Mark worked at Georgia Pacific, then worked as a salesman for Geisler Brothers for many years.
He was a yachtsman who excelled at sailing and racing, and was an active member of Waikiki Yacht Club and Hawaii Yacht Club.
He was a longtime member of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and was a winning race car driver.
She is survived by six children, Cherie Mc Dermott of Epworth, Terry (Kathy) Mc Dermott of Peosta, Tim (Lori) Mc Dermott of Bernard, Tom (Stephanie) Mc Dermott of Cascade, Todd (Dana) Mc Dermott of Bernard, and Trace (Karen) Mc Dermott of Marion; 16 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and one brother Gene (Jean) Potts of Asbury and five sisters-in-law, Kay Potts, Virginia Potts, Margie Sweeney and Irene Mc Dermott all of Epworth, IA and Patricia Larkin of Bernard, IA. The family would like to thank the staffs at both River Bend Retirement Community, Shady Rest Care Center and Hospice of Dubuque for all the wonderful care and compassion shown to Dorothy. Palmer, 62, of Dubuque died Tuesday, July 03, 2018 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer with his loving family at his side.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Emmett A Mc Dermott on Sep. A memorial service will be held at 6 pm Friday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church where visitation will be held Friday from 3 to pm.
Dorothy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She and Emmett were always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
Surviving are his four children, Kevin (Barbara) Kraus of Decorah, Iowa, Kathy (Larry) Lievens of Hillsdale, Illinois, Ellen (Brian) Patch of Dubuque, and Ed (Judy) Kraus of Marion, Iowa; and nine grandchildren, Jeff (Tai), Scott (Julie), Megan, John (Lauren), Allison (fiancé Andy), Peter (Rachael), Felicia (Andrew), Tessa, Andrew; and seven great grandchildren, Hailie, Cooper, Sven, Addie, Eamon, Hope, and Juniper; and two sisters; Mary Ann (Vincent) Demuth of Waterloo, and Marjorie (Richard) Lynch of Waterloo; and a sister-in-law, Mary Jo (Richard) Corkery of Chicago, Illinois; and many nieces and nephews. Philip was born in Dubuque on May 23, 1921 to Harry J. As a youngster he played with the Reiner Band, the Dubuque Community Band and in the ROTC band at Columbia Academy. He was a neat, orderly man and people lined up to purchase his used cars when he traded them in every year or two as they were meticulous and well maintained. (Jeanine) Lochner of Peosta, IA; three grandsons, Thomas H. Lochner of Dubuque and his sister Ardith Donovan of Dubuque. He graduated from Wahlert High School in 1965 and attended Loras College, graduating with a degree in Business. Army from 1969-1971, stationed for 13 months in Korea.
In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by his parents. Philip also was a fine tennis player and loved cars, playing poker, boating on the Mississippi and enjoying steak frys in Eagle Point Park with friends. Memorials may be sent to Resurrection Catholic Church or Dubuque Hospice. The family would like to thank the caring and compassionate staff at Hawkeye Care Center and Dubuque Hospice which assisted him in his final days. Gavin, 71, of Dubuque, passed away at home on July 1, 2018. Friday, July 6th, 2018 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road with Deacon Bill Biver officiating. Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale and also after a.m. He married his high school sweetheart, Linda Glab, on March 7, 1970. He received his Master's Degree in Education from UW Platteville and was a Guidance Counselor at Dubuque Senior High School, where he impacted thousands of students' lives through his hard work and tireless devotion for over 25 years.
After retiring Kenny enjoyed being an active volunteer at many organizations for a number of years, including the Dubuque Museum of Art, Resurrection School Library, and Serra Club. He married Dorothy O'Leary Lochner, the love of his life, August 15, 1944 in Waycross, Georgia and they enjoyed 62 1/2 years together before Dorothy's passing in January 2007. Augustine, FL, a sister in law, Jean Mc Kay of Palm City, FL and many nieces and nephews.
His wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren came first in his heart and he loved spending time with them and traveling with them. There will not be a visitation, but friends may greet the family following the service at the church. Mary's School and Columbia Academy and served in World War II, first with the Army's 94th division and later with the 9th United States Army Air Force Band in Paris, France. Though he was sometimes lost after losing Dorothy, he lived alone and managed all aspects of daily living on his own including driving until April this year. Lochner of Minneapolis, MN; daughter in law, Barbara Lochner; a step grandson, Jeff Rawson of Wellesley, MA; a step granddaughter, Sandra (Tony) Stork of Altoona, IA; two great granddaughters, Ayden O'Leary Lochner and Ava Marie Lochner; three great grandsons, Blake, Gavin and Logan Lochner; two brothers in law, Harrison F. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and his son, Donald H.
Prior to a lifelong career devoted to raising her family, she attended the University of Dubuque and was a teacher in the rural country schools in Dubuque County.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating