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Gerald “Jerry” R. Petlon – Manchester

Gerald “Jerry” R. Petlon – Manchester

Gerald “Jerry” Raymond Petlon, 68, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away at his home on Friday, March 3, 2017, following a short battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 22, 1948, in Monticello, the son of Raymond F. and Carlyn L. (McElmeel) Petlon. Jerry was raised and educated in Manchester

Edwin “Ed” Schieltz – Luxemburg

Edwin N. “Ed” Schieltz, 94, of Luxemburg, Iowa passed away Friday, March 3, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Dyersville, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, March 6, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Tuesday from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. at

Joan Murray – Monti

Funeral Services for 64 year old Joan Murray of Monti will be at 11:00 A.M . Saturday, March 4, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Church, Monti. Visitation From 10 AM until 11 AM Saturday at St. Patrick’s Church at Monti, Iowa Survivors of Joan Murry include:  her husband Robert of Altoona; and two sons: Shane of

Helen Seeland – Elkader

Helen Seeland of rural Elkader passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Elkader Care Center..   Visitation: 3 to 6 PM Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home in Elkader and one hour before services at the church on Friday.   Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Friday, March 3, 2017, at Bethany Lutheran

Twyla Milroy – Manchester

Twyla M. Milroy, 82, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at Marietta’s Place in Manchester.  She was born on September 23, 1934, near Oneida, the daughter of Arlo and Pauline (Aldrich) Tutton.  She was raised and educated in Manchester and graduated from Manchester High School in 1952. Twyla was united in

Lawrence Zerba – Independence

Independence –  Lawrence G. Zerba, 90 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home in Strawberry Point, Iowa.  He was born on November 13, 1926, in Coggon, Iowa, the son of Ralph Eugene and Mary Jane (Thompson) Zerba.  He earned his high school diploma while serving in

Raymond L. Smith – Independence

Independence –  Raymond L. Smith, 73 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Friday, February 24, 2017, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo, Iowa.  He was born on November 14, 1943, in Marshall, Texas, the son of Loyce Cleveland and Nancy Elizabeth (Alexander) Smith.  He graduated from high school in Hazleton, Iowa with

Helen V. Broshar – Independence

Helen V. Broshar, 87 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.  She was born on July 10, 1929, in Milan, Missouri, the daughter of Cash and Crystal (Roberts) Eaton.  She graduated from high school in Milan.  On March 27, 1948, she and Merrill

Helen Storbeck – Elkader

Helen Storbeck, 88, of Elkader, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center.     Funeral Service:  11:00 A.M. – Saturday, February 25, 20017, at Peace United Church of Christ, Elkader, Iowa with Rev. Jon Haack officiating.   Interment: East Side Cemetery, Elkader, Iowa   Visitation: 9:30 A.M. until service time at the

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