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Gene T. Shebetka
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Gene was born on September 6, 1929 and passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017.

Gene was a resident of Cedar Rapids, Iowa at the time of passing.

He grew up in Oxford, graduating from Oxford High School in 1949.

He volunteered to enlist at the age of 20 with his hometown buddies and served in the Army 937 Field Artillery from 1950 to 1952, in the Korean War.

Visitation: 4 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. with visitation one hour prior, Thursday, June 15, 2017, at St. Ludmila Catholic Church, Cedar Rapids. Burial: St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Fairfax, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Iowa Veterans Home, 1301 Summit St., Marshalltown, Iowa 50158 and The University of Iowa Cancer Research, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, Iowa 52242.

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