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Funeral services scheduled for Iowa native Sgt. Skalberg

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Funeral services have been arranged for Sgt. James L. Skalberg Jr. of Emerson, Iowa.

The 25-year-old died June 27 in Afghanistan when his vehicle was attacked by an Improvised Explosive Device.

Sgt. Skalberg was on active duty with the U.S. Army and was assigned as a canon crew member with a Texas-based troop.

Visitation for Sgt. Skalberg will be held from 4-8 p.m., Friday, July 13 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Red Oak. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. that Saturday. A graveside service will follow at the Emerson Cemetery.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the Carter Skalberg Education Fund, 705 E. Corning St., Red Oak, Iowa 51566.

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