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Edgewood

Bruce Hansel, 90, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at his home in Edgewood.

Funeral Service: 1:00 p.m., on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at Edgewood Bible Church in Edgewood, with Rev. Mike Jackson officiating.

Interment with Military Rites: 1:45 p.m., on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at Edgewood Cemetery in Edgewood.

Epworth

Lawrence J. “Larry” Gaul, 79, of Epworth passed away September 19, 2017, at his home after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Visitation will be held from 2 – 8 pm Sunday, September 24, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.

Visitation will continue Monday, September 25, 2017, from 9:30 – 10:45 am in the Breitbach Room at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Peosta.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11am Monday, September 25, 2017, St. John the Baptist Church in Peosta. Rev. Michael Schueller will officiate. Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Luxemburg where American Legion Post 137 will accord military honors.

Manchester

Beverly Ann Holdgrafer, 67, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.

Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m., on Friday, September 22, 2017, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester with Rev. John Sheda officiating.

Visitation: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., on Friday, September 22, 2017, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester.

Interment: Cass Township Cemetery - Strawberry Point, Iowa

Casket Bearers: Marvin Morley Harry Morley Doug Morley
D.J. Holdgrafer Curt Holdgrafer Greg Holdgrafer

Honorary Bearer: Terry Thein

New Vienna

Mary Ellen Althoff, 69, of Marion and formerly of New Vienna, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at her home.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 21, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 22, 2017, St. Boniface Catholic Church, New Vienna, Iowa with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. John O’Connor will officiate.

New Vienna

Lillian M. Wessels, 86, of New Vienna, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, at Luther Manor, Dubuque, Iowa.

Visitation will be held 2 - 8 p.m. Thursday, September 21, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 3:30 pm. Visitation will continue Friday from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 pm Friday, September 22, 2017, St. Boniface Catholic Church, New Vienna, Iowa with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Dennis Conway will officiate.