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Obituaries

Scott Allen Zimple

Scott Allen Zimple, of Dike, passed away May 12, 2022, in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family. Scott was born on August 21, 1960, in Waterloo, Iowa, to Wayne and Donna Zimple. He met the love of his life a few years later in 1978. He knew on their first date that he would spend ...

Gerald K. Caslavka

Gerald Kurth Caslavka, 88, of Grayslake, IL, former resident of Traer, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. He was born August 1, 1933, in Waterloo, IA, to Louis B. and Cecilia W. (Kurth) Caslavka. Jerry formed many lifelong friendships growing up in Traer and played football, basketball and ...

Shirley Agnes Kubik

Shirley Agnes Kubik, 84, of Clutier, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at The Bird House-Hospice Home of Johnson County in Iowa City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 10:30 AM at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in rural Clutier with Father David Kucera as ...

Maurita Ann Haldy

Maurita Ann Haldy, 87, of Traer, passed away Monday, April 11, 2022, at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer. Visitation was held Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 9-11 AM at St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church in Traer. Funeral Services followed at 11:00 AM at St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church ...

Larry Lee Lorenzen

Larry Lee Lorenzen was born on January 8, 1936, in Waterloo, the son of Walter and Lillian (Arp) Lorenzen. Larry graduated from Dysart High School in 1954. He then served his country in the United States Army. On June 22, 1955, Larry was united in marriage to Beverly Weeks. He farmed his ...

Dr. Willard Fred Haldy, D.D.S

Dr. Willard Fred Haldy, D.D.S, 91, of Traer, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2022, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo due to a sudden illness. Visitation was held Friday, April 22, 2022, from 5-7 PM at St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church in Traer. Funeral Services were held ...

Renae Jean Tomlinson

Renae Jean Tomlinson, 59, of Traer, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022, at Cedar Valley Hospice House in Waterloo from a courageous battle with Ovarian Cancer. A Public Graveside Service was held Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 11:00 AM at Buckingham Cemetery in rural Traer with Rev. Benjamin ...

Roger James Bottema

Roger James Bottema was born on April 14, 1943, the son of Henry and Sophia (Pecenka) Bottema. Roger graduated from La Porte City High School in 1961. He then attended Iowa State University and served in the Army Reserves. Roger was a successful hog farmer and crop farmer. He showed his hogs in ...

Paul Arlo Hulme

Paul Arlo Hulme was born on November 10, 1927, on the family farm, the son of Leonard and Janette (Stoakes) Hulme. Paul graduated from Dinsdale High School and served his country in the United States Army. On November 20, 1950, he was united in marriage to Mary Rohach. The couple made their ...

Tracey Miller

Tracey Lynn Miller, of Ankeny and formerly of Clutier, passed away from complications of diabetes at home in Ankeny on March 27, 2022. Graveside Services will take place at Oneida Cemetery in rural Clutier on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 1:00 PM with a luncheon following at the American Legion ...