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Loretta E Gilday

July 9, 1935 — March 9, 2017

Loretta E Gilday 81 of Fort Dodge died March 9, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. As per her wishes, no services will be held.


She was born July 9, 1935 in Homer, Iowa to Murland and Elsie (Barton) Beebe. She is survived by her children; David (Mary) Gilday, Mike Gilday, Peggy (Bill) Gernhart and Rod (Peggy) Gilday, 7 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings; Shell Beebe, Carol Bane and Bruce Barton.


Loretta was preceded in death by her parents, husband David, infant daughter Debbie, sister Millie and grandson Chris.


Historic Bruce Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to

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