Word has been received of the death of Dee Cheek, 71, of Ames, Iowa, March 3, from multiple health issues.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Mildred Cheek, and his younger brother, Jerry.
The Cheeks lived in Marion when Roy was superintendent of the construction of Marion Reservoir. Dee and Jerry attended Marion schools.
They were nephews of H.W. “Bus” and Vena Sly.