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Archive

January 16th, 2012

Robert William Black

Robert William Black, 61, of Solon, died at home Friday Jan. 13, 2012, from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Visitation will be held at Brosh Chapel in Solon on Jan. 18 from 4 until 7 p.m. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Cornell College King Chapel on Sunday, Jan. 22, with Bob’s favorite music being played beginning at 2 p.m. with the service to follow at 2:30 p.m. Chaplain Catherine Quehl-Engle will preside. A family inurnment will be held at a later date.

Robert Anderson

Robert Roy Anderson, 77, of Cedar Rapids, made his transition to heaven on Jan. 7, 2012. Private graveside services were held Jan. 13 at Pecatonica Cemetery in Pecatonica, Ill. Julie Freese of Cedar Memorial officiated.
Local survivors include his daughter Lynette (Brian) Petersen, of North Liberty. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Donald Burrows

Donald “Don” John Burrows, Cedar Rapids, died Jan. 8, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids following a short illness. Funeral services were held Jan. 14 at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids where Don was an active parishioner for many years. The Rev. Phil Thompson officiated. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Don was born September 13, 1949, a son of Richard and Gertrude (Kearney) Burrows of Belle Plaine.
Don was preceded in death by his parents and an older brother, Jerry.

Henry Feldman

Ralph Henry Feldman, 86, of Tipton, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012. Funeral services were held Jan. 14 at the Tipton United Methodist Church. Burial followed at the Tipton Masonic Cemetery.
Ralph was born April 4, 1925, in Walnut, the son of Elmer and Maggie (Schlicht) Feldman. While growing up he attended country school. Ralph was united in marriage to Dorothy Louise Laucamp on Dec. 14, 1947, in Wilton. He was a lifelong farmer in Cedar and Jones counties.
Ralph was a member of the Olin United Methodist Church.

Martha Janko

Martha Marie Janko, 96, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at Manor Care. Services were held Jan. 13 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. A private family burial was in Czech National Cemetery.
Martha was born June 7, 1915, in rural Linn County, the daughter of Joe and Anna (Nemecek) Michalek. She married Charles Janko on Sept. 26, 1934, in Hus Memorial Presbyterian Church. Martha and Charles farmed in the Swisher and Fairfax areas. After retiring, they lived in Cedar Rapids for many years.
Local survivors include her daughter Elaine (Leo) Shima of Solon.

Evelyn Rotter

Evelyn Rae Rotter, 73, lifetime resident of Iowa City, died peacefully at the home of her daughter on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. Graveside services were held Jan. 13 at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Iowa City.
Local survivors include her brother Larry (Kathy) Elliott of North Liberty.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences, along with a more complete obituary, can be found at www.gayandciha.com.

Bernard Schmidt

Bernard “Bernie” A. Schmidt, 67, of Washington, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City following a lingering illness. A celebration of life was held Jan. 10 at Washington United Methodist Church, with Pastor Jim Stiles and Father Troy Richmond officiating.
Bernard August Schmidt was born Sept. 4, 1944, in Riverside, the son of Otto August and Agnes (Rotenburger) Schmidt. He was united in marriage to Donna Lins on Aug. 14, 1971, at First Baptist Church in Washington.
He was a member of the Washington United Methodist Church.

Mary Smalley

Mary B Smalley, 54, of North Liberty, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Jan. 7, 2012, following an extended illness. Funeral Mass was held Jan. 13, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. The Rev. Christopher Podhajsky officiated.

Maria Kalm

Maria Kalm, 87, of Maynard, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at Mercy Living Plus in Oelwein from complications of pneumonia. A funeral service was held on Jan. 12 at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein with the Rev. John Kerr officiating. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Oelwein.
Maria Chirita was born on March 21, 1924 in Galati, Romania. She was the last survivor of 7 children born to a Romanian storekeeper and his wife. She married Dean Kalm on July 17, 1948 in Independence.
Local survivors include her son Dolfi (Barbara) Kalm of Solon.

Hawk Talk

The Hawk wrestlers, after losing their first match in four years to Oklahoma State, traveled to Lincoln last Friday and started another winning streak, knocking off the seventh-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers, 24-9.
Iowa got a big win at 174 when ninth-ranked Mike Evans won a 7-3 decision over third-rated Robert Kokesh.
Matt McDonough put on a clinic at 125, scoring five takedowns and leading 14-3 before getting a pin in the second period.
The Hawks had seven wins, including Tony Ramos (133), Montell Marion (141), Mike Kelly (149), Ethen Lofthouse (174) and Grant Gambrall (197).