Miscellaneous Black Hawk County, Iowa Obituaries - 2000

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WATERLOO -- Barbara Jean Bergmeier, 63, of Guthrie, Okla., formerly of Waterloo, died at home Feb. 3 of natural causes. 
She was born March 4, 1936, in Waterloo, daughter of Isaac and Minnie Aneweer Titus. 
Survived by: three sons, Floyd of Chandler, Ariz., and Leonard and Jeremy, both of Guthrie.; a daughter, Roberta Albert of Nashua; seven grandchildren; a stepgrandchild; a great-grandchild; and a brother, John Titus of New Philadelphia, Ohio. 
Preceded in death by: her husbands, Robert Bergmeier and Jerry Shaffer; a son, Robert Eugene; a sister, Ruth; and a brother, Glen Titus. 
Services: were held at the Fort Gibson Cemetery in Oklahoma. Pollard Funeral Home, Guthrie, was in charge of arrangements. 

WATERLOO -- James Muehlbach Honan, 44, of Olathe, Kan., formerly of Waterloo, died at home Feb. 14. 
He was born July 28, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo., son of John O'Rourke and Elizabeth Lucile Muehlbach Honan. He married Patricia Elizabeth Dowhower on July 17, 1981, in Waterloo. 
Mr. Honan obtained a bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, in 1978 and was employed by Reed Cadillac, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Frost Tax Service, Mercantile Bank and Norwest Bank. He was past president of the Rotary Club and initiated the Gateway Golf program for the handicapped. 
Survived by: his two sons, Kevin Daniel and Theodore James "TJ," both of Independence, Kan.; a daughter, Jannette Elizabeth Honan of Independence; and two sisters, Nancy Suzanne Jones of Shawnee Mission, Kan., and Sharon Ann Cramond of Shawnee, Kan. 
Preceded in death by: his parents and four brothers, John Anthony, Steven Francis and two infants. 
Memorial services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Church, Olathe. McGilley-Hogue, Overland Park, is in charge of arrangements. 
Memorials: may be directed to St. Andrew's School Library, Independence, Kan., or to charity of donor's choice. 

EVANSDALE -- Marlin J. "Mike" Raney, 73, of 115 Eldene Court, died at home Wednesday, Feb. 23, of cancer. 
He was born Nov. 17, 1926, in Hummelstown, Pa., son of Harry and Gertrude Forney Brehm, and was raised by foster parents, Walter and Gertrude Kramer Raney. He married Kathleen Speer on Dec. 27, 1947, in La Porte City. 
Mr. Raney was employed at John Deere Tractor Works for eight years; worked 30 years at Hawkeye Steel; and worked in the assembly department for Waterloo Industries for six years, retiring in 1992. For the past eight years he was a door greeter for Wal-Mart in Cedar Falls. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. 
Survived by: his wife; a son, Michael of Elk Run Heights; four daughters, Barbara Steveson of Brighton, Colo., Susan Jones of Westminster, Colo., Diane Shaner of Vinton and Janet Raney of Waterloo; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three stepgrandsons; five stepgreat-grandchildren; a brother, Walter Brehm of Columbia, Md.; and four half sisters, Mary Myers of Canton, Ohio, Edith Varner and Brooke Robertson, both of Middletown, and Shirley Brinser of Elizabeth, Pa. 
Preceded in death by: three brothers, Charles, Earl and Harry Brehm; and two sisters, Dorothy Brehm, and his twin, N. Jean Berkheimer. 
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Reformed Church, Waterloo, with burial in Geneseo Methodist Church Cemetery, Buckingham. Military rites will be conducted by Becker-Chapman American Legion Post 138 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1623. Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Kearns, Huisman-Schumacher Chapel on Kimball, and for an hour before services Monday at the church. 
Memorials: may be directed to the church. 

