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
07
May

Gary Dundee

Gary Lee Dundee was born February 18, 1951 in Waukon to Eva (Walters) Dundee and Curtis Dundee. May 2, 2019, at the age of 68, Gary, while surrounded by his loving wife and three daughters, went home to his Father at Covenant Medical in Waterloo.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 at Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Postville. There will also be a one-hour visitation before Mass at the church Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 8 at St. Bridget Catholic Church in Postville with Rev. Nils de Jesus Hernandez as the Celebrant. Interment with Military Rites will follow at Postville Cemetery, Postville.

Tue
07
May

Glenn Beckman

Glenn Beckman passed away from neuroendocrine cancer April 30, 2019, less than two weeks before his 85th birthday. A graveside service for Glenn will be held at noon Saturday, May 11 at Oakland Cemetery in Waukon.

Glenn was born in Brimson, MN May 12, 1934 and was raised by his parents, Ted and Irja Beckman. Glenn attended Two Harbors High School and the University of Minnesota, where he studied electrical engineering. He served in the Army before joining the Federal Aviation Agency, and he retired from the FAA in 1994 after serving 34 years. His FAA career included stints in Waterloo; Hibbing, MN; Fargo, ND; Green Bay, WI; Chicago, IL; and, for the last 16 years he was the Airway Facilities Sector Manager at the FAA in Minneapolis, MN.

Tue
07
May

Donald Smerud

Donald James Smerud, 88, of Waukon passed away Friday, May 3, 2019 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Eitzen, MN. Rev. Todd Krueger will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Caledonia, MN. A visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, Caledonia, MN and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the church.

Donald was born February 27, 1931 in New Albin to Oscar and Clara (Wild) Smerud. He attended school in New Albin and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps serving during the Korean War. February 14, 1956, he married Alys Heaney in Houston County, MN and she preceded him in death in 1988. Donald was employed as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Riehm Construction in Waukon. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Tue
30
Apr

Norma Fruechte

Norma Lucille Fruechte (born Norma Lucille Paus), 97, resident of New Albin, died April 27, 2019 at Thornton Manor Care Center in Lansing. A Celebration of Norma’s Life was held Saturday, May 4 at St. Peter’s Christian Community Church in New Albin with Pastor Dick Wohlgemuth officiating and Military Honors following.

Norma was born April 24, 1922 in Dorchester. She was raised on a farm near Dorchester and attended the Hanover Grade School and Caledonia High School. After high school, she briefly moved to Utah and then to California. In California she worked for Cole of California where she sewed swimsuits.

Tue
30
Apr

Lorraine Teslow

Lorraine Teslow

Lorraine Teslow, age 91, of Decorah passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Wellington Place in Decorah. Funeral Services were held Monday, April 29 at Glenwood Lutheran Church in rural Decorah with Rev. Amy Larson officiating. Burial was in East Glenwood Cemetery.

Lorraine Ethel (Stortz) Teslow was born to Carl and Luella (Thompson) Stortz May 21, 1927 in Pleasant Township, Winneshiek County. She was baptized July 17, 1927 at the Methodist Episcopal Church. She completed country school at Pleasant View #5 and married Walter H. Teslow January 24, 1945 at Glenwood Lutheran Parsonage. In 1976, after Walter and Lorraine sold their dairy cows, Lorraine finally had time to complete a goal she always had - she completed her GED and graduated.

Tue
30
Apr

Barbara Leathers

Barbara Leathers

A Celebration of Life service for Barbara A. Leathers, 88, of Waukon, who died earlier this year, will be held Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m. at Zion United Church of Christ in Waukon with Rev. Corey Larson and Rev. April Larson officiating. A time to greet the family and share light refreshments will be held immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.

Barbara died January 29, 2019 and a private burial was held at Oakland Cemetery at that time. Martin Funeral Home in Waukon is handling arrangements.

Barbara Ann Leathers was born May 2, 1930 in Macon, MO, the daughter of Otho and Magdalene (Richards) Miller. She graduated from Macon High School and worked at the county extension office there.

Tue
30
Apr

Edna Adam

Edna Adam

Edna Adam, 57, of Wauzeka, WI died Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, WI. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday,  May 4 from 12-4 p.m. at the Waukon Banquet Center in Waukon.

Edna Delores was born May 19, 1961 to Arnold and Rachel (Milhan) King in Sumner. Edna loved being around her family. She was the life of the party. Edna was loved by all because of her positive outlook, warm heart and gentle soul. She loved everything on earth.

Edna would make sure the birds had food before getting dinner for herself. That was just the person she was, she put others before herself. Some of her hobbies included fishing, camping, hiking, doing crafts and collecting rocks, everywhere she went she always found the coolest rocks.

Tue
30
Apr

Fredrick Broszeit

Fredrick Broszeit

Fredrick “Fred” W. Broszeit, Jr., 88, of Frankville died Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 27 at Frankville Presbyterian Church in Frankville with Karla Johnson officiating. Burial was at Frankville Cemetery.

Fredrick “Fred” William Broszeit, Jr. was born May 8, 1930 in McGregor, the son of Frederick “Fred” William, Sr. and Agnes Cecila (Gilster) Broszeit. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Peters Lutheran Church in National and attended Beulah School District #7 and then Waterville School through eighth grade.

Tue
23
Apr

Dorothy Treangen

Dorothy Ann Treangen, 81 of Waukon, formerly of Mabel, MN and Spring Grove, MN, died Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Waukon. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 20 at Faith Lutheran Church in Blackhammer with the Rev. Elliott Malm officiating. Burial was in the Mabel Lutheran Cemetery.

Dorothy was born August 1, 1937 near Spring Grove, MN to Arnold and Bernice (Erickson) Wiste. She attended Spring Grove Schools. At a young age she started doing housecleaning and babysitting.

January 21, 1956 she married Odell Treangen in Spring Grove, MN. They resided in Mabel, MN and in 1962 moved to Odell’s family farm south of Mabel. In 1970 she started a daycare and took care of area children for over 30 years. Odell passed away April 11, 1998.

Sat
20
Apr

Beverly Hinsenbrock

Beverly M. Hinsenbrock, 83, of Clermont died Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at her home surrounded by family. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 at Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Clermont with a short service to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Palmer Lutheran Hospice and Gilbertson Conservation Recreation Area.

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