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Robert W. Steifner, 94, of Oelwein and formerly of Rockford, Ill., died Sunday, Sept. 19. Burial will be at Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery in Rockford. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home of Oelwein is assisting the family.

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Services for Delbert R. “Del” Borchardt, 82, of Riceville, are Saturday, Sept. 25 at 10:30 AM at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Riceville. Burial in the church cemetery, where military honors will be rendered by Riceville American Legion Post 244. Visitation is Friday from 4 to 7 PM Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Riceville and Saturday one hour prior to services at the church.

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Graveside services for Neil Lehmkuhl, formerly of Fredericksburg, will be held Saturday at 11 AM at Rose Hill Cemetery in Fredericksburg. Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home of Fredericksburg is assisting the family.

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Visitation for Priscilla Betsinger, 73, of Nashua, will be held Thursday from 4 to 7 PM at Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home-Olson Chapel in Nashua. Private family burial take place at a later date.

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Services for Keith Roethler, 95, of Elma, are Monday at 10:30 AM at Immaculate Conception Church in Elma, with military rites. Burial in Calvary Cemetery, also in Elma. Visitation is Sunday from 4 to 7 PM at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in Elma with a 3:30 PM rosary and 7 PM scriptural wake service. Visitation also held one hour before services at the church.

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Services for Travis Griffin, 30, of Charles City, are Saturday at 10:30 AM at The Bridge Church in Charles City with burial in Riverside Cemetery, also in Charles City. Visitation is Friday from 4 to 7 PM at the church and Saturday one hour before services. Conway-Markham Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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Services for Thomas Kolodziej, 68, of Nashua, will be held at a later date at Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home-Olson Chapel in Nashua.

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Mary Ellen Guyer, 72, of Clermont, died Monday. Private family services will be held. Schutte-Grau Funeral Home in Clermont is assisting the family.

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Services for David Svenson, 83, of Decorah, are Thursday at 11 AM at First Lutheran Church in Decorah. Burial in Lutheran Cemetery, also in Decorah. Visitation is Wednesday from 4 to 6:30 PM at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah and Thursday one hour before services at the church.

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Memorial services for Ruth Price, 105, of Waverly, are Saturday at 11 AM at Burr Oak United Methodist Church in Burr Oak, with burial in Burr Oak Cemetery. Visitation is Satuday one hour before services at the church. Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah is serving the family.

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Services for Charles Testorff, 74, of New Hampton, are Thursday at 10 AM at Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home in New Hampton. Burial in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Frederika. Visitation is Wednesday from 5 to 7 PM and Thursday one hour before services at the funeral home.

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Services for Beryl Biekert, 65, of Nashua, are Thursday, Oct. 7 at 10:30 AM at Republic Community Church in rural Ionia. Burial in Horton Cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday, Oct. 6 from 4 to 8 PM at Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home-Olson Chapel in Nashua and Thursday, Oct. 7 one hour before services at the church.

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Services for Chad Block, 50, of Tripoli, are Friday at 11 AM at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Westgate. Visitation is Thursday from 4 to 7 PM at Geilenfeld-Buehner Funeral Home in Oelwein.

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Services for Mary Ann Davis, 69, of Masonville, are Friday at 10:30 AM at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery in Masonville. Visitation is Thursday from 2 to 8 PM at the funeral home.

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Graveside services for Karlton Gruel, 86, of Waukon, are Saturday at 10:30 AM at the Postville Cemetery. A celebration of life (with lunch) will follow the service at the Farm Bureau building in Waukon. Martin-Grau Funeral Home of Waukon is assisting the family.

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Graveside services for Opal Severin, 89, of Charles City, will be held Saturday at 2 PM at Riverside Cemetery in Charles City. Visitation is Saturday from 12:30 PM until service time at Hauser-Weishaar Funeral Home in Charles City.

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