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Raymond H. Jakel, 89, Nashua

Raymond H. Jakel age 89 of Nashua, Iowa, died Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Nashua with Pastor Bill Nielson presiding. Internment will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in

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Claudetta Baldwin, 77, Osage

Claudetta Baldwin, age 77, of Osage, died Thursday, October 16, 2014, at the Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Osage. Graveside inurnment services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Osage Cemetery with Lay Leader Karen Hahn-Brown officiating. Claudetta Roberta Willsher Baldwin was born February 25, 1937, to Claude

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Joseph M. Firsching, 89, Mason City

Joseph “Joe” Matthew Firsching, 89, of Mason City, passed away peacefully, October 17th, 2014, with his family by his side. A memorial service will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mason City on Wednesday, October 22nd at 10:30 A.M., with visitation one hour prior to the service. Anyone planning an expression of sympathy

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Pamela M. Schwarz, 67, Osage

Pamela Marie Schwarz, age 67, of Osage, died Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday October 21, 2014, at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage with Pastor Mark Lavrenz officiating. Burial will be in the Osage Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00

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Barbara L. Baker, 75, Decorah

Barbara L. Baker, age 75 of Decorah, Iowa, died on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Aase Haugen Home in Decorah. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 20 at First Lutheran Church in Decorah, with the Rev. Chad Huebner officiating. Private Family Inurnment will be in Union Prairie Cemetery in rural Decorah.

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Shirley A. Herman, 90, Greene

Funeral Service for Shirley Ann Herman, 90, of Greene, will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 20, 2014, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Greene with Rev. Msgr. Walter Brunkan officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Greene. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Retz Funeral

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John Calvin Moore, 93, Mason City

John Calvin Moore, 93, died October 14, 2014 in Mason City, Iowa. Per his wishes he will be cremated and there will be no visitation. A graveside service will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Rockford, Iowa Monday October 20th at 1:30 P.M. Pastor Judy Wooten from First Methodist Church will officiate. Those planning on

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Myrtle G. Berge, 89, Osage

Myrtle Gertrude Berge, age 89, of Osage, died Thursday, October 16, 2014, at the Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Osage. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, October 20, 2014, at Rock Creek Lutheran Church, 3269 Foothill Avenue, Osage, Iowa, with Pastor David A. Werges and Diaconal Minister Elayne J. Werges

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Kyle L. Quass, 45, Ossian

Kyle L. Quass, 45, of Ossian, Iowa died Monday, October 13, 2014 at his home in Ossian, Iowa. Visitation will be on Friday, October, 17, 2014 from 3-8 pm at Stavanger Lutheran Church, Ossian, Iowa and one hour before services at the church on Saturday. Memorial Services will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, October

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