Opal Irene Duggan of Gas died Monday, April 2, 2012, at Windsor Place. She was born May 23, 1926, in Skidmore, Mo., to Dick Earl Gray and Opal Marie Myers who preceded her in death.
She graduated from Iola High School in 1945. She worked at Southwestern Bell as a telephone operator in Iola. She married Curtis Elmer Duggan in 1949 in Bentonville, Ark. They farmed in the Iola area. She will be remembered for her beautiful handwork and quilts.
She was preceded in death by her husband Curtis in 1993, a brother, Earl Gray, and a sister, Dorothy Ann Beatty.
She is survived by her sister-in-laws, Anita Gray, Bentonville, and Carolyn Dreher, Iola; her son, Rick Duggan and his wife, Karen, Overbrook, and daughter, Kathryn Ann, Baldwin City; her daughter, Debbie Wall, Pittsburg, and her children, Anna and Garrick Ogle, Chanute, Maegan and Corey Emerson, Iola, and Travis and Angie Wall, Savonburg; and great-grandchildren, Kyleigh, Alexis and Dylan Ogle, Lily Bartley and Broden Emerson.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel in Iola.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Iola.
Memorials to Allen County 4-H Council may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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