Warren C. Luse, 83, Cedar Rapids
Obituaries · September 06, 2013

Warren C. Luse, 83, of Cedar Rapids was united with Christ Friday, August 30, 2013, at Mercy Hospice in Hiawatha. He died of complications of COPD.

A graveside service was held Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, in Oak Ridge Cemetery in West Liberty. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC or Mercy Hospice, 315 18th Ave. Hiawatha, IA 52233. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Born Sept. 13, 1929, in West Liberty to Ivan and Flavia Luse, Warren graduated from West Liberty High School and from University of Iowa Law School. He practiced law in Iowa City, the Quad Cities and Wilton. He later worked for Mercy Hospital and Geneva Towers, both in Cedar Rapids.

Warren will long be remembered for his outgoing nature and his ability to make friends in any situation. He loved his family deeply and was exceedingly proud of the accomplishments of his children and grandchildren.

A man of faith, Warren knew the great mercy and compassion of Christ. Even in the trials of life, he turned to Christ and spoke unapologetically of Christís faithfulness in all circumstances.

Warren is survived by Ilo; his six children: Kevin, Heather (Russ), Sean (Kathy), Carey (Lorie), Jay (Chandra) and Clark; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild (on the way).

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