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.

…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.

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…

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.

Mrs. Agnes E. Roseland, 94, of DeWitt, died Tuesday evening, June 1, 2021, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family.

James A. Roling, age 71, of Urbandale, formerly of Preston, passed away Friday, May 28, 2021 at Bickford of Urbandale. A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at SS. Mary and Joseph Catholic Church, in Sugar Creek, with burial to follow at SS. Mary and Joseph Cemet…

Donna Mae Miller, 62, of DeWitt, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Evelyn Clare Reistroffer, 94, of Camanche, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 28, 2021. A Funeral Mass will take place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2 at the Church of the Visitation, Camanche. A visitation will occur one-and-a-half hours earlier from 9:30 a.m. until the service h…

Edward Malmanger passed away from an unexpected heart attack May 18, 2021 at Methodist West Hospital in West Des Moines.

Joy Rothbart, 68, of Grand Mound, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 16, 2021, at home following a long battle with cancer.

Evelyn Doris Barber, 94, of Eldridge formerly of DeWitt, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021 at the Kahl Home in Davenport after a short illness.

Christopher W. O’Donnell, 46, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in DeBary, Florida, where he resided with his wife, Rachael Wheelen and mother-in-law, Lori Wheelen.

Marie Anderson, 94, of DeWitt, died Sunday May 16, 2021, at Wheatland Manor surrounded by family.

Mrs. Beverly Ilg, 87, of DeWitt, died early Thursday morning, May 6, 2021, at Bickford Assisted Living, Clinton.

Jerry Vaughn Griep, 84, of DeWitt, died at his home away from home, Prairie Hills of Clinton. Memories of a full life were his joy to converse about. Alzheimer’s disease sometimes changed the details, but smiles and laughter prevailed until his last day Thursday afternoon, May 6, 2021.

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Ann Moyna, 54, of Altoona, Iowa, passed away May 5, 2021, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines due to complications of ovarian cancer. Ann Terese (McClimon) Moyna was born September 22, 1966, in DeWitt, to Fabian and Winifred (Wallace) McClimon. She was a 1985 graduate of Central D…

Genevieve L. (Motzig) Berger, 100, passed away peacefully Tuesday May 4, 2021 at Harvest View in Herscher, Illinois.

Elaine Rittmer, 90, of DeWitt, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, following a brief illness.

Vicki Marie (Larson) Sharp, 69, of Preston, passed away April 26, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, in the embrace of her loving family.

Rosalyn J. Mommsen, age 89, of Clinton, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Clinton. A public visitation was held Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Preston, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. A public graveside service took place at Miles City Cemete…

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Jason Ray Golden, age 45, of Camanche, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 at his home. According to his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Saturday, May 1 from 1-3 p.m. at the Pape Funeral Home.

Please join us in honoring and celebrating the life of James “Jjjim” David on Saturday, May 8 at Grace Lutheran Camp’s Peter Retreat in DeWitt. The family will be welcoming guests from noon to 3 p.m.

Betty Mae Stuedemann, 89, of Clinton, passed away at Country House Residence in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. A visitation will take place from 10:00 - 12:00 on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Snell-Zornig Funeral Home in Clinton, with a private fami…

Brenda Kay Pringle, age 67, of Folletts, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at her home. In following Brenda’s wishes cremation rites will be accorded.  A Celebration of Life will be held from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at the DeWitt 4-H Fairgrounds. The Pape Funeral Home …

Jason Keith Griebel, 38, of Calamus, Iowa, died unexpectedly, Sunday morning, May 2, 2021, in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

Dr. Eugene L. “Gene” Beenk, 88, of DeWitt, died late Friday morning, April 23, 2021, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport.

Bernice T. (Feugen) Kilburg, 88, of Maquoketa passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 29, 2021 surrounded by her family at home.

Samuel S. (Sam) Weatherly, formerly of DeWitt, passed away on April 22, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Sam was born Feb. 15, 1929 in Central City, Nebraska to Fred and Jessie (McCloud) Weatherly. Sam married Donna Hough on Aug. 1, 1948. She preceded him in death on Oct. 15, 1983. Sam …

Kathleen (Kathy) Adeline Lorenzen, 84 of Clinton, passed away Monday, April 19, 2021 at Sarah Harding. According to her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.  A private family service and inurnment will be held at a later date, wish Pastor Dan Pool officiating at St. John Lutheran Chur…

Robert “Bob” Necker died peacefully April 14, 2021 with his wife, Viola at his side in spirit.

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.

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.