Rhonda K. Cunningham, 68,  of Bellevue, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021 at her home.  Funeral Services will be 7:30 pm, Monday, November 29, 2021 at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue.  Visitation will be 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, also Monday, November 29, 2021 …

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William A. Cline, age 56, of Sabula, IA, passed away in his home with his wife and kids by his side on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 26, 2021 at 12pm at Law Jones Funeral Home in Preston, IA.  Visitation will take place from 9am to 12pm that m…

Mildred “Millie” Mary Driscoll, age 97, of Preston, Iowa, passed away peacefully with her family by her side Sunday November 21, 2021 at MercyOne in Clinton Iowa. A funeral mass will be held Monday November 29, 2021 at 10:30am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Preston with Father Austin Wil…

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Brian J. Bormann, age 55, of Shannon, Illinois, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 29, 2021 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Shannon. Visitation will take place from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Law-Jones Fu…

Lois Elaine Petesch (Cheney), age 94, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 14, 2021 after a brief illness.

Lowell A. Till, age 90, died November 8, 2021. Throughout his long illness, he was blessed to have the loving support of his devoted family, special caregivers, relatives and friends. .His wish to stay home was fulfilled until he entered the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa…

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Raymond R. Lawson, 101, of Bellevue, passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue.  Graveside Services will be 1:00 pm, Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Shaul Cemetery in Ottumwa, Iowa.

Kathleen Jane LeRette, 58, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.  A Celebration of Life will be 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 30088 398th Ave., Bellevue, Iowa (Jay and Kathy’s Home)

David Charles Mausser, age 86, of Zwingle passed away peacefully Sunday, October 24, 2021, with his wife of 66 years by his bedside.

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Edward J. Mueller, 95, of Bellevue, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Unity Point Health-Finley Hospital.  Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am, Friday, October 29, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Visitation will be 9:00 am – 10:30 am, also Friday, October 2…

Matthew J. Shimon, 44, of Dubuque died Wednesday, October 20, 2021.  Visitation will be from 11 to 2 pm Saturday, October 30, at the Egelhof, Siegert and Casper Funeral Home, 2659 Kennedy Road followed by sharing of music and memories at 2 pm.  Burial will be at a later date in Gilmore City, Iowa.

Brian Douglas Ketelsen, 51 of Reno, Ohio passed away on October 10, 2021, with his wife and daughters by his side.  Brian was born June 29, 1970, in Riverside, California.  He is the son of Doug (Mary Anne) Ketelsen and Carol (Phil) Allen, of Bellevue.

Sylvester “Scout” Tebbe, of Maquoketa, formerly of Spragueville, passed away Sunday, October 17 at Clover Ridge in Maquoketa. Funeral mass will be held Thursday, October 21, at 11:00 a.m. at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Preston. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to the …

Shirley A. Busch, 79, of La Motte, Iowa passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021.

Angela M. (Thola) Schroeder, 41, of Magnolia, Texas, and formerly of Andrew, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, from injuries received in an automobile accident that occurred on Sept. 21, 2021, in Texas.

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Loella T. “Babe” Carter, 81, of Bellevue, passed away on Friday, October 08, 2021 at Mercy One in Dubuque.  Private Family Memorial Service with burial in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery will be conducted.  Local arrangements with Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue.

Clair Denlinger, 74 of Sherrill, Iowa formerly of La Motte passed away on October 5, 2021, at home.

Marcia Budde age 82 of Waterloo and formerly of Bellevue died Thursday October 30,2021 at Unity Point Allen Hospital in Waterloo. She was born in Dubuque on January 1,1939 the daughter of Charles and Ethel Barker- Veach. 

Corrine I. (Victor) Schulte, 94, of Bellevue, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021 at Mercy One in Dubuque.  Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am, Friday, October 1, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Family will greet friends 9:00 am – 10:30 am, also on Friday, October 1, 2021…

Iris Joan Wegmann Merfeld, age 36, of Zwingle, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Bellevue State Park in Bellevue, IA.  

Gilbert E. Diercks age 96 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday Sept. 15, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center, Bellevue.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday Sept. 20th at Faith Lutheran Church in Andover.  Visitation will be held Monday 9:30 AM until the service hour at Faith Lutheran Chu…

Mary Patricia (Streuser) Sheehan, 96, of rural Bellevue, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.  Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Monday, September 20, 2021 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Otter Creek.  Family will greet friends 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Sunday, Septem…

Mildred L. Beck, 93, of rural Bellevue, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Clover Ridge Place in Maquoketa.

