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Gene Taber

Monday, August 30, 2010
11:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Kearns Funeral Service
3146 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50702

Monday, August 30, 2010
1:00 PM
Kearns Funeral Service
3146 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50702

WGene E. Taber, Sr. 66, of Waterloo, died Friday, August 27, 2010 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home of cancer.

He was born January 13, 1944 in Waterloo, son of Larry and Dorothy Heiple Taber. He married LinaMarie M. Cheney August 9, 1973 in Memphis, Missouri.

Mr. Taber was employed in the automotive department of Sears over forty-five years, retiring in 2008.

He is survived by his wife of Waterloo; four sons, Dean Taylor (Reda) Taber of Waterloo, Gene (Kim) Taber, Jr. of Waterloo, Larry (Sharon) Farr of Winona, Minnesota, and Jimmy Farr of Chicago, Illinois; three daughters, Linda J. Simon of Waterloo, Diana Marie Ross of Madison, Wisconsin, and Mary Lynn (David) Sanderson of Long Beach, California; one sister, Velda Ashton of Waterloo; seventeen grandchildren; and nineteen great grandchildren.

Mr. Tabor was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Brenda Taber, who died a few hours before him.

Double services for Gene and his daughter will be 1:00 P.M. Monday at Kearns, Huisman-Schumacher Chapel on Kimball with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Public visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

319 233-3146


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