Obituaries

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Wed
20
May

Daniel L. Westemeier

Daniel Leo Westemeier, 76, of Dubuque, died Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at the Unity Point Health-Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

Our dear husband, father, and grandfather deserves a beautiful tribute. However, in this unknown time with COVID-19 pandemic, having a public visitation is not possible. Please be with us in prayer. A celebration of Dan’s life will be held at a later date. 

Burial was in Linwood Cemetery in Dubuque.

Wed
20
May

Leroy “Doug” Wachendorf

With great sadness we announce the death of Leroy “Doug” Wachendorf, 60, on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at his home with loved ones by his side.

A celebration of Doug’s life will be held for his family and friends at a later time, when it is safe to do so.

Doug was born in Guttenberg, on Nov. 3, 1959, the son of Roy and Hedda Wachendorf. 

Wed
13
May

Gloria G. Priem

Gloria Gayle Priem, 86, of Garnavillo, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at Guttenberg Municipal Hospital in Guttenberg.

Due to the COVID-19 concerns, there will be a private family service and interment. The family plans to hold a public memorial at a later date.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo. 

Wed
06
May

Isabella R. Auer

The soul of Isabella Rose Auer, 17, was called home to Jesus on April 28, 2020, after courageously battling DIPG, a terminal brain cancer, for almost one year. Isabella offered her sufferings and carried her cross with humble quietness, grace, and dignity. Just hours before passing she was Anointed and given the Apostolic Pardon.

Wed
06
May

Cynthia L. Mueller

Cynthia Lynn Mueller, 47, of Garnavillo, died Tuesday, April 28, 2020, surrounded by her family.

Due to the COVID-19 concerns, there will be a private family service and interment. The family plans to hold a public memorial at a later date. 

Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo. 

Wed
06
May

Rev. Monsignor John R. McClean

Rev. Monsignor John Robert McClean, 87, of Dubuque, died Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at UnityPoint Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

Msgr. McClean deserves a beautiful tribute. However, in this unknown time with the COVID-19 pandemic, having a public visitation is not possible. Please be with us in prayer. 

The Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. McClean will be Saturday, May 2, at Church of the Resurrection celebrated by Archbishop Michael Jackels and priests of the Archdiocese of Dubuque.

Wed
29
Apr

Craig A. Ruegnitz

Craig Alan Ruegnitz, 64, of Elkport, passed away Friday, April 24, 2020, at home surrounded by his family.

Due to the COVID-19 concerns, there will be a private family service and interment. Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Craig was born on Aug. 24, 1955, in Edgewood, the son of Gene and Jean (Tinkey) Ruegnitz.

Wed
29
Apr

Henry F. Bockenstedt, Jr.

Henry "Hank" Francis Bockenstedt, Jr., 75, of Edgewood, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, April 20, 2020, surrounded by his family.

The family will be holding a celebration of life at a later date.

Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood assisted the family.

Wed
22
Apr

Burnell G. Duwe

Burnell Glendor Duwe, 83, of Guttenberg, died Friday, April 17, 2020.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. Due to the Corona Virus 19 concerns, there will be a private family service and interment.

Burnell was born in Guttenberg on June 2, 1936, the son of Ora and Leona (Morarend) Duwe.

Wed
22
Apr

Beverly J. Kelly

Beverly J. Kelly, 86, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., formerly of Elkader died Sunday, April 12, 2020, at the Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg.

There will be no visitation. A private family burial will be held at a later date.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elkader assisted the family.

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