Dennis Mumm, 81, of DeWitt, passed away peacefully, Oct. 17, 2021, in the comfort of his home.

…And in Elmwood Cemetery, on the crisp, quiet Christmas Eves when families gather and DeWitt’s church bells toll and their sounds echo over the fields heavy with snow, I will know that all is right with the world and that I am… at home.

Cheryl Ann McCulloh died Oct. 9, 2021, in Davenport, at Genesis East Hospital. Cheryl was born in Davenport on July 6, 1953. She lived with her parents, Robert and Arlen Suiter, and brother, Jack, in Waterloo where she attended public schools. Cheryl graduated from Waterloo West High School …

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.

Eva Fuglsang, 90, of DeWitt, passed away peacefully at home Friday, Oct. 8, 2021.

Marlyn Willey, 87, of Spragueville passed away on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 at Alverno Nursing Home in Clinton.

The family of Janice Earlene (Howk) Berger are deeply saddened to announce her passing, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at the age of 73.

Ronald C. Brick, 88, of DeWitt, Iowa, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Lois Joan Lamp, 87, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at Westwing Place, DeWitt.

Michael T. Isbell, 48, of Delmar, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 at the UnityPoint Hospital in Bettendorf.

John R. (Jack) Wilkinson, passed away Sept. 1, 2021 at age 93 in Traverse City, Michigan, where he had resided since late 2020 to be near his daughter Mary Sue Wilkinson.

Donald Glenn Hesse, 91, of DeWitt, passed away quietly with family members by his side on Sept. 24, 2021, at Maggie’s House in DeWitt. He was the loving, devoted husband of Coral Krukow Hesse, a caring father, a self-made businessman, an accomplished outdoorsman, and a fine storyteller.

Gerald F. “Bumpa” Jost age 92 of Bryant, passed away Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at The Alverno Health Care Facility, Clinton.  A Mass was held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27 at Prince of Peace Parish, Clinton. Visitation was held Sunday 4-7 p.m. at the Pape Funeral Home and Monday 9:30 a.m. until…

Randall V. Juhl, 67, of Grand Mound, passed away peacefully at home, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.

Jimmy Walter Miller died peacefully in DeWitt, on Sept. 25, 2021, at the age of 93. He will be cremated and laid to rest at Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.

Arthur R. Petersen, age 79 of New Liberty, passed away on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 at Cedar Manor in Tipton. Memorial services will be held on Friday, Sept. 24 at 2:00 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home in Clarence. Burial will follow in the New Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon un…

Vernard J. Reuter, 101 of Clinton, passed away, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 at MercyOne-Clinton.

Gary Cleveland Thiltgen, 49, of Clinton, formerly of DeWitt and Wauconda, Illinois, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.

Robert L. Johnson, age 90 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, Illinois. Private services will be at Faith Lutheran Church in Andover, with burial in Andover Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Doug, Darwin, Dustin, Nathan, and Alex Johnson and Jeffrey…

Gilbert E. Diercks, age 96 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center, Bellevue. Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m. Monday Sept. 20 at Faith Lutheran Church in Andover. Visitation was held Monday 9:30 a.m. until the service hour at Faith Lutheran Church. …

Marijo R. Krogman, age 86 of Clinton, passed away Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 at her home surrounded by family. In following Marijo’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends was held at 9:00 a.m. and a celebration of Mass followed at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, S…

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Winston John Rock, 73, of Low Moor, died Sunday morning, Sept. 5, 2021, near Galesburg, Illinois.

Jane M. (Mrs. John), Ryan 92, formerly of DeWitt, died early Tuesday morning, July 13, 2021, at Aurora House in Weslaco, Texas.

Mary Elizabeth Ann (Gannon) Massey, 89, passed away peacefully Aug. 22, 2021, in her home at Eskaton Lodge assisted living community in Gold River, California.

Alyn E. “Aly” Rittmer, 90, of DeWitt, died Monday afternoon, Sept. 13, 2021, at Grand Haven Assisted Living, Eldridge.

Wilma (Mrs. Einar) Simonson, 98, of DeWitt, died Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 14, 2021, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.

Margaret “Peggy” Driscoll, 56, of DeWitt, passed away unexpectedly, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Chanda Kae Swanson, 45, formerly of DeWitt, died Sunday morning, Aug. 1, 2021, in Littleton, Colorado.

Jean Raymond Johnson, 84, of DeWitt, died early Monday morning, Aug. 30, 2021, at Genesis East, Davenport.

Helen P. (Mrs. Gaylord) Rasmussen, 87, of DeWitt, went home to be with the Lord Sunday morning, Sept. 5, 2021, at Westwing Place, DeWitt.

Roland H. Niemann, 89, of DeWitt, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at Westwing Place in DeWitt.

Marvella M. “Marty” (Frahm) Block, 75, of DeWitt, died peacefully Monday morning, Sept. 6, 2021, in the comfort of her home.

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Chad Bousselot, 46, of Calamus, passed away peacefully at home, with his husband by his side.

Chanda Kae Swanson, 45, formerly of DeWitt, died Sunday morning, Aug. 1, 2021, in Littleton, Colorado.

Robert H. Dannatt, 98 of Clinton, passed away, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 at MercyOne.

Ronald Albert Ketelsen, 87, of DeWitt, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021.

Linda Staggs, 78, of DeWitt, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home, Friday, Aug. 20, 2021.

Therese Ann (Mrs. Eldon) Green, 88, of DeWitt, passed away Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at Wheatland Manor, Wheatland.