WATERLOO -- Rebecca Bunch, 78, of Minneapolis, formerly of Waterloo, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Minneapolis of natural causes. 
She was born May 5, 1921, in Greenwood, Miss. She married William Bunch in 1938, in Greenwood. He preceded her in death in 1963. 
Survived by: a granddaughter, Debbie. 
Preceded in death by: a son, James; and a brother, Roy. 
Services: 10 a.m. Monday at New Hope Baptist Church, with burial in Fairview Cemetery, both in Waterloo. Friends may call from 8:30 a.m. until service time Monday at the church. 
Memorials: may be directed to the church. 
Sanders Funeral Service, Waterloo, is in charge of arrangements. 

HUDSON -- Irene J. Kubik, 89, of Hudson, died Friday, Feb. 25, at Cedar Valley Hospice Facility, Waterloo, of natural causes. 
She was born Nov. 18, 1910, in Grundy Center, daughter of Joseph and Amolia Miller Schrafel. She married Joe Kubik on Aug. 21, 1930, in Waterloo. He died July 31, 1972. 
Mrs. Kubik worked for a physician in Conrad, then later she and her husband farmed south of Hudson for 40 years, retiring in 1970. 
Survived by: a daughter, Mary Lou Wrage of Hudson; a son, Gene Charles of Hudson; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and six sisters, Rosie Smitherman of Salem, N.C., Clara Hughes of Conrad, Alice McKibben and Hazel Jansen, both of Marshalltown, Doris Roberts of Medora, N.D., and Mary Jane Aiken of Conrad. 
Preceded in death by: two sisters, Mable Neuroth and Marjorie Dickkut; and two brothers, Joe and Albert "Bud" Schrafel. 
Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Union Congregational United Church of Christ, Reinbeck, with burial in Buckingham Cemetery, Traer. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Hand Funeral Home, Reinbeck, with family present. 
Memorial fund: has been established. 

WATERLOO -- Carolyn M. Jennings, 89, of Waterloo, died Friday, Feb. 25, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home of natural causes. 
She was born Feb. 12, 1911, in Red Oak, the daughter of Charles W. and Ethlel Green Hahn. She married Milo E. Jennings Oct. 10, 1940, in Elkader. He preceded her in death Dec. 15, 1981. 
Survived by: three sons, Paul J. Shader of Dow City, Charles "Bill" Shader of Tuscon, Ariz. and Ronald A. Shader of Saginaw, Texas; a daughter, Ruth Pelham of Jacksonville, Fla.; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. 
Preceded in death by: three brothers, Arthur, Archie and Robert Hahn. 
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Calvary United Methodist Church, with burial in Elmwood Cemetery, both in Waterloo. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Parrott and Wood Family Funeral Care, and for an hour before services Tuesday at the church. 
Memorials: may be directed to the church. 

CEDAR FALLS -- Dorothy F. Hostetler, 91, of the Western Home, died Saturday, Feb. 26, at the home of natural causes. 
She was born Aug. 28, 1908, in Charles City, the daughter of Frank and Georgia McGrath Jirsa. She married Charles B. Hostetler Feb. 14, 1933, in Waterloo. He died Nov. 16, 1982. 
She taught kindergarten in the Waterloo Public School System for 43 years. 
Survived by: a daughter, Frankie Ives of Waterloo; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. 
Preceded in death by: a sister, Grace. 
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, with burial in Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. 
Memorials: may be directed to the Cedar Valley Hospice. 

