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VINTON -- Carolyn Gavalas, 70, of Vinton, died Monday, Feb. 11; memorial visitation 4 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home, Vinton, (319) 472-2233; condolences at vsrfh.com.

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WATERLOO -- Judge Leonard D. Lybbert, 90, of Waterloo, died Sunday, Feb. 10, at Rosewood Estates; memorial services 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at First United Methodist Church; visitation 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, 233-3393; c…

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APLINGTON -- Ervin Duane Rewerts, 74, of Outing, Minn., formerly of Aplington, died Friday, Feb. 8, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis; services 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Bethel Reformed Church, rural Aplington, with burial in the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Cemetery, …

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GREENE -- James Leonard "Fuzz" O’Brien, 69, of Greene, died Thursday, Feb. 7, at Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City; services are pending at Retz Funeral Home, 519 N. First St., Greene, (641) 823-4457; condolences at www.retzfh.com.

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WATERLOO -- Theodore Allen Ross, 26, of Waterloo, formerly of Hudson, died at home Thursday, Feb. 7; services 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories, an Overton Family Service, 232-3235, preceded by visitation from 1 to 3 p.m.; memorials may be directed to the fa…

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WATERLOO -- Beverly J. Gallatin, 72, of Mahomet, Ill., formerly of Waterloo, died Monday, Feb. 4, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis; services 11 a.m. Feb. 18, at Nazareth Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls, with burial at 2:30 p.m. in Homewood Cemetery, Ellsworth; visitation 1 to 4 …

HAMPTON -- Joyce Ann (Cameron) Lindloff, 62, of Hampton, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, at MercyOne Mason City; services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at Faith Baptist Church, Hampton, with burial at a later date in the Hillside Cemetery in Sheffield; visitation 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Siet…

FAIRBANK -- Carl Edward Schneider, 94, of Fairbank, died Monday, Jan. 28, at Cedar Valley Hospice Home, Waterloo; services are pending with Woods Funeral Home, Fairbank, (319) 635-2207; online condolences can be left at www.woodsfuneralhome.net.

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NEW HARTFORD -- Karie Kay (Methfessel) Ridgley, 62, of Foster City, Calif., formerly of New Hartford, died at home Monday, Jan. 28, of natural causes; services 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, at Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home, (319) 278-4245, with burial in Lynwood Cemetery, both in Clarksville; con…

EVANSDALE -- Ethel Lorraine Jewell, 88, of Evansdale, died Monday, Feb. 4, at MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center, Waterloo; services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery; visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Hagarty-Wayc…

OELWEIN -- Dianna L. Brandenburg, 68, of Oelwein, died at home Sunday, Feb. 3; memorial services 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein, (319) 283-4922, with inurnment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Oelwein, at a later date; gathering of family and friends from 3 to 7 p.m. …

CLARKSVILLE --- Cynthia Sue Schmadeke, 64, of Clarksville and formerly of Bristow, died Thursday, Jan. 31, at home. Memorial services are 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at Immanuel United Church of Christ, 203 Mather St., Clarksville; burial of cremains will follow at Lynwood Cemetery in Clarksvill…

ALLISON -- Lieselotte Elfriede Niehaus, 90, of Allison, died Friday, Feb. 1, at the Rehabilitation Center of Allison. Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church-Vilmar, rural Greene, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until ser…

WATERLOO --  Donald Lee Brockway, 78, of Waterloo,  died Saturday, Jan.  26, at  Iowa Veterans Home, Marshalltown; services 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories, an Overton Family Service, Waterloo, 232-3235, with burial at Garden of Memories Cemetery, with mil…

WATERLOO -- James J. "Jim" Kremer, 85, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home; services 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, where full military rites will be conducted by Evansdale AMVETS Post 31, Wate…

WAVERLY -- Dana Leigh Eckhoff, 50, of Shell Rock and formerly of Waverly, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Waverly Health Center from health complications; memorial services 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Waverly, 352-1187; Dana has been cremated, and burial will be at Harli…

TRIPOLI -- Evelyn Moeller, 93, of Tripoli, died Monday, Jan. 28, at the Tripoli Nursing Home; services 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Crane Creek, with burial in the church cemetery; visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Denv…

GRUNDY CENTER -- Charles Edward “Charlie” Riek, 91, of Coralville, formerly of Grundy Center, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Lantern Park Specialty Care in Coralville; services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the United Methodist Church, with burial in Rosehill Cemetery, both in Grundy Center; …

DENVER -- Rollis Gunder Jensen, 96, of Denver, died on Friday, Jan. 25, at the Denver Sunset Home; services 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Denver, with burial at the church cemetery; visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Denver, 984-…

NEW HAMPTON -- D. Alice Grove, 107, of New Hampton, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, at New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Hampton; services 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Congregational United Church of Christ, New Hampton, with burial at New Hampton Cemetery; visitation …

RAYMOND -- Robert F. Ziegenhorn, 92, of Raymond, died Monday, Jan. 21, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital; memorial services will be held at a later date; condolences at www.LockeFuneralHome.com; Locke Funeral Home, 233-6138.

