Community members lost many loved ones in 2019. Here is a look at some of those who died last year.

January 2019

Lonny Wilson, 78, of Bettendorf, formerly of Maquoketa, Jan. 2

Janet Montgomery, 78, of Rock Island, Illinois, Jan. 3

Verna Foster, 96, of Maquoketa, Jan. 4

Gerald Rockwell, 81, of Maquoketa, Jan. 6

Rita Jo Clark, 83, of Sabula, Jan. 6

Beverly Wall, 83, of Sabula, Jan. 6

Raymond Miller, 90, of Monmouth, Jan. 7

Phyllis Camiliere, (age not listed) Schaumburg, Illinois, Jan. 8

Leighton Hepker, 65, of Maquoketa, Jan. 11

Ruth Anderson, 89, of Delmar, Jan. 11

Randy McCutcheon, 64, of Maquoketa, Jan. 12

Kathern Hunt, 83, of Omaha, Nebraska, Jan. 14

Dean Krumviede, 54, of Maquoketa, Jan. 14

Charles Tubbs, 92, of Wheatland, Jan. 13

Jeff Clark, 54, of Maquoketa, Jan. 16

Marlana Steiner, 82, of Sierra Vista, Arizona, Jan. 16

William “Bill” Fleming, 76, of Urbandale and formerly of Maquoketa, Jan. 17

Orville Gerlach, 80, of Andrew, Jan. 18

Don McDonald, 89, of Maquoketa, Jan. 19

Sharon Derganz, 64, of Maquoketa, Jan. 20

Mary Kilburg, 91, of Maquoketa, Jan. 21

Milt Kyarsgaard, 89, of Delmar, Jan. 23

William Simons, 38, of Maquoketa, Jan. 24

Velene Ruff, 79, of Lost Nation, Jan. 29

Jordan Kunde, 34, of Baldwin, Jan. 30

Roger Budde, 77, of Maquoketa, Jan. 30

Amos Kallenberger Jr., 80, of Lewistown, Pennsylvania, Jan. 31

February

Judith Scheckel, 74, of Maquoketa, Feb. 1

Richard Dyas, 94, of Bettendorf, Feb. 3

Ethel Kuchel, 87, of Oxford Junction, Feb. 5

Dwaine Persels, 87, of Oxford Junction, Feb. 6

Barbara Tabor, 88, of Baldwin, Feb. 6

Neil Shanahan, 75, of Bettendorf, Feb. 7

Jay Bartell, 49, of Bernard, Feb. 7

Richard Manning, 63, of Lost Nation, Feb. 8

Judith Smith, 75, of Lost Nation, Feb. 8

Juneva Sagers, 77, of Maquoketa, Feb. 8

Lloyd Evans, 75, of Baldwin, Feb. 14

Salvatore Lembo, 63, of Maquoketa, Feb. 18

Phyllis Simonin, 81, of Cedar Rapids, Feb. 19

Greg Miller, Sr., 65, of Smithville, Georgia, and formerly of Maquoketa, Feb. 19

Karla Rockwell, 54, of Maquoketa, Feb. 20

Kathlene Hayes, 51, of Clinton and formerly of Maquoketa, Feb. 20

Joanne Klever, 89, of Eldridge, formerly of DeWitt, Feb. 21

John “Jack” Gavin, 90, of Maquoketa, Feb. 24

Grace Otting, 89, of Maquoketa, Feb. 24

Richard Bredekamp, 64, of Spragueville, Feb. 26

Barbara Caudill, 75, of Eddyville, Feb. 26

March

Darlene Streets, 80, of Monmouth, March 1

Tony Miensma, 62, of Wever, March 3

Hargovindbhai ‘H.B’ Patel, 85, of Maquoketa, March 4

Rachel Hoffman, 53, of Maquoketa, March 7

Jo Ann Kunde, 85, of Preston, March 8

John Hansen, 84, of Wyoming, March 9

Darleen Simmons, 91, of Maquoketa, March 11

Dennis Schlung, 58, of Maquoketa, March 12

Cecilia Sendek, 91, of Eldridge, March 12

Elmeretta Koon, 96, of Maquoketa, March 18

Myrna Wisely, 72, of Calamus, March 20

Robert Stockham, 96, of Maquoketa, March 21

Randy Templeton, 65, of Blue Grass, March 24

Frances “Fran” Lamb, 86, of Wesley Chapel, Florida, and formerly of Maquoketa, March 27

