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Obituaries

Clayton Duane Patterson

Clayton Duane Patterson, 90 of Swisher, formerly of Solon, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at Mercy Hospice Unit at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Celebration of life services were Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Shueyville United Methodist Church with Reverend Craig Peters presiding. Full military rites were conducted by the Solon American Legion Post 460. Visitation was Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids. A private family inurnment will be at a later date in Oakland Cemetery in Solon. Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre is caring for Clayton and his family.

Marian L. Ciha

Marian L. Ciha, 89, of Solon, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at Solon Nursing Care Center.
Memorial services will be held at 6:30 pm Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City, where there will be a time of visitation from 4 p.m. until the services. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Marian’s memory to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation or the Junior Diabetes Research Fund of Eastern Iowa. To share a memory, thought or condolence with her family, please go to the funeral home website at www.gayandciha.com.

Eugene (Gene) Lee Kunkel

Eugene (Gene) Lee Kunkel, 85, of West Liberty, died peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at The Bird House, Hospice Home of Johnson County in Iowa City. 
Funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in West Liberty. Visitation was Sunday at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty. Burial was in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, West Liberty. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to The Bird House, Hospice Home of Johnson County.

Oliver M. Walkner

Oliver M. Walkner, 84, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at Solon Nursing Care Center following a long illness. Oliver’s wishes were to donate his body to science through the Deeded Body Program at the University of Iowa. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, followed by an open house from 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4150 Bluejay Dr., Cedar Rapids. Brosh Chapel & The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids is serving the family.

Robert Lee Kalous

Robert Lee Kalous
Robert Lee Kalous, 79, of Cedar Rapids, passed away, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, surrounded by his loving family and the blessings of Jesus Christ.
Graveside services were held Friday, Jan. 6, at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, Garden of the Heart.

Margaret Landuyt

Margaret Landuyt, 91, of Marengo and formerly of Victor, died on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at Rose Haven Nursing Home in Marengo with her family by her side.
Mass of the Resurrection was held Wednesday, Dec. 28, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Brooklyn with Fr. Corey Close presiding. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Brooklyn. Visitation was Tuesday at the Smith Funeral Home.
Memorials may be designated to the Margaret Landuyt Memorial Fund, mailed in care of the Smith Funeral Home, P.O. Box 485, Victor, IA 52347. Condolences may be shared with her family online at www.smithfh.com.

Loretta A. Miller

Loretta A. Miller, 100, of Solon, died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2016, at the Solon Nursing Care Center.
Funeral Mass was held at Wednesday, Dec. 28, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon, with burial at St. Mary Cemetery in Solon. Visitation was Tuesday at the Church, where a Forrester Rosary was recited and a Parish Vigil Service was held. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in her memory, in additions to masses that can be offered in her memory. Online condolences may be sent for her family through the web @ www.gayandciha.com.

Leo R. Beuter

Leo Raymond Beuter, 83, of Solon, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Mesa, Arizona. Funeral Mass was Saturday, Dec. 17, at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Solon, with Fr. Tim Sheedy presiding. Burial was in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, Dec. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Church.

Pamela J. Ferguson

Pamela J. Ferguson, 68, of Coralville, passed away peacefully Dec. 9, 2016, at Windmill Manor, in Coralville, after a long illness. In accordance with Pam’s wishes, no public services will be held. A memorial service will be held in the spring.
Pam was born Nov. 15, 1948; daughter of Jerry and Doris (Von Stein) Ferguson. She worked at the Pleasant View Lodge, in North Liberty, for many years.

Michael Lee Garvin

Michael Lee Garvin died on Nov. 28, 2016, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. He was 65.

Gladys Marie (Panzer) Shriner

Gladys Marie (Panzer) Shriner, 91, Mount Vernon, Washington, passed away on Nov. 11, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Henry Shriner, deceased in Janunary of 2014.

Opal Joy Miller

Opal Joy Miller, 10 months, passed on Sunday Dec. 4. Opal had an amazing personality that could make the most frustrating situation seem light. 
She spent her time making sure everyone around her was happy. Opal was there if you needed to talk and she was there if you needed to cry. Opal you are truly loved and you will be forever missed.
Opal was the daughter of Katelyn Miller of North Liberty.