Obituaries

Reverend Edward Devlin

2/16/15

 

Reverend Edward M. Devlin 76, of Galena, IL passed away Monday, February 16, 2015 at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community. In keeping with his wishes there will be no public visitation or service. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com

 

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Evelyn Knautz

2/16/15

 

Evelyn M. Knautz, 83 of Galena, IL passed away Monday, February 16, 2015 at Midwest Medical Center, Galena. Funeral service will be 11 AM, Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may call after 9 AM at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in St. Michaels Cemetery, Galena. She was born August 18, 1931 in Dubuque, IA the daughter of Frank and Irene (Tharp) Riniker. Evelyn was united in marriage to Daniel Knautz on January 23, 1965 in Galena and he preceded her in death on May 22, 2000. She owned and operated the Little Chef Drive Inn, Galena and was employed at Galena Historical Museum for twenty-five years until her retirement. She enjoyed bingo, reading and playing cards with her family at holidays. Evelyn enjoyed watching her family grow as she was very involved in her grandchildren and great grandchildren's activities throughout their life. She was a beloved mother, grandmother and friend, and will be greatly missed. She is survived by two daughters, Carol (Dick) Wilke of Durand their children, Bob (Micki) Powers, Frank (Kelly) Powers, Mark Wilke, Don (Amy) Powers, Brad Wilke and Will (Dee) Powers, Connie (Chuck) Travis of Galena, their children, Tim Travis, Tamie Travis, Tracy (Brian) Bauer and Todd (Jennifer) Travis, one son, Kevin (Leslee) Knautz of Galena, their children, Kris, Kolby, Karlee and Kai Knautz, twenty great grandchildren, Justin (Erica), Kaelyn, Becca, Rene, Shawn, Bree, Graham, Cassidy, Fiona, Alexandria, Madison, Makenna, Brandon, Justin, Kiresten, Kaden, Konnor, Kameron, Mitchel and Beau, three great great-grandsons, Jacob, Mason and Rylan. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son, Kris and a step sister, Joann Abresch. Evelyn's family would especially like to thank the staff at Galena Stauss Senior Care, Midwest Medical Center and Dr. Cihak, for their kind and compassionate care of their mother for the last four years. Evelyn was loved by the nursing home staff and she considered it her "Home". Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com

 

