• Elizabeth “Betty” Shepherd
    Friday, May 19, 2017 3:32 PM

    HANOVER–Elizabeth “Betty” Shepherd (nee Potter), 94, passed away on May 13, 2017, at the Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City, Kan.

    Visitation will be held at the Law Jones Funeral Home on May 25 at 10 a.m. with service to immediately follow at 11 a.m. Internment will take place after the service at the Hanover Evergreen Cemetery, with a luncheon afterwards at the Hanover VFW.

    Friends and family are invited to see more and share in Betty’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Robert Louis Lawlor
    Friday, May 19, 2017 3:20 PM

    NAPLES, Fla.–Robert Louis Lawlor, 90, died May 5, 2017, in Naples Florida.

    Funeral services are pending.

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  • Dale “Jack” Stephenson
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:17 PM

    GALENA–Dale M. “Jack” Stephenson, 95, of Galena, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family.

    Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Monday, May 22, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena, where military honors will be accorded graveside by Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193. Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation on Sunday.

    Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Dubuque, 1670 JFK Road, Dubuque, Iowa 52002.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Betty Schimanski
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 4:19 PM

    HANOVER–Betty D. Schimanski, 89, of Hanover, formerly of Apple Canyon Lake, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Elizabeth Nursing Home, Elizabeth.

    A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 22, 2017 at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Hanover. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover. A visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m., prior to the service at the funeral home.

    Memorials may be given to the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Betty’s memory.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Shirley A. Ricke
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 1:53 PM

    MENOMINEE–Shirley A. (Wiederholt) Ricke, 79, of Menominee, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017, at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa.

    The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 19, at Nativity BVM Catholic Church in Menominee, with the Rev. Dean Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Nativity BVM Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. on Friday at the Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque, where the parish rosary will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at millerfhed.com.

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  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:27 PM

    GALENA–Dorothy Jean Haman, 88, of Galena, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community, Galena.

    In keeping with her wishes there will be no public services and burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded.

    The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is in charge of arrangements.

  • Marcella Lucille Ortscheid
    Monday, May 15, 2017 3:46 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Marcella Lucille Ortscheid, 89, of Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of Galena, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Assisi Village Assisted Living, Dubuque.

    Funeral mass will be 11 AM, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Galena friends may call after 9:30 AM at the church until time of mass. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Kyle R. Bartell
    Monday, May 15, 2017 3:42 PM

    POTOSI, Wis.–Kyle R. Bartell, 60, of Potosi,  Wis., passed peacefully on Friday, May 5, 2017, at his home.

    Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, at the Melby Funeral Home and Crematory, Platteville, Wis.

    Memorials may be made to the Kyle R. Bartell Memorial Fund. 

    Online condolences may be made at melbyfh.com.

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  • Ruth Alma Redfearn
    Monday, May 15, 2017 3:41 PM

    SCALES MOUND–Ruth Alma Redfearn, 92, of Scales Mound, passed away Sunday morning, May 14, 2017, at the Galena Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday May 18, at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Schapville, with Pastor Mark Oehlert officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, May 17 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, and from 9:30 a.m. till time of the service on Thursday at the church.

    The Miller and Steinke Funeral Home of Scales Mound is in charge of arrangements.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at millerfhed.com.

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  • Kathryn M. Penzol
    Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:38 PM

    GALENA–Kathryn M. Penzol, 58, of Galena, formerly of Harvard, died Monday, May 8, 2017, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

    The visitation will be from 10-11 a.m., Saturday, May 20 at Saunders and McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Gerald Menk of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Antioch officiating. Burial will be in Big Foot Cemetery in Big Foot.

    Memorials may be made to the family.

    For information call the funeral home at 815-943-5400.

    Sign the online guest book at saundersmcfarlin.net.

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  • Gloria A. Morris
    Wednesday, May 10, 2017 1:22 PM

    GALENA–Gloria A. Morris, 92, of Dubuque, Iowa, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

    Private family services will be held at Linwood Cemetery. 

