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Canoeists raise awareness for victims of COVID-19


Scott (left) and Sam Armacost are paddling their way down the Mississippi River raising money and awareness for individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo submitted)

By Caroline Rosacker

Scott and Sam Armacost, a father/daughter-paddling duo from Oakland, Calif., are making their way down the Mississippi River in a canoe, raising awareness for those who lost their lives, their survivors and individuals facing hardship all brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Armacosts began their journey on Aug. 16, launching from Lake Itasca in Minnesota. They have been traveling approximately 20-25 miles each day and retiring for the evening at campgrounds, islands, federal land and wildlife refuges. 

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Ballot summary for Nov. 2 general election

By Shelia Tomkins

Clayton County voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 2, to choose candidates for municipal and school offices. Following is a summary of candidates in The Press readership area. For a list of all candidates in the county, see the legal notice elsewhere in this issue.

SCHOOL ELECTIONS

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Carol L. Wordehoff

Carol Lynne Wordehoff, 75, of Guttenberg, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at Guttenberg Municipal Hospital in Guttenberg.

Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 21, from 3-7 p.m. at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 22, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

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Forrest W. Monroe

Forrest Wayne Monroe, 90, of Guttenberg, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at his home in Guttenberg.

Visitation was Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Schmitz-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Ossian.

Graveside services with Military Rites followed the visitation at Pleasant View Cemetery in Castalia, conducted by Deacon Patrick Malanaphy.

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IvaNell G. Dinan

IvaNell Grace (Kenneally) Dinan of Elkader, 100, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 from complications of COVID-19.

Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 18, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Elkader, conducted by Rev. John Haugen. Visitation was before services at the church.

Interment was at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. 

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William D. Linderwell

William D. Linderwell, 82, of Guttenberg passed away at the Guttenberg Care Center on Oct. 12, 2021.

Family and friends may celebrate his life Sunday, Oct. 24, from 1-4 p.m. at the American Legion, 204 Franklin St., Manchester.

Bill was born Sept. 23, 1939, in Dundee. He married the love of his life, Sharon Bauman, Sept. 13, 1969. They just celebrated 52 years together.

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Lylas M. Pensel

Lylas Mae Pensel, 89, of Edgewood, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

Funeral service were Saturday, Oct. 16, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Edgewood, conducted by Pastor Mike Jackson. Visitation was before services at the funeral home.

Interment was at Hansel Cemetery – rural Garber.

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Dale J. Wright

Dale Jerome Wright, 82, of Garnavillo died Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at the Guttenberg Hospital.

A private graveside service will be held at the National Cemetery, National.

A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later time.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elkader assisted the family.

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Maxine Klaes

Martha “Maxine” (Gage) Cornilsen Klaes, 80, formerly of Guttenberg, passed away Oct. 11, 2021, at Maple Crest Care Center, Fayette.

Visitation is Oct. 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader, followed by funeral services.

Interment is at Lima Cemetery, Fayette.

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Henry W. Geick

Henry Willard Geick, 95, of Guttenberg, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at his home.

No services will be held. Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg. 

Henry was born on June 20, 1926, on the family farm near Millville, the son of William and Loretta (Troester) Geick. 

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