Obituaries

At the Tri-State Cremation Center we take great pride in offering everyone we serve a premium level of service, at an affordable price, which is greater than you may have ever considered possible.  We generously offer to all of our families completely free digital obituary postings on our website, our Facebook page and with the Dubuque Advertiser.  We will also gladly send any obituary, which you may wish to pay for, to any other publication you request.  Below, you also will find another feature we believe you will definitely find very useful.  As we all know, not every memorial service or celebration of life in the area will be handled by us here at the Tri-State Cremation Center.  Because we are focused not only on Honesty and Value, but also on providing great Service; we have provided below the web-links to all of the digital obituary publications in the area which will allow you to have immediate and complete access to every obituary around the Tri-State’s right here in one location.  So, please feel free to add our webpage to your favorites list and enjoy daily the convenience of searching multiple obituary links to find any current, or past obituaries you may be looking for; and please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, or need further assistance.  And, as always, thank you for visiting us at the Tri-State Cremation Center – Where Honesty, Value and Service Meet!

Christie L. Priebe

Christie L. Priebe, age 66, of Asbury, IA, completed her earthly journey on September 21, 2022, at home while surrounded by her loving family.  To honor Christie’s life, a private family service is being held.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Christie’s family.

Patrick E. Finn

Patrick E. Finn 91, of Dubuque passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022 at Stonehill Care Center.  To honor Pat’s wishes there will not be a visitation or funeral. A private family graveside service will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the Dubuque Marine Corps League.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Pat’s family.

Jason A. Munson

Jason A. Munson, age 49, of Dubuque, IA, completed his earthly journey on Sept. 3, 2022, at the Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, IA.  To honor Jason’s life, a private family service is being held.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Jason’s family.

Linda Ford-Johnson

Linda Ford-Johnson, 64, passed away on September 6, 2022, at home surrounded by family.  To honor her wishes, services will not be held at this time.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Carol Sue Kline

There will be a private memorial service for the family at a later date.  Carol will be buried with her parents at La Plata Cemetery in La Plata, Missouri under the direction of Travis Funeral Chapel.

Deborah J. “Deb” Ostrander

Deborah J. “Deb” Ostrander, age 70, of Dubuque, IA, completed her earthly journey on August 26, 2022, at Stonehill Care Center, surrounded by her loving family.  To honor Deb’s life, an open-house will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, from 1-3 p.m. at Stonehill, 3rd Floor Household, 3485 Windsor Ave in Dubuque.  A committal service will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, September 10, 2022.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Deb’s family.

Mary F. Gordon

Mary F. Gordon, age 73, of Dubuque, IA, completed her earthly journey on Sept. 2, 2022, at home, surrounded by her loved ones.  To honor Mary’s life, a private family service is being held.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Mary’s family.

Orville L. “Orv” Brothers

Orville “Orv” L. Brothers, 74, of Kieler, WI, completed his earthly journey on Sept. 1, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. To honor Orv’s life, a visitation will be held from 3:00-8:00 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at the Immaculate Conception Parish Center, 3685 County HHH in Kieler, WI, including a prayer service officiated by Rev. Bart Timmerman at 7:30 p.m. Orv’s burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at the Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery with Rev. Bernie Rott officiating, followed by full military honors being accorded by the Dubuque Marine Corps League. The Jamestown Fire Department will also honor his 38 years of service. Following the ceremony, family and friends are invited to join us for lunch and “Orv*isms” at the Jamestown Park in Kieler.  

Betty J. “Boo” Sprengelmeyer

Betty J. Sprengelmeyer, age 72, of Dubuque, IA, completed her earthly journey on August 30, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.  To honor Betty’s life, a graveside committal will be held on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 1111 Davis St, in Dubuque, with Rev. Calvin Konop officiating.  A Celebration of Life will be held following her graveside service from 3:00-7:00 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, in the Riverfront Pavilion at Eagle Point Park, 2601 Shiras Ave, in Dubuque.   The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Betty’s family.

