Dec. 21 funeral announcements

A Mass of Christian Burial for a Waterloo man, 83-year-old John C. Kobliska, formerly of New Hampton, will be held Saturday at 11 AM at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton. The family is inviting everyone to join them via live-stream on the Conway-Markham Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial at Calvary Cemetery in New Hampton. Visitation is Saturday one hour prior to the funeral mass at the church.

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A Mass of Christian Burial for an Alta Vista woman, 92-year-old Geraldine (Chihak) Lenehan, will be held Tuesday at 11 AM at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Lourdes. The family is inviting everyone to join them via live-stream on the Conway-Markham Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery at Lourdes. Visitation is Tuesday from 9:30 to 11 AM, prior to the funeral mass, at the church.

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A Marion woman, 59-year-old Michele Gaffney, died Saturday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Winthrop, with inurnment in the church cemetery. Visitation is Tuesday from 4 to 6 PM at Fawcett-Schmitz Funeral Home in Winthrop.

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An Oelwein man, 97-year-old Albert “Al” Dresen, died Saturday. Services are Wednesday at 10:30 AM at Zion Lutheran Church in Oelwein. The service will be live-streamed on the church's Facebook page. Burial at a later date, with military honors, at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, rural Oelwein. Visitation is Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the church. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein is assisting the family.

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A Jesup woman, 57-year-old Deanna Schommer, died Saturday. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday at 4 PM at Reiff Family Center in Independence. Visitation is Wednesday from 2 PM until services at the funeral home.

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Private family services for a Charles City man, 94-year-old Cletus “Clete” Shimek, will be held at Hauser-Weishaar Funeral Home in Charles City, with burial at Calvary Cemetery, also in Charles City.

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Services for a Winthrop woman, 107-year-old Anne Hickman, are Tuesday at 11 AM at Fawcett-Schmitz Funeral Home in Winthop, with burial at Fairview Cemetery, also in Winthop. Visitation is Tuesday from 10 to 11 AM at the funeral home.

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Services for an Independence man, 77-year-old David Kayser, are Wednesday at 11 AM at Reiff Family Center in Independence, with burial in St. John's Cemetery, also in Independence. Visitation is Tuesday from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home.

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Graveside services for an Independence man, 83-year-old Richard Engen, are Monday at 2 PM at the Cremation Garden in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Independence. White Funeral Home in Independence is in charge of arrangements.

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Services for a Rowley man, 75-year-old Guy Williamson, are Saturday at 1 PM at Reiff Family Center in Independence, with burial at Rowley Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday from 11 AM until service time at the funeral home.

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A Fairbank woman, 90-year-old Wilma Haberkamp, died Sunday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10:30 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fairbank, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday from 9 to 10 AM at Woods Funeral Home in Fairbank.

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