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Obituaries

Leonard Chmelicek

Leonard Chmelicek, 89, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Linn Manor Care Center in Marion from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Per Leonard’s wishes, there will be no services.
Leonard was born July 26, 1923, at home in Cedar Rapids and was delivered by his parents, Emil and Anna (Cerveny) Chmelicek. He attended McKinley High School until a teacher told him he might as well quit. He grew up during the Great Depression, and at age 18, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He was discharged in 1951. He married Lucille Tomkins on April 5, 1946, in Iowa City.

Ruth Agne

Ruth Marie (Ferrie) Agne, 87, of Tipton, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Funeral services were held Feb. 13 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tipton, with Father David Hitch officiating. Burial was at the Tipton Masonic Cemetery.
Ruth was born July 28, 1925, in Cresco, the daughter of Raphael and Naomi (Cummings) Ferrie. She graduated from Cresco High School, took the civil service exam and accepted a job at the Cedar County Courthouse in Tipton. There she met Carl Reed Agne, whom she married on Feb. 5, 1947, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids.

Doug Olney

Doug Olney, 48, died peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at VAMC of complications related to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 9 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, with Father Walter Helms officiating. Burial with military honors was at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Cosgrove.
In lieu of flowers, an educational memorial fund has been established at Hills Bank and Trust Company for Doug and Cindy’s son, Tyler.

Lois Metsale

Lois Mae Metsale, 85, of Solon, passed away Jan. 30, 2013, in her home, following a brief illness. Funeral services were held Feb. 4 at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, with Father David Beckman presiding. Interment was at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.

Mary Hunter

Mary Hunter, 88, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa, following a brief illness. Funeral services were held Feb. 5 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Monticello, with interment in the Wyoming Cemetery. Pastor Darryl Larson officiated at the services. Local survivors include her son, Steve Hunter of North Liberty, and her sister, Jean (Robert) Stinocher of Solon.

Dr. John Krob

Dr. John Francis Krob, DVM, 83, of Tipton, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.
Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 4, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tipton, with Father Ed Dunn and Father David Hitch officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery at a later date.
Online condolences may be left at www.fryfuneralhome.com.