• Clarence Ricke
    Thursday, December 08, 2016 2:03 PM

    MENOMINEE–Clarence M. Ricke, 89, of Menominee, passed away at Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Nativity BVM Catholic Church at Menominee, with the Rev. Dean Smith officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 9-10:45 a.m. on Saturday at Nativity BVM Catholic Church. The Miller Funeral Home of East Dubuque is in charge of arrangements.

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

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  • Monday, December 05, 2016 2:56 PM

    GALENA–Fern H. (Cook) Blodgett, 92, of Galena, entered Heaven’s gates on Dec. 1, 2016.

    There will be no local services.

    The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is assisting the family.

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  • Georgiann Wasmund
    Monday, December 05, 2016 2:54 PM

    GALENA–Georgiann R. Wasmund, 82, of Galena, passed away Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family.

    Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Schapville Zion Presbyterian Church, Schapville. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, and after 10 a.m., Saturday at the church until time of services.

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  • Lillian West
    Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:06 PM

    ELIZABETH–Lillian F. West, 96, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at the Elizabeth Nursing Home, Elizabeth.

    A private graveside service and burial was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Galena. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena assisted the family.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Monday, November 28, 2016 2:50 PM

    WAUKESHA, Wis.–Mary Jo (Garvey) Soika, 85, of Waukesha, Wis., formerly of Galena, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016.

    Memorials may be made to the Galena Foundation.

    Lynch and Sons Funeral Home of Brighton, Mich., are in charge of arrangements.

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  • Geraldine Ada Gronewold
    Monday, November 28, 2016 2:44 PM

    GALENA–Geraldine Ada Gronewold, 89, of Galena, was called to her eternal rest on Saturday, Nov. 26 in the comfort of her home. 

    Funeral services will be at St. Matthew Lutheran Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29 with the Rev. Dr. Frederick Baltz officiating. Interment will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Buckley.

    The Miller and Steinke Galena Chapels were in charge of the arrangements. galenachapels.com.

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  • Marie Oldenburg
    Friday, November 25, 2016 9:58 AM

    GALENA–Marie E. Oldenburg, 96, of Galena, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, in Galena.

    Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where a parish rosary will be recited at 4 p.m.

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  • Sarah Werner
    Tuesday, November 22, 2016 10:27 AM

    SCALES MOUND–Sarah R. (Winter) Werner, 91, of rural Scales Mound, passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 at the Galena Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 at Holy Trinity Church in Scales Mound, with Fr. David Reese officiating. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.

    Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25 at the Miller & Steinke Funeral Home in Scales Mound, and from 9:30-10:15 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Church.

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

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  • Monday, November 21, 2016 3:19 PM
    ELIZABETH–Wayne “Butch” Streicher, 92, of Elizabeth, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wis.
  • Veryle Rogers
    Monday, November 21, 2016 3:15 PM

    DARLINGTON, Wis.–Veryle A. Rogers, 96, formerly of Darlington, Wis., and Scales Mound, passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 19, 2016, at the Shullsburg Home, Shullsburg, Wis.

    Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the Miller and Steinke Funeral Home in Scales Mound, with Pastor Joey Garcea officiating. Burial will be in the Scales Mound Township Cemetery.

    Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

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

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  • Jan Phelan
    Monday, November 21, 2016 3:13 PM

    CLINTON, Iowa–Jan Phelan, 59, of Clinton, Iowa, passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at her home.

    Services were held Wednesday, Nov. 16 at the Christ Episcopal Church, Clinton. Burial was in Glendale Cemetery in LeClaire. Pall bearers were Jay and Brady Jarrett, Rob and Dean Montgomery and Steve Alley. 

    Online condolences may be left at papefh.com.

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  • Ralph Hartlep Jr.
    Monday, November 21, 2016 3:09 PM

    GALENA–Ralph Q. Hartlep Jr., 69, of Galena, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

    A celebration of Ralph’s life reception was held Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Happy’s Place, 2323 Rockdale Road. Memorial service were held at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Gabriel Anderson, followed by military honors by American Legion Post 6.

    The family request no flowers. In lieu of flowers a Ralph Hartlep Jr. memorial fund has been established.

    Leonard Funeral Home and Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road, were in charge of arrangements.

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  • Warren Jackman
    Tuesday, November 15, 2016 3:36 PM

    GALENA–Warren Adams Jackman passed away peacefully in his home in Galena on Nov. 3, 2016.

