Brenda M. Gill

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Cedar Falls: Brenda Marie Gill age 33 passed away February 10, 2017 at her home. Brenda was born on August 5, 1983 and is the of daughter of Steve and Carol (Engel) Gill. She attended Wapsie Valley Community Schools and graduated in 2002. After graduation Brenda spent several years in Florida. Most recently, she lived in the Cedar Falls area and was employed at Eye Care Associates of Waterloo as an Optometrist Technician. Brenda is survived by her fiancee’ Erik Hegtvedt of Cedar Falls, her father; Steve (Linda) Gill of Denver, three sisters; Brittany Annis of Fairbank, Breanna (Cody) Geweke of Shell Rock and Betsy (Brent) Wierck of Fairbank, nieces and nephews; Bentley and Baylee Annis, Brady and Brooks Geweke, Lennon, Liza and Lilly Wierck, her grandmothers; Carolyn Gill and Charlotte Engel. She also is survived by two step-sisters; Crystal (Gene) Forrester of Martin, TN, Nicole (Jamie Klatt) Stevens of Cedar Rapids, a step-brother, Eric Stevens of Waterloo, a step-niece, Caelin Klatt, two step-nephews; Chase Covert and Carter Ricketts along with many Aunts and Uncles. She was preceded in death by her mother, Carol Marie Gill, her grandfathers; Jack Gill and Lyle Engel, step-grandfather, Calvin Brown and an Uncle, Paul D’Eliseo.

Celebration of Life: 10:30 am Friday, February 17, 2017 at Heartland Vineyard Church, 1405 Greenhill Road, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Visitation: 3:00-7:00 pm Thursday February 16, 2017 at Woods Funeral Home, Fairbank, Iowa and for one hour before services at the church on Friday.

Interment: Fairbank Cemetery, Fairbank, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers: a memorial fund has been established in her name.


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Thomas E. Boehme

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Fairbank: Thomas Eugene Boehme age 68 passed away February 7, 2017 at Unity Point Allen Memorial Hospital from an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Tom was born November 10, 1948 in Waterloo, Iowa. He is the son of Melvin and Alice (Judas) Boehme. He attended and graduated from Wapsie Valley Schools. Tom married Judy VanDaele on August 27, 1966 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fairbank. Tom worked at John Deere in Waterloo and retired after 30 years of employment. After retirement he kept busy by attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and school activities along with transporting members of the Fairbank Amish Community. Tom was a family man in every sense of the word, he truly loved his family and friends and he will be missed by many. He is survived by his wife of 50 years; Judy, two daughters; Michelle (Shawn) Mullihan and Jessica (Nick) Miller and one son; Lewis (Chris) Boehme all of Fairbank, 15 grandchildren; Blake (Megan Otto) Levendusky, Alex Levendusky, Collin (Mallory) Levendusky, Madison, Grace and Bailey Mullihan, Haley, Hanna, Kobe and Kate Risse, Zach and Cole Miller, Briggs, Brinley and Bayler Boehme and two great-grandchildren; Nora Levendusky and Gavin Henry. He is also survived by two brothers; Dan (Sheri) Boehme of New Hampton and Jim (Karen) Boehme of Waverly, two sisters; Mary (Leon) Heineman of Readlyn and Lori Boehme of Altoona, his mother-in-law; Angeline VanDaele of Fairbank and a sister-in-law; Deb (Ed) Borman of Oelwein. Tom was preceded in death by his parents, two sons-in-law; David Levendusky and Jamie Risse and his father-in-law; Arthur VanDaele.

Services: 10:30 am Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fairbank.

Visitation: 4:00-8:00 pm Friday February 10, 2017 at Woods Funeral Home, Fairbank.

Interment: Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Fairbank.

Memorials: to the family.

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