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Randy Dvorak


Randy G. "RD" Dvorak, 64, of Marion, died early Saturday, May 6, 2017, at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's hospice unit, Cedar Rapids. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church by Father Christopher Podhajsky. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Papich-Kuba Funeral Home East, 1228 Second St. SE, Cedar Rapids, where a rosary begins at 7 p.m.
Randy is survived by his wife, Melinda; a daughter, Theresa Dvorak and fiance, Michael Volk, Cedar Rapids; stepchildren, Brad (Jackie) Quimby, Hickman, Neb., Matt Quimby, Lincoln, Neb., Amy (Tim) Gustafson, Hanover Park, Ill., Todd (Holly) Fulton, Virginia, and John (Kelly) Fulton, Cedar Rapids; mother, Angeline (Trenda) Dvorak, Cedar Rapids; sisters, Carla (Ed) Neuhaus and Gwen Dvorak, both of Cedar Rapids, June (Herman) Andalcio, Chicago, and Cindy (Steve R. Jones) Dvorak, Henderson, Nev.; and nephews, Eric Neuhaus, Kenneth and David Andalcio.
He was preceded in death by his father, George; and brother, Les Dvorak.
Randy was born May 31, 1952, in Cedar Rapids and was a lifelong resident of the Cedar Rapids and Marion area. He attended St. Wenceslaus School through the eighth grade and graduated from Regis High School in 1970. Randy attended the University of Iowa. He was employed by the Cedar Rapids Parks Department and retired as a supervisor of the Tuma Soccer Complex in 2011.
Randy married Linda Fulton in October 1982 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Cedar Rapids. They later were divorced. He married Melinda Quimby on Jan. 6, 2006, in Cedar Rapids.
Randy was a lifelong member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church. He was a member of Cadets of St. George Branch W045 FCSLA (formerly Catholic Workman). Randy also was a member of the Cedar Rapids Softball Hall of Fame and Iowa Softball Hall of Fame.
Randy's family would like to thank all of the caring staff at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's Hospital and the hospice unit for the wonderful care he received. Thanks also to Father Ivan Nienhaus for his spiritual support of Randy and his family throughout his final illness.
A memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences may be left for Randy's family at www.papich-kubafs.com under obituaries.