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Obituaries

Terry Galvin

Terry R. Galvin of Iowa City died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at his home, comforted by family. Funeral services were Aug. 24 at Unity Center of Cedar Rapids.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Iowa City Hospice.
Online condolences can be left at www.cedarmemorial.com.

Shirley Giannini

Shirley May Minnick Giannini, 87, of Mount Vernon, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in the Solon Care Center. There is to be a private family viewing.
Surviving Shirley are her children, Anthony “Tony” (Janet) of Manchester, Joseph (Cynthia) of Mount Vernon, Margaret “Marnie” Kounkel of Tucson, Ariz., and Ann Giannini of Cedar Rapids; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, Donald Minnick of Albany, Ore.
In lieu of flowers, Shirley would be honored to have a donation made in her name to an animal shelter or rescue.

Richard Harger

Richard “Dick” E. Harger, 83, of Ely, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. Services were held Aug. 24 at First Presbyterian Church near Ely. Burial followed in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Linda Hoefer

Linda Mae Hoefer, 73, a resident of Northbrook Manor Care, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital following a brief illness. Private family services were held Aug. 19. Interment was in Czech National Cemetery.
Survivors include her daughter, Lisa (Alan) Hoefer Kalell of Colorado Springs, Colo.; her grandchildren, Jordan and Lindsey; her brother, Ray (Susie) Vecerka of Cedar Rapids; her brothers-in-law, Charles Hoefer, Cedar Rapids, and Art and Karen Hoefer, Swisher; and many nieces and nephews.

Robert “Bob” C. Slaymaker

Robert “Bob” C. Slaymaker, 75, died peacefully Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics surrounded by his family.
Funeral services will be held Aug. 23 at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service with Father John Spiegel officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery, Solon. In lieu of flowers friends may contribute to the Bob Slaymaker Memorial Fund or the charity of their choice.

Madeline Sperry

Madeline Marie Sperry, 91, of Cedar Rapids, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at MeadowView Memory Care Village, Cedar Raids. Services were held Aug. 26 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, conducted by the Rev. William B. Harnish. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Williamsburg.