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Mildred Campion

Mildred A. “Millie” Campion, 86, longtime resident of this area died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at the Lantern Park Nursing and Rehab Center in Coralville.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 31, at Gay and Ciha Funeral and Cremation Services in Iowa City, followed by burial at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Visitation was Monday, March 20, at the funeral home.
Mildred Ann Steen was born Dec.11, 1928, in Worthington, Mo., the daughter of Alfred J. and Minnie M. (Arnold) Steen. She attended schools in Brassfield and Worthington, Mo.. On Jan. 14, 1961, she was united in marriage to Richard K, “Dick” Campion. Millie worked at Owens Brush and later for Sears where she retired. She enjoyed embroidering Tea Towels, making homemade noodles for her family, doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles and playing scrabble; but most of all, she loved being Mom, Grandma and Great-Grandma to her family.
Her family includes her children; Kalee Nelson (Willie) of Oxford; Perry Collins (Linda) of Solon; Marshall Collins of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; Steve Collins of Tulsa, Okla.; Sue Drollinger (Guy) of Iowa City, and Gary Collins (Janet) of Thornton, Colo.; grandchildren, Kenny Hostetler, Stacy Emerick (Randy), Don Nelson, Mark Nelson (Barb), Kim Linden (Jim), Julie Collins, Heather Reid (Namaste), Aaron Collins, Jessica Trout (Gary), Lasca Strimpel (Jason), Hannah Drollinger, Megan Drollinger, Adam Collins, Jarod Collins (Beth), and Allison Collins; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick; siblings, James “Roy” Steen, Grace Steen, Ruby Steen, Edith Cross, Ruth Hunt, Esther Ashby, and Lois Gardner; son-in-law, Dale Hostetler and former husband, Lloyd Collins.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established. Online condolences may be sent for her family through the web @ www.gayandciha.com.

Elizabeth Schmidt
Elizabeth L. “Lisa” Schmidt, 38, died at her home in North Liberty on March 24, 2015, after years of struggling with mental illness. 
Visitation was Sunday, March 29, at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. A funeral service took place Monday, March 30 at the funeral home with Reverend Sylvia Boyer officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery. 
Lisa was born in Fairfax County, Va., on June 14, 1976, to Betty McHargue Schmidt and Frank Schmidt. In 1985, her parents moved to Iowa City and Lisa attended Shimek Elementary School, South East Junior High School and graduated from Iowa City High School. She went on to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Social Work from Eastern Kentucky University and was recognized publically by the university for her tutoring of other students. Lisa took over cooking for her family at age 10, when her mother became too ill to do that. By age 11, she was an excellent cook. She worked as the cook for a day care center in Coralville for many years, until it closed. Lisa loved beading and making jewelry for her friends and family. She gave these gifts to many people. She was preparing to sell her jewelry on Amazon.com when she died unexpectedly. 
Lisa is survived by her father, Frank Schmidt; her stepmother, Cindy Schmidt; her sister, Laura Stefanie Schmidt; her partner Paul Ragan; and her brother, Ronald Schmidt. Her mother died in 2002. Lisa always had a soft spot in her heart for those less fortunate. She spent a lot of time visiting the sick and disabled, transporting them to their appointments, taking them shopping and to church and other community service. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) of Johnson County, 1105 Gilbert Ct., Suite 200, Iowa City, 52240.