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
27
Apr

Lucy Inger

Lucy Dora (Puddephatt) Inger, 94, of Clarksville, AR went to be with our Lord April 2, 2021. Funeral service was held Thursday, April 8 at the Prairie View United Methodist Church in Subiaco, AR with Pastor Jeff Henderson and Pastor Aaron Madden officiating. Burial followed in Ware Chapel Cemetery in Arkansas.

She was born April 22, 1926 at Whelphey Hill in Buckinghamshire, England to the late John and Evelyn Myra (Young) Puddephatt. Lucy met the love of her life, Doug (Wilbur) Inger, during WWII. Lucy and Doug married January 25, 1947 in Waukon.

In March of 1951 Lucy became a United States citizen. After Doug retired, they settled in Scranton, AR in December of 1981. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Extension Homemakers Club, and a member of the Good Sams Camping Club. She enjoyed gardening and fishing. Lucy always loved making cookies for her friends and phoning her friends often.

Fri
23
Apr

Daniel W. Howe

Daniel W. Howe, 43, of Waukon died Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at his home. A public memorial service will be held Thursday, April 29 at 4 p.m. at the Frankville Fire Department with Pastor Lynn Noel officiating. Visitation will follow at the fire department until 7 p.m. Wearing of masks and social distancing is encouraged. A private family memorial service will also be held at Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon.

Daniel Wayne Howe was born June 16, 1977 in Waukon, the son of Wayne and Janice (Beisker) Howe. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon, attended St. Patrick’s Catholic School and graduated from Waukon High School in 1995. Dan served in the U.S. Army Reserves with active duty at Guantanamo Bay as a military policeman.

Tue
20
Apr

Nancy Wirkler

Nancy Kay (Pape) Wirkler, 52, of Waukon passed away Monday, April 19, 2021 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 22 at the Gospel Hall in Garnavillo. Burial followed in Garnavillo Cemetery.

Nancy was born December 12, 1968 to Gerald and Marilyn (Dickman) Pape in Prairie du Chien, WI. She was raised on a dairy farm in Hickory Creek valley and graduated from MFL Community School in 1987.

Nancy was united in marriage to Robert Wirkler February 12, 1988 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Luana. She milked cows and raised cattle with her husband for 12 years before they made the tough decision to move on to other occupations. Nancy loved children and enjoyed her years providing care to her nephew until he started school and nieces when needed. She was most recently employed at TASC in Waukon.

Tue
20
Apr

Larry Lamborn

Larry Patrick Lamborn, 72, of Luana died Friday, April 9, 2021 peacefully in his sleep at his home in Luana. Funeral Service was held Thursday, April 15 at Living Faith United Methodist Parish in Monona with Rev. Deb Parkison as the officiant. Burial with Military Rites followed at Smithfield Cemetery, Monona.

Larry was born March 17, 1949 in Waukon to Lloyd and Noraline (Borcherding) Lamborn. He graduated from MFL High School with the class of 1967 and attended college in Calmar for Farm Management.

Larry was united in marriage to Jane Clark June 27, 1970 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Waukon. Three children, Alan, Lori and Mark, were born to this union.

Tue
20
Apr

Walter Hammell

Walter Robert Hammell, 96, of Caledonia, MN died April 17, 2021 at his home. Visitation will take place Wednesday, April 21 from 4-7 p.m. at the Four Seasons Community Center, 900 North Kingston Street, Caledonia, MN. A private family funeral will be held Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Caledonia. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia.

The family kindly asks that face masks be worn and social distancing be practiced. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Caledonia.

Walter was born May 11, 1924. He attended Iowa #5 School in Allamakee County. June 25, 1946, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth (Betty) Byrnes at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hanover. They farmed on the Sand Cove near New Albin until they moved to Minnesota in 1969 where he farmed on Jefferson Ridge, outside Caledonia. Later in life, he moved into Caledonia.

Tue
20
Apr

Nancy Barry

Nancy Jane Barry, 72, of Lansing died Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Memorial Mass was held Friday, April 16 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lansing with Rev. John Moser as the Celebrant. Inurnment followed at Gethsemane Cemetery in Lansing.

Nancy Jane was born November 29, 1948 in Grinnell. She was daughter number three of John Leland Barr and Laura Jean (Hammer) Barr. Nancy grew up in rural Grinnell. In 1967 she graduated from Grinnell High School and she continued her education at Morningside College in Sioux City.  Her education at Morningside included a semester at the United Nations in New York City and a semester in France. She received her B.A. degree in 1971.

Tue
20
Apr

Connie Snitker

Friends and family are invited to attend an internment service and Celebration of Life for Connie Snitker May 15, 2021 at 2 p.m. in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lansing. Guests will be greeted by Connie’s son, Jason Snitker of Ventnor City, NJ; her brother, Wayne Snitker and family of Clarksville, TN; and her sister, Carrie Stilwell (nee Snitker) and family of Naples, FL.

Music will be provided by singer Kevin Johnson. Pastor Laura Gentry will preside over the scripture, blessing and eulogy.

Following the Celebration of Life there will be refreshments offered in downtown Lansing.

Memorials can be sent to:

American Heart Association National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231.

Condolences can be sent to Jason Snitker at 6101 Monmouth Avenue, Apt. 101, Ventnor City, NJ 08406.

Tue
20
Apr

Lila Brandos Garcia

Lila Ann Brandos Garcia passed away June 29, 2020 in Dolan Springs, AZ of heart congestion. She still has many relatives in the Brandos, Ralston and Sass families in northeast Iowa.

Lila Ann Brandos was born April 13, 1933 in Cedar Rapids to Lawrence and Florence (Ralston) Brandos, who was an Allamakee County native. Lila had five brothers and three sisters. She is survived by her six children, Linda, Lois, Paulette, Paul, Kathleen and Eric, along with 12 grandchildren.

Anyone wishing to share condolences or family history may call her daughter, Linda Dreier, at 951-277-2355.
 

Tue
13
Apr

Willard Meyer

Willard Louis “Willie” Meyer, 94, of Dorchester passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 17 at St. Luke’s Church, Eitzen. Pastor Michael McCann will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church.

Willard was born January 10, 1927 to Louis and Edna (Burmester) Meyer. He lived in Eitzen from 1927 until moving to the Meyer family farm near Dorchester in 1932; which later became a Century Farm in 1976. He was baptized, confirmed and a lifelong member of St. Luke’s Church in Eitzen, where he also served on the church council. Willard attended elementary school in Dorchester and then graduated from Waukon High School.

Tue
13
Apr

Keith Schroeder

Keith O. Schroeder, 84, of Waukon died Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, WI. Funeral services were held Monday, April 12 at Bible Baptist Church in Prairie du Chien, WI, with Pastor Andy Doll officiating. Burial with military honors was at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon. Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon assisted the family with arrangements.

Keith Otto Schroeder was born April 26, 1936 in Postville, the son of Lloyd and Clara (Duwe) Schroeder. He graduated from Postville High School and entered the U.S. Air Force. He spent his first four years playing football for the Air Force in Florida and Japan, mostly with college and professional players. He left the service to try to play professional football, but due to an injury suffered in Japan, he could not pass the physical exam.

July 8, 1958, he married Jacqueline Lane in Las Vegas, NV. They had four children: Cherie, Alan, Kathy and David. Jacqueline died in 2005.

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