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Obituaries

Ione Audrey Sostak

Ione Audrey Sostak, 76, of Laurie, Mo., passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, at the Laurie Care Center.
She was born March 2, 1937, in Sandstone, Minn., a daughter of the late Hubert and Florence Anderson Christopherson. On June 2, 1956, in Askov, Minn., she was united in marriage to Gerald R. “Jerry” Sostak, who preceded her in death on June 5, 2013.
Ione retired from Kmart as an office manager and bookkeeper after many years of employment.
She was a member of the Osage Community Elks Lodge #2705 in Laurie where she served as past president of the Lady Elks.

Fay Wiethorn

Fay Joann Wiethorn, 68, Monona, died Friday, June 21, 2013, at her home in Monona, following a long, courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

Tony Yerkes

Tony Yerkes, 56, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, from natural causes. Funeral services were held June 29 at First Christian Church in Vinton with the Rev. Connie Wacht officiating. Private burial will be at a later date in the Brandon Cemetery.
Tony was born Nov. 20, 1956, in Vinton, to Richard and Judy Walker Kearns and was adopted at a young age by Gale Yerkes. He graduated from Washington High School in Vinton in 1975 and worked for many years at DC Taylor Co. In recent years, he worked at PMX Industries.

Earl Dee Miller

Earl Dee Miller, 70, of North Liberty, died Friday June 21, 2013, at home surrounded by his family. Celebration of Life was held on June 24 at the Shueyville United Methodist Church Family Life Center.

Rev. Russell Donald Proffitt

The Rev. Russell Proffitt, 80, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Lisbon, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at The Woodlands, The Meth-Wick Community, Cedar Rapids. A memorial service for Russ was held June 26 at First Presbyterian Church of Mount Vernon, by the Rev. Lori Wunder. His body was donated to the deeded body program at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Raphael Francis Pisarik

Raphael Francis Pisarik, 92, a lifetime resident of rural Mount Vernon, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, a short time after suffering a major stroke. Rosary and Prayer service will be Wednesday, June 26, at 3 p.m. with visitation to follow until 8 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Mount Vernon. Funeral Mass will be Thursday, June 27, at 10 a.m. at St. John’s with graveside services following at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, rural Solon.