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Mary K. Below, 71, Charles City

Mary K. Below, 71, of Charles City, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Living Center East in Cedar Rapids. A funeral Mass for Mary Below will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Charles City. Reverend Gary Mayer will celebrate the Mass. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery

LeRoy A. Tank, 65, New Hampton

LeRoy A. Tank, age 65 of New Hampton, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his home in New Hampton. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, July 28, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton with Pastor Cindy Krause officiating. Burial will follow in Stapleton, IA. Friends may

Matthew J. Lundt, 25, Decorah

Matthew James Lundt, age 25 of Decorah, Iowa, died Wednesday evening, July 23, 2014, in a drowning accident in the Upper Iowa River. A visitation to celebrate his life will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, July 28 at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah. A private family graveside service will be at Lutheran Cemetery in Decorah.

Gary L. Ginther, 76, Rockford

Gary L. Ginther, 76, of Rockford died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Hospice of North Iowa after a cancer battle won, but eventually lost. A time to share stories and greet Gary’s family will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 pm on Monday, July 28, 2014, at Fullerton Schumburg Funeral Home, 302 West Main, Rockford,

Marvin J. Ehlers, 82, Rockford

Marvin J. Ehlers, 82, of Rockford died at his home Sunday, July 20, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm, Friday, July 25, 2014 at Fullerton Funeral Home, 123 2nd ST. SE Mason City. Officiating will be Rev. Martha Bennett. Visitation will be from 4 until 8:00 pm Thursday at the funeral home

Theresa B. Dietrich, 78, Charles City

Theresa B. Dietrich, 78, of Charles City, died following a stroke Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City surrounded by her loving family. A funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Charles City. Reverend Gary Mayer will celebrate

Patricia J. Theilen, 73, Sellersburg, IN (formerly of Nashua)

Patricia Jean Theilen age 73 of Sellersburg, IN, formerly of Nashua, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Maple Manor Christian Home in Sellersburg. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home – Olson Chapel in Nashua. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, New Haven, IA.

Grace J. Wagner, 96, Osage

Grace Jeanette Wagner, age 96, of Osage and formerly of Riceville, died Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage. Cremation has taken place. Graveside inurnment services will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, at Riverside Cemetery in Riceville with Pastor Gary Gilbert officiating. Those attending the service

Jean J. Silver, 80, Osage

Jean J. Silver, age 80, of Osage, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Faith Home in Osage. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Monsignor John Hemann officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visitation will be held at

Floyd Co BOS

Floyd Co BOS Workshop update 

Charles City, IA – The Floyd Co Board of Supervisors held a workshop meeting Mon morning and discussed several items in detail. Supervisor Roy Schwicherath commented on the updated Home Base Iowa proposal that was presented by Tim Fox: There was also a lengthy insurance presentation by Holmes and Murphy, as the Board reviews their

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