Nancy Jean Dumas
- July 7, 1954 - July 18, 2012
- Sioux City, Iowa
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“Lynn- I am very sorry for your loss. As one of the many caregivers Nancy encountered, I feel lucky to have known her and gotten to meet you. The term...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Dr. Travis Brownell - Sioux City, IA
“I did not know Nancy well, as I am a few years older.
My sister Loretta however considered her a GREAT friend throught out their lives. In fact I...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Ann Boekhout - Plattsburg, MO
“To Lynn and Family,
We have mixed emotions as we write this note to you -- grief with you over Nancy's passing, and joy in the memories we have...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Bob and Donna Burke
“I feel so sorry for the family and kids on their loss.
It was great to see all of you at this sad time.
The last Christmas Card with Nan was...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Loretta McCarter - Lathrop, MO
“very nice person glad to have known her
5 of 11 | Posted by: charlie tuna - friend
“It1s been many years since we have all seen each other but I always have great & FUNNY Memories of living next door to you all in Whiting. I`m so...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Eilen Bagley - Onawa, IA
“Dear Friends -
We received word last evening that Nancy had gone to be with Jesus. My heart grieves with you and for your loss. I've prayed...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Dennis and Barb Erickson - MN
“I am very sorry to hear about your loss. My condolences go out to Lynn and his family.
8 of 11 | Posted by: Shane Brown - Brookings , SD
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. Just hope that they will help a little in the days ahead. Remember the good times that you shared and tell...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Ed and Sheri Kranz
“With deepest sympathy. May God be with you all during this difficult time. She fought hard and had wonderful support and strong faith. She is the...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Peg Allen - salix, IA - friend
“I am so SAD to read about the passing on of Nancy! She was so KIND to me during high school years, I am 3 years younger then her. In fact I teared...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Harding
Nancy Jean Dumas, age 58, of Sioux City passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at a Sioux City Hospital, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2012 at the Whiting Christian Church in Whiting, IA with Pastor Tom Scott officiating. Burial will follow in the Whiting City Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Friday, July 20, 2012 in the Whiting Christian Church Sanctuary. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in Onawa.
Nancy was born on July 7, 1954 in Onawa, Iowa, the daughter of S.T. and Phyllis (Miller) Skidmore of Whiting, Iowa. She was the youngest of three daughters. Nancy accepted Christ as her personal Savior at an early age. She attended Whiting High School and then Nebraska Christian College in Norfolk, NE where she met the love of her life, Lynn Dumas. She married him on August 30, 1974. Over the years, she formed strong relationships while working with people at the Whiting Pleasant View Nursing Home, Whiting Community School, Brookings Municipal Utilities, Brookings, SD and Wilson Trailer Company in Sioux City.
Nancy was a devoted and loving wife and mother to her three children and her five grandchildren. Nancy loved being with her family more than anything else. She found great joy in family gatherings that raised her spirit and filled her heart, simply just being together for any reason. Her love for God gave her much comfort and strength.
Nancy will be lovingly remembered by her mother, Phyllis Skidmore of Whiting, IA; her sisters Linda Robinson and her husband Harold of Nebraska City, NE and Sharon Thelander and her husband Byron of Onawa, IA; her husband Lynn Dumas of Sioux City, IA; her three children, Brian Dumas and his wife Jennifer of LeClaire, IA, and their children Jack, Lily and Charlie; Lori Steffen and her husband Jay of Des Moines, IA; and Shelley Kranz and her husband Jeff of Sioux City, IA, and their two children Faith and Julianne; her nephew Jeff Thelander and his wife Beth of Lawton, IA and their children Ben, Joey and Katie; her mother-in-law Ruby Dumas of Pottsville, AR; her brothers-in-law Curtis Dumas of Mitchell, SD and Randy Dumas of Rockport, NY and her sister-in-law Cindy Appel of Clarinda, IA.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents Benjamin and Blanche Skidmore; her grandparents Rondrup and Margaret Miller; and her father, Shirley (S.T.) Skidmore.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at June E Nylen Center and Mercy Hospital Oncology staff for their compassion during the past two years.