Obituaries

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Wed
16
Sep

Marcus E. Schlueter

Marcus Eugene Schlueter, 92, of Ryan, passed away on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. 

Visitation was Friday, Sept. 11, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester and also before services at the funeral home.

Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 12, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Ryan, conducted by Reverend Gabriel Anderson.

Wed
02
Sep

Jesse P. Danalewich

Jesse Patrick Danalewich, 70, of rural Elberon, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. 

He was born March 17, 1950, in Berwyn, Ill., the son of John and Mary Danalewich. He married Margie Froehle on Sept. 24, 1988, in Guttenberg. 

Jesse served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. After his service, he worked 47 years in floor covering installation, most recently at Appleby and Horn Tile Company in Cedar Rapids. 

Wed
02
Sep

John W. “Jack” Goebel

John William “Jack” Goebel, 81, of Colesburg passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully at home with family by his side, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020.

Private burial will be at a later date.

Jack was born Oct. 11, 1938, in Luxemburg, the son of Eugene and Helen (Klaus) Goebel. He was raised on his family homestead and was taught the value of hard work at a young age. Jack served in the United States Army National Guard. 

Wed
26
Aug

Carolyn H. Oberbroeckling

Carolyn H. Oberbroeckling, 75, of Guttenberg, completed her earthly journey on Aug. 19, 2020, at home, surrounded by her loving family.

To honor Carolyn’s life, a Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Father Marvin Bries.

Family and friends of Carolyn may visit from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. prior to the service at the church.

Wed
26
Aug

Harlan Backhaus

Harlan Lester Harvey Backhaus, 90, passed away on Aug. 18, 2020, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.

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

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

Wed
26
Aug

Andrew W. “Andy” Jaeger

Andrew W. “Andy” Jaeger, 67, of Dubuque, passed away peacefully at 7:50 a.m., on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at Ennoble Manor, surrounded by his loving family.

Visitation was Tuesday, Aug. 18, at Behr Funeral Home, Dubuque. Funeral services followed the visitation at the funeral home conducted by Pastor Christian Kincaid.

Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery at a later date following cremation.

Wed
26
Aug

DuWayne J. Patzner

DuWayne Joseph Patzner, 89, of rural Hazel Green, Wis., formerly of Dubuque, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque.

Funeral services were Friday, Aug. 21, at St. Mary’s Church in East Dubuque, Ill., conducted by Fr. Peter Snieg. Military honors was accorded at the church by members of the Dubuque Marine Corps League. Visitation was before services at the church.

Arrangements were handled by Miller Funeral Home of East Dubuque, Ill.

Wed
12
Aug

Ramona G. Balk

Ramona G. Balk passed away on July 16, 2020, after a month-long struggle with corona virus.

She was born on Oct. 6, 1952, in San Diego, Calif. Ramona married Dean Balk on March 7, 1970. While Dean was in the Navy, they traveled the world together for 22 years, until he retired in October 1990. They then made their home in Torrance, Calif. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Wed
05
Aug

Charles “Chuck” E. Peterman

Charles “Chuck” Eugene Peterman, 71, of Elkader, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at the Guttenberg Hospital.

A private family Mass was held, conducted by Rev. John Haugen.

Inurnment will be held at a later date.

Leonard Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elkader assisted the family. 

Wed
05
Aug

Lillian Handke

Lillian Handke, 93, departed peacefully from this earth at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood on Sunday, July 26, 2020, very much enveloped at the time of her passing by the immeasurable love of her large and devoted family.

A private funeral service was held at the City Cemetery in Guttenberg on July 30. She was laid to rest beside her husband.

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