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Karen White

Karen Ann White, 86, of Mason City, Iowa, passed away May 31, 2023.

Karen began working part-time for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company while she attended St. Joseph High School. Following her graduation, she began working for them full time. She quickly made her way to the position of supervisor and those that worked with her had a great deal of love and respect for her. She later retired from the company in 1986 after 32 years of service.

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Leslye Marie Gray

Leslye Marie Gray, age 65 of Des Moines, Iowa, previously of North Platte, Nebraska, passed away Monday, March 6, 2023. (Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 am Saturday, June 17, 2023 at Greenwood Cemetery in York, NE.)

Leslye began working for Northwestern Bell in 1978 in North Platte, NE. and retired in Des Moines, IA for Century Link in 2018.  She was very proud of her employment for what she referred to as Ma Bell and was a proud member of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 7102 where she served as a Union Steward for many years. 

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Fredrick Sandoval

Fredrick Sandoval, age 48, of Lakewood, Colorado, passed away May 23, 2023.

Fred started working at Qwest Wireless in 1998. He loved the call center life and was sent to Guanajuato, Mexico to train the employees there multiple times. Each time the company was acquired or merged, Fred made more friends. He eventually served as a Director at CenturyLink/Level III alongside his most trusted colleagues.

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