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Obituaries

Jack Smith

Jack D. Smith, 79, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Funeral Services were April 5 at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. A private family burial with military honors will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jack’s name may be directed to the Smith family.

Geraldine Young

Geraldine “Jeri” L. Young, 85, of Cedar Rapids died March 27, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Memorial services were March 31 at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories with Cedar Memorial’s Certified Celebrant Julie Freese officiating. Inurnment was at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include children, Rick (Dallis) Young of Grove, Okla.; Shannon (Rod) Bartlett of Solon and Kenneth (Deb) Young of Atkins; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a special niece.

Judith Anderson

Judith Ann Anderson, 69, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the Solon Care Center in Solon. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
Judith was born June 19, 1944 to Earl and Mary (Volk) Anderson in Iowa City. She graduated from Regina High School in Iowa City. She then went on to attend college in California where she earned a stationary engineer degree.
Judith worked in California for many years until her retirement when she then moved back to Iowa and worked as a technician at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Mike Eckrich

Mike Eckrich, 72, formerly of Solon, died at his Decorah home on March 19, 2014. Private family services with burial next to his parents at St. Joseph Cemetery were held prior to visitation on March 27. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Mike’s memory to Friends of St. Bridget’s or to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent for his family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.

Mary Lesniak

Mary Lesniak, beloved wife of Caesar, passed away on March 23, 2014 at her home in North Liberty. Memorial visitation was March 29, with a short service immediately following at the Grove Memorial Chapel in Elk Grove Village, Ill. Mary is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Caesar, her sister Leona Milbourn of Arkansas, her children Linda (Chuck) Wortman, Peggy Ashby, Marsha Zuckert and Mark (Jen) Lesniak. She was a cherished grandmother of 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, in addition to many nieces and nephews.

Walter Nesley

Walter Glen Nesley, 91 of Coggon, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the Hiawatha Care Center. Services were held March 24 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids, where full military rites were conducted. Burial was in Mount Vernon Cemetery.
Glen was born June 23, 1922 in Springville, the son of John and Grace (Horak) Nesley. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1941 until 1968, retiring as a senior master sergeant. He served in World War II and the Korean Conflict and was an ex-POW. He married Dorothy Mallicoat on March 21, 1984 at Troy Mills Christian Church.