Jillene Streets, 71, of Maquoketa, March 27

Mary “Patti” Dunne, 71, of Maquoketa, March 27

Marcella McCullouch, 83, of Clinton and formerly of Andrew, March 29

Milo Schoenthaler, 89, of Maquoketa, March 31

April

Dale Scott, 86, of Maquoketa, April 4

Mary Uppena, 77, of Potosi, Wisconsin, April 5

Dennis Deppe, 61, of Preston, April 7

Gene Koehler, 55, of Maquoketa, April 8

Ronald Cooke, 88, of Waukesha, Wisconsin, and formerly of Maquoketa, April 9

Stephen DeVries, 67, of Grinnell, April 14

Lois Wurster, 95, of Maquoketa, April 14

Alan Reisen, 81, of Zwingle, April 16

Phylis Lange, 79, of Onslow, April 17

Lois Hayes, 87, of Maquoketa, April 21

Molly Hayward, 57, of Maquoketa, April 21

Edgar Turney, 84, of Maquoketa, April 23

Warren Longwell, 84, of Arvada, Colorado, and Maquoketa, April 26

Keith Von Sprecken, 90, of Phoenix, Arizona, April 28

May

Howard Johnson, 94, of Maquoketa, May 1

Sue Hovey, 78, of Maquoketa, May 3

John Cressey, 83, of Maquoketa, May 4

Alvara Schmidt, 93, of Maquoketa, May 5

Troy Skinner, 63, of Grand Mound, May 7

Melly Staskal, 76, of Milton, Wisconsin, May 9

Robert Violette, 66, of Hale Center, Texas, May 10

Venson O’Hara, 70, of Monmouth, May 13

Nichole Holder, 48, of North Liberty, May 13

Sherry Wood, 66, of Thomson, Illinois, May 13

Donna Benedict, 75, of Maquoketa, May 14

Alice Queckboerner, 95, of Clinton, May 16

Carol Sue Wild, 73, of Maquoketa, May 22

Ronda Atkinson, 44, of Maquoketa, May 22

LaVora Flemming, 91, of Miles, May 24

Thomas Baxter, (information not given) May 26

Margaret McCarthy, 77, of Maquoketa, May 26

Marcella Butschi, 94, of Preston, May 27

Robert Seiler, 81, of Camanche, May 28

Penny Carter, 44, of Bellevue, May 29

Doris Hayward, 76, of Preston, May 31

June

Anthony Sieverding, 87, of Cascade and formerly of LaMotte, June 1

Roger Galloway, 76, of Grand Mound, June 2

Robert Hughes, 84, of Delmar, June 4

Deb DeRita, 66, of Blairsville, Georgia, June 5

Jane Breitsprecker, 52, of Dubuque, June 7

James Russell, 75, formerly of Andrew, June 7

Mary Feddersen, 97, of Des Moines and formerly of Clinton County, June 8

Norman Corlis, 79, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 9

Janice Ehlers, 75, of Maquoketa, June 12

Marlin Hoffmann, 88, of Spragueville, June 13

Randal Schoenherr, 55, of Canton, June 15

John Johnson, 72, of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, June 15

