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Obituaries

Mary Lou Sterba

Mary Lou Sterba, 67, of West Branch, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Crestview Nursing and Rehab Center from complications of ALS.
 Funeral Services were held Dec. 11 where the Rev. Ed Fitzpatrick officiated. Burial followed at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Iowa City. Instead of flowers, memorials can be directed to the Mary Lou Sterba Memorial Fund.

Joan Baker

Joan Baker, 83, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at the Meth-Wick Community following an extended illness. Funeral Service was held on Dec. 6 at River of Life Worship Center. Interment will be at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Joan Baker was born Oct. 3, 1930, in Festina, the daughter of Clem and Bertha (Miller) Gardner. She was united in marriage to Larry Baker on April 18, 1973, in Illinois. The three things that were most important to Joan were her family, her faith, and living life to its fullest. She will be greatly missed.

Richard Brown

Richard (Dick) Brown of Iowa City died peacefully on the morning of Dec. 3, 2013. Memorial Services were held Dec. 6 at First Presbyterian Church, Iowa City, with the Rev. Sam Massey officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to First Presbyterian Church or to Iowa City Hospice.

John Hall

John Thomas Hall, 62, of Dacula, Ga., passed away on Nov. 21, 2013, surrounded by loving family and friends. He was born in Portage, Wis., on Feb. 21, 1951. He worked in feed manufacturing at Growmark and Southern States from 1970 until 2013.
John is survived by his wife of 43 years, Terry Amrhein Hall; son, Tom (Jenny and grandsons Brady and Jordan) Hall of Nixa, Mo.; daughter, Wendy (Jason and granddaughter Corissa) Gavin of North Liberty; mother Paula Hall of Dover, Ark.; sister Vicki (Doug) Hall of Hector, Ark.; brother Tim (Laura) Hall of Red Oak, Texas.

John Howell

John E. Howell, 69, of Hazleton, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.
John was born on Nov. 19, 1944, in Meadville, Pa. the son of Grover C. and Mary Alice (Clark) Howell. He was raised in the Meadville area and later moved to Lisbon, living in the area until moving to the Independence/Hazleton area in 1997. John was employed as a Communication Engineer, with the CCE Company in Cedar Rapids, prior to his retirement.
On Aug. 29, 1988, John and the former Linda L. Goldsworth were united in marriage in Memphis, Mo.

Beverly Mahoney

Beverly Mahoney, 83 of Oxford, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, surrounded by her family.
Funeral services were held Dec. 7 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford, followed with burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation was held Friday at the church, concluding with a parish vigil service. A memorial fund has been established in Beverly’s memory. Online condolences may be sent for her family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.