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Funeral Announcement

Ralph Holmes, 94, Maple Grove, MN

Ralph Holmes, 94, of Maple Grove, Minnesota, formerly of Charles City, died Saturday, October 18, 2014, at his son’s home in Maple Grove surrounded by his family. Funeral services for Ralph Holmes will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Charles City. Pastor Jim Beranek will officiate. Burial will be in

Funeral Announcement

Joseph M. Firsching, 89, Mason City

Joseph “Joe” Matthew Firsching, 89, of Mason City, passed away peacefully, Friday, October 17, 2014 with his family by his side. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 am with a one hour prior visitation on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 302 5th ST SE, Mason City. Father Rodney Allers

Funeral Announcement

Pamela M. Schwarz, 67, Osage

Pamela Marie Schwarz, age 67, of Osage, died Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday October 21, 2014, at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage with Pastor Mark Lavrenz officiating. Burial will be in the Osage Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00

Funeral Announcement

Barbara L. Baker, 75, Decorah

Barbara L. Baker, age 75 of Decorah, Iowa, died on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Aase Haugen Home in Decorah. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 20 at First Lutheran Church in Decorah, with the Rev. Chad Huebner officiating. Private Family Inurnment will be in Union Prairie Cemetery in rural Decorah.

Funeral Announcement

Shirley A. Herman, 90, Greene

Funeral Service for Shirley Ann Herman, 90, of Greene, will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 20, 2014, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Greene with Rev. Msgr. Walter Brunkan officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Greene. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Retz Funeral