Leslie “Nick” Blitgen II, 72, of Bellevue, passed away on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 at Mercy One in Dubuque.  Celebration of Life with burial in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery will be at a later date.

Carl N. Weimerskirch, 94, of Dubuque County, passed away unexpectedly on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021 on his farmstead with his entire family present.

Steven Taylor Ritenour entered the world December 16th, 1948, into the family of Jerald and Camilla (Taylor) Ritenour. He attended Preston High School and majored in History at Simpson College. On December 7, 1974, he married Shirly Bormann and they began their family. 

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.

Natalee M. Bennett Dieckman age 87 of Camanche, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at The Alverno.  According to her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.  As per request, there will be no visitation or services.  A graveside memorial service for family will be held at a later date at…

Lucille E. (Kilburg) Bormann, 98, of Bellevue, passed away on, Thursday, April 01, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center.  Family Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 5, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  A Family visitation will be from 9:00 am – 10:30 a.m. also on Monda…

Richard J. Sloan, 64, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Mercy One in Dubuque.  Private family services will be conducted at this time.

Glenn A. Heim, 81, of Northampton, Massachusetts, died from complications of Parkinson’s disease on March 20,2021.  A native Iowan, he had lived in Northampton for the past 20 years.

Robert James ”Jim” Schnaithmann, 69, of rural Bellevue, Iowa, passed away on Jan. 25, 2019, in the compassionate care of Compass Regional Hospice in Chestertown, Maryland. Jim was born to William and Marion (Mathews) Schnaithmann in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 7, 1949. The second of f…

Dennis “Big Mac” Yaddof, age 62, of Preston, IA, passed away Friday, March 26th, at Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport, IA. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 1st, at the Law Jones Funeral Home in Preston. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 31st, at the …

Faye A. (Lowe) Francis, 87, of Bellevue, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center.  Graveside Services will be 10:00 am, Thursday, April 1. 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Bellevue.

Kenneth W. Poll, of Maquoketa passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at Jackson County Regional Hospital.

Karl-Uwe Petersen, 81, of Bellevue, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 7, 2021.  Private Family Services will be conducted.

Milton K. Obermann, 87, of Bellevue, passed away on Monday, March 08, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center.  Private Family Funeral Mass will be 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 11, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Burial will be in Andrew Cemetery in Andrew. 

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Judith Kay “Judy” Ambrosy, 75, of LaMotte, IA passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at her home. A private family service was held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Leonard Funeral Home and Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Rd. Dubuque with Fr. Dave Ambrosy officiating. A livestream of…

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Earl N. Kilburg, age 92, passed away Monday March 1, 2021, at Maquoketa Care Center.  A funeral mass will be held Saturday, March 6, 2021, at 11am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Preston, IA, with burial to follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Sugar Creek, IA.  Visitation will take pl…

Gale E. Currie, 64, of Bellevue, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at home.

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Derek J. VanAmburg, 31, of Dubuque passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Derek gave the gift of life to many by being an organ donor.

Susan Becker (Rys) Huehnergarth, 74, of Bellevue, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021.  Memorial Service will be 12:00 pm (Noon), Saturday, February 27, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bellevue, masks will be required, and limited seating will be available due to social distancing…

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George H. Hinke, 93, of Bellevue, passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center.  Graveside Services will be at a later date in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Bellevue.  

Wayne C. “Andy” Andersen, 73, of Dubuque and formerly of Fort Dodge, entered eternal life on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Luther Manor Care Center, Dubuque, Iowa, as a result of a head injury due to an accident.

Eldon A. Weis, 87, of Bellevue, passed away on Monday, February 01, 2021 at Mill Valley Care Center.  Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 5, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  A visitation will be from 9:00 am – 10:00 a.m. also on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Hac…

Dorothy Louise Solberg was called home on January 10, 2021. She suffered a stroke and mercifully passed away four days later, surrounded by family.

Patrick W. O’Rourke 90 of Dubuque, IA passed away Monday morning, January 25, 2021 at home.

