Obituaries

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Wed
26
Oct

Harold Kuntz

Harold August Kuntz, 91, of St. Olaf, Iowa, died Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at the Elkader Care Center, Elkader, Iowa. Harold was born on February 28, 1925, in Ridgeway, Iowa to Walter F Kuntz and Augusta M (Vatthauer) Kuntz. He grew up an active farm boy on the family farm near Ridgeway. He graduated from Ridgeway High School. 

Wed
26
Oct

Mildred Kelly-Posten

Mildred “Mikki” Kelly-Posten, age 82, of LaCrosse, formerly of Bloomington, died Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at Brookdale Assisted Living in LaCrosse.  

Mildred was born on September 15, 1934, in St. Olaf, IA, the daughter of Alvin and Mabel (Hackert) Klinkenberg.  She graduated from St. Olaf School in 1951.  

Mildred married Lyle Posten in July 1966 at the Prairie du Chien United Methodist Church.  Lyle preceded her in death in 2006. She was united in married to Keith Kelly in 2008.

Wed
19
Oct

Anna Marie Butikofer

Anna Marie Butikofer, 80, of Elgin, Iowa passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society in Postville, Iowa. Anna Marie, the daughter of Azel and Norma Augusta (Warner) Pratt, was born November 1, 1935, at her home near Elkader, Iowa. Ann graduated from Central High School in Elkader.  Prior to her marriage, Ann worked as a switchboard operator for the Elkader Telephone Office.  

Wed
19
Oct

Loraine Possehl

Loraine Possehl, 90, of Elkader, died Sunday, October 9, 2016, at the Elkader Care Center. She was born January 28, 1926, to Gerhardt and Mabel (Harnack) Renken in rural Postville.

Loraine was united in marriage to Henry Louis “Red” Possehl on June 19, 1944, in Elkader. Two sons were born to this union.

She enjoyed auctions, antiques, crossword puzzles, card playing and bingo. Loraine was a bookkeeper for Leonard Auction Company for a number of years; then worked as a cook at Central Community School before retiring.

Tue
11
Oct

Anita Schmelzer

   Anita Rose Schmelzer, age 89, of Garnavillo, IA, died Thursday, October 6, 2016, at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital. She was born on July 10, 1927 in Garber, the daughter of Amadeus and Viola (Matt) Berns. 

Tue
04
Oct

Royale Daniels

Royale A. Daniels, 82, of Maynard, Iowa died on Thursday morning, September 29, 2016, at Oelwein Health Care Center in Oelwein.

Royale Avis Halverson was born August 20, 1934, in Gunder, Clayton County, Iowa, the daughter of Roy G. and Alvina (Ruroden) Halverson. She graduated from Elkader High School, Elkader, Iowa, in the Class of 1952. Royale married James E. Daniels and two children were born to this union, Jari and Brad. Royale and Jim later divorced. Royale was a homemaker, Avon lady, ceramics teacher and worked for Rockwell Collins for many years, retiring in 1999. She was a member of Highland Lutheran Church. Royale enjoyed traveling, ceramics and visiting with family and friends.

Tue
04
Oct

Mary Ingles

Mary Helen Ingles, age 58, of Garber, IA, died Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, after a sudden illness. She was born in Prairie du Chien WI, on August 9, 1958, the daughter of Raymond and Helen Storbeck. 

Tue
27
Sep

Allen McCandless

Allen McCandless born in Ontario October 2, 1919, passed away in Toronto, Canada August 17, 2016, at Bethany Homes. He trusted Christ as his savior at 14 years of age. Allen lived in Garnavillo from 1992-2005. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as an airplane mechanic. He farmed in southwestern Ontario for many years.

He was survived by his six children: Murray (Shirley) of Sussex, New Brunswick, Tim (Betty) of Greene, IA, Esther (John) Kregel of Garnavillo, Jim (Daiva) of Hickory, NC, Mary (Dave) Zuidema of Midland Park, NJ and Rachel (Andrew) Ussher of Richmond Hill, Ontario.  He is also survived by one brother, Lyle of Ontario.

Tue
20
Sep

Angeline Berns

Angeline Berns, age 87, of Garnavillo, IA, died Monday, September 12, 2016, at the Guttenberg Care Center. She was born on October 8, 1928 in Garnavillo, the daughter of Henry and Catherine (Eglseder) Schmelzer.

Angeline received her education locally and worked in the Garnavillo area. On October 16, 1951, she was united in marriage with Robert Berns at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Garnavillo. For many years, Angeline farmed with her husband and made their home together. She spent a great deal of time working in her garden from which she became an expert in canning her produce as well as canning beef.  She made the best strawberry jam, was an avid quilter and was known as everybody’s aunt. 

Tue
20
Sep

Gabbi Perkins

Gabbi Aaliyah Perkins, cherished daughter of Gabriel and Abbi (Palas) Perkins, passed away due to complications in utero, on September, 13, 2016, at Crossing Rivers Health Center, Prairie du Chien, WI.  

Survivors include her parents, Gabriel and Abbi Perkins of Volga; her big sister, Reegan Perkins of Volga, paternal grandparents, Barry and VerLee Perkins of Grimes; maternal grandparents, David and Theresa Palas of Volga; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Gabbi was greeted in Heaven by her maternal and paternal great-grandparents.

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