The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


March 20, 2013

Robert Rudolf Wazac

CEDAR RAPIDS — Sept. 13, 1923 - March 18, 2013

Robert Rudolf Wazac, 89, a resident of the Hiawatha Care Center, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, March 18, 2013, at the care center.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Marion, by the Rev. Phil Jorgensen. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Burial will be in the Lost Nation Cemetery Lost Nation, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel; children, David (Ruth) Wazac, Mark (Debbie) Wazac, Dennis (Jo) Wazac and Robin (Nathan) Borrett; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Carl Wazac Jr. and Tony Wazac.

Robert was born September 13, 1923, in Lost Nation, Iowa, the son of Carl Sr. and Nelli (Potter) Wazac. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during World War II. Robert married Hazel E. Ruggeberg on December 26, 1943, in Seattle Washington. He was the vice president of Allied Glass Products for 40 years. Robert enjoyed woodworking, golfing and fishing. He was a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan, and also enjoyed the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Mercy at: 701 10th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52403, to aid with staff education.

Please sign the online guestbook for Robert at under obituaries.

Death date: March 18, 2013

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