Obituaries

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May

Warren “Shorty” Hefel

Warren “Shorty” Hefel, 63, of North Buena Vista passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at MercyOne Hospital in Dubuque.

Visitation was Sunday, May 15, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross and Monday before services at the church hall.

Funeral services were Monday, May 16, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, North Buena Vista, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries and Deacon Jim Pfaffly.

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18
May

Una R. Bishop

Una Rose (Oldham) Bishop died of Alzheimer’s disease on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022. 

Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m., Friday, May 20, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Guttenberg.

Funeral services will follow visitation at the church, conducted by Rev. Michael Ashman. 

Interment will be at Brown Cemetery, Colesburg.

Wed
11
May

David A. Pierschbacher

David Adam Pierschbacher, 46, of Greeley, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester.

Visitation was Tuesday, May 10, at the Greeley Fire Department in Greeley and before services.

Funeral services were Wednesday, May 11, at the fire department, conducted by Pastor Mike Jackson and Rev. Neil Hofer.

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11
May

Sharon Friedlein

Sharon Friedlein, 82, of Guttenberg, died Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the River Living Center in Guttenberg. 

Private family services will be held at a later date. 

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. 

Wed
11
May

Rosemary Berns

Rosemary Berns, 82, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids of a sudden illness.

Visitation was Friday, May 6, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo.

Funeral services were Saturday, May 7, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

Wed
11
May

Jay D. Kolker

Jay D. Kolker, 81, of Coralville died Monday, May 2, 2022, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after a battle with cancer.

Visitation was Thursday, May 5, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg and before services at the church.

Funeral services were Friday, May 6, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Michael Ashman. 

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11
May

Linda (Schutte) Marting

Linda (Schutte) Marting, 71, of Montour died March 13, 2022 at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. 

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the south gazebo on River Park Drive, Guttenberg. Food will be served.

Linda was born Feb. 2, 1951 in Farmersburg and was a 1969 graduate of Guttenberg High School.

Wed
04
May

Curtis H. Troester

Curtis H. Troester, 90, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien.

Memorial services will be Saturday, May 7, at 12 noon at the Garrity Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Deacon Pat Malanaphy. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, both in Prairie du Chien. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Military honors will be accorded graveside by the Prairie du Chien Honor Guard.

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04
May

Karolyn Downey

Karolyn Downey, 76, of Guttenberg, died Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque.

Funeral services were Friday, April 29, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Elkader, conducted by Rev. John Haugen. Visitation was before services at the church. 

Inurnment was at St. Joseph Cemetery, Elkader.

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04
May

Alan R. Fintel

Alan Ray Fintel, 62, of rural Paullina passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022, at his residence.

Memorial services were Saturday, April 30, at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina, conducted by Rev. Donald Meyer. A celebration of life followed at the Lodge at Paullina Lake.

Burial was at Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina.

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