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Obituaries

Loyd Poppe

Loyd E. Poppe, 86, of Strawberry Point, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. He was born on July 2, 1927, the son of Walter G. and Lavonna (Lage) Poppe. Loyd was proud of his education at Sheridan No. 9 in rural Mt. Joy, where he was the only one in his grade for the last three years.

Melvin L. Rinehart

Melvin L. Rinehart, 60, North Liberty, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, from a heart ailment in Valley City, N.D.
A time of remembrance and celebration will be held Friday, Jan. 24, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service, Iowa City. Military Honors and Flag Presentation by the Solon American Legion Post No. 460 will be conducted at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers the Melvin Rinehart Memorial Fund has been established.

Eileen Rogers

Eileen Kathryn Rogers, 74, formerly of Mount Vernon, and a resident of the Great River Care Center, McGregor, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with Lewy Body disease. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 18 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Mount Vernon, by the Rev. Monsignor Thomas Zinkula. Visitation with Rosary, followed by a Celebration of Life, was held Jan. 17, at Morgan Funeral Choices, Mount Vernon.

Pauline Stoner

Pauline S. Stoner, 84, formerly of rural Solon and North Liberty, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Lantern Park Care Center in Coralville.
A memorial service was held Jan. 17 at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. Inurnment will take place at Ridgewood Cemetery in North Liberty. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Pauline’s memory. Online condolences can be sent to Pauline’s family at www.gayandciha.com.

Geraldine Broulik

Geraldine Emma Broulik, 84, of Mount Vernon, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at her home. Funeral Mass was held Jan. 10 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Mount Vernon. Burial followed at St. John’s Cemetery, Lisbon.
Geraldine was born in rural Solon, the daughter of Joseph and Sophia (Konecny) Hajek. She married Leonard Broulik on Jan. 3, 1953, in Ely. She and Leonard lived and raised their family on the farm south of Mount Vernon. She was a member of the Jolly Workers Ladies Club and St. John’s the Baptist Catholic Church.

Elizabeth Buckley

Elizabeth “Betty” Weaver Buckley, 93, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.
A gathering time for family and friends was held Jan. 9, at Keystone Place located in Cedar Rapids to remember and share Betty’s life. Her wishes of cremation were honored.