Obituaries

Thu
07
Mar

Marilyn A. Frieden

 

Marilyn A. Frieden, 78, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., formerly of Farmersburg and Arlington, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital, LaCrosse, Wis. 

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 2, at Norway Lutheran Church, St. Olaf. The Rev. Marshall Hahn officiated.
 

Inurnment was at Illyria Cemetery, rural Elgin.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monona was in charge of arrangements.

Marilyn Ann (DeWitte) Frieden was born Nov. 17, 1934, in Manchester to Elon and Mary Ann (Chapman) DeWitte. 

She graduated from Arlington High School, Arlington, in 1952. Marilyn then worked at a bank until her marriage.

On April 28, 1954, she was wed to Milo William Frieden in Arlington. To this union six children were born. 

In addition to farming with Milo for many years, Marilyn also worked at Central Community Schools in Elkader. 

Thu
07
Mar

Vicki S. Post

 

Funeral held for Postville native

Vicki S. Post, 65, of Dubuque, formerly of Postville, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at her home.  

Funeral services were held Sunday, March 3, at Behr Funeral Home in Dubuque, which handled the arrangements.

A private family burial was held in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.     

Thu
07
Mar

Services held for Ronnie Kent, 65

 

Services held for Ronnie Kent, 65

Funeral services for Ronald W. Kent, 65, of Hawkeye were held Thursday, Feb. 28, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye with the Rev. David R. Nelson officiating. 

Inurnment followed at Hawkeye Cemetery with military honors conducted by Arnold-Rogers American Legion Post 312 of Hawkeye.

S.K. Rogers Funeral Home in Sumner was in charge of the arrangements.

Ronald died of pancreatic cancer on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at his home in rural Hawkeye. 

Ronald William “Ronnie” Kent was born Sept. 23, 1947, in Oelwein to Kenneth and Marcille (Schroeder) Kent. 

He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye. 

He graduated in 1965 from North High School in West Union.

Ronnie proudly served his country from 1967 to 1969; he was drafted during the Vietnam War and served in Korea. 

Thu
07
Mar

Raymond H. Langreck

 

Mass of Christian Burial celebrated for St. Lucas native

Raymond H. Langreck, 89, of Cresco, formerly of St. Lucas, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Regional Health Services of Howard County in Cresco. 

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Cresco with the Rev. Daniel Knipper as celebrant.

Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. 

Arrangements were handled by Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Cresco. Raymond Herman Langreck was born Nov. 26, 1923, in rural Fayette County near St. Lucas. He was the sixth of 11 children of John and Catherine Langreck, with three brothers and seven sisters. 

Ray attended St. Luke’s Catholic School and graduated from eighth grade with highest honors in his class. 

He then worked alongside his father on the family farm. They also ran a sawmill and did carpentry work. 

Thu
07
Mar

Gerald A. Schneider

 

Funeral services held Monday in Gunder

Gerald A. Schneider, 84, of Postville died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Palmer Lutheran Health Center in West Union. 

Funeral services were held Monday, March 4, at Marion Lutheran Church in Gunder. 

Interment was in the church cemetery.

Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Clermont handled the arrangements.

Gerald Alton Schneider, son of John and Selma (Baechler) Schneider, was born Feb. 24, 1929, on the Baechler family farm west of Elgin.  

Gerald began his education at the Cherry Valley country school, rural Elgin, and finished at Elgin Public School.  

On July 19, 1969, Gerald was united in marriage with Arlette Kapell Hackmann in Galena, Ill.  

Thu
07
Mar

Burington services held Saturday

 

Burington services held Saturday

Eleanor R. Burington, 87, of West Union died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Maple Crest Manor in Fayette.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 2, at United Methodist Church in West Union, Iowa. 

Burial took place at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Hazleton.

Burnham-Wood & S.K. Rogers Funeral Home, West Union, was in charge of the arrangements.

Eleanor Roseada (Day) Burington, daughter of Arthur and Frances (Brownell) Day, was born Jan. 2, 1926, in Riceville. 

She attended grade school in Hazleton and graduated from high school in Arlington in 1943. She continued her education at Upper Iowa University in Fayette for secretarial training. 

Eleanor worked for a short time as a secretary for a car dealership in Oelwein.

Thu
07
Mar

L. Darlene Granger,

 

Services set for Friday

L. Darlene Granger, 90, of West Union died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Traditions in West Union.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Bethel Presbyterian Church in West Union.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Burnham-Wood & S.K. Rogers Funeral Home, West Union, which is handling the arrangements.

Thu
07
Mar

Jorgenson services held at Bethel Presbyterian

 

Jorgenson services held at Bethel Presbyterian

Funeral services for Clarence G. Jorgenson, 85, of West Union were held Friday, March 1, at Bethel Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Galen Smith officiating.

Interment was in the West Union Cemetery with military rites conducted by West Union American Legion Post 15.

Burnham-Wood & S.K. Rogers Funeral Home, West Union, was in charge of arrangements.

Clarence died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at his home following an extended illness.

Clarence George Jorgenson was born Dec. 6, 1927, in rural Westgate to Oscar F. and Rose Marie (Heller) Jorgenson. 

He was baptized in the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Heller Sr. and was confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sumner. 

Clarence attended schools in Sumner, Maynard and Stanley.

Thu
28
Feb

Schott services held Monday at St. Peter

 

Schott services held Monday at St. Peter

Funeral services for Kathy Schott, 67, of West Union were held Monday, Feb. 25, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Eldorado with the Rev. Ginny Olson officiating.

Interment was in the West Union Cemetery.

Burnham-Wood & S.K. Rogers Funeral Home in West Union was in charge of the arrangements.

Thu
28
Feb

Kent services set for Thursday

 

Kent services set for Thursday

Ronald William “Ronnie” Kent, 65, of Hawkeye died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye. 

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until service time on Thursday. 

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