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Gladys Dorothy Marie Duppong
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Obituary for Gladys Dorothy Marie Duppong

Gladys Dorothy Marie Duppong, 86, of Iowa City, IA, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in St. John UCC Cemetery, Hebron, ND at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) of Johnson County.

Gladys was born on January 14, 1931 in Bismarck, ND, the daughter of Albert Hoerauf and Dora Buchli. She graduated from Hebron H.S. in 1948 and attended Wapheton State School of Science. Gladys was united in marriage to Nikolaus Duppong on July 3, 1954, they had three daughters together and later divorced. She was a secretary for The University of Iowa School of Dentistry for 23 years retiring in 2000. Gladys enjoyed playing piano, exercising, watching movies and playing cards. She traveled around the world including 8 cruises with family and friends. She had fun living at Oaknoll Retirement Home for the past 11 years.

Gladys is survived by her three daughters, Scarlet Wilson (Bob) of Land O Lakes, WI, Joy Ng (Jackson) of Federal Way, WA, and Darcy Pech of Des Moines, IA; one granddaughter, Morgan Pech of Kansas City, MO; special companion, Harvey Oehler of Amana, IA; and two siblings, Lyle Hoerauf (Lynda) of Hebron, ND and Hurdis Griffith (Ron) of Arlington, VA.

She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Ursula Kraenzel and Ruth Rehm and two brothers, Roland and Willard Hoerauf.


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Visitation

Saturday

13

Jan

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Service

Saturday

13

Jan

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Following the service there will be a luncheon at The Kirkwood Room, 515 Kirkwood Avenue, Iowa City, IA, 52240


Memorial Contribution

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) of Johnson County

1105 Gilbert Court, Suite 200
Iowa City, IA 52240
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