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
02
Mar

James Hosch

James L. Hosch, 80, of Maquoketa passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Jackson County Regional Medical Center in Maquoketa. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Jim was born April 6, 1940 in Randolph, NE, the son of Leo and Marjorie (Bullock) Hosch. He married Carol Ann Greenawald October 18, 1958 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello. Jim loved the outdoors, especially fishing. Jim enjoyed his many years in sales. He cherished the many memories with all of his family.

Tue
02
Mar

David Iseli

David G. Iseli, 65, of Waukon died Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Good Samaritan Society in Waukon. Private family services will take place at a later date and inurnment will be held in Lansing Ridge Cemetery, rural Lansing.

Cards can be sent to John Iseli at 1244 Parsley Drive, Waukon, IA 52172. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is handling the arrangements.

David Gordon Iseli was born March 26, 1955 in Waukon, the son of Fred and Gladys (Johnson) Iseli. He was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lansing and graduated from Waukon High School. Dave farmed with his father in Center Township for several years. He married Kathleen “Kathy” Keaveny in La Crosse, WI, where they lived and Dave worked for the United States Postal Service. They later divorced. Dave enjoyed fishing and spending time outdoors.

Tue
02
Mar

Paul Meier

Paul F. Meier, 58, of Waukon died Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Caledonia Rehab and Retirement in Caledonia, MN. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 6 at the First Baptist Church in Waukon with Rev. Duane Smith officiating. Memorials may be made to the family for later designation.

Paul Frederick, son of James and Alaine (Herman) Meier, was born September 1, 1962 in Waukon. He was baptized and confirmed in the Baptist Faith. Paul received his education in the Waukon Schools and would later receive his G.E.D. while serving in the United States Army Reserves.

Paul served in the United States Army Reserves, where he was trained in operating heavy equipment. He was a member of the IUOE 234 working as a heavy equipment operator for many years until his health no longer permitted.

Tue
02
Mar

Leland Reeder

Leland Reeder, 88, of Acampo, CA passed away peacefully in his sleep February 10, 2021. The family will have a private burial service at Cherokee Memorial Cemetery in Lodi, CA Friday, March 5 where Leland will be laid to rest with his wife, Audrey Reeder.

There will be a Memorial Service held Saturday, March 6 at Galt Bible Church, located at 1801 Church Street in Galt, CA at 11:30 a.m., where the public is invited to attend. That service will also be live streamed on the Galt Bible Church Facebook page for all to view.

Leland Duaine Reeder was born in Preston, MN December 19, 1932 to George and Vesta Reeder. He graduated from Waukon High School and enlisted in the Army immediately following his graduation. After being honorably discharged from the Army, he met and married Audrey Johnson of Waukon, where they remained together for 58 years.

Tue
23
Feb

Keith Sander

Keith W. Sander, 95, of Waukon died Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. A private burial will be held at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to First Presbyterian Church 204 West Main, Waukon, IA 52172. Cards may be sent to Dave Sander at 633 Lakehaven Circle, Orlando, FL 32828. Martin - Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is handling the arrangements.

Survivors include his children: Dave (Diane) Sander, Sue (Ken) Polsley, and Julie (Shawn) Stuhr; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Keith served in the U.S. Army during WWII.

Online condolences may be left at www.martinfunerals.com.
 

Tue
23
Feb

Dave Hartley

Dave Hartley, 61, of Postville died Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at his home. Funeral Service was held Saturday, February 20 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville with Rev. Lynn Noel as the officiant.

Dave was born April 12, 1959 to John and Ruth (Anderson) Hartley in La Crosse, WI. He graduated in 1977 from Postville High School. Dave worked for Hartley Electric until he transitioned to Farm Bureau in 2004. Dave was very proud to be a Mason and a Shriner Clown.

Dave was united in marriage with Debra McKee April 11, 1981. Three children were born to this union. Dave enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, golfing and spending time on the Mississippi River with his family. He also enjoyed golf cart rides with his grandkids and spending time with and playing jokes on his wife, Debra.

Tue
23
Feb

Mary Ann Madrigal

Mary Ann Madrigal, age 85, of Decorah passed away peacefully with family by her side Thursday, February 11, 2021 at home. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, February 18 at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Decorah with Rev. Donald Hertges officiating.

Mary Ann Bernadette (McGeough) Madrigal was born September 29, 1935 at Hall Maternity Hospital in Waukon to Bernard and Bernice (Meehan) McGeough.  She graduated from Waterville High School in Waterville in 1953. After high school, she was recruited by Brammer Manufacturing to work and play Women’s AAU basketball in Davenport. Little did Mary Ann know that she would then meet her life partner, Manuel Joseph Madrigal, who played on the Brammer Manufacturing men’s team.

Tue
23
Feb

Richard Waldron

Richard Lynn Waldron, 69, of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away Monday, February 1, 2021. Due to our concern for the health and safety of our friends and relatives, rather than hosting a large service, please visit GatheringUs.com to Celebrate the Life of Richard Lynn Waldron. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort.

In lieu of flowers, we are asking for donations to be made in Rick Waldron’s honor to Jackson County CASA. There is a link to make a donation on the GatheringUs webpage. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Rick was born August 23, 1951 in Waukon to William and Marjorie (Leet) Waldron. He spent his entire childhood in Waukon, attending St. Patrick Catholic School K-12, before heading off to college, where he would ultimately graduate from Mankato State University with a degree in Business.

Tue
23
Feb

John Duvel

John Wayne Duvel of Canton, MA, formerly of Waukon, died February 3, 2021. A memorial service will be held in Canton, MA at a later date and interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery.

John was born August 28, 1957 to Duane and Shirley (Hanke) Duvel in Waukon. He was baptized and confirmed at Salem United Church of Christ in rural Waukon. He attended Waukon schools and graduated in 1975. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served for over 12 years.

He was an honor graduate of the Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center, in Monterey, CA.

Tue
23
Feb

Bernadette Whalen

Bernadette M. Whalen, 96, of Waukon died Friday, February 19, 2021 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Funeral services were held Monday, February 22 at St. Mary’s Lycurgus Catholic Church in rural Waukon with Fr. John Moser officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery.

Bernadette Margaret Whalen was born December 22, 1924 in rural Dorchester, the daughter of James and Nora (Griffin) Larkin. The weather was too cold for the doctor from New Albin to come so her father had to get their neighbor, Bridget McLaughlin, to deliver her at home.

She was baptized and had first communion at St. Mary’s Church in Dorchester.

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