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Obituaries

Wayne Griffioen

Wayne A. Griffioen, 71, of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. Services were held on Sept. 13 at the Oakland Church of Nazarene, Cedar Rapids, by the Rev. David King. Burial was at Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Patricia; his children, Mark (Lyn) Griffioen of Swisher, Danny (Dawn Siemering) Griffioen and Sherri (Bonn) Hawkins, all of Cedar Rapids; five grandchildren; and sister, Arlene Drees of Hammond, Indiana.

Gladys Hanna

Gladys Leone Hanna, 92, a resident of the Promise House of Hiawatha, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at the care center. Funeral Service was held Sept. 15 at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Marion. Burial was at Springville Cemetery.
Survivors include her sons, Dean (Mary) Hanna of Marion, and Dale (Jackie) Hanna of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Todd (Michelle) Hanna of Ely, Krista (Vance) Swisher of Stewartville, Minnesota, and Lauren (Nathan) Vondra of East Dubuque; great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Barbara Lee

Kimberly “Kim” Jean Edler, 53, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. Services were Sept. 11 at First Church of the Open Bible, by the Rev. Dan Sanford. Burial was in Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport.
Kim is survived by her brother, Jim (Linda) Edler of Pensacola, Florida; her sister-in-law, Linda Edler of North Liberty; her nieces and nephews; her great-nephews; her cousins; and Marsha, who was like a sister to her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant sister; and a brother, Richard.

Rose Vondracek

Rose Ann (Koppes) Vondracek, 70, of Fairfax, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in her home surrounded by her family. Celebration of Life Services were held Sept. 10 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids, with the Rev. Glenn Hunt presiding. A private family inurnment was at Anderson Cemetery in Swisher.

Patricia Weller

Patricia Ann Weller, 77, of Coralville died peacefully Sept. 5, 2014, following a long illness. Funeral Services to celebrate Patty’s life were Sept. 9 at the North Liberty Methodist Church with the Rev. Alecia Williams officiating. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Coralville. Memorials may be directed to Mercy Hospice of Cedar Rapids.

Lawrence Bartlett

Lawrence Bartlett, 88, of Penfield, New York, formerly of Solon, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014.
Loving husband, brother, father and grandfather; survived by his wife of 63 years, Ann; children, Steve (Joanne), Ron (Johanna), Kathleen, Theresa; grandchildren, Keenan, MacLain, Carson, Austin, Riley, Quinn, Mattia and Evelyn; brother, Jim (Audrey); nieces and nephews.