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.

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Leo Klocke

Leo L. Klocke, 92, of Waukon died Thursday, May 29, 2014 at his home in Waukon. Funeral services were held Monday, June 2 at Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in rural Postville, with Rev. Gary Catterson officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon.
Leo Loyd Klocke was born December 10, 1921 at his parents’ farm in Ludlow Township. He was the son of Albert John and Esther Anna (Duvel) Kloke. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in rural Postville. Leo attended Ludlow #7 country school. December 10, 1944, Leo married Dorothy Schoenthal at Zion Reformed Parsonage in Waukon. He spent his entire life farming and also did electrical work and sold feed.
Leo thought the world of his wife, Dorothy; the two were always together.  He was a loving and caring father, grandfather and great-grandfather, so proud of each and every one of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Phyllis Fogt

Phyllis Ann (Nagel) Fogt, 68, of Waukon went to be with the Lord May 19, 2014 after suffering a stroke as a result of high blood pressure. As per Phyllis' request, she has been cremated, and will have her funeral service at Christ Fellowship Church, in Royal Palm Beach, FL  with her family this June. A burial service in Waukon will be announced at a later date.
Phyllis was born June 30, 1945  in Waukon. She attended the Ludlow school as a child and graduated from Waukon High School.
She married Charles A. Fogt January 19, 1975, and they had one daughter together, Donna (Fogt) Greenberg of West Palm Beach, FL. Phyllis was also the stepmother to Charles' three children, Lila, Allen and Sharla Fogt.
In the 1970s, Phyllis worked at Deco Inc., The Winneshiek Hotel, Ruby's Cafe, and Anundsen Publishing, all of Decorah. She continually helped her parents, Dorothy (Flage) and Paul Nagel, on their dairy farm in Ludlow.

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Jean C. Schon

Jean C. Schon, 89, of Waukon died Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 3 at First Baptist Church in Waukon, with Rev. Duane Smith officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon.
Jean Claire Schon was born July 3, 1924 in Waukon, the daughter of Ben P. and Violet F. (Echard) Peterson. She graduated from Waukon High School and spent five years working in the Allamakee County Auditor’s Office.
February 19, 1947 Jean married John Ralph Schon at the First Presbyterian Church Parsonage in Waukon. Jean and Ralph farmed together in Jefferson Township, where they raised hogs, beef cattle and Jersey cows. Jean was a busy homemaker helping on the farm and tending to a large garden and yard. Although they retired in 1985, they continued to live on the farm and help their sons with the operation.

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