Norma Jean Daubenberger (Fuller) – Quasqueton

Quasqueton –  Norma Jean Daubenberger (Fuller), 87, was born December 29, 1933 in Manchester, Iowa. Born the fourth of seven children to Cora (Neal) and Oliver Fuller. She was raised in rural Manchester near the Quaker Mill Dam. She graduated from Manchester High School with the class of 1951 and then found employment as a secretary at Rath Packing in Waterloo, Iowa.

In 1953, she met Daryl Daubenberger on a double date and married shortly after on April 17, 1954 at the Quasqueton Union Church. Together they made their first home in Fort Leonardwood, Missouri. They then returned to the Daubenberger Family Farm just north of Quasky where she remained until Daryl’s passing in 2013.

Norma was a vivacious reader, particularly enjoying Amish and early American novels. She found great joy in watching birds and flower gardens. She enjoyed old barns and baking (specifically supplying tea rings to all her loved ones every Christmas). She taught four of her granddaughters to cook by having them help her prepare the evening meal. Norma taught Sunday School for many years at the Quasqueton Union Church and enjoyed being involved in card club. Above all things, she cherished her family the most.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers; Don Fuller, Dean Fuller, and Bob Fuller, three sisters; Doris Lehman, Elaine Boll, and Nancy Kampman. Her son, Duane Daubenberger and granddaughter, Davian Daubenberger.

She is survived by her sons Greg (Canduce) Daubenberger of Cedar Falls and Dave (Angie) Daubenberger of Quasqueton. Grandchildren – Tina (Mike) Kennett, David (Brenda) Michael, Stephen (Keri) Michael, Trisha (Terry) King, Dana (Jason) Sullivan, Dawn (Corey) Kleve and Taylor (Ryan) Flugge. 19 great-grandchildren, numerous great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the Union Protestant Church in Quasqueton, Iowa, with Rev. Kevin Jennings officiating.  Burial will be in Quasqueton Cemetery in Quasqueton.  Visitation will be after 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the church.  On line condolences may be left at  White Funeral Home of Independence is in charge of arrangements.


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