Roger M. Miller
Roger Merle Miller, 86, of Independence, Iowa, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at the Buchanan County Long Term Care Center in Independence.
Funeral services were held on Monday, July 21, 2014, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Independence, with Rev. Don Plamondon officiating. Interment with Military Honors were held in St. John’s Cemetery.
Edna “Jean” Knutson, 100, 2207 North Shore Dr., Clear Lake, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake. According to her wishes her body has been cremated.
A Memorial service will be held noon on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the First Congregational Church, 205 W. 10th Ave. N., Clear Lake, with Rev. Brian Harris officiating. A private inurnment was held at the Clear Lake Cemetery.
Jean was born June 11, 1913, in Clear Lake, the daughter of Burtis H. and Annette (Jackson) Matthews, the youngest of five children. Her father was a mail clerk for the M. and St. L. Railroad and a fond childhood memory was walking to the train station with her mother to take her father his lunch. In high school, she was active in the drama club, where she won first place at a state competition, she was a Red Cross Lifesaving instructor, and she was a CLHS cheerleader all four years. She graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1930 and attended one year at Grinnell College. She graduated from Hamilton’s Business School in Mason City and worked for a coal company there until her wedding.
Marie E. Jackson
Marie E. Jackson, 87, of Clear Lake, and formerly of, Kanawha, Iowa, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at the Concord Care Center in Garner, Iowa.
In keeping with Marie’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a future date in Clear Lake.
Should friends desire, memorials may be left in Marie’s name to Hospice of North Iowa.
Maxine G. Kostopulos
Maxine G. Kostopulos, 95, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and formerly of Clear Lake, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the Bethany Lutheran Home in Council Bluffs.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in the Clear Lake Cemetery.
Charles H. Norris
Charles H. (Chuck) Norris, 88, of rural Mason City, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa West Campus, Mason City.
A Celebration of his life was on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Ave. N., Clear Lake, with Rev. Bernie Colorado officiating. Military honors were provided by the Clear Lake V.F.W. Memorials may be given to the Charles H. Norris Memorial Fund.
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