    The Egelhof, Siegert and Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family.

    To leave an online condolence, please visit egelhofsiegertcasper.com.

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  • Tuesday, May 09, 2017 11:21 AM

    ELIZABETH–LeRoy E. Fender passed away on December 8, 2016, but his wonderful spirit remains strong in the hearts of his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He will always be fondly remembered by his many friends and family members.

    A memorial celebration of his life, including a pig roast, will be held at his former home, now the home of his grandson, David Bauer, at 125 E. Sycamore Street in Elizabeth on May 20, 2017 at 2 p.m. All family and friends are welcome to attend.

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  • James Buss
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017 11:19 AM

    GALENA–BMC (ret.) James Wallace Buss, 61, of Galena, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, April 29, 2017 at his home.

    A celebration of life will be held at Noon, Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena where friends may gather after 10 a.m. at the funeral chapel until time of service. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Galena where military honors will be accorded by Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Tuesday, May 09, 2017 11:18 AM

    GALENA–Keith K. Wiegman, 79, of Galena, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.

    A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Galena. Military honors will be accorded graveside by Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • James “Jim” Kolbe
    Monday, May 08, 2017 1:33 PM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis. – James “Jim” L. Kolbe, 67, of Hazel Green, Wis., passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa. 

    Services will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Hazel Green, with the Rev. Kenneth Frisch officiating. Burial with military honors accorded will be in the St. Francis de Sales Church Cemetery in Hazel Green. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 8, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Hazel Green and on Tuesday, May 9, from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church.

    In lieu of plants and flowers, a James “Jim” L. Kolbe Memorial Fund has been established. The Haudenshield Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Cuba City, Wis is serving the family. Online condolences may be left for the family at haudenshieldfuneralhome.com.

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  • Elizabeth ”Scotty” LaBotte
    Friday, May 05, 2017 1:23 PM

    COAL VALLEY–Elizabeth “Scotty” LaBotte, 90, of Coal Valley, passed away at the Galena Senior Care Center on May 3, 2017, after a period of failing health.

    Services will be held Monday, May 8 at First Presbyterian Church, Coal Valley, with the Rev. Tim Snart officiating. Burial will be in Rock Island National Cemetery. Visitation is 2 to 5 p.m. at Trimble Funeral Home, Coal Valley.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church.

    Visit Scotty’s personal tribute page at TrimbleFuneralHomes.com. to share stories and condolences, and light a candle in her memory.

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  • Joan Marie Sampson
    Wednesday, May 03, 2017 1:43 PM

    MARSHFIELD, Mass.–Joan Marie Sampson, 84, a longtime resident of Marshfield and Kingston, Mass., passed away peacefully on Monday April 24, 2017, in the company of her family at the Bell Tower Retirement Center in East Dubuque.

    A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in Massachusetts with family and friends.

    The Miller Funeral Home of East Dubuque is assisting the family.

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  • Monday, May 01, 2017 2:30 PM
    HANOVER–Bonnie J. Carter, 60, of Hanover, was a loving and compassionate mom, grandma and friend. She died on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in her home, surrounded by her loving family.
  • Monday, May 01, 2017 2:30 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–William “Bill” Cowsert, 81, East Dubuque, previously of Elizabeth, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, at home with his loving family by his side.
  • Monday, May 01, 2017 2:29 PM
    FREEPORT–Orville Streicher, 86, of Freeport, passed away on April 8, 2017. Walker Mortuary assisted the family. Cremation rites were accorded and services will be held at a later date.
  • Mary Jo Hartwig
    Monday, May 01, 2017 2:28 PM

    GALENA–Mary Jo Hartwig, 90, of Galena, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017, with her son, Kendall by her side.

    Services were held Saturday, April 29 at the Miller and Steinke Galena Chapels. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena.

    Online condolences may be left at galenachapels.com.

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  • Nicholas Raymond Christensen
    Monday, May 01, 2017 2:23 PM

    DENVER, Colo.–Nicholas Raymond Christensen, 27, of Denver, Colo., passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017, in Denver.

    A celebration of Nick’s life will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday, May 3 at the Miller-Steinke Funeral Home, Galena.

    Online condolences may be left at galenachapels.com.

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  • A. Arleen Brobeck
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 9:02 AM

    GALENA–A. Arleen Brobeck, 86, of Galena, formerly of Rockford, passed away peacefully with her sister by her side on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

    Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 27 at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park. Pastor Patricia Allen-Stewart will be officiating. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. until time of service. Entombment will follow services in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

    In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. Anthony College of Nursing Foundation. To share a condolence, visit sunsetfhmemgardens.com.

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  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017 11:47 AM
    FREEPORT–Orville Streicher, 86, of Freeport, passed away on April 8, 2017.
  • Linda S. Ace
    Monday, April 24, 2017 3:54 PM
    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Linda S. Ace, 73, of Hazel Green, Wis., passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa.

    Visitation was held Saturday, March 25, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. A graveside service was held immediately following the visitation at Council Hill Cemetery, rural Scales Mound.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Richard “Dick” Ballein
    Monday, April 24, 2017 3:49 PM
    GALENA–Richard “Dick” David Ballein, 65, of Galena, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer at the Monroe Clinic Hospital with family and friends at his side.

    Funeral services will be  6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Furlong Funeral Chapel in Galena. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home until service time. Military honors will be conducted.

    A memorial fund has been established in Richard’s memory.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Neil Joseph Wand
    Monday, April 17, 2017 2:29 PM

    GALENA–Neil Joseph Wand, 77, of Galena, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa.

    A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 22, at Church of St. Mary Catholic Church in Elizabeth. Inurnment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Elizabeth. 

    A memorial visitation will be held from 10-10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 22, at Church of St. Mary Catholic Church prior to the Mass.

    In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Neil’s memory. 

    Friends and family are invited to share in Neil’s at life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Dorothea “DeeDee” Moser
    Monday, April 10, 2017 4:00 PM

    CALEDONIA, Minn.–Dorothea “DeeDee” Moser, 85, of Caledonia, Minn., formerly of Galena, died Friday, April 7, 2017, at Caledonia Care and Rehab.

    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Caledonia, with the Rev. Steven Meyer officiating. Luncheon will follow and graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Galena.

    Visitation will be from 8:30-10 a.m. on Tuesday morning before the service at the church.

    Miller and Steinke Galena Chapels were in charge of arrangements.

    Online condolences may be left at galenachapels.com.

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  • Lynn Joy Leighton
    Monday, April 10, 2017 3:52 PM

    HANOVER–Lynn Joy Leighton, 66, of Hanover, died Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Galena-Stauss Nursing Home in Galena.

    Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Hanover. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover.

    A visitation will be held from 9:30-11 a.m. prior to the service, at the funeral home.

    A memorial fund has been established in Lynn’s memory. Family and friends are invited to share in Lynn’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • John “Duff” Duffy
    Friday, April 07, 2017 3:56 PM

    TEMPE, Ariz.–John Duffy, 60, of Tempe, Ariz., formerly of Galena, was called home Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

    A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 29 at Greenwood Cemetery in Galena. His ashes will be placed with his beloved NaNa.
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  • Alice Ramona “Mona” Chapman
    Friday, April 07, 2017 12:52 PM

    GALENA–Alice Ramona “Mona” Chapman, 86, of Galena, passed peacefully with family Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

    A private family service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Galena. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Donald E. Smith
    Friday, April 07, 2017 12:49 PM

    VERONA, Wis.–Donald Eugene Smith, 91, of Verona, Wis., formerly of Elizabeth, died Friday, March 31, 2017, of natural causes, just two days short of his 92nd birthday.

    A celebration of Don’s life will be held Saturday, May 13, in Fitchburg, Wis.

