Leona A. Russell, 95, of Iowa City, died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at her home surrounded by her family, and under the loving and compassionate care of Iowa City Hospice and Dr. Michael Burns.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City. Visitation was held Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Leona’s memory. Online condolences may be sent for her family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.