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Burnell G. Duwe

Burnell Glendor Duwe, 83, of Guttenberg, died Friday, April 17, 2020.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. Due to the Corona Virus 19 concerns, there will be a private family service and interment.

Burnell was born in Guttenberg on June 2, 1936, the son of Ora and Leona (Morarend) Duwe.

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Beverly J. Kelly

Beverly J. Kelly, 86, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., formerly of Elkader died Sunday, April 12, 2020, at the Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg.

There will be no visitation. A private family burial will be held at a later date.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elkader assisted the family.

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Anna M. Ries

Anna “Annie” Marie Ries, 94 of Dyersville, passed away Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020, at the Guttenberg Care Center, Guttenberg.

A private family goodbye was held at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville with burial at St. Francis Cemetery on April 15.

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Be sure to support Guttenberg and Garnavillo businesses


Garnavillo and Guttenberg welcome you to patronize their businesses. (Press photo by Melissa Spielbauer-Combs)

By Caroline Rosacker

It is now more important than ever that area residents support their local businesses. Due to recent concerns over the spread of Covid-19 many area retailers and restaurants have had to re-think how they serve the public.  

On March 17 Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency activating the public health response and recovery aspects of the State Disaster Emergency Plan. 

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Apr

Healthy food exchange is program topic


Paulette Wagner, Certified Holistic Nutritionist, presented a program on healthy food exchanges on March 19 at the GMHC Lunch and Learn Program. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Guttenberg Municipal Hospital and Clinics (GMHC) added an extra educational session to their monthly Lunch and Learn programming. Amy Speed, Director of Marketing and Development GMHC, told The Press,  "March is National Nutrition Month. In our mission to partner with you on your health and wellness journey we enlisted Certified Holistic Nutritionist Paulette Wagner to present her program, Tasty Trade-offs." 

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Apr

Guttenberg city council okays development position

By Shelia Tomkins

For the second time since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Iowa, the Guttenberg city council met using social distancing and electronic communication for its monthly meeting on April 13.

Mayor Bill Frommelt and City Manager Denise Schneider were at the council table, along with council members Jane Parker, Virginia Saeugling, Fred Schaub and  Austin Greve, who all sat appropriate distances apart; councilman Mick Pierce participated electronically.

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Apr

Arletta D. Hankes

Arletta Darlene Hankes, 89, of Dingesville, died Friday, April 10, 2020, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital.

Private family services and interment was held Monday, April 13, at Bethel Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. 

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Apr

Helen Margaret Jennings

Helen Margaret Jennings, 88, of Manchester, formerly of Garber, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020, at her daughter’s home in Manchester.

Because of the current COVID-19 concerns, there will be a Private Family Service and Interment held at this time.

Helen was born on Sept. 16, 1931, in Colesburg, the daughter of Isaac “Dale” and Margaret (Bray) Walters.  Helen was raised in rural Colesburg and was a graduate of Colesburg High School.

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Janice M. Hedemann

On April 1, 2020, Janice M. Hedemann passed away after a two-year battle with breast cancer. She was the beloved life partner of Steve Mangano; devoted daughter of the late Darrell and Joyce Hedemann; dear sister of Hugh Hedemann and his wife, Joanne, Susan McGee and her husband, Michael, and the late Mark Hedemann. She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. She was also loved by Steve’s children and grandchildren alike.

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Gary K. Willman

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

Due to the current unprecedented conditions related to COVID-19, a private family burial service was held on Saturday, April 11, in Guttenberg.

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