Marvel J. Benischek, age 87 of Wheatland, passed away on Thursday Aug. 19, 2021 at Wheatland Manor. Funeral services were held on Monday Aug. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at Chapman Funeral Home in Clarence with Pastor Tessa Cavey officiating. Burial followed at Busch Cemetery in rural Lost Nation. Visi…

Doris Miriam Langheim Kube, 92, of LeClaire, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 at her home in LeClaire. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021 at the Elvira Zion Lutheran Church, Elvira. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23, 2…

Carolyn Lamp, 78, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, following a battle with cancer.

Nancy Nietfeldt, age 74, passed away on Thursday Aug. 12, 2021 at Wheatland Manor. Funeral services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lowden on Monday August 16, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Daniel Redhage officiating. Burial followed in Pine Hill Cemetery. Visitation was also held at …

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George Henry Sytsma, 72, passed away on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021 at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle with neuroendocrine carcinoid tumor disease. He was born on Dec. 7, 1948 in Chicago. 

Donna M. Branch (Ruchotzke), 90, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, at Country Manor in Davenport. A celebration of life and faith will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lowden, 801 Washington Avenue. The family will greet visitors at 10 a.m. prior to the …

John Burken, 81, of DeWitt, passed away Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, at Maggie’s House in DeWitt. 

Lorael “Michelle” Seifert, 69, of Clinton, and formerly of DeWitt, passed away July 31, 2021, at Alverno Health Care Facility.

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Ruth L. Nielsen, 94, of Camanche passed away Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 at the Alverno – Clinton.

Helen M. Kinrade, 96 formerly of Maquoketa passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021 surrounded by generations of family members in the days and hours leading up to her passing at home where she lived with her daughter and son in law in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Donald E. Barker, of Eureka, Missouri and born in Welton, passed away at home on June 23, 2021 at the age of 82.

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Mr. Harlan K. Meyer, 92, of DeWitt, Iowa, died Thursday afternoon, July 15, 2021, at home.

Ben Jackson “Jack” Tietjens, age 82 of Clinton, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021 at St. John Lutheran Church, Clinton.  Visitation was from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 15, at the Pape Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. unt…

Donna Schepers, 85, passed away on July 4, 2021, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, July 9, 2021, from 4-6 p.m. at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care, 414 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50010. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 10…

Leonard B. Franzen, 84, of DeWitt, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in his home.

Bonnie Marie Howell, 73, of DeWitt, passed away at Genesis East Medical Center on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Honoring her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded with no services taking place. Burial takes place at a later date at the National Cemetery in Rock Island, Illinois. Lemke Funeral…

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Charles F. Goddard, 72, of DeWitt, died Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport, following a brief illness.

Bernita E. Webb, 85, of Grand Mound, passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Crestridge Care Center, Maquoketa. Funeral services were held at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services, Muscatine with burial beside her parents in Island Cemetery.

Nathalie Simon, age 83, of DeWitt, passed away on Oct. 31, 2020. A celebration of her life will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at the DeWitt Evangelical Free Church, 1921 Elmwood Rd, DeWitt. There will be a luncheon and time of sharing following the service at the church. …

Carol Ann (Anderson) Jochimsen, 82, of DeWitt, died Sunday afternoon, July 11, 2021, at her daughter’s home, surrounded by family.

Leon J. McGarry, 83, of DeWitt, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Monday, June 21, 2021, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Patricia M. Braudt, 84, of Princeton, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at her home.

Fred Thiede Jr., 85, of DeWitt, died Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus in Davenport, as the result of an automobile accident.

John M. Watters, 59, of Andrew, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, June 26, 2021, at his home.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Phyllis Marie Clapp, 92, formerly of DeWitt, who died Nov. 5, 2020, at Iowa River Hospice, Marshalltown, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2021, at Westbrook Park, Lions Pavilion, in DeWitt, with a prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Arrangemen…

…And in Elmwood Cemetery, on the crisp, quiet Christmas Eves when families gather and DeWitt’s church bells toll and their sounds echo over the fields heavy with snow, I will know that all is right with the world and that I am… at home.

Eleanor Esther “Ellie” Niemann, age 83, of Walcott, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. A visitation will be held from 3-5 p.m., Sunday, June 20, 2021 at Bentley Funeral Home, Durant. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, June 21, 20…

Diane Catherine Roling, of DeWitt, died Monday, June 14, 2021 at Genesis Senior Living Center in Des Moines.

Doug Schroeder, 67, of DeWitt, died Thursday morning, June 17, 2021, at the Alverno Health Care Facility, Clinton.

Velma L. Frame, 93, of Clinton passed away, Friday, June 18, 2021 at Westwing Place – DeWitt.

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Beverly S. “Bev” Fort, 72, of DeWitt, formerly of Berwyn and Downers Grove, Illinois, died early Saturday morning, June 19, 2021, at the Alverno Health Care Facility, Clinton.

Raymond Meier, age 84, died peacefully, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 at Westwing Place, DeWitt with his family by his side.

Jean Gravert, 95, formerly of Delmar, passed away peacefully in her daughter’s home in Iowa City.

Daryl F. “Big Motors” Glahn, age 85 of Charlotte, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021 at Mercy One Hospital in Clinton. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Goose Lake. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, June 14 at…

Karen Brix, 61, of Grand Mound, passed away surrounded by her family, Monday, June 7, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City following a stroke.

Charles “Chuck” Jones, 73, of Wheatland, died Monday afternoon, May 31, 2021, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport.

Alan Craig Grimm, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, formerly of Grand Mound, passed away on May 19, 2021 of complications due to liver disease.

Leon Charles Green, 71, of Iowa City, passed away peacefully on June 4, 2021, at the Bird House – Hospice Home of Johnson County. He had fought chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia for over fifteen years, dying at last from complications of a stroke. 

Richard “Dick” John Knepper, age 87, passed away June 4, 2021. He was born to Bonnie and Jennie Knepper in Welton on Sept. 21, 1933, and graduated from high school in DeWitt.