Newana Kapler (1944-2012)

2012-05-03T12:00:00Z Newana Kapler (1944-2012) Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
May 03, 2012 12:00 pm

WATERLOO — Newana Jane Kapler, 68, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, May 1, at Covenant Medical Center.

She was born April 7, 1944, in Cresco, daughter of Arnold E. and Ruth Newana Armstrong Kapler.

She graduated from Columbus High School in 1962 and retired from the University of Northern Iowa, where she had been an administrative secretary for more than 20 years.

Survived by: five brothers, Daniel (Nancy) Kapler of St. Charles, Mo., David (Margaret) Kapler of Lincoln, Neb., Steven (Carolyn) and Jeffrey (Lisa) Kapler, both of Waterloo, and Phillip (Cheryl) Kapler of Lakeville, Minn.; and six sisters, Julene Contreras of Cedar Falls, Loma Thomas, Linda (Patrick) Connell, Elaine (Steve) Shelton, Sheila Kapler and Renee (Todd) Thompson, all of Waterloo.

Preceded in death by: a brother-in-law, Jim Thomas.

Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on South Street, where there will be a 4 p.m. rosary and a 7 p.m. vigil followed by a rosary. Visitation also for an hour before services Saturday at the church.

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