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FAIRBANK-Jamie Lee Risse, of  Fairbank, died Sunday, May 30, 2010, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, due to complications of cancer.

He was born July 1, 1972 at Iowa City, Iowa, son of James & Kathryn (Kruckenberg) Risse.

He married Jessica Marie Boehme on June 10, 1995 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fairbank, Iowa.

He was a graduate from Wapsie Valley High School, Fairbank.  He attended NIACC in Mason City, Iowa for two years and then graduated from the University of Northern Iowa.  He was employed at American Color Imaging in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Survived by: his wife, Jessica, three daughters, Haley, Hanna and Kate, one son, Kobe, all at home.  His parents, James and Kathy Risse, of Fairbank, Iowa.  His father in-law and mother in-law, Tom and Judy Boehme of Fairbank, Iowa. His maternal grandfather, Willis Kruckenberg of  Hampton, Iowa, paternal grandmother, Harriett Risse of Readlyn, Iowa.  Sister in-laws and brother in-laws, Michelle and Shawn Mullihan and Lewis and Chris Boehme, both of Fairbank, Iowa.  Also many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: Grandmother, Marlys Kruckenberg and grandfather, Wilbur Risse.

Services: at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fairbank,  with burial in the Church Cemetery.  Public Visitation from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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scan_pic0016LITTLETON-William (Billy) Allan DeWald, of Littleton, died Saturday, May 01,  at East Town Care Center, Independence, Iowa, of natural causes.

He was born on October 10, 1926 at Fairbank, Iowa, son of  Archie and Genevieve (Kane) DeWald.

Survived by: two sisters in-law, Delores DeWald Haily of Jesup, Iowa and Dixie DeWald of Chandler, Arizona.  Three brothers in-law, Kermit Chesmore of Rowley, Iowa Warren Nichols of West Sacremento, California and Joe Miller of Independence, Iowa , along with many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: his parents and three sisters, and three brothers.

Services: 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4, Woods Funeral Home, Fairbank, with burial in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery.  Military Honors will be Conferred by Fortsch-Duffy Post 552, American Legion.  Public visitation from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Woods Funeral Home on Monday, May 3rd.

Bill worked at John Deere Tractor Works in Waterloo for seven years, then at the Rath Packing Company and he also worked with his brother-in-law, Kermit Chesmore for Miller-Olson Bridge Construction and helped bult government bins for the USDA.

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