Obituaries

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.,

Joanne P. (Carr) Plein

Joanne P. (Carr) Plein

Joanne P. (Carr) Plein, age 73, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 5:30 a.m., on Friday, June 7, 2019, at ManorCare Health Services, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Joanne’s life, funeral services will be held at 12:00

Delbert W. “Del” Brehm

Delbert W. “Del” Brehm

Delbert W. “Del” Brehm, age 69, of Potosi, was called home peacefully on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Edenbrook Platteville, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Del’s life, funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m., on Monday, June

Sister Marilyn Thomas BVM

Sister Marilyn Thomas BVM

Sister Marilyn Thomas, BVM, 103, of 1050 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Marian Hall. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m., on Friday, June 7, in the Marian Hall Chapel. Sharing of Memories

Minnie E. “Suki” (Davis) Ward

Minnie E. “Suki” (Davis) Ward

Minnie E. “Suki” (Davis) Ward, age 93, of Dubuque, and formerly of Mud Lake, was called home peacefully at 6:40 a.m., on Monday, June 3, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Minnie’s life,

Frank J. Winders

Frank J. Winders

Frank J. Winders, age 102, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 6:40 a.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Frank’s life, funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m.,

Ann E. (Gilbertson) Husemann

Ann E. (Gilbertson) Husemann

Ann E. (Gilbertson) Husemann, age 70, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 5:09 p.m., on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Dubuque Specialty Care, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Ann’s life, funeral services will be held at 12:00

Sister Joan (Alexander) Stoffel, OSF

Sister Joan (Alexander) Stoffel, OSF

Sister Joan (Alexander) Stoffel, OSF, Dubuque, Iowa, passed away at 7:10 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Clare House. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, May 31, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. in Francis Chapel, 3390 Windsor Avenue. Visitation

Emil H. Herting

Emil H. Herting

Emil H. Herting, age 90, of Dubuque, and formerly of Sherrill, was called home suddenly at 10:41 a.m., on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at home of natural causes, with his loving wife at his side. To honor Emil’s life, funeral

Mary H. (Hipschen) Sherman

Mary H. (Hipschen) Sherman

Mary H. (Hipschen) Sherman, age 78, of Alabama, and formerly of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at North Mobile Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family. To honor Mary’s life,

Alex E. Billmeyer

Alex E. Billmeyer

Alex E. Billmeyer, age 29, of Dubuque, was called home unexpectedly on Sunday, May 26, 2019. To honor Alex’s life, a celebration will be held by his family on Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m., at

Dennis D. Wolter

Dennis D. Wolter

Dennis D. Wolter, age 78, of Asbury, Iowa, was called home peacefully at 4:35 p.m., on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at MercyOne, with his loving family at his side. To honor Dennis’ life, funeral services will be held at 10:00

Carl H. Engling

Carl H. Engling

Carl H. Engling, age 91, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 1:40 p.m., on Monday, May 20, 2019, at ManorCare Health Services, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Carl’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.,

Kristopher E. M. “Kris” Taylor

Kristopher E. M. “Kris” Taylor

Kristopher E. M. “Kris” Taylor, age 34, of Dubuque, was called home unexpectedly on Monday, May 20, 2019, at home of natural causes. To honor Kris’ life, private family services will be held at Behr Funeral Home, with Pastor Jonathan

Dennis W. “Denny” Grant

Dennis W. “Denny” Grant

Dennis W. “Denny” Grant, age 65, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 6:55 p.m., on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at home, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Denny’s life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on