Sports Schedule for Monday May 21st

Northwest Iowa — The State qualifiers for girls golf are set for Monday. Class 1A will take place at Rolling Hills hosted by Boyden Hull. Class 2A will be decided at  Willow Run hosted by MVAO-COU. Class 3A golfers will qualify for State at Willow Creek hosted by LeMars. It’s also opening night for baseball and softball. The Orab softball and baseball teams open the season in Spencer.

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Calvin ‘Cal’ Benz

Calvin “Cal” Benz, age 79 of Raytown, MO, formerly of Melvin, IA, passed away at his home in Raytown on December 24, 2017.

Graveside Services with Military Honors will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Baker Township Cemetery near Melvin. Following the committal service, a gathering of family and friends to celebrate Cal’s life will be held at the Melvin American Legion Building in Melvin.

The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 79 year-old Cal Benz of Raytown, MO, formerly of Melvin, IA.

Sports Scores From Friday May 18th

Northwest Iowa — Class 3A District golf took center stage Friday on the high school schedule. A limited amount of regular season soccer is also on the schedule.
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Gertrude Behrens

Gertrude Behrens age 103 of Buffalo, MN, formerly of Sibley, Iowa died Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the Parkview Care Center of Buffalo, MN.

Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, May 22nd at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sibley, IA. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery in Little Rock, IA

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 22nd one hour prior to the funeral service at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sibley.

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