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Steven Michael Murphy of Waterloo (55) passed away at home on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 15, 1963 in Elkader, son of Michael and Dorothy (Welsh) Murphy.

Tim E. Larson, 76 years, of Fremont, NE died Thursday, July 5, 2018. Tim was born August 16, 1941 in Waterloo, IA to Ray and Ida (Norman) Larson.

Mrs. Irene L Smith passed away at 11:55 a.m. on 3 July 2018. She was born in Boone, Iowa on 23 February 1938 to George and Henrietta Loudon. The family farmed in several counties, settling just east of Ida Grove. Irene attended country schools and graduated from Ida Grove High School, Class …

Jean J. Trey, 93 of Parkersburg, Iowa, died July 1, 2018, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice House in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

David Dirksen, 78, of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away June 24th, 2018 at the Heritage Care Center in Iowa Falls.

Tempest Fisher passed away Sunday, June 24, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital from cancer.

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A graveside service for Adis Orraine Covell, 84, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on June 28, 2018, at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Waterloo, IA. To read the full obituary please visit www.caldwellparrish.com.

Emmaline Sommer was born on March 30, 1922, in Eleanor, Iowa, and died on June 18, 2018, in Overland Park, KS. She was 96. She was the daughter of John and Sarah Tjebkes. She was one of eight daughters. Her sisters included Ann “Annie” Nute, Rose “Rosie” Krueger, Henrietta Higbee, Violet Bat…

NEW HAVEN — W. James “Jim” Fox, age 88, of Osage and formerly of New Haven, died Friday June 22, 2018 at his home in Osage.

Sandra Lee Cardner passed away on April 26 in Waterloo, Iowa after a long, hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer.

Modzelewski, Coylie Beal Poehlman born September 15, 1917, in Macon, Missouri, passed away in St. Petersburg, Fla. June 20, 2018 with her loving family at her side. She lived in Waterloo from 1947 until 1976, while there she was a leader of both Brownie and Girl Scout Troops, she was active …

CEDAR FALLS — Kristine J. Martinson, 52, of Cedar Falls, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

Harry W. Gustafson, 63, of Rosemount, Minn., (formerly of Waterloo, Iowa), passed peacefully on June 18, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Preceded in death by his late wife, Kimberly Gustafson; mother, Norma Hey; father, Elmer; sister, Cheryl; step-father, Darelle Hey.

Craig R. Clute passed away due to complications from Juvenile Diabetes on March 19, 1999. On this, the 54th anniversary of his birth, his family wanted to honor him by recalling some of their fondest memories of Craig.

WATERLOO — Ann Catherine Koeppel, 69 years old, of Iowa Falls, formerly of Waterloo, died May 21, 2018, at Hospice of North Iowa in Mason City. She was born May 30, 1948. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Waterloo.

Robert A. “Bob” Bowlsby, 89, of Waterloo died at Cedar Valley Hospice Home on Sunday, May 27, 2018 of cancer.

Rabbi Sol Serber, 94, Chicago, Illinois. Formerly of Waterloo and Marshalltown, Iowa. Devoted husband of the late Ruth Serber; cherished father of Carol, Jeff, Steve (Susan), Joel (Barbara), and the late Andrea; grandfather of Sarah, Pamela, Aaron, and David; great grandfather of Noah. Sol d…

Loree (Lora Lee) Rackstraw died on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Grinnell, Iowa, at the age of 86. She was born on June 27, 1931, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Armour and Lela (Mason) Pugh. She is survived by a sister, Lois Larson of Minneapolis, MN; five children, Leslie Wilson of Minneapolis, MN; Robe…

GOWRIE — Edna B. Lape, 96, of Traer, formerly of Gowrie, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Sunrise Hill Care and Rehab Center, Traer.

Robert “Bob” William Kirsch, 64, of Cedar Rapids, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday evening, May 17, 2018.

Terry Glenn Tanner, 83, of Naples, FL passed away on May 15, 2018 in the presence of his loving children at Avow Hospice. He was born July 8, 1934 in Rock Island, IL. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Terry served from June 1954 until June 1956 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune lo…

Celeste Margaret Oberle passed away on May 6, 2018, in Centennial, Colo.

Dennis Lupkes, 68, of Parkersburg, passed away on Wednesday May 9, 2018 at home in Parkersburg. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the Washington Reformed Church in rural Ackley with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the Siet…

Alfred William Joensen passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, Iowa, surrounded by the love of his family. He was the brother-in-law of the Rev. Monsignor Ralph Simington of Waterloo. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:0…

WATERLOO — David Theilen, 67, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, May 2, at Covenant Medical Center of natural causes. He was retired from John Deere.

Whitney Leanne (Garkow) Seehusen, 31, of Dunkerton, IA, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday May 2, 2018. Whitney was born July 30, 1986, in Lewisville, TX, the daughter of Russell and Connie (Reichenbacker) Garkow.

WATERLOO — Richard Lee Miles, 86, of Waterloo, Iowa, died at Covenant Medical Center on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, of natural causes.

Keith Burton Borglum born on November 11, 1926, to Coronel and Bess (Strike) Borglum in Nashua, Iowa, passed at his home in Windhaven at the Western Home Communities on April 26th, 2018.

Paul David Frey, born to Sherman and Virginia Frey August 4,1954, passed away unexpectedly suddenly April 21, 2018. He married Cathy Couser from Nevada, Iowa, in 1978. Paul retired after 23 years from the seed industry as CEO of Alforex Seeds in 2014, returning to Iowa to be near family again.

Graveside services for Marsha Jane Corwin will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens. Reception to follow at Antique Acres, 7610 Waverly Road Cedar Falls.