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.

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24
Mar

Sandra Schlitter

Sandra Pauline Schlitter, 71, of McGregor died Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Mayo Health Systems in La Crosse, WI. Due to the recent suggestion by the Centers for Disease Control with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Private Family Funeral Service will be held at Living Faith United Methodist Parish in Giard with Rev. Deb Parkison as the officiant. A celebration of life will be held for Sandra Schlitter at a later date.

A Private Family Visitation will be held at the Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monona. Burial will be at Giard Cemetery, Giard.

Sandra Pauline was born November 20, 1948 to Harvey and Carlotta (Moen) Standorf in McGregor. She attended country school through the eighth grade and then attended Mar-Mac Community School.

Tue
24
Mar

Jean Wiedenmann

Jean Lenore Wiedenmann, 88, of Monona died Monday, March 16, 2020 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. A Private Memorial Graveside Service will be at a later date.

Jean was born November 1, 1931 on the family farm near Waterville to Ben and Hulda Kolsrud. She was baptized and confirmed at Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church in Waterville. Jean was a member of Faith Lutheran N.A.L.C. Church in Monona.

June 3, 1950, Jean was united in marriage with Charles L. Wiedenmann at the Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church, Waterville. They made their home on the family farm south of Monona, where they farmed for 35 years before moving to Monona. Three children were born to this union, Garry, Kent and Lori.

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24
Mar

Donald Duggan

Donald D. Duggan, 69, of Waukon passed away March 3, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date and announced at that time. If desired, friends may make memorial contributions to the Robey Memorial Library in Waukon.

Donald Dennis Daniel Duggan was born February 10, 1951 in Waukon. He was the son of Clare and Harriet (Curtin) Duggan. Growing up, he spent much time on the golf course and in his parents’ restaurant, the S&D Cafe. He graduated from Waukon Public High School in 1969 and briefly attended the University of Iowa before starting a career in business and sales. He spent most of his career as an executive recruiter and enjoyed “talking to people for a living.”

Tue
24
Mar

Margaret Bulman

Margaret “Marge” A. Bulman, 90, of Spring Grove, MN, formerly of Dorchester, passed away peacefully surrounded by her three daughters Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Gundersen Medical Center in La Crosse, WI. She was looking forward to being reunited with family and other loved ones in Heaven.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Martin Funeral Home in Waukon is handling arrangements. Condolences can be sent to the family of Margaret Bulman, P.O. Box 491, Spring Grove, MN 55974.

Margaret Ann Bratrud Bulman was born March 9, 1930 in the Village Creek area of Allamakee County to Ingvald and Inga (Olson) Bratrud. At age 3-1/2, Marge began school in Village Creek; she lived across the road from the school and wouldn’t stay away, always wandering over there until the teacher finally told her to start officially attending. In 1947, she graduated from Waterville High School and started at Luther College in Decorah in 1948 for teacher’s training.

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24
Mar

Jean Berge

Jean A. Berge, 96, of Waukon died Tuesday, March 17, 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 Funeral Home in Waukon handled arrangements. Those who would like to send a card may do so to Gayle Evans, 3 10th Street NW, Waukon, IA, 52172.

Jean Audrey Evans Berge was born June 13, 1923 in Postville, the daughter of Milo and Alice (Meier) Folsom. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waukon, attended Allamakee country schools and Waukon High School, and later received her GED.

Tue
24
Mar

Rev. Herbert Tegeler

Rev. Herbert L. Tegeler, 94, of Cascade passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 after a lengthy illness at the Shady Rest Care Center. Due to the current coronavirus concerns, a private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Earlville with burial at St. Patrick Cemetery in Winthrop. A public Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

Fr. Tegeler was born September 22, 1925 at Dyersville, the son of Leo and Veronica (White) Tegeler of Dyersville. He attended Lamont High School. He graduated from Loras College and took his Theological training at St. Meinrad Seminary in St.  Meinrad, IN. Fr. Tegeler was ordained May 16, 1953 at Christ the King Chapel, Loras College by Rev. Archbishop Leo Binz.

Tue
24
Mar

Kay Woodmansee

Kay Lan Woodmansee, 78, of Lehigh Acres, FL passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 after a brief illness at Gulf Coast Medical Center, Fort Myers, FL. Burial of her ashes will be held at a later date at Woodlawn Cemetery in Oelwein in the Bradley family plot, with her mother, brother and grandparents, and at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Rossville with her father and other family members.

Kay was born September 29, 1941 in (Alexandria, VA) Washington, DC, the daughter of Alta Bradley and Dale Woodmansee. She spent many summers with her grandparents and cousins in Oelwein. After graduation from high school she attended the University of Maryland where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1963. Kay taught Math, as well as many other subjects, in Denver, CO, Maryland and Florida. She retired from teaching in 1998 from Immokalee Middle School in Immokalee, FL.

Tue
17
Mar

Galerd Ehde

Galerd F. Ehde, 89, of Waukon died Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 14 at Zion United Church of Christ in Waukon with Pastor Kim Gates officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon.

Galerd Francis Ehde was born September 12, 1930 in Waukon, one of eight children of John Carl and Mattie Charlotte (Grotegut) Ehde. He was baptized at Zalmona Presbyterian Church and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Galerd attended a number of rural Allamakee County schools as his parents lived on several area farms while he was growing up.

Tue
17
Mar

James “Jim” Zezulka

James “Jim” Zezulka, 69, of Dorchester died at his home Sunday, March 15, 2020. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
 

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Mar

Lee Folsom

Lee F. Folsom, 71, of Waukon died Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 17 at Old West Paint Creek Lutheran Church in rural Waukon with Pastor Ken Kimball officiating. Burial with military rites was at Old West Paint Creek Cemetery.

Lee Frederick Folsom was born August 26, 1948 in Postville, the son of Charles and Pearl (Kuhse) Folsom. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Postville. Lee attended rural Ludlow Township elementary school and Waukon High School. He began his working career as a mechanic for Quandahl Martin Ford in Waukon.

Lee was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1968 and served through 1970 doing a tour of duty at Okinawa in the Maintenance Battalion. Following his discharge, he returned to Waukon and his former job.

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