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Benton County obituaries

OBITUARY: Helen J. Kupka

by jmagdefrau on December 12, 2014

CHELSEA – Helen J. Kupka, 96, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama from complications of age. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chelsea with Deacon Joe Behounek presiding. Burial will be in Stayskal Cemetery, rural Chelsea. Visitation will be after […]

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OBITUARY: William R. Donovan

by jmagdefrau on December 8, 2014

BELLE PLAINE – William R. Donovan, 84, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at the Belle Plaine Nursing and Rehab Center. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with Deacon Joe Behounek presiding. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery with military rites by Jennings-Bradshaw American Legion Post No. 39. […]

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OBITUARY: Grace Marie Wirstlin Holmes

December 8, 2014 Benton County obituaries

Funeral services for Grace Marie Wirstlin Holmes, 92, of Belle Plaine, were Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Belle Plaine, with Deacon Joe Behounek officiating.  Burial was in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Tama. Mrs. Holmes died Dec. 3, 2014, at Belle Plaine Nursing and Rehab Center following a sudden illness. Pallbearers were  Steve […]

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OBITUARY: Paul Steffen

December 8, 2014 Benton County obituaries

Paul Steffen, 93, passed away Nov. 21, 2014 at the Keystone Care Center in Keystone, Iowa. A memorial Mass will be held Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Belle Plaine. Burial is at a later date. Paul is survived by his wife, Elaine Steffen, Keystone; daughters, Karen Rassler (John), Belle Plaine, […]

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OBITUARY:Ricky Lee Claeys

December 7, 2014 Benton County obituaries

Ricky Lee Claeys KEYSTONE – Ricky Lee Claeys, 47, Keystone, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, from injuries sustained in a traffic accident east of Keystone. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Van Horne with Father Craig Steimel as Celebrant. Interment will be […]

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OBITUARY: Rosemary S. Heller

December 5, 2014 Benton County obituaries

MARENGO – Rosemary S. Heller, 69, Marengo, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Marengo, with Fr. Joseph Roost officiating. Burial will be in Koszta Cemetery, Marengo. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. at […]

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OBITUARY: Doris R. Nelson

December 3, 2014 Benton County obituaries

KEYSTONE – Doris R. Nelson, 86, Keystone, and formerly of Cedar Falls, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at the Keystone Nursing Care Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 118 High St. in Waterloo, with the Rev. Gary Olson officiating, where […]

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OBITUARY: Wayne M. Kanke

December 3, 2014 Benton County obituaries

MARENGO – Wayne M. Kanke, 67, Marengo, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Marengo, with the Rev. Andrew Gray officiating. Burial will be in the Marengo Cemetery with military honors. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. […]

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OBITUARY: Bernard C. Brecht

December 3, 2014 Benton County obituaries

MARENGO – Bernard C. Brecht, 92, Marengo, and formerly of Belle Plaine died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Marengo with Rev. Joseph Roost, Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Patrick and St. Paul’s Cemetery, Watkins. Visitation will be 4 to 7 […]

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Obituary: Gilmore Julius Schanbacher

November 29, 2014 Benton County obituaries

ATKINS – Gilmore Julius Schanbacher, 90, Cedar Rapids, and formerly of Atkins died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at the Vinton Lutheran Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Atkins with the Rev. Douglas Woltemath officiating. Interment will be held at St. Stephen’s Cemetery near […]

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