Donovan VanDusen

Obituary of Donovan Lynn VanDusen

Donovan L. VanDusen, 74, passed away Sunday, February 20, 2022 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Muscatine County Humane Society.

Donovan was born January 9, 1948 in Tipton, Iowa the son of Floyd and Mary (Molitor) VanDusen. Donovan was united in marriage to Shawn Schoonover and together Lorrie and James were born, he later married Janice VanDusen and to this marriage Amanda and Cassie were born, they later divorced.

He had been employed with Prime Mover in Muscatine for many years, retiring in 2008. He enjoyed spending time outdoors; fishing, hunting camping and mowing grass, he also enjoyed stock car racing and being a part of his nephew Brian’s pit crew.

Survivors include three children: Lorrie VanDusen of Columbus Jct, James (Deb) VanDusen of Columbus Jct and Cassie (Amakoe) Hunlede of Lillington, North Carolina, six grandchildren: Cera, Isaac, Isaiah, Lucas, Jasmine and Jilliane, one great grandson Henry. Two brothers: Jim VanDusen of California, Joe (Sheila) VanDusen of Atalissa and two sisters: Joann (Rick) Meade of West Liberty and Joan McMichael of Atalissa as well as two sister in laws: Barbie VanDusen of West Liberty and Sandra VanDusen of Atalissa.  He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter: Amanda, two brothers: Russ and Lloyd and a sister: Judy Whittaker, brother in law: James McMichael.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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