Timothy J. Staley, age 72, of Waterloo, died Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Tim was a teacher and coach at New London in the 1970's.
He was born February 27, 1947 in Decorah, Iowa, the son of Earl "Ray" and Lucille A. Kafka Staley. Tim graduated from South Winneshiek High School in Calmar, Iowa with the Class of 1965. He earned his undergraduate degree from Loras College in Dubuque in 1969 and his Master's Degree from the University of Northern Iowa. Tim married Carol Jean Hoffert and they were later divorced. Two children were born to this union, Michael and Julie. He married Cindy E. Smock Brace on December 3, 1994 in Waterloo.
Tim was Director of Black Hawk County Relief Office for many years and then worked in outreach for Black Hawk/Grundy Mental Health Center until his retirement. He formerly taught World History and was a wrestling coach at New London (IA) High School. Tim was an active member of Grace Fellowship Church in Waterloo and enjoyed flower gardening, golfing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife Cindy of Waterloo; a son, Michael Staley of North Liberty, IA; two daughters, Julie (Jhong) Tanay of Independence, IA and Julie Brace (Boyd) Borton of La Porte City, IA; a son-in-law, Jeff Aufdencamp of Columbus, OH; a daughter-in-law, Mandy (Tom) Sullivan of Cedar Rapids, IA; eight grandchildren, S. Gabrielle Aufdencamp, Kohl Aufdencamp, Hannah Borton, Sam Staley, Lizzie Borton, Aaron Tanay, Jon Borton, and Paige Staley; a sister, Deborah Staley Buchheit of Center Point, IA; a brother, Galen (Deann) Staley of New Hampton, IA; two sisters-in-law, Deb (Tom) Jarnagin of Marysville, WA and DeeAnn (Jim) Koch of Oshkosh, WI; two brothers-in-law, C. Dean (Deb) Smock of Buena Vista, CO and D. Kent (Caitlin) Smock of Waterloo as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Jodi Brace Aufdencamp; a sister, Victoria Staley Rosenberg and his father-in-law Howard Smock.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Grace Fellowship Church, 1760 Williston Avenue in Waterloo. Public visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 and an hour prior to the services Thursday, all at Grace Fellowship Church. Cremation rites will be accorded following the Funeral Service and inurnment will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 14 at Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery. Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial donations to Grace Fellowship Church, 1760 Williston Ave., Waterloo, IA 50701.
Condolences may be expressed at www.KearnsFuneralService.com