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Obituaries

Eldon Hanson

Eldon LeRoy Hanson, 68, of West Branch, passed away Monday, May 26, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Iowa City. Memorial Services were held May 30 at St. Bernadette’s Church, West Branch. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date.
Eldon is survived by his wife Marilyn Hanson of West Branch; three daughters, Jenny (Ben) Hemingway of Iowa City; Dr. Kristin Hanson of North Liberty; Kelly Proctor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Elaine Ketchum of Denver, Colorado; and Esther (Glen) Frisbie of Springville.

Margaret Herman

Margaret A. (VanKerckvoorde) Herman, 90, lifelong resident of Belle Plaine, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Highland Ridge Senior Living in Williamsburg. Funeral services were May 30 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Belle Plaine, with burial following at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Michael Linnell 

Michael Charles Linnell, 63, of Des Moines, was led by the angels to the arms of Jesus on May 31, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.
He was born on Nov. 30, 1950, in Cedar Rapids, son of Charles and Dorothy Linnell.
Survivors include his wife Carrol of Des Moines, son Charles (Sheila) of and grandson Gavin of Sterling, Virginia; brothers Jack (Sue) Linnell, Andy (Sarah) Linnell and Pat Linnell; and sister Doreen (Terry) Skilling.
He is proceeded in death by his father Charles Linnell, grandparents John and Ceila Kessler and Walter and Marie Linnell.

James Meyer

James Lee “Jim” Meyer, 70, of North Liberty, previously of rural Hills, passed away in his home, on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Graveside services were held May 27 at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Iowa City. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Jim’s memory to Sharon Center United Methodist Church or NAMI of Johnson County. Online condolences may be sent to his family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.

Raymond Neumeyer

Raymond “Ray” R. Neumeyer, 91, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at his home. Funeral Services were May 30 at the Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. Burial was May 31 in the Versailles Cemetery, Versailles, Missouri.
Ray was born on Aug. 20, 1922, in Versailles, Missouri., the son of Ross C. and Mabel (Goddard) Neumeyer.

Dr. Lance Wessling

Dr. Lance E. Wessling, 66 of Clinton, Illinois left this world to be with his Heavenly Father on May 23, 2014, with his loving wife, the Rev. Dr. Roxanne Miller-Wessling, at his side.
Lance was born July 30, 1947, in Des Moines. Lance was the second son of Morris and Corrine Schemerhorn-Wessling. He has three brothers: Rex Wessling of Seattle, Washington, Brice Wessling (deceased) and Kriss Wessling of Mammoth, Falls, Oregon, and one sister: Helen Kelton of Green Valley, Missouri.