Obituaries

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Fri
30
Sep

Robert 'Bob' Rodenberg

Robert “Bob” Rodenberg, age 66, of Garnavillo, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022.  He was born on March 15, 1956, in Guttenberg, the son of LeVerl and Ilo (Nuehring) Rodenberg.

 

Tue
27
Sep

Mary P. "Pat" Grady

Mary Patricia Grady of Waterloo, formerly of the McGregor/Monona area, died peacefully on Monday, Sept. 19, at Ravenwood Specialty Center in Waterloo. Pat, as she wanted to be called, was born Jan. 28, 1951, to Raymond and Frances (Ambrose) Grady. She grew up on the farm, always tagging along after her dad. She graduated from MarMac High School in 1969. Pat was a proud veteran, having served eight years in the U.S. Army as a medical lab technician. She was honored to receive her Quilt of Valor. She treasured it immensely. Pat also worked several years delivering mail in Clayton County. 

Tue
27
Sep

Elmer L. Schuety

Elmer L. Schuety, 85, of rural St. Olaf, passed away on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at UnityPoint St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids following a short illness. He was born on Feb. 26, 1937, to Emil and Hilda (Lahrs) Schuety on the family farm near St. Olaf.

 

Tue
27
Sep

Kim R. Shearer

Kim Reuel Shearer, 70, of Elkader, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. A memorial visitation will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, with a celebration of life service beginning at 3 p.m., at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories, Cedar Rapids.

 

Thu
22
Sep

Alan E. Philbrook

Alan Edward Philbrook, 59, of Gunder, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, at Gundersen Palmer Lutheran Hospital in West Union, after a battle with cancer. He was born on Oct. 14, 1962, in Quincy, Ill., the son of Herbert and Mildred (Moser) Philbrook. Alan was raised and educated in Guttenberg and was a 1981 graduate of Guttenberg High School. 

 

Tue
13
Sep

Ila Mae Mueller

Ila Mae Mueller, 85, of Monona, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, at Great River Care Center in McGregor. Mae was born on Feb. 18, 1937. She was the youngest of four children born to Esther (Bahls) and Elmer Hoth. She was raised on a farm and had many memorable experiences of country life as a child. She attended Hanover Country School and Garnavillo Public School. 

Tue
13
Sep

Patricia Wolter

Patricia Wolter, 74, of Saint Olaf, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. She was born on Dec. 13, 1947, in Dyersville, the daughter of Elmer and Alma (Reis) Brunsmann.

 

Tue
30
Aug

Daniel A. Dennler

Daniel Austin Dennler was born Aug. 27, 1963, in West Union, the son of William and Barbara (Rainey) Dennler. Dan was raised on a dairy farm outside Elgin, on Hwy. 56. He graduated from Valley Community High School in Elgin. Dan’s career as a meat cutter was something he was proud of and enjoyed. His last employment was at Sam’s Club in Waterloo. On May 26, 1990, he married Dee Alshouse in Cedar Falls. They welcomed a daughter, Katelyn, in 1991. They later divorced but still remained close friends.

Tue
23
Aug

Monica L. "Teaka" Ayers

Monica “Teaka” Lynn Ayers, 68, of McGregor, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, at her home. Teaka was born May 28, 1954, to John and Iretta (Clark) Elliott in Boscobel, Wis.

 

Tue
23
Aug

Diane B. Christenson

Diane Barbara Dickman Christenson, 82, died Monday, Aug. 15, at her home in Monona. Diane was born Sept. 5, 1939, in Monona, baptized Oct. 1, 1939, and confirmed May 21, 1953. All of Diane’s church acts were held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Monona. She graduated from MFL High School in 1957. During her high school years, she loved playing basketball and received honors in tennis and softball. After graduation, she packed her bags and moved to Minneapolis. She got a job as a secretary for an insurance company then soon after met her husband of 32 years, Jimmie D. Christenson.

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