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Jun

Harold H. Landt

Harold Helmuth Landt, 83, of Luana, died Thursday, June 24, 2021. He was born Feb. 21, 1938, to Herman and Alvina (Mueller) Landt at the family home. Harold was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church by Pastor Schlueter. He attended Luana Consolidated Schools through the eighth grade.

 

Tue
29
Jun

LeRoy M. Schmidt

LeRoy “Smitty” Max Schmidt, 92, of Manchester, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. Smitty was born March 11, 1929, in Strawberry Point, the son of Mike and Agnes (Schuchmann) Schmidt. He attended elementary and high school at Strawberry Point, graduating in 1946. During high school, he worked for Jessen’s Super Market, delivering groceries. Smitty was drafted into the U.S. Army and served his country honorably for two years, being stationed in Germany and serving in the office of his captain. 

Tue
29
Jun

LuVerne L. Krambeer

  LuVerne Lester Krambeer, 92, of Monona, died Friday, June 18, 2021, at his home in Monona. He was born Oct. 31, 1928, to Lester and Phyllis (Drahn) Krambeer in Wagner Township, rural Luana. He was baptized on Dec. 9, 1928, by Rev. Gerhard Bunge and confirmed on Jan. 10, 1943, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Monona. LuVerne attended country school through the eighth grade and graduated from Monona High School in 1947, where his baseball team were state champion runners-up.

Tue
29
Jun

Victoria A. Merritt

Victoria Ann Merritt, 62, of Strawberry Point, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 24, 2021, at her residence, surrounded by family, after a long, courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born Oct. 30, 1958, to Gene Edward and Janice Joan (Zapf) West in Prairie du Chien, Wis. Vickie was a 1977 graduate of Central Community High School and attended Hamilton Business College for accounting. Through the years, she worked for H&R Block and the offices of the Wayne County Hospital and L&M Tire. 

Tue
22
Jun

Dwayne L. Carlson

Dwayne L. Carlson, 83, of Elkader, passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at MercyOne in Elkader. A celebration of life service/gathering will be held on Sunday, June 27, at the Clayton County Fairgrounds at National from 2 to 5 p.m.

 

Tue
22
Jun

Lillian Stence

Lillian Stence passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, June 12, at 5 p.m. She was surrounded by her loving best friends Betty Boots and Sue Larson.

 

Tue
22
Jun

Dorothy J. Schmidtke

Dorothy Jean (Crawford) Schmidtke, 92, passed away at the Elkader Care Center on Friday, June 18, 2021, surrounded by her loving children. She was born Jan. 3, 1929, in Cedar Falls, to Harold and Edna (Tibble) Crawford. She graduated from Waverly High School in 1945. 

 

Tue
22
Jun

Chandler remains humble through classic car restorations, awards


Tom Chandler stands next to the 1953 Maverick Sportster restoration, holding the “Chief Judges Award” from the Cincinnati Concours d’Elegance.

The top photo shows the 1953 Maverick Sportster as it arrived in Elkader.

This is the finished restoration.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Tue
22
Jun

One4Water Mississippi canoe trip raising funds, awareness for clean water


Iowa native Hank Kohler (left) paddled past Marquette and McGregor last week as part of his One4Water trip, a 3,500-mile effort to canoe the Mississippi River south to the Gulf of Mexico. The trip is a fundraiser for the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, particularly its Take CAARE initiative, which stands for Conservation Action through Advocacy, Research and Engagement. Marquette resident Don Smalley (right) joined Kohler on the opening leg of the journey. (Submitted photo)

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
22
Jun

Baumgartner starting role as Elkader’s economic development, Main Street director

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

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