WATERLOO -- Joseph Henry “Joe” Koster, 92, died Sunday, Oct. 14, at Friendship Village Retirement Center; services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Barclay, Dunkerton, with burial in the St. Francis Catholic Cemetery; visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Haga…

DUMONT -- Shirley Ann Lindaman, 79, of Dumont, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls; services 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Dumont Reformed Church in Dumont; visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home, Dumont, (641) 456-3232, with bur…

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IOWA FALLS -- Ann Marie Thomas, 87, of Boone, formerly of Iowa Falls, died Monday, Oct. 15, at Westhaven Community, Boone; memorial services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct.  20, at First Christian Church, 221 Fischer Ave., Iowa Falls; visitation will be one hour before services at the church; Linn…

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DECORAH -- Darlene M. Iverson, 84, of Decorah, died at home Friday, Oct. 12, her birthday; memorial celebration of life service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Big Canoe Lutheran Church, rural Decorah, with inurnment in the church cemetery; visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church…

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GREENE --- David B. Tower, 92, of Hemet, Calif., formerly of Greene, died May 8, 2018, in Hemet. Celebration of Life services are 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at First Presbyterian Church in Greene, with visitation at 10 a.m. Burial will be immediately following the service in Rose Hill Cemetery…

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NEW HAMPTON -- Virginia Kleen, 75, of New Hampton, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Kavanagh Hospice House, Des Moines. Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Holy Family Parish, New Hampton, with interment in St. Boniface Cemetery, Ionia. Visitation is 3 to 6 p.m. today at Hugeback-Johnson …

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JANESVILLE -- Linda Joyce Ralph, 75, of Janesville, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo; services 11  a.m. on Monday, Oct.  15, at Messiah Lutheran Church, Janesville, with burial at  Pleasant View Cemetery, Aplington; visitation is 5  to 8  p.m. on today, Oct.  1…

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CEDAR FALLS – Raymond John Stickfort, 94, of Cedar Falls, died Saturday, Oct. 13, at home. Funeral services are pending with Richardson Funeral Service, 266-3525; www.richardsonfuenralservice.com.

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WATERLOO -- Dorothy M. Powell, 89, of Waterloo, died Thursday, Oct. 4, at NorthCrest Specialty Care; memorial services 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on South Street, 234-6274, preceded by an hour of visitation; inurnment will be at Garden of Memories Cem…

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ALLISON -- Harriet M. Freesemann, 80, of Allison, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton in Hampton; services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Trinity Reformed Church, with burial in the Allison Cemetery, both in Allison; visitation 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at …

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CEDAR FALLS -- Christie Greenlee, 69, of Cedar Falls, died Monday, Oct. 8, at Cedar Valley Hospice in Waterloo; visitation 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, 266-7525; services and burial next week in Elgin, Ill.; memorials may be directed to charity of donor'…

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EVANSDALE -- Kathleen A. Whiteman, 89, of Evansdale, died Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Western Home Communities Martin Center; services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, both in Waterloo; visitation 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, a…

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DENVER -- Richard Clarence “Rich” Ackerman, 71, of Denver, died Monday, Oct. 8, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics; Celebration of Life services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Denver, with burial in the church cemetery; visitation will from 4 to 8 p.m. …

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NEW HAMPTON -- Joann Arlene (Wireman) Greenley, 73, of New Hampton, died Saturday, Oct. 6, at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Hugeback Johnson Funeral Home, (641) 394-4334, in New Hampton with interment in Garden of Memories, Waterl…

ALLISON -- LeRoy James Gersema, 72, of Allison, died Friday, Oct. 5, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo; services 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Heritage United Methodist Church, Waverly, with burial at Riverside Cemetery, Shell Rock; visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Kaise…

WATERLOO -- Bryan D. Joens, 56, of Waterloo, died Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo; services are pending at Locke Funeral Home, Waterloo, 233-6138.

