Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
OBITUARY - GAIL TRULLINGER
Gail TRULLINGER, 54, of Mount Ayr, Iowa, passed away July 27, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. A
funeral was to be held Wednesday, July 29 at the First Christian Church with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr was in charge of the arrangements.
Memorials are to the First Christian Church and also a memorial scholarship established in her name.
Gail TRULLINGER was born March 24, 1955 at the Decatur County Hospital in Leon to Ruth LEMONDS NOFTSGER and Gene H.
NOFTSGER. Gail graduated valedictorian of the Grand Valley High School class of 1973. She went on to graduate cum laude
from Graceland University in Lamoni with a Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education. Gail then earned her Masterís
Degree in Computer Science from N.W.M.S.U. in Maryville, MO. Gail was united in marriage to Stephen TRULLINGER on July
20, 1974 in the Methodist Church in Kellerton.
Gail taught grades 2 through 6 at Mount Ayr Elementary School from 1978 to 2009. She was the 6th grade teacher at the
time of her retirement. Gail was an active member of the First Christian Church, playing the organ, teaching Sunday
School and Bible study classes; she had led the Bell Choir and the youth group and was an elder. She was also a member
of the Mount Ayr Education Association and was a board member and past president of both Big Bird preschool and the
Ringgold County Child Care Center.
Survivors include her husband Steve TRULLINGER of Mount Ayr; 3 sons Rev. Jared (Amy) TRULLINGER of Iowa City, IA, Mark
(fiancee Deepti PRADHAN) TRULLINGER of Centerville, IA, and Kevin TRULLINGER of Clive, IA; 1 granddaughter Stella
TRULLINGER of Iowa City; her mother Ruth NOFTSGER of Kellerton; sister Amy PODZIMEK of Cedar Rapids, two brothers Morris
(Julie) NOFTSGER of Kiefer, OK and John (Darla) NOFTSGER of Tulsa, OK; mother-in-law Roxie TRULLINGER of Mount Ayr; two
sisters-in-law Linda (Bill) KONNATH of Ankeny and Ellen (Dave) BRAND of Audubon, IA; brother-in-law John (Cindy) TRULLINGER
of Eldora, IA.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gene NOFTSGER, in 2004 and her father-in-law Doyle TRULLINGER in
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