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Christine Balkenende, 94, Marble Rock

Funeral services for Christine Balkenende, 94, of Marble Rock will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 19, 2014 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Roseville (rural Marble Rock) with Rev. Msgr. Walter Brunkan officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Roseville. Visitation will be 3:00-6:00 p.m., Sunday, May 18, 2014, at the Roseville

Lucille A. W. Burdette, 95, Osage

Lucille Abbie Williamson Burdette, age 95, of Osage, died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Faith Home in Osage. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014, at the Osage Alliance Church in Osage with Pastor Dave Byrd officiating. Burial will be in the Osage Cemetery. Visitation will be an hour prior

Fern D. Heideman, 65, New Hampton

Fern D. Heideman age 65 of New Hampton died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, New Hampton with Pastor Matthew Brooks presiding. Interment will be in the New Hampton City Cemetery, with John Kuhn, Matthew Kuhn, Brian Tierney, Brad

Douglas K. Sowers, 89, Fredericksburg

Douglas K. Sowers, age 89 of Fredericksburg, IA, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Peace United Church of Christ in Fredericksburg. Friends may greet the family 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at the Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home

Floyd County Communications and E911 Meetings

Charles City, IA – The Floyd County Communications Board is slated to meet this Thurs evening at 6 PM. On the agenda is a review and tentative action on financial reports, a sharing agreement with county representatives and a subcommittee update. The E911 Board meeting is scheduled to follow immediately. Both are set to be

Edna Hove, 100, Princeton, Il

Edna Hove, age 100, of Princeton, Illinois, died Monday, April 28, 2014, at Liberty Village in Princeton. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 2, at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah, Iowa with Rev. Harriet Danielson officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery in rural Ridgeway, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 10:00