Obituaries

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Services for Connie will be held Monday, September 17, at Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery in Cascade, Iowa. Connie was born June 2, in Monticello, Iowa. She is the daughter of Eugene and Dorothy Ruley Picray.

Connie received her education in the Monticello area schools. She was employed at Georgia Pacific in Monticello until her retirement in She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She enjoyed playing cards, visiting casino's, cooking, baking and especially canning foods. She loved taking bus trips to the many area casino's.

She is preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Eugene Picray Jr. A celebration of Sarah's life will be held at Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 P. Burial will be at the Union Cemetery, rural Maquoketa, Iowa.

They were married on December 23, in Waynesboro, Tennessee. To this union two children were born, Thomas Randy and Linda. Sarah was a homemaker and bookkeeper for her husband's business, Jim Current Plastering in Maquoketa.

She loved spending time with her family and was especially proud of each of her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be directed to Ohnward Fine Arts Center in Maquoketa, Jackson County Health Foundation, or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be left at www. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 19, at Columbkille Church in Dubuque. Visitation will be begin that day at 9: For all who knew Amy, you'll remember her wit and charm with a sly grin, her sense of style with a wide eye, her compassion with a wet kiss, her love of country music with a "ye-ha," and her sense of adventure with an "Amy story.

Amy was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Judith, and her grandparents John and Myrtle Oppenheimer and Hubert and Hazel Hume, who loved her completely. You have "done all things well" Mark 7: Oppenheimer Memorial has been established.

Is serving the family. Family and friends may gather from 4: Friday, September 14th, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Dubuque. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, St. John's Vestry and was a Sunday School Teacher. Debra enjoyed cooking for family and friends, playing the One-Armed Bandits at the Diamond Jo and looking for bargains at Goodwill; but she especially loved spending time with her kids and grandkids.

The family wishes to thank the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics for all their kind efforts and care. To Dick and Jan Markus for all their help and friendship over the years. A big thank you to Dennis's brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews for all the help, care and support during this difficult time, along with other family and friends who have reached out to us. Visitation will be held p. Visitation will continue Saturday from 8: Noah Diehm will officiate.

On January 28, , she married Ernest G. Ellerbach at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Together they farmed south of Holy Cross for 40 years. Dorothy had a zest for life; she loved people and socializing. She was a longtime member of the Holy Cross parish and the Rosary Society and was a regular contributor to community life.

She took pride in her appearance and was classy, yet humble. Celebrating special occasions was a joy for her. Despite the loss of a young child and husband, as well as recent health issues, her joyous spirit was never diminished.

She greatly enjoyed her independence and circle of friends. Dorothy also delighted in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. No one ever left her house hungry or without a hug.

She is survived by four children: Graci, Ellie and Harper, siblings: She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ernie on November 20, , son, Edwin, siblings: Online condolences may be left for the family at www.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at Friday, September 14th at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, where she was an active member since Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call from 9: Joseph the Worker Church.

She married George A. Freund on June 29, at the Cathedral of St. George preceded her in death on May 29, Freund was educated at St. Joseph Academy and Clarke College. Lillian had 18 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren, with one expected.

In addition to her husband, Lillian was preceded in death by two sons, James Edward in infancy and George A. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary M. Ryan and her husband Charles C. Ryan, a brother John J. McDonnell, a sister-in-law Marie M. The family wishes to express gratitude to the staff at Assisi Village and Hospice of Dubuque for their loving care and concern during Lillian's final days.

Friends and family may gather in remembrance of "Gene" from 2 to 5 P. Cremation will follow the visitation and burial will be at a later date. He attended school in the Midland School District. For the past ten years he had worked as the maintenance man at the Maquoketa Park Apartments in Maquoketa. He loved everyone and never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Owen and Clyde Bell, and sisters Georgia and Juanna. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions may be directed to the family online by donating at: Visitation will be held Friday from 5 - 7 p.

Committal will be in Linwood Cemetery 10 a. Steve was raised and attended High School in Paullina, Iowa. After graduating High School, Steve attended University of Dubuque for two years, before transferring and graduating from the University of Iowa.

