Joan C. Hamilton, 90, of Epworth, passed away peacefully May 18, 2020, at Oak Park Place in Dubuque.

Joanne R. Dardis, 69, of Farley, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Tuesday morning, May 12, 2020, at her home in Farley.

Marguerite M. Sweeney, 99, of Dubuque, passed away May 11, 2020 at her daughter’s home surrounded by her family.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Constance M. “Connie” Manders, 81, of Bernard, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends Friday, May 15, 2020 at her home in Bernard.

Curt J. Curoe, 61, of Bernard, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020 following a sudden illness at UnityPoint Health, Finley Hospital.

Laurie Valentine age 57, died peacefully, Friday, May 15, 2020 at her home following a courageous battle with cancer.

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Sister Maribeth Takes, CHM, (Elizabeth Jane Takes) 92, died Monday, May 11, 2020, at Bishop Drumm Care Center in Johnston.

Dwight D. Martin, 65, of North Liberty, formerly of Cascade, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 in North Liberty.

Mary Jane Felton, 93, of Cascade, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade.

Sue E. Kraus, 74, of Cuba City, Wis., passed away peacefully with her family by her side Friday, May 8, 2020. Due to the unfortunate time with COVID-19, a public memorial service will be held at a later date. A private family graveside service will be held at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Cuba …

Charlotte R. Danner lived 98 wonderful years, always thinking of others and greeted everyone with a smile. She was well-cared for by her children until she met the Lord at home April 27, 2020 surrounded by her family.

Helen M. Seymour, 94, of Epworth and rural Bankston, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children Monday, April 27, 2020, at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade.

Dennis John Koppes, 63, of Canton, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 1:11 a.m.

John E. Ehlers, 87, of Dubuque, passed away April 9, 2020 at Sunnycrest Manor.

Jane Ellen Slauson of Webster City, 87, passed away at Unity Point Hospital in Ft Dodge, Thursday, April 9, 2020.

Gary K. Willman, 64, of Farley, passed away peacefully Monday, April 6, 2020 at his home in Farley, Iowa.

Maria White, age 71, died Sunday April 5, 2020 at Jones Regional Medical Center, Anamosa, following a brief illness.

Harold N. Bertling (Jr.), 70, of Olympia, Wash., passed away unexpectedly of unknown natural causes March 18, 2020 at his home.

Jeffrey Michael Cooper left this world and entered his eternal home March 28, 2020. He was treated at University of Iowa Hospitals for complications of pneumonia and cardiac failure.

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.

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.