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Dorothy Oldenburg

2/13/15

Dorothy M. Oldenburg, 95 of Galena, IL passed away Friday, February 13, 2015 at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 AM, Monday, February 23, 2015 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Galena. Friends may call from 2 to 4 PM, Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where a scripture wake service will be held at 2 PM. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Dorothy was born on August 7, 1919, on the family farm in Kieler, Wisconsin, daughter of George and Mathilda (Kieler) Weber of Kieler, WI.  She married Francis Oldenburg on April 8, 1942 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Kieler, WI.  Francis passed away on March 16, 2011. Dorothy was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Galena, Illinois and a member of the Altar and Rosary Society, holding several positions and was also a member of the church choir. They moved to the family farm in Galena, Illinois in 1942 and resided there until their retirement in 1980.  The family farm became an Illinois Century Family Farm in 1977. Dorothy was a 4-H leader for the Pleasant View 4-H Club and a member of the Busy Fingers Quilting Club of Galena.  Dorothy served on the Rawlins Township election board for years.  She was also a member of the Jo Daviess Country Extension. Dorothy enjoyed her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, always having ice cream treats to hand out.  Dorothy was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed quilting, showing others how to hand quilt and the details of sewing for an excellent finish project.  She also made colorful and seasonal bibs for the Galena Nursing Home residents. She enjoyed traveling with Francis in the United States and abroad. Dorothy is survived by her children Bill (Karon) Oldenburg, Ann (Carl) Schoenhard, and John (Tammy) Oldenburg all of Galena. Her grandchildren Angie ( Jay Boesch) Young of Galena, Julie (Layne) Pershing of Preston, IA, Jody (Mark) Calvert of Galena, Blaine (Trisha) Schoenhard of Dubuque, Rachel,  Adrienne and April Oldenburg of Galena.  Great grandchildren:  Nathan Oldenburg of Boscobel, WI, Andrea Oldenburg of Spring Green, WI, Senior Airman Dalton (Elizabeth) Kapparos of Bellevue, NE and Gabby Kapparos of Preston, IA, Tyler, Natalie and Kristen Calvert of Galena, Lilian Erin Schoenhard of Dubuque, IA Step grandchildren; Shawn (Kim) Saunders of Warren, IL.  Step great- grandchildren: Tyler, Brayden, Carsyn, and Kryon Saunders of Warren, IL, Hayley Winter of Dubuque, Abigail Dietzel and Fiona Saunders of Machesney Park, IL. One sister, Marcella Lampe of Dubuque, and one brother, Larry (Eileen) Weber of Kieler, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter-in-law Sherry Oldenburg, grandson Tony Oldenburg and a granddaughter Erin A. Schoenhard, a step-grandchild, Shane Saunders and Chief Master Sergeant James Young. In lieu of flowers, we ask you to say a prayer for someone in need.  Mom would love that and it will take a multitude of us praying on earth to make up for the prayers of the one whom now lives in Heaven.  In all things, our Mom trusted in the Lord.  For Mom to see God's face to face, we can only imagine the depths of her joy.  But we remain here with all our tears to cry, because this incredible lady meant the world to us.  We will trust in God as He taught us and we will find comfort in knowing, "Those that believe in the Lord never see each other for the last time."  Mom, we're counting on it.  We love you. The family would like to thank Dr. Crist, the staff of Galena Stauss Assisted Living and Senior Care Community for their care and compassion shown to Dorothy it will never be forgotten. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Mary's Altar and Rosary Society in memory of Dorothy.

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RoseMary Meyer

1/25/15

RoseMary C. Meyer of Galena, IL, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the Galena Stauss Serenity Room surrounded by family at the age of 87 years. Funeral mass will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, January 31, 2015 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 PM, Friday, January, 30, 2015 at Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, a parish rosary will be recited at 4 PM and the Catholic Daughters prayer service to follow. RoseMary was born in Guilford Township, on Dec. 19, 1927, the daughter of Joseph and Clara (Isbell) Engel.  She was united in marriage to Elwyn H. Meyer on September 28, 1946 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Galena.  She graduated from the old Galena High School in the class of 1945.  RoseMary was a life member of the St. Mary Altar and Rosary Society, Catholic Daughters of Americas, American Legion Auxiliary, and The Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  She is survived by her husband of 68 yrs. and her four children, Judith (Russell) Kieffer of Galena, John (Mary) Meyer of McAlester, OK, Barbara Meyer of Galena and Constance McGovern of Waterloo, IA. Also she is survived by her sister-in-law Helen Kilgore of Elizabeth, IL. Gram is survived by ten grandchildren, Matthew (Kate) Kieffer,  Nathan (Courtney) Kieffer,  Justin (Jenny) Kieffer, Jacob Kieffer,  Benjamin (Lindsay) Kieffer,  Amanda (Tim) DuHack,  Monica Meyer (Dr. Jason) Rasso,  Geoffrey (Christie) Meyer,  Shane (Kate) McGovern,  and Christopher (Sarah) McGovern. Great-Gram is also survived by twenty-one great grandchildren;  16 Kieffers, Lucas, Eric, Emily, Jackson, Colin, Josh, Will, Drew, Zach, Nick, Maddie, Izzie, Samantha, Gracie, Sebastian and Tucker, Logan and Evan Rasso, Izzy, Maci and Raine McGovern. More than anything she loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, and mother-in-law Ruby Schaible, four brothers, Edward (Emma) Engel, William (Marguerite) Engel, Bertram, Ambrose (Don) Engel, and five sisters, Sister Mary Luke Engel, Mary (Myra) Engel, Helen (Robert) Westemeier, Vivian (Leo) Hasken, Josephine (Jessie) (John) Tucibat, and also infant grandson ,James Scott McGovern.   She will be loved and missed by the many people whose lives she has touched. The family wishes to thank the staff at Mercy Medical Center, Midwest Medical Center, Galena, Galena Stauss Senior Care Community, Hospice of Dubuque and Galena Stauss Assisted Living your care and compassion will never be forgotten. Father Reese, Father Kos and Socorro for their spiritual guidance during this difficult time.

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Bernard "B.L." Murray

1/24/15

Bernard "B.L." Murray, 89 of East Dubuque, IL and Punta Gorda, FL passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Manor Care Health Services, Dubuque. Funeral Mass will be Noon, Saturday, January 31, 2015 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, East Dubuque and where friends may gather after 9 AM at the church. Burial will be in the East Dubuque cemetery where military rites will be accorded graveside by the American Legion Post #787 of East Dubuque.  American Legion Post #787 will have their walk thru at 10 AM. Cremation rites will be accorded at Bernie's wishes.  The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is in charge of arrangements as James T. Furlong, Owner, was a classmate and life-long friend of Bernie's. He was born March 19, 1925 in Hazel Green, WI the son of Vincent M. and Agnes L. (Kohn) Murray. Bernie graduated from Hazel Green High School and had fourteen months of Air Force Cadet School, Cedar City, UT. He loved his country and was proud to serve in the U.S. Air Force during WW II and the Korean Conflict where he flew over 100 courageous missions. After Bernie came home from the service he married Delores "Dorie" Wichman of Farley IA, the girl of his dreams on February 26, 1952 in St. Joseph's Church, Farley. Together, while Bernie worked at John Deere, they established B.L. Murray Co., Inc. selling maintenance and janitorial supplies.  He loved selling and calling on customers. Bernie loved people. Everyone he met became his friend. Today, their daughter Jan is president. Bernie still had his office and was there for Jan and the staff offering his help when needed. He was a member of St. Mary's Parish for sixty-two years, St. Mary's Holy Name Society, 3rd and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Lifetime member of the American Legion and NRA, VFW, Galena Elks Lodge B.P.O.E., Julien Dubuque Yacht Club, 990 Club, East Dubuque Lions Club, Dubuque YMCA, Punta Gorda Yacht Club, Director Emeritus DB&T, Pheasants Forever and Ducks Unlimited. He enjoyed swimming, boating, hunting pheasants in South Dakota, deer in Illinois and wild game in Africa, where he shot his prize trophy, a cape buffalo. Above all he enjoyed being with his wife, family and friends. Bernie is survived by his wife, Dorie; four daughters, Diane (Kai) Mayne of Davenport, IA,  Nancy (Keith) Phillips of Dubuque, IA, Jan (Rick) Meyer and Tammy (Rick) Cogan both of Kieler, WI; five grandchildren, Kyann (Mike) Mueller of Le Claire, IA, Dustin (Patty) Cogan of Dubuque, IA, Krystle (Justin) Schueller of Sherrill, IA, Troy Biddick of Altus, OK and Ashley (Tony) Wiederholt of Cuba City, WI; four great granddaughters, Aria Mueller, Bailey Schueller, Brenley Weiderholt and Kristy Cogan, three great grandsons, Shepherd & Knox Mueller and Jase Schueller, a sister, Pauline (Jim) Nedelcoff of Hazel Green, WI, a sister in-law, Jean (John) Murray of Fredericksburg, VA,  and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, John and Charles ( sister in-law, Helen Murray) .

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Steven Paxton

1/19/15

 

Steven W. Paxton, 52 of Galena, IL died unexpectedly Monday, January 19, 2015. Funeral service will be held at 6 PM, Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena and where friends may gather after 4 PM. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. Steven was born on April 8, 1962 in Chicago, IL to George and Barbara Paxton. He resided in Galena, IL from 1974 to present. He was a loyal employee of The Workshop in Galena.  Steven was truly a kindred spirit. His love of people was evident to all around him. He enjoyed the simple pleasures in life such as biking, nature, music, movies, and chocolate.  Survivors include his wife Shirley, daughter Jenna Beneventi, mother Barbara Gormley, stepmother Diane Paxton, brother Paul Paxton, and nephew Ethan Paxton. Memorials may be given to NAMI of Dubuque, IA, and The Workshop of Galena, IL. He was preceded in death by his father, George Paxton, and stepfather, John Gormley.

