Mikaela Jordan Bond

Jun 3, 2017


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Mikaela Jordan Bond, 22, of Waterloo, Iowa, died at her home on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from a homicide.


She was born August 10, 1994 in Waterloo, the daughter of Kara Bond and Ray S. Hill. She attended East High School and was currently at Hawkeye Community College working to obtain her GED.


Mikaela was phenomenal with kids and enjoyed working at Tywoana’s daycare. She was an attentive, caring and patient mother. Mikaela was beautiful and had a wonderful smile. She enjoyed hanging with friends and kicking it with her sisters. She cared a lot about others and if needed…“you could call on her and she would come a running.”


Mikaela is survived by her children: two sons, Khamiere Young and Jarai Caldwell and a daughter, Kiyari Young; her mother, Kara Bond, father, Ray S. Hill, stepmother, Tywoana Franklin, five sisters: Kyra Bond, Myca Bond, Raytisha Hill, Shay Hill and Sa‑lay Reed, brother, Isaias Hill, 4 stepbrothers: Ricardo Wright, Shakur Winfield, Takhari Franklin, and Pharoah Gantt; two stepsisters: Michelle Dollen and Vonjaya Mitchell; Johnny Caldwell, father of Jarai; and Will Young, father of Khamiere and Kiyari.


She is preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Robert Hill and maternal grandfather, Richard Bond.


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  1. Mary Jo Moten | Jun 11, 2017

    So disheartening 😢

    Take comfort knowing she is in God's hands now

    RIP Mikaela

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