May 25 funeral announcements

A Waverly man, 63 year old Brian "Itch" Kratchmer, died May 19. A celebration of life will be held Friday from 4-7pm at Kaiser Corson funeral home in Waverly.

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Memorial services for a Protivin man, 34 year old Thomas "Gimpy" Felcyn, are Saturday at 11am at Holy Trinity Catholic church in Protivin. Visitation is 5-8pm Friday at the church, with memory sharing at 7:30pm. Visitation is also an hour before services at the church.

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A former Charles City man, 82 year old John Henry of Nora Springs, died Monday. A memorial service will be planned for later this summer. Hauser Weishaar funeral home in Charles City is in charge of arrangements.

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An Independence man, 93 year old Jerome "Jim" Wester, died on May 15. A private graveside service will be held at Westview cemetery in LaPorte City. A time of sharing will follow the service at Oak View Retirement Center in Independence.

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Memorial services for a Waukon woman, 96 year old Evelyn Burke, will be Friday at 11am at St. Patrick Catholic church in Waukon. Burial in St. Mary's Hanover cemetery. Friends may call an hour before services at the church. Martin Grau funeral home in Waukon is handling the arrangements.

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A Decorah woman, 88 year old Arlene Westby, died Monday. A private family service will be held at Glenwood Lutheran church. Burial in the Glenwood East Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Friday at Schluter Balik funeral home in Decorah.
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May 24 funeral announcements

Services for a former Fredericksburg man, 68 year old Dale Mohr of Kirkland, Washington, are Tuesday at 10am at Peace United Church of Christ in Fredericksburg. Burial in Rose Hill cemetery. Hugeback Johnson funeral home is handling the arrangements.

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Graveside Services for a Washington, Iowa woman, 66 year old Diane Judge, are Saturday at 2:45pm at Howard cemetery in Elma. Conway Markham funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

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Services for a former New Hampton woman, 91 year old Eleanor "Ellie" Hill of Viroqua, Wisconsin, are Friday at 10:30am at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton. Burial in St. Mary's cemetery. Visitation is an hour before services at the church. Conway Markham funeral home is handling arrangements.

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Services for an Independence woman, 77 year old Connie Snyder, are Friday at 2pm at Union Church in Quasqueton. Burial in Quasqueton cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Thursday at Fawcett Schmitz funeral home in Winthrop and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a Winthrop man, 85 year old LeRoy Nickerson, are Wednesday at 2pm at Church of Christ United in Winthrop. A graveside military service will be held at Fairview cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Tuesday at Fawcett Schmitz funeral home in Winthrop, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a New Hampton man, 82 year old Richard Holschlag, are Wednesday at 10:30am at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton. Burial in St. Mary's cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Tuesday at the Parish, with a 7pm scripture service, and an hour before services at the church. Conway Markham funeral home is handling arrangements.

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Services for a McGregor woman, 84 year old Lois Davis, are Saturday at 11am at First Lutheran church in McGregor. Inurnment in Swede Ridge cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Friday at Thornburg Grau funeral home in McGregor and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a McGregor man, Jim Klotzbach, are Saturday at 11am at First Lutheran church in McGregor. Inuurnment in Swede Ridge cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Friday at Thornburg Grau funeral home in McGregor, and an hour before services at the church.

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Graveside services, with military honors, for a former Waukon man, 72 year old Gary Cooper of Decorah, are Saturday at 10am at Oakland cemetery. Martin Grau funeral home is handling the arrangements.
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May 21 funeral announcements

A former Winthrop woman, 69 year old Cheryl Decker of Independence, died Thursday. Services are pending at Fawcett Schmitz funeral home in Winthrop.

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An Ossian man, 59 year old Troy Troge, died Wednesday. A celebration of life gathering will be held Monday from 4-7pm at the Wild Woods Event Center in Ossian. A private burial will take place Tuesday at Sunnyside Memory Gardens in Charles City. Schmitz Grau funeral home is helping the family.

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Memorial services for a Colwell woman, 61 year old Julie Learn, are Monday at 7pm at Hauser Weishaar funeral home in Charles City. Friends may call 4-7pm Monday, before the service, at the funeral home.

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A rural Fredericksburg man, 65 year old Masten Ball, died Wednesday. Private family services will be held at a later date. Hugeback Johnson funeral home in Fredericksburg is in charge of arrangements.
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