Obituary

Arlen L. Dop
Arlen L. Dop

March 9, 1931 - December 7, 2017
Born in Monroe, Iowa
Resided in Urbandale, Iowa
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Arlen Lydell Dop, 86, passed away from Lewy Body Dementia, at his residence at Silvercrest at the Woodlands in Clive on December 7, 2017. Visitation will be held from 4-6pm, Monday, December 11, 2017 at Iles Westover Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am, Tuesday, December 12 at West Des Moines Christian Church, of which he was a longtime member. Interment will be at New Virginia Cemetery, New Virginia, IA.

Arlen was born March 9, 1931 in Monroe, Iowa to John and Opal (Lehmkuhl) Dop. He grew up in the New Virginia area where he graduated from high school. He faithfully served in the US Army during the Korean War. On September 9, 1951 he was united in marriage to June Reynolds at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. In 1975 they made their home in Urbandale. He worked for International Harvester Company and later retired from Qualis, Inc.

Arlen was an avid collector of antique farm toys, stamps and enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Iowa Hawkeyes football.

Arlen is survived by his wife, June; sons, Ron (Vicki) Dop and Roger Dop as well as several nieces and nephews and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dale Dop and sister JoAnn Harvey.

The family would also like to Thank the staff at Silvercrest at the Woodlands for their excellent care and support for Arlen and the family.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association or West Des Moines Christian Church.

Arrangements by Iles Westover Chapel

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, December 11, 2017
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Service
West Des Moines Christian Church
4501 George Mills Parkway
West Des Moines, IA US
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
10:30 AM
Burial
New Virginia Cemetery
399 County Highway G76,
New Virginia, Iowa 50210
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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Greater Iowa Chapter Alzheimer's Association
1730 - 28th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
West Des Moines Christian Church
4501 George Mills Civic Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50265
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