EMMETSBURG – Funeral services for Lois A. Ascherl, age 79, of Emmetsburg, Iowa and formerly of Clare, Iowa who passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at the Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Her service will be 11:00 am on Monday, February 11, 2013 at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Clare, Iowa with Msgr. Kevin McCoy ~ officiating.

Burial will be in the St. James Catholic Cemetery in Clare, Iowa.

Visitation with the family present will be Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 2:00 6:00 pm at the St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Clare, A Christian Wake Service will be at 5:30 pm and a Parish Rosary will be at 6:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that memorials be directed to:

The Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary 2360 Carter Road, Dubuque, Iowa, 52001-2997l.

The Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon is in charge of arrangements.

Online memorial condolences may be sent to: vanderploegfunerals.com.