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C. Howard Rogers, 81, of Cascade, IA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at his home in Cascade, IA.

Friends and relatives of Howard may call from 11 to 2 p.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Reiff Funeral Home in Cascade, IA.

Services for Howard will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Reiff Funeral Home in Cascade, Iowa, with Sr. Jane Rogers and Sr. Marlene McDonnell presiding. Burial will held in Calvary Cemetery in Cascade, IA with full military honors afforded by the Cascade American Legion Post #528.


John Max Beitz, age 79, died Saturday, February 17, 2018 at his home following an extended illness.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Hopkinton Community Church, with visitation at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in the Hopkinton Cemetery. Pastors Jan Lamont and Cheryl Gates will officiate at the services. Friends may call from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello.


Marion E. Hosch, 87, of Cascade, Iowa passed away Friday, February 16, 2017 at Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade, Iowa.

Friends and relatives of Marion may call from 3 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, February 20, 2017, at Reiff Funeral Home in Cascade, Iowa, where a wake service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friends may also call on Wednesday after 9 a.m. at the funeral home.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Marion will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at St. Martins Catholic Church in Cascade, Iowa with Rev. Douglas Loecke presiding. Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery.


William Dorance Burke, 90, of Coggon, Iowa, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018, at The Villages in Marion.

Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Monti, with Rev. Ardel Barta officiating.

Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at St. Patrick Catholic Church Hall, in Monti, where there will be a 4:00 p.m. Scripture Service. Friends may also call one hour before the service at the church on Friday.

Interment with Military Rites: St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery – Monti, Iowa