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Vernon Gudenkauf, 89, of Independence, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Services are pending with Fawcett-Schmitz Funeral Home in Winthrop.

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Services for Genevieve Bentley, 96, of Decorah, are Monday, Nov. 29 at Big Canoe Lutheran Church in Decorah. Burial at the church cemetery. Visitation is Monday from 9:30 AM until the start of services at the church. Schluter-Balik Funeral Home in Decorah is handling the arrangements.

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Celebration of Life services for Peggy Young, 69, of Waterloo and formerly of New Hartford, will be held Saturday, Nov. 27 at United Methodist Church in New Hartford. Burial at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens in Cedar Falls. The family will greet friends Saturday for one hour prior to the services at the church. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is in charge of arrangements.

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A Mass of Christian Burial for Ray Amber, 78, of Oelwein, will be held Monday, Nov. 29 at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oelwein. Inurnment at Woodlawn Cemetery in Oelwein at a later date. Visitation is Sunday from 2 PM to 6 PM and Monday from 9 AM to 10 AM at Jamison-Schmitz Funeral home in Oelwein.

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Services for Rosa Torvik, 88, of Waterloo and formerly of Decorah, are Saturday, Nov. 27 at noon at Schluter-Balik Funeral Home in Decorah. Burial at Phelps Cemetery, also in Decorah. Visitation is Saturday from 10 AM until the start of services at the funeral home.

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A Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret Ferring, 93, of Lansing, will be held Saturday, Nov. 27 at 11 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lansing. Burial at Gethsemane Cemetery in Lansing following the funeral mass. Visitation is Saturday from 9 AM to 11 AM at the church. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home in Lansing is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Services for Arlene (Schultz) Pollock, 89, of Elgin, are Saturday, Nov. 27 at 2 PM at Illyria Community Church in Elgin. Visitation is Friday from 4 PM to 7 PM and Saturday for one hour prior to the start of services at the church. Leonard-Grau Funeral Home of Elgin is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Services for Christopher M. Schmitz, 60, of Leadville, Colo., who has relatives in New Hampton, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. Services will be held at a later date. Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton is in charge of local arrangements.

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Clifford “Cliff” Cole, 83, of Manchester, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. Arrangements are pending with Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester.

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Services for Brian Hoisington, 59, of Osage, are Saturday, Nov. 27 at 10 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Osage. Burial at Osage Cemetery following services. Visitation is Friday from 4 PM to 7 PM and Saturday for one hour prior to the start of services at the church. Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home in Charles City is in charge of arrangements.

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