Obituaries

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12
Jun

Angela Gyorko

Angela Gyorko

 

Angela Elaine Gyorko, 60, of Hawkeye, passed away, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at her home in Hawkeye. 

A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Hawkeye. Inurnment will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.beckermilnesrettig.com

Wed
12
Jun

Victoria Schmitt

Victoria Schmitt

 

Victoria Anna Schmitt, 90, of West Union, Iowa died Friday, June 7th, 2019 at Gunderson Lutheran Hospital in West Union surrounded by her family. Victoria was born on the family farm on February 6th, 1929 in rural St. Lucas, Iowa to Nick and Frances (Schaufenbuel) Kuennen. Victoria was baptized on February 7th, 1929 in St. Luke’s Church in St. Lucas. She received her education at St. Luke’s Catholic School and graduated in 1947. Victoria attended one year of nurse’s training at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Dubuque, Iowa. Victoria left nursing school prior to completion to marry her childhood sweetheart.

Wed
05
Jun

Gerald Ollendieck

Gerald Ollendieck

 

Gerald “Jerry” Raymond Ollendieck, age 79, of Ridgeway, Iowa, passed peacefully Monday, May 27, 2019, at home surrounded by his family.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at the Notre Dame Catholic Church on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. with Father Daniel Knipper officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.  Visitation was  held Thursday, May 30, 2019, from 4-7 p.m. at Notre Dame Catholic Church, and will continue at the church for one hour prior to the service on Friday.  Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Wed
05
Jun

Marian Hosper

Marian Hosper

 

Mass of Christian Burial was held for Marian Matilda Hosper Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 11 a.m. at the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Calmar, Iowa.

Marian Matilda Hosper, age 86, of Calmar, IA, was met by the angels at Barthell Eastern Star Home in Decorah and carried home to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

  Marian was born November 12, 1932 to Frank and Mayme (Holub) Klimesh.  She attended St. Wenceslaus Catholic School through her sophomore year and graduated from Calmar High School.

  Marian married David Charles Hosper on August 16, 1952.  Together they raised three sons.  Marian was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church and the Rosary Society for over 66 years.  She was employed at the Bucheit Grocery Store, NorEg, and joined her husband in running the family business (Winco Farm Supply) that they purchased in 1980. She worked there until a couple of years ago when her health began to fail.

Wed
05
Jun

Deloris Olson

Deloris Olson

 

Deloris Lorraine Olson was born on July 5, 1925, at home, to Willie and Lena (Kjosa) Bergan in rural St. Olaf, Iowa.  She was baptized and confirmed at Norway Lutheran Church.  She graduated from Postville High School in 1944 after having taken a year off due to a lack of transportation to school.

Deloris passed away on May 31, 2019 at All Saints Assisted Living/Memory Care in Madison, Wisconsin at the age of 93.

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05
Jun

Theresa Moellers

Theresa Moellers

 

Theresa Mary Moellers, 86, of West Union, Iowa died Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Ossian Senior Hospice, Ossian, Iowa.  Theresa Mary was born December 6, 1932 to William Joseph and Hildegarde Bridget (Heying) Bohr in Ossian, Iowa. She graduated from DeSales High School, Ossian, Iowa in 1950.

Theresa was united in marriage with Ralph Bernard Moellers on August 16, 1950 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Ossian, Iowa. They were blessed with twelve children. She was a member of Holy Name Rosary Society, Catholic Daughters, American Legion Auxiliary and was an election worker for many, many years. Theresa was a friendly person, quick to laugh and loved to give orders to her flock – there was always a to-do list. She enjoyed gardening and pioneered the first farmers market in the area. Theresa hobbies included sewing, crocheting, playing cribbage, cards, Scrabble and square dancing.

Wed
05
Jun

Leona Streif

Leona Streif

 

Leona Catherine Streif, 97, of West Union, Iowa died Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Maple Crest Manor in Fayette, Iowa.  She was born on February 1, 1922 at Dubuque, Iowa to Michael and Josephine (Phillips) Fah. Leona was baptized on March 12, 1922 at St. Catherine Church in Dubuque and confirmed on May 10, 1936 at St. Theresa in La Motte, Iowa. She received her education in Dubuque, Iowa.

Leona was united in marriage with Earl Streif on September 30, 1942, at La Motte, Iowa. Sixteen children were born to this union. Together they farmed in Dubuque County before moving to a farm near West Union, Iowa.

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05
Jun

Erbie Steffens

Erbie Steffens

 

Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 for Erbie Loren Steffens, 11 a.m., at the Decorah Lutheran Church, Decorah, IA.

Erbie Steffens, age 92, of Decorah, IA, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at his home in Decorah, IA.

Erbie Lorenz Steffens was born on December 30, 1926, the son of Edward and Frieda (Vagts) Steffens in West Union, IA.  He was baptized and confirmed at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Eldorado, IA.  Erbie graduated from West Union High School.  After high school, Erbie started farming on the family farm with his father north of Eldorado.

Wed
29
May

Arlene Lansing

Arlene Lansing

 

 

    Arlene Clara (Brincks) Lansing quietly departed the hill country of Northeast Iowa to join her beloved husband, Lawrence, in heaven on May 23 after a brief illness. She was 82. Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 1st, at 1:00 PM at St. Francis de Sales Church in Ossian, IA, with Fr. Robert Gross officiating. Inurnment will be at the church cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 AM until the time of services Saturday at the church. Martin Funeral Home in Waukon, IA, is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be to St. Francis de Sale Church for their maintenance fund.

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29
May

Mary Torkelson

Mary Torkelson

 

Mary Kay Torkelson, 89, of Elgin, Iowa died Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Gundersen Palmer Hospital in West Union, Iowa. Mary Kay was born September 13, 1929 to Wilbur and Helen (Peyer) Thornton in Postville, Iowa. She graduated from Postville High School.  After graduation, Mary attended Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls, Iowa, now known as University of Northern Iowa, earning her two year teaching certificate.

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