Iowa offensive tackle Tristan Wirfs made his mark on Mount Vernon. Many in town made their mark on him, too. Wirfs and his mother, Sarah, took The Gazette on a tour of his hometown, revisiting scenes around what essentially is the one square mile where he grew up. This story is a little about what can hold you back. This is mostly about what moves you forward.

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Jason D. Hardy


Jason D. Hardy died Monday, July 15, 2019, at his home.
A memorial celebration will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service, concluding with memories shared. For a complete obituary or to share a thought, memory or condolence, please visit the funeral home website
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