Dora K. ‘Doddie’ Edie

OSWEGO — Dora K. “Doddie” Edie, 70, of Oswego passed at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. 

Dora Kay Kuffler was born on Aug. 6, 1950, to Kenneth and Mildred (Holding) Kuffler in St. Paul. At age 5, she moved with her family to Council Bluffs, Iowa, where she grew up and attended school. 

On Sept. 9, 1969, she married Terry Lee Edie in Council Bluffs. The couple moved to Parsons, where they made their home. From 1984 to 1993, Doddie worked as a certified nursing assistant at Elmhaven East. She enjoyed being a homemaker most of her life. The couple moved to Oswego in 2009 and have lived there since.

Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was instrumental in helping raise her son’s children after he passed away in 2008.

A favorite hobby of Doddie’s was sewing, and she had a zest for anything Harry Potter.

Survivors include her husband, Terry L. Edie of the home; a son, Terry Ray Edie of Oswego; two daughters, Tammie Lyn Byers and her husband, Alvin, of Olathe and Tabetha Edie and her companion, Rasheed Webb, of Parsons; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, with one on the way; and a sister, Marcia Dyer of Council Bluffs, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Timothy Lee Edie, who passed away on April 4, 2008; and a brother, David Kuffler.

A private family inurnment will take place at Valley Cemetery in rural Parsons. Services are under the direction of Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home.

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