Obituaries

  CEDAR FALLS -  Elmer W. Benson, 92, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls. Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at Nazareth Lutheran Church Chapel, Cedar Falls with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Cresco. Visitation will be one hour...
  Cresco -  Ruth Mareé Peterson died unexpectedly on Jan. 5, 2017.  There will be a private memorial service at a later date, and she will be laid to rest at the State Line Cemetery near Harmony, Minn., next to LaVerne Peterson, this summer. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Jean Marie...
  Cresco -  Virginia Ripley, 95, of Cresco, Iowa, (formerly of Lime Springs, Iowa), died on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at Evans Memorial Home in Cresco.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lime Springs. Friends may call one hour prior...
  Chester -  William Jacob Brekke, 93, of Chester, Iowa, passed away at Evans Memorial Home in Cresco, Iowa, surrounded by his loving family on Jan. 20, 2017.  A funeral mass was held on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Riceville, Iowa with burial in Calvary...
  CRESCO - William J. ‘Bill’ Berka, 79, of Protivin, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 in Mason City. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 20, 2017 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin with Father Kyle Digmann presiding. Burial will be in Holy...
  Cresco -  Madeline Ryan, age 102, of Cresco, Iowa died Friday evening, Jan. 13, 2017 at the Evans Home in Cresco.  A Mass of Christian Burial was Jan. 17 at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Cresco with burial in Plymouth Rock Cemetery.  Madeline was born Feb. 11, 1914 to Frank and Johanna (Valenta)...
  RUSHFORD, Minn. -  Services for Douglas P. Thompson, 74, formerly of Rushford, Minn. were held on Jan. 12, 2017 at Marco Lutheran Church on Marco Island, Fla. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 20, 2017 at New Oregon Cemetery south of Cresco, Iowa. Doug's career was with State...
  DECORAH -  Agnes Riha, age 89, of Decorah, Iowa died on Jan. 6, 2017 at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 14, 2017 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Decorah with Rev. Phillip Gibbs officiating. Burial was at St. Benedict’s Cemetery. Agnes Ann (Holthaus) Riha was born on Dec....
  Protivin -  Marlene Ellen (Prochaska) Pecinovsky, 75, of Protivin, Iowa passed away on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 in La Crosse, Wis. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin, with Father Kyle Digmann presiding. Burial...
  Cresco -  Robert ‘Skip’ Burgess, age 82 of Cresco, Iowa, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at his home in Cresco.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Skip was born March 20, 1933 in Cresco to Henry and Jeanne (Walton) Burgess. He graduated from Cresco High School in 1950, then attended...

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