Alan Dale England

Alan Dale England, age 61, of Dubuque, IA, passed away unexpectedly on August 22nd 2022 at his home.  To honor Alan’s life, a Celebration of Life, will be held on August 30th, 2022, from 5pm until 8pm, at the Eagles Club on Century Drive. Burial will be in the Antioch Methodist Cemetery in Columbia, Kentucky on Thursday, September 1st, 2022. The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Alan’s family.

Shannon “Stella” Pins

Shannon “Stella” Pins, of Dubuque, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 20th, 2022, at her home surrounded by those she loved. Services will be on Friday, August 26, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church in Dubuque, IA. Visitation will be at 9:00 a.m. prior to the service. Private family burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery will take place at a later date.

Chrissy A. Mohr

Chrissy A. Mohr, age 44, of Dubuque, IA, completed her earthly journey suddenly on August 13, 2022, at home.  To honor Chrissy’s life, a private family Celebration of Life is being held.  Burial will be in the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Dubuque.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Chrissy’s family.

David M. “Dave” Stevens

David M. “Dave” Stevens, age 79, of Dubuque, IA, completed his earthly journey suddenly on August 16, 2022, at UnityPoint Finley Hospital while surrounded by his loving family.  To honor Dave’s life, a private family service will be held at in the Mueller Memorial Chapel at Linwood Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded by the Dubuque Marine Corps League.  Burial will be in the Linwood Cemetery.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Dave’s family.

Cecil M. “Mike” McDowell

Cecil M. “Mike” McDowell, age 86, of Dubuque, IA, completed his earthly journey on August 13, 2022, at home in the loving arms of his wife of 41 years.  To honor Mike’s life, a private family service is being held.  Burial will be in Huron, South Dakota at a later date.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Mike’s family.

Sandra S. “Sandy” Frederick

 Sandra S. Frederick, better known as Sandy Frederick, age 67, of Dubuque, IA. gained her angel wings on August 10, 2022, at 5:02 pm at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, IA. Sandy peacefully drew in her last breath while surrounded by her closest family.  A private family celebration is being held to honor Sandy.

Kayne P. Clancy-Lincicum

Kayne P. Clancy-Lincicum, age 25, of Dubuque, IA, completed his earthly journey suddenly on August 7, 2022.  To honor Kayne’s life, his Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 28, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., at the Mueller Memorial Chapel at Linwood Cemetery, 2736 Windsor Avenue in Dubuque, with Deacon Jim Luksetich officiating.  Family and friends of Kayne’s are invited to visit and fellowship from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the chapel prior to the service.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Kayne’s family.

Jeffrey J. “Jeff” Merz

Jeffrey J. “Jeff” Merz, age 59, of Dubuque, IA, completed his earthly journey on August 5, 2022, at MercyOne in Dubuque surrounded by his loving family.  To honor Jeff’s life, a private family service is being held.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Jeff’s family.

Georgeann J. “Rusty” Felton

Georgeann J. “Rusty” Felton, age 90, of Dubuque, IA, completed her earthly journey on July 24, 2022, at home, surrounded by her loving family.  To honor Georgeann’s life, family and friends are invited to join in food and fellowship at her Celebration of Life which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, from 2:00–6:00 p.m. at Happy’s Place, 2323 Rockdale Road, in Dubuque.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Georgeann’s family.

Patricia C. “Pat” Driscoll

Patricia C. “Pat” Driscoll, age 86, of Dubuque, IA, completed her earthly journey on July 16, 2022, suddenly at home.  To honor Pat’s life, her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., at Resurrection Catholic Church, 4300 Asbury Rd, with Father Phil Gibbs  officiating.  Family and friends are invited to visit for one hour prior to the service at the church.  Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery and all of Pat’s family and friends are invited to join in food and fellowship at the Moracco Supper Club, 1413 Rockdale Rd,  following the committal services.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Pat’s family.

Marlin F. Jorgensen

Marlin F. Jorgensen, age 86, of Dubuque, Iowa, completed his earthly journey on July 17, 2022, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque.  To honor Marlin’s life, a private graveside service will be held at the Asbury Cemetery.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Marlin’s family.