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Obituaries

Dennis Blome

Dennis Blome, 73, of Cedar Rapids, died Jan. 18, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, from complications of pancreatic cancer. Services were held Jan. 23 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, with the Rev. Rick Gail presiding. Honors were provided by the Linn County Sheriff’s Department honor guard. Burial was at Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.

Leon Evans

Leon Doyle Evans, 76, of Fairfax, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center from a lengthy illness. Celebration of Life services were held Jan. 23 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids, with burial following in Czech National Cemetery.

Richard Goldsberry

Richard F. “Dick” Goldsberry, 72, of West Amana, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Services were held Jan. 21 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, conducted by chaplain Mike Slagenweit-Coffman. Burial followed the luncheon at Mt. Clark Cemetery, Central City.

Albert Henry Nath

Albert Henry Nath, 84, of Solon, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Funeral Mass will be 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon. Full military rites will be conducted by the Solon American Legion Stinocher Post 460. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Brosh Chapel in Solon, 100 S. Cedar St. Private family inurnment will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

Betty Stevens

Betty J. (Hanson) Stevens, 89, of Solon, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the Solon Nursing Care Center.
Left to cherish Betty’s memory are her daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Kevin Milton of Solon; her grandson, Ryan and his wife, Christina and their first baby due in May; her grandson, Scott and his wife, Tara and their first baby due in June; and her granddaughter, Jessica and her husband, Tim and their first baby due in March.

Linda Trpkosh Thomas

Linda Ellen Thomas, 73, of Mt. Vernon, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon, Ill.
She was born on Aug. 27, 1940, in Cedar Rapids, a daughter of Milo and Rachel (Clark) Trpkosh. She grew up in the Ely area and graduated from High School in Mount Vernon. She married Phil Norman Thomas on June 9, 1962, in Cedar Rapids.