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Eileen Cecelia (Auer) Johanningmeier,


Eileen Cecelia (Auer) Johanningmeier, 94, of McGregor, Iowa, died Friday, Aug. 26.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Monona. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. before mass on Tuesday at the church. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Monona.


Helen L. Stade


Helen L. Stade, 95, of Marquette, Iowa, passed away on Friday, Aug. 5, at the Great River Care Center, McGregor, Iowa. 

Helen was born on March 6, 1921, rural Sny Magill, McGregor, Iowa, to Elmer and Leona (Hill) Hansen and attended country school.


Ricky “Rick” Lenth December 1, 1958 to July 11, 2016

Ricky Lee “Rick” Lenth, 57, of Monona, Iowa, died Monday, July 11, 2016, at Palmer Lutheran Hospital, West Union, Iowa. Rick was born to Virgil and Caroline (Ambrose) Lenth on December 1, 1958, in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. He was baptized January 11, 1959, and confirmed October 27, 1974, at Norway Lutheran Church, St. Olaf, Iowa. Rick graduated from Central High School in Elkader, Iowa in 1977 and earned his associates degree at NICC in Calmar, Iowa. Rick was united in marriage with Beth Burkey on August 20, 1983, at Zion Lutheran Church, Oelwein, Iowa. To this union three children were born, Gregory, Alexander and Aimee. They later divorced.


Bettie M. Mueller


Bettie M. Mueller, 94, of Davenport, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at ManorCare Health Services-Utica Ridge. 

Bettie Marie DeHaven was born on July 11, 1921, in McGregor, Iowa, the daughter of Earle and Lucile (Edwards) DeHaven. In 1939, she married Fred Mueller in Independence, Iowa. He preceded her in death in 2012. Mrs. Mueller worked as a 911 radio operator for the Scott County Sheriff’s Department until her retirement in 1986. She was a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church, Davenport, and enjoyed singing in the choir in her younger years. Bettie loved music and sang to her family and friends and the staff at ManorCare.


Ann Louise Trudo


Ann Louise Trudo, 74, of Marquette, Iowa died Monday, June 13, at her home in Marquette, Iowa. 

Ann was the daughter of Philip J. Jenson and Martha (Cole) Jenson and was born on Feb. 16, 1942 in Iowa City. She graduated from Lansing High School in 1960. 


Thomas James Woods


Thomas James Woods, 57, of Randalia, Iowa passed away at his home on Thursday, June 9.  

Tommy was born on Sept. 5, 1958 in Oelwein, the son of Thomas and Carolyn Woods. He grew up in Oelwein and graduated from Oelwein High School in 1977. He was married to Terri Neunsinger in December of 1978. Together, they had two daughters, Courtney and Rachel. They were later divorced.


Mary Lou McGuire


Mary Lou McGuire, 85, of Machesney Park, Ill., passed away Wednesday, June 8. 

Mary Lou was born March 10, 1931, in McGregor, the daughter of Severin and Eda (Heilman) Johnson. She graduated from McGregor high school. She married William V. McGuire on Sept. 17, 1949, in McGregor. She employed by Union Hall, Rockford Saw and LaFontaines Vending. She was a charter member of Christ Lutheran Church and a member of Loves Park Ladies VFW Auxiliary. She was a SAVE volunteer at Parker Center and was a tutor at Rock Cut Elementary School. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, planning events, spending time with her grandchildren and organizing and participating in the annual Christmas Cookie Bake. 


Roy Wilhelm “Bud” Jamesen Jr.


Roy Wilhelm “Bud” Jamesen Jr., 88, of McGregor, Iowa died Sunday, May 8, at Crossing Rivers Health Center, Prairie du Chien. 


Avis J. Smith


Avis J. Smith, 69, of McGregor passed away Thursday, May 5, at Thornton Manor in Lansing, Iowa. 

She was born Oct. 14, 1946 in Clay, W.V., the daughter of Jack and Mary (Davis) Cuttlip. Avis cooked at the Prairie Maison Care Center and enjoyed volunteering in her later years at the Great River Care Center in McGregor and Thornton Manor in Lansing. Avis was a member of the United Methodist Church in McGregor. She loved animals and belonged to the ASPCA. 


Sharon Sharp


Sharon Sharp, 72, of Marquette, Iowa died Thursday, March 10, at Great River Care Center, McGregor, Iowa. 

Sharon Ann, the daughter of Carl and Mary (Koecke) Valley, was born June 15, 1943 in Prairie du Chien. She graduated from Prairie du Chien High School in 1961. Sharon was united in marriage with Terry Sharp on Feb. 19, 1977 at St. Mary Catholic Church in McGregor, Iowa.