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Arthur D. Hennigar

Arthur D. Hennigar, 73, of Hayfield, formerly of Fertile, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. Visitation will be held 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Cataldo Schott Funeral Chapel, 505 North Clark St., in Forest City. A Celebration of Life service will be held following

Elsie L. Mechem

Elsie L. Mechem, 77, of Thompson, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at her home in Thompson. Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 P.M. Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the Cataldo Schott Funeral Chapel, 505 North Clark St. A Celebration of Life service will be held following visitation at 7:00 in the chapel.  Inurnment of cremains will

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Margaret M. Hrubes

Margaret M. Hrubes, 95, of Garner died Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Friday, May 29th at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Duncan with Fr. Dennis Miller officiating.  Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Duncan. Visitation will

Leroy Thompson

Leroy Thompson, 94, of Forest City passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, May, 27, 2015 at First Baptist Church in Forest City with Pastor Eric Weaver officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., Tuesday,

Robert “Bob” McNamara

Robert E. McNamara, age 92, of Belmond, passed away Sunday May 24, 2015 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. A Mass of Christian Burial for Robert E. McNamara will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday May 30, 2015 at the St Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond. Rev. Jerry Blake will officiate. Burial will take

William J. Puffer

William J. Puffer, 55, of Garner, formerly of Britt, died Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview in Minneapolis, MN. Graveside services will be held 10 A.M., Tuesday, May 26th at the Corwith Cemetery.  His body was cremated.  There will be no visitation.  Cataldo Funeral Home in Garner is in

Beverly Schutt

Beverly Schutt, 86 of Clarion passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. Funeral Services for Beverly Schutt will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East in Clarion with Pastor Grant Woodley officiating. A closed casket visitation will be held

Dan J. Trampel

Dan J. Trampel, 52, of Forest City passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 810 State St., Garner, IA with Pastor Scott Kozisek officiating. Visitation will be held 5-7 PM Monday (May 25, 2014) at Cataldo Schott Funeral

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HCHS in Britt Hosts Free Sleep Clinic Today

Are you having trouble sleeping?  Are you waking up feeling tired and not ready for the day?  Hancock County Health System is hosting a free sleep clinic in Britt this Thursday, May 21st to help address your sleep issues.  Respiratory Therapist Molly Schaefer tells about the event. The amount of sleep a person requires varies

Virginia L. Meinecke

Virginia L. Meinecke, 93, of Forest City died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at the Mercy Medical Center- North Iowa in Mason City. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Friday, (May 22, 2015) at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Leland with Pastor Richard Heinlen officiating. Burial will be held at the Rose Hill Cemetery in

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