Obituaries

Obituaries are published in The Standard for a $40 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 15.5") will also incur an additional charge of $11/column inch for the content measuring longer than our 15.5-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.

Fri
15
Sep

Jean Stuckman

Jean A. Stuckman, 76, of Waukon died Sunday, September 10, 2023 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 21 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waukon with Pastor Bryan Robertson officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon. Friends may greet the family from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, September 20 at Martin - Grau Funeral Home in Waukon.

Jean Ann Stuckman was born March 6, 1947 in Decorah, the daughter of Eldo M. and Cora Marion (Sandbeck) Krumme. She was baptized and confirmed at Glenwood Lutheran Church in rural Decorah and graduated from Waukon High School.

June 18, 1972, Jean married Victor A. Stuckman at Glenwood Lutheran Church. They farmed in Ludlow Township before moving to Waukon in 1977.

Fri
15
Sep

Judith Selberg

Judith (Judy) Selberg of Waukon passed away September 3, 2023 at the age of 77 in Waterloo due to natural causes. Graveside Service will be held Saturday, September 23 at 11 a.m. at Waterloo Cemetery, located at 1830 Kimball Avenue in Waterloo. A Celebration of Life will take place Saturday, September 23 at 12 p.m. at Hope Martin Park on Fletcher Avenue in Waterloo. Memorials can be directed towards the family to be sent in her honor for Alzheimer’s/Dementia research.

She was born August 7, 1946 in Postville to Charles and Gladys (Shafer) Klocke. She graduated from Waukon High School. Judy married Roger Selberg June 29, 1963 in Waukon. Judy was employed by Central High School and later the Good Samaritan Home in Waukon.

Fri
15
Sep

Elinor Meyer

Elinor Jeanne Englehorn Meyer left this earth and went to be with the Lord September 3, 2023 at the age of 95. Elinor was born March 21, 1928 in Lansing. She grew up in Lansing and graduated from Lansing High School in 1945. Elinor attended college at University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls and majored in Music and minored in English. She graduated in 1949.

Elinor married the love of her life, Leo H. Meyer, June 18, 1950. She taught music and English and also worked for Western Farm Management Company drawing maps for their reports. Elinor and Leo spent over 10 years working at the YMCA Camp at Estes Park during the summer and treasured their time up in the mountains.

Fri
15
Sep

Ariel Gilbertson

September 10, 2023, Ariel Gilbertson, age 79, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date at the home farm.

If you’ve ever met her, you would know where all of us get our love for adventures, love for nature, love for all animals, and you also have to include the sassy, witty attitude and strength. She was the definition of “cool grandma.”

Ariel was born October 22, 1943 in Lansing to Edward and Evelyn (Mulholland) Colsch. She married Peter Gilbertson December 22, 1979. She loved playing euchre, dancing, country music, her special blended family, and her beloved dogs, Bubba and Hobo.

Wed
13
Sep

Marie Loomis

Marie K. Loomis, 89, of Lansing died Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at her home. A celebration of life will be held this Saturday, September 16 starting at 3 p.m. at Coffee on the River in Lansing. Burial of ashes will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home in Lansing is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.martinfunerals.com.

Tue
12
Sep

Lanny Johnson

Lanny Richard Johnson, 71, passed away peacefully September 6, 2023 at his home in Argao, Philippines. A celebration of life will be held in Lanny’s honor at a later date.

Lanny Johnson was born October 4, 1951, the son of Howard and Darlene (Echard) Johnson. He graduated from Waukon High School in 1970.

Lanny worked many different jobs throughout his life from automotive body work, running his own body shop, bus driving, field inspector for Pioneer seed corn, transit driving and some factory work.

Stubborn to a fault, however he always knew what he wanted and pursued things with a passion, whether that was a good deal on antiques, another old car, new car, cars that ran and cars that sat. Lanny was always on the go and loved spending his time exploring new areas, always looking for deals to bring home, gravel traveling and counting deer and other wildlife while on his adventures.

Tue
12
Sep

Cindy Peterson

Cindy Lou Peterson, 65, passed Saturday, September 2, 2023 with her family by her side at home in Harpers Ferry on the Mississippi River. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be honoring her Saturday, October 14 at 12 p.m., during the Annular Solar Eclipse. A riverfront reception will immediately follow at the Peterson’s home at 219 South 1st Street in Harpers Ferry. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is handling arrangements.

Cindy Lou Peterson was born June 25, 1958 in Boscobel, WI, the daughter of Helen (Bellis) Ellenbolt and Conrad Bartel; she was later adopted by Larry Ambler. After graduating from Boscobel High School, Cindy attended Southwest Technical College in Fennimore, WI, and later received her H&R Block certification.

Tue
12
Sep

Karen Hutson

Karen Elaine Hutson, age 82, of New Albin passed away peacefully Sunday, September 3, 2023. There will be no services at this time. Cards and memorials may be sent to Renee Pillath at S 6404 Amann Road, De Soto, WI 54624.

Karen was born December 7, 1940 to Howard and Martha (Wendel) ReVoir. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family, especially her grandchildren. She was also a huge Elvis fan. Seeing him in concert was a great memory for her. She will be missed greatly by all.

Karen is survived by her children: Randy (Brenda) Davis, Renee Pillath (John McMaury), Shannan (Amy) Hutson and Shawn (Shana)Hutson; 12 grandchildren; her siblings: Arlene (Floyd) Ingles, Mary (Richard) Roeder and Bruce ReVoir; and her side companion, her dog, Bitsy.
 

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11
Sep

Elsie Sanderson

Elsie Marie Sanderson, 91, of Waukon peacefully joined her heavenly family Friday, September 8, 2023. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 12 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waukon with Pastor Bryan Robertson officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon handled arrangements.

Elsie was born January 13, 1932 in rural Cresco, the daughter of James O. and Harriet (Schmauss) Hunter. She graduated from Assumption High School in Cresco. January 28, 1952, Elsie married Richard “Sandy” Sanderson in Cresco. In 1958, they moved to Waukon for Sandy’s career.

Together, she and Sandy shared a passion for collecting and selling antiques. Elsie loved spending time with her family and enjoyed cooking, baking and canning for them. There was usually a jar of homemade pickles in the fridge and freshly made bread, cookies or cinnamon rolls at the house. She also enjoyed quilting and following Iowa Hawkeye sports.

Fri
08
Sep

Debra Troendle

Debra Stevenson Troendle, 65, of Lansing passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, WI. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 9 at Utica Lutheran Church in rural Ferryville, WI with Pastor Lynn Schreck officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home in Lansing handled arrangements.

Debra Sue Troendle was born November 27, 1957 in Viroqua, WI, the daughter of Ivan and Evelyn (Warren) Stevenson. She grew up on a farm near Ferryville, WI and graduated from North Crawford High School in Gays Mills, WI. She worked for Northern Engraving and while there, met Dennis Troendle. They married in September of 1980.

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