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Jeanne Lentz, 87

Jeanne Lentz, age 87 of Bloomington, Minnesota, passed away at Glen Oaks in Urbandale on Monday, Dec. 18, 2023.

Services are pending at this time.    

Jeanne was born in Elma on Jan. 29, 1936, to Raymond and Romana Lentz.

Rose Viola Beier, 103

Rose Viola Beier, age 103 of Waterloo, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023.

Ronald Dean Rivers, 79

Ronald Dean Rivers, age 79 of Waverly, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 18, 2023, at the Bartels Lutheran Retirement Home in Waverly, surrounded by his loving family after his long journey with Alzheimer’s disease.

Beverly Shinstine, 62

Beverly Shinstine, age 62 of Ionia, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023, at her home surrounded by her family.

Ronald Lee Kuennen, 63

Ronald Lee Kuennen, age 63 of Hawkeye, passed away peacefully at Gunderson Palmer in West Union on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023.

Ron was born on June 5, 1960 to Neil and Irma (Tupy) Kuennen of Waucoma.

Shirley M. Billings, 72

Shirley M. Billings, age 72 of Nashua, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2023, at 9th St. Chautauqua Guest Homes in Charles City, surrounded by her family.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Rosemary Carpenter, 68

Rosemary Carpenter, age 68 of North Washington, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital in Waterloo.

Blake Alan Bast, age 31

Blake Alan Bast, age 31 of New Hampton, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City, surrounded by his family.

A celebration of life will be held in Blake’s honor at a later date.

Shirley M. Blazek, 88

Shirley M. Blazek, age 88 of Lawler died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, at Colonial Manor of Elma.

Ronald Lechtenberg, 82

Ronald Lechtenberg, age 82 of Ionia, died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, at his home.

Robin Lynn Weiss, 59

Robin Lynn Weiss, age 59 of Nashua, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 8, 2023, at his home surrounded by family.

Duane C. Quirk, 81

Duane C. Quirk, age 81 of New Hampton, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, at his home surrounded by his family.

Daniel 'Danny' Pagel, 62

Daniel “Danny” Pagel, age 62 of rural Sumner, died unexpectedly Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2023, at St. John Lutheran Church in Sumner.

Lenora Alberta Aikey, 95

Lenora Alberta Aikey, age 95 of Nashua, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, at Cedar Vale Assisted Living in Nashua.

Susan Westervelt, 63

Susan Westervelt, age 63 of Rudd and formerly of Nashua, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage.

Francis Riha, 89

Francis Riha, age 89 of Waucoma, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, at Aase Haugen Senior Services in Decorah.

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