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Archive

February 15th, 2012

Food For Thought

Remember that packet of assorted Valentine cards we used to buy at the dime store? We'd take them home and sort through them, hoping to find the perfect card to earmark for that special someone. You know who I mean, Charlie Brown's little red-headed girl, or Sally's Sweet Baboo. There was always at least one card obviously intended for the teacher (I used to wonder how many duplicates my teacher got each year, since there were usually only three or four different assortments available.)

SUMC Men's Group soup supper Feb. 17

The Solon United Methodist Men's group will host a soup supper Friday, Feb. 17, from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Solon United Methodist Church, 122 N. West St. in Solon.
The men and other church volunteers will serve homemade oyster stew, chicken noodle soup or chili, hot dogs, pie and beverages. Live entertainment will be provided by Shima's Country Sounds. Free will donations will be accepted to benefit the Habitat for Humanity project currently underway in Solon.
The entire community is invited to attend.

February 14th

Candidate Johnson to visit Solon Feb. 18

SOLON– David Johnson of West Branch, current candidate for Iowa State House District 73, will be visiting with constituents on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Solon Public Library at 1 p.m. The public is invited to meet Mr. Johnson, bring questions and share concerns and comments on all issues.

February 6th

Food For Thought

A good many years ago (I’ve truly forgotten just how many), this was a food column. I hesitate to call it a cooking column because it was more about the history and enjoyment of food than about specific recipes or cooking techniques. We called it “The Good Cook” for a long time, and I intended that to refer to the reader, the one in every family who makes the meals day after day, year in and year out.

Walkin'

We put Buzz down last week as the pain from the cancer in his leg gradually grew too severe to mask with medication. At twelve-and-a-half-years– nearly a centenarian in human time– there wasn’t anything else to be done but to end his suffering.
Buzz was a lot of things, including a . . .

Donna Cruse

Donna Jean Cruse, 78, of Solon, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Mercy Iowa City. Services were held Feb. 4 at Brosh Chapel in Solon. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mechanicsville.
Donna was born Dec. 27, 1933, in Tipton, to Gilbert and Iva (Baker) Worby. She married Raymond Cruse on Jan. 24, 1957, in Tipton. She served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

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.