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Obituaries

Thomas Trent

Thomas W. “Tom” Trent, 86, of West Liberty, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Crestview Care Center in West Branch.
Funeral services were held Aug. 12 at the Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. Burial with military honors followed at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Thomas Trent Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be sent to his family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.

Beverly Yoder

Beverly A. “Bev” Yoder, 77, of Iowa City, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at Windmill Manor in Coralville. Funeral Services were held Aug. 17 at Lensing Funeral Service in Iowa City. Pastor Barie Tritle officiated. The eulogy was written by Jan Dougherty and was read on her behalf at the service. Burial followed at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Iowa City.
Instead of flowers, memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church, Iowa City Hospice or Hospice Compassus– for their Music Therapy Program.

Richard Benner

Richard C. Benner, 77, of North Liberty, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2013, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. He had worked for the City of Iowa City for many years in the streets department.
His family includes six children, Roxann Hostetler, Mark Benner, Jeff Benner, Ronnie Benner, Laurie Benner and Debbie Benner; 13 grandchildren including Jasmine Benner, who Richard helped raise since her childhood, and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and wife, Barbara in 2001.

Betty Burmeister

Betty Joyce Burmeister, 81, of Dysart, died Aug. 1, 2013, at Keystone Care Center in Keystone after a short illness.
Betty was born at her home in Irving, on Feb. 11, 1932. Her parents were Lester and Blanche Fullmer. She married Virgil Keith Burmeister on Jan. 27, 1951, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. They farmed for 42 years and retired in 1996.

Ruth Estes

Ruth E. Estes, 94, of Rushford, Minn., formerly of Ely, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford after a short illness. Per Ruth’s request there will be no service or visitation. Burial was in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Ruth was born Oct. 14, 1918, in Granger, Minn., the daughter of John and Maude Vought Riehl. She married James R. Estes on July 10, 1948, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Jim passed away in 2009.

Theresa Fetters

Theresa Marie Fetters, 46, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, ending a courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral services were held Aug. 9 at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service, with burial following at Memory Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Theresa’s memory. Online condolences may be sent for her family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.