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Kenneth “Kenny” George Goodell

Kenneth “Kenny” George Goodell, 81, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha, Iowa. A visitation will take place from 4 – 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 16, 2023, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, with a Rosary to begin at 3:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.

Ernest “Ernie” Dean Dunkel

Ernest “Ernie” Dean Dunkel, 76, formerly of Center Point, passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. Funeral services will be 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 18 at Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home, Vinton, with Pastor David Condry officiating. Friends may visit with the family prior to the service, from 10:00 to 11:45 a.
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Bonnitta (Bonnie) J. Johnston

Loving sister, aunt, cousin, and friend Bonnitta (Bonnie) J. Johnston, 79, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully after a long battle with heart and lung disease on February 16, 2023, at St.  Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, with her niece Monica at her side. Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, William Frank Bower and Ethel Josephine (Wheeler) Bower; brothers Allen, William, and James Bower; and sister Barbara Schermerhorn.

Howard Deloye Corum

Howard Deloye Corum, 83, of Van Horne, formerly of Shellsburg and Central City, passed on April 6, 2023. Howard will be cremated and interred at Cedar Memorial with a later time with a small graveside service.Howard was born to Edward and Theresa (Ralston) Corum on Dec. 16 1939, in Marion, Iowa. He was the baby boy of the family and he knew it, and was slightly spoiled and stubborn.

Elaine D. Dunker

Elaine D. Dunker, 87, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Keystone, passed away Monday, April 10, 2023, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.A visitation will be held from 9:00 AM – 11:15 AM at the Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM Friday.  Interment will be held at the Keystone Cemetery.
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Jennie Seeck

 Jennie Seeck, 65, of Keystone, passed away at home on Saturday, April 8, 2023, following a courageous battle with COPD, and a broken heart.A celebration of Jennie’s life will be held beginning at 5:00 PM on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at the Keystone Turner Hall with Chaplain Justin Bierschenk officiating.  Visitation will continue following the service until 8:00 PM.

Phillip George Cummings

Phillip G. Cummings, 57, of Center Point, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2023, at The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Pickart

Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Pickart, 95, of Norway, IA passed away April 7, 2023 at Compass Memorial, Marengo, IA.Betty was born September, 28, 1927 to Arthur and Emma (Broz) Kuen on the family farm in rural Iowa county. She attended Norway High School. On April 13, 1948, Betty married Theodell “Ted” Pickart at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Norway.
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Douglas Lee “Doug” Erger

Douglas Lee “Doug” Erger, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 7, 2023 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel (212 E. 6th Street) in Vinton. A service of remembrance will be held at 7:00 PM, Wednesday with Justin Bierschenk officiating.

Leon D. Young

Leon Young, 91, passed away peacefully at Compass Memorial Healthcare in Marengo on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.Visitation will be Friday, April 7, 2023 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home in Blairstown.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, April 8, 2023 at the Blairstown Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Diane Vorhies officiating.
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