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Wenda Lee Brown

Wenda Lee Brown, 62, of Tiffin, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Funeral Service was Oct. 23, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Central City, by the Rev. Josh Hansen. Burial was at Mt. Clark Cemetery, Central City.
Survivors include her husband, Dennis; two sons, Duane Albin of Tiffin, and Kevin Osborn of Marshalltown; eight grandchildren, Cody Albin, Mykayla and Leah Osborn, and Mathew, Tyler, Jordan, Devin, and Dani Brown; and her mother, Donna Albin.
She was preceded in death by her father, Keith Albin; and brothers, Larry and Howard Albin.
Wenda Lee was born Oct. 17, 1952, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Keith and Donna (Sinkey) Albin. She married Dennis Brown on Oct. 16, 2002, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Wenda Lee was a member of the Sons and Daughters of Amvet Post #37, Eagle Auxillary Post #695 of Iowa City, and Eagle Riders Group #695 in Iowa City. Wenda Lee was a generous and giving person, always going out of her way to find a way to help those in need. As a final gift, Wenda Lee became an organ donor.
To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Wenda Lee Brown please visit murdochfuneralhome.com.
Richard A. Stockman
Richard A. “Dick” Stockman, 68, of rural Oxford, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at his home.
Funeral Mass was held on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford, followed by burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A Parish Vigil Service was held on Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Dick’s memory to Iowa City Hospice, St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Oxford or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent for his family through the web @ www.gayandciha.com.
Richard Allen Stockman was born July 2, 1946, in Iowa City the son of S.J. “Wimpy” Stockman and Lucille (Allen) Stockman. Following graduation from Clear Creek High School in 1964, he attended and graduated from Iowa State University in 1968. Dick returned to Oxford to farm and shortly after met his future bride, Sandy Goodwin. The couple was married on Aug. 16, 1975. Dick continued farming, especially enjoying his cattle operation. He also worked a number of part time jobs over the years, including Stockman Feed and Supply. In 1992, Dick started working at Amana Refrigeration and continued this until his retirement in 2009. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford, Oxford First Responder and Fireman and was active with his sons in 4-H as they were growing up.
His family includes his wife, Sandy; sons, Jeff; Joel and his wife, Frances; grandson, Boden all of Los Angeles, California; Dick’s siblings, Gerald “Bub” Stockman (Kate) of Oxford; Cherlyn Ahrens of Iowa City; Earlis “Brick” Stockman (Kathleen) of Oxford; Marlene Everhart (Richard) of Centennial, Colorado; and Debera Stockman of Oxford; numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Dick spent over 50 years of his life on the farm, raising his family on the farm, renovating the old farmhouse to a beautiful new 100-year old home, and dying at peace as a farmer on his farm.