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3 weeks later, cleanup continues at Riverside Cemetery

The historic Marshalltown cemetery opened in 1863.

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Recovery continues from the Iowa derecho on Aug. 10.

The Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown was badly damaged, and costs for repairs are skyrocketing. 

"When I was out observing and looking at the damage that afternoon of the storm, there were times that I was disorientated about where I even was in the cemetery because I was just surrounded by downed trees," said Dorie Tammen, the general manager at Riverside.

The historic cemetery opened in 1863 and houses over 23,000 burials.

If you'd like to donate to the cemetery's GoFundMe page, click here. They are also accepting checks directly.

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