Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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James "Jim" Joseph Pavelka, 94, of Martelle, died Monday, May 7, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Funeral Mass was held Friday, May 11, at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Solon, with burial following at St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday May 10, at…

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Catherine C. Willwerth, 89, formerly of Jesup and Fairbank, died Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Prairie Hills Assisted Living in Independence.

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Byron C. Sweeting, 88, of Riverside, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Riverside. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Following the committal services…

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On Friday, April 13, 2018, the world lost one of a kind. Thomas Robert Malatek, 67, of Ely, died peacefully at the Ed and Joan Hemphill Hospice Unit, Unity Point, St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, after a hard battle with multiple myeloma.

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It's been a trip? Dancing across the light fantastic of my life! I have been fortunate to take 63 trips around the sun, and what an incredible adventure it has been. Beginning my life in an Iowa small town, born into a loving family that, along with my parents and siblings, included grandpar…

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Timothy "Tim" Turner Evans, 80, of?Cedar Rapids (formerly of Solon), passed peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Turner was born at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids on October 29, 1937, to Renald P. Evans and Virginia Turner Evans. He was married to Lorna (DeMott), in 1966,…

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It's been a trip? Dancing across the light fantastic of my life! I have been fortunate to take 63 trips around the sun, and what an incredible adventure it has been. Beginning my life in an Iowa small town, born into a loving family that, along with my parents and siblings, included grandpar…

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Carroll Fredrick Kaduce, 72, of Solon, formerly of Mason City, died Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, March 20, at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Solon. Burial followed in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation was held Monday at the church, where there was a prayer service/shar…

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Marcella Jane Dvorak Klein, 85, of rural Oxford, died peacefully Saturday, March 17, at Briarwood Care Center surrounded by her family.

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Doris Jean Divoky, 84 of Solon, died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at the Solon Nursing Care Center. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at St. Mary Catho…

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Barbara Ann Miller, 57, of Iowa City, formerly of Solon, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2018, at home. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon, with Fr. David Beckman presiding. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.…

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Crystal Kay Slach, 55, of rural West Branch, went to be with her Lord on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 20, at Hope Church in Tipton. Burial followed in West Branch City Cemetery, in West Branch. A general memorial fund was established in her memory. Online …

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Dorothy Jean Hahn, 90, of Solon, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at the Solon Nursing Care Center. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Solon United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours prior to services Thu…

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Marcella Fisher, 90, of Cedar Rapids, died on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at The Gardens of Cedar Rapids. Celebration of Life Services were Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Brosh Chapel & The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids. Burial followed in Czech National Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the …

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Eugene "Gene" Francis Tomash, 74, of Solon, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Funeral Mass was Wednesday, Jan. 17, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday, Jan. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Chur…

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Randall P. Martin, 65, of North Liberty, died from injuries received in a car accident on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Johnson County.

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Francis Paul Vislisel, 86, of Solon, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at the Solon Nursing Care Center. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon. Full military rites will be conducted by the Solon American Legion. Burial will follow in St. Bri…

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Maxine Hofer, 93, of Clive, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at Village at Legacy Pointe, Waukee. A Celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Marilyn "Kay" McFarland, 79, of Solon, passed away with family by her side on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at the Solon United Methodist Church, with Reverend Scott Keele Kober officiating, with buria…

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Gayle A. Hollenbeck, 77, Atalissa, passed away Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at his home following a 2-1/2 year battle with cancer.

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Libbie Bertha Rozinek, 88, formerly of Solon, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at ManorCare Nursing Home. Services were Tuesday, Dec. 19, at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel, with The Rev. Lloyd Brockmeyer officiating.

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Thomas J. Stackhouse 86, of Swisher, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 at his home. Funeral Mass was held Monday, Nov. 27, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon with Rev. Tim Sheedy officiating. Burial with military rites was Monday at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Lottie Volesky, 93, of Shueyville, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at The Gardens of Cedar Rapids. Celebration of Life services will be at?10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre, located at 2121 Bowling St. SW, Cedar Rapids. Burial will take place at Shueyville Cemeter…

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William "Billy" J. Novak, 86, of Ely, died in the house he was born in on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Celebration of Life services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at St. John Lutheran Church, in Ely. Burial followed in Roger's Grove Cemetery. Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, …

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Terri Lynn Nicol, 61, of Solon, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at the Solon Nursing Care Center. Celebration of Life Services were held Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Solon United Methodist Church, with burial following in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Brosh Chapel and The Avace…

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Julia Grace Chalmers, 86, of Iowa City, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

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William E. "Bill" Carter, 79, of New London, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at his home. He was born April 21, 1938, in Wheatridge, Colorado, to Cleo Sr. and Letha Faye (McNamee) Carter.

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Robert "Bob" L. Jedlicka, 81, of Solon, died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Celebration of Life Services were held Saturday, Sept. 30, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Solon. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, Sept. 29, at Br…

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Thomas Quinn Korn, 92, of Denver, N.C. died on Aug. 21, 2017.

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Dennis Vern Rehnke, 74, of Solon, passed away Aug. 18, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer.

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Mary Jean (Davis) Fabritz, Solon, passed into eternity Saturday Aug. 26, 2017, at Solon Nursing Care Center after a courageous battle with cholangiocarcinoma.

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Ethel J. (Joan) Canady of Solon died peacefully surrounded by family?Sunday,?July?23, 2017, at?Briarwood Care Facility in Iowa City. She was 86.

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Michaelyn B. Miller (McKenzie), 66, passed away on July 24, 2017. She died in the Hospice Care Unit at Mercy Hospital of Iowa City surrounded by her family.?Known as the owner of "Cakes by Michaelyn," she was more frequently and lovingly referenced as "The Cake Lady" throughout Eastern Iowa.…

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Linda Lee Landuyt, 71, of Ely, died unexpectedly Friday, July 21, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. Celebration of Life services were held Wednesday, July 26, at Brosh Chapel and the Avacentre in Cedar Rapids. Burial followed at Rogers Grove Cemetery near Ely. Friends visited wi…

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Katie J. (Carmody) Yanacheak, 37, of Coralville, passed away peacefully at her parent's home on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, following a sudden, intense battle with cancer.

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Wilbur "Bill" Matthes, 80, of Solon, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Mercy Hospice surrounded by family.

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Tom McDonald, 78, passed away June 28, 2017, peacefully due to complications from Picks Dementia at the Solon Retirement Village in Solon.

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Ruth Gwendolyn Koehn, 78, of Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 6, at Brosh Chapel & The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids, located at 2121 Bowling St. SW. Burial will be …

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George Carl Bortz, 96, of Solon, died Friday, June 16, 2017, at the Solon Nursing Care Center. Celebration of Life Services were held Tuesday, June 20, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Solon. Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery in Solon. Visitation was Monday, June 19, at Brosh Chapel in Solon.

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Merry TePoel, 71, of Solon, died Thursday, June 15, 2017, at her home.

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James E. "Harry" Manary, 89, died peacefully Friday, June 9, at Mercy Hospice surrounded by his family.

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Bud Donovan, 88, died peacefully at his home in Solon on Sunday, May 14, 2017, following an extended illness.