 

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Mica Friederick

1/12/15

Mica David Friederick, 40, of Galena, passed away on January 12, 2015, at home surrounded by his devoted wife of 19 years and loving family. The past 5 ½ years, Mica amazed everyone that knew him by living his best, happiest life with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.  Mica was born on August 13, 1974 in Dubuque, IA, the son of Carl and Carol (Kupferschmidt) Friederick. Mica grew up in the small township of Buncombe, WI where he enjoyed every child's dream of adventure and to experience creative spirit. It would not be unusual to see Mica and his three siblings riding bikes on the country roads or swimming in the pond his father made on their homestead. Even the mighty Mississippi was a place of adventure where the family boated and fished from a retired barge his father made into a house boat.  Mica attended Southwestern Schools and graduated in 1992. In 1993, Mica moved to Madison where he began working in the banking industry at Valley Bank (M&I Bank, BMO Harris) and frequently promoted. Mica always said, "If I'm not up for a promotion every six months, I must be doing something wrong!" Mica worked full-time in banking while he continued his formal education and earned an Associate Degree from Madison College in 1994 and in 1998 a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Marketing and minored in Finance from Lakeland College. Madison was a special city for Mica. He met the love of his life, Susan (Lautenschlaeger) Friederick there. They married on September 30, 1995 in a one of kind ceremony on the Capitol steps in Madison, WI. They had a ton of fun, loved each other, and supported each other while they attended college, started a family, and began their life together. A new opportunity in banking took Mica, Susan and their daughters to Galena, Illinois. Mica was the Branch Manager at Galena State Bank (Stockton location). After his ALS diagnosis, he retired from Galena State Bank in July, 2010. Mica inspired everyone around him with his positive outlook on life. He decided to live each day and Choose Happy, a tagline he created and lived by. Mica said, "I've been faced with a challenge that I'm unable to control, but I am able to choose how I handle it. I decided to remain focused on what is working and continue to adapt. I've chosen to be happy! I consider myself the luckiest man in the world because of the great life I'm living." Mica, Susan, and his daughters traveled the world to try and squeeze as much life into his healthy days as possible. Mica loved to spend time outdoors with family and friends biking, camping, boating, riding his motorcycle, fishing, four-wheeling, jet skiing, and driving his convertible with the top down.  Go Pack Go! Mica and his brothers in-law (Brad, Jerod, David) enjoyed many great years of attending Packers games at Lambeau Field. Mica's love of the Packers spilled over to his two daughters and you would find them cheering for The Pack every Sunday.  Courage. Love. Lots of humor is how the family stayed positive during each difficult change in Mica's health. Mica and Susan feel blessed to have been able to spend every day together working as a team to keep their family united. Mica is survived by his wife Susan (Lautenschlaeger) Friederick, daughter Olivia (15), daughter Ella (12); His siblings Bart (Paige) Friederick, Leah (Garrett Gutknecht) Ubersox, Tina (Danny) Loos; His siblings in-law Lori (Brad) Baus, Sarah (Jerod) Bennett, David (Shannon) Lautenschlaeger; Many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.  Mica was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Leroy and Mary (Bies) Friederick, maternal grandparents David and Dorothy (Meyer) Kupferschmidt. Uncles: Donny Friederick, Ralph Friederick, Earl Friederick, Leo Friederick. Aunt Mary Friederick. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 18th at 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, IL. Funeral mass will be held on Monday, January 19th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Galena, IL. Burial will immediately follow the mass at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. All are invited to join Susan and family at Fried Green Tomatoes, Galena for a luncheon and an opportunity to share in the wonderful memories and positive energy Mica embodied every day.  Mica, Susan, Olivia, and Ella wish to extend a special thank you to:  Dr. Vandigo and nursing staff, Hospice of Dubuque: Lisa, Melanie, Jessica, and Peggy, the staff of 24-Hour Care, Tom Furlong, Father Reese, friends, and the community of Galena for rallying around, praying for and supporting our family during Mica's illness.  Memorial donations can be left at Galena State Bank and will be used to create an educational scholarship for Olivia and Ella