    A gathering will be held at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. A memorial mass will be held at Grace Church, Galena on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Resurrection Gardens where military honors will be accorded graveside by the Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to either Grace Church Outreach Ministries or The Galena Center for the Arts. Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Jeanette Graves
    Monday, November 14, 2016 3:28 PM

    ELIZABETH–Jeanette Ann (Albrecht) Graves, 80, died on Nov. 14, 2016, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.

    A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church, Elizabeth. Burial will take place in the Elizabeth Cemetery.

    The family requests no flowers; donations may be given to the Elizabeth Food Pantry, and the Alzheimer’s Walk for a Cure.

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

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  • Monday, November 14, 2016 3:07 PM

    HANOVER–Victor “Vic” Mason, 85, of Hanover, passed away peacefully with his niece Dena, by his side on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth.

  • Joan Lincoln
    Monday, November 14, 2016 2:53 PM

    GALENA–Joan M. Lincoln, 64, of Galena, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, in the comfort of her home.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday Nov. 16 at the Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque, with Pastor Stacy Cavanaugh officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Galena. Visitation will be held at Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque, where family and friends may call from 3-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15 and from 9:30-10:15 a.m. on Wednesday.

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  • Carol Anderson
    Monday, November 14, 2016 2:51 PM

    GALENA–Carol J. Anderson, 67, of Scales Mound, died at 6:19 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Rockford, as a result of a car accident on Thursday on Stagecoach Trail between Warren and Apple River.

    Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 14, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Schapville, with Pastor Mark Oehlert officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

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

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  • Timothy Benson
    Wednesday, November 09, 2016 11:23 AM

    PORTAGE, Wis.–Timothy Andrew Benson, 87, of Portage, Wis., formerly Galena, passed away Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in Portage.

    A private family service will be held at a later date.

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  • Robert Graser
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 2:08 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Robert “Bob” Graser, 67, of Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of Galena, died Nov. 5, 2016, at Dubuque Specialty Care.

    A private family service and burial will be held in Glen Ellyn, at a date to be determined.
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  • Wilma Bookless
    Tuesday, November 08, 2016 2:04 PM

    GALENA–Wilma Bookless, 97, of Galena, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at Midwest Medical Center, Galena. 

    Visitation for Wilma will be held at Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium, 9568 Blemont Ave., Franklin Park on Thursday, November 10 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Family and friends will gather to celebrate Wilma’s life on Friday, November 11 from 9:30 am until the time of the 11:00 funeral service. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery in Northlake, Illinois.

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  • Kathleen Wagner
    Monday, November 07, 2016 1:46 PM

    GALENA–Kathleen (Flaherty) Wagner, 98, of Galena, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, in the home of her daughter in Galena.

    Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12 at Holy Trinity Church in Cherry. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 a.m., preceding the services.

    Memorials may be sent to St. Bede Academy, 24 US 6, Peru, IL 61354, Stone Hill Care Center, Dubuque, Iowa 52001, or Hospice of Dubuque, 1670 JFK Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52002.

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  • Stephen Kovalec
    Monday, November 07, 2016 1:45 PM

    GALENA–Stephen Kovalec, 63, of Galena, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, on a beautiful autumn day.

    Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, with Pastor Bill Longmore officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Galena, where military rites will be accorded at graveside by the Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193.

    Friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel

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  • Monday, November 07, 2016 1:44 PM
    ELIZABETH–James Zigler, 83, of Elizabeth, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Harold Heller
    Monday, November 07, 2016 1:35 PM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Harold B. “Harry” Heller, 89, of Hazel Green, Wis.,, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at home.

    Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at St. Joseph Church in Sinsinawa, Wis., with the Rev. Ken Frisch officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    A Harold B. “Harry” Heller Memorial Fund has been established.

    Online condolences for the family may be left at caseyfuneralhome.net.

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  • Friday, October 28, 2016 1:56 PM

    NORTH AURORA–Jean Ann Vondra, 66, of North Aurora, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.

    A private funeral Mass and burial will be held per the family's request.

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  • DeLos Stadel
    Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:02 PM

    MOUNT CARROLL–DeLos “Buster” Stadel, 80, of Mt. Carroll, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. 

    A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mt. Carroll, with a visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m., prior to the service at the church. Burial will take place in Oak Hill Cemetery, Mt. Carroll. A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mt. Carroll.

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

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  • Sandra Turley
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 11:16 AM

    GALENA–Sandra Louise Turley, 79, of Galena, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 at the Elizabeth Nursing Home, Elizabeth.

    Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may gather after 9 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded.

