Norma Jean Chilcote, 85, of Belle Plaine, IA passed away March 30, 2021 at Brooklyn Community Estates, Brooklyn, IA.Norma was born November 12, 1935 in Oskaloosa, IA to Clifford and Juanita (Beach) Leathers. She grew up on a farm and graduated from Delta Community School. Following school, Norma worked as a seamstress at Big Smith Overhaul Factory in Oskaloosa where she met Clifford Chilcote.
Sheila Rae (David) Behn, 79, peacefully passed away at her daughter's home surrounded by family on March 29, 2021. Public visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel Stateroom.Sheila was born in Forest City, Iowa, on Aug. 7, 1941. She graduated from Washington High School and furthered her education at the University of Nebraska in the field of radiological technology.
Robert Levi McFarland, 46, of Ely, passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, while performing his duties as a Correctional Officer at Anamosa State Penitentiary in Anamosa, Iowa. Public visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids, located at 2121 Bowling Street SW.
Robert Frank Lorenz Obituary Robert Frank Lorenz died on March 11, 2021. He was born on June 26, 1925 to Louis E. and Frances (Moravek) Lorenz at St. Luke's Hospital in Davenport, Iowa, where he grew up with his half-brother Merrill C. Lorenz and sister Frances Anna. Robert and Roberta Lou (Bobbie) Kaufmann were married on April 15, 1956 in Oelwein, Iowa and together raised a family of four children.
Carmen C. Wirth, 87, died Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at the Vinton Lutheran Home from natural causes.Private graveside services will be held.Carmen was born December 28, 1933, in rural Vinton, the first daughter of Ivan and Leona Krug Rammelsberg. While attending Garrison High School, Carmen worked for the Garrison Canning Factory and continued to work there following graduation in 1952.
Jeanette Eva (Fiene) Blazicek. age 101, died Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Virginia Gay Nursing and Rehab in Vinton.Private family graveside services will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton. Condolences or memorials may be forwarded to Larry Blazicek 409 Sun[st] Drive. Fairfax, IA 52228.Jeanette was born on September 4, 1919 in Keystone, the daughter of David and Lucy (Share) Fiene.
Kenneth J. Krug, 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Monday, March 29, 2021 at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Atkins, with Rev. Doug Woltemath officiating. Interment will be in St. Stephen’s Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM, Sunday at the St.
Roger Allen Sturtz, 75, died Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids with his wife and daughter by his side, following a long history of heart disease.Private funeral services with full military rites will be held. Public visitation will be held Sunday, March 28, 2021, from 2:00–4:00 p.m. at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home in Vinton.
Garry M. Jensen, 59, of Urbana, Iowa, died on Jan. 1, 2021. A Celebration of Life will be held from 11 a.m. to2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at Indian Creek Nature Center, 5300 Otis Road SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.He was born Dec. 27, 1961, in Cedar Falls, Iowa, the son of Arne and Inger Jensen. Garry worked as a service manager at IFP/EHA and enjoyed racing, motorcycles and aviation.
Theodore “Ted” Wilson, 69 was called to his heavenly home on Friday, March 19, 2021 after an ongoing battle with cancer spending his final days at his home with family in Cedar Rapids, IA. A public visitation will be held on Monday, March 29, 2021 from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. “Following the continued guidance from health officials, physical distancing must be practiced which requires a limited number of people allowed into the visitation at one time.