Mount Ayr Record News, Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, January 18, 2012
OBITUARY ~ DENNIS R. DUFFIELD
February 20, 1933 ~ January 14, 2012
Dennis R. DUFFIELD, 78, of 2020 Lauren Drive S.W., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Saturday, January 14, 2012, at Saint Luke's
Hospital, Cedar Rapids. A memorial visitation will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery,
Van Meter, Iowa, at a later date. Arrangements are by Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home.
Survivors include his children, Debra (John) QUINNELL of West Des Moines, Iowa, Curtis (Anne) DUFFIELD of Cedar Rapids,
Iowa and LeAnn (Thomas) NEEL of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; grandchildren, Daniel (Jodi) QUINNELL, Jeff ALLYN, Melissa CHAPLAIN,
Jolene (Leo) JOHNSON, Leland (Katie) DUFFIELD, Cody DUFFIELD, Amy (Ryan) TIERNEY and Rafferty NEEL; great-grandchildren,
Liam, Sam, Chloe and Noah ALLYN, Dillon DUFFIELD, Jesse JOHNSON and Tait and Truman TIERNEY; sister, Doris GIBSON;
brother, Tom DUFFIELD, and his pit bull, Encie.
Dennis was preceded in death by his wife, Janice; parents; granddaughter, Mary ALLYN, and brothers, Leland and Ted
Born February 20, 1933, in Kellerton, Iowa, Dennis was the son of William "Ray" and Pearl (HARRIS) DUFFIELD. Dennis
served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict and was a current member of the American Legion. On
September 27, 1953, he married his childhood sweetheart, Garnet "Janice" HEGGS in Kellerton, Iowa. He farmed with his
brothers in southern Iowa prior to moving to Cedar Rapids where he sold real estate for 26 years.
A memorial fund has been established in Dennis' memory.
Please sign the online guest book for Dennis at www.murdoc hfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2012
Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Services scheduled for Duffields
Burial services for Dennis and Janice DUFFIELD will be held Friday, April 20, at 11 a.m. at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in
Van Meter. The family will host a luncheon following the services at Windsor Heights, Colby Park lodge from 12 to 2 p.m.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2012
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