WATERLOO -- Harold B. T. Brown, 81, of Harpers Ferry, formerly of Waterloo, died Friday, Feb. 25, at Covenant Medical Center following a lengthy illness. 
He was born June 2, 1918, in Waterloo, the son of Peter and Inger Petersen Brown. He married Marian R. Andreassen Oct. 26, 1945, in Cedar Falls. She preceded him in death Jan. 4, 1994. 
A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Brown was co-owner and operator of Held and Brown Auto Service, Waterloo, for 10 years. He later worked as a machine hand for John Deere for 18 years, retiring in 1981. He was also a private independent sales distributor for Enviro-Tech International Products. 
Survived by: a son, Ronald D. of Cedar Falls; a daughter, Bonnie Rieks of Dysart; five grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and two brothers, Donald of Waverly and Stanley of Cedar Falls. 
Preceded in death by: a sister, Vernita Larsen. 
Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Ansgar's Lutheran Church, with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at Kearns, Huisman-Schumacher Chapel on Kimball, where there will be a 8 p.m. Masonic service by Martin Lodge 624, and for an hour before services Tuesday at the church. 
Memorials: may be directed to the Harpers Ferry Rescue. 

CEDAR FALLS -- Bonita L. "Bonnie" Thompson, 58, of Cedar Falls, died Friday, Feb. 25, at her home of respiratory failure. 
She was born Nov. 15, 1941, in La Crosse, Wis., the daughter of Fred and Alice Brown Jones. She married Lyle Thompson July 18, 1960, in McGregor. 
Survived by: her husband; two daughters, Dawn Mary Hild and Dianne K. Schultz, both of Cedar Falls; a son, James L. of Eau Claire, Wis.; her parents, Fred and Alice Jones of Onalaska, Wis.; five grandchildren; a brother, Roger Jones of Minneapolis; and a sister, Jean James of La Crosse. 
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with burial in Fairview Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. Friends may call from 3:30 to 8 p.m. today at the Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, Cedar Falls, where there will be a 4 p.m. rosary and a 7 p.m. vigil service. 
Memorials: will be established at a later date. 

WATERLOO -- Tommy L. Moore, 70, of 129 Chestnut St., died Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Allen Hospital of natural causes. 
He was born May 17, 1929, in Durant, Miss., the son of Gaston L. and Mattie Pearl Montgomery Moore Sr. He married Betty Lou Sanders June 9, 1948, in Waterloo. 
Mr. Moore was employed by John Deere for 30 years as a fork lift operator, retiring in 1978. 
Survived by: his wife; two sons, Glen and Gaston, both of Waterloo; three daughters, Patricia A. Fullilove and Debra K. Goodson, both of Waterloo, and Noreen Moore of Marshalltown; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Virginia Austin of Waterloo. 
Preceded in death by: a brother, Gaston L. Moore Jr. 
Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, with burial in the Garden of the Gleaner section of the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Greer Funeral Home, and for an hour before services Monday at the church. 
Memorials: may be directed to the family at 129 Chestnut St., where they will be receiving friends. 

WATERLOO -- Mae Austin, 64, of 325 Rickert St., died Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Allen Hospital of natural causes. 
She was born Dec. 11, 1935, in Iowa City, the daughter of Abraham and Elma Jones Graves. She married Robert E. Austin Nov. 15, 1958, in Waterloo. 
She was formerly employed at Schoitz Hospital, Rath Packing Co. and Wal-Mart. She was also a licensed beautician. 
Survived by: her husband; two sons, Eric of Las Vegas and David of Waterloo; two daughters, Brenda Robertson of Seattle and Angela "Angie" Robertson of Waterloo; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Theodore Graves of Minneapolis; and a sister, Bertha Crawford of Waterloo. 
Preceded in death by: her parents; a daughter, Ruby Robertson; three brothers, Printice, David and Phillip; and two sisters, Lillie Burnside and Marie Robinson. 
Services: 1 p.m. Monday at the Antioch Baptist Church, with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. today at Sanders Funeral Service, and for an hour before services Monday at the church. 
Memorials: may be directed to the family at 325 Rickert St., where they will be receiving friends. 

