Laveta L. “Veta” Brady, 93, of Tampa, Florida, and formerly of Clinton and Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, Nov. 15, 2022, at Beach House Assisted Living Memory Care in Wesley Chapel, Florida.

Norman C. Kennedy, 77, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Nov. 23, 2022.

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.

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Kenneth Lloyd “Ken” Weuste, 80, of Andrew, Iowa, passed away peacefully, on his birthday, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

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Well, I did it! After 26 years of surgeries, cancers, chemo, radiation, monthly shots to slow another cancer down and diabetes, I finally moved to God’s Place on Nov. 17, 2022. I believe He let me in! I wanted no visitation, so, hopefully, the kids said goodbye to me, had a nice meal and are…

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Kristal A. “Kris” Hays, 61, of DeWitt, Iowa, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, surrounded by her loving family after a two-year valiant fight with cancer.

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Laveta L. “Veta” Brady, 93, of Tampa, Florida, and formerly of Clinton and Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, November 15, 2022, at Beach House Assisted Living Memory Care in Wesley Chapel, Florida.

William E. “Bill” Baresel, 89, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, Nov. 10, 2022, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

James D. Heitt went to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct. 31, 2022. A visitation will be held from 1:30-3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at the Cedar Memorial Chapel Stateroom. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. A li…

Carol Marie Althoff, 71, of La Motte, Iowa passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at home surrounded by her loving family.

Luella M. Eichhorn, 99, of Wyoming passed away on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa.

Donald M. Henningsen was born in rural Maquoketa, Iowa, on Oct. 13, 1923, to parents Herman and Alma Henningsen. Educated in the Jackson County Rural School System, Maquoketa High School and Maquoketa Junior College. Served in the US Army Air Corps 1942-1947. Received his pilot wings and com…

Irma Jean Vickers Schmidt, 86, adoring wife, loving mother and grandmother passed away at home on Nov. 2, 2022, after a battle with Lewey Body Dementia.

Clyde H. Michel, 86, of Preston, IA, passed away Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, at MercyOne Medical Center in Dubuque, IA. The visitation for Clyde will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Preston, IA from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m.

Judith A. Eye, 66, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Michael A. Berg, 60, of Maquoketa passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022.

Gary R. Rathje, 65, of Clinton, IA, passed away Tuesday Nov. 1, 2022, at his home. Cremation rites will be accorded. Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

Leo H. “Pete” Roling, age 81, of Bryant, passed away Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial …

Leanna Theresa Deppe, age 91, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2022, at MercyOne Hospital, in Dubuque, Iowa. 

Bonnie L. Kallenberger, 80, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Friday morning, October 28, 2022, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Richard E. Long, 85, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, October 27, 2022, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa. 

Daniel E. “Dan” Boyd, 77, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday evening, October 25, 2022, in Maquoketa.

Dorothy A. Brady, 92, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, October 27, 2022, at The Summit in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Dorothy L. Busch, 93, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away on Sunday morning, Oct. 23, 2022, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Marilyn J. Denlinger, 91, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and formerly of Maquoketa, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, at home.

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Carol J. Mueller, 80, of Epworth, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, at Pinicon Place in Anamosa, Iowa.

David Lee Eckelberg, devoted husband, father of five, and friend of many, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at the age of 82, after succumbing to his injuries from a fall in Mexico. He was surrounded by his children and his wife of 62 years. He will be missed every day. 

Stephen G. Hintermeister, 74, of Dubuque, Iowa, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 8, 2022, after more than a year-long battle with cancer. Private services will be held at a later date. Online condolences for Steve’s family may be left at www.leonardfuneralhome.com

W. Chris Hanken, 77, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, Oct. 10, 2022, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Elizabeth “Betty” J. Nelson, 91, passed away on Oct. 3, 2022, at Wheatland Manor.

J.E. Bickford, 79, of Onslow passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022 at his home.

Larry M. Junkins, 73, of Toronto, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Elizabeth J. “Betty” Elsner, 72, of Maquoketa, Iowa, and formerly of Charlotte, Iowa, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at home.

