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Tue
11
Jun

Maress "Jo" Lenz

Maress Jo “Jo” Lenz, 77, of Lansing passed away peacefully in her home Sunday, June 9, 2024. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, June 15 from 3-7 p.m. at TJ Hunter’s Banquet Hall in Lansing.

A full obituary will appear in the June 19 edition of The Standard. You can subscribe to The Standard's print edition or e-edition by clicking here.

Tue
11
Jun

Dean Krambeer

Dean Krambeer: husband, dad, bumpa, teacher, coach and friend. Dean died Wednesday morning, May 29, 2024 in his home at the age of 77. Dean’s celebration of life was held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Pine Island, MN Saturday, June 8.
The family kindly requests memorials to be donated to the Pine Island Fire Department, Pine Island Sharing Shelves, St Paul’s Lutheran Church, and the Parkinson’s Foundation (or a charity of your choice).

A full obituary will appear in the June 19 edition of The Standard. You can subscribe to The Standard's print edition or e-edition by clicking here.

Mon
10
Jun

Dora Jean Snitker

Dora Jean E. Snitker, 94, of Waukon went to her heavenly home Thursday, June 6, 2024, at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. She will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 11 at Salem United Church of Christ in rural Waukon with Pastor Sue Klimstra officiating and burial at the church cemetery.

Dora Jean Ethyl Snitker was born April 5, 1930, in Postville, the daughter of Ross and Ora (Honn) Thornton. After graduating from Postville High School, she worked at the Postville poultry plant and at the Waukon Soda Grill. In 1948, Jean married Dale Albert Kiesau at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, and they had a son, Steven. For many years, Jean worked on their dairy farm, milking cows and helping with field work. She and Dale later divorced.

Fri
07
Jun

Jeff O'Hare

Jeff L. O’Hare, 60, of Waukon died Thursday, June 6, 2024, at his home. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 11 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. John Moser officiating. Burial was at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon handled arrangements.

Jeffrey Lee O’Hare was born in Waukon June 30, 1963, the son of Raphael “Ray” and Karen (Spiegler) O’Hare. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon and graduated from Waukon High School in 1983. Throughout his life, Jeff worked for his parents at Mahoney’s Tavern and Ray’s Bar and Grill, as well as at Cynda’s Westside Cafe and Jet’s Cafe.

Jeff was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. He was an avid sports fan of the Waukon Indians, Iowa Hawkeyes, Chicago Cubs, and Minnesota Vikings. Jeff loved spending time with his family, especially his nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. He also enjoyed riding his moped around town.

Thu
06
Jun

Joyce Stanton

Joyce L. Stanton, 84, of Davenport, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2024 at her home. Per her wishes, she will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. June 22 at Grandview Baptist Church, Davenport. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. until time of service.

Inurnment will take place at 11 a.m. June 24 at the Center Baptist Church Cemetery, Lansing. Memorials may be left to Grandview Baptist Church. Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home website, www.weertsfh.com.

Joyce was born September 23, 1939 in Lansing to Clarence and Lillian (Johnson) Shogren. She graduated from Waukon High School in 1957. Joyce married Bill Stanton in Lansing (later separated). Joyce worked for a number of retail stores throughout the Quad Cities including WT Grant, Montgomery Ward and Kile’s Hallmark.

Thu
06
Jun

Rick Monson

Rick Monson, age 70, of Highlandville passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at Gundersen Health Systems in La Crosse, WI. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, May 18 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Decorah with Rev. Donald Hertges presiding. Burial was at Big Canoe Lutheran Church, rural Decorah with full military rites.

Rick Marvin Monson was born October 14, 1953, to Marvin and Ruby (Wiemerslage) Monson in Spring Grove, MN. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Luke’s Church in Eitzen, MN.

Rick attended country school in the Dorchester area, followed by Dorchester Elementary. He completed his education at Waukon High School graduating in 1971.

August 4, 1973, Rick was united in marriage with Janice Ann Burke at St. Joseph’s Church in New Albin. To this union two children were born, Ryan and Amy.

Wed
05
Jun

Waukon EMS Association Color Pop 5K scheduled for June 9

The Waukon EMS Association will be hosting a Color Pop 5K Sunday, June 9. This high energy event will be held at the Empty Nest Winery west of Waukon. The route for this family friendly event will be an off-road course with colorful surprises, all supporting a great local cause.

The Waukon EMS Color Pop 5K entry fee is $30 for each individual adult participant, $25 for each adult team participant and $20 for each 12 years old and under participant. The entry fee includes a Waukon EMS Color Pop 5K tee.

Online registration will be open soon. Same day registration will begin at 3 p.m. Color Pop 5K begins at 4 p.m. All participants are advised to wear footwear appropriate for uneven terrain.

After the Color Pop 5K there will be food and refreshments that are included for all paid participants. Participant supporters can enjoy refreshments for a free will donation.
 

Wed
05
Jun

Registration going on now for 31st Annual Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation Golf Tournament


Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation Golf Tournament ... The Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation’s 31st Annual Benefit Golf Tournament will be held Monday, June 17, at the Waukon Golf and Country Club beginning with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. All those interested are asked to pre-register their team by calling the Waukon Golf and Country Club at 563-568-9939. Submitted photo.

The Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation’s 31st Annual Benefit Golf Tournament will be held Monday, June 17, at the Waukon Golf and Country Club beginning with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.

Teams of three will play 18 holes of golf. Breakfast rolls, lunch, dinner and prizes for everyone will all be provided for the donation of $75.

This is the 31st annual golf tournament the Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation has sponsored.  All those interested are asked to pre-register their team by calling the Waukon Golf and Country Club at 563-568-9939.

The Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation is a volunteer board that raises funds to help promote health care in the area communities served by Veterans Memorial Hospital (VMH).

Wed
05
Jun

Stroke Support Group to meet June 6

Veterans Memorial Hospital (VMH) Speech-Language Pathologist Steven Mazzafield offers a Stroke Support Group for individuals who have experienced a stroke, as well as caregivers and family members affected by stroke.

Monthly meetings are held the first Thursday of every month at 2 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Hospital. The next Stroke Support Group meeting will be held Thursday, June 6 at 2 p.m.

The Stroke Support Group provides opportunities to share tips, tricks, or trials among participants, offer support for caregivers, and provide an opportunity for socialization.

While strokes can happen at any age, risk of stroke is greatest as people get older with the majority of strokes occurring after the age of 70. Risk factors for stroke include obesity, sedentary lifestyle, binge drinking, diabetes, smoking, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.

Wed
05
Jun

Auxiliary of VMH to hold Garage Sale June 6-7

Members of the Auxiliary of Veterans Memorial Hospital (VMH) will be holding their second annual garage sale at Freedom Bank in Waukon in conjunction with Waukon City-Wide Garage Sales. The Auxiliary garage sale will be open Thursday, June 6, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday, June 7, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

All the money the Auxiliary receives goes back to the hospital for equipment which has included  an OB birthing bed, an ER cart, an EKG machine, a mammography viewbox, the Maternity Services Birthing Tub, flat screen TVs for patient rooms, a fetal heart monitor and infant warmer, blanket warmers, outpatient treatment room renovations, carbon monoxide testing machines, patient weigh beds, infant hearing screening machine, and the Auxiliary has also helped fund the new 3D digital mammography machine and surgery sterilizer. This year the funds will be used to purchase an additional NuStep machine for the Rehabilitation Department at Veterans Memorial Hospital.

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