Doris E. (Dallenbach) Butters (1929 - 2017)


INDEPENDENCE – Doris E. Butters, 88, of Independence, died Tuesday evening, July 25, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo.
Doris was born on April 10, 1929 in Palmer, the daughter of David and Gladys (Barnes) Dallenbach. On April 15, 1948, she married Garland Trower. The couple later divorced. On October 17,1981, she was married to John J. Butters in Oelwein.
She is survived by four children: Phyllis (Laverne) Decker, Aurora, Jacquie (Ralph) Heinze, Fairbank, Don (Kathy) Trower, Dubuque, and Barb Trower, Maynard; three step-children: Karen (David) Dubbeld, Wausau, Ind., Bruce (Debbie) Butters, and Dawn Meek both of Independence; ten grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren, twelve step grandchildren, and thirteen step great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband John in 2007, a daughter; Pam Walker, a step son; Wayne Butters, a sister; Dorothy Betz, and two brothers; Ray and Lowell Dallenbach.
Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, with Rev. Robert Solon officiating. Inurnment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Independence. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to services at the funeral home.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from July 26 to July 29, 2017