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   Gazette (Newspaper) - August 16, 2003, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                4B The 2003 OBITUARIES CEDAR RAPIDS Isabella of Northbrook died there follow ing a short Graveside services 11 Cedar Memorial Park Cha pel Garden by the Lloyd Brockmeyer of Pauls United Methodist Survivors include a Gladys Frederick of Cedar Rap ids a Robert Susan Frederick of Marion and two JoAnn Richard Rebil lard of and Jeanne Nemec of Cedar She was preceded in death by her parents her Raymond a George Nemec a George Nemec and a Marjorie She was born in Cedar to John and Em ma Sykora and was married to Raymond Elston on in Cedar He preceded her in death in She formerly was a buyer for Craemers Department Store and had worked at Mer chants National She was active at the Witwer Senior Citizens where she en joyed playing cards with her many Arrangements are with the Cedar Memorial Funeral Doris Fleck 3 Cedar Memorial Chapel of by the William Burial Cedar Memorial Park Friends may call af ter today at the cha no Memo rial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Soci Lepha of 6420 Council died in Mercy Medical Center follow ing an extended Servic es 10 Mat thews Catholic by the Gerald Burial Mount Calvary Friends may call from 4 to 6 Sunday at Stewart Funer al where a rosary will be held at Survivors include a John of Cedar Lepha was born June in the daughter of Barclay and Louise Dusterhoff She mar ried Carl Hendrickson on He died She was a member of Mat thews Catholic Mildred L died in Higley Manson Care Cedar Services 2 Pauls Lutheran Friends may call between 2 and 7 Sun day at Schultz Funeral De and after 1 Mon day at the Burial Clin ton Lawn She was born in Grand to Wil liam and Au gusta Meints Mildred taught in the rural Turner School that was east of De Witt and also the De Witt Public On she was united in marriage to Marvin Schnack at Pauls Lu theran Church in She was a member of Pauls Lutheran Mildred was a 50year mem ber of Order of Eastern She was active in the PTA and school Education was a top In she enjoyed a family trip to Germany and also trav eled to the western part of the United She enjoyed i writing stories and family She managed the family farms and enjoyed family Survivors include her chil Marilyn Schnack of Cedar Doris and Tom McCarthy of Dean and Sandy Schnack of Cedar Rapids and David and Janice Schnack of a Anita Anderson of De Witt six grandchildren and two great She was preceded in death by her Online condolences may be left at Index CEDAR RAPIDS Isabelle Doris Lepha Mildred Shauna Lee Richard Dick Marie Elizabeth Swift CENTER POINT John Busenbark CORALVILLE Sarah Nicole Nessler EDGEWOOD Betty Lewin Thein HARTWICK Merlyn Lee Mcllrath HIGH AMANA Herbert Hays IOWA CITY Mary Marie Lucille Svatos LISBON Lee Lee Rhoads LOWDEN Robert Wiedenhoff MANCHESTER Ted Sands MONTICELLO Leona Madeson OTTER CREEK Genevieve Bassler VICTOR Maty Margaret Punke Woodrum Rowcliffe WELLMAN Jennifer Osman WILUAMSBURG Annabelle Holden Maas CEDAR RAPIDS Shauna Lee Sharp Ser 10 New Covenant Bible Cedar by the Dan Hoeger and the Gary Friends may call from 2 to 6 Sunday at Murdoch Linwood Funeral Home Cre mation Cedar Burial Linwood Ce dar Richard Dick of 3807 First died in University Iowa following a short Funeral Mass 10 Jude Catholic by the Richard Buri al Joseph with military Friends may call from 4 to Sunday and from to Mon day at Teahen Funeral where a vigil service will be held at 7 Survivors in clude his Ann two Mark Lauri Stanek and Rick Diane both of Cedar Rapids a Becky Geno Filipovich of and a His parents and a Harold preceded him in He was born July in Cedar to Oldrich and Mary Michalec He served in the Air Force during the Korean War with the 49th Bomber He married Ann Fox on in After serving in the Air he was the owner and operator of Dick Stanek From 1967 to he and Ann owned and operated Dairy Queen 2 in Cedar At the time of his he was a starter at Jones Golf He was a member of the American Legion Hanford Post the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 788 and the Elks He was a member of Jude Catholic Hanford Post 5 will conduct military Memorials may be directed to the He was a devoted dad and Dick enjoyed wood was an avid fisher man and sports fan and a loyal Hawkeye Marie Elizabeth of Story formerly of Cedar died in Bethany Man Story from congestive heart Services 10 Bethany Manor Cha Story by Father Ter ry Rasmussen and Chaplain Sandy Burial 3 Josephs Ceme by Father Dennis Friends may call after 9 Monday at the Arrangements are by Soder strumLarson Funeral Story Survivors include a daugh Karen Burk of Story EDGEWOOD Betty Lewin Theln 1 Cedar Memorial Chapel of Cedar by the Fran Inurnment Cedar Me morial Friends may call after today at the Memorials may be made to the Northeast Iowa Farm Antique Associa Barn Association of IOWA CITY Mary formerly of 204 Fairchild died in the Solon Nursing Care Cen Arrangements are pending at Gay Ciha Funeral and Cremation Iowa Marie Lucille of 3402 Rochester died in her home surrounded by her lov ing Services Wenceslaus Catho lic by the Mi chael Burial Jo seph Iowa Friends may call from 4 to 8 Monday at Gay Ciha Funeral and Cremation Ser Iowa where a parish vigil service will be held at In lieu of memo rial donations can be made in Maries memo ry to Iowa City Online con dolences may be sent for Maries family through the Web at Marie was born in Iowa the daughter of Louie John and Minnie Le Chrisa Price She was a lifelong resident of John son living in and around Oxford and Iowa She was united in mar riage to Robert Bob Sva tos on April at Wenceslaus Iowa She retired from Burge Hall cafeteria in February 2003 after many years of Marie loved spending time with her making cook pies and In her free time she enjoyed add ing to her Cardinal playing any kind of card computer games and even an occasional trip to play the onearmed bandits on the Survivors include her hus Bob Svatos of Iowa City two sons and Rick and Gayle Svatos of Cor alville and Tim and Becky Sva tos of Iowa City a daughter and Maggie and Tom Curry of Muscatine her Chad Curry and Brian Curry of Austin Svatos of Iowa City granddaughters and grandson Callie Curry and Will Valet of Amanda Sva tos and Elaine Svatos of Iowa Pamela Svatos and Megh anne Svatos of Coralville a Isabelle Elise Valet of Tipton two brothers and Howard and Mary Villhauer of Iowa City and Donnie and Mar cia Villhauer of Atalissa three sisters and a Gretchen and Raymond Hess of Iowa Letha Hein of Iowa City and Joan Hummer of Ox ford and a special Hei di She was preceded in death by her parents five Louie and Herman Villhauer three sis Anna LaChrista Kenneth Henrietta Villhauer and Louise Ed ward Huffman a Pa mela Suzanne Svatos and a Elijah Howard Gay Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service of Iowa City is caring for Maries family and her CORALVILLE Sarah Nicole died Friday as the result of an auto accident in Keokuk Arrangements are pending at Peterseim Funeral Ka MANCHESTER Ted of Bet formerly of Manches died in Trinity Medical Cen Rock after a sudden Services Marys Catho lic by the Dennis Friends may call from 4 to 8 Sun day at Bohnen kampMurdoch Funeral Home Cremation Man with a CENTER POINT John a resident of Higley Mansion Care Cedar died in the care center following a long Services 10 Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Center by the John Friends may call from 2 to 5 Sunday at the funeral Burial Center Point Survivors in clude his Erma a Thomas Wilma Busen bark of Shells burg a daugh Susan Roy Cole of Cedar Rapids a Betty Dick Riley of Des Moines four grandchil dren a stepgranddaughter six greatgrandchildren five step greatgrandchildren two neph ews and three He was preceded in death by his a sister and a John was born in Whittier on the son of Merle and Nora Burns Busen He graduated from the old Cedar Rapids Washington High School in On he married Erma Glenna Street at the Methodist Church in Center John and Erma celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on Mon John was a truck salesman in the Cedar Rapids area and received several awards for his outstanding sales achievements during his He served as a former councilman and may or of Center John was a 50year member of Mount Her mon Lodge 263 and the Cedar Rapids Consisto and also a member of the Methodist Church in Center After his he and Erma spent time fishing on the Mississippi River and winters in John always had a smile for everyone and enjoyed being with friends and especially playing John will be greatly missed by his which he was so very proud John and his family greatly appreciated the care that was given by the Higley Mansion staff and Lukes Hospice Memorials may be made in Johns memory to Lukes Hospice or Center Point United Methodist Please sign the online guest book for John at under HIGH AMANA LISBON Lee Lee of went to be with the Lord on in his home after a brief Services First Federated Church of by the James Roberts and Roger Da Friends may call from 4 to Herbert died in Colonial Manor Care Middle following a brief Services 10 Middle Amana Com munity by Elder Tony Burial High Amana Friends may call from 4 to 8 Sunday at the 8 Sunday at Morgan Fu Kloster Funeral neral and Cremation Mount Vernon Burial HARTWICK Merlyn Lee of died of injuries suf fered in an auto accident on Interstate 35 in Warren County on Services Immanuel Lutheran Story by Pastor Stephen Burial Roland Ceme Friends may call from 2 to 4 Sunday at Chet Ryan Merlyn was born in Hart to Floyd and Adeline Schild Mcll He was a graduate of Keystone High Merlyn married Judy Hennings on in He was a crane operator for Crane Rental and Rigging of He enjoyed woodworking and being with Merlyn and Judy moved from Missouri to Story County in Survivors include his Judy two Patrick Mcll rath of Balltown and Christo pher Mcllrath of Story City four Deena Davis of State Leanne Haferbier of Sarah Kuhn of Polk City and Kari Karl of Oklaho ma five grandchil dren his Floyd Mcll rath of Keystone and a Karen Raub of Merlyn was preceded in death by his mother in A memorial fund has been is in charge of ar Memorials may be contribut ed to the Colonial Manor Health and Welfare Founda the Amana Community