Gary Ehlinger, 65, of Maquoketa, passed away on Sept. 14, 2019, after a long, hard battle against pancreatic cancer in his home.

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Teresa M. Welch, 81, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Sept. 12, 2019, at Center at Cordera Skilled Facility in Colorado Springs after an extended illness.

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Katherine Grace Frett, 12, of Peosta, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after a lifelong battle with congenital heart disease.

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Arlene Brunning, 79, of Maquoketa, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society in Davenport, Iowa.

Marjorie E. Rohwedder, 86, of Baldwin, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Marvella V. Fehling, 99, of Lowden, passed away on Thursday Sept. 12, 2019, at Wheatland Manor. 

Dorothea Miller, 98, of Maquoketa, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Wheatland Manor in Wheatland, Iowa.

Ronald T. Horan Sr., 80, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Thursday evening, Sept. 5, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa.

Evelyn Eileen Neubauer, 94, of Mt. Pleasant and formerly of Birmingham, Iowa, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Savannah Heights Care Center in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.  

Arlyn Ann Bowman, 83, of DeWitt, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois.

John Cole, Jr., 52, of Sabula, passed away as a result of a motorcycle accident Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Jackson County, Iowa. 

Dana F. Widel, 81, of Maquoketa, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Crestridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Todd Bormann, 56, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center in Clinton, Iowa. 

Greg “Junior” Johnson, 57, of Sabula, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019.

Jane Clark, 63, of Bellevue, passed away on Monday, Sept. 3, 2019, at her home in Bellevue, Iowa. 

Donald Brooks, 60, of Maquoketa, passed away on Monday morning, Sept. 2, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Daniel W. Miller, 39, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. 

Mr. LeRoy Wagener, 82, of DeWitt, Iowa, died Sunday evening, Sept. 1, 2019, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport.

Kyle David Miller, 40, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Aug. 29, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

Murilla A. Gehl, 82, of Cascade passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, surrounded by her family, at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade, Iowa.

Douglas Charles Aunan, 68, of Coralville, Iowa, died suddenly on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. 

Donna M. Rutenbeck, 87, of Baldwin, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday morning, Aug. 28, 2019, at her home.

George Fuegen, 92, of LaMotte passed away on Aug. 27, 2019, in his home.

Today, Aug. 27, 2019, an Angel driving an 18-wheeler came and took our beloved Galen, 75, of Maquoketa, Iowa, to Heaven. He left behind his wife Susan “Sue” of 46 years and daughter Heidi of 44 years. Galen will stay in our hearts forever and be sadly missed by whom all he knew and all who k…

Helen M. Andersen, 93, longtime resident of Miles, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, Iowa. 

Karen Kathryn Hovey, 76, was called home to rest on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in the comfort of her home surrounded by devoted family and friends.

Marvin (Dick) R. Block was born to William and Stella (Brown) Block April 12, 1936, and is the oldest of six boys. He grew up in the Cascade and Temple Hill area.

Valija P. Tubbs, 88, of Clinton passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 at the Alverno – Clinton.

Eldon J. Hazer, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Aug. 18, 2019, at Maquoketa Care Center at the age of 91.

John M. “Jack” Devore, 79, of Lost Nation, passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque. 

Ruth Ann (Gockel) Hainstock, 86, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Aug. 16, 2019.

Robert M. “Hoop” Hooper, 71, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

Wilma Gertrude (Wilken) Adrian, 94, formerly of Elwood, Iowa, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at the Martin Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa. 

Charles Clarence Kurt, 90, of Cascade, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade, Iowa.

Sidney A. Freeland, 23, of Poplar Grove died August 15, 2019. 

Eldon Hazer, 91, of Maquoketa, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at Maquoketa Care Center, in Maquoketa, Iowa. 

Eleanore C. Kruszynski, 102, of Maquoketa, passed away at Crestridge Nursing Home on Friday Aug. 16, 2019.

Eleanor Jane Smith, 84, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Genesis - East Campus, Davenport. 

Marvin R. Block, 83, of Delmar, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. 

Mary Cook, 88, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Aug. 8, 2019, at Maquoketa Care Center.

Joan M. Crawford, 93, of Maquoketa, passed away on Tuesday morning, Aug. 13, 2019, at her home in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Mary E. Nelson, 71, of Delmar, passed away on Wednesday morning, Aug. 14, 2019, at her home in Delmar, Iowa.

