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Obituaries

Leonard Lisk

Harold Leonard Lisk, 84, died at Vista Wood Care Center in Ottumwa. He was born Jan. 24, 1929, to Harry and Beryl (Thatcher) Lisk near Delta. He graduated from Delta High School in 1947. Leonard started to farm with his dad and worked at John Morrell. He served in the U. S. Air Force from 1950 until 1955. After his discharge he returned to farming and working at John Morrell until its closing in 1973. He farmed until 1983. He married Martha Jean Tanner and they later divorced. Later he was employed at the University Hospital for 13 years and retired in 1994.

Hildegarde Lueck

Hildegarde A. Lueck of Dyersville and formerly of New Vienna died peacefully on Jan. 23, 2014, in her home at the Ellen Kennedy Living Center in Dyersville, surrounded by her family.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 27 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in New Vienna, with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. John O’Connor officiated.

Clara Leitzinger Schoderbek

Clara Leitzinger Schoderbek, 78, of Solon died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, from complications of cancer. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Solon with Fr. James Vrba officiating. There will be a gathering for friends and family following the service in the church hall. Burial will be in Clearfield, Pa. at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Clara’s name with the American Bird Conservancy, P.O. Box 249, The Plains, VA, 20198-2237 or www.abcbirds.org.

Kathryn L. (Parsons) Sida

Kathryn L. (Parsons) Sida, 86, of rural Solon, died peacefully following a brief illness on Saturday morning, Feb. 1, 2014, at the Solon Nursing Care Center surrounded by her loving family.

Delores Steinbrech

Delores Marie Steinbrech, 53, of Solon, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in her home after losing her courageous battle to cancer. Funeral Mass was held Feb. 3 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon, with burial in Oakland Cemetery.
Delores was born Feb. 8, 1960, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, the daughter of Robert and Irene (Lumpa) Steinbrech. She grew up on the family farm near Solon.

Doris E. Thompson

Doris E. Thompson, 78, of rural Rowley, formerly of Cottage Reserve in rural Solon, died on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She was born on Oct. 17, 1935, in Perry, the daughter of Warren Dunlap and Katherine Eleanor (Davis) Pratt. She graduated from high school in Rowley and then completed her nurse’s training at St. Luke’s Nursing School in Cedar Rapids. She eventually earned a master’s degree in nursing and worked at the Solon Nursing Care Center and the VA hospital in Iowa City. On Nov.