John R. Feller, 88, of Maquoketa passed away on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at Genesis Medical Center in Davenport.

Kenneth J. Michels, 91, of Springbrook, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Mercy One in Dubuque.  Funeral Mass was held at 12 p.m. (noon), Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Springbrook. Visitation was 9 a.m. until Mass time also on Wednesday, Nov. …

Kenneth L. “Ken” Litterer, 94, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Sunday morning, Nov. 15, 2020, at Unity Point Finley Hospital in Dubuque from complications of COVID 19 Pneumonia.

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Frances J. Spain, 78, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at her home. A private family visitation and funeral celebrating her life will be held.

Lois M. Fuglsang, 89, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at Clover Ridge Place in Maquoketa.

Darwin Wesley Miller, 70, of Preston, Iowa, passed away on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020.

Ralph B. Lang, Jr., 91, formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, died peacefully in his sleep Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Janet Trekell (Gartman) Weirup, 81, of Maquoketa passed away on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at her home. 

It is with great sadness we announce that Stephen Ray Mask Sr., 64,  passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at West Wing in DeWitt, Iowa. Steve succumbed to complications as a result of Covid 19.

Hugh G. Bowman, 89, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died on Nov. 14, 2020, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa. Cause of death was COVID-19 Pneumonia.

Wilma Merritt, 84, originally of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City, Iowa, from complications of COVID-19. Friends and Family graveside services and burial will be held at the Andrew, Iowa Cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at 11…

Howard Finton, son of the late Gertrude L. and Marvin D. “Bud” Finton, died on Nov. 5, 2020, in the Jackson County Hospital of Covid-19 pneumonia.

Rosemary M. (Kilburg) Roling, 86, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at Mercy One in Dubuque.  Private Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Burial was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Bellevue.

John Gerard Hickson was born May 13, 1961, and died in his home on Nov. 9, 2020.

Patricia Jeanne Rose, 92, of Marion, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, at Bickford of Marion. Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday Nov. 12, 2020, at Springville Cemetery in Springville, Iowa, with Pastor Jeff Frohner officiating. All guests are respectfully requeste…

Glenda F. Schroder, 79, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, Nov. 14, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

Barbara Cross Bellmore, 75, died Nov. 1, 2020, at home in Mesa, Arizona, from cancer. 

David R. “Red” Phillips, 72, of Zwingle, Iowa, passed away on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 12, 2020, MercyOne Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa, from complications of CoVid 19 Pneumonia.

Bonnie Lou Wiese, 83, of Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of Maquoketa, IA and Fennimore, WI, passed away on Sunday morning Nov. 15, 2020, at the Luther Manor Communities in Dubuque. She was born on Feb. 12, 1937, in Berlin, Wisconsin, the daughter of Alfred and Emline (Reetz) Timm. Bonnie was united…

Patricia “Pat” Thines, 86, long-time resident of Preston, Iowa passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at home in the care of her loving family and Jackson County Hospice. A private funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Preston. You may watc…

Adelheid “Heidi” McNeil, 89, of rural Preston, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Nov. 9, 2020, with her loving husband Archie at her side. 

Ruth M. Casteel, 95, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at Luther Manor in Dubuque from complications of COVID 19.

Vanesa Corrine Barnes, 59, of Maquoketa died Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, surrounded by loved ones at Mayo Clinic Hospital St. Marys.

Janice M. (Clapham) Felderman, 74, of LaMotte, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, while resting at home.

Duane A. Spain, 79, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday morning, Nov. 6, 2020, at his home.

Richard L. Graham Sr., 92, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Friday afternoon, Oct. 16, 2020, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus from complications of COVID 19.

Arlene Feller, 90, of Preston, IA, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, at Big Meadows Nursing Home, in Savanna, IL. A funeral mass was held Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Preston. Visitation took place that morning from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Burial followed at St…

Mary Ann (Ernst) Ties, 89, of Bellevue passed away on, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

Harry E. Rubel, Jr., 85, of Otter Creek, IA, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, two days shy of his 86th birthday. 

Stevin E. “Hooder” Hudrlik, 65, of Andrew, Iowa, passed away suddenly on Oct. 28, 2020, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

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The funeral service for Jean Dunne that was to be held on Friday, November 6th, 2020 at St. Patrick’s Church in Garryowen has been postponed. A new date and time will be announced by Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road.

Louise Horst, 97, formerly of Miles, IA, passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at Big Meadows Nursing Home, in Savanna, IL. A funeral service will be held Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Law Jones Funeral Home in Preston, IA. Visitation will take place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Burial will fo…

Matthew A. Bowling, 23, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Friday evening, Oct. 30, 2020, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa from injuries received in an automobile accident.

Vivian M. Miller, 99, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Crestridge Care Center in Maquoketa.

Maquoketa – Marla Rae Grose, 82, passed away at the Clarence Nursing Home on Oct. 25, 2020. A Celebration of Life for Marla will be held at a future date.

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Duane L. “Mark” Wendl, 81, passed away in Edgar, Nebraska on Oct. 12, 2020. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date in Deweese, Nebraska, and Otter Creek, Iowa. Williams Funeral Home, Edgar NE, is caring for the family.

