Obituaries

Obituaries are published in The Standard for a $30 fee and can be brought to the office at 15 First Street NW in Waukon, mailed to PO Box 286, Waukon IA 52172, or e-mailed to news@waukonstandard.com. Photos may be included for an additional charge of $10 (additonal photos are also $10). Obituaries of excessive length (longer than our single-column length of 20") will also incur an additional charge of $9/column inch for the content measuring longer than our 20-inch column length. Obituaries that include “Thank You” messages within them will also incur an additional charge for the “Thank You” portion of the submitted obituary. For further assistance, please call 563-568-3431.

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13
Jan

Kenneth O'Hara

Kenneth E. O’Hara, 82, of Waukon died Friday, January 10, 2020 at his home. Memorial services will be held Thursday, January 16 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon with Fr. Mark Osterhaus officiating. Burial of ashes will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Waukon. Friends may call from 4-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 15 at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon where there will be a 3:30 p.m. scripture service.

Kenneth Edward O’Hara was born December 19, 1937 in the Wexford area of rural Lansing. His parents were Joseph Leo and Catherine Loretta (Ryan) O’Hara. He was baptized at Immaculate Conception Wexford Catholic Church and confirmed at St. Mary’s Lycurgus Catholic Church. His parents lived on farms they rented so Kenny attended a variety of rural Allamakee County schools in the Wexford, Lycurgus and Frankville areas as his family moved from place to place. Kenny farmed with his brother, Robert, until his parents’ health failed and he moved to Waukon in 1968.

Fri
10
Jan

James L. Cota

Funeral services for James “Jim” L. Cota, 76, of Harpers Ferry were held Monday, January 13 at St. Ann’s - St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry with Fr. John Moser officiating. Burial with military honors was at St. Joseph’s Paint Rock Cemetery, Harpers Ferry.

After 20 years of being separated by heaven and earth, God intervened and reunited James “Jim” Cota with his wife, Shara (Thornton) Cota, January 9, 2020. Their life as husband and wife began December 2, 1967, three years to the date that he had been drafted into the Army. He honed his craft as a carpenter and it became known that if a house was constructed by Jim it was well-built.

Fri
10
Jan

Eric Troendle

Eric Troendle, 42, of Harpers Ferry died Monday, January 6, 2020 at his home in Harpers Ferry. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, January 11 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lansing with Rev. John Moser as the Celebrant. Burial followed at Gethsemane Cemetery in Lansing.

Eric Lee was born May 26, 1977 to Steven and Kate (Farley) Troendle in Waukon. He was Baptized, received his first Communion and was Confirmed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lansing. Eric graduated from Kee High School in 1995 and continued his education at NICC in Calmar for Dairy Herd Management and Northwest Iowa Community College for the Lineman Program.

Eric was united in marriage with Jana Hamm October 12, 2002 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lansing. Three children were born to this union. Eric worked as a lineman for Dairyland Power. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Lansing Fire Department.

Fri
10
Jan

Byron Schultz

Byron L. Schultz, 84, of Waukon died Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Funeral services were held Monday, January 13 at Zion United Church of Christ in Waukon with Pastor Daryl Schultz officiating. Burial was at Frankville Cemetery, Frankville. Memorials can be made to go towards a bench in memory of Byron and Darlene, or to Frankville Cemetery, Zion United Church of Christ in Waukon, or Good Samaritan Center in Waukon.

Thu
09
Jan

Deloris Scott

Deloris Ann Scott, age 90, of Austin, MN died peacefully Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Benedictine Living Community in St. Peter, MN. Funeral Services were held Monday, January 13 at Mayer Funeral Home in Austin, MN with Pastor Madison Chelberg officiating. Interment was in Grandview Cemetery.

Deloris was born September 17, 1929 in Austin, MN, the daughter of Paul F. and Anna M. Fisher. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin. Deloris attended country school near Newry and graduated from Austin High School in 1948.

May 6, 1950, Deloris was united in marriage to Earl James Scott at St. Olaf Parsonage in Austin. Together they raised four children, Sandra, James, Larry and Cathy. Deloris and Earl lived in Austin. She was a stay at home mom, but as the children got older, she worked many jobs until she found herself working at JCPenney as a clerk, then worked in the office as a secretary/bookkeeper until her retirement.

Wed
08
Jan

Lloyd Erickson

Lloyd Robert Erickson, 87, of New Albin died Monday, January 6, 2020 at Thornton Manor in Lansing. A ‘Celebration of Life’ will be held at the New Albin Townhouse located at 136 Elm Street in New Albin January 18 with the visitation from 10-11 a.m., eulogy and post-funeral reception from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lloyd Robert was born February 23, 1932 to Clifford and Alvina (Schirler) Erickson in Caledonia, MN. Lloyd joined and proudly served in the United States Army.

Lloyd was united in marriage with Adeline Fink, and she died in 1968. Lloyd was then united in marriage with Diane Kasten April 19, 1970.

He worked for many years as a Union Carpenter. Lloyd belonged to Carpenters Local 1143 of La Crosse, WI for 40 years, and was a member of Caledonia American Legion for 35 years. He enjoyed fishing, cutting wood with his boys, making homemade sauerkraut, pickled fish, lefse and bread, woodworking and gardening.

Mon
06
Jan

Everett “Andy” Anderson

Everett “Andy” J. Anderson, 81, of Plymouth, formerly of Waukon, died Friday, January 3, 2020 at MercyOne Medical Center in Mason City. Funeral services were held Thursday, January 9 at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon with Rev. Ronald Pederson officiating. Burial with military honors was at West Paint Creek Synod Cemetery, rural Waukon.

Everett “Andy” Judeen Anderson was born December 8, 1938 at home in rural Waterville, the son of Leonard M. and Emily I. (Bakkum) Anderson. He was baptized and confirmed at West Paint Creek Synod Lutheran Church in rural Waukon and in 1956 Andy graduated from Waterville High School. He helped his parents on the farm before joining the U.S. Army in 1961, serving in Germany.

Mon
06
Jan

James Strub

James Leo Strub, 89, of Lansing died Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse, WI. A graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. January 12, 2020 at Gethsemane Cemetery in Lansing with Rev. John Moser as the officiant.

A celebration of life will be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Shep’s Riverside Bar and Grill, 10 South Front Street, Lansing.

James was born June 29, 1930 to Leo and Catherine (Corrigan) Strub in rural Lansing. He attended rural country school.

James was united in marriage with Juanita Jack in June of 1949 at the parishioner’s house Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lansing. Six children were born to this union. They later divorced. In 1991 married Viola Manning, and she passed away in 2013. James was a farmer at heart all of his life, enjoying time visiting and playing cards with friends and family.

Mon
06
Jan

Vincent Haas

Vincent Theodore Haas, 93, of Waukon, died Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon surrounded by his family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 10, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon, with Fr. Mark Osterhaus officiating.  Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon where there will be a 3:30 p.m. scripture service. Memorials may be made in remembrance of Vince to St. Patrick’s Parish Renovation Fund or Good Samaritan Center.

Mon
06
Jan

Margaret “Maggie” Kleinschmidt

Margaret “Maggie” A. Kleinschmidt, 81, of Harpers Ferry, died Thursday, January 2, 2020, at her home. Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 11, at 1 p.m. at the Harpers Ferry Community Center with Fr. John Moser officiating. A lunch will follow immediately after the services at the community center, where there will be a time to greet the family. Martin Funeral Home in Waukon, is handling arrangements.

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