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Dora Anderson

May 12, 1940 — April 3, 2014

Dora Anderson

Obituary for Dora Anderson

Dora Anderson, 73, of Atlantic, Iowa, passed Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Atlantic Nursing and Rehab in Atlantic.

Dora was born on May 12, 1940, in Turner, Kansas, the daughter of Paul and Manuela (Aguliar) Dominguez. She graduated from Turner High School in 1958. Following graduation, she attended the University of Kansas Medical School for Nursing. After being enrolled for two years, she returned home because her father became ill. While living at home she worked at Macy’s in downtown Kansas City until 1973.

On April 7, 1973, she married Duane Anderson in Kansas City, Missouri. Following their marriage they made their home in Atlantic.

Dora graduated from Stewart’s School of Hair Styling in 1976. She worked for Seifert’s and for Anthony’s Clothing Store. After Anthony’s closed, Dora worked for Home Health Care where she was employed until becoming a Certified Nurse’s Aid in the late 1990’s. She retired from Cass County Memorial Hospital in August of 2009.

Her family will remember her enjoyment of trips to Branson with Duane and watching sporting events on television. Dora was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy, where she volunteered many hours. As a believer in Jesus Christ, she loved spreading the word to others about him.

Dora is survived by her husband of 40 years, Duane of Atlantic; her son, Ron of Atlantic; her brother, Robert (Carmen) Dominguez of Kansas City, Kansas; sister-in-law, Virginia Dominguez of Kansas City, Kansas; and many other family members and friends; and her church family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Manuela Dominguez; her brother, Maynard Dominguez; and her sisters and brothers-in-law, Alice (Alfrod) Bercca, Isabel (Perry) Qujas and Mary (Paul) Garcia.

Her funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic.

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic. Open visitation will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 7, 2014, and 8:00 a.m. until time of family visitation on Tuesday.

Roland Funeral Service of Atlantic, Iowa, is caring for Dora’s family and arrangements. Condolences and Lighting of Candles may be left in her guest book at

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