Robert “Bob” Hooper, 71, of Maquoketa, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Iowa City, Iowa. 

Charles Clarence Kurt, 90, of Cascade, Iowa, passed away on Thursday Aug. 15, 2019 at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade.

Gerald Leon Galloway Wirth, 85, of Lost Nation, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at WestWing Place in DeWitt, Iowa.

Isabelle A. “Isy” Stillmunkes, 87, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away on Aug. 8, 2019.

Lee Ray Feltes, 50, of Mukwonago, Wisconsin, and formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at his home.

Jean Ellen McCoy, 67, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, Aug. 9, in St. Luke’s Hospital. 

Jeanette B. Plowman, 91, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue, Iowa.

It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Kay (Davison) Bruse announces her passing on Monday morning, July 29, 2019, at the age of 78 years. Barbara passed peacefully with her family by her side and with the loving care of her Bickford family in Iowa City, Iowa. She bravely and co…

Lois “Nana” Arlene Peck, 92, of Albany, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, after a brief illness.

Christopher J. Decker, 54, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 401 S. Owen Drive, Madison, at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. 

Services for Helen Laban will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Garryowen, Iowa, with the Rev. Douglas Loecke officiating. Concelebrating will be the Rev. Paul Otting. Mass servers will be Hailey Wulfekuhle, Emma Egan and Ben Egan. Lectors will…

Christopher J. Decker, 54, of Madison, Wis., passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Agrace HospiceCare after a courageous, hard fought battle with glioblastoma that lasted more than three years. Chris consistently waged that battle with undeniable courage, a spirit of grace, and a determi…

Jeanne Lenore Weispfenning, 73, of Fulton, Ill., passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 at Mercy One Hospital. 

Jeanette B. Plowman, 91, of Maquoketa passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue, Iowa. 

Robert Lynn Smith, 67, of Lost Nation, Iowa, passed away Monday evening, July 29, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Charles L. “Chuck” Wilson, 73, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday morning, July 30, 2019, surrounded by family at his home in Maquoketa.

Glen F. Bormann, 83, of LaMotte, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa, after a short illness.

Gertrude E. Goodenow, 102, of Vero Beach, Florida, and formerly of Maquoketa and Bellevue, died July 5, 2019, at Indian River Estates in Vero Beach, Florida. 

Barbara Bruse, 78,  passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019, at Bickford Cottage in Iowa City, Iowa. 

Cornelius (Neal) L. Donovan, 90, formerly of rural Bernard, died Saturday July 20, 2019, at Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade, Iowa.

Mary E. Fischer-Keeney, 70, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday evening, July 24, 2019, at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa, surrounded by her family.

Patricia Anne (Otting) Iniguez, 75, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and formerly of Bernard, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Northbrook Manor Care Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Gail Ann Clary, 69, of Maquoketa, passed unexpectedly on Wednesday morning, July 24, 2019, at her home in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Vivian River, 92, of Maquoketa, passed away peacefully at home Friday, July 19, 2019.

Harold Seyfert Lubben, 82, of Maquoketa, died on July 20, 2019. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 25, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa from 5 to 7 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 26, at Faith Community Church in Maquoketa, with luncheo…

Funeral services were June 18, 2019, at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Preston, for Marlin D. Hoffmann, 88, of Spragueville, who died June 13 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Burial was in the Buckhorn Cemetery, rural Maquoketa.

Alice E. Lingel, 107, of Maquoketa, passed away on Saturday morning, July 20, 2019, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Marjorie Mae (Sommers) Till, 95, of Andrew, most recently a resident of Clover Ridge in Maquoketa, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Jackson County Regional Health Center. 

John Stevenson, 82, of Oxford Junction, formerly of Charlotte, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at his home in Oxford Junction.

Janis Kay (Kemp) Waugh, 79, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at te Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue, Iowa.

Clint Douglas Lingle, 61, of Chicago, Illinois, formerly of Preston, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at home. 

Dwain L. “Curly” Bruhn, 88, of Miles, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, at his home surrounded by family. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Preston. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church and from 9:3…

Mark D. Bollinger, 57, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Marlin Hoffmann, 88, of Spragueville, Iowa, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, Iowa.