Obituaries

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Wed
17
Jun

Shirley M. Swisher

Shirley Mae (Weber) Swisher passed into eternity on June 8, 2020, at the Guttenberg Care Center.

Private graveside services will be held due to the COVID-19 virus.

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

Wed
17
Jun

Brian C. Minger

Brian Charles Minger of Garber, died May 14, 2020.

Joint funeral service with his mother, Leila, who passed away in March, will be scheduled at a later date.

Brian was born on Jan. 22, 1949, on a farm near Millville. He was born during a snowstorm and was the second of seven children born to John Lowell Minger and Leila Blanche (Moser) Minger. 

Wed
10
Jun

John C. Meyer

John Clifton Meyer, 95, of Garnavillo, passed away Monday, June 1, 2020, at his home. 

Public graveside service was Saturday, June 6, at the Garnavillo Community Cemetery, conducted by Rev. Gary Hatcher.

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

Wed
03
Jun

April E. Miller

April Elaine (Loetz) Miller, 75, of Elkader died Saturday, May 23, 2020. 

Funeral service were held Wednesday, June 3, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in McGregor, conducted by Rev. Andrew Preuss.

Burial was at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, McGregor.

Wed
03
Jun

Justin Schmitt

Justin Schmitt, 38, of Waterloo, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Justin was born Dec. 21, 1981, in Manchester, the son of James and Wanetta (Schmitt) Sadewasser. He attended Guttenberg High School and was a lead cook for many different restaurants throughout the years.

Wed
20
May

Joyce M. Smith

Joyce Marie Smith, 74, of Marion passed away on May 11, 2020. 

Family will be holding a private graveside service with burial in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. A public memorial service will be held at a later date.

Joyce was born on Dec. 22, 1945, the daughter of Vernon and Martha (Gull) Horstman. 

Wed
20
May

Daniel L. Westemeier

Daniel Leo Westemeier, 76, of Dubuque, died Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at the Unity Point Health-Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

Our dear husband, father, and grandfather deserves a beautiful tribute. However, in this unknown time with COVID-19 pandemic, having a public visitation is not possible. Please be with us in prayer. A celebration of Dan’s life will be held at a later date. 

Burial was in Linwood Cemetery in Dubuque.

Wed
20
May

Leroy “Doug” Wachendorf

With great sadness we announce the death of Leroy “Doug” Wachendorf, 60, on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at his home with loved ones by his side.

A celebration of Doug’s life will be held for his family and friends at a later time, when it is safe to do so.

Doug was born in Guttenberg, on Nov. 3, 1959, the son of Roy and Hedda Wachendorf. 

Wed
13
May

Gloria G. Priem

Gloria Gayle Priem, 86, of Garnavillo, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at Guttenberg Municipal Hospital in Guttenberg.

Due to the COVID-19 concerns, there will be a private family service and interment. The family plans to hold a public memorial at a later date.

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

Wed
06
May

Isabella R. Auer

The soul of Isabella Rose Auer, 17, was called home to Jesus on April 28, 2020, after courageously battling DIPG, a terminal brain cancer, for almost one year. Isabella offered her sufferings and carried her cross with humble quietness, grace, and dignity. Just hours before passing she was Anointed and given the Apostolic Pardon.

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