After graduation, he moved to Dubuque where he went to work at John Deere and met his wife to be, Beverly Butlett, whom he married on August 13th, Steve worked as an Industrial Engineer at John Deere for 36 years, retiring in Steve and Bev were happily married for 52 years. He enjoyed spending time with family, grandchildren, and friends.

Steve was an avid golfer and enjoyed watching sports and following his favorite teams, the Iowa Hawkeyes, Vikings, and Cubs. He particularly enjoyed and cherished his rounds of golf he played with friends, and family, whenever he could. He is also survived by his three grandchildren, Miah, Trevor and Nora Schueller. For further information, please visit www. Memorial funds can be directed to Hospice of Dubuque. The family would like to extend a warm thank you to all the Grand Meadows nurses and incredible staff at Hospice of Dubuque who took tremendous care to of him in his time of need.

Koob, 90, of Monticello, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 11, , surrounded by his family at home in Monticello. Visitation will be held from 4 - 8 p. Visitation will continue from 10 - 11 a. Burial will be in the church cemetery at a later date.

Paul Baldwin will officiate. He married Cecelia A. McAllister on April 11, , in Cascade. She preceded him in death less than a month ago. Cecelia and Joe opened their business, Hollywood Garage, in , and later moved to the current Koob Automotive location in In addition, he operated Skateway Roller Rink from until After selling the automotive business in , he drove a school bus for the Monticello Community School District.

Joe was a faithful and active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where he ushered for several decades. He was also a life member of the Knights of Columbus Council , where he served in several offices including Grand Knight, and the 4th Degree Dubourg Assembly. He also enjoyed bowling on the Knights team. Survivors include his two sons: He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Cecelia, his parents, a daughter, Cynthia Redmond, a grandson, Matt Redmond; siblings: Information available and condolences accepted at www.

Friends and relatives of Jean may call from 2 to 7 p. Services for Jean will be held at 7: Burial will be held at a later date. She is also a graduate of Capri Cosmetology in Dubuque, Iowa. He preceded her in death on April 20, Online condolences may be sent to www.

Weber, age 78, of Dubuque passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, September 11th, surrounded by family. Funeral mass will be at Anthony Catholic Church with Rev. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3: In she met the love of her life, Richard Dick Weber and they were married on April 29, Barb always enjoyed holidays with family, cards with friends and weekend dinners out with Dick and the family.

Her favorite pastime of all was doting on all her grandkids. She absolutely adored her grandchildren. She is also survived by many loving Nieces and Nephews. The family would like to thank Dr. We would also like to thank Kourtney and the entire staff at Hospice of Dubuque for their exceptional level of care during this difficult time. Thursday, September 13, at St.

John the Baptist Catholic Church, Peosta. Michael Schueller will officiate. Burial will be in St. Friends may greet the family from 2 p. She would often tell childhood stories of having to clean out hog pens consisting of "two six pens, two four pens and the silo.

Their wedding dance broke the dance attendance record at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. This past April they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family.

She and Bill owned and operated a dairy farm together in Centralia for 25 years. They worked side-by-side milking cows, doing field work, and managing the herd.

During this time she sold Mary Kay cosmetics for 15 years helping make other women look beautiful. After retiring from farming in she held various part-time jobs and discovered her true passion in quilting, making blankets for every member of the family even some of the furry ones!

She also took up collecting porcelain dolls and enjoyed going to doll shows with her twin sister, Shirley. One of her favorite memories was traveling to Germany with Shirley for three weeks visiting doll factories. Sharon learned how to can from her late mother-in-law, Grace, and during the summers she would spend countless hours canning items from the garden. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards and listening and dancing to country music.

Sharon and Bill enjoyed flea markets, antiquing, fishing and attending car shows. She loved eating anything with blueberries, ice cream, dark chocolate, and seafood. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Sharon was a member of St. She spent fifty years working funeral dinners at the church. Online Condolences may be left for the family at www. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p. Jimmy grew up in Dubuque, and worked as a logger for many years. For the last 18 years, Jimmy helped his wife on her paper route.

He was an avid Bridge player, winning many championships and attending Grand Nationals twice. He also enjoyed playing poker, morel hunting, and watching Westerns. He was a big fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes football and basketball. Jimmy loved spending time with his family.

Jimmy's family would like to thank the Rehab Unit at St. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Dubuque. Friends and relatives of Kay may call from 4: Friends may also call after 9 a. Services for Kay will be held at On September 6, she was united in marriage to Euguene P. He preceded her in death on February 6, Kay worked at Roshek's department store in Dubuque, Iowa and cleaned houses and businesses throughout her life. She enjoyed spending time with family.

Kay liked to play cards with family and friends, especially euchre, bridge and She also liked to crochet and enjoyed the friendships that she built with the Colesburg ladies who crocheted with her. Kay also enjoyed watching sports and was a Green Bay Packers fan. She had a love for dogs, especially her black labs throughout the years. Dogs always brought a smile to her face. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Jean Konzen; and two brothers, Robert "Bud" and John Kubesheski.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www. Mass of Christian Burial will be Mary's Church in East Dubuque, with Fr. Burial will be in the East Dubuque Cemetery. Visitation is from 4: She was united in marriage to Roger C. Sherman on February 23, at St. Patrick's Church, North Garryowen. She was a former Cub Scout leader, loved golfing, flowers and gardening. Roger and family would like to thank the staff at Prairie Ridge of Galena, the nurses and staff at Hospice of Dubuque , and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for the excellent care given to their wife and mother.

Friends and relatives of Gary may call from 3 to 8 p. Friends may also call 9 a. Wednesday, September 12, at the Funeral Home. Services for Gary will be held at Burial will be held in St. Peter's Cemetery in Temple Hill, Iowa. He received his education in the Monticello schools.

On August 8, at St. The couple farmed in the Temple Hill area for many years. Kelchen memorial fund has been established. Visitation will be from 9: The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at Burial will be in Mt. Behr Funeral Home, Main Street, is in charge of arrangements. Marce graduated from St. Joseph's Academy in Dubuque. Shortly after graduation, Marce met the love of her life, Vincent Welsh. Marce and Vincent married on April 28, , at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Platteville, Wisconsin.

The two were blessed with 68 years of marriage before Vincent's death on December 27, Marce will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed being a 4H leader and also cherished any opportunity to teach her loved ones different card games, to roller skate, and the importance of family. Marce was an accomplished seamstress who enjoyed creating beautiful articles of clothing and an abundance of quilts. Each child, grandchild, and great-grandchild has received numerous sewn items over the years which will be cherished as tangible keepsakes straight from grandma's loving hands.

Marce's lifelong journey in her faith was exemplified through her long-time membership at St. Anthony Church and her daily prayer of the rosary. Although Marce's 89 year earthly journey has ended, she and Vincent are dancing once again. Notably, her favorite Cubbie, Rizzo, has a new angel watching him play from the best seat in the house. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marce's name to St. Anthony Church or the organization of your choice.

Marce's family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff on the 4th floor at Finley Hospital for their professional care and tender support over the last week. A celebration of Sosiro's life will be held at 11 A. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 10 A.

Burial will be at the Mount Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa. Sosiro enjoyed playing baseball, singing, and hanging out with friends and family. He was always very cheerful and loved to tell jokes and make people laugh. McDonald, 85, of Lake St. A celebration of Bonnie's life will be held at 5: Visitation will be held prior to the service from 4 P. A graveside service and burial will be held at 11 A.

Bonnie was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one infant son. Burial will be in the church cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by members of V. W Post of Dickeyville. Visitation will be from 6: Tom attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He joined the Air Force and went to Vietnam as a medic.

He was awarded numerous medals including a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart for his bravery as a combat Veteran. He graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a degree in nursing and worked as an intensive care nurse for many years.

He met Gloria Schnell, in and married her in Together they created Hearing Northwest, building the business to 5 private practice Audiology clinics. Tom sold the business in and built a home in the Mountains of Montana fulfilling a life-long dream.

He physically built a square foot home on top of a mountain. He, his dog, Monty, and Gloria enjoyed many enjoyable years there.

