Verna Simmons
VERNA SIMMONS Victor Verna Simmons, 84, of Victor, passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at the Mercy Hospice Care U ... »
Arthur Myers
OTHER DEATHS Arthur Wayne Myers, 74, of Thorton, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Morgan Funeral & Cremation Choices, Mount Vernon. »
Randal Alcott
RANDAL ALCOTT Marion Randal "Randy" Alcott, formerly of Marion, died Jan. 15, 2015, at Straub Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii, after a brief illnes ... »
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Alice Kuennen
OELWEIN Alice M. Kuennen, 85, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein. »
Harold Troyer
JESUP Harold Allen Troyer, 80, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. White Funeral Home, Jesup. »
Dave Loebsack: H.R. 20 Takes a stand against big-money politics

By Dave Loebsack and John Sarbanes, guest columnists

Five years after the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, the corrosive influe ... »

Marjorie Bowers
MARJORIE BOWERS Cedar Rapids Marjorie K. Bowers, 87, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Cedar Memorial ... »
Ronald Lyman
Ronald Lyman 3/13/1936 – 1/28/2005 Gone are the days we used to share But in my heart you're always there. Never more than a thought away Loved, remembered and missed every day. – Shirley »
Gary Ash
GARY ASH Postville Gary Roger Ash, 76, West Union, formerly of Postville, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in West Union. Gary was born Jan. 26, 193 ... »
Vivian Norden
CORALVILLE Vivian L. Norden, 91, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. »
Arnold Curley Sr.
ARNOLD CURLEY SR. Oxford Junction Arnold Lee Curley Sr., 79, a resident of Oxford Junction, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at home with hi ... »
Shirley Courtney
SHIRLEY COURTNEY Decorah Shirley Courtney, 86, of Decorah, died peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Gunderson Lutheran in La Crosse, Wis. ... »
Shirley Ralston
SHIRLEY RALSTON Cedar Rapids Shirley Ann Ralston, 77, of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Teahen Funeral ... »
Deborah Brown
DEBORAH BROWN Vinton Deborah Katherin Brown, 60, of Moore, Okla., formerly of Vinton, lost her battle with cancer at her home on Sunday, Jan. 18 ... »
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