Looking for a particular obituary?

Obits submitted to The Gazette are published online and in the newspaper the next day.

Thank you for signing up for our e-newsletter!

You should start receiving the e-newsletters within a couple days.

Arlene Dohlen


Arlene Dohlen, 80, of Marion, died Wednesday,
Jan. 9, 2019, at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House. Celebration of Life services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Stone Bridge Church, where friends may visit with the family one hour before the service. Private family burial will take place at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids is serving the family.
Arlene Joyce was born Oct. 13, 1938, in Rockford, Ill., the daughter of George and Charlotte Elaine Otis.
Arlene is survived by her three children, Brad (Debbie) Dohlen, John (Aminta) Dohlen and Susan (Mark) Houy; grandchildren, Andrew, Benjamin, Micah, Luke, Athena, Greg (Megan) Hintz and 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.
Memorials may be directed to the family in lieu of flowers.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.
Buy flowers
Share a memory of