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Joe Dean Butterfield, 84, formerly of Marion, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Briarwood Health Care Center in Iowa City due to complications of COVID-19. In agreement with his wishes, cremation has taken place. The family will hold a celebration of his life at a later date when it is safe to gather.
He is survived and lovingly remembered by his beautiful bride of 58 years, Connie Butterfield; three children, Lindsey (Dawn) Butterfield and Jo Butterfield (Doug Hansel), both of North Liberty, and Tara Butterfield of Chicago, Ill.; three grandchildren, Brianna Butterfield, Amber (Mike) Benusa and Josh Grothe; three great-grandchildren, Charlee, Rolland and Andrew; two brothers, Donald (Cindy) and Willard, both of Colorado; and many nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law who all adored him dearly.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents; and two granddaughters, Emily and Nicole.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Joe's name to either: Trees Forever (www.treesforever.org/Give) or the Multiple Sclerosis Society (https://secure.nationalmssociety.org/site/Donation2?df_id=55995&55995.donation=form1).
A complete obituary will be published in the Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, edition of The Cedar Rapids Gazette.
To see the full obituary and to share a memory of Joe, please go to www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
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