Library or the Nature Conser vancy in Survivors include four chil Suzanne Kieffer and hus band Daniel of Sarah Hendrickson and hus band Eric of High John and wife Teresa of Frank and Rebecca Hays and husband Glen Cox of North Liberty seven grandchil dren greatgrandchildren and a Joe Hays and wife Kay of He was preceded in death by his parents his on 1998 a Mary Elizabeth Siegal and his be loved golden Herbert Guy Hays was born in the son of Guy and Laura Kaiser The family moved to where he graduated from Shortridge High He attended Pur due graduating in 1935 with a degree in mechani cal He married Kathryn Riley on July He began his engineering career in Colum worked for a few years in and then returned with his family to where he designed airplanes for the Army during World War II at Curtis Wright He was employed by Lenox and Armstrong Furnace Com panies in Columbus and Amer ican Standard in The family moved to Amana in when he joined Amana Refrigeration At the time of his retirement in 1984 he was design engineer for heat ing and commercial After his retirement he served as an independent industry consultant until During his career he had numerous including the design and application of the Amana HTM Heat Transfer Hays was actively in volved in community service all his life and was a strong and vocal supporter of educa He enjoyed playing tennis and sailing with his He was a member of Delta Tau Delta Amana Arts Amana Heritage Homestead Welfare Club and was a founding member of the Amana Community Develop ment Scripture service at Friends may also call one hour before services Monday at the Burial Marys Catholic Survivors include his chil Scott Sands of Betten Shawn Sands of Ham and Stacy Stands of Bettendorf and a Barbara Mead of WELLMAN Jennifer died in Uni versity Iowa Arrangements are pending at Gay Ciha Funeral and Cre mation Iowa MONTICELLO Leona died Thursday in the Mpnticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following an extended Graveside services 10 Riverside Ceme Friends may call after 9 Monday at Goettsch Funeral Monti There are no immediate sur She was pre ceded hi death by her her a two brothers and two Leona McCullough was born in She was the daughter of Homer and Lou Miner Leona attended school in Ana mosa and later graduated from high school in Cedar She married Albert Madeson on Albert preced ed her in death nine years later on Leona made her home in San She was employed at Penney there for 35 Following the death of her Joseph ine in December Leona moved to IN MEMORY OF Krlstan Kottman Missing that special even on this your 38th Lisbon Survivors in clude three Mary John Martin of Lis Susie Roger Davis of and Elva Lee Powers of Cedar Rapids 10 grandchil dren and 18 greatgrandchil Preceding Lee in death was a Glen Elwood who died in 1949 a Elwood and his who died Lee was born March in a log cabin south of Mechan the son of Samuel and Ida Cook He attended country schools in Mechanics high school in Alburnett and graduated from the dairy short course at South Dakota State in in He married Sara Dougherty on July in He and his family lived in and Leon before moving to Lisbon in Lee always said his favorite job was working as a butter which he did for a number of He farmed east of Lisbon before moving to where he worked as a custodian at the Lisbon Ele mentary With his wife they operated Mocking bird Hill Antiques in Lisbon for many He was a member of the First Federated Church of Lis bon and served as a member of the Lisbon Library Lee was a lifetime member of the Masonic entering as an apprentice July and received his third degree at the Kampeska Lodge Water Lee learned from his grand father the expertise for grow ing and nurturing vege tables and Lees beautiful acres of straw and apple orchard were a tribute to his grandfa ther Lee finally retired at the age of 96 from his many and took two walks daily on west Main Street until the age of As an avid he in stilled in his family the love of reading and He leaves a legacy of integrity and a good work His steadfast faith and commitment to the word of God will always be an example for his family and Memorials in Lees honor may be made to the Lisbon 101 Main or to the First Federated 115 both of IA LOWDEN Robert died in the Clarence Nursing Home from complications of multiple Services Zion United Church of by the David Burial Van Horn with mili tary Friends may call from 3 to 7 Sunday at Chapman Funeral Robert was born May in Massil to Charles and Buelah Becker Wieden Bob grad uated from Lowden High School in 1951 and served in the field artillery during the Korean War from 1952 to He married Marlene Freese on in Bob farmed his entire Survivors include his Marlene three David and wife Maria of Douglas and wife Cindy of Oxford Junc tion and Michael and wife Car en of Garrison two Diane Ken Kuhlman of Mari on and Connie Wiedenhoff of Clarence grandsons Bradley and wife Quen Cavan and Alexander Wie Nathan Johnson and Lucas Wagner granddaughters Shanie and Piper Wie denhoff and Hilary Johnson and a Clifford of Elka He was preceded in death by his   

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