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Obituaries

Douglas Hahn

Douglas E. Hahn, 68, of Cedar Rapids, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center. A celebration of Doug’s life was April 6 at the Avacentre at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Burial was at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Doug was born April 1, 1945, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Robert and Dorothy (Check) Hahn. Doug was born with autism and at the age of 12 moved to Woodward State Hospital. In 1987, he moved back to Cedar Rapids in a Discovery Living Inc. group home, making this his permanent home. He was one of the inspirations for the Association of Retarded Children (Arc).

Jennie Grimm

Jennie Crawford Herdliska Grimm, 94, died peacefully Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Mercy Hospice in Iowa City. Funeral services were held April 3 at North English Christian Church with interment at North English Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established for the North English Christian Church, the English Valley Care Center, and Mercy Hospice in Iowa City. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com under obituaries.

Judy Semler

Judy A. Semler, 55, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Mercy Iowa City following a sudden illness. Funeral services were held March 25 at Zion Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Mark Pries officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the Judy Semler Memorial Fund has been established.
Judy was born June 21, 1957, in Iowa City, the daughter of Keith and Luella (Jensen) Fuhrmeister. She attended Olin High School. On July 19, 1980, Judy married Benny Semler in Iowa City. She had been employed at Sheller-Globe. For many years Judy has been a Mary Kay Cosmetics representative.

Shirley Harder

Shirley Maye (Andresen) Harder, 73, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Keystone, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at her home following a sudden illness. Funeral services were held March 26 at Christ United Methodist Church in Belle Plaine, with Pastor Steve Hubbell officiating. Interment was in Keystone Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established.
Shirley was born Aug. 4, 1939, in Keystone, to LeRoy and Elvera Lena (Luze) Andresen. She enjoyed watching birds and spending time with her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Elizabeth Ham

Elizabeth “Betty” A. Ham, 89, of Coralville, died peacefully Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the Solon Care Center. Funeral services were held March 26 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Solon, with Father James Vrba officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Coralville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Betty Ham Memorial Fund.

Gladys Chalupka

Gladys Elizabeth Chalupka, 79, of Solon, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Mercy Iowa City. Funeral services were held March 25 at Brosh Chapel in Solon. Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery.