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William Edward Newnum All Obituaries

Cedar Rapids

William Edward Newnum, born Jan. 30, 1945, in Crawfordsville, Ind., to Forrest Wayne and Virginia Richard (Cornell) Newnum passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 at the Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha, Iowa.
He is survived by two sisters, Ruthanna (Steve) Williamson and Linda Jo Newnum, all of Crawfordsville, Ind.; a brother, Dale Michael (Linda Merchant-Newnum) Newnum of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews. He had an extended family, the Schildroths of Reinbeck, Iowa, who were like a second family to him. They would meet for lunch every Sunday.
Preceding him in death were his parents; brother, Wayne Newnum; nephew, Brian Scott Newnum; brother-in-law, Harold D. Burgess; and his dearest friend, George.
Bill graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1963. He worked for Hy-Vee in Waterloo for 25 years. Those who met Bill learned to love him and laugh with him.
You will be missed Bill. Love you, your brother Dale.
Iowa Cremation is entrusted with the arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.iowacremation.com under "obituaries."
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