Daphane A. Hoover, 88, of Troy Mills, died Saturday, May 26, 2018, at ABCM Rehabilitation Center West Campus in Independence.
She was born Jan. 24, 1930, in rural Troy Mills, the daughter of Lewis C. and Velva I. (Diltz) Dudley. She attended Grant Country School in rural Troy Mills, and was a 1948 graduate of Troy Mills High School. On Nov. 28, 1948, she married Dean Myron Hoover at Troy Mills Christian Church. They made their home in rural Troy Mills.
Daphane enjoyed traveling with her husband, Dean. They would often take trips to visit family and friends throughout the country. She had a passion for genealogy and traveled to many cemeteries throughout the Midwest for research. She also enjoyed flower gardening, and decorating cakes for family celebrations.
She is survived by her four children, Deanice (Kenneth) Ludolph, Coggon, Donita (John) Casey, Brandon, Daniel (Angelene) Hoover, Troy Mills, and DeWayne (Robin Kress) Hoover, Quasqueton; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, William Arliss (Edna) Dudley, Kona, Hawaii; and many nieces and nephews.
Daphane was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 66 years, Dean Hoover; and a daughter-in-law, Virginia Hoover.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2, at Troy Mills Christian Church with the Rev. Jamie Wolfe officiating. Burial will be held at Circle Grove Cemetery, Walker. Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Reiff Funeral Home and Crematory in Quasqueton.
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