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!

Rose E. Hall

Rose E. Hall, age 93 of Dubuque, Iowa, completed her earthly journey on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Luther Manor Community in Dubuque, surrounded by her loving family.  To celebrate Rose’s life, private family services are being held.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Rose’s family.

Ronald L. “Ron” Hanson

Ronald L. (Ron) Hanson, age 66 of Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of 2540 Knob Hill Drive, completed his earthly journey peacefully on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Dubuque Specialty Care after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. To honor Ron’s life, a private family service is being held. Burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Dubuque. The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Ron’s family.

Gary L. McGinnis

Gary L. McGinnis, age 68 of Dubuque, Iowa completed his earthly journey on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at ManorCare Health Services in Dubuque, IA.  A private family service will be held to celebrate Gary’s life.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Gary’s family.

James H. “Jim” Goss

James H. “Jim” Goss, age 53 of East Dubuque, formerly of Savanna, Illinois, completed his earthly journey on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at home, surrounded by his loving family.  To honor Jim’s life, a Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Manny’s Pizza, 211 Main Street, Savanna, Illinois, 61074.  Family and friends may visit from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and are invited to share in food and fellowship with all who knew and loved Jim.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Jim’s family.

Danielle L. Heck-Lonning

Danielle L. Heck-Lonning, age 43 of Asbury, Iowa, completed her journey on Friday, April 12, 2019 in her home, surrounded by her loving family, after a short battle with Colorectal cancer.  To honor Danielle’s life, a private service will be held.

Cecilia L. “Sue” Dement

Cecilia L. “Sue” Dement, age 88 of Dubuque, completed her earthly journey on Wednesday,April 10, 2019, at Dubuque Specialty Care. To celebrate Sue’s life, a private family service is being held. The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Sue’s family.

William A. “Bill” Probst

William A. “Bill” Probst, age 80 of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, found peace after a long, courageous battle with cancer, on Monday, April 8, 2019.  To honor Bill, a Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 4th, 2019, at St Patrick’s Church Hall, 237 East Main Street, Benton, Wisconsin, where friends and family may gather anytime between 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Burial will be off the coast of the Pearl Harbor Naval Base at Honolulu, Hawaii, where full military honors will be accorded by the U.S. Navy.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Bill’s family.

Helen L. Putman

Helen L. Putman, age 70 of Bellevue, Iowa, completed her earthly journey on Friday, April 5, 2019.  To celebrate Helen’s life, a private family service is being held.  Burial will be in the Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois, where full military honors will be accorded.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Helen’s family.

John R. “Joel” Gorun

Joel Gorun, 77, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Unity Point Finley following a short illness. His heart could no longer contain all the love that flowed in and out. His family and special friends surrounded him with love, prayers, and music as he became a child of the universe. There will be visitation for Joel at St. Raphael Cathedral on Friday, March 29, beginning at 3:00 until a prayer service/sharing of memories at 7:00. The funeral Mass will be at the Cathedral on Saturday, March 30, at 10:30. Since Joel has sung with so many groups, anyone who is interested is invited to come to the Cathedral Center at 10:00 to practice and then to be a musical part of the magnificent, joyful celebration of Joel’s life. To all who knew him, Joel was known as a great hugger. Let’s follow his example as we gather to celebrate his beautiful life.

Nancy A. Reuter

Nancy A. Reuter, age 72 of Peosta, completed her earthly journey on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family.  To celebrate Nancy’s life, a private family service is being held.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Nancy’s family.

Lori A. Story

Lori A. Story, age 60 of Dubuque, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at home, surrounded by her loving family.  To celebrate Lori’s life, family and friends may visit from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Steeple Square, 105 East 15th Street, Dubuque.  To honor Lori’s life, a Celebration of Life will be held at 7:00 p.m. at Steeple Square, with Pastor Jack Redmond officiating.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Lori’s family.

Lisa A. Kloft

Lisa A. Kloft, age 53 of Sherrill, Iowa completed her earthly journey on January 9, 2019 after a tragic fire at her home. To celebrate Lisa’s life, family and friends may visit from 12:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Tri-State Community Church, 12937 Derby Grange Road, Dubuque, Iowa. To honor Lisa’s life, a Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, with Pastor Jack Redmond officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery. The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Lisa’s family.

Thomas A. Hanson

Thomas A. Hanson, age 77 of Dubuque, IA, completed his earthly journey suddenly on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital in Dubuque.  To celebrate Tom’s life, a private family service is being held.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Tom’s family.

Sharon R. Kostuch

Sharon R. Kostuch, age 80 of Mineral Point, WI, completed her earthly journey on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at home, surrounded by her loving family.  To honor Sharon, services will be held on March 9th, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 403 High Street, Mineral Point, with Rev. Brian E. Backstrand officiating.  To celebrate Sharon’s life, family and friends may visit from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the church.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Sharon’s family.

Thomas L. Frey

Thomas Louis Frey, age 87 of Dubuque, was called home on February 23, 2019 at home, surrounded by his family.  To celebrate Tom’s life, a private family service will be held in the spring of 2019.  Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Dubuque.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Tom’s family.

Richard A. “Rich” Huber

Richard A. “Rich” Huber, age 85 of Dubuque, died Saturday, February 23, 2019 at ManorCare, surrounded by his loving family.  According to his wishes, there will be no services.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Richard’s family.

Mary L. Huseman

Mary L. Huseman, age 74 of Dubuque, completed her earthly journey on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at home, surrounded by her loving family.  To celebrate Mary’s life, a private family service is being held.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Mary’s family.

Richard L. “Dick” Young

Richard Lee “Dick” Young, age 75 of Dubuque, completed his earthly journey on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at home, surrounded by his loving family.  To celebrate Dick’s life, a private family service is being held. The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Dick’s family.

Eunice C. “Lois” Woosley

Eunice C. “Lois” Woosley, age 87 of Dubuque, Iowa, completed her earthly journey on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Hawkeye Care Center in Dubuque, while in the loving care of her family.  To celebrate Eunice’s life, private family services are being held in California.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Eunice’s family.

Mary L. Davis

Mary L. Davis, age 63 of Galena and formerly of Dubuque, completed her earthly journey on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, with her loving husband by her side.  To celebrate Mary’s life, a private family service is being held in June.  The Tri-State Cremation Center is humbly serving Mary’s family.