Obituaries

Rosemary C. (Ennis) Hohmann

Rosemary C. (Ennis) Hohmann

Rosemary C. (Ennis) Hohmann, age 85, of Dubuque, passed away unexpectedly on July 5, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital. To celebrate Rosemary’s life, private family services will be held at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street. Burial will be

David C. Goetzinger

David C. Goetzinger

David C. Goetzinger passed away on July 2, 2020, at the age of 70, following a hard-fought battle with cancer. To celebrate David’s life, family and friends may visit from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., on Monday, July 6, 2020,

John Chesney

John Chesney

John Chesney passed away on June 29, 2020, at the age of 101. He was born November 22, 1918, the surviving twin son of Joe and Anna (Foust) Chesney. He lived from pandemic to pandemic, not succumbing to either. He

Sharon S. (Conlan) Furlong

Sharon S. (Conlan) Furlong

Sharon S. (Conlan) Furlong, age 76, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 1:47 a.m., on Friday, June 19, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center. To celebrate Sharon’s life, family and friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon, on

Sister Kathleen Marie Carr, BVM 

Sister Kathleen Marie Carr, BVM 

Sister Kathleen Marie Carr, BVM, 73, 940 C Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Mercy Hospital. Sharing of Memories via Zoom will be from 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020.  A virtual visitation

Carol M. (Reavell) Bechen

Carol M. (Reavell) Bechen

Carol M. (Reavell) Bechen, age 57, of Dubuque, passed away at her home after a long 7 ½ year battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving husband and son. To celebrate Carol’s life, private family services will be held with

Prynston R. Gillenwater

Prynston R. Gillenwater

Prynston R. Gillenwater, age 5, of Dubuque, was called home suddenly as the result of an acute asthma attack at 11:28 p.m., on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at Avera McKenna Hospital and University Health Care in South Dakota. To celebrate

Marcella M. “Marcy” (Dendinger) Wilming

Marcella M. “Marcy” (Dendinger) Wilming

Marcella M. “Marcy” (Dendinger) Wilming, age 98, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 7:10 a.m., on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at Hawkeye Care Center. To celebrate Marcella’s life, private family services will be held at Behr Funeral Home, 1491

Debra Sue (Landt) Newcomer

Debra Sue (Landt) Newcomer

Debra Sue (Landt) Newcomer, age 65, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 11:00 p.m., on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at home, surrounded by her loving family. To celebrate Deb’s life, family and friends may visit from 12:00 noon until

Richard Eugene Henricks

Richard Eugene Henricks

Yes, it is a surprise. Richard Eugene Henricks, age 77 of Dubuque, Iowa, died of natural causes on June 3, 2020, instead of the result of a mishap in one of his many adventures. Rich, also known as Gene, was

JoAnn M. Behnke

JoAnn M. Behnke

JoAnn M. Behnke, age 77, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 12:45 p.m., on Friday, May 22, 2020, at Dubuque Specialty Care, from the COVID-19 virus. To celebrate JoAnn’s life, private family services will be held due to the

Irma L. (Hahn) Puckett

Irma L. (Hahn) Puckett

Irma L. (Hahn) Puckett, age 80, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 8:00 p.m., on Friday, May 22, 2020, at ManorCare Health Services. Because of the current gathering restrictions due to COVID-19, a celebration of Irma’s life will be

Theodore J. “Ted” Soppe

Theodore J. “Ted” Soppe

Theodore J. “Ted” Soppe, age 72, of Dubuque, passed away peacefully at 1:30 a.m., on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at ManorCare Health Services. To celebrate Ted’s life, family and friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Friday,

John E. Tillman

John E. Tillman

John E. Tillman, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, the day after his 92nd birthday, at Dubuque Specialty Care. To celebrate John’s life, private family services will be held because of the

Victor M. Leibfried

Victor M. Leibfried

Victor M. Leibfried, age 98, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 5:00 p.m., on Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by his loving family. Due to the current gathering restrictions a private family mass will be

Kay V. (Schwolow Fransen) Fabrycy

Kay V. (Schwolow Fransen) Fabrycy

Kay V. (Schwolow Fransen) Fabrycy, age 72, of Bellevue, Iowa, was called home unexpectedly at 9:42 p.m., on Friday, May 15, 2020, at MercyOne Dubuque. To celebrate Kay’s life, a private family service will be held at a later date.

Scott E. “Scooter” Schroeder

Scott E. “Scooter” Schroeder

Scott E. “Scooter” Schroeder, age 61, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 1:16 a.m., on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital. To celebrate Scott’s life, visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on

Ralph P. “Junior” Cremer Jr.

Ralph P. “Junior” Cremer Jr.

Ralph P. “Junior” Cremer Jr., age 88, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 6:40 p.m., on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Luther Manor, with his loving family by his side. Due to the current gathering restrictions, private services will

James J. “Jimmy”, “Jim” Leytem

James J. “Jimmy”, “Jim” Leytem

James Joseph “Jimmy”, “Jim” Leytem, age 66, born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa, passed away peacefully in his home on May 7, 2020, of natural causes. To celebrate Jim’s life, private family services will be held because of the current

Jeffery G. “Jeff” Kotz

Jeffery G. “Jeff” Kotz

Jeffery G. “Jeff” Kotz, age 55, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 6:00 a.m., on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital. To celebrate Jeff’s life, private family services will be held because of the current gathering