CEDAR FALLS -- Alva Rokes, 73, of 1812 W. 18th St., died Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Cedar Valley Hospice House, Waterloo, of natural causes. 
He was born March 9, 1926, in Marshall County, the son of John and Edna Taylor Rokes. He married Dorothy A. Zirat June 4, 1952, in Tama. 
He served in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer during the Korean War, and was also a contractor, building many shopping centers, hospitals and schools. 
Survived by: his wife; a son, Tracy of Cedar Falls; three grandchildren; and two brothers, Harold of Fort Dodge and Roger of Marshalltown. 
Preceded in death by: three brothers, Ralph, John and Phillip, in infancy; and three sisters, Maxine Schuler Brown, Florance Cooper and Grace Jordebreck. 
Services: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. 
Memorials: may be directed to the Cedar Valley Hospice or the University of Northern Iowa football. 

WATERLOO -- Margaret Laurel Carrothers, 81, of the Spring Creek Health Care Center, Fort Collins, Colo., formerly of Waterloo, died Friday, Feb. 25, at the center of natural causes. 
She was born Oct. 10, 1918, in Masonville, the daughter of William Carrothers and Blanche Raus. 
She had worked as a bookkeeper for Arthur Insurance Agency, and then as an income tax preparer for H&R Block for 30 years. 
Survived by: a son, Tom of Fort Collins; a granddaughter; and two sisters, Hazel Paulus of Cedar Falls and Ruth Frey of Wells, Minn. 
Preceded in death by: two sisters, Madonna Carrothers and Garnet Waggoner. 
Memorial Services: 6 p.m. today at Reager Funeral Home, Fort Collins, with inurnment to be held at a later date. There will be no visitation. 
Memorials: may be directed to the Hospice of Larimer County Care of Reager Funeral Home. 

WATERLOO -- Eric Glenn Newlon, infant son of Richard and Karen Hess Newlon, was stillborn Thursday, Feb. 24, at Covenant Medical Center. 
Survived by: his parents of Waterloo; a sister, Abigail Newlon at home; maternal grandfather, Marvin Hess of Waterloo; maternal grandmother, Barbara Hess of Waterloo; paternal great-grandfather, George Calloway of Madison, Wis.; paternal great-grandmother, Justine Newlon of Lancaster, Calif. 
Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Chapel at Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Kearns, Huisman-Schumacher Chapel on Kimball. 
Memorials: may be directed to the family. 

LA PORTE CITY -- Mary V. Mast, 89, of La Porte City, died Thursday, Feb. 24, at Covenant Medical Center following a brief illness. 
She was born May 30, 1910, in Hill City, Kan., the daughter of Lester Dewitt and Lurancia Emiline Fay Cheney. She married Samuel Harrison Mast Dec. 22, 1935, at the Cheney family home northeast of Independence. He preceded her in death in 1980. 
Survived by: a son, Earl H. Mast of Mount Zion, Ill.; two daughters, Helen Thoma of Sarasota, Fla. and Evelyn Bynum of Sherman, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. 
Preceded in death by: a granddaughter; and two brothers, Earl Cheney and Clarence Cheney. 
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, La Porte City, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Independence. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. today at White Funeral Home, Independence. 

WATERLOO -- Rachel M. Kraft, 89, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, at Covenant Medical Center of natural causes. 
She was born July 9, 1910, in Waverly, the daughter of Joshua W. and Maud Ingersoll Chestnut. She married Otha Burnell in 1930, in Iowa. He preceded her in death in 1946. She then married Floyd Kraft in 1952, in Waterloo. He preceded her in death in 1990. 
She was a school teacher for 47 years, until retiring. 
Survived by: a son, Roy A. Burnell of Littlerock, Calif.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Bardeen Chestnut of Waterloo. 
Preceded in death by: a brother, Oren Chestnut; and a sister, Carol Sweet. 
Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the Hammond Avenue Brethren Church, with burial in Fairview Cemetery, both in Waterloo. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. today at Parrott and Wood Family Funeral Care, Waterloo, and for an hour before services Monday at the church. 
Memorials: may be directed to the church. 

