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Archive - 2014

December 10th

Roderick William Radenbaugh

Roderick “Rod” William Radenbaugh, 77, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at his home in Solon. Visitation was Sunday, Dec. 7, at Brosh Chapel in Solon. A memorial service was held Monday, Dec. 8, at the Solon United Methodist Church. 

Richard “Dick” Jordan

Richard “Dick” Jordan, 86, of Swisher, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at his home. A memorial service was held Friday, Dec. 5, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. Inurnment will be at a later date at Anderson Cemetery, Swisher. There was a Celebration of Life at the Swisher American Legion Friday.

Herbert Hammes

Herbert Nicholas Hammes, 94, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Keokuk County Medical Center in Sigourney. Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, Dec. 3, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sigourney. Burial took place at Holy Trinity Cemeteries-St. Elizabeth Catholic Cemetery in Harper. 
A memorial fund has been established for St. Mary Catholic Church, Sigourney, and Holy Trinity Cemeteries-St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Harper.

Elmer Leo Hahn

lmer Leo Hahn, 87 of Solon, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Services were Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Solon United Methodist Church, with Reverend Scott Kober presiding. Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery. Brosh Chapel in Solon is in charge of arrangements.

Laverna Goughnour

Laverna Mae “Bev” Goughnour, 94, formerly of Monticello and Marion, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, with Tom and Dave at her side, following a brief illness. A celebration of Bev’s life was Saturday, Dec. 6, at First Presbyterian Church in Monticello. Private internment will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Monticello Public Library or Monticello School Foundation. 

Dorothy Feldman

Dorothy L. Feldman, 88, of Tipton, passed away Sunday evening, Nov. 30, 2014, at Cedar Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 6, at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton. Burial followed in the Tipton Masonic Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been created for Cedar Manor Nursing Home or the Iowa City Hospice. 
Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com. 

Linda Anhalt-Davis

rlington, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City. Services were Friday, Dec. 5, at St. Ludmila Catholic Church, Cedar Rapids, conducted by Rev. Dennis Juhl. Private family burial was at St. Mary’s Cemetery, West Burlington.

Curtis Bray

Curtis H. Bray, 83, of Mount Vernon, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids. Services took place Monday Dec. 1, at the First Presbyterian Church, Mount Vernon. Burial was in Mount Vernon Cemetery with military honors by the U.S. Air Force.
Curtis is survived by his wife of 54 years, Frances; a son Jeff (Rachel) of North Liberty; two grandsons, Hunter and Sam, both of North Liberty; a brother Gene (Valeta) Bray of Anamosa; a sister Roberta Caringer of Springfield, Missouri; and a sister-in-law Harlene Bray of Seattle, Washington.

Kathryn Bina

Kathryn Ann Gilhooly Bina, 60, a resident of North Liberty, formerly of Davenport, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City. She was surrounded by her family and passed away suddenly following an unexpected illness.
Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Kathryn were Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois.

String Theory

Walkin'

Besides the yellow string Dad brought home from Marshall Fields there were also skeins of generic white string fetched from the News Agency.
It was just one of his several part-time jobs.