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  • Michael Havens
    Monday, July 24, 2017 3:17 PM

    APPLE RIVER–Michael B. Havens, age 56 of Apple River, passed away at home Thursday, July 20, 2017.

    Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at a later date. A memorial fund has been established in his name. Condolences may be shared at hermannfuneralhome.com.

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  • Mariann T. Addabbo
    Friday, July 21, 2017 2:46 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Mariann T. Addabbo, 75, of Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of Galena, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at Ennoble Manor, Dubuque.

    Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 24, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Galena, where friends may gather after 10:30 a.m. at the church until time of mass. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 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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  • Alan C. Williams
    Monday, July 17, 2017 1:59 PM

    SCALES MOUND–Alan C. Williams, 92, of rural Scales Mound, passed away at 11:35 p.m. Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the Lena Living Center, Lena.

    Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 18, at the Miller and Steinke Funeral Home in Scales Mound, with Pastor Janice Diefenthaler officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Warren.

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

    An Alan C. Williams memorial fund has been established for the Veterans Honor Flight Program and FHN Hospice.

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

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  • George A. Iwanski
    Friday, July 14, 2017 3:28 PM

    ELIZABETH–George A. Iwanski, 87, of Elizabeth, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 13, 2017, at home.

    A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 21, at the Church of St. Mary in Elizabeth, with the Rev. Dennis Morrissy as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Hanover.

    Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, July 20, at the Law-Jones Funeral Home in Elizabeth.

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

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  • Friday, July 14, 2017 3:19 PM

    FREEPORT–Richard “Dick” Jahnke, Freeport, was born on Aug. 12, 1927, passed away on July 13, 2017, at the age of 89.

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

    Please consider a donation to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

    Condolences may be shared at walkermortuary.com.

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  • Thursday, July 13, 2017 11:11 AM

    ELGIN–Charlotte M. Wolfe, 98, of Elgin, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017, in her home.

    A private burial was held at Greenwood Cemetery, Galena. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Elgin. For information call 847-741-8800 or lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

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  • Glenn F. Reedy
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017 3:13 PM

    GALENA–Glenn F. Reedy, 69, of Galena, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

    A celebration of Glenn’s life will be held at a future date. In keeping with his wishes, 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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  • Nancy May Virtue
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017 3:11 PM

    HANOVER–Nancy May Virtue, age 73, of Hanover, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017, at home.

    Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held on at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Bethel Evangelical Congregational Church in Dixon. A memorial visitation will be held at 9 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial of her cremated remains will take place at 7 p.m., August 11, 2017 in the Log Church Cemetery, rural Hanover. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the mission work of Bethel Church. Family and friends are invited to share in Nancy’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Monday, July 10, 2017 2:31 PM

    ELIZABETH–Darlene H. Reifsteck, 73, Elizabeth, died Saturday, July 8 at home.

    Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

    The Law Jones Funeral Home is serving the family.

  • Arlene L. Warren
    Thursday, July 06, 2017 1:37 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Arlene L. Warren, 94, of East Dubuque, formerly of Dupo, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017, at home.

    A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque, with Rev. Dianne Grace officiating.

    Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday at the Miller Funeral Home.

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

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  • Maria Rohm
    Thursday, July 06, 2017 11:30 AM

    ELIZABETH–Maria Rohm, 92, of Elizabeth, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth.

    A funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Elizabeth, with the Rev. Dennis Morrissy as Celebrant. Burial will take place in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Elizabeth. A memorial gathering will take place from 1-2 p.m. prior to mass at the church.

    Memorials may be given to St. Jude’s Children Hospital in Maria’s memory.

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

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  • Joyce Krohmer
    Monday, July 03, 2017 10:27 AM

    ELIZABETH–Joyce Elizabeth Krohmer, 86, Elizabeth, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home. 

    Cremation rites will be accorded prior to the service. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 15 at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Elizabeth, with Pastor Mike Nesbit officiating. A memorial gathering will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 14 at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Burial will take place in Woodbine Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

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

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  • Larry G. Hughes
    Monday, June 26, 2017 4:30 PM

    MARION–Larry G. Hughes, 77, of Marion, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017 in Marion.

    Funeral services will be Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Dr. Bob Dickerson officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

    Memorials may be made to the Veterans’ Honor Flight, First Baptist Church of Marion or Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois 62959.

    For additional information or to sign the guest memorial register, please visit hughesfuneralhomes.com.

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  • Gerald Murphy
    Monday, June 26, 2017 2:56 PM

    HANOVER–Gerald Murphy, 75, of Hanover, passed away suddenly Friday, June 23, 201, at his home.

    A funeral Mass will be held at 12 p.m., Tuesday, June 27, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hanover. Prior to the Mass at the church there will be a visitation from 9 until 11:30 a.m. Full Military Rites will be accorded.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Gerald’s memory to the Hanover VFW Post 5300 (102 Fillmore St, Hanover, IL 61041).

    Friends are invited to share in Gerald’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Monday, June 26, 2017 2:55 PM
    HANOVER–Marvin C. “Sugar” Kane, 90, of Hanover, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Waverly Place, Stockton. Cremation Rites have been accorded.
     
