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Floyd Dolash

July 24, 2011
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald
Floyd Dolash, 94, of Toledo, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, July 27, at 11 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo with Pastor Brian Oliver officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 26, from 5-7 pm. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.

Floyd was born on May 23, 1917, in Chelsea, the son of William and Josie (Hladky) Dolash.

He attended country school.

On Feb. 5, 1948, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Houska in Elberon, Iowa. Floyd was a masonry contractor in the Tama and Toledo area his entire working career. He was well known as Toledo and Tama’s dog catcher for over twenty-five years. Floyd enjoyed visiting with friends at the Farmers Market and Hardee’s in Toledo.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Dorothy in 1999; and a brother, William.

Survivors include his daughter, Jean (Stan) Farmer of Marion; two grandchildren, Stacy (Tony) Sablan of Firebaugh, CA and Shane Farmer of Cedar Falls; three great-grandchildren, Ella, Elias and Edward Sablan of Firebaugh, CA.

Memorials may be directed to the Toledo Fire Department or a charity of choice.

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Floyd Dolash



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