OBITUARY

Dan Vohland

July 13, 1930December 30, 2020

Our beloved grandfather, father, husband, and friend, Dan Vohland, passed this 29th of December, 2020 at the age of 90 years old. Dan was born on July 13, 1930 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, to Lee and Elsie (Saunders) Vohland. After graduating from Minatare High School in 1948, Dan enlisted in the Army and served 2 years during the Korean War, followed by two years of college.

Throughout his career, Dan worked as a fireman for the railroad, station agent for United Airlines, and plant manager for TRW.

Dan met the love of his life, Dixie Lee Dryden, and they married in Troy, New York on December 1, 1956. They eventually returned to the family farm in 1960, where they spent the next forty years pursuing their dreams and raising their family. Born to this marriage were four children, Mark, Greg, Scott, and Beth. Seven grandchildren blessed this union as well, Keith, Seth, April, Paige, Shelby, Ivy, and Sara, and five great-grandchildren, Daniel, Marley, Emmett, Otto, and Aurora.

Dan will always be remembered for his tremendous work ethic, his mastery of many trades, and his selfless devotion to family, friends, and animals.

Even during the final days of his brave battle with cancer, Dan extended his endless empathy, humor, and knowledge to those around him.

Dan’s spirit lives on through his family, hard work, and kind acts.

Funeral services will be privately held.

“My work is done, I’m tired, and I’m on my way Home.”

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Dan Vohland

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Peggy robinson

January 4, 2021

Scott and family , I am so sorry to hear of your fathers passing, please know our thoughts and prayers are, and will be with you and your family throughout the days and weeks that lay a head. Keep your memories close and always know that he is near when you need him most, just listen and he will guide you. God bless you and watch over you all, a special prayer to Dixie for strength and healing.
Rocky and Peg Robinson

Gary Hutzel

January 3, 2021

Over the years I had a lot of customers when I worked for Morton Buildings. Some customers became friends beside being customers. Dan was a friend. I always enjoyed visiting with Dan and getting his take on different things. I will always remember a year he got hailed out and I asked him what he was going to do. He answered “I’m going fishing. I normally can’t do that this time if the year” . I always felt better after talking to him. He will be missed.

isa riley

January 3, 2021

Dan was the oldest of we four Vohland siblings but he was more than a brother--he was my friend.

Betty Kelso Kenyon

January 2, 2021

How sad to lose another member of that great "Class of '48" from Minatare High School. I have pleasant memories of being in classes and other activities with Dan. He was always so kind. My sympathy to his family.
Betty Kelso Kenyon

Kyle Riley

December 31, 2020

I am sad to hear of Uncle Dan's passing. I always remember him as a kind and hard working man. He seemed to be his happiest when he was on the farm working and I can only hope to find something that would bring me the same kind of joy. Our prayers and best wishes go to the family.

Beth and Kyle Riley

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY