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Bradley TerHark

Bradley TerHark, 48 of Dakota City, Nebraska and formerly of Kanawha, Iowa passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016 at his home. Funeral services for Brad TerHark will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, February 8, 2016 at Wright Christian Reformed Church, 1730 East 130th Street in rural Kanawha with Pastor Joel DeBoer officiating. Visitation

Leota Gerdes

Leota M. Gerdes

Leota M. Gerdes, 96, of Garner, formerly of Woden, died Thursday, February 4th at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, February 9th at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Woden with Rev. S. Kim Peterson officiating.  Burial will be in Bingham Township Cemetery in Woden. Visitation will

Jillian J Hoeft

Jillian J. Hoeft

Jillian J. Hoeft, 34, of Fertile passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Memorial services will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Forest City with Pastor Eric Weaver officiating. Inurnment will be at Madison Township in Forest City. A

Mabel Rose Shropshire

Mabel Rose Shropshire, 92, of Thompson, IA, died Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, IA. Funeral service will be 1:30 PM, Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Mittelstadt Funeral Home, 902 East Main Street, Lake Mills, IA 50450, with Pastor Wayne Halvorson officiating. Visitation will be 5-7 PM Friday

Ross Smith

Ross Smith, age 62, of Klemme, IA, died, Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at the Concord Care Center, Garner, IA. Andrews Funeral Home-Klemme Chapel is handling funeral arrangements. 641-587-2510.   www.andrewsfuneralhomeandfloral.com

Loraine Mae Halfwassen

Loraine Mae  Halfwassen, 92, of Belmond,  passed away peacefully Monday afternoon, February 1, 2016 , at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Memorial services for Loraine will be held at a later date in the spring. The University of Iowa College of Medicine acknowledges with grateful appreciation the generous contribution Loraine Halfwassen has made to the

Helen Margaret (Sorensen) Bergman

Helen Margaret (Sorensen) Bergman, 92 of Britt passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Westview Care Center in Britt. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the United Methodist Church, 707 4th Street Southwest in Britt with Pastor Robert Dodge officiating. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery

Muriel J. Segerstrom

Muriel J. Segerstrom, 87, of Forest City died Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society in Forest City. Memorial services will be held 10:30 A.M., Monday, February 8th at First Baptist Church in Forest City with Rev. Eric Weaver officiating. A memorial visitation will be held from 2 to 4 P.M., Sunday at

Jeffrey L. Champlin

Jeffrey L. Champlin, 65 of Clarion passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016. A Celebration of Life service for Jeff Champlin will be held on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East in Clarion with Deacon Pedro Garcia officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services

Harry-Abele

Harry R. Abele

Harry R. Abele, 85, of Garner died Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Concord Care Center in Garner. Funeral services will be held 10:00 A.M., Monday, February 1st at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mason City with Bishop Kelly Hansen officiating.  Burial will be at Concord Township Cemetery in Garner with

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