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January 16th

Inquiring minds want to know

Students participate in Solon High School fall science fair

SOLON– Students in Solon High School’s Biology and Scientific Inquiry course put theory into practice at this fall’s high school science fair.
A mandatory requirement for the students, 97 freshmen and sophomores launched experiments of a scientific nature in order to participate in the event. The goals include choosing and conducting an experiment independently, communicating and defending the results in a public forum to adults in the scientific community, and manage a long-term project.

Marvin Wilslef

Marvin D. Wilslef, 80, of Oxford Junction, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.
Remembrance services were held on Jan. 12 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Oxford Junction.
Marvin D. Wilslef was born Aug. 14, 1933, to Melvin and Jean (Jaynes) Wilslef in Preston. He was united in marriage to Linda Haptonstall in September 1974 in Anamosa. They later divorced.
He was a mechanic for many years. He was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Oxford Junction and American Legion Wapsie Post # 473. He was also a volunteer firefighter.

Danny Stickney

Danny Lee Stickney, 63, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Marion, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 3, 2014. Services were held Jan. 8 at the First Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids, with military honors conducted by American Legion Post #298 of Marion. Private family inurnment at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery will be held at a later date.

Francis Sheely

Francis John Sheely, 88, of Cedar Rapids, died early Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center.
Funeral Mass was celebrated on Jan. 11 at Saint Ludmila Catholic Church by Father Dennis Juhl. Burial was at Saint John’s Cemetery.

Joseph Shannahan

Joseph J. Shannahan, 90, of Williamsburg, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family. Funeral Mass was held, Jan. 10 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Williamsburg, with Father Joseph Roost officiating. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Williamsburg with military honors. Memorials may be contributed to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Leota Novotny

Leota Mae Novotny, 81, of Cedar Rapids, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Leota’s Celebration of Life gathering was on Jan. 11 at the Avacentre at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. A private family inurnment will be at a later date in Czech National Cemetery.
Leota was born Jan. 9, 1932, in Garrison, the daughter of Harry and Viola (Banse) Flickinger. She attended Garrison High School. Leota was united in marriage to Raymond Novotny on Sept. 11, 1950, in Solon. They raised four children Linda, Teresa, David and Lora. They were later divorced.

Bernice Logan

Bernice Jean Logan, 82, of Washington, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at the United Presbyterian Home following a lengthy illness.
Celebration of life services were held Jan. 14 at the United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Bob Wollenberg officiating. Interment was at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington.
Memorials have been established for the United Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be sent for Bernice’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.

George Hill

George “Bill” E. Hill Jr., 88, of Hiawatha died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Services were Jan. 14 at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Burial with military rites at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.

Leon McNeil

Leon Frank “Mac” McNeil, 76, of Ainsworth, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at the M.L. McCreedy Home after a lengthy illness.
Celebration of life services were held Jan. 11 at the Ainsworth Community Church with Pastor Jason Collier officiating. Interment will be at the Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth at a later date. A memorial has been established for Hospice of Washington County or Marr Park. Online condolences may sent for Leon’s family at www.jonesfh.com.

Jay Hardymon

Jan. 9, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids.
A funeral service celebrating Jay’s life was held Jan. 13 at the Immanuel Baptist Church, Cedar Rapids, with the Rev. Dan Wiersema officiating. Private family burial was in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce; daughters, Laura (Brad) Klaes of North Liberty and Shelly (Robert Jr.) Thompson of Cedar Rapids; five grandchildren; sisters Glenda (George) Giles of Stone Mountain, Ga., Anne (Frank) Farris of Louisville, Ky., Katherine Inglis of Indianapolis, Ind.; Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and cousins.