Obituaries

Sister Rita Rae (Raffaello) Burger, OP

Sister Rita Rae (Raffaello) Burger, OP

Sister Rita Rae (Raffaello) Burger, OP, died Dec. 24, 2018. The funeral Mass will be Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at the Sinsinawa motherhouse. A wake service will be Sunday, Dec. 30, at 6:30 p.m. After religious profession

William T. “Bill” Kenyon

William T. “Bill” Kenyon

William T. “Bill” Kenyon, age 88, of Dubuque, Iowa, was called home peacefully at 3:00 a.m., on Sunday, December 23, 2018, at home. To celebrate Bill’s life, family and friends may visit from 3:00 until 6:00pm, on Friday, December 28,

Gerald L. “Gerry” Naumann

Gerald L. “Gerry” Naumann

Gerald L. “Gerry” Naumann, age 87, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 5:54 a.m., on Friday, December 21, 2018, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Gerry’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00

Irene E. “Toots” (Gottschalk) Herbst

Irene E. “Toots” (Gottschalk) Herbst

Irene E. “Toots” (Gottschalk) Herbst, age 90, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 10:30 p.m., on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Bethany Home, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Toot’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:30

Ileen M. (Fritsch) Klein

Ileen M. (Fritsch) Klein

Ileen M. (Fritsch) Klein, age 85, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 3:30 p.m., on Monday, December 17, 2018, at home, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Ileen’s life, private family funeral services were held at Behr Funeral

Letha A. “Midge” (Billmeyer) Mihalakis

Letha A. “Midge” (Billmeyer) Mihalakis

Letha Ann “Midge” (Billmeyer) Mihalakis, age 88, of Dubuque, IA was called home peacefully at 3:38 a.m., on Sunday, December 16, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Midge’s life, funeral services will be held 6:00 p.m., on Wednesday,

Donald J. Wolf

Donald J. Wolf

Donald J. Wolf, age 87, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 7:58 p.m., on Friday, December 14, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Don’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.,

Jerome D. “Jerry” Kieffer

Jerome D. “Jerry” Kieffer

Jerome D. “Jerry” Kieffer, age 73, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 2:00 p.m., on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at Luther Manor, after a brave battle with Vascular Dementia, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Jerry’s life, funeral

Sister Rosemary (Perpetua) Wickham, OSF

Sister Rosemary (Perpetua) Wickham, OSF

Sister Rosemary (Perpetua) Wickham, OSF, of Clare House, Dubuque, Iowa, passed away at 2:17 p.m., on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Clare House.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 1:00 p.m., in Francis Chapel. 

Brent K. Brillhart

Brent K. Brillhart

Brent K. Brillhart, age 65, of Oklahoma City, OK, and formerly of Dubuque, was called home on December 8, 2018, in Oklahoma City. To honor Brent’s life, there will be a prayer service will be held at 5:30 p.m., on

Sister Eliza Kenney, BVM

Sister Eliza Kenney, BVM

Sister Eliza Kenney, BVM, 86, of 1150 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center. Visitation will be from 9-10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in the Marian Hall Chapel. Sharing of Memories will

Matthew S. “Matt” Hendron

Matthew S. “Matt” Hendron

Matthew S. “Matt” Hendron, age 27, of Madison, Wisconsin and formerly of Dubuque, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at his home. To honor Matt’s life, funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m., on Friday, December 14, 2018,

Harold E. Langkamp

Harold E. Langkamp

Harold E. Langkamp, age 89, of Dubuque, IA, was called home peacefully at 9:05 p.m., on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at ManorCare Health Services, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Harold’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00

Joseph R. “Joe” Schlarman Sr.

Joseph R. “Joe” Schlarman Sr.

Joseph R. “Joe” Schlarman Sr., age 85, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 11:58 a.m., on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at home. To honor Joe’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Monday, December 10, 2018,

George C. Mihm

George C. Mihm

George C. Mihm, age 86, of Dubuque, and formerly of Sherrill, was called home peacefully at 4:15 a.m., on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehab. To honor George’s life, funeral services will be held at 11:00

Dennis V. “Denny” Hoag

Dennis V. “Denny” Hoag

Dennis V. “Denny” Hoag, age 70, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 6:07 a.m., on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at home, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Denny’s life, funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m., on

Sister Marion Murphy, BVM (John Patrice)

Sister Marion Murphy, BVM (John Patrice)

Sister Marion Murphy, BVM (John Patrice), 82, of 1130 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Caritas Center. Visitation will be from 9-10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in the Marian Hall Chapel. Sharing of Memories

Judy Ann (Kennicker) Gaul

Judy Ann (Kennicker) Gaul

Judy A. (Kennicker) Gaul, age 53, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 2:02 p.m., on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Judy’s life, funeral services will be held at

Michael C. “Mike” DeMaio

Michael C. “Mike” DeMaio

Michael C. DeMaio, age 69, of Dubuque, was called home unexpectedly on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at his home. To honor Mike’s life, funeral services will be held at 5:30 p.m., on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at Behr Funeral Home,

Rosemary (Mussmann) Haas

Rosemary (Mussmann) Haas

Rosemary (Mussmann) Haas, age 89, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 8:45 p.m., on Monday, October 29, 2018, at Luther Manor Grand Meadows, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Rosemary’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00