POSTVILLE -- Marvin J. Kleve, 65, of Postviile, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, at home of a sudden illness; survivors include his wife, Alvera; six sons, Jerald and Scott, both of Postville, Robert and Bruce, both of Castalia, Dennis of Calmar and Duane of Holmen, Wis.; two daughters, Cynthia Uhlenhake of Ossian and Barbara Looby of Calmar; 21 grandchildren; two brothers, Herbert and Linus, both of Calmar; and a sister, Betty Wurzer of Lawler; he was preceded in death by a brother, Paul; services were 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Bridget's Catholic Church, Postville, with burial in St. Aloysius Cemetery, Calmar; Schutte Funeral Home, Postville, was in charge of arrangements. 

RICEVILLE -- Ardyth Nath, 64, of Riceville, died Thursday, Feb. 24, at home after an extended illness; survivors include her husband, Dick; three sons, Doug and Dana, both of Riceville, and Christopher of Fraser, Colo.; a daughter, Debora Wright of Carbondale, Colo.; five grandchildren; two brothers, Howard Gray of Sauk Centre, Minn., and Dr. James Gray of Spring Grove, Minn.; and two sisters, Elaine Robinson of Fenton, Mich., and Evelyn Watson of Lime Springs; she was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Mildred Tomlinson Grary; services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, both in Riceville; friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Lindstrom Funeral Home, Riceville. 

ACKLEY -- Lola Marie Wolski, 82, of Ackley, died Thursday, Feb. 24, at Presbyterian Village, Ackley, of lung cancer; survivors include two daughters, Sharon Harken of Ackley and Deborrah VanKleeck of Sand Springs, Okla.; a son, Mickey of Hampton; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Eldora Hegle and Janette Aardahl, both of Lisbon, N.D., Lois Neiber of Sedro Woolley, Wash., and Dorothy Maurer of Henderson, Nev.; she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; an infant brother, Archie Hegle; and a son, Arthur; services will be private, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Ackley; friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Brandt-Fritz Funeral Home, Ackley; Mrs. Wolski graduated from State Teacher's College, Valley City, D.C., in 1939 with a degree in elementary education; she taught country school in North Dakota. 

WAUCOMA -- Alois A. Klinner, 94, of Waucoma, died at home Feb. 19 after a lengthy illness; survivors include his wife, Olivette; a daughter, Ruth Lynch; and several grandchildren; he was preceded in death by eight brothers, Roman, Joe, Herman, Bill, Barney, John, Henry and Frank; and two sisters, Anna and Louise; services were Feb. 22 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, with burial in St. Rose Cemetery, both in Waucoma; Waucoma Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements; Mr. Klinner worked at B&P Silo Company until his retirement. 

INDEPENDENCE -- Zinita Morris, 71, of Independence, died Thursday, Feb. 24, at Allen Hospital, Waterloo, following a brief illness; survivors include two sons, Duane of Indianapolis and Raynard of Lyons, Colo.; a daughter, Karen Bolte of Waverly; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Dorothy Weber of Waterloo, M. Jean Morris of Center Point and Roberta Anderson of Quasqueton; she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Burns Morris, in 1996; a grandson; and a sister, Betty Green; services will be 2 p.m. Monday at White Funeral Home, Independence, with burial in Quasqueton Cemetery, Quasqueton; friends may call after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home; she taught in the country schools of Buchanan County for a short time and later farmed with her husband in Buchanan County until retiring in 1988. 

ACKLEY ­- Norma G. Siedschlag, 79, of Ackley, died Thursday, Feb. 24, at her home of natural causes; survivors include a son-in-law, Anthony Stockdale of Hampton; and a sister-in-law, Donna Siedschlag of Ackley; she was preceded in death by a daughter, Zola Stockdale; and a brother, Bernard; services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery, both in Ackley; friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Brandt-Fritz Funeral Home, Ackley; she had been employed by Ackley Canning Factory for more than 40 years. 

