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Funeral Announcement

Merlin A. Bakken, 75, Decorah

Merlin A. Bakken, age 75, of Decorah, IA, died Thursday evening, August 21, 2014 at Wellington Place in Decorah. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at First Lutheran Church in Decorah with Rev. Chad Huebner officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Decorah, with full military honors. Visitation

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Francis C. Koenigsfeld, 75, Lawler

Francis “Frank” Charles Koenigsfeld, age 75 of Lawler, Iowa died Friday August 22, 2014, at the Cresco Care Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday August 26, 2014 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Ionia with interment in St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may greet the family 4 – 7 p.m.

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Paul Usher, 90, Cedar Rapids

Paul Usher age 90 of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Nashua died Monday, August 11, 2014, at the Woodlands Nursing Facility in Cedar Rapids. Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua followed by a time of fellowship at the Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home – Olson Chapel in Nashua. 641-435-4134

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Robert A. Slaughter, 73, New Haven

Robert Anton Slaughter, age 73, of New Haven, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City of Lewy Body Dementia. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 22, 2014, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in New Haven with Rev. Steve Garner officiating. Burial will be at

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Maxine M. Yarwood, 79, Decorah

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

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Theresa Waters, 90, Osage

Theresa Waters, age 90, of Osage, died Monday, August 18, 2014, at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Nashua. Visitation will

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Jesse J. Cornelison, 32, West Union

Jesse James Cornelison, 32, of West Union, Iowa died Monday, August 18, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society in West Union, Iowa. Visitation will be on Friday, August 22, 2014 from 10:00 – 11:00 am at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville, Iowa. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Friday, August 22, 2014 at

Normand Klemesrud, 67, Charles City

Normand Klemesrud, 67, Floyd County Attorney, died Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Mason City. Visitation will be from 3:00 until 8:00 pm Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Fullerton Hage Funeral Home, 401 Blunt Street, Charles City. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, August 22, 2014 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200

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Charles J. Burgart, 61, New Hampton

Charles J. Burgart, age 61, of New Hampton, IA passed away on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Lourdes, IA with Msgr. Carl Schmidt celebrating. Burial will be in Our

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