Obituaries

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

Leo J. Tillman

Leo J. Tillman

Leo J. Tillman, age 56, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 1:45 a.m., on Monday, May 4, 2020, at MercyOne Dubuque. To celebrate Leo’s life, private family services will be held because of the current gathering restrictions due to

Janet Mae (Kennedy) Winter-Kenyon

Janet Mae (Kennedy) Winter-Kenyon

Janet Mae (Kennedy) Winter-Kenyon, age 74, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 7:15 a.m., on Sunday, May 3, 2020, at home, surrounded by her loving family. To celebrate Janet’s life, there will be a celebration of her life held

Timothy M. “Tim” Healy

Timothy M. “Tim” Healy

Tim was born on February 15, 1952, and entered eternal life on Sunday, April 26, 2020. His spirit is carried on by his three children, John, Elissa, and Nick; seven grandchildren, Jackson, Jay, Benjamin, George, Maya, Lucas, and Sadie; six

Sister Clarenita Froehlich, BVM

Sister Clarenita Froehlich, BVM

Sister Clarenita Froehlich, BVM, 85, of 1050 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Monday, April 13, 2020, at Marian Hall. Funeral Rite of Committal will be Friday, April 17, 2020, in the Marian Hall Chapel. Burial is in the Mount Carmel

Matthew P. “Matt” Gasper Sr.

Matthew P. “Matt” Gasper Sr.

Matthew P. “Matt” Gasper Sr., age 79, of Dubuque, was called home suddenly at 2:09 p.m., on Thursday, April 2, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital. Because of the unprecedented conditions in our country right now due to the COVID-19

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

Judy K. (Sargent) Schmitt

Judy K. (Sargent) Schmitt

Judy K. (Sargent) Schmitt, age 60, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 4:30 p.m., on Monday, March 30, 2020, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Because of the unprecedented conditions in our country right now due to the

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