Maxine M. Yarwood, 79, Decorah

Funeral Announcement

Maxine M. Yarwood, age 79, of Decorah, died Monday morning, August 18, 2014 at her home.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 22, 2014 at First Lutheran Church in Decorah with Rev. Melissa Bills officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Decorah.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 P.M. Thursday, August 21 at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah, and on Friday beginning at 10:00 A.M., one hour before the service, at First Lutheran Church.

Maxine is survived by her five children: Marla (Curtis) Edler of Waterloo, IA, Mark (Corrine) Yarwood of Waterloo, Brian (Wendi Stein) Yarwood of Hinesburg, VT, Eric Yarwood (Aaron Persen) of Omaha, NE and Mary Yarwood of Waterloo; four grandchildren: Cassandra (Kyle) Frost, Kathryn Yarwood, Charles Yarwood and Sophie Yarwood; and three great – grandchildren: Cade, Camden and Corbin Frost.

The family asks for any memorials to be designated to: The Food Pantry at First Lutheran Church, 604 W. Broadway, Decorah, IA 52101 or Barthell Order of Eastern Star Home, 911 Ridgewood Drive, Decorah, IA 52101.

Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah is serving the family.

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About Chris Berg

Chris was born and raised in Webster City, IA. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.