June 23 funeral announcements

Memorial services for an Oelwein woman, 79 year old Joan Short, are Friday at 11am at Grace United Methodist church in Oelwein. Inurnment at a later date in Cornell City cemetery in Cornell, Wisconsin. Visitation is an hour before the service at the church. Jamison Schmitz funeral home in Oelwein is assisting the family.

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A Charles City man, 33 year old Christopher Dann, died Tuesday. Services are pending at Hugeback Johnson funeral home-Olson Chapel in Nashua.

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Services for a Guttenberg man, 84 year old Robert Klaes, are Friday at 11am at St. Mary's Catholic church in Guttenberg. Burial in Mt. Olivet Catholic cemetery. Friends may call 5-8pm Thursday at Tuecke Allyn funeral home in Guttenberg, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a Manchester woman, 87 year old Norma Jean Rave, are Monday at 10:30am at St. Mary Catholic church in Manchester. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 3-8pm Sunday at Leonard Muller funeral home in Manchester, with a 2pm scripture service, and from 9-10am Monday at the funeral home.
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June 22 funeral announcements

Services for a Nashua man, 95 year old Harold "Holly" Rausch, are Thursday at 10:30am at Hugeback Johnson funeral home-Olson Chapel in Nashua. Burial in Oak Hill cemetery. Friends may call 4-7pm Wednesday at the funeral home, and an hour before the service.

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Services for a West Union man, 70 year old Leslie Thompson, are Friday at 10am at Holy Name Catholic church in West Union. Inurnment at a later date in West Union cemetery. Visitation is 3-7pm Thursday at Burnham Wood Grau funeral home in West Union, and an hour before services at the church.

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Services for a former Colesburg man, 90 year old James Helle of Edgewood, are Thursday at 10:30am at St. Patrick Catholic church in Colesburg. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Wednesday at Leonard Muller funeral home in Edgewood, with a 6:45pm scripture, and from 9am to 10:15am Thursday at the church.

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Services for a Hawkeye woman, 95 year old Berdena Hoepfner, are Thursday at 10:30am at Trinity Lutheran church in Hawkeye. Burial in Wilson Grove cemetery in rural Sumner. Visitation is 4-7pm Wednesday at Becker and Son funeral home in Sumner, and an hour before services at the church.

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A West Union man, 73 year old Barry Paige, died June 16th. There will be a graveside service with military rites on Friday at 10am at Illyria cemetery in rural Elgin. Burnham Wood Grau funeral home in West Union is assisting the family.

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Services for a Monona man, 92 year old LuVerne Krambeer, are Wednesday at 11am at St. John Lutheran church in Farmersburg. Burial with military rites will be Wednesday at 2pm at St. Paul cemetery in Monona. A visitation is scheduled from 9:30am until service time Wednesday at the church. Leonard Grau funeral home in Monona is helping the family.

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Services for an Independence man, 72 year old Samuel Higgins, are Friday at 10:30am at St. John's Catholic church in Independence. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 5-8pm Thursday at the Reiff Family Center-Funeral home in Independence, with a 4:40pm rosary.

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Services for an Osage woman, 78 year old Carolyn Mork, are Friday at 11am at St. Peter's Catholic church in New Haven. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 5-7pm Thursday at Hauser Weishaar funeral home in Charles City, and an hour before services at the church.

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