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Pat L. Shannon picFAIRBANK-Patrick (Pat) L. Shannon died on Sunday February 15th at his home in Fairbank of cancer.

He was born on August 23, 1946 at rural Fairbank, Iowa , son of Daniel and Veronica (Weber) Shannon.

He graduated from Immaculate Conception Catholic High School, Fairbank in 1964.  Went into the U.S.Army on November 01, 1965 discharged on November 01, 1967.

He married Susan Kleitsch  on September 18, 1971 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fairbank, Iowa.

After working for 33 years at Deere and Company in Waterloo he retired.  He then worked for the Isle of Capri in Marquette for 5 years.

Survived by: his wife: Susan, daughter: Kimberly (Terry Kupka) Shannon, Holt Missouri, two sons: Christopher (Kara) Shannon of Charles City and Trevor (Mandy) Shannon of Burnsville, Minnesota.  Six grandchildren: Aidan, Garet, Emry, Aislynn, Andrea and Asher. Two sisters: Colleen (Joe) Bovy of Fairbank and Marian (Pat) Woods of Jesup.  Two brothers: Dale (Dorothy) Shannon of Raymond and Dan (Deanna) Shannon of Waterloo.

Preeceded in Death by: his parents, one daughter Andrea and his father in-law Norbert Kleitsch.

Services:  at 10:30 am. on Thursday, February 19, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fairbank.  Visitation on Wednesday at the funeral home from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a rosary at 4:00 and Scripture Service at 7:00 p.m.  Visitation also an hour before services at the  funeral home on Thursday.

Burial: in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Fairbank. Graveside Military Rites conducted by Fortsch-Duffy Post 552 of Fairbank.

Memorials: in lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to be given to the American Cancer Society (Hope Lodge), Fairbank American Legion Veterans Park or to the family.

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Bryan Ray Schellhorn

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Bryan Schellhorn pic 2Westgate: Bryan R. Schellhorn age 57 died suddenly at Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner, Sunday February 8, 2015. Bryan was born April 16, 1957 in Sumner, the son of Lorenz and Virginia (Tonn) Schellhorn, he attended Wapsie Valley Community Schools and graduated in 1975. In 1981 he married Susan Kane and they later divorced. For the past 19 years he has lived with his common-law wife Leslie DeVore. Bryan has been in the insurance business for 30 years working as an agent for Ozark National Life.

Survived by: his common-law wife; Leslie, one step-son; Blake DeVore of Cedar Falls, one step-daughter; Mary (Nathan) Baxter of Columbia, MO, his parents; Lorenz and Virginia Schellhorn of Oran, one brother; Don (Deb) Schellhorn of Oelwein, two sisters; Catherin (Melvin Sr.) Gonnerman of Waverly and Marlys (Roger) Boelyn of Oelwein, his best friend; Mark Owens and his dog; Attitude.

Preceded by: his grandparents.

Services: 10:30 am Monday, February 16, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church, 402 East Charles St. Oelwein.

Visitation: 4:00-7:00 pm Sunday at Woods Funeral Home and for one hour before services Monday at the church.

Burial: Grove Hill Cemetery, Franklin Township.

Memorials: to be directed to the family.

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Joan C. Moulds

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Joan Moulds PicFairbank: Joan Carol Moulds age 79 passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, January 31st 2015.  She was born October 6th 1935 the daughter of Kyle and Iva (Beckner) Keniston in Oelwein Iowa.  Joan married Charles D. Moulds May 10th 1957 in Elkader Iowa.  Joan enjoyed cooking, as did everyone else enjoy her cooking.  She also loved her grandchildren and her animals, especially her dog Reba. She practiced her faith on Sundays at St. John’s Lutheran Church.

Survived by: Her husband Charles, one son; Ronald (Kelle), two daughters; LaDell (Jim) McCabe and Susan (Kelly) Ryan, five grandchildren; Michael Ryan, Elizabeth (Ivan) Escobedo, Rachael (Patrick) Murray, Keith (Kate) Ryan, and Staci Moulds, six great grandchildren, two sisters;  Kay (Walt) Schwartz and Mary (Eldon) Marting.

Preceded by; Her parents, one brother James Keniston and one sister Donna Jo Keniston in infancy.

Services; 10:30 am Wednesday,  February 4th at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fairbank.

Visitation; 9:00-10:30 am on Wednesday at the church.

Interment; Fairbank Cemetery, Fairbank.

Memorials; To be directed to the family.

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