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“I worked for 14 years at the Uof I hospital in the dietary department. Glendora was one to help out new emplayees and make them feel welcomed. She...Read More »
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“Glendora's Family & Friends I have known Glendora from the 50's through Bethany Church. She has always been a piller (also a charter member) of the...Read More »
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“When the Sees family came to Iowa City in 1957, Glendora was there at Bethany to welcome us and be our friend. I was too old for Pioneer Girls, but I...Read More »
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“Glendora's friendship was a vauable learning tool initself. I am greatful for her concerns always being able to tell me how she felt about things. My...Read More »
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“I am one of the young girls that Glendora's faith and guidance touched when she was a leader for Pioneer Girls at Bethany Baptist Church in the 1960...Read More »
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“Glendora was a very spirited person. Always a friendly smile or hand when I(Kathy) attended church. We will miss her greatly. Deepest sympathies to...Read More »
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Glendora L. Nattress, 93 of Iowa City died Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Mercy Hospice in Iowa City.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at River Community Church in Iowa City. Burial will be at a later date in Milford, Iowa. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in her memory. Online condoelnces can be sent for her family through the web @ www.gayandciha.com.

Glendora Lenore Hudson was born April 7, 1919, in Wessington Springs, SD, the daughter of William and Johanna (Siegmund) Hudson. She was united in marriage to Cedric Nattress on September 1, 1934, in Sisseton, SD. Cedric died in 1945, and later in 1949 she moved with their family from Milford, Iowa to Iowa City. Here she worked for the University of Iowa Hospitals for many years retiring in the mid 1990's. She was a charter member of Bethany Baptist Church, now River Community Church. She was very active in her church as a leader of the Pioneer Girls, served as financial secretary, and numerous other ways she was involved. She loved her family and friends dearly, and in spite of her age, was very computer savvy, including being on Facebook!

Her family includes two daughters, Eldora Marshall (Harold) of Elkhorn, NE; and MaryEtta Chapman of Iowa City; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Delores Dyer of Cokato, MN; and her brother, Garland Hudson (Maryln) of Pharr, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; 2 daughters, Jeanette Nattress and DeVonna Keith; son, Larry Nattress; brother, Darrell Hudson; and her granddaughter, Nikki.

Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Services is caring for Glendora's family and her arrangements.