Drew Edwards, 22, of Maquoketa, June 15

James Krogman, 81, of Clinton, June 16

Mary Jo Eaton, 77, of Thornton, Colorado, and formerly of Maquoketa, June 16

Timothy Chaplin, 57, of Maquoketa, June 16

Frederick Kramer, 72, of Maquoketa, June 17

Marie Kunau, 96, of Clinton and formerly of Sabula, June 18

Donald Berry, 76, of Clinton, and formerly of Sabula, June 18

Sandra Kennedy, 71, of Maquoketa, June 23

Ida Matthiessen, 74, of Maquoketa, June 23

Mina Davison Hinrichsen, 100, of Maquoketa, June 23

John Coffman, 91, of Davenport and formerly of Maquoketa, June 23

James McCoy, 54, of Maquoketa, June 24

Ronald Adrian, 95, of Cedar Falls and formerly of Elwood, June 26

Shirley Behrens, 68, of Maquoketa, June 27

John Lang, 56, of Maquoketa, June 27

Marcella Schmidt, 90, of Maquoketa, June 29

July

Elsie Springer, 83, of Maquoketa, July 1

Janiece Thola, 91, of Charlotte, July 2

Allen Clark, 88, of Maquoketa, July 5

Gertrude Goodenow, 102, of Vero Beach, Florida, and formerly of Maquoketa and Bellevue, July 5

