Aug. 8 funeral announcements

Services for a young Oelwein woman, 19 year old Melody Hewitt "Dawson", are Monday at 10:30am at First Baptist Church in Oelwein; burial in Cedar Crest cemetery in Jesup. Visitation is 5-8pm Sunday at Jamison Schmitz funeral home in Oelwein, and an hour before services at the church.

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An Arlington woman, 79 year old Patricia Yearous, died Tuesday. A visitation will be held Friday, from 4-7pm at Jamison Schmitz funeral home in Arlington. There will be no funeral services. Inurnment in Illyria church cemetery in rural Elgin at a later date.

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A Celebration of Life for a McGregor resident, 21 year old Tristan Close, will be Saturday, 4-8pm at Thornburg Grau funeral home in McGregor.

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Services for a Monona man, 77 year old Gary Smith, are Wednesday at 11am at St. Paul Lutheran church in Monona. Burial at 2pm at West Union cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Tuesday at Leonard Grau funeral home in Monona, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a Waukon woman, 78 year old Linda Sorum, are Tuesday at 11am at at Martin funeral home in Waukon. Burial in East Paint Creek Synod cemetery in rural Waterville. Friends may call an hour before services at the funeral home.
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