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Vaylard Lloyd Zupke

Our beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather, Vaylard Lloyd Zupke, 94, died peacefully at his home in rural Randalia on March 2, 2022. Vaylard, son of Carl and Eva (Paul) Zupke was born on August 4, 1927 near Sumner in Chickasaw County, Iowa. After high school graduation from Miltonvale Wesleyan College in Kansas, he entered the Navy near the end of World War II.

Mildred Ellen "Mickie" (Dexter) Tyrrell

Mildred Ellen "Mickie" (Dexter) Tyrrell, 90, of Mason City, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at MercyOne Medical Center - North Iowa. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at First United Methodist Church, 119 South Georgia, at 2 p.m., with Rev. Carol Kress officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time on Thursday.
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Mary Jean Johannsen

—Mary Jean Johannsen, 86, died peacefully Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at Sunnycrest Nursing Center in Dysart.Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2022 at Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home in Vinton. Inurnment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton.Mary was born October 15, 1935 at New Hampton, Iowa, the daughter of Clarence and Helen (Hite) Booth.

Kenneth Ray Hook

Kenneth Ray Hook, age 90, of Ames, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.A public visitation will be held Sunday, March 6, 2022, from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at the Adams Funeral Home, 502 Douglas Avenue, Ames. Private funeral services will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Ames Municipal Cemetery.

Kevin “Jon” Moritz

Kevin “Jon” Moritz, of Hazleton, passed away Friday morning, Feb 18, under the care of Hospice at Unity Point Hospital in Waterloo.Jon was born Oct 5, 1955, in Oelwein, the son of Roy H Moritz and Patricia Rohrick. He worked hard his entire life, until a stroke forced him into retirement at 62. He maintained his independence until a second stroke last year.
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Robert “Bob” Zieser

Robert “Bob” Zieser, loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend passed away peacefully on Friday, March 4, 2022, surrounded by loving family.  He spent his final days at the Hiawatha Care Center following the trauma of a fall.A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 11th at St. Mary’s Church in Urbana.

Letae Ann (Pruisman) Luciano

Letae Ann (Pruisman) Luciano, 50, of Crystal River, Fla., formerly of Solon and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away at her home on Feb. 9, 2022, in Crystal River, Fla. She was born on Oct. 12, 1971, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Richard and Julie Pruisman. She attended college community schools and participated gymnastics and band. She graduated from Solon High School in 1989.

Clarence "Lloyd" Hager

Clarence "Lloyd" Hager, 90, of Cedar Falls/La Porte City, died Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at Western Home Communities - Deery Suites.He was born November 25, 1931, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Clarence and Eunice (Elwell) Hager. He graduated from La Porte City High School in 1949. On August 19, 1955, he married Norma Bakker in Grundy Center. Lloyd farmed and owned Hager Insurance in La Porte City.
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Joseph Edward Stablein

Joseph Edward Stablein, 88, of Coon Rapids, Iowa, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, at Thomas Rest Haven in Coon Rapids.Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, at Annunciation Catholic Church in Coon Rapids with Father Patrick Behm as celebrant. Music for the Mass will be by the Annunciation choir with Diane Slater as organist and grandson Trevor Howell as soloist.

Mary Lou Lusso

Funeral services celebrating the life of Mary Lou Lusso, 83, of Davenport, will be held at 11:30 am on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. Burial will be private. Visitation will be from 10:30 am until the time of service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.Mrs.
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