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Obituaries

Donna Mae Prohaska Johnson

Donna Mae Prohaska Johnson, 64, of Coralville, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, after a long battle with her health. Celebration of life services were Saturday, Feb. 13, at Brosh Chapel in Solon, with burial following in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, Feb. 12, at Brosh Chapel.
Donna was born May 6, 1951, in Solon, the daughter of James and Caroline (Studt) Prohaska.

Carroll E. “Slim” Gunderson

Carrroll Eugene “Slim” Gunderson, of Marengo, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at the age of 81 years. The family received friends on Monday, Feb. 15, at Kloster Funeral Home in Marengo. Private family services will be held at a later date. A memorial fund has been established.
Carroll is survived by his daughter Andrea Frederickson and her husband Joe and a grandson Blake Frederickson and his wife Erin, all of Solon. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Dolores Wilson Gunderson in 1996.

Maxine Mary Basten Zimmerman

of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Solon Retirement Village. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 12, at Brosh Chapel in Solon, with Father Tim Sheedy presiding. Food and fellowship followed in The Avacentre. Burial was held in Cedar Memorial Cemetery in Cedar Rapids. Visitation was prior to services Friday at Brosh Chapel.

Denese Marie Kromminga

Denese Marie Kromminga, 63, of Solon, died Feb. 4, 2016, from complications of ovarian cancer. She was at home surrounded by family and friends. Feb. 4 was World Cancer Day.
She is survived by friend Paul Sofranko of Iowa City and her children Micah Toomey and husband Malcolm Sturgis, Winnetka, Ill., Bridget Toomey, Iowa City, and Daniel Toomey, St. Paul, Minn., and beloved grandchildren Annabel, Ian and Edward Sturgis.

Vinnie A. Drafahl

Vinnie Alberta Drafahl, 99, of Solon, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at the Solon Retirement Village. Celebration of life gathering was Friday, Jan. 22, at Brosh Chapel in Solon, with burial following in Coralville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family. A full obituary for Vinnie is also available at www.broshchapel.com.

Gene Ray “Thunder” Erenberger

Gene Ray “Thunder” Erenberger, of Solon, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 29, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with burial to follow in First Presbyterian Church Cemetery near Ely. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Brosh Chapel in Solon is in charge of arrangements.

Agnes M. (Nedved) Hagen

Agnes Marie (Nedved) Hagen, 91, of Cedar Rapids and formerly of Solon, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. Memorial Mass was held Saturday, Jan. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon. Visitation was Friday, Jan. 15, at Brosh Chapel in Solon.

Christine Ellen Wolf

Christine Ellen Wolf, 64, of Solon, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, in her home. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at Greeley Community Church, located at 212 E. 2nd St., Greeley, with burial to follow in Edgewood Cemetery. Visitation was Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Brosh Chapel in Solon.

Tanner DeWayne Wymer

Tanner DeWayne Wymer, 17 of Solon, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in a tragic drowning accident on the Coralville Reservoir. Celebration of life services were held Saturday, Jan. 9, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon, with Pastor Scott Keele Kober of Solon United Methodist Church presiding.
Visitation was Friday, Jan. 8, at St. Mary Catholic Church. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Brosh Chapel in Solon is handling Tanner’s arrangements.

Jeffrey S. Astor

Jeffrey Scott Astor, 56, of North Liberty, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, after a long and courageous battle with Leukemia. He passed peacefully at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas surrounded by loved ones. Jeff was born to James and Laura Astor on Dec. 12, 1959. He was the youngest of five siblings: Donna Birkicht and friend; Cary Rhoads, of Cedar Rapids; Carol Murphy and her husband Steve, of Georgetown, Texas; Dennis Astor and friend Bev Davis, of Cedar Rapids; and Janis McMann and her husband Larry, of Cedar Rapids.

Linda Hansel

Linda Hansel, 53, died Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, following a battle with COPD. A celebration of life was held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, in the Lawrence Room at the Lawrence Community Center in Anamosa. Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa, has been entrusted with Linda’s arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

Tanner D. Wymer

Tanner DeWayne Wymer, 17, of Solon, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in a tragic drowning accident on the Coralville Reservoir. Celebration of life services were held Saturday, Jan. 9, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, located at 1749 Racine Avenue NE. Visitation was from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. 
Tanner was born April 19, 1998 in Iowa City, the son of Brad and Marcy (Gage) Wymer. He was a senior at Solon High School planning to graduate in May. Tanner was an outstanding student and active in football, wrestling and track and field.