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Doris J. Harding

September 17, 1925 ~ May 28, 2020 (age 94)

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Doris J. Harding, 94, of Whiting, Iowa, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Pleasant View Care Center, Whiting, Iowa.

A Private Family Memorial Graveside Service will be held at the Harrison Cemetery, Whiting, Iowa, Led By Ken Carlson. She will be laid to rest beside her husband. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

Doris was born September 17, 1925 in Mapleton, Iowa the daughter of Raymond Taylor and Blanche (Dorothy) Jordan. The family later moved to Onawa, Iowa where she graduated from Onawa High School in 1943.

Doris and Bernard Harding were united in marriage on March 13, 1943. To this union two sons were born, Clifford (Butch) and Ronald (Dean).

She worked for Freeman Pharmacy for many years and for Dana Kirby.

Doris enjoyed hunting, fishing, growing Iris, her siblings, her garden, and visiting with friends. She loved going for rides in the country side. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her two sons, Butch (Barbara) Harding of Castana, Iowa and Dean (Linda) Harding of Davenport, Iowa; six grand-children; eleven great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Harding; her parents, Raymond and Blanche (Dorothy) Jordan; four sisters, Dorothy Harper, JoAnn Kraft, Donnabelle Alvano, and Mary (Pat) Harding; one brother, Ronald Jordan; and three grandchildren, Dean, Diane, and Dennis Harding; one great-granddaughter, Ava Harding, and Helen Harding.  

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