Kevin L. Kilburg, age 55, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas, due to a fatal motorcycle accident. He was born on Feb. 17, 1966, to Lynda (Wohlers) and Cletus Kilburg at the DeWitt Hospital. Kevin married Christi Roffman, October 1989, and they had two daughters during…

Tammy Jean Lindsay, 48, of DeWitt, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 15, 2021, at home.

Richard H. Ehrler, 73, of DeWitt, died late Monday evening, April 12, 2021, at Westwing Place, DeWitt, following a brief illness.

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.

Kristin Kay Walrod, 58, of Wylie, Texas, formerly of DeWitt, passed away peacefully Monday, March 22, 2021, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Thomas E. White, 75, of DeWitt, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport.

Dorothy Dolan Goettsch of DeWitt, passed away at Grand Haven Retirement Community in Eldridge on Saturday, April 10, 2021, following a stroke. Visitation will be at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt from 9:00 until 10:45 a.m. Friday, April 16, 2021. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Frida…

John “Jack” Holverson, 82, of Mount Pleasant, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021, at his home.

Alan LaVerne Galloway, 74, lost his battle to lung cancer April 3, 2021 in his home in Dwight, Illinois. 

Tamara L. (Glazier) Menneke, 58, of Moline, Illinois, died Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at her home.

Lyle Jaeger, 90, of Eldridge, formerly of DeWitt, passed away peacefully, Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

Shirley Starr (Mrs. Raymond), 90, of DeWitt, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Lucille E. (Kilburg) Bormann, 98, of Bellevue, passed away on, Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center. Family Funeral Mass was held 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 5, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue. A family visitation was held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., also on Mo…

Edward J. Gaudet Jr., 77, of DeWitt, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Clarissa Cook Hospice House Bettendorf.  

Perry V. Stock, 74, of Davenport passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Hope Creek Care Center East Moline, Illinois.  Cremation will be done with private family services. His final resting place will be with his wife at the National Cemetery Rock Island, Illinois. Memorials may be made to He…

Gerald D. Bauer, age 84 of Wheatland, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Dorothy Jane Hasenmiller, 91, of Grand Mound, passed away on March 8, 2021, at Wheatland Manor in Wheatland after a lingering illness.

Mr. Ronald E. Jurgersen, 89, of Clinton, died late Wednesday evening, March 3, 2021, at Park Vista Retirement Living, Camanche.

Kyle L. Ritz, 55, of DeWitt, died Sunday morning, March 7, 2021, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

Robert K. Schneider, age 81 of Wheatland, passed away in his home on Tuesday evening, March 9, 2021. Funeral services were at Chapman Funeral Home in Clarence on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., visitation was from 9:30 a.m. until the service time. Burial followed in the Massillon Cemetery.

Carl was born Sept. 2, 1927 in rural Wapello County in Iowa to Wayne & ‘Addie’ (Rill) Whipple as their third child in a family of seven. 

Eddie W. Scott, 60, of Calamus, passed away unexpectedly Monday March 8, 2021. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 12, at the Runge Mortuary & Crematory. Visitation was 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Memorials may be made to the Calamus Fire Dept. and/or the Wheatl…

Rita Ann (Gannon) Enters of Brookfield, Wisconsin, age 77, entered into eternal life on March 9, 2021. Born to Leo and Deloras (O’Toole) Gannon and raised on the family farm in Welton. High school graduate of Mount St. Clare Academy (1961) and earned her RN from St. Anthony School of Nursing…

Johnny Joe Hinman was born April 23, 1970 in Rensselaer, Indiana to his mother, Sharon Stalbaum (Willis) and father, David Hinman. Johnny was raised in San Pierre by his mother and stepfather Larry Stalbaum and graduated from North Judson High School. He passed away on Feb. 12, 2021 at the a…

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Stacey Lee Dircks, 53, of Eldridge, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.  Private services will be held with interment to follow at the National Cemetery Rock Island, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the family for his daughter’s education fund. Online condolences may be shared at www.rung…

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Kevin Claeys, 65, of Welton, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, in his home.

