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Funeral Announcement

Harry Balk, 85, Charles City

Harry Balk, 85, of Charles City, died Monday, May 25, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Through their faith in Jesus Christ, the family has been able to let Harry go and know that he is at peace in the Lord’s hands. A funeral Mass for Harry Balk will be held 11:00

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Leona E. Rogers, 96, Osage

Leona E. Rogers, age 96, of Osage, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 29, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00

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James “Jim” Sheffner, 65, Fredericksburg

James “Jim” Sheffner age 65 of Fredericksburg died Friday, May 22, 2015, at his home. Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church – Richfield, rural Sumner. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Fredericksburg. Friends may greet the family 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2015,

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Marvel D. Erion, 84, Alta Vista

Marvel D. Erion, age 84, of Alta Vista, IA passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN due to injuries sustained from an accident. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church in Alta Vista, IA with Pastor Vincent Fricke

Funeral Announcement

Margaret “Peg” Bowe, 63, Osage

Margaret “Peg” Von Tersch Bowe, born August 11, 1951, in Osage, Iowa, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015, as a result of a motorcycle accident. Cremation has taken place. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Inurnment

Funeral Announcement

Lynn K. Idler, 66, Bassett

Lynn Kenny Idler, age 66 of Bassett, IA passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. Services will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Ionia Funeral Home in Ionia, IA with Chaplain Brad Wysomierski officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Charles

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Elva M. Kahn, 92, Charles City

Elva M. Kahn, age 92, of Charles City, IA, formerly of New Hampton, IA passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015 at her home in Charles City. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at First Wesleyan Church in Charles City, IA Burial will be in New Hampton Cemetery

Funeral Announcement

Helen M. Staudt, 101, Marble Rock

Funeral Mass for Helen M. Staudt, 101, of Marble Rock, will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 23, 2015, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Roseville with Rev. Msgr. Walter Brunkan officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Roseville. Helen passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Nora Springs Care Center

Funeral Announcement

Norma E. Oren Lund, 92, Decorah

Norma E. Oren Lund, age 92, of Decorah, Iowa and formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, died Friday morning, May 15, 2015 at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Decorah Lutheran Church with Rev. David Sorensen and Rev. Bryan Robertson officiating. Burial will be in

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