Donald Yoerger, age 79, of rural Bryant, Iowa passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Genesis East Hospital, Davenport, Iowa.  A funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 29, 2021 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home, Preston.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Please…

Thomas J. Gregorich, age 76, of Maquoketa, IA, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2020, at University of Iowa Hospital, in Iowa City. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 28, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Preston, IA.  Visitation will take place from 4pm to 7pm on …

Ryker Edward Huizenga was called to heaven unexpectedly in the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Born, October 5, 2020, Ryker is the beloved son of Trent and Kelly (King) Huizenga, of Spragueville, IA. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 5pm at Law J…

MaryJo Ann Ernst, 62 of Dubuque, moved on from the world suddenly on Sunday, January 10th, 2021, at her home.

Cary W. Zumhof, 69, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021.  Memorial Visitation will be 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friday, January 15, 2021 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory in Dubuque.  Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery at a later date.

Donald J. Remakel, 87 of Dubuque, IA passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at home. 

Dorothy Feller, 79, of Maquoketa passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Clover Ridge Assisted Living in Maquoketa.

Rita L. (Yeager) Daugherty, 83, of Bellevue, passed away on Saturday, January 09, 2021.  Family Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at  St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Bellevue.

Lloyd J. Kilburg, 88, of Bellevue, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021.  Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Preston.  Family will greet friends 9:00 am until Mass time also on Wednesday at the church, where a Rosary will begin a…

Joanne Marie Ernst was born in Andrew, Iowa on December 31, 1930, the first of six children of Alva and Marie (Mohlenhoff) Daniels. She passed away with her 5 children at her side on her 90th birthday, December 31, 2020 in Harlan, Iowa.

Shirley Delphine Felderman, age 82, a life-long resident of Spragueville, devoted much of her life to caring for others. Shirley passed away January 5, 2021 at the Maquoketa Care Center. A private family funeral service with burial in the Spragueville Cemetery will be held.

Marion F. Wiest, 88, of La Motte, Iowa passed away on December 30, 2020 at Mill Valley Care Center in Bellevue. 

Richard F. Hueneke, 90, of rural Bellevue passed away on December 27, 2020 at his home.

Terrance “Terry” Cornelius, 72, of Andrew, Iowa, passed away after a brief time at Finley Hospital on Dec. 26, 2020. His wife, Kim, and their oldest daughter were by his side during his passing.

Dean Francis “Deano” Budde, age 74, of Preston, Iowa passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020 at the Jackson County Regional Healthcare Center, Maquoketa.  A private family service will be held with Father Austin Wilker as Celebrant.  Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lawjone…

Karen Elise (Nord) Dunne, 83,  passed away in Davenport, Iowa on Saturday, December 19, 2020.  In keeping with Karen’s wishes, a private family burial will take place at a later time. 

Eileen M. Dempewolf Salamon, age 70 of the Lordship section of Stratford, CT and beloved wife of Ronald A. Salamon, passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020 in her home.

Margaret “Peg” Cloos-Mueller, 69, formerly of Springbrook, passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at Hawkeye Care Center in Dubuque.  

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Regina “Jean” (Mueller) Van Drimmelen, 101, of Bellevue, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020.  Private Family Services with Burial in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery will be conducted.  

Eugene “Flash” Oster died November 26, 2020 after a battle with cancer.  He was born October 29, 1952.  Survived by wife, Jennifer, sisters, Sharon Zeimet and Marlene Oster, brother, Jake, Jeff and Jimmy and other relatives and friends.

Carolyn Margaret Gibbs, 72, of Portola Valley, CA, passed away peacefully in her home with her loving family by her side on Sunday, November 29, 2020. She was an incredible fighter who did not let her cancer diagnosis define her or stop her daily life.  To the end she continued to counsel an…

Elizabeth J. “Betty” Steines, 85, of Dubuque died Friday, November 27, 2020.  To keep friends and family safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, private family services will be held.

Elmer Yaddof Jr, born at home in 1931 in Preston IA, passed away November 30th, 2020, in his home at the age of 89. Elmer’s parents were Elmer Yaddof Sr. and Norma (Ruchotzke) Yaddof. He was baptized as a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Preston, IA, a graduate of Preston …

John “Jack” Veach, 73, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Jackson County Regional Health Center.  Graveside Services will be 1:00 pm, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Bellevue with Military Honors conducted by Bellevue American Legion Po…

Wayne Edward Kilburg, 74, of Clinton, IA passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Eagle Point Nursing Home.  Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM on Saturday, November 28that the Pape Funeral Home.  Visitation will be from 11:30 AM until the service hour Saturday at the funeral home.…

Linda M. (Hebdon) Roling, 65, of Bellevue, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer.