CEDAR FALLS -- Timothy F. "Tim" Schlicht, 53, of Van Nuys (Los Angeles), Calif., formerly of Sac City, died Friday, Dec. 21, at Sherman Oaks Hospital in Sherman Oaks, Calif.; please note, due to the weather, services are rescheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Locke Funeral Home, Water…

ALLISON -- Annie R. Rieken, 93, of Allison, died Monday, Jan. 21, at the Rehabilitation Center of Allison; services 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, at St. James Lutheran Church, Allison, with burial in the Allison Cemetery; visitation will be at 1 p.m. until services Friday at the church; Sietsema …

HARPERS FERRY -- Gene Klinge, 82, of Harpers Ferry, died Wednesday, Jan. 16; celebration of life 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Gene Klinge Gymnasium at West Central Community School, Maynard; the family will greet friends before services from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; memorial fund has been …

REINBECK -- Johanna "Jo" Coffman, 92, of Grundy Center, formerly of Reinbeck, died Saturday, Jan. 19, at Creekside Senior Living in Grundy Center; services 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at First Baptist Church in Grundy Center, with burial at Washington Township Cemetery outside of Morrison;…

FAIRBANK -- Caryl B. McClain, 91, of rural Fairbank, died at home Sunday, Jan. 20; services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein, (319) 283-4922, with burial at Greenwood Cemetery, rural Westgate; visitation from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday and for an hour before the…

CEDAR FALLS -- Michael F. McCarville, 79, of Cedar Falls, died Monday, Jan. 21, at home; services 10:30 am. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, both in Gilbertville; full military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 174…

CEDAR FALLS -- Timothy F. “Tim” Schlicht, 53, of Van Nuys (Los Angeles), Calif., formerly of Sac City, died Friday, Dec. 21, at Sherman Oaks Hospital in Sherman Oaks, Calif.; services 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Locke Funeral Home, Waterloo, 233-6138, with burial in Hudson Cemetery; visit…

WATERLOO -- Richard A. Pugh, 67, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Pinnacle Specialty Care Facility in Cedar Falls; Celebration of Life service 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Heartland Vineyard Church, 3211 Titan Trail, Waterloo; visitation with the family will be at 10 a.m. Monday at th…

WATERLOO --- Richard Charles Davis, 79, of Waterloo, died Friday, Jan. 18, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital of natural causes; no services planned at this time. Burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Kearns Funeral Service, 3146 Kimball Ave., in charge of arrangements; 233-3146.

WATERLOO --- Tom 'Big Tom' DeVries, 63, of Waterloo, died Thursday, Jan. 17, at home. Services are 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories, An Overton Family Service, Waterloo, 233-3235. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home; memorials to the family; w…

GRUNDY CENTER --- Sharon Sue (Hanson) Klar, 50, of Surprise, Ariz., formerly of Grundy Center, died Monday, Jan. 14. A memorial service is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Orchard Hill Church, Grundy Center, with inurnment at a later date. Abels Funeral And Cremation Service Engelkes Chapel…

WATERLOO --- Janet Boyd, 84, formerly of Waterloo, died Saturday, Jan. 19. Service are pending with Adams Funeral Home in Ames, (515) 232-5121.

DUNDEE --- Arnold A. “Arnie” Koloc, 80, of Dundee and formerly of Waterloo, died Saturday, Jan. 19, at Strawberry Point Lutheran Home, Strawberry Point. Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Strawberry Point, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Waterloo. Vi…

WATERLOO -- Patricia C. Coughlin, 71, of Waterloo, died Nov. 21 at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital; Celebration of Life from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Comfort Suites, 7402 Nordic Drive, Cedar Falls; Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on South Street, 234-6274, is assisting the …

WATERLOO -- Daniel Earl "Dan" Sink, 73, of Waterloo, died at home Tuesday, Jan. 15; service 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, with inurnment at Mount Olivet Cemetery; full military rites conducted at the church by the Waterloo AMVETS Post 19 and Evansdale AMVE…