The property in Montana provided Tom many years of hunting on his own land. Tom loved boating and fishing there. Pioneered the first chapter of the Dickeyville Jaycees; was President the first year, and Vice President the second year. He always considered Dickeyville his home. Tom had a smile for everyone and remembered their names. Funeral services will be at She attended school in Monona, IA. She then became a full-time Avon representative, always winning top honors in the President's Club.

She loved her Avon customers and friends, and missed them dearly after she retired. She was full of fun and always up for a good laugh. Marjorie is survived by six children: She is preceded in death by her parents; a daughter-in-law, Nancy; a great grandson, Kael, and a nephew, Allen.

The family would like to thank the staff and nurses at Hawkeye Care Center in Asbury and Hospice of Dubuque for the care, laughter, and kindness they provided Mom. Online condolences may be left for the family www. Pregler, age 97, of Zwingle, formerly of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 7: To honor Virginia's life, funeral services will be held at To celebrate Virginia's life, family and friends may visit from 9: Burial will be in Dubuque Memorial Gardens.

Virginia was born on August 5, , in Dubuque, the youngest daughter of Peter and Gertrude Matthew Coyle's 12 children. Virginia was born into a large family and was beyond grateful to have lived her entire life right here in God's country.

She learned the values of faith, family, fellowship, hard work and love and respect at a young age and would faithfully keep them firmly intact throughout her entire 97 year earthly journey.

Virginia was fortunate enough to find her true love, Howard Pregler, and the two were united in marriage on January 7, at St. Patrick's Church in Dubuque. They were truly blessed to have been given 53 years together, and 12 wonderful children, before the Lord decided it was time for Howard to come home. Virginia devoted her entire life to her family.

She was a loving wife, and an even more amazing mother and grandmother. Her devotion never wavered, her patience never tired and her commitment to those she loved will continue to be clearly evident within the stories which will be shared by those who knew and loved her in the days, weeks, months and years ahead.

Virginia did thankfully find a little personal time now and then to indulge in some of her favorite activities also. An afternoon in the flower garden, or some downtime relaxing with her adored pets would always warm Virginia's heart and place a sincere smile upon her face. Virginia made the world a better place simply by being herself and a legacy as honorable as that is all any of us could hope for.

We will miss her beautiful laugh, her tender side and her strong will, but we know she is residing in a much more amazing world than we could ever discover here and we are at peace today with the knowledge that she has finally been reunited with all of her other loved one's who've already begun their eternal journey. Thank you very much Virginia for everything you taught us, the memories of fun and love you leave behind, and may the Lord keep you safe in His loving arms until we meet again!

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; her daughter, Carol Smith; her son, Richard Pregler; her daughter-in-law, Debby Pregler; her sons-in-law, Donald Brown, Richard Hadley and Kenneth Hudders; along with her 10 brothers, and 1 sister. Funeral services will be held at Monday, September 10, at St. Entombment will be in Mt. There will be no public visitation. Dan was a sales rep for Aslin Sales Inc.

He enjoyed golfing, boating, fishing and get-togethers with his nieces and nephews. Danny will be missed by the many people who loved him. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, A. Helen Fisher and his paternal grandparents William Lucille Disbrow. Visitation will be held from p.

Visitation will continue Monday, September 10, , from Burial will be at St. Francis Cemetery in Dyersville. Matt was born in Dubuque, Iowa the son of Milo, Jr. He graduated from East Dubuque High School with the class of He was a welder for 28 years at several manufacturing companies, including John Deere Dubuque Works for the last 15 years. Matt was a loving and caring father and soul mate. He loved watching the Detroit Redwings hockey, fishing at the lake and playing video games with his daughter and nephews.

He has kept and cared for iguanas for the last 25 years. His current iguana, Gary, is looking for a new home. Matt had a unique sense of humor and his smile will be missed. Services will be Monday, September 10, , at St. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from p. Friends may also call from Monday at the church before the service. She married Duane F. Lyster on January 10, , at St.

Rose of Lima Church in Cuba City. He preceded her in death on December 14, Pat and Duane loved to travel and enjoyed camping with their children when they were young. They spent many happy years in Florida. Pat also loved to quilt. She was also preceded in death by a son, Mark, and a brother, Kenneth Burbach. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.

