Obituaries

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Jensen services held Saturday in Elgin

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30
Jul

Services held for Robert ‘Dave’ Moore of Spillville

Services held for Robert ‘Dave’ Moore of Spillville

Robert “Dave” Moore, age 56, of Spillville, IA, died on Friday, July 17, 2015, at his home in Spillville after battling cancer the last two years.  

Funeral services were held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, at Calmar United Methodist Church in Calmar. The Rev. Linda Thompson officiated.

Interment was in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Auburn.

Schluter-Balik Funeral Home, French Chapel, in Calmar was in charge of arrangements.

Robert “Dave” David Moore was born on January 4, 1959, the son of Max Moore and Ernistine (Jolly) in Atlanta, GA.  

He was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter Lutheran Church in 1974.  

Dave attended North Fayette County Community Schools. He moved to Postville in 1976.  

Dave went to work for Hall Roberts for a few years and then worked various other jobs until going on to truck driving school.  

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30
Jul

Alcorn services set for 11 a.m. today

Alcorn services set for 11 a.m. today

Lavern Richard Alcorn passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Society of West Union.
He was born on March 31, 1923 at home in West Union to George and Laura (Jacobsen) Alcorn.
He graduated from West Union High School and attend two years of college at Upper Iowa University.
Lavern proudly served his country in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He was honorably discharged after his plane was shot down in France during his seventh mission. Lavern opted to re-enlist and he flew another seventy-two missions during the war.
He was united in marriage to Marcia Rose Willsey on December 30, 1955 in Topeka, Kansas. The couple, along with their two children, made their home in West Union.
Lavern worked for the United States Postal Service as a rural mail carrier. Lavern traveled over a million miles during his career.

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30
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Funeral Mass today for Don Blong

Funeral Mass today for Don Blong

Donald “Don” Blong, 86, of St. Lucas died Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) at St. Luke Catholic Church in St. Lucas.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church.

Schluter-Balik Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

Wed
22
Jul

James Edward Leibold

James Edward Leibold

 

 

James Edward Leibold passed away July 3, 2015, in Eagan, Minn., from cancer.

Jim was born Jan. 15, 1944, in Ossian to Leo and Charlotte Leibold.

He obtained his education at St. Francis DeSales School in Ossian and graduated in 1962. He went to Loras College for one year before moving to Long Beach, Calif., and later to Joshua Tree, Calif.

From 1990 to 2000, Jim owned a meat locker plant called Lemola Meats in Paulsbo, Wash.

In 2000, he moved back to Joshua Tree, where he worked as a transportation security officer in Palm Springs, Calif., retiring in 2012.

Wed
22
Jul

Edith Marie (Bennett) Schupbach

Edith Marie (Bennett) Schupbach

 

Edith Marie (Bennett) Schupbach died July 14, 2015.

Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 27, at Elgin Lutheran Church in Elgin.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. following the visitation at the church.
Wed
22
Jul

Harlo Meyer

Harlo Meyer

 

 

   Harlo Ames Meyer, age 78, of Sac City, IA, passed away at Loring Hospital in Sac City on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.  Harlo was born in Fayette County, IA, on February 19, 1937 to Harvey and Amy (Nelson) Meyer.  He grew up in Castalia, IA and graduated in 1955 from Clermont High School.  Following graduation Harlo enlisted in the United States Army serving his country from January 1955 through October 1957 in the 2nd Platoon Combat Construction.

   On January 11, 1958, Harlo was united in marriage to Delores Kerr.  They were blessed with three children: Anna, Kerrin, and Jason.  They made their home in Sac City where Harlo was a self employed contractor for many years and cut trees.  He enjoyed the time he got to spend with his family, grandchildren and great-grandson.  He especially enjoyed going for rides in his doodle bug with his granddaughter and gardening.  Delores passed away August 25, 1998.

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22
Jul

Travis Cain

Travis Cain

 

 

Travis R. Cain, 29, of Sumner, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015, of natural causes at his home in Sumner.

Private family funeral services will be held at Becker-Milnes Funeral Chapel.

Memorials may be given to the family at 709 W. 3rd St. Sumner, Iowa 50674, for designation to a charity to be chosen later.

Online condolences may be left at www.beckermilnesrettig.com.

Travis Ray, son of Dennis and Tammy (Kastli) Cain, was born January 19, 1986, in Waterloo, Iowa.

Travis received his education in the Sumner Schools, graduating from Sumner High School in 2004. Shortly after high school,

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22
Jul

Dennis Heying

Dennis Heying

 

 

Dennis Henry Heying, 80, of Hawkeye, Iowa passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Rochester Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota with his loving family by his side.

Dennis was born at home in Festina, Iowa on August 3, 1934 to Joe and Rose (Bohr) Heying.

He proudly served in the United States Army from November 1953 to November 1955.

On October 25, 1955, Dennis was united in marriage to the love of his life, Marion Bodensteiner, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in St. Lucas, Iowa. Nine children were born to this union.

Dennis was a farmer for 44 years starting off in Lawler before moving to Hawkeye in 1971.

After retiring from farming in 1998, Dennis was employed as a transit van driver for Northeast Iowa Community Action in Postville for 10 years.

He was an active member of Holy Name Catholic Church in West Union, Knights of Columbus, and Hawkeye Legion Auxiliary.

Wed
22
Jul

Donna Bodensteiner

Donna Bodensteiner

 

 

Donna Bodensteiner, 76, of West Union passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Methodist Hospital - Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. 

Donna was born July 17, 1938 to Frank and Caroline (Karnik) Tupy at home in Fort Atkinson, Iowa.

She graduated from Fort Atkinson High School in 1956. 

She was united in marriage to Ron C. Bodensteiner on May 5, 1962 at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Fort Atkinson. Four children were born to this union.

The couple farmed near West Union for many years. 

Donna worked as a bookkeeper for several business including, Morrison Implement in New Hampton and Concrete Materials in Cedar Rapids. 

Donna was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church in West Union, where she served as the secretary. She was an active member of the church, including the Rosary Society, Catholic Daughters and Catholic Foresters.

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