Helen Muhl, 95, of Oxford Junction, July 8

Clint Lingle, 61, of Chicago, Illinois, and formerly of Preston, July 9

Marjorie Till, 95, of Andrew, July 10

Dwain Bruhn, 88, of Miles, July 13

Mark Bollinger, 57, of Maquoketa, July 13

Janis Waugh, 79, of Maquoketa, July 16

John Stevenson, 82, of Oxford Junction, July 18

Vivian River, 92, of Maquoketa, July 19

Harold Lubben, 82, of Maquoketa, July 20

Alice Lingel, 107, of Maquoketa, July 20

Cornelius Donovan, 90, of rural Bernard, July 20

Patricia Iniguez, 75, of Cedar Rapids and formerly of Bernard, July 23

Mary Fischer-Keeney, 70, of Maquoketa, July 24

Gail Ann Clary, 69, of Maquoketa, July 24

Glen Bormann, 83, of LaMotte, July 28

Barbara Bruse, 78, of Iowa City, July 29

Robert Lynn Smith, 67, of Lost Nation, July 29

Charles Wilson, 73, of Maquoketa, July 30

Christopher Decker, 54, of Madison, Wisconsin, July 30

August

Jeanne Weispfenning, 73, of Fulton, Illinois, Aug. 3

Lois Peck, 92, of Albany, Illinois, Aug. 6

Helen Laban, 99, of Delmar, Aug. 8

Jeanette Plowman, 91, of Maquoketa, Aug. 5

Mary Cook, 88, of Maquoketa, Aug. 8

Isabelle Stillmunkes, 87, of Dubuque, Aug. 8

Lee Feltes, 50, of Mukwonago, Wisconsin, Aug. 9

Jean McCoy, 67, of Cedar Rapids, Aug. 9

Gerald Wirth, 85, of Lost Nation, Aug. 10

Joan Crawford, 93, of Maquoketa, Aug. 13

Mary Nelson, 71, of Delmar, Aug. 14

Robert Hooper, 71, of Maquoketa, Aug. 15

Charles Kurt, 90, of Cascade, Aug. 15

Eleanor Smith, 84, of Maquoketa, Aug. 15

Eleanore Kruszynski, 102, of Maquoketa, Aug. 16

Ruth Hainstock, 86, of Maquoketa, Aug. 16

John “Jack” DeVore, 79, of Lost Nation, Aug. 16

Marvin Block, 83, of Delmar, Aug. 17

Eldon Hazer, 91, of Maquoketa, Aug. 18

Sidney Freeland, 23, of Poplar Grove, Aug. 18

Wilma Adrian, 94, formerly of Elwood, Aug. 19

Valija Tubbs, 88, of Clinton, Aug. 21

Paul F. Hepker, 69, of McKinney, Texas, and formerly of Maquoketa, Aug. 23

Karen Hovey, 76, of St. Cloud, Minnesota, Aug. 23

Galen Kremer, 75, of Maquoketa, Aug. 27

Douglas Aunan, 68, of Coralville, Aug. 27

George Fuegen, 92, of LaMotte, Aug. 27

Helen Andersen, 93, of Miles, Aug. 27

Donna Rutenbeck, 87, of Baldwin, Aug. 28

Kyle Miller, 40, of Preston, Aug. 29

Murilla Gehl, 82, of Cascade, Aug. 30

Greg Johnson, 57, of Sabula, Aug. 31

September

LeRoy Wagener, 82, of DeWitt, Sept. 1

Donald Brooks, 60, of Maquoketa, Sept. 2

Jane Clark, 63, of Bellevue, Sept. 3

Dana Widel, 81, of Maquoketa, Sept. 3

Jane Clark, 63, of Bellevue, Sept. 3

Todd Bormann, 56, of Preston, Sept. 4

Daniel Miller, 39, of Preston, Sept. 4

Ronald Horan Sr., 80, of Preston, Sept. 5

Evelyn Neubauer, 94, of Mt. Pleasant and formerly of Birmingham, Iowa, Sept. 5

Arlyn Bowman, 83, of DeWitt, Sept. 5

Walter Lane, 85, of Brighton, Colorado, Sept. 5

John Cole, Jr., 52, of Sabula, Sept. 7

Marjorie Rohwedder, 86, of Baldwin, Sept. 10

Dorothea Miller, 98, of Maquoketa, Sept. 11

Teresa Welch, 81, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, formerly of Maquoketa, Sept. 11

Arlene Brunning, 79, of Maquoketa, Sept. 12

Marvella Fehling, 99, of Lowden, Sept. 12

Gary Ehlinger, 65, of Maquoketa, Sept. 14

Katherine Frett, 12, of Peosta, Sept. 14

Elizabeth Lehman, 99, of Alma, Michigan, and formerly of Maquoketa, Sept. 14

Cornelius Bradley, 93, of LaMotte, Sept. 15

Elsie Watters, 97, of Maquoketa, Sept. 18

Gary Nieland, 63, of Preston, Sept. 18

Matt Adler, 33, of Davenport and formerly of Maquoketa, Sept. 22

Micheal Nowacheck, 58, of Monticello, Sept. 23

Robert House, 69, of Sabula, Sept. 24

Beverly Roeder, 89, of Maquoketa, Sept. 25

Shirley Tabor, 91, of Baldwin, Sept. 28

Richard Lynch, 76, of Dubuque, Sept. 28

Carol Wyatt, 76, of Burlington, Sept. 29

Lillian Dondlinger, 95, of Bellevue, Sept. 29

Pamela Pellican, 68, of Maquoketa, Sept. 30

Donald Starr, 98, of Wyoming, Iowa, Sept. 30

October

Vernon Millhouse, 95, of Maquoketa, Oct. 5

Luann Bowling, 58, of Iowa City and formerly of Maquoketa, Oct. 5

Dalton Knight, 20, of Maquoketa, Oct. 6

Timothy Myers, 67, of Seymour, Wisconsin, Oct. 6

Jensen Campbell, 21, of Maquoketa, Oct. 9

James Manderscheid, 74, of Maquoketa, Oct. 9

Jerry Brauer, 80, of Oxford Junction, Oct. 9

Judith Keeney, 77, of Dubuque, and formerly of Maquoketa, Oct. 10

Nolan Franzen, 77, of Clinton, Oct. 10

Randal Reistroffer, 64, of Bryant, Oct. 10

Laura Brinkman, 87, of Lost Nation, Oct. 10

Carolyn Heuertz, 81, of Charleston, South Carolina, and formerly of Maquoketa, Oct. 11

