Gina M. Prevenas, 38, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre located at 2121 Bowling St. SW, Cedar Rapids. A Celebration of Life will continue in The Avacentre from 6 until 9:30 p.m.
Gina Marie was born July 13, 1978, in Estherville, the daughter of Richard Edward and Kathleen Ann (Reiter) Duhn. She graduated from Oelwein High School and then attended Kirkwood Community College. She married Christopher Anthony Prevenas on Aug. 25, 2007, in Dubuque. Gina held various positions at GreatAmerica Financial Services for over 15 years, ending with her role as a programmer analyst. She enjoyed travel, biking, yoga, reading, volleyball, motorsports and spending time with friends, family and her dog, Jackson.
Gina is survived by her husband, Chris; father, Richard Duhn; stepfather, Doug Burkey; stepbrother, Matt (Kayla) Burkey; stepsisters, Kristin (Bryan) Pates and Ashley Burkey; and many extended relatives.
Gina was preceded in death by her mother, Kathleen Ann Burkey; paternal grandfather, Clayton Edward Duhn; maternal grandfather, Robert James Reiter; and maternal grandmother, Helen Eileen Nieman Reiter.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Last Hope Animal Rescue, 1823 16th Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-1755, in Gina's name.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.