Funeral mass will be at 5: Friday at the Church of the Nativity with Msgr. Visitation will be from Friday at the church. Military honors will be accorded following mass by the Dubuque Marine Corps League. After retirement he worked at New White Florist as a delivery driver.

He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, and playing softball. He loved his grandchildren and spending time at their sporting events. Duane was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was always willing to lend a helping hand or engage in a good conversation.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Kevin Kaiser, daughter-in-law Joy Kaiser, his mother and father-in-law Ervin and Janet Habeck. Cao for all their wonderful care and kindness they gave. To honor Bum's life, funeral services will be held at To celebrate Bum's life, family and friends may visit from 9: Francis of Assisi Church, Balltown.

Burial will be in the St. Bum was born and raised on the family farm and proudly made it his lifelong passion until his daily chores had finally ended in Bum's faith was also a very important aspect of his life and upon his retirement from the responsibilities of daily farm life, he eventually moved into Balltown where he next devoted his time as a groundskeeper for St. Francis Parish for the next 10 years. Bum was a very active member of the community and was a long-time Farm Bureau member, as well as a member, and past president, of the Balltown Lions Club.

In his free time, Bum enjoyed a quiet morning of hunting in the timber, a relaxing afternoon of baiting his hook on the water's edge, or even an evening of spending time visiting with family and friends at Breitbach's Country Dining while enjoying some of his favorite meals. Bum was a good and decent man who enjoyed a dance at Melody Mill as much as an honest days work back on the farm.

He was truly respected by all who knew and loved him and the memories of Bum walking around with his dog by his side will definitely help carry us through the difficult days ahead. We will deeply miss our dear brother, uncle and friend, but take some comfort in knowing that he is now free of the health challenges he has faced these past months and that thankfully he is now able to be joyfully reunited with all of his loved ones whom have already been called home ahead of him.

In lieu of flowers, a LaVern J. Riniker memorial fund has been established which will be donated among his favorite charities. Bum's family would like to thank Breitbach's Country Dining, and Diane and Pat Kunnert, for all of their personal visits over the years. They would also like to thank the nurses and staff at Stonehill, and Hospice of Dubuque , for the wonderful care and support they provided to Bum, and his family.

Dougherty, 90, of Dubuque passed away on Monday, September 3, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 10 a. He preceded her in death on October 9, after 64 years of marriage. She enjoyed boating, fishing and camping with her husband, and sewing and crocheting.

She was the most loving and giving mother and grandmother and kindest person to everyone she met. She put others first before herself. She was also preceded in death by her infant daughter Baby Ann, 8 sisters and 2 brothers, and son-in-law, Tim Westland.

We would like to thank family and friends who sent a kind note or card and took the time to visit and support our Mom. Saturday, September 8, at St. Steve was born July 9, in Dubuque, the son of Louis H. He married his high school sweetheart, Diane Thilmany on September 5, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Dubuque.

Steve graduated from Wahlert High School with the class of He served in the U. Steve was a professional truck driver for many years. He was an avid motorcycle rider, and enjoyed traveling to many states with his wife.

Doing yardwork and hanging Christmas lights were favorite pastimes for Steve. He loved to socialize, and enjoyed spending time with his friends and family.

Steve is survived by his wife, Diane, of Peosta; two sons, Steven J. Steve was preceded in death by his father, Louis; his father-in-law, Robert Thilmany; his grandparents; and his great-nephew, Collin Barton. Sharing of Memories will be at Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.

She ministered as a principal in San Francisco and Boulder, Colo. She was a parish minister in Phoenix and served the community as a Regional Representative in the Southwest United States. She was born on Sept. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. Aloysius Parish, Kansas City, Mo. She professed first vows on March 19, , and final vows on Aug. She is survived by nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 82 years.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a. Anthony Catholic Church, St. Friends may call at the church for the wake service from 9 to 10 a. Interment will follow the funeral in Mt. She married Robert Fuhrman on Oct. Fuhrman was preceded in death by her husband. Fuhrman taught physical education in Walled Lake, Mich.

