May 18 funeral announcements

Private funeral services for a Fredericksburg woman, 69 year old Francie Crawford, are Wednesday at the United Methodist church in Fredericksburg.  Burial in Barclay Presbyterian church cemetery in rural Dunkerton. Hugeback Johnson funeral home in Fredericksburg is in charge of arrangements.

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Private visitation and graveside services for an Oelwein man, 89 year old Clarence Williams, are Tuesday. Burial in Walker cemetery. White funeral home in Independence is handling arrangements.

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Public graveside services for a rural Plainfield woman, 61 year old Connie Franzen, are Wednesday at 11:45am at St. John Lutheran church-Western Douglas cemetery. Kaiser Corson funeral home is assisting the family.

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An Elma woman, 96 year old Elsie Ludwig, died Friday. Services will be made with Conway Markham funeral home in Elma.

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A Decorah man, 60 year old Edward "Ed" Youngblood, died Thursday. A graveside service with military rites will be held Tuesday at 1pm at the Freeport cemetery. Schluter Balik funeral home is handling the arrangements.

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A New Hampton man, 77 year old Dale Vestal, died Friday. Services are pending at Hugeback Johnson funeral home in New Hampton.

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A Cresco woman, 90 year old Elsie Ryan, died Friday. A private ceremony and burial will be held at a later date. Lindstrom funeral home in Cresco is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside services for a New Albin man, 80 year old Lee "Joe" Fink, are Thursday at 11am at St. Mary's Lycurgus cemetery in rural Waukon. Martin funeral home in Waukon is handling the arrangements.

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A New Hampton woman, 95 year old Gertrude Houser, formerly of North Washington, died Sunday. Services are being made at Conway Markham funeral home in New Hampton.

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