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Lloyd Meier

Lloyd Meier, 92, of Clermont died at his home on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.

Visitation was Monday, Jan. 29, at Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Clermont and before services at the church on Tuesday.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 30, at St. Peter Catholic Church, Clermont, conducted by Fr. Don Komboh.

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31
Jan

Glenda M. Reinert

Glenda M. Reinert, 75, of Sherrill, passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Stonehill Care Center. 

Visitation was Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Sherrill and before services also at the church on Thursday.

Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 25, at the church, conducted by Rev. Noah Diehm.

Wed
31
Jan

Vivian M. Hickey

Vivian M. Hickey, 91 of Cedar Rapids, died Jan. 7, 2018, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha.

A Celebration of Life will be held in the spring. Teahen Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids is assisting the family.

Wed
24
Jan

Dennis E. Randall

Dennis Eugene Randall, 76, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at his home.

Services will be private.

Dennis was born on Oct. 17, 1941, to Gilman “Honey” Randall and June (Brady) Randall in Guttenberg. He attended St. Mary's Catholic School, and later served in the U.S. Navy. He married Rebecca Kulper in 1963, and was blessed with three children. On Jan. 15, 2008, he remarried to Sarah Crabtree.

Wed
24
Jan

Antique autograph book returns to Guttenberg


From left, Austin Greve of Guttenberg bought a Victorian-era autograph book on eBay, which turned out to contain signatures of ancestors of Guttenberg mayor Bill Frommelt. (Press photo by Shelia Tomkins)

By Shelia Tomkins 

An antique autograph book from the 1880s featuring Guttenberg names has found its way back to the community, thanks to an eBay posting.

Wed
24
Jan

Getting to know local government Riverfront Advisory Board oversees city leases

By Molly Moser 

Editor’s note: In the coming weeks, The Press will feature a series of stories highlighting city boards and committees to educate readers about the workings of local government. This week’s article focuses on the Riverfront Advisory Board.

Wed
24
Jan

Chamber banquet celebrates local businesses


The Guttenberg Chamber of Commerce held its annual membership banquet on Monday, Jan. 15, at the Guttenberg Community Golf Club. From left are Board President Kevin Hennessey, Director Mandy Ludovissy, and board members Brandon Friedlein, Sadie Hefel and Dave Brown. Not pictured are Alex Finch and Patty Schwarz. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

City Manager Denise Schneider and Mayor Bill Frommelt introduced themselves to the business community at last Monday's Chamber of Commerce banquet. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

By Molly Moser

The Guttenberg Chamber of Commerce held its annual membership banquet on Monday, Jan. 15, at the Guttenberg Community Golf Club. Approximately 50 members attended the event, which was catered by Kaffee 1858. Chamber president Kevin Hennessey welcomed attendees and began the evening with a year in review. 

Wed
17
Jan

Arlene L. Thein

Arlene Louise Thein, 89 years, seven months and 16 days old, left her earthly home to be with the Lord’s family in Heaven on Jan. 10, 2018. Arlene was a valiant warrior for five years in her battle with multiple myeloma, surviving unsuccessful chemo attempts, and managed well with Dr. Schultheis steadfast care and support. He often told her she was an amazing woman whose body, "90 going on 70", never shrugged or failed until a second pelvic injury and pneumonia overwhelmed her immune system and she passed of complications of multiple myeloma.

Wed
17
Jan

Mary Jane F. Steger

Mary Jane Francis (Meyer) Steger, 89, of Elkport, died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at the Central Community Hospital in Elkader surrounded by her family.

Visitation was Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo and before services at the church.

Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 11, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Marvin Bries.

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17
Jan

Edward K. Hanson

Edward "Ed" Kenneth Hanson, 77, of Flint, Mich., died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at McLaren Hospital in Flint, Mich., of natural causes.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 19, at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Clarksville and one hour before services on Saturday.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, at Immanuel United Church of Christ with burial in Lynwood Cemetery, both in Clarksville.

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