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
11
Aug

Cynthia Burrett

Cynthia L. (May) Burrett, 63, of Waukon died Friday, July 31, 2020 at home in Olympia, WA. A private family service was held Friday, August 7 at Funeral Alternatives in Tumwater, WA. She was cremated Monday, August 10.

Cynthia L. (May) Burrett was born March 24, 1957 in Hempstead County in Hope, AR, the daughter of Carlis and Maureice (Hodnett) May. She attended school at Hopewell High School in Hopewell, PA and graduated high school in June 1976. In May 2003, Cynthia graduated with an associates degree in Health Information Technology from Northeast Iowa Community College, Calmar.

Cynthia is survived by her five children, Dawn Burrett, Kelly Burrett, Jennie Armstrong, Joshua Burrett and Jessie Burrett-Becker; five grandchildren, Alea Armstrong, Chloe Armstrong, Makenzie Becker, Tristynn Armstrong and Olivia Becker; one brother, Don May; and two sisters, Brenda Rhodes and Sharon Brewer.
 

Tue
11
Aug

Gene Scott

Gene L. Scott, 74, of Waukon, formerly of Lansing, died Monday, August 3, 2020 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. Gene was cremated and burial will be held at a later date. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is assisting the family.

Gene Leroy Scott was born April 9, 1946 in Bloomington, WI, the son of Lynn E. and Pearl Agatha (Hoban) Scott. He was baptized and confirmed through the Catholic Church in Prairie du Chien, WI and graduated from Prairie du Chien High School. From 1965-1968, he served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. Gene worked as a truck driver for a cheese factory and was also a social worker.

September 24, 2011, Gene married Lois Adell Knickerbocker at the community center in Lansing. A creative guy, Gene loved to draw, build things and do woodworking. He loved both his family and pets dearly.

Tue
11
Aug

Mary Lou Meade

Mary Lou Eloise Gavin Meade, 90, of Iowa City passed away peacefully May 10, 2020, surrounded by her family on Mother’s Day. Due to restrictions implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic, the family held a private Mass and burial at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Iowa City May 18. Online condolences may be left for the family at http://www.lensingfuneral.com.

Mary Lou was born June 21,1929 at home in Harpers Ferry, the daughter of Philip and Adeline (Boardman) Gavin. She received the sacraments of baptism, first communion and confirmation at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry. Mary Lou enjoyed growing up in Harpers Ferry and had many happy childhood memories of picking wildflowers in the bluffs, searching for four-leaf clovers, playing with her sisters, cousins and friends, and of her aunts and uncles that lived there. Her family later moved to Cedar Rapids when she was a teen.

Tue
11
Aug

Paula Hitchcock-Klein

A Celebration of Life is being held this Saturday, August 15 for Paula Hitchcock-Klein, who passed away February 8, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Waukon. A get-together will immediately follow the service at 637 Blazing Star Drive about six miles south of Waukon off of North Fork Hollow Road.
 

Mon
10
Aug

Marjean Fahey

Marjean F. Fahey, 77, of Waukon died Sunday, August 9, 2020 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 12 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. John Moser officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the church.

In consideration of concerns regarding COVID-19, social distancing and wearing of masks is encouraged. Condolences may be sent to Teri Kruger at 290 Picnic Woods Drive, Waukon, IA 52172. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Veterans Memorial Hospital or St. Patrick School, both in Waukon. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon is handling arrangements.

Marjean Frances Fahey was born December 24, 1942 in Pocahontas, the daughter of Francis Charles and Marjorie Ann (Stoulil) Schott. In 1959, as a teenager, Marjean and her family moved to Waukon, where she attended St. Patrick’s High School.

Fri
07
Aug

Frank Saddler

 

Francis “Frank” H. Saddler, 81, of Harpers Ferry died Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Thornton Manor in Lansing. Funeral services were held Monday, August 10 at St. Ann’s - St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry with Fr. Sean Smith officiating. Burial was at St. Joseph’s Paint Rock Cemetery, Harpers Ferry. Condolences may be sent to Betty Palmer at P.O. Box 121, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146.

Francis Henry Saddler was born August 22, 1938 in Harpers Ferry, the son of Joseph and Viola (Crowley) Saddler. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry, attended Oil Springs Country School and graduated from Harpers Ferry High School in 1956.

Thu
06
Aug

Rose Marie Winters

 

Rose Marie Winters, 87, of Waukon died Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Due to restrictions implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic, private family services were held at Old West Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waukon with Pastor Ken Kimball officiating, and burial was in the church cemetery. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon handled arrangements.

Rose Marie Winters was born May 16, 1933 in Waukon, the daughter of Otto and Mabel (Sando) Sanderson. She was baptized and confirmed at Old West Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waukon, attended Northwest rural country school in Allamakee County, and later received her GED in 1992.

Tue
04
Aug

Dorothy Wandling

Dorothy E. Wandling, 90, of Waukon died Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. A private family graveside service was held at Oakland Cemetery in Waukon with Pastor Bryan Robertson officiating. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon handled arrangements.

In lieu of flowers and gifts, memorials can be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 403, Waukon, IA, 52172, where she had been an active member for 60 years.

Dorothy E. Danker Wandling was born August 6, 1929 in Poweshiek County, near Belle Plaine, the daughter of Bernard and Helene (Heitmann) Danker. She attended country school and Lutheran parochial school. In April 1943, Dorothy was confirmed. She graduated from Keystone High School in May of 1947.

February 22, 1948, Dorothy married Roy Wandling, son of Ruth and Albert Wandling, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Keystone. In 1960, they moved to Waukon, where she worked at the Ben Franklin store, Regan’s Pharmacy and Hartig Drug.

Tue
04
Aug

Keith Roffman

Keith LeRoy Roffman, 81, of Postville died July 26, 2020 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. A private family burial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of memorials and flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Cards and condolences can be sent to Dorothy Roffman, 885 Smithfield Drive, Postville, IA 52162.

Keith was born October 30, 1938 in Postville. He was raised on the family farm in Franklin Township, the third of four sons of the late Otto James Roffman and the late Cecilia L. (Regan) Roffman.

Keith attended Rural Evergreen Country School from Kindergarten until eighth grade. He graduated in 1956 from Postville High School and later enlisted in the United States Army Reserves, serving six-and-a-half years. After his service he farmed with his parents.

In 1965, he married Ronna Hubbartt and adopted her two girls, Brenda and Shelley. Brian Keith was born to this union. They later divorced.

Tue
04
Aug

Thomas Hustvet

Thomas Roy Hustvet, age 77, died July 28, 2020. A celebration of life will be determined at a later date. Dickinson Family Funeral Homes and Crematory of La Crosse, WI is assisting with arrangements.

Tom was born May 8, 1943 in Ironwood, MI. His early years of childhood were spent in Ironwood, MI, Brainerd, MN and Duluth, MN.

Tom attended schools in Brainerd and Duluth graduating from Duluth Central High School in 1961. He went on to attend both the University of Minnesota-Duluth and the University of Minnesota. He worked in the field of Human Services after college in a variety of positions from Food Stamp Investigator to Director.

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