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Rev. Carl J. Manternach All Obituaries


Rev. Carl J. Manternach, 91, of Dubuque, formerly of Monticello, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Stonehill Franciscan Services.
A private Mass of Christian Burial will be livestreamed on Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12. Archbishop Michael Jackels will officiate and the Rev. Paul Baldwin will concelebrate along with
priests of the Archdiocese of Dubuque. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Kramer Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Carl was born May 14, 1929, in Monticello, Iowa, the son of George and Clara (Kurt) Manternach. He graduated from Sacred Heart High School, Monticello, and Loras College. His theological training was at Mount St. Bernard Seminary in Dubuque. Carl was ordained on Feb. 5, 1955, at Christ the King Chapel, Loras College.
His first assignment was as an associate at St. Joseph's New Albin, for a short time before being named associate pastor at St Boniface, New Vienna 1955-1957, Holy Ghost, Dubuque, 1957-1962, St. Peter, New Haven 1962-1963, St. Patrick, Anamosa, 1963-1968, St. Mary's, Guttenberg, 1968-1969, St. Joseph, Marion, 1969-1971, SS Peter and Paul, Gilbert, 1971-1976, St. Mary's, Williams, 1973-1974, Immaculate Conception, Lansing, 1976-1980, Visitation, Stacyville, 1980-1990, Sacred Heart, Meyer, St. Mel's McIntire, 1987-1990, St. John the Baptist, Peosta, Holy Family, New Melleray, 1990-1999. He retired to his hometown of Monticello and served the parish of St. Patrick's in Anamosa.
Survivors include his siblings, Paul Manternach of Cedar Rapids, Jim Manternach and Bernard (Anna) Manternach, both of Monticello, Ruth Ahart of Dow City, Mary (George) Whalen of Carson City, Nev., and Joyce (Rich) Lynch of Cascade.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, infant Joan; brother, Melvin Manternach; and in-laws, Elodie and Shirley Manternach and Emmett (Mike) Ahart.
Memorials are preferred to Sacred Heart School in Monticello.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com. Cards and memorials may be sent to the family in care of Kramer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 791, Monticello, IA 52310-0791.
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