ference and Ester Nedeczey-Ruszak. She spent her early years at home with her family. She attended a German Catholic boarding school and went on to teachers’ college. She had just begun teaching when the schools were closed due to the war. For a short time she worked for the Red Cross as a nurses aide.  Eventually the fighting from the war sent her across Hungary to her sister’s home then both of them went on to be refugees in Bavaria, Germany. It was there while working at the American PX that she met Roy Pady and married him on April 19, 1948.

Mon
02
Dec

Bollman death notice

 

Raymond Moody Bollman, 80, of Swisher, died Friday, November 22, 2013, at Honey Creek Cottages in Swisher. Private memorial services will be held at a later date.

Ray is survived by his wife, Joanne; three children, Patrick (Kathy) Bollman, Julie Bollman and Lisa (Todd) Lenth; five grandchildren; three step-children, Deb (Dan) Covell-Dalziel, Steve (Brenda) Carter, and Brian (Luanne) Carter; six step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

Mon
25
Nov

George Gordon Fleener

 

George Gordon Fleener, 90, of Columbia died Friday, November 15, 2013, at Boone Hospital Center.  Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, November 18, at Memorial Funeral Home.  Burial followed the service at Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors.

Mon
18
Nov

Vivian Meyer

 

Vivian Margery Laura Meyer, 84, of Garnavillo, Iowa, died Friday November 8, 2013, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital. Vivian was born on the family farm north of Garnavillo to Edwin and Bernice (Schumacher) Milewsky on February 18, 1929. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Garnavillo where she remained a lifelong member.

Mon
11
Nov

Lloyd “Midge” Amsden

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Lloyd “Midge” Eldon Amsden was called home to be with his Lord.  His strong faith and his loving family sustained him in his last battle. Lloyd was born on June 16, 1925, to Peter and Amanda (Waterman) Amsden. He was baptized and confirmed at Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Elkport, Iowa. Lloyd graduated from Elkport High School with class of 1946, and later served in the United States Army.  

Mon
11
Nov

Lyle Hamlett

 

Lyle W. Hamlett, 92, of Edgewood, died Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at his home.  Lyle was born December 27, 1920, on the family farm east of Wood Center, the son of  Elias T. and Alta (Whitehead) Hamlett.  Lyle attended rural school near Wood Center.

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