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.

Wed
21
Oct

Constance Luster

Constance “Connie” T. Luster, 92, of Harpers Ferry died Monday, October 19, 2020 at Thornton Manor in Lansing. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 24 at 11 a.m. at St. Ann’s - St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry with Fr. Sean Smith officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Paint Rock Cemetery, Harpers Ferry. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until time of services Saturday at the church.
In consideration of concerns regarding COVID-19, social distancing and wearing of masks is encouraged. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Rivers and Bluffs Animal Shelter, Harpers Ferry Fire or Rescue Squad, Harpers Ferry American Legion Auxiliary, or St. Ann’s - St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is handling the arrangements.

Wed
21
Oct

Ann Gallagher

Ann A. Gallagher, 70, of Waukon, formerly of Lansing, died Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is handling arrangements. Condolences may be sent to Mike Gallagher at PO Box 359, Waukon, IA 52172.

A full obituary will appear in the October 28 edition of The Standard. You can subscribe to The Standard's print edition or e-edition by clicking here.

Tue
20
Oct

Nona Hansmeier

Nona W. Hansmeier, 95, of Waukon died Sunday, October 18, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Waukon. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 24 at 11 a.m. at Zion United Church of Christ in Waukon with Rev. Cathy Jurgens and Rev. Corey Larson officiating. Friends may greet the family from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church. Burial will be at a later date at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon.

In consideration of concerns regarding COVID-19, social distancing and wearing of masks are required. The service will be recorded and posted to Zion United Church of Christ’s (UCC) Facebook page later that Saturday. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is handling arrangements. Memorials may be directed to Veterans Memorial Hospital or Zion United Church of Christ, both in Waukon.

Tue
20
Oct

Sharon Brown

Sharon A. Brown, 81, of Waukon died Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. Arrangements are pending at Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon.
 

Mon
19
Oct

Frances Fahey

Frances E. Fahey, 86, of Waukon died Saturday, October 17, 2020 at her home surrounded by family. Private funeral services will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. John Moser officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon. For those attending the service, social distancing and wearing of masks is mandatory due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

The service will be live streamed on Martin-Grau Funeral Home’s Facebook page Wednesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church or Veterans Memorial Hospital, both in Waukon.

Frances Esther Fahey was born March 18, 1934 to Frank and Christine (Tovey) Teeling at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She graduated from St. Patrick’s High School in 1952. Fran then attended St. Francis School of Nursing in La Crosse, WI, graduating in 1955.

Wed
14
Oct

Barbara Leppert

Barbara Leppert, age 86, of Lansing passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020 at Gundersen Hospital in La Crosse, WI. A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, October 17 at the United Methodist Church in Lansing with Rev. Sedar Shako officiating. A private burial will be held at Mays Prairie Cemetery, rural Lansing at a later date.

Barbara was born in Lansing to Walter and Verona (Pottratz) Clancy January 15, 1934. She graduated from Lansing High School in 1951. Barb graduated from the University of Dubuque in 1955 with a Bachelor of Arts in Education.

Barb married Robert Leppert June 2, 1957 at the Federated Presbyterian Church in Lansing. They had four children: Josey, Lesa, Audrey and Andy (Robert Jr.). They were blessed with 63 years together, growing in faith, enjoying many family get-togethers, spoiling grandchildren and great-grandchildren, taking trips, and a lot of laughing with each other.

Wed
14
Oct

Dean Flage

Sergeant First Class Dean Flage, 72, died peacefully at Monument Health Hospice House in Rapid City, SD May 28, 2020 after a short illness. Due to current restrictions regarding COVID-19, October 30 interment at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD will be limited to immediate family.

A veteran of the Vietnam War and multiple deployments, he proudly served his country in both the Navy and Army National Guard throughout his 36-year military career.

SFC Flage was born November 1, 1947 in Waukon to Ralph and Stella (Snitker) Flage. In 1966, he joined the Navy and was assigned to the USS Pomfret SS-391 during the Vietnam War. After returning from the war, he attended SDSU and met his future wife, Trudy.

Wed
14
Oct

Dolores Brumm

Dolores C. Brumm, 91, of Eitzen, MN passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 at her home. Funeral services were held Thursday, October 15, 2020 at St. Luke’s Church in Eitzen, MN with Pastor Michael McCann officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

She was born December 4, 1928 in Union City Township, Iowa to Paul and Mary (Pohlman) Heitman. March 26, 1951, she married Donald Brumm in Eitzen, MN. Together they farmed on Cabbage Ridge for many years. After farming, Dolores worked at various places such as the Dougout in Eitzen and the Eitzen Locker. She also cleaned homes and other local businesses. Donald preceded Dolores in death January 24, 1976.

Wed
14
Oct

Stella Burmester

Stella Beatrice (Rosendahl) Burmester, 91, of New Albin entered into the eternal care of our Lord Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Thornton Manor, Lansing. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 17 at St. John’s United Church of Christ (UCC), rural New Albin with Pastor Paul Burgess officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery.

Stella was born February 3, 1929 to Anton and Clara (Sivesin) Rosendahl in rural Dorchester. She was baptized and confirmed her faith at the Waterloo Ridge Lutheran Church. Stella attended school in rural Dorchester through eighth grade and later received her GED. She started working at the age of 15, working for Verona Bellon in Eitzen, MN and then at LaCrosse Dry Cleaners until her marriage.

Tue
13
Oct

Donald Prosser

Donald William Prosser, 77, of Lansing died Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at his home. There are no services planned at this time. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Donald was born October 2, 1943 to Donald and Dorothy (Cole) Prosser in Ottumwa. Throughout the years Don worked at Waterloo Industries and most recently Lansing Furniture. He served as Secretary of the Lansing Marina Board. Don was a River Rat who loved boating, fishing and snowmobiling. He also enjoyed stock car races, NASCAR, watching old cowboy movies and cheering on the Green Bay Packers and Iowa Hawkeyes football.

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