Obituaries

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

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,

Todd M. Polkinghorn

Todd M. Polkinghorn

Todd M. Polkinghorn, age 46, of Dubuque, was called home suddenly at 4:38 p.m., on Friday, February 7, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital. To celebrate Todd’s life, private family services were held. Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street, Dubuque

Bret J. Hentges

Bret J. Hentges

Bret J. Hentges, age 59, of Dubuque, was called home unexpectedly on Thursday, February 6, 2020. To celebrate Bret’s life, family and friends may visit from 3:00 p.m. until the time of services at 7:00 p.m., on Wednesday, February 12,

Edward J. “Ed” Ruh

Edward J. “Ed” Ruh

Edward J. “Ed” Ruh, age 71, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 10:05 a.m., on Sunday, February 2, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by his loving family. To celebrate Ed’s life, family and friends may visit from 3:00

Sister Ann (Michaud) O’Hara, O.P.

Sister Ann (Michaud) O’Hara, O.P.

Sister Ann (Michaud) O’Hara, O.P., died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at St. Dominic Villa. Her funeral Mass will be at the Sinsinawa Motherhouse at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 7, with a wake there at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6. Sister

Dolores E. (Linden) Nauman

Dolores E. (Linden) Nauman

Dolores E. (Linden) Nauman, age 96, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 6:26 a.m., on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by her loving family. To celebrate Dolores’ life, family and friends may visit from 12:00

Sister Mary Ann Ruhde, BVM (Adoratrice)

Sister Mary Ann Ruhde, BVM (Adoratrice)

Sister Mary Ann Ruhde, BVM, (Adoratrice), 82, of 1130 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at Caritas Center. Visitation will be from 9-10:15 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in the Marian Hall Chapel. Sharing of Memories

Florence M. (Rauch) Kafar

Florence M. (Rauch) Kafar

Florence M. (Rauch) Kafar, age 89, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. There will be no services or visitation according to Florence’s wishes. Burial will be in Arlington

Catherine C. “Katie” (Dressler) Oberfoell

Catherine C. “Katie” (Dressler) Oberfoell

Catherine C. “Katie” (Dressler) Oberfoell, age 80, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 11:34 a.m., on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. To celebrate Katie’s life, family and friends may visit

Patricia A. “Patty” Pfab

Patricia A. “Patty” Pfab

Patricia A. “Patty” Pfab, age 65, of Dubuque, gave Cancer the finger one last time on January 17, 2020, at home with her children. To celebrate Patty’s life, family and friends may visit from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., on

Sydney J. (Buxton) Weichel

Sydney J. (Buxton) Weichel

Sydney J. (Buxton) Weichel, age 81, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 2:55 a.m., on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by her loving family. To celebrate Sydney’s life, family and friends may visit from 11:00

Lloyd G. Scheele

Lloyd G. Scheele

Lloyd G. Scheele, age 78, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 3:11 p.m., on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Sunnycrest Manor. To celebrate Lloyd’s life a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Behr Funeral

Raymond L. “Ray” Latham

Raymond L. “Ray” Latham

Raymond L. “Ray” Latham, age 69, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 3:59 p.m., on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. To celebrate Ray’s life, family and friends may visit from 9:30 a.m.

Mark O. “Red” Burds

Mark O. “Red” Burds

Mark O. “Red” Burds, age 84, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 9:24 a.m., on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by his loving family. To celebrate Red’s life, family and friends may visit from 9:00

Laura Ann Gerner

Laura Ann Gerner

Laura Ann Gerner, age 96, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 10:10 a.m., on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at home, surrounded by her loving care giver. To celebrate Laura’s life, family and friends may visit from 9:30 a.m. until