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December 5, 2018 Glennis Speas
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

Glennis Speas, 84, of Kalona, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at her home. A private family burial will be held at Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona.

Born March 14, 1934, in Iowa County, the daughter of Urie and Elsie (Yoder) Slaubaugh. She attended Eagleville rural school. Glennis and Donald Speas were united in marriage April 7, 1963, in Kalona.

Glennis worked at Capper’s restaurant in Wellman, Owen Brush company, Iowa City, Gambles and JW’s deli in Kalona. She enjoyed gardening, camping, fishing, and sewing.

Glennis is survived by two sons: Jim Speas of Kalona and Stacy (Mary) Speas of Kalona; a granddaughter: Brandi Speas (Robert Youngblood) of Houston, Texas; a great-grandson: Jiraiya of Houston; four siblings: Fraynia (Ward) Snyder of Arizona, Shirley (Bob) Kuhns of Wellman, Doug (Leslie) Slaubaugh of Wellman and Patricia (Charlie) Vincent of Wellman; and two sisters-in-law: Marlene Slaubaugh of Iowa City and Linda Slaubaugh of Kalona; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and four brothers: Phillip Slaubaugh, Melvin (Frog) Slaubaugh, Wayne Slaubaugh, and Robert (Radge) Slaubaugh.

The Peterseim Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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