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Leon "Mike" Einsweiler

1/11/15

Leon "Mike" Thomas Einsweiler, 74 of Galena, IL died peacefully January 11th, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family.  To honor his request a Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, January 17, 2015 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Galena and where military honors will be accorded by Galena VFW Post #2665 and American Legion Post #193 following the mass at church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Galena. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family.  Leon was born November 8, 1940 in Galena, the son of John and Virginia (McCarthy) Einsweiler.  He was the youngest of nine children.  He attended St. Mary's Catholic School and graduated from Galena High School in 1958.  He was united in marriage to his wife of 51 years, Janet Schultz, on October 26, 1963 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Galena.  Leon served in the United States Navy from 1958-1960 aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S Hazelwood DD 531.  He was a member of the Galena Elks Lodge for 54 years.  Leon worked at John Deere Dubuque Works for 30 years and retired in 2001.  He was a very proud, hardworking farmer who farmed his entire life, never officially retiring.  He was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.  His life was guided by his Catholic faith and he was generous to many in need.  His greatest treasure was spending time with his family.  Leon was a blessing to all that knew him.  He is survived by his wife Janet, two sons Mark (Wendy), Bill (Sue) both of Galena, two daughters Jodi (Chris) Curran of Galena, IL and  Kim (Pat) Adams of Cuba City WI,  nine grandchildren Luke, Brooke and Jack Einsweiler; Hayley and Conner Einsweiler; Shea and McKenna Curran all of Galena, IL.  Devin and Jenna Adams of Cuba City, Wisconsin, one brother Wayne (Jane) Einsweiler of Galena; three sisters, Jean Richardson and Joann Johnston, of Galena, and Helene (Charles) Davis, of Scales Mound, IL; a brother  in - law, Edwin Cole of Galena; one aunt, Una Burrows of Tucson, AZ, two sisters in - law, Lyla Saam and Nyla (Wayne) Hickman of Scales Mound, IL.; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his father in law Clarence "Red" Schultz and his mother in law Ruby(Busch) Schultz of Scales Mound, IL; a sister Jacqueline Cole; three brothers Kenneth, Donald and John; three brothers- in-law, Lenas Richardson Jr., Raymond Johnston and Gary Saam; and 3 sisters-in law, Frances Einsweiler, Helen Einsweiler and Elaine Einsweiler; his two nephews Jim and Robert "Robbie" Einsweiler of Galena; James Cole of Galena; Infant Tim Hickman of Scales Mound; one niece Ruth Ann Einsweiler of Galena.   The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Hospice of Dubuque, especially his nurse Megan and to Dr. Hermann's office.  Your care and compassion during this difficult time will never be forgotten.  We would also like to thank all of his family and friends for their support during these past few months.  In lieu of flowers, we ask that memorials be given to St. Mary's Catholic Church of Galena or Hospice of Dubuque. 

