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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.

Services for LaVerne Cook, 97, of Decorah, are Monday, Oct. 11 at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah. Visitation is Monday from 11:30 AM to 1 PM at the funeral home.

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Visitation for Peggy Berg, 68, of Waukon, is Sunday from 2 PM to 5 PM at Martin-Grau Funeral Home in Waukon.

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Services for Barbara Kuethe, 87, of Shell Rock, are Saturday, Oct. 9 at 10:30 AM at Faith Lutheran Church in Shell Rock. Private family burial at a later date at Riverside Cemetery, also in Shell Rock. Visitation is Friday from 4 PM to 7 PM at Kaiser-Corson Funeral in Shell Rock.

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A Mass of Christian Burial for Norma Lensing, 87, of Protivin, will be held Thursday, Oct. 7 at 11:30 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin. Burial in the church cemetery. Friends may greet the family Thursday from 10 AM to 11:30 AM at the church. Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home in New Hampton is in charge of arrangements.

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A Mass of Christian Burial for Rose Mary Chambers, 86, of Greene, will be held Friday, Oct. 8 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church in Roseville. Burial at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, also in Roseville. Visitation is Thursday from 5 PM to 8 PM at the church social hall, with a rosary at 4:30 PM. Visitation will also be held Friday for one hour prior to the start of the funeral mass at the church. Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home in Charles City is in charge of arrangements.

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A memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Jenny (Kleve) Rankin, 42, of Postville and formerly of Calmar, will be held Friday, Oct. 8 at 11 AM at St. Aloysius Church in Calmar. Inurnment at St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery, also in Calmar. Visitation is Thursday from 3 PM to 7 PM at St. Bridget Catholic in Postville, with a rosary at 7 PM. Visitation will also be held Friday for one hour before the start of the funeral mass at the church in Calmar. Schutte-Grau Funeral Home in Postville is in charge of arrangements.

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Services for Theresa Callahan, 53, of Strawberry Point, are Thursday, Oct. 7 at 7:15 PM at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Strawberry Point. Visitation is Thursday from 3 PM to 7 PM at the funeral home.

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Services for Ronald Schroeder, 79, Guttenberg, are Thursday, Oct. 7 at 10:30 AM at St. John's Lutheran Church in Guttenberg. Inurnment at a later date at Guttenberg City Cemetery. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 4 PM to 8 PM at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home in Guttenberg.