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Obituaries

Floyd Meyer

Floyd Henry Meyer of Solon passed away peacefully on May 28, 1013, at Sunshine Villa in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Floyd was born Dec. 24, 1921, in Cedar Rapids, to Emma and Harry Meyer. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as an ensign in the U.S. Navy. He graduated from Coe College with a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics and got his master’s degree in engineering at the University of Iowa. He served as a professor for 30 years at the University of Iowa and later at Kirkwood Community College.

John Kennedy

John “Dale” Kennedy, 95, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, June 7, 2013, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. Memorial services were held June 11 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Inurnment followed in St. John’s Cemetery, where full military rites were conducted.

Sandra Judish

Sandra S. Judish, 64, of Ely, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013. There will be no services. Online condolences may be directed to www.lensingfuneral.com.

Mary Johnson

Mary Kelly Johnson, 78, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, in the Woodlands at The Meth-Wick Community in Cedar Rapids. A Celebration of Life service was held June 14 at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Interment followed the service at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Pastor Steve Knudson of First Lutheran Church officiated.

Peter Gasper Sr.

Peter P. Gasper Sr., 83, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospice, just one day shy of his 84th birthday. Services were held June 12 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Burial followed in Czech National Cemetery, where full military rites were conducted.

William Gale

William Edward “Bill” Gale, 94, died peacefully Saturday, June 8, at Solon Nursing Care Center. Funeral Mass was celebrated June 13 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Solon, with Rev. James Vrba officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.
William, known as Bill, had been battling lung cancer for the past year and a half. He moved into Solon Nursing Care Center in February after living in Coralville with his wife Marie for the past 28 years. He joined Marie, who has been living there with Alzheimer’s.

Justin Carey

Justin Lewis Carey, 32, of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. Funeral Services were held June 15 at New Covenant Bible Church, Cedar Rapids, by Pastor Tye Male. Arrangements are by Stewart Baxter Funeral and Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids.

Blair Berens

Blair Allen Berens, 74, of Strawberry Point, passed away at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City on Saturday, June 8, 2013, after a courageous battle.
Blair is survived by his wife of 54 years, Janet; his children, Deb (Jon) Batchelder of Decorah and Kathy (Chris) Bell of Ely; and his grandchildren, Ryan Batchelder and Neila and Blair Bell.
Online condolences may be sent to www.leonard-mullerfh.com.

Laura Henderson

Laura Ruth Henderson, 52, of Ely, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, from a sudden illness. Celebration of Life was June 13 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Inurnment was in Rogers Grove Cemetery.
Laura was born July 9, 1960, in Flint, Mich., the daughter of Donald and Charlotte (Glasco) Hayes. She graduated from the Lincoln Learning Center. She worked at Rockwell, Intermec Corporation and Webb Color Printers for many years.

Michael Rouse

The world lost a great man on Thursday, May 16, 2013, when Michael Wilbur Rouse went to the great fishing home in the sky. A celebration to honor his life was held May 20 at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton. In keeping with his wishes and generous spirit, his body has been donated to the University of Iowa for scientific purposes.

Bernard Redlinger

Bernard M. Redlinger, age 95, of Harper, died on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Maplewood Manor in Keota.

Steven Hunter

Steven Hunter, 62, North Liberty, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, following a brief illness. Graveside services were held May 20 at Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming. Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello is caring for the family.
Surviving are two daughters, Kathy (Michael) Rennhack, Coloma, Mich., and Kari (Matt) Miller, Hudson; six siblings, Dean (Sue) Hunter, Marion, Marvin (Kim) Hunter, Martelle, Carol (Lloyd) Lorenzen, Center Junction, Ed Hunter, Waldorf, Minn., Karen Picray, Monticello, and Sharon (Mike) Boner, West Chester.