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David P. Dohrn - 57

2/4/1959 - 10/30/2016

Clinton, Iowa

David P. “Catfish” Dohrn age 57 of Clinton passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016 at his daughter’s home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Thad, Ryan, Brandon, Seth, Gabe and Adam Dohrn, Nikki Grosso, John “Bubx” Dohrn and Duke Dohrn. Honorary casket bearers will be his grandchildren. David was born in Clinton on February 4, 1959, the son of Wilford and Lois (Paetow) Dohrn. He graduated from Northeast High School in 1977. David married Donita Vulich on October 7, 1978 in Clinton. He had farmed and worked construction for various local contractors. David was a member of the Eagles Club, Duck’s Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, Whitetails Unlimited and the National Wild Turkey Federation. He lived for his family and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and quoting lines from movies. David is survived by two children; Melissa Dohrn (Don LeRoux) and David (Tara) Dohrn both of Clinton; nine grandchildren, Aleina, Keona, Davian, Avery, Ashtyn, Kaylee, Donavin, Emma and Magnus; two brothers, Robert (Julie) Dohrn and JD (Diana) Dohrn both of Clinton and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

Visitation:

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.

Service:

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

8 Comments

  • Joe and Lynn Manning

    on 11/01/16

    We both remember many great times with Dave, thoughts and prayers are with all of his family!
  • Monica Dietrick

    on 11/01/16

    J.D. and Dianna, I am so sorry to hear about Dave. He was always a lot of fun to be around. He will definitely be missed but not forgotten!
  • Bill, Tia and Cody Manikowski

    on 11/02/16

    Sorry for your loss, Dave was always laughing and having fun.
  • Keith & Phyillis Jensen

    on 11/03/16

  • Keith & Phyillis Jensen

    on 11/03/16

  • Jim & Mary Clary

    on 11/03/16

    So Sorry for your loss
  • Marty and Debbie Nitschke

    on 11/03/16

    JD, Please accept our sympathy for the loss of your brother. Peace, prayers and blessings!
  • Dale Gluesing

    on 11/04/16

    Sorry for your loss, Dave always had a smile and a good word for everyone.

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