Warren Koch, 68, of Miles, Oct. 12

Cole Ringen, 19, of Miles, Oct. 15

Bonnie Turner, 63, of Richmond, Kentucky, Oct. 15

Vera Sheldon, 93, of Wadena, Minnesota, and formerly of Oxford Junction, Oct. 16

George Hansen, 90, of Wyoming, Oct. 17

Robert Gilroy, 68, of Lost Nation, Oct. 19

Martha Bates, 98, of Sabula, Oct. 21

Gene Hagy, 87, of Maquoketa, Oct. 22

Allen Ronnfeldt, 63, of Maquoketa and formerly of Miles, Oct. 22

Irene Duwa, 95, of Lost Nation, Oct. 23

Melvin Jargo, 94, of Miles, Oct. 23

Rosella Robinson, 89, of DeWitt, Oct. 24

Eldon Eganhouse, 98, of Maquoketa, Oct. 25

Larry Diesing, 61, of Maquoketa, Oct. 27

Jerry Carstens, 79, of Wyoming, Oct. 27

November

Ronald Marvets, 69, of Maquoketa, Nov. 1

Dean Schroeder, 64, of Clinton, Nov. 6

Judith Herkelman, 79, of Henderson, Nevada, and formerly of Maquoketa, Nov. 6

Donna Ripple, 80, of Decorah, Nov. 6

Elizabeth Miller, 91, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and formerly of Maquoketa, Nov. 7

Ole Dosland, 70, of Kansas City, Missouri, and formerly of Calamus and Bellevue, Nov. 7

Sherry Bodenhofer, 58, of Baldwin, Nov. 8

Dean Hute, 71, of Delmar, Nov. 8

Hans Volkers, 84, of Miles, Nov. 8

Marie Heinrich, 95, of Maquoketa, Nov. 9

Donna McDonald, 76, of Cedar Rapids, Nov. 9

Lolla Lambert, 96, of Grand Mound, Nov. 10

Beverly Usher, 89, of Maquoketa, Nov. 11

L. Gale Stickley, 93, of Maquoketa, Nov. 12

James Hayward, 87, of Maquoketa, Nov. 12

Monita Ebersole, 97, of Maquoketa, Nov. 13

Joshua Harpole, 30, of Tacoma, Washington, and formerly of Maquoketa, Nov. 14

Lyle Tompkins, 69, of Clarence, and formerly of Wyoming, Nov. 15

Arnold Koranda, 80, of Dade City, Florida, and formerly of Maquoketa, Nov. 15

Melissa Wolney, 51, of Lost Nation, Nov. 15

Margaret Currie, 71, of Maquoketa, Nov. 16

Allen Meyer, 82, of Maquoketa, Nov. 19

Henry Pemberton Jr., 85, of Bellevue, Nov. 19

Mary Callahan, 84, of Maquoketa, and formerly of Colfax, Nov. 20

Nancy Spain, 64, of Petersville, Nov. 21

Helen Round, 86, of Bettendorf, Nov. 21

Marilyn Joyce Clark, 81, of Dubuque and formerly of Delmar, Nov. 25

Willaura “Billie” Keil, 92, of Maquoketa, Nov. 26

Louis Tietjens, 76, of Clermont, Florida, and formerly of Miles, Nov. 27

Ronald Kroeger, 71, of Maquoketa, Nov. 29

Dunes Schroeder, 62, of Lost Nation, Nov. 30

December

Owen Boedeker, 75, of Wheatland, Dec. 2

Jeffery Davis, 68, of Maquoketa, Dec. 3

Alvin Graves, 65, of Green Island, Dec. 4

Vincent Kilburg, 76, of Bellevue, Dec. 5

Joan Dodds, 66, of Maquoketa, Dec. 5

Alan Sagers, 85, of Maquoketa, Dec. 6

Rebecca Faulkner, 52, of Maquoketa, Dec. 6

Ingrid Teboe, 75, of Mt. Pleasant, Dec. 8

Larry Davis, 81, of Maquoketa, Dec. 12

Dennis Feil, 72, of Maquoketa, Dec. 14

David Busch, 52, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and formerly of Lost Nation, Dec. 14

Jimmy Rockwell, 85, of Maquoketa, Dec. 15

Alberta Wink, 87, of Oxford Junction, Dec. 17

Marvin Weis, 97, of Maquoketa, Dec. 18

Donald Banowetz Sr., 85, of Houma, Louisiana, and formerly of Preston, Dec. 21

Roger Shady, 61, of Maquoketa and formerly of Clinton and Monticello, Dec. 23

Paul Christiansen, 64, of Maquoketa, Dec. 25

Terry Tellefson, 74, of Washington, Illinois, Dec. 26

Margaret Tebbe, 57, of Spragueville, Dec. 27

Duane Hansen, 83, of Maquoketa, Dec. 29

Arla House, 92, of Maquoketa, Dec. 29