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Glendoris Davenport Manson

Published: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:50 a.m. CDT

Glendoris Irene Critz, 89, of Manson, Iowa died April 2, 2014, at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Services were 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 4, at Larson-Weishaar Funeral Home in Manson, IA. The Rev. Timothy Kuhn officiated. Condolences may be sent to her family at 1258 Main Street, Manson, IA 50563.

Glendoris Irene Davenport was born September 30, 1924 in Leon, Decatur County.  She graduated from Osceola High School. She was a nurse at Harkin Hospital in Osceola, Wilden’s Hospital and Des Moines General Hospital in Des Moines and was a Home Maker Health Aide for the Webster County Board of Health in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Glendoris was united in marriage to Bernard Critz on June 20, 1954. Her most important job over her 89 year life span was raising their six children. Glendoris loved crocheting, playing dominoes and spending time with her grandchildren.

Glendoris is survived by her husband Bernard; her children, Gail (Rick) Johnson,  Palmer, IA; Bernard (Machelle) Critz, Jr., Osceola, IA; Dawn (Rick) Fitzgerald, Chickamauga, GA; Russell (Teresa) Critz, Rossville, GA; Sue Mayberry and Gay (Eugene) Poindexter of Odessa, TX; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 

Glendoris was preceded in death by her parents, brother and two sisters.

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