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Archive

February 6th, 2012

Gregory Engrav <br> Zachary Engrav

Gregory John Engrav, 37, and Zachary John Engrav, 5, father and son, died from injuries received in a car accident near Solon, Monday, Jan. 30, 2012.
Funeral services were held Feb. 4 at the St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon. Following the funeral service, a time of fellowship and refreshments was held at the church for family and friends. Burial followed at the Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Gregory and Zachary’s memory. Online condolences may be sent for their families through the web at www.gayandciha.com.

Gloria Mae Kula

Gloria (Chub) Mae Kula, 65, of Anamosa, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at her home. Services were held Feb. 3 at the Goettsch Funeral Home in Anamosa. The Rev. Laurie Riley officiated. Internment was at the Cass Cemetery in rural Anamosa.
Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.
Local survivors include Garold Kula of North Liberty.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Richard, Gary and Galen; a sister, Glarice; and an uncle, Leonard Kula.

Leslie Lyness

Leslie T. Lyness, 71, of rural Ryan, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, following a lengthy illness, at his residence near Ryan. Mass of Resurrection was held Feb. 4 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Ryan, with the Rev. Richard Gaul as celebrant. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery, Ryan.
Local survivors include daughter Amy Lyness of North Liberty.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation or Hospice of Comfort.
Online condolences may be left with www.leonardmullerfh.com.

June O’Brien

June L. O’Brien, 96, of Iowa City, formerly of the Cosgrove area, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at the Crestview Nursing and Rehab Center in West Branch. Funeral services were held Feb. 3 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Iowa City. Burial was at St. Joseph’s Cemetery (old section) in Iowa City.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in her memory to Crestview Nursing and Rehab Center or Iowa City Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent for June’s family at www.gayandcihacom.

Elaine Sedlacek

Elaine M. Sedlacek, 71, of rural Tiffin, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at home surrounded by her family. Funeral Mass was held Jan. 31 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford, with burial following at Oak Hill Cemetery near Tiffin.
Elaine Marie (Zach) Sedlacek was born Oct. 4, 1940, in Cedar Rapids, daughter of George and Marie (Detert) Zach. She grew up in rural Swisher and graduated from Oxford High School in 1959. On April 2, 1959, she married Russell O. “Butch” Sedlacek at St. Mary’s in Oxford.

Nancy Smith

Nancy Sue Smith passed away peacefully Thursday morning, Jan. 26, 2012, at her home in Swisher at age 53. Her loving husband, David, was with her as were her pets, her beloved ‘critters.’ Her remains were taken to Brosh Chapel for cremation.

Hawk Talk

The Iowa Hawkeye football team lost some good talent through graduation and transfers.
They restocked last week, signing 24 future Hawkeyes.
Once again I got to sit down with Reece Morgan, offensive line coach, to talk about the new kids on the block.
Reece has coached linemen Marshal Yanda, Bryan Bulaga and Reilly Reif.
Marshall is playing for the Baltimore Ravens, Bryan for the Green Bay Packers and Reilly is expected to be a first-round pick in the NFL draft this April.

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Solon UMC offers healing prayer service on Feb. 12

SOLON– The Solon United Methodist Church is offering a healing prayer service on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 4:30 p.m. The service is designed to provide encouragement and support for individuals and families who are facing life trials. There will be time for candle-lighting, prayer, contemplation, sharing, blessing and fellowship. Spiritual healing is God’s work of offering persons balance, harmony and wholeness of body, mind and relationships. All people with personal concerns or who want to offer support are welcomed to come and worship with us.

Ely Rotary to host soup supper Feb. 11

ELY– Gateway Rotary is hosting a soup supper fundraiser on Feb. 11 at the Ely American Legion Hall from 4 until 7 p.m. Enjoy chili and chicken noodle soup, a bake sale and Jasmine Band, a Cedar Rapids favorite playing rock, folk and pop music. Proceeds from the event support Prairie Edge School, Prairie Wood Transition Center and other area community projects. The public is invited to this wonderful evening of food, fellowship, music and family fun for a great cause. For more information, visit www.gatewayrotary.org.