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Sandra L. Briden

Sandra L. Briden, 73, of Waterloo, Iowa, passed away at home on May 26, 2023. She was born August 15, 1949, in Waterloo, to Marion and Dorathy Hamm Briden. Sandi graduated from West High School in 1967 and earned a B.S. degree from U.N.I. in 1978.She was employed by various insurance companies as a multi-line insurance agent for over 25 years. After taking a year off, she took over management of the Waterloo Community Playhouse Rental Shop, retiring in 2017.

Garry Raymond Anderson

Garry Raymond Anderson, 78, of Van Horne, Iowa, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2023, at the Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha, Iowa.A gravesite service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery-Resthaven.Garry was born on April 14, 1945, in Des Moines, Iowa. Garry was active in 4-H in his younger years. He served in the U.
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Linda Ann (Fee) Bagenstos

Linda Ann (Fee) Bagenstos of La Porte City was born August 6, 1943, to Cora Mary and G.D. Fee and passed away on May 25, 2023. After graduating from Waterloo West in 1961, Linda married Jim Bagenstos on September 15, 1963. They lived in Erlangen, Germany, for a year while Jim was stationed there with the U.S. Army. While staying home with their daughters, Linda kept the books for the LPC Preschool and the Heritage Park Condo Association.

Jim Merchant

Jim Merchant, 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 22, 2023 at Virginia Gay Nursing and Rehab, with his family by his side.Visitation will be Thursday, May 25, 2023, from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the First Christian Church in Vinton.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, May 26, 2023, also at the Church, with Rev. Richard Jumper officiating.

Brian Keith Anderson

Brian Keith Anderson, age 59, gained his wings and went to heaven on Monday, May 15th 2023 at his home in Garrison.This was a huge shock to family and friends!  Brian was born on January 31, 1964.  He was then adopted by Harley and Mary Anderson of Anamosa.  He grew up working on the family farm in Anamosa.  After the passing of his mother and later his father, Brian left home at age 16 to go out on his own.
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William “Bill” Albert Vileta

William “Bill” Albert Vileta, 80, passed away on May 19, 2023, following an accident. He leaves behind a legacy of being one of the greatest family men that has ever existed. Bill was a shining light in a world that can sometimes be filled with darkness. That world is a little dimmer now.The sunshine of Bill’s life was his wife Linda who he was devoted to for an amazing 63 years.

R. Gordon Wagner

R. Gordon Wagner, 84, of Watkins, IA entered his heavenly home on May 20, 2023. Gordon passed peacefully at his home surrounded by family after complications from heart failure. Gordon was born July 1, 1938 to Ralph and Grayce (Gorvin) Wagner south of Oxford, IA. Gordon was one of nine siblings growing up on the farm and attended country school until attending and graduating from Oxford High School in 1956.

Vincent Harold Schulte

Vincent Harold Schulte, 80 of Norway, IA passed away Friday, May 19, 2023, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home surrounded by his family.A visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 24th, from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church Parish Center, Norway.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 25th, at St. Michael’s Church, with burial to follow at St.
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Carroll J. Miner

Carroll J. Miner, 86, of Belle Plaine, Iowa, passed away May 17, 2023, at Belle Plaine Specialty Care, Belle Plaine, with his family by his side.A funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Springs of Life Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with Pastor Deb Munson officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Belle Plaine. Visitation is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.

Wilma Lorriane Parizek

Wilma Lorriane Parizek, 89, of Elberon, passed away on May 18, 2023 at her home in Elberon. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at Phillips Funeral Home, Keystone from 2-5 PM. Funeral Services will be held the following day on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 10:30 AM at the Elberon Christian Church with Rev. Kolleen Queener officiating. Wilma was born on February 9, 1934 in Vinton, Iowa,  the daughter of Hans Martin and Ida Lorraine (Allshouse) Nielsen.
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