Mary C. Sullivan age 88 of Preston passed away Saturday Nov. 21, 2020 at The Alverno Health Care Facility, Clinton, IA.  A private family funeral mass will be held 10:30 AM Saturday Nov. 28th at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Preston. No public visitation will be held.  A celebration of lif…

Kenneth J. Michels, 91, of Springbrook, passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Mercy One in Dubuque.  Funeral Mass will be 12:00 pm (noon), Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Springbrook. Visitation will be 9:00 am until Mass time also on Wednesda…

Lester M. Michels, 96, of Bellevue, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.  Funeral Mass will be 12:00 pm (noon), Friday, November 27, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Visitation will be 10:00 am – 11:30 am prior to Mass on Friday at …

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John R. Feller, 88, of Maquoketa passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020 at Genesis Medical Center in Davenport. 

Patricia (Pat) Thines, age 86, long-time resident of Preston, Iowa passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020 at home in the care of her loving family and Jackson County Hospice.  A private funeral mass will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 21, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Preston…

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Gary R. Bakey, 73, of Bellevue, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.  A memorial visitation will be 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friday, November 20, 2020 at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue.  Family Graveside Services will be S…

Donald E. Lemer, 72, of Bellevue, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Mercy One in Dubuque.  

Elizabeth Roth, 70, of Bellevue, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 9, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

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Rosemary M. (Kilburg) Roling, 86, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Mercy One in Dubuque.  Private Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bellevue.  Burial is in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Bellevue.

Adelheid (Heidi) McNeil, age 89, of rural Preston, Iowa, passed away peacefully on November 9, 2020, with her loving husband Archie at her side. Heidi was born in Zuckenriet, Switzerland (Canton of St. Gallen) on July 14, 1931, to Ernst and Philomena (Cordani) Waltert. Growing up as a young …

Ruth M. Casteel, 95, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at Luther Manor in Dubuque from complications of COVID 19.

Louise Horst, age 97, formerly of Miles, IA, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Big Meadows Nursing Home, in Savanna, IL.  A funeral service will be held Friday, November 6, 2020, at 2pm at Law Jones Funeral Home in Preston, IA.  Visitation will take place from 12pm to 2pm.  Burial wi…

Mary Ann (Ernst) Ties, 89 , of Bellevue, passed away on, Sunday, November 1, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.  

Arlene Feller, age 90, of Preston, IA, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at Big Meadows Nursing Home, in Savanna, IL.  A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Preston.  Visitation will take place that morning from 9:30am to 11am.  Bur…

Stevin E. “Hooder” Hudrlik, 65, of Andrew, Iowa, passed away suddenly on Oct. 28, 2020, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.

Harry E. Rubel, Jr., 85, of Otter Creek, IA, passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, two days shy of his 86th birthday.

89-Year-old Lyle Arthur Duhme passed away at Mercy Hospital, Clinton IA, October 23, 2020 due to complication from the COVID virus. A private family graveside service will be held at Andrew Cemetery. Friends and family may join the service virtually at facebook.com/lawjonesfuneralhome. He wa…

Gerard T. Wanzek, age 75, of Preston, IA, passed away in his home on Saturday, October 17, 2020. A funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sugar Creek, IA, on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at 11am. Visitation will take place from 9am to 11am, at the church. Burial will follow…

Richard O. Willis, age 68, of Clinton, IA, formerly of Savanna, IL, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Davenport Select Specialty Hospital. A funeral service will be held at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Preston, IA, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 12pm.  Visitation will take place from 1…

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Ella M. (Kloft) Pitz, 87, of LaMotte, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020.  Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Otter Creek.  Visitation will be 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cr…

Robert “Bob” N. Kilburg, age 86, of Preston, IA, passed away Monday, October 5th, 2020 at Prairie Hills Assisted Living, in Clinton, IA. A private funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Preston. Burial will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Family and friends a…

Lucille "Lolly" Yeager, 100, of Dubuque, died Sunday, October 4, 2020, at the Luther Manor in Dubuque.Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Friday October 9, 2020, at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home & Cremation Service 3860 Asbury Road. Please respect our current …

Patsey Carol (Clausen) Farrell, 80, of Goose Lake, Iowa, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020.  Patsey was always thinking of others. In keeping with her wishes to avoid risk to anyone’s health, services at this time will be private. Her children look forward to celebrating her life wit…