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Douglas Vaughn Archer

Posted September 18, 2014 in Ankeny, Obituaries

September 15, 1951 – September 14, 2014

Doug Archer

Doug Archer

Douglas Vaughn Archer passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the Taylor Hospice House in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Troy Methodist Church in Troy, Iowa.

Doug was born in 1951 in Bloomfield, Iowa to Laddie and Willadean Archer. He graduated from Davis County Community Schools and later received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in music and media. He was employed first at the Area Education Agency in Creston, Iowa, then at Grinnell College, Drake University, Wells Fargo Financial in Des Moines and lastly retiring from IBM in Dubuque, Iowa as a project manager.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Doug is survived by his wife, Donna, of 37 years, his children Jon (Sarah) Archer of Mount Prospect, Illinois, Jason Archer of Altoona, Iowa, and Andrew (Maggie) Archer of Des Moines, Iowa, brothers Curtis (Judy) Archer of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Phillip (Cindy) Archer, and Darryl (Rosa) Archer both of Bloomfield, Iowa, one granddaughter Cora Joy and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Uri Sellers Memorial Foundation in Monroe, Iowa or Dollars for Scholars at Davis County Schools.

If you wish make a contribution please make a checks out Uri Sellers Memorial Foundation, 759 Rodeo Ave., Monroe, IA 50170.

A private burial will be held at a later date.

Information provided by:
Memorial Services of Iowa
4208 North Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023

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