Dana M. Outhouse

Jan. 7, 2021

Dana M. Outhouse passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 7, 2021, at her home in Newton. The Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton has been entrusted with the arrangements. No services are planned at this time. Burial will be in the Confidence Cemetery in Wayne County. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated to Dana’s family.

Dana Mae Outhouse, 71, was born Aug. 11, 1949, in Fairbury, Neb. The daughter of Leonard LaVerne and Velma May (Buttz) Petty, she was a graduate of Roosevelt Senior High School in Des Moines.

On Jan. 13, 1968, Dana was united in marriage with Robert G. Outhouse, Jr. in Nebraska. She was employed as the assistant principal’s secretary at the Newton Senior High School. She enjoyed camping, riding motorcycles, billiards, collecting rocks, jeeping in the mountains, attending Willowbrook Adult Daycare and wintering in Arizona with Robert.

Dana is survived by a son, Robert Allen (Meg) Outhouse; a daughter, Julia Renee (Chris) Anderson; grandson, Corbin Anderson; and many good family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; and a sister, Gail Stump.

Online condolences may be left for the family at pencefh.com.