She taught at Senior High School from until she retired in Among her students and many former students, she was affectionately known as "Sarge. Always an athlete, she was an avid swimmer, played recreational league softball in her youth and enjoyed snow skiing. Any water-related activity on the Mississippi River pleased her.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters. In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Dubuque. Raphael Cathedral, Dubuque, where visitation will be held there from 10 to In keeping with Mark's wishes, colorful clothing is encouraged. During medical school, Mark was awarded membership to the prestigious AOA medical honor society, an honor only bestowed to students who show high academic standing, professionalism, a firm sense of ethics, commitment to community service, and the promise of future success in medicine.

He was a founding member of the American Association of Emergency Medicine, one of the nation's largest academic medical associations. Most notably, Mark was the first board certified Emergency Medicine physician practicing in Iowa and, after arriving in Dubuque, he formed the first fully board certified Emergency Medicine department in Iowa.

He loved to learn and to teach. He challenged his kids to "learn how to learn. Mark touched many lives in the Emergency Department at Mercy, from his nurses and colleagues, to the patients passing through. When Mark went anywhere in town, he was guaranteed to be stopped by folks wanting to talk to him, calling out "hey doc! He humbly accepted their thanks and moved on, not wanting to shine the light on himself for too long. Mark loved his work and never thought that saving lives was anything but what he was supposed to do.

He was fiercely dedicated to his children and a loyal friend. Ever the eccentric, Mark was known for his wild landscaping and interior design. He loved donning a sharp suit just to go have a glass of wine with his buddies or simply pop on his big straw hat and sit on his porch and watch the Iowa storms roll through town.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Mercy Medical Center for their care. Miller, 86, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, September 1, , at his home in rural Maquoketa. A private family celebration of Donald's life will be held at 11 A. There is no public visitation. Burial will be at the East Iron Hill Cemetery at a later date. To this union three children were born, Joyce, Stephen and Tracy. Donald was a lifelong farmer.

In his early years, he had worked as a farmhand, electrician for Stickley Electric, gas attendant for Seeburger Service Station, and at Clinton Engines in Maquoketa. He loved to dance, play cards, and farm. He was especially fond of his faithful and loyal companion, his dog "Doc". He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother Calvin. Online Condolences may be left at www.

Born with a unique intellectual disability, Sarah maintained an angelic, innocence and child-like beauty her whole life. Sarah accepted every person she met, never noticing or judging our limitations and both loving, and demanding in return, unconditional love. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a. Dwayne Thoman will officiate, with Fr. Mark Osterhaus and Fr.

Private interment will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque. The bond this duo shared was clearly heaven sent. Sarah took her mother everywhere she could and never once suffered from the usual teen-ager-like embarrassment of a parent. In fact, at large events or gatherings Sarah made sure people knew she and her mother were in the house by making discernible noises that friends recognized as Sarah. The light Sarah radiated when she saw her mom has been absorbed as pure love in those who witnessed it.

While in Des Moines she spent time at the state capital influencing her mother to shape policy, especially concerning those who can not speak for themselves and whose voices go unheard. She shared a love of music with her large and loving family. Sarah and her father would frequently cruise Des Moines, listening to Tom's special "Sarah" recordings. She loved watching winter days and summer nights unfold with her family.

She loved long car rides, warm bubble baths and fits of laughter brought on by mundane, everyday activities like the opening of a trash bag or removing clothes from a closet.

Her grandfather in particular performed such tasks just to hear Sarah's giggle. She cherished her time with grandparents, her tribe of cousins and her many aunts and uncles from the Hingtgen family, Jochum family, Ward family, and Democratic family. She will be missed by all. Judith Bell Shoars Winders, age 74, passed away quietly and comfortably on Friday, August 31st surrounded by her family and pets at home. Visitation will be from 4: Funeral service will be at Friday at the funeral home with burial to follow in Linwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers a Judith B. Winders memorial fund has been established. Born May 21, in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of the late Orville and Neva Shoars, she was the third of five children. She worked at Galena Hospital until On February 27, Judy married William R. Winders and they built a family together for 20 years. Though they divorced in , the two developed a respect and friendship in later years through their continued love for their 7 sons, 22 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Judy tirelessly focused her energy on raising 7 sons before returning to school in , graduating from the University of Dubuque with a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in English and History and a teaching certificate. She taught at Highland Community College and local junior and senior high schools throughout the tri-state area before moving into counseling as a case worker for Hillcrest Family Services. Judy was preceded in death by her mother, Neva L. Shoars Bandy , father, Orville K.

