• Irma Wiley
    Monday, August 29, 2016 1:45 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Irma J. “Jeanie” Wiley, 84, of East Dubuque, formerly of Elizabeth, lived her life to make others happy. At the age of 84, she passed away at Brookfield Rehab in Brookfield, Wis. 

    A Celebration of Jeanie’s life will be held at noon on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Elizabeth. Burial of ashes will take place in the Elizabeth Cemetery. A memorial gathering will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the Celebration of Life Service.

    In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Food Basket in Elizabeth in Jeanie’s memory.

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

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  • Fred Hancock
    Friday, August 26, 2016 4:14 PM

    JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.–Fred. D. Hancock, Jr., 74, Jackson Hole, Wyo., formerly of Galena, passed away Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Jackson Hole.

    A memorial service will take place in Jackson Hole at a later date.

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  • Friday, August 26, 2016 10:36 AM

    DENVER, Colo.–On July 25 2016, in Denver, Colo., at the age of 91, Lorraine J. Hittman left this earth to be with the Lord.

    A private family service will be held at the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Galena, at 10:30 a.m., on Sunday Sept. 11, 2016. The Miller and Steinke Funeral Home in Galena is assisting the family.

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  • Marie Jane Strampe
    Friday, August 26, 2016 10:30 AM

    stockton–Marie Jane Strampe, 94, of Stockton, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at Presence St. Joseph Center in Freeport. 

    Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 29, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Stockton.There will be a visitation before the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Stockton.

    A memorial fund has been established.

    Condolences may be shared with her family at hermannfuneralhome.com.

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  • Joseph Rice
    Monday, August 22, 2016 2:40 PM

    GALENA–Joseph G. Rice, 61, of Galena, passed away Aug. 15, 2016, at his home.

    In keeping with his wishes, there will be no public visitation. 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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  • Paul Ericksen
    Monday, August 22, 2016 2:38 PM

    GALENA–Paul G. Ericksen entered this world on Sept. 11, 1945, in Antioch, and left us in Galena, on Aug. 12, 2016. Paul passed away at home under the care of Hospice of Dubuque, his wife Alice, son Jeff, and daughter-in-law, Korynne (Gabay). He was also continuously surrounded by the love of close friends and family. Be at peace, Paul. Be at peace.

    In keeping with his wishes, there will be no public services. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is assisting the family.

    In memory of Paul, donations can be made to the VanderCook College of Music’s Great Teacher’s Scholarship Fund atnpo.justgive.org/vandercook in memory of Paul G. Ericksen.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Virginia Beatty
    Monday, August 22, 2016 2:37 PM

    GALENA–Virginia “Ginny” Ann Beatty, 90, of Galena, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at her son’s home, surrounded by her loving family.

    Services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, at the United Methodist Church, Galena. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena.

    Friends may call from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Galena Methodist Church.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the United Methodist Church, 125 South Bench St., Galena, IL 61036, and the Washburne House, Galena. 

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Norman Creighton
    Friday, August 19, 2016 4:02 PM

    STOCKTON–Norman Anthony “Moose” Creighton, 80, of Stockton passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his family. 

    The family of Norm would like to invite all friends and family to a gathering at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Stockton, from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27. It will be immediately followed by a funeral mass and military honors. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to FHN Hospice.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Viola Rojemann
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:53 PM

    Viola A. Rojemann, 91, of Menominee, passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at the Galena Stauss Senior Care Community.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at Nativity BVM Catholic Church at Menominee, with Fr. Stephen Lundgren officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Visitation is from 3 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 9 – 9:45 a.m. on Thursday at the Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque, where the St. Ann’s Rosary will be recited at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday. Members of American Legion Post # 787 of East Dubuque will meet at the funeral home at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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

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  • Lura Altschuler
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:11 AM

    Lura Keogh Altschuler, 98, of Galena, formerly of Chicago, passed away on Friday Aug. 12th, 2016 in Galena.

    Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 20th at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 2755 West 111th Street, Chicago. Interment will be in the Keogh Family Mausoleum.

    Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, Dubuque, Iowa assisted the family.

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  • Monday, August 15, 2016 3:04 PM

    ELIZABETH–Ronald Peter Lara, 74, of Elizabeth, formerly of Chicago, died on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

  • Gayle Burns
    Monday, August 15, 2016 2:55 PM

    GALENA–Gayle I. (Osburn) Burns, daughter of Harvey and Isabelle (Eulberg) Osburn, 92 years old, of Galena, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at her home..

    Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 18, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the family plot in the church cemetery.

    Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where a parish rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. and the Catholic Daughter prayer service will follow.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Monday, August 08, 2016 2:44 PM

    STOCKTON–Clarence “Acy” E. Tucker, 93, of Stockton, passed away at home Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

    Funeral services were held Saturday, July 30 at the Hermann Funeral Home, Stockton. Burial of cremains will be held at a later date.

    Condolences may be shared with his family at hermannfuneralhome.com.

  • William Ray
    Monday, August 08, 2016 2:43 PM

    GALENA–William F. “Bill” Ray, 88, of Galena, passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at the Galena- Stauss Assisted Living in Galena.

    Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena, where friends may call after 9 a.m. until time of services. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Military honors will be accorded at graveside by the Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193.

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  • Kenneth Harkness
    Monday, August 08, 2016 2:41 PM

    HANOVER–Kenneth “Ken” Harkness, 70, of Hanover, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at his home, with his sisters by his side.

    A celebration of Ken’s life will take place at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, August 13, at the United Presbyterian Church in Hanover.

    A visitation will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial of ashes will take place in Evergreen Cemetery in Hanover with the military rites provided by Hanover VFW Post 5300. A luncheon will follow at the VFW in Hanover. 

    A memorial fund has been established in Ken’s memory. Friends and family are invited to share in Ken’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Monday, August 08, 2016 2:41 PM

    WARREN–Robert Lee “Mick” Zink, 93, of Warren, went to be with Jesus late Saturday night, Aug. 6, 2016, at his home with his wife and son at his side. 

    The Rite of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 13, at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Elizabeth with Pastor Kenneth R. Arndt officiating. A visitation will be held from 10 -11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Elizabeth Cemetery. 

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  • Robert Rehfeld
    Monday, August 08, 2016 2:37 PM

    GALENA–Robert L. Rehfeld, 76, of Galena, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Midwest Medical Center in Galena.

    Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of “Bob’s” life, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church in Galena, with Rev. Jim McCrea officiating. Visitation will be from 3 – 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the church. The Miller & Steinke Funeral Home of Galena is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at Oakland Cemetery in Freeport, IL.

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

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  • Tuesday, August 02, 2016 10:34 AM

    MADISON, Wis.–Robert Charles "Sparky" Fuerstenberg, 75, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

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  • Kenneth Herman
    Friday, July 29, 2016 5:05 PM

    GALENA–Kenneth L. Herman, 86, of Denver, Colo., formerly of Galena, and Dubuque, Iowa, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at his home in Denver.

    There will be a celebration of Ken’s life to be held at a later date.

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  • Earl Furlong
    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:12 PM

    GALENA–Earl “Nick” Furlong, 89, of Galena, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth.

    Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may call after 9 a.m. at the funeral home until time of service. Burial will be in St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Galena, where military honors will be accorded by Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Irene Tranel
    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:04 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Mrs. Gilbert B. (Irene A. Heim) Tranel, 93, of East Dubuque, formerly of Menominee, went peacefully to her heavenly home Monday, July 25, 2016, at Luther Manor, Dubuque, Iowa.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday July 30, at Nativity B.V.M. Church, Menominee, with the Rev. Steven A. Lundgren and Deacon Larry Tranel officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, 1185 Route 35 N, East Dubuque. The parish and Nativity B.V.M. Saint Ann Society will recite the rosary at 2:45 p.m. Friday.

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

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  • James Williams
    Friday, July 22, 2016 4:56 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.–James “Dawson” Williams, 102, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died May 31, 2016.

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  • Gilbert B. “Gib/Gibby” Kruser
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 4:04 PM

    Kieler, Wis.–Gilbert B. “Gib/Gibby” Kruser, 91, of Kieler, Wis., passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kieler, with Fr. Bernard Rott officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque, where a parish scripture service will be at 2:45 p.m. Friday. Visitation will also be on Saturday from 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Parish Center, in Kieler.

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

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  • Paul Brashaw
    Monday, July 18, 2016 2:53 PM

    GALENA–Paul C. Brashaw, 62, of rural Galena, passed away with his family by his side, following a sudden illness on Thursday, July 14, 2016, at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison, Wis.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Galena, with the Rev. David Reese officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Galena.

    Visitation will be from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday at the Galena Bible Church, 11108 Highway 20 West in Galena. Visitation will also be from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Michael’s Church.  The Miller & Steinke Funeral Home, Galena is serving the family.

    A Paul C. Brashaw memorial fund has been established to continue the Kimberly Brashaw Servant Leadership Scholarship Fund and for the Galena Area EMS.

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  • Monday, July 18, 2016 2:51 PM

    PHOENIX, Ariz.–Stanley J. Albrecht, 74, of Phoenix, Ariz., died June 1, 2016, at home.

    A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Oct. 8, 2016, at Schapville Zion Presbyterian Church, Schapville.

