Dec. 14 funeral announcements

Services for a New Hampton woman, 61 year old Mary Frese, are Saturday at 1:30pm at Holy Family Catholic church in New Hampton. Burial in the New Hampton City cemetery. Friends may call 3-8pm Friday at Hugeback Johnson funeral home in New Hampton, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a Winthrop man, 86 year old Leland Sprague, are Monday at 10:30am at First United Methodist church in Independence. Burial in Edgewood cemetery. Visitation is 2-5pm Sunday at Fawcett funeral home in Winthrop, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a New Hampton man, 54 year old Bradley "Gomer" Messersmith, are Saturday at 10:30am at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton. Burial at a later date. Visitation is 3-8pm Friday at Conway Markham funeral home in New Hampton, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a Guttenberg man, 85 year old Donald Scheffert, are Saturday at 10:30am at St. Mary's Catholic church in Guttenberg. Burial at a later date. Friends may call 4-7pm Friday at Tuecke Allyn funeral home in Guttenberg.

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A Harpers Ferry man, 89 year old Alfred Topel, died Tuesday; an inurnment will be held in Sixteen Cemetery in rural Monona, at a later date. Leonard Grau funeral home in Monona is in charge of arrangements.

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An Independence woman, 91 year old Therese Donnelly, died Tuesday; there will be a visitation from 9-10:45m Saturday at St. John's Catholic church in Independence. Burial at 11am at the church cemetery. Leonard Grau funeral home in Elkader is assisting the family.

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