May 14 funeral announcements

A former Oelwein man, 68 year old Robie Thompson Jr. of Grand Prairie Texas, died Monday. Services are pending at Jamison Schmitz funeral home in Oelwein.

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A Nashua woman, 70 year old Barbara Lumley, died Thursday. Services are pending at Hugeback Johnson funeral home-Olson Chapel in Nashua.

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Services for a West Union man, 83 year old Wayne Havenstrite, are Monday at 10:30am at Zion Lutheran church in West Union. Burial in West Union cemetery with military rites. Visitation is 2-6pm Sunday at Burnham Wood Grau funeral home in West Union and an hour before services at the church.

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Memorial services for a New Hampton man, 84 year old Garry Cole, are Saturday at 11am at Trinity Lutheran church in New Hampton. Burial in the New Hampton cemetery. Visitation is 9-11am Saturday at the church. Conway Markham funeral home is handling the arrangements.

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A Harmony, Minnesota woman, 58 year old Nancy Dieter, died Wednesday. A celebration of live will be held on July 3rd in Cresco. Hindt funeral home is making the arrangements.

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Services for a Manchester man, 95 year old Robert "Bob" Johnson, are Monday at 10:30am at First Lutheran church in Manchester. Burial with military rites in Oakland cemetery. Visitation is 2-5pm Sunday at Leonard Muller funeral home in Manchester, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a Ridgeway man, 75 year old Paul Schmelzer, are Monday at 11am at the Assumption Catholic church in Canton, Minnesota. Visitation is 2-5pm Sunday at Schluter Balik funeral home in Decorah, and an hour before services at the church.

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A Guttenberg man, 84 year old Gerald "Buzz" Groth, died Thursday. There will be no services at this time. Tuecke Allyn funeral home in Guttenberg is handling the arrangements.
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May 13 funeral announcements

A Charles City man, 78 year old Larry Freiberg, died Wednesday. A public visitation will be held Monday from 12noon to 2pm at Hauser Weishaar funeral home in Charles City. It will be followed by a graveside service at 2:30pm at Riverside cemetery in Rockford.

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An Independence man, 79 year old Dale Barth, died Monday. A private family celebration of life will be held at a later date. Reiff Family Center funeral home is assisting the family.

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Services for an Independence man, 76 year old Harvey See, are Saturday at 1pm at Reiff Family Center funeral home in Independence. Burial with military honors in Mt. Hope cemetery. Visitation is 11am to 1pm Saturday at the funeral home.

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May 12 funeral announcements

An Independence woman, 43 year old Amy Banowetz, died Monday. A celebration of life will be held Thursday from 5pm to 8pm at the Reiff Family Center-Funeral home in Independence.

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Services for a Strawberry Point woman, 98 year old Lillian Mae Falck, are Friday at 10:30am at Emanuel Lutheran church in Strawberry Point. Burial in Cass Township cemetery. Visitation is an hour before services at the church. Leonard Muller funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

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Services for a Postville woman, 91 year old Clarian Gunderson, are Friday at 2pm at St. Paul Lutheran church in Postville. Inurnment at Postville cemetery. Friends may call at 3pm following the inurnment, at the church. Schutte Grau funeral home in Postville is assisting the family.

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An Oelwein woman, 74 year old Myrna Monnahan, died Monday. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, May 22nd from 3-6pm at her granddaughter's home at 302 1st Avenue NE in Oelwein. Jamsion Schmitz funeral home in Oelwein is assisting the family.
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