Sherry “Sherri” Lynn Wood, 66, of Thomson, Illinois, passed away in her home on Monday, May 13, 2019. Cremation rites have been accorded.  

Alice J. Clark Queckboerner, 95, of Clinton, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa.

Keith Ernest Von Sprecken, 90, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 28, 2019. 

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Nichole A. Holder, 48, of North Liberty passed away on May 13, 2019, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was not ready to leave us, but her body gave her no choice. We find comfort in the fact that she is no longer in pain, and will be reunited with many loved ones.

Donna Benedict, 75, of Maquoketa, passed away on May 14, 2019, at her home.  

Venson L. O’Hara, 70, of Monmouth, Iowa, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City, Iowa.

Melly S. Staskal, 76, of Bagley and formerly of Milton, Wisconsin, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday morning, May 9, 2019, at her residence in Bagley. 

Memorial services for Robert James Violette, 66, of Hale Center, Texas, and formerly Abernathy, Texas, were held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019, in the Abernathy United Church. Cremation and services are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy.

Troy Skinner, 63, of Grand Mound, Iowa passed away at Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. 

John E. Cressey, 83, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Saturday morning, May 4, 2019, at his home in Maquoketa, surrounded by his family. 

Sabra “Sue” Hovey, 78, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus in Davenport, Iowa. 

Alvara A. Schmidt, 93, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at her home in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Howard L. Johnson, 94, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away Wednesday evening, May 1, 2019, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Molly Jo Hayward, 57, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, at her home in Maquoketa.

Edgar A. “Ed” Turney, 84, of Maquoketa, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at his home in Maquoketa, Iowa, surrounded by his family.

Lois Ann Hayes, 87, of Maquoketa, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Molly J. Hayward, 57, of Maquoketa, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, at her home in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Lois M. Wurster, 95, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Sunday morning, April 14, 2019, at Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg, Iowa.

Phylis D. Lange, 79, of Onslow, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family.

Alan J. “Joe” Reisen, 81, of Zwingle, Iowa, passed away on April 16, 2019, at home.

Dennis Gene Deppe, 61, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019, at home in the care of his loving family. 

Gene Thomas Koehler, 55, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died Monday, April 8, 2019, at his home.

Dennis Gene Deppe, 61, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019, at home in the care of his loving family.

Ronald D. Cooke, 88, of Waukesha, Wisconsin, formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, and Beloit, Wisconsin, died Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at his home.

Dale Allen Scott, Sr., 86, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at his home.

Mary I. Uppena, 77, of Potosi, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 5, 2019, at Edenbrook of Platteville.

Milo D. Schoenthaler, 89, of Maquoketa, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Frances “Fran” Lamb, 86, formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Wesley Chapel, Florida, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Mark Khan.

Marcella J. McCullouch, 83, of Clinton, and formerly of Andrew, Iowa, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Randy K. Templeton, 65, of Blue Grass, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa. He had fought a year-long battle with cancer/paraneoplastic syndrome with true courage and dignity. His smile could l…

Jillene Marie (Caven) Streets, 71, of Maquoketa, was called home on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 6:30 a.m., following a courageous battle with cancer. She was not ready to leave us, but her body gave her no choice. We find comfort in the strong faith she instilled in us, and the peace she k…

Frances “Fran” Lamb, 86, of Wesley Chapel, Florida, an formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Wesley Chapel, Florida.

Mary “Patti” Dunne, 71, passed away on Wednesday morning, March 27, 2019, at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa.

Robert L. “Bob” Stockham, 96, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Thursday morning March 21, 2019, at his home.

Elmeretta “Etta” Koon, 96, of Maquoketa, passed away on Monday morning, March 18, 2019, at Crestridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Myrna Wisely, 72, of Calamus, passed away on Wednesday morning, March 20, 2019, at her home in Calamus, Iowa.

Dennis W. Schlung, 58, of Maquoketa passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, surrounded by family at his home in rural Maquoketa, Iowa.

Darleen V. Simmons, 91, of Maquoketa passed away Monday, March 11, 2019, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa.

