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Iowa to Illiois July 6, 2021
Blue skies over Iowa.
Pictures from the funeral of Linette Atwood Tally here.
It was a beautiful day to be on Highway 20 between Waterloo and Dubuque: light traffic, wonderful clouds in the sky, and lots of light. 3.12 p.m., first picture

Highway 20 outside of Dubuque, and then heading for the bridge to Illinois.

Signs before the bridge.

The bridge about 3.30 p.m.

Looking north to another bridge and some very blue water

There are a couple of handsome old houses near the foot of the bridge in East Dubuque, below.

In Galena, the Ryan House, far right (below), which I remember from my students days at Loras College 1965-69.

Galena was U. S. Grantís home for a while; picture at 3.50 p.m.

Sweeping views


In Elizabeth, IL 4:06 p.m.

A pair of nice storefronts

The brewery in the former church was once an antique shop where,
about 40 year ago, I found some lusters that George still has.

Leaving Elizabeth, the road turns into a straight shot near Freeport and the drive loses its river charm.



Funeral of Linette Atwood Tally
July 6, 2021

Linette Atwood Tally

Above, Gail, Fr. Ray, Tom, Irene

Some of Lin's granddaughters, above

Above, Ellen, John, Fr. Haugen, Wayne

Rev. John Haugen, eulogy; some concelebrants seen behind him

Gerald Frantzen, "Ave Maria" (Schubert)

Larry, Ron, Karen. There were 14 concelebrants, see at the back behind the altar

Urns for Lin and Harold

Allen, Karen, Tom

Karen, Tom, Wayne, Allen at the Majestic Moon for lunch

Tom, Rose, Wayne, Allen

Hillsmans (Lori, Judy), old neighbors from our farm days