    Remembrances may be left online at informedchoicefunerals.com.

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  • John Gerald Piquett
    Friday, April 07, 2017 12:43 PM

    GALENA–John Gerald Piquett, 61, of Galena, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at home surrounded by family and friends, after a courageous battle with brain cancer.

    A celebration of John’s life will be held at an open house at The Galena Golf Club on Saturday, April 15, from 2 until 4 p.m. All are welcome and we look forward to everyone stopping by to celebrate John’s life and all of the love he has shared with each of us.

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  • Betty J. Richardson
    Thursday, April 06, 2017 2:04 PM

    GALENA–Betty J. Richardson of Galena passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Midwest Medical Center in Galena.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Galena, with the Rev. David Reese officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena.

    Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Saturday at St. Michael's Church. The Miller Funeral Home of East Dubuque is serving the family.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary, 1 Medical Center Drive, Galena, or Hospice of Dubuque, 1670 JFK Road. Dubuque, Iowa 52002.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at millerfhed.com.

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  • Dorothy Ann Urbaczewski
    Monday, April 03, 2017 3:35 PM

    ELIZABETH–Dorothy Ann Urbaczewski, 94, of Elizabeth, formerly Stratford, Conn., passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Midwest Medical Center, Galena.

    Services will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Stratford. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is assisting with local arrangements.

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  • Theda Mae Curwen
    Monday, April 03, 2017 3:34 PM

    BENTON, Wis.–Theda Mae Curwen, 99, of Benton Township, Wisconsin, passed away on Sunday night, April 2, 2017, surrounded by her family at the family farm.

    Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the United Methodist Church in Benton with the Rev. Bill Vasey officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Friday at Casey Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Benton and from 9:15-10:15 a.m. Saturday at the church before the service.

    Memorials will be donated to Hospice of Dubuque in appreciation for the fine care given to our parents and family. Online condolences for the family may be left at caseyfuneralhome.net.

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  • Mary Catherine Vandermillen
    Monday, April 03, 2017 2:01 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Mary Catherine (Kuhle) Vandermillen, 78, of East Dubuque, passed away at Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque, Iowa.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, April 4, at St. Mary’s Church in East Dubuque with the Rev. Dean Smith officiating. Burial will be in the East Dubuque Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. on Monday, April 3, at the Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at millerfhed.com.

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  • Diana Lynn Hammell
    Friday, March 31, 2017 3:33 PM

    CALEDONIA, Minn.–Diana Lynn Hammell, 65, of Caledonia, Minn., passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Winneshiek Memorial Hospital, Decorah, Iowa.

    A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, March 23, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Caledonia. Father Matt Fasnacht officiated, with burial at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, New Albin, Iowa. McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia, assisted the family with arrangements and online condolences may be given at mccormickfuneralhome.net.

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  • Friday, March 31, 2017 3:28 PM

    ELIZABETH–Darlene Schulz, 93, of Elizabeth, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017, in the Elizabeth Nursing Home.

    Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 8, 2017, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Elizabeth, with the Rev. Mike Nesbit officiating. Friends may gather after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church until the time of service.

    Following the funeral, there will be a lunch provided in the church basement.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Earl John Hasken
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:19 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Earl J. Hasken, 82, of East Dubuque, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Unity Point Health-The Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in East Dubuque, with Fr. Dean Smith officiating. Burial will be in the East Dubuque Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by members of American Legion Post 787.

    Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Friday at St. Mary’s Church, 170 Montgomery Ave. in East Dubuque, where the parish rosary/scripture service will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday. Members of the East Dubuque Volunteer Fire Dept. will meet at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Church, and members of American Legion Post 787 will meet at 6:00 p.m. Friday at the Church. Friends may also call from 8:45-9:45 a.m. on Saturday at the Miller Funeral Home.

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  • Roger C. Reifsteck
    Monday, March 27, 2017 2:48 PM

    SAVANNA–Roger C. Reifsteck, 67, of Savanna, died Monday, March 27, 2017, at Mercy Living Center, South, Clinton, Iowa.

