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Obituaries

Eunice DeFrance

Eunice “Sam” DeFrance, 91, of Iowa City, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at the Hospice Unit of Mercy Iowa City. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Jan. 15 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Iowa City with Father Steve Witt officiating. Burial followed at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Camp Courageous or to the Regina Foundation.

Lisa Gevock

Lisa Diane Gevock, 39, passed from this life on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Lisa was born on Aug. 27, 1974, in Cedar Rapids to Joseph and Gail (Hix) Gevock. She grew up in Peoria, Ill. and Des Moines before returning to Cedar Rapids and graduating from Jefferson High School. She received her degree in psychology and family services from the University of Northern Iowa. Lisa was employed with Principal Financial group in Des Moines.
Lisa was full of zest. Her sensitive, caring heart drew to her a big network of friends and family.

Lillian McCormick

Lillian A. McCormick, 93, of Iowa City, formerly of Burlington, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Lantern Park Nursing and Rehab Center in Coralville.
Lillian was born April 23, 1920, in Quincy, Ill., the daughter of George and Lillian (Niehaus) Slater. She attended schools in Quincy graduating from high school in 1937. She met and married her husband, Richard Gaines while living there. Following his death she married Lloyd McCormick. She left Quincy, to live in Hannibal, Mo. for a short time, and then moved to Burlington where she lived over 50 years before moving to Iowa City.

Nancy Mortensen

Nancy B. Mortensen, 60, of Ely, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids. Services were held Jan. 16 at First Presbyterian Church, Ely, Conducted by the Rev. Dr. Julie Schuett. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery, Denmark.
Survivors include her husband, Dave Mortensen of Ely; sons, Jacob Mortensen of New York City, and Ethan Mortensen of Ely; siblings, Kathy Hanson of Ames and Denis (Donna) Burk of Weaver.
She is preceded in death by her parents.

Loyd Poppe

Loyd E. Poppe, 86, of Strawberry Point, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. He was born on July 2, 1927, the son of Walter G. and Lavonna (Lage) Poppe. Loyd was proud of his education at Sheridan No. 9 in rural Mt. Joy, where he was the only one in his grade for the last three years.

Melvin L. Rinehart

Melvin L. Rinehart, 60, North Liberty, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, from a heart ailment in Valley City, N.D.
A time of remembrance and celebration will be held Friday, Jan. 24, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service, Iowa City. Military Honors and Flag Presentation by the Solon American Legion Post No. 460 will be conducted at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers the Melvin Rinehart Memorial Fund has been established.