Obituaries

Shirley A. (Wedergren) Merrihew

Shirley A. (Wedergren) Merrihew

Shirley A. (Wedergren) Merrihew, age 88, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 1:56 p.m., on Monday, March 30, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by her loving family. Because of the unprecedented conditions in our country right now due

Richard E. “Dick” Kohl Sr.

Richard E. “Dick” Kohl Sr.

Richard E. “Dick” Kohl Sr., age 84, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 7:15 a.m., on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Because of the unprecedented conditions in our country right now due to

Edith A. (Specht) Cook

Edith A. (Specht) Cook

Edith A. (Specht) Cook, age 83, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 4:05 p.m., on Friday, March 27, 2020, at Ennoble Nursing and Rehabilitation. Because of the unprecedented conditions in our country right now due to the COVID-19 virus,

Teresa L. (Meyer) Pluym

Teresa L. (Meyer) Pluym

Teresa L. (Meyer) Pluym, age 89, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 7:58 a.m., on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Bethany Home. Because of the unprecedented conditions in our country right now due to the COVID-19 virus, private family

Juanita V. “Nita” (Baxter) Barrett

Juanita V. “Nita” (Baxter) Barrett

Juanita V. “Nita” (Baxter) Barrett, age 88, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 10:40 p.m., on Sunday, March 22, 2020, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Because of the unprecedented conditions in our country right now due to

Timothy R. “Tim” Harkness

Timothy R. “Tim” Harkness

Timothy R. “Tim” Harkness, age 67, of Dubuque, was called home unexpectedly at 9:08 p.m., on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital. Because of the unprecedented conditions in our country right now due to the COVID-19 virus,

Donald H. “Don” Gagne

Donald H. “Don” Gagne

Donald H. “Don” Gagne, age 90, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 4:30 a.m., on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. To celebrate Don’s life, family and friends may visit from

Debra J. “Debbie” (Fondell) Fath

Debra J. “Debbie” (Fondell) Fath

Debra J. “Debbie” (Fondell) Fath, age 63, of Dubuque, was called home unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at home. To celebrate Debbie’s life, family and friends may visit from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., on Sunday, March 8, 2020,

Henry T. Pliner

Henry T. Pliner

Henry Thomas Pliner, age 102, of Dubuque, Iowa, and formerly of Fort Dodge, Iowa, was called home peacefully at 4:55 a.m., on Monday, March 2, 2020 at ManorCare. Because of the unprecedented conditions in our country right now due to

Catherine E. “Kay” “Kate” (Kolfenbach) Shuey

Catherine E. “Kay” “Kate” (Kolfenbach) Shuey

Catherine E. “Kay” “Kate” (Kolfenbach) Shuey, age 99, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 12:40 a.m., on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center. To celebrate Kay’s life, family and friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00

Roselynn Judy Diane Ruggles

Roselynn Judy Diane Ruggles

Roselynn Judy Diane Ruggles, 3 months old, of Dubuque, was called home unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at MercyOne Dubuque. To celebrate Roselynn’s life, family and friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 5,

Anna A. (Oberfoell) Hess

Anna A. (Oberfoell) Hess

Anna A. (Oberfoell) Hess, age 83, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 9:21 a.m. on Sunday, February 23, 2020, at home. Anna was preceded in death by her loving husband Joseph, who passed away on February 27, 2019. To

William J. “Bill” “Schuck” Schuckert

William J. “Bill” “Schuck” Schuckert

William J. “Bill” “Schuck” Schuckert, age 73, of Durango, was called home on Thursday, February 20, 2020. To celebrate Bill’s life, family and friends may visit from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Behr Funeral

Betty J. (Bruhn) Kunz

Betty J. (Bruhn) Kunz

Betty J. (Bruhn) Kunz, age 106, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 4:43 a.m., on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center. To celebrate Betty’s life, family and friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on

Virginia L. (Earle) Uthe

Virginia L. (Earle) Uthe

Virginia L. Uthe, age 84, of Johnson Creek, WI, and formerly of Dubuque, died peacefully on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at Sunset Ridge Assisted Living, surrounded by her loving family. To celebrate Virginia’s life, family and friends may visit from

Nancy J. (Hilbert) Pregler

Nancy J. (Hilbert) Pregler

Nancy J. (Hilbert) Pregler, age 83, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 9:20 a.m., on Friday, February 14, 2020, at her home, surrounded by her loving family and her loyal dog, Sugar. To celebrate Nancy’s life, family and friends

Albert A. “Sonny” Giegerich III

Albert A. “Sonny” Giegerich III

Albert A. “Sonny” Giegerich III, age 95, of Dubuque, passed away at 7:30 a.m., on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at MercyOne Dubuque, surrounded by his loving family. To celebrate Sonny’s life, private family services will be held and military honors

Lou May (Clancy) O’Reilly Hamilton

Lou May (Clancy) O’Reilly Hamilton

Lou May (Clancy) O’Reilly Hamilton, age 97, of Dubuque, and formerly of Texas, was called home peacefully at 12:50 a.m., on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at ManorCare Health Services. To celebrate Lou May’s life, family and friends may visit from

William K. “Bill” Trowbridge

William K. “Bill” Trowbridge

William K. “Bill” Trowbridge, age 72, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 1:15 p.m., on Friday, February 7, 2020, at Ennoble Nursing and Rehabilitation, surrounded by his loving family. To celebrate Bill’s life, family and friends may visit from

Mary Ann Heles

Mary Ann Heles

Mary Ann Heles, age 89, of Dubuque, was called home suddenly at 8:57 a.m., on Friday, February 7, 2020, at MercyOne Dubuque. To celebrate Mary Ann’s life, family and friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., on Friday,