  • Ronald ”Ron” Sproule
    Friday, June 23, 2017 9:45 AM

    GALENA–Ronald “Ron” Dale Sproule, 72, of Galena, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer and Parkinson’s disease.

    Friends may call from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, June 28 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Alice K. Jackson
    Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:41 AM

    GALENA–Alice K. Jackson, 95, of Galena, passed away on Tuesday morning, June 20, 2017, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community, while saying her morning rosary.

    Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 28, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena, where friends may call after 9:30 a.m. until time of mass. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Memorials may be given to the Galena Foundation to be used for the Grant Park Restoration project.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Francis “Frank” Molitor
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:15 PM

    WARREN–Francis “Frank” W. Molitor, 82, of Warren, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, at his daughter’s home in Machesney Park.

    Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Funeral services will begin at 4 p.m. following the visitation at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena. Military honors were accorded graveside by Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193. 

    Donations may be made to the American Legion Post of Warren, in memory of Frank.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Herbert Bruser
    Tuesday, June 20, 2017 1:54 PM

    GALENA–Herbert Thomas Bruser, 84 of Galena, and formerly of Roselle, died on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Manor Care, Dubuque, Iowa.

    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.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Monday, June 19, 2017 1:59 PM

    GALENA–Douglas K. Carl Sr., 85, formerly of Ottumwa, Iowa, died June 16, 2017, at the Galena-Stauss nursing home in Galena.

    A celebration of life was held at the First Presbyterian Church and the Miller and Steinke Galena Chapels assisted the family.

    Online condolences may be left at galenachapels.com.

  • Richard “Dick” Greene
    Monday, June 19, 2017 1:52 PM

    GALENA–Richard “Dick” D. Greene, 67, of Stockton, formerly Hanover, passed away June 5, 2017, at Waverly Place of Stockton.

    Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday June 24, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may call after 9 a.m., until time of service. Burial will be held at a later date. Military honors will be accorded by the Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193 immediately following the service at the funeral home. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    A Richard “Dick” Greene memorial fund has been established.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Glynn Ellen Shaw
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017 2:29 PM

    Elizabeth–Glynn Ellen Shaw, 85, of Elizabeth, passed away peacefully with her devoted husband by her side, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth. 

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 16, at the First United Methodist Church in Elizabeth. Burial will be in the Elizabeth Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 15 at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Elizabeth.

    A memorial fund has been established in Glynn Ellen’s memory.

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

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  • Reza Ehtessabian, M.D.
    Monday, June 12, 2017 3:24 PM

    GALENA–Reza Ehtessabian, M.D. passed away on May 24, 2017 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his immediate family.

    A memorial visitation was held on Tuesday May 30, 2017 at Hoffmann Schneider Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Rotary Club of Dubuque. Online condolences may be left for the family at hskfh.com.

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  • Tuesday, June 06, 2017 3:53 PM

    HANOVER–Trudy Metz, age 76, of Hanover, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna.

    Cremation rites have been accorded and no services will be held at this time.

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

  • Marion Emma Muchow
    Monday, June 05, 2017 2:10 PM

    GALENA–Marion Emma (Vesper) Muchow, 95, of Galena, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017, at her home.

    Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may call after 9 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, rural Galena.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.
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  • Joseph “Joe” Lucey
    Monday, June 05, 2017 2:08 PM

    GALENA–Joseph “Joe” M. Lucey, 78, of Galena, passed away Friday June, 2, 2017, peacefully with his companion/caretaker Delilah M. “Dede” Haas by his side.

    A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, June 11, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may gather after noon until time of service. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Tom Stafford
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017 1:35 PM

    GALENA–Tom Stafford, 64, of Galena, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at his home after a battle with cancer.

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

    Donations may be made to Hospice of Dubuque in memory of Tom.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • John Cassani
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:41 PM

    GENEVA–John L. Cassani of Geneva, passed away at GreenFields of Geneva on May 26 after a long illness. He formerly lived in DeKalb and Galena.

    Family and friends will gather for a celebration of life on Saturday, June 3rd from 1 p.m.-5 p.m., with a memorial service beginning at 4 pm. It will be held at Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva 1771 W. State Street, Geneva.

    In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to the Kishwaukee Education Consortium. John’s leadership and vision created the KEC, and his dedication to career and tech education continues to serve so many students today. Donations may be sent to Kishwaukee Education Consortium, 21255 Malta Rd., Malta, IL 60150 or by going to kecprograms.com.

    To leave an online condolence or remembrance to the family, visit the funeral home’s obituary page at yursfuneralhomes.com. For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home Geneva, 630-232-7337.

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  • Jim “Romie” Romager
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:38 PM

    PANA–Jim “Romie” Romager, 77, of Pana passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

    Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Dave Altman officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, Pana. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home.

    For online condolences, visit mdfh.com.

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  • Ruth L. Brotzman
    Friday, May 26, 2017 2:21 PM

    GALENA–Ruth L. Brotzman, 90, of Galena, joined her husband Glenn, who passed away on July 9, 2016, in eternal rest on May 25, 2017, at the Galena Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    A celebration of their life together will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 31, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may call after 11 a.m. until time of services. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena. Glenn’s service to his country will be honored graveside by the Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    The family requests no flowers.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • 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
    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 2:30 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 2:29 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.
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