Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, February 21, 2013
OBITUARY ~ PAUL E. DOSER
Paul E. DOSER of Thayer Hill Road, husband of Marlene P., passed away on February 10 2013 at Sunset Nursing and
Rehabilitation Center in Boonville, New York. He was born in River Falls, Wisconsin on May 31, 1930, a son of
Emery and Ethel BIGLEY DOSER. Paul grew up in Kellerton, Iowa, where he graduated from high school and then
attended Iowa State college at Ames, Iowa, which is now Iowa State University.
In 1950 Mr. DOSER ended his
studies at Iowa State to serve his country by enlisting in the U.S. Air Force, serving in England, during the
Korean Conflict, until his honorable discharge in December 1954.
Paul married Mary PEEK in November 1956.
The couple resided in Marcy, eventually moving to Whitesboro where Mary DOSER later passed away.
For 30 years Mr. DOSER was employed as a furnace operator at Special Metals Corporation of Utica in the
manufacture of a variety of metals for the aircraft and aerospace industry.
On July 18, 1992 Paul was united
in marriage with Marlene POST at Greystone Manor in Martinsburg. The couple settled at their home on Thayer Hill
Paul and Marlene attended Forest Presbyterian Church in Lyons Falls.
Mr. DOSER enjoyed
doing auto mechanical work and furniture reupholstering. He was a skilled woodworker who enjoyed making
furniture and pocket doors for family and friends.
Paul greatly enjoyed music and traveling with Marlene and
had traveled extensively throughout the United States. He especially enjoyed going on an Alaskan cruise.
He is survived by his ever-lov-ing wife, Marlene; daughter, Eileen (John) GALLAGHER of Rome, New York; son,
Brian (Kym DONNELLAN) DOSER of Wenham, Massachusetts; daughter, Tammy (Dale) AUSTIN of Freeville, New York;
daughter, Jolene (Mark) HIGBY of Constableville, New York; son, Kevin VIENNEAU of Aberdeen, Maryland; son,
Daniel (Jeanne) VIENNEAU of Pennelville, New York, and son, Johnathan (Mary Ann) VIENNEAU of Boonville, New
York; grandchildren, Joseph SARCONE and Marissa (Tim McCARREN) SARCONE, Timothy, Noah, Jack and Hannah
DONNELLAN-DOSER, Martin GATLIN, Erienne (Mike) AUSTIN El SHARIF,Gregory (Sarah) AUSTIN, Heather, Mark (Kim) and
Leanne HIGBY and Rachael, Danielle, Michael, Ben and Zavier VIENNEAU; great-grandchildren, Haley GALLAGHER,
Steven, Andrew and Aubrey PLOWSAND and Lilly and Mark HIGBY; brother, Raymond (Dola) DOSER and sister, Esther
(Gene) McALEXANDER, both from Iowa, and several nieces and nephews.
Paul was predeceased by a son, Timothy
Funeral services were held Thursday, February 14, at the Boonville First Presbyterian Church
with Rev. Naomi KELLY and Rev. Barrett LEE officiating.
Interment in the spring will be in the
Boonville Cemetery in Boonville.
Memorial donations may be made to the Residents Activities Fund at Sunset
Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 232 Academy Street, Boonville, NY 13309.
For an online message of sympathy
or to share a memory of Paul, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2013
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