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WAVP Breakfast 7:30-10 am – Good will donation

Rise and shine and head on down to the club for the WAVP breakfast!  Full menu of breakfast items.  Goodwill donations accepted.

Marine Corps League Fish Fry

Thursday Dinner at the Club – Cootie Fish Fry @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM – $8.00


The fish fry is back! The Cootie’s have put together a fish dinner that can’t be beat! Join the festivities and get All You Care to Eat Fish Fry for just $8.00! Bring a friend and dine together. What better way to spend an evening than with good food and friends!

Rotary Lunch – Noon (Downstairs)

Rotary Lunch – Noon (Downstairs)

Happy Thanksgiving ! WAVP CLOSED !

Happy Thanksgiving ! WAVP CLOSED !

No Steak Fry !

No Steak Fry !

Thursday Dinner at the Club – Smoked Pork Chop (VFW)

What a great way to spend the evening with friends! Come down and enjoy Thursday Dinner at the Club featuring a Smoked Pork Chop meal, all for just $8.00! Sponsored by VFW.

 Spread the word and help support our club!

Roger William Metzger

Roger William Metzger, 80, of Waverly, Iowa, and formerly of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, passed away on Sunday evening, 11 November 2018 (Veterans Day) at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics following a brief illness.

Roger was born on 7 September 1938, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of William B. and Emma (Wiederhold) Metzger. He attended the Boys Technical High School in Milwaukee and in December of 1955, while a student he joined the U.S. Marine reserves. Roger graduated from high school in January of 1957 and on 14 September 1957, he was united in marriage to Judith D. Reinke in Milwaukee. With Roger’s military career the family lived in California, Virginia, Arizona, moving to Waverly in 1973. In February of 1957, Roger went to boot camp in MCRD, California and in April of 1957, Roger was discharged from the reserves and enlisted as a regular Marine, serving on the U.S.S. Shangri-La Aircraft Carrier in 1957-58, served overseas and a tour and a half in Vietnam. Roger transferred to the Fleet Marine Corps Reserves based in Waterloo, Iowa, where he retired from the service on 31 August 1976. Following his 21 years of service to his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, Roger then worked for Dales DX Service Station in Waverly from 1976 until he retired in 2001.

Roger was baptized in October of 2014 in Waverly and is currently a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He was a longtime member of the Marine Corps League, American Legion Post #176 and V.F.W. Post #2208 (now known as the Waverly Area Veterans Post) where he held several offices, currently was on the Board of Directors and responsible for all honor and color guards. In his spare time Roger enjoyed reading, shooting, and spending time with his family and friends. Roger was a very faithful member of the Waverly Area Veterans Honor Guard – helping pay respect to many many veterans that have gone before us.

Roger is survived by his loving wife, Judy Metzger of Waverly, Iowa; two sons, William (Deb) Metzger of Waterloo, Iowa, Douglas (Tammy) Metzger of Norwalk, Iowa; one daughter, Sherri (Mike) Boomgarden of Allison, Iowa; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; and a sister, Ruth Metzger of Milwaukee. He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson William; granddaughter Ashleigh; a brother and his wife, Bernie and Deanne; a sister and her husband, Irene and Bob Zuback; his mother and father-in-law; 1 brother-in-law and a sister-in-law.

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Richard Paul Oberheu

Richard “Dick” Paul Oberheu, 81, of Janesville, died Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.

Dick was born April 4, 1937, in Waverly, Iowa, the son of Arnold and Hilda (Roloff) Oberheu. He was baptized April 25, 1937 and confirmed May 18, 1951, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waverly. He graduated from Waverly High School with the class of 1955. He served in the United States Navy from January 16, 1961 until his honorable discharge on January 14, 1963. On June 12, 1965, he was united in marriage to Marilyn J. Walther at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waverly. He worked for Ramker Construction in Waverly until starting his own construction company, R.P. Oberheu Construction Inc, which he ran until 1993. He then switched careers and became a realtor and started Dick Oberheu Realty, a company he ran from 1995 until 2014. Marilyn died December 3, 2013, and Dick continued to live in Janesville until entering the Iowa Veterans Home in 2016 due to declining health.

Dick was a longtime member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waverly. He was also an active member of the Waverly Rotary Club, serving in many capacities over the years. He was an avid bird watcher, nature lover, and could fix about anything. Dick thoroughly enjoyed his group of friends, known to themselves as the “Steak Group”, that would gather each month for food and conversation. He cherished all the moments he had with friends and family.

Dick is survived by his son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren, Jason, Deveny, Logan and Locklynn Oberheu of Janesville, one sister, Norma DeLavergne of Cedar Falls, one brother, Howard Oberheu of Warrenton, Virginia. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Marilyn, two brothers, Vernon (Donna Kay) Oberheu and Robert Oberheu, and one brother-in-law, Rex DeLavergne.

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VETERANS DAY – Lunch – 11:30 AM – Program – -1:00 PM

VETERANS DAY – Lunch – 11:30 AM – Program – -1:00 PM

VFW Steak Fry! Call for Reservations by 3pm – 319-483-9287

VFW Steak Fry! – Call for Reservations by 3pm, 319-483-9287.  Join the VFW for our famous Steak night! Your choice of meat grilled to your standards, garlic bread, potato and salad bar for one low price! Help support your Waverly area veterans and have a great meal all in one great evening!

Ribeyes – $14.00
Sirloin – $12.00
T-Bone -$18.00
Fillet -$16.00
Iowa Chop -$9.00
Chicken – $9.00
Salad/Potato -$6.00