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Tue
06
Mar

Grace Erickson

Grace Louise Erickson, 88, of Farmersburg, Iowa died Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Elkader Care Center, Elkader, Iowa. Grace Louise was born December 31, 1929, near Rossville, Iowa, to Sankey George and Minnie (Haman) Van Gorder. She was educated at Jefferson No. 8 Country School in Allamakee County and Waukon Public School. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Methodist Church in Waukon, Iowa.

Tue
06
Mar

Owen Kann

Owen Edward Kann, age 89, of Guttenberg, IA, died Sunday, February 25, 2018, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital. He was born on June 16, 1928 on the home farm outside of Guttenberg, the son of Gregor and Anna (Miller) Kann.

Tue
27
Feb

Central Community Hospital - General surgery is now available

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Area residents requiring certain surgeries no longer have to travel distances to have their procedures done. 

Tue
27
Feb

SPECIAL COLLECTION RESULTS ARE IN

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

The results from a special deer collection authorized last month by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are in and there’s good news for Clayton County: No signs of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) were found in the 90 samples submitted for testing. Allamakee County did not fare as well: One sample collected there tested positive for CWD; another sample is going through a second round of testing after coming back “suspected positive.” 

Tue
27
Feb

Patricia Ritter

Patricia B. Ritter, 87, of Arlington, Iowa, died Tuesday morning, February 20, 2018, at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner, Iowa.

Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Friday, February 23, 2018, at the United Methodist Church in Arlington with Pastor Dennis Gilbert officiating. There was a visitation from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Arlington and r one hour before the service on Friday at the church. Interment was Taylorsville Cemetery, Arlington.

Memorials may be directed in her name to the Arlington United Methodist Church.

Tue
27
Feb

Burnell Wilker

Burnell Wilker, 86, of Elkader, passed away Thursday, February 15th, 2018, peacefully in hospice care at Central Community Hospital. Burnell Wilhelm Arno Wilker was born March 7, 1931, to Arthur and Hertha (Funk) Wilker. He was baptized April 19, 1931 at Zion Lutheran Church, Clayton Center. He went to Public Schools of Clayton County and received a diploma from it on May 15th, 1945, and later graduated from Farmersburg High School in 1949. While in high school, Burnell enjoyed sports and lettered in baseball and basketball. He was a private in the Honor Platoon 203 U.S. Marine Corps and was stationed in San Diego, California.

Tue
27
Feb

Adella Hoeger

Adella C. Hoeger died on February 23, 2018, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital, Guttenberg, following a brief illness.

Wake service was held on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, February 27, at 11 a.m. Burial was in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Garnavillo.

Tue
27
Feb

Robert Fisher

Robert F. “Bob” Fisher, 95, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. He was born on November 6, 1922, on the family farm, the son of Fred and Bess (Michael) Fisher. 

Bob graduated from Edgewood High School on May 22, 1940. He then worked for a couple years before enlisting in the United States Army. He honorably served his country during World War II, landing on Normandy Beach on D-Day Plus 3 and participating in the Battle of the Bulge.

Tue
20
Feb

New Central principal - Always hoped to relocate in Elkader


Central’s newly hired high school and middle school principal Aaron Reinhart and his wife, Brittney, had their engagement photos taken in Elkader in 2015.

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

Central’s next high school/middle school principal and his wife fell in love with Elkader long before he interviewed for a job here.

Aaron Reinhart, a Jesup native, and his wife, Brittney, had their engagement photos taken in Elkader in October 2015.

Tue
20
Feb

GAME ON! HAUBER STARTS BUSINESS

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Tony Hauber embodies that old adage “If at first you don’t succeed try, try again.”

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