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William "Bill" Ireland

Cedar Rapids

William "Bill" Ireland, 73, of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Cedar Rapids.
Services will be held Tuesday, May 15, 2018, with a visitation from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with services to follow at 1 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Karon; his daughters, Dawn (Bryan) Griffith, Sherilyn (Todd) Howe and Tracy (Eric) Spray; his sister, Betty Mittan; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren with two more on the way.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and one brother.
Bill was born May 1, 1945. He was an avid sports fan and loved the Bears, the Cubs and the Hawkeyes. Bill loved NASCAR and bowling, but his greatest joy in life was spending time with family, including his grandchildren. He always would call the grandkids on their birthdays and sing to them. Bill was a member of the Cedar Hills Booster Club for many years.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.iowacremation.com under obituaries.