July 21 funeral announcements

An Elgin woman, 89 year old Karolin Lehman, died Monday. Services will be set at a later date. Leonard Grau funeral home in Elgin is assisting the family.

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A celebration of life for a former Manchester man, 79 year old Junior Joseph "JJ" Staton of Strawberry Point, will be held Saturday at 4pm  at his son, Tracy's home in Jesup. Leonard Muller funeral home in Strawberry Point is assisting the family.

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Memorial services for a rural Lansing man, 26 year old Ben Kerndt, are Tuesday at 11am at Zalmona Presbyterian church in rural Waukon. Burial in Lansing Ridge cemetery. Friends may call 4-8pm Monday at Martin Grau funeral home in Waukon.

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Services for a former Postville woman, 86 year old Marlene Klocke of Waukon, are Saturday at 10am at Bethlehem Presbyterian church in rural Postville. Burial in the church cemetery in rural Postville. Friends may call 4-7pm Friday at Martin Grau funeral home in Waukon.

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An Elkader man, 90 year old Duane Tieden, died Tuesday. No services are planned at this time. Leonard Grau funeral home in Elkader is assisting the family.

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Memorial services for a rural Lansing man, 26 year old Ben Kerndt, are Tuesday at 11am at Zalmona Presbyterian church in rural Waukon. Burial in Lansing Ridge cemetery. Friends may call 4-8pm Monday at Martin Grau funeral home in Waukon.

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July 20 funeral announcements

Memorial services for a Fayette man, 62 year old David Johnson Jr., are Thursday at 6pm at Klocks Island Park in Fayette. Visitation is an hour before services. Becker and Son funeral home in Fayette is assisting the family.

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Services for a Luana man, 90 year old Romandus "Sam" Gisleson, are Thursday at 10:30am at St. Paul Lutheran church in Postville. Burial in Postville cemetery. Visitation is 4:30-7pm Wednesday at the church. Schutte Grau funeral home in Postville is assisting the family.

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A Hawkeye man, 68 year old Irvin Holder, died Saturday. Graveside services with military rites will be held Saturday at 2pm at West Union cemetery. Burnham Wood Grau funeral home in West Union is helping the family.

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July 19 funeral announcements

A McGregor man, 89 year old Gerald Betthauser, died Wednesday. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 1pm at St. Mary's Catholic cemetery in Tomah, Wisconsin. Visitation is 4-7pm Tuesday at Thornburg Grau funeral home in McGregor.

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A Quasqueton woman died Friday. A private service for 88 year old Anna Allsup-Straw will be held Tuesday. Reiff Family center funeral home in Independence is in charge of arrangements.

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A Nashua woman, 57 year old Mary Ellen Tegtmeier, died Friday. Services are pending at Hugeback Johnson funeral home-Olson Chapel in Nashua.

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A celebration of life for a New Hampton man, 80 year old Thomas Towlerton, will be held 2-5pm Saturday, July 31st, at the Pinicon in New Hampton. Hugeback Johnson funeral home is serving the family.

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A memorial service for a former Frederika woman, 79 year old Karen Anhalt of Waverly, will be Saturday (July 24) at 11am at Kaiser Corson funeral home in Waverly. Inurnment in Horton cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Friday at the funeral home.

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Services for a Riceville area woman, 98 year old Kathryn Papach, are Thursday at 11am at Immaculate Conception Catholic church in Riceville. Burial in Wayne cemetery in McIntire. Visitation is an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a former Janesville woman, 83 year old Janice Carroll of Waverly, are today, Monday at 10am at the Good Shepherd Chapel at Bartels, with a visitation from 9:30am until 10am at the Chapel. Burial in Garden of Memories cemetery in Waterloo.

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A Charles City woman, 76 year old Linda LaChapelle, died Friday. Visitation is 5-7pm Tuesday at Hauser Weishaar funeral home in Charles City. Inurnment at Riverside cemetery in Charles City at a later date.

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Services for a Cresco man, 99 year old Elias Zweibahmer, are today, Monday at 11am at Notre Dame Catholic church in Cresco. Visitation is an hour before services at the church. Lindstrom funeral home is handling the arrangements.

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Services for a Guttenberg man, 96 year old Duwane Duwe, are Friday at 11am at Trinity Lutheran church in Guttenberg. Burial in Guttenberg City cemetery. Friends may call 9-11am Friday at the church. Tuecke Allyn funeral home in Guttenberg is handling the arrangements.

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A Charles City man, 57 year old Gordon "Gordy" Mead, died July 5th. Friends and family may call 1-3pm Saturday at Hauser Weishaar funeral home in Charles City.

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Services for a former Lansing man, 76 year old James McKee of Necedah, Wisconsin, are Tuesday at 11am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic church in Necedah. Burial with military honors Wednesday at 1pm at Gethsemane cemetery in Lansing. Friends may call 9am until service time Tuesday at the church. Martin Grau funeral home in Waukon is assisting with the local arrangements.

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An Hazleton man, 53 year old Ronald McLaury, died Saturday. Graveside services will be held Thursday at 10:30am at Woodlawn cemetery in Oelwein. Geilenfeld Buehner funeral home in Oelwein is assisting the family.

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Services for an Independence woman, 93 year old Sarah Shannon, are Wednesday at 10:30am at St. John's Catholic church in Independence. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 4-7:30pm Tuesday at the Reiff Family center funeral home in Independence, with a 3:45pm rosary and 7:30pm vigil service.

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