She is survived by her brother, Rev. A celebration of Iva's life will be held at Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 P. Burial will be in the Andrew, IA Cemetery. She was a graduate of Salix, Iowa High School.

To this union three children were born, Judy, Barbara and Dennis. Iva had a variety of jobs in her career from working in a dental office to being an accountant. Her longest tenure was as a school board and superintendent's secretary at Andrew School.

Iva was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Andrew. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Donald on February 2, , brothers Wesley, Howard, Oliver and Willie, and sisters Viola and Grace. Ann's Society will recited the rosary at Verena worked at home and on the farm.

Surviving is a brother, Edwin Handfelt of Waunakee, Wisconsin, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Alvitus Handfelt and a sister Magdalen Delaney; sisters-in-law, Lucille Handfelt and Evelyn Handfelt, and a brother-in-law, Harry Delaney.

Friends may greet the family from 10 a. Harvey married Marianne Ohl in and from that union they had five children: Harvey graduated from Dubuque Senior High School in Harvey played with many well-known artists including Johnny Cash and participated in back-up bands from the Grand Ole Opry.

He continued with his passion for music through the years by performing with many talented musicians. Harvey left the Andy Doll Band to join the Dubuque Police Department in from which he retired after 34 years of service. He and his brother enjoyed fishing, music and probably many other things were not aware of.

Along with his music, Harvey loved archery, hunting, fishing, electronics and being at his grandparents' farm with his cousins. He loved the time he spent with his children traveling, camping, canoeing, and telling jokes and stories.

The family cottage at Waupeton, Iowa saw many years of fun with family and friends. In Harvey and Carol became winter Texans where Harvey continued his passion for music. In they became full time Texans. Harvey was a warm and loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend who touched many lives.

Stepsons, Mike Soens of Phoenix, Arizona and Tom Soens of Delhi, Iowa and stepdaughter, Jayne Chuck DeBrular of Phoenix, Arizona, 19 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 1 niece, 9 nephews, 3 step grandsons, sister in law Juanita Frederick and further extended family, all of whom he loved dearly. His family wishes to thank Hospice for their devoted care and his family and friends for their love and kindness.

When through one man a little more love and goodness, a little more light and truth comes into the world, then that man's life has had meaning! Funeral Services will be Tuesday, September 4, , at Friends may call from 4: Sister Matthew retired to Mt. Loretto in and continued to share her musical talents for several years accompanying the sisters at Eucharist and Liturgy of the Hours.

She enjoyed music, word puzzles, and the Chicago Cubs. She celebrated her 80th Jubilee in August and reflecting on her years of religious life, Sister Matthew states, "This jubilee celebrates a life that brings me closer to God and more able to do God's will. The Behr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A celebration of "Jerry's" life will be held at He then served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from August of until receiving an honorable discharge in April of Upon returning home from his military service, he worked various jobs but most notably as a machinist working at the Rock Island Arsenal, Red Jacket and John Deere Dubuque Works.

He had taught CCD classes for many years. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and working on lawnmowers. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Ronald and a daughter Angela Alexander. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Gerald R.

Friends and relatives of Agnes may call from 8: Services for Agnes will be held at Burial was held in Calvary Cemetery in Cascade, Iowa. On June 7, she was united in marriage to Fredrick F. Felton at the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville, Iowa. He preceded her in death on February 19, A celebration of Ted's life will be held at Burial will be at the Monmouth, Iowa Cemetery with military honors.

He was a graduate of Monmouth High School and then served his country receiving an honorable discharge. She preceded him in death on October 2, Upon returning from his military service, Ted worked as a farmhand and then drove truck for Kapraun Transport for several years as well as teaching at a truck driving school.

