Elaine H. Mellon

Elaine H. Mellon, age 93, of Dubuque, Iowa, completed her earthly journey on September 27, 2020, at Ennoble Manor in Dubuque.  To honor Elaine’s life, a private family service is being held.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Elaine’s family. Elaine was born on May 27, 1927, in Dubuque, Iowa, a daughter to Harry…
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Amy M. Schumacher

Amy M. Schumacher, 66, of Dubuque, died Monday, September 28, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Church of the Resurrection.  Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the family will not be greeting people before Mass. Amy…
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Soup and grilled cheese make the perfect lunch

Grilled cheese may be a staple of many children’s diets, but with the substitution of different cheeses for the traditional cheddar or American and the inclusion of other ingredients, grilled cheese can enjoy a gourmet, adult makeover. While it is certainly possible to enjoy grilled cheese on its own, the meal is made even better…
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Establish winter habitats for backyard animals

Preparing a property for winter involves putting away lawn furniture, raking leaves and removing any annual plants that have shriveled up and spent the last of their energy. It can be tempting to want to clean up completely and leave a blank slate in the yard. But by doing so, you may be robbing wildlife…
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How to maintain a car that’s rarely driven

Driving habits changed significantly in 2020. The outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 forced many professionals to work from home full-time. In addition, stay-at-home measures greatly limited how much people could or would travel in their free time. The result was a lot of cars spending a lot of time sitting idly in driveways. Just…
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Steps for hanging holiday lights outdoors

It begins to look a lot like Christmas (or Halloween) when twinkling lights brighten up homes inside and out. Few things liven up the season more than holiday decorations, particularly clear and colored lights. Prior to taking out the lights, ladder and thermos of coffee to get you through the job, it’s important to note…
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Vickie L. (Brandenburg) Cornelius

Vickie L. (Brandenburg) Cornelius, age 59, of Dubuque, passed peacefully at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at Luther Manor, surrounded by her loving family. To celebrate Vickie’s life, private family services were held. Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street, is in charge of arrangements. Vickie was born on March 23, 1961, in Dubuque,…
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Dubuque Fire Department Receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award

The Dubuque Fire Department has received the American Heart Association’s 2020 Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack caused by a blockage of…
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Shirley A. (Wanger) Noggle

Shirley A. (Wanger) Noggle, age 88, of Dubuque, passed away peacefully at 1:50 p.m., on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at Sunnycrest Manor, surrounded by her loving family. To celebrate Shirley’s life, family and friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main Street. Due…
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Steve E. Klemme

Steve E. Klemme, 66, of Miles, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 surrounded by his family. A Memorial Visitation will be 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friday, October 2, 2020 at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue Steve was born July 9, 1954 in Bellevue, the son of Eldon V. and Doris…
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