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Gordon M. Bates
Gordon M. Bates

December 5, 1936 - October 19, 2020

Gordon Bates, age 83, of Osage, died Monday, October 19, 2020, while under Hospice Care at Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage, A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 22, 2020, at the Champion Funeral Home in Osage with Pastor Gary Gilbert officiating. Burial will be at the Osage Cemetery. Visitation is from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. Thursday...

Ruth Berniece Onken
Ruth B. Onken

October 18, 2020

Rudd, Iowa - Ruth Berniece Onken, 91, of Rudd died the 18th of October, 2020 at Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, the daughter of Hans and Emily (Sampson) Lundene. Ruth attended country school and graduated from Rudd High School. As a waitress at the Snack Shop in Osage she met her future husband. On December 18, 1949 she and Frank Onken were...

Robert W. Fickess
Robert W. Fickess

August 28, 1939 - October 17, 2020

Robert W. Fickess, 81, of Osage, died Saturday, October 17, 2020, at the MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City. Private family graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 26, 2020, at the Osage Cemetery in Osage, with Rev. Bryan Odeen officiating. Inurnment will be held at the Osage Cemetery with military honors conducted by Veterans...

Stanley Morse
Stanley Morse

March 22, 1951 – September 28, 2020

Osage, IA - Stanley Albert Morse, 69, of Osage, died Monday, September 28, 2020 in Riceville, IA. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Prairie Lakes Church, Osage with Pastor Andy Schumacher officiating. Do to COVID-19 the funeral will be by invitation only as the seating is limited. Public visitation will be Tuesday, October 6 at Champion Funeral Home, Osage from...

Dale Butler
Edward Peter Salz

April 23, 1932 – September 28, 2020

Edward Peter Salz, 88, passed away Monday, September 28th, 2020 at Faith Lutheran Nursing Home in Osage, IA. Wake services for Edward Peter Salz will be held at Visitation Parish in Stacyville, Iowa on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 from 4pm – 6pm with the rosary from 3:30pm – 4pm. Funeral services will also be held at Visitation Parish on Monday, October 12th, 2020 at 11am. Memorials can be made...

Dale Butler
Dale Butler

August 26, 1956 – September 27, 2020

Dale Gene Butler 64 of Buffalo center, entered his heavenly home in Iowa City hospital, on Sunday September 27, 2020, he will be interred at Seater Family Plot Cemetery in Northwood Saturday October 3, 2020. Dale was born August 26, 1956 to Vernon and Betty Schmidt Butler at Park hospital in Mason City. Dale graduated high school in Northwood - Kensett in the class of 1976. He went into the military...

Margaret Smolik
Margaret Smolik

June 10, 1942 – September 26, 2020

Margaret Smolik, 78, of Osage, died Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. A viewing service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Sacred Heart Church, and the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Sacred Heart Church, Osage. Margaret Smolik was born June 10, 1942, in Vocin, Croatia, which was then a part of...

Elinor Sinning
Elinor Sinning

December 10, 1932 - September 25, 2020

Elinor Sinning, 87, of Rudd, died Friday, September 25, 2020 at the Nora Springs Care Center in Nora Springs. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Eden Presbyterian Cemetery, Rural Rudd with Pastor Beth Ehlers officiating. Elinor was born on December 10, 1932 in Rudd, Iowa to Edward and Hulda (Ahrens) Brandau, and a lifelong resident...

Richard “Dick” Condon
Richard “Dick” Condon

April 2, 1931 - July 24, 2020

Richard Doran "Dick" Condon died on July 24, 2020 at his home in Valley Center, California at the age of 89. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2020, at the Champion Funeral Home in Osage with a 6:00 p.m. rosary with sharing to follow. Graveside inurnment services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 2020, at St. Peter's Cemetery in...

Linda Lou Francis
Linda Lou Francis

September 13, 2020

Linda Lou Francis, age 64, passed away September 13, 2020 at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage, Iowa. She was born in 1956 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Louis and Patricia Williamson. Linda spent most of her adult life in Osage, Iowa. For many years she worked at Fox River Mills but had also been a familiar, friendly face at the Gingham Inn, the White House Nursing Home...

