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Helen Hansen

COLERIDGE — Services for Helen M. Hansen, 88, Coleridge, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Coleridge. The Revs. Russ Lambert and Deb Valentine will officiate with burial in the Lawn Ridge Cemetery in Coleridge.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church with a 7 p.m. prayer service and will continue Wednesday an hour prior to services.

Helen Hansen died Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at her residence.

Wintz Funeral Home in Coleridge is handling arrangements.

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PIERCE — Memorial services for Gerald A. “Jerry” Richling, 73, Pierce, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at Christ Lutheran Church in Pierce. The Rev. Heidi Wallace of Bethany Lutheran Church in Lyons will officiate. Inurnment will be in Prospect View Cemetery in Pierce. Military rites …

HOWELLS — Service for Ardith J. Svitak, 63, Howells, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the St. John’s Catholic Church in Howells. The Rev. Stanley Schmit will officiate. Burial will be in St. Henry’s Cemetery in rural Howells.

NORFOLK — Services for Mr. Robin J. Munderloh, 71, Norfolk, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Robert Wiest will officiate with burial in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Norfolk.

Private services for Janice Elaine “Jan” Bugenhagen will be at a later date for immediate family.

STUART — Services for Frank J. Murphy, 93, Stuart, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Stuart. The Rev. Luke Steffes will officiate with burial in the parish cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the Stuart American Legion.

YANKTON — Services for Ronald Tappe, 82, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Yankton. The Rev. Thi Pham will officiate with burial at about 2 p.m. Tuesday in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk.

BATTLE CREEK — Services for Donna M. Smith, 85, Battle Creek, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at St. John Lutheran Church in Battle Creek. Burial will be in the Lutheran cemetery in Battle Creek. The Rev. Joseph Leech will officiate.

BATTLE CREEK — Services for Donna Smith, 85, Battle Creek, are pending with Steffen Mortuary in Battle Creek. Donna Smith died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, at her home in Battle Creek.

NEWMAN GROVE — Services for Alyshia A. Samuelson, 31, Kearney, formerly of Newman Grove, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the United Methodist Church in Newman Grove. The Rev. Terry Buol will officiate with burial at a later date.

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