Looking for a particular obituary?

Obits submitted to The Gazette are published online and in the newspaper the next day.

Thank you for signing up for our e-newsletter!

You should start receiving the e-newsletters within a couple days.

Roland Henry Staker


Roland Henry Staker, 95, of Tama, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with Pastor Paul Rendall officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo. Visitation will be held Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. until service time at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home.
Survivors include three sons, Gene (Sue) Staker of West Des Moines, Daryl (Kathy) Staker of Tama and Randy (Barb) Staker of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Marvin (Verona) Staker of Traer; and several nieces and nephews.
Buy flowers
Share a memory of