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
16
Jul

Robert Rush

Robert C. Rush, 58, of Oelwein, formerly of Waukon, died Saturday, July 13, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. Arrangements are pending at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon.
 

Tue
09
Jul

Charles Schroeder

Charles “Charlie” Schroeder, 72, of Dorchester passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI. A Celebration of Christian Faith Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eitzen, MN. Rev. Todd Krueger will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Following the burial, the celebration will continue at the Eitzen Community Center until 7 p.m. A visitation will be from 12 noon until the time of service Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, Charlie’s wishes were for donations to be made to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran School in Caledonia, MN, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund in Eitzen, MN or the Fred and Bertha Schroeder Scholarship Fund at Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN.

Tue
09
Jul

Carol Lyon

Carol A. Lyon, 79, of Waukon died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 13 at 11 a.m. at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon, with Pastor Grant VanderVelden officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon. Friends may call one hour before services Saturday at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon.

Carol Ann Lyon was born January 6, 1940 in Waukon, the daughter of Carl and Bernice (Bellows) Schweinfurth. She attended Hanson Country School and graduated from Waukon High School in 1958. Carol worked at a factory in Spring Grove, MN, and then worked for Collins Radio in Cedar Rapids for four years before returning to Waukon.

April 23, 1966, she married Donald Lyon at First Presbyterian Church in Waukon; they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary before Donald had passed away. Carol worked at Impro Products in Waukon from 1968 -2015 before retiring from a job that she enjoyed very much.

Tue
09
Jul

Margaret Krambeer

Margaret “Marge” Krambeer, 79, of New Albin died Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 13 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in New Albin. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, New Albin. Friends may greet the family from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church Saturday. Online condolences may be left at www.martinfunerals.com.
 

Thu
04
Jul

Helen Mathis

Helen A. Mathis, 88, of Waukon died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Timely Mission Nursing Home in Buffalo Center. Funeral services were held Monday, July 8 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. Mark Osterhaus officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon.

Helen Arlene Mathis was born August 21, 1930 on her parents’ farm in rural Volney. She was the daughter of Frank and Gladys (Henderson) Huffman. She graduated from Waterville High School in Waterville.

October 3, 1951 she married William John “Bill” Mathis at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon. In addition to being a busy mother and homemaker, Helen helped on their family farm at the edge of Waukon and worked for many years at the Northern Engraving factory in Waukon.

Thu
04
Jul

Jim Howes

Jim J. Howes, 71, of Waukon died Monday, July 1, 2019 at his home. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 6 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. Mark Osterhaus officiating. Burial was at St. John the Baptist - West Ridge Cemetery, rural Waukon.

James John Howes was born May 10, 1948 in La Crosse, WI, the son of John and Mary (Lyons) Howes. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon and graduated from St. Patrick High School. July 4, 1970, Jim married Lindy Van Horn at St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Wed
03
Jul

Leonette Kernan

Leonette Julia Kernan, 100, of Wexford died Monday, July 1, 2019 at Thornton Manor, Lansing. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, July 6 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wexford with Rev. John Moser as the Celebrant. Inurnment followed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Wexford.

Leonette Julia Mullarkey was born May 23, 1919 to Michael and Mary (Brennan) Mullarkey in Wexford. She graduated from high school in Lansing.

Leonette was united in marriage with Francis Kernan July 30, 1940 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Wexford. Six children were born to this union. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wexford.

Wed
03
Jul

Ardis Klepper

Ardis E. Klepper, 82, of Postville died Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Good Samaritan Center in Postville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 2 at Frankville Presbyterian Church, with Karla Johnson officiating. Burial was at Frankville Cemetery in Frankville.

Ardis Elaine Klepper was born March 20, 1937 in French Creek Township, rural Waukon, the daughter of Floyd W. and Mabel E. (Russell) Ashbacher. She attended Sixteen Country School and graduated from Waukon High School in 1955; when she was in school she worked at the S&D Restaurant in Waukon.

March 16, 1956, she married Curtiss Klepper at Salem United Church of Christ in rural Waukon. They moved to Waterloo for a short time where she was a homemaker, before moving to Frankville in 1963, where she raised her family. Ardis worked at Wapsie Produce, Iowa Turkey, Quandahl’s Food Ranch and Good Samaritan Center in Postville, which was her favorite job.

Wed
03
Jul

Darlene Cecchetti

Darlene J.H. (Iverson) Cecchetti, age 90, of New Kensington, PA, formerly of Waterville, died Friday, June 28, 2019 at Harmar Village Care Center in Cheswick, PA. A funeral service and burial will be held Sunday, July 7 at 2 p.m. at the Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waterville with Pastor Ken Kimball officiating. Following the services, a luncheon will be held in the Church fellowship hall. Martin Funeral Home of Waukon is handling arrangements for the family.

Darlene Joy Hermae Iverson was born February 28, 1929 in rural Waterville, the youngest daughter of Herman N. and Josephine C. (Nelson) Iverson’s seven children. She was baptized and confirmed at Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waterville, and in 1946 she graduated from Waterville High School.

Wed
03
Jul

Marcella Quillin

A Celebration of Life for Marcella “Marcie” Quillin, 91, of Waukon, who passed away November 28, 2018, will be held this Friday, July 12 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon. Fr. Mark Osterhaus will officiate the mass, and burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon. Visitation will be held one hour before services at the church.
 

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