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.

Thu
12
Sep

LeRoy McCabe

LeRoy A. McCabe, 95, of Waukon died Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 14 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. Mark Osterhaus officiating. Burial with military honors will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Friday, September 13 at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon.

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Tue
10
Sep

Grace Ziegelmaier

Grace Harriet Ziegelmaier, 94, of Lansing died Friday, September 6, 2019 at Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon. A Celebration of Life will be Friday, September 13 from 4-8 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Lansing. A private family burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lansing at a later date.

Grace was born January 12, 1925 to Helmer and Gleora (Gullickson) Knutson in Ridgeway. She graduated from Ridgeway High School. Grace was united in marriage with Robert D. Ziegelmaier September 26, 1947 in Decorah.

Grace is survived by her two children, James (Kathy) Ziegelmaier of Peosta and Jane Ann (Bill) Kuennen of Lansing; two grandchildren, Angela (Dan) Schrad and Robert (Erika) Ziegelmaier; and six great-grandchildren, Ben, Adam and Grace Schrad and Carter, Lukas and Charlee Ziegelmaier. Grace was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Zieglemaier, in1983 and her parents.

Tue
10
Sep

Leon “Brooke” Henderson

Saturday, August 31, 2019, Leon “Brooke” Henderson, loving husband, father, grandfather, and a great friend to many, passed away at age 85 in Billings, MT. Per Brooke’s wishes there will not be a funeral or memorial service, but a reception will be held from 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday, September 15 at the Yellowstone Country Club in Billings, MT.

L. Brooke was born April 8, 1934 in Monona to Leon and Iva (Stafford) Henderson. He grew up on the family farm in Waukon. In 1955, he received his BSc degree in geology from Cornell College, and in 1958, he received his MSc degree in geology from the University of Iowa.

August 13, 1958, Brooke married Adelle Davis in Lewistown, MT. Brooke and Adelle moved to Billings, MT in 1961, where they raised two sons, Barry and Joel. Following the 1989 death of Brooke’s wife, Adelle, Brooke married Susan Tait Suiter March 18, 2000 in Billings, MT.

Tue
10
Sep

Hilmen Christianson

Hilmen C. Christianson, 91, of Waukon died Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Services are being planned with Martin Funeral Home in Waukon.
 

Mon
09
Sep

Former State Senator Mark Zieman passes away

Mark Louis Zieman, 74, of Postville died Sunday, September 8, 2019 at his home in rural Postville. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 11 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville with Rev. Lynn Noel as the officiant. Burial will follow at the Postville Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 10 from 3-7 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Postville and one hour before services at the church Wednesday.

Mark was born January 17, 1945 to Lyle and Leah (Harris) Zieman in Postville. He was baptized February 17, 1945 and confirmed March 30, 1958, both at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville. He graduated from Postville High School in 1963 and attended Iowa State University.

Fri
06
Sep

Belva Gramlich

Belva Joanne Gramlich, 87, of Monona died Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Great River Care Center in McGregor following a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Service was held Saturday, September 7 at Living Faith United Methodist Parish in Monona with Rev. Deb Parkison as the Officiant. Burial followed at Monona Cemetery, Monona.

Belva was born July 4, 1932 to Walter and Verona (Pottratz) Clancy in Lansing. She graduated from Lansing High School in 1949.

Belva was united in marriage with Milton Gramlich August 6, 1950 at the Presbyterian Church in Lansing. Belva and Milton lived in Alaska shortly after they were married while he was in the service. They then lived in Lansing until 1967 before moving to Monona.

Tue
03
Sep

Arlene Welch

Arlene M. Welch, 74, of Waukon died Sunday, September 1, 2019 at her home. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 6 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. Mark Osterhaus officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, September 5 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, where there will be a 3:30 p.m. scripture service.

Martin Funeral Home in Waukon is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Patrick School Hot Lunch Program for equipment or to Veterans Memorial Hospital.

Arlene Mae Welch was born March 25, 1945 in Waukon, the daughter of Harvey and Lucille (Miller) Wagner. She attended Waterville schools and graduated from Waukon High School in 1963. November 21, 1970, she married Harold Welch at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in McGregor. Arlene worked as a home health aide for Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon and took great pride in helping others.

Tue
03
Sep

Clarice Balk

Clarice Olga Balk, age 92, of Eastman, WI passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Crossing Rivers Healthcare in Prairie du Chien, WI. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, September 10 at 11 a.m. at the Salem United Methodist Church with Pastor Cheryl Weaver officiating, with interment in the Campbell Cemetery, both located in Eastman, WI. Friends may call at the church Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of services.

Clarice was born September 10, 1926 in Lynxville, WI, the daughter of Soren and Bertha (Fortney) Torger. She was married to Howard Clarke, who preceded her in death. She was then married to Ed Fisher, who also preceded her in death. Later, Clarice married Lyman Balk, who also preceded her in death. She worked at Hidden Valley Lodge in Prairie du Chien, WI and later became the “voice” of Walmart, where she worked in various departments over the years until her retirement. Clarice was an active member of the United Methodist Women.

Tue
03
Sep

Norman Reeves

Funeral services for Norman Reeves, 91, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 7 at the United Methodist Church in Lansing. Visitation will be held Friday evening, September 6 from 4-7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Lansing. All are welcome to participate in the celebration of his life. Cards can be delivered to Iona at the service, or sent to Iona Reeves at 3401 South 2890 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84109.
 

Tue
03
Sep

Patricia Fish

Patricia “Pat” A. Fish, 76, of Harpers Ferry died Monday, August 26, 2019 at Thornton Manor in Lansing. Memorial services will be held Friday, September 6 at 11 a.m. at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon with Fr. John Moser officiating. Burial will be at Smithfield Cemetery, rural Monona. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, September 5 at Martin Funeral Home.

Patricia Ann Fish was born April 27, 1943 in Dubuque, the daughter of William J. and Clare M. (Kisting) Bray. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Farley and graduated from Regis High School in 1961 before attending Kirkwood Community College, both in Cedar Rapids.
October 13, 1962, she married Kenneth Raymond Fish, Sr. at All Saints Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. They lived in Santa Anna, CA and North Carolina while Kenneth served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Pat and Ken moved to Harpers Ferry in 1998, where she worked as a bookkeeper for TJ Fencing for 18 years before retiring.

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