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The right shop for the best finish


From left are Meyer Body and Paint owners Eric and Andrea Meyer with technicians Clifford Judkins and Brian Bries. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

Eric Meyer was born into the auto business – literally. “I think it’s been his calling ever since he was born in the back seat of a Grand Marquis on Main Street in Colesburg,” says his wife and business partner, Andrea (Moser) Meyer. “Eric has 16 years experience in this industry and is very dedicated to this field of work.” 

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Osterkamp leads fishing at girls' outdoor camp


A Cedar Valley Walleye Club volunteer helps a camper as Outdoor Journey for Girls learn to fish at Hickory Hills conservation park near Waterloo. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

Iowa Department of Natural Resources biologist Karen Osterkamp, who works out of the Guttenberg aquarium office, recently returned from helping with a northeast Iowa camp called Outdoor Journey for Girls. Organized by Iowa Women in Natural Resources with support from the Iowa DNR and Pheasants Forever, the camp is in its 26th year. 

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Irene Waterman

Irene Waterman, 95, of Dubuque, died Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at Manor Care Center in Dubuque. 

Funeral services were Monday, July 23, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries. Visitation was before services at the church.

Interment was at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Guttenberg.

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Madonna L. Ludovissy

Madonna L. Ludovissy, 83, of North Buena Vista, was called home peacefully at 6:10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at home, surrounded by her loving family. 

Visitation was Friday, July 20, at Behr Funeral Home, Dubuque and before services at the church.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 21, at Immaculate Conception Church, North Buena Vista, conducted by Rev. Marvin J. Bries.

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Mildred Tucker

Mildred Tucker, 105, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., formerly of Guttenberg, died Friday, July 6, 2018.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 21, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Penny Hansel. Visitation was before services at the funeral home.

Interment was at the Guttenberg City Cemetery.

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City council moves forward on swimming pool project

By Shelia Tomkins

The Guttenberg city council at its regular monthly meeting on July 9 moved forward on the municipal swimming pool project, discussed mobile food vendors, and heard plans for downtown beautification. 

Swimming pool

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Fundraising continues $480,213 granted to Wave of the Future project


Attending the May Enhance Iowa board meeting in Urbandale were, from left, Deb Moser, Katy Geuder, Molly Moser, Norma Thiese and Debbie Eulberg. Not pictured is MJ Smith. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

The Wave of the Future project for Guttenberg’s new swimming pool was awarded a grant in the amount of $480,213 from the Enhance Iowa board’s Community Attractions and Tourism program (EICAT) on Wednesday, July 11, at the Hartman Reserve Nature Center in Cedar Falls. 

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Kahle travels to Barcelona, Spain


Anna Kahle visited Park Gruell on an adventure in Spain that she hopes will help her prepare for a future career as a social studies teacher. (Photo submitted)

By Molly Moser

Clayton Ridge High School 2015 graduate Anna Kahle traveled to Barcelona, Spain, during the month of May, visiting Roman ruins, swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, and touring sites of Spanish art and architecture. 

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Bernard Tapke Jr.

Bernard Tapke Jr., 85, of Luxemburg, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at Guttenberg Care Center in Guttenberg.

Visitation and funeral services were Friday, July 13, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Luxemburg. Rev. Noah Diehm officiated and Rev. Richard Gaul concelebrated; the lectors were Melissa Mensen and Jennifer Oberbroeckling; giftbearers were Abby Steffen, Katie Tapke, Amanda Winter and Michelle Ohrt; Terri Ellerbach provided the music; Erin Steffen, Helen Deutmeyer and Dianne Duwe were eucharistic ministers and pallbearers were Nicki Stelken, Joe Steffen, Michael, Alesha and Kyle Tapke.

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Miya I. Erickson

Miya Isabella Erickson, 14, daughter of Michael and Caroline Erickson and Amy and Walt Zehr was called home to her heavenly father on Sunday, July 8, 2018.

Visitation was Monday, July 16, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader.

Funeral services were Tuesday, July 17, at the church, conducted by Rev. John S. Haugen.

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