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Obituaries

Julia Hromidko

Julia Hromidko, 84, passed peacefully following a short illness Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Celebration of Life was held May 17 at St. Ludmila’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. Burial was in Blain Cemetery near Swisher.
She was born in Ely on May 3, 1929, to Frank and Lottie (Bednashek) Hartl. She married Charles Hromidko on Sept. 23, 1946, in Cedar Rapids. Julia and Charles began raising their family near Ely and built their later life near Swisher, where they farmed until retirement.

Steven Downey

Steven J. Downey, 64, of Marion, died of cancer on Monday, May 13, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Graveside services with military rites were held May 17 at the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy; two daughters, Julie Downey of North Liberty and Valerie (Dan) Morey of Mundelein, Ill.; a stepsister, Becky Hautzinger of Nebraska; and three stepbrothers, Steve Downey of California, Doug Downey of Texas and Jeff Downey of Colorado.
He is also survived by two grandchildren, Caitlin and Meghan.

Robert C. Davis

Robert C. Davis, age 81, of Williamsburg, formerly of Marengo, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. Funeral Mass was held Monday, May 20, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Marengo with Fr. Joseph Roost officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Marengo, with military honors. A memorial fund has been established.

Janice Dauenbaugh

Janice “Jan” Dauenbaugh, 83, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. Funeral services were held May 18, at Teahen Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Emily Haight. Burial was in Palo Cemetery, Palo.

Orville Bahr

Orville Dale Bahr, 73, of Swisher, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at his home following a brief illness. Funeral services were held May 14 at Clover Ridge United Methodist Church, Walford, with the Rev. Mike Townsley officiating. Burial was in Hala Cemetery, rural Walford, with military honors.
A memorial fund has been established.

Sandra Jean Wright

passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, at Wayne County Hospital in Corydon, Iowa.
She was born in Mystic, Iowa, on Oct. 2, 1940, to Dallas F. and Geraldine Avanelle “Avie” (Kirk) Walker.
Sandra attended Moravia High School and graduated in 1958. Sandra was united on marriage on June 7, 1958, to John David Lewis who preceded her in death in December, 1960. To this union, one child was born, David Michael “Mike” Lewis of Seymour.