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
09
Jul

Margaret Krambeer

Margaret “Marge” Krambeer, 79, of New Albin died Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 13 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in New Albin. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, New Albin. Friends may greet the family from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church Saturday. Online condolences may be left at www.martinfunerals.com.
 

Thu
04
Jul

Helen Mathis

Helen A. Mathis, 88, of Waukon died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Timely Mission Nursing Home in Buffalo Center. Funeral services were held Monday, July 8 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. Mark Osterhaus officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon.

Helen Arlene Mathis was born August 21, 1930 on her parents’ farm in rural Volney. She was the daughter of Frank and Gladys (Henderson) Huffman. She graduated from Waterville High School in Waterville.

October 3, 1951 she married William John “Bill” Mathis at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon. In addition to being a busy mother and homemaker, Helen helped on their family farm at the edge of Waukon and worked for many years at the Northern Engraving factory in Waukon.

Thu
04
Jul

Jim Howes

Jim J. Howes, 71, of Waukon died Monday, July 1, 2019 at his home. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 6 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. Mark Osterhaus officiating. Burial was at St. John the Baptist - West Ridge Cemetery, rural Waukon.

James John Howes was born May 10, 1948 in La Crosse, WI, the son of John and Mary (Lyons) Howes. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon and graduated from St. Patrick High School. July 4, 1970, Jim married Lindy Van Horn at St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Wed
03
Jul

Leonette Kernan

Leonette Julia Kernan, 100, of Wexford died Monday, July 1, 2019 at Thornton Manor, Lansing. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, July 6 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wexford with Rev. John Moser as the Celebrant. Inurnment followed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Wexford.

Leonette Julia Mullarkey was born May 23, 1919 to Michael and Mary (Brennan) Mullarkey in Wexford. She graduated from high school in Lansing.

Leonette was united in marriage with Francis Kernan July 30, 1940 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Wexford. Six children were born to this union. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wexford.

Wed
03
Jul

Ardis Klepper

Ardis E. Klepper, 82, of Postville died Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Good Samaritan Center in Postville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 2 at Frankville Presbyterian Church, with Karla Johnson officiating. Burial was at Frankville Cemetery in Frankville.

Ardis Elaine Klepper was born March 20, 1937 in French Creek Township, rural Waukon, the daughter of Floyd W. and Mabel E. (Russell) Ashbacher. She attended Sixteen Country School and graduated from Waukon High School in 1955; when she was in school she worked at the S&D Restaurant in Waukon.

March 16, 1956, she married Curtiss Klepper at Salem United Church of Christ in rural Waukon. They moved to Waterloo for a short time where she was a homemaker, before moving to Frankville in 1963, where she raised her family. Ardis worked at Wapsie Produce, Iowa Turkey, Quandahl’s Food Ranch and Good Samaritan Center in Postville, which was her favorite job.

Wed
03
Jul

Darlene Cecchetti

Darlene J.H. (Iverson) Cecchetti, age 90, of New Kensington, PA, formerly of Waterville, died Friday, June 28, 2019 at Harmar Village Care Center in Cheswick, PA. A funeral service and burial will be held Sunday, July 7 at 2 p.m. at the Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waterville with Pastor Ken Kimball officiating. Following the services, a luncheon will be held in the Church fellowship hall. Martin Funeral Home of Waukon is handling arrangements for the family.

Darlene Joy Hermae Iverson was born February 28, 1929 in rural Waterville, the youngest daughter of Herman N. and Josephine C. (Nelson) Iverson’s seven children. She was baptized and confirmed at Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waterville, and in 1946 she graduated from Waterville High School.

Wed
03
Jul

Marcella Quillin

A Celebration of Life for Marcella “Marcie” Quillin, 91, of Waukon, who passed away November 28, 2018, will be held this Friday, July 12 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon. Fr. Mark Osterhaus will officiate the mass, and burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon. Visitation will be held one hour before services at the church.
 

Wed
03
Jul

Adaline Lois Langland

Adaline Lois Langland, 90, of Waukon died Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Memorial services are pending with Martin Funeral Home in Waukon.
 

Fri
28
Jun

James Nordheim

James “Jim” E. Nordheim, 70, of Decorah died Monday, June 24, 2019 at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. Funeral services were held Monday, July 1 at Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waterville with Pastor Ken Kimball officiating.

James Edward Nordheim was born September 30, 1948 in Decorah, the son of Curtis and Eileen (Nicholson) Nordheim. In 1966, he graduated from Decorah High School and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree in economics and psychology from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. May 29, 1970, Jim married Julie Faldet at the Lutheran church in Calmar.

Thu
27
Jun

Laurayne Schulte

Laurayne Schulte, 87, of Evansdale, formerly of Harpers Ferry, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at New Aldaya Lifescapes in Cedar Falls. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 3 at St. Ann-St. Joseph Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry with Rev. John Moser as the celebrant. Concelebrants will be Msgr. Cletus Hawes and Rev. Donald Hawes. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Paint Rock Cemetery, Harpers Ferry.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service Tuesday, July 2 at St. Ann-St. Joseph Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry.  There will also be a one-hour visitation before mass at the church Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

Laurayne was born March 26, 1932 to Urban and Ruth (Farley) Hawes in Lansing. She attended country school in Wexford through the eighth grade and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Lansing in 1949.

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