---- — ALBIA — Elmer Sovern, 88, of Albia, died April 19, 2013, under the care of Circle of Life Hospice at Legacy Lodge in Chariton.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Albia; Pastor Neil Montz officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens in Battle Creek, Mich.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Tharp Funeral Home in Albia with Elmer’s family present from 5-8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Albia Chamber of Commerce for the Fourth of July fishing competition at the reservoir or to the 4-H Fishing Club.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.tharpfh.com.