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WATERLOO -- Elaine Catherine Flick, 90, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, at NorthCrest Specialty Care in Waterloo; services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at St. Edward's Catholic Church, with burial in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Ionia; visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. today, Oct. 7, at Hagart…

CRESCO -- Leonard J. Macal, 92, of Cresco, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Evans Memorial Home; memorial services 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Notre Dame Parish, Cresco; visitation from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home, Cresco, (563) 547-3501, and also for an hour before s…

READLYN -- Oscar L. Heideman, 97, of Readlyn, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner; services 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at St. John UCC-Siegel, rural Waverly, with burial in the church cemetery; visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Kaiser-Corson Funera…

NEW HAMPTON -- Donald Bernard Boeding, 85, of New Hampton, died Sunday, Sept. 30, at the New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; services 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Holy Family Parish, New Hampton, with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, New Hampton, with military rites by the New Hampt…

WATERLOO -- Wayne Arthur Gross, 95, of Waterloo, died, Sunday, Sept. 30, at Bridges Senior Living; services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, with full military rites conducted by the Waterloo AMVETS Post 19 and Evansdale AM…

RICEVILLE — Doris B. Steffen, 90, of Riceville, died Thursday, Sept. 27, at Colonial Manor in Elma; services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Riceville, with burial in St. Peter’s Cemetery; visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lindstrom Funeral Home, Riceville, (5…

WAVERLY -- George Kohagen, 90, of Waverly, died Saturday, Sept. 29, at Bartels Lutheran Retirement in Waverly. Funeral services are Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church & School in Waverly with burial in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery-Crane Creek, rural Tripoli. Visi…

CEDAR FALLS -- Harriet Gadow, 84, of Cedar Falls, died at home Saturday, Sept. 29. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at St. John Lutheran Church, with burial at Fairview Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, and f…

READLYN -- Daryl F. Behnke, 72, of rural Readlyn, died Monday, Sept. 24, at the Tripoli Nursing Home after suffering for a lengthy time from Alzheimer's disease; private family memorial service will be held at a later date; Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Readlyn, 279-3551.

WATERLOO -- Rufus Charles Harmon, 68, of Waterloo, died Sunday, Sept. 23, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital of natural causes; services 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at St. Mark Baptist Church, with burial in Fairview Cemetery; visitation will be for one hour before services at the church; memori…

ALLISON -- Norman Roe Gulick, 92, of Allison, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Rehabilitation Center of Allison; services 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the Allison Congregational Church in Allison, with burial in the Allison Cemetery; visitation will be from 10 a.m. until services Monday at the…

SHELL ROCK -- Mildred Lillian Lyons, 99, of Shell Rock, formerly of Waverly, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Shell Rock Health Care Center; services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at First Baptist Church, Waverly, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Parkersburg; visitation 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oc…

WATERLOO -- Gaylord E. Brown, 86, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, Sep. 26, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital; services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at St. Edward's Catholic Church with entombment in Mount Olivet Mausoleum, with full military rites conducted by American Legion Post 138, Veteran…

DUMONT -- Louise Elizabeth Buseman, 83, of Dumont, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton; services 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Dumont Reformed Church, Dumont, with burial in the Dumont Cemetery; visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at Sietsema Vogel F…

WAVERLY -- Gladen A. Harnisch, 73, of Waverly, died Sunday, Sept. 23, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital in Waterloo; there will be no services or visitation; Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, 266-7525.

FREDERICKSBURG -- Mary Ann Dawson, 87, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Patty Elwood Center, Cresco; services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Hillcrest Baptist & Brethren Church, with burial at Rose Hill Cemetery, both in Fredericksburg; visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. toda…

WATERLOO -- Carolyn Jean Bentley-Tollefson, 63, of Waterloo, died Friday, Sept. 21, at Ravenwood Specialty Care; memorial services 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on South Street, 234-6274; visitation one hour before services at the funeral home; memoria…

TRAER -- June I. Wignall, 96, of Traer, died Sunday, Sept.23, at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer. Services will be Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the care center.…

NASHUA -- David Weston, 57, of Nashua, died Thursday, Sept. 20, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital in Waterloo. Services are pending with Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver, (319) 984-5379.

CEDAR FALLS -- Dolores G. Wulf, 81, of rural Cedar Falls, died Friday, Sept. 21, at home of natural causes. Services are pending at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, 266-7525.