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Archive - 2013

January 2nd

William Sibley

William “Bill” Sibley, 60, of North Liberty, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The funeral service was at Oak Hill Funeral Home in Coralville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

Joseph Pettit

Joseph Dewayne Pettit, 69, of rural Iowa City, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012.
Memorial services were held Dec. 27 at the American Legion Post #17 in Iowa City; Military honors were provided. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Joseph’s memory to Iowa City Hospice, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, or Operation Once in a Lifetime at P.O. Box 797052, Dallas, TX 75379 or on the web at onceinalifetime.com. Online condolences may be sent to his family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.

Terry Meder

Terry Lynn Meder, 65, died peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, after a valiant fight with cancer, surrounded by his family at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Funeral services were held Dec. 29 at Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch. Burial was at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Iowa City.

Arling Langhurst

Arling K. Langhurst, 92, of North Liberty, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in his home with his family at his side. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arling was born July 25, 1920, in Cedar Rapids, to Fred and Eva (Chalupsky) Langhurst.
Survivors include his sons, Gary (Marilyn), Val (June) and Matt (Gail); and daughter, Connie (Gary) Tisl; grandchildren, Paul, Kristi, Regina, Andrea, Jay, Vanessa, Zowi, Max and Allison; and many great-grandchildren.

Ruth A. Heinsius

Ruth A. Heinsius, 79, of Marion, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at her home. As per Ruth’s wishes there will be no services. A private family inurnment will be at a later date.

Phyllis Harrison

Phyllis M. Harrison, 82, of Dysart, formerly of rural Garrison, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at Sunnycrest Nursing Center in Dysart. Services were held Dec. 31 at the United Methodist Church in Dysart. Burial was at the Dysart Cemetery.
Local survivors include Peggy (Jeff) Anderson of Solon.

Mick Bertelli

Mick Lane Bertelli, 55, of Solon, died Dec. 26, 2012, at Mercy Iowa City. Services were held Dec. 30 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include his wife, Robin Bertelli of Solon; daughter, Courtney (Chris) Ressler of Shueyville; grandchildren, Harper Lane and Jacob Hayes Ressler; four brothers, Monty, Marty (Kathy), Murry and Mark (Lisa) Bertelli; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Curt and Sue Kieffer of West Branch; a sister-in-law, Wendy Bertelli of Hiawatha; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Frank Becicka Jr.

Frank “Buzz” Becicka Jr., 76, of Cedar Rapids, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, surrounded by his family. Celebration of Life gathering was held Dec. 27 at The Avacentre at Brosh Chapel. Private family inurnment will be in Czech National Cemetery.

walkin'

Things we do for love

One of the side benefits of us getting chickens is the avenue for gifts it’s opened to give my spouse Sabra.

Food For Thought

Emptying the nest

Since my children grew up and my life no longer has been filled with sports gear, Levis that needed patching, and a mysteriously and perennially empty cookie jar, my fondest wish and overriding ambition has been to simplify my life.