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Obituaries

John Murphy

John Michael Murphy, 73, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2024, in his Madison Lake, Minnesota home, surrounded by his loving family. Born on May 26, 1950, in Waterloo, Iowa, John was the son of Hazel (Beck) and Joseph P. Murphy. He graduated from Reinbeck High School in 1968 and earned ...

Diane Chamberlain

Diane Ardelle (Wrage) Chamberlain, 84, of Grundy Center, Iowa, passed away peacefully in her home on February 13, 2024. Diane enjoyed her involvement in church and community activities, raising her children, and her role as a loving homemaker. She has been cremated with internment to take place ...

Alice Miller

Alice K. Miller, 104, of Dubuque, died Wednesday, February 14, 2024. A memorial service will be held later this summer. The Egelhof, Siegert and Casper Funeral Home, Dubuque, is assisting the family.

Jerry Gilge

Jerry Dean Gilge, 80, formerly of Garwin, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2024 at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home in Gladbrook. Cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial service by the family will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. in the community building at the ...

Leon Christensen

Leon “Stogie” Nels Christensen, 90, of Reinbeck, formally of Hudson, IA, died on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at Parkview Manor under the care of UnityPoint Hospice and his loving family by his side. Public visitation for Leon will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, ...

Thomas McLean

Thomas James, “Tom”, McLean, 58, of Morrison, Iowa, passed away in his home on January 24, 2024. He was born in Waterloo, Iowa, on December 1, 1965, to Raymond James McLean and Sandra Kay (Maust) McLean. He graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1984 and earned his B.A. in Psychology ...

Mary Dake

Mary E. (Webrand) Dake passed away Monday, January 15, 2024. Mary was born July 24, 1928, in rural Finchford, Iowa, the daughter of Vern D. and Elsa (Cornforth) Webrand. She graduated from Reinbeck High School in 1946. She married Wayne W. Dake on November 26, 1946, at St. John’s Lutheran ...

Diderik Peterson

Diderik Wayne “D” Peterson, 8 years old, of Grundy Center, Iowa, was called into the arms of the Lord on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at the University of Iowa, Stead Family Children’s Hospital, in Iowa City, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January ...

Ray Landt

Ray Landt, 100, of Grinnell, IA, formerly of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Monday, December 25, 2023, at Windsor Manor in Grinnell. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 29, 2023, at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Interment followed at Maple Hill Cemetery in rural ...

Leanna Bowers

Leanna Pearl Bowers, 78, of rural Reinbeck, Iowa, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2023, at her home, surrounded by her family. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at the Abels Funeral and cremation Service, French-Hand Chapel, in Reinbeck. ...