ALLISON -- Ronald Vern Adelmund, 63, of Allison, died Friday, Feb. 25, at his home from complications of a heart attack; survivors include his wife, Gertie; a son, Bud of Clarksville; three daughters, Judy Yokom of Janesville, and Jenise Westendorf and Kitty Adelmund, both of Allison; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five brothers, Larry of Nashua, Lester, Richard and Delos, all of Greene, and Alvin of Clarksville; three sisters, Wanda Buchholz of Tripoli and Carol Stotler and Kathy Siemons, both of Greene; he was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Sophie Thorne Adelmund; services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Trinity Reformed Church, Allison, with burial in the Allison Cemetery; friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Reid's Funeral Chapel, Greene, and for an hour before services Monday at the church; he was employed by Schroeder Construction, Greene, for 16 years, and by the city of Allison for 24 years, retiring Jan. 1, 1999. 

REINBECK -- Mary Ann Tessau, 66, of Reinbeck, died Saturday, Feb. 26, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, of natural causes; survivors include two brothers, Ray Tessau of Wellsburg and Roy Tessau of Reinbeck; and a sister, Alice Elaine Ennenga of Grundy Center; she was preceded in death by a sister, Marlys Meester; services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hand Funeral Home Chapel, Reinbeck, with burial in the Reinbeck Cemetery; friends may call after 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the family present from 7 to 9 p.m.; a memorial fund is being established; she had worked by helping many area families with general housekeeping. 

TRIPOLI -- Herbert William Jahnke, 95, of Tripoli, died Friday, Feb. 25, at the Tripoli Nursing Home of natural causes; survivors include his wife, Bernice; a son, Gene Sells of Schenectady, New York; two daughters, Marlys Bailey of Roseville, Calif. and Vanada Jahnke of La Crosse, Wis.; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; he was preceded in death by three brothers, Albert, George and Ed; and two infant sisters, Sadie and Elda; services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Faith United Church of Christ, Tripoli, with burial in the church cemetery; friends may call for an hour before services Monday at the church; memorials may be directed to the church choir or Sunday school; Rettig Funeral Home, Tripoli, is in charge of arrangements; he worked for Ambrose Oil until 1969, and was then groundskeeper for the Tripoli Schools for ten years, retiring in 1979. 

CALMAR -- Kay Francis Numedahl, 58, of Calmar, died Thursday, Feb. 24, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wis., after a lengthy illness; survivors include her husband, Lyle; three sons, Craig of Urbandale, Kyle of Ossian and Monty of Independence; a daughter, Kim Siman of Calmar; six grandchildren; and a sister, Charlene Gilbertson of Decorah; she was preceded in death by her parents, Lester Smock and Ida Pusher Smock; three brothers, Don, Elmer and Richard Smock; and three sisters, Shirley Fonseca, Burnell Smock and Norma Joanne Smock; services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Calmar Lutheran Church, with burial in the church cemetery; friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at French and Balik Funeral Home, Calmar, and for an hour before services Monday at the church; she was employed at Calmar Foods, Calmar. 

PARKERSBURG -- Geerta T. Weber, 98, of Parkersburg, died Friday, Feb. 25, at her daughter's home in Parkersburg of natural causes; survivors include two sons, Conrad Jr. and Roy, both of Parkersburg; two daughters, Elizabeth Stickfort of Stout and Millie Saul of Parkersburg; 22 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; 25 great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great-grandchild; she was preceded in death by her husband, Conrad Weber Sr., in 1953; two sons, Edward and John; two brothers, William and Gerhard Spree; and three sisters, Reinstena Spree, Nettie Weimken and Tillie Wildeboer; services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Stout Gospel Hall, with burial in the Stout Cemetery; friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Schwartz Funeral Home, Parkersburg, and for an hour before services Tuesday at the hall. 