    A memorial fund has been established in his name and may be sent to Mary Ellen Rife, 4112 Water Course Drive, Medina, Ohio 44256.

    The Samaritan Funeral Home of Phoenix was in charge of arrangements.

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  • Cornelius Curtin
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 9:56 AM

    ELIZABETH–Cornelius P. Curtin, of Elizabeth, succumbed finally after a long bout with cancer on Monday, July 11, 2016.

    Services will be private.

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  • Monday, July 11, 2016 1:47 PM

    GALENA–Patrick A. Liegel, 55, of Galena, formerly of Spring Green, Wis. passed away Saturday, July 9, 2016.

    A Mass in memory of Patrick will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 16 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Spring Green, with the Rev. John Silva officiating. Burial will be in St. Luke’s Catholic Cemetery in Plain, Wis.

    Visitation will be held at the church from 11:30 a.m. until the time of services.

    Online condolences available at staffordfuneralhomes.com. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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  • James Spillane
    Monday, July 11, 2016 11:45 AM

    ROUND ROCK, Texas–James P. Spillane, 67, of Round Rock, Texas, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016, while on vacation with his family in Orlando, Fla.

    There will be a celebration of his life at 3 p.m., Sunday, July 17 at Northwest Fellowship, 13427 Pond Springs Road, Austin, Texas.

    The family, in keeping with the generous nature of Jim’s heart, wish any memorials may be sent to the Charities, Missionary Churches, or food pantry of your choice in his honor.

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  • Walter Mercer
    Friday, July 08, 2016 12:10 PM

    HANOVER–Walter H. “Wally” Mercer, 61, of Hanover, died suddenly as the result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Jo Daviess County.

    Cremation rites have been accorded.

    A Celebration of Life will be held from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016, at the Hanover V.F.W. in Hanover.

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

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  • Claude Klenke
    Thursday, July 07, 2016 1:45 PM

    LaSALLE–Claude E. Klenke, 86, of LaSalle, died July 4, 2016, at the Illinois Veterans’ Home, LaSalle.

    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 8, at the Miller and Steinke Funeral Home, Scales Mound, with Pastor Kathy Lynn officiating. Burial will be in the Scales Mound Township Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by members of American Legion Post 298.

    Visitation is after 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

    Memorials may be given to the Illinois Veterans’ Home, 1016 O’Conor Ave., LaSalle, IL 61301.

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

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  • Betty Landers
    Wednesday, July 06, 2016 12:15 PM

    HINSDALE–Betty Jean Noton Landers, 82, Hinsdale, passed away on July 1, 2016, at Eve Assisted Living and Memory Center in Hinsdale, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 17 at the Hanover United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Louise Brokaw officiating. Following the service, a luncheon will be served in Fellowship Hall.

    Funeral information or online condolences, ahlgrimfuneral.com or 847-882-5580.

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  • Kevin Jestice
    Tuesday, July 05, 2016 11:37 AM

    GALENA–Kevin P. Jestice, 49, of Freeport, formerly of Hanover, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2016, at his residence in Freeport.

    Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 6, at the Miller and Steinke Funeral Home in Galena with the Rev. Dennis Morrissy officiating.  Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena.

    Visitation is from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, at the Miller and Steinke Funeral Home in Galena.

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  • Laverne Muehleip
    Friday, July 01, 2016 11:25 AM

    GALENA–Laverne O. Muehleip, 92, of Galena, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016, at Serenity Hospice House, Phoenix, Ariz.

    Funeral service were held Wednesday, July 6, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena, where military rites were accorded at graveside by the Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:46 PM

    PHOENIX, Ariz.–Stanley J. Albrecht, 74, of Phoenix, Ariz., died June 11, 2016, at home.

    A memorial fund has been established in his name and may be sent to: Mary Ellen Rife, 4112 Water Course Drive, Medina, Ohio 44256.

    The Samaritan Funeral Home of Phoenix was in charge of arrangements.

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  • Ruth M. Kirchner
    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:33 PM

    GALENA–Ruth M. Kirchner 89, of Galena passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community.

    Funeral service will be 11 AM, Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena and where friends may call after 9 AM at the chapel until time of service. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Friday, June 24, 2016 2:41 PM

    HANOVER–Tina Lynn Matson, 66, of Hanover, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Waverly Place, Stockton.

  • Gladys Nath
    Friday, June 24, 2016 2:34 PM

    GALENA–Gladys L. Nath, 100, of Galena, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    Visitation is from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, at the Miller & Steinke Funeral Home in Galena.

    Funeral services will be held Monday, June 27, at the Miller and Steinke Funeral Home in Galena, with the Rev. Stacy Cavanaugh officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena.