Ingemar Nils Georg (Persson) Pearson
Ingemar Pearson

November 10, 1924 - September 12, 2020

Ingemar Nils Pearson died peacefully on September 12, 2020 at Faith Lutheran Home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Ingemar Nils Georg Persson was born in Annerstad, Kronoberg Sweden on November 10, 1924 to Hulda Gustava Brorsson and Gustav Bertil Persson. Ingemar had two brothers and one sister. He was baptized and confirmed at the...

Christina Freund
Christina Freund

July 24, 1920 - September 7, 2020

Christina Freund, 100, died September 7, 2020 at Stacyville Community Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on September 11, 2020 at Sacred Heart Oratory in Meyer, IA with Rev. Raymond Burkle officiating. A private family burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Meyer. Christina was born on July...

Elizabeth “Dolly” Ann Hackenmiller
Elizabeth “Dolly” Ann Hackenmiller

June 10, 1927 - September 2, 2020

Elizabeth Ann “Dolly” Bawek Hackenmiller, 93, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2020 in the Stacyville Community Nursing Home in Stacyville, Iowa. Born to Ann Bawek on June 10, 1927 in Rose Creek, Minnesota, Dolly lived her entire life in Stacyville, Iowa. When asked why she was called Dolly, she said that as a baby everyone...

Madelyn Staner
Madelyn Staner

January 12, 1941 - August 29, 2020

Madelyn Stayner, age 79, of Mitchell, died Saturday, August 29, 2020, while under Hospice Care at the Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in St. Ansgar. A Private Family Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 4. 2020, at the Champion Funeral Home in Osage with Pastor David Werges officiating. Burial will...

Theresa Hackenmiller
Theresa Hackenmiller

August 6, 1939 - August 24, 2020

Theresa Hackenmiller, age 81, of Stacyville, was accepted into God’s loving arms Monday, August 24, 2020 at her home in Stacyville. A private family Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 28, 2020, at Visitation Catholic Church in Stacyville with Father Raymond Burkle, officiating. Burial will be in Visitation Catholic...

Lowell Walk
Lowell Walk

May 14, 1923 - March 18, 2020

Lowell Lavern Walk, 96, of Grafton, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, while residing at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 15, 2020, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Grafton with Pastor Solveig A.H. Zamzow officiating. Following the memorial service, there will be a...

Sharon Ann Schluter
Sharon Ann Schluter

October 11, 1947 - August 05, 2020

Sharon Schluter, age 72, of Osage, died Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at her home in Osage. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church...

Margaret M. Berry
Margaret M. Berry

May 13, 1924 - August 05, 2020

Margaret M. Berry, age 96, of Osage, died August 5, 2020 at Mitchell County Regional Health Center. A private family Memorial Mass will be held at a future date in Osage at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Father Ray Burkle officiating. Inurnment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Greene, Iowa Margaret was born May 13, 1924 near....

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Blair A. Madden

October 16, 1959 - August 3, 2020

Blair Madden, age 60, of St. Ansgar, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020, at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City Cremation has taken place. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 8, 2020, at the Sunset Rest Cemetery in Northwood with Pastor Becky Sogge officiating. There will be a gathering of family and friends....

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Gary Lee Tidemanson

September 2, 1942 - August 3, 2020

Passed away Monday, August 3rd, peacefully in his sleep at Faith Lutheran Home in Osage, Iowa. Gary was born on September 2, 1942 in Mitchell County, Iowa, to Francis (Jack) and Zella Tidemanson. He lived in the surrounding counties his whole life. Gary graduated from Carpenter High School, and attended Mankato Business School. He worked for....

“Hal” or “Doc” Johnson
“Hal” or “Doc” Johnson

April 16, 1941 - August 1, 2020

Harold Johnson, known to friends as “Hal” or “Doc”, passed to be with the Lord on August 1, 2020, at the age of 79, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 16th, 1941, to Dr. Harold F. and Rose (Hove) Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dianne, son Jeff (Kari), daughters Janan Moser (Rob) and Joleen Newman....

Bertha “Bert” Erma Neeley
Bertha “Bert” Erma Neeley

January 23, 1927 - July 31, 2020

Bertha (Bert) Erma Neeley died on Friday, July 31, 2020 at the Stacyville Community Nursing Home. Bert enjoyed a full life and lived to the age of 93. Her family is respecting her wishes for a private family service, with burial in the St. Ansgar Cemetery. Bert was born in Manly, Iowa, on January 23, 1927 and grew....



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