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Obituaries

David Schulze

David Edward Schulze, 87, of Cedar Rapids died Dec. 19, 2013, at his home after a short illness. Entombment was at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery in Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include his children, Janet (Michael) Evans of Cedar Rapids; Luanne (Brian) Carter of Swisher; Gary Schulze (Belinda) of Arizona; John Schulze and Bob Schulze both of Cedar Rapids and four grandchildren, Chad, Rachel, Kelsey and Cody. He was preceded in death wife, Peggy.

Pearl Scranton

Pearl M. Scranton, 92, of Cedar Rapids, passed away at home Dec. 23, 2013, surrounded by her family. Services were held Dec. 30 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service by the Rev. Brad Sherman. Burial was Dec. 30 at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens, Marshalltown.
Survivors include her sons, Kent (Mary) Scranton of Solon and Kelly (Connie) Scranton of Rochester, Minn.; eleven grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Shareen Melvin; brother, Joe (Bea) Arnold; and many nieces and nephews.

John Soukup

John J. Soukup, 60, of North Liberty passed away Dec. 21, 2013 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at 3 p.m., with a Celebration of Life gathering beginning at 1 p.m. at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to The Alzheimer’s Association.

Scott Strabala

Scott Alan Strabala, 63, of Lone Tree and formerly of Ft. Madison died Christmas morning 2013 at Pioneer Park in Lone Tree. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 28 at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Riverside with the Rev. David Brownfield officiating. Burial was at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Scott Strabala Memorial Fund c/o P.O. Box 167, Iowa City, IA 52244.

Shirley Blackford

Shirley Blackford, 62, of Anamosa and formerly of Marion, died peacefully Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her family. A time of remembrance and celebration of Shirley’s life was held Dec. 22 at Sally’s On Broadway in Springville. Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at goettschonline.com.

Thomas Henry

Thomas Patrick Henry, 52, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. Memorial services were held Dec. 19 at First Assembly of God Church in Cedar Rapids, with pastor Larry Sohn presiding.
Thomas was born June 10, 1961, the son of Robert and Evelyn (Bledsoe) Henry in East Los Angeles, Calif. On June 1, 2011, he married Melynda (Edmonson) Henry in Reno, Nev. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church and loved spending time with Melynda and his family. He was a wonderful, selfless and giving person.