|Birth: ||Sep. 20, 1940|
|Death: ||Jan. 9, 2011|
Donald Dean, son of Arlo and Thelma (Ramsey) Hodne, was born September 20, 1940 on a farm south of Manning, Iowa. He attended rural schools and then Manning High School.
Don served in the U. S. Marine Corp from 1958 to 1961 in the Pacific fleet, Reconnaissance Division. Don was united in marriage with Connie Sahl on February 10, 1963. Three children were born to this union. He lived and farmed for a time on a farm south of Manilla before moving to Manilla. Don worked at Farmland Foods, as an electrician for several area electrical companies, as a policeman for the city of Manilla and in maintenance at Crawford County Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Manilla and very active in the local AA group.
Don enjoyed gardening, making his famous spaghetti, fishing and camping.
Don became a resident of the Manilla Manor in 2004 following a serious injury and other health concerns. He was transferred to Manning Regional Healthcare Center on Friday, January 7th and died there on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at the age of 70 years, 3 months and 20 days.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother Arlo LaRue Hodne; brother-in-law Jack Lakers; and granddaughter Katherine Bissen.
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Record added: Jul 23, 2011
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