MASON CITY — Virginia L. Doland, 62,
died Friday, (April 13, 2007) at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit,
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at Hogan Bremer
Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 Third St. N.E., with the Rev. Steve Hansen
officiating from the Grace United Methodist Church. Interment will be in
Elmwood- St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Hogan Bremer Moore
Colonial Chapel, 126 Third St. N.E., Mason City, and will continue one hour
prior to the service on Tuesday.
Memorials may be directed to Virginia L. Doland Memorial Fund.
Virginia Phillips was born July 15, 1944, in Des Moines, the daughter of
Howard and Lois (Triplett) Phillips. She graduated from Mason City High
School in 1962 and from Hamilton Business College in 1964. Virginia worked
for North Iowa Medical Center from 1975-1986. She was united in marriage to
Charlie Doland on Oct. 12, 1985, in Waverly, Iowa. Together they owned
Peachtree Auto Sales for several years. After the death of Charlie in 1997,
Virginia worked at Price Motors Inc.
Virginia loved reading, journaling, fishing, shopping, decorating, music,
traveling and taking mini-vacations with her friends. She had a great
devotion to her cat, Murphy. Virginia’s greatest love was spending time with
her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and
Virginia had a great and committed faith that helped sustain her during
these past difficult years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist
Virginia is survived by her children, Scott Ream of Iowa City, Tammy
(Mickey) Smith of Mason City, Christine (Paul) Dirksen of Mason City, Ronnie
Doland of Mason City; grandchildren, Tonya (Jeff) Roberts of Mason City,
Angie (Jared) Walters of Osage, Brandon Smith, Nathan Dirksen and Ryan
Dirksen, all of Mason City, Cory Doland of Manly, Emily Doland of Mason
City, and Christopher Thompson of Manly; nine great-grandchildren; one
brother, Don Phillips, Omaha, Neb.; along with other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Lois Phillips, husband,
Charlie Doland; son Jeff Ream, and stepson, Matthew Doland.
Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 Third St., N.E., Mason City (641)
April 15, 2007 -
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