Clement N. Schmitt, 92, of Lattnerville, passed away peacefully March 22, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque.

Edward L. Wall Jr., 81, of Epworth, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Saturday, March 28, 2020 at his son’s home in Greeley.

Ewald G. Gerken, 89, of Cascade, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade.

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Robert G. McCabe, 68, of New Vienna, passed away unexpectedly on March 5, 2020 at his home.

Rev. John P. Ptacek, 90, of Farley, passed away Sunday, March, 8, 2020 at MercyOne Senior Care in Dyersville.

James R. “Dick” Sweeney, 89, of Farley, died peacefully March 2, 2020, at UnityPoint Finley Hospital in Dubuque, after a heroic battle with multiple health issues.

Sharon (Woodward) McAllister, 73, of Monmouth, passed away Sunday Feb. 23, 2020 at home with her loving husband by her side and surrounded by her loving family.

Linda C. Boffeli, 67, of Epworth, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, Wis.

Kathleen “Kay” M. McDonnell, 95, of Bernard, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 at Hawkeye Care Center in Dubuque, surrounded by her family.

Charles Harold Born passed away Friday, Feb. 21 at FHN Hospital in Freeport, Ill. after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Lorance D. “Larry” Mackey, 91, of Farley, formerly of Eldora, passed away, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 at River Bend Retirement Community in Cascade, Iowa.

Vivian J. Zalaznik, 94, of Epworth, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade.

Loren J. Lubben, 81, of Maquoketa, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at the Jackson County Regional Health Center.

Sharon R. Meyer (“Potts”), 72, of East Dubuque, Ill., passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 at Ennoble Manor Care Center in Dubuque.

Leo J. Gansen Jr., 61, of Epworth, passed away Feb. 2, 2020 at Unity Point Health Trinity in Bettendorf.

Adrian V. Vaske, 71, of Bernard, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City.

Mary Kathryn Lassance, 92, Epworth, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Monday, Jan. 28, 2020 at Hawkeye Care Center in Dubuque.

Jane C. Evers, 78, of Dyersville, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque.

Allan Peter Hosch, 86, of Cascade, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at Initiative Care Center in Dubuque.

Victoria S. “Vicki” Fischer, 85, of Bernard, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Luther Manor Grand Meadows in Asbury.

Vera M. Moran, 87, of Colorado Springs, Colo. and formerly of Center Junction, passed away Friday, Dece. 20, 2019 at Bear Creek Care Facility in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Richard C. Moore, 82, of Cascade, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

Gilbert J. Lehman, 91, of Farley, passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 at Mercy One Medical Center in Dubuque.

Keith W. Miles, 89, of Cascade, and formerly of Platteville, Wis., passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 at his home in Cascade.

Loras J. Ambrosy, 68, of Dubuque, formerly of Bernard passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, at Luther Manor in Dubuque.

Sister Carla Takes, CHM (Mary Carla), 94, died Dec. 21, 2019 at Humility of Mary Center, Davenport.

Virginia E. “Trixie” (Ritt) Schmitt, 86, of Dubuque, was called home peacefully at 9:28 p.m., Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at Luther Manor, surrounded by her loving family. To celebrate Trixie’s life, family and friends visited from 12:00 noon until 4:45 p.m., Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, at Ss. Peter a…

John William “Bill” Theisen, 88, of Holy Cross, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at MercyOne Senior Care in Dyersville.

John L. Gansen, 75, of Epworth, passed away Nov. 26, 2019 at The Trinity Center in Farmington, Minn.

James Joseph Lyons, 84, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade, with his family at his side.

Kenneth J. “Ken” Green, 77, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away Dec. 11, 2019 at MercyOne Medical Center.

Robert A. (Bob) Macomber, of Blue Grass, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Charles Edward Sadler, passed away, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at Shady Rest Care Center, Cascade.

Virginia M. Knepper, 101, of Cascade, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque.

Margaret E. McDonald, 97, of Peosta, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 10:43 a.m. at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade.

Jerry “Fritz” Breitbach, 74, of Cascade, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 at Unity Point Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

John A. Koppes, 71, of Onslow, passed away, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City.

Henry W. Kremer, 93, of Cascade, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at Mercy One Hospital in Dubuque.

Patrick Leo McDermott, 81, of Epworth, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 at Unity Point Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

Henry W. Kremer, 93, of Cascade passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at Mercy One Hospital in Dubuque.

Marybeth McLees, 59, of Cedar Rapids, passed away, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 at the Hospice House in Hiawatha.

Marybeth McLees, 59, of Cedar Rapids, passed away, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 at the Hospice House in Hiawatha.

Marion Theresa Connolly, 92, of Dubuque, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at Bethany Home in Dubuque.

Gloria M. Marolf, 80, of Farley, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 at her home in Farley, from an unexpected Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Cancer diagnosis.

Lois Jean (Kauder) Sullivan, 89 of Cascade, wife of John Sullivan, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade.

Linda L. Lampe, 81, of Epworth, passed away, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at her home.

Dennis C. Driscoll, 62, of Epworth, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 at MercyOne in Dubuque, after a well fought courageous battle with Diabetes.

Frank Spencer Schnoor, 80, passed away unexpectedly, surrounded by family, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, after complications from knee surgery in Dallas, Texas.

Patricia Ann McGrory passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Born in Davenport to Marie and Andrew Tumpane April 20, 1925, Patricia was raised in Chicago where she became a lifelong Cubs fan. She took great pleasure in seeing the Cubs finally win the World Series in 2016. Upon graduatin…

Jane E. Smith, 75, of Epworth, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at 7:09 p.m. at MercyOne, Dubuque.

Marie C. Noonan, 93, of Bernard, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade.

James J. Krapfl, 78, of Fillmore, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at his home in Fillmore.