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For over 90 years, families have trusted Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Services to serve and care for their loved ones. Three generations of Chenoweths plus Gary Olson and now three generations of Hugebacks along with their son-in-law Drew Johnson continue the promise to provide excellence in service and compassion during your difficult time of loss. Our experienced and dedicated staff can guide you in selecting services to suit your family’s needs. We are committed to arranging a funeral or memorial service that is most befitting to your loved one, and we strive to celebrate their life in a meaningful way.

Offering the best value in funeral pricing is very important to us. We believe in tailoring our services to meet the budgets of all families.

We offer the most competitive funeral pricing in our area and welcome discussing our prices with you. Please inquire about our prices by phone, 1-888 - 201- 3708 in person or the internet. All price inquires will receive a prompt response. We value your trust.
Bryan & Gayla Hugeback - Drew & Maggie Johnson - Gary & Jeanne Olson - Andy Hugeback 
  • June 1st
    RELAY FOR LIFE and "CLASSIC NIGHT" - New Hampton
    Come and join us for RELAY FOR LIFE the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries. Join us at Chickasaw County's event to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer ALSO Classic Night and the kick-off for Summer Classic Sales!  Bring your favorite classic -- cars, motorcycles, tractors or any other classic.  All are welcome!  Free admission -- music, meals, and available drink
  • Click Community Events below for more great activities and fundraisers!

Click the link below to see further events coming up in our area!
Community Events
JULY 29th
Big Ed's Beach Bash For A Cure!  Alzheimer Fundraiser

MAY 13 - 15
Battle of Old Bradford Reenactment - Old Bradford Pioneer Village, Nashua - It takes place the weekend after Mother's Day each year.  Come join history and visit with the actors in their authentic uniforms and dress.  This is a great experience for adults and youth alike.  Free entrance fee for this event.  A pancake breakfast will be served on Sunday morning, at the Little Brown Church, Free Will Offering.

JUNE 1st
Driving Out Cancer!  RELAY FOR LIFE and "CLASSIC NIGHT" - New Hampton - Come and join us for RELAY FOR LIFE the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries. Join us at Chickasaw County's event to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer ALSO Classic Night and the kick-off for Summer Classic Sales!  Bring your favorite classic -- cars, motorcycles, tractors or any other classic.  All are welcome!  Free admission -- music, meals, and available drinks.  

JUNE 3 - 5
Alta Vista Days - Parade, games, food, music, sports - visit the AV Days Facebook page for more information

JUNE 7 - 8
Dairy Days - Fredericksburg - Enjoy 2 huge parades, live music, kids games, food, milking contests, Dairy Princess and the Little Miss Squirt contest, enjoy the fun in Fredericksburg 90th Annual Dairy Days!

JUNE 9 - 10
Heartland Days - New Hampton - BACONFEST on Friday! - Bands, Parade, Games, Food and so much MORE including the first All-School Reunion in 10 years!  Visit www.discovernewhampton.com for more information

June 10th
Extreme Bull Riding!  The Chickasaw County Firemen's Association and Relay for Life present Extreme Bull Riding, Mutton Busting, and Barrel Racing entertainment, at the New Hampton Airport Arena.

JUNE 16 - 17
Lawler Irish Fest - Lawler - 5th annual Lawler Irish Fest - Friday night - 5K - entertainment with Nineteen Pints and The Wicked Andersons at 7 pm.  Saturday's activities include a volleyball tournament starting at 9 am, parade at 11 am - 5 different musical acts from traditional Irish to classic rock, car and tractor show - adult kickball, bingo, peddle tractor pull, inflatables, good and merchandise, vendors and the Lions barbecue chicken dinner.  Plenty of fun for everyone!

JUNE 23 - 25
Water Over The Dam Days - Nashua Enjoy activities around beautiful Cedar Lake

June 26th
St. Joe's Golf Open - New Hampton Golf & Country Club .The St. Joe’s Open is the a great time for friends, alumni and a few priests.  Everyone is invited to participate in some way if you’re not a golfer how about just a cooked supper for you that night.  A great meal for a great price and watch out you may go home a little fuller and a prize for being there. 

July 7 - 8
Plainfield Days Celebration!

JULY 9th
Plum Creek Art Festival - 151 W. Main Street (City Hall) - Fredericksburg
The Plum Creek Arts Council's Annual Art Festival featuring 35 artists booths of varied fine art available for sale

July 12 - 19
Chickasaw County 4H Fair

JULY 14 - 15
ELMA DAYS!

JULY 15 - 17

Lawler All Nighters Softball Tournament - Lawler - Softball all weekend long!  Enjoy playing and watching under the sun and the moon!

JULY 15 - 17

Grand National Tractor Pull - Kenwood Ave. Park - New Hampton - Watch the excitement of the Grand National Tractor Pull (bring your earplugs cuz it's noisy) Pull are held on Friday and Saturday nights.  Food, fun and excitement!

July 27th
RAGBRAI Thursday Route = Charles City - Ionia - New Hampton - Lawler - Protivin - Cresco!

JULY 29th
Big Ed's Beach Bash For A Cure!  Alzheimer fund raiser

JULY 30th
Sunday July 30th - 19th Annual Steeple Day - Our Lady of Lourdes - Lourdes, Iowa

AUGUST 3rd
"CLASSIC NIGHT" in New Hampton - Come join the fun, downtown New Hampton!  Enjoy the Classic Cars and check out the vendors

August 5th
Little Brown Church in the Vale annual marriage reunion

AUGUST 6th
Ionia Fun Day!  Parade, sports tournaments, food, fun and music!

AUGUST 7th
Annual Wedding Reunion - Little Brown Church in the Vale, Nashua - Reunion for all couples married at the landmark church, picnic renewal of vows, 

AUGUST 13 - 14
NE Iowa Antique Engine & Power Show - Pioneer Power Acres, 2732 Stanley Ave.
Fredericksburg.  Tractor parade, tractor pull, food, games, music, tractor and steam engine displays, threshing demonstrations.  Food Available both days

August 18th
Rendezvous at the Old Bradford Pioneer Museum

AUGUST 19 - 21
CZECH DAYS! - Holy Trinity Parish - Protivin - Fun for all ages!

SEPTEMBER 1 - 4

Big 4 Fair - Big 4 Fairgrounds - NashuaParade, Carnival rides, games, food, livestock and horse showing, horticulture and home exhibits, Chuckwagon Races and Figure 8 Races

SEPTEMBER 4 - 5
Chuckwagon Races - Nashua - Chuckwagon Stampede!  Horse racing at its wildest.  Eight Chuckwagon outfits, all individually owned and maintained compete for the prize money.  It is a race to the finish line and such spills and mix-ups you have never seen before.

SEPTEMBER 9 - 10
Davis Motorcycle Rally - New Hampton - Join us for the Annual Davis Motorcycle Rally in New Hampton.  There are games and prizes, live music with dancing nightly, a special Dinner Ride and the ever popular "Sunset Cruise" on Friday evening.  "Bikin"For Bucks" is our own version of a Poker Run.