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Howard John Sorum

Howard John Sorum, 83, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Atkins, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at The Gardens of Cedar Rapids. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, will be at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Norway. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 10, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, with Fr. Ken Glaser presiding.

Donna Jean Niebuhr

Donna Jean Niebuhr, age 75, passed away on Thursday June 2, 2022, at The Gardens in Cedar Rapids.Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at Grace Lutheran Church, Blairstown, with Rev. Jeffrey Schanbacher officiating.  Interment will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Blairstown.  Visitation will be held from 9:00 until 11:00 AM on Tuesday, also at the Church in Blairstown.
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Sarah L. Rammelsberg

ATKINS:  Sarah L. Rammelsberg, age 66, of Coppell, TX, formerly of Atkins, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Vitas Hospice in Carrollton, TX.Funeral services will be held at 10:30, AM, Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Atkins with Rev. Douglas Woltemath officiating.  Interment will be held at St. Stephen’s Cemetery in Atkins.

Zelda Mae Koser

Zelda Mae Koser, 97, passed away Monday, May 30, 2022 at ProMedica Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in Cedar Rapids. Private graveside services will be held. Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home of Vinton is assisting Zelda’s family. Zelda was born February 1, 1925 in rural Mt. Auburn, the daughter of Herman and Leta Mae (Wright) Ohrt. She was a 1945 graduate of Mt.

Ruth Lenore Bice Arnold

Ruth Lenore Bice Arnold, 98, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday May 29, 2022. Graveside services are set for 1 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2022, at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In addition, a Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, Aug. 5, at First Presbyterian Church in Cedar Rapids, with visitation at 1 p.
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Donna Lee (Floyd) Meyocks

Donna Lee (Floyd) Meyocks, age 89, peacefully passed away in her sleep on May 23, 2022, in her childhood home surrounded by loving family members at her side. Donna Lee Floyd was born on June 5, 1932, at Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton, Iowa. She was the youngest daughter of Lawrence Robert and Ida Laurena (Kelty) Floyd.Donna graduated from Urbana High School in 1950 and attended Iowa State University.

Marilyn E. (Junge) Rieder

Marilyn E. (Junge) Rieder, 90, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at the Keystone Nursing Care Center.Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00, AM, Saturday, June 18, 2022 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Newhall with Rev. Craig Steimel as Celebrant.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM, Friday June 17, 2022 also at the church.

Delf W. Sievers

Delf W. Sievers, age 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 27, 2022 at his home in Keystone, with his family by his side. Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM, Monday, June 6. 2022 at the Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone.  Memorial services will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 also at the funeral home.  Interment will be held at the Keystone Cemetery.
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Donald (“Don”) Everett Beatty

Donald (“Don”) Everett Beatty, 85, was called home during the early morning hours on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 after living a full and blessed life. He had been receiving care at Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton, Iowa when he passed.Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the First Presbyterian Church in Shellsburg, 300 Main Street East in Shellsburg, Iowa, with Pastor Brian Reeves officiating.

Kevin Parker

After a brief illness, Kevin Parker passed away on Sept. 30, 2021, from complications of heart disease and COPD.  Kevin was born in Manchester, graduated from West Delaware High School, and majored in Education at Upper Iowa University.  Kevin was a dedicated teacher and coach at Orient-Macksburg (1978-1979) and MFL in Monona (1979-1982). Kevin highly valued his time in Algona (1982-1989), teaching social studies and assisting with the wrestling and volleyball programs.
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