MARBLE ROCK -- Frances M. Dolan, 74, of Marble Rock, died Friday, Feb. 25, at her home of natural causes; survivors include three sons, James of Pocahontas and David and Bill, both of Marble Rock; five daughters, Annette Simonson of Charles City, Mary Jo O'Neil of Des Moines, Patricia Parcher of Marble Rock, Jane Saxen of Cedar Rapids and Madonna Bowie of Oskaloosa; 27 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Leo B. Staudt of Marble Rock; and two sisters, Cleo Hebert of Charles City and Ellen O'Connell of Evanston, Ill.; she was preceded in death by her husband, Adrian Bernard Dolan, in 1993; a son, Raymond Leo; and an infant brother; services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Roseville, rural Marble Rock, with burial in the church cemetery; friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at the church, where there will be a 4 p.m. Knights of Columbus rosary and a 7 p.m. Scripture service; visitation also for an hour before services Monday at the church; memorials may be directed to the family; Reid's Funeral Chapel, Marble Rock, is in charge of arrangements; she farmed with her husband in Marble Rock. 

INDEPENDENCE -- George Neidy, 88, of Independence, died Friday, Feb. 25, at Peoples Hospital Extended Care Center, Independence, of a sudden illness; survivors include a sister-in-law, Virgie Neidy of Independence; 10 nieces, including his main caretaker, Kay Neidy of Independence, Della Stancel, Delores Roman, Bonnie Streif and Burnitta Dennis, all of Cedar Rapids, Donna Smith of Sun City, Ariz., Mary Bennett of Hiawatha, Lois Waller of Marion, Maxine Allen of Cary, N.C. and Betty Jo March of Pacifica, Calif.; five nephews, Richard Neidy of Murrieta, Calif., Kenneth Hearn of Cedar Rapids, Glenn Frasher of Independence, Harold Frasher of Center Point and E.J. Fenner Jr. of South Bend, Ind.; several great nieces and nephews; he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Dale C. Neidy; and three sisters, Edna Hearn, Dorothy Frasher and Maria Fenner; services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fawcett Funeral Home, Winthrop, with burial in Wilson Cemetery, east of Independence, where military memorial services will be conducted; friends may call after 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home; he served in the South West Pacific during World War II and had worked at the Mental Health Institute in Independence. 

WATERLOO -- Agnes Marie Klinoff, 94, of 4122 Hillside Drive, Cedar Falls, formerly of Waterloo, died at home Thursday, Feb. 25, of cancer; memorial services will be later, with family burial in Fairview Cemetery; Locke Funeral Home, 233-6138, is in charge of arrangements; memorials to Burton Avenue Baptist Church or Cedar Valley Hospice. 

LA PORTE CITY -- Patricia A. Clark, 61, of 503 Bishop Ave., died Thursday, Feb. 24, at Hospice House, Waterloo, of cancer; services were 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial in West View Cemetery, both in La Porte City; Huisman Funeral Home, La Porte City, 342-3131, was in charge of arrangements; memorials to Cedar Valley Hospice. 

PARKERSBURG -- Ruth Mary McCandless, 77, of Garnavillo, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Port Stewart, Northern Ireland, of natural cause; services 3 p.m. Monday at Garnavillo School gymnasium, with burial in Garnavillo City Cemetery; visitation 3 to 9 p.m. today at New Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo, (319) 252-1842, and from 1 p.m. until services Monday at the gym; a son, Tim McCandless of Parkersburg is a local survivor. 

WATERLOO -- LaQuonda Hollis Harris, infant daughter of Rosiland Hollis and Edward Harris, of 417 Center St., died Friday, Feb. 25, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, shortly after her premature birth; services pending with Greer Funeral Home, 232-8683. 

DYSART -- Lois Klinzing, 71, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Dysart, died Saturday, Feb. 26, at Cox South Hospital, Springfield, of a sudden illness; services pending with Overton Funeral Home, Dysart, (319) 478-2775.


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