Obituaries

Thomas J. “Tom” Kramer

Thomas J. “Tom” Kramer

Thomas J. “Tom” Kramer, age 67, of Dubuque, formerly of Davenport, Iowa, and Silvis, Illinois, was called home peacefully at 2:42 p.m., on Monday, August 19, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Tom’s

Ralph A. Walton

Ralph A. Walton

Ralph A. Walton, age 71, of Dubuque, Iowa, was called home peacefully at 5:54 p.m., on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Sunnycrest Manor. To honor Ralph’s life, funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, August 23, 2019,

Gertrude E. “Gert” Ruden

Gertrude E. “Gert” Ruden

Gertrude E. “Gert” Ruden, age 103, of Dubuque, Iowa, was called home peacefully at 9:50 p.m., on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Hawkeye Care Center. To honor Gert’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, August

Kathryn D. (Ludovissy) Kennicker

Kathryn D. (Ludovissy) Kennicker

Kathryn D. (Ludovissy) Kennicker, age 78, of Sherrill, Iowa, was called home unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at her home. To honor Kathryn’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at the

Dean J. Kress

Dean J. Kress

Dean J. Kress, age 52, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 8:25 p.m., on Monday, August 12, 2019, at home, with his loving parents by his side. To honor Dean’s life, there will be a private family visitation. Family

Anne M. (Burchette) Wernimont

Anne M. (Burchette) Wernimont

Anne M. (Burchette) Wernimont, age 49, of Farley, Iowa, and formerly of Dubuque, was called home unexpectedly at 10:32 a.m., on Friday, August 9, 2019, at MercyOne. To honor Anne’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on

Mary P. “Pat” (Lemmer) Lux

Mary P. “Pat” (Lemmer) Lux

Mary P. “Pat” (Lemmer) Lux, age 89, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 8:52 a.m., on Monday, August 5, 2019, at Hawkeye Care Center, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Pat’s life, funeral services will be held at

Delores H. “Lorie” (Gatena) Fleege

Delores H. “Lorie” (Gatena) Fleege

Delores H. “Lorie” (Gatena) Fleege, age 87, of Dubuque, Iowa, was called home peacefully at 4:48 p.m., on August 5, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Lorie’s life, funeral services will be held

Paul E. O’Meara

Paul E. O’Meara

Paul E. O’Meara, age 93, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 9:25 a.m., on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Ennoble Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. To honor Paul’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Thursday, August

Sister Dolores (Theodosius) Grasse, OP

Sister Dolores (Theodosius) Grasse, OP

Sister Dolores (Theodosius) Grasse, OP, died Friday, August 2, 2019, at St. Dominic Villa. Her funeral Mass will be at the Sinsinawa Motherhouse, at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019. The remembering service will be there at 6:30 p.m., Friday,

Elizabeth L. “Betty” (Arthofer) Donahue

Elizabeth L. “Betty” (Arthofer) Donahue

Elizabeth L. “Betty” (Arthofer) Donahue, age 82, of Dubuque, was called home suddenly at on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at home, with her loving husband and son by her side. To celebrate Betty’s life, family and friends may visit from

Celestine A. “Cele” Sigwarth

Celestine A. “Cele” Sigwarth

Celestine A. “Cele” Sigwarth, age 91, of Holy Cross, Iowa, was called home peacefully at 2:00 a.m. on July 30, 2019, at home, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Cele’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.,

Mary Anne (Erhart) Weidemann

Mary Anne (Erhart) Weidemann

Mary Anne (Erhart) Weidemann, age 77, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 9:25 p.m., on Monday, July 29, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family, after a 12 year battle with cancer. To honor Mary Anne’s life, funeral

George F. Willging

George F. Willging

George F. Willging, age 86, of Dubuque, was called home suddenly at 5:55 a.m., on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at home, with his loving wife by his side. To honor George’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m.,

Kathryn A. “Katie” (Leliefeld) Ben

Kathryn A. “Katie” (Leliefeld) Ben

Kathryn A. “Katie” (Leliefeld) Ben, age 82, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 10:39 a.m., on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Katie’s life, funeral services will be held at

Paul A. Downs

Paul A. Downs

Paul A. Downs, age 59, of Dubuque, was called Home peacefully in his sleep on July 15, 2019, at home. He is now more alive than he has ever been. To celebrate Paul’s life, funeral services will be held at

Jay A. Streinz

Jay A. Streinz

Jay A. Streinz, age 62, of Dubuque, was called home at 2:25 p.m., on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at home, following a long, hard-fought health battle that lasted many years. He fought a good battle and is now at peace.

Lenora L. “Blondie” (Ehlers) Krieg

Lenora L. “Blondie” (Ehlers) Krieg

Lenora L. “Blondie” (Ehlers) Krieg, age 83, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 9:47 p.m., on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Stonehill Care Center. To honor Blondie’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, July

Robert J. “Bob” Troy

Robert J. “Bob” Troy

Robert J. “Bob” Troy, age 60, of Dubuque, was called home unexpectedly at 5:16 a.m., on Monday, June 24, 2019, at MercyOne Dubuque. To honor Bob’s life, funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, June 27, 2019,

Bernice M. (Pape) Albrecht

Bernice M. (Pape) Albrecht

Bernice M. (Pape) Albrecht, age 92, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 11:53 p.m., on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. To honor Bernice’s life, funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m.,