Obituaries

Obituaries are published in The Standard for a $30 fee and can be brought to the office at 15 First Street NW in Waukon, mailed to PO Box 286, Waukon IA 52172, or e-mailed to news@waukonstandard.com. Photos may be included for an additional charge of $10 (additonal photos are also $10). Obituaries of excessive length (longer than our single-column length of 20") will also incur an additional charge of $9/column inch for the content measuring longer than our 20-inch column length. Obituaries that include “Thank You” messages within them will also incur an additional charge for the “Thank You” portion of the submitted obituary. For further assistance, please call 563-568-3431.

Wed
02
Jul

Everett Miene

Everett H. Miene, 75, of Waukon died Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Thornton Manor in Lansing. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 28 at Zion United Church of Christ in Waukon, with Rev. Lynn G. Groe officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon.
Everett Herbert Miene was born November 7, 1938 on his parents’ farm in rural Postville, the son of Herbert and Emma (Thies) Miene. He was baptized at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Postville and confirmed at Zion United Christ of Christ in Waukon. Everett attended rural schools in the Waukon area.
July 26, 1959, he married Janann Kay Schlake at Zion United Church of Christ. He farmed with his father in Union Prairie Township, west of Waukon, until 1983; Everett and Janann then moved into Waukon. He then worked in the detail department at R.W. Pladsen in Waukon until 2002.

Wed
25
Jun

Charles Kistler

Charles Francis Kistler, 91, of Scottsdale, AZ passed away June 13, 2014. A  Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 26 with Rosary starting at 9:30 a.m. at St. Daniels the Prophet Catholic Church, Scottsdale, AZ. Burial will follow at St. Francis Cemetery, Phoenix, AZ. Arrangements entrusted to Messinger Indian School Mortuary.
Charles was born February 18, 1923 to Francis and Theresa (Kolb) Kistler in LaCrosse, WI. He was united in marriage with Dorothy Sadler October 30, 1942. Charlie and Dorothy had four sons.
Charles spent several years working as a precision machinist in LaCrosse, WI. In the early 1950s he moved to Waukon, where he worked as a plumber and later owned and operated an earthmoving construction business. For many years he split his time between Scottsdale, AZ and Waukon. In the early 1980s he moved permanently to Scottsdale.

Wed
25
Jun

Ardis Cole

Ardis E. Cole, 96, of Waukon died Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 24 at Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waterville, with Pastor Ken Kimball officiating. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lansing. Martin Funeral Home in Waukon assisted the family with arrangements.
Ardis Evelyn Cole was born June 30, 1917 at her parents’ home in the Village Creek area of rural Lansing. She was the daughter of Flavius Myron and Julia Ellen (Miles) Wilder. Ardis attended the Village Creek area schools and then attended high school in Hampton, where she stayed with a cousin.

Wed
25
Jun

Alice Conway

Alice Conway, 94, of Wexford died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Gundersen Health Systems, La Crosse, WI. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, June 23 at Wexford-Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with the Rev. John Moser as celebrant. Burial followed in the Wexford-Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery.
Alice was born March 9, 1920 in Harpers Ferry to Joseph and Ellen (Cota) Kernan. She attended country school through the eighth grade and graduated from Waukon High School with the Class of 1937.

Wed
18
Jun

Gary Johnson

Gary R. Johnson, 66, of Waukon died Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon.
Gary Roger Johnson was born September 29, 1947 in Waukon, the son of Roger Charles and Norma June (Berg) Johnson. He was baptized at Forest Mills Methodist Church and confirmed at Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, both in rural Postville. Gary graduated from Waukon High School. While in high school, he hauled milk and worked for Ludlow Creamery.
May 23, 1970, Gary married Mary Virginia Collins at St. Mary’s Lycurgus Catholic Church in rural Waukon. Gary was a lifelong farmer and raised dairy and beef cattle. He was a previous member of the Holstein Association and collected International red tractors.

Wed
18
Jun

Elizabeth Schwartzhoff-Berns

Elizabeth June Schwartzhoff-Berns, 94, of Prairie du Chien, WI died Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Prairie Maison in Prairie du Chien, WI. Graveside Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18 at the Calvary Cemetery, Prairie du Chien, WI.
Elizabeth was born March 18, 1920 to Gephardt and Reva (Gilson) Meskimen in Waukon. She graduated from Waukon High School in 1938 and Beauty School in 1940.
Betty was united in marriage with Aloysius “Scoop” Schwartzhoff in January 1941 at St Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon. He passed away August 16, 1980. She later married Roland Berns in March of 1987 and he passed away in May of 2003.
Betty was an owner/operator of Betty’s Powder Puff Beauty Shop in Chicago, IL. She retired to McGregor in 1971. She enjoyed playing cards and watching the Chicago Cubs.

Wed
18
Jun

Edward Faddoul

Edward M. Faddoul, Jr., 77, of Waukon died Friday, May 30, 2014 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. Memorial services were held Tuesday, June 17 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon. Burial was at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon. Martin Funeral Home of Waukon is handling arrangements.
Edward Michael Faddoul, Jr. was born August 5, 1936 in Sistersville, WV, the son of Edward Michael and Grace Kathryn (Glaeser) Faddoul. At the time of his death he was the oldest surviving member of the William and Mary Glaeser family of Cleveland, OH. He was baptized at Holy Rosary Church in Sisterville, WV, attended Marietta College in Marietta, OH, and received a PhD in biochemistry from Iowa State University in Ames in 1958.
Edward worked as a consultant in the food manufacturing industry as well as being a professor at various local colleges. He was also a licensed riverboat captain. He lived in Columbus, OH, and West Union and Waukon.

Wed
18
Jun

Lois Russell

Lois T. Russell, 88, of Marshall, MO passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at The Living Center in Marshall, MO. Memorial services were held Monday, June 16 at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, MO, with inurnment at 12 noon  Friday, June 20 at Postville Cemetery in Postville. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com. Memorials may be made to family choice.
 

Wed
18
Jun

Joyce Rea

Joyce L. Rea, 80, of Waukon died Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at her home in Waukon. Funeral services were held Monday, June 16 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon, with Fr. Jim Dubert officiating. Burial was at St. John the Baptist Cemetery at West Ridge, in rural Waukon.
Joyce Lorraine Rea was born April 2, 1934 on her parents’ farm in rural Volney, the daughter of Frank and Gladys (Henderson) Huffman. She attended Waukon High School. May 10, 1952, she married Raphael James Rea at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Oceanside, CA. They farmed the Rea family Century Farm in Union Prairie Township, where they raised dairy and beef cattle, hogs, chickens and crops. Joyce also worked as a nurse's aide at the Good Samaritan Center. In 1994, they moved to Waukon and Joyce worked at the Waukon Living Center.

Wed
18
Jun

Robert Peters

MSgt Robert (Bob) C. Peters ret., 73, peacefully entered into eternal rest June 12, 2014 at his home in Lansing. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, June 16 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lansing, with Rev. John Moser as the Celebrant. Burial with Military Rites followed at Gethsemane Cemetery, Lansing.
Bob was born to Clem and Helen (Wagner) Peters November 28, 1940 in Lansing. His youthful days were spent in Lansing where he worked as a milkman, in his father’s gas station and in car repair. When he was 18, Bob joined the Marine Corps, which led to a lifetime of service to his country and fellow Americans. He married Mary (Reed) Peters July 15, 1960.

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