Obituaries

Cody J. Gibson

Cody J. Gibson

Cody J. Gibson, age 19, of Dubuque, passed away suddenly as the result of a fall, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at MercyOne Dubuque. To celebrate Cody’s life, family and friends may visit from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., on

John M. Nicks

John M. Nicks

John M. Nicks, age 91, of Dubuque, passed away at 2:20 p.m., on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. To celebrate John’s life, private family services were held. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Georgette M. “Gigi” (Wise) Plumley

Georgette M. “Gigi” (Wise) Plumley

Georgette M. “Gigi” (Wise) Plumley, age 63, of Dubuque, passed away peacefully at 2:10 p.m., on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Grand Meadows, after a brave battle with Parkinson’s Disease, with her children by her side. To celebrate Gigi’s life,

Kenneth G. “Ken” Brown

Kenneth G. “Ken” Brown

Kenneth G. “Ken” Brown, age 85, of Dubuque, passed away peacefully at 5:28 p.m., on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family. To celebrate Ken’s life, family and friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until

Steven A. “Steve” Hefel

Steven A. “Steve” Hefel

Steven A. “Steve” Hefel, age 68, of North Buena Vista, Iowa, was called home suddenly at 12:25 a.m., on Friday, July 24, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. To celebrate Steve’s life private family services were held

Ronald G. “Bucky” Buxton Sr.

Ronald G. “Bucky” Buxton Sr.

Ronald G. “Bucky” Buxton Sr., age 71, of Dubuque, passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. To celebrate Ron’s life, family and friends may visit from 3:00

Sr. Janice Link, BVM

Sr. Janice Link, BVM

Sister Janice Link, BVM, 83, of 1130 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Caritas Center. Sharing of Memories via Zoom will be from 9:30-10:15 a.m. on Wednesday July 29, 2020, followed by a virtual visitation from 10:25-10:40

Paul L. Ellis Sr.

Paul L. Ellis Sr.

Paul L. Ellis Sr., age 57, of Dubuque, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at his home. To celebrate Paul’s life, private family services were held at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street. Paul was born on May

Donald L. Torrey

Donald L. Torrey

Donald L. Torrey, of Dubuque, passed away at 7:45 a.m., on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at his home at the age of 86, with his family by his side. To celebrate Don’s life, family and friends may visit from 10:00

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