Clayton County Register

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Dean Possehl

 

Dean Possehl, 66, of Apple Valley, MN, formerly of Elkader, passed away peacefully at his home on March 17, 2014, after a short, but fierce battle with cancer.

Dean Edward Passel was born July 20, 1947 to Ralph and Lenora (Olson) Passel in rural Wagner Township, Clayton County, near Elkader, Iowa. He was the youngest of seven children. He attended kindergarten through high school at Central Community Schools in Elkader where he played football and ran track, which he loved, setting a school relay record that held for many years.

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Hubert Moose

 

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Betty Olson

 

Betty L. Olson, 73, of Marion, died Friday, March 14, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids. Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories, Cedar Rapids. The Rev. Linda Livingston officiated. There was a visitation Tuesday at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids from 4 to 6 p.m. and on Wednesday at the chapel after 10 a.m.

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Shirley Kutzbach death notice

 

Shirley Marguerite Kutzbach, 88, of Farmersburg, Iowa, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin after an extended illness. Shirley was born on November 14, 1925, to Ernie and Bertha (Leinau) Moon at the family farm in rural Monona, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Farmersburg and remained a faithful and active member her entire life. She attended school at the Evergreen Grove Country School near their home, walking through rain and snow with her brothers, sisters and school mates. 

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Central girls strong in first two meets


Central’s Kiana Stender, right, hands off to Kinsey Juergens during a 4x4 relay event that set a new meet record. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ track team participated at the March 25 UIC Indoor Conference meet, which was held at Luther College in Decorah. Central had the following results: 

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Teens need immunizations

 

By Pam Reinig

Register Editor

 

Clayton County is a leader in childhood immunizations but is falling below the state average in adolescent vaccinations.

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Kids create mixed-up animals


Starmont third grade students show the 2-D and 3-D results of their work. They are, left to right: Lane German, Sarah Fenton, Savana Mesplay and Aaron Bennett.

By Pam Reinig, Register Editor

What do you get when you cross an elephant with a giraffe and a fish? 

A fishalfint, of course.

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Francis Henry Wagner

 

Francis Henry Wagner, 90, Elkader, Iowa formerly of Lansing, Iowa died Monday, March 17, 2014, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader, Iowa. Francis was born on September 9, 1923, in Lafayette Township, rural Lansing, Iowa to Henry and Mary (Donahue) Wagner. He attended Russell Country School through the eighth grade.

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Shirley Kutzbach death notice

 

Shirley Kutzbach, 88, of Farmersburg, died Saturday,  March 22. Services were held Wednesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Farmersburg.

A full obituary will be published in the April 2 issue of the Clayton County Register.

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Seeing green: Couple makes regular trips to Ireland

 

By Kim Hurley

Volga Correspondent

 

Ireland claims its landscape boasts 40 shades of green. If so, Jack and Patti Dillon, from rural Strawberry Point, have seen them all. The couple returned from their 10th trip to Ireland on February 25, their 47th wedding anniversary.

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