Teresa Dolezal

Teresa Dawn "Terri" Dolezal

1951 - 2020

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Obituary of Teresa Dawn Dolezal

Teresa D. Dolezal, 68 of rural Iowa City died Sunday, March 8, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. A time for family and friends to gather to remember, share and celebrate Terri’s life will be held from 5 to 8 pm Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will be at a later date at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Coralville. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established. To share a thought, memory or condolence please visit the funeral home website @ www.gayandciha.com. Teresa Dawn Zahradnek was born August 21, 1951, in Iowa City the daughter of Dean and Thelma (White) Zahradnek. She attended Iowa City Schools graduating from City High School with the Class of 1969. On August 23, 1975, she married Bernard L. Dolezal. For many years she worked for the Iowa City Community Schools at Northwest Junior High in food service. Terri enjoyed sewing and making clothes for family members; an avid reader, very good at doing anything with crafts, playing video games and simply loved her family and any family gatherings no matter what the occasion. She was known to have a stubborn streak, but generous almost to her fault sometimes, simply caring good soul to many! Her family includes her husband, Bernie; their children, Todd, Travis (Micaela) and Tennille Nelson (Dante); grandchildren, Logan, Gavin, Bella, Michelle, Clark, Arya, Mikey, Mitchell and Emily; great-granddaughter, Natalie; and Terri’s sister, Donita Irvin (Kevin). She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Tom Poggenpohl. Terri wants to leave this world with these words, “Finally, I Got A Smokin Hot Body”.

A time for family and friends to gather to remember, share and celebrate Terri’s life

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Gay & Ciha Funeral And Cremation Service
2720 Muscatine Ave.
Iowa City, Iowa, United States