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Obituaries

Dean Rodgers

Dean Charles Rodgers died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at his home near Wellman at the age of 68 years.
He is survived by his wife, Jan; two children, Steven Duane (Colleen) Rodgers and Dena Diane (Cameron) Davis, all of Wellman; nine grandchildren, Everett, Hazel, Henry, Wendell, Oliver and a baby Rodgers, due in January, Caleb, Cole and Sidney Davis; a sister, Vernene (Gary) Lenz of Glyndon, Md.; and four brothers, Blaine (Gayle) Rodgers of Denver, Colo., Wayne (Marylou) Rodgers of Mount Pleasant, Richard (Mwansa) Rodgers of Tiffin and Allen Rodgers of Winfield.

Erwin Steffen

Erwin G. Steffen, 63, of Dyersville, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at his home in Dyersville surrounded by his family. Services were held Aug. 16 at the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville, with the Rev. Dennis Quint officiating. Burial was in St. Francis Cemetery in Dyersville.

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.