April 2 funeral announcements
(please note the date for the following obits)
Services for a Strawberry Point woman, 88 year old Mary Ann Stegen, are Saturday, April 10th at 11am at Mission in Christ Lutheran church in Strawberry Point. Burial in Cass Township cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Friday, April 9, at Leonard Muller funeral home in Strawberry Point, and an hour before services at the church.
A Ridgeway woman, 82 year old Sandy Brandt, died Wednesday. A public visitation will be held Saturday, April 10th at Peace Lutheran church in Ridgeway. Private family services with burial will take place at the Ridgeway cemetery in rural Ridgeway. Lindstrom funeral home is assisting the family.
A Manchester woman, 79 year old Sherrie Rae Fisher, died Wednesday. A graveside service will be held Friday, April 9th at 10am at Portable cemetery in rural Manchester. Inurnment at Portable cemetery. Leonard Muller funeral home is handling the arrangements.
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