Dec. 28 funeral announcements
A former Arlington woman died Wednesday; services for 69 year old Phyllis Kirk of Ames are pending at Jamison Schmitz funeral home in Arlington.

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An Oelwein woman, 89 year old Darlene Jones, died Tuesday; friends and family will gather from 1-3pm Wednesday (Jan. 3) at Darlene's home, at 21 5th Avenue SE in Oelwein for a time of sharing. Jamison Schmitz funeral home in Oelwein is assisting the family.

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Services for a Cresco woman, 84 year old Donna Groth, are Friday at 2:30pm at St. Paul's Maple Leaf Lutheran church. Burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call an hour before services at the church. Lindstrom funeral home is helping the family.

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Services for an Osage man, 59 year old David "Famous Dave" Walters, are Saturday at 10:30am at the Gospel Lighthouse church in Floyd. Burial in the Osage cemetery. Visitation is 5-7pm Friday at Champion Bucheit funeral home in Osage.

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Services for a Cresco man, 83 year old Donald Breitsprecher, are Saturday at 11am at Immanuel Lutheran church in Cresco. Burial in Burr Oak cemetery. Friends may call 4-7pm Friday at Lindstrom funeral home in Cresco, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a Waverly woman, 81 year old Mary Anhalt, are Wednesday at 10:30am at St. Mary Catholic church in Waverly. Burial in St. Joseph Catholic cemetery in Waverly. Visitation is 4-7pm Tuesday at Kaiser Corson funeral home in Waverly with a 7pm scripture service.

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Memorial services for a Riceville man, 63 year old Mark Gaffey, are Saturday at 11am at Hindt Hudek funeral home in Riceville. Visitation is an hour before services.

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A former Independence man, 69 year old Dwight Hertzberg of Woodward, died December 21st. A gathering of friends and relatives will be held Friday at 11am at White funeral home in Independence, followed by a committal service at Mt. Hope cemetery. A special memorial service is planned for a later date at the Woodward Resource center.

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