Thelma June Rohlena, 86, of Norway, died Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids, located at 2121 Bowling St. SW. Celebration of Life services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 30, with fellowship following at Brosh Chapel.
Maxine Marie Siemens, 93 of La Porte City, went home to be with the Lord peacefully in her home, surrounded by loved ones, on Friday, April 22, 2022.She was born September 17, 1928 in Traer, daughter of Alexander and Louise (Yanda) Thompson. She married Wallace C. Siemens June 27, 1951, he preceded her in death on August 12, 1974.Maxine was a loving wife and mother to her eight children, devoting her entire life to them and being there for so many others.
Melvin Charles McElwee, 67, of Armstrong, IA met his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ face to face early Friday morning, April 22, 2022 at Mayo Health Systems – Fairmont, MN.Melvin was born February 2, 1955 to Charles Layton and Hazel Mae McElwee in Fairmont, MN. He accepted Jesus as his Savior at Vacation Bible School at the Free Methodist Church, Armstrong, IA when he was 8 years old and was a faithful follower of Christ his entire life.
Suzanna "Suzi" Steggall, affectionately known to her family as "Quits," died Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Monument Hospital in Rapid City, S.D.Suzi was the youngest of five children. She was born Dec. 14, 1963, in Cedar Rapids, to Lowell and Nancy (Vanous) Steggall. She lived with a free spirit and loved hard. Suzi graduated from Jefferson High School in 1982.
Thelma June Rohlena, 86, of Norway, died Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2022, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids, located at 2121 Bowling Street SW. Celebration of Life services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2022, at Brosh Chapel.
Chad W. Geater, age 49, of Ames, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2022, at the Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames, Iowa.Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, April 28, 2022, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 2210 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50014. The Mass will be livestreamed and a link will be available on the Tribute Wall of Chad’s obituary on the Adams Funeral Home website.
Jeffery “Jeff” Martin Dunahugh, 56, of Robins, died Saturday, April 16, 2022 at his home after a sudden illness. Service: 2 p.m., Friday, April 29, 2022 at Teahen Funeral Home by Scott Shannahan. Friends may visit with the family from 3 to 7 p.m., on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at Teahen Funeral Home.Jeff is survived by his mother, Joyce Oldorf of Hiawatha; his beloved wife, Julie; six children, Drake Christe of New London, Mason Christe of Marion, Logan Welcher of Robins, McKenzie Ward of Fairfax, Quinn Sandberg of Davenport and Grant Sandberg of La Crosse, WI; aunt, Judy (Ed) Schaeffer of Shellsburg; his dog and constant companion, Brooke; many other extended family; and lifelong friends, whom Jeff considered his family.
Cathi Calderwood passed away January 1, 2022 in Iowa City, Iowa, of a short fight with pancreatic cancer. She was 67 years old.Cathi was born November 13, 1954 in Marengo, Iowa, the daughter of Carlos and Evelyn (Dvorak) Viall. Cathi grew up in the Belle Plaine area, graduating from Belle Plaine High in May of 1972. She met Willie the following year, while living in Cedar Rapids and working at Amana Refrigeration.
Milo Dale Fisher, 85, of Belle Plaine, IA passed away April 18, 2022 at Belle Plaine Specialty Care.Milo Dale was born October 22, 1936 to Milo Marcus and Maude (Jacobi) Fisher in Belle Plaine, IA. Dale graduated from Belle Plaine High School, class of 1955. He started his career at Amana Refrigeration before enlisting in the U.S Army in 1957, traveling around Washington D.
E. Elaine Turpin, 65, of Galesburg, died unexpectedly, Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Genesis Medical Center Emergency Room, Aledo, Illinois.Elaine was born October 15, 1956 in Vinton, Iowa, the daughter of John Henry and Ruth Ione (Bonesteel) Olson. Elaine graduated from Washington High School in Vinton, IA in 1975 and later from Hawkeye Technical School.