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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John Harm Bents

JOHN HARM BENTS
Tipton

John Harm Bents, 86, of Tipton, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at the Mechanicsville Nursing Home. A rosary will start the visitation on Aug. 13 at 8:30 a.m. and they will receive friends until the start of Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tipton, Iowa. A graveside service with military honors will be provided by Tipton American Legion Post 123 and the Tipton V.F.W. Post 2537 at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.
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