He retired from J. Cullens in Fulton, Illinois where he had worked as a machinist. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and hunting. Those left to honor his memory include his children, Ted Karla Shady, Jr. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be directed to Hospice of Jackson County. To honor Connie's life, funeral services will be held at To celebrate Connie's life, family and friends may visit from 2: Elsewhere on the web — I found out that Sportsbook.

That says a lot about a gambling site. Back when they first launched, it was as PlayersOnly. At that time, they focused only on sports betting. They even won a couple of awards for Best US Sportsbook.

The parent company of Sportsbook. And in an interesting move, the parent company decided to sell Sportsbook. The players usually get paid, but only once they jump through all the hoops.

Payments are still slow, but players are getting paid. They also say Sportsbook. They cover many of the scams Sportsbook. Suggests that you exercise caution if you choose to play here because of the reportedly slow payouts.

Their reasons are the same as everyone else — retroactively changing terms, poor ratings, and overall bad business practices. I know that the owners of this site used to be, if not still are, the owners of SBO. However, here they say Sportsbook. SBR has given Sportsbook.

That wraps up the bulk of what I found on other review sites. Between that and the mostly negative vibes I get from the other review sites, I get the impression that Sportsbook. However, I have reviewed them in the past.

I know they accept US players, but usually not from commonly prohibited states. I tried to create an account here, as I live on the border of Washington State and Oregon. I told them I was from Portland. However, the day after I created my account I tried to log-in and received a message saying that my account had been closed.

You can reach out to support by email using the form on their site. Or, you can try to. I tried to send them a message, but received a message after clicking submit that said I had tried to send too many messages, and to try again later.

I tried again using the email they use when they send you a welcome email after signing up. I had better luck reaching them with that email. They mention these options on different pages of their site.

Then I found this at the bottom of one of their pages:. Unfortunately, we offer no guarantee of alternate deposit methods being made available in the future.

Let us know if you would like more details on how Bitcoin works though and we will gladly help you with that. And it does not apply to progressive jackpot winnings, which is great to see. You have to create an account to see the different deals they offer.

During the sign-up process they present you with a welcome offer. Wagers on any roulette game or craps will not count towards the playthrough. You can read the rest of their house rules on their website. They make their jackpot much easier to hit compared to poker rooms, too. For example, at BetOnline. Other than the offers mentioned above, I noticed there were a couple reload bonuses in the casino and poker promos section.

However, these were for the current month only. A pretty good selection overall. And keep in mind that most of these options will dropdown to display more sports and betting options. But here are the games they cover right now:. There was nothing available as far as matchups go when I checked them out. For example, down the sidebar they list:. There were a few others smaller countries too.

Then they list what appears to be all the different race tracks. They also have a section that tells you what each of these bets are and how they work. Experts say that they offer overnight lines for baseball and other sports, which is good news if you want to get an early jump on their lines. Experts also say their best pricing is on their underdog lines.

They shade their lines heavily towards the public, which can offer some good odds even after the market has shifted. Their teasers and parlays are average; however, their props are very soft. Some of their props can be like night and day when compared to other books. Their sportsbook and from what I can tell, their entire website is mobile responsive.

As far as the sportsbook is concerned, you can access it from your browser — no download needed. That goes for mobile bettors, too. I checked them out on my iPhone and their site looked and functioned great.

This sportsbook is geared towards recreational bettors, which is who I think will enjoy betting here the most. Between limiting winners and the lower betting limits, pros will want to bet at a sportsbook with fewer restrictions like Bookmaker. However, a little less than a year ago news surfaced that a player won a jackpot playing a Betsoft slot machine, and neither the casino or Betsoft would pay him.

But this rule was added after the fact. It was a bad situation. A situation that prompted some of the bigger and more popular casinos to remove Betsoft from their casinos. This is an okay selection. Most look like regular blackjack games though. The only variants are blackjack switch and Spanish blackjack.

Not much to add here. This is a pretty good and diverse selection of table games. I think most people will be happy with the options here. There are a couple of options that dropdown to display the actual games.

The top-level options include:. What I like about this is how they separate the games into single or multi hand categories.


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