TIMOTHY &Quot;TIM&Quot; JOSEPH CALCARA SR.
Timothy “Tim” Joseph Calcara Sr., 67, of Marion, Iowa, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Due to the pandemic, there will be no visitation or services for the public at this time. A Celebration of Tim’s Life is being planned for a later date. A private graveside service for the family will be held at Oak Shade Cemetery in Marion. Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion is assisting the family.
Tim was born Aug. 7, 1953, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Michael and Barbara (Nugent) Calcara. He graduated from Bishop Ward High School in Kansas City, Kan., and received his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Kansas. On Dec. 17, 1977, in Overland Park, Kan., Tim was united in marriage to Marilyn Hester.
He was employed at Life 101.9 radio station in Waterloo, Iowa. Tim was a long-time member of New Covenant Bible Church and many other Christian organizations in the Cedar Rapids area. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife of 43 years, Marilyn Calcara of Marion; six children, Timothy Joseph “T.J.” Calcara Jr. of Marion, Adam (Jade) Calcara of Marion, Brian (Sarah) Calcara of Mount Vernon, Iowa, Sally (Nick) Roos of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Brett (Megan) Calcara of Cedar Rapids and Jonathan Calcara (fiancee, Megan Pospisil) of Iowa City, Iowa; six grandchildren, Fiona, Selah, Toby, Emery and Dax Calcara and Celestine Roos; three brothers, Robin (Barb) Calcara of Lincoln, Neb., Jamie (Re’Nee) Calcara of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mickey (Kathy) Calcara of Shawnee, Kan.; stepmother, Betty Calcara of Shawnee, Kan.; and many nieces and nephews.
Tim was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials in Tim’s memory may be directed to Chains Interrupted at www.chainsinterrupted.com/ or Life 101.9 Christian Radio, 4880 Texas St., Waterloo, IA 50702.
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