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  • Kenneth Molitor
    Friday, October 21, 2016 10:11 AM

    VERONA, Wis.–Kenneth Lee Molitor, 64, of Verona, Wis., formerly of Galena, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016.

    Funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena where friends may call after 2 p.m. until time of service. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 24, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Galena. Military honors will be accorded graveside by Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193.

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  • Thursday, October 20, 2016 9:53 AM

    FREEPORT–Margaret H. Hasken, 99, of Freeport, passed away on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016.

    Service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m., at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Freeport, with the Rev. Timothy Barr and the Rev. Mike Morrissey officiating.

    Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 4:30-7 p.m., with a rosary service at 4 p.m., at the Schwarz Park Blvd. Chapel, 608 S. Park Blvd. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

    Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family at schwarzfh.com.

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  • Darlene Trevarthen
    Monday, October 17, 2016 2:47 PM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Darlene M. Trevarthen, 88, of Hazel Green, Wis., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, at Epione Pavilion Nursing Home in Cuba City, Wis.

    Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 20 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Hazel Green, with the Rev. Ken Frisch officiating. Burial will be in the St. Francis de Sales Church Cemetery in Hazel Green.

    Friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Haudenshield Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Cuba City, and on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Hazel Green. 

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

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  • Irmgard Preu
    Monday, October 17, 2016 2:44 PM

    GALENA–Irmgard Preu, 94, of Galena, formerly of Wausau, Wis., died Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena, from complications of Parkinson’s and heart failure.

    Visitation will be held in Wausau. Cremation rites have been accorded. Interment to be determined.

    Brainard Funeral Home, Wausau are in charge of arrangements.

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  • Patricia Wooden
    Friday, October 14, 2016 2:31 PM

    GALENA–Patricia Lee Wooden, 88, of Galena, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at her home.

    A private family service will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Ferry Landing prior to Pat’s good-bye party which will held at the Diggs, New Diggings, Wis. beginning at 2:30 p.m. and lasting until whenever. Cremation rites have been accorded.

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  • William Keeffer
    Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:02 PM

    William R. Keeffer, 76, of Stockton, passed away at his home on the evening of Oct. 12, 2016.

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Stockton. Visitation will be from 2-5:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 at Leamon Funeral Home in Lena. Father Mike Morrisey will officiate the services. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Freeport.

    Condolences may be sent to the family at leamonfh.com.

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  • Robert DeBord
    Thursday, October 13, 2016 4:58 PM

    Robert E. DeBord, 82, of Galena, passed away at his home with his family on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, as a result of complications of vascular dementia.

    Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena where friends may call after 9 a.m. until time of service. Military honors will be accorded at the funeral home immediately following the funeral service by Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193. Burial will be at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service.

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  • Ryan Doser
    Friday, October 07, 2016 11:42 AM

    CHICAGO–Ryan James Doser, 43, of Chicago, formerly of Scales Mound, died suddenly Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, from injuries he sustained in a sporting accident.

    Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Galena. In keeping with Ryan’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded following the funeral mass.

    A committal service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery, Scales Mound.

    A Ryan Doser Memorial Fund has been established at the Apple River State Bank, 510 Main St., Scales Mound, IL 61075.

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  • Jerry Huttenlocher
    Friday, September 30, 2016 3:06 PM

    GENESEO–Jerry L. Huttenlocher, 66, of Geneseo, passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa.

    In keeping with his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded by Vandemore Funeral Homes and Crematory in Geneseo.

    Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life to be held at Woodbine Bend, Woodbine, on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 5-8 p.m.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jerry Huttenlocher Memorial Fund.

    Share a message of sympathy with Jerry’s family at vandemorefuneralhome.com.

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  • Randall Walters
    Friday, September 30, 2016 9:35 AM

    ELIZABETH–Randall A. Walters, 65, of Elizabeth, passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family.

    In keeping with his wishes, there will be no services. A celebration of life will be held at his son’s business, Jug’s Main Street Tap in Elizabeth, on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, from noon until 3 p.m.

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  • Rosemary Heller
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:39 PM

    Stockton–Rosemary (Ricke) Heller, 87, of Stockton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at the Lena Living Center in Lena.

    The funeral service will be held Thursday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Stockton. There will be a visitation before the service beginning at 9 a.m. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Stockton. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. Condolences may be shared with her family at hermannfuneralhome.com.

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  • Carl Potter
    Monday, September 26, 2016 3:25 PM

    HANOVER–Carl Edward Potter, 86, of Hanover, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth. 

    Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Law-Jones Funeral Home in Hanover. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover.

    Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, prior to the services at the funeral home.

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

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

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  • Lavoy Douvikas
    Monday, September 26, 2016 3:23 PM

    HANOVER–Lavoy Arlen Douvikas, 87, of Hanover, passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at his home.

    In keeping with his wishes there will be no public services. Cremation rites have been accorded.

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  • Elwood Wurster
    Monday, September 26, 2016 3:22 PM

    Elizabeth–Elwood “Bud” H. Wurster, 82, of Elizabeth, passed away on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Rock Falls Rehab Center in Rock Falls. 

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Massbach. Burial will take place in Good Hope Cemetery rural Elizabeth.

    Visitation will take place from 10-11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, prior to the services at the church.

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

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  • William McArdle
    Monday, September 26, 2016 3:20 PM

    GALENA–William “Bill” P. McArdle, 71, of Galena, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Midwest Medical Center, Galena.

    Funeral service will be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may call after 3 p.m. until time of services. A celebration of life will continue at 7 p.m. at Fried Green Tomatoes, 213 North Main St., Galena. Cremation rites will follow the service and burial will be held at a later date.

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  • Stephen Kieffer
    Friday, September 23, 2016 2:24 PM

    SCALES MOUND–Stephen L. “Steve” Kieffer, 81, of Scales Mound, passed Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena. 

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, at Holy Trinity Church in Scales Mound with the Rev. Stanislaw Kos 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 is from 2:00-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Miller & Steinke Funeral Home in Scales Mound, where the parish rosary will be at 1:45 p.m.

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  • Jean Ertmer
    Friday, September 23, 2016 2:15 PM

    ELIZABETH–Jean Ertmer passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at the age of 70, at her daughter’s home in Batavia.

    A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at Church of St. Mary Catholic, Elizabeth with Father Dennis Morrissy as Celebrant. A visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Law-Jones Funeral Home in Elizabeth, with a rosary service being held at 3:30 p.m. A visitation will also be held from 10:00-10:30 a.m. prior to Mass at the church. A fellowship luncheon will be held after Mass in the church basement.

    A memory box will be available if you would like to share a memory of Jean. Friends and family are invited to share in Jean’s life at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Linda Wickler
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:17 PM

    GALENA– Linda Ann Wickler, 50, of Galena, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at OSF St. Anthony Hospital, Rockford, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

    A private family burial will be held at a later date in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena.

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  • Merlin Wills
    Monday, September 19, 2016 4:00 PM

    GALENA–Merlin C. Wills, 79, of Galena, passed away suddenly, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at UIHC, Iowa City, Iowa.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Galena, with the Rev. David Reese officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena.

    Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m., Tuesday Sept. 20 at the Galena Bible Church on U.S. 20, Galena.

    The Miller and Steinke Galena Chapel, Galena, is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Jerry Kopischke
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016 3:18 PM

    Gerald L. “Jerry” Kopischke, 85, of East Dubuque, formerly of Dubuque, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 at Luther Manor in Dubuque.

    Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Dubuque, Iowa, with Rev. DeWayne Teig officiating. Burial will be at Noon on Saturday at Woodville Cemetery, Waseca, Minn.

    Visitation is from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque and from 9:00-9:45 a.m. on Friday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.

    In lieu of flowers, a Gerald L. “Jerry” Kopischke memorial fund has been established.

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  • John Zver
    Monday, September 12, 2016 2:52 PM

    GALENA–John “Allan” Zver, 72, of Galena, passed away suddenly Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at Midwest Medical Center, Galena.

    In keeping with his wishes there will be no public services. Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial will be at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Galena.

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  • JoAnn Bonjour
    Monday, September 12, 2016 2:50 PM

    ELIZABETH–JoAnn K. Bonjour, 75, of Elizabeth, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth.

    A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, at Church of St. Mary’s Catholic in Elizabeth with the Rev. Dennis Morrissy as Celebrant. Burial will take place in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Elizabeth.

    Visitation will be held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, at the Law-Jones Funeral Home in Elizabeth, a rosary service will be held at 4 p.m. prior to visitation.

    A memorial fund has been established in Jo Ann’s memory.

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

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  • Thursday, September 08, 2016 2:20 PM

    Gary L. Feldermann, 70, of Galena, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 in Galena.

    A celebration of Gary’s life will be from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the Miller & Steinke Galena Chapel, where a memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday with the Rev. Dianne Grace officiating.

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

    Click on name above for more information.

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