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Karen V. Gates

Karen Vera Gates, 62, of Guttenberg, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.

Visitation was Friday, Dec. 14, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo.

A private family Inurnment will be at a later date. 

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12
Dec

Carol R. Elsinger

Carol Rose Elsinger, 82, of Rickardsville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Hawkeye Care Center, surrounded by her family. 

Visitation was Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Hoffmann Schneider and Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Dubuque,

Funeral services were Wednesday, Dec. 12, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rickardsville, conducted by Fr. Noah Diehm.

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12
Dec

Steven A. Schultz

Steven Arnold Schultz, 71, of Clayton, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at home surrounded by his family.

Visitation was Thursday, Dec. 6, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo.

Funeral services were Friday, Dec. 7, at Peace Lutheran Church, Clayton, conducted by Rev. Hillary Burns-Kite.

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12
Dec

David F. Wilson

David Franklin Wilson, died Nov. 13, 2018, in Portland, Ore.

A memorial service was Friday, Dec. 7, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, Ore.

David was born on Dec. 7, 1936, in Millville, to Beulah (Grimes) and Richard "Bob" Wilson. He was delivered by his physician grandfather, who traveled 12 miles through snow by a horse-drawn sleigh.

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12
Dec

Larry D. Pritchard

Larry Dean Pritchard, 48, of McGregor, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, after a sudden illness. 

Visitation was Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Larry was born on Oct. 25, 1970, in Prairie du Chien, Wis., the son of Richard and Francis Pritchard.

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05
Dec

Robert R. Sheber

Robert Richard Sheber, age 77, of Guttenberg, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.

Funeral services were Friday, Nov. 30, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Harold McMillin. Visitation was before services at the funeral home.

Interment was at Guttenberg City Cemetery.

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05
Dec

Chris Anderson: A new face in town


Local artist and sculptor Chris Anderson displays an example of one of his clam shell bonsai trees and a selection of pearl button jewelry he creates out of discarded shells and buttons he finds along the banks of the Missipppi River from the former Pearl Button Factory. His work is offered locally at Roots (the store is closing for the season after the Dec. 15-16 weekend). (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

The historic pearl button factory industry is receiving new recognition, thanks to artist and sculptor Chris Anderson. 

Chris moved to Guttenberg from Muscatine in the fall of 2018 to assist his mother, Holly Anderson. 

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05
Dec

5C Coalition awarded grant to prevent youth substance abuse

The Clayton County Community Collaboration Council (5C Coalition) has received a Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grant to prevent youth substance use, including prescription drugs, marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol.  

The DFC program, created by the DFC Act of 1997 is the Nation’s leading effort to mobilize communities to prevent youth substance use and is directed by the Office of the National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). 

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05
Dec

The journey of Clayton County's Freedom Rock


A Freedom Rock arrived in Guttenberg on Nov. 21 and was placed at Limbeck (Horseshoe) Pond. It will be painted with a patriotic scene in July 2019. Freedom Rock committee members are, from left, Stan Blair, Jim Eglseder, Bob Moser, Dick Eilers, and Carson Palmer; not pictured are Nancy McClellan and Wendy Kuhse. See story below. (Photo courtesy of Nancy McClellan)

This six-ton boulder was carefully lifted off C.J. Moyna's flatbed truck using a crane operated by employees of Winegar Works Marina. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

An area veteran and a patriotic artist first came in contact with one another two years ago.  

In the fall of 2015, area veteran Stan Blair of Guttenberg approached artist Ray "Bubba" Sorensen inquiring about the placement of a Freedom Rock® in Clayton County. 

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Maria D. Richardson

Maria Denea (Price) Richardson, 50, of Gutenberg formerly of Duluth, Minn., passed Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.

Visitation was Monday, Nov. 26, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Maria was born to Donald V. Price and Lavonda Sue (Eder) Meyer on Dec. 23, 1967.

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