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Goldeen (Dravis) Wirt

March 11, 1927 ~ April 8, 2018 (age 91)

Goldeen (Dravis) Wirt, 91, of Denmark, died at 7:45 PM Sunday, April 8, 2018, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.

Born March 11, 1927, in Muscatine, IA, she was the daughter of Clarence M. and Ethel Corine Fowler Carr. On August 30, 1943, she married Frank August Dravis in Kahoka, MO, he later passed on February  7, 1973. She then married Calvin Arthur Wirt in Denmark, IA, he later passed on January 13, 1995.  

She spent her life as a farming wife. 

She was a member of the Denmark United Church of Christ. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, antiquing, auctions, square dancing, bird watching and animals. 

Survivors include one son, Dean Dravis of Florida; one daughter, DeAnne (John) Bonar of Denmark; three step-daughters, Katie Wirt of Kansas City, MO, Patricia Wirt of Burlington, and Beverly (Mike) Hunter of FL;  one step-son, William (Peggy) Wirt of Burlington; one daughter-in-law, Ruth Dravis, of Wever ;several grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her birth parents, as well as, her adopted parents, Mac and Retta McCahan, one son, Duane Dravis, one grandson, and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until 7:00 PM Wednesday, April 11, 2018  at Prugh's Chapel Downtown. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM Thursday April 12, 2018 at Prugh's Chapel Downtown prior to the memorial service.

The memorial service for Goldeen will be 1:00 PM Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Prugh's Chapel Downtown with Chaplain Randy Langner officiating. Inurnment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery.  

Memorials have been established for Denmark Fire and Rescue and P.A.W. Animal Shelter in Ft. Madison. 

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