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Funeral Announcement

Raymond H. Jakel, 89, Nashua

Raymond H. Jakel age 89 of Nashua, Iowa, died Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Nashua with Pastor Bill Nielson presiding. Internment will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in

Funeral Announcement

Claudetta Baldwin, 77, Osage

Claudetta Baldwin, age 77, of Osage, died Thursday, October 16, 2014, at the Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Osage. Graveside inurnment services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Osage Cemetery with Lay Leader Karen Hahn-Brown officiating. Claudetta Roberta Willsher Baldwin was born February 25, 1937, to Claude

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.