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Doris Beranek
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Oxford Junction

Doris V. Beranek, 84, of Oxford Junction, passed away at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City on Aug. 2, 2016.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Lahey Funeral Home in Oxford Junction. Visitation will be Sunday, Aug. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in South Mineral Cemetery, rural Onslow, following the service.
Doris was born Oct. 21, 1931, in Maquoketa, Iowa, to Jesse and Viola (Varner) Green. She married Richard Beranek on March 1, 1957. She spent many years helping on the farm. She was a member of Royal Neighbors Bohemian Lodge 22. She enjoyed cooking and baking. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
Those left to cherish her memories are her children, Delora (John Lupo) Barnett of Round Lake Beach, Ill., Vionna (Bill) Naese of Stockton, Ill., Jonathan (Susan) Beranek of Tipton, Roby (Elaine) Beranek of Darlington, Wis., and Rorie (Tammy) Beranek of Oxford Junction; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and two brothers, Gerald and Harold Green.
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Posted on Thursday, 4 August 2016