Cecilia Sendek, 91, passed away on March 12, 2019, in her home in Eldridge. There will be no visitation and cremation rites have been accorded. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, beside her husband, Robert, who passed away in Aug. 2002.

Jo Ann Louise Kunde, 85, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family. 

Rachel Sue Hoffman, 53, of Maquoketa, passed away suddenly on March 7, 2019, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

John W. “Bill” Hansen, 84, of Wyoming, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa. 

Darleen Simmons, 91, of Maquoketa, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Tony Miensma, 62, of Wever passed away at 3:01 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. 

Hargovindbhai Bhikhabhai “H.B.” Patel, 85, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019, at his home in Maquoketa. 

Darlene Kay Streets, 80, of Monmouth, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019, at her home in rural Monmouth, Iowa.

Kelly Jon Lucy, 51, of Maquoketa, Iowa, went home to be with his Creator and Savior Feb. 27, 2019.

Barbara Jeanne Franklin Caudill, 75, of Eddyville died at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at her home in Eddyville. 

John H. “Jack” Gavin, 90, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 24, 2019, at Unity Point Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa.

Grace A. Otting, 89, of Maquoketa passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. 

Kathlene L. “Kathy” Hayes, 51, of Clinton, Iowa, and formerly of Maquoketa, passed away on Wednesday morning, Feb. 20, 2019, at her home in Clinton.

Greg Allen Miller Sr., 65, of Smithville, Georgia, formerly of Maquoketa, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at Phoebe Sumter Hospital.

Kathlene L. Hayes, 51, of Clinton, and formerly of Maquoketa, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at her home in Clinton, Iowa. 

Karla L. Rockwell, 54, of Maquoketa, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Joanne Klever, 89, of Eldridge, formerly of DeWitt, Iowa, passed away surrounded by her family Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at Grand Haven Retirement Community in Eldridge.

Phyllis Y. Simonin, 81, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Maquoketa, passed away on Feb. 19, 2019, at the Cottage Grove Place in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

Salvatore F. “Sal” Lembo, 63, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Monday afternoon, Feb. 18, 2019, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Elaine M. Flagel, 71, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday evening, Feb. 12, 2019, at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa.

William E. Kretschmer, 72, of Baldwin, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa. 

Lloyd “Red” Evans, 75, of Baldwin, Iowa, passed away on Thursday morning, Feb. 14, 2019, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa.

Richard “Dick” Harold Dyas was born on Oct. 16, 1924, in Andrew, Iowa, the son of Roy William and Mary Elizabeth (Weirick) Dyas. He grew up on his family’s farm, graduated from Andrew High School in 1942, and served in the Air Force as a navigator during World War II.  Following his military…

Richard S. Manning, 63, of Lost Nation, Iowa, passed away on Friday evening, Feb. 8, 2019, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Judith A. Smith, 75, of Lost Nation passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at the Jackson County Medical Center in Maquoketa. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Juneva F. “Jenny” Sagers, 77, of Maquoketa passed away on Friday morning, Feb. 8, 2019, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Jay A. Bartell, 49, of Bernard passed away suddenly on Thursday evening, Feb. 7, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Neil Shanahan, 75, a resident of Bettendorf, was held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at the Halligan – McCabe - DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, Davenport. The family greeted friends Thursday from 4 p.m. until service time. Private family…

Dwaine Russell Persels, 87, of Oxford Junction, Iowa passed away on Feb. 6, 2019, at the Anamosa Care Center.

Amos “Sonny” Kallenberger Jr., 80, passed away in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, on Jan. 31, 2019.

Barbara Tabor, 88, of Baldwin, Iowa, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 6, 2019, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Ethel Jean Kuchel, 87, of Oxford Junction, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday morning, Feb. 5, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Phyllis A. Camiliere (nee Hinke), of Schaumburg, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. 

Jordan R. Kunde, 34, of Baldwin, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Judith “Judy” Kay Scheckel, 74, of Maquoketa, passed away on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at Mill Valley Care Center. 

Roger Budde, 77, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue, Iowa.