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CFHS Class of 1952 Obituary


Eugene A. Juhl

LA PORTE CITY - Eugene A. Juhl, 77, of Waterloo, formerly of La Porte City, died Friday, June 25, at Allen Hospital, Waterloo.

He was born May 8, 1933, in Cedar Falls, son of Alfred C. and Margaret Jorgensen Juhl. He married Shirley I. Hild Sept. 24, 1953, in Cedar Falls, and they later divorced.

Mr. Juhl worked at Rath Packing Co., Waterloo, for over 32 years and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Survived by: his former wife, Shirley Juhl of La Porte City; a daughter, Helen (Steven) Adair of Reinbeck; five sons, Anthony (Valerie) of Cedar Falls, Tom (Glenda Palmer) and Gary (Patricia), both of La Porte City, and Roy and Timothy, both of Waterloo; eight grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a brother, James (Joy) of Kansas City, Mo.

Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at American Lutheran Church, with burial in West View Cemetery, both in La Porte City. Full military honors will be conducted by La Porte City San Diego American Legion Post 207 and VFW Normandy Post 3983. Public visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at La Porte City Funeral Service, and for an hour before services Wednesday at the church.

Memorials: may be directed to the family.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009 12:01 PM CDT
David H. Clay (1934-2009)
CEDAR FALLS - David H. Clay, 74, of Cedar Falls, died Sunday, May 17, at Cedar Falls Lutheran Home.

He was born Dec. 11, 1934, in Cedar Falls, son of Joseph B. and Grace Hovelson Clay. He married Dorothy Balabon on Dec. 8, 1956, in Waterloo. She died Feb. 6, 2002.

Mr. Clay was a graduate of Cedar Falls High School and attended Iowa State Teachers College (now the University of Northern Iowa). He served in the Iowa National Guard and worked at the family business, Clay Equipment Co., for many years, where he was also the company pilot. He was in the rental business for many years and was a member of Cedar Falls AMVETS Post 49, the Black Hawk County Landlords Association and the Quiet Birdmen.

Survived by: three sons, Bret (Donna) of Lacona, Greg (Amy) of Marion and Mark of Cedar Falls; three grandchildren, Ashley Clay of Lacona, Joe Clay of Ames and Alexis Clay of Marion, and a brother, Roger (Marian) of Hudson.

Preceded in death by: two brothers, Bob and Charlie; and two sisters, Virginia and Josephine.

Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, with burial in Fairview Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by Cedar Falls AMVETS Post 49. Public visitation from noon until services Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials: may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice.

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David was an avid shooter, hunter and outdoorsman.