Obituaries

Wed
06
Dec

Nancy Hruska

Nancy Hruska

 

 

Nancy Lou Hruska, 65 of Cresco, Iowa, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at home. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Cresco with Father Dennis Cain officiating.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Cresco.  

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Cresco. Visitation will continue an hour prior to the time of service Thursday at the church.

  Nancy Lou Mary was born on Dec. 5, 1951 in Winneshiek County to Wilfred and Victoria (Hageman) Lansing. 

She was baptized and confirmed in her faith at St. Francis de Sales Church in Ossian. She was a member of the Notre Dame Catholic Church in Cresco. 

Wed
06
Dec

Corinne Schoien

Corinne Schoien

 

 

Corinne Elizabeth Schoien, 91, of Elkader, Iowa, formerly of rural Elgin, Iowa, died Friday, November 17, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center.  Corinne was born on August 13, 1926, in Monona, Iowa, to Herman and Alma (Torkelson) Schoien.  She was baptized and confirmed at the Highland Lutheran Church, rural Elkader where she was a faithful lifelong member.

 

Corinne graduated from Elkader High School and Junior College.  Following this she graduated from Iowa State with a bachelor’s degree in dietetics.  Corinne then worked at St Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids and St Mary’s in Rochester MN. She then decided to obtain her teaching degree from Upper Iowa University, following that she began her career at Valley Community High School in the fall of 1958 as the home economics teacher for the next 30 years.

 

Wed
06
Dec

Mark Whitver

Mark Whitver

 

 

Mark Christian Whitver, 61, of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. 

Mark Christian Whitver, son of Loren "Buck" Whitver and Alice Mona (Jensen) Whitver, was born Oct. 16, 1956, in Jefferson, Iowa. 

He grew up in West Union, Iowa, and graduated from North High School in 1975. Mark continued his education on a football scholarship at the University of Northern Iowa, where he was a punter and place kicker. 

Mark was very athletic and after football, his many interests included golfing, tennis, racquetball, fishing, and skiing. Mark was also an excellent cook and frequently prepared meals at family gatherings. One of Mark's favorite things to prepare for the family was morel mushrooms, which were so delicious, they would melt in your mouth.

Wed
06
Dec

Karl Zweibahmer

Karl Zweibahmer

 

 

Karl John Zweibahmer, 73, of Ossian, Iowa passed Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 due to an automobile accident. 

Karl John was born Nov. 20, 1944 to Theodore and Lillie (Svendson) Zweibahmer in Ossian, Iowa. 

He graduated from St. Francis de Sales Catholic School, Ossian, Iowa in 1963.

Karl was united in marriage with Jean Holtey on Oct. 7, 1967 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Ossian Iowa. Together they farmed Southwest of Ossian.

After farming Karl did construction and repair work until retirement. 

Karl was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. 

Wed
06
Dec

Emylee Anglen

Emylee Anglen

 

 

Emylee Linda Sue Anglen passed away Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. 

She was born July 25, 1997 in Bolivar, MO, the daughter of Chad and Dawn (Matt) Anglen.

Emylee had a sweet, gentle spirit. She loved her family and friends deeply. She worked with people who needed help with everyday challenges and developed close relationships with her clients. Her compassion and empathy were two of her strongest traits. She was always ready for an adventure, loved the outdoors, and embraced life. She will be deeply missed. 

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 at 11 AM at Crossway Baptist Church. 

Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Springfield, Mo.

Wed
06
Dec

Raymond "Harry" Snyder

Raymond "Harry" Snyder

 

 

Raymond "Harry" Snyder, age 63 of Alpha, Iowa died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City following a stroke he suffered on Nov. 7.

Private family services will take place at a later date.

Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home in Waucoma is assisting the family with arrangements.    

Online condolences for Harry's family may be left at hugebackfuneralhome.com.

Raymond Lyle “Harry” Snyder was born Sept. 10, 1954, in Sumner, IA, the son of Robert and Betty (Nierling) Strempke. His father died when he was six weeks old, and his mother later remarried Ronald Snyder.

He received his education in the Sumner, Fredericksburg and Nashua schools and was a 1972 graduate of North High School in West Union. 

Wed
06
Dec

Margerete Stammeyer

Margerete Stammeyer

 

 

Margerete Matilda (Tillman) Stammeyer entered into her eternal rest on Nov. 30, 2017 at the New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, New Hampton, Iowa. 

Margerete was born on Feb. 24, 1933 on the family farm near Lawler, Iowa to Edward and Catherine (Kipp) Tillman. 

She graduated from Waucoma High in 1951. 

She met the love of her life Donald Stammeyer at a dance at the Starlite Ballroom in Lawler. They were married on Oct. 2, 1951 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Waucoma, Iowa, and to this union 14 children were born. 

In her spare time from raising her children, she worked as a dishwasher at the White House Supper Club in St. Lucas and as a custodian for Sara Lee in New Hampton where she retired. 

Wed
29
Nov

Kathleen Duffy

Kathleen Duffy

 

 

Kathleen A. Duffy, 78, of Sumner, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at Maple Crest Manor in Fayette.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sumner with Rev. Don Komboh celebrating the Mass. 

Interment followed at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, rural Sumner. 

Memorials may be made to the family for later designation. 

Online condolences may be left at www.beckermilnesrettig.com

Kathleen, daughter of Matthew and Bernice (Marr) Kelly, was born July 25, 1939, at New Haven. 

She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter Catholic Church in New Haven.

Kathleen received her early education in the New Haven Schools and graduated from New Haven High School in 1957. She continued her education at Mount Mercy College and graduated with a Teaching Certificate in 1959. 

Wed
22
Nov

Merlin Imoehl

Merlin Imoehl

 

 

Merlin Victor Imoehl, 84, of Decorah, IA, formerly of Luana, IA, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, November 10, 2017, at Barthell OES Home. Merlin was born on May 27, 1933, to Frank and Angela (Hageman) Imoehl of Festina, IA. He was baptized and confirmed at Our Lady of Seven Dolors in Festina, where he also graduated from the eighth grade. After school, he helped on the family farm before serving in the U.S. Army from January 27, 1954, to January 12, 1956 in Heidelberg, Germany. During his service, Merlin obtained his G.E.D. 

Wed
22
Nov

Robert Kime

Robert Kime

 

 

Robert K. Kime, 79, of Fayette died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at Mercy Hospital of Franciscan Sisters in Oelwein.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Fayette with Rev. Don Komboh celebrating.

Burial followed at the church cemetery with military rites provided by American Legion Post #339 of Fayette. 

Memorials may be made to the family for later designation. 

Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Fayette assisted Bob’s family. 

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

Robert Keith, son of Byron and Pearl (Richardson) Kime, was born Nov. 29, 1937, in Waterloo. 

He was baptized in the Lutheran Faith in Waterloo and later confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye. 

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