Sept. 1 funeral announcements

Services for an Oelwein man, 83 year old Forrest Converse, are Friday at 10:30am at Jamison Schmitz funeral home in Oelwein. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Thursday at the funeral home and an hour before the service on Friday.

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Services for a Maynard man, 91 year old William "Bill" Orr, are Saturday at 10am at Jamison Schmitz funeral home in Maynard. Burial in Dunham Grove cemetery in Randalia. Visitation is 4-7pm Friday and an hour before services Saturday at the funeral home.

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Aug. 31 funeral announcements

A Nashua woman, 90 year old Rita Swinton, died Monday. Services are pending at Hugeback Johnson funeral home-Olson Chapel in Nashua.

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Services for a Denver woman, 92 year old Florence Wille, are Friday at 10:30am at St. Peter Lutheran church in Denver. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is 5-7pm Thursday at Kaiser Corson funeral home in Denver, and an hour before services at the church.

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A celebration of life for an Elgin woman, 89 year old Karolin Lehman, will be Saturday at 11am at First Baptist church in Elgin. Burial in the Elgin cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Friday at the church. Leonard Grau funeral home in Elgin is assisting the family.

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Services for a former Luana woman, 74 year old Diane Wirkler of Elkader, are Friday at 1pm at Schutte Grau funeral home in Postville. Burial in the Postville cemetery.

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Services for a Waukon woman, 90 year old Elsa Hager, are Thursday at 11am at Zion United Church of Christ in Waukon. Burial in Oakland cemetery. Friends may call from 4pm to 7pm Wednesday at Martin Grau funeral home in Waukon.

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