Mary Lou Geerts, 91, of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, and formerly of Elwood, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at The Shores at Pleasant Hill in Pleasant Hill, Iowa.

Harold J. Staner Sr., 73, of Maquoketa passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Delma L. Timm, 89, of Lost Nation, Iowa, passed away on Sunday morning, Nov. 11, 2018, at Manor Care at Utica Ridge in Davenport, Iowa.

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.

Lois Darlene Weirup, 84, of Maquoketa, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.

Rob A. “Bino” Heck, 61, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away suddenly on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 6, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Clinton, Iowa.

David William Miller, 87, of Dubuque and formerly of Maquoketa, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, at ManorCare in Dubuque, Iowa.

Carol A. Back, 74, of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Society. Per her wishes she will be cremated. 

Ardith Spencer, 73, of Sabula, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at the Citadel Care Center in Sterling, Illinois. 

Gary Michael Gonner, 60, passed away on Nov. 1, 2018, at Crestridge Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa, after losing his battle with Alzheimer’s disease. 

Wayne Dietz, 95, of Kingsland, Texas, died Oct. 17, 2018.

Douglas A. Lenhart, 80, of Zwingle died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. 

Lynanne Joan Metz, 69, of Clutier, Iowa, formerly of Sabula, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Marielda E. Klemme, 93, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center, Clinton, Iowa. 

Betty J. Taylor, 87, of Maquoketa, passed away on Wednesday morning, October 31, 2018 at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Beverly Ann (Swank) Puccio, 42, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away on Dec. 4, 2017.

David William Miller, 87, of Dubuque, passed away on Wednesday evening, October 31, 2018 at ManorCare in Dubuque, Iowa.

Wilma Poll, 100, of Maquoketa passed away on Oct. 25, 2018, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa.

Darrald Lee Carr, 71, of Maquoketa, passed away Oct. 27, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque after suffering a cardiac arrest a few days earlier.

Marilyn J. Schoenthaler, 83, of Maquoketa, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Maquoketa Care.

June Chamberlain Sagers McCallum Hellerung passed away peacefully on Oct. 17, 2018, at Brookdale Senior Living, Woodstock, Georgia.

Gregory Lynn Fields, 61, of Seattle, formerly of Lost Nation, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Seattle, Washington.

Raymond James “Jim” Bellmore, 87, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away June 22, 2018, at Country Manor in Davenport, Iowa.

Mary J. Manning, 78, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

 Charles Lynn Hogan, 91, of Muscatine, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Preston, Iowa, surrounded by his loved ones.

Lois (Iversen) Jensen died Oct. 10, 2018, at Briarwood Healthcare Center in Iowa City from complications of COPD. She donated her body to the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Her life will be celebrated along with the lives of other donors at a future Deeded Body Memorial Service.

Esther G. Clark Burleson, 85, passed away Oct. 14, 2018.

Zachary W. Sagers, 27, of Vine Grove, Kentucky, and formerly of Delmar, Iowa, passed away on Monday morning, Oct. 8, 2018, from injuries received in an automobile accident on 210th Avenue just north of Highway 136.

Rod Usher, 40, of Wheat Ridge, Colorado and formerly of Delmar, Iowa, died suddenly on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.

Camilla Mae Ritenour, 96, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 at Crestridge Nursing Home, Maquoketa, Iowa. 

 Zachary Sagers, 27, passed away from injuries received in an automobile accident on 210th Avenue just north of Highway 136.

Anne Mary Empen, 87, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Maquoketa Care Center, Maquoketa, Iowa. 

Carol Ripple, 85, of Maquoketa, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018, at her home in Maquoketa.

Wayne A. Nims, 79, of Bellevue, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at Manor Care in Dubuque, Iowa.

David A. Etringer, 72, of Maquoketa passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at the Crestridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Fred Schnipkoweit Jr., 77, of Lost Nation, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Judy Kay Stein, 75, of Hartland, Michigan, passed away in the loving care of her family on Sept. 15, 2018. 

Arleta L. (Weinschenk) Scheckel, 95, of Bellevue, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue.

Lois A. Gross, 90, of Applewood 1, Dubuque, was called home peacefully on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.

LaVonne Bernadine Simmons, 95, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Cestridge Nursing Home, Maquoketa. 

Richard W. “Dick” Hanson, 74, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Friday morning, Sept. 21, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Tyler “Ty” Jordan Bohannon, 19, of the Bernard area, formerly of Waseca, Minnesota, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Wichita, Kansas.

Margaret A. Casel, 99, of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Long Grove, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at Bickford Cottage in Davenport.

Stephen L. Haferbier, 67, of Green Island, Iowa, died on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at his home. 

Thomas Marlowe, 70, of rural Maquoketa passed away on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.

James “Jim” Burken, 80, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center, Clinton, Iowa.

Sarah J. Current, 82, of Maquoketa passed away on Friday morning, Sept. 14, 2018, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Lyle L. Richardson, 92, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at the Colfax Health and Rehab Center in Colfax with his family by his side.

Jean Said, 65, of Peosta, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa.

Jean Said, 65, of Peosta, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa.

Eugene L. “Gene” Bell, 51, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Monday morning, Sept. 10, 2018, at his home in Maquoketa.

Bonnie J. McDonald, 85, of Lake St. Louis, Missouri and formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Thursday morning, Sept. 6, 2018, in Lake St. Louis, Missouri.

Sosiro Isaac, 46, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at his home in Maquoketa.

Robert Duane Smith, 86, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa.

Todd Andrew Allen, 66, of Greeley, Colorado, passed away at home on Aug. 19, 2018. 

Wayne R. Scheckel, 76, of Bellevue, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at Unity Point Health Finley Hospital in Dubuque. 

Regina M. (Tebbe) Clasen, 100, of Springbrook, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Mill Valley Care Center. 

Donald F. Miller, 86, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at his home in rural Maquoketa.

Judith Ann Dailey, 71, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at her home in Manchester. 

Iva M. Heiserman, 95, of Manchester and formerly of Andrew, Iowa, passed away on Saturday morning, Sept. 1, 2018, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa.

Gerald R. “Jerry” Edwards, 68, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus in Davenport, Iowa.

Gerald E. “Fuzzy” Clark, 75, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Monday morning, Aug. 27, 2018, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa.

Carmelita “Carm” Portz (nee Kirk) died peacefully Monday morning, Aug. 27, 2018, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa at the age of 100.

Regina M. (Tebbe) Clasen, 100, of Springbrook, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Mill Valley Care Center. 

Sandra A. House, 81, of Maquoketa, passed away on Friday morning, Aug. 24, 2018, at Maquoketa Care Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.