In Memory of Ida "Lorraine" Dungan

Ida "Lorraine" Dungan
Ida "Lorraine" Dungan
Born: June 18, 1948
Died: June 28, 2020
Age: 72
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Ida "Lorraine" Dungan
June 18, 1948 - June 28, 2020
From: Ida Grove, IA

Ida “Lorraine” Dungan, age 72, of Ida Grove, Iowa passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at her residence of Ida Grove, Iowa.

No Services will be held at this time. The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.  Condolences may be sent online at

Ida “Lorraine” Dungan, the daughter of Paul and Lucille (Ericksen) Nepper, was born on June 18, 1948, in Ida Grove, Iowa. She grew up in Ida Grove and graduated from Ida Grove High School.

After high school, Lorraine went right to work. You might remember her smile from the Tip Top Café or the Bowling Alley where she worked in her early years. She then started her career at GOMACO and worked in the housekeeping department for 31 years.

On December 4, 1998, Lorraine was united in marriage to Arlen “Mac” Dungan in Elk Point, South Dakota. The couple made their home on an acreage outside of Ida Grove. Lorraine enjoyed the outdoors, camping and fishing, traveling, garage sales and country music. Lorraine and Mac would travel to take in shows and concerts in Branson, at the casino, the Clay County Fair and more taking in some of music’s greatest performers.

Family was important to Lorraine and she adored spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Arlen “Mac” Dungan of Ida Grove, IA; children, Laurie (DeWayne) Krayenhagen of Ida Grove, IA and Thomas Wardrip of Kiron, IA; stepchildren Joseph (Diane Simpson) Dungan of Windom, MN, Jamie (Keri) Dungan of Tenaska, WA, Jay (Tina) Dungan of Carroll, IA and Jill Black of Iowa; grandchildren: Samantha, Jace, Rylee, Austin and Brandt; step grandchildren: Chase, Tyson, Ashonne, Kree, Kennedy, Braden, Terynn, Harrison, Savanah, Payton, Matt and Tyler; brothers, Raymond (Ronda) Nepper of Ida Grove, IA and Paul (Valerie) Nepper, Jr. of Odebolt, IA; sisters, Sharon (Bud) Jepsen of Ida Grove, IA and Elsie (Dale) Danielson of Arthur, IA; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents Paul and Lucille Nepper; infant sister Jessie Diane Nepper; and brother Charles Nepper.



No Services at this time.


Monday, August 3, 2020 at 8:54 AM
“We are sorry for your loss of Lorraine and we always remember the year's we all grew up as friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Take care and May God Bless you all. Be safe, Mike & Mary Monroe”
- Mike & Mary Monroe
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 9:17 AM
“Laurie and Tom, so sorry to hear about your mom. So many memories of working with her at Gomaco, the Tip Top and bowling alley. She definitely was a hard worker and took pride in whatever she did. We had some good times working and playing. Our sincere sympathy to you and the family. ”
- Rose and Jim Weary
Monday, July 6, 2020 at 8:53 AM
“Dear Lorraine...I have thought of you so often over the years. As kids groiwin up you were a good funny friend and we had a lot of fun together. Thoughts and prayers are with your family.”
- Ann Jacobsen Thies
Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 10:47 AM
“I would like to express my sympathy to the family for the passing of a great lady. ”
- Heather Dungan
Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 10:47 AM
“I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing I remember her well when she was a young gal. A sweet woman. Fun too. Keep you in my prayers. ”
- Karen Cranston
Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 10:47 AM
“We had to say goodbye to a good friend this past weekend and she will be missed our condolences. to all the family
Kenny & Anne”
- Kenny & Anne Thornhiill
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:48 AM
“I am so sorry to see Lorraine passed away.I worked with her for many years.She truly knew what work was and never disappointed .She will be missed.”
- Robert Bjorholm*
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:48 AM
“Aunt Lorraine you were the life of the party! We will forever miss your smile, your sense of humor, and your wittiness. We love you and will miss you so much! ”
- Brandi Ernst
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:48 AM
“My sympathy to all the family , Have many fond memories, with Lorraine, camping , and working at Gomaco. ”
- Shirley Ruser
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:48 AM
“I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family🙏🏻”
- Stephanie Veit Cooke
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:47 AM
“Until we meet again Mom!!! We love you!! Dad we love you and miss you ,wish we could be there”
- Jamie and Keri Dungan
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:47 AM
“our sympathy to Loraines family and friends. May she rest in Peace ”
- Wayne and Ina Mae Bliesmann
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:47 AM
“Hugs to the family Lorraine was one amazing fiesty lady Fly high Lorraine ”
- Anne Beery
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:47 AM
“So sorry to here of Lorraine’s passing Laurie. I have fond memories of “hanging “ out at your home growing up in Odebolt. Great Lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
- Bridget & Mark Drey
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