Mrs. Teresa L. (Crowley) Jepsen, 95, formerly of Clinton, died late Saturday morning, Feb. 27, 2021, at Anamosa Care Center.

Carolyn F. Bauer, age 85, passed away at Genesis East Medical Center, Davenport on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. Family services will be held at a later date.

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Dennis G. Kleppe, 83 of Lost Nation, peacefully passed away on Feb. 21, 2021 at home surrounded by family.

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Trevor Joseph Swahn, 30, of Rocklin, California, was tragically killed on the evening of Feb. 4, 2021 by a hit-and-run driver while walking along Sierra College Blvd in Rocklin.

Gary R. Wiese, 79, of Lakeland, Florida passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, surrounded by his family.

Marvin Douglas Schroeder, 72, of DeWitt, passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at Westwing Place in DeWitt. To honor his wishes, cremation rites have been granted and a Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date.

Seth Stockman, 50, DeWitt, passed away Jan. 30, 2021, at home.

Jim Kedley, 73, of DeWitt, died Sunday evening, Feb. 14, 2021, at the Alverno Health Care Facility, Clinton.

Catherine Ann Bloom, 75, of Brownsburg, Indiana, formerly of Eldridge, died Feb. 3, 2021 after a brief illness. 

Donald J. Burke, 60, of Charlotte, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Phil Slightom, 84, of DeWitt, passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 at his home. A Funeral Service will be held at 12 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Runge Mortuary, with a visitation from 10 a.m. until service time. The family requests that masks be worn and social distancing guidelines followe…

David Andrew Berhenke, Sr. of Willow Spring, North Carolina, formerly of DeWitt, passed away at the age of 81 at home surrounded by his family on Jan. 16, 2021.

Robert D. Feuss, 83, of Lost Nation passed away on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 at his home. 

Donald Yoerger, age 79, of rural Bryant, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 at Genesis East Hospital, Davenport. A funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home, Preston. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Please dress casually. COVID prot…

Margaret Mary “Peg” Miller, 87, of Maquoketa passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 surrounded by her family at The Bird Hospice House in Iowa City.

Betty L. McGarry, 67, of Milan, Illinois, formerly of DeWitt, died early Wednesday morning, Jan. 27, 2021, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf following complications of a stroke.

Bernard G. “Bernie” Adkins, age 78 of Clinton, passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 surrounded by his family at the Clarissa Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wedn…

Sharon Lee (Briese) Wagenknecht, 73, of DeWitt, formerly of Newton, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family, Sunday Jan. 31, 2021. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Lucille “Lucy” Wulf, age 90 of Charlotte, passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 at Eagle Point Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Charlotte with the Rev. Anthony Dodgers officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 until t…

Julia L. Douglas, 97, formerly of East Moline, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at Grand Haven Retirement Community, Eldridge. There will be no services. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.

Loren Hass, 77, of Delmar, passed away peacefully, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. 

Gary Lee Pepmeier, age 63 of Wheatland, passed away on Saturday Jan. 23, 2021 at his home. Services will be held at a later date.

Deborah M. Taylor (Johns), 68, of New Hope, Alabama, lost her battle to COVID-19 on Jan. 22, 2021 in Huntsville, Alabama.

Shirley Mae Burmeister, 84, of Clinton, passed away peacefully at the Pearl Valley Rehabilitation Center on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Private family funeral services take place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Lemke Funeral Homes – South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Dr.).  A private family visit…

Norma T. Seligman, age 86, of Tipton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at Cedar Manor Nursing Home, Tipton. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at

David W. Richards, 62, of Goose Lake, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 at Genesis – East in Davenport due to Pancreatic Cancer. 

