Eula Murphy, 98, formerly of Spalding, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at Cloverlodge Care Center in St. Edward. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Jan. 24, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Spalding with Fr. Matt Koperski and Fr. James Murphy officiating. Interment followed at the parish cemetery. Dolce-Scheef Mortuary in Spalding was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.
Virgil H. Pugh
Virgil Harrison Pugh, 82, of Belgrade, died Jan. 21, 2015 at the V. A. Medical Center in Omaha. Funeral srvices were held Monday, Jan. 26, at the United Methodist Church in Cedar Rapids with Rev. Vern Olson officiating. Interment followed at St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery in Cedar Rapids with Military Rites conducted by the Dan Cox American Legion Post 44 of Cedar Rapids and American Legion Post 99 of Belgrade. Levander Funeral Home of Cedar Rapids was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.
Rev. William E. Jacboson
Rev. William E. “Bill” Jacobson, 92, of Fairbanks, AK, formerly of Newman Grove, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at the Denali Center in Fairbanks. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 1 p.m. at Salem Lutheran Church, rural St. Edward, with Rev. Becky Beckmann officiating. Interment will follow at Salem Lutheran Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials to: Global Health Ministries, 7831 Hickory Street N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55432; Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), PO Box 348, Warrenton, MO 63383; Far East Broadcasting Co. (FEBC), PO Box 1, La Mirada, CA 90637-0001; Intercomm Media Evangelism, PO Box 618, Winona Lake, IN 46590; Wycliffe Bible Translators, PO Box 628200, Orlando, FL 32862-8200; or the organization of your choice. Miller-Levander Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.
Sadie Elizabeth Gragert
Sadie Elizabeth Gragert, infant daughter of Craig and Stacy (Krohn) Gragert, died Jan. 22, 2015 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion. Family services and interment were held Jan. 26, 2015 at 2 p.m. by Deacon Paul Weeder at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery near Albion.
Donald R. Pollock
Donald Richard Pollock, 79, of Oakdale, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Golden Living Center in Neligh. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home in Tilden with John Petersen officiating. Burial followed at the Oakdale Cemetery. Brockhaus-Harlan Funeral Home of Tilden was in charge of arrangements.
James Formanek, 94, of Lindsay, died at Country Side Home in Madison on Jan. 21, 2015. Services were held on Monday, Jan. 26, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Lindsay. Burial to followed in the Parish Cemetery.
Marion A. “Bud” Staub
Marion A. “Bud” Staub, 87, of Albion, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion. Visitation will be 5–7 p.m. Wednesday at Levander Funeral Home in Albion. Levander Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.