Obituaries

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Wed
28
Oct

Doris Helen (Nigg) Douthat

Doris Helen (Nigg) Douthat, 88, of Saline, Mich., died peacefully at home on Oct. 19, 2020.

Service will be private.

Wed
21
Oct

Faith M. Noack

Faith Marie Noack, 76, of Iowa City, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at West Ridge Care Center in Cedar Rapids, following a brief illness.

Graveside services were Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Guttenberg City Cemetery, conducted by Rev. Gary Hatcher.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. 

Wed
14
Oct

Linda K. Ludovissy

Linda K. Ludovissy, 60, of Dubuque, formerly of Holy Cross, passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, at Unity Point Hospital, Dubuque.

Visitation was Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Kramer Funeral Home, Dyersville.

Wed
14
Oct

Daniel Schweikert

Daniel Schweikert, 88, of Monona died Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wis.

A celebration of life will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Faith Lutheran Church in Monona, conducted by Rev. Mel Harris.

Due to COVID-19, we ask everyone to continue physical distancing and wear a mask if you plan on attending.

Wed
07
Oct

Richard D. “Dick” Franks

Richard D. “Dick” Franks, 92, of Oelwein died on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 30, 2020, at the Grandview Health Care Center, Oelwein.

Visitation was Friday, Oct. 2, at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein and before the service at the church on Saturday.

Funeral services were Saturday, Oct. 3, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Gary Hatcher.

Wed
07
Oct

Sonja Klocker

Sonja Klocker, 65, passed away peacefully in her sleep Sept. 20, 2020, after a series of continuing health issues.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date when it will be safe for people to gather.

Sonja was born in Dubuque on March 26, 1955, to parents Curt and Wilma Troester of Garnavillo.

Wed
30
Sep

Reece J. Klink

Reece Joseph Klink, 72, of Guttenberg, was suddenly called home to his Lord and Savior on Friday, September 25, 2020. 

Due to COVID-19 concerns there will be a private family service and interment.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. 

Wed
30
Sep

Gilda L. Miller

Gilda Lavonne Miller, 92, of Colesburg, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.

Graveside services were Friday, Sept. 25, at the Brown Cemetery, Colesburg. 

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Gilda was born on Jan. 4, 1928, in Guttenberg, the daughter of Ben and Ona Kulper. 

Wed
30
Sep

Thalia E. Sadewasser

Thalia Eileen Sadewasser, 63, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. She battled cancer for the past three years.

A gathering to celebrate her life was held Saturday, Sept. 26, at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service, Iowa City, where a time of sharing was led by Rev. Dr. Barrie Tritle.

Wed
16
Sep

Kathleen Neylan

On Thursday July 16, 2020, Kathleen Neylan, loving sister and aunt, passed away at the age of 75.

Kathleen was born on Sept. 1, 1944, in Washington, D.C. She spent her formative years in Garnavillo and Elkader. In 1961, she graduated high school from St. Clare’s School in Wisconsin. Kathleen attended the University of Iowa, with a major in literature. She received her undergraduate degree in 1964 and then went on to graduate from the University of Iowa law school in 1967. An early trailblazer, she was one of only three women in her graduating class. In 1967, she passed the Iowa Bar Exam.

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