Donald H. Kroemer, age 82 of Lowden, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 at St. Luke’s Unity Point Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 30 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lowden with Reverend Daniel Redhage officiating. Burial will follow …

Lester died in his home Jan. 22nd with his wife Sondra and daughter Glendora at his side. Les was born on Jan. 2, 1931 to Roy and Margaret Ferguson in a little rented farmhouse outside DeWitt. He is survived by his wife, Sondra, his sons, Phil and Alan, daughters, Rhea and Glendora, his youn…

Mary Ann Catherine Zinda (née Price), of Beachwood, Ohio. July 3, 1934-Dec. 8, 2020. Born in Hammond, Indiana to Arthur and Catherine (Brandys) Price. Married Kenneth L. Zinda on Nov. 13, 1955 in Hegewisch, Illinois; Kenneth died July 16, 2005 in Salem, Arkansas. Dear mother of Kenneth L. Zi…

Bobby Eugene Showens died on Jan. 12, 2021, at the age of 56, in his home in DeWitt, after a battle with kidney failure. There will be no funeral service as a request from Bobby but a memorial luncheon in his honor later on in the spring.

Richard Lingle, age 86, of Clinton, passed away Monday Jan. 11, 2021 at MercyOne Medical Center in Clinton. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15 at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be held 10:00 a.m. until the service hour on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will …

A private mass and burial was previously held at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Long Grove, for Dona Marlene Cawiezell, 86, of Eldridge, who passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Chambers Funeral Home, Eldridge, assisted family with arrangements.

Dennis R. Pingel, 81, entered into eternal life peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at Park Vista Assisted Living in Camanche, after a long struggle with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). 

Merle “Dean” Dickel, 83, of Walcott, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held in his honor at a later date. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at 

Marcia Louise Draley, 67, of El Cajon, California, passed away peacefully the morning of Dec. 26, 2020 at Avocado Post Acute Care Center in El Cajon. 

Dorothy Feller, 79, of Maquoketa passed away on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 at Clover Ridge Assisted Living in Maquoketa. 

Ruth Burke, 93, of DeWitt, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at the Alverno in Clinton. 

Patricia “Pat” Fisher, 77, of Davenport, formerly of Grand Mound, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. 

Mark McWilliams, 66, of Anamosa, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice of Mercy House in Hiawatha.

Iola May DeMoss, 75, of Elwood, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, due to a brain aneurysm. 

John Henry Hinck, born Feb. 24, 1936, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 18, 2020 as a result of a pulmonary embolism.

Genevieve Brooks, a long-time resident of Maquoketa, died Dec. 25, 2020 at Grundy Care Center in Grundy Center. Due to the pandemic, a graveside memorial service will be held in the Spring. Genny, as she was known to her friends, was born on Aug. 1,1923 to Dr. and Mrs. Owen L. Frank in Maquoketa.

Dale L. Kruse, age 71, of Clinton, passed away Monday, Dec. 28th, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton. Services were preceded by visitation at 10:00 a.m. until the service hour…

Lester C. Schau, 82, of DeWitt, passed away suddenly, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in his home.

Jean L. Peahl, 80, of DeWitt, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus in Davenport. 

Merlyn B. Kuhl, of Clinton, 94, passed away on Jan. 1, 2021 at his home. Merlyn was born in Dubuque on June 26, 1926 to Oswald and Emily (Welp) Kuhl. He attended Loras Academy, graduated from Loras College with a B.A. in Economics, and earned his master’s in Labor Relations from the Universi…

George H. Kruckenberg, age 83, of Lowden, passed away at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lowden with Rev. Daniel Redhage officiating. Visitation was he…

Willard “Bill” A. Branch, 96, of Davenport, passed away Friday, Dec. 25, 2020 at Country Manor, Davenport. A graveside service will be held at a later date, at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Lowden. 

Carroll D. Flathers, 94, of DeWitt, passed away Friday, Dec. 25, 2020, at Westwing Place, DeWitt.

Inge Schnack, 80, of Grand Mound, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at Westwing Place in DeWitt.

Donald McDonald, 82, of Maquoketa passed away on Dec. 18, 2020 at Crestridge Care Center in Maquoketa. 

Donald Francis Sterbenz, age 82, passed away at the Westwing Place nursing home in DeWitt, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

Rose Ada Chandler Galitz, 97, of DeWitt, died on Dec. 19, 2020, at Grand Haven Retirement Community in Eldridge.