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Gayle McCandless

October 14, 1956 ~ June 15, 2021 (age 64)

Obituary

Gayle McCandless, 64, of Burlington, died at 2:07 PM Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.

Born October 14, 1956, in Langley, British Columbia, Canada, she was the daughter of Peter and Esther Bartel Dyck. On March 18, 2000, she married John McCandless in Cedar Rapids, IA.

She worked as a Quality Control Lab Tech for Shearer's.

Gayle was always happy and joking around. She was a friend to everyone she met. She had many talents, especially crocheting, and was a cat lover.

Survivors include her husband, John of Burlington, IA; two step-sons, John (Myla) McCandless of Greenville, SC, and  Mic Bowers of Des Moines, IA; step-grandchildren, John, Darian and Kaile McCandless all of Cedar Rapids, James McCandless of Greenville, SC, Brittany Bowers of Sperry, Addyson and Rylan Bowers of Des Moines; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Judy (Stew) Patterson of Dawson Creek, B.C., Carol (Ray) Cody of Abbotsford, B.C., and twin-sister, Sandy (Rick) Heppner of Abbotsford, B.C.; two nieces, Tara (Scott) McKean and Tiffany Heppner both of Abbotsford, B.C.; and four nephews, Nick (Jenn) Heppner of Chiliwack, B.C., Justin Cody of Abbotsford, B.C., Stirling (Aillie) Patterson of Canada, and Kyle (Shawna) Patterson of Canada.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from noon until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.

The funeral service for Mrs. McCandless will be 2:00 PM Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home. Cremation will be entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematory following the service.

A memorial has been established.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 23, 2021

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Family Receive Friends
Wednesday
June 23, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 24, 2021

2:00 PM
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

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