VINTON:     Daren William Witham, 52, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha following an extended illness.

A Celebration Of Life will be held Saturday, June 3rd at Lakeside Pavilion at Ellis Park in Cedar Rapids from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Daren was born February 12, 1965 in Cedar Rapids to George and Joyce (Longfellow) Welch.  On November 20, 2016, he married Tracey Baird in Cedar Rapids.  He was employed by Kim and Otto Maclin in Waterloo.

He is survived by his wife, Tracey; his children, Joshua Witham, James Baird, Christopher Lane, Timothy Lane, Dillon Witham, Marshal Corsi and Kayla Markell; eleven grandchildren; brothers, Rick (Carrie) Witham, Scott (Mary Ellen) Witham, Dennis (Karen) Witham and Murray (Patty) Witham; his sisters, Deb (John) Ness, Connie (Ken) Huber and Stacy (Thomas) Craft.

Daren was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Danny Stewart in infancy.