Obituaries

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Tue
06
Apr

Terry L. Mohs

Terry Lee Mohs, 63, of rural Postville, died Friday April 2, 2021, peacefully in his sleep at his home. Terry was born May 11, 1957, to Marvin and Juanita (Fox) Mohs in Postville. He was baptized, confirmed and married in the St. John Lutheran Church in Luana. Terry attended MFL Community School.

 

Fri
02
Apr

Mary Ann Stegen

Mary Ann (Nelsen) Stegen, long-time resident of Strawberry Point, passed away on March 30, 2021, in Lincoln, Neb., of complications from a broken hip incurred in a fall on Dec. 28.

 

Thu
01
Apr

Daryl C. Baade

Daryl Cletus Baade was born on May 19, 1961, in Oelwein. He passed peacefully at home on March 28, 2021, surrounded by family. Daryl attended Central Community High School. He was one of three children of Cletus and Zala (Schultz) Baade.  

 

Tue
30
Mar

Robert F. 'Bob' Kramer

Robert (Bob) F. Kramer, 74, of Elkader, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at the Elkader Medical Center. Bob was the son of Milton and Anna Mae (Eberhardt) Kramer. He was raised in Elkader, attending public schools and graduating high school there. He graduated from Luther College in Decorah, with a teaching degree. Bob lived in Pella and taught and coached in the Pella Community School District until he retired. He moved back to Elkader after retirement to help care for his parents.

Tue
23
Mar

Clarence F. Groth

Clarence F. Groth, 97, of rural Elkport, died at MercyOne Hospital in Elkader on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Clarence was born on Sept. 6, 1923, to Susanna Helen (Hoyer) and William Groth on their farm in rural Guttenberg.  

 

Tue
23
Mar

Patricia Niehaus

Patricia Niehaus, age 89, of Guttenberg, died Sunday, March 21, 2021, at Guttenberg Care Center. She was born the daughter of George and Pearl (Chettinger) Niehaus on Oct. 11, 1931, in Garnavillo.

 

Thu
18
Mar

David P. Edwards

David Paul Edwards, 79, of Midlothian, Va., died Monday, March 15, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his family. David was born in Mason City on June 13, 1941 and grew up in Elkader. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the USAF, earning the rank of chief master sergeant. He proudly served his country for 27 years. After retiring from the Air Force, he earned a degree in criminal justice from Indiana University. He enjoyed the next 14 years as a background investigator for Defense Investigative Services. David was a true patriot and was dedicated to God, his country and his family.

Thu
11
Mar

Barbara J. Mohning

Barbara Jeanne Mohning, age 88, of Garnavillo, came to join her heavenly Father on March 10, 2021, at the Elkader Care Center. Barbara was born on Jan. 31, 1933, in Elkader, the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth (Dueringer) Burlingame, the youngest of seven children.

 

Thu
11
Mar

Bette Y. McNamara

Bette Yvonne McNamara, 87, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Born May 14, 1933, in McGregor, to Lucille (Halverson) and Elmer Knapp, she had one sister, Donna Adams. She married Daniel McNamara on Oct. 27, 1953, and they settled in Milton, Wis., where they raised their family and owned and operated the McNamara Rexall Drug Store. She was a long-time member of St. Mary Catholic Church and an active community member.

Tue
09
Mar

Keary J. Keehner

Keary Joe Keehner, 50, of Luana, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Keary was born Aug. 20, 1970, to Robert and Rebecca (Guyer) Keehner in Postville. He graduated from M.F.L. High School and attended Kirkwood Community College, earning his degree as a diesel mechanic.

 

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