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Neldia Jane Fitzgibbons

January 25, 2021


Neldia Jane Fitzgibbons

Jane Fitzgibbons, 92, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away on January 25, 2021 at Stonehill Care Center. According to Jane’s wishes no public visitation will be held. Graveside services will be held this spring at Holy Family Cemetery for Jane and her late husband Allen.

Neldia Jane (Eudaley) was born on November 8, 1928 the daughter of Martin and Mattie (Boxx) Eudaley. She was born on Highway 60 West in the Halloran Community in Butler County, Missouri.

She graduated from Greene County High School at Paragould, Arkansas, in 1945. Jane attended Arkansas State College at Jonesboro, Arkansas from 1945 to 1946. Then at the age of 18 she taught at Lakeside School in Paragould, Arkansas from 1946 to 1947.

Jane was employed with the former Dubuque Packing Company from 1948 to 1950; and for Safeway Stores in Pasadena, California from 1951 to 1953.

She married Allen Fitzgibbons in 1963 in Dubuque and he preceded her in death on May 16, 2020.

Jane was owner and operator of various businesses in Dubuque, which included Al’s Tap, Silver Fox, 39ers, and Taco Rio.

Jane is survived by her children, Chuck Goodwin, Bill (Patty) Doran and Kelly (Jackie) Fitzgibbons; two grandchildren, Heather Fitzgibbons and Justin Doran; three great grandchildren, John, Jahkiya and Justice.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Allen; five brothers Alton, Mac, John, Bill and Grover; four sisters Cora, Dell, Lois and Mae.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Bell Tower and Stonehill for all their care and kindness along with making her comfortable.

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