Holy Cross Fire

By: News Release
Jan 11th, 2019

Date: 01/09/2019

Contact: Sheriff Joseph Kennedy 563-589-4406

On 01/09/2019 at approximately 4:45 PM, Sherrill and Holy Cross Fire Departments along with deputies with the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office responded to 16617 South Mound Rd for a structure fire. Upon arrival the home was fully engulfed. After the fire was put out, Lisa Kloft (53) was located deceased inside the residence. Another resident, John Ogelsby (52), was transported to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque and then airlifted to UIHC in Iowa City for his injuries. The Iowa State Fire Marshall’s Office also responded to the scene to investigate. The house was a total loss with the estimated value in excess of $150,000. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and remains under investigation.