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Lynn A. Hansel

Lynn Allen Hansel, 61, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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25
Jan

William “Bill” A. Boemecke

William “Bill” Alan Boemecke, 75, of Strawberry Point passed away Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2023, at MercyOne Elkader Medical Center in Elkader.

There are no services planned at this time.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elkader assisted the family.

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25
Jan

James A. Balk

James Antony Balk, 73, of Oelwein, formerly of Elma, passed away on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023.

A celebration of life will be at a later date. 

James served three tours in Vietnam with the Marines. James loved woodworking, football, Kit Kats and Ruffles potato chips. James worked at Featherlite and Wilson's Tree Service in Cresco.

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25
Jan

Lee A. Horstman

Lee Allen Horstman, 73, of Guttenberg, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. 

Visitation was Thursday, Jan. 19, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg and before services at the church.

Funeral services were Friday, Jan. 20, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Michael Ashman.

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25
Jan

Press asks: What are you currently reading?


A large selection of books is available to check out or purchase from the used book sale at The Guttenberg Public Library located at 603 S. 2nd St. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

By Caroline Rosacker

Reading is a popular winter pastime and can improve brain connectivity, increase your vocabulary and comprehension, empower you to become more empathetic, aid in sleep readiness, reduce stress, lower blood pressure and heart rate, reduce symptoms of depression, and prevent cognitive decline. 

The Guttenberg Press recently polled some of their subscribers and known readers, and asked, "What book are you currently reading?" Their responses are listed in alpha order.

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25
Jan

K9 Country open house Jan. 28


K9 Country, a dog daycare and boarding facility, is hosting an open house from 1-4 p.m. on Jan. 28. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

K9 Country, located at 35549 Osterdock Road, Colesburg, has opened its door and is ready to care for your beloved canine. The dog daycare and overnight facility is owned and operated by Mindy and Laura Meyer of Guttenberg. 

Open house

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25
Jan

Clayton County Supervisor appointments

At the first meeting of the new year, the Clayton County Board of Supervisors made the following appointments of Supervisors to various boards and commissions:

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18
Jan

Shirley S. Vogt

Shirley Sue (Pierce) Vogt, 70, completed her life’s journey on Jan. 6, 2023, at the Lutheran UnityPoint Health Hospital in Des Moines following a long, courageous battle with pulmonary lung disease.

Visitation and celebration of life are scheduled for Feb. 11, 12-6 p.m., both at Promiseland Winery, 39053 Great River Road, Guttenberg. 

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18
Jan

Linford D. Kinyon

Linford Donald Kinyon, 95, of Colesburg, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, at the Hawkeye Care Center in Asbury.

Funeral service were Monday, Jan. 16, at the Colesburg United Methodist Church in Colesburg, conducted by Pastor Roger White. Visitation was before services at the church.

Interment with Military Rites was at Zion Cemetery, Colesburg.

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18
Jan

Jeffrey Bolsinger

Jeffrey Bolsinger, 63, of Guttenberg, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, at home with his family.

A celebration of life is planned for Sunday, Jan. 29, from 2-5 p.m., at The Stadium Bar and Grill in Guttenberg.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

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