    A memorial visitation will be held from 4-5 p.m., Sunday, April 2, at the Mt. Carroll Church of God, Mt. Carroll. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 5 p.m. following the visitation at the church.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Friday, March 24, 2017 3:10 PM
    ELIZABETH–Patricia Celista Wolter, 77, of Elizabeth, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017, in the loving care of the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth.
  • Lillian “Lil” Accola
    Friday, March 24, 2017 1:58 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Mrs. Lillian D. “Lil” Accola, 98, of East Dubuque, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 23, 2017, at Manor Care Health Services in Dubuque, Iowa.

    Visitation will be held from 9:30-11 a.m. on Monday, March 27 at the Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday. Burial will be in the East Dubuque Cemetery.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at millerfhed.com.

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  • Friday, March 17, 2017 4:42 PM

    GALENA–JoAnn M. Sproule, 79, of Galena, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Dubuque Specialty Care, surrounded by her loving family.

    A private family service will be held at a later date. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is assisting the family.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • QuoShunda Chiffon “Shonnie” Linear
    Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:11 PM

    GALENA–QuoShunda Chiffon “Shonnie” Linear, 34, of Galena, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Midwest Medical Center, Galena.

    Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may call after 2 p.m. until time of service. Cremation rites will follow the service and burial will be held at a later date.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the QuoShunda Linear Family Fund which has been established at First Community Bank, 101 Exchange Street, Galena, IL 61036.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Donald “Doggie” Schumacher
    Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:01 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Donald W. “Doggie” Schumacher, 66, of Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of Elizabeth, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque.

    Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, March 18, at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Burial will be in Elizabeth Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, March 17, at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Elizabeth.

    A memorial fund has been established in Donald’s memory.

    Friends and family are invited to share in Donald’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Theodore “Ted” Krohmer
    Monday, March 13, 2017 2:32 PM

    ELIZABETH–Theodore “Ted” Herman Krohmer, 86, of Elizabeth, died at home on Friday, March 10, 2017, surrounded by his family after an extended battle with cancer.

    A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 18, 2017, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Elizabeth. Burial will take place in Woodbine Cemetery, Woodbine.

    A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Friday, March 17, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Elizabeth.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made out to Freeport Health Network (FHN) Hospice or GiGi’s Playhouse-Rockford.

    Friends and Family are invited to share in Ted’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Sally Schlencher Traul
    Thursday, March 09, 2017 2:28 PM

    ORMAND BEACH, Fla.–Sally Schlencher Traul, 74, of Plantation Bay in Ormond Beach, Fla., passed away March 2, 2017, at Halifax Hospital, surrounded by her husband, Bob; her children, Kristine, Eric and Jennifer; and her grandson, Matthew.

    Her loving family will celebrate her life later this year in a private ceremony.

    In lieu of flowers or gifts, please make a donation to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance ocrf.kintera.org/wallofhope/sallytraul in Sally’s name.

    Arrangements are under the care of Lohman Funeral Home Ormond.

    Condolences for the family may be shared at lohmanfuneralhomes.com.

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  • Jeanne LaLonde Bodell
    Tuesday, March 07, 2017 1:36 PM

    EUGENE, Ore.–Jeanne LaLonde Bodell died Jan. 27, 2017 from brain cancer.

    Please sign the guest book at registerguard.com/legacy.

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  • Donna J. Marsden
    Tuesday, March 07, 2017 12:22 PM

    WARREN–Donna J. Marsden, 84, of Warren passed away peacefully on March 6, 2017.

    A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 AM on Thursday, March 9, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Warren. Burial will be at St. Ann Catholic Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Father Andrew Skorbutt.

    Visitation will be from 4:00 till 8:00 PM on Wednesday March 8, at the Bartell-Leamon Funeral Home in Warren.

    A memorial has been established in her name. Condolences may be sent to the family at leamonfh.com.

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