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Arlene Dohlen

Arlene Dohlen, 80, of Marion, Iowa, died on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House.  

Arlene Joyce was born on Oct. 13, 1938 in Rockford, the daughter of George and Charlotte Elaine Otis.

Arlene is survived by her three children, Brad (Debbie) Dohlen, of DeKalb, John (Aminta) Dohlen, of Kent, Washington, and Susan (Mark) Houy, of Marion, Iowa; grandchildren, Andrew, Benjamin, Micah, Luke, Athena, Greg (Megan) Hintz, Zach and Caleb Houy; and great-grandchildren William, Eloise, and Juliet Hintz.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband, Norman E. Dohlen.

Celebration of life services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 10:30 a.m. at Stone Bridge Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, wherefriends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service. 

Private family burial will take place at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. 

Brosh Chapel and The Avacentrein, Cedar Rapids, is serving the family.  

Memorials may be directed to the family in lieu of flowers.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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