Preston, Iowa – 89-Year-old Lyle Arthur Duhme passed away at Mercy Hospital, Clinton, IA, Oct. 23, 2020, due to complication from the COVID virus. A private family graveside service will be held at Andrew Cemetery. Friends and family may join the service virtually at facebook.com/lawjonesfun…

Arlene F. McDermott of Grand Junction, Colorado, and formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, died Friday April 3, 2020, at the age of 86 years and 11 months.

Richard O. Willis, 68, of Clinton, IA, formerly of Savanna, IL, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Davenport Select Specialty Hospital. A funeral service was held at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Preston, IA, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at 12 p.m. Visitation took place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.…

Randall B. Dickey, 89, of Charlotte, Iowa passed away Oct. 12, 2020. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

Steven L. Daniels, 64, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at his home.

Gerard T. Wanzek, 75, of Preston, IA, passed away in his home on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. A funeral mass was held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sugar Creek, IA, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at 11 a.m. Visitation took place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the church. Burial followed at St. Joseph…

Ella M. (Kloft) Pitz, 87, of LaMotte, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Otter Creek. Visitation was from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremati…

Robert “Bob” N. Kilburg, 86, of Preston, IA, passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at Prairie Hills Assisted Living, in Clinton, IA. A private funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Preston.  Burial will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Family and friends are invi…

Beverly Ann Yarolem, 83, of Monmouth, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, Oct. 7, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

Rosella M. Dyas, 101, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, Oct. 7, 2020, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Agnes M. Hinz, 92, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Friday afternoon, Oct. 9, 2020, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Richard O. Willis, 68, of Clinton, IA, formerly of Savanna, IL, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Davenport Select Specialty Hospital. A funeral service will be held at God’s Family Baptist Church in Grand Mound, IA, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at 12 p.m.  Visitation will take place fr…

After a long struggle with Vascular Parkinsonism, Jackie “Jack” Keene Dutton, 83, was released from his body on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. The family greeted friends from 5 – 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion. A Funeral Service was held at 1…

Patsey Carol (Clausen) Farrell, 80, of Goose Lake, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. She was born on June 25, 1940, in a farmhouse near Goose Lake to Harold and Effie (Jones) Clausen. She married Kenny Farrell on Oct. 25, 1958 in Delmar, Iowa.

Maxine F. Miller, 85, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at her home.

Lee G. Buchner, 71, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Sharyl A. Hohnecker, 70, of Marion, Iowa, and formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 24, 2020, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Bryan E. Donatsch, 58, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at his home.

Dean E. LeClere, 91, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at Clover Ridge Place in Maquoketa.

Victor George Camp, 87, of Elvira, Iowa, and Elberta, Alabama, passed away Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at Westwing Place Nursing Home, DeWitt, Iowa. 

Seth L. Wilson, 62, of Miles, Iowa, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at UnityPoint Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, following complications from injuries sustained in a March 2020 work accident. 

Shirley Kay (Smith) Orr, 82, died Sept. 15, 2020. in Lawrenceville, Georgia. 

Michael “Mike” Morgan, 66, passed away on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at Crestridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa.

Brent E. Bopes, 61, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at his home.

Mrs. Rosemary Zeimet, 72, of Lakeview, Arkansas, died on Sept. 3, 2020. 

Brit Clark Montgomery, 56, of Maquoketa, lost his battle with numerous health issues and entered eternity on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, while at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. All services were held at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton, on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. Visitation was held from 12:00 …

Patricia C. Burda, 81, of Oxford Junction passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at her home.

Grace I. Dague, 87, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

Darlene Ann (Mrs. Stephen) Burke, 80, of Charlotte, Iowa, died peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday afternoon, May 9, 2020, in the comfort of her home.

Suzanne R. Jordan, 66, of Lost Nation passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at her home.

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Brit Clark Montgomery, 56, of Maquoketa, lost his battle with numerous health issues and entered eternity on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, while at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. All services were held at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton, on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. Visitation was held from 12:00 …

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Mrs. Rosemary Zeimet, 72, of Lakeview, Arkansas, died on Sept. 3, 2020.

Barbara J. Hare, 73, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

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Rosanne Tone, 84, of Maquoketa, formerly of Dubuque, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at her home in Maquoketa after a long illness.

Diane K. Wuestenberg, 74, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, Sept. 8, 2020, at Crestridge Care Center in Maquoketa.

Cheryl Lynn McPherson, 69, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

James E. Powers, 71 years old, died peacefully at home on Sept. 10, 2020. 

Dana J. Zeller, 69, of Lost Nation, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, Sept. 9, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family.

Orva Edith Lucille Webster, 86, was born on the family farm and spent her life in Preston, Iowa. She passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at home in the care of her loving family. Visitation was held 5 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at Law-Jones, Preston. A funeral service was held at 11 a…

Roseanne Tone, 84, of Maquoketa, formerly of Dubuque, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at her home in Maquoketa after a long illness.

Paula K. Draper, 69, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 at her home.