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William Bryan "Bill" Butcher

August 4, 1931 May 2, 2018
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Obituary for William Bryan "Bill" Butcher

William Bryan “Bill” Butcher, 86, of Waterloo died Wednesday, May 2 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo.

He was born August 4, 1931 in Carroll, Iowa son of William Bryan Jennings and Josephine Katherine Ambs Butcher. He married Ilene Mae Reagan on March 12, 1950 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waterloo.

Bill was a veteran of the United States Army. After his service, he went on to work for Titus Manufacturing where he stayed for 21 years. He then became employed with John Deere where he remained until his retirement.

Survived by: his wife of 68 years: a daughter, Candace (Jeff) Elenz of Waverly; a son, Bryan Butcher of Gulf Shores, Ala.; four grandchildren, Jordan Elenz of Plymouth, Minn., Zachary Elenz of West Des Moines, Kayla (John) Sullivan of Gulf Shores, Ala., and Nicole Butcher of Waverly.

Preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Butcher and a sister, Josephine Hooper.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 7, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls with burial at Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery, where full military rites will be conducted by the Cedar Falls Amvets Post 49 and the Iowa Army Honor Guard. Public Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, May 6 at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway. Visitation will continue for one hour before services at the church on Monday.

Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice or Immanuel Lutheran Church.

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2:00 PM 5/6/2018 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 5/6/2018 5:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Funeral Service




10:30 AM 5/7/2018 10:30:00 AM
Immanuel Luthern Church

4820 Oster Pkwy
Cedar falls, Iowa 50613

Immanuel Luthern Church
4820 Oster Pkwy Cedar falls 50613 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details


Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

West 4th St. and Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

West 4th St. and Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 Iowa
United States

Memorial Contribution

Cedar Valley Hospice

Immanuel Luthern Church

4820 Oster Pkwy
Cedar falls, Iowa 50613

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