IN REMEMBERANCE OF Vernon E. Dollen ~November 4, 1935 – February 7, 2020~ Vernon Dollen, age 84. of Persia, Iowa, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020, at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Vernon was born November 4, 1935 in Persia, Iowa, to Velman and Ellinor (Ramsey) Dollen. Vernon attended school in Persia, Iowa, and graduated from the Persia High School. He was married to LaVonne Kemmish, August 14, 1954 in Persia, Iowa. Vernon enjoyed farming, being outdoors, fishing in South Dakota, building things, and Polka Music. Vernon is preceded in death by his wife, LaVonne, son Doug, and his parents. Survivors include his son: Gene Dollen and wife, Bonnie of Persia, Iowa; daughter, Patty Hadfield and husband Fred, of Minden, Iowa; eleven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; brothers: Arlen Dollen (Linda), Leroy Dollen, (Bev); sisters: Audrey Reed, Ardith Wellman (Randy) and many nieces and nephews. Visitation with the family will be from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.; Friday, March 6, 2020, with a Celebration of Life immediately following at 10:30 a.m. at the Logan Memorial Chapel, Logan, Iowa. The family would like to invite everyone to the Persia Fire Hall for a fellowship luncheon after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. Burial will be at a later time.
Service for Vernon: IN LOVING MEMORY OF Vernon E. Dollen Born November 4, 1935 Persia, Iowa. Entered into Rest Friday, February 7, 2020, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Celebration of Life: 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 6, 2020, Logan Memorial Chapel. Logan, Iowa. Officiating: Pastor Bonnie Dollen. Music Selections: “Drink A Beer”, “How Great Thou Art”, “Beer Barrell Polka”.
VERNON ~~Son, Brother, Husband, Father, Uncle, Grandpa, Great Grandpa
Logan Memorial Chapel, 215 N. Fourth Avenue, Logan, Iowa, 51546 ~ Randy Scott, Funeral Director