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Obituaries

Glenn Swenka

Glenn A. Swenka, 52, of Oxford, passed away Feb. 25, 2013, at UIHC from complications following a courageous battle with a long-term illness. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Following a March 2 visitation in Solon, there was a celebration of life in memory of Glenn at the Dawg House in Oxford.
Glenn was born Aug. 24, 1960, the son of Edward and Mary B. (Klima) Swenka. He was raised on the family farm in Oxford, and graduated from Clear Creek Community High School in 1978.

Karen Lowman

Karen E. Lowman, 68, of North Liberty, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City.
A service celebrating Karen’s life was held March 2 at the First United Church of North Liberty. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Karen’s name can be made to the NICU Gift Fund, UI Foundation, P.O. Box 4550, Iowa City, IA 52240, to continue to support the many children she shared her love with. Online condolences can be sent to their family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.

Marilyn Brown

Marilyn Brown of Iowa City passed peacefully from this earth Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at her home. Memorial services were held March 2 at First Presbyterian Church in Iowa City, with the Rev. Sam Massey officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to First Presbyterian Church or Iowa City Hospice.

Maryan Steichen

Maryan Rose Steichen “Grandma,” 86, of Cedar Rapids, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, surrounded by her loved ones. Funeral Mass was held Feb. 20 at St. Ludmila’s Catholic Church with burial following in St. Johns Catholic Cemetery.
Maryan was born Oct. 8, 1926, in Granville, the daughter of John Peter and Catherine (Nichel) Schwebach. She married Arthur Steichen on May 8, 1946, in Granville. Maryan and her family attended St. Ludmila’s Catholic Church, raising 10 children. She worked Mercy Home Health Care for over 15 years.

Wanda Shaffer

Wanda Louise (Leigh) Shaffer, 91, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids. Services were held Feb. 20 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Cedar Rapids, conducted by Pastor Del Bear. Burial was in Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Local Survivors include her grandchild Brandon (Chelsea) Hess of Ely.

Veronica Power

Veronica “Bonnie” Power, 83, of Iowa City, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Phoenix, Ariz. after a brief struggle with cancer.
Mass of Christian Burial was Feb. 23 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Iowa City, with the Very Reverend Rudolph Juarez officiating. Burial followed at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to St. Patrick’s Church or Hospice of the Valley (Phoenix).