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Benton County obituaries

OBITUARY: Luke William “Squeak” Heitmann

by jmagdefrau on April 11, 2015

BELLE PLAINE – Luke William “Squeak” Heitmann, 34, died Friday, April 10, 2015, at his mother’s residence in Amana following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone with Don Drahos officiating. Interment will be held at the Keystone Cemetery. Visitation will be […]

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OBITUARY: Hazel Marie Stien

by jmagdefrau on April 10, 2015

NEWHALL – Hazel Marie Stien, 94, of Newhall died April 9, 2015, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, April 13, 2015, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Newhall with Rev. Craig Steimel as celebrant. Visitation will be from 2 […]

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OBITUARY: Elmer W. Lohf

April 9, 2015 Benton County obituaries

LUZERNE – Elmer W. Lohf, 86, Luzerne, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015. Services will be handled by the Hrabak Funeral Home in Belle Plaine. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Belle Plaine Ambulance Fund, the Belle Plaine or Luzerne Fire Departments, or to the Oak Hill Cemetery Fund. Services […]

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OBITUARY: Elaine E. Boddicker

April 9, 2015 Benton County obituaries

NEWHALL – Elaine E. Boddicker, 89, a resident of Colonial Manor, Middle Amana, formerly of Newhall, died Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Newhall, with the Rev. Craig Steimel officiating. Burial will follow at St. Patrick and St Paul […]

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OBITUARY: Jerry J. Sankot

March 18, 2015 Benton County obituaries

Jerry J. Sankot, 64, New Brighton, MN, passed away on March 14, 2015. Sankot was born Sept. 17, 1950, in Belle Plaine, to Frank and Eleanor Sankot. He is survived by loving wife of 44 years, Janice; daughter, Jennifer (Jon) Harrington; siblings, Patricia (Roger) Pacanowski, Margret, Tom (Kathy), Jim (Judy), and Bill; other family and […]

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OBITUARY: Dennis D. Hertle

March 18, 2015 Benton County obituaries

ATKINS – Dennis D. Hertle, 72, Atkins, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at home following a sudden illness. A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Phillips Family Center, 605 Second Avenue in Vinton. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton. Survivors include his wife, […]

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OBITUARY: Daniel Schrader

March 5, 2015 Benton County obituaries

Daniel R. Schrader, 53, Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at his home following a sudden illness. Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Friday, March 6, 2015, at St. John XXIII Catholic Church by the Rev. Dustin Vu. Burial is at St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family after 9 a.m. at the […]

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OBITUARY: Lois Schuchmann

March 2, 2015 Benton County obituaries

Lois Schuchmann, 72, of Cedar Rapids, was called to her home with Jesus Christ on Feb. 28, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital, a result of non-smoker’s lung cancer. She is survived by her husband, Fred; son and daughter-in-law, David and Jennifer Schuchmann, Atlanta, GA; and grandson Jordan Schuchmann. She is also survived by her sister, […]

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OBITUARY: Jon K. Hapgood

March 2, 2015 Benton County obituaries

Jon K. Hapgood, 79, of Parkersburg, formerly of New Hampton, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton. Services are set for Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Conway-Markham Funeral Home, New Hampton. Visitation is 10 a.m. the same day. Burial is in New Hampton Cemetery. Jon Kent […]

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OBITUARY: Kenneth William Karsten

February 20, 2015 Benton County obituaries

BLAIRSTOWN – Kenneth William Karsten, 85, went peacefully to be with his Lord with his family at his side on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at Grace Lutheran Church in Blairstown with Rev. David Remfer officiating. Interment […]

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