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.

Tue
05
May

Myra Wroble

Myra J. Wroble, 89, of rural Harpers Ferry died Monday, May 4, 2015 at Great River Care Center in McGregor. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Martin Funeral Home in Waukon is assisting the family with arrangements.
Myra Jeanette Wroble was born May 31, 1925 in Auburn, NE, the daughter of Oscar Andrew and Amy Roberta (Flau) Rogers. She graduated from Auburn High School in Auburn, NE in 1943 and attended Doane College in Crete, NE for two years.
February 13, 1946 she married Robert David Wroble in Kansas. Myra worked for the FBI in Washington, DC, Montgomery Wards and several hospitals doing office work. She and Robert managed a mobile home park in Marion. Myra and Robert moved to the Harpers Ferry area in 1995. She enjoyed playing the organ, gardening and spending time in the outdoors.

Mon
04
May

Daniel Hart

Daniel P. Hart, 45, of Sioux City, formerly of Waukon, died Friday, April 24, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon, with Fr. Jim Dubert and Deacon Mike Ward officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon. Visitation will be held Saturday, May 9 at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of services.
Daniel Patrick Hart was born September 10, 1969 in Waukon, the son of William and Elizabeth (Ryan) Hart. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon and in 1988 he graduated from Waukon High School. Dan then graduated from Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls. After graduation Dan worked for a number of companies, including MCI, Nordstrom and Younkers. Most recently, he worked as a security manager for McLeod Telecommunications in Cedar Rapids. For the past two years, Dan was living in Sioux City.

Thu
30
Apr

Robert Carlton

Robert D. Carlton, age 68, of Waukon passed away Monday, April 27, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN. Memorial services were held Saturday, May 2 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Waukon, with Pastor Kim Gates officiating.
Robert was born in Sac City January 4, 1947 to parents Darwin and Loraine Carlton. He was active in sports, band and Boy Scouts. He went on to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. Robert graduated from Sac City High School and then received training to become an official Court Reporter. He worked in the Juvenile, Superior and District courts in Iowa, Nebraska and Washington State.
He married Karen Vandagriff September 1, 1973 in Rockwell City. They lived in Omaha, NE, Bellevue, WA and Guttenberg before settling in Waukon.

Wed
29
Apr

Agnes Raymond

Agnes Raymond, 90, of Lansing died Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Thornton Manor in Lansing. Mass of the Resurrection will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 2 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lansing. Visitation will be one hour before service at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lansing. Inurnment will be at Gethsemane Cemetery, Lansing following the Mass of the Resurrection.
Agnes was born December 28, 1924 in Norwalk, WI to Peter and Hilda (Heilman) Schreier. She graduated high school in Norwalk, WI. Agnes was united in marriage with Robert C. Raymond, Sr. August 31, 1946 in Norwalk, WI. To this union three children were born.
Agnes worked as a bookkeeper for A&P Food Stores. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Choir. She enjoyed gardening flowers, fishing, especially trips to Canada, and singing, dancing, old musicals and John Wayne.

Wed
22
Apr

Lloyd Miller

Lloyd Henry “Buddy” Miller, 82, of Waukon died Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Thornton Manor in Lansing. Funeral Services were held Monday, April 20 at the United Methodist Church, Lansing, with Rev. Kevin Smith as the Officiant. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lansing with full military honors.
Lloyd was born June 25, 1932 to Lloyd Charles and Myrtle Manilla (Bechtel) Miller in La Crosse, WI. Buddy was baptized and attended elementary school at Blessed Sacrament Church and attended Aquinas High School in La Crosse, WI.
Lloyd served his country honorably in the U.S. Army for ten years. He dearly loved his experiences in the military, which included time spent in South Korea and Europe. Buddy was a member of the VFW in Lansing.

Wed
22
Apr

Stanley Phillips

Stanley Lewis Phillips, 72, of Monona died Saturday, April 11, 2015 at his home in Monona. There will be a private family service at a later date.
Stanley was born April 2, 1943 in Londonderry, Ireland to Lewis and Gladys (Keys) Phillips. His family moved to Jesup when Stanley was two years old. He enlisted in the Army in 1961 and served until 1963. Stanley was united in marriage with Terry Paulsen in 1963 and to this union two daughters were born, Riquie and Kris. They later divorced.
Stanley was a machinist at John Deere in Waterloo for 30 years, retiring in 1996. In 2003 he moved to McGregor and then moved to Monona a year later. Stanley also owned a bar in Fairbank for five years, the Hole in the Wall.
Stanley enjoyed fishing on the Mississippi River, hunting and spending time outdoors. He also could be found riding his Harley and taking trips to Elgin four-wheeling.

Mon
20
Apr

Mary Nagel

Mary J. Nagel, 75, of Waukon died Sunday, April 19, 2015 at her home. Private family services will be held later.
Mary Jane Nagel was born April 10, 1940 in Waukon, the daughter of William and Anna (Timmerman) Ferguson. She attended country schools in the Waukon area. April 17, 1955, Mary married Roland Verni Nagel at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Besides being a busy mother raising six children, Mary farmed with Roland in the Ludlow Township area and drove school bus.

Wed
15
Apr

Linda Peterson

Linda Peterson, 65, of New Albin died Friday, April 10, 2015 at Thornton Manor in Lansing. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18 at St. Joseph's Cemetery in New Albin followed by a gathering of family and friends at noon in the New Albin Community Center.
Linda was born February 28, 1950 to John and Rita (Smerud) Carroll. She grew up in New Albin and attended St. George High School and Northern Iowa Community College in Calmar. She married David (Pete) Peterson in 1973 and moved to Bourbonnais, IL. After 27 years they returned to New Albin to retire.
Past employments included Eastern Allamakee School District, Northern Engraving in Lansing and as an Illinois election judge. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW in New Albin as well as Girl Scout leader and Learning Center volunteer in Bradley, IL. Linda was an accomplished crocheter and avid card player.

Wed
15
Apr

Charles Bakke

Charles J. Bakke, 91, of Waukon died Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 18 at 11 a.m. at Old West Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waukon, with Pastor Ken Kimball officiating. Burial will be at Old West Paint Creek Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Friday, April 17 at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon.
Charles John Bakke was born February 19, 1924 in Waukon, the only child of Ingvold O. and Emma (Johnson) Bakke. As a youth he was baptized and confirmed at the West Paint Creek Synod Lutheran Church and attended the rural “Bakkum School”. After graduating from Waukon High School and attending Waukon Jr. College, he began farming with his parents.

Thu
09
Apr

Duane Bakewell

Duane Lawrence Bakewell, 77, of New Albin died Monday, April 6, 2015 at his home in New Albin. Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, April 10 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Albin, with Rev. John Moser as the celebrant. Burial followed at St. Joseph Cemetery, New Albin.
Duane was born July 15, 1937 in Waukon to Lawrence and Gladys (Gruber) Bakewell. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph Catholic Church and graduated from New Albin High School.
Duane farmed the family farm since the passing of his father in a farming accident. He enjoyed fishing, playing horseshoes, card playing, softball, bowling and watching stock car racing and tractor pulling.

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