Obituaries

Veronica K. (Webb) Puccio

Veronica K. (Webb) Puccio

Veronica K. (Webb) Puccio, age 78, of Dubuque, was called home suddenly at 12:19 a.m., on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Veronica’s life, funeral services will be held at

James H. “Jim” Henkel

James H. “Jim” Henkel

James H. “Jim” Henkel, age 77, of Dorchester, Iowa, and originally from Dubuque, was peacefully called home to join his loving wife, Carol, and baby girl, Karen, at 5:17 p.m., on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at Hawkeye Care Center, surrounded

Virginia M. “Ginny” (Reisch) O’Connell

Virginia M. “Ginny” (Reisch) O’Connell

Virginia M. “Ginny” (Reisch) O’Connell, age 79, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 5:53 p.m., on Monday, February 18, 2019, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Ginny’s life, funeral services will be held at

Florence E. (Graham) Reding

Florence E. (Graham) Reding

Florence E. (Graham) Reding, age 82, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 1:35 a.m., on Monday, February 11, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Florence’s life, funeral services will

Chester E. “Chet” Fasenmyer

Chester E. “Chet” Fasenmyer

Chester E. “Chet” Fasenmyer, age 69, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 11:44 a.m., on Monday, February 11, 2019, at home, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Chet’s life, private family services will be held at a later

Gladys J. (Ruh) Noack

Gladys J. (Ruh) Noack

Gladys J. (Ruh) Noack, age 93, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 12:40 a.m., on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Gladys’ life, funeral services will be held at 12:00

Sister Marise Barry, OP

Sister Marise Barry, OP

Sister Marise Barry, OP, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Her funeral Mass will be Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., at the Sinsinawa motherhouse. A wake service will be Thursday, Feb. 14, at 6:30 p.m. Sister Marise ministered in

Donald G. “Don” Wernke

Donald G. “Don” Wernke

Donald G. “Don” Wernke, age 80, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 11:20 p.m., on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital surrounded by his loving family. To honor Don’s life, funeral services will be held at

Sister Antonita (Modesta) Soppe, OSF

Sister Antonita (Modesta) Soppe, OSF

Sister Antonita (Modesta) Soppe, OSF, age 104, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully on January 24, 2019. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, January 28, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in Francis Chapel.To celebrate Sister Antonita’s life, visitation will

Sara J. (McGovern) Dalsing

Sara J. (McGovern) Dalsing

Sara J. (McGovern) Dalsing, age 77, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 1:20 p.m., on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Bethany Home, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Sara’s life, funeral services will be held at 5:30 p.m.,

Eugene J. “Gene” Lehman

Eugene J. “Gene” Lehman

Eugene J. “Gene” Lehman, age 93, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 7:20 a.m., on Friday, January 18, 2019, at Ennoble Manor. To honor Gene’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, January 23, 2019,

Katherine H. “Kay” (Reisch) Kelley

Katherine H. “Kay” (Reisch) Kelley

Katherine H. “Kay” (Reisch) Kelley, age 86, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 2:24 a.m., on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by her loving family, 9 years to the day after her beloved husband Neil.

Sylvester A. “Sonny” Weires

Sylvester A. “Sonny” Weires

Sylvester A. “Sonny” Weires, 78, of Dubuque and Floral City, Florida, passed away Tuesday, January, 15, 2019, from complications of Alzheimer’s, at Vitas Healthcare, Lecanto, FL. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, January 25, 2019, at

Mary M. (Wernke) Root

Mary M. (Wernke) Root

Mary M. (Wernke) Root, age 82, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 5:54 p.m., on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Bethany Home, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Mary’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m.,

James Milton Barton

James Milton Barton

James Milton Barton, 82, died peacefully at Stonehill Care Center on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 20, 2019, at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street. Hospice of Dubuque chaplain

Michael R. Acton

Michael R. Acton

Michael R. Acton, age 78, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 4:00am, on Friday, January 11, at Hawkeye Care Center, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Mike’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:30am, on Tuesday, January

Joseph N. Thurston

Joseph N. Thurston

Joseph Norman Thurston, age 91, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 11:35 p.m. on January 8, 2019, at Hawkeye Care Center, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Joe’s life, funeral services will be held at 11:30am, on Saturday,

Margaret Jewell (Nesselroad) Grimes

Margaret Jewell (Nesselroad) Grimes

Margaret Jewell (Nesselroad) Grimes, age 98, of Luther Manor, was called home peacefully at 12:20 a.m., on Monday, January 7, 2019, at Luther Manor. To honor Jewell’s life, funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon, on Friday, January 11,

Bernadine M. (Wagner) Bleile

Bernadine M. (Wagner) Bleile

Bernadine M. (Wagner) Bleile, age 99, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 3:17 p.m., on Saturday, January, 5, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Bernadine’s life, funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on

Keith H. Ellis

Keith H. Ellis

Keith H. Ellis, age 91, of Dubuque, was called home suddenly at 10:12 a.m., on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque. To honor Keith’s life, funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, January 7, 2019,