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Earl L. Lechner

Earl Leon Lechner, 81, of Rockwell, Iowa, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., Clear Lake, with Pastor Rhea Evanson officiating.  Inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, in Mason City,…
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Thomas E. Keenan

Thomas Edward Keenan, 69, of Clear Lake, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Hospice of the Valley-Lund Home in Gilbert, Az. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Clear Lake, with the Rev. John Gossman officiating. Inurnment was in Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, in Mason City,…
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Steve Martin

Steve Martin, a lifelong resident of Clear Lake, died at his home in the Meadow Lake apartment complex on Buddy Holly Place on Feb. 6. The cause was complications of Influenza A. He was 62. Steven Alfred Martin was born in Mason City on Aug. 11, 1954, to Roy B. Martin Jr., who was a…
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Arlene Krause

Arlene Krause, 94, of Buffalo Center, Iowa, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, in Mason City, Iowa. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Florence St., Rake, Iowa, with Pastor Doug Rokke officiating. Visitation will be one hour…
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Faught and Leisure onto State Wrestling Tourney

Two Clear Lake wrestlers will compete for a State title this week in Des Moines. Ryan Leisure has the opportunity to become Clear Lake High School’s first three time State Champion, while Eric Faught is looking for his first title.  He was runner-up at 106 last season. Leisure, undefeated through 35 matches heading into Saturday’s…
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