Denise Deetz

Born in Cedar Rapids, IA
Born on Jun 8, 1958
Departed on Jul 13, 2018

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Denise Deetz, 60 of Solon, passed away at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics on Friday, July 13, 2018 following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2016 at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories officiated by Certified Celebrant Julie Freese.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the chapel. 

Denise is survived by her husband, Ron of Solon, IA; two sisters, Karen (Edward) Herring of Cedar Grove, WI; Janis (Michael) Gillaspie of Vinton, IA; her mother-in-law, Jackie O’Neal of Western, IA; a brother-in-law, Lonnie (Robbin) O’Neal of Cedar Rapids, IA; three nephews, Nathan Gillaspie of Cedar Rapids, IA; Christopher Herring of Cedar Grove, WI; Evan (Collen) O’Neal of Cedar Rapids, IA; three nieces, Rachel (Steve) Colletti and Lisa Herring both of Rockford, IL; Collen O’Neal of Cedar Rapids, IA; and a great niece and nephew, Aidan and Carina.

She was preceded in death by her parents and father-in-law, Richard O’Neal.   

Denise was born June 8, 1958 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa the daughter of Roger and Mary (Edaburn) Deetz.  She graduated from Prairie High School in 1976.  Denise was united in marriage to Ron on September 6, 1976 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  She was employed at Oral-B Laboratories Inc. for 20 plus years in Iowa City.  Denise enjoyed being outdoors especially traveling, camping and going for motorcycle rides with Ron.  She most enjoyed the time spent with her beloved family and friends. Denise was a devoted and wonderful wife, daughter, sister, aunt and friend whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved her.

Memorial donations may be directed to the family.