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Bernard “Benny” J. Smith, 93, Stacyville

Bernard “Benny” J. Smith, 93, Stacyville

Bernard “Benny” John Smith, age 93, of Stacyville, died Sunday, March 15, 2015, at the Stacyville Community Nursing Home in Stacyville. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Meyer with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Meyer.

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Mary E. Thies, 82, Elma

Mary E. Thies, age 82 of Elma, IA passed away on Friday, March 13, 2014 with her family by her side at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Elma with Pastor Daird Korth officiating. Burial

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Frances Kleckner, 96, St. Ansgar

Frances Kleckner, age 96, of St. Ansgar, died Monday, March 9, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society – St. Ansgar. A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 16, 2015 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Burial will be in the St. Ansgar City Cemetery. Visitation will be

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Larry G. Kink, 75, Riceville

Larry G. Kink, age 75, of Riceville, Iowa went to heaven on Monday March 9, 2015 at Rochester, Minnesota. Funeral services will be held on Saturday March 14 at 10:00 A.M. with the Rev. Chris Gorshe officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Riceville, Iowa. Friends may call at Lindstrom Funeral Home in Riceville on

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Beverly A. Schuman, 87, Decorah

Beverly A. Schuman, age 87, of Decorah, Iowa, died Tuesday morning, March 10, 2015 at Aase Haugen Senior Services in Decorah. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 14 at First United Methodist Church in Decorah, with the Rev. Laura Arnold officiating. Burial will be in Phelps Cemetery in Decorah. Visitation will

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Betty R. Nelson, 80, Decorah

Betty Rikansrud Nelson, age 80, of Decorah, IA, died Sunday, March 8, 2015 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, WI. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at First Lutheran Church in Decorah with Rev. Chad Huebner officiating. Inurnment will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Decorah. Visitation will

Frederiksen-Updates

Jury: Frederiksen Guilty of Sexual Assault and Murder

WEBSTER CITY, IA (AP) – Jurors have convicted a man of first-degree murder and sexual assault in the killing of his former girlfriend’s 5-year-old daughter. After about five hours of deliberation Tuesday, jurors found 35-year-old Casey Frederiksen guilty of sexually abusing and stabbing to death Evelyn Miller while babysitting her in July 2005. The girl’s

Funeral Announcement

Robert “Bob” A. Lohr, 94, Rockford

Robert “Bob” A. Lohr, 94, of Rockford, IA died on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the Nora Springs Care Center in Nora Springs, IA. A visitation will be held from 5-7 pm on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Fullerton Funeral Home, 302 West Main, Rockford. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am with

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Alfreda “Freddie” Eskildsen, 85, New Hampton

Alfreda “Freddie” Eskildsen age 85, of New Hampton died Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. A Graveside Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 13, 2015, at the New Hampton City Cemetery. Friends may greet the family 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 12, 2015, at Hugeback

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