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  • Betty Lou Stark
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 2:16 PM

    GALENA–Betty Lou Stark, 84, of Galena, passed away, Monday, June 20, 2016, at Ennoble Manor Care Center, Dubuque, Iowa. 

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 2, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Friends may call after 9 a.m. until time of services. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Elaine Boutin
    Monday, June 20, 2016 3:58 PM

    ROCKFORD–Elaine Frances Houy Boutin, 74, of Rockford, died Friday, June 17, 2016, at OSF Saint Anthony Hospital, Rockford, taken too quickly from her loved ones after succumbing to cancer.

    Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, at Holy Family Catholic Church which will be celebrated by Elaine’s cousin, The Most Reverend John R. Manz, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago. Interment will be held privately at Calvary Cemetery.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society.

    Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory assisted the family. Extend online condolences at: fitzgeraldfh.com.

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  • Ralph Schoenhard
    Monday, June 20, 2016 3:55 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Ralph G. “Bud” Schoenhard, 88, of 1001 Assissi Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of East Dubuque and Scales Mound, died Saturday, June 18, 2016, at home.

    Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, at the Miller and Steinke Funeral Home in Scales Mound. Private family burial will be at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Scales Mound following the visitation.

    Memorials may be donated to Hospice of Dubuque.

    Online condolences maybe left for the family at millerfhed.com.

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  • Thursday, June 16, 2016 2:04 PM

    CHICAGO–Harold S. Patinkin, 90, of Chicago, died June 15, 2016.

    Services were held Monday, June 20 at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel, Skokie. Burial was in Memorial Park.

    Memorials in his memory to Jewish United Fund, 30 South Wells St., Chicago, IL 60606 or juf.org would be appreciated.

    Arrangements by: Chicago Jewish Funerals-Skokie, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com.

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  • Monday, June 13, 2016 4:46 PM

    COLDWATER, Mich.–Michael “Mike” Arthur Winter, 39, of Coldwater, Mich. passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind. 

    Funeral services were held Monday, June 6, at First Baptist Church in Coldwater.

  • Margaret Kilroy
    Friday, June 10, 2016 10:37 AM

    SCALES MOUND–Margaret “Peggy” Kilroy, 69,  of Scales Mound, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2016.

    A brief visitation will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Holy Trinity Church, Scales Mound, followed by mass at 11:00 a.m. Margaret’s ashes will be buried later this summer in Chicago when arrangements can be made.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Thursday, June 09, 2016 10:52 AM

    TUCSON, Ariz.–Una Wilhelmina (Einsweiler) Burrows, of Tucson, Ariz. passed away peaceful on Aug. 28, 2015, at the age of 106.

    Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, June 18 at Greenwood Cemetery, Galena.

  • Robert Robertson Sr.
    Wednesday, June 08, 2016 11:22 AM

    NORMAL–Robert L. Robertson Sr, 47, of Normal, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

    Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington with Pastor Dave Berry officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded.

    A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11 at the Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington, with Pastor Dave Berry officiating.

    A Celebration of Life will also be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Saturday, June 18 at Storybrook Country Club in Hanover.

    Memorials may be made to the family.

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  • Charles Schwarz
    Monday, June 06, 2016 4:31 PM

    SCALES MOUND–Charles P. “Charlie” Schwarz, 81, of Scales Mound, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016, at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport, following a sudden illness.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 9, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church Scales Mound, with the Rev. David Reese officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by members of VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193.

    Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 8 at the Miller and Steinke Funeral Home, Scales Mound, and from 9- 9:45 a.m., Thursday at the church.

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

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  • Gayle Taylor
    Friday, June 03, 2016 12:22 PM

    SAVANNA–Gayle E. Taylor, 71, of Savanna, died Sunday, May 29, 2016, at Big Meadows Nursing Home, Savanna.

    Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., June 11, at Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover.

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

    Family and friends are invited to share in Gayle’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Jeanette Snyder
    Friday, June 03, 2016 12:16 PM

    GALENA–Jeanette E. Snyder, 85 of Galena, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community, Galena.

    Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 6, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Friends may call after 10 a.m. on Monday at the church until time of the mass.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association in memory of Jeanette.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Tuesday, May 31, 2016 3:12 PM

    SAVANNAH, Ga.–Joseph M. Gassen, of Savannah, Ga., formerly of Galena, died Dec. 19, 2015, in Savannah.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 10 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. A luncheon will follow in Bally Hall.

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  • Edward Bautsch
    Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:42 PM

    GALENA–Edward Thomas Bautsch, known by his family and friends as Tom Bautsch, 84, of Galena, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Waverly Place, Stockton.

    Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 1, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. 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. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, May 31 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel.

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