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Kenneth E. Bontty

Kenneth E. Bontty, 79, of Norway, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre, located at 2121 Bowling St. SW, Cedar Rapids. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 6, at St. John XXII Catholic Church, with Fr.

Diana (Diane) Lynn Sells

Diana (Diane) Lynn Sells, 66, died on Wednesday, March 29th, 2023 at her home in Dysart, Iowa. A visitation and memorial service will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, April 4th, 2023, at the Calvary Baptist Church, 407 Main St, Dysart, IA 52224.Her family includes her husband, Tim of Dysart; daughter, Lindsay; two step-children, Kevin and Kylee; two grandchildren, Grayson and Eloise; mother-in-law, Shirley; and three dogs Malcom, Jezebel, and Esther.
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John F. "Jack" Meyers

John F. "Jack" Meyers, 88, of La Porte City, died on Thursday, March 30, at his home.He was born on May 23, 1934, in Des Moines, son of LuVern and Eva Schmitt Meyers. Jack graduated from St. Mary's High School, Waterloo in 1952 and attended Iowa State University. Jack served in the United States Army (1953-1955) stationed in Germany during the Korean War.

Patrica (Pat) Boddicker

Patrica (Pat) Boddicker was a lively 94 years young when she passed on Monday, March 27, 2023 from pulmonary fibrosis. Services will be held at a later date. Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home is serving the family.Pat is survived by her daughter, Wendy (Tom) Torpey of Deland, FL; son, Kevin (Brenda) Boddicker of Luana, IA; son in-law, Lonny Mersch; eight grandchildren: Dr.

DeWayne Cronbaugh

DeWayne Cronbaugh, 83, of Blairstown, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, March 30, 2023.Visitation will be held Friday, March, 31 2023 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the Phillips Funeral Home in Blairstown. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April, 1st at Blairstown Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Diane Vorhies officiating. Interment will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Blairstown.
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Lee Hale Schoenmann

 Lee Hale Schoenmann, 17, of Keystone, passed away at home on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. A celebration of Lee’s life will be held beginning at 4:00 PM on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at the Keystone Turner Hall.  A service of remembrance will be held at 5:00 PM with Justin Bierschenk officiating.  Visitation will continue following the service.

Ruth Irene Attwood

Ruth Irene Attwood, 86, of Center Point, Iowa, left for her heavenly home on Monday, March 27, 2023, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Anchor Bible Church (formerly, Center Point United Methodist Church), Center Point. Funeral service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 31, at the church. Burial: Center Point Cemetery.

Sharon L. Cowden

Sharon L. Cowden, age 78, of Keystone, passed away Monday, March 27, 2023 at the Keystone Care Center, Keystone, Iowa.  Funeral service: 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 2, 2023, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, with Pastor Mike Stombaugh officiating. Visitation:  12:00 to 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 2, 2023, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo.
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Madonna Marie “Donna” (Cote’) Martin

Madonna Marie “Donna” (Cote’) Martin, age 81, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, following a sudden illness. A memorial visitation will be held for Donna from 2:00 until 4:00 PM, Saturday, April 1, 2023 at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel (212 E. 6th Street) in Vinton. Donna was born on June 4, 1941 in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph Francis and Margaret (Christiansen) Cote’.

Arthur Cleveland Thompson

Arthur Cleveland Thompson, 71, of Belle Plaine, IA passed away March 26, 2023 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.Art was born May 11, 1951 to Leroy and Delphia (Porter) Thompson in Belle Plaine, IA. He graduated from Belle Plaine High School, class of 1969. Art worked for the railroad from 1970 until retirement in 2013. On Oct. 14, 1972 Art married Jeanne DeCoster.
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