Alex Hilleman, 18, of Huxley, Iowa, passed away Sept. 28, 2022.

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Update: John Heinz's funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7. The family had changed the date.

Joan “Jo” Yanda, 85, of Webster City died Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at Windsor Manor in Webster City. A celebration of Jo’s life will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Graveside services will …

Doris Elane (Beyer) Currier was born July 24, 1933, in Kendall, WI, and passed away unexpectedly, Oct. 1, 2022. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m. at The First United Methodist Church of Maquoketa with visitation from 1-3 p.m. It will be live streamed.

Our story begins as many great stories with the birth of a first child. Not long ago in the year 1983, in the hamlet of Marshalltown, the Land of Iowa, a son was born to Ronald and Susan Brimeyer. Foreseen to arrive the 4th of July, the boy christened Adam Joseph Brimeyer came of his own ter…

Sandra J. “Peaches” Tigges, 76, of Bernard, IA, completed her earthly journey on Sept. 27, 2022, at Luther Manor while surrounded by her loving family. To honor Sandra’s life, a private family service is being held.

Rebecca L. Clasen, 73, of Maquoketa passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022 at her home.

John Ramon Burke, 90, of Lost Nation passed away on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa.

Virgil Ray Diesing, 76, of Marion, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, at his home. Visitation was held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Marion. Funeral service was at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at the fune…

John “JB” Bronson, 58, of Dubuque, Iowa, died peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, at his sister’s home in Baldwin.

Michele (Bock) Foley, 56, of Millis, Massachusetts passed away on Sept. 8, 2022, at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, with family by her side.

Dorothy Chesney, 97, of Zwingle, Iowa, passed away on Sept. 11, 2022, at Bethany Home in Dubuque, Iowa, just days after her birthday.

Joan Evelyn Delagardelle entered her new life with the Lord on Sept. 18, 2022, at the age of 83.

Jeanette Catherine Gruhn lived one week past her 101st birthday on Sept. 11, 2022. On that Sunday, she celebrated her birthday with family and friends at her apartment in Park Vista Retirement, Camanche. One week later on Sept. 18, she passed on and said goodbye to all she loved.

Gloria E. Kaufman, 94, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa.

Leroy Edward Powelka, 94, died Sept. 2, 2022. He was born March 11, 1928, the second child and only son to Manfred Vince (MV) Powelka and Viola Antonette Burda Powelka. He was born on the family farm in Hale Township, Jones County, IA, just outside of Oxford Junction. His father’s family had…

Anthony John “Tony” Jimenez, 40, of Tampa, Florida, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, in Tampa, Florida.

June M. (Droessler) Deppe, 73, of Bellevue, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022, at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics following a sudden accident. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Marilyn Joyce Miller Bartee, of Pensacola, Florida, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 25, 2022. 

Clarine B. Gereau, 102, of DeWitt, Iowa, passed away peacefully with family at her side Friday, September 2, 2022, in DeWitt.

Douglas Paul Schwager, 71, of Long Grove, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. 

Leo H. Martens, 84, of Maquoketa passed away on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at Crestridge Care Center in Maquoketa.

Lucille M. Christiansen-Lund, 91, of Wyoming passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family.

Steve Benton, 80, of Brodhead, Wisconsin, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, at Agrace Hospice Facility in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, after a lengthy hospitalization. He was born on April 15, 1942, in Maquoketa, Iowa, the son of Harlan and Inez Benton. He graduated from Wisconsin State College and Insti…

Debra M. “Debbie” Ekard, 71, of Rockford, Illinois, and formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, at home.

Jean L. “Jeanie” Ambrosy, 70, of Andrew, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, at ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dubuque, Iowa.

Dale Francis Banowetz “Stump”  passed away Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue, IA. 

Erma J. Yarolem, 80, of Wyoming, Iowa, and formerly of Baldwin, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022, at home.

Carol Anne Kapinski, 81, of Lost Nation, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on Aug. 23, 2022.

Merrill R. Bonney, 68, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday evening, Aug. 24, 2022, at Unity Point, St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.