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Kenneth Einsweiler

1/5/15

Kenneth C. Einsweiler, 93, of Galena, IL died peacefully January 5, 2015 at his home. Funeral mass will be 10:30 am Friday, January 9, 2015 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Galena.  Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday January 8, 2015 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena where a parish rosary will be held at 4 PM. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena. Military honors will be accorded graveside by Galena VFW Post #2665 and American Legion Post #193. Ken was born July 6, 1921 in Galena, the son of John and Virginia (McCarthy) Einsweiler. He was united in marriage to his wife of sixty-five years, Elaine Haudenshield on July 31, 1943 in Astoria, OR and she preceded him in death on October 28, 2008. Kenneth served in the United States Navy during WWII aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Siboney until his honorable discharge in 1945. He worked in the foundry business for sixty-five years at Leadmine (Lemfco), Westwick and Chicago-Dubuque until his retirement in 1983. Kenneth was a lifetime member of the American Foundry Society. He loved the river, gardening and feeding his wildlife. He was an avid Galena Pirate fan and enjoyed attending all of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren's activities. He is survived by two sons, Kenneth M. "Mike" (Vicki) of Galena, Kristopher (Cheryl) of Hudson, IA; four grandchildren, Michael (April) Einsweiler and Adam Einsweiler both of Galena, Heidi (Mark) Skerjan of Downers Grove and Kristian (Molly) Einsweiler of Clear Lake, IA; four great-grandchildren, Sydney, Cooper and Cameron Einsweiler all of Galena and Nikolas of Downers Grove; two brothers, Wayne (Jane)  and Leon (Janet) of Galena; three sisters, Jean Richardson and Joann Johnston of Galena, and Helene (Charles) Davis of Scales Mound, IL; a brother-in-law, Edwin  Cole of Galena; one aunt, Una Burrows of Tucson, AZ; a sister in-law, Florence Irish of Lancaster, WI; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Elaine; a sister, Jacqueline Cole; two brothers, Donald and John; three brothers-in-law, Lenas Richardson Jr., Raymond Johnston and Clyde Irish; and three sisters-in-law, Frances Einsweiler, Helen Einsweiler and Elvira McMahon. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Tana at Jo Daviess County Health; Megan, Jennifer and Katie of Hospice of Dubuque; the staff at Midwest Medical Center; Galena EMS; and Margo and Hannah.  Your care and compassion during this difficult time will never be forgotten.

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John Glynn

1/2/15

 

 

 

John F. Glynn, 82, Leisure Lake, Bernard Iowa formerly of Dubuque died at 5:00 PM Friday, January 2, 2015 of complications from liver cancer at Dubuque Nursing & Rehab.  A Celebration of Life will be held at 4 PM, Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena and where friends may gather after 2 PM. Military rites will be accorded by the Galena VFW Post #2665 and American Legion Post #193 following the service. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. He was born September 30, 1932 son of John "Baldy" and Helen (Duccini) Glynn in Dubuque, IA. He grew up in the area known as "The Flats". He attended St. Mary's Grade School, Loras Academy and DBQ Senior High School. Instead of graduating from high school he enlisted in the US Navy serving until 1954, receiving numerous awards & medals. Upon returning to Dubuque he joined his father in the tavern business, managing The Friendly Tavern, The White Rail and finally owning Johnny's Pool Hall and Johnny's Tap and Grill. He owned The Happy Hour in Strawberry Point, IA with his brother. In his later years he worked at KFC and the DBQ Yacht Basin. He spent the 1970's dedicated to young men in the YMCA Boxing program, serving as a coach & mentor. He took great pride in their accomplishments as many became Golden Gloves champions. He was the recipient of the Jaycee's Moco Mercer Award in 1975 for outstanding contribution to sports. He was a state champion archer, having enjoyed the hobby well into his later years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his dogs. He retired to his Leisure Lake cottage in 2000.  He is survived by his three daughters, Susan (Michael) Herrick of Galena, Cyndy (Howard) Muchow of Galena, Kathy (Mark) Cupps and family of Cedar Rapids, two sons, Joseph Glynn and Marty Glynn, five grandchildren, Gavin Glynn, Andy Wasmund, Carissa, Alicia and Miranda Muchow, one brother, Richard "Dick" Glynn of Potosi WI, a sister Sheila (Toby) Kueper of Nevada and numerous nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, John in 1988 and Helen in 1999 and his beloved dogs, Bud, Spud, Jake & Lucky. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. Schreiber and Jessica, Hospice of Dubuque and the staff of Dubuque Nursing and Rehab.

 

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