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Robert E. Moore, 86, Fredericksburg

Robert E. Moore age 86 of Fredericksburg died Monday, August 4, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 7, 2014, at Hillcrest Baptist & Brethren Church, Fredericksburg, with interment at Apostolic Cemetery, rural Elgin, IA., Friends may greet the family 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday,

Jeanette Naley, 97, Decorah

Jeanette Naley, age 97, of Decorah, Iowa, died Monday, August 4, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Decorah Lutheran Church with Rev. David Sorensen and Rev. Bryan Robertson officiating. Private Family Inurnment will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Decorah. Visitation

Rita V. Spores, 75, New Hampton

Rita V. Spores, age 75, of New Hampton, IA, formerly of Luana, IA passed away on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery

Patricia A.G. Hansen, 80, New Hampton

Patricia Ann Good Hansen, age 80 of New Hampton, IA died on Monday, August 4, 2014 at Allen Hospital in Waterloo, IA. Funeral services will be at 11:00AM on Friday, August 8, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in New Hampton with Rev. Candraeah Carey officiating. Burial will be in New Hampton Cemetery at

Rose M. Wubbens, 87 Manchester

Rose Marie (Sullivan) Wubbens, age 87 of Manchester, IA, formerly of Elma passed away on Friday, August 1, 2014 at Good Neighbor Home in Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Monday August 4, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Church in Elma, IA. Visitation will be at the church from

Max L. Kellogg, 86, Charles City

Max Lyman Kellogg, 86, of Charles City died on Wednesday July 30th, 2014 at Floyd County Memorial Hospital. Online condolences can be left at A memorial service will be held at 1:30 P.M. with a one hour prior visitation on Saturday, August 9th at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 South Main Street, Charles

Lavern A. Aringdale, 82, Charles City

Lavern Arthur Aringdale, 82, of Charles City died on Monday, July 28, 2014 at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am with a one hour prior visitation on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 S Main St, Charles City. Reverend

Robert “Bob” Ohrt, 80, Charles City

Robert “Bob” Ohrt, 80, of Charles City, died Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Funeral services for Bob Ohrt will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church. Pastor Dennis Niezwaag will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Cedar Falls.

Catherine M Ransom, 73, Osage

Catherine Marie (Meek) Ransom, age 73, of Osage, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Osage. Cremation has taken place. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Inurnment will be

Mary K. Below, 71, Charles City

Mary K. Below, 71, of Charles City, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Living Center East in Cedar Rapids. A funeral Mass for Mary Below will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Charles City. Reverend Gary Mayer will celebrate the Mass. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery