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Sioux City Police Officer Hurt When Pickup Hits His SUV

A Sioux City police officer is recovering after his patrol vehicle was broadsided by a pickup truck. The Sioux City Journal reports that the crash happened around 2 a.m. Friday when Sgt. Terry Ivener was traveling northbound on a city street and was hit by ... More Info...

Sioux City police chief announces plan to retire in fall

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The police chief in northwestern Iowa’s Sioux City has announced plans to retire later this year. The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2nQDnm4) that Chief Doug Young will retire at the end of September. The 60-year-old Young ... More Info...

Sioux City, IA 60 Second Forecast

Sioux City, IA 40 second local forecast from The Weather Channel. Current conditions, 5 day outlook, with highs, lows, and chance of rain Refinery29 2:44 More Info...

Iowa medical student completes paramedic rotation

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Huda Jarmakani's heart began to race when she heard the rig she had been assigned to was being paged out to a patient in cardiac arrest. She swiftly boarded the ambulance, which sped away that afternoon with its lights flashing ... More Info...

Brothers in art: Early residents find success in their Iowa sanctuary

"Plus, the cost of living is a lot less in Early than it is in Iowa City," said Ben Vazquez, who attended City High School in Iowa City. The beauty is that one can create a Spider-Man image and send it off to Marvel Comics from anywhere in the world. More Info...

Siouxland Garden Show brings latest services and trends in gardening

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Spring is finally here, which means it's gardening season. The Siouxland Garden Show provides the latest services and trends in gardening and has been a helpful resource to many for 11 years. "I'm not an avid gardener and one thing about ... More Info...

Pony Express Riders of Iowa ride for a good cause

says Tim Allen, President of Pony Express Riders of Iowa. Easter Seals Camp Sunnyside was chosen the ... There's no words that can put how a person feels" says Allen. Sioux City "DAD" duo getting national attention for their rapping Two dads from Sioux ... More Info...

IWLC, Women's Connection move forward together

The affiliation creates IWLC-The Women's Connection in the Quad-Cities and gives IWLC a presence across the state of Iowa with regional offices in Des Moines, Sioux City, Dubuque and now the Quad-Cities. "We had intentionally not been in the Quad-Cities ... More Info...

Sioux City underground fire, blasts blamed on arcing wires

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities blame arcing wires in an underground vault for causing a downtown Sioux City fire that led to explosions that blew manhole covers into the air. The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2nhwPME) that MidAmerican ... More Info...

Iowa School Board Wants Congress to Support Immigrant Students

SIOUX CITY, IA (AP) - The Sioux City school board is urging Congress to support immigrant students. The Sioux City Journal reports that the board voted Monday for a resolution that urged members of the U.S. House and Senate to adopt the Bridge Act. More Info...

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AgTech Blooms In Sunny Salinas, Calif.

In the world of agricultural technology, all roads lead to Salinas. The Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology there now houses 31 startups, with more in the queue   More Info...

Gulke: Traders See Sufficient Corn And Soybean Acres

The marketplace is ramping up speculation over USDA’s March 31 Planting Intentions report, says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group. More Info...

Strong Prices on Ohio and Idaho Farm Auctions Today and Yesterday

Machinery Pete reports on strong sale prices from a farm auction today (March 24, 2017) in central Ohio as well as yesterday in south-central Idaho More Info...

Worried About Drought? Here's Some Good News.

Worried about the drought that has been slowly building throughout the Midwest and Plains over the past several weeks? Help may be on the way soon, according to AgDay meteorologist Mike Hoffman. More Info...

Somethins Happenin Here

I started this column with the lyrics from an old Buffalo Springfield song in my head titled “For What Its Worth”. The first two lines go “There’s somethin’ happenin’ here, What is is ain’t exactly clear…..” That was definitely the case with the health care reform bill debate in Washington! As I loo [...] More Info...

March 2017 Cattle on Feed

Results and analysis of the March 2017 USDA Cattle on Feed report. More Info...

Cattle on Feed Report: Placements Below Year-Ago

Once again, traders did a good job anticipating what USDA's Cattle on Feed Report would show. More Info...

Wrong Time of Year to be Bearish in the Market

As bearish news continue to pile on the market, analysts on U.S. Farm Report think it’s too early have a completely gloomy outlook on the market.  More Info...

The Long Road to Cellulosic Ethanol

When most non-farmers think about ethanol, they often think about all the corn that goes into producing it, and many non-farmers complain that it could be put to better use by feeding people. More Info...

Technical Selling Weighs on Soybean Futures

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Crop Insurance Company Acquisition Announced

A change in the crop insurance world was announced earlier this week, as Producers Ag Insurance Group, Inc., (a member of Tokio Marine HCC) is planning a purchase agreement to acquire crop managing general agent (MGA) International Ag Insurance Solutions. In 2016, the Iowa-based company managed $67 [...] More Info...

P&KToday: Phosphate Prices Show Signs of Life

Phosphate firmed sharply this week despite a pullback in urea pricing. More Info...

Farm Fuels in Focus: Technical Setup & Seasonal Diesel Demand Face-off

Both farm diesel and propane were unchanged this week, even as diesel demand ramps up in the Midwest. More Info...

Grain and Soybean Futures Extend Price Pullbacks

Corn and soybean futures faced fresh selling this week as massive South American crops weighed on the markets. More Info...

Study: 82% of U.S. Households Buy Organic Food Regularly

The nationally representative Nielsen study covers 100,000 households in the 48 contiguous states and reflects growing demand for organic food, according to the Organic Trade Association. More Info...

Perdue Plans on Bipartisan Leadership as USDA Chief

Nine weeks have passed since Donald Trump was sworn as the 45 th president. His choice to lead the Department of Agriculture gets his time before the Senate Agriculture Committee. More Info...

USDA Maintains Food Price Outlook for 2017

Revisions within food-at-home areas include poultry & eggs, fruits and vegetables. More Info...

FJCTV: High-Speed Planters vs. Traditional Set Up

High-speed planters have taken the ag industry by storm in recent years. More Info...

Saudi Arabia Suspends Imports From 4 Brazilian Meat Plants

Imports halted from 1 plant of BRF and 1 Seara facility.   More Info...

RollinGreens Creates New Opportunities for Colorado Millet Farmers One Tot at a

RollinGreens has deep roots in the food business, Boulder and healthy, sustainable innovation. The name comes from the original organic food truck business in Boulder run by Co-Founder Ryan Cunningham’s parents in 1980. I met he and his wife, fellow Co-Founder Lindsey Cunningham at the recent natu [...] More Info...

Corn Market Seeing Attitude Change After Funds Fall Short

One good indicator of future market movement is fund action. More Info...

MarketWatch: Cash Cattle Continue to Close Gap With Year-Ago

Our MarketWatch table features monthly and quarterly price outlooks, along with weekly prices for a wide range of ag markets. More Info...

Food Prices Creep Higher in February

ERS maintained its forecast for supermarket prices to hold steady to climb 1% in 2017. More Info...

A Band of Rain Stretches Across the Central Plains

Two more storms are expected to follow the one currently making its way across the Plains. More Info...

Millions of Dollars in Fencing Repairs Needed in Southern Plains

Producers in the southern Plains are still assessing damages caused by the wildfires that struck the area earlier this month.  More Info...

Opinion: Immigrants Are Boosting the U.S. Economy

The current system is benefiting everyone, according to Noah Smith, a Bloomberg View columnist and former assistant professor of finance at Stony Brook University.  More Info...

The Farm CPA: Why You Might Want to Use a Disclaimer

The amount you can be worth and not pay any federal estate taxes, a value known as the lifetime exclusion, is almost $5.5 million.  More Info...

Valuable Cattle Genetics Among Losses in Wildfires

When the wildfires tore through the southern Plains, they destroyed homes, some peoples’ livelihoods, and even genetics. More Info...

Brazil's Tainted-Meat Probe Leaves World Hungry for Chicken

Major importers ban Brazil shipments after food-safety scandal. More Info...

Financial Relief Bill to Dairy Farmers Survives Challenge

An effort to provide financial relief to New Hampshire's dairy farmers strained by last year's drought survived a challenge in the House on Thursday, with some opponents calling it a taxpayer funded bailout. More Info...

Time to Reject the Hysteria and Embrace the Science

Farmers have used glyphosate safely for decades, but in recent years anti-GMO activists have tried to target the product - aided by a sensationalist media - because it often works in harmony with biotechnology. More Info...

Position Evening Ahead of Busy Next Week

Grain markets are mixed as traders even positions going into the weekend. Estimates for next weeks USDA reports, and world supplies remain the focus. Outside markets continue to monitor Washington for health care vote developments. More Info...

Trump tastes failure as U.S. House healthcare bill collapses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

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Speaker Ryan dented by healthcare debacle, but keeps support

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday acknowledged the unthinkable for a Republican leader: he could not deliver the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare, even though he and his fellow Republicans had vowed to do so for seven years.

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With healthcare bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After failing to repeal Obamacare, Republicans in the U.S. Congress quickly pivoted on Friday to President Donald Trump's next priority: overhauling the federal tax code, but their plan has already split the business community.

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Hong Kong chooses new Beijing-backed leader amid political tension

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Beijing-backed civil servant, Carrie Lam, was chosen to be Hong Kong's next leader on Sunday amid accusations that Beijing is meddling and denying the financial hub a more populist leader perhaps better able to defuse political tension.

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Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Obamacare was "exploding" after Republican lawmakers shelved legislation that would have dismantled the healthcare law.

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For Trump, it was the lost art of the deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the end, the Closer couldn’t close the deal.

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U.S. confirms coalition strike in Mosul district where dozens reported killed

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Saturday a U.S.-led coalition strike had hit an Islamic State-held area of Iraq's Mosul where residents and officials say as many as 200 civilians may have been killed as result of an air raid.

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UK police still believe London attacker was acting alone

LONDON (Reuters) - British anti-terrorism police said on Saturday they still believe the man who launched a deadly attack outside parliament this week was acting alone but conceded they may never understand his motive.

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Iran denies harassing U.S. warships in Gulf, warns of clashes

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran denied on Saturday U.S. accusations that its fast-attack boats were "harassing" warships at the mouth of the Gulf, and said Washington would be responsible for any clashes in the key oil shipping route.

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Chinese court rules in favor of Apple in local design patent disputes

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Trump tastes failure as U.S. House healthcare bill collapses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

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Fights erupt at pro-Trump rally on California beach

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - Supporters of President Donald Trump holding a rally on a popular southern California beach clashed with counter-protesters on Saturday and four people were arrested, law enforcement said.

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Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Obamacare was "exploding" after Republican lawmakers shelved legislation that would have dismantled the healthcare law.

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Angry over U.S. healthcare fail, Trump voters spare him blame

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (Reuters) - The day after the flaming out of U.S. President Donald Trump's first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out - at conservatives, at Democrats, at leaders of his Republican Party in Congress.

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Plaintiff in Boston lawsuit against former Haitian mayor dies

(Reuters) - One of three Haitian men who recently sued the former mayor of their village accusing him in Boston federal court of murdering, torturing and burning the homes of his political opponents has died, his attorney said on Saturday.

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Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood, the national health organization that would have lost federal funding under sweeping healthcare overhaul legislation, views the withdrawal of the bill on Friday as a temporary reprieve, not the end of a threat to its existence.

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North Dakota governor approves concealed guns without a permit

(Reuters) - North Dakotans will no longer need a permit to carry a concealed weapon after Republican Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation lifting restrictions, a victory for gun rights advocates that came a week after South Dakota's governor vetoed a similar bill.

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More Americans reach for a daily coffee in 2017: NCA

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - More Americans are drinking a daily cup of coffee in 2017, a reversal of four years of declines, as gourmet brews gain in popularity, according to an industry group's report released on Saturday.

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Armed burglary at Bellagio in Las Vegas sends panic through casino: media

(Reuters) - The Bellagio Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip was put on lockdown early on Saturday after an armed burglary of a high-end jewelry store sent panicked guests and gamblers running for the exits, local media reported and police said.

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Louisiana deputy marshal convicted of manslaughter in boy's death

MARKSVILLE, LA (Reuters) - A Louisiana jury convicted a deputy marshal of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter on Friday in the killing of a 6-year-old boy during a volley of gunfire after chasing his father's car in 2015.

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St. Thomas Orthodox Church

1100 Jones St (11th),  Sioux City, IA 51105
(712) 258-7166 Feature

First Presbyterian Church

608 Nebraska St,  Sioux City, IA 51101
(712) 255-8919 Feature

700 S Martha St,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-2511 Feature

First Lutheran Church

3939 Cheyenne Blvd,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 239-3942 Feature

3012 Jackson St,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 277-2949 Feature

2032 S Cypress St (4th Avenue),  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-2667 Feature

Congregation Beth Shalom

815 38th St,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 255-1990 Feature

511 S. Lewis Blvd.,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 226-3667 Feature

Morningside Church of Christ

5015 Garretson Ave,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-2713 Feature

Central Baptist Church

4001 Indian Hills Dr,  Sioux City, IA 51108
(712) 239-1000 Feature

4310 Old Lakeport Rd,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-4096 Feature

First Lutheran Church.

South Sioux City, NE 68776,  United States
(402) 494-5461 Feature

4401 Central St,  Sioux City, IA 51108
(712) 239-1575 Feature

2300 W 19th St,  Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 252-0323 Feature

Heartland Community Baptist Church

2201 W 19th St,  Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 255-5989 Feature

Mayflower Congregational UCC

1407 W 18th St (Rebecca St),  Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 258-8278 Feature

5601 Sunnybrook Dr,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-5814 Feature

Obituaries credit to: KTIV

Mary M. Smith, 89, Whiting, Iowa

Mary M. Smith Mary M. Smith, 89, of Whiting, Iowa passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Pleasant View Care Center in Whiting, Iowa. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, March 31, 2017 at the First Congregational Church, U.C.C. in Whiting, Iowa with Pastor Sharon Cates, officiating. Burial will be in the Whiting City Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to funeral services at the church on Friday, March 31, 2017. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in... More Info...

Darlene Mae Busse, 79, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Darlene was born on December 20, 1937 and passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017. Darlene was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of her passing. She was married to Wesley. Family visitation will be 5-7pm Monday March 27 2017 at Linwood Wesleyan Church in Sioux Falls with a sharing time at 7pm. Funeral services will be 10:30AM Tuesday March 28 also at Linwood. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Sioux Falls. More Info...

Shirley Huisman, 77, Rock Rapids, Iowa

Shirley was born on September 18, 1939 and passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017. Shirley was a resident of Rock Rapids, Iowa. More Info...

Irene Rose Van Houten, 84, Battle Creek, Iowa

Irene was born on January 25, 1933 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Irene was a resident of Battle Creek, Iowa. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday March 29 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church of Battle Creek Iowa. The Reverend Kevin J. Freese will officiate; with committal services immediately following in the Mount Hope Cemetery of Battle Creek Iowa. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m.to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday March 28 2017 at the First Presbyterian... More Info...

Bruce W. Bennett, 86, Sioux City, Iowa

Bruce was born on November 8, 1930 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Bruce was a resident of Sioux City, Iowa at the time of his passing. He was formerly from Storm Lake, Iowa. He was married to Marlys. A Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday March 26 2017 at Silver Creek United Methodist Church of rural Galva Iowa. Pastor Kristin D. Boysen will officiate. Burial will be held at a later date in the Galva Township East Cemetery of Galva Iowa. A visitation will be... More Info...

Maxine Rose Linafelter, 89, South Sioux City, Nebraska

Maxine was born on October 8, 1927 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Maxine was a resident of South Sioux City, Nebraska at the time of her passing. She graduated from South Sioux City High School and Wayne State College. She was married to Donald. Memorial services will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Monday March 27 2017 at Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City NE. Visitation with the family present will begin at 6:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials... More Info...

Enrique DeLeon, 80, South Sioux City, Nebraska

Enrique was born on January 12, 1937 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Enrique was a resident of South Sioux City, Nebraska at the time of his passing. He was married to Maria. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday March 27 2017 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in South Sioux City NE with Father David Fulton officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4:00 P.M. with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. on Sunday March 26 2017 at... More Info...

Richard D. Mortenson, 73, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Richard was born on December 24, 1943 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Richard was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of his passing. He was married to Renee Whalen. Family will greet friends from 3:00-5:00 pm Sunday March 26 at Miller South Funeral Chapel 7400 S. Minnesota Ave. Funeral services begin 10:30 am Monday at Miller South. More Info...

Jaroline Mae White, 81, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Jaroline was born on April 29, 1935 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Jaroline was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of her passing. Jerri attended the University of Nebraska and Augustana College with an Elementary Education and Art Degree. She was married to Jack. Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers please send memorials to the Great Plains Zoo or the Sioux Falls Humane Society. More Info...

Marland Mattox, 85, Harlan, Iowa

Marland was born on February 12, 1932 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Marland was a resident of Harlan, Iowa. More Info...

Roger Halma, 90, Inwood, Iowa

Roger was born on June 26, 1926 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Roger was a resident of Inwood, Iowa at the time of his passing. He attended Rock Valley Christian School. Funeral services will be Tuesday March 28 at 10:30 AM at Inwood Christian Reformed Church with Rev. Sam Krikke officiating. Burial will follow at Richland Cemetery of Inwood. Visitation with the family present will be Monday March 27 from 6:00-7:30 PM at Inwood CRC. Memorials may be given to Inwood... More Info...

Gerald B. Hammerstrom, 86, Meriden, Iowa

Gerald was born on May 22, 1930 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Gerald was a resident of Meriden, Iowa at the time of his passing. He graduated from Sioux City High School. He serve in the Air Force from 1950 to 1954. He was married to Irena. More Info...

Randall Dean Bruns, 59, Ashton, Iowa

Randall was born on July 20, 1957 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Randall was a resident of Ashton, Iowa at the time of his passing. Funeral service will be 1:00 PM Monday March 27 at Jurrens Funeral Home in Ashton IA with Rev. Dale Lint officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the Jurrens Funeral Home in Ashton. More Info...

Sylvester Lonneman, 88, Adrian, Minnesota

Sylvester was born on January 29, 1929 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Sylvester was a resident of Adrian, Minnesota at the time of his passing. He attended St. Adrian Catholic School. He was married to Helen. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Sunday with parish prayers at 4 pm at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Adrian. Visitation also from 9 to 9:45 am Monday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be Monday at 10 am at St. Adrian Catholic Church in Adrian officiated by Monsignor... More Info...

William S. Boysen, 97, Havelock, Iowa

William was born on January 15, 1920 and passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. William was a resident of Havelock, Iowa at the time of his passing. Facts Born: January 15, 1920 Place of Birth: near Havelock, Iowa Death: March 23, 2017 Place of Death: Pocahontas, lowa Occupation: Farmer Organizations: Hope United Methodist Church Guestbook Share your thoughts and memories in the guestbook. Sign the guestbook Read the guestbook Services FUNERAL Monday March 27,... More Info...


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