Obituaries

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Fri
06
Mar

Marjorie Meyer

 

Marjorie Ann Meyer, 83, of Janesville, formerly of Elkader, died Sunday, February 22, 2015, at an adult group home in Janesville, WI.  Marjorie was born December 28, 1931, in Elkader, to Eldo and Josephine (Miller) Meyer. She attended St. Joseph’s Grade School during her early years.

Exercising was one of the hobbies that she greatly enjoyed.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Fri
06
Mar

Alan Moser

 

Alan F. Moser, 50, of Clarence, passed away on Saturday February 28, 2015 at the Clarence Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at the North Cedar Middle School in Clarence with Pastor Lynn Butterbrodt officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday March 3, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. at North Cedar Middle School in Clarence. Another visitation will be held on Wednesday March 4 from 5-7 p.m. at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home in Guttenberg. A graveside service will be held on Thursday March 5, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Bethel Cemetery in Guttenberg.

Wed
25
Feb

Emma Louise Griffith

 

Emma Louise (Mather) Griffith was born December 21, 1915, in Minneapolis, Minn. and died February 16, 2015, at the Elkader Care Center, Elkader, Iowa.

A memorial service was planned at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 20, 2015, at Peace United Church of Christ In Elkader.  Friends gathjered and greeted family beginning at 10 a.m. until service time. A private inurnment in East Side Cemetery will be planned at a later date.

Wed
25
Feb

Dorothy Hulbert

 

Dorothy H. Hulbert, 85, of Elkader, died Thursday, February 19, 2015, at Marietta’s Place in Manchester, Iowa. Dorothy Helen Bernice Kremer was born on September 27, 1929, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the daughter of Frank and Wilhelmina (Seng) Kramer. She graduated from North High School in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, in 1949. Dorothy married Joseph John Hulbert on March 25, 1950. In 1954, the family moved to Elkader, Iowa.

During her life in Elkader, Dorothy worked at the Clayton County Courthouse, the Ben Franklin Store, and numerous other Elkader businesses, finally retiring from the secretarial position at Peace United Church of Christ in 1995.

Wed
25
Feb

Walter Long

 

After a courageous battle with cancer, Walter Long passed away in Apache Junction, Arizona, on February 10, 2015, at the age 75.

Wed
18
Feb

Robert Roethler

Robert Joseph Roethler, Sr., 69, of Emmetsburg, IA died on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg of complications due to pneumonia.

Wed
18
Feb

Jean Kennett

 

Jean Helen Eckford Kennett, 96, of Scottsdale, Arizona, died peacefully on December 19, 2014. Born on August 6, 1918, in Choteau, Montana, Jean was the daughter of John Eckford and Amy Crary.

Jean’s father, a dentist, had practiced in Mexico for 10 years before he moved to Choteau where he met Jean’s mother. Jean described her mother as a strong, independent woman whom she greatly admired.

Wed
11
Feb

Janice “Jan” Frommelt

 

Janice “Jan” Lorraine Frommelt, 93, of Guttenberg, passed away on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the Guttenberg Care Center.   

Jan was born February 10, 1921 in Guttenberg to Horace “Jack” and Josephine (Wenkstern) Dubbels. Jan enjoyed playing the tuba and basketball in her years at Guttenberg High School. She graduated as valedictorian in 1938. Shortly after graduation Jan started working three days a week at the Guttenberg Press, a place that became her second home for almost 37 years.  She retired from the Press in 2005 due to ill health.  

Wed
11
Feb

Fern Schievelbein

 

Fern Alvina (Marting) Schievelbein, 85, of Farmersburg, Iowa, died Monday, February 2, 2015, at Elkader Care Center, Elkader, Iowa. She was the daughter of Vern and Hilda (Dettman) Marting and was born January 21, 1930, in Farmersburg township, Clayton County. She was baptized on April 13, 1930, at St. Peters Lutheran Church, National, Iowa by Pastor G. Bunge and was confirmed on June 18, 1944, at St. John Lutheran Church, Farmerburg, by Pastor H. Adix. Fern attended Pioneer Country School near Farmersburg through the eighth grade and graduated from Monona High School in 1947. After graduation she was a waitress in Postville and a self-employed seamstress.

Wed
11
Feb

Kenneth “Scotty” Scott

 

Kenneth James “Scotty” Scott, 82, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, (formerly of  Volga) died on Sunday, February 1, 2015, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home. He was born on June 14, 1932, in Highland Township near Volga, the son of Robert and Ruth (Duff) Scott. He was raised in the area and was an Arlington High School graduate. Scotty served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

Scotty was united in marriage to Joyce Oldfather; they later divorced. Three children were born to this union. Scotty was a self-employed carpenter.

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