PUBLIC SERVICE NOTICE: The traditional fall clean-up deadline at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in rural Oelwein is approaching. Anyone who wants to keep their summer grave decorations or eternal lights should remove them before Friday, Oct. 15. Cemetery staff is scheduled to remove all remaining decorations on Saturday, Oct. 16, when the vases will be turned down for the winter. Anyone with a shepherd's hook can use it to place winter decorations on the grave starting Nov. 1. Shepherd's hooks that won't be used for winter decorations should be taken home for the season.

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Services for Lylas Pensel, 89, of Edgewood, are Saturday, Oct. 16 at 11 AM at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood. Burial at Hansel Cemetery, rural Garber. Visitation is Saturday from 9 AM to 11 AM at the funeral home.

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Services for Leland "Lee" Blunt, 83, of Oelwein, are Saturday, Oct. 16 at 10:30 AM at Zion Lutheran Church in Oelwein. Burial at Woodlawn Cemetery in Oelwein. Visitation is Friday from 4 PM to 7 PM at Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein and Saturday for one hour before the start of services at the church.

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Services for Frieda (Schmidt) Traetwo, 99, of Waverly and formerly of Denver, are Saturday, Oct. 16 at 10:30 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Artesian. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 4 PM to 7 PM at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver and Saturday for one hour before the start of services at the church.

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Services for Viola Luchtenburg, 92, of Allison, are Saturday, Oct. 16 at 10:30 AM at St. John Lutheran Church - Vilmar, rural Allison. Inurnment at the church cemetery. Visitation is Saturday for one hour before the start of services at the church.

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