Dr. John K. Meyer, 76, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday morning, September 8, 2021, at his home in rural Maquoketa, Iowa.

Richard Gray will be remembered for his groundbreaking research work in the field of Cellular Neurophysiology at the University of Texas at Austin. At the age of 68, Richard passed away at home near Miles Iowa. A graveside inurnment will be held at a future date in the Sterling Cemetery, rur…

Dustin “Dusty” Robert Johnson, 45, of Columbus, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Family will greet friends and family from 12 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Central City, Iowa. A fune…

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Clifford G. Meier, 91, of Bellevue, passed away on Thursday, September 02, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.  Memorial Service will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue.  Family will greet friends 12:30 pm until s…

Brian Patrick Kelly was laid to rest on August 21,2021 in a private ceremony.

Brad Christopher Bell, 39, of Dubuque, formerly of Bellevue, passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021.  A time of sharing will be 11:30am, Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue.  Family will greet friends 10:00am -11:30am prior to service…

Marcelline “Marcy” M. (Sieverding) Engelman, 85, of Bellevue, passed away on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family and Nikki (puppy).  Funeral Mass will be 1:00 pm, Friday, September 3, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Burial will be in St. Jose…

Lorraine Yvonne Dobson, age 70, of Preston, IA, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at MercyOne Hospital, in Dubuque, IA.  Cremation rites have been accorded, and a memorial visitation will be held on a future date.  Family and friends are invited to share in Lorri’s life at lawjonesfuneral…

Einar L. Johnson, Jr., 80, of Sabula, Iowa, passed away on Sunday morning, August 29, 2021, at his home.

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Portia Holloway, 71, of Bellevue, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at MercyOne in Dubuque.  No Public Services will be conducted per her request. 

Carolyn K. Wilslef, age 79, of Miles, Iowa, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 28, 2021 at St. John Lutheran Church, Preston with a visitation from 12-2 prior to the servi…

Glenna Kueter, 88, of Dubuque, Iowa formerly of Springbrook, Iowa passed away on August 12th, 2021 in Dubuque.

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Collin J. Long, 26, of Bellevue, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021.  Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Friday, August 20, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Family will greet friends 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Thursday, August 19, 2021 also at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.

Gary W. Purtilo, 77, of Bellevue, passed away on Sunday, August 15, 2021.  Funeral Services will be 3:30 pm, Saturday, August 21, 2021 at the First Presbyterian Church in Bellevue.  Family will greet friends 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, prior to services also on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at the churc…

Dwain “Dewey” Joseph Weis, age 75, of Miles, Iowa, passed away Friday, August 13, 2021 at his home near Miles. A memorial visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at the Law Jones Funeral Home in Preston, Iowa. A private graveside burial of ashes, with Military Honor…

Don Ray Helms, 82, of Bellevue passed away peacefully after a short illness on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family.

Gertrude Daugherty, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration, 93, died on Sunday, August 8, 2021, at Villa St. Joseph, La Crosse, Wis.  She was in the seventy-third year of her religious profession.

Rosemary R. Kueter, 96, of Anadarko, OK peacefully passed away Saturday afternoon, July 24, 2021 in Anadarko, surrounded by her family.

Ronald Earl Flemming, 68, of Sabula, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021. A graveside service was held July 17, 2021, at Evergreen Cemetery, Sabula.

Lynn L. Kohlenberg, of Dubuque formerly of Bellevue, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center.

Gerald “Gerry” Lee Ernst, 92, of Bellevue, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021 at University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics.  Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Visitation will be 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at…

Eleanor Catherine Thines, age 87, of Preston, Iowa, passed away Thursday, July 8, 2021 at Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa, Iowa. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Preston. A memorial visitation will be held from …

Glenn P. Steines, 89, of Bellevue, passed away on Friday, July 09, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center. Private Funeral Services with burial in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery will be conducted.

John J. Geber, 77, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa.

Wilma L. (Keil) Clausen, 101, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, July 06, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center.  Funeral Services will be 11:00 am, Monday, July 12, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bellevue.  Family will greet friends 9:00 am until service time also on Monday, July 12, 202…

William (Bill) Clarence Portz, age 82 died Monday, July 5, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Springbrook.  Family will greet friends 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friday, July 9, 2021 also…

Lorin Joseph Hager died peacefully, surrounded by family, on June 20, 2021, at St. Rose Siena Hospital in Henderson, NV. He was 88 years old. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bellevue at 10 AM on July 28, 2021. The Rite of Committal and burial will follow at…

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David James Foster January 27, 1943 – May 11, 2021, Husband, Father, Artist, Teacher, Friend and Child of God 

Audrey E. (Schomann) Miller, 86, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at her home.  Memorial Service will be 11:00 am, Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Bellevue State Park Lodge.

Wanda L. Cornelius, 86, of rural Andrew, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at her home.

Lillian L. (Kilburg) Knake, 92, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue.  Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am, Friday, July 2, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Family will greet friends 9:00 am – 10:30 am, also Friday, July 2, 2021…

A Celebration of Life Service for Heidi McNeil, age 89, of rural Preston will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Preston, Iowa. Heidi passed away on November 9, 2020, with her loving husband Archie at her side. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, wi…

Dwayne D. Driscoll, age 77, of Preston, IA, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021 at his home.  A funeral mass will be held Thursday, June 3, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Preston, IA.  Visitation will take place from 9am to 10:45am, that morning.  Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cem…

James A. Roling, age 71, of Urbandale, IA, formerly of Preston, IA, passed away Friday, May 28, 2021 at Bickford of Urbandale.  A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at SS. Mary and Joseph Catholic Church, in Sugar Creek, IA, with burial to follow at SS. Mary and…

Gary W. Irwin, age 56, of Preston, IA, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at Law Jones Funeral Home, in Preston. Visitation will take place from 9am to 11am that morning. Gary would love for you to …

George F. Schaub, 88, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  Private Family Services with Military Honors conducted by Bellevue American Legion Post #273 will be at a later date.

Shirley Arlene Mangler, 89, of Chillicothe, IL formerly of Sabula, IA passed away peacefully on Monday, May 17, 2021.  She was born on December 9, 1931 in Hauntown, IA, the daughter of Lester and Bertha (Henricksen) Clark.  A public visitation will be held Wednesday, May 18, 2021, from 4pm t…

Roger F. Miller, 74, of LaMotte Iowa, passed away peacefully on May 13th, 2021 at Mercy One in Dubuque.

Robert “Bob” W. Engelman, 88, of Bellevue, passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.  Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Saturday, May 15, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Family will greet friends 9:00 am – 10:00 am, also Saturday, May 15, 2021 …

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Judith Kay “Judy” Ambrosy, 75, of LaMotte, IA passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at her home. A Burial Service at graveside will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021, 1:00 pm at LaMotte Holy Rosary Cemetery. To honor Judy, there will be a Potluck Memorial Gathering following …

Becky E. Scholtes, 72, Earl Park, passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at IU Health Arnett Hospital of Lafayette. She was born December 22, 1948 in West Virginia to the late Sanford R. and Elizabeth G. (Lough) Haun. Becky was a 1967 graduate of Crown Point High School.

Louis Graver Bernhard, 92, of Mill Valley Care Center, Bellevue, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.Visitation will be 9:00 am until 10:00 am Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Cathedral of St. Raphael in Dubuque. Masks are required, and we ask that you please respect our current soc…

Muriel L. Reuss, 79, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

Mary Clark, age 88, passed away Mon., May 3, 2021 at Clover Ridge Place, Maquoketa, IA with family by her side.   Visitation will be held Fri., May 7th at St. John's Lutheran Church in Preston, IA from 9 am until the funeral at 11 am.  A graveside service will follow at the Miles Cemetery.  …

Margaret M. “Dolly” Schmerbach of LaMotte passed away on April 26, 2021 at Hawkeye Care Center. On her final days she was surrounded by her family.

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On Thursday, April 29, 2021, Earl Junior Fuller, surrounded by his loving family, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 94.Born August 25, 1926, in Bellevue, Iowa, Earl was the son of Martha and Earl W. Fuller. He was an Eagle Scout, WWII naval veteran, and a graduate of Bellevue…

Marilyn M. (Sieverding) Clasen, 89, of Bellevue, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021 at University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics.  Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Thursday, May 6, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Visitation will be 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Wednesday, May 5, 202…

Bernice T. (Feugen) Kilburg, 88, of Maquoketa passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 29, 2021 surrounded by her family at home.

William M. “Bill” Vaughn, Sr., 83, of Bellevue, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center.  Private Family Graveside Services with Military Honors conducted Bellevue American Legion Post #273 will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.