Arlys Hexom, 77, died Wednesday evening, Sept. 26, 2012 at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah following a short battle with cancer. Funeral service is at noon Wednesday, Oct. 3, at First Lutheran Church in Decorah, with Rev. Chad Huebner officiating. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday, one hour before services, at the church. Burial is in the Locust Cemetery in rural Decorah. Organist is Marcia Engebretson. Soloist is Jane Kolarich. Arrangements by Fjelstul Funeral Home, Decorah. fjelstul.com.