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Obituaries

Peter Gasper Sr.

Peter P. Gasper Sr., 83, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospice, just one day shy of his 84th birthday. Services were held June 12 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Burial followed in Czech National Cemetery, where full military rites were conducted.

William Gale

William Edward “Bill” Gale, 94, died peacefully Saturday, June 8, at Solon Nursing Care Center. Funeral Mass was celebrated June 13 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Solon, with Rev. James Vrba officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.
William, known as Bill, had been battling lung cancer for the past year and a half. He moved into Solon Nursing Care Center in February after living in Coralville with his wife Marie for the past 28 years. He joined Marie, who has been living there with Alzheimer’s.

Justin Carey

Justin Lewis Carey, 32, of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. Funeral Services were held June 15 at New Covenant Bible Church, Cedar Rapids, by Pastor Tye Male. Arrangements are by Stewart Baxter Funeral and Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids.

Blair Berens

Blair Allen Berens, 74, of Strawberry Point, passed away at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City on Saturday, June 8, 2013, after a courageous battle.
Blair is survived by his wife of 54 years, Janet; his children, Deb (Jon) Batchelder of Decorah and Kathy (Chris) Bell of Ely; and his grandchildren, Ryan Batchelder and Neila and Blair Bell.
Online condolences may be sent to www.leonard-mullerfh.com.

Laura Henderson

Laura Ruth Henderson, 52, of Ely, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, from a sudden illness. Celebration of Life was June 13 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Inurnment was in Rogers Grove Cemetery.
Laura was born July 9, 1960, in Flint, Mich., the daughter of Donald and Charlotte (Glasco) Hayes. She graduated from the Lincoln Learning Center. She worked at Rockwell, Intermec Corporation and Webb Color Printers for many years.

Michael Rouse

The world lost a great man on Thursday, May 16, 2013, when Michael Wilbur Rouse went to the great fishing home in the sky. A celebration to honor his life was held May 20 at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton. In keeping with his wishes and generous spirit, his body has been donated to the University of Iowa for scientific purposes.