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Theodore “Ted” Ralph Koopman

Theodore “Ted” Ralph Koopman, 72, born in Colton, SD currently residing in Atkins, passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022.  Service: 3:30 p.m., Sunday by Rev. Mark Murphy. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday from 11 to 3 p.m. at Teahen Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids.  Due to concerns over Covid, it is suggested that family members and friends wear a mask to any funeral event.

Larry Dean Dake

Larry Dean Dake, 80, died peacefully Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at the Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha of cancer.Visitation will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 30, at Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home in Vinton with a memorial service at 4:00 p.m. Private family burial at Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton.Larry was born July 14, 1941 in Vinton, the son of James Harold and Erma Grace Reid Dake.
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George R. Brewer

George R. Brewer, age 99, passed away Jan. 17 at Burnett Medical Center/Continuing Care Center (CCC) in Grantsburg.He was born Feb. 20, 1922, to Corliss and Ina (Wratislaw) Brewer in Vinton, Iowa, graduating from Vinton High School in 1941.  In 1942 he responded to an advertisement by the Federal Bureau of Investigation which was bolstering its ranks due to the War.

Wanda Lee Blake

Wanda Lee Blake, 87, of Marion died Sunday, January 23, 2022 at St. Luke’s Hospital following a brief illness.  Services: 1 p.m., Friday, January 28, 2022 at Teahen Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 3 to 5:30 p.m., and after 12 p.m. on Friday before the service. Due to concerns over the novel coronavirus, it is suggested that family members and friends wear a mask to any funeral event.

Lawrence Gene Mossman

Lawrence Gene Mossman, age 71, passed at his home in Blairstown, Iowa on January 25, 2022, with his wife Sandra Sue Mossman by his side.The EMS and Marengo Police Department gentlemen came with Sandra's call for their help.  They tried several minutes to revive Lawrence but were unable to do so.  Their help and being there was so much appreciated by Sandra and her family, knowing that they tried so hard to revive him.
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Barb Holtz

Barb Holtz, 88 of Cedar Rapids passed away Monday, January 24, 2022. Private family services will be held at St. Jude Catholic Church by Rev. Mark Murphy with burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Teahen Funeral Home is assisting Barb’s family.Barb was born August 13, 1933 to William and Fanny Broxey and grew up in the Palo area. She married Gerald Holtz on October 16, 1954.

John Robert Yock

John Robert Yock, 75, of Shellsburg died Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Heritage Specialty Care. Service: 11 a.m., Monday at Teahen Funeral Home, located at 3100 F Ave. NW.,Cedar Rapids by Penny Ackerman. Burial: Dayton Valley Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 10 to 11 a.m., at the funeral home. Due to concerns over the novel coronavirus, it is suggested that family members and friends wear a mask to any funeral event.

Dr. James K. Sheronick

Dr. James K. Sheronick, 71, formerly of Van Horne and Iowa City, passed away Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, surrounded by family. A private family graveside service will be held at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.James was born Sept. 20, 1950, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Sine and Mariam (Chehedi) Sheronick. James was a dentist in Benton County, serving his community for almost 40 years.

Gertrude “Gertie” (Svovoda) Boddicker

Gertrude “Gertie” (Svovoda) Boddicker, age 96, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Blairstown, with Rev. Craig Steimel as Celebrant. Interment will be held in the spring at St.

Derek Dean Anderson

Derek Dean Anderson, age 43, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, went home to be with the Lord Jesus in heaven on January 20, 2022. While we deeply mourn the unexpected loss of such a beloved grandson, son, brother, uncle, and friend; we also rejoice in the absolute assurance of a future blessed reunion, which is promised to all who, like Derek, have trusted in the sacrifice of Jesus for the forgiveness of sins and eternal life (John 3:16; 6:35-40; 14:1-6; Ephesians 2:8-9).
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