Obituaries

March 23, 1936 — Sept. 16, 2021   Tucson - Bob Hager Helming, age 85, of Tucson, Ariz. for the past 42 years, died peacefully in his sleep on Sept. 16, 2021. The cause of death was Parkinson’s disease. He was born to Robert and Winifred Helming in Cresco, Iowa, on March 23, 1936. He remained there...
March 12, 1969 — Nov. 3, 2021   CRESCO - Kim C. Gunhus, age 52, of Cresco, Iowa, died on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 at Regional Health Services of Howard County in Cresco. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 at Cresco Community Chapel.  Kim is survived by his daughters,...
March 2, 1929 — Oct. 26, 2021   CRESCO - Dorothy Vagts, age 92, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Oct. 26, 2021 at her home, with family by her side. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 at the Orleans Lutheran Church in rural Ridgeway, Iowa.  Visitation will...
Feb. 5, 1955 — Nov. 1, 2021   CRESCO - Mark Nathan Bohle, age 66, of Cresco, Iowa, uttered his last words of profanity on Nov. 1, 2021. The world has lost a great joke-teller and spreader of laughs. He was a one-of-a-kind man, who deeply cared about those around him, whether he knew them or not. ...
March 2, 1927 — Oct. 31, 2021 ELMA - Faith C. Priebe, age 94, of Elma, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021 at Colonial Manor in Elma with her family by her side. Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 at St. Paul’s Maple Leaf Lutheran Church in rural Elma with Pastor...
March 25, 1973 — Oct. 31, 2021 Lawler - Anthony “Tony” Blazek, age 48, of Lawler, Iowa died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton, Iowa with...
April 16, 1927 — Nov. 2, 2021   CEDAR RAPIDS - Sylvia R. Pecinovsky, age 94, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Protivin, Iowa, died on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 at her home. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 at Holy Trinity Parish in Protivin with Father Donald Hertges...
July 28, 1968 — Oct. 22, 2021   OSSIAN - John Ralph Zweibahmer, age 53 of Ossian, Iowa, died at Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse, Wis. on Oct. 22, 2021 from complications due to COVID. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Ossian...
July 22, 1939 — Dec. 21, 2020   FORMERLY of CRESCO - Leon J. Johnsrud, age 81, passed away on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020 at his home in Des Moines, Iowa. A private family service was held on Dec. 30, 2020, at St. Ambrose Cathedral, where he regularly attended mass. A Celebration of Life will be held on...
Feb. 7, 1939 — Oct. 16, 2021   CRESCO - George William Ratcliff, age 82, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away at the Gundersen Harmony Care Center on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 after valiantly fighting Parkinson’s disease.  A visitation will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 at McAllister...

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