June 21 funeral announcements

A Cedar Falls woman, 39 year old Elisha Shoars Remley, died Tuesday. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. The Reiff Family Center funeral home in Independence is in charge of arrangements.

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Services for a former Plainfield man, 82 year old Donald Schrage of Waverly, are Thursday at 11am at St. Paul's Lutheran church and School in Waverly. Burial in Willow Lawn cemetery in Plainfield. Visitation is 3:30pm to 8pm Wednesday at Kaiser Corson funeral home in Waverly, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a rural Arlington man, 81 year old Duane Schmidt, are Friday at 2:30pm at St. John Lutheran church in Arlington. Burial with military honors at Taylorsville cemetery in Arlington. Visitation is 4-7opm Thursday at Jamison Schmitz funeral home in Arlington and an hour before services at the church.

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A Nashua man, 95 year old Harold "Holly" Rausch, died Sunday. Services are pending at Hugeback Johnson funeral home-Olson Chapel in Nashua.

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Services for a Charles City woman, 83 year old Kathryn Head, are Wednesday at 10:30am at Hauser Weishaar funeral home in Charles City. Burial in Sunnyside Memory Gardens. Visitation is 5-7pm Tuesday at the funeral home, and an hour before the service.

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Services for an Elkader woman, 92 year old Dorothy Schmidtke, are Thursday at 11am at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader. Burial in West Side cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Wednesday at the church, and an hour before the service. Leonard Grau funeral home in Elkader is assisting the family.

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A Manchester man, 63 year old Virgil Elsbury, died Friday. A memorial service may be held at a later date.

 

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Services for a rural New Hampton resident, 85 year old Valera Schnieder, are Friday at 11am at Trinity Lutheran church in New Hampton. Burial in New Hampton cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Thursday at Conway Markham funeral home in New Hampton, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a Charles City woman, 76 year old Mary Madden, are Friday at 10:30am at Faith Bible Chapel in Charles City. Burial in Sunnyside Memory Gardens. Friends may call 4-6pm Thursday at Hugeback Johnson funeral home-Olson Chapel in Nashua, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a Lawler man, 84 year old James "Jim" Arjes, are Sunday at 2pm at Trinity Lutheran church in New Hampton. Burial in Harlington cemetery in Waverly. Friends may call 4-7pm Saturday at Hugeback Johnson funeral home in New Hampton, and an hour before services at the church.

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Graveside services for a Guttenberg man, 74 year old Rick Kuhlman, are Tuesday at 11am at Oak Hill cemetery in Colesburg. A reception will follow at Lone Pine Country Club. Tuecke Allyn funeral home in Guttenberg is handling the arrangements.

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An Oelwein man, 52 year old William "Bill" Gerstenberger, died Friday. A celebration of life will be held 6-8pm Friday at Jamison Schmitz funeral home in Oelwein, with memory sharing at 7:30pm. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery.

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A Ryan man, 89 year old Jack Kolka Sr., died Friday. A private family inurnment with military rites will be held at Peace Lutheran cemetery in Ryan. Visitation is 5-7pm Monday (today) at Leonard Muller funeral home in Manchester.

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Services for a Waverly woman, 89 year old Lorraine Kohagen, are Wednesday at 10:30am at St. Paul's Lutheran church and School in Waverly. It will be live-streamed on the church's you-tube page. Burial in St. John's Lutheran cemetery-Crane Creek in rural Tripoli. Visitation is 5-7pm Tuesday at Kaiser Corson funeral home in Waverly, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for an Oelwein woman, 85 year old Lois Boies, are Wednesday at 10:30am at Grace United Methodist church in Oelwein. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Tuesday at Geilenfeld Buehner funeral home in Oelwein.

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Services for a Waverly man, 90 year old Lowell Granneman, are Saturday at 1:30pm at St. Paul's Lutheran church and School in Waverly. It will be live-streamed on the church's you-tube page. Burial in Harlington cemetery with military honors. Visitation is 4-7pm Friday at Kaiser Corson funeral home in Waverly.

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Services for a former Postville man, 95 year old Ralph Auer of Lansing, are Saturday at 11am at St. Bridget Catholic church in Postville. Inurnment with military rites in Postville cemetery. Visitation is an hour before services at the church. Schutte Grau funeral home in Postville is assisting the family.

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Services for a Manchester man, 81 year old Richard "Dick" Clemen, are Friday at 11am at St. Mary Catholic church in Manchester. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 3-7pm Thursday at Leonard Muller funeral home in Manchester, and from 9:30am to 10:30am at the funeral home.

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A Lansing man, 71 year old Richard Hanson, died Thursday. A celebration of life will be held Thursday at 12 noon, at the United Methodist Church in Lansing. Visitation is 10am to noon Thursday at the church, with military rites. Thornburg Grau funeral home in Lansing is helping the family.

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A Clermont man, 75 year old David Solheim, died November 23rd. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday at 10:30am at Bethany Lutheran church in Ossian. Inurnment in the church cemetery. Visitation is 9:45am to 10:15am, before the service on Saturday, at the church. Schutte Grau funeral home in Clermont is assisting the family.
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June 18 Funeral Announcements:

An Elkader woman, Lillian Stence, died Saturday. A private graveside service will be held at St. Joseph Cemetery in Elkader. Leonard-Grau Funeral Home of Elkader is assisting the family.

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