Obituaries

Richard (Rich) Kay Krafka

Richard Kay (Rich) Krafka, 85, of rural Dysart, passed away January 25, 2024, at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer, Iowa.  Funeral services will be held at the Dysart, Iowa, United Methodist Church, on Wednesday, January 31, at 10:30 a.m., with Pastor Mechille Boldt officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday, January 30, from 3-6 p.

Roger Dean Pohlmann

Roger Dean Pohlmann, 84, of Monticello, Ill., passed peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, at 4:03 p.m. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024, at Teahen Funeral Home Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rogers’s family will greet friends on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Roger will be laid to rest at Shiloh Cemetery, Hiawatha, Iowa, with a luncheon immediately following at the funeral home.

C. D. “Bub” Reifenstahl

Surrounded by his loving family, C. D. “Bub” Reifenstahl, 71, passed away at his residence, Wednesday, January 24, 2024. Visitation will be 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, January 27, 2024, at Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home, Vinton. Bub was born December 7, 1952 in Vinton, the son of Don and Alberta (Demmel) Reifenstahl. He was a graduate of Washington High School, Vinton.

DeAnn Lynn Miller

DeAnn Lynn Miller 63, of Waterloo, died Monday January 22, 2024, at Unity Point Allen Hospital, under the care of Unity Point Hospice.She was born August 15, 1960 in Waterloo, daughter of Charles and Delores Puhl Steiner. She was educated in the Waterloo school system.She married Mark Miller on February 18,1980 in Gilbertville, IowaDeAnn was employed as an office manager at Channel Communications.

Leo L. Rabe

Leo L. Rabe, age 82 of Blairstown, passed away Monday, January 22, 2024, at Compass Memorial Healthcare, Marengo. Family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2024, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. A memorial fund has been established.Leo is survived by his three children, Andrew (Shannon) Rabe, Blairstown, Jason “Jake” (Erika) Rabe, Blairstown, and Lisa Rabe, Watkins; five grandchildren, Stephanie Moore (Clayton Whitney), Kaleb (Abbey) Rabe, Samantha Rabe (Kolby Volesky), Colton (Hazel) Rabe and Clayton Rabe; four great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, David Jones; a sister-in-law, Peggy Rabe; and his bonus family, Mason and Mindy Blizek and their five children, Promise City.

Jim Howard

 Jim Howard, age 76, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 18, 2024 in Hiawatha, Iowa. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday January 27, 2024, at the Urbana Methodist Church, with Rev. Michael Sells officiating.  Following the memorial service, the family would like to invite everyone for refreshments at the church.

Edward J. “Bud” Novak

Edward J. “Bud” Novak, 91, of Belle Plaine, was called to be at home with his Lord & Savior on January 18, 2024.Edward was born on March 18, 1932, to William and Emma (Vornholt) Novak in Ely ,IA. He graduated from Wilson High School, Cedar Rapids, IA in 1950. Following graduation, Ed joined the Navy in 1951. His first permanent duty was with the VP-45 in Panama.

Regis Joseph Zweigart

Regis Joseph Zweigart, 66, of Watkins, IA passed away January 19, 2024 at Heritage Specialty Care, Cedar Rapids, IA after a courageous 13-year battle with multiple sclerosis. Regis was born August 28, 1957 to Walter and Helen (Schulte) Zweigart in Cedar Rapids. He graduated from Benton Community High School, class of 1975. He then continued his education, earning an AAS Degree in Ag Diesel from Kirkwood Community College; while helping his dad on the family farm.

Gene Yeries

Gene Yeries, 70, of Norway, passed away Friday, January 19, 2024, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with a terminal illness.Gene was born March 5, 1953 to Leo and Mary Yeries in Cedar Rapids, IA. He was the youngest of 2 children. He graduated from Norway High School in 1971. After high school, he attended mechanic school and proceeded to work many years as both an auto mechanic, while also farming full time on his family farm.

Marva Ann Hanna

Marva Ann Hanna, age 90, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 18, 2024 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday January 27, 2024, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Vinton, with Rev. Anne Williams officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until service time at the church.  A private family interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton.
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