Robert Pirillo
OELWEIN Robert J. Pirillo, 57, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Oelwein. »
Cedar Rapids streets are a mess

To the editor:

What is Cedar Rapids doing to our city? Changing all these one-ways to two-ways is a nightmare and in my opinion ridiculous. ... »

Melissa Crow
MELISSA CROW North English Melissa Anne Crow, 42, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in the Ed and Joan Hemphill Hospice Unit at St. Luke's Ho ... »
Kudos to those transforming neighborhood

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I would like to congratulate all entities that have felt the need to work toward what is rapidly becoming the new Wellington ... »

Opal Wright
STRAWBERRY POINT Opal Neoma Wright, 101, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Leonard Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Elkader. »
Dennis Braksiek
DENNIS L. BRAKSIEK Osage Beach, Mo. Dennis L. Braksiek, 69, formerly of Cedar Rapids, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at his home in Osage Be ... »
Lyle McBurney
TODDVILLE Lyle McBurney, 84, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion. »
Irene Ford
IRENE FORD Lone Tree Irene Doris Ford, 89, of Lone Tree, passed away at her home on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. ... »
Edward Kulhavy
EDWARD KULHAVY Cedar Rapids Edward "Ed" G. Kulhavy, 88, of Cedar Rapids, died at Westridge Care Center on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Services are pending with Teahen Funeral Home. »
Richard Ahrendsen
RICHARD AHRENDSEN Olin Richard H. Ahrendsen, 81, of Olin, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa. His f ... »
Elvie Gilster
OTHER DEATHS Elvie Gilster, 81, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Prairie du Chien. »
Anne Garringer
ANNE GARRINGER Williamsburg Anne Garringer passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, at Highland Ridge Care Center in Williamsburg at the age of 86, wi ... »
James Carberry
IOWA CITY James Carberry, 82, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City. »
Many reasons to vote no for library levy

To the editor:

The person writing “Library is at heart of downtown C.R.” in the Sept. 15 Gazette gave the best reasons for vot ... »

James Ellison Sr.
JAMES ELLISON SR. Manchester James E. Ellison Sr., 66, of Manchester, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at his home surrounded by family. Fune ... »