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9/7/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Dolores B. Bagley
Dolores B. (Mrs. Jerry) Bagley, 86, of DeWitt died early Saturday morning, Sept. 7, 2013, at Westwing Place, DeWitt.

The former Dolores Barbara Flemming was born July 21, 1927, at home in Lost Nation. She was the daughter of Henry and Florence (Hansen) Flemming. Dolores graduated from Lost Nation High School in 1944 and was the valedictorian of her class.

When she was 16 years old, Dolores began working at the DeWitt Bank & Trust Co. until her marriage to Jerry D. Bagley, May 2, 1948, in DeWitt. Her husband preceded her in death on May 9, 1983.

In later years, Dolores worked at the DeWitt Fitness Center and was active in founding the mobile meals program.

Dolores was an active member of the DeWitt United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She was a longtime member of the Elmwood Cemetery Board, Eastern Star, Garden Club and the DeWitt Hospital Auxiliary, of which she was the last living charter member.

Dolores truly enjoyed family time, volunteering and helping others, as well as gardening and cooking.

Surviving are her children and their spouses, Barbara and Roger Burt of West Des Moines, Joel and Jade Bagley of Morrison, Colo., and Julie and Pat Candler of Bella Vista, Ark.; grandchildren, Miranda (Brett) Smith, Shannon (Rob) Woods, Erik Bagley, Eli (Taylor) Hill, Kevin Burt, Fernanda (Leandro Barbosa) Teixeira and Roberta (Gualter) Salles; and seven great-grandchildren.

Preceding Dolores in death in addition to her husband were her parents; brothers, Harold and Lee Flemming; and a sister, Helen Cole.

The family received relatives and friends at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt, Monday, Sept. 9.

A service of Christian burial was held Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the DeWitt United Methodist Church.

Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.

Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Women's Circle.

Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at
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