Joshua Lathrop

Born in Clinton, IA
Born on Nov 19, 1988
Departed on May 30, 2020

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Joshua A. Lathrop, 31 of Hiawatha died Saturday May 30, 2020 in Hiawatha. Due to the state and federal guidelines on gathering due to the COVID-19 pandemic, private services will be held at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. A livestream of the service can be viewed at, on Tuesday, June 9, at 1:00 PM.  Burial in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be a visitation on Monday from 5 to 8 PM at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah, two sons Colby and Jaxson; two daughters Emma and Brylee; his mother JoAnn Green of Hiawatha; father David Lathrop of Clinton; three brothers Martin of Cedar Rapids, Luke of Clinton and David Jr. of Atlanta, Georgia; two sisters Nikki Bibby of Camanche and Jolene Dominguez of Atlanta. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and sisters and brothers- in -law. He was preceded in death by a brother Benjamin.

Josh was born on November 19, 1988 in Clinton the son of David Lathrop and JoAnn (Tripp) Green. He married Sarah E. Severson on January 13, 2016 in Cedar Rapids.

Josh was a truck driver for Waste Management. He graduated from Metro High School and was a member of the 319 Motorcycle Club. 

He enjoyed working and riding his motorcycle, spending time with his family and many friends and was an avid Chicago Bears Football Fan.

Josh was always ready to lend a hand and help a neighbor or friend. He was a great husband, son, father, brother and friend whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved him. 

A memorial fund has been established in Josh’s name.