116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
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LEVI RAY SALZBRENNER
Levi Ray Salzbrenner, 83, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Monday, July 19, 2021, at the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. Funeral services: 11 a.m. Friday, July 23, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Friends and extended family are invited to watch the service via webcast. Please find the livestream link on Levi's Tribute Wall and share your support and memories with his family at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.
Survivors include his friend, Tina Southard; stepsons, Aaron Southard (Kim) and Joel (Sarah) Wight; grandchildren, Stacia, Tierra, Trenton, Chevi and Jayla; great-granddaughter, Ava; sister, Arlene Day; brother, Robert (Delores) Salzbrenner Jr; sisters-in-law, Pat Salzbrenner and Anne Salzbrenner; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Levi was born Aug. 8, 1937, in Fairfax, Iowa, the son of Robert and Valeria (Ward) Salzbrenner Sr. He graduated from McKinley High School and attended the University of New Mexico. Levi served honorably in the U.S. Army from 1959-62. He retired from Collins Aerospace after many years. Levi enjoyed playing cards, gardening, fishing, and especially loved